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Time has come to take Pakistan-occupied Kashmir back: Baba Ramdev

Time has come to take Pakistan-occupied Kashmir back: Baba Ramdev

Bihar
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has come out with a very specific demand for the Narendra Modi government- take Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) back from Pakistan. Terming PoK as the root cause of the persistent Kashmir unrest, he said PM should work in this direction to rid the northern state from its longstanding turmoil. "PoK was the cause of all the problems in Jammu and Kashmir. The only solution I think at this point of time is India acquiring the PoK territory into its own. It's because of PoK that Pakistan was successful in pushing terrorists in to India. PM should look into this issue and make a start in a phased manner to acquire PoK", said Baba Ramdev. Baba Ramdev who is holding a Yoga camp in Motihari for last three days said that apart from the problem of PoK, Hizbul chief Hafeez S...
ED arrests Misa Bharti’s CA in Rs 8,000 crore PMLA scam

ED arrests Misa Bharti’s CA in Rs 8,000 crore PMLA scam

Bihar
In a big setback to RJD, Enforcement Directorate arrested chartered accountant allegedly linked to former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti in Rs 8,000 crore PMLA cases. The CA, Rajesh Agarwal, has been arrested under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) and will be produced in court today, officials said. Agarwal was allegedly instrumental in providing accommodation entries to many high-profile people to help launder their funds. These included those being probed by the Income Tax Department in the Rs 1,000 crore dubious land deals case allegedly linked to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad’s family, they said. The CA, officials said, was also allegedly involved in routing funds for the Jain brothers, Virendra and Surendra,
With JDU-RJD on warpath post UP results, BJP says Nitish Kumar won’t complete his tenure as CM

With JDU-RJD on warpath post UP results, BJP says Nitish Kumar won’t complete his tenure as CM

Bihar
With JDU-RJD on warpath post UP verdict, BJP says Nitish Kumar won't complete his tenure as Bihar chief minister. With the ruling JDU-RJD alliance in Bihar on warpath post the Uttar Pradesh election verdict, the BJP has predicted that Nitish Kumar won't be able to complete his full term as chief minister. "The grand alliance is divided after the BJP's landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh and it looks impossible for Nitish Kumar to complete his term," said Sushil Modi, senior BJP leader. Interestingly, post the Uttar Pradesh election results, RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh has been going all out hitting out at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for reasoning opposition of demonetisation as the cause of defeat of Congress-Samajwadi party alliance. On Tuesday, Singh once again made a blister...
PM Modi arrived in Patna to participate in Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth anniversary celebrations

PM Modi arrived in Patna to participate in Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth anniversary celebrations

Bihar
Prime Minister Modi arrived in Patna today to participate in Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th Prakash Parva or birth anniversary celebrations. Extending greetings to the nation on the occasion of Prakash Parva of Guru Gobind Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the tenth Sikh Guru’s bravery is etched in the heart and mind of every Indian. Though Prakash Parva is being celebrated across the country, the main function is being held at Takht Harmandar Sahib in Patna where Guru Govind Singh Ji was born. Lakhs of devotees from India and abroad are participating in the celebrations. The Prime Minister will take part in various programmes at Gandhi Maidan in Patna where makeshift Gurudwara has been set up. Holy Gurugranth Sahib has been installed in view of Prakash Parv c
His Holiness Dalai Lama has officially launched 13 days of ceremonies and rituals known as the Kalachakra in Bihar

His Holiness Dalai Lama has officially launched 13 days of ceremonies and rituals known as the Kalachakra in Bihar

Bihar
The Dalai Lama has officially launched 13 days of ceremonies and rituals known as the Kalachakra Initiation in Bodh Gaya in India. Tens of thousands of Buddhist devotees and other enthusiasts from more than 20 countries are there for the historic event. Here are the answers to some key questions about Kalachakra. What exactly is the Kalachakra Initiation? This is a sacred event where key Buddhist teachings are passed on to devotees. The word Kalachakra actually means “wheel of time” in Vajrayana Buddhism. The Dalai Lama explained the event in this way: “Many of you have come here, leaving the comforts of your home, for spiritual practice and dharma (law of the universe). “But regarding spirituality, you need to practise in order to draw blessings of the Kalachakra. “Th