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Kejriwal to appear before HC over 'false information' in election affidavit

Updated: Jul 30, 2016 08:15 IST      
Kejriwal to appear before HC over 'false information' in election affidavit

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is set to appear before the Patiala House Court here today in connection with furnishing false information in an affidavit filed in run up to the 2013 assembly polls.

The court had summoned Kejriwal on July30, saying there was "sufficient ground" to proceed against him on the allegations that he had concealed his address and suppressed the market value of his property in his affidavit filed before the Election Commission.

The court summoned Kejriwal on a criminal complaint filed by Neeraj Saxena on behalf of av NGO, Maulik Bharat Trust.

Earlier, the NGO had approached the Delhi High Court with a plea seeking quashing of Kejriwal's nomination papers on the grounds of "illegalities" in his affidavit.

The high court had refused to entertain the plea and directed him to approach the Metropolitan Magistrate's court. (ANI)

Cow vigilantism matter: SC asks states to file affidavit

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 14:19 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday asked the states, which have knocked its door seeking ban on cow vigilante groups across the nation, to file an affidavit.

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IRF ban: Delhi HC recuses from hearing plea

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 13:51 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Friday recused from hearing a plea by Zakir Naik's Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) to set aside judicial tribunal decision to ban the organisation under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday decided to list the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid matter as soon as possible.

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Swamy trains guns at Karti Chidambaram, calls him 'liar'

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 13:28 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday dubbed former finance minister P. Chidambaram's son, Karti Chidambaram, as a "liar" after he moved the Madras High Court seeking quashing of a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) case against him.

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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 21 (ANI): The Pro-Kannada organisation Karnataka Rakshana Vedike (KRV) on Friday staged a protest in front of the the BBMP (Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike) demanding 70 percent of the language written on any board/signboard or name plate should be in Kannada.

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed a chargesheet against Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti's Chartered Accountant (CA) Rajesh Agarwal in connection with a Rs. 8,000 crore money laundering case.

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has refuted former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah's assertion that a third party can be approached for the settlement of the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan.

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that India should approach third parties, such as the United States and China, to mediate in the Kashmir issue.

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Even after the Patna court terminated Bihar Health Minister Tej Pratap Yadav's Bharat Petroleum license, the pump's employees on Friday said they have not received any notice regarding the same.

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Actor Kamal Haasan took a dig at the Tamil Nadu Government over the growing menace of Dengue in the state and asked them to act on the same or move aside if they can't.

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Amid the ongoing stand-off between India and China over the Doklam issue, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is set to visit Beijing to attend the BRICS NSA's meeting on July 27-28.

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Indian airline Jet Airways has asked several of its pilots to take 10-day off a month effective from August 1, a move that will effectively mean at least 30 percent salary cut for them.

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Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 21 (ANI): At least one person was killed and 22 others injured when a bus collided with a truck at Jammu-Pathankot highway on Friday.

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): Former Indian ambassador to China Ashok K. Kantha on Friday stressed upon the dire need of initiating meaningful dialogue between New Delhi and Beijing to combat differences between the two nations.

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China not only bullying India but rest of world: BJP

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 07:13 IST     

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New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Friday will decide provision of round the clock security to arms dealer and witness in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, Abhishek Verma, who had expressed willingness to undergo a polygraph test but had sought round the clock security till the test takes place.

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Will discuss cross-voting issue: Congress

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 06:07 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): The Congress on Friday said that it will discuss the issue of alleged cross-voting that happened during the Presidential elections, in which NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind emerged victorious.

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BJP warns Congress against `communalising` lynching cases

Updated: Jul 21, 2017 06:06 IST     

Bengaluru/Mumbai [India], July 21 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday hailed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's statement against self-styled cow vigilantes and asked the Congress party to not communalize the issue.

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