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Yechury to RS Prasad: Sanctity is not charity

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 14:31 IST

New Delhi [India] Apr 22 (ANI): Sanctity to Muslims is not charity, Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury reminded Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday.

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Medhak (Telengana) [India] Apr 22 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter made an emergency landing here on Saturday morning due to a technical fault. Pilot and crew are safe.

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Haldwani (Uttarakhand) [India], Apr 22 (ANI): A fresh spell of rain lashed Uttarakhand's Haldwani region, causing a drop in temperature.

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New Delhi/ Patna (Bihar) [India], April 22 (ANI): Commenting on Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's statement that Muslims do not vote for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), despite the government giving them 'proper sanctity', Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday said he saw no reason why someone should feel that a particular segment of society is unable to vote for them.

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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Apr 22 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi has termed as 'unfortunate' the statement of Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad who stated that the centre have given Muslims 'proper sanctity'.

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New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): Chief Justice of India (CJI) J.S. Khehar on Saturday said India can establish itself as a hub for commercial international arbitration and emerge as a leader among other Asian developing economies .

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New Delhi [India], April 22 (ANI): India's culture and traditions have always stood out for their uniqueness and diversity, and the central government strives to promote and bring this forth at frequent intervals, especially from the remote areas.

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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh). Apr 22 (ANI): Newly appointed Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Sulkhan Singh on Saturday said strict action will be taken against those indulging in vigilantism in the name of 'Gau Raksha'.

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Bajrang Dal activist found dead in Mangaluru

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 11:47 IST

Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India] Apr 22 (ANI): A Bajrang Dal activist's body was found on Friday under mysterious circumstances on the shores of Alivebagilu Beach.

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IIT-Kharagpur student commits suicide

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 11:26 IST

Kharagpur (West Bengal) [India], Apr 22 (ANI): A fourth-year aerospace engineering student of IIT-Kharagpur, Nidhin, was found hanging from the ceiling of his ground floor room at Nehru Hall B Block on Saturday.

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Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh) [India] Apr 22 (ANI): Gwalior Police have arrested two persons for the gang rape of an eight-year-old girl. They are the victim's sister and brother-in-law.

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PM Modi condemns Taliban attack in Afghanistan

Updated: Apr 22, 2017 09:55 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned the Taliban suicide attack that killed more than 50 Afghan soldiers on an army base in northern Afghanistan.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 22 (ANI): The Delhi police on Saturday arrested a person, with 30 semi-automatic pistols, a carbine (Stengun) and five live cartridges, near Nizamuddin Bridge.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Apr. 22 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran on Saturday will leave for Delhi to appear before the police in a case involving bribing of an Election Commission official to get the 'two-leaves' symbol for his faction.

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Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr 22 (ANI): In a shocking incident, a woman has lodged a complaint against her husband who allegedly threatened her with triple talaq, after she gave birth to a girl child.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Apr 22 (ANI): In what was termed as an 'ugly' play out of politics among the two factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the opposing Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) lashed out at Chief Minister E. Palanisamy accusing him of misusing his power for 'personal and political interest'.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 22 (ANI): In the wake of the recent comments which surfaced on Chinese media platforms accusing India of playing the 'Dalai Lama card', former diplomat N.N. Jha on Saturday stressed on the need for India to be prepared against 'any attacks' by China.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 22, (ANI): A day after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called for safety of the Kashmiri students, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) said the former should not propagate the matter.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 22, (ANI): Launching a scathing attack at former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ram Vilas Vedanti for owning up responsibility for the demolition of the Babri mosque, the Janata Dal (United) on Saturday said the former was making such statements to secure his future in politics.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 22, (ANI): A day after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh called for safety of the Kashmiris, the Congress said that it was surprising to hear that the former was saying obvious things.

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