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Journalist, author Rabisankar Bal dead

According to sources, Bal was ailing for some time and was admitted to the railway run B.R. Singh Hospital on Monday.

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Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah (File | PTI)
Former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah says PM Narendra Modi compromised security by flying in single engine plane

Omar Abdullah said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi violated security guidelines by flying in a single engine seaplane.

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PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat again to vote

Narendra Modi will once again visit Gujarat on Thursday, the second final day of polling in the assembly election, to cast his vote.

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Senior Congress leader Chaudhary Prem Singh passes away

Prem Singh had suffered a heart attack while participating in a party event on Dr Ambedkar's Mahaparinirvan Divas on December 6, Chatar Singh added.

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A water bottle with its MRP been alligned at a shop in the city. (File photo | EPS)
Restaurants, hotels can sell bottled drinking water above MRP, says Supreme Court

A Supreme Court bench held that held that provisions of Legal Metrology Act will not apply to hotels and restaurants and they cannot be no prosecuted for selling products above MRP.

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Lucknow Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia (Photo | Sanyukta Bhatia Twitter)
Lucknow's first woman mayor, 110 corporators sworn in

BJP's Sanyukta Bhatia was on Tuesday sworn in as the first woman Mayor of the Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow.

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Centre tells Supreme Court it will set up 12 courts to try lawmakers, politicians

The Centre said a scheme has been framed for setting up these courts to dispose off cases against political persons.

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Four new FIRs lodged in Maharashtra's Rs 72,000 cr irrigation 'scam'

Maharashtra ACB lodged four fresh FIRs against two dozen persons for involvement in the alleged Rs 72,000 crore irrigation scam.

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Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang (File | PTI)
Nagaland Chief Minister Zeliang hopeful of resolving Naga issue before Assembly polls

The internal crisis in the ruling NPF began in July after 36 MLAs joined Zeliang's camp to oust then Chief Minister Liezietsu, and the two camps signed a document to reconcile and re-unite on December

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National Conference President Farooq Abdullah (File | AFP)
Why is government neutral on US decision on Jerusalem, asks Farooq Abdullah

National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday questioned the Narendra Modi-led government's "neutrality" towards the US decision recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Narendra Modi's seaplane ride to the Dharoi dam in Mehsana district. (Twitter Photo | ANI)
Gujarat Polls: Congress leader Shantaram Naik says Narendra Modi's seaplane ride can lead to disqualification of BJP candidates

Narendra Modi's seaplane ride in Gujarat could lead to disqualification of BJP candidates due to overshooting of the poll expenses.

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Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi (File | PTI)
Is going to temples forbidden, asks Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi asked if visiting temples was forbidden, adding he felt very nice about it and prayed for the golden future of Gujarat.

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Simon Marandi argued that the 'kissing competition' was organised to arrest the increasing number of divorce in the tribal society
Jharkhand kissing competition: JMM chief slaps show-cause notice on MLA Simon Marandi

Simon Marandi, who was the organiser, argued that the "kissing competition" was organised to arrest the increasing number of divorce in the tribal society.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File | PTI)
BJP on 'secret' meet with Pakistanis, PM Narendra Modi asked about Nawaz 'biryani'

The opposition reminded PM Narendra Modi of the 'biryani' served by then Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore in 2015.

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Hunger strike, work boycott mark agitation by Rajasthan state government employees

These employees will mark their presence in their offices and then boycott work to stage massive protests at district headquarters.

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Woman's chopped body part found in Haryana, sexual assault before murder not ruled out: Police

In a shocking incident, a woman's chopped body parts were found on the outskirts of Haryana's Rohtak city where dogs were chewing on them.

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Woman robbed, pushed off from local train in Mumbai; man held

A 27-year-old man was today arrested for allegedly robbing and pushing a young woman off the ladies compartment of a suburban train in Navi Mumbai on the night of December 3.

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Indian Railways to use GPS-enabled devices to fight fog this season

The national transporter has recently installed 4,920 such devices in the most fog-affected railway zones -- northern, north-central, north-eastern and north-western.

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Delhi court sends Al-Qaeda suspect to judicial custody

A Delhi court today sent a British national, arrested for allegedly recruiting youths for Al-Qaeda to carry out terror activities.

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Apollo Pharmacy misappropriation case: CBI carries out searches in Bengaluru's BEL hospital 

CBI sources said that the searches were conducted at the residence and office of B R Raghu, a pharmacist with BEL hospital.

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National Conference President Farooq Abdullah (File | AFP)
National Conference to go alone in next Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections: Farooq Abdullah

Farooq Abdullah today announced that his party would contest the next assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir alone, saying it was confident of securing a massive mandate on its own.

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