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Bengal minor girl flees forced marriage in Kashmir but family turns her back

A 15-year-old girl, who was allegedly forcefully married to a 50-year-old man in Kashmir valley, escaped from confinement and recently made her way back home to Mathurapur.

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18 CPM leaders, workers gets life sentence for murdering two Trinamool Congress men

18 CPM workers and leaders were awarded life sentence by Burdwan district court on Wednesday after they were found guilty of murdering two Trinamool Congress workers in 2010.

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UP Police team Police inside the BRD Hospital for the investigation in Gorakhpur where at least 30 children died. | PTI File Photo
BRD hospital case: Jailed doctor Kafeel Khan undergoes medical checkup

Dr Kafeel Khan is an accused in the BRD Medical College case involving death of 63 children last August due to disruption in Oxygen supply.

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Police arrest a student during clashes following a protest demanding justice for 8-year-old girl who was raped and murdered in Kathua at Sakidafar in Srinagar on Thursday. | PTI
Kathua rape and murder case: Colleges, Higher Secondary schools shut in Kashmir as students' protest continues

Authorities today shut down several colleges and higher secondary schools in Kashmir to thwart student protests demanding justice for the eight-year-old victim of Kathua rape and murder case.

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Rajnish Kumar, Chairman of State Bank of India (Photo | Reuters)
Cash shortage problem to be resolved by tomorrow: SBI Chief Rajnish Kumar

The SBI chief said there are certain areas where there is a problem with the running of ATMs and availability of cash of particular denomination.

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Mumbai: Woman Congress worker alleges molestation by male colleagues while protesting Kathua and Unnao rapes

The worker complained to the party's Mumbai unit chief Sanjay Nirupam, who promised to take action against those found guilty.

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BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra. | Express File Photo
Invisible hand behind Judge Loya death probe plea is of Rahul Gandhi: BJP

The Supreme Court today ruled that Judge Loya died of natural causes and that the petitions were a serious attempts to scandalise and obstruct the course of justice.

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File Photo fo lawyers' protest in Jammu and Kashmir during the Kathua trial.
Kathua case: Didn't support lawyers' protest, Jammu High Court Bar Association tells SC

The Bar Council of India told a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra that they have constituted a team, headed by a former high court judge, which will visit Kathua.

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Activist of various organizations protest against recent incidents of rape in the country, in Mumbai. Image used for representational purpose only.  (File Photo | AP)
Indian-Americans protest against Kathua, Unnao rapes 

Indian-American protesters displayed banners and posters seeking justice for the minor girl who was gang-raped by six men and then murdered in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua.

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CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury, along with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, party politburo member Prakash Karat and other leaders attend the five-day- long 22nd Congress at RTC Kalyana Mandapam in Hyderabad on Wednesday. | PTI
CPM organisational report critical of West Bengal party

The CPM organisational report to be tabled at the 22nd Party Congress in the coming days, contains major criticism against its West Bengal unit.

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Supreme Court (File | PTI)
Supreme Court for fair trial in Kathua rape-murder case

Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up Jammu lawyers for obstructing the filing of charge sheet in the Kathua minor rape and murder case even as they claimed they were protesting on a different issue.

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Loya had allegedly died of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014 when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague’s daughter.
Judge Loya case: A timeline

Loya had allegedly died of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014 when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague’s daughter.

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President Ram Nath Kovind  (File | PTI)
Jammu and Kashmir people have shown courage in face of many challenges: President Ram Nath Kovind

Praising the people of Jammu and Kashmir, President Ram Nath Kovind has said that they showed courage, fortitude and resilience in the face of challenges arising because of multiple factors.

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Jammu and Kashmir CM Mehbooba Mufti (File | PTI)
Kathua case: Mehbooba Mufti praises Jammu residents for upholding amity, brotherhood

Mufti said the people of Jammu have always stood up for tolerant values and brotherhood for the past 30 years, and defeated the "nefarious" designs of miscreants.

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Supreme Court of India  (Photo | EPS)
Yamuna water: Supreme Court summons chief secretaries of Delhi, Haryana

A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur took a strong note of the apathy shown by authorities in dealing with the water woes of the residents of the national capital.

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Kathua rerun: Six-year-old raped in Uttar Pradesh's Siddharthnagar

A six-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a villager in Siddharthnagar area when she stepped out of her house to watch a 'Baraat' procession.

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AICC spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala addresses a press conference in New Delhi on Thursday. | PTI
Sad letter day in India's history, fair probe needed into judge Loya's death: Congress on Supreme Court verdict

Party spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala attacked the BJP for accusing Congress president Rahul Gandhi's as being the 'invisible hand' behind the petitions seeking the probe.

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Security heightened in Pathankot after reports of suspicious movement being detected in the area. (Photo | ANI)
Pathankot: Security beefed up following suspected terrorists movement

Security has been beefed up and search operations are being carried out around the border belt of Punjab particularly in Pathankot district, following reports of terrorist movement in the vicinity.

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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar (File | PTI)
Man arrested for spreading fake news on Goa CM Manohar Parrikar's health condition

Last month, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar had to make an impromptu visit to the United States for medical attention as he had reportedly contracted pancreatic cancer.

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Loya had allegedly died of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014 when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague’s daughter.
Judge Loya case: SC dismisses plea for SIT probe; says petitioners attempted to 'malign' judiciary

The apex court said that there is no merit in the filed petitions and there is no reason to doubt the statements of sitting judges.

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Marathwada reports 278 cases of farmer suicides since January 1

The rise is registered despite the Maharashtra government waiving crop loans of 9 lakh farmers across the region and also implementing various measures.

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