As Kerala govt sleeps, NIA unearths another IS plot to kill Hindu leaders

Kerala has been witnessing several incidents in which Hindu leaders have been targeted. Several members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party have been killed in political violence.

In this backdrop, the National Investigation Agency has learnt that a module inspired by the Islamic State had planned on wreck havoc and kill Hindu leaders in Kerala.

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Exodus continues for Congress: Another senior leader joins BJP in Karnataka

There seems to be no respite for the Congress. A week after S M Krishna, the seniormost leader of the Congress joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, another has followed his footsteps.

This time, it is former Member of Parliament M Shivanna has decided to join the saffron party. He has indicated his decision to quit the Congress.

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Pak illegally occupying Gilgit-Baltistan says UK parliament

In a major setback for Pakistan, the British parliament condemned Islamabad’s announcement declaring Gilgit-Baltistan as its fifth frontier. A resolution was passed stating that the region is a legal and constitutional part of Jammu and Kashmir which has been illegally occupied by Pakistan since 1947.

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Crackdown on slaughterhouses: Meat sellers in UP on indefinite strike from today

Meat sellers in Uttar Pradesh will go on an indefinite strike from Monday against the crackdown on illegal and mechanised slaughterhouses.

“We have decided to intensify our strike from Monday. All shops will remain closed. Fish sellers too have joined us and are extending support to us,” Lucknow Bakra Gosht Vypar Mandal office bearer Mubeen Qureshi said.

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How a 16-year-old-girl inspired Modi’s Mann ki Baat

Moved by an appeal by a 16-year-old from Dehradun, Prime Minister Narendra Modi included the girl’s audio clip in the 30th edition of Mann ki Baat.

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When Modi quoted the epic ‘Jatayu’ from Ramayana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi quoted Jatayu, the epic character from Ramayana, while addressing a gathering in New Delhi on Sunday. He referred to the vulture who laid down its life while fighting terror.

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When Adityanath Yogi quoted the Spiderman ‘mantra’

With great powers comes great responsibility. This Spiderman mantra seems to the norm in Uttar Pradesh after Adityanath Yogi took over as chief minister of the state.

During his first visit to his constituency in Gorakhpur after becoming the CM of UP, Yogi urged all Bharatiya Janata Party office bearers and public representatives not to undertake contractual work.

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Two killed, 10 injured in communal violence in Gujarat

Patan, March 26: Two persons were killed and 10 others injured in a communal clash in Gujarat.

The incident occurred in Patan district after a mob ransacked and set ablaze 50 houses.

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Adityanath arrives at Gorakhpur amidst chants of Yogi, Yogi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrived at his home town of Gorakhpur amidst chants of Yogi, Yogi on Saturday. A huge crowd had gathered to receive Adityanath who took over as CM of Uttar Pradesh exactly a week back.

The town painted a saffron look as the CM along with his motorcade made its landing in Gorakhpur. People were heard chanting Yogi, Yogi, and Yogi Adityanath Zindabad (long live Yogi).

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Will Amitabh Bachchan be BJP’s consensual candidate for President of India?

With just three months to go before the electoral college choses the next President of India, there are at least four names in circulation. The name that is doing the rounds the most is that of BJP patriarch L K Advani.

However, the saffron party, which is in a relatively good position to chose its candidate after the big Uttar Pradesh win may just spring a surprise.

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