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    RLSP leader killed, police station set ablaze

    Patna: A local RLSP leader was shot dead on Monday in Bihars Vaishali district, triggering angry protests by residents who went on a rampage forcing police to open fire and injuring several demonstrators. Manish Sahni, the Prakhand Pramukh of Jandaha block, was targeted by unidentified men in broad daylight in the premises of the block office. Sahni was from the RLSP, whose top leader Upender Kushwaha is a Union Minister.

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    Delhi High Court seeks Centre’s stand on plea for removal of Jamia professor

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought the Centre and the Jamia Millia Islamia University’s stand on a plea seeking setting aside of the reinstatement of a professor who was removed from the varsity over allegation of plagiarism. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the Centre and the university seeking their reply to the petition which has sought contempt action against various

  • Shashi Tharoor seeks clarification from Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Arun Jaitley over RBI notes being printed in China

    Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor asked Union ministers Piyush Goyal and Arun Jaitley on Monday to answer whether Indian currency notes are being printed by a Chinese firm or not. Tharoor referred to a report published by Chinese daily South China Morning Post which stated that a Chinese firm could be printing India’s currency notes. “If true, this has disturbing national security implications. Not to mention making it easier for Pak to counterfeit. @PiyushGoyal

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    Appropriate bench to hear PIL for CBI probe into violence after SC/ST verdict: Supreme Court

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today said a petition seeking a CBI probe into the incidents of violence during the April 2 ‘Bharat bandh’, called by some organisations to protest the alleged dilution of the SC/ST Act, would be listed before an “appropriate bench”. The matter came up for hearing before a bench of Justices A M Sapre and U U Lalit which said that it would be heard by an appropriate bench

  • Rajasthan: 2 killed as car overturns while trying to save cow

    Jaipur: Two brothers were killed and six others injured when their car overturned in an attempt to save a cow in Rajasthan’s Sikar district today, a police official said. The car was on its way to Salasar from Jaipur, said Ghasiram, a sub-inspector posted at Sadar police station. The deceased were identified as Ashish Saini (26) and Nikhil Saini (22).

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    Apologise, Trinamool leader tells Amit Shah in legal notice

    Kolkata: Two days after BJP President Amit Shah made a veiled attack on Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee indirectly accusing him of corruption, he issued a legal notice to Shah asking him to apologise within 72 hours.

  • Rahul Gandhi says, one slab GST would be implemented when the Congress party-government comes to power at the Centre

    Hyderabad: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today slammed the Goods and Services Tax as “Gabbar Singh Tax” and said that one slab GST would be implemented when the “Congress party-Government” comes to power at the Centre. Speaking at an interactive meeting with women Self-Help Groups, organised by the Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee, he also attacked the NDA government, saying it waived loans of Rs 2.5 lakh crore of the 15 richest businessmen in

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Cop, killed fighting terrorists, laid to rest with full honours

    Jammu: Police constable Parvez Ahmad, killed in a gunfight with terrorists in Srinagar, was laid to rest today with full honours at his ancestral village in Rajauri district near here with a large number of people, including senior Army and police officers, attending his last rites braving incessant rains.

  • Maharashtra: Farmers get recovery notice for bank loans they didn’t take

    Nagpur: A group of farmers in Maharashtra has received bank notices for loan recovery of about Rs 40 lakh to Rs 50 lakh each though they claimed they have not taken any loan, prompting the police to launch a probe. Crime Branch of the Nagpur Rural police has started an inquiry into complaints received from farmers of Sinzar village in Narkhed tehsil of Nagpur district, an official said today.

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    15-yr-old girl found dead under mysterious circumstances in Jammu and Kashmir

    Banihal: A 15-year-old girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir following which her relatives staged a protest on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, a police official said today. Simran Rakwal, a Class 9 student, was found dead inside her house at Karool village yesterday, he said. A police party was rushed to the spot and it took the body for postmortem while inquest proceedings were started

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    Uttar Paradesh: Nine killed in rain-related incidents

    Lucknow: Nine people were killed and six injured in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh since last night as thundershowers lashed several parts of the state, officials said here today.

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    Vehicles plying in Delhi-NCR to have colour-coded stickers based on fuel they use: Supreme Court

    New Delhi: Vehicles plying in Delhi-NCR would soon have hologram- based colour coded stickers of different colours indicating the nature of fuel they are using. The Supreme Court today accepted this proposal of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), which told the top court that hologram-based light blue colour sticker would be used in vehicles using petrol and CNG fuel, while an orange sticker would be put on diesel-run vehicles.

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    Jet Airways, rating agencies under scanner for lapses in loan status disclosure

    New Delhi: In mounting troubles for crisis-hit Jet Airways, the airline and some credit rating agencies have come under regulatory scanner for alleged lapses in timely disclosure of default risk of loans worth Rs 11,000 crore taken from state-owned as well as private sector banks, officials said.

  • Magenta Power to set up 1st EV charging corridor in Mumbai-Pune highway

    Mumbai: Renewable energy solutions services provider Magenta Power today said it will set up the country’s first electric vehicles (EVs) charging corridor at Lonavala on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, a move that is expected to give a fillip to the government’s e-mobility plans.

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    I have always run away from labels, says Akshay Kumar

    He may have done a spate of patriotic and issue-based films recently, but don’t slot Akshay Kumar into a category just yet. The actor says he is changing his gear by doing comedy and potboilers next. “I hate getting tagged. I don’t like people telling me that ‘He does good action or he keeps doing patriotic stuff’. I feel suffocated when they try to put me in a corner, I feel like

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    Akshay Kumar wish Shah Rukh Khan as Kabir Khan from Chak De! India was in Gold as the coach

    Akshay Kumar gained humongous appreciation from critics and fans after the release of ‘Padman’, and now the actor is all set to roar again with his upcoming flick ‘Gold’. Many people thought Akshay is playing a role of a coach in the film but the actor cleared the air and said he is playing a role of a team manager. In and interview with Bollywood Hungama Akshay Kumar wished that Shah Rukh

  • Navjot Singh Sidhu applies for govt’s permission to visit Pakistan to attend Imran Khan’s oath ceremony

    New Delhi: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was at the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi earlier in the day, said that he has applied for government permission and sought political clearance from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), ahead of his visit to Pakistan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan.