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Sexual harassment case: MHA seeks report from Chhattisgarh

For the third time the MHA wrote seeking a follow-up report on a sexual harassment complaint lodged by a woman constable in June 2016 against senior IPS officer Pawan Deo. 

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Two wagons of goods train derail; departmental probe ordered

The train's coaches were empty and a trolley of the wagon that got separated from the wheels, fell sideways on empty area. 

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MNS corporator claims he was 'lured' to join Shiv Sena

Adding a new twist to the defection of six municipal corporators, Sanjay R. Turde claimed he was also lured to join the Shiv Sena last week.

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Bridge collapse in Himachal Pradesh injures five

At least five people were injured when a crucial concrete bridge linking Chamba town in Himachal Pradesh with Pathankot in Punjab collapsed on Thursday, an official said.

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GJM leader Roshan Giri alleges police vandalized house

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha General Secretary Roshan Giri has alleged that West Bengal Police ransacked his residence around midnight on Wednesday.

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav (File | PTI)
Lord Ram will punish BJP: RJD chief Lalu Prasad

Lalu Prasad also attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for allegedly doing "political drama" in the name of Ram.

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PM Narendra Modi should clarify his stand on Taj Mahal row: NCP

NCP claimed that the controversy over the 17th-century architectural marvel is a well thought out plan by the BJP to divert attention from issues such as rising inflation, unemployment and economy.

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Artist's rangoli of Padmavati poster at Surat mall wiped out in seconds by 'goons'. (Twitter Photo | KK Solanki‏ @kartiksolanki09)
Five held for ruining rangoli of Deepika Padukone's 'Padmavati' poster at Surat mall

Five persons, including four members of outfit Karni Sena and one from Vishwa Hindu Parishad, were arrested today for allegedly vandalising a rangoli inspired by 'Padmavati'.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with artistes dressed up as Lord Rama Sita and Lakshman during Deepotsav celebrations in Ayodhya. (Photo | PTI)
Ayodhya is my personal belief, says Yogi Adityanath while visiting Ram Janmabhumi site

belief Ayodhya (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today visited the disputed Ram Janmabhumi site, a day after the mega pre-Diwali cel...

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New superfast train between Pune and Kazipet in Telangana to be introduced tomorrow

Mumbai, Oct 19 (PTI) A new weekly superfast train between Pune and Kazipet in Telangana will be introduced tomorrow, the Central Railway (CR) said to...

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Yogi Adityanath declares five villages as revenue settlements as Diwali gift for Vantangiyas

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath celebrated Diwali with the forest dwelling 'Vantangiya' community here today and also declared five of their settlements as revenue villages.

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Darul Uloom Deoband fatwa bans Muslims from posting photos on social media

The Darul Uloom Deoband in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur has issued a fatwa prohibiting Muslim men and women from posting their or their families' photographs on social media sites.

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RBI says linking bank account with Aadhaar not mandatory: Report

The response indicates that the decision on mandatory linking of bank accounts with Aadhaar comes from the central government alone and not the RBI.

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20 IAF planes to touch down on Lucknow-Agra Expressway on October 24

The IAF will be conducting the aircraft touchdown exercise on the Agra Expressway near Bangarmau in Unnao district.

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List out steps taken to regulate children homes: Bombay HC to government

In November 2015, taking suo moto cognisance of the dilapidated condition of the Umerkhadi observation home building, the high court had directed that the 339 children residing there be shifted.

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The building on the Jawaharlal Nehru Road has 19 floors and houses the offices of the SBI and the LIC and other financial organisations. (PTI Photo)
No casualties in Kolkata commercial building fire, SBI office gutted

A massive fire broke out today on the 16th floor of a commercial building in central Kolkata, gutting the global market office of the State Bank of India (SBI).

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Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed's house arrest extended for 30 days

By M Zulqernain Lahore, Oct 19 (PTI) Mumbai attack mastermind and banned Jamaat-ud-Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed's house arrest was today extended for ano...

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Rahul Gandhi told us to avoid making personal comments against BJP leaders: Karnataka Congress' Parameshwara

Parameshwara said the AICC vice president advised them not to make personal comments against BJP leaders but corner them on national and local issues.

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Three, including 9-month-old, killed in  accident on Jaipur-Delhi highway

Jaipur, Oct 19 (PTI) Three people, including a nine- month-old girl, were killed and a woman injured today after their scooter collided with a trolle...

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Kerala HC: Not all love marriages are 'love jihads'; orders reunion of Sruthi Meledath and Anees Hameed

It was alleged that Sruthi was abducted by Anees Hameed, who forcefully converted her to Islam and married her under religious customs.

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PM Modi spending Diwali with Indian soldiers at Gurez along the Line of Control. (PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Modi celebrates Diwali with jawans at Line of Control

In an unannounced visit, Modi arrived at Gurez this morning to celebrate Diwali with the army and BSF soldiers posted along the LoC, officials said.

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