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On gay sex in Army, chief Bipin Rawat says ‘such actions are forbidden

10th January 2019

Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat Thursday suggested that the Supreme Court verdict on decriminalisation of gay sex may not be implemented in the Army. Gen Rawat, during his annual press conference, said such actions are forbidden in the Army. At the same time, he added that the Army is not above the law. “We will […]

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Actor Prakash Raj supports Rahul Gandhi in row over remark against Nirmala Sitharaman

10th January 2019

Congress president Rahul Gandhi who has been under attack for his comments attacking defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman found support from actor Prakash Raj on Thursday. The actor, a vocal critic of the NDA government, hinted that the Congress chief’s statement has been misconstrued. “He (Rahul Gandhi) is not against women, he has also appointed a […]

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PM-Led Committee Removes Alok Verma As CBI Chief

10th January 2019

NEW DELHI:  Alok Verma, reinstated as CBI boss by the Supreme Court barely 48 hours ago, was shunted out this evening by a high-powered committee led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Over the last 24 hours, Mr Verma had cancelled the transfers of 10 officers and transferred five others. While scrapping the government’s October order […]

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Budget Session from January 31 to February 13, Interim Budget on February 1

10th January 2019

The Budget session of the Parliament will be held from January 31 to February 13. Finance minister Arun Jaitley will present the interim Budget on February 1, news agency ANI reported. With this being the last Budget before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the government may announce sops to reach out to the electorate. The […]

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New Security Adviser of Assam.

10th January 2019

New Security Adviser of Assam. He is West Bengal cadre IPS. Earlier Police Commissioner of Kolkata. And also served as DG ITBP.

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Indian-American Gita Gopinath joins IMF as its first female chief economist

9th January 2019

Prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath has joined as the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, becoming the first woman to occupy the top post at the global lender. Gopinath, 47, joined last week at a time, when she believes the world is experiencing a retreat from globalisation, posing challenges to multilateral institutions. The John […]

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Meghalaya govt opposes citizenship Amendment bill-2016

9th January 2019

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Monday said that the Cabinet had already come out with an official resolution to oppose the move by the BJP led NDA to bring an amendment to the Citizenship Bill. “There is no confusion about our stand on this issue. We were the first Government to come out with […]

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