PM Modi greet people on Raksha Bandhan

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hosted several girls and women at their residences here who turned up to tie ‘rakhi’ to the two leaders. Both Naidu and Modi shared pictures of women tying the sacred thread on their wrists. The Vice President said ‘Raksha Bandan’ is a symbol of […]

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265 dead in Kerala floods since Aug 8

The death toll in Kerala floods has touched 265 since August 8 while 36 people are still missing, the latest government figures show, even as the state prepares to mount a massive rehabilitation process for the displaced. The hilly district of Idukki, housing the largest arch dam in Asia from which waters were released for […]

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Ashish Khetan resigns from AAP

Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashish Khetan has quit the party, AAP sources said today, a week after another leader, Ashutosh, announced his resignation. Khetan, who did not deny the resignation, said he was not involved in “active politics at the moment” and was not interested in rumours. According to sources in the party, Khetan had […]

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Congress leader Gurudas Kamat dies

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister Gurudas Kamat died here after suffering a heart attack early today, family sources said. He was 63. Kamat was taken to Primus Hospital in Chanakyapuri around 7 am, after he complained of breathlessness, but he died on the way. The sources said he was given tea by his […]

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