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Shiv Sena seeks explanation from MP who assaulted AI staffer; leaders want action against him
Times of India MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Shiv Sena on Thursday sought explanation from its Lok Sabha MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who allegedly hit an AirIndia staffer at IGI airport in Delhi with a slipper, and remained defiant over the incident. "The party has sought an ... ---

In Health Warning Showdown, Tobacco Industry Turns To Supreme Court
The tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the Supreme Court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against ciga...

LIVE! Day after London attack, armed man tries to drive into crowd in Belgium
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Oppn should trust EVMs: Ravi Shankar Prasad
[India], Mar. 23 (ANI): Slamming the Congress Party for walking out from the Rajya Sabha, Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) don't make or break fortunes, but voters do and opposition should trust the judiciary."EVMs don't make or break fortune but voters do- This is what we walk on and that's why the people are with us," Prasad told ANI.Further on replying to a debate in the Rajya Sabha over electoral reforms Prasad stated that when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lost elections in Bihar and Delhi, the EVMs were fine then why not now."When we (BJP) lost elections in Bihar, and Delhi, the EVMs were fine. But now that we have won in Uttar Pradesh, the EVMs are faulty. What kind of standard is this? If we were powerful enough to effect changes in EVMs, we could have done this in Bihar, and certainly in Delhi, to win assembly elections," said Prasad. (ANI)

Turf war between Delhi government, L-G continues, Kejriwal to meet President today
Kejriwal has also directed all its officials to apprise him or Minister concerned about any oral or written direction from the L-G or his office before following them.

ISIS claims terror attack near UK Parliament; 8 arrested in raids
The ISIS on its propaganda news agency 'Amaq' claimed responsibility, saying a "Soldier of the Caliphate" carried out the attack on the British Parliament. "The operation was carried out in response to calls to target coalition countries," it said in a statement.

Pledge revoking gains momentum; 107 of BSE 500 companies reduce holdings
Business Standard Rally in the equities and gradual improvement in the stressed sectors of the economy like power and infrastructure has led to a sharp decline in the shares pledged by companies. In the BSE 500 universe, 107 companies have reduced their pledged holding...

State moves to offerDST in two districts
TB surveillance has been launched in Idukki and Wayanad

Rahul Gandhi`s hit-and-run job won`t help, Congress undermined competence: SM Krishna
“Congress needs to be rebuilt from the ground to the top, but I see no seriousness in the leadership,” Krishna said without taking Rahul’s name.

BJP leaders question Modi for calling Rahul 'shahzada'
Disgruntled BharatiyaJanata Party BJP leaders of Bihars silk city Bhagalpur have petitioned Prime Minister NarendraModi questioning his morale for calling Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi shahzadeshyan urdu word used to address scion of an imperial estatewhen his own party was promoting the shahzadeculture in Bihar

Rajya Sabha approves Appropriation Bills
Rajya Sabha approves Appropriation BillsNew Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Thursday approved and subsequently returned the Appropriation Bill, 2017 and the Appropriation (No 2) Bill, 2017 to authorise payment and appropriation of certain sums out of the Consolidated fund of India for the services of the financial year 2017-18. The Bills were moved for consideration and returning by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.