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In just over an hour from now, Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade will return to India after being charged for visa fraud and making false statements. But the diplomatic tussle is far from over with Delhi asking Washington to withdraw one of its diplomats in what is being seen as a tit-for-tat response.

Private corporates owe IAF over Rs 26 lakh: Jaitley

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Private corporates owe IAF over Rs 26 lakh: Jaitley

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force has to recover dues amounting to over Rs 26 lakh from private sector corporates for offering its flights to them for various purposes, Lok Sabha was informed today.&quo...


Closely monitoring price situation, taking steps controlling inflation: Sitharaman

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Closely monitoring price situation, taking steps controlling inflation: Sitharaman

New Delhi: Government today said it is "closely monitoring" the prevailing price situation in the country and taking steps to bring down inflation. Food inflation, Minister of State for Fina...

Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 63, Maha CM announces aid of Rs 5 lakh

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Pune landslide: Death toll rises to 63, Maha CM announces aid of Rs 5 lakh

Pune: The death toll in the Malin village landslide on Friday climbed to 63 even as NDRF personnel braved hostile weather and difficult terrain for the third day to look for signs of life under the hu...

Modi's WTO stand is a far cry from UPA's weak multilateral trade policies

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Modi's WTO stand is a far cry from UPA's weak multilateral trade policies

Narendra Modi governments continued stand at the WTO that Indias food security is as important as the Western nations desperate desire to get the Trade Facilitation Protocol passed is an emphatic depa...

Lessons need to be learnt from Pune landslide for corrective action: Rajnath

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Lessons need to be learnt from Pune landslide for corrective action: Rajnath

New Delhi: Promising all help for rescue and relief work at the landslide-hit Pune village, the Centre on Friday said lessons need to be drawn from the calamity for corrective action.A scientific stud...

Delhi as India's rape capital: Why the data doesn't tell the whole story

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Delhi as India's rape capital: Why the data doesn't tell the whole story

Even as reports of sexual assault in Delhi continue to shock, the latest being a teenager raped by three men including a CRPF constable, a deep-dive analysis of complaints of sexual assault in the cap...

No plan to change management of rural credit funds: Jaitley

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No plan to change management of rural credit funds: Jaitley

New Delhi: Government has no plan to make any change in management of National Rural Credit (NRC) funds provided by the NABARD for undertaking agricultural activities and to rural non-farm sector.Fina...