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ED imposes over Rs 14 lakh penalty on Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) imposed a penalty of Rs 14.40 lakh on Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani under the Foreign Exchange Management Act. They also confiscated around Rs 7 lakh ($10,000) that were seized from his premises during an Income Tax raid at his residence in Srinagar’s Hyderpora area in 2002. (Photo: PTI) HIGHLIGHTS The penalty was imposed under the ...

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PM Modi using YSR Congress to weaken Andhra Pradesh: Chandrababu Naidu

Naidu also claimed Telangana Chief Minister KC Rao was extending financial assistance to Jaganmohan Reddy . Naidu claimed TRS was threatening people who supported Telugu Desam Party and those contesting on a party ticket. (Photo: Twitter/@ncbn) HIGHLIGHTS Industrialists afraid of Jagan, won’t give investment if YSR Congress is in power: Naidu Naidu addressed a mega rally in Vizianagaram district’s Salur ...

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TRS benches 4 sitting MPs, KCR gives tickets to loyalists

Telangana CM and TRS chief K Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday announced the list of 17 candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. Four sitting MPs including the party’s Lok Sabha floor leader and Mahabubnagar sitting MP, AP Jitender Reddy have been denied a ticket. According to top sources in the ruling party, CM KCR has decided to give tickets to ...

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BJP announces 184 names in first candidate list for Lok Sabha polls. Full list here

The BJP, on Thursday, announced its first candidate list for Lok Sabha elections 2019. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah (File Photo- Pankaj Nangia/ Mail Today) As the nation celebrated the festival of Holi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its candidate list for the Lok Sabha elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be contesting elections from ...

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J&K: 3 policemen injured in two grenade blasts in Sopore

Three policemen including a Station House Officer (SHO) were injured after suspected terrorists hurled grenades at them in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore district. A police officer told news agency PTI that the terrorists lobbed a grenade at the security forces party at Main Chowk, Sopore in the north Kashmir district. Security forces initiated a cordon and search operation earlier in ...

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Christchurch shootings: New Zealand PM announces immediate ban on sale of assault, semi-automatic rifles

On Thursday, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern said the country will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles following the shooting incidents at Christchurch’s Al Noor and Linwood mosques, which left 50 people dead.  New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Adern formally announced that the country will immediately impose a ban of sale of assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons. (Photo: Reuters) ...

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Modi a habitual offender in seeking credit for valour and sacrifice of armed forces: Congress

The Congress on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for using the Balakot airstrike to woo voters ahead of Lok Sabha elections, saying his “snide remarks” reflect the bankruptcy of political discourse on his part. PM Modi with officers of the Kendriya Sainik Board. (Photo: Twitter) The Congress on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for using the Balakot airstrike ...

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