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Another air scare for Fadnavis, chopper makes force-landing

Mumbai: A helicopter ferrying Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to Aurangabad today was forced to land soon after taking off from Nashik apparently due to overloading. The private chopper took off again successfully for its scheduled journey after offloading one of the passengers and some luggage, the police said. Although police did not specify the […]

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Demonetisation turned people into beggars: Sena

Mumbai: Taking a dig at BJP leaders who called Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘God’s gift to India’, ally Shiv Sena today said citizens were god but the government had turned them into beggars after demonetisation. Many people termed British rule “divine dispensation’ during the colonial era, the Sena recalled in an editorial in its mouthpiece […]

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IFTDA seeks smooth release of ‘Padmavati’ from Home Minister

Mumbai: The Indian Film and Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA) has written a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking a smooth release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming film “Padmavati”, which is caught in the eye of a storm. Some members of the Rajput community have accused the director of “distorting historical facts” and portraying […]