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'Modi has been scrupulously honest. Indira Gandhi institutionalised corruption'

Rediff News - 48 min 25 sec ago
'Modi has shown political courage by instituting several economic reforms which include demonetisation, ushering in GST, eradication of benami transactions...'
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Man lynched in Alwar on suspicion of smuggling cows

Rediff News - 48 min 25 sec ago
The people suspected that Khan was smuggling cows but the allegation is yet to be verified, Sharma said.
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How Satya Nadella 'Indianised' Microsoft

The Times of India - 1 hour 11 min ago
Last week, Microsoft said there should be "thoughtful government regulation" of facial recognition. Ponder that -- a tech company wants authorities to control one of its innovations, even before anyone had asked for it.
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Man lynched by mob on doubt of cow smuggling

The Times of India - 2 hours 8 min ago
The victim, who belonged to Haryana, was allegedly transporting two cows when he was attacked by a mob in Alwar. Vasundhara Raje condemned the incident and promised "strictest action" in the case.
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21 Indian-origin persons sentenced in massive call center scam in US

The Times of India - 2 hours 46 min ago
According to US officials, the call center scam defrauded thousands of US residents of hundreds of millions of dollars. Prosecutors said the Indian call centers used various telephone fraud schemes to defraud mainly vulnerable Americans, including the elderly and legal immigrants.
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How not to do a no-trust vote

Rediff News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 23:40
'Friday's parliamentary confrontation obviously was a precursor, or a trailer, to use a pop culture reference, to the real show awaiting the nation,' says Saisuresh Sivaswamy.
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25% ATMs of PSBs may be vulnerable to fraud

The Times of India - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 20:33
The government on Friday indicated that nearly a quarter of the automated teller machines (ATMs) run by public sector banks may be vulnerable to frauds as 74% of the cash dispensers are running on outdated software.
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'UPA’s phone banking led to underground loot of banks'

The Times of India - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 19:06
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at the UPA government, accusing it of creating a system of “underground loot” of banks between 2009 and 2014 through what he called “telephone banking”, where lenders gave loans without appraising the project properly.
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Agusta scam: 'Didn’t question middleman in Dubai'

The Times of India - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 18:44
“CBI neither examined, nor questioned or influenced Christian Michel to extract any confession from him,” CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said in reply to a TOI query on reports quoting Michel’s lawyer who has alleged that he was being pressurised by Indian and UAE authorities to give confession and name Sonia Gandhi in his statement.
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Look into pothole peril: SC to road safety panel

The Times of India - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 17:52
Taking cognisance of a TOI report on Sunday (July 15) which pointed out how pothole-related accidents claimed 3,597 lives in 2017 in comparison to 803 in all terror and Maoist attacks during the year, a bench comprising Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta asked the SC-appointed road safety committee to look into the issue and file a report within two weeks.
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PM displayed arrogance of power: Naidu

Rediff News - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 16:41
The chief minister wondered why the prime minister could not even say he would do justice to AP by rectifying the mistakes.
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