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Jharkhand: Another 'love jihad' case sparks protests

Another case of 'love jihad' has surfaced in Jharkhand, this time in the Maoist-affected Chatra district. A Muslim youth impersonating as a Hindu has allegedly sexually exploited a minor Hindu girl over the last 10 months.

Bihar: Express train comes to a halt for woman in labour pain

A train coach fitted
A passenger experiencing labour pain caused a long distance express train to make an unscheduled emergency halt at a railway station in north Bihar so that she could be rushed to hospital.

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Child marriage on rise in Kerala: UNICEF

Notwithstanding a better gender balance in the southern part of the country, child marriage has been found to be on the rise in Kerala in recent years, according to UNICEF.

#Modi100: Hear PM Narendra Modi announcing his top 10 welfare schemes

Narendra Modi
In his first Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled his roadmap for a bold, new India — listing out key welfare schemes along with ‘small ideas’ that could make a big difference. Listen to all the promises made by the PM in his voice.

UP bypolls: Cong targets BJP for making Adityanath incharge

Yogi Adityanath
Congress on Friday criticised BJP for choosing controversial Hinduvta face Yogi Adityanath to steer its campaign for the September 13 bypolls in Uttar Pradesh, saying the party wants to create an 'atmosphere of communalism and tension'.

Najma Heptullah faces criticism for 'Hindu' remark, claims she was misquoted

Najma Heptullah
Najma, the only Muslim minister in Team Modi, said in an exlusive interview to Hindustan Times that there is nothing wrong with the term Hindu being applied equally to all citizens as a label of 'national identity'.

Australian PM to visit India for potential uranium deal

Tony Abbott
Australia's prime minister Tony Abbott said Friday he will visit India next week, where he will reportedly sign an agreement allowing the export of uranium to the nuclear-armed South Asian nation.

No law and order problem in UP: Akhilesh Yadav

Akhilesh Yadav
Accusing the BJP of blowing out of proportion minor incidents of violence in UP, Akhilesh Yadav on Friday affirmed that there is no law and order problem in the state and the government is keeping a close watch on all "troublemakers".

Jayalalithaa re-elected as AIADMK general secy

AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa was on Friday re-elected unanimously as the party's general secretary, with the 66-year-old leader vowing to continue to work for the welfare of the party and the country.

India, Pak to hold another flag meeting

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier patrols near the fenced
BSF and Pakistan Rangers will on Friday hold a key sector commander-level flag meeting to defuse tension along the Indo-Pak border due to repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan.

Hyderabad: Trainee IPS officer drowns at academy


A trainee police officer drowned in a swimming pool at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy late Thursday night, sources said.

4 killed, 30 injured as bus falls into gorge in Meghalaya

Four persons were killed and 30 others injured after a bus they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, police said on Friday.
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