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Around 5,000 youths selected as Constables: Jammu and Kashmir Police

As many as 4,956 youths have been selected as Constables in different wings of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, an official said on Sunday.

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Gujarat polls: EC yet to rule on complaints against Modi, BJP

The Congress feels that little was happening to all its complaints against the Bharatiya Janata Party while things moved quickly when it came to grievances against others in the fray.

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Gujarat polls: Counting of votes starts tomorrow

The polls are considered a prestige battle for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his home state and a litmus test for new Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

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4.2 magnitude earthquake hit Assam`s Dhemaji district

A 4.2 magnitude of earthquake hit Assam’s Dhemaji district on Sunday.

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Himachal Pradesh polls: Counting of votes begins tomorrow

The hill state witnessed a record 75.28 per cent turnout and adequate security arrangements have been made for counting which would start simultaneously in all 68 constituencies at 42 counting centres

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Forest guard stabbed by a miscreant in Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

The incident took place, when four forest guards, who were patrolling in a boat, found a gang of seven miscreants illegally fishing using five boats in the sanctuary.

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Political factors to impact economy post Gujarat elections: ASSOCHAM

An important take away from the current political-economic environment is that the Goods and Services Tax is expected to be further streamlined and rates rationalised on the lower side.

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Number of dug wells reduced from 9.2 million to 8.7 million in 2013-14: Census

The ownership of dug wells by groups of farmers is concentrated in Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, the report says.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Protests erupt after civilian is killed in army firing in Kupwara

A civilian was killed in army firing during an ambush in the border district of Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir, triggering massive protests and clashes in the area on Sunday.

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Make basic qualification must to become minister: Former Chief Election Commissioner T S Krishnamurthy

Krishnamurthy recommended that one should be at least 35 years' old to become a minister (both in states and at the Centre), from the present 25.

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Search operation launched in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla

The search operation was launched after getting inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

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Gujarat: Exit polls are ‘nonsense’, says Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani

After the Gujarat assembly elections concluded on December 14, the exit polls of various media houses predicted that the BJP would secure a big win in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home turf.

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Bail application hearing of Christian preachers in Mathura on Tuesday

Hindutva groups have said there had been repeated attempts in Mathura, Hathras, Etmadpur areas to organise religious conversion programmes.

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Amritsar civic polls: 9% voter turnout till 10 am

The people of Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala municipal corporations will cast their votes to elect councillors for 222 wards.

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Madhya Pradesh: Five policemen suspended as prisoner escapes from hospital

The incident happened in the wee hours, when Balla, who was a prisoner at Hoshangabad Prison, managed to escape from police custody by breaking the handcuffs.

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Work to integrate Brahmos on 40 Sukhoi aircraft begins

The fleet of 40 Sukhoi jet will undergo structural modifications at the state-run aerospace major Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for integration of the missile on them.

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Madhya Pradesh: 3 arrested for molesting woman police sub-inspector

The accused allegedly passed lewd comments at the sub sub-inspector and molested her.

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FIR registered against cop who pointed gun at Congress leader Kamal Nath at Madhya Pradesh airport

This incident came to light after Madhya Pradesh's former Advocate General and Rajya Sabha member, Vivek Tankha took to Twitter and condemned the incident.

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Re-polling at six polling stations in Gujarat commences

The re-polling was ordered on Friday late night, citing technical reasons, where the Election Commission annulled the polling data that was present in the EVMs.

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To overhaul organisation, CPI-Maoist to relieve aged leaders

The circular, a copy of which is with PTI, asked the leaders to utilise the valuable experience of these aged cadres through mass organisations, forums, and various other methods.

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Law panel to suggest law to compensate victims of wrongful incarceration

Delivering its order in November, the high court had expressed concern over the lack of legal remedies for victims of wrongful incarceration and malicious prosecution.

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