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  • Bhopal: Digvijay Singh starts yatra for Congress’ unity

    Bhopal: Aiming to improve coordination among Congressmen before ticket distribution for the assembly elections in MP former CM Digvijay Singh began his ‘ekta yatra’ from Orcha on Thursday. Satyavrat Chaturvedi, known to be an arch-rival of Singh and Amrita Rai, wife of Singh is also accompanying Singh in the Yatra. Before embarking on his yatra Singh asked all party workers to resolve that they would ensure victory of Congress in the upcoming

  • Bhopal: Kamal Nath’s discipline bothering Congressmen

    Bhopal: The new state Congress president Kamal Nath seems to have taken a tough stand as far as observing discipline in the party is concerned. Congress leaders and workers had direct and unlimited access for airing their views to previous state presidents including Subhash Yadav, Suresh Pachauri, Kantilal Bhuria and Arun Yadav.

  • Mumbai Police’s major crackdown on illegal ‘dance bars’, 68 girls rescued

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police have launched a major crackdown on illegal dance bars across the city and have rescued 68 girls from secret bar cavities in an operation that lasted less than a week. Police said there were several inter-connected cavities in the bar where the girls were hidden and these cavities led to dance halls. Three bar owners and managers were running illegal dance bars ‘in the

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    Maharashtra: BJP MLA says, party’s failure to create Vidarbha cost it Bhandara-Gondia

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP MLA Ashish Deshmukh on Thursday said his party lost the Bhandara-Gondia Lok Sabha bypoll because it “failed” to implement its electoral promise of carving out a separate Vidarbha state. Deshmukh, a staunch proponent of separate Vidarbha, alleged that the BJP used unfair means to win elections in the constituency, but couldn’t succeed.

  • Bhopal: Prices of fruits, vegetables spiral ahead of farmer’s stir

    Bhopal: On the eve of the proposed farmer’ strike, prices of vegetables and fruits skyrocketed in the state capital which witnessed panic buying on Thursday. Even as the prices of most of the vegetables hiked almost three times, the people have flocked vegetable wholesale market to replenish their supplies for the dry days ahead.

  • Bhopal: Cops need to be trained to win people’s faith, says Rajnath Singh

    Bhopal: Stressing that police should be sensitive towards public, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that training programme for the cops should be designed in such a manner that they are able to win confidence of people. Advance training is a major tool to enhance the professional skills of police personnel, said the Home Minister while addressing a programme during the inauguration of a new building of Central Academy for Police Training,

  • Bhopal: Illegal parking may cost busy markets dearly

    Bhopal: The incident of fire in the Mansarowar complex and its control by the teams of fire department on Wednesday raises serious questions like whether similar fire tender will be able to reach into the congested lanes if a fire breaks out in the busiest markets spread from Budhwara to Somwara.

  • Bhopal: Cheers! Good rains on card for state

    Bhopal: Meteorological department has good news for the residents of Madhya Pradesh, as per their forecast the state is likely to receive good rains this year. The country will witness normal monsoon, except the east and northeast India, which is likely to witness “below normal” rainfall.

  • Bhopal: Two minor among four held for plotting ATM robbery

    Bhopal: Nishatpura police have nabbed four miscreants including two minors for plotting to rob State Bank of India ATM located at Mulla Colony, late on Wednesday night. According to Nishatpura SHO, Chain Singh Raghuvanshi, receiving a tip off, a police patrolling team reached Safia ground and nabbed four persons including two minors.

  • PM Narendra Modi’s day 2 in Singapore: All you need to know

    Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived in Singapore on Thursday will have a number of engagements in his tightly packed schedule on Friday. The Prime Minister will receive a ceremonial welcome at the Istana (Presidential Palace), where he will meet with the Singaporean President Halimah Yacob.

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    Mumbai: Bypoll in Palghar was prestige issue for BJP

    Mumbai: The BJP made the Palghar bypoll a matter of prestige, with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis campaigning extensively. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Union minister Smriti Irani also campaigned for the BJP nominee. During the poll campaign, the BJP dubbed the Uddhav Thackeray-led party as a “backstabber”.

  • AirAsia scam: Cyrus Mistry tears into Tata for dragging his name in the scam

    New Delhi: Former Tata Group chief Cyrus Mistry on Thursday slammed AirAsia India director’s Ramachandran Venkataraman for dragging his name in the AirAsia India scam case. After the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) booked Venkatraman in connection with the scam in Air Asia clearance, the latter on Wednesday issued a statement refuting the allegation.

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    Palghar Bypolls: Divided opposition works to BJP’s advantage

    Mumbai: The BJP on Thursday lost the Bhandara-Gondia Lok Sabha seat to the NCP but retained the Palghar seat in the bypolls held in Maharashtra. In Bhandara-Gondia seat, which the BJP had won in 2014, Madhukar Kukade of the NCP won by 48,097 votes, defeating Hemant Patle of the saffron party. Kukade polled 4,42,213 votes as against 3,94,116 of the BJP in a direct contest.

  • WB VOCLET Exam Results 2018: West Bengal board to declare results of WB VOCLET today, check results at

    The West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education and Skill Development (WEBSCTE) will declare results of West Bengal VOCLET Exam today. The students who will pass the exam can apply for admission of polytechnic courses in engineering, technology, and architecture available at different colleges and institutes. The students who have appeared for the examination can the check their results on board’s official website

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    Bypolls 2018: A timely warning to BJP

    The results of the by-elections hold several lessons. To begin with, it is a warning to the Modi Government. Unless it does something tangible, something remarkable for the ~aam aadmi,~ the outcome in 2019 could surprise the ruling party. Granted, myriad everyday socio-economic problems of the people cannot be resolved in a single five-year term. But people are always impatient. They want to see real solutions to their existentialist challenges which no

  • Emerging India, Indonesia maritime axis

    India and Indonesia have upgraded their bilateral ties to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership on the eve of 70 years of diplomatic relations bringing the Indo-Pacific into focus as they signed 15 MoUs or agreements. Prime Minister Modi, who is on a five-day three nation tour of Southeast Asia, was in Indonesia before moving on to Malaysia and Singapore (where he will deliver the Keynote Address at the Shangri-La Dialogue).

  • Much ado about the affair of a prayer

    Who is afraid of prayer? The pious will say Satan is. From evolutionary stage, humankind has been invoking Gods as well as demons as divinity and devil compete for space. The atheists, of course, will have none of this. It is for sure that God never answers a negative prayer. Why then is this hullabaloo about a supplication? Delhi archbishop Anil Couto’s call for prayer has evoked so much negative vibes manifesting