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Congress has ability to defeat BJP in 2019 polls, says Rahul Gandhi in Bahrain
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday while addressing at convention of Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin in Bahrain said that Congress is capable of defeating BJP in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Addressing Global Organisation of People of [...]
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National anthem in movie theatres: Centre urge SC to modify order
New Delhi, Jan 8: In a change of stand, the Centre today suggested the Supreme Court to modify its earlier order making it mandatory for cinema halls to play the national anthem before screening of a feature film. It [...]
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Fanatics hound, push Karnataka woman to suicide for saying \"I love Muslims\"
Constant harassment and threats by pro-Hindu activists pushed a 20-year-old woman in Karnataka to kill herself for declaring that she "loved Muslims". Dhanyashree was found hanging at her residence a day after a group of five pro-Hindu group workers threatened her [...]
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'Victims, perpetrators of communal clashes are Dalits, OBCs,' points out Siddaramaiah
Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah on Monday pointed out that victims as well as accused in communal clashes are always Dalits or those from backward classes. Addressing a gathering during his statewide tour in Udupi, Siddaramaiah said that communal incidents will [...]
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Rajinikanth’s hand symbol has this Mumbai start up worried, here is why
The hand symbol made popular by Rajinikanth has a start up in Mumbai worried. The hand position that the actor-and-would-be politician is known for is often likened to "apana mudra", a yoga finger and palm posture. And now, Mumbai's [...]
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Fire at sessions court building in Mumbai, no casualities
Mumbai, Jan 8: In what is fifth such incident in the last 20 days in Mumbai, a fire broke out on the third floor of the sessions court building this morning. No casualty or injury has been reported so far. {image-fire-mumbai-08-1515386038.jpg [...]
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If you are a Hindu, why promote eating beef, Yogi asks Siddaramaiah
Do you consider yourself a Hindu is what Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath asked his counterpart in Karnataka, Siddaramaiah. If so, then why does Siddaramaiah promote beef-eating, Yogi asked. Adityanath was addressing a BJP Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivartana [...]
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Tamil Nadu Transport workers' strike enters 5th day
Transport workers' unions strike continued for the fifth day on Monday in Tamil Nadu as the employees are demanding wage hike among other things. The strike continued even after the Madras High Court warned the protesting workers to get back to [...]
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WB reels under cold spell, similar conditions to continue: MeT
Icy winds walloped most areas in West Bengal intensifying the prevailing cold conditions even as the MeT office on Sunday forecast similar conditions for the next few days. While the western districts of the state experienced cold wave conditions, [...]
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BJP announces candidates for Lok Sabha bypolls
Announcing candidates for bypolls in Lok Sabha seats, the BJP on Sunday said Jaswant Singh Yadav will stand in Alwar and Ramswarup Lamba will stand in Ajmer in Rajasthan. Yadav is a minister in the Rajasthan government. Lamba is [...]
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Aadhaar data breach: UIDAI files FIR against scribe, draws flak
The Delhi Police has registered an FIR on a complaint by a deputy director of the Unique Identification Authority of India in connection with a newspaper report on the breach of details of the over one billion Aadhaar cards, naming the [...]
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UP govt issues directives on use of loudspeakers at public places
After receiving flak from the Allahabad High Court over noise pollution in Uttar Pradesh, the State government on Sunday issued detailed directives on the use of permanently installed loudspeakers at public places. The Allahabad High Court in December 2017 [...]
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4 engineering students drown in pond in Andhra Pradesh
Four engineering students drowned in a pond in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district, a police official said on Sunday. The victims, three third year students and one of first year of the Ramchandra Engineering College in Eluru, went to [...]
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Rajnath Singh says Pakistan is inciting Kashmir youth against India
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that terror infrastructure in Pakistan continued to exist and that the country is leaving no stone unturned to incite the Jammu and Kashmir youth against India. He also asked the state police [...]
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MP: Modi to address top-level police conference in Gwalior today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will attend the three-day annual conference of top police officers on January 7-8 at the Border Security Force (BSF) Academy at Tekanpur in Gwalior. An official release said,'' Modi is expected to meet [...]
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Fodder scam: After conviction, Lalu Prasad writes open letter from jail for people of Bihar
Hours after a special CBI court sentenced Lalu Prasad Yadav to 3.5 years in prison in a fodder scam case, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad took to Twitter to share his thoughts in an open letter. [...]
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Killer fog continues to blanket Delhi: 36 trains running late, 9 rescheduled
As many as 36 trains are running late and 28 were cancelled due to fog and poor visibility in Delhi and other parts of North India on Sunday. 9 trains were rescheduled due to fog. Thousands of passengers have been affected [...]
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Mumbai: After Cinevista Studio blaze, fire breaks out in Shiv Shakti Industrial State building
A day after Cinevista Studio blaze, fire broke out on first floor of three storey Shiv Shakti Industrial State building situated in Mumbai's Lower Parel on Sunday. Fire tenders were immediately rushed to the spot.  Earlier on Saturday, a [...]
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Fodder scam case: Lalu sentenced to 3.5 years in jail, can't take bail in Ranchi court
The Ranchi Special CBI Court sentenced former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav to 3.5 years in jail and imposed Rs 5 lakh fine in a fodder scam case. Lalu Prasad Yadav and 15 others were convicted in a fodder scam case 21 years [...]
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UP man working in Saudi gives triple talaq through SMS
A man from Nandauli, working in Saudi Arabia, gave triple talaq to his wife through SMS in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur. The incidents of triple talaq occur even after the Supreme Court suspended the practice for six months in its historic judgement. [...]
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Would rather die for social justice than follow BJP's 'rule', Lalu after sentencing
Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday was sentenced to three-and-half years jail in a fodder scam case by the Special CBI court in Ranchi. Shortly after being sentenced, Lalu has said his conviction is the result of political [...]
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Kamala Mills Fire tragedy: Mojo's Bistro owner arrested for culpable homicide
A day after the Mumbai fire brigade report revealed that the fire started from the high-eng-pub, one of the owners of the Mojo's Bistro pub, in connection with the deadly fire at the Kamala Mills compound here on December 29, which [...]
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Bhima-Koregaon violence: Mevani not responsible, find out real culprits, says Athawale
Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said the Gujarat MLA was not responsible for the violence at Bhima-Koregaon in Pune district on January 1. Speaking to reporters here after meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Athawale, a prominent Dalit [...]
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Mamata Banerjee expresses concern over easy availability of Aadhaar cards
Kolkata, Jan 5: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed concern over reports that Aadhaar cards were easily available from fictitious agencies and asked the people to be more alert to prevent theft of data and violation of privacy. [...]
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Plea by woman claiming to be Jaya's daughter: HC directs TN govt to file counter
Chennai, Jan 5: The Madras High Court directed the Tamil Nadu government to file its counter on the maintainability of a petition by a woman claiming to be the biological daughter of late chief minister Jayalalithaa and seeking a DNA test [...]
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Mumbai's Kamala Mills case: Probe reveals fire began due to hookah charcoal at Mojo's Bistro
A week after the deadly fire at a pub in Mumbai left 14 people dead, the preliminary investigation report conducted by the Mumbai fire brigade revealed that the blaze started from a hookah at Mojo's Bistro and then spread to 1Above. [...]
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Fodder scam case: Court to decide fate of Lalu Prasad Yadav today
The special CBI court in Ranchi will pronounce the quantum of sentence for Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and 15 other convicts in a fodder scam case on Saturday. The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief's lawyer Chittaranjan Sinha said that the [...]
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Analyse the effect of firecracker ban in Delhi-NCR: SC tells Pollution Control Board
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to analyse the effects of the ban on firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region which the apex court had imposed in October last year. The apex court will hear the [...]
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