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BJP wants lie detector test for Kejriwal, Jain amid conman Chandrashekhar’s claims of bribing AAP
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BJP wants lie detector test for Kejriwal, Jain amid conman Chandrashekhar’s claims of bribing AAP

In a series of letters, Chandrashekhar has alleged that he paid money to Delhi minister Satyendar Jain and other AAP leaders for protection in jail and a Rajya Sabha ticket from the party

Arvind Kejriwal welcomes Bihar minister's interest in studying Delhi model of school education
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Arvind Kejriwal welcomes Bihar minister's interest in studying Delhi model of school education

"The Delhi government will be happy to show its schools to the Bihar education minister and his team when they visit the national capital," Kejriwal said in a tweet.

'True statesman above party lines': Former PM Chandrashekhar's son recalls his father's 'very close bond' with PM Modi
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'True statesman above party lines': Former PM Chandrashekhar's son recalls his father's 'very close bond' with PM Modi

In a series of posts on Twitter, Neeraj Shekhar, who is son of Chandrashekhar, recalled his father's meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said he feels gald that there is a museum that 'recognises the contribution of each and every PM in equal measure'

Chandrashekhar, actor best known for Ramayan, Cha Cha Cha, passes away aged 98
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Chandrashekhar, actor best known for Ramayan, Cha Cha Cha, passes away aged 98

Chandrashekhar, who appeared in more than 250 movies throughout his career till the early 1990s, starred as Arya Sumant, King Dasharatha's prime minister on the DD mythological show Ramayan

Madhepura Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED: RJD MLA Chandra Shekhar turns away challenge from JDU's Nikhil Mandal
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Madhepura Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED: RJD MLA Chandra Shekhar turns away challenge from JDU's Nikhil Mandal

Madhepura Election Final Result 2020 DECLARED| Shekhar, with 79,839 votes (39.24 percent), easily thwarted the hopes of Mandal and Ranjan, who netted 64,767 (31.83 percent) and 26,462 (13.01 percent) respectively.

Yogi Adityanath's description of Hanuman as 'Dalit' boomeranged on him; comparison seen to reinforce 'subordinate' status
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Yogi Adityanath's description of Hanuman as 'Dalit' boomeranged on him; comparison seen to reinforce 'subordinate' status

The propensity of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to play the religious card is known, but this time, it seems to have turned back on him.

Trouble in CBI started during Emergency; blame decline on political interference, unjustified expansion of CVC jurisdiction
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Trouble in CBI started during Emergency; blame decline on political interference, unjustified expansion of CVC jurisdiction

Under Shastri’s stewardship, solid foundations were laid to make the CBI a trustworthy and efficient investigating agency with recruitment of officers of high integrity and commitment. Soon, the CBI acquired a high degree of reputation and won the public’s confidence.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's release from jail victory for citizen's rights, shows tactic to isolate him didn't work
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Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's release from jail victory for citizen's rights, shows tactic to isolate him didn't work

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who was released from jail on 13 September after being arrested under NSA a year ago, calls himself 'Ravan' to identify with those aspects of our culture that others may see as repulsive

Jailed Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar released from Saharanpur jail; Dalit leader was arrested under NSA last year
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Jailed Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar released from Saharanpur jail; Dalit leader was arrested under NSA last year

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to release Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar who is detained under the National Security Act (NSA) in connection with the 2017 Saharanpur violence

Veteran Kannada actor Chandrashekhar passes away in Canada aged 63
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Veteran Kannada actor Chandrashekhar passes away in Canada aged 63

Veteran Kannada actor Chandrashekhar passed away aged 63 in Canada due to a cardiac arrest, said his daughter Tanya

AIADMK bribery case: Delhi Police files supplementary chargesheet against TTV Dhinakaran
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AIADMK bribery case: Delhi Police files supplementary chargesheet against TTV Dhinakaran

The Delhi Police has filed, in a court, a supplementary chargesheet making AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran an accused of corruption and conspiracy in a case related to poll symbol allocation by the Election Commission.

Bhim Army supporters throng Delhi streets, demand Chandrashekhar Azad's release
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Bhim Army supporters throng Delhi streets, demand Chandrashekhar Azad's release

The stretch between the Parliament Street police station and the New Delhi Municipal Council convention centre turned into a sea of blue, the colour of Dalit resistance

Saharanpur violence: Bhim Sena to march to Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Sunday; founder's mother declares herself new chief
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Saharanpur violence: Bhim Sena to march to Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Sunday; founder's mother declares herself new chief

Following the arrest of Bheem Army founder Chandrashekhar last week from Himachal Pradesh’s Dalhousie, his mother Kamlesh in a purported video on Youtube announced herself as the head of the Dalit outfit and called for a congregation of the community at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on 18 June.

Saharanpur violence: Bhim Army chief's mother Kamlesh to lead protest on 18 June
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Saharanpur violence: Bhim Army chief's mother Kamlesh to lead protest on 18 June

Kamlesh, the mother of arrested Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar, has replaced her son as the head of the Dalit outfit and announced a congregation of the community in the national capital on 18 June.

Mayawati scrambles to find footing amidst emergence of Dalit party Bheem Army
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Mayawati scrambles to find footing amidst emergence of Dalit party Bheem Army

After a dismal showing in the Assembly polls, the emergence of the Dalit outfit Bheem Army at the national level has compounded problems for BSP chief Mayawati.

Nasscom lowers IT export growth outlook to 8-10 percent in FY 2017
India

Nasscom lowers IT export growth outlook to 8-10 percent in FY 2017

Global political and economic uncertainties, slowdown in IT spends by banking/financial services and currency volatility have led Nasscom to slash India's software export growth outlook to 8-10 per cent for the current fiscal.

All work and no holidays for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PMO responds to RTI
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All work and no holidays for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PMO responds to RTI

A Prime Minister of India is on duty all the time, the PMO has said, adding no leave records of former prime ministers are available with it.

No third front for now, no decision to project Nitish Kumar as PM: JD(U)
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No third front for now, no decision to project Nitish Kumar as PM: JD(U)

JD(U) on Thursday dismissed formation of a third front as of now and said it has not taken any decision to project its President Nitish Kumar as prime ministerial candidate.

Divided they stand together: BJP, SP two ends of same socio-religious divide
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Divided they stand together: BJP, SP two ends of same socio-religious divide

In UP, the BJP, a right-wing Hindu outfit, and Maulana Mulayam’s SP, who play the muslim-yadav vote bank, are two ends of the same socio-religious divide

Start-ups, Digital India dominated IT growth in 2015
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Start-ups, Digital India dominated IT growth in 2015

Even as disruptive technologies rolled out game-changing products and software majors vied for more outsourcing, the start-up revolution and the government's Digital India initiative dominated the Indian IT industry landscape in 2015.