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After UP, BJP demands anti-Romeo squads in Bihar
Patna, March 24: The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday demanded the setting up of anti-Romeo squads in Bihar for women's safety in line with neighbouring Uttar Pradesh. "Bihar government should constitute anti-Romeo squads... to deal with anti-social elements," senior BJP [...]
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Man on a mission: CM Yogi's whirlwind visits
Yogi Adityanath has been visiting government institutions almost on a daily basis after assuming the post of Uttar Pradesh chief minister. After visiting state government offices on Tuesday, Adityanath sought a ban on selling and consumption of gutka, pan, pan masala [...]
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Mulayam's <i>choti bahu</i>, husband meet Yogi Adityanath
Lucknow, Mar 24: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adithyanath on Friday had two unexpected guests -- SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav's daughter-in-law Aparna and BSP leader Ramvir Upadhyay -- at the VVIP guest house in Lucknow where where he is presently [...]
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After Air India, Indigo cancels Ravindra Gaikwad's ticket
Yet another airline, Indigo, cancelled the ticket issues to Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad. The move comes hours after Air India cancelled the MP's ticket from Delhi to Pune. The Shiv Sena MP who assaulted a crew member of Air India [...]
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No Aadhaar, No SIM card?
The union government is said to have asked telecom companies to link customers' SIM card with their Aadhaar numbers. According to a news channel's report, the government has already issued notices to telecom companies asking them to link customer database, SIM [...]
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Mamata: Will be happy if Advani becomes president
Kolkata, March 23: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she would be happy if BJP's veteran leader and Lok Sabha member L.K. Advani is elected as President of India. She, however, declined to [...]
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800 surgeries postponed as resident doctors in Delhi go on strike
New Delhi, March 23: Over 20,000 resident doctors in the national capital on Thursday went on mass casual leave in solidarity with their Maharashtra counterparts, leading to postponement of over 800 surgeries across Delhi government and civic body-run hospitals, and also [...]
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Maharashtra doctors withdraw mass leave agitation
Mumbai, March 23: In a late night development, the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors urged all resident medicos to call off their four-day-long mass CL agitation immediately. The MARD said the Bombay High Court had taken a very sympathetic view [...]
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LG to Delhi Police: Evolve with technology
New Delhi, March 23: Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Thursday advised Delhi Police to evolve with the technology for proper upkeep of records and for random checks of existing systems. Baijal also directed the police to widely publicise its [...]
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Fanatics target Muslim BJP leader over rumours of conversion
Mangaluru, March 24: Karnataka BJP minority wing's vice President Rahim Uchil has alleged that he has been receiving threats on social media. Uchil, a prominent BJP leader in Mangaluru started receiving threats and abuses on social media after rumours of him [...]
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VIP high-handedness: Shiv Sena MP assaults Air India staff
In a shocking incident highlighting VVIP highhandedness, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad has allegedly manhandled an Air India staff member over seating issues. Air India has reportedly constituted a team to probe the incident. ANI reported that Gaikwad hit the staff [...]
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No need to worry about H1B visa issue for now, says Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, March 23: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said there was no reason to worry about the curbs on H1B visas or the job security of Indian IT professionals working in the US for the time being as [...]
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Cong MLAs walk out of Goa assembly during guv's address
Panaji, Mar 23: The opposition Congress on Thursday walked out of the Goa Assembly during the customary address by Governor Mridula Sinha, protesting that she did not invite the party to form the government after it emerged as the largest bloc [...]
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Congress leadership has no seriousness: SM Krishna
A day after he joined the BJP, former external affairs minister and Congressman S M Krishna criticised his former party. Krishna, who had been a member of the Congress for more than four decades, said that the senior leadership of the [...]
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Unmanned electric buses to ply in new Andhra capital
Amaravati, March 22: Unmanned electric buses will run on the roads of this upcoming city, one of the nine planned in the residual Andhra Pradesh after Telangana was carved out of it.Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday said that only [...]
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MCD polls will be held on April 23 due to CBSE exam
New Delhi, March 23: The date for the elections to the three municipal corporations in the national capital was on Wednesday postponed by a day to April 23 in view of the CBSE board examination. The date for counting [...]
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Varanasi police in tizzy after ISIS threat letters
Varanasi, March 23: The discovery of some handwritten letters with ISIS initials, hailing Pakistan and threatening destruction in eastern UP on Friday has prompted police to beef up security in the area. "A case has been registered against unidentified [...]
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Election Commission freezes AIADMK symbol
Chennai, March 22: After a bitter fight between Pannerselvam and Sasikala Natarajan factions of the AIADMK over the party's symbol, the election commission chose to freeze the AIADMK's two leaves symbol. In a late night verdict on Wednesday, the election commission [...]
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Read: Election Commission's order on AIADMK symbol row
Chennai, March 23: The election commission on Wednesday night decided to freeze the AIADMK's two leaves symbol ahead of the R K Nagar bypoll. This is the second dispute that came before the election commission with Samajwadi symbol row being the [...]
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Away from politics, PM Modi turns ‘poetic’; shares his best verses
New Delhi, March 22: After a busy election schedule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took solace in poetry on the occasion of World Poetry Day celebrated on Tuesday. "On #WorldPoetryDay I congratulate all poets, budding & established for their efforts to popularise this [...]
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19 Maharashtra MLAs suspended for 'insulting the house'
Ten legislators of the Congress and 9 MLAs from the Nationalist Congress Party were suspended on Wednesday morning by the Maharashtra assembly speaker. Haribhau Bagde suspended 19 lawmakers from the INC and NCP till December 31, accusing them of insulting the [...]
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CBSE introduces uniform assessment from Class VI to IX
The Central Board of Secondary Education on Tuesday released a circular, instructing schools to implement a uniform system of assessment, examination pattern and issuance of report cards for classes six to ninth also on the same pattern. The CBSE [...]
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Meat shops vandalised in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras
Even as BJP government began its crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh, a mob set several meat shops in UP's Hathras ablaze on Tuesday night. Suspected cow vigilantes set shops on fire and indulged in vandalism but police claim that [...]
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Ajmer blast case: Two get life imprisonment
The Special National Investigation Agency court on Monday sentenced two persons to life imprisonment after holding them guilty in the Ajmer blasts case. Devendra Gupta and Bhavesh Patel were held guilty and ordered to undergo imprisonment for life. On [...]
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Mamata says SC order on Narada 'positive'
Kolkata, March 21: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ton Tuesday termed the Supreme Court ruling on the CBI probe into the Narada sting operation as a positive one. "Positive. Welcome," the Trinamool Congress supremo told reporters when asked [...]
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Giving up Defence Ministry big sacrifice by Parrikar: Goa BJP
Panaji, March 21: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar made a huge sacrifice by giving up the defence portfolio and choosing to govern the state, BJP spokesperson Nilesh Cabral said on Tuesday. Reacting to Shiv Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut's charge on [...]
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Minor earthquake hit NE India, parts of Bangladesh
Shillong, March 21: A minor earthquake was recorded in India's northeastern states and parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday night, an official said.However, there were no immediate reports of any casualties or damage to property. The quake, measuring 3.9 magnitude on the [...]
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Sushma Swaraj asks for report on 29 captive Indians in Saudi Arabia
New Delhi, March 21: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday sought a report from the Indian ambassador to Saudi Arabia on the 29 migrant workers held in captivity there after she was approached by Telangana minister K T Rama Rao. [...]
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