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Police probe religion, terror link in Jharkhand ‘love jihad’ case

Jharkhand police are investigating to see if the husband of Tara Shahdeo, the national-level shooter who has accused him of forcing her to convert to Islam in a so-called of ‘love jihad’, has any terror links, officials said on Wednesday.

Haryana not to raise power tariffs post-election: Official

Poll-bound Haryana is not likely to raise power tariffs post-elections as its discoms are adequately prepared to reduce transmission and distribution losses by using modern machinery, a top official said on wednesday

BJP veterans have not been sidelined, says MP chief minister

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan rejected suggestions that the BJP has sidelined its founder leaders Atal Bijari Vajpayee, LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi and said they are "guides and philosophers" for the party.

Badal to ask NAFED for adding maize in crop procurement list

 Punjab chief minister ParkashSingh Badal will ask the Centre to add maize in NAFED's crop procurement list in order to enable it procure crop from Punjab.

Income tax department searches 20 premises of 3 biz groups in Indore

In order to check tax evasion and money laundering, income tax department carried out search on 20 premises of three business groups involved in construction of roads, highways and toll collection in Indore.

Bhopal: Dy commandant booked after CISF cop's suicide attempt

The police have finally registered a case against the deputy commandant of CISF, Airport Unit Bhopal, for allegedly harassing a woman constable, Ritu Kumari, who had attempted suicide by shooting herself.

PMT scam main accused Jagdish Sagar confesses his role

Initially, Jagdish Sagar did not reveal much and kept on denying his involvement in the scam. However, when he was confronted with evidence about his involvement, he gave vital information to officials.

UP bypolls: Rajnath Singh's son denied Noida ticket

The BJP overlooked several high-profile claimants as they released a list of contestants for the September 13 bypolls in Uttar Pradesh. BJP pride at stake in UP bypolls

Mumbai: Rape-accused DIG Paraskar suspended

Deputy inspector general of police Sunil Paraskar, accused of rape and molestation by a Mumbai model, was suspended on Tuesday.

Citing flouting of rules, Hindu College teacher stops taking classes

A teacher at Hindu College has alleged that the college flouted UGC guidelines on appointment of guest teachers and also the reservation roster. Ratan Lal, who teaches history, has alleged that the college appointed 50 guest teachers despite having a sanctioned strength of only 22 teachers.

Reserve 80% DDA flats for Delhiites: BJP

Eighty percent of the flats to be allotted by the DDA should be reserved for the residents of the national capital, the state unit of the BJP said on Tuesday.

U’khand tea: Raj days’ flavour goes brandless

Uttarakhand tea, which was known for its flavour, aroma and colour during the British time, is today nowhere in the brand race, thanks to poor marketing strategy and consequent weak domestic push.

Doctors thrash 2 journalists at Jharkhand hospital

A group of junior doctors at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences beat up two journalists with sticks and iron rods on Monday night.

Chabad centre reopens 6 years after Mumbai attacks

Rabbis from across Asia on Tuesday celebrated the reopening of a Jewish center targeted by rampaging Pakistani gunmen who stormed through Mumbai on a 60-hour killing spree in 2008.

Fire breaks out in Greater Noida market

Three commercial establishments were gutted when a fire broke out in a market here in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Jaipur: Fire breaks out in City Palace, no injuries

A minor fire on Sunday broke out in a museum inside the City Palace in Jaipur. No one was injured in the incident.

Kailash yatra breaks all past records

Giving a reason for officials to smile, more than 900 pilgrims have visited Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet Autonomous Region this year, setting a new record. The yatra is an annual affair which passes through Uttarakhand and goes till Kailash Mansarovar.

RAS paper leak: Another accused nabbed in Ahmedabad

The Special Operations Group (SOG) of the Rajasthan police arrested an accused in the Rajasthan Administrative Services (RAS) pre-exam 2013 paper leak case from Ahmedabad on Wednesday night.

FIR against Unitech’s top officials for ‘cheating’ buyers

An FIR was registered against nine officials of realty major Unitech Realty Pvt Ltd, including its directors Ramesh Chandra, Sanjay Chandra and Ajay Chandra, on Thursday evening for allegedly cheating investors. A Gurgaon court had passed an ex- parte order to this effect.

Several hurt in clashes between BJP, TMC supporters in West Bengal

TMC supporters attacked and set ablaze the houses of seven BJP supporters in Arambagh of Hooghly district in West Bengal on Sunday night, marking yet another incident in the series of clashes between the ruling party and the BJP. Several people were injured in the clashes.
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