SL attacks: Coast Guard put on high alert, 8 Indians among 290 dead

The Indian Coast Guard has been put on high alert after the deadly terror attacks in churches and luxury hotels on Easter Sunday. Security has also been beefed up around the Indian Navy base in Kerala’s Kochi. So far, 8 Indians have been confirmed dead. Read More
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Priyanka says Smriti ‘humiliated Amethi by distributing shoes’

Priyanka Gandhi, Congress general secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, on Monday, lashed out Union minister Smriti Irani for distributing shoes to the common people of Amethi. Priyanka said Irani has disrespected the people of Amethi. Read More
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‘Heat of campaigning’: Rahul sorry for his remark on Rafale SC ruling

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi accepted in the Supreme Court that he had wrongly attributed the “chowkidar chor hain” slogan to the court’s ruling on the Rafale fighter deal. He said he had made the remarks in the “heat of the political campaigning”. Read More
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Congress declares Delhi LS picks, Dikshit to contest against Tiwari

The Congress released the names of its candidates for six out of seven Delhi constituencies for the Lok Sabha election. Three-time chief minister Sheila Dikshit will contest from Delhi Northeast, where she faces the BJP’s Manoj Tiwari. Read More
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Sri Lanka blasts: 5 Indians including 4 JD(S) workers killed

A day after the deadly Easter blasts in the capital Colombo that killed nearly 300 people and injured hundreds more, the ministry of external affairs confirmed that the number of Indians killed in the Sri Lanka serial bombings rose to five. Read More
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AAP says alliance talks with Congress in Delhi failed

After a monthlong discussion over the possibility of alliance between the AAP and the Congress in Delhi for the Lok Sabha election, the Aam Aadmi Party reiterated that the party had tried everything to forge an alliance with the Congress but failed. Read More
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Woman says Justice Gogoi made sexual advances, CJI rejects claim

A woman has made charges of sexual advances against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi in an affidavit. Reacting to this, Justice Gogoi said there was a “bigger force” behind this, which seeks to “deactivate the office of the chief justice”. Read More
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EC orders Eros Now to stop streaming web series on Modi

The Election Commission of India ordered Eros Now to stop the streaming of the web series “Modi: Journey of a Common Man” because of the ongoing Lok Sabha election. Earlier, the poll body had banned a biopic on Modi – “PM Narendra Modi” – from releasing this month. Read More
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ND Tiwari’s son Rohit ‘may have been murdered with pillow’

Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, the 39-year-old son of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Narayan Datt Tiwari, who was declared dead, on Tuesday night, has probably been smothered to death with a pillow, according to a doctor who carried out his autopsy. Read More
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Modi defends fielding Pragya Thakur, says ‘it will cost Congress’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while defending the BJP’s decision to field Malegaon blasts accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur from Bhopal constituency, said this was a “symbolic answer” to all those who “falsely labelled the Hindu civilization as terrorist”. Read More
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