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This is how social media reacted to Major Leetul Gogoi awarded 'Commendation Card' by Army Chief

Major Leetul Gogoi had tied a man to a jeep in Kashmir purportedly as a shield against stone-pelters.

Rajya Sabha polls in Goa, Gujarat, Bengal rescheduled

Rajya Sabha elections in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal have been postponed by the Election Commission.

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Not aware of any possible meeting between Rajnikanth and PM Narendra Modi: Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said he was not aware of any possible meeting between actor Rajnikanth and PM Modi.

Indian man arrested in Pakistan for not carrying travel documents: Report

An Indian national was on Sunday arrested in Pakistan for not carrying travel documents.

NSG likely to meet next month; slim chance of India's entry, China continues to oppose NSG likely to meet next month; slim chance of India's entry, China continues to oppose

The next plenary session of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) is likely to be held in Swiss capital Bern next month.

Sonia Gandhi launches signature campaign for 33 percent reservation for women Sonia Gandhi launches signature campaign for 33 percent reservation for women

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday launched a signature campaign for 33 percent of seats in Assembly and Parliamentary elections for women.

Pakistan trying to destabilise India, govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue: Rajnath Singh Pakistan trying to destabilise India, govt will find permanent solution to Kashmir issue: Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that the NDA government would find a permanent solution to the Kashmir issue.

Indian Navy traces missing Maldivian landing craft

The Indian Navy has traced a Maldivian landing craft with six crew members, three days after it went missing while travelling between two islands in the Maldives.

BJP yet to decide on Presidential candidate, says Amit Shah BJP yet to decide on Presidential candidate, says Amit Shah

The BJP is yet to take a decision on its candidate for the upcoming Presidential polls.

'We don't support state funding of polls' - Election Commission tells Parliament panel 'We don't support state funding of polls' - Election Commission tells Parliament panel

The Election Commission has told a parliamentary committee that it does not support state funding of elections but instead seeks "radical" reforms in the way funds are spent by political parties.

Sonia, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 26th death anniversary Sonia, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on 26th death anniversary

Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 26th death anniversary.

Capable of being more than 'security guards': Ex-Servicemen Federation Capable of being more than 'security guards': Ex-Servicemen Federation

With an objective to serve the nation even after their retirement from the defence, the federation of ex - serviceman association in Tamil Nadu has come up with a campaign to highlight their skills and talents.

Kapil Mishra drops another 'expose bomb', says scam accused funded Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh's Russia trip Kapil Mishra drops another 'expose bomb', says scam accused funded Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh's Russia trip

There seems to be no end in sight to Arvind Kejriwal-Kapil Mishra tussle. 

Kulbhushan Jadhav might be dead, fear defence experts after Aziz's assertion Kulbhushan Jadhav might be dead, fear defence experts after Aziz's assertion

"It gives rise to a couple of fears. Kulbhushan has already bumped off or he has been reduced to a very vegetative state and is not presentable,” ANI quoted defence expert P.K. Sehgal as saying. 

Dalai Lama may pick his successor 'soon': Sangay

The current Dalai Lama, while still very active, recently turned 81 but is yet to make a decision about his successor.

Online voting not feasible: CEC Nasim Zaidi Online voting not feasible: CEC Nasim Zaidi

Online voting is not feasible keeping in mind the security systems required to maintain its integrity.

Government is bound to ensure fair competition: CJI J S Khehar Government is bound to ensure fair competition: CJI J S Khehar

The government is bound to ensure fundamental principle of fair competition is followed and its benefits are extended to all.

Better Indo-China ties have reduced tension on border: Rajnath Singh Better Indo-China ties have reduced tension on border: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the relationship between the two neighbours was good, which has led to the reduction of `friction` between them.

Congress defends decision to hire Pakistani-origin Khawar Qureshi in Dabhol case in 2004 Congress defends decision to hire Pakistani-origin Khawar Qureshi in Dabhol case in 2004

The Congress on Saturday came to defend the party's decision of replacing former solicitor general of India Harish Salve with Pakistani counsel Khawar Qureshi in the 2004 Dabhol Power Corporation matter and said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is promoting a lie along a TV channel. 

Did Chautala pass class XII exam? Documents beg to differ

However, the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) has clarified that Chautala had appeared for class X and not class XII exams and neither of the results have been declared.

Rajnath Singh says better Indo-China ties have reduced tension on border Rajnath Singh says better Indo-China ties have reduced tension on border

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, chaired a meeting with the chief ministers of five states on the issue of the India-China Border in Gangtok, said the relationship between the two neighbours are goog, which has led to the reduction of friction on the borders. 

Modi congratulates Rouhani on re-election as Iran President

"Heartiest congratulations to my friend, President @HassanRouhani on his re-election," Modi tweeted in English and Persian languages.