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Sakshi Maharaj seeks action against Lucknow 'nightclub' he 'mistakenly' inaugurated Sakshi Maharaj seeks action against Lucknow 'nightclub' he 'mistakenly' inaugurated
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sakshi Maharaj, who courted a controversy yet again by inaugurating a nightclub in Lucknow, and now sought action against the same. The MP has written a letter to Senior Superintendent of Police demanding action the alleged nightclub, claiming that he had mistakenly inaugurated it. Sakshi Maharaj has claimed that he was tricked into believing that he was inaugura...
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India outrage spreads over rape of eight-year-old girl India outrage spreads over rape of eight-year-old girl
The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year old girl has sparked outrage and anger across India. The body of Asifa Bano, who belonged to a Muslim nomadic tribe, was found in a forest on 17 January near Kathua city of Indian-administered Kashmir. The story made headlines this week when Hindu right-wing groups protested over the arrest of eight Hindu men. The case has become a religiou...
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Rahul Gandhi to hold midnight protest at India Gate to demand justice for Kathua, Unnao rape victims Rahul Gandhi to hold midnight protest at India Gate to demand justice for Kathua, Unnao rape victims
NEW DELHI: Amid the ongoing controversies revolving around the Unnao and the Kathua gangrape cases, Congress president Rahul Gandhi is set to hold a candlelight protest at Delhi's India Gate on Thursday midnight. Asking his followers on Twitter to join him in a 'silent and peaceful' vigil, the Congress chief said he will protest against violence against women and demand justice for them. Taking...
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CSK's matches shifted from Chennai to Pune due to unrest over Cauvery issue CSK's matches shifted from Chennai to Pune due to unrest over Cauvery issue
Jaipur: All the remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) matches of CSK will be shifted out of Chennai to Pune in the wake of Tuesday's violence over the Cauvery waters dispute. "CSK will be asked to move their home matches to Pune as the Chennai police has expressed their inability to to provide adequate security for the remaining matches," IPL Chairman Rajeev Shukla told reporters here on Wednes...
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PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to observe day-long fast to protest against disruptions in Parliament PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to observe day-long fast to protest against disruptions in Parliament
In the wake of disruptions during the budget session of Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah will observe a day-long fast on April 12, Thursday. On April 6, the second leg of the Budget Session, which had commenced on January 29, concluded with the Rajya Sabha losing over 121 hours. The Upper House had 30 sittings where the sittings w...
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Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in jail for poaching Bollywood star Salman Khan gets five years in jail for poaching
An Indian court has sentenced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to five years in jail for poaching rare antelope back in 1998. The court in Jodhpur also fined him 10,000 rupees ($154; 109) for the crime. He has since been taken to jail. Khan killed the two blackbucks, a protected species, in the western state of Rajasthan while shooting a film. Four other actors who starred with him in the...
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Curfew continues in Rajasthan's Hindaun; flag march by police in MP's Gwalior Curfew continues in Rajasthan's Hindaun; flag march by police in MP's Gwalior
Curfew continued in Rajasthan's Hindaun city on Wednesday in wake of the violence across the state on April 3 during 'Bharat Bandh' by several pro-Dalit outfits against the alleged dilution of Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) (Prevention of Atrocities) Act by the Supreme Court. According to ANI, the situation was returning to normal in most-affected areas of Rajasthan. However, t...
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Cricketer MS Dhoni, cueist Pankaj Advani, others conferred Padma awards: Here's the full list Cricketer MS Dhoni, cueist Pankaj Advani, others conferred Padma awards: Here's the full list
Former India cricket captain MS Dhoni and ace cueist Pankaj Advani were among several noted personalities who received the Padma Bhushan from President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday. Folk artist Sharda Sinha, contemporary Indian artist Laxman Pai and former Ambassador of Russia to India Alexander Kadakin (posthumously), were also presented with the Padma Bhushan, the country's third-highest civilia...
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'Above normal' temperatures in most of India between April-June, warns IMD 'Above normal' temperatures in most of India between April-June, warns IMD
New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday warned that the average temperatures in most parts of India are expected to be "above normal" between April and June. The IMD, however, said the temperatures in east, east-central and southern India, which include Odisha, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, are likely to be lower than the usual, indicating that the onset of monsoo...
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Yogi Adityanath opens road project in Ghaziabad, Akhilesh accuses him of stealing credit Yogi Adityanath opens road project in Ghaziabad, Akhilesh accuses him of stealing credit
GHAZIABAD: The inauguration of the elevated road in Ghaziabad has triggered a bitter war of words between the BJP, which is in power in Uttar Pradesh, and the Samajwadi Party led by Akhilesh Yadav. Leading the charge this time, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday attacked the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for stealing credit of the work do...
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