January 23, 2017

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  • Aam Aadmi Party funded by Khalistanis alleges Sukhbir Singh Badal

    Ferozepur, Jan 18 (PTI) SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal today said Aam AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal should tell Punjabis why he was "soliciting and getting funds from front organisations of militants." It was clear that Kejriwal was not only "courting militants front organisations but was also receiving funds from them," he said. "He should tell…

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  • France gives a thumbs up to Modi’s Demonetisation

    New Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) France has appreciated demonetisation in India, terming it as a "bold" decision which "shows how determined" Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to combat tax evasion, corruption and black money. French Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault also hailed the "significant reforms" undertaken by Modi to attract foreign…

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  • Separatists to scale down protests in Kashmir

    Srinagar, Jan 15 (PTI) The separatists in Kashmir have further scaled down their ongoing agitation by restricting the strike call to every Friday and have asked people to observe a 'black day' on Republic Day. In a fresh protest programme issued late last night, the separatists hardline Hurriyat chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, moderate Hurriyat…

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  • Mamata Banerjee’s MP compares Narendra Modi with ‘son of a rat’

    11 Jan, Kolkata: Continuing attack on Narendra Modi government for Demonetisation decision, a delegation of Trinamool Congress' met the President for 3rd time since 8th November, 2016. However, it was Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee's turn to take the limelight from Party Supremo Mamata Banerjee with his startling and outrageous remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.…

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  • This short film released on Demonetisation is an eye opener

    11 Jan, 2017: Recent assessment by the central intelligence agencies has revealed that the call traffic between hawala agents in India dropped almost by half post demonetisation as hawala deals are traditionally in cash, with Rs 500 and Rs 1,000+ being the favoured denominations. Given this fact and the drop in hawala transactions, demonetisation has dried up…

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  • Supreme Court orders audit of 30 lakh NGOs

    10 Jan, Delhi: The Supreme Court of India on Tuesday directed the Centre to audit nearly 30 lakh NGOs which received public funds but consistently failed to explain how they spent the money. A Bench led by Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar and Justices N.V. Ramana and D.Y. Chandrachud ordered that any NGO found to…

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  • Mayawati’s brother under Income Tax Scanner in money laundering case

    09 Jan, Delhi: Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Mayawati has been in the forefront for attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi since he announced decision to ban notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 on 8th November, 2016. Coincidentally, Mayawati's brother's Anand Kumar's wealth grew exponentially between 2007 and 2014 — when his sister was chief…

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  • Mamata Banerjee says demonetisation has caused a famine

    Burdwan/Kolkata, Jan 9 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged President Pranab Mukherjee to "save" the people of the country from the hardship caused by demonetisation and the resultant cash crisis, while claiming that the CBI was being used to victimise her party. "I urge the President, who is the constitutional head of…

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