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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.

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

October 25, 2018 3:04:17 am

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.

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Mumbai man shot dead, shooter escapes

October 12, 2018 8:26:30 pm

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.

Justice Lokur attends swearing-in of Pakistan Chief Justice, shares bench with him

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

September 14, 2018 6:00:11 am

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."

Tension in Kothamangalam as Jacobite church followers protest entry of Orthodox faction priest

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

April 30, 2018 7:32:29 am

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

April 9, 2018 2:46:16 am

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.

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Babus to get PM’s award for promoting digital payments

February 22, 2018 6:05:21 pm

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 allegendly sprikles petrol in office in Bengaluru, threatens to set it on fire

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

February 20, 2018 8:04:30 pm

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