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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (File|PTI)
Mamata meets PM Modi, hopes for consensus Presidential candidate

Banerjee was in the national capital for the second time in a month and is slated to attend a luncheon meet at Congress President Sonia Gandhi's residence on Friday.

25 May 2017

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh. | (File | PTI)
DA case against Virbhadra: LIC agent Anand Chauhan moves bail plea

Chauhan, arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) on July 9 last year in a separate money laundering case filed in relation to the present matter, is currently in judicial custody in that case.

25 May 2017

Haji Ali | PTI
Haji Ali encroachment: SC refuses to entertain Mumbai shop owners' plea

The apex court had directed the Dargah Trust to remove the encroachments by May 30 or face removal by a joint task force.

25 May 2017

Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan. | PTI File Photo
Environment ministry gives clearance to country's first Ken-Betwa river link

The project is passed with conditions as it is likely to submerge 10 percent of unique and critical tiger habitat area in Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.

25 May 2017

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Over 45 farmer suicides in 71 days, Punjab government to stop Kurki of farmer’s land

Within 71 days of the newly formed Congress government’s reign in Punjab, nearly 45 farmers have committed suicide and the trend seems to continue.

25 May 2017

A view of the Supreme Court| (Shekhar Yadav | EPS)
SC says no to urgent hearing on plea to conduct NEET afresh

The plea, which was mentioned before a vacation bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and Navin Sinha, sought a direction to conduct the NEET exam again alleging that the exam papers were leaked.

25 May 2017

A view of a street during curfew in Saharanpur a day after violent clashes between two communities over a land dispute. | PTI
Centre seeks report from UP government on Saharanpur violence

The Home Ministry has asked the state government to provide details of the incidents which started last month and the steps taken to restore peace in the western Uttar Pradesh district.

25 May 2017

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit  | (File Photo/PTI)
Tanker scam: Delhi ACB seeks opinion of government auditor

The Accountant General (Audit), Central Revenues, has been asked whether rules were flouted for procurement of nearly 400 water tankers, official sources said.

25 May 2017

Senior BJP leader LK Advani (File | PTI)
Babri case: CBI court summons Advani, Joshi on May 30

The BJP leaders had moved court seeking exemption from personally appearing in court for the hearing of their role in the conspiracy to raze the Babri Masjid on December 6, 1992. 

25 May 2017

The saffron party's workers then tried to break the barricades there to move forward, forcing the police to use force. | Picture Courtesy: ANI
BJP workers clash with cops in Kolkata during protest against TMC

BJP workers, who took out the procession towards the headquarters in Lalbazar area, were stopped by the police at Brabourne road.

25 May 2017

Doctor. (File photo)
MP doctor lands in trouble after a video of him boasting about having killed two goes viral

Dr Hemant Mandelia boasts in the video that two men were shot dead in Gwalior's Hazira area and Shinde Ki Chhavni-Vivek Canteen by him and his two friends .

25 May 2017

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar. | AFP File Photo
CBSE will announce results on time, says Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar's remarks came in the wake of the Delhi High Court's direction to CBSE not to implement its decision to scrap its moderation policy on marks this year.

25 May 2017

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Mumbai second-most crowded city in the world: WEF

Two Indian cities -- Mumbai and Kota -- have been named among the world's most crowded in a list topped by Dhaka, said World Economic Forum (WEF) citing UN Habitat data.

25 May 2017

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Five Maoists, who killed two CRPF jawans during LS polls in Bihar, sentenced to death

Additional Sessions Judge (I) Jyoti Swarup Srivastava also slapped a fine of Rs 25,000 on each of the convicts Vipin Mandal, Adhiklal Pandit, Ratu Koda, Wano Koda and Manu Koda.

25 May 2017

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. (File | AFP)
ED conducts raids in ten places in connection with Rs 1,500 crore Manesar land deal case

Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda has been named as an accused in an FIR registered by the Enforcement Directorate in September last year under the PMLA.

25 May 2017

A Sukhoi fighter jet
Search operation for missing Sukhoi-30 resumes

An IAF C-130 aircraft with electro-optical payload, an Advanced Light Helicopter, and Chetak helicopters were tasked for the search operation yesterday.

25 May 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File |Reuters)
PM Modi stresses on affordable treatment for all

Modi launced a book to mark Tata Memorial Centre's 75 years of social service.

25 May 2017

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Anurag Tripathy appointed as CBSE secretary

Tripathy, a 1998 batch officer of Indian Railway personnel Service (IRPS), has been appointed to the post for a period of five years.

25 May 2017

Naveen Jindal. (File photo)
Bail granted to five accused in coal scam probe against Naveen Jindal

A special court today granted bail to five accused named by the CBI in its supplementary charge sheet in a coal scam case against industrialist Naveen Jindal and others.

25 May 2017

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Bodies of eight persons killed in police firing in Manipur finally laid to rest after 632 days

Six people were killed when the police opened fire on a mob which was staging a protest against the introduction of three Bills by the then Congress government in 2015.
 

25 May 2017

The chopper developed a technical snag while taking off from the helipad at Nilanga where the chief minister had gone for an event. (By special arrangement)
WATCH | Devendra Fadnavis' chopper crash-lands in Latur district, CM safe

The chopper developed a technical snag while taking off from the helipad at Nilanga where the chief minister had gone for BJP's 'Shivar Samwad Sabha'.

25 May 2017

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