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Railway push to heritage conservation: Steam engines to return to mountains

December 4, 2017 2:53:15 am

Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani announced Saturday that the mountain lines where trains are currently pulled by diesel engines will instead host steam engines.

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Utkal Express derailment: Pending probe, 11 dismissed trackmen now suspended

November 17, 2017 5:14:39 am

The 11 trackmen were handed a memo for dismissal under Rule 14 (II) of Railway Servants (Discipline and Appeal) Rules, 1968, after the accident.

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Law ministry mulls change in commercial courts law

November 13, 2017 5:47:25 am

The proposed change will enable the state governments in these places to designate a commercial court with pecuniary jurisdiction not less than Rs 3 lakh and not more than Rs 1 crore.

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Pak border squeeze chokes Indian traders

September 29, 2017 5:18:40 am

Traders claim that this is “Pakistan’s way of unofficially banning” Indian produce to suit the interest of its own farmers, since it is tied by WTO norms and can’t do it officially.

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Fraudsters cash in on digitisation push, spike in number of calls to extract bank details

August 10, 2017 6:07:43 am

In one of the cases, registered on August 3, a woman told the Delhi Police that about Rs 40,000 was withdrawn from her mother’s account. The complainant alleged that her mother was contacted by a person posing as an SBI official, who asked for her PAN card details and account details.

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Another accused in Pehlu Khan lynching case gets bail

August 10, 2017 4:09:27 am

Lawyer Amir Aziz opposed the bail. “It is curious that the investigating officer himself conceded that Kaluram did not have any active role. If so, why was he arrested in the first place?" he asked.

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Chhattisgarh: 2 CRPF men accused of sexual harassment of schoolkids, one held

August 10, 2017 3:10:27 am

One CRPF personnel was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly sexually harassing students of a government school in Chhattisgarh’s Palnar on July 31. Another CRPF personnel wanted in the case went on leave two days after the incident, and a warrant has been issued against him.

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Chandigarh Stalking Case: Barala hosts press conference, leaves after call from son

August 10, 2017 10:14:22 am

Barala addressed the media for about three minutes and said, “The moment I learnt that Chandigarh Police wanted Vikas to appear before them as part of the investigation, I asked him to abide by it.

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Chandigarh report to MHA: Accused refused medical examination

August 10, 2017 10:13:31 am

Chandigarh Police also informed the MHA that two PCR vans intercepted the white Tata Safari, in which the accused were travelling, following a brief chase on the midnight of August 5 after the police received a call from Varnika, the report said.

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Kerala Killings: In communist bastion, not just war of ideology but race for Hindu vote

August 10, 2017 8:44:17 am

The CPI(M)-RSS violence in Kannur can be traced to the 1960s when workers of beedi factories struck work. With beedi workers forming the vanguard of the communist movement in the region, the factory owners called in the Jana Sangh-RSS, which had a base in neighbouring Mangalore.

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Toddy tapper, truck driver, saw mill worker: look who are getting killed in Kerala

August 11, 2017 8:23:57 am

In Kannur, Ground Zero of the political turf war in Kerala, The Indian Express tracks down the victims of killings over last three years

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Techie held for ‘stalking’ woman in Mumbai

August 9, 2017 5:47:58 am

An IT professional was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly stalking a woman in Mumbai late Monday night. The accused, identified as Nitesh Sharma, 37, allegedly followed the woman, who works as a fashion designer, for nearly 45 minutes, before turning up at her doorstep.

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Jammu & Kashmir: PDP MLA booked for ‘assaulting’ teacher

August 9, 2017 5:34:27 am

Ahmed has claimed that the lawmaker had asked his guards to shoot him.  Hussain denied the allegations. He said Ahmed had blocked a road by parking his vehicle in the middle of a bridge. Hussain claimed that Ahmed argued when asked to clear the way.

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‘Stabbed’ by brother-in-law, saved by neighbours: Thrown from terrace, woman cheats death, with some help

August 9, 2017 1:33:24 am

Following the incident, which took place at northwest Delhi’s Wazirpur on Sunday, police have registered a case under IPC section 307 (attempt to murder) and (attempt to rape). The woman alleged that the accused had tried to force himself on her in the past.

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Man who ‘helped’ IS suspect procure passport gets bail

August 8, 2017 4:34:44 am

Chennai-resident Mustafa, who was arrested on July 12, was released on Saturday after Investigating Officer Satish Rana told the court that he was not involved in any “terrorist activity”.

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Chhattisgarh: POCSO case against CRPF members for allegedly molesting school girls

August 8, 2017 11:33:39 am

The alleged incident took place on July 31. A five-member district-level committee was constituted to look into the allegations, after which a case was registered on Monday. AAP tribal leader Soni Sori alleged that the district administration and the police were hushing up the matter.

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Chandigarh Stalking Case: Why was she out late at night, BJP leader asks, faces flak

August 8, 2017 11:49:12 am

Calling Bhatti’s comments “disgraceful”, BJP MP Kirron Kher told The Indian Express, “Every girl or boy is free to move out anytime of night. Let us not divert this into medieval mindsets.” Bhatti later said he had made a comment in the context of women’s safety at night

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Will file PIL seeking proper probe, says Subramanian Swamy

August 8, 2017 3:33:48 am

A Chandigarh-based rights lawyer also said he would move the HC seeking a CBI probe and immediate arrest of the accused. Chandigarh Police has come under criticism for booking the accused under bailable charges.

Centre trying to hush up issue to shield state BJP chief, son: Congress

August 8, 2017 3:26:09 am

The Congress Monday accused the BJP-led government at the Centre of trying to “hush up” the issue surrounding the stalking of a woman in Chandigarh. Congress alleged that police was being pressured and released videos of senior police officer to back its charge.

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Chandigarh stalking case: Ready to fight character assassination aimed at my daughter, says father

August 8, 2017 2:37:24 pm

Chandigarh stalking case: Determined to fight the case of stalking of her daughter to the end, senior Haryana-cadre IAS officer V S Kundu on Monday said that "supporters of criminals" have started a campaign aimed at "character assassination" of his daughter.

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