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17 September, 2017 9:34 PM Narendra Modi dedicates Sardar Sarovar Dam to nation

GANDHINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 138-metre Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada river on Sunday, saying “no other project in the world has faced so many hurdles”. Dedicating the dam to the nation on his 67th birthday, PM Modi said at Dabhoi, near the dam, that he would live and die for the dreams of the people of the country. “You know me, I can’t 30

14 September, 2017 11:13 AM Tobacco lobby used PHFI as an enemy: Srinath Reddy

In April, the ministry of Home Affairs cancelled the FCRA license of the Public Health Foundation of India or the PHFI which is India's largest public health advocacy group. Nearly four months since losing the license, Srinath Reddy, the President of PHFI spoke to CNBC-TV18's Archana Shukla on what he thinks caused the license to be cancelled and what lies ahead 18

2 September, 2017 10:07 AM Gurmeet Ram Rahim: Why millions of people love a rape convict, his Dera Sacha Sauda

There were more than 4,000 recommendations seeking Padma Award for Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim this year. In 2012, several Indian cities saw hundreds of candle marches in support of a rape victim, given the shadow name of Nirbhaya. On August 25 this year, a few cities saw public properties including buses and railway stations being burnt for a rape convict 30

31 August, 2017 8:17 PM US President Donald Trump To Donate $1 Million To Flood Relief: White House

The White House also said that it would ask Congress for emergency funding to help pay for recovery in Texas and Louisiana from mega-storm Harvey. Washington: US President Donald Trump will donate $1 million to flood relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana after the devastation unleashed by Hurricane Harvey, the White House said Thursday. "He'll pledge 75

25 August, 2017 10:34 AM Samsung heir sentenced to five years jail on corruption charges

The heir to the Samsung business empire, which includes the world's biggest smartphone maker, was sentenced today to five years in prison for bribery and other offences in connection with the scandal that brought down South Korean president Park Geun-Hye. Lee Jae-Yong's penalty could leave the giant firm rudderless for years and hamper its ability to make key investment 50

23 August, 2017 1:14 PM Dera Followers Stocking Arms and Fuel Ahead of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Rape Case Hearing: Police

The police fears that if the court verdict in the rape case goes against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, then his “devotees can use petrol and weapons to harm/destroy the government or public properties”. New Delhi: Ahead of the Friday’s order in the sexual assault case against controversial self-styled Godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, intelligence inputs say that his followers 39

18 August, 2017 9:37 AM All stakeholders must target the ‘new normal’ of political morality: Election Commissioner Rawat

He was speaking at the “Regional Consultation on Electoral and Political Reforms — Northern Region” organised by the Association for Democratic Reforms. The narrative that placed maximum premium on winning at all costs, wherein poaching of legislators was extolled as smart political management, use of money for allurement and tough-minded use of State 21

18 August, 2017 6:27 AM Amit Shah's Unfolded 'Mission 350' For 2019. How It Will Work

Ahmed Patel, victor of the grudge match with the normally unstoppable Amit Shah said yesterday, "Only two men are running the country" in a reference to his bête noire who chiefs the BJP. Patel, who is political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, said this at the 16-party opposition meeting as a way of urging others to end the monopoly of power 51

17 August, 2017 7:40 PM At ₹706 crore, BJP gets lion’s share of corporate donations, says report

It received nearly three times the combined funding for other four national parties, according to ADR Between financial year 2012-13 and 2015-16, the five national parties received a total of ₹1,070.68 crore via voluntary contributions above ₹20,000. Of this, 89%, or ₹956.77 crore, was from corporate and business houses, according to the Association 56

27 July, 2017 7:55 PM Amazon's Jeff Bezos becomes world's richest person briefly

NEW YORK: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Thursday became the world's richest person, as a jump in the share price of the US tech giant enabled him to overtake Microsoft founder Bill Gates, a new estimate showed. Forbes magazine said its real-time tracking of personal fortunes showed Bezos with a net worth of $90.5 billion, ahead of the $90 billion for Gates 49