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Those challenging India’s unity cannot be tolerated: Modi after meeting Trudeau

New Delhi, February 23 After holding extensive talks with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made it clear that those challenging India’s sovereignty, unity and integrity could not be tolerated, seen as a veiled reference to the Canadian government’s soft approach towards the Khalistan issue. Modi also asserted that there … Continue reading “Those challenging India’s unity cannot be tolerated: Modi after meeting Trudeau”

Delhi court dismisses bail plea of AAP MLAs in CS assault case

New Delhi, February 23 A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the bail pleas of two AAP MLAs, Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal, arrested for allegedly assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash. Metropolitan Magistrate Shefali Barnala Tondon, however, refused to grant the police their custody saying there was no new ground for custodial interrogation. The court … Continue reading “Delhi court dismisses bail plea of AAP MLAs in CS assault case”

No ‘cold-shouldering’: Narendra Modi greets Trudeau with a hug

New Delhi, February 23 Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday welcoming him with a hug ahead of a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, putting to rest speculations about the government cold-shouldering the visiting dignitary. After Trudeau, his wife Sophie, and children Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien, alighted from a … Continue reading “No ‘cold-shouldering’: Narendra Modi greets Trudeau with a hug”

CS assault: Police pressed CM aide to change statement, says AAP

New Delhi, February 23   The AAP has alleged that Delhi Police pressed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s adviser VK Jain to change his statement about the alleged attack on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by the party’s MLAs.Senior AAP leaders Ashutosh and Sanjay Singh claimed that this was a ploy to destabilise the party’s government in … Continue reading “CS assault: Police pressed CM aide to change statement, says AAP”

My house being searched over two slaps; what about Amit Shah: Kejri

New Delhi, February 23 A Delhi Police team on Friday descended on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence and seized a hard disk of the CCTV camera system installed there in connection with an alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash by AAP MLAs. Police claimed that its action came after its request for CCTV footage … Continue reading “My house being searched over two slaps; what about Amit Shah: Kejri”

Fodder scam: Jharkhand High Court rejects Lalu Prasad’s bail plea

Ranchi, February 23 The Jharkhand High Court on Friday rejected the bail petition of former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad in a fodder scam case pertaining to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury. Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh rejected the bail petition of Lalu Prasad, saying he was the chief minister … Continue reading “Fodder scam: Jharkhand High Court rejects Lalu Prasad’s bail plea”

Come up with concrete, implementable plan to repay dues: PNB to Nirav Modi

New Delhi, February 22 Scam-hit Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Thursday asked billionaire diamond jeweller Nirav Modi to come up with a concrete and implementable plan to settle the loss caused to it by fraudulent issuance of Letter of Undertakings (LoU) through one of its branches. PNB said this in its response to a mail … Continue reading “Come up with concrete, implementable plan to repay dues: PNB to Nirav Modi”

My vision for northeast is ‘transformation by transportation’: Modi

Kohima, February 22 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said a BJP-NDPP government in Nagaland would plug the loopholes causing wastage of public money and work towards improving road connectivity in the state. Modi said Nagaland needed a strong and stable government to work for development. “My vision for the northeast is transformation by transportation,” … Continue reading “My vision for northeast is ‘transformation by transportation’: Modi”

AAP minister detained for protest against Chief Secretary

New Delhi, February 22 AAP minister Rajendra Pal Gautam was detained here on Thursday as he was moving towards Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence along with some party workers to protest against the “casteist remarks” made by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash. This came two days after the Aam Aadmi Party’s Ambedkar Nagar MLA Ajay … Continue reading “AAP minister detained for protest against Chief Secretary”

Punjabi Sikh’s turban ripped outside parliament in United Kingdom

London, February 22 A Punjabi Sikh man’s turban was ripped by a white man in an apparent racist attack outside the UK parliament, according to a media report. Ravneet Singh, 37, said he was waiting to enter the Portcullis House, part of the British Parliamentary Estate, to meet Sikh Labour MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi when … Continue reading “Punjabi Sikh’s turban ripped outside parliament in United Kingdom”