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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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Congress rallies in show of defiance against Modi
Fri, 06 May 2016 15:23:20 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Opposition Congress party staged a show of defiance on Friday, with Sonia and Rahul Gandhi leading a rally and march to parliament to resist what they called Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bid to destroy democracy.

Lawmaker in Goa charged with buying, drugging and raping teen girl
Fri, 06 May 2016 20:22:30 +0530
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A lawmaker in Goa has been charged with buying, drugging and raping a 16-year-old girl in a case which will be closely watched by anti-slavery activists as the country moves to crackdown on human trafficking.

Pakistan's tribal councils in spotlight after brutal "honour killing"
Sat, 07 May 2016 00:14:38 +0530
MAKOL, Pakistan (Reuters) - Shock across Pakistan at the murder of a 16-year-old girl accused of helping a young couple run away and elope has turned to anger over the role played by a "jirga", or tribal council, which police say ordered the punishment.

Insight - Before massive Bangladesh heist, New York Fed feared such cyber attacks
Sat, 07 May 2016 03:04:15 +0530
(Reuters) - In the years before hackers stole $81 million from a Bangladesh central bank account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, senior Fed security officials examined the risk of such an attack - but judged the prospect unlikely, bank sources told Reuters.

Panama Papers source breaks silence, denies being a spy - Sueddeutsche Zeitung
Sat, 07 May 2016 00:11:17 +0530
BERLIN (Reuters) - Sueddeutsche Zeitung said on Friday that the source of millions of documents leaked to the German newspaper from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca had sent them a manifesto, saying his motivation was the "scale of injustices" the papers revealed.

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Modi running a one-man 'presidential government': Shourie
Fri, 06 May 2016 15:50:30 GMT
In a strong attack, former Union minister Arun Shourie on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of "narcissism" and of running a one-man "Presidential government", the direction of which was "dangerous" for India.

London gets its first-ever Muslim mayor
Fri, 06 May 2016 18:49:26 GMT
Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver, became London's first Muslim mayor on Friday, seeing off a Conservative challenger who attempted to link him to extremism and securing a much-needed victory for his opposition Labour Party.

Rise of bus driver's son to London city hall
Fri, 06 May 2016 21:13:25 GMT

ISI 'poisoned' CIA ex-official in Pakistan
Fri, 06 May 2016 23:42:25 GMT

Film sparks war at JU, FIR against 'outsiders'
Fri, 06 May 2016 21:24:04 GMT