Doordarshan to re-telecast ‘Ramayan’ starting tomorrow

ramayan-1New Delhi, Mar 27: The government has decided to re-telecast the serial Ramayan from tomorrow onwards. Doordarshan would telecast the epic serial starting Saturday said Union Minister, Prakash Javadekar.

He said that one episode would be telecast in the morning from 9 am to 10 am. A second episode would be telecast between 9 pm and 10 pm, the minister also said.

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It has now dawned upon these lady ISIS operatives from Kerala that they are victims of Love Jihad

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New Delhi, Mar 18: Before being taken to Afghanistan from Kerala to join the Islamic State, several girls were converted to Islam.

While many cried foul and called these cases of Love Jihad, there were a good number of people who said otherwise.

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Madhya Pradesh: Governor well within his right to order floor test

lalji-tondonNew Delhi, Mar 17: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister has refused to take a floor test claiming that he has a majority. The Governor has directed that a floor test be taken on two occasions, but the same has not been adhered to.

Experts that OneIndia spoke with say that the Governor is well within his right to order a floor test. If the Governor has the required material and believes that a government is in minatory, then a floor test can be ordered.

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In Congress’ choice of RS candidates, the veterans yet again overpower the juniors

congressNew Delhi, Mar 13: The Congress released its list of candidates for the Rajya Sabha and there were some glaring omissions.

Among a major power tussle between the seniors and juniors, it appears as though the veterans in the party ultimately had their way. The list according to sources was prepared by Ashok Gehlot, Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Digvijaya Singh.

Why was Farooq Abdullah released, social media ban in Jammu and Kashmir lifted?

farooq-abdulla-mnThe decision to release Farooq Abdullah and to lift social media ban in Jammu and Kashmir displays that the administration is confident that peace and order will be maintained

Bengaluru: The lifting of curbs on social media in Jammu and Kashmir and the release of Farooq Abdullah are two major decisions that have been taken. It only goes on to show that the administration has become more confident that peace and order will be maintained in the Valley, post the abrogation of Article 370.

Both decisions were taken after a thorough review by the security agencies who have been keeping a watch in the Valley. However, the decision to lift the ban on social media was a bolder one when compared to the release of Abdullah.

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Scindia quits: When the whisper campaign got the better of the whisper

jyoti-1New Delhi, Mar 11: A few months back, one would not have expected that Jyotiraditya Scindia would quit the Congress. After all it was assumed that he was very close to Rahul Gandhi.

He was also put in charge of Uttar Pradesh along with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. One would have seen several times on television, him whispering to Rahul Gandhi in Parliament. He would be telling Rahul about what to say during a debate.

Down in the dumps, but Congress still ready to dare BJP in MP

kamal-nathNew Delhi, Mar 11: Despite facing a massive rebellion, the Congress in Madhya Pradesh says it is ready to fight on. The Congress says that it is ready to face the floor test and challenge the BJP.

While there have been contradictory claims about the number of MLAs who attended a meeting chaired by MP Chief Minister, Kamal Nath, reports say only 94 legislators attended.

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Cracking Pulwama: How a mobile phone led to crucial breakthroughs

pulwama-attack-1aNew Delhi, Mar 09: The National Investigation Agency had a painstaking job ahead when it took over the probe into the Pulwama attack. The NIA hit a dead end almost immediately after taking over the probe, but over the past couple of months the agency made crucial breakthroughs.

The key to these breakthroughs was the mobile phone of a dead suspect. Thanks to this the NIA was able to get crucial numbers, which finally led it up to the suspects. The phone also had several images, which depicted the planning ahead of the attack. The phone belonged to Mohammad Umar Farooq, who was one of the key planners.

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Grit of Shaheen Bagh dadis directly linked to funding from Pakistan

shaheen-bagh-dadis-mnThe chatter that has been picked up suggests that a handler in Pakistan is cursing one of the organisers in India about the lack of crowds. According to former Research and Analysis Wing officer, Amar Bhushan, one cannot negotiate with a mob. Bhushan told MyNation that no amount of coaxing is going to work as these are a highly radicalised bunch of people.

Bengaluru: There was always a suspicion, but now there is a confirmation with respect to the Pakistan link to the ongoing protests in India against the newly amended citizenship law.

The Intelligence agencies have pieced together evidence of the Pakistan link to the protests based on the chatter that has been picked up. There has been plenty of chatter for the past couple of months and these have been very specific to the protests.

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NIA court convicts three from Bengal in fake currency case

fakecurrency-niaNew Delhi, Mar 07: A Special court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted three persons in connection with a fake currency case. The three to be convicted are Amerul, Asim Kumar Saha and Alam Sheikh. All three are residents of West Bengal.

In 2015, the West Bengal police along with the Border Security Force had seized fake currency to the tune of Rs 9 lakh. 800 grams of opium too were seized from the accused persons.

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