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HindustanTimes Sun,20 Apr 2014

 India

Keep TVs switched off till Thursday: Cong tells voters

Apparently wary of BJP'sadvertisement blitz, Congress general secretary CP Joshi on Sunday asked voters to keep their televisions switched off till April 24, when election will held in remaining five seats in Rajasthan.

Kejriwal heckled by women protesters in Amethi

AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal and his supporters were on Sunday heckled by a group of women protesters during a road show in Ayodhyanagar in Amethi.

Modi on Sonia's speech: How can Rahul lead country when he cannot handle Amethi?

The BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday ridiculed Congress president Sonia Gandhi's speech in Amethi, in which she asked people to ensure victory for her son and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

Fatal Facebook love: deluded young man kills self and mother of three

A youngster shot a woman dead after befriending her on social networking website Facebook without knowing that she was married and was also a mother of three children.

First Aadhaar card owner struggles for a living

She got the country's first Aadhaar card. But after around four years, Ranjana Sonawane is disillusioned. "We have no money. No jobs. Just a card," she says. "How will I eke out a living with a card?"

Osama 'lookalike' to fight Narendra Modi in Varanasi

Meraj Khalid Noor, 'lookalike' of slain al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden has announced his decision to enter the fray from the temple town to what he claims, is to check "communal forces" spreading its tentacles in the country.

Indian employers rank stress No 1 lifestyle risk factor: Survey

According to the inaugural Asia Pacific edition of a survey conducted by professional services company Towers Watson, stress is the number one lifestyle risk factor, ranking above physical inactivity and obesity.

Transgenders celebrate first victory in battle for recognition

After years of waiting and especially after the reimposition of section 377 (criminalisation of homosexuality), the Supreme Court's landmark verdict came as a pleasant surprise to the transgender community.

Transgender stands for office after SC ruling

Describing the Supreme Court judge's ruling as a "milestone", 53-year-old Bharathi Kannamma hopes to build on the momentum and overturn prejudices against country's several million transgenders.

Lack of policing major cause for concern on JNU campus, say cops

Security and the enforcement of speed limit at south Delhi’s sprawling Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus depend on a measly network of around a hundred security guards.

No proof of Ajit Pawar threatening villagers: Police

The Pune rural police on Saturday said there was no concrete proof against deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar in a case pertaining to an alleged threat to 'cut off water supply' to Masalwadi village if the people there did not vote for cousin Supriya Sule.

17 kg gold stolen from India’s richest Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple vault

At least 17kg gold was pilfered from the vaults of the richest Hindu shrine of the country, Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, a legal expert has told the Supreme Court and requested it to disband the trust currently running the temple's affairs.

Gadkari starts row with 'casteism in Bihar DNA' remark, claims NDA will get more than 272 seats

Former BJP chief Nitin Gadkari on Saturday found himself caught up in a row after he opined that 'casteism and communalism were weaved into the DNA of politics in Bihar', while claiming that the NDA would achieve majority and form the government.

Tejpal seeks info on his prosecution expenses

Tarun Tejpal who has been chargesheeted for raping a junior colleague in Goa last year has sought information under RTI relating to the money spent on the entire exercise of investigating and prosecuting him in the case.

Minor fire at Rajiv Chowk Metro station

A minor fire broke out on the roof of the busy Rajiv Chowk Metro station, fire officials said Saturday.

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