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Coal scam: Court frames charges against Rathi Steel and Power Limited
Tue, 19 May 2015 11:03:33 +0530
A special court on Tuesday framed charges against Delhi-based Rathi steel and Power Limited in a coal scam case. The MD of the firm Pradeep Rathi, CEO Udit Rathi and AGM Kushal Aggarwal have all been chargesheeted.

Watch: Woman smashes SP leader's car after his guard winked at her
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:20:26 +0530
Agitated over being winked at by a Samajwadi Party leader's guard in Agra, a 23-year old woman jumped on top of the SP leader's Mercedes car and smashed it. The video of the girl recorded in Agra has gone viral.

If Asia must rise as one, it should no longer think of itself in regional fragments: Modi
Tue, 19 May 2015 09:23:23 +0530
n the last leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the sixth Asian Leader's conference in Seoul and he called Korea the pillar of democracy. He sought unity among Asian countries and said they must work as Asians to shape the world and reform the global institutions of governance, including the United Nations.

BJP routed in Meerut Cantonment Board elections
Mon, 18 May 2015 23:33:19 +0530
BJP has suffered a major drubbing in the recently held Meerut Cantonment Board elections, with the party winning only 2 of the total of 8 seats.

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Lokpal Bill row: Civil society meets to discuss strategies for upcoming protest
Noida, Aug 2 (ANI): Civil society activists met in Uttar Pradesh's Noida area on Tuesday to discuss various strategies, which includes the probable venue for the upcoming protest against the draft Lokpal Bill proposed by the government.

Rajya Sabha adjourned after opposition ruckus
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Tuesday as opposition members continued demanding a discussion on price rise under rules which provide for voting.

Man immolates self in Maharashtra
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 2 (IANS) A 30-year-old man set himself afire Tuesday in front of a municipal corporation office in Thane district, police said.

Day 2 Monsoon Session: Protests Stall Parliament
Both houses of parliament were adjourned twice Tuesday, forcing cancellation of the crucial question hour for the second successive day, as the government and the opposition seemed headed for a stalemate over the nature of debate on rising prices and corruption.

IAF pilot killed in MiG-21 plane crash
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost a combat pilot when a MiG-21 fighter jet he was flying crashed near Bikaner in Rajasthan.

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Indian women "occupy the night streets" to protest reported mass molestation
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:13:17 +0530
NEW DELHI/CHENNAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of women gathered in over 30 towns and cities across India late on Saturday, saying they were "occupying the night streets" to demand safety in public spaces after reports of the mass molestation of women in Bengaluru city on New Year's Eve.

Asian media decry isolationist Trump, fear economic, diplomatic turmoil
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:05:12 +0530
TOKYO, (Reuters) - A day after Donald Trump became U.S. President and vowed to put "America First", Asian media decried his isolationist policies, fearing they will chill the global economy and sow widespread international discord.

India pressed ahead with banknote ban despite RBI concerns
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:38:50 +0530
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India pushed ahead with its decision to scrap banknotes even as the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) own board expressed concern whether the cash could be replaced quickly enough, the central bank has said in written testimony to parliament.

Trump, now president, pledges to put 'America First' in nationalist speech
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:43:33 +0530
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry.

Blast kills at least 21 in Pakistan vegetable market, says official
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 15:48:23 +0530
PESHAWAR/DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - An explosion in a busy vegetable market killed at least 21 people on Saturday in Pakistan's remote northwestern tribal region, an official said, in an attack jointly claimed by the Pakistani Taliban and a branch of the sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

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12 dead, many injured as train derails in Andhra Pradesh; rescue on
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:43:06 GMT

Donald Trump sings ?My Way?, India fears setback
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:46:56 GMT
Hours after US President Donald Trump spelt out his ?America First? strategy, he also belted out Frank Sinatra?s ?My Way?, sending out a worrying message for the Indian economy, specially the IT sector. Domestic financial markets are bracing for a fresh round of volatility when they open on Monday.

Markets not sold on Trump talk
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:54:04 GMT
There is wide expectation that the dollar will open strong next week, considering Trump?s proposals on tax cuts and promoting local manufacturing along with curbs on imports. Ahead of Trump?s inaugural address, the rupee fell five paise to close at a one-week low of Rs 68.18 on Friday

Jallikattu: Protesters want permanent solution
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 14:54:53 GMT
The promulgation of an ordinance by the Tamil Nadu government and the announcement that jallikattu will be held in Alanganallur and other places on Sunday had no effect on the protesters as they stayed put at the protest venues demanding a permanent solution to the issue.

India may soon get a tri-service chief
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:34:15 GMT
The country may soon get a new tri-service chief? a four-star general like the Army, IAF and Navy chiefs? to ensure synergy in training, logistics, planning and procurement among the forces from limited budgetary resources.