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Nitin Gadkari meets RSS chief, says no discussion on Maharashtra politics
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:44:29 +0530
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat and discussed "important" issues but said there was no talk on politics in Maharashtra where the Bharatiya Janata Party is in the process of government formation.

Nitin Gadkari meets RSS chief Bhagwat in Nagpur, suspense continues over Maharashtra CM
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:49:04 +0530
As the suspense over the chief minister of Maharashtra continues, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Saturday.

CBI recovers Rs 10 lakh from drain near Railway officer's residence
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:53:22 +0530
The Central Bureau of Investigation has recovered Rs 10 lakh from a drain near the house of arrested Railway Board official which were allegedly flushed by his relatives at the time of raids carried out by the agency recently.

Kanpur: 2 dead, 4 injured in land dispute
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:22:02 +0530
Two persons were on Friday died while four were injured, including one seriously, when two groups opened fire on each other over a land dispute in Nathapurva village, police said.

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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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Modi takes tea, but no questions, in first press event as PM
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:12:02 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi took tea, but no questions, on Saturday at his first staged meeting with the press since coming to power five months ago, underscoring the delicate relationship he has with the fourth estate.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favours interest rate cut - paper
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:43:27 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favours a cut in interest rates to trigger demand in the construction sector, a newspaper report said on Saturday, but the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has signalled it will not ease policy until it is confident of lower inflation.

Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:47:57 GMT
MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, apparently after a fight with fellow students, officials said.

Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:17:45 GMT
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday.

Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:26:21 GMT
OTTAWA/HAMILTON Ontario (Reuters) - Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown radicals.

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You have turned pen into broom: Modi lauds journalists
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:54:37 GMT
In his first media outreach, Prime Minister Modi addressed journalists and said he was trying to look for ways to deepen ties with the media.

Chennai shows its male fixation, number of girls dips
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:57:18 GMT
Surveys show that sex selection in the country was more prevalent among the urban, educated and economically well-off groups, experts said.

Netaji deputy and Nehru's old friend was a Soviet spy, British documents reveal
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:40:44 GMT
A deputy of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an "old friend" of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and a former Indian ambassador, A C N Nambiar, has been described as a Soviet spy.

CBI finds Rs 10L in drainpipes of railway officer's house
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:32:52 GMT
Two days after CBI arrested senior railway board official Ravi Mohan Sharma for allegedly taking bribe for illegally adding coaches in special trains to benefit a private tour operator, agency sleuths seized a large amount of cash, several laptops and expensive mobile phones from his house.

Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:12:32 GMT
Iran executed a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure to spare her life.