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CAG clean chit on Rafale angers Congress

The CAG report highlighted the 2007 offer by the Dassault Aviation, providing performance and financial guarantees, which was about 25 per cent of the total value of the contract. There was no such guarantee or warranty in the 2016 contract.

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Politics

Akhilesh detention at Lucknow Airport triggers row

Claiming that the state government was afraid of his visit to Prayagraj or Allahabad, Yadav tweeted, “It is clear how frightened the Govt is by the oath ceremony of a student leader. The BJP knows that the youth of our great country will not tolerate this injustice anymore!”

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Politics

Priyanka makes debut with Lucknow road show

Priyanka will camp in Lucknow for the next four days. She is likely to attend meetings in specific constituencies of the 40-odd Lok Sabha seats that she is in charge of

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World

Trump Wants Immigrants But Legally

In his State of the Union address, Trump called for people to enter the US legally in “the largest numbers ever.” He said the US Congress has 10 days left to pass a bill that will fund the government, protect the homeland, and secure the southern border.

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Business & Economy

RBI cuts rate by 0.25 per cent

For the first time in one and a half years, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today cut the repo rate by 25 basis points or 0.25 per cent.

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Business & Economy

Robert Vadra Appears For Second Round Questioning

Vadra has denied any links with the absconding defence dealer Sanjay Bhandari and his (Bhardari’s) relative Sumit Chadha in connection with certain emails recovered by law-enforcement agencies.

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Politics

Democracy gets mauled in Kolkata

When politicians fight, everything that makes a democracy meaningful—constitutional proprieties, conventions, decency, decorum, et al—gets trampled over.

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Entertainment

FM Goyal should watch an old song.

He got confused about the number of directions in Budget speech.

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Politics

Rahul should show maturity

If Rahul Gandhi aspires to dislodge Prime Minister Modi, he must avoid such controversies as the one arising out of his visit to Parrikar.

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Business & Economy

Official statistics under a cloud

The only two non-official members of the National Statistical Commission resign over jobs data.

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Politics

Gadkari remark stirs row

Minister of Road & Highways Nitin Gadkari has again waded into controversy by making a comment that has been construed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Politics

X factor: Priyanka enters politics

The entry of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has added a new facet to national politics.

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