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55% in Maharashtra, 72% in Haryana

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After remaining sluggish for the most part of the day, voting gathered pace in Maharashtra in the afternoon, with the polling percentage crossing 55% by 6pm.   Voters in Mumbai came out to exercise their right in the afternoon taking the polling percentage in the ...

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Honeymoon murder trial

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he sex life of British businessman Shrien Dewani was on Tuesday again a focus of his trial for the murder of his Swedish-born bride on their honeymoon in Cape Town. The prosecution wanted to present as evidence a series of ...

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SC dismisses plea against Sai Baba

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The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition by an NGO seeking direction to the central government to step in to prevent Sri Sai Baba idols from being removed from temples as urged by Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati. ...

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Durga Shakti husband suspended

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IAS officer Abhishek Singh, husband of Durga Shakti Nagpal whose suspension as SDM had triggered a controversy, was on Saturday suspended by the UP chief minister for allegedly treating a dalit teacher in an “inhuman” manner in Mathura district. Singh, ...

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Nobel for Kailash Satyarthi

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Noisy OB vans and an unending caravan of cars: on Friday afternoon, Kalkaji, a middle-class locality in south Delhi, was suddenly abuzz with activity and animation. It’s barely an hour since the news flashed on TV screens. But everybody knows ...

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Strategy to ace CAT

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Keep testing your strategy to ace CAT There are just about a few weeks left for the Common Admission Test (CAT). Aspirants should follow the learning, practising, analysing, strategising and revision model. Learning: By now, you should be thorough with ...

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Nithari case

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After spending seven years in prison, Nithari murder co-accused and Noida businessman Moninder Singh Pandher walked out of the Dasna jail in Ghaziabad on Saturday evening. His release came after the Allahabad High Court granted him bail on August 4 ...

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Arrest me if you Can

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The chargesheeting of BJP president Amit Shah and the FIR against the party’s star campaigner Yogi Adityanath by the UP police on the eve of crucial by-elections have again put the spotlight on hate speech. The two BJP leaders were ...

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BJP for Delhi’s darbar

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The BJP is preparing to form the next government in Delhi as it looks set to receive an invitation from lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung. Janakpuri MLA Jagdish Mukhi is the frontrunner for the chief minister’s post. The party will, in ...

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CRPF suspends 17

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In a first disciplinary action of its kind, the CRPF has suspended 17 of its men for allegedly deserting their martyred colleagues during a Maoist ambush in Chhattisgarh in March this year. The force may also award gallantry medals on ...

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