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Delhi Confidential: Now, Or Later

Former CWC member Anil Shastri, son of late ex-Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, tweeted that if the Congress has to survive it has to have a president at the earliest, and that there is no better person to lead the party than Priyanka.

Delhi: Drunk bus driver assaults passenger, held

The victim, Deepak Sharma, who works as a steward at a cafe in Khan Market, was on his way home to Ambedkar Nagar Monday night when the incident took place.

President Ram Nath Kovind lauds govt, collegium for filling Supreme court’s vacancies

Hundred judgments of the apex court translated into nine Indian languages were handed over to the President as part of the apex court’s project to provide translated copies of judgments to litigants.

Centre advises AAP against adding Atishi, Raghav to Metro panel

The Delhi government, however, hit back saying this is not the first time a politician has been nominated to the board.

BJP will make Maharashtra Congress-mukt, says party state chief Chandrakant Patil

Shortly after taking charge, Patil, speaking to the media, said, “Congress-mukt Maharashtra is our main agenda. We will make all efforts including getting into the organisation meritorious Congress leaders.”

Congress renews bid for all-party Opposition alliance for Maharashtra assembly polls

On Tuesday, during alliance talks held between the Congress and NCP, leaders from both sides had accepted that reaching out to regional and smaller political outfits who are opposed to the BJP and the Shiv Sena was essential to avoid a split of anti-ruling establishment vote.

Kathua gangrape-murder case: HC to hear appeals by convicts, victim’s kin today

One of the convicts has also prayed for suspension of his sentence and that application too will be heard on Thursday.

Thousands pay tribute to Dalit Panther’s co-founder Raja Dhale

His mortal remains were taken to Kannamwar Nagar, also in Vikhroli, where Dhale had spent many years as a youth. The procession also passed through Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in Ghatkopar.

Cabinet nod to Bill to constitute new commission to replace MCI

The Bill proposes that NEET and common counselling will be applicable to all medical educational institutions, including AIIMS.

Mumbai coastal road project: 500 crore spent so far; BMC stops work, gears up for legal battle

The civic body has stopped all activity after the High Court struck down environment clearances granted to the project. Following this, the BMC has decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the HC order.

Delhi: Men snatch woman’s gold chain, fire in the air

A police officer said, “While we do not have CCTV footage of the snatching, we do have footage of the men leaving on bike. We are investigating the matter.”

Delhi: ‘Massive’ fire at SBI building, no casualty

At least seven fire tenders and 30 firefighters were rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused in under 30 minutes.

Navdeep Saini puts his best foot forward

Ahead of selection committee meeting for WI tour, Delhi fast bowler turns in eye-catching performance; Gill, Pandey impress too.

Mumbai: BMC records show collapsed portion of building part of property, cess paid to MHADA

On Wednesday, at the Standing Committee meeting, corporators from all parties demanded action against civic officials in connection to the Dongri collapse, alleging that the structure was illegal and officials had failed take action.

What steps taken to tackle patriarchy in farm sector: BJD MP Bhartruhari Mahtab

Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Mahtab cited an Oxfam report — published a decade ago — which stated that women undertook 80 per cent of farm work in India though only 13 per cent of the land was owned by them.

Government not in favour of MGNREGA forever: Narendra Singh Tomar

Tomar also said that the government is trying to make Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana — the Centre’s crop insurance scheme — simpler and more useful for farmers.

Finish probe and file charge sheets in SC/ST atrocities: Gujarat DGP

State officials told The Indian Express that as per an estimate, over 800 cases of atrocities against SC/ST communities have been pending in Gujarat.

Gujarat: Man says police ‘tortured’ him to ‘force’ him confess to theft

In his complaint to the city police, Imtiyaz Sabbir Miyan, a resident of Wadi locality of Vadodara, said that he was picked up by the police on July 13 and tortured in custody to make him confess to a theft.

Gujarat: Cops ‘assault’ Dalit youth for demanding accident report

According to Makwana, a daily wage labourer from Paldi village in Una, he went to Una police station on July 14 to get a copy of the accident report in which his elder brother Dilip Makwana (42) was involved.

Ploonet: What if a moon went rogue and acted like a planet?

What if a moon went rogue and acted like a planet? It can happen, astronomers say, and give it a name.

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