Congress, BJP spar over change of foreign secretary

Tewari, however, asserted that an explanation was needed

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday questioned the abrupt replacement of foreign secretary Sujatha Singh before the ending of her tenure and demanded that the government explain the reasons for the change — but the ruling BJP retorted it was well within the government’s rights to decide on appointments. Tewari, however, asserted that an More...

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The 77-year old leader has not yet disclosed any timeframe for his proposed agitation
By Agencies On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Anna Hazare plans fresh agitation to seek recovery of black money

Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra): Veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare might launch another anti-corruption agitation against the central government, he told reporters here on Thursday. The 77-year old leader has not yet disclosed More...

He added that the two words were included after the 42nd Constitutional Amendment in 1976
By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Original preamble did not have ‘secular’, ‘socialist': Minister

New Delhi: The original preamble of the Constitution did not have the words “socialist” and “secular”, said Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on More...

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut welcomed the exclusion of the words from the R-Day advertisement issued by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
By Agencies On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Remove words ‘secular’, ‘socialist’ from Constitution: Shiv Sena

Mumbai: The words ‘secular’ and ‘socialist’ be dropped permanently from the preamble of the Constitution, the Shiv Sena demanded on Wednesday, a day after a controversy erupted over a central More...

The operationalisation of India-US nuclear deal for political and economic expediencies would have a detrimental impact
By IANS On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Pakistan expresses concern over US-India n-deal

Islamabad: Pakistan has expressed serious concern over the finalisation of a nuclear deal between the US and India, saying it would have destabilising impact on regional stability. The operationalisation of India-US More...

the encounter that started for at around 2 pm and lasted for over three hours
By IndiLeak Bureau On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Two top Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists killed in JK’s Pulwama; Colonel succumbs to injuries

Srinagar: In a joint operation of the Army and the JK police, two top commanders of Pakistan based terrorist outfit Hizbul Mujahideen were gunned down in a fierce encounter in Pulwama district of South Kashmir on More...

We can start this work now and include the issue in the agenda of the BRICS business council in Ufa
By Agencies On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Russia mulls joint orbital station with India, China

Moscow: Moscow may propose at the July summit of the BRICS emerging economies in Russia’s Ufa city creation of a joint manned orbital station with India and China, a document drafted by the expert council at Russia’s More...

Amitabh Bachchan, along with legendary actor Dilip Kumar, was on Sunday named for the Padma Vibhushan honour
By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Amitabh Bachchan deserves Bharat Ratna: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata: Highly critical of the Padama Vibhushan award conferred on legendary Bolywood actor Amitabh Bachchan by the Union government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said actor Amitabh Bachchan More...

The Padma Bhushan awardees also include former Lok Sabha secretary general and constitutional expert Subhash C Kashyap
By Agencies On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Advani, Dilip Kumar, Amitabh conferred Padma Vibhushan

New Delhi: BJP leader LK Advani, spiritual leader and philanthropist Aga Khan, actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal are among the nine named for India’s second More...

Using small arms and automatics, Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing at the BSF posts
By IndiLeak Bureau On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Pak Rangers again violate ceasefire, target BSF posts in JK

Jammu: Refusing to pay heed to stern Us warning to stay away from any misdemeanour, Pakistan Rangers on Sunday again targeted Border Security Force (BSF) outposts on the international border in the Jammu region. Using More...