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Suraj Pal Amu, who announced Rs 10 crore bounty on Padmavati, resigns

Haryana BJP’s chief media coordinator, who announced Rs 10 crore bounty for anyone who would kill Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Deepika Padukone, has resigned from his post. Suraj Pal Amu said that he was upset over Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar allegedly skipping a meeting with representatives of the Karni Sena …

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Defence deals, crony capitalism and PM Modi: Did India’s ‘nationalist’ government compromise national interest?

Did Prime Minister Narendra Modi junk the UPA’s defence deal with the French company on 126 Rafale fighter jets with transfer of technology to India to help friend Anil Ambani? His decision cost India thousands of crores and resulted in the loss of technology that could have secured the indigenous …

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New Delhi: No Longer Cow, Now the Muslims ‘Scarf’ Is Offensive: 3 Clerics Beaten Senseless in Train

Three Muslim clerics were assaulted on a moving train last night, when they were returning to their village in Uttar Pradesh’s Baghpat from Delhi. “Why do you wear a rumaal (scarf),” one of the six attackers shouted as they beat them with an iron rod. The three men were preparing …

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“I am a Muslim. Nobody forced me to convert”

Speaking while leaving for Delhi to attend the Supreme Court hearing on Monday, Hadiya said, “I am a Muslim. I want to go with my husband. Nobody forced me to convert.” The apex court will hear her version on 27 November into the case of alleged love jihad. She was asked …

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Newspapers in Tripura publish blank editorials to protest journalist’s murder

Newspapers in Tripura on Thursday chose not to publish editorials by leaving the space  blank to protest the killing of journalist Sudip Datta Bhowmik. Police in Tripura on Wednesday had arrested the Commandant of 2nd Tripura State Rifles Tapan Debbarma in connection with Sudip’s alleged murder. Journalists in the north-eastern …

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Rafale Deal Expose II: Clinching evidence that may cause political earthquake in India

This week, after Janta Ka Reporter published the expose on Rafale deal, India’s main opposition party, the Congress and its vice president, Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of having indulged in crony capitalism to the tune of tens of thousands of crore rupees. The government sympathetic media went into an over drive mode …

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From Education to Deprivation: Retired Kerala Maths Teacher Found Begging at a Railway Station

On November 5, Vidya M.R, a government employee, went to Thampanoor railway station  to wait for a friend. Just then, she saw an old woman, wearing clothes that hadn’t been washed for days; she was holding polythene bags. Vidya followed her and saw her plucking fruit from the trees and …

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A critique of the Modi Method- How effective have his strategies been?

  For those who feel that Modi’s solutions are valid  and bold and  I am being ungraciously critical or impatiently mean, this is what bothers me. I would have liked him to have made the right starts in the following. Plucked the low hanging fruits in 3 years. I find …

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Smog Alert: The dangers of breathing in today’s world

Smog-Causes, Effects and Precautions Every day, the average adult breathes about 15,000 to 20,000 liters of air. Air is a mixture of gases that makes up our atmosphere and is vital to life on earth. It largely consists of oxygen (21%) and nitrogen (78%).However, as a result of both natural …

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Padmavati controversy:  Regressive India, an Angry Subramanian Swamy slams Deepika Padukone, calling for boycott

BJP leader Subramanian Swam slammed actor Deepika Padukone on Tuesday for her comments regarding the hullabaloo around ‘Padmavati’. “It`s appalling, it`s absolutely appalling. What have we gotten ourselves into? And where have we reached as a nation? We have regressed,” she had said, commenting on the spiralling controversy around the epic drama. Swamy has slammed …

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