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8/28/2014: FRONT PAGE: As rumours rock govt, PMO, Shah give Rajnath clean chit

New Delhi: The three-monthold Narendra Modi government was hit by its first major controversy on Wednesday when Union home minister Rajnath Singh publicized his anguish about the “rumour” that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had rebuked his son Pankaj… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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8/24/2014: FRONT PAGE: UP govt defending ‘love jihadis’: BJP

Vrindavan/Mathura: The BJP on Saturday bolstered its Hindutva plank for the next UP polls by accusing the Akhilesh Yadav government of encouraging ‘love jihad’— the alleged phenomenon of Muslim boys luring Hindu girls into relationships and later… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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8/23/2014: FRONT PAGE: Respect dissent, SC tells govt, asks why no LoP post for Cong

New Delhi: The NDA government on Friday had to face tough moments in Supreme Court over the denial of leader of opposition status to the Congress in Lok Sabha, with a bench led by Chief Justice R M Lodha emphasizing the importance of appreciating… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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8/17/2014: FRONT PAGE: State govt bows to truckers’ demand; escort fee abolished

After repeated requests by the trucking sector, the state government abolished the ‘ escort’ fee starting Friday. Escort fee is to paid to the local municipal authorities for services rendered by an ‘ escort’, an individual who accompanies a truck on… Full News here – DNA Sunday (Mumbai)

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8/19/2014: FRONT PAGE: Modi govt shows Pak its tough side, calls off foreign secy talks

New Delhi: India on Monday called off the scheduled foreign secretarylevel talks with Pakistan, objecting to its envoy meeting Kashmir separatists on the eve of the dialogue. The tough response renders bleak prospects of resumption of dialogue with… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Life of Indians is no cheaper, Indian Govt. to make Car Crash Test compulsory

With this news, it seems that the good days are indeed coming. Indian government Life of Indians is no cheaper than any other prosperous nation’s citizen. If Europe and America has stringent rules for road safety to protect the life of their people, why not the Indians get similar treatment? Thanks to the newly formed […]

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Corruption witnessed sharp rise in Nitish govt, even I had to pay bribe to get ‘inflated’ power bill reduced: Bihar CM

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Tuesday said during the tenure of his predecessor Nitish Kumar, corruption in the state increased to such an extent that it has become extremely difficult to control it.   He went on to add that even he had to pay bribe when he was a minister to […]

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TABLE-India cbank cuts govt bond borrowing to 600 bln rupees from Aug 18-Sept 30

MUMBAI, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The Reserve Bank of India said on Thursday it had cut the amountof government bond borrowing by 100 billion rupees ($ 1.65 billion) during the period Aug. 18 toSept. 30. India will borrow 600 billion rupees until the end of the fiscal year’s first-half borrowingplan by September-end, down from the […]

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8/14/2014: FRONT PAGE: Govt to review senior public sector bank appointments

New Delhi: The finance ministry has decided to take a relook at recent appointments of toplevel public sector bank executives and a clutch of proposals to designate chairmen just before the UPA demitted office. The move is seen as a direct fallout of… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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India’s July trade deficit widens to $12.23 bln – govt

(Repeats with no change in text) NEW DELHI, Aug 14 (Reuters) – India’s exports in July rose7.33 percent from a year earlier, helped by a pick-up inexternal demand, government data showed on Thursday. Exports in July reached $ 27.73 billion, datareleased by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed. The trade deficit stood at $ […]

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Kosi flood threat: Bihar govt evacuates 20,000 people, seeks Army assistance

Patna: With the danger of flood looming large in the Kosi belt along Bihar-Nepal border, the state government has evacuated 20,000 people from eight districts along Kosi's embankment area as 10-metre high wave of water is expected to sweep down the river through Nepal. Around 80,000 more people are expected to be evacuated by Sunday […]

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UPDATE 2-India central bank gets conditional support from govt for inflation target

* RBI targets 8 pct inflation by Jan ’15, 6 pct by Jan ’16 * Govt aims at higher growth, lower inflation: Finance Min * RBI and finance ministry to hold more talks on targets * Next policy action to depend on economic data (Adds quotes) By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI, Aug 10 (Reuters) – […]

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8/10/2014: FRONT PAGE: BJP will lead next Maha govt, says new party boss Shah

New Delhi: Indicating that the BJP could stake claim to the chief minister’s post in Maharashtra if it wins more seats than the Shiv Sena in the forthcoming assembly polls, party president Amit Shah on Saturday egged on party workers to go beyond the… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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Reply to RTE Act PIL, Bombay high court tell Maharashtra govt

Reply to RTE Act PIL, Bombay high court tell Maharashtra govt MUMBAI: The Bombay high court has sought the presence of state advocate-general Darius Khambata to address the court over certain serious issues raised in a PIL, which has questioned the government's failure in the Right to Education (RTE) Act's … Full News here – Read […]

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8/6/2014: FRONT PAGE: Ex-babus slam govt move on English

New Delhi: Former bureaucrats and prominent social scientists have come out strongly against the government’s decision to exclude the marks earned in English from gradation or merit in the civil services preliminary tests. They told TOI that both… Full News here – The Times of India (Mumbai edition)

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