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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives in India; to hold talks with PM Modi on Monday

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived here on Sunday and will hold wide-ranging talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow on key bilateral and regional issues, including India's NSG membership bid and ways to strengthen cooperation in counter-terrorism and trade.

Crime Branch probe reveals massive transactions from Dhinakaran's bank accounts

In a fresh blow to ousted AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran the Delhi Crime Branch has recovered his five bank accounts from Chennai through which transactions of huge amount have been carried out.

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Naval commanders' conference to review security, way ahead

The Indian Navy chief and senior commanders will come together to discuss the navy`s activities of the last six months at a Naval Commanders` Conference here during May 2-5, said an official release.

Disqualify candidates named in chargesheets for bribing voters: EC to tell govt Disqualify candidates named in chargesheets for bribing voters: EC to tell govt

The Election Commission will soon ask the government to disqualify for up to 5 years candidates listed in chargesheets for bribing voters.

Jammu and Kashmir: Amit Shah inaugurates Nanaji Deshmukh Library

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President Amit Shah inaugurated Nanaji Deshmukh librarya library and e-library in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

Trade, terror to be focus of Narendra Modi-Recep Tayyip talks

Economic ties and cooperation in the fight against terrorism are expected to dominate the bilateral talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will have here on Monday.

 

Sitaram Yechury says no third term for him in Parliament

Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday confirmed that he would not seek third term in the Rajya Sabha, saying that he is following his party`s norms.

Triple talaq has no sanction in Shariat: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu Triple talaq has no sanction in Shariat: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asserted that triple talaq is not a religious issue as it has no sanction in Shariat.

No deals to be signed during Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka: Maithripala Sirisena No deals to be signed during Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka: Maithripala Sirisena

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would only attend the UN 'Vesak Day' celebrations and no bilateral agreements will be signed during his visit to Sri Lanka next week.

Abu Tahir, suspected Al Qaeda recruit from Kerala, killed in Syria in attack by US Abu Tahir, suspected Al Qaeda recruit from Kerala, killed in Syria in attack by US

A resident of Kerala's Palghat, who was suspected to have joined Al Qaeda, was killed in Syria in an attack by the U.S.

Opposition's candidate for Presidential polls will unite parties against BJP, says Sharad Yadav Opposition's candidate for Presidential polls will unite parties against BJP, says Sharad Yadav

A united Opposition candidate for the presidential elections will be the beginning of unity among the non-BJP parties to take on the BJP, senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav, seen as one of the probable Opposition choices, said today.

Niti Aayog for simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls from 2024 as PM Modi, President Mukherjee pitch for it Niti Aayog for simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls from 2024 as PM Modi, President Mukherjee pitch for it

The Niti Aayog has suggested a synchronised two-phase Lok Sabha and assembly polls from 2024 so as to ensure minimum 'campaign-mode' disruption to governance.

How PM Narendra Modi's space diplomacy put India into new orbit How PM Narendra Modi's space diplomacy put India into new orbit

India embarks on space diplomacy like never before.

Subramanian Swamy takes a dig at Robert Vadra over his remark on Dhingra report - Here's what BJP MP said Subramanian Swamy takes a dig at Robert Vadra over his remark on Dhingra report - Here's what BJP MP said

Taking a dig at Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's remark on Dhingra commission report, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said the truth would prevail even if the former didn't want it to.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan to arrive in New Delhi Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan to arrive in New Delhi

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine Erdogan will arrive in New Delhi on Sunday on a two-day visit to India.

London-Delhi British Airways flight diverted as cabin air pressure drops London-Delhi British Airways flight diverted as cabin air pressure drops

A British Airways flight from London to Delhi on Saturday returned to the Heathrow airport after air pressure inside the cabin dropped midair.

 

Third Keralite IS activist killed in Afghanistan

According to information received here, Yahya alias Bastian, who was in his late 20s, is reported to have been killed in Afghanistan, said the Kerala Police`s intelligence wing.

PM Modi to address nation through 31st Mann Ki Baat on Sunday

This will be the 31st episode of the monthly radio programme.

Clerics welcome PM Modi's triple talaq assertion, request court to not interfere

"I request the court to not interfere in this matter and allow the Muslim communithy to resolve this issue by themselves," Mukarram told ANI.

Save your daughters from triple talaq, do not politicise issue: PM Modi urges Muslim community Save your daughters from triple talaq, do not politicise issue: PM Modi urges Muslim community

"I urge the people of Muslim community to not politicise the issue of triple talaq," PM Modi said at a function to mark the 884th birth anniversary of the 12th-century Kannada poet Basaveshwara.

VP Hamid Ansari rues countries using legal technicalities to avoid terror fight VP Hamid Ansari rues countries using legal technicalities to avoid terror fight

Dubbing terrorism as a pandemic, Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday lamented that some countries take the cover of "legal technicalities" to try to avoid the fight against the menace.

Election Commission of India to soon call all party meeting on EVM issue Election Commission of India to soon call all party meeting on EVM issue

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will soon call a meeting of all political parties to assure them that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were tampering-proof and secured, Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said on Saturday.