Court takes cognisance of defamation plea against Shashi Tharoor for remark on PM Modi

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Delhi's Patiala House Court on Friday took cognisance on criminal defamation complaint against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor over his 'scorpion' remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to news agency ANI, BJP leader Rajeev Babbar will be recording his statement in this regard on Decemb...

US court filing hints at charges for WikiLeaks founder

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged in the United States, the organisation said, in a development that could have implications for Robert Mueller's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election. Prosecutors inadvertently disclosed the existence of a sealed indi...

Madhya Pradesh polls: Rahul Gandhi calls demonetisation ‘biggest scam’ in independent India, says Narendra Modi ‘robbed the poor’

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Sagar: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Friday termed demonetisation as the biggest scam in the history of independent India, adding it would be proved that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had "robbed the poor of their hard-earned money and given it away to a few rich". Addressing a campaign rally fo...

In North Korea, missile bases suggest a great deception

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North Korea is moving ahead with its ballistic missile program at 16 hidden bases that have been identified in new commercial satellite images, a network long known to US intelligence agencies but left undiscussed as President Donald Trump claims to have neutralized the North’s nuclear threat. Th...

Checks completed, all systems are healthy: ISRO readies GSAT-29 for launch

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CHENNAI: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is doing the final checks on India's latest communication satellite GSAT-29, hours before its launch at 5:08 pm on Wednesday. GSAT-29 onboard the second developmental flight GSLV-MkII D2 will launch from the spaceport of Sriharikota. "Launch ...

We Must Honour Jawaharlal Nehru By Safeguarding Democracy: Sonia Gandhi

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New Delhi: Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the Nehruvian legacy was being "undermined" by those presently in power who have "contempt" for the country's first prime minister for all that he did to build an India which they want to change for the "worse". Speaking at an event ...

Gehlot, Pilot to contest Rajasthan assembly polls

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Both Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot will contest the December 7 Rajasthan election, it was revealed in a joint press conference by the two Congress leaders amid reports of a widening rift in the party. "Both, I and Sachin Pilot will fight the Rajasthan assembly elections," Ashok Gehlot, a former c...

CVC to submit probe report on CBI director to Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear today the petition of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director Alok Verma challenging the government’s move to divest him of powers last month amid a feud with his deputy Rakesh Asthana. The Chief Vigilance Commission (CVC) is investigating allegations...

The Latest: Sessions resigns as attorney general

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the midterm elections (all times local): Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned as the country's chief law enforcement officer. Sessions announced his plan to resign in a letter to the White House on Wednesday. President Donald Trump...