Prez polls: Will support NDA nominee, Mulayam says

Prez polls: Will support NDA nominee, Mulayam says
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Ignoring former CM Akhilesh Yadav’s reservations, his father and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav has assured NDA leaders of his party’s support in the presidential polls with the rider that the candidate should not be a strong saffron face and be acceptable to all.

June 18, 2017 at 08:05AM
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Goa to write to Centre on cattle trade rules

Goa to write to Centre on cattle trade rules
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The BJP-led Goa government will write to the Centre raising objections to certain aspects of the central notification on cattle trade as it will have a severe impact on the hospital industry and other ancillary industries, town and country planning minister Vijai Sardesai said.

June 18, 2017 at 07:59AM
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Human shield tactic is not our SOP: Army chief

Human shield tactic is not our SOP: Army chief
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Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat on Saturday said the human shield tactic employed by Major Leetul Gogoi to combat stonepelters in Kashmir, cannot be made a standard operating procedure (SOP) in the Valley. He said the armed forces are sensitive to human rights and always maintained good track record.

June 18, 2017 at 06:48AM
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‘UP waiver tipping point for Maha after Telangana’

‘UP waiver tipping point for Maha after Telangana’
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“Neighbouring Telangana and Andhra Pradesh did it first. It created pressure and then UP announced the waiver. The demand had been there but it became very strong after UP’s decision,” he told a group of visiting mediapersons at his residence, ‘Varsha’, on Wednesday,

June 18, 2017 at 06:06AM
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