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Poll choice: How farmers vote

Caste equations, not crop prices, seem to hold sway when it comes to influencing electoral behaviour.

Bihar: Religious leader held for sexual abuse

He was arrested from his ashram in Phulparas Madhubani on Tuesday and sent to 14-day judicial custody.

Ponzi scam: Karnataka ex-BJP minister G Janardhana Reddy arrested

The former mining baron was produced before a magistrate Sunday evening and was remanded in judicial custody for 14 days.

Madhya Pradesh: Congress tie-up with tribal outfit hinges on one seat

The national convener of JAYS Dr Hiralal Alawa told The Indian Express on Wednesday that the progress of the alliance talks depends on Kukshi, a tribal-dominated seat held by the Congress for more than last three decades.

Mumbai man shot dead, shooter escapes

Manoj Mourya was shot from behind on Senapati Bapat Road around 7.30 AM and died during treatment at the civic-run KEM Hospital, the DCP said. The unidentified shooter managed to escape from the spot.

Must define violence against children in larger context, says Justice Madan Lokur

Justice Lokur said, “We need to look at violence against children in a much larger context and not just in the traditional way of physical violence, child sexual abuse, and so on."

Free but fair?

Priyadarshini,22,a final year LLB student was followed home to her Vasant Kunj house on the afternoon of January 23,1996. The assailant,according to the prosecution,allegedly barged into her house and severely assaulted her,strangling her with an electric wire.

Gujarat govt puts on hold death appeal against Maya Kodnani,Babu Bajrangi

A special court in Ahmedabad had sentenced Kodnani to 28 years in jail.

Kerala church row: Jacobites seek govt intervention to resolve century-old dispute

On March 19, the Supreme Court headed by Justice Arun Misra issued yet another order upholding its July 3 verdict, but the Jacobite leaders said it was done “without considering the arguments of our counsels and the scope of the case”.

Bengaluru: Another case against ‘fake news’ website owner Mahesh Vikram Hegde, BJP leader his lawyer

Arrested on March 29 for a “fake news” post that claimed that a Jain monk had been attacked by a Muslim youth, Hegde is now facing four cases.

Babus to get PM’s award for promoting digital payments

The civil services day is celebrated on April 21, every year, where bureaucrats rededicate themselves to public service and awards for excellence in public administration are also conferred.

Karnataka Congress leader threatens to set govt office on fire in Bengaluru

Narayanaswamy, a close aide of Congress MLA Byrati Basavaraj, took the extreme step after an official rejected a 'fake' document submitted by him.