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Jharkhand man killed by in-laws over three marriages, skeleton found

April 3, 2022 2:59:51 pm

An investigation was started based on hearsay and it was found that he had gone missing after a fight with his brother-in-law from an earlier marriage who confronted him over his third wedding, said Senior Superintendent of Police M Tamil Vanan.

19-year-old woman killed in Vadodara

March 30, 2022 3:39:05 pm

Accused had planned murder, did recce of crime spot: chargeheet

Mayank Kumar: ‘Ed-Tech firms came up with code of conduct as malpractices creep in’

January 21, 2022 3:31:09 pm

The companies have formed a collective - India EdTech Consortium - under the aegis of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), a development that follows the government's announcement that a policy to regulate the sector was in the works.

Mullaperiyar dispute: Don’t come to us for every grievance, SC to Kerala, Tamil Nadu

December 16, 2021 3:47:42 am

A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar said that any decision on releasing water from the reservoir will be taken by the Supervisory Committee through consensus. It noted that states are making “political observations” but that it wasn't concerned with that.

Amit Khare: The man in the corner office

October 17, 2021 4:32:44 pm

Amit Khare, who has helmed at least two of the most high-profile govt policies in recent times, the NEP and IT Rules, has now been appointed advisor to the PM.

Covid patient critical, his sperm collected after Gujarat HC grants wife’s plea

July 22, 2021 7:09:15 am

The woman filed the petition on Monday, after doctors at Sterling Hospital in Vadodara, where he is undergoing treatment, reportedly informed the family that he “may not survive beyond 24 hours”.

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Giridhar Aramane: ‘There’s an evolving plan to make India capable of fighting off these waves’

May 14, 2021 7:47:05 am

Aramane spoke about how the government’s plans on the second wave, a possible third wave, and what is being done to mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic.

51 years after fake encounter, Kerala pays compensation to victim’s family

February 25, 2021 1:17:47 am

Following the killing of Varghese, 31, the police version of events had been widely accepted. However, in 1998, retired constable Ramachandran Nair confessed that the encounter had been fake.

Another spike pushes Haryana Covid tally beyond 26,000-mark

‘How could I take backseat due to fear of death… will be history or part of it’

July 9, 2020 2:00:42 am

While most doctors, who work as consultants, are practising tele medicine from home, some, despite being senior citizens, are walking into hospitals and clinics every day to treat patients.

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Under pressure, Kerala decides to not open Sabarimala temple

June 12, 2020 1:32:18 am

There are around 3,000 temples in Kerala under the five devaswoms, which are temple affairs body controlled by the state government.

INS thanks Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani for ‘timely support’ to print media

May 7, 2020 12:36:01 am

Indian Newspaper Society (INS) president Shailesh Gupta, on behalf of INS members, on Wednesday expressed gratitude and appreciated the efforts of Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani for the state government's “timely support towards print media”.

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Help govt serve poor: PM Modi to NGOs

March 31, 2020 2:50:06 am

He praised the dedication and commitment of the participating organisations towards serving humanity.

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Coronavirus: Sonia writes to PM Modi, party’s CMs on wage support to construction workers

March 25, 2020 2:57:51 am

In her letter to the Prime Minister, Gandhi pointed out that Building and Other Construction Worker's Welfare Boards in states have reportedly collected cess amounting to Rs 49, 688 crores till March 31. "However, only an amount of Rs 19,379 crores had been spent," she said.

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India, US making ‘very good progress’ on trade, says Shringla

January 10, 2020 4:57:58 pm

The Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who would take up his new assignment as India's next foreign secretary later this month, said that there are a lot of complementarities in trade between India and the US.

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How Odisha’s slum rehabilitation project is transforming lives, winning awards

December 16, 2019 6:57:39 am

World Habitat Mission recognised the state government’s Jaga Mission that used drones to survey slums.

Nanavati Panel report: ‘Anger over train burning led to 2002 Gujarat riots’

Nanavati Panel report: ‘Anger over train burning led to 2002 Gujarat riots’

December 12, 2019 12:25:21 pm

The report gave a clean chit to the police, BJP, VHP and Bajrang Dal and stated that the incidents occurred because of anger on account of the Godhra train burning incident of February 27, 2002.

An unequal burden

September 26, 2019 7:13:41 am

Farmers are paying about Rs 15,000 crore GST annually, on which they cannot claim input tax credit.

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Harsh Vardhan: ‘MCI was plagued by corruption, led to diminishing respect for medical profession’

August 5, 2019 7:15:41 am

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan speaks to Abantika Ghosh on why the NMC Bill is a historic reform and why he thinks India is set to see a brain gain in the medical profession.

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Parliament approves changes in insolvency and bankruptcy code

August 2, 2019 1:36:25 am

Sitharaman said the proposed amendments also respond to issues pertaining to financial creditors in the wake of a recent ruling with respect to financial and operational creditors.

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Lok Sabha approves amendment Bill making Aadhaar use voluntary

July 5, 2019 1:08:45 am

On the issue of privacy, which was raised by several opposition members, Prasad said, “The amendments address the privacy and security concerns. It provides that no service or benefit of any scheme will be denied for lack of Aadhaar.”

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Thane cab driver beaten, ‘forced to chant Jai Shri Ram’

June 28, 2019 11:32:47 am

In his statement to the police, Khan said, “The accused started hitting me with wires and when I screamed out loud ‘Ya Allah’, I was told to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ if I wanted to be spared.”

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Sri Lanka, Pulwama attack steeled our resolve to fight terror: Sushma Swaraj

May 23, 2019 1:29:40 am

Sushma Swaraj said India is determined to consistently strengthen cooperation within the SCO framework for comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security.

Poll choice: How farmers vote

Poll choice: How farmers vote

March 28, 2019 7:20:13 am

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

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Bihar: Religious leader held for sexual abuse

January 31, 2019 4:55:50 am

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

November 12, 2018 3:23:41 am

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