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August 18, 2017 4:39 am

Sources said former Lok Sabha MP Akhilesh Prasad Singh, who joined the Congress from the RJD in 2010, is among the frontrunners for the post of PCC chief in the event of replacement of Choudhary, who many in the party believe was close to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

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August 18, 2017 11:30 am

“What action has been taken after the Gorakhpur tragedy? The BJP said strict action (would be taken) but there has been no action so far. It seems it will take action after the death of some more children,” he said.

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August 18, 2017 9:13 am

The visit was finalised at a meeting of state Congress leaders with Sonia in Delhi on Thursday. The meeting was attended by Patel, Solanki, Congress’s Gujarat affairs in-charge Ashok Gehlot and four AICC secretaries attached with the state.

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August 18, 2017 4:31 am

However, Gautam Deb told mediapersons: “I am not well and hence, won’t be appearing before the CID tomorrow. I am consulting my lawyer to respond to the notice.”

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August 18, 2017 4:27 am

While Ankur Dubey (25) and Prasannjeet Prabhat alias Babul (26) were arrested by the Bidhannagar Police late Wednesday, Kolkata Police arrested Vishal Singh (24) and Sheik Jamsed Alam (28) from Kasba on Thursday.

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August 18, 2017 4:24 am

Paswan, the Union Minister for Food and Consumer Affairs, mentioned that the government had taken a historic step of procuring 16 lakh tons of pulses while efforts are being made for providing water for irrigating their fields.

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August 18, 2017 4:21 am

The Cabinet Wednesday announced capping of the knee implant price at a significantly lower rate than the current market costs, a move that could result in savings of Rs 1,500 crore annually to patients requiring surgery.

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August 18, 2017 10:35 am

Doklam standoff: On China’s claim about India’s role in the dispute, Japan has also conveyed that India is “involved” in this incident “based on bilateral agreements” with Bhutan.

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August 18, 2017 8:46 am

Election Commissioner O P Rawat’s remarks are significant against the backdrop of the political storm that raged at the time of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat.

August 18, 2017 4:03 am

The Prime Minister said that only governments and their initiatives will not make a New India, while encouraging entrepreneurs to participate in government initiatives. “Change will be powered by each and every citizen of India,” he said.

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August 18, 2017 7:16 am

As soon as a bench of Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud took up the matter for hearing, the counsel for the two officers told the court that they would step down today itself. The court recorded the submission.

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August 18, 2017 7:21 am

Arvind Kejriwal, referring to The Indian Express report, tweeted saying “it pains me” that Delhi government was not being given land for mohalla clinics, and Delhi government’s “own land” was “not being allowed” for the purpose.

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August 18, 2017 3:48 am

A suit was filed against GEBI Products by Freudenberg Gala Household Product Pvt Ltd on August 24, 2015, and a notice of motion seeking interim relief was filed later. This notice of motion was dismissed by a single judge in 2016, leading to the company approaching the Bombay High Court.

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August 18, 2017 4:15 am

Doctors at the hospital described the condition of the newborn and the mother, who was in the 36th week of her pregnancy, as “stable”. But they added that the rape victim’s parents had submitted a written representation disowning the newborn.

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August 18, 2017 3:36 am

“Allegation against me is that I supplied RDX explosive material on the conspiracy hatched by Sadhvi Pragya Thakur. Now, if she is enlarged on bail and given a clean chit by NIA, then the link between me and her is snapped,” said Harish Salve, appearing for Purohit.

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August 18, 2017 10:33 am

Amit Shah is learnt to have told party leaders that the BJP will conduct frequent surveys — once in three or four months — to get a feel of the “pulse from the ground” and strategies will be altered accordingly.

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August 18, 2017 7:27 am

Gandhi said, “The RSS knows that its ideology cannot win elections in India. Hence, people of the RSS are installing their people one by one in every institution. Be it the Press, the bureaucracy, the judiciary, people of RSS ideology are being put in every institution.”

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August 18, 2017 7:18 am

Leela’s family claims this happened for the first time on May 10, making the girl perhaps the first case of the hair-chopping scare. Over the next three months, it spread to Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, leaving at least one woman (in Agra) and a cat (in Mewat) dead.

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August 18, 2017 3:10 am

The NPPA and the Maharashtra Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have started their respective helplines for patients to register complaints of over-priced knee implants billed on or after Thursday.

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August 18, 2017 3:00 am

According to doctors at KEM hospital where the boy was admitted on Wednesday, he suffered from abdominal pain and was in advanced stage of respiratory distress.

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August 18, 2017 2:49 am

“If we were to give complete loan waiver it would incur a Rs 1.14 lakh crore budget. Can any state in the country afford such a loan waiver? Do you want to stop all the other schemes for the dalits, tribals and other sectors?” said Devendra Fadnavis.

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August 18, 2017 2:47 am

Unlike several other states, the Maharashtra government is yet to issue any order for the denotification or reclassification of the state highways to work around the Supreme Court directive.

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August 18, 2017 2:31 am

An officer from Ghatkopar police station said: “There are two similar cases were Navy employees have been targeted by the fraudsters. We are checking if the cases are linked.”

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August 18, 2017 1:55 am

Sets up committee to look into exploiting commercial, advertising potential

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August 18, 2017 1:26 am

“I told the police as soon as I was arrested that I am 17 years old, but they refused to believe me. They said I looked older than 18,” says the boy, now 20.

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August 18, 2017 7:26 am

“We have reached the stage where there is a requirement to seriously review our policies toward China, not just diplomatically, economically, militarily also,” Malik, who was the Army chief from 1997 to 2000, told The Indian Express in an interview.

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August 18, 2017 7:27 am

The Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR), which analysed details of all donations above Rs 20,000 to five national parties — BJP, Congress, NCP, CPI and CPM — found that corporate donations accounted for 89% of all known donations in these four years.

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August 18, 2017 7:23 am

In staking claim to Babri Masjid and telling the court that a mosque should be built not at the disputed site but in a Muslim area away from it, the board has altered the very contours of the 70-year dispute.

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August 18, 2017 12:59 am

Raghu Rai sheds light on his elder brother’s role in his photography

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August 18, 2017 12:54 am

Ace lensmen remember ‘Paul Saab’ who loved experimenting with shots, talking photography and sharing tips with youngsters

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August 18, 2017 12:52 am

The study has found that the disease burden due to COPD was highest in Papua New Guinea, India, Lesotho, and Nepal while the burden for asthma was highest in Afghanistan, Central African Republic, Fiji, Kiribati, Lesotho, Papua New Guinea, and Swaziland.

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August 17, 2017 11:58 pm

A cabinet decision was taken last month to raise the allowances for the workers and helpers to Rs 10,170 and Rs 5,089 respectively, said Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

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August 17, 2017 11:46 pm

The incident was reported on Wednesday. The accused, Sarthak Kapoor (18), was not in favour of the girl talking to her other friends, said the Police.

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August 17, 2017 11:27 pm

According to the government release, during Cm Vijay Rupani visit to the hospitals, he advised the doctors to give Tamiflu medicine to swine flu patients. Giving the slogan of 'Any Flu-Tamiflu', Rupani even recommended the use of this medicine to treat patients with general fever.

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August 17, 2017 11:04 pm

"I had seen the film Mughal-e-Azam years ago. It had a song 'Mohabbat Zindabad' (hail love). Now, here is a strange King who says you will go to jail if you fall in love," said Sharad Yadav during his speech.

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August 17, 2017 10:52 pm

The apex court's order came as it set aside a Karnataka High Court order which had held that disobedience of summons for appearance did not amount to contravention of the provisions of the 1963 Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA).