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PM Modi pays tribute : Sankaradeva says he tried to eradicate untouchability 500 years ago

Prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid rich tributes to Srimanta Sankaradeva – the 16th century saint-reformer of Assam – and said that he not only pioneered eradication of untouchability in India, five centuries ago but also took spiritualism to a new heights by painting it with the colours of ...

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Why the BJP is making such an issue of it : Malda flare-up

The BJP delegation, with three party MPs and several state leaders on their arrival in Malda district of West Bengal on Monday to visit violence-hit Kailachak police station. (Source: PTI Photo)

The BJP delegation, with three party MPs and several state leaders, visiting Kaliachawk in Malda district of West Bengal on Monday were bundled off by the Mamata Banerjee administration within a few hours of their arrival there. The team was confined to the railway station waiting room and not allowed ...

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Sonia meets allies, supporting parties on Sunday

Sonia meets allies, supporting parties on Sunday

Ahead of the formation of Congress-led coalition government, Sonia Gandhi will meet allies and supporting parties including the Left on Sunday to finalise Common Minimum Programme even as RJD, Lok Janshakti, PDP, JMM and TRS gave her their letters of support. The meeting, to be held on Sunday evening at ...

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