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Govt acts tough: Accused in mob violence won’t get govt jobs in Bihar

So far, 345 people have been named in 39 mob violence cases in Patna, Sasaram, Jehanabad, Gaya and other districts. Police have arrested 278 people in connection with these cases.

Kerala HC says Internet access a fundamental right

The court admitted the contention of the petitioner that the Internet, accessed through mobile phones or computers, gave an opportunity for the students to gather information.

Venkaiah Naidu asks corporates to help boost govt efforts on tourism

Naidu echoed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s suggestion that people, especially the youth, must visit at least 15 tourist destinations within India by 2022 to give boost to domestic tourism.

Shivakumar bail plea: By paying tax, tainted property can’t become untainted, says ED

The ED was opposing Shivakumar’s bail application in connection with a money-laundering case. The arguments remained inconclusive and will recommence on Saturday.

Charge interest from colleges defaulting on affiliation fees: Waikar to University of Mumbai

A report, table in the Monsoon session of the Assembly in July, stated that of the 774 colleges affiliated to the MU, only 108 colleges have paid the fee, amounting to Rs 2.72 crore, to the university so far.

Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria to take over as IAF chief on September 30

Air Marshal Bhadauria, who became Vice Chief of Air Staff in May this year, will take charge on September 30 when incumbent Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa retires.

Karnataka govt to shift Winter Session from flood-hit Belagavi

The opposition Congress and JDS have called the decision a move to avoid facing the wrath of people in Belagavi over delays in announcing a flood relief package for the region.

Ayodhya hearing: Oral evidence of idol at ‘garbh grih’ prior to 1949, says SC

According to the Muslim side, idols were placed inside the central dome for the first time on the night of December 22-23, 1949, by trespassers.

‘Thrilling, special’: Rajnath Singh first Defence Minister to fly Tejas

Many countries have shown an interest in Tejas, the minister said, adding that he was proud that India had achieved a level where fighter jets and other defence equipment can be exported.

The Urdu Press: Beyond the stars

Using Allama Iqbal’s famous ghazal their being more lands ahead of the moon, Urdu Times, on September 8, speaks of how the ISRO chief K Sivan was “consoled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who boosted his morale and sent a message to youngsters that they must not be disappointed by failure, and keep trying”.