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SC to hear WhatsApp privacy policy case today
New Delhi, April 27: The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the WhatsApp privacy policy case after it assured of considering a law of protecting data imprint of individuals on WhatsApp, Facebook and other social media networking sites. On April 18, [...]
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Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar is new CRPF chief
Rajiv Rai Bhatnagar is the new chief of the CRPF. The post was lying vacant for the past two months following the retirement of Kode Durga Prasad. Following the Chhattisgarh attack the government had been criticised for not filling up the [...]
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Helicopter carrying CoBRA commandos crash-lands in Sukma, no casualties
A helicopter carrying Central Reserve Police Force's elite Commando Battalion for Resolute Action commandos crash-landed at Chintagufa in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh. According to reports, five occupants received minor injuries when the helicopter carrying 5 people, including crew members, crash- [...]
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Chhattisgarh: 10 Maoists killed, 5 injured in Sukma
At least ten Maoists were killed and five were injured on Thursday in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district  during a heavy exchange of fire. Acoording to sources, 10 Maoists were killed and 5 were injured in retaliatory action by CRPF men after an attack [...]
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Want equal development of all communities, including Bodos: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Apr 26: The Centre is committed to ensuring equal development of all communities, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Wednesday. Chairing a tripartite meeting of the Centre, the Assam government and the All Bodo Students' Union, Singh said the [...]
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Madras HC reserves order on bail pleas of Sekhar Reddy, associates
Chennai, Apr 26: Madras High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail petitions of sand mining baron Sekhar Reddy and two of his two associates, arrested last month by the Enforcement Directorate on charges of money laundering. [...]
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When TTV Dinakaran wept before the Delhi police in EC bribery case
T T V Dinakaran who was arrested in connection with the Election Commission bribery case was adamant at first. However when Sukesh Chandrashekhar the conman was brought before him and the Delhi police hurled proof at him, he broke down. {image-dinakaran1-26-1493174312.jpg [...]
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India set to get its first President from the saffron brigade. But who?
Some gossip, guesswork and political arithmetic as the presidential race starts shaping up. [...]
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EC bribery case: Hawala operator transferred money between Dinakaran and conman
In a much expected move, the Delhi police arrested T T V Dinakaran in the Election Commission bribery case. While his admission of meeting with conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar was one of the main grounds for the arrest, a hawala transaction which [...]
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As families remain inconsolable, India sheds tears for martyred CRPF jawans
As bodies of 25 Central Reserve Police Force personnel reached their respective homes in different parts of the country, families and friends wailed inconsolably before performing their last rites on Tuesday. On Monday, 25 brave CRPF jawans died while fighting against [...]
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Naxalites had mutilated bodies of CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh attack
The attack on the CRPF party at Chhattisgarh which killed 26 jawans was one of the most brutal ones in recent times. Post the confrontation that lasted nearly four hours, the bodies of the jawans were mutilated according to police sources. [...]
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Why are rights activists maintained baffling silent on Naxal attack? asks Naidu
New Delhi, Apr 25: Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday accused human rights activists of adopting double standards for being silent over the deadly Naxal attack but raising a hue and cry when extremists are killed by security forces. {image-venkaiah-naidu-4-20-1492686879.jpg [...]
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CBI files FIR against its former director Ranjit Sinha for influencing coal scam probe
The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a case against its former director Ranjit Sinha in the coal scam case. The CBI says that the case was filed after it had found that Sinha had met with accused linked to the [...]
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Hindi is not compulsory, says Central Govt
The Central government on Tuesday said there is no imposition of Hindi language and that the recommendation by the government is a request. Further, the Central government stated that it doesn't entail any order or instruction as far as imposition [...]
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DU, AMU official websites hacked by Pakistani hackers
The websites of Delhi University and Aligarh Muslim University were hacked allegedly by a Pakistani hackers group on Tuesday. The hackers smeared the websites with posters of the alleged brutalities by the Indian Army in Kashmir. The mobile version [...]
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Triple talaq through social media is similar to postcard: AIMPLB member
 Ahmedabad, Apr 24: Amid a raging debate on the manner in which 'triple talaq' is pronounced by Muslim men in the country, an All India Muslim Personal Law Board member on Monday said conveying talaq (divorce) through an SMS or social [...]
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People in rest of India should ensure safety of Kashmiris: Farooq Abdullah
Srinagar, Apr 24: Safety of Kashmiri students across the country should be ensured by the people of the respective places, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah said here on Monday. "It is not the Chief Ministers who can do anything. [...]
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Telangana's KCR eyes 2019 re-election with more quotas for Muslims, STs
Telangana Chief Minister KCR goes all out on quotas and sops to consolidate his party's position in the 2019 assembly polls. But mounting state debt could play spoiler. [...]
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Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: CM Raman Singh calls emergency meeting in Raipur
Raipur, Apr 24: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday held an emergency meeting after 25 Central Reserve Police Force personnel lost their lives in a Naxal attack in the state's Sukma district. The meeting was held at the chief [...]
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Swaraj asks Indian embassy in Saudi to rescue Hyderabad woman
 New Delhi, Apr 24: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday asked the Indian embassy in Saudi Arabia to rescue and repatriate a woman from Hyderabad who has been allegedly facing mental and physical harassment by her sponsor there. [...]
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Thanks to Sushma Swaraj, Karnataka man can finally bring his Pakistani wife home
Nearly a year after his wedding, a man from Karnataka can finally bring his Pakistani wife home, thanks to the intervention of external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj. Daniel Henry Devanur, a resident of Hubballi in Karnataka, had been fighting to get [...]
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Chhota Rajan convicted in fake passport case
A Patiala House court has convicted Chhota Rajan in a fake passport case. The sentencing the court said would be pronounced on the next date of hearing. In January 2017, the court had framed charges against the gangster and three others [...]
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Bengaluru policeman arrested for running sex racket
The Bengaluru police who bust a prostitution racket last week arrested one of their own for running it. Karibasappa, a constable with the crime wing branch of Parappana Agrahara was arrested on charges of soliciting customers online and encouraging a tech-savvy [...]
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Aadhaar-like card for cows: Centre submits report to SC
New Delhi, April 24: If all goes well as per the government plan, cows in India will soon get Aadhaar-like cards! Yes you read it right! On Monday, the Centre submitted a report to the Supreme Court regarding cow protection. {image-cow2-24-1493030350.jpg [...]
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Stone pelters in Kashmir mobilised by over 300 Whatsapp groups
Srinagar, Apr 23: Nearly 300 Whatsapp groups were being used to mobilise stone-pelters in Kashmir to disrupt security forces' operations at encounter sites, of which 90 per cent have been shut down, a police official said on Sunday. Each [...]
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Delhi: Low voter turnout of 54 % recorded in MCD elections
New Delhi, April 23: Millions of voters in the national capital on Sunday exercised their democratic right amid EVM glitches to pick three new municipal bodies in an election crucial for all three main contenders -- the BJP, Congress and the [...]
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Agra violence: 14 right wing members arrested
Agra, April 23: Fourteen persons associated with right-wing outfits were arrested after a case was lodged against over 200 persons for roughing up cops and causing damage at Agra's Sadar Bazaar and Fatehpur Sikri police stations on Saturday. Activists [...]
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Modi urges states to consider January-December financial year
New Delhi, April 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked the states to consider advancing the financial year to January-December, saying that in a country where agricultural income is exceedingly important, budget should be prepared immediately after its receipt for [...]
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