Shiv Sena compares Jain monk to Zakir Naik, says BJP won polls using ‘money’, ‘muni’

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Two days after the Bharatiya Janata Party won the Mira Bhayander Municipal Corporation polls with a clear majority, the Shiv Sena charged its alliance partner in the state government of winning the polls using “money” and muni (monk), referring to a Jain monk who reportedly made a videographed pl...

Investors seek return of Nilekani on Infosys board

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In a fresh twist to the Infosys saga, domestic institutional investors (DIIs), which hold a significant stake in the IT major, on Wednesday called for bringing back Nandan Nilekani, co-founder and former CEO & MD of the company on its board in a suitable position.The development came even as the ...

Cabinet approves PSU banks' merger

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The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave an in-principle approval to plans for merging public sector banks with a view to create strong and competitive banks.The Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to set up an alternative mechanism through which the consolidation of state-...

Malegaon blast case: SC to hear bail plea of Colonel Purohit, in jail for past 9 years, on Monday

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday will hear the bail plea of Lieutenant Colonel Shrikant Prasad Purohit, an accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. On August 17, he had told the apex court that he had been caught in "political crossfire" and was languishing in jail for nine years without ev...

In a year, no more physical police verification for passports: Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi

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The physical police verification for getting a passport will soon be a thing of the past as the government plans to connect the service with a robust national database of crimes and criminals that will check the antecedents of applicants at the click of a mouse. Union Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrish...

Voting begins for Bawana bypoll in Delhi across 379 polling stations, counting on 28 August

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New Delhi: Voting began on Wednesday morning for the Bawana Assembly constituency by-election in Delhi, in which the BJP, the AAP and the Congress are locked in a triangular contest. Over 2.94 lakh electors are eligible to exercise their franchise in the bypoll in which EVMs equipped with Voter V...

Suresh Prabhu offers to resign as Railways minister, PM Narendra Modi ‘asks him to wait’

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Suresh Prabhu offers to resign: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu tweeted to say that he took full moral responsibility for the train derailments. Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Express Photo by Renuka Puri Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ...

US, North Korea clash at UN forum over nuclear weapons

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North Korea and the United States clashed at a UN forum on Tuesday over their military intentions towards one another, with Pyongyang’s envoy declaring it would “never” put its nuclear deterrent on the negotiating table. Japan, well within reach of North Korea’s missiles, said the world must main...

Donald Trump slams Pakistan for providing safe havens to terrorists

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US President Donald Trump today ruled out a hasty withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan to end Americas longest war, as he warned Pakistan of consequences for providing safe havens to terrorists and sought an enhanced role for India to bring peace in the war-torn country.Trump, in his first prime...