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Parrikar speaks more, acts less, taunts Congress

Updated: Oct 15, 2016 08:51 IST      
Parrikar speaks more, acts less, taunts Congress

New Delhi [India], Oct. 15 (ANI): Rejecting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar actions speaks louder than words, the Congress has said the latter displays exactly the opposite.

"The difficulty is that we have a defence minister who possibly speaks more than he acts, therefore, his public profile has been the exact opposite of what the Prime Minister has described him as," Congress leader Manish Tewari told ANI.

Tewari's comments came against the backdrop of Prime Minister Modi lauding the Indian Army and Parrikar for carrying out surgical strikes to eliminate terrorists across the Line of Control.

While addressing ex-servicemen during the inauguration of a war memorial in Bhopal, Prime Minister Modi on Friday said, "Like our army which doesn't speak, but displays its valour through its actions, similarly our Defence Minister also doesn't speak, but lets his work talk for him," he said on Friday . (ANI)

Hyderabad's RK Puram Lake spills toxic foam

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 10:56 IST     

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 27 (ANI): The Rama Krishna Puram (RK Puram) Lake canal in Hyderabad overflowed with toxic foam on Tuesday morning spewing the foam in the surrounding areas.

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Congress dubs PM's U.S. visit 'disappointing'

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 10:53 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The Congress Party on Wednesday dubbed the India-United States joint statement as 'disappointing' and opined that nothing has come out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's U.S visit.

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Pahalgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], June 2 (ANI): With the Amarnath Yatra set to begin from June 29, the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that they have put all the necessary security arrangements in place so that the pilgrims have a hassle free and secure journey.

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Delhi: Minor raped, police arrest accused

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 09:28 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): A minor was allegedly raped in Delhi's Nangloi area, following which the accused was arrested in the wee hours of Tuesday.

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DU LLB seats row: Delhi High Court to continue hearing today

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 08:00 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will continue hearing the plea seeking directions to the Bar Council of India to not reduce LLB seats in Delhi University.

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Dengue, Chikungunya menace: Delhi HC to continue hearing

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 08:00 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday continue hearing several petitions seeking action by the Delhi Government and civic authorities to stop the spread of dengue and chikungunya.

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UP people feeling cheated in 100 days of Yogi Govt.: Cong.

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 07:59 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): As Yogi Adityanath completed 100 days in office as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister on May 26, the Congress on Tuesday slammed his government for failing to improve the law and order in the state.

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New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): Hailing Unites States' move to designate Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday dubbed it a strong signal from the administration.

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Five killed in dispute over cash in UP's Raebareli

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 07:03 IST     

Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 27 (ANI): At least five people were reportedly killed after some guns were fired and a vehicle torched in the Apta village of Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli.

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New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The defence experts on Tuesday hailed the Unites States' move to designate Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist, while saying that it was a slap on the face of the Pakistan Government.

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J-K: Pak violates ceasefire in Bhimber Gali sector

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 22:26 IST     

Jammu and Kashmir [India], June 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Army on Monday initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars in Jammu and Kashmir's Bhimber Gali sector along the Line of Control (LoC).

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Odisha: Six-year old stabbed to death by minor

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 22:24 IST     

Jaipur (Odisha) [India], June 26 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a six-year old boy was allegedly stabbed to death by a 12-year-old boy in Baragadia area of Odisha's Jaipur district.

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New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Micro Small and Medium Enterises Giriraj Singh waded into controversy yet again, as he slammed the Congress Party for hosting an iftar party, saying it was spreading appeasement politics in the country.

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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 26 (ANI): A Bengaluru woman who was denied room in a Hyderabad hotel because she was a 'single' lady, on Monday said the hotel authority blatantly denied her services without giving pertinent explanation.

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Cong. President nominee Meira Kumar debuts on Twitter

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 20:56 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Congress' candidate for President Polls Meira Kumar on Monday joined micro-blogging-site Twitter.

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Chandigarh (Haryana) [India], June 26 (ANI): In the wake of the train lynching incident that took place in Haryana's Palwal area, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said that one accused has been arrested and also announced ex-gratia of Rs. ten lakhs to the family of deceased.

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