Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, BSP supremo Mayawati Saturday pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this dreadful disease. In a statement issued by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) here, Mayawati said, Mob lynching has emerged as a dreadful disease (bhayanak bimari) across the country, and the […]

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All schools and colleges in the district will remain closed from July 26 to 30 due to Kanwar Yatra, officials said on Thursday. Issuing the order, District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey said Shravan Shivratri will be observed on July 30. Devotees and Kanwars in excessive numbers are expected to turn out for the festival like […]

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One of the founding anchors of DD News and Nari Shakti awardee Neelum Sharma died on Saturday at the age of 50, the public broadcaster said. She was battling cancer. A DD News tweet said Sharma was a founding anchor with over 20 years of association with the broadcaster. The anchor of programmes such as […]

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A Delhi court on Tuesday charged expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar and the other accused, including three cops, for the murder of the Unnao rape survivors father. The court also framed charges against the UP legislator for assault and framing the girls father in Arms Act case last year. The rape survivor had accused Kuldeep […]

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The Delhi High Court has agreed to examine a legal question as to whether the laws on disabilities and mental healthcare are applicable on persons suffering from mental illness. Justice V K Rao sought response from the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital on applicability of three Acts – Mental […]

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Karnataka crisis | The political crisis in Karnataka is likely to go on till Monday with Congress and JD(S) MLAs seeking more time for the discussion over the motion of confidence in the House. Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar, too, has made it clear that he will go for floor test only after the discussion is […]

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Within a couple of days of the car crash in which the Unnao rape survivor was seriously injured and two of her aunts killed, a letter written to the Chief Justice of India by the victims family has come to light, expressing threat and danger to their lives allegedly by the accused persons in the […]

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The Narendra Modi government on Monday moved a resolution in the Parliament seeking to scrap Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. The Article is a temporary provision meant to grant special status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Making a statement in the Rajya Sabha, Home minister Amit Shah said that the resolution will […]

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday chaired a meeting of a group of ministers dealing with reallocation of central government departments following the creation of new Union ministries. The meeting was attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardip Singh Puri, Minister of State in the Prime Ministers Office Jitendra […]

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A Kargil veteran, a sitting and an ex-MLA of the AIDUF were among those whose names were excluded from the final NRC, which was released here on Saturday. The daughter of Congress MLA Ilias Ali too found her name missing though the legislator and his other family members made it to the updated list. Kargil […]

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