India strongly condemns killings in Sri Lanka

New Delhi, India strongly condemned the serial blasts on multiple locations in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday which killed 185 people, with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying New Delhi stood in solidarity with the island …

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Sri Lanka blasts: Sushma in touch with Indian High Commissioner


New Delhi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that she was in touch with the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo as six explosions hit churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, killing at least 20 people. “Colombo – I …

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No Congress-AAP pact, Delhi to see triangular contest

New Delhi, Delhi is set for a triangular fight with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announcing that alliance is not possible with the Congress as the latter wants the tie-up to remain confined to the national capital and …

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Jet executives meet Jaitley, urge salary payment

New Delhi, Senior executives of grounded Jet Airways met the Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday and requested him to direct the banks to release at least one month’s salary. Jet has not paid salaries of a large number …

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Independence of Judiciary under threat: CJI

New Delhi, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday said the independence of the judiciary is under threat after allegations of sexual harassment against him over which the Supreme Court held an urgent hearing. “I will sit on this …

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Jet pilot shoots tough questions at management

New Delhi, An old-timer and veteran Jet Airways pilot Sudhir Gaur has blamed the management for keeping 22,000 employees in the dark over the turn of events that led to complete suspension of the airline’s operations leaving the staff in …

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BJP will get more seats than in 2014: Modi

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the BJP will win the Lok Sabha elections with full majority, and with more votes and seats than in 2014. “BJP will win with full majority and with more votes and …

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Samsung rapped for not passing GST benefits to consumers

New Delhi, The Directorate General of Anti-Profiteering (DGAP) has served a notice on technology major Samsung India for allegedly not passing on the benefits of GST reduction to its customers and in turn making undue profits, sources said. The notice, …

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SpiceJet hires 500, most from grounded Jet


New Delhi, Low-cost carrier SpiceJet has hired as many as 500 pilots, cabin crew, technical and other ground staff in recent weeks with most of them coming from now-grounded Jet Airways. “As we expand and grow, we are giving first …

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‘Presumption of innocence’: Sadhvi still an accused

New Delhi/Bhopal, Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a key accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case which killed six people and injured over 100, has entered the electoral fray on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket from Bhopal in perhaps first …

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