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Mehbooba Mufti resigns after BJP ends 'untenable' alliance with PDP

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday submitted her resignation to the Governor, confirmed senior PDP leader Naeem Akhtar. The development came minutes after BJP severed its ties with the PDP citing that it has become untenable for the saffron party to continue in the alliance g...

Journalist Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

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Senior journalist and Rising Kashmir editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari was on Thursday shot dead in Srinagar by unidentified assailants. According to reports, Bukhari’s personal security officer also got critically injured in the attack. Bukhari was attacked by armed assailants in Press Colony near...

Madras High Court to pronounce verdict on disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs

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Chennai: The Madras High Court is expected to deliver its verdict on petitions challenging the disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs owing allegiance to sidelined party leader TTV Dhinakaran. The verdict may open up a fresh round of political squabbles and legal battles and could have a bearing on t...

Pranab Mukherjee not invited for Congress' Iftar party

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to host an Iftar party in the national capital on June 13. While the guest list is expected to be a high-profile one, some prominent faces may be missing from the scene. According to sources, no invitation has been given for the Iftar party to former Preside...

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee admitted to AIIMS

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Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Monday admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart has been admitted to AIIMS for routine check-up and investigation. Vajpayee was taken to the hospital on the recommendations of doctors. ...

IIT JEE advanced 2018: What students across India said ahead of results

10 days, 3

IIT Kanpur will on Sunday declare the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018 results. The examination scores and the all-India ranks of the candidates will be available on jeeadv.nic.in. Kota is India’s premier entrance coaching hub. Aspiring engineers who stay and study in this city are anxi...

PM Modi to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on SCO Summit Sidelines in China

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday on the sidelines of the SCO Summit during which they will take stock of the implementation of decisions taken at the informal summit just over a month ago in Wuhan. Modi is expected to hold ne...

Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter rubbishes ‘rumours’ of joining BJP

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Congress leader Sharmishtha Mukherjee, who is the daughter of former president Pranab Mukherjee, on Wednesday dismissed “rumours” about her joining the BJP, saying she would rather leave politics than quit the Congress. Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken also rejected such suggestions saying Mukherj...