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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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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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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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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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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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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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Economy on a roll? Boost to market as Sensex, Nifty hit new record high
Mumbai, Jan 5: The beginning of 2018 has brought cheers to the market as Sensex and Nifty on Friday touched a new record. The BSE Sensex soared to the life-time high of 34,175.21 and the NSE Nifty scaled the historic 10,562.80 [...]
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Haj House in Lucknow painted saffron, Yogi govt draws flak
The Yogi Adityanath-led government in Uttar Pradesh has drawn flak from the opposition for painting the Haj House in Lucknow saffron. The Haj House, which is used as a transit point by Muslims on their way to Mecca, was earlier green [...]
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We need to free ourselves of discrimination, says Mohan Bhagwat
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday stressed on the need to unify India and make it a country free of social discrimination, and asked all citizens of the country to embrace each other. Bhagwat's comments came at [...]
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Positive impact of growth measures to be seen in long term, says Jaitley
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday assured that the positive impact of the economic measures being taken by the government would be seen in medium to long term. The minister, in a debate 'short-term discussion on the state of [...]
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Cold wave: Schools in Lucknow to remain shut till Jan 7
Lucknow administration has ordered for schools to be shut. Schools will remain closed until January 7 and the classes will begin from January 8. However, the classes will start at 10 am rather than the usual school timings. The [...]
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Karnataka CM condemns murder of Bajrang Dal activist, warns state against 'communal propaganda'
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday condemned the murder of a Bajrang Dal activist in Suratkal town near Mangaluru. The chief minister congratulated Mangalore City Police for swiftly solving the case and warned general public against communal propoganda. "I [...]
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After PM Modi, Piyush Goyal is the most 'liked' leader on Facebook
A Facebook survey has revealed that Piyush Goyal, the Union railway minister, is the most "liked" member of the Cabinet after Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A photograph of Piyush Goyal with his wife on Karva Chauth has drawn the [...]
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When Swaraj, Tharoor trade barbs over making Hindi official language at UN
New Delhi, Jan 4: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj wants Hindi to be one of the official languages spoken at the United Nations (UN). She stated that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government is ready to spend a whopping Rs [...]
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Karnataka assembly elections: 547 candidates may be barred from contesting
There are over 500 candidates in Karnataka who may not be eligible to contest the upcoming Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018. The ECI is scrutinising documents pertaining at least 547 candidates who had contested the 2013 polls. It has been [...]
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