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Mufti slams Modi, says PM getting carried away by party agenda

Asserting that Narendra Modi does not have the liberty to get into the agitational and divisive mode for electoral gains, PDP patron Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed on Wednesday said the Prime Minister is being carried away by his party's agenda so much that his responsibilities as the country's premier are getting overlooked completely.

Omar says Congress attacking NC out of frustration

Working president of the National Conference (NC) and chief minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said the under-current in favour of the NC had frustrated its opponents.

J-K: BJP fate depends on Hindu-majority Jammu

The BJP’s aim to win more than 44 seats in the 87-member Jammu and Kashmir assembly hinges on its performance in 20 constituencies in the Hindu-majority Jammu region that go to the polls in the fifth and final phase on Saturday.

NC-Cong cheated refugees: PDP

People's Democratic Party state general secretary Yash Pal Sharma on Wednesday accused the National Conference-Congress alliance of cheating the refugees.

Despite change, prostitution stigma stays with this Madhya Pradesh tribe

Efforts of the younger generation of Madhya Pradesh's Banchra community have not yielded much of a result. The elders still want to sit idle and make their girls work as prostitutes in the name of tradition.

Parrikar clears defence projects worth Rs. 4,444 cr

Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday cleared proposals to buy military equipment worth Rs. 4,444 crore, including four survey vessels for the navy for Rs. 2,324 crore.

‘My vehicle is safe’ card mandatory in Cyberabad

Cabs operating in Cyberabad will not be able to do so from January 1, 2015, without registering with the police under an initiative launched for enhancing women’s safety.

Woman voters emerging decisive in Jharkhand

Political parties might have ignored women as their candidates in the assembly polls but they are playing a pivotal role in deciding candidates’ fate with outperforming their male counterparts in terms of casting votes.

Mumbai: 4-yr-old raped in school, employee held

A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a non teaching employee of a school in suburban Bhandup, triggering protests by a group of people who vandalised the school property, police said.

Rs 5 lakh relief each to kin of 1984 riot victims: Govt informs Rajya Sabha

An additional relief of Rs. five lakh each to the kin of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots has been approved by the government, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Row over 'construction of memorial' in Golden Temple: Akali, Cong MPs clash in LS

An Akali Dal member in Lok Sabha on Wednesday accused a Congress MP from Punjab of misleading the House over reported moves of the state government to construct a memorial in the Golden Temple, leading to a verbal spat between the two sides.

Hiring managers are changing the game by making campus recruitments innovative

To hire the best talent for managerial positions, companies are beginning to use increasingly innovative practices, such as asking candidates to dance, record three-minute videos of themselves and showcase their sports skills.

Marines row: Italy threatens to recall Delhi envoy

Rome threatened to withdraw its ambassador from India on Wednesday as a diplomatic row over two Italian marines accused of killing Indian fishermen during an anti-piracy mission escalated.

Ban on gutka has positive impact: WHO

In a study conducted by the WHO in seven states -- Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Odisha and NCR -- 92% respondents supported ban on sale of gutka, while 99% said the ban was good for the health of Indian youth.

UP govt orders probe into death of minor

Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe into the death of a five-year-old student, who died allegedly after he was beaten up by his teacher in Bareilly district on Monday.
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