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Delhi High Court directs CBSE to provide long-term plan on conducting board exams in violence-hit areas
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Delhi High Court directs CBSE to provide long-term plan on conducting board exams in violence-hit areas

Delhi High Court said class 10 and 12 students, who have board examination centres in violence-hit northeast Delhi, need to be informed in one go about the schedule for the next 10 to 15 days and not on a piecemeal basis.

Congress Working Committee holds meeting to discuss Delhi violence; party leaders to march to Rashtrapati Bhavan to seek normalcy in National Capital
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Congress Working Committee holds meeting to discuss Delhi violence; party leaders to march to Rashtrapati Bhavan to seek normalcy in National Capital

Amid continued communal violence in parts of northeast Delhi that has claimed 17 lives, the Congress top leadership started deliberations on the issue at a meeting of its working committee on Wednesday

KJ Alphons sleeps at a relief camp in Changanacherry in Kottayam: 'Stop showing off', Twitter gives it back to him
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KJ Alphons sleeps at a relief camp in Changanacherry in Kottayam: 'Stop showing off', Twitter gives it back to him

Union minister Alphons Kannanthanam tweeted a picture of him at a Kerala floods relief camp in Changanacherry in the Kottayam district, and added that "most people didn't sleep, thinking of an uncertain tomorrow."

Rafale 'scam': UPA never finalised original deal for 126 jets, AK Anthony was apprehensive, say defence sources
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Rafale 'scam': UPA never finalised original deal for 126 jets, AK Anthony was apprehensive, say defence sources

The original deal to procure 126 fighter jet could not go through during the UPA rule despite reaching the final stage as the then defence minister AK Antony felt there was something wrong in the process and asked for a review, defence ministry sources claimed.

Demonetisation: India can't win its black money war by going soft on political parties
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Demonetisation: India can't win its black money war by going soft on political parties

Sections 13A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 grants exemption from tax to political parties in respect of their income from house property, other sources, capital gains and income by way of contributions received from any person.

Congress backs India's surgical strikes against Pakistan, says it always supports national security
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Congress backs India's surgical strikes against Pakistan, says it always supports national security

Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Thursday that the Congress stands with the government in its actions today to protect the country’s security and deal with the menace of terrorism from across the border

Tender apology to Sonia Gandhi: AK Antony tells PM Modi
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Tender apology to Sonia Gandhi: AK Antony tells PM Modi

Stepping up attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior Congress leader AK Antony on Tuesday said he should tender an apology to Congress President Sonia Gandhi for levelling "baseless allegations" against her.

Modi government working under RSS diktat: Sonia Gandhi lashes out
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Modi government working under RSS diktat: Sonia Gandhi lashes out

Congress president Sonia Gandhi took to the streets to hit back at the government.

Parrikar questions Congress' defence on AgustaWestland, will raise issue in Parliament
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Parrikar questions Congress' defence on AgustaWestland, will raise issue in Parliament

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday challenged the Congress to show the order blacklisting the Anglo-Italian helicopter maker AgustaWestland.

Understaffed and facing equipment shortage: Why PM Modi needs to rescue the Indian Navy
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Understaffed and facing equipment shortage: Why PM Modi needs to rescue the Indian Navy

Amidst the publicity buzz that surrounds the achievements of the Indian Navy some unhappy developments are either brushed under the carpet or ignored. This is where the Modi government needs to get serious and address recurring concerns that plague the Service personnel and address serious deficiencies in the acquisition of equipment.

Indian Army yet to receive bullet-proof jackets promised to them in 2009
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Indian Army yet to receive bullet-proof jackets promised to them in 2009

A decade after the Indian Army's demand and six years after the government gave the proposal a go-ahead, the army is yet to receive lightweight bullet-proof

Coal scam: Sonia offers support to Manmohan, BJP wants Cong to take responsibility
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Coal scam: Sonia offers support to Manmohan, BJP wants Cong to take responsibility

In a show of support, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday led a march expressing solidarity with former prime minister Manmohan Singh, and said he was a man of "integrity" and had the "unstinting support" of the party.

Italian court allows India to partially encash Agusta bank guarantees
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Italian court allows India to partially encash Agusta bank guarantees

While the money deposited in Indian banks was encashed, the Italian court had stayed the process of seizure in that country.

Middleman in VVIP chopper scam case enters into plea bargain
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Middleman in VVIP chopper scam case enters into plea bargain

Under the Italian law, entering into a plea bargain (turning approver) does not amount to an admission of guilt.

Rahul, Sonia take on Modi as Congress releases manifesto
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Rahul, Sonia take on Modi as Congress releases manifesto

The manifesto presented a '15-point agenda' for inclusive growth as well as a detailed 'action plan' for 2014-2019.

VVIP chopper scam: India to appeal Italian court ruling
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VVIP chopper scam: India to appeal Italian court ruling

Italian court had barred India from encashing bank guarantees worth over Rs 2,360 crore of AgustaWestland as part of the penalties imposed on it after scrapping of the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal.

CBI probe set to begin in HAL-Rolls Royce bribery scam
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CBI probe set to begin in HAL-Rolls Royce bribery scam

The agency had received a complaint from the Defence Ministry to look into the supply of aircraft engines to HAL, and is scrutinising the documents, highly placed sources said.

One dead in accident at site of under construction submarine in Vishakhapatnam
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One dead in accident at site of under construction submarine in Vishakhapatnam

This is the 12th incident involving naval assets in service in the recent past or which are expected to join the Navy in near future.

INS Sindhuratna: Report on battery system overhaul will haunt AK Antony
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INS Sindhuratna: Report on battery system overhaul will haunt AK Antony

Admiral Joshi has gone out in a blaze of glory while Antony has been shamefacedly left holding the wooden spoon.

Sindhuratna mishap: Seven reasons why the Indian Navy is in troubled waters
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Sindhuratna mishap: Seven reasons why the Indian Navy is in troubled waters

The mishaps, and their frequency, are actually symptomatic of a deeper malaise in the Indian Navy.