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Dalit vs Dalit as Opposition picks Meira as its candidate for President

Jun 22, 2017
The Opposition on Thursday chose former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, a Dalit, as its candidate for president against Ram Nath Kovind of the ruling National Democratic Alliance.     | Read..

Jadhav has filed mercy plea, Pakistan army says and releases another 'confessional' video

Jun 22, 2017
Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court, has filed a mercy petition with Pakistan’s Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa,...   | Read..

Sikkim CM Chamling backs call for Gorkhaland

Jun 22, 2017
Sikkim’s Chief Minister Pawan Chamling on Thursday extended his support for a separate Gorkhaland state, saying it would fulfil the constitutional demand of the...   | Read..

4 cops hurt as farmers protest airport plan on disused WW2 airstrip in Thane

Jun 22, 2017
Farmers protesting land acquisition for a proposed airport at Nevali set vehicles on fire and clashed with police on Thursday, leaving four policemen injured.   | Read..

3 LeT men, 1 civilian killed in Kashmir

Jun 22, 2017
Three militants of the Laskar-e-Toiba including a key commander were killed after a six-hour gun battle that began on Wednesday night when police encircled a house in which...   | Read..
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