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Congress wins Jayanagar assembly seat in Karnataka

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Bengaluru: Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy has won the Jayanagar Assembly polls by 4000 votes. She defeated the BJP’s BN Prahlad, her closest rival. The seat was held by the BJP earlier. Fifty-five per cent polling was recorded in the Jayangar Assembly constituency on June 11. The assembly elections were held across the state on May […]

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After 3 years, Kejriwal back to ‘dharna’ politics

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  New Delhi: After a hiatus of three years, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is back in ‘dharna’ mode with two sit-ins in the last 30 days. With the latest protest in the office room of Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s residence, the rift between the IAS officials and the Aam Aadmi Party government, which started […]

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Actress abduction case: Actor Dileep approaches HC, seeks CBI probe

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  Kochi: The eighth accused in the Malayalam actress abduction case, superstar Dileep, on Wednesday filed a petition in the Kerala High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the case. In the petition which is likely to be taken up in the court on Thursday, Dileep pointed out that he was […]

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When hooliganism is state-sanctioned

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There is a generation of us, for whom the most enduring memory of childhood is the television news. Two events occurred in the early Nineties, both televised, which would change our idea of terrorism and the course of the country’s politics forever. The first was the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. The second was the demolition […]

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Fire breaks out in Mumbai skyscraper

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[India], June 13 (ANI): A massive fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon on the upper floors of a skyscraper, located in Worli’s Prabhadevi area in Mumbai. About ninety to ninety-five persons were rescued safely. The fire, which was earlier characterised as a ‘Level-II’ one, now falls in ‘level-III’ category. Fire fighting operations are underway. Six […]

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Bastar Police arrests man for funding Naxalism

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[India] June 13 (ANI): Police in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district confirmed the arrest of Abhay Devdas Nayak on charges of arranging funds for Maoists from abroad. He was arrested on Tuesday. Thirty-three year old Nayak, a resident of Bengaluru has been promoting left-wing extremism and arranging funds from around 15 countries, including Luxembourg, Belgium, Paris, Netherlands, […]

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Iftars: Politicos woo India’s heart through stomach

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[India], June 13 (ANI): With Ramzan, the Islamic month of fasting, in its last phase, political leaders are scurrying up to organise Iftars- the evening meal with which Muslims break their fast at sunset during the holy month. Congress president Rahul Gandhi is hosting an Iftar party on Wednesday, which is expected to be a […]

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One crore spectacles to poor in July: Harish Rao

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Hyderabad, June 13 (NSS): The State Government will launch another prestigious program for poor and provide goggle sets to one crore people followed by eye check-ups in the State, according to Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao. The minister participated in some developmental programs, including reservoir under Mission Bhagiratha scheme in Bollaram under Jinnaram mandal and other […]

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2BHK houses for Journalists in one year: Indrakaran

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Hyderabad, June 13 (NSS): Housing & Endowment Minister A Indrakaran Reddy today said the State government will provide land and double bedroom housing facility to all journalists in the State in one year. Participating at a program organised by local journalists in Laxettipet in Mancherial district on Wednesday, Indrakaran, after receiving a memorandum from journalists on their […]

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Centre ready to help Telugu States to generate solar power: Dattatraya

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Hyderabad, June 13 (NSS): The Centre was ready to extend all possible help to the two Telugu States –Telangana and Andhra Pradesh — to generate more solar power energy to enable both the States  to become self-reliant in power in the near future, said former Union minister and BJP senior leader Bandaru Dattatreya here today. Quoting a letter received […]

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