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Says, who is not loyal to his father, can’t be loyal to anyone
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In a public outburst against Akhilesh Yadav, Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav today said his son had insulted him and the voters understood that "one who is not loyal to his father, cannot be loyal to anyone" which led to the party's poll debacle. He also said that a final view on floating a new party is yet to be taken.

Hyderabad

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi today said that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's statement on 'surya namaskar' being similar to 'namaz' was aimed at fooling Muslims and it would not work.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today said it will issue an interim order on April 3 on Yogendra Yadav-led Swaraj India's plea against a single judge's verdict dismissing their petition for allotting a common symbol to its candidates in upcoming MCD polls.

Allahabad

The crackdown on illegal slaughter houses is aimed at making them compliant with the court guidelines, UP minister Siddharth Nath Singh said today, and questioned why the Akhilesh Yadav government sat on the issue for three years.

Noida

A consortium of educational bodies here has appealed the college managements to provide hostel facility inside the campus to African students, days after some Nigerians were attacked in Greater Noida.

NEW DELHI

The Centre has released Rs 1,712.1 crore for Tamil Nadu from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) for drought and cyclone relief and another Rs 1,235.52 crore to Karnataka for drought.

NEW DELHI

A special court today fixed April 3 for consideration of charge sheet filed by the CBI against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, his wife and others for allegedly amassing assets worth around Rs 10 crore disproportionate to their known sources of income

NEW DELHI

SpiceJet today cancelled the ticket of Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who has been barred by domestic airlines from flying after he assaulted an Air India staffer last month.

NEW DELHI

Pilots at Air India seem to be divided over the appointment of A Kathpalia as Director of Operations, with pilots' union IPG today saying they have no objection to his promotion.

Washington

President Donald Trump has blasted a probe into his team's ties to Russia as an opposition "witch hunt," defending his former top aide Michael Flynn's decision to ask for immunity in the case.

Washington

US President Donald Trump has said he will get down to some "very serious business" with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping when they meet next week for their first summit.

Caracas

Venezuela faces calls for street protests today at the tensest moment yet in a political and economic crisis that has brought it close to collapse.

EDINBURGH

The Scottish government today formally asked British Prime Minister Theresa May for a second referendum on independence, deepening a constitutional crisis sparked by the Brexit vote.

Brussels

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today urged his NATO counterparts to boost their defense budgets and do more to combat extremists in Syria and Iraq.

Dhaka

Three militants, including a woman, were found dead by Bangladesh security forces today when they stormed their hideout, ending a two-day standoff with Islamist militants in a northeastern city amid a massive nationwide clampdown on militants.

Colombo

A key report to formulate Sri Lanka's new Constitution will be released this month, which could deliberate among other things on a political solution to the Tamil minority issue through devolution of power.

Ahmedabad

Maternal mortality rate (MMR) in Gujarat has risen in the last three years, but infant and neonatal mortality incidences have come down, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in its report.

Chandigarh

Haryana government would provide one-time grant of Rs 21,000 to all those families whose third girl child was born after August 24, 2015, under the 'Aapki Beti, Hamari Beti' scheme.  Under the scheme, the eligible families would receive the amount irrespective of thei

Chandigarh

Punjab government today said crackdown on illegal mining has led to spike in prices of sand and gravel in the state and will come down after more legal mines become operational.

JAIPUR

Heat wave conditions prevailed in parts of desert state of Rajasthan, with Churu city remaining the hottest place recording a maximum temperature of 42 degree Celsius followed by Kota at 41.6 degree Celsius.

Chennai

Ration cards in Tamil Nadu are all set to go fully digital with chief minister K Palaniswami launching a smart family card scheme to replace 1.89 crore cards in the state at a cost of Rs 330 crore.

Kochi

The Left is trying to destroy India's history, cultural heritage and individual relationships by espousing a flawed economic paradigm, said S Gurumurthy co-convenor of Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, economic wing of Sangh Parivar, here today.

NEW DELHI

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was granted exemption from personal appearance for today by a court here in a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by DDCA and cricketer-turned-politician Chetan Chauhan.

Thiruvananthapuram

Businessman-turned- politician Thomas Chandy of the NCP was today sworn in as minister in the LDF government, replacing A K Saseendran, who quit as transport minister following allegations of a sleazy telephone conversation with a woman.

NEW DELHI

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh today sought an apology from Goa CM Manohar Parrikar for "cheating the people of the state", and asked him to thank Union minister Nitin Gadkari for "aggressive MLA buying", thus helping him form the government in the coastal state.

Allahabad

Uttar Pradesh minister Siddharth Nath Singh today said that SP leader Azam Khan's role in the sale of property belonging to Waqf Board was being probed thoroughly.

Mumbai

Maharashtra Assembly today revoked suspension of nine of the 19 Opposition members who were barred from attending the proceedings of the House for the rest of the year for creating ruckus during the budget presentation last month.

Itanagar

China should refrain from meddling in the internal affairs of India, Union minister Kiren Rijiju today said after Beijing objected to the Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh next week.

Itanagar

To expand railway connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh and provide impetus to the strategic state from the security point of view, the Centre today formally announced the final location survey of three strategic railway lines.

Kolkata

WBPCC president Adhir Chowdhury today met West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi and demanded resignation of TMC ministers who were purportedly seen accepting money in Narada sting operation.

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