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Amid Privacy concerns, UIDAI announces virtual Aadhaar ID
TO KEEP ACTUAL NUMBER SAFE FROM PRYING EYES
10.01.18 - TEAM PT

Amid outcry over reported Aadhaar data breach, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has come up with a 2-layer safety net to limit the use of the 12-digit code. 
 
The UIDAI today said that it will create a Virtual ID and limit the Know Your ...
  


I was punished for speaking the truth: Kumar Vishwas attacks AAP
RAJYA SABHA SNUB
03.01.18 - TEAM PT

As the Aam Aadmi Party announced its nominees for elections to three Delhi Rajya Sabha seats that it will win, its senior leader Kumar Vishwas went public with his battle against party chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying he has been "punished for ...
  


'If not Vande Mataram, then will you salute Afzal Guru?' asks Vice President Venkaiah Naidu
08.12.17 - PT Bureau

Hinduism is our culture, our tradition, Ashok Singhal a finest proponent of Hinduism: VP
 
INDIA'S VICE PRESIDENT Venkaiah Naidu once again stoked the controversy over Vande Mataram and asked if those objecting to it actually wanted to salute Afzal Guru instead of their Mother India.

Naidu said ...
  


Now, Dyal Singh College Governing Body head tells DSGMC Gen Sec Manjinder Singh Sirsa to leave India, Sirsa calls him a “gunda”
NEW BOMBSHELL
20.11.17 - PT Delhi Bureau

NEW DELHI, November 20: In a highly problematic statement, Dyal Singh College Governing Body chairman Amitabh Sinha, who led the move to change the name of the college to Vande Mataram Mahavidyalaya, told Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee general secretary and Akali Dal leader Manjinder ...
  


Modi most popular Indian political leader, finds top American think tank
16.11.17 - PT Bureau

Pew Centre Survey finds people more satisfied with economy 

Coming just before Gujarat polls, Team Rahul Gandhi needs to reassess situation
 
Here is some real bad news for the Congress and Rahul Gandhi, and the timing could not have been worse as it comes days before Gujarat ...
  


Three Women of 1984
31.10.17 - S PAL

1984 - A Love Story. They burnt alive her husband, she watched silently. Should she have shouted?
 
There is a silly notion being floated for a few years now that Sikhs are demanding justice for the 1984 genocide. Indian TV and print media happily fuel such ...
  


Same hospital. Same deaths. Same headline. Don’t Read This.
ROZ, ROZ, SAME, SAME. NOW 69 IN 4. ANGRY?
12.10.17 - Awagyakrit Singh

You were angry at the death of children in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College Hospital. You might be even more angry at reading these old headlines. So, why would you want to read a fresh headline?

Aug 11, 2017 
30 Children Die During Last 48 Hours After Gorakhpur ...
  


Hours Before Inauguration by CM, Dam Crashes
DAMNED BY THE DAM
20.09.17 - Team PT

A PORTION OF a dam in Bhagalpur came crashing down on 19 September night, inundating areas of the township, only a few hours ahead of its inauguration by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
 
According to a thequint.com report, Kumar was scheduled to inaugurate the Ganga pump ...
  


Mr Home Minister, will you be visiting Farooq Ahmad Dar's house?
Or are you worried what will Arnab Goswami say?
12.09.17 - kanwar manjit singh

Five months after the ruling BJP defended, and some of its ministers and footsoldiers celebrated an Army officer who tied a man to a jeep as a human shield against stone pelters, India's Home Minister Rajnath Singh has now said  the controversy over Article 35-A ...
  


Nitish Kumar-led JD(U) to formally join NDA
Will get berths in Modi cabinet
19.08.17 - TEAM PT

The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday passed a resolution to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during the party’s national executive meeting chaired by leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Party general secretary K C Tyagi confirmed that JD(U) under Nitish will become part ...
  


India carried out Surgical Strike 14 km deep into Pak, brought back bodies, reveals Arun Shourie
SENSATIONAL DISCLOSURE
30.07.17 - PT Bureau

IN A SENSATIONAL DISCLOSURE, former Union Minister and now a strong critic of Narendra Modi government, Arun Shourie has said he had "personal knowledge” that Indian army conducted a surgical strike 14 kilometres inside Pakistan during Atal Bihari Vajpayee regime, killed 10-15 persons and brought ...
  


Nitish Kumar leader without a party, Congress a party without a leader – both should wed: Ramachandra Guha
MASTER CHRONICLER OF INDIAN POLITICS SPEAKS
13.07.17 - PT Political Bureau

India After Gandhi’s famed author has a view on Congress After Sonia, and it seems pretty interesting, unless you consider it too fanciful. He does, but calls it his personal fantasy.

"Nitish Kumar is a country-level leader without a party while Congress is a national party ...
  


Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit leader and Bihar Governor to be NDA Cadidate for President of India
19.06.17 - team pt

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has been made the National Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate, announced Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Monday at a press conference after the party's parliamentary body meet.

Shah further said that Kovind’s name was decided upon after consultations with Opposition ...
  


Ram Nath Kovind, a Dalit leader and Bihar Governor to be NDA Cadidate for President of India
19.06.17 - team pt

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind has been made the National Democratic Alliance's presidential candidate, announced Bharatiya Janata Party chief Amit Shah on Monday at a press conference after the party's parliamentary body meet.

Shah further said that Kovind’s name was decided upon after consultations with Opposition ...
  


Burhan Wani’s successor Sabzar Bhat gunned down by Army in Kashmir
27.05.17 - TEAM PT

Forces have shot down Sabzar Ahmad Bhat, a top Hizbul Mujahideen commander, in an encounter in Pulwama's Tral that has been going on since Friday.
 
Sabzar Ahmad Bhat is widely believed to have succeeded Burhan Wani, whose killing last year sparked months-long unrest and violence in ...
  


Indian woman who was 'forced' to marry returns; calls Pakistan 'maut ka kuan'
26.05.17 - TEAM PT

Uzma Ahmed, the Indian woman who was allegedly forced to marry a Pakistani man at gunpoint during her visit there, dubbed Pakistan a "maut ka kuan" (well of death) while narrating her ordeal on her return to the national capital.
 
She returned home via the Wagah ...
  


Triple Talaq Important, Will Hear It During Summer Vacation: Supreme Court
30.03.17 - team pt

A decision on the legality of triple talaq - the practice of Muslim men to divorce their wives by saying talaq thrice, is crucial and a five-judge Constitution Bench will sit during the summer vacation to examine the issue, the Supreme Court said today.
 
The Supreme ...
  


Rahul Gandhi leaves for US to be with ailing Sonia Gandhi
16.03.17 - TEAM PT

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will leave India on Thursday to be with his mother Sonia Gandhi who is undergoing medical treatment abroad, the party announced.
 
A statement released by senior Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said, "Congress President Smt Sonia Gandhi is travelling abroad for a ...
  


Allegations of EVM tampering 'wild and baseless': Election Commission
16.03.17 - TEAM PT

The Election Commission on Thursday reiterated that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were tamper proof and termed the allegations by some political parties as "baseless, speculative and wild".

"It is not for the first time that such allegations and suspicions have been raised. But none of those ...
  


Registration open for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra
17.02.17 - team pt

Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India would organize Kailash Manasarovar Yatra, a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash and Manasarovar Lake, this year from June to September. 26 batches are scheduled to go for this Yatra via Uttarakhand and Sikkim. Pilgrims interested in Yatra are advised ...
  



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