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Rahul demands probe, resignation of Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s defence that his meeting with industrialist Vijay Mallya was a passing one does not hold water, the Congress said on Wednesday, demanding full disclosure from the Centre. Congress president Rahul Gandhi demanded an immediate investigation into the “extremely serious” allegations and resignation of Mr. Jaitley. “Given Vijay Mallya’s extremely serious allegations […]

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Iran arrests theatre duo over trailer

Two leading theatre figures in Iran have been arrested over a trailer for Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream featuring men and women dancing together, a government official said Monday. Prominent director Maryam Kazemi and venue manager Saeed Asadi were detained on Sunday on the orders of the judiciary, said Shahram Karami of the Ministry of […]

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Extend NRC to all States and seal border: Sonowal

Defending the National Register of Citizens exercise, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday recommended such an exercise in all States. “The unabated influx from Bangladesh cannot be seen as a standalone problem of Assam. Assam accounts for just a fraction of the total number of illegal immigrants in the country,” Mr. Sonowal said at […]