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The real reason why Chinese incursions continue into India

Modi Xi
A calibrated escalation of the border dispute may, in reality, reflect Beijing's more deep-seated concern about a younger, restive generation of Tibetans growing up in India that their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, does not control.

All-women radio to go on air in Uttarakhand on September 21

Radio jockey
The radio station, named Mandakini Ki Awaz, set up in Bhaduj village of Rudraprayag district, will be the state’s biggest station in terms of coverage area.

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UK expanding presence in India under Modi govt

Philip Hammond
Britain is expanding its diplomatic and trade representation across India as the pace of infrastructure development and business quickens under the Narendra Modi government, Foreign secretary Philip Hammond said here on Friday.

Dalai Lama says India a model of religious harmony

 Dalai Lama
The Dalai Lama says the enduring harmony between India's many religions is proof to the world that different communities can live peacefully and solve problems together.

UP: Man 'forces' wife to change religion, booked

indian bride Wedding feature
A man has been booked for allegedly forcing his wife to change her religion after he got married to her under false identity, police said on Saturday.

US senators hope Modi's visit will strengthen ties

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to the US, two influential American senators have said the US-India relationship remains one of the most important partnerships in the world and there is an opportunity to continue making progress that will benefit both the nations.

Al Qaeda trying to enter Assam: CM Gogoi

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi
Days after al Qaeda issued a video threatening to carry out its campaign in India, Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said on Saturday the terror group is trying to set up base in the state and had "tacit understanding" with ULFA.

Kejriwal, 3 others put on trial in defamation case

Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan and two others were on Saturday put on trial by a court in New Delhi on charges of defamation in a complaint filed by ex-Telecom minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit Sibal.

Lucknow: 5 killed, 14 injured in factory blast

At least five people were killed and 14 injured when a powerful explosion ripped through a firecracker-manufacturing unit in Lucknow's Mohanlalganj area on Saturday. The incident happened around 8am when people were binding explosives to make high decibel crackers for Diwali.

Naveen Patnaik expels BJD vice president Prafulla Ghadei for anti-party activities

Biju Janata Dal leader Naveen Patnaik
Odisha chief minister and Biju Janata Dal president Naveen Patnaik on Saturday expelled party vice president Prafulla Ghadei for alleged anti-party activities hours after a local newspaper carried excerpts of an interview with the latter in which he spoke against at Patnaik.

BJP retains Antagarh seat, NOTA comes 2nd

A girl dressed as BJP party symbol 'lotus'
Ruling BJP retained on Saturday the Maoist-hit Antagarh assembly constituency in Chhattisgarh with the second highest votes going to the NOTA (none of the above) option in the absence of a Congress nominee who pulled out of the contest at the last minute.


1000 unlawful police detention cases in India every year, UP and Delhi lead

Afghan prison
Delhi, a relatively small state, comes second in the number of illegal arrests, unlawful detention and tortures in police custody. Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, tops all the charts.
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