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


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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Delhi downsizes as NCR population booms


Honey, they’ve shrunk the city. Recently released census data shows that between 2001 and 2011, population in Mumbai, Kolkata and two inner districts of Delhi declined, while in Hyderabad and Chennai only a small increase took place. But surrounding regions ...

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Delhi power cuts


Sharmistha Mukherjee, daughter of President Pranab Mukherjee, on Saturday participated in a candlelight march organized by Congress party in east Delhi to protest prolonged power cuts and water crisis. Delhi congress chief Arvinder Singh Lovely, senior leader Mukesh Sharma and ...

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PM Modi warns of tough measures


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday warned of “tough decisions” over the next couple of years to improve the country’s financial health, which he said may not go down well with some sections, and attacked the way the previous UPA ...

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Campa Cola compound


The BMC will now enter the campa cola compound on June 17 to disconnect electricity and water supply. It was the last day for the residents of return their keys to the BMC, but none of the citizens turned up ...

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Narmada Dam raised by 17 metres


The government has decided to raise the height of the Narmada Dam by 17 metres — a longstanding demand of Gujarat — within 20 days of Narendra Modi becoming the Prime Minister, raising protests from activist Medha Patkar who drew ...

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Delhi govt employees take it easy under Prez rule, will be pulled up


With the last elected government bailing out after 49 days and the Capital under President’s rule, state employees have, ostensibly, been taking it easy — showing up late for work. In an effort to keep a check on latecomers and ...

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Eggs, ink thrown at Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi; he says he will defeat Modi


AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday vowed to defeat BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi after arriving here amid hostility from Modi supporters that triggered an ink attack. “I don’t see Banaras as a losing battle. I will defeat Modi” ...

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Narendra Modi to contest from Varanasi, Rajnath from Lucknow


Narendra Modi will contest the Lok Sabha election from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, BJP announced on Saturday, putting to rest all speculation and hoping to boost the party’s prospects in the electorally crucial state. Modi, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, will ...

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