How to apply for passport: Now you don’t need these documents

passportThere have been several rules that have changed in order to make applying for a passport easier. In December 2016, the Ministry for External Affairs released the new passport rules. Since then some more changes have been affected.

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Maya Kodnani was in hospital at time of 2002 Gujarat riots: Witness

mayakodnaniMaya Kodnani a former BJP minister was in hospital at the time of the 2002 Naroda Gam riots, a defence witness told the trial court . Raiben Thakor, the witness, was questioned by Kodnani’s lawyers as well as the prosecution before the judge for the Special Investigation Team (SIT) cases, P B Desai.

Indian Lashkar operative’s meeting with Lakhvi under scanner

wpid-18-1418911836-zaki-ur-rehman-lakhvi.jpgThe meetings between Salim Khan and Lashkar-e-Tayiba’s commander in chief Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi are under the scanner of the Uttar Pradesh ATS. Khan was arrested in Mumbai last week and is being questioned for the activities he undertook for the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.

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No sweetheart deal in Telangana says Venkaiah Naidu on allegations against son

M Venkaiah Naidu at press conference

Venkaiah Naidu has denied allegations that his family members had indulged in irregularities. Naidu, the NDA’s vice-presidential candidate said that the issues raised by Congress leader, Jairam Ramesh had been responded to in the past.

Heavy rains batter Gujarat: 25,000 evacuated to safety

hevyrainsAt least 25,000 people have been evacuated to safety in various parts of Gujarat as heavy rains continued to lash in the state. Several districts in the north and central parts of Gujarat witnessed heavy rains.

7 Hurriyat leaders arrested for money laundering by NIA

arrestThe National Investigation Agency has arrested 7 Hurriyat leaders in connection with a money laundering case. The NIA has arrested Nayeem Khan, Bitta Karate, Altaf Fantosh among others. The NIA had expressed its inability to interrogate these persons as they were in preventive custody. The NIA had made a formal request to arrest these persons for questioning.

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Will hang officials upside down if they don’t clear files fast: MP CM Chouhan

MP CM  Shivraj Singh Chouhan at  MP Conference-2017Will hang you upside down if there are delays in clearing routine revenue matters, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said.

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Allow Tirupati temple to exchange Rs 8.29 crore old notes says plea in SC


tirupatiA plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking to allow the Sri Tirumala Tirupati Venkateshwara temple to exchange Rs 8.29 crore of demontised notes. The plea says that the notes donated by devotees in demonetised currency needs to be exchanged and hence a directive be issued to the government.

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GJM has hired Maoists for prolonged armed movement: WB police

gjmThe West Bengal police has said that the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) is preparing for a prolonged underground armed movement for a separate state and has hired Maoists from neighbouring countries as mercenaries to train its cadres.

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Does Farooq Abdullah know what US meddling did in Iraq, Afghanistan?

farooqabdullahDoes Farooq Abdullah have a clue as to what happened in Afghanistan and Syria. Look at what the meddling by the United States of America has done in those countries, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said.

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