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SC denies sacked BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav’s petition against rejection of his election nomination

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the petition of former Border Security Force constable Tej Bahadur Yadav against the Election Commission’s decision to bar him from the Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi constituency, Bar & Bench reported. Yadav’s lawyer Prashant ...

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TV9 CEO booked in forgery case

Cyberabad police on Thursday conducted searches at the office and residence of Associated Broadcasting Company Pvt Ltd (ABCPL) Chief Executive Officer V Ravi Prakash and a few others, following a complaint of “forging documents and preventing the company’s promoters from ...

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5 labourers killed in fire at cloth godown in Pune’s Uruli Devachi village

At least five labourers were killed early on Thursday after a fire broke out in a clothes godown in Uruli Devachi village of Maharashtra’s Pune district, reports said. According to news agency ANI, four fire tenders have been rushed to ...

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Kota-based engineer gets Rs 33 refund for cancelled ticket after 2-year battle with Indian Railways

After two years of arduous attempts, a Kota-based engineer received Rs 33 as refund from the Indian Railways which charged him the amount as service tax despite him cancelling the ticket prior to the implementation of GST. The ticket was ...

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‘I have the right to know’: Complainant in CJI case seeks copy of inquiry report

A day after the Supreme Court’s in-house panel dismissed the sexual harassment case against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, the complainant in the case has sought a copy of the report filed by the committee that found “no substance” ...

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Cyclone Fani: 1,000 Telangana electricity employees sent to Odisha to help restore power

The Telangana government on Tuesday sent 1,000 employees of its Electricity Department to Odisha to help in restoration of power supply in areas affected by cyclone Fani. This followed a request by Odisha government for help as Fani which hit ...

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‘No PM ever stooped this low’: 200 DU teachers slam Modi for ‘Derogatory’ remarks on Rajiv Gandhi

New Delhi: Over 200 Delhi University teachers have issued a public statement condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making “derogatory and untrue” remarks about former PM Rajiv Gandhi. Their statement came after Modi in a rally on Saturday targeted Congress ...

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Activists, lawyers protest outside SC against clean chit to CJI in sexual harassment case; 30 detained

New Delhi: Several activists and lawyers protested outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday, a day after a three-member in-house inquiry panel formed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi to probe the sexual harassment charges against him gave him a clean chit. ...

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Maharashtra woman burnt to death for marrying against family’s wish, husband battles for life

Ahmednagar: A woman and her husband were set ablaze allegedly by her father and relatives in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar district as they were opposed to the couple’s marriage, police said on Monday. While the woman died of burn injuries at a ...

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Urdu medium girl tops Delhi govt. schools in CBSE class XII exam

CBSE Class 12 results 2019: A glass cabinet filled with trophies won by Sana Niyaz adorns a pink wall of a small room the 17-year-old shares with her four sisters and mother in their Old Delhi home. The family has ...

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Ex-Army officer who oversaw ‘surgical strikes’ says cross-border operations were conducted before

Retired Lieutenant General DS Hooda, who oversaw the “surgical strikes” across the Line of Control in 2016, on Saturday said cross-border operations have been conducted in the past too, PTI reported. Hooda denounced political parties using the operations for political ...

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Life in Odisha remains paralysed a day after cyclone Fani

Life remained paralysed on Saturday, a day after ‘extremely severe’ cyclonic storm Fani, ripped through eight districts of Odisha. Initial reports suggested 20 people had died due to collapse of walls, trees and electric poles. The Office of Special Relief ...

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Cyclone Fani: UN praises India’s zero casualty policy, evacuation of 1 million

The Indian government’s “zero casualty” policy for cyclones and the pinpoint accuracy of the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) early warning system have helped reduce the possibility of deaths from cyclone Fani, according to the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction ...

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Prakash Raj to campaign for AAP in Delhi, says people should come together to ‘reclaim the republic’

New Delhi: People need to come together to “reclaim the republic” of the country which is on the verge of losing with the onslaught of communal and hatred politics, actor-politician Prakash Raj said Saturday as he announced plans to campaign ...

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