October 20, 2017 1:20 am

The morcha was organised by the Maval Taluka Bailgada Sanghatna. Farmers carried banners to protest against organisations like PETA and Pranimitra.

October 20, 2017 1:15 am

The proposal includes the provision of constructing a duct for laying fibre optic cables with the water pipeline network.

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October 20, 2017 1:00 am

A police officer, on condition of anonymity, said Gadade had spoken about his “frustration over issues of promotion in the service and treatment from some senior officers” in his note.

October 20, 2017 12:50 am

The striking employees have sent a written request to the district collector, highlighting their problems. Local political leaders have also started helping out by providing food for the striking employees.

October 20, 2017 12:30 am

As the team’s coach, Ramesh takes efforts to keep the morale high when his players lose a game, and also makes sure that they don’t get carried away by their victories.

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October 20, 2017 12:23 am

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation will also purchase 20 fire bikes that can navigate narrow lanes, especially in congested areas, and reach the site before a fire engine can arrive.

October 20, 2017 12:20 am

Maharashtra might have played a crucial role in the movement which paved way for the Right to Information (RTI) Act, but subsequent governments have failed to strengthen it on various fronts. Five months since Ratnakar Gaikwad retired as the State Chief Information Commissioner, the state government is yet to fill the post. Presiding over the […]

October 20, 2017 12:10 am

As per the revised wages, they will be paid Rs 61, 55 and 45 per day. The wages of inmates from open jails have been raised from Rs 70 per day to Rs 77.

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October 20, 2017 12:00 am

The businessmen now don’t need to go to their respective ward offices or the civic headquarters to obtain or renew their municipal trade licences.

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October 20, 2017 12:00 am

Four years ago, the 55-year old Kandivali resident, decided to make kandeels to earn some extra money to support his family.

October 19, 2017 10:33 pm

As part of the Centre’s initiative to ‘Make India Energy Efficient’, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) — a joint venture of Public Sector Undertakings and the Union Power Ministry — will implement the project, bearing the capital costs.

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October 19, 2017 8:29 pm

Upadhyay, a retired Indian Army Major, said he was not surprised when Rohini Salian, a former special public prosecutor in the case, alleged that she was being asked by the National Investigation Agency to “go soft” ever since the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014.

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October 19, 2017 6:42 pm

The new tourism policy which will become effective from January 2018 and remain valid for five years, has also offered major subsidies to those investing in the tourism sector.

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October 19, 2017 8:10 am

Jitan Ram Manjhi, who was earlier seen as a trusted lieutenant of Nitish Kumar, had revolted when he was asked by the JD(U) leadership to resign from the Chief Minister's post within less than a year of assuming office.

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October 19, 2017 8:38 am

The 42,000 BEST employees will get Rs 5,000 each as advance festival payment. While BEST is facing a financial crisis, the BMC cannot legally release a bonus to the former’s employees

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October 19, 2017 6:23 am

Superintendent of Police, Sambhal, Ravi Shankar Chhabi suspended in-charge of Pathakpur outpost sub-inspector Sanjay Sharma and four constables

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October 19, 2017 6:18 am

The rape case dates back to July 5 this year when the 17-year-old girl was allegedly raped by one Firoz (22) of the same village and the same day his cousin Naushad took her to Mumbai where he kept her at his friend’s place

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October 19, 2017 6:04 am

Sources said the deceased, Souvik Chandra of Madhyamgram Chowmatha, allegedly drowned while bathing

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October 19, 2017 6:00 am

The protest had erupted on Tuesday after the institute expelled 14 girl students for refusing to vacate their old hostel and shift to a new one on campus. Students boycotted classes and organised a sit-in demonstration

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October 19, 2017 5:56 am

In some cases, truck drivers have been beaten up and their vehicles damaged,” the letter, which was sent to Mamata recently, said

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October 19, 2017 5:50 am

Besides Gurung, the order names GJM convener and his wife Asha Gurung, secretary Roshan Giri, GJM leaders Prakash Gurung President, Amrit Yonzon general Secretary of the Yuva Morcha and Ashok Chettri

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October 19, 2017 5:46 am

The raid was conducted twice on Tuesday by SDM Amninder Kaur Brar and Kharar DSP Deep Kamal in different areas of Kurali town, including Singhpura road, National Highway 21 stretch leading towards Ropar and Kurali-Morinda road

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October 19, 2017 5:33 am

Police officials said the complaints about bursting of firecrackers started pouring in around 9 pm and continued till 11.55 pm

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October 19, 2017 5:28 am

The injured were identified as Sunil Kumar, 25, a resident of Sector 28 in Chandigarh, and pillion rider Amit Kumar, 21, of Sector 45

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October 19, 2017 8:39 am

No diyas, no sweets, no firecrackers for them... Meet five people who will be working when we celebrate Diwali, just to ensure our safety

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October 19, 2017 5:16 am

The 49-year-old Digambar sect monk Acharya Shantisagarji Maharaj, who was arrested last Saturday, had failed the first potency test, following which the police had sought his custody to conduct the potency test again on him

October 19, 2017 8:39 am

In Old Delhi’s Meena Bazar, Imran khan, president of the traders’ association, said, “This market had a stampede-like situation for the entire week preceding Diwali. We could close our shops only around 12 in the night. Tomorrow is Diwali and you can see how deserted the roads are.”

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October 19, 2017 5:11 am

According the government institute, last year, the state recorded 3,201 emergency cases on Diwali, 3,936 on New Year day and 3,627 on Bhai Bij

October 19, 2017 5:05 am

The protesters were later identified as members of BTS — an outfit formed by Mahesh Vasava, son of JD(U) MLA Chhotubhai Vasava, a key member of the party’s Sharad Yadav faction

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October 19, 2017 4:49 am

Shopkeepers said that the rising cost of firecrackers due to 28 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) levy has resulted in a dip in sale of firecrackers this Diwali. Earlier, the tax on firecrackers was 14.5 per cent

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October 19, 2017 4:46 am

Police have not yet named the neighbour in their case as they are still trying to go through the contents of the two-page suicide note in which the victim, Heera Lal, named more than 10 neighbours.

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October 19, 2017 4:34 am

According to police, the incident took place around 1.45 pm on Monday when the victim, identified as Vandana, and her husband were passing through Daryaganj in an auto-rickshaw.

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October 19, 2017 4:33 am

Sharing information on the sale of mid-segment cars, Rajiv Kaushal, sales manager with Autopace Network of Maruti Suzuki, said, "It was business as usual like previous year. We delivered about 70 cars in the last two days including on Dhanteras and today."

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October 19, 2017 4:27 am

Rajiv Sahdev, general secretary of the Chandigarh Jewellers Association, said that this time they witnessed sale worth around Rs 35 crore in the Tricity. Earlier, the sale during this period used to be worth around Rs 80 crore every year

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October 19, 2017 4:25 am

Veerta, 27, was allegedly strangled Wednesday, barely two months before her seventh wedding anniversary. However, shortly after her wedding, the victim was being harassed at her in-laws’ residence in Muradnagar’s Bhovapur area, claimed the victim’s father.

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October 19, 2017 4:22 am

A person who purchases crackers worth Rs 5,000 will have to shell out around Rs 1,500 as GST on it. Similarly, on the purchase of crackers of Rs 10,000, one will have to shell out Rs 2,800 more