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    Bhopal: BJP may start Ram Temple construction before LS polls: Mayawati

    Bhopal: Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati here on Friday said the BJP could begin construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya before Lok Sabha elections to seek votes in the name of Hindutva. “BJP wants to construct Ram Temple at Ayodhya but I would say that the temple will not bring any change in lives of people,” said Mayawati adding that the saffron party only wishes to cash in on the

  • Mass Padmavati hysteria: After effigies, a real hanging at a fort?

    Jaipur: A man was found hanging on Friday at the Nahargarh Fort near Jaipur with messages referring to ‘Padmavati’ scribbled on nearby stones, suggesting that the death was connected with the mass hysteria over the clamour for a ban on the movie. The graffiti said: “Padmavati ka virodh (in opposition to Padmavati)”.

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    Bhopal: 4 people cross-examined in gang rape case

    Bhopal: Vendor Lallan of Habibganj railway station, RPF constable Anup Kaushal, Vijay Motghare of Kotilya Academy (coaching centre), contractor Vijay Chauhan deposed in district and sessions court to record their statement in connection with GRP gang rape case. District and sessions court is holding daily trial in the gang rape case.

  • Oxford Street chaos due to ‘altercation’ between 2 men: Police

    London, The incident at the busy Oxford Circus area here today that sparked a “mass evacuation” and left 16 people injured was caused by an “altercation” between two men, police said, ruling out a terror attack. The Oxford Circus area, one of the busiest shopping zones in the heart of the city, was placed under temporary lockdown after police received reports of shots being fired.

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    Bhopal: Tibetans boycott Chinese woolens

    Bhopal: Tibetans have decided against selling Chinese woollen garments in Bhopal to protest China’s brutality towards the members of their community in Tibet. Tibetans flock to city with the onset of winter every year to sell woollen garments made in India and China.

  • Mumbai: 25-year-old woman finds lost family after 14 years in Uttar Pradesh

    Mumbai: A 25-year-old woman, who went missing from Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh when she was a child and accidentally landed in Mumbai, has found her family 14 years later. Pooja Subodh Verma, who grew up in an orphanage in adjoining Navi Mumbai, was trying to find her parents for the last few years.

  • Mumbai: Nabbed by RPF at Kurla station, mobile thief inflicts self-injuries on his hand

    Mumbai: A high drama ensued at Kurla station when a mobile robber inflicted self-injuries on his hand after he was nabbed after a long chase by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) staffer on Thursday. The accused inflicted self-injuries in order to scare the RPF staffer and also threatened to complaint against him in the court.

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    Hafiz Saeed must be arrested, charged, US tells Pakistan

    Washington DC: The United States on Friday called on Pakistan to ensure Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested and charged for his crimes. Saeed, accused of masterminding the 2008 attacks in Mumbai that killed 166 people, was released today after a Pakistan judicial body on Wednesday ordered his release from house arrest, rejecting a request from the government of Punjab to extend his detention by three months.

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    Bombay High Court to hear a female police constable’s sex change plea on November 27

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court would hear on November 27 the plea moved by the female police constable, who has approached the court seeking permission to undergo a sex realignment surgery. The writ petition of Lalita Kumari Salve (28) was mentioned by her advocate Ejaz Naqvi, before a division bench of Justice Shantanu Kemkar and Justice Girish Kulkarni seeking an urgent hearing.

  • 235 killed in Egypt mosque attack

    Cairo, At least 235 people were killed and 109 others injured in a gory terror attack on a mosque in Egypt’s northern Sinai region on Friday, reported state media, making it one of the deadliest attacks on civilians in the country.

  • Navi Mumbai rape accused to go on indefinite hunger strike again in Thane central jail

    Mumbai: Raj alias Hari Shankar Awadh Shukla (35), a rape accused who is presently lodged at the Thane central jail, will be going on an indefinite hunger strike again from December 1 onwards. Shukla was arrested on December 13, 2016, on charges of raping a 13-year-old minor girl at Mahatma Gandhi Mission school at Navi Mumbai.

  • Ujjain: Driver averts tragedy as LPG tanker’s steering fails

    Ujjain: A major mishap was averted due to presence of mind of a tanker driver on Barnagar Road on Friday morning. According to reporters, as the tanker reached Gambhir dam bridge, its steering suddenly failed. Instead of panicking, the driver cautiously applied brakes and managed to bring the vehicle to a halt at the edge of the bridge.

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    Mumbai: BMC to recruit more staff to fill vacant posts in audit team

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) would be recruiting more staff of Junior Auditor (JA)-level to clear the sizeable backlog of audit reports pending after 2013 up till present (2017). A senior civic officer from the audit department of BMC said that around 400 to 500 staff would be recruited and soon an advertisement regarding same will be published.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena continues to fight against tree cutting between Jogeshwari and Goregoan for metro project

    Mumbai: The ruling party Shiv Sena of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday vehemently opposed the proposal of 575 trees required to be cut along the metro project alignment between Jogeshwari and Goregoan. Yashwant Jadhav remarked that they have demanded a visit to the site. “Only after inspection the decision on it will be taken, however, Sena will never allow trees to be cut ruthlessly. We are of the opinion that the trees