Social Media Platforms to Follow ‘Code of Ethics’ in All Future Elections: EC

Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp have agreed to follow the “voluntary code of ethics” in all future elections, including the upcoming Maharashtra and Haryana assembly polls, the Election Commission said on September 26. The code, which was derived to act against paid advertisements that violate norms set by the Election Commission, came […]

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Amit Shah Moots Idea of Multipurpose Identity Card

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday proposed the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities like passport, Aadhaar, driving licence and bank accounts. “Why can’t we have just one card for all utilities like Aadhaar, passport, bank account, driving licence, voter card. There should be a system that all data should […]

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Howdy Modi: Modi-Trump Talk Terror, Economy, and Bat for Each Other

In front of a Houston stadium filled with Indian-Americans, US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi patted each other’s backs in a set of speeches that endorsed each leader’s claim that they had made great strides in transforming their respective countries. With Trump and a group of Congress representatives looking on, Modi […]

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Election Dates 2019: Voting in Haryana, Maharashtra to Happen on October 21

  Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana will take place in a single phase on October 21 while counting of votes will be held on October 24, Election Commission chief Sunil Arora said on Saturday. Both Maharashtra and Haryana are the first states to go to polls after the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year. […]

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Chinmayanand Case Highlights: BJP Leader Jailed For 14 Days

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former union minister Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a law student, has been arrested. He has been taken to a hospital by the police for medical tests, five days after the woman detailed what she said was a year of sexual assault and blackmail before a court. The police […]

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INX Media Case: Court Sends P Chidambaram to Tihar Jail

A CBI special court has sent veteran Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case. Chidambaram will remain under judicial custody there for 14 days, till September 19. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar pronounced the order on Thursday. Following the pleas of Chidambaram’s counsels, […]

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Modi-Putin Meet: Russia Supports Kashmir

Russia has extended full support to India on the issue of Kashmir. During the India-Russia Annual Summit on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin discussed a range of issues, including ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, oil and […]

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Court to Pronounce Order on Anticipatory Bail on Chidambarams

A Delhi court on Monday reserved for September 5 its order on the anticipatory bail pleas of Congress leader P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis cases lodged by the CBI and the ED. Special Judge O P Saini listed the matter after hearing the submissions from the agencies and Chidambarams. Earlier, the […]

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