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A person in jail cannot fight polls for legislative bodies: Supreme Court Featured
New Delhi: A person, who is in jail or in police custody, cannot contest election to legislative bodies, the Supreme Court has held, bringing to an end an era of undertrial politicians fighting polls from behind bars. In another path…

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No RSS pressure over Advani issue: Rajnath Singh Featured
NEW DELHI: BJP president Rajnath Singh on Tuesday denied reports that the party was under pressure from the RSS over the crisis triggered by the resignation of senior leader L K Advani from all party positions. Speaking to reporters here…

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Manali: All the three accused in the gang-rape of a 30-year-old US national in this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort, who were arrested early Thursday, were Nepali nationals, police said. The three arrested people are all truck drivers, identified as Arjun,…

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New Delhi: In a landmark ruling to ensure transparency in the functioning of political parties, the Central Information Commission on Monday held that the parties are public authorities and answerable to citizens under RTI Act. The Commission, a quasi-judicial body,…

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New Delhi: A petition was moved in the Supreme Court by senior advocate and anti-graft activist Prashant Bhushan on Monday with a plea to declare the appointment of Shashi Kant Sharma as the head of the Comptroller and Auditor General…

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Chhattisgarh Maoists attack: Intelligence inputs were ignored, claim reports Featured
New Delhi/Raipur: As investigations into Saturday's deadly Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Darbha Valley continue, it has emerged that the security apparatus apparently was aware of the presence of Naxals in the area. Reports on Wednesday said there was 'specific intelligence'…

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NEW DELHI: If things go according to plan, a state public service officer may have to appear in a competitive exam and interview to get promoted to IAS and IPS. The Centre has written to all states seeking their views…

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Maoists attack: Kidnapped Chhattisgarh Congress chief, son found dead, toll 27 Featured
RAIPUR: The bodies of Chhattisgarh Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel and his son Dinesh, who were kidnapped by Maoists, were found on Sunday along with those of eight others in Jiram valley in Bastar. With the recovery of the bodies,…

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New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced that it will declare the results of the Class 12 Examinations 2013 on Monday, i.e. May 27. The results for all regions will be declared at 10:00 am the…

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Srinagar: Four Army jawans and a Hizbul Mujahideen militant were killed on Friday in a fierce gunbattle in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. The encounter broke out at Buchoo village in Tral area, 40 km from here, when Army troops launched…

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Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Thursday decided to take over two television channels of scam-tainted Saradha Group which are facing closure. Announcing the decision, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told reporters at Writers' Buildings that the decision was taken following…

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A top Lashkar-e-Toiba militant, who was involved in the killing of several civilians in Pattan and Sopore area of north Kashmir, was today killed in an encounter with police in old city area. On a tip off about presence of…

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