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Judges’ appointment

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Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the government has the highest respect for the judiciary, but it has the right to be consulted on the appointment of judges. “We have the highest respect and regard for the institution ...

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No bikini ban on Goa’s beaches

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Goa chief minister ManoharParrikaron Wednesday ruled out banning wearing of bikinis on the state’s beaches, a day after a minister in his government advocated such a measure, but said drinking of liquor in public places will be prohibited. “Goa government does ...

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Preity, Ness Wadia friends try for ‘settlement’

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Even as the Marine Drive police are busy gathering evidence to corroborate allegations of molestation and threats levelled by actor Preity Zinta against her former boyfriend and industrialist Ness Wadia, sources close to both sides indicated that well-wishers have been ...

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33% reservation for women

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Gujarat’s first woman chief minister Anandiben Patel delivered a blow for women empowerment on Tuesday when she declared recruitment norms would be revised and relaxed for women to ensure 33% jobs in the khaki force for the fair sex. Gujarat ...

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Campa residents give in, seek President’s ‘mercy’

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Campa Cola society residents, who have been resisting action by the civic authorities, on Sunday finally relented and decided to allow officials to cut electricity, water and gas supply of the 96 illegal flats. The decision was taken by the ...

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Now hiring: White girls

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The new status symbol for Indians is hiring Western women to work at parties and weddings. A white girl, who’s been a living table, statue and usher, shares her experience: Skin colour has always been a contentious issue in India. ...

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Kidnapped Indians unharmed

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India’s attempts to rescue 40 construction workers kidnapped by deadly ISIS militants made some headway on Thursday with the Iraqi government confirming the location where they are being held captive. None of the workers has been physically harmed, according to ...

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40 Indians kidnapped in Iraq

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Around 40 Indians working on projects near the Iraqi city of Mosul were kidnapped by suspected ISIS militants when they were being evacuated from the area ravaged by the war between the Shia-dominated government in Baghdad and Sunni jihadis. The ...

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Preity Zinta’s vs Ness Wadia

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Mumbai Police on Saturday launched a probe into alleged molestation of Bollywood actor Preity Zinta by her former boyfriend Ness Wadia and would soon record the statements of IPL CEO and others even as the industrialist rejected the charge as ...

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Maharashtra ban dance bars

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The Maharashtra assembly on Friday passed a law to ban dance bars across the state. The Congress-NCP-led government got approved the amendment in Maharashtra Police Act which banned performance of bar dancers in all hotels, bars and restaurants. While the ...

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