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Shramdaan At Second Innings On Gandhi Jayanti

New Delhi: In a cleanliness drive initiated by ONGC & hosted by Sundeep Chadha, Pooja Chadha and Smriti Gupta founders of SWAWLAMBAN, at The Second Innings – old age home, the city experienced the need and importance of a clean environment.

The Shramdaan, under the banner Swachhta Hi Sewa, was organised on 2nd October 2018, the 150th birth anniversary of Father of our Nation – Mahatama Gandhi.

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Army Chief Visits Russia To Enhance Military Cooperation Between Two Sides

New Delhi: Amit lots of controversy over Rafale, Army chief General Bipin Rawat kicked off his six-day official visit to Russia with an aim to enhance military cooperation between the two sides.

The visit comes against the backdrop of New Delhi exploring ways to bypass US sanctions against Moscow so as to sustain defence trade with India’s top arms supplier. Rawat’s tour coincides with the annual India-Russia summit, which is scheduled to be held in New Delhi from October 4 to 5.

“The visit is yet another milestone in giving impetus to the strategic partnership between India and Russia and taking forward the military-to-military cooperation to the next level,” an army spokesperson said.

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SP Wants Seats From Congress In Rajasthan, MP And Chhattisgarh For Assembly

New Delhi: The Samajwadi Party (SP) is looking to expand its base beyond Uttar Pradesh. So it wants alliance not only in Uttar Pradesh but a few other state by imposing conditions on the Congress for a crucial Opposition alliance in Uttar Pradesh ahead of next year’s Lok Sabha elections. Senior leaders from both sides are in touch to hammer out differences.

On Sunday, senior SP leaders indicated that the party’s rank and file wants seats from the Congress in the assembly poll-bound states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in exchange for a pact in UP, where the party already has an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). “After fighting against each other in these states, an alliance only for UP would look absurd,” SP general secretary Kiranmay Nanda said.

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Congress Accuses BJP of Divide And Rule Policy And Supporting Looted Resources Being Moved Abroad

New Delhi: The Congress has equated the BJP with the Britishers, alleging both of them followed the ‘divide and rule policy’ and supported loot of India’s resources to be moved abroad. The Opposition party alleged that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Pakistan are on the “same page in propagating hatred, violence and division among people”.

Congress’s stinging attack follow repeated jibes from the ruling party that the opposition party and Pakistan both wanted to oust Prime Minister Narendra Modi from power.

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Kerala BJP Wants Ordinance To Restore Pre-judgment Position At Sabrimala Temple

New Delhi: Kerala BJP asked the government to bring an ordinance to restore the pre-judgment situation on lines of what Tamil Nadu did with ‘Jallikattu.’as chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan directed the Travancore Devasom Board (TDB) to take necessary steps to implement the Supreme Court verdict opening Sabarimala temple for women of all ages.

The BJP and the broader Sangh Parivar affiliates have called for a meeting on October 8 at Kochi to chalk out a strategy and are planning to move a review petition in the Supreme Court. Though the BJP has not taken a firm stand on the verdict, state leaders said they will inform the central leadership about the “pent-up anger” in the state over it.