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  • More than 4 crores people to participate in Human Chain in Bihar tomorrow
  • Punjab selected for national award for immense use IT during polls
  • Nine die in plastic factory fire in Bawana Delhi
  • East Bengal get ready to host arch-rivals Mohun Bagan in return I-League Kolkata derby
  • Joint action plan for coastal area security: Collector
  • Philippine troops fight first clash with militants since Marawi battle, six wounded
  • Illegal construction in Shimla: JAC to convene meeting to chalk out strategy for remedial
  • Six sentenced to death for murder
  • Team 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' visits Kolkata
  • Rajnath’s appeal raises donation of nearly Rs 13 cr for martyrs’ fund in one day
  • Office of profit case: AAP MLAs will approach Prez, says Sisodia
  • Haryana govt to urge Centre for early execution of SC order on SYL: Khattar
  • President to visit Gujarat on January 21 and 22
  • Dr Ashish Paturkar new Vice-Chancellor of MAFSU
  • CBI conducts searches at 47 places in loan fraud cases of PNB
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Cong expels Barkha Singh for anti-party activities

Cong expels Barkha Singh for anti-party activities

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) Cracking the whip on senior leader Barkha Singh, a day after her resignation from the party's women's wing and her attack on party Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken, the party today expelled her from the party for six years. A statement from the Delhi Congress said the party has decided to expel Barkha Shukla Singh from the party for six years 'for undertaking anti-party activities just before the MCD elections'. 'Disciplinary Committee of the DPCC, in its meeting dated April 21, has unanimously decided to expel Ms Barkha Singh for period of six years from the party for undertaking anti-party activities, just before the MCD elections. A resolution to this effect has been passed,' a statement by the Delhi Congress said. The four-member Disciplinary Committee, comprising of former Delhi Minister Narender Nath, Abha Chaudhary (former President Delhi Mahila Congress), Mahmood Zia and Congress leader Surender Kumar. Ms Singh had yesterday quit as chief of the women's wing of the Delhi Congress. 'Congress party under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi and Ajay Maken have only used the issue of empowerment of women and women security to gather votes. The issue means nothing to them." Ms Singh said. "In the current organisation, where I myself am unsafe, how will I empower women in that organisation? That is why I hereby resign from the post of President of Delhi Mahila Congress,'she said. Ms Singh is the second senior Delhi Congress leader to quit the party, ahead of MCD polls. Earlier, former Delhi Congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely had quit the Congress and joined the BJP. UNI AR SV RJ 1058

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Rajnath’s appeal raises donation of nearly Rs 13 cr for martyrs’ fund in one day

Rajnath’s appeal raises donation of nearly Rs 13 cr for martyrs’ fund in one day

20 Jan 2018 | 9:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) On the appeal of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to donate generously in “Bharat Ke Veer” fund, which has been created to assist the families of martyrs of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), a huge donation of around Rs 13 crore was deposited in one day.

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Office of profit case: AAP MLAs will approach  Prez, says Sisodia

Office of profit case: AAP MLAs will approach Prez, says Sisodia

20 Jan 2018 | 9:53 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) Charging the Election Commission (EC) of bias in the 'office of profit' case pertaining to 20 AAP MLAs, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said the legislators will approach to President Ram Nath Kovind on the matter.

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President to visit Gujarat on January 21 and 22

President to visit Gujarat on January 21 and 22

20 Jan 2018 | 9:48 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Gujarat on January 21 and 22, a Rashtrapati Bhawan spokesperson said on Saturday.

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CBI conducts searches at 47 places in loan fraud cases of PNB

CBI conducts searches at 47 places in loan fraud cases of PNB

20 Jan 2018 | 9:39 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has conducted searches at 47 places in connection with 22 loan fraud cases of Punjab National Bank (PNB) branches of MP.

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Nine die in plastic factory fire in Bawana Delhi

Nine die in plastic factory fire in Bawana Delhi

20 Jan 2018 | 9:29 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (UNI) At least nine people died after they fell prey to the fire that engulfed a plastic factory in the Bawana industrial area here on Saturday evening.

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