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Indian democracy a ‘celebration of age-old plurality’: PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that Indian democracy was not just a political system “but a celebration of our age old plurality.” He made the statement in the presence of Abdullah II of Jordan who is on three day visit to India. Addressing a conference on ‘Islamic Heritage: Promoting Understanding & Moderation’ at Vigyan Bhavan, here. The Prime Minister said,

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Aishwarya Rai is my mother: Andhra Pradesh man’s bizarre claim

Aishwarya Rai is my mother: Andhra Pradesh man’s bizarre claim. A 29-year old man from Andhra Pradesh has claimed that Aaradhya isn’t the only Bachchan kid. Sangeeth Kumar, in his bizarre claim, says he was born to Aishwarya 6 years before she bagged the Miss World crown in 1994. Yes, you read that right.“I was born

SC denies woman’s claim of in-laws refusing to speak after marriage as cruelty

A woman alleged her husband that after her marriage, she stayed with her husband for 20 days. After her marriage she was left completely alone and no one talked to her. Her husband, who works in Australia, had left after marriage and the in-laws do not talk to her. About her complaint the Supreme Court

Kabul rejects Pakistan’s claim of India’s ‘destructive’ role

Islamabad: Afghanistan has dismissed as “baseless” Pakistani claims that India played a “destructive role” in Kabul. According to Afghan Defence Ministry spokesman General Dawlat Waziri, New Delhi had no military presence in Afghanistan, The News International reported. Waziri on Sunday said Islamabad felt India was fuelling anti-Pakistan feelings with its presence in Afghanistan. He said


State political parties claim demonetisation will benefit them

Chandigarh: All major Punjab political parties claim that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s decision on demonetization is going to benefit them in the ensuing Punjab Assembly Elections. Going by Bharitya Janta Party’s (BJP’s) win with huge margin in municipal election in Gujarat and Maharashtra, the ruling Shiromain Akali Dal (SAD)-Bharitya Janta Party (BJP) alliance presumes

Indian Army rubbishes Pakistan’s claim of killing 11 soldiers

Jammu: Indian Army today rejected the claimsmade by Pakistan’s Army chief that his men killed 11 Indian soldiers in cross border firing along the LoC. “No fatal casualties due to Pakistan firing on 14, 15 or 16 November. Pakistan Army Chief’s claim of killing Indian soldiers on 14 November is false”, a senior Army officer of

Sampla slams Ghuggi over ‘political collusion’ claim

Chandigarh: Union Minister and Punjab BJP chief Vijay Sampla on Monday slammed AAP’s Punjab convenor Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi over his accusation that SAD-BJP and Congress have established a “political collusion” in the wake of upcoming assembly polls. “Just can’t stop laughing over his ridiculous statement and at the same time feel sorry for him,” Sampla

Cong’s claim of ‘debt waive’ another ‘fraud’ with farmers: SAD

Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab on Monday described the Congress’ claim of “waiving debt” after coming to power as “another fraud with farmers of the state.”“The recent ploy of Congress to allure the farmers with their loan waiver scheme will be another fraud by the party with the innocent farmers of the state,”

India complete 3-0 whitewash of New Zealand, claim No.1 Test ranking

Indore:  The Virat Kohli-led India made a perfect Dussehra gift to the cricket-mad nation as it mauled New Zealand by 321 runs in the third and final Test at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. Completing a 3-0 clean sweep in the series, India have now stamped their authority and clinched the No. 1

Patiala cops claim to solve blind murder case

The Patiala Police on Monday claimed to have solved a blind Murder case just within four days of the crime being committed and arrested two persons behind the murder along with the weapon used in the crime.While revealing the solving of the case, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Gurmeet Singh Chohan along with his team

RSS debunks Velingkar’s claim

New Delhi: RSS today debunked its sacked Goa unit chief Subhash Velingkar’s claims that many workers have resigned and the local unit will function independently of the parent body, saying none of its units can dissociate from the outfit and new office-bearers will be announced soon. Goa unit of RSS is and will remain a

European human rights court to consider Russia Paralympians claim

Strasbourg (France):  The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) may consider a claim of the Russian Paralympians, banned from the upcoming games in Rio, according to an official statement. ECHR would consider the claim of the Russian Paralympians should they file it, the court said in a statement on Tuesday, reports Sputnik. The Court of

State flour mills claim wheat shortage

Punjab roller flour mills on Thursday claimed they were facing shortage of wheat, accusing Food Corporation of India (FCI) of “irrational” policy in distributing crop this year to the millers under Open Market Sale Scheme (OMSS) Anticipating inflationary pressures on prices of wheat based products including wheat flour etc, the millers under the banner of

Vienna riots: Claim Commission summons riot accused today

Jalandhar: Following the addition of 35 new FIRs against dalits, the Claim Commission Punjab has summoned the accused who were involved in rioting during Vienna Riots 2009 in Chandigarh on Monday. The Claim Commission, Department of Home Affairs and Justice have asked the accused to appear before Claim Commissioner Justice V K Bali on Monday

Sudan rebels claim killing 25 government soldiers

Khartoum: Rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector on Friday claimed to have killed 25 government soldiers in battles that took place between its troops and the Sudanese army in South Kordofan State. “The SPLM troops in the Nuba mountains region of South Kordofan on Friday ambushed a government force that was on its way

Terminally ill can’t be denied insurance claim: HC

Chandigarh: In a landmark judgement, thePunjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that the family of a terminally-ill person, who decides to stop treatment against medical advice and dies, cannot be denied insurance claim. The court said the patient’s desire not be treated was an issue of “patient autonomy” and “embracing dignity in death”. Dismissing