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Didi fires ‘gau-rakshas’ salvo at BJP

KOLKATA: Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday hit out Left, Right and Centre in front of a sea of supporters gathered in the heart of the city to observe Martyrs’ Day. She said gau rakshaks had turned into “gau rakshasas”, urged supporters ...

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‘Martin Luther King Jr, Ambedkar were brother revolutionaries’

Speaking at an event organised to mark the 126th birth anniversary of Dr Ambedkar, Martin Luther King III said he believed that Ambedkar and King were “intellectually, philosophically, morally and spiritually cut from the same cloth”. AMERICAN CIVIL rights activist ...

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Jio goes zero, and a musical surgery – top stories for today

Six telecom companies under-reported revenues by Rs. 61,064 crore, says CAG in report Telecom companies, including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea, understated their revenues to the extent of Rs. 61,064.5 crore during 2010-11 and 2014-15.  This has led to a ...

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Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary

Mr. Scaramucci is expected to play a visible role as one of Mr. Trump’s defenders on television. But Mr. Spicer and other officials questioned his hiring as communications director. White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s embattled spokesman ...

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CBI begins probe into ‘supply of Chinese parts’ for manufacture of Dhanush guns

HIGHLIGHTS CBI has initiated a probe into alleged supply of Chinese parts, which were being camouflaged as ‘Made in Germany’, for manufacturing the 155mm Dhanush guns. The agency has booked a Delhi-based firm Sidh Sales Syndicate and unknown officers of ...

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