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How simplistic is the rhetoric about nuclear war?
It sounds simplistic for the North Korean leadership to assert that a nuclear war may break out any moment.

The words coming out from the N.Korean authorities sound like they are lighting fire crackers.

The US also adds to the fire and fury of words.

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Mamata, Akhilesh join Lalu's rally in Patna
In a display of opposition unity against the BJP, political heavyweights including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and SP president Akhilesh Yadav shared a platform at Lalu Prasad's mega rally in Patna today.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad has already said the 'BJP bhagao desh bachao' rally wo
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SC finally rules that privacy is a fundamental right
A nine-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has finally ruled that privacy of individuals is a fundamental right.

Salient points of the ruling are:


Right to privacy is a fundamental right under the Constitution

Unanimous but concurring verdict by nine judges including Chief Justi
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SC sets aside practice of triple talaq way of divorce
The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims, ruling that the practice was ‘void and invalid’.

A five-judge constitution bench said in a 395-page order said: “In view of the different opinions recorded by a majority of 3:2, the practice of ‘t
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23 killed, 72 injured as Utkal Express derails in UP
Utkal Express has derailed in UP, killing at least 23 people and injuring 72 others.

The Utkal Express ran off the tracks in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday evening.

The accident took place around 5:46 pm in Khatauli in Muzaffarnagar, about 100 kilometres from New Delhi.

The train was headed fr
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India to engage with China for Doklam solution
India on Friday said it will continue to engage with China to find a mutually acceptable solution to the Doklam standoff, while confirming that “an incident” did take place with Chinese troops near Pangong Lake in Ladakh three days ago.

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said peace and tranquility in
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Metro rail policy being implemented
The government has approved a new metro rail policy for expanding the metro network across various cities in the country, according to reports.

The new policy was approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The metro policy will talk about standardising norms and de
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