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India 'gave befitting reply' to soldier beheading

Bikram Singh
The Indian Army gave "a befitting reply" to Pakistan after an Indian soldier was beheaded along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, outgoing army chief General Bikram Singh said on Thursday.

Dalit woman stopped from hoisting flag, MP govt served notice

The National Human Rights Commission has sent notices to MP divisional commissioner, Chambal and district magistrate, Morena regarding a Dalit woman sarpanch, who is being denied her right to hoist the national flag.

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Bihar: Maoists blow up CRPF personnel's house

Maoists on blew up the house of a CPRF personnel in Maoist-affected Aurangabad district of Bihar Thursday morning. The CRPF personnel, Vinod Singh, is currently posted with the CoBRA in anti-Maoist operations at Barachatti in Gaya.

Pune landslide toll reaches 21; Rajnath to visit disaster site today, rescue operations on

Malin village
Home minister Rajnath Singh reached Pune on Wednesday night to take an overview of the rescue operations at Malin village which was buried in a landslide, killing at least 21 people and trapping more than 160. Landslide hits village near Pune, rescue works on

Calcutta HC admits Tapas Pal's plea against FIR

Tapas Pal

A two-judge appeal bench of the Calcutta high court on Wednesday admitted the petition of Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal against the single-judge's order that had directed the police to register a criminal case within 72 hours against him for making offensive comments against the women during a Lok Sabha election campaign in Krishnanagar, Nadia.

UPSC protesters set ablaze police chowki, buses

UPSC protest
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) civil services aspirants, protesting against the Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT), on Wednesday allegedly torched a police check post in north Delhi's Nehru Vihar and vandalised two buses in Mukherjee Nagar, police said.

UP: Clash between two communities rocks Ambedkar Nagar

Members of two communities clashed in Ambedkar Nagar on Wednesday evening after a bike hit a kanwariya on the Ambedkar Nagar-Azamgarh highway in Uttar Pradesh. Following the accident, the kanwariyas set two buses, a police vehicle and a motorcycle afire.

Uttarakhand: 6 killed, 1 injured after cloud burst

Uttarakhand rains
Six persons were buried under flash flood triggered muck that came down crashing upon Nauthana village of Ghansali tehsil, nearly 60 kilometers away from district headquarter Tehri in Uttarakhand on Thursday wee hours.

'Bangalore bandh' on; pro-Kannada outfits protest

protest in banglore
Security has been tightened in Banglore by police who have mobilised "maximum amount" of force in the wake of a 'city bandh' on Thursday called by Kannada outfits to protest against the rising incidents of sexual offences against women and children.

Sadhu to IT: All of recovered booty not mine

Sadhu Yadav
Former RJD MP Anirudh Prasad alias Sadhu Yadav, the estranged brother-in-law of party chief Lalu Prasad, has accepted to owning only a part of the booty recovered from three thieves, who confessed to committing burglary at his residence here on June 12.

Officials blame farmer suicides on poor rains


Suicides by farmers in Telangana and pockets of Maharashtra since the start of a poor monsoon season are threatening to reach alarming levels, as authorities weigh options to handle a long-standing problem.

Main accused in Saharanpur riots arrested

The Saharanpur police on Wednesday arrested the main accused in the recent riots, Moharram Ali alias Pappu, on Wednesday evening.
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