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Rahul's humiliated Hindus: BJP

The BJP on Tuesday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his remark that he does not believe in any variety of Hindutva, saying it was "humiliation" of the majority community and disrespectful" to Hindu philosophy. The party dared the Congress leader to use such words against any other religion, asking him to clear his stand as to why he does not have faith in Hindutva.

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Tight security, extra vigil for I-Day celebrations in Bengaluru

Security has been stepped and vigil heightened in Bengaluru in view of celebration of the country's 72nd Independence Day, police said on Tuesday. "About 1,800 policemen have been deployed at the Manekshaw parade ground here for security of the public and VIPs participating in the I-Day celebrations on Wednesday," city Police Commissioner T. Sunil Kumar told reporters here.

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Big news for Indian Army

The Supreme Court will hear on August 20 a plea by a group of serving Army officers against the dilution of AFSPA that gives immunity to military personnel from prosecution for actions in disturbed and insurgency-hit areas. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra agreed to hear the plea after advocate Aishwarya Bhati sought an early hearing.

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Cong challenges Modi on 'one nation one poll'

he Congress on Tuesday said the Lok Sabha should be dissolved and Assembly elections advanced in some other states if simultaneous polls are to be held. "Simultaneous elections are not possible without amendment in the Constitution. There is only one way to have the elections together and that is Modiji should dissolve Lok Sabha to advance general elections. We would welcome it," senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said.

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128 malaria, 64 dengue cases in Delhi this season

At least 40 cases of malaria have been reported in the first 11 days of August in Delhi, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the city this season to 128, according to the latest municipal report. Two cases of malaria were reported in February, one each in April and March, 17 in May, 25 in June, 42 in July and 40 till August 11, according to the report released on Monday by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which tabulates data on vector-borne diseases for the city.

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Top 10 heroes of Indian Independence

India will celebrate its 72nd Independence Day on August 15 tomorrow but this Independence never came in an easy way, many of our freedom fighters dreamt of an Independent India, freedom for them was greater than anything compared to life, including family, relations and emotions. These heroes contributed their lives for their Indian Independence. So lets pay tribute to 10 strongest freedom fighters of India India will celebrate its 72nd Independence Day on August 15 tomorrow but this Independence never came in an easy way, many of our freedom fighters dreamt of an Independent India, freedom for them was greater than anything compared to life, including family, relations and emotions. These heroes contributed their lives for their Indian Independence. So let's pay tribute to 10 strongest freedom fighters of India.

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Jai ho..Brave Navy women get gallantry award on Independence Day

The six Indian Navy women officers who circumnavigated the globe earlier this year were on Tuesday awarded Nao Sena medals - a gallantry award for courage and devotion to duty in the naval force. Lieutenant Commanders Vartika Joshi, who led the team, and Prathibha Jamwal, and Lieutenants Swathi Patarpalli, Aishwarya Boddapati, Vijaya Devi and Payal Gupta spent over eight months at sea, sailing around the world in six legs on the Indian Naval Sailing Vehicle (INSV) Tarini.

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Rs 500000 FREE for 500000000 people..PM Modi's Independence Day gift

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to announce the launch of the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS) on a pilot basis in some states tomorrow on the occasion of Independence Day, with the full-scale roll-out of his pet project expected in September end, sources said. The ambitious Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) aims to provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting more than 10 crore poor families. The scheme will target poor, deprived rural families and identified occupational category of urban workers’ families, 8.03 crore in rural and 2.33 crore in urban areas, as per the latest SECC data, and will cover around 50 crore people.

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Rafale VIDEO war.. Cong, BJP make women fight

The war of words between the Congress and the BJP over the Rafale deal does not seem to be ending. They have now entered a video war. The Congress released on Tuesday a video explaining the deal, countering the explanation offered by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday.

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Shaurya Chakra for Martyr Rifleman Aurangzeb who killed terrorists and Major Aditya who took stone pelters to task

Major Aditya Kumar, who was embroiled in a controversy after his unit fired on a stone-pelting mob in South Kashmir's Shopian in January leading to death of three persons, is among 20 armed forces personnel who will be honoured with Shaurya Chakra. Rifleman Aurangzeb, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir and was brutally killed by terrorists in Pulwama in June when he was on his way home for Eid, will also be conferred the gallantry award. The official list of gallantry award winners was released by the defence ministry on the eve of the Independence Day. Major Aditya Kumar, who was embroiled in a controversy after his unit fired on a stone-pelting mob in South Kashmir's Shopian in January leading to death of three persons, is among 20 armed forces personnel who will be honoured with Shaurya Chakra. Rifleman Aurangzeb, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir and was brutally killed by terrorists in Pulwama in June when he was on his way home for Eid, will also be conferred the gallantry award. The official list of gallantry award winners was released by the defence ministry on the eve of the Independence Day.

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