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Geelani hails release of prisoners by India, Pak

Srinagar: Hardline Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani Wednesday hailed the goodwill gesture by India and Pakistan to release prisoners from their respective jails and called for use of such measures as permanent feature of relations between the two countries. Thirteen Pakistani nationals, including four fishermen, were repatriated to Pakistan on Tuesday through the […]

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Kamal Hassan booked for ‘first terrorist Hindu’ remark

Srinagar: Days after actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan’s remarks on Nathuram Godse created controversy in the state, Tamil Nadu’s Karur district police have booked him for ‘promoting enmity’. The Makkal Needhi Maiam chief was on the campaign trail in the Aravakurichi constituency on Sunday when he said that independent India’s first extremist was a Hindu and that […]