Congress member praises ‘Pappu’, fired

Congress member praises ‘Pappu’, fired
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A senior Congress member from Uttar Pradesh has been removed from all party positions for purportedly referring to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi as “Pappu”, repeatedly, in a social media message meant to laud his recent attempt to visit Mandsaur following the death of five protesting farmers in police firing. “Pappu” is the term Rahul’s critics are known to use when denouncing him, especially on social media.

June 14, 2017 at 05:58AM
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PM to review country’s job scenario on Sunday

PM to review country’s job scenario on Sunday
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Job creation was an essential element of BJP’s poll pitch in 2014 and the government is keen to address the issue well before the next national election. The concern is that unless the issue is clarified and job creation and employment clearly authenticated, the issue will become an Achilles heel for the ruling party.

June 14, 2017 at 05:33AM
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PM to review country’s job scenario on Sunday

PM to review country’s job scenario on Sunday
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Job creation was an essential element of BJP’s poll pitch in 2014 and the government is keen to address the issue well before the next national election. The concern is that unless the issue is clarified and job creation and employment clearly authenticated, the issue will become an Achilles heel for the ruling party.

June 14, 2017 at 05:33AM
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UK judge takes dig at India’s delay in giving proof in Vijay Mallya case

UK judge takes dig at India’s delay in giving proof in Vijay Mallya case
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Mallya, 61, later told reporters, “I deny all allegations that have been made and I will continue to deny them. Claiming no loans were ever diverted, he said, “You can keep dreaming about a billion pounds; you cannot prove anything without facts.”

June 14, 2017 at 04:06AM
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Army helps 9 J&K students crack IIT entrance

Army helps 9 J&K students crack IIT entrance
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Nine youngsters from the Indian Army’s own Super-40 batch in Kashmir — run along the lines of Bihar’s Super-30 — have cleared JEE Advanced, India’s most competitive engineering entrance exam, and are now eligible for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

June 14, 2017 at 03:53AM
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Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run co.

Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run co.
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick told employees about his decision Tuesday in a memo. He says he needs time off to grieve for his mother, who died in a May boating accident. He also says he’s responsible for the company’s current situation and needs to become a better leader.

June 14, 2017 at 02:40AM
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Darjeeling: Hill parties adopt Gorkhaland resolution

Darjeeling: Hill parties adopt Gorkhaland resolution
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The GJM last week had called for a meeting of all hill parties. The meeting was attended by the GJM, the GNLF, the Gorkhaland Rajya Nirman Morcha, the Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (apolitical) and the Communist Party of Revolutionary Marxists. BJP sources denied that the party participated in any meeting with hill parties.

June 14, 2017 at 01:50AM
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