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Kejriwal’s detention in Gujarat sparks AAP-BJP clashes across cities

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AHMEDABAD/NEW DELHI: Gujarat policedetained Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwalon Wednesday for all of half-an-hour in Radhanpur town, halting his four-day tour of the state to expose BJP’s PM nominee Narendra Modi’s claim of model state. It triggered massiveAAP protests outside BJP offices and violent ...

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BJP likely to field Rajnath from Lucknow

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NEW DELHI: BJP chief Rajnath Singh is likely to contest from the prestigious Lucknow seat in Uttar Pradesh in the coming Lok Sabha elections, shifting out of Ghaziabad which he now represents in Parliament. The announcement is expected after the party’s central election committee ...

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UP doctors on strike, 8 more die

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LUCKNOW/KANPUR/ VARANASI/ALLAHABAD: Eight more patientsdied in medical colleges across UP in the past 24 hours as residents of super-specialty medical institution like Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences joined the junior doctors’ strike which entered its fourth day on Tuesday. At least 30 patients have reportedly ...

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After Penguin, another publisher recalls Wendy Doniger’s book

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BANGALORE: Within weeks of Penguin controversially recalling Wendy Doniger’s book, ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’, another publisher, Aleph, pulled out the American author’s previous work, ‘On Hinduism’, on Tuesday. Bookshops across Bangalore received calls from representatives of Aleph Book Company, ...

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New Delhi vs Washington: India hardens stance against US protectionism

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NEW DELHI: Trade minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday accused the United States of excessive trade protectionism, launching a broadside that coincided with the visit of a top US official to patch up a stormy bilateral friendship. Trade friction between the ...

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Indian arrested in US for sexually assaulting fellow passenger

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WASHINGTON: A 61-year-old Indian national has been arrested in the US on charges of sexually assaulting a fellow woman passenger aboard a domestic flight. Devender Singh, who lives in Baton Rouge, was arrested on Sunday by the FBI after the ...

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Rohit may not be legitimate enough to inherit ND Tiwari’s property

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DEHRADUN: Veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari may have accepted Rohit Shekhar as his biological son in a TV interview, but according to legal experts, the “confession” does not necessarily mean that Rohit now has a claim over Tiwari’s ancestral property estimated to be worth ...

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Govt issues fresh guidelines on medical care to rape victims, ends two-finger test

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NAGPUR: The Union health ministry, which has drawn new guidelines for treating rapevictims, has asked all hospitals to set up a designated room for forensic and medical examination of victims besides outlawing the two-finger test performed on them, dubbing it as unscientific. The ...

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John Kerry arrives in Kiev, Putin says no need yet to send troops to Ukraine

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MOSCOW/KIEV: Russia has no need yet to send troops into Ukraine but reserves the right to use “all means” to protect citizens should the necessity arise, President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. “We reserve the right to use all means to protect” ...

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‘Unhappy’ SC sends Sahara boss Subrata Roy to Tihar Jail

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NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it was totally unhappy with Sahara chief Subrata Roy’s proposal to refund money to investors. The apex court sent him to Tihar Jail where he will remain in judicial custody “till he comes up with ...

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