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SC reserves order on Subrata Roy's plea against his detention

Subrata Roy
The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on Sahara chief Subrata Roy's petition challenging its decision to send him to jail in the case relating to non-refund of more than Rs. 20,000 crore of investors money.

In Telangana, Rahul sells dreams to new state, flays TRS

Rahul Gandhi
Hitting out at TRS for goingback on its promise to merge with the Congress, Rahul Gandhi on Monday gave full credit to his mother Sonia Gandhi for the creation of Telangana even as he criticised TDP and BJP for "opposing" carving out of the new State.

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SC may decide on hearing gay sex plea in open court

A battle lost for apartment owners?

The Supreme Court is likely to decide on Tuesday whether to hear in open court a curative petition requesting it to "correct" its verdict reviving a colonial era provision that makes consensual homosexual acts in private a criminal offence punishable with life imprisonment.

It’s rurals who vote in Kashmir, Srinagar indifferent

srinagar polls
While poll fever has gripped the rest of the country, Kashmir remains indifferent. Barring some rallies over the past few weeks, Srinagar has seen no poll activity.

Bismillah Khan's family won't propose Modi's name

BJP Narendra Modi
The family of Ustad Bismillah Khan, the late shehnai maestro, have rubbished reports that a member may propose Narendra Modi's name when he files his nomination paper in Varanasi.

Togadia denies hate speech against Muslims, threatens legal action; EC seeks clipping

Praveen Togadia
The BJP and the RSS on Monday defended VHP president Pravin Togadia, saying he made no anti-Muslim comments. A day earlier news reports quoted him as saying that Muslims should be thrown out of Hindu areas.

SC lifts iron ore mining ban in Goa, caps annual output

Maanshan steel
The Supreme Court on Monday allowed mining in the top iron ore exporting Goa state with an upper limit of 20 million tonnes per year.

Narendra Modi pledges to rid Parliament of criminals

Narendra Modi
Bharatiya Janata Party's PM nominee Narendra Modi on Monday pledged to cleanse the political system and rid Parliament of criminals, asserting he would not even spare errant leaders of the National Democratic Alliance.

Furore after VHP leader Togadia warns Muslims against buying properties in 'Hindu areas'

Pravin Togadia
The Sangh Parivar leader allegedly threatens Muslims in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, for buying properties in Hindu areas. BJP denies that Togadia made such a statement and says the VHP leader said would take "legal action" against the media report. Poll: Should legal action be taken against Pravin Togadia?

Battle of the rich: Crorepatis in fray to contest LS polls in Andhra

India votes across 91 constituencies in phase three
Three leading industrialists, who are in the fray for Lok Sabha elections for the first time in Andhra Pradesh, have family assets of over Rs. 500 crore each, overtaking many businessmen-politicians who are seeking re-election.

'Teen Deviyan' queer pitch for JD(U) in Seemanchal

Poll Mania
Called the 'Teen Deviyan', former industries minister Renu Kushwaha, Khagaria MLA Poonam Devi Yadav and Pipra MLA Sujata Devi, are openly canvassing for BJP candidates in Supaul, Madhepura and Khagaria and trying to scuttle the poll prospects of party nominees.

FIR against Kejriwal, Vishwas for violating model code

AAP Arvind Kejriwal
An FIR was on Monday registered against AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Kumar Vishwas and 10 others for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and prohibitory orders.
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