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Brazilian President accepts invitation as 2020 Republic Day chief guest

This is the third time a Brazilian President is chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations after Fernando Henrique Cardoso in 1996 and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in 2004.

Governor, Bengal govt spar over Singur visit, chopper request

Dhankhar had requested the state government for a helicopter on Friday to visit Farakka in Murshidabad district to attend silver jubilee celebrations of SNH College.

Maharashtra govt formation: PM not told what transpired in Shah-Uddhav meeting, someone trying to create rift, says Raut

"When (BJP and Sena) had entered into an alliance (for the state polls), Uddhav had said that there would be 50:50 power sharing. Why did Amit Shah then not question this statement," Raut asked.

Three awarded jail terms in coal scam case

The case in question relates to irregularities in the allocation of the Jharkhand-based North Dhadhu coal block.

FCRA case: SC issues notice on CBI plea against HC order

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi issued notice on the CBI plea challenging the July 25 High Court order.

Supreme Court warns Rahul on chowkidaar chor hai remark: Careful in future

The order came on a petition by BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi over Rahul’s comments on April 10: that even the “Supreme Court had held that “Chowkidaar (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) is a thief”.

Rafale verdict: IAF ex-chief BS Dhanoa says ruling vindicates govt position

“It is a welcome verdict, vindicating the government’s position... We are happy that finally the controversy is buried. The controversy was created for political gains,” he said.

Rafale verdict: Door for JPC probe open, will keep up ‘chowkidar chor hai’ slogan, says Congress

The Congress said the BJP is misinterpreting the verdict and celebrating it to mislead the country.

Rafale verdict: BJP slams Rahul Gandhi, Congress calls for JPC probe

BJP called it a “befitting reply” to those who “rely on malicious and baseless campaigns” and sought an apology from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

Elgaar parishad case: No interim protection from arrest for Navlakha, Bombay HC will hear plea today

Navlakha moved the HC after a special court in Pune rejected his anticipatory bail application on Tuesday.

S Jaishankar at RNG Lecture: Not going to see change in Pakistan without holding feet to fire

S Jaishankar said the 1972 Shimla agreement resulted in a revanchist Islamabad and further problems in Jammu-Kashmir. "That it has taken us so long to link talks with Pakistan to cessation of terrorism speaks for itself," he said.

Sonia Gandhi at Nehru memorial lecture: Those in power today blind to truth

Jawaharlal Nehru's vision stood for four pillars -- democratic institution-building, staunch secularism, socialist economics and a non-aligned foreign policy -- and remain at the core of true India, she said.