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Kannur saw flight landings even before Independence

The price for a ticket from Bombay to Kannur was Rs 135 then and Rs 150 for Bombay to Trivandrum. A one-way ticket from Kannur to Thiruvananthapuram cost Rs 60 those days.

Option of supporting TRS in Telangana not closed, hints BJP

BJP national spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao noted that most of the exit polls point towards the TRS (Telangana Rashtra Samiti) retaining power in Telangana and they are likely to turn out to be right.

‘Betrayed by Modi’s leadership’, Upendra Kushwaha walks out of NDA

Kushwaha is expected to join a new alliance along with the Congress, RJD and Sharad Yadav's newly formed Loktantrik Janshakti Party.

Jignesh Shah, the billionaire whose firm is at centre of controversy involving Gandhis’ farmhouse

Shah became a billionaire before he turned 40 after setting up FTIL.

Develop Gorakhpur as city of knowledge: President Kovind

President Kovind also praised the contribution of saints from the Nath sect in the field of education and contribution towards society and during the freedom struggle.

BJP mocks all-party meet, asks Opposition to reveal PM candidate’s name

In a major step towards forming an anti-Bharatiya Janata Party front, top opposition leaders will huddle in the national capital to discuss forging a grand alliance to take on the saffron party in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Indian diplomat walks out of SAARC meeting in Pakistan over PoK minister’s presence

India considers Kashmir as its integral part and does not recognise any minister for Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK)

Separatist-backed strike hits normal life in Kashmir

Most shops, fuel stations and other business establishments were shut in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, in support of the strike which is being observed on Human Rights Day.

Over 1.74 lakh EVMs store fate of 8,500 candidates of five states

These electronic voting machines are now stored in over 670 strongrooms across Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana. A total of 1,74,724 EVMs were used at polling stations in the five states.

Shashi Tharoor files criminal defamation case against Ravi Shankar Prasad for calling him ‘murder accused’

The defamation suit comes months after Tharoor had sent a legal notice to Prasad seeking an "unconditional apology" for his remarks in connection with Sunanda Pushkar's death.

Delhi HC seeks Centre, AAP govt’s stand on PIL for women’s entry in Nizamuddin shrine

The plea sought directions to the Centre, Delhi government, Delhi Police and the trust managing the shrine, to frame guidelines ensuring entry of women into the dargah and declaring the bar as “unconstitutional”.

SC dismisses former BJP MLA’s plea challenging dissolution of J&K Assembly

The petition has embarrassed the BJP, which has supported the Governor's decision.

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