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On way out, Justice Amitava Roy to SC judges: Fractured face can dent our credibilityPremium Story

February 24, 2018 07:37 IST

“You must have noticed that in spite of all the reservations that many may have about the judicial process... people flock to the courts, seeking refuge for justice. And it is because of the credibility this institution enjoys, the trust which it enjoys."

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Tripura remains a backward state under Left rule: Chavan

February 14, 2018 17:07 IST

The Congress leader also cautioned the people about the BJP, saying the saffron party only "makes false promises".

Surat: Dairy truck mows down one, injures three

February 10, 2018 06:14 IST

The businessman, Krupesh Shah (42), died on the spot and three persons were injured when the tempo overturned. Wadi police has booked the driver for negligent driving and culpable homicide not amounting to murder.

Jharkhand lynching: 'Jai Shri Ram' can be chanted by embracing people, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Naqvi says some forces want to disturb peace, calls for defeat of their design

February 4, 2018 16:25 IST

Inaugurating a day's workshop organised by BJP Delhi Minority Morcha, Minority Affairs Minister Naqvi said harmony and tolerance are in India's "DNA" and none should be allowed to "weaken" the country's unity.

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‘Vicky Gounder was in touch with Hong Kong-based Sikh radical’

January 28, 2018 03:08 IST

Addressing a press conference in Chandigarh, police said five police teams of 35 men executed an “intelligence-based operation” in which Gounder, one of the Nabha jail-break masterminds, was killed Friday evening.

Congress targets govt on national security

January 20, 2018 07:12 IST

It called the government statement “vacuous” and argued its “directionless policy” on national security has created a disquiet on both the eastern and western frontiers.

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Stones pelted at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s cavalcade in Bihar’s Buxar, six people injured

January 13, 2018 09:07 IST

“We suspect that they were provoked by some anti-social elements. We will be questioning some suspects soon,” said a senior police officer.

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RK Nagar bypoll: Madras High Court rejects plea to suspend results

January 9, 2018 15:36 IST

The petitioner alleged that TTV Dhinakaran, who contested as an independent candidate in the December 21 by-election, had won it by indulging in electoral malpractices.

India’s judge-population ratio goes up marginally

January 7, 2018 13:52 IST

The issue of judge-population ratio came to the fore in April, 2016 when then Chief Justice of India T S Thakur lamented the executive's inaction in at least doubling the number of judges to handle the "avalanche" of litigations

Passenger vehicle hit by avalanche in Jammu and Kashmir, 7 trapped

January 5, 2018 21:54 IST

The spokesperson said two people were rescued from the avalanche site, while at least seven others travelling in the cab were still missing.

Heritage in 2017: Delhi lost Hall of Nations, Ahmedabad won UNESCO tag

January 3, 2018 11:49 IST

In Old Delhi, walls of a heritage precinct in Shahjehanabad, abutting a listed haveli were spray-painted by a well-known private shoemaker firm as part of a shoot of a campaign video in September.

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Rajya Sabha members asks government to take steps to deal with pollution

December 28, 2017 19:31 IST

The members also asked the government to refrain from putting the blame on farmers for causing pollution by burning stubble or husk after harvest and suggested steps to help the farmers for proper disposals of this agriculture residue.

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BJP leaders credit Mumbai AC train run to PM Modi’s governance

December 25, 2017 16:42 IST

Mumbai BJP chief Ashish Shelar termed the development as "historical" and credited it to Modi's mantra of governance which is committed to providing comfort to commuters.

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BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje challenges Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah govt to arrest her

December 23, 2017 20:19 IST

An FIR was filed against BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje on charges of provoking people to cause riots, disturbing communal harmony and spreading rumours.

Christmas gift: 'Handsome' Rahul Gandhi finds 107-year-old admirer who wishes to meet him

Rahul Gandhi is the leader India needs, will be next Prime Minister: Sudheendra Kulkarni

December 16, 2017 23:11 IST

Sudheendra Kulkarni also praised former Congress president and Rahul Gandhi's mother Sonia Gandhi, calling her a woman of courage.

Uttarakhand govt DPR to clean Ganga being studied: German Mission 

December 5, 2017 14:28 IST

Holding detailed discussions on the state government's DPR, the mission said it was being studied and a decision on it will soon be taken by the agency.

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Anupriya Patel pitches for better infra in govt hospitals for organ transplantation

November 27, 2017 19:07 IST

The Minister of State for Health said there was a need to promote cadaver or deceased organ donation rather than relying on living donors to avoid the likelihood of commercial trading of organs and the inherent risk to the health of the living donor.

Getting Centre’s nod for schemes despite ‘hurdles’ by LG: Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy

November 25, 2017 16:25 IST

The Congress leader charged the previous AINRC government with causing 'financial mess' and losses in undertakings like the Civil Supplies Corporations, Road Transport Corporation and a number of cooperative societies.

Dial 1441, CRPF tells Kashmiri youth wanting to give up arms

November 21, 2017 20:41 IST

The helpline -- Madadgaar -- can also be used by the families, friends or well wishers of such youths, who are willing to surrender before the security forces in the Kashmir Valley, a senior official said.

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Yogi Adityanath visits ailing N D Tiwari at Delhi hospital

November 19, 2017 15:50 IST

The former UP chief minister is undergoing treatment at the private hospital here for the last several days. Adityanath assured all possible help to the ailing politician, Tiwari's family said.

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Jiah Khan case: Bombay HC asks actor’s mother to file response to Pancholi’s petition

November 15, 2017 03:24 IST

The case was transferred to the CBI by HC in July 2014, on Rabiya Khan’s petition that police was allegedly not probing it properly.

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Chhattisgarh government recommends CBI probe into ‘sex CD’ row

October 29, 2017 12:41 IST

The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting Monday chaired by Chief Minister Raman Singh.

Chandigarh International Airport: Fewer flights shoot up air fares

October 8, 2017 05:41 IST

The maximum number of flight from Chandigarh are for Delhi and Mumbai. Travel operators in the city also claim that the prices have gone up.

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Samruddhi Corridor: Maharashtra govt to get Rs 35,000 crore loan from South Korea

October 5, 2017 03:18 IST

“The CM has clarified that even if we receive a loan from South Korea, their companies will not receive preferential treatment in the bidding process and they will have to follow the same procedure.”

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Punjab: Swaran Salaria owned medical college challenges HC order on shifting studentsPremium Story

October 5, 2017 00:47 IST

The college had been setup in 2011, but a year later, the MCI denied it the permission to conduct any fresh admissions because of the lack of adequate infrastructure.