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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.

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

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'Bangalore bandh' on; pro-Kannada outfits protest

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.

Natwar’s book confirms Baru’s thesis

Sanjaya Baru
Sanjaya Baru hinted at and now Natwar Singh has confirmed it — government files were shown to Congress president Sonia Gandhi when Manmohan Singh was the PM.

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.

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From Japan to US to Russia, Modi will speak in Hindi


Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to choose Hindi over English when he speaks to world leaders over the next few months and addresses the United Nations General Assembly at the end of September.

‘Sonia more powerful than Nehru, Indira’

natwar singh
Natwar Singh, UPA’s first foreign minister, may have caused a fresh round of embarrassment for the Congress in his tell-all interview, but he also hailed party chief Sonia Gandhi as the “most powerful” head of the 129-year-old party in the process.
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