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Congress is yet to announce its candidates for the Gujarat polls. (File photo)
Gujarat polls: Internal factionalism, Hardik Patel's Patidars delay Congress list

The Congress is yet to announce its candidates as the party is trying to strike the delicate caste balance while doing the quota tight rope and grappling internal factionalism.

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Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad (File | PTI)
Highest number of High Court judges will be appointed this year: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

The Union minister said that the government was in the process of appointing the highest number of High Court judges in a single year, breaking the 30-year-old record of 126.

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Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. (File photo | PTI)
India, China have great potential, if they work together: Dalai Lama

Lama said neither of the two countries has the ability to destroy the other, both India and China have to live side by side. 

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Gautam Bambawale (Photo | Twitter)
Gautam Bambawale to take charge as new Indian envoy to China on November 20

Bambawale, a seasoned diplomat, till recently served as high commissioner to Pakistan and earlier as envoy to Bhutan.

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Manushi Chillar (Photo | ANI)
From 'Miss Campus Princess' to 'Miss World': Manushi Chillar's ascent within a year

A medical student hailing from Haryana, 21-year-old Manushi Chhillar competed with women from over 108 nations.

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Security personnel leave after an encounter with militants at Hajin in Bandipora district of North Kashmir. (File | PTI)
LeT top leadership in Kashmir Valley wiped out: Army

The Army said that the top leadership of the Pakistan-backed Lashkar-e-Taiba in the Kashmir Valley has been wiped out with the killing of six militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district.

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‘Padmavati’ has been the center of controversies. The film which has Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in the lead role will hit the theatres on December 1.
Padmavati row: Deepika Padukone starrer yet to get certification from CBFC, release delayed

The film has been mired in controversy over conjectures that it 'distorts history' regarding Rajput queen Padmavati.

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Bihar: 54 students from Darbhanga Medical College fined Rs 25,000 each for ragging

At least 54 students of girls’ hostel in Darbhanga Medical College have been fined Rs 25,000 each for allegedly ragging their juniors.

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Argentine national gored by bull in Rajasthan

John Pablo was visiting the city with a fellow tourist when the bull gored him.

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‘Padmavati’ has been the center of controversies. The film which has Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor in the lead role will hit the theatres on December 1.
'Padmavati' protests spill over to Delhi

The members of the Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha staged a protest against the release of the film in the national capital. 

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File| PTI)
Opposition slams Trinamool Congress's cow distribution scheme

The West Bengal government's decision to distribute cows among families in rural areas ahead of the panchayat polls has come under fire from the Left and the Congress as well as the BJP.

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National Conference patron Farooq Abdullah. (File |AFP)
Farooq Abdullah trying to push country into communalism: BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah was trying to push the country into communalism.

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Birth memorial of Rani Laxmi Bai lies neglected on her birth anniversary

The birth memorial of Rani of Jhansi, Laxmi Bai, was lying neglected, in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi on her birth anniversary on Sunday.

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Former Union minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram (File Photo | AFP)
Gujarat regressed in last 22 years: P Chidambaram

P Chidambaram on Sunday attacked the BJP on Gujarat's development model, saying that as a result of a distorted concept of development.

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An abandoned two-month-old baby girl
Two-month-old girl abandoned in small bag on roadside in Chhattisgarh's Raipur

The baby was found by a rickshaw puller, who spotted her leg moving out of a partially closed bag lying unattended on the roadside.

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Delhi High Court. (File )
Life of litigant cannot be put at peril for raising public cause: Delhi High Court

The incidents came to light after both the individuals moved the high court seeking protection as they apprehended threat to their life owing to separate PILs filed by them.

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Panama Papers case: Income Tax department slaps criminal charges under anti-black money Act

The department has detected undisclosed assets and stashed funds located in foreign countries in case of seven individuals and entities named in the leaks.

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The Mughal road, which connects Rajouri and Poonch district, is draped in white following snowfall.  (File | PTI)


Snowfall in Jammu's high-altitude areas, Mughal Road remains closed

The Mughal Road, the alternative link between Kashmir and rest of the country, was closed yesterday after the season's first heavy snowfall in higher reaches of Jammu region.     

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'Road injuries caused 65 per cent more disabilities, early deaths in 2016 compared with 1990'

Road injuries and self-harm, which includes suicides and non-fatal outcomes of self-harm, are the leading contributors to the injury burden in India, the study said.

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Conciliatory procedure needed to settle matrimonial disputes: High Court

Conciliatory procedure is needed to settle matrimonial disputes between couples, the Delhi High Court has said while highlighting the role of mediation in resolving such issues.

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Government accepts panel's recommendation to hike quota of private Haj tour operators

The government has accepted a high-level committee's recommendation of increasing by over three per cent the quota of private tour operators sending Haj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.

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