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Interpol issues notice against Nithyananda

The Times of India - 17 hours 56 min ago
The state police revealed the move in a chargesheet filed in a local court in connection with an FIR lodged against Nithyananda in November last year, after two girls went missing from his ashram here. "The Interpol issued the Blue Corner notice against the controversial godman this month," Deputy Superintendent of Police K T Kamariya told PTI.
Categories: Current News in India

India slips to 51st spot in EIU's Democracy Index

The Times of India - 18 hours 4 min ago
India slipped 10 places to 51st position in the 2019 Democracy Index's global ranking, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit, which cited "erosion of civil liberties" in the country as the primary cause for the downtrend. China is now ranked 153rd, close to the bottom of the global rankings. The list is topped by Norway, followed by Iceland and Sweden.
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Jaya Bachchan breaks down at Ritu Nanda’s prayer

The Times of India - 18 hours 7 min ago
The Bachchan and Kapoor khandaan came together for the prayer meet of Ritu Nanda, who passed away last week. She was Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda’s mother in law and the veteran actor delivered an emotional speech at the prayer meet while Jaya Bachchan turned teary eyed. Rishi Kapoor also reminisced his dearest sister and revealed that a few days from now it was to be Ritu Nanda’s wedding anniversary and she chose to be with her husband.
Categories: Current News in India

Wishlist: What taxpayers, investors want from Budget 2020

The Times of India - 19 hours 8 min ago
Removal of the long-term capital gains tax and measures to boost consumption are high on equity investors’ wish list from the Union Budget. With the economy facing its worst growth finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman needs to offer support for individuals and businesses. The scope may be limited, however, amid concern over a larger than projected deficit.
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Debate CAA with a bearded man: Owaisi challenges Shah

Rediff News - 19 hours 9 min ago
Shah had on Tuesday attended a party event in Lucknow where he said that the Opposition is spreading rumours about the CAA.
Categories: Current News in India

CAA: SC refers pleas to 5-judge bench

The Times of India - 19 hours 12 min ago
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Citizenship Amendment Act will be heard by a five-judge constitutional bench and gave Centre four weeks to respond to petitions challenging CAA. The apex court also rejected a plea demanding that final grant or rejection of citizenship under CAA should be stayed.
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It's official: Mumbai to open 24x7 from Jan 27

The Times of India - 19 hours 20 min ago
The Maharashtra state cabinet approved the night life move for Mumbai city on Wednesday.
Categories: Current News in India

Mangaluru airport bomb scare suspect surrenders

Rediff News - 19 hours 31 min ago
The suspect confessed to having planted the bomb at the airport, sources said.
Categories: Current News in India

Trump impeachment opens with clash over witnesses

Rediff News - 19 hours 38 min ago
In a 228-193 vote, which was mainly on party lines, the House had appointed seven impeachment managers to argue Democrats' case for removing Trump from the office.
Categories: Current News in India

Before CAA, Muslims faced GO hurdle for citizenship

The Times of India - 20 hours 9 min ago
The most significant GO is the October 22, 2018 amendment to the Passport (Entry into India) Rules, 1950 and Foreigners Act, 1946, discriminating against Muslims and atheists for the grant of long-term visas (LTVs). The changed LTV regulations say, “Only members of minority communities in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, namely, Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians, are eligible to apply for long-term visas.”
Categories: Current News in India

Why Jharkhand put on hold an airport

The Times of India - 20 hours 55 min ago
In what could be an important step towards saving wildlife, Jharkhand has chosen to not build the Dhalbhumgarh airport to save forests and animals
Categories: Current News in India

Pak, even US, are theocracies, but not India: Rajnath

Rediff News - 20 hours 59 min ago
Singh underlined that India had never declared its religion would be Hindu, Sikh or Buddhist and people of all religions could live in New Delhi.
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Fake alert: Old video shared with wrong claims

The Times of India - 21 hours 5 min ago
A video showing a group of men burning a copy of the Constitution of India, while raising slogans against the Constitution, Dr BR Ambedkar, and reservation, is being shared with a claim that RSS workers were behind it.
Categories: Current News in India