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Hit by communal tension, UP sets out to tackle 'love jihad'

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Uttar Pradesh's home department is drawing up a strategy to deal with cases of so-called ‘love jihad’, a highly emotive issue that officials say is turning out to be a major law and order problem in various districts.

Telangana for aligning resources in favour of states

K Chandrasekhar Rao
Telangana on Friday pitched for 40% devolution of the central tax revenue to states, making a case for allocation of resources based on the 'functional responsibilities' of the Centre and the states under the Constitution.

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Kyoto or Santiago model: Which way Varanasi will go


Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Kyoto model or state government’s Santiago model, which way will Varanasi go. Varanasi- the oldest living city in the world- is hogging all limelight after it elected PM Modi in 2014 Lok Sabha polls.

Gap between haves and have-nots hits kids hard: study

Almost one in three children show signs of malnutrition at age 12, with the rates higher for children who are poor, socially-marginalised and live in rural areas, show preliminary findings from the Young Lives study.

A wedding that even the Kashmir floods of biblical proportions could not stop

A man sailing on a wooden plank in the flooded waters of Srinagar. Waseem Andrabi/HT
On last Sunday, when the flood waters quickly submerged the ground floor of their house in Natipora area of flooded Srinagar, Myrah and her family minus the father fled in a rescue boat to a relative’s house in Jawahar Nagar. The father took refuge on the second floor.

All 13 held guilty in Birbhum gang rape case

A district court held all 13 persons guilty of subjecting a tribal girl to gang rape after a kangaroo court dictated that punishment for her for having an affair with a boy of a different community.

Teacher molests minor in school room in Rajasthan

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A 52-year-old teacher molested a minor girl student at a government school in Barmer and threatened to expel her from the school if she discussed the issue with her parents.

SAARC endorses India’s proposal to set up school of governance

The 6th home ministerial meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation member countries has endorsed a proposal by India to set up a school of governance in the region.

Goons fire at a class XI student for trying to thwart molestation

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Cases of atrocities on women just seem to be getting more and more unrelenting and bizarre in Bengal. A student of class XI of Mahyampur High School in Malda district was shot at by some goons on Thursday night when she tried to thwart attempted molestation.

Mumbai: Guj fisherman's body arrives from Pakistan

Fifty five days after his death in a Pakistani jail under mysterious circumstances, the body of a Gujarat fisherman was flown to Mumbai from where it is being brought to his native village in the state on Friday.

CBI probe of chit fund scams puts the heat on Odisha journalists

Odisha Bhaskar owner-publisher Madhu Mohanty.
One of the reasons that inspired Saroj (name changed) to opt for a career in journalism against the stiff opposition by his family was his desire to work with big names in the industry.

Alliance on the brink, BJP to send new seat-sharing formula to Sena

Amid a stalemate over sharing seats in Maharashtra, the BJP on Friday said it will send a new proposal to the Shiv Sena after a meeting of its core committee in Mumbai.The Sena had earlier snubbed the BJP by asking the ally to take 119 seats as per the old formula.
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