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IT Prof killed over Facebook post

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A 28-year-old man was beaten to death on Monday night by people with suspected links with a Hindu fundamentalist outfit over a Facebook message they found offensive, according to police. Six more youths were arrested on Wednesday for the murder ...

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Ex-IB chief Ajit Doval appointed NSA

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Ajit Doval, a highly accomplished intelligence officer and an acknowledged security expert, will be PM Narendra Modi’s national security adviser, highlighting Modi’s emphasis on internal security. The appointment was announced on Friday evening having been delayed on procedural issues, said ...

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Review of Article 370 overdue

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Commenting on the controversy raging over the comments made by MoS in the PMO Jitendra Singh over the need for a “rethink” of Article 370, senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Dr Karan Singh said he has “been distressed ...

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6 raped in Delhi every day

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Delhi Police figures yet again show that the city is unsafe for women. Data of the first four months of 2014 show that six rapes and 14 molestation cases have been reported every day. Police, however, claim to have solved ...

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Indian-origin man jailed

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A 27-year-old Indian-origin man in the UK was today jailed for 17 years for a pre-meditated savage axe attack on a Sikh religious leader inside a Gurdwara. Harjit Singh Toor was found guilty of attempted murder on Uday Singh after ...

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SC to hear petition on Supertech today

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The Supreme Court on Monday will hear pleas of Noida Authority, homebuyers and the developer, challenging Allahabad high court’s order to demolish Supertech’s two under-construction 40-storey towers — Apex and Ceyane ?— in Emerald Court project. On April 11, the ...

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Modi’s wife, mother exercise their franchise

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Even as BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi gears up for the big battle in Varanasi after his first Lok Sabha test in Vadodara, his wife Jasodaben and mother Hiraba Modi on Wednesday exercised their franchise from Mehsana and Gandhinagar parliamentary ...

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Kingfisher staff selling household items for living

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Neelmani Singh, 27, a Delhi-based employee of  Kingfisher Airlines (KFA), is worried about how he will pay her younger sister’s MCA course fees. The grounded airline has not paid salaries for almost two years now. In Kolkata, Sujit Kumar Ghosh, ...

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