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The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Finance Bill, including 40 amendments, after two days long discussions.

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SC pulls up nine states for failing to bring in Food Security Act

The court exempted the Chief Secretaries of Uttar Pradesh, Odisha and Telangana, which have complied with certain directions.

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SC adjourns Babri Masjid demolition case, to be heard today

The leaders include L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Union minister Uma Bharti, Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh and others.  

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Three meat shops torched even as CM issues order on abattoirs

Meanwhile, three shops selling meat and fish in the town of Hathras were set afire by unidentified persons.

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The ‘Anti-Romeo Squad’ of Uttar Pradesh police take a youth into custody for  eve-teasing, in Lucknow on Wednesday | pTI
UP CM keeps key Home portfolio

Adityanath also retained Secretariat Administration, Personnel and Appointment, Revenue, Housing and Urban Planning, and Food and Civil Supplies.

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Is Sidhu violating the Office of Profit law?

Going by past precedents, it remains to be seen whether Sidhu has to give up his much-loved role on the Kapil Sharma show, or if an amendment is on the cards.    

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Zero policing of child porn in India

While experts and activists have welcomed the SC’s action, technical limitations and lack of a sturdy reporting system, they claim, remain issues of concern.

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Key accused in Assam attack, aide held in Bengal

Given the widespread protests in Assam against the incident, there is a perception that the situation may turn tense as Biswas has been brought to Assam.

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Yogi to review Akhilesh’s decisions

He also laid stress on changing the work culture of local bodies especially the municipal corporations.

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As Yogi issues order on illegal slaughter houses, three meat shops torched

Adityanath also issued instructions to close illegal slaughter houses and meat shops, which were operating without licence, immediately across the State.

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CBI case for Rs 61 lakh post-demonetization railway fraud in Madhya Pradesh

The Central Bureau of Investigation Bhopal has lodged a case against a rail catering contractor and female railway booking clerk

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Maharashtra resident doctors likely to continue agitation

Resident doctors in Maharashtra are unlikely to withdraw their agitation, even as minister for medical education Girish Mahajan termed his talks with the doctors as "positive".

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Tamils in Delhi show solidarity to farmers protesting in Jantar Mantar

Lawyers, actors, students and other Delhi Tamils are showing solidarity towards the farmers by providing them with daily requirements.

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Centre issues guidelines for loan for affordable housing

Venkaiah Naidu released the operational guidelines the interest subsidy scheme.

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Tussle over use of 'Aam'

The state election commission has directed authorities to remove ‘Aam’ word from all government billboards, banners, paints, name plates etc.

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (File | PTI)
Bihar celebrates foundation day with government, Opposition sparring over gains from prohibition

Kumar inaugurated the main celebrations of Bihar Diwas at the historic Gandhi Maidan in Patna

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Law minister in Lok Sabha, clears air on appointment of judges and live proceedings

He said while live telecast of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha proceedings was easy as there were only two Houses, it was difficult to do so in several thousand court rooms.

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Election Commission freezes AIADMK's two leaves symbol and party name

The EC also ruled that neither group can use AIADMK name.

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Mehbooba’s brother, Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief file nominations for bypolls to Anantnag Lok Sabha seat

Four candidates have filed nomination papers for bypolls to Anantnag-Pulwama Lok Sabha seat.

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MPs raise VVIP route restrcitions in Rajya Sabha, seek time limit adherence

Members of the Rajya Sabha objected to the breach in five-minute time limit for VVIP route traffic restrictions by the police in the national capital.

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Emerging power India gives more aid than it receives

India has quietly transitioned into the role of provider as in the last three years it has given more aid to foreign countries.

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