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Those who don't call terrorist a terrorist, can't question the patriotism of citizens: Jitendra Singh

Updated: Oct 08, 2016 17:55 IST      
Those who don't call terrorist a terrorist, can't question the patriotism of citizens: Jitendra Singh

Jammu ( Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct.08 (ANI): Reacting to the furore over a demand for proof of surgical strikes carried out by Indian Army, Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Saturday said that those who don't have the courage to call terrorist a terrorist don't have the moral authority to question the patriotism of the Prime Minister.

"As Indians we need to believe in our forces which are acting as a shield and enabling us to lead our routine as we wish to while they are spending sleepless nights on the border keeping constant vigil and looking after our security," he said.

Singh's comments came in response to comments made by Congress leaders Sanjay Nirupam and P. Chidambaram and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

The incident has triggered a political slugfest among the political parties who have been reacting strongly against them.

Meanwhile, Leader of Opposition in the Gujarat Assembly and another Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela had also asked the Centre "to provide proof of the army's action to clear the doubts arising in the mind of the people about the claims of the government". (ANI)

JD (U), Left irked with Centre over laurels for Major Gogoi

Updated: May 23, 2017 14:30 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Asserting that Major Gogoi's `non-violent` measures against stone pelters in Jammu and Kashmir will only aggravate the situation in the valley, Communist Party of India (CPI) on Wednesday said that the need of the hour is to build the confidence of Kashmiris.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Assam is set for the dual celebration of completing its 1st anniversary and three year anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government's rule at the Centre on May 26.

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BJP to Lalu: Accept ownership of family's benami properties

Updated: May 23, 2017 14:14 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India] may 23 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) mounted pressure on Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday arrested the former's daughter Misa Bharti's chartered accountant Rajesh Agarwal in a money laundering case.

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J&K: Clashes between students, security forces in Pulwama

Updated: May 23, 2017 13:52 IST     

Pulwama (J&K) [India], May 23, (ANI): Clashed broke out between the students and security forces in Jammu and Kahmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday against the alleged arrest of their schoolmates.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Hailing the completion of three years of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday asserted that since the former assumed office in 2014, the nation has been freed of disappointment and corruption.

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Rain, thundershowers likely across nation tomorrow

Updated: May 23, 2017 13:41 IST     

New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): It has been predicted that there will be scattered rain and thundershowers in most part of the country.

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Satyendra Jain declared Rs 16 crore black money : Mishra

Updated: May 23, 2017 13:40 IST     

New Delhi [India] may 23 (ANI): Sacked Delhi Minister Kapil Mishra on Tuesday launched another series of scathing attack on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Minister Satyendra Jain, and AAP leader Sanjay Singh.

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New Delhi [India], May 23, (ANI): A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court today against Union Minister Smriti Irani alleging submission of contradictory information regarding her educational degrees in different affidavits.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): The Delhi High Court has issued a notice to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the fresh defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, after the former's counsel Ram Jethmalani confirmed that he called Jaitley a 'crook' after being instructed by his client to do so.

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Chennai: Rajinikanth's fans carry out 'support' march

Updated: May 23, 2017 12:33 IST     

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India], May 23 (ANI): Following the protest by Thamizhar Munetra Padai (TMP) against Rajinikanth's probable entry in politics, many supporters of the superstar took to the streets in Washermanpet to support him.

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New Delhi [India],May 23, (ANI): Former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Prabhunath Singh was sentenced to life imprisonment on Tuesday, in connection with the 1995 Ashok Singh murder case.

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Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) [India], May 23 (ANI): Some parts of Chhattisgarh continued to reel under heat wave conditions with Bilaspur recording the highest maximum temperature of 49.3 degree Celsius for the first time in the season, according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

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Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], May 23 (ANI): Inaugurating the annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that India and Africa have held strong ties for centuries, while adding that trade between the two economies has multiplied in last 15 years and doubled in last five years.

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ED arrests Chartered Accountant of Lalu Yadav's daughter Misa

Updated: May 23, 2017 11:54 IST     

New Delhi [India],May 23, (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday arrested Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter Misa Bharti's Chartered Accountant (CA) Rajesh Agarwal, in connection with the money trail scam of around Rs. 8000 crore.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 23 (ANI): Vashi Railway Police has released all six persons detained from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station last night for, reportedly discussing bombs.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Top political leaders from across the globe have strongly voiced out their condemnation of the deadly suspected terror attack at the Manchester Arena in England, in which nineteen people have been killed and about 50 injured.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): India has sought consular access for Sheikh Nabi Ahmed, a Mumbai resident who was arrested in Pakistan last week.

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Senapati (Manipur) [India], May 23 (ANI): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh has announced an economic and development package of Rs.202 crores for Manipur's Senapati district.

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Rijiju unveils world's first philosophical novel on God in Delhi

Updated: May 23, 2017 10:41 IST      By: Vangamla Salle K S

New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): For over the centuries, the world has produced many writers, authors and literatuate, who had penned down their thoughts and ideas of life, history, reality, surreal, and many others. However, it is rare to have a curator or an originator penning down a philosophical novel for God.

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New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): A huge cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered from the four terrorists, who were gunned down in Jammu and Kashmir's Naugam sector.

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