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Says, frequent changes needed to ease out peoples' woes and root out corruption, Slams Oppn for protecting corrupts, Hails People's co-op for demonetisation
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Dismissing criticism of frequent changes in rules post demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today alleged that those who cannot endorse corruption and black money openly are relentlessly finding fault with his government and vowed to take forward the fight by implementing a strong law against benami properties.

NEW DELHI

With an eye on cashless economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled two schemes -- Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi Dhan Vyapaar Yojana -- for customers and traders alike to promote mobile banking and e-payments.

Kolkata

The city today celebrated Christmas by holding midnight masses and carols that continued through the day and evening with people from all walks of life and faiths thronging churches, parks, zoo and other places of recreation.

Mathura

Former deputy chief of Army Staff Lt Gen (retired) Raj Kadyan today said it is the prerogative of the central government to appoint an Army Chief. "There is no doubt on the competence of other officers, who were in the race for the post.

Kolkata

In a bid to put up a united opposition against the BJP government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to go to New Delhi tomorrow to attend a meeting of Opposition parties on December 27.

Aurangabad

Misconceptions regarding Muslim Personal Laws need to be removed both among  the Muslims as well as non-Muslims in the country, said secretary of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), Khaled Saifullah Rehmani.

Sabarimala (Ker)

At least 20 Sabarimala pilgrims were injured in a "minor stampede" at the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa this evening, which witnessed a heavy rush of devotees.The injured have been admitted to Sannidhanam hospital, Pathnamthitta Collector R Girija said.

NEW DELHI
With Rahul Gandhi targeting the Prime Minister over 'Sahara diaries' bribery issue, a controversy erupted after Congress put out a list linked to it on Twitter in which a reference to its leader Sheila Dikshit also allegedly figured, prompting her to junk the docume
NEW DELHI
Family politics continues to dominate the candidate selection process of Congress for Punjab polls with seats going to dynasties and ageing leaders pushing for nominations either for themselves or  their wards.
NEW DELHI
The national capital remained enveloped in layer of shallow fog until afternoon, causing delay in services of 80 trains and rescheduling of 20 others.
Mumbai

In a spine-chilling act, a three- and-a-half-year old girl was kidnapped for a ransom of Rs one crore and later murdered allegedly by two 16-year-old boys, police said. The boys, both studying in a college in Sion, were apprehended early today.

NEW DELHI
Noting that functioning of industrial units in residential areas is harmful, the National  Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to take action against all such units operating without consent.
Mumbai

Congress MP Ashok Chavan has approached the Bombay High Court challenging a decision of Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao granting sanction to CBI to prosecute him in the Adarsh housing society scam.

NEW DELHI
The Delhi High Court has asked Saregama India Ltd, accused by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd of infringing its copyright, to deposit Rs 20 lakh for playing and allowing users to download songs of 29 movies from its websites for the time being.
NEW DELHI

Union minister Rajiv Pratap Rudy today said street food vendors across the country needed to be trained to undertake cashless transactions, as he interacted with them at the end of a national street food festival here.

Srinagar/Jammu

There is an undampened Christmas spirit in Jammu and Kashmir despite freezing cold as the birth of Jesus Christ is being celebrated with religious fervor at various churches in Jammu, though it remains a subdued affair in Srinagar due to the situation in the Valley.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended condolences to Russia over the death of its soldiers in an air crash, saying India joins in mourning the tragic loss of lives."India joins Russia in mourning the tragic loss of lives of Russian servicemen in the air crash to

Jammu

While lakhs of people who left West Pakistan and settled across India enjoy all the citizenship rights, their compatriots who chose Jammu and Kashmir as their home have little rights seven decades on.

NEW DELHI
Giving a major boost to the operational capabilities of border guarding force SSB--tasked to secure the country's frontiers with Nepal and Bhutan -- the government has sanctioned over 9,000 assault rifles, 34 armoured vehicles and more than 760 patrolling bikes to i
NEW DELHI

The main accused in the rape of a 15-year-old girl, whose mother was shot at by unidentified assailants in southeast Delhi's Jamia Nagar, has been arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor, police said today.

Bhadohi (UP)

Six persons were today killed in separate fog-related mishaps in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Panaji

AAP chief ministerial candidate for Goa, Elvis Gomes has attacked Manohar Parrikar saying the Defence Minister has "severely curbed" the operational freedom of Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar.

Panaji

With the peel of the midnight bells, churches across Goa celebrated the birth of Lord Jesus heralding the Christmas season which will culminate with New Year festivities.

Panaji

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar today said benefits of the Government-backed schemes have touched every household in the State, which he claimed has happened for the first time under any administration.

Thiruvananthapuram
A 31-year-old American tourist was arrested after being allegedly found in possession of a satellite phone, banned in India, while on his way to board a flight back home at the airport here, police said today.
BJP flays CM
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In an embarrassment to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, a video of a person tying his shoelaces at an event here has gone viral, prompting opposition BJP to dub him as 'arrogant' and 'pseudo-secularist.' The video shows a person bending down to tie the shoelaces of the Chief Minister and him looking elsewhere.

Thiruvananthapuram

Rejoicing the birth of Jesus Christ, Keralites today celebrated Christmas with traditional fervour and piety with faithful thronging churches for special prayers and mass.

Lucknow

Dense fog occurred at many places in Uttar Pradesh today resulting in killing of seven people and injuring 14 others in separate road mishaps.

Chennai

As cooperative banks in Tamil Nadu come under the I-T scrutiny amid reports about deposits of large amount of demonetised notes, DMK and PMK today demanded that the state government order an inquiry and protect the integrity of the institutions.

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P. Sreekumaran

The Left Democratic Front (LDF) Government’s police policy has evoked stringent criticism not only from CPM veteran V S Achuthanandan, but also from CPI State secretary Kanam Rajendran and NCP leader and Transport Minister A K Shashindran.

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