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Photo by Ashok Dutta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images
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Was Yogi behind Modi's 'kabristan' statement?

Critics had accused the BJP of having employed polarising tactics—a charge that will gain fresh traction following Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath's disclosure on Sunday of his trip to Delhi in the middle of the Assembly elections, and Modi's 'kabristan' statement that followed soon after. A report by The Telegraph.


Indo-US civil nuclear pact likely to miss June deadline

More than two years after India and the US announced that the civil nuclear deal was “done,” its actual operationalisation is in doubt over a number of developments including bankruptcy of reactor maker Westinghouse, says The Hindu.


Wanted to attack UP dargah, Imambara and cleric before Ujjain blast, accused tells NIA

One of the three men arrested from Madhya Pradesh for carrying out an explosion on board the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train on March 7 has told the National Investigation Agency (NIA) that the group had earlier planned to attack targets in Uttar Pradesh including a dargah in Barabanki, the Bara Imambara in Lucknow and a leading Shia cleric. A report in The Indian Express.


Kansas shooting: Indian-Americans raise $100,000 for ‘True American Hero’

Ian Grillot, a 24-year-old American, who took a bullet for an Indian, has been honoured as ‘A True American Hero’ by the Indian-American community in Houston which raised $100,000 to help him buy a house in his hometown Kansas. A PTI report in Mint.


Behind SC no: Centre won’t give in writing reason for security veto

The reason why the Supreme Court collegium rejected the Centre having a veto in the proposed Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) is because the government said if it rejects a candidate on grounds of national security, it will not give in writing the evidence that forms the basis of its decision, reports The Indian Express.

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