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War on naxals: NIA seizes 4,000 kgs of gelatine explosives
A team of the National Investigation Agency has seized 4,000 kilograms of gelatine explosives in Jharkhand. The seizure comes close on the heels of the arrest of a naxalite, Mahavir Manjhi. On March 5, the Jharkhand police arrested 15-armed Maoist [...]
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Nipah scare: Doctors, nurses of taluk hospital told to go on leave
Several staffers, including nurses and four doctors, of a hospital at Balussery, Kerala have been asked to go on leave from today as a precautionary measure after the death of two people being treated for Nipah virus, officials said. The virus [...]
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Karnataka polls: Winner with highest vote share was 77 per cent, lowest 24
In the recently concluded Karnataka assembly elections, the win by the highest vote share was 77 per cent while the lowest was 24 per cent. Data prepared by the Association for Democratic Reforms states that 44(57%) out of 77 winners with [...]
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Justice delivery system begging for complete overhaul: Justice Gogoi
Supreme Court judge Ranjan Gogoi on Friday termed as "mirage" the children-friendly amendments recently made in laws and said it was not a secret that justice delivery system in India was "begging for complete overhaul". Justice Gogoi, who is [...]
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Centre forms Cauvery Water Management Authority
The Centre today constituted the Cauvery Water Management Authority in compliance with a Supreme Court order to address the water dispute involving the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. A notification by the Water Resources Ministry said [...]
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Sangri-La Dialogue: Indo-Pacific key to growth and development of Asean nations
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid more emphasis on Indo-Pacific during his visit to three nations which is globally an important. So much so that even the US has said that the role of India in the Indo-Pacific is [...]
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No forensic analysis in 13,000 rape cases every year, says Maneka Gandhi
Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today said there was no forensic analysis in 13,000 rape cases every year as the country's laboratories lacked the capacity. "We have found that the weakest part of crime detection is [...]
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Even Mahatma Gandhi acknowledged RSS' positive values: Naidu
Even Mahatma Gandhi had acknowledged the "positive values" propagated by the RSS, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday against the backdrop of a controversy over former president Pranab Mukherjee accepting an invite of the Sangh to address its cadre. [...]
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Kisan union calls for Bharat Bandh on June 10
The agitating farmers in Madhya Pradesh have called for a pan-India bandh on Sunday, June 10. Meanwhile, Shiv Kumar Sharma, President, Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Mahasangh on Friday said that they have decided to observe a Bharat Bandh on June 10 till [...]
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In Karnataka 77 candidates with criminal cases won with 50 per cent vote share
In the Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018, 83 political parties and independents were in the fray. These included, 6 national political parties, 8 state political parties and 69 registered unrecognized parties. In comparison, during the 2013 Karnataka State Assembly elections, 59 political [...]
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Karnataka CET 2018 results declared today, to be uploaded at 3 pm at kea.kar.nic.in
The Karnataka CET 2018 results has been declared today. All those candidates who had appeared for the same can check their respective results at the official websites - kea.kar.nic.in and karresults.nic.in, from 3 pm onwards. The announcement was made [...]
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UP deputy CM says journalism started during Mahabharata, equates 'Narad Muni' with 'Google'
New Delhi June 1: Joining the list of BJP leaders linking modern inventions with ancient India, Uttar Pradesh minister Dinesh Sharma has claimed that journalism began during Mahabharata. Speaking at an event organised here to mark the 'Hindi Journalism [...]
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In a communally sensitive Western UP, United opposition succeeds in keeping BJP at bay
New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has lost both the Kairana Lok Sabha seat to Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and Noorpur Assembly seat to Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate where united Opposition has put up one candidate against the BJP in [...]
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Bypoll results: BJP down to 272 but still holds majority in Lok Sabha
The BJP, which retained one seat out of three in the Lok Sabha bypolls has a wafer thin majority now with its effective strength standing at 272 in the 539-member House. The party's number came down to 271 (excluding [...]
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India retains fastest growing economy spot, GDP growth accelerates To 7.7%
India retained its status of the fastest growing major economy as the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate for the fourth quarter (January- March) of FY 2018 came in at 7.7 per cent, surpassing China's 6.8 per cent. [...]
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Bypoll results: Opposition snatches Kairana from BJP to score 11/14
Dealing a body blow to the ruling BJP, opposition parties today emerged victorious in 11 out of 14 bypolls while limiting the saffron party and its allies at just three and snatching the high-profile Kairana Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh [...]
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Will these by elections have any bearing on 2019 Lok Sabha elections?
New Delhi: The opposition political parties have emerged victorious on 11 seats in the by-elections limiting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies to just three seats. If these victories are a setback for the ruling BJP then it is [...]
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By-elections 2018: What a BJP win in Maharashtra would mean for the party
In Maharashtra an age old alliance will be put to test. The Palghar constituency would be keenly watched as the Shiv Sena decided to put up a candidate against the BJP. The BJP-Shiv Sena are in an alliance both [...]
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Petrol rates down by 7 Paise, diesel 5 paise per litre:  Check out rates in your city
Petrol price was on Thursday cut by 7 paise a litre whereas, diesel rate saw a reduction of 5 paise. Petrol in Delhi now costs Rs 78.35 a litre, down from Rs 78.42, according to a price notification issued [...]
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'No need to worry': Will Centre’s assurance on citizenship bill help calm frayed nerves in Assam?
Guwahati, May 31: In the last few weeks, Assam has witnessed massive protests across its length and breadth over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which the Narendra Modi government at the Centre is hell-bent on enacting. Amid row over the bill, [...]
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By-elections 2018: At test is the strength of the joint opposition in UP
The united opposition would be put to test as counting would be held for the various by-elections that were held on May 28. All eyes would be on Uttar Pradesh in particular after the BJP lost Gorakhpur and Phulpur recently to [...]
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Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Pundalik Fundkar passes away
Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Pundalik Fundkar passed away last night after suffering a cardiac arrest. Pandurang Pundalik Fundkar alias Bhausaheb Fundkar was leader of opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council in India. He was a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party. [...]
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By-election Results 2018 LIVE: Cong' Vishwajeet Patangrao Kadam elected unopposed in Maharashtra
May 28 witnessed one of the biggest exercises in terms of by-elections. By-elections were held to 4 Lok Sabha and 10 assembly constituencies. A general election at the Rajarajeshwari Nagar constituency in Bengaluru was held on the same day. Meanwhile Vishwajeet [...]
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Kerala govt to cut  petrol and diesel price by 1 Rupee
Kerala government has decided to reduce the prices of petrol and diesel by 1 Rupee in the state. The new price is expected to come into effect on 1 June. CM Pinarayi Vijayan announced the decision at a meeting of the [...]
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Cyclone 'Mekunu' LIVE: Rough sea near Andhra coast in next 48 hours, fishermen advised to stay away
A day after heavy downpour in coastal districts of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi on Tuesday, inundating low-lying areas and flooding roads, disrupting traffic and throwing life out of gear, the authorities are expecting the downpour to continue. Chief Minister [...]
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Worth Rs 2,000 crore how naxalites procure arms, raise funds through their urban friends
The busting of a huge ammunition dump belonging to the naxalites was a major breakthrough for the security agencies. The agencies recovered 15 weapons and over 260 bullet rounds, from a Left-Wing Extremism-hit area of Jharkhand. The cache was [...]
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'One paisa cut in fuel price!? Is it a prank?', asks Rahul Gandhi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday slammed the one paisa cut in fuel prices, saying if this was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's idea of a "prank", it was "childish and in poor taste". Petrol and diesel prices were on [...]
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