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Atal Bihari Vajpayee – The statesman with a worldview

Lalit Shastri With the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee today (16 August 2018) comes to an end the era of a great leader and a people’s poet, who was an embodiment of humanity and symbolised clean politics, accountability, humility, a worldview shaped by vast experience and guided by the highest principles, structured

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Bharat Bandh against Apex Court order on SC/ST Act: 6 killed in MP, 1 in UP

Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: The “Bharat bandh” to protest against a recent Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act today turned violent resulting in the death of six persons -four of them from the reserved SC and two from the unreserved category – in Madhya Pradesh. In neighbouring Uttar Pradesh one person was killed and nearly

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Violence erupts in three BJP ruled states over Padmavat

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court of India dismissed a petition by the Governments of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and pulled them up for sticking to the stand that the screening of Padmavat should be banned, mobs went berserk and resorted to stone pelting and arson in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana

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Cauvery dispute: Modi appeals for peace and restraint

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has describe the situation that has emerged in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, as a fallout of the issue of distribution of the waters of the Cauvery River, as distressful. I am personally pained at the developments, the PM has said in a statement. Stating that violence cannot

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Violence has no place in India: Narendra Modi

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said from the ramparts of Red Fort in the capital that violence has no place in our country. This country will not tolerate terrorism and Maoism. Addressing the people on Independence Day, Modi said I tell those who believe in human values, to weigh in the

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Modi appeals for peace in Kashmir from the heart of India

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhabra (Madhya Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reached out to the people of Kashmir, where normal life has been disrupted due to voiolence and curfew for the last 32 days, and echoed the state chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s stand by asserting his government’s willingness to hold dialogue under the framework of ‘insaniyat

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Death toll in Kashmir clashes rises to 23

Newsroom24x7 Staff Srinagar: The death toll in the clashes between protesters and security forces in Kashmir has risen to 23  and curfew-like restrictions continued today across many districts in the Kashmir valley and parts of Srinagar following the killing of the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani in an encounter on Friday. Due to the separatists’

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Violence at Ramdev’s Food and Herbal Park: One dead

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: A protest by local transporters demanding that they too should be involved in transporting products from Yoga Guru Ramdev’s Patanjali Food & Herbal Park turned violent earlier today and there was exchange of fire resulting in the death of a transporter from Haridwar district. According to information received here, Ramdev’s brother

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One critically injured in Qutub area incident, FIR registered against unidentified assailants

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Vasant Kunj North Police Station in New Delhi South District today registered a complaint of assault and illegal restraint against unidentified assailants. A youth injured in this incident has been admitted in the ICU and his condition is said to be critical. The Vasant Kunj North Police Station here has

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Acts of intolerance in India would have shocked Gandhiji: Barack Obama

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC, Feb 6: US president Barack Obama Thursday praised the Dalai Lama as “a powerful example of what it means to practice compassion,” and also talked of professions of faith used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil. Mr. Obama was addressing

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