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383 police personnel killed in last one year — IB

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on 383 police personnel killed in last one year — IB

New Delhi, Oct. 21 (IANS): As many as 383 police personnel from different state police forces, central paramilitary forces and central police organisations were killed this year, Intelligence Bureau (IB) Director Rajiv Jain said on Saturday. Of the police personnel killed in the line of duty from September 2016 to August 2017 included 56 from […]

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CBI seeks govt. nod to file plea to reopen Bofors case

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on CBI seeks govt. nod to file plea to reopen Bofors case

New Delhi, Oct. 20 (IANS): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday sought the central government’s permission to file a petition that can lead to reopening of the Bofors case, sources said. According to CBI officials, the agency has sought permission to file a Special Leave Petition (SLP) in the Supreme Court to reopen […]

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NC slams govt. ‘inaction’ on ‘braid chopping’ incidents in J-K

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on NC slams govt. ‘inaction’ on ‘braid chopping’ incidents in J-K

Srinagar, Oct. 21 (PTI): Opposition National Conference today held a protest rally here against the Jammu and Kashmir government’s “failure” in nabbing the culprits behind the alleged braid chopping incidents in the state. The rally, led by party general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, began its march from the party headquarters at the Nawa-e-Subah complex here. […]

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Maoist bandh hits life, ultras kill a tribal in Kandhamal

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Maoist bandh hits life, ultras kill a tribal in Kandhamal

Bhubaneswar, Oct. 21 (PTI): Normal life in five southern Odisha districts was hit in a dawn-to-dusk bandh called today by Maoists, who allegedly killed a man in Kandhamal district and abducted a woman during the agitation. The 12-hour bandh was called by the Bansadhara-Ghumusura-Nagabali division of the CPI(Maoist) demanding immediate arrest of culprits in the […]

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‘Army has to remain prepared to counter Dokalam-like situation’

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on ‘Army has to remain prepared to counter Dokalam-like situation’

Jammu, Oct. 21 (PTI): Army chief General Bipin Rawat said today that the Army has to remain prepared to counter any Dokalam-like situation along the Sino-India border. Rawat, while speaking to reporters at a function here, also said that the mountain strike corps, designated as 17 Corps, was being raised as a “force of deterrence” […]

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45 arrested over cases of assault in J-K

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on 45 arrested over cases of assault in J-K

Srinagar, Oct. 21 (PTI): Forty-five people have been arrested for allegedly assaulting innocent people, including three Army men in Baramulla district, accusing them of being braid choppers, the Jammu and Kashmir police said today. The three Territorial Army men were mercilessly assaulted by a mob on October 18. “Police have so far arrested 18 accused, […]

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Tipu Sultan a ‘mass rapist’, keep me out of celebrations, Union Minister tells Karnataka

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Tipu Sultan a ‘mass rapist’, keep me out of celebrations, Union Minister tells Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct. 21 (IANS): Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde has asked the Karnataka government to keep him out of the state’s Tipu Jayanti celebrations, calling the erstwhile Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan a “brutal killer, wretched fanatic and mass rapist”. “Conveyed (to) Karnataka government not to invite me to shameful event of glorifying a person known as […]

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Man repeatedly thrashes girl for asking not to make noise

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Mumbai, Oct. 21 (PTI): A 16-year-old girl was left with a fractured nose after a man allegedly hit her repeatedly for asking him and his friends not to argue among themselves loudly in Kurla-Nehrunagar here, while the locals remained mute spectators, police said today. The incident, which took place on Tuesday, was captured by a […]

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Rahul takes dig at Modi, Irani retorts

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on Rahul takes dig at Modi, Irani retorts

New Delhi, Oct. 20 (IANS): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his “silence” on the alleged spike in the turnover of a company owned by BJP chief Amit Shah’s son Jay, which was countered by party leader Smriti Irani who accused him of insulting the court. A tweet […]

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AAP comes out with first list of 11 candidates for Guj polls

By   /  October 21, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on AAP comes out with first list of 11 candidates for Guj polls

Ahmedabad, Oct. 21 (PTI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today declared its first list of candidates for eleven Assembly constituencies in Gujarat including Rajkot (West), while stating that it would not contest from the seats where it is weak. Rajkot (West) is currently represented by chief minister Vijay Rupani. AAP is going to field businessman Rajesh […]

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