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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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Russia says downing of its jet won't deflect it from Syria mission
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:09:05 GMT
ISTANBUL/NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia (Reuters) - Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria on Wednesday to protect its jets operating there and pledged its air force would keep flying missions near Turkish air space, sounding a defiant note after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.

2015 to be hottest year on record - until next year -WMO
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:22:06 GMT
GENEVA (Reuters) - This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be even hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said on Wednesday, warning that inaction on climate change could see global average temperatures rise by 6 degrees Celsius or more.

Volkswagen to begin production of compact sedan in India in 2016
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:55:11 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen AG will begin producing a compact sedan at its plant in India in 2016 and has invested 85 million euros ($90 million) in the car, the company's local unit said in a statement on Wednesday.

South Africa 11-2 after restricting India to 215
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:19:51 GMT
NAGPUR, India (Reuters) - Off-spinner Simon Harmer took four wickets while paceman Morne Morkel bagged three as South Africa skittled India for 215 in the first innings on the opening day of the third test on Wednesday.

Support for lower GST rate gaining traction
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:05:12 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The idea of setting a relatively low rate for a new sales tax seemed to be gaining traction on Wednesday, as politicians of all stripes met to debate what would be the country's biggest tax reform since independence.

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Rahul Gandhi's 'Clean India quiz' at Bengaluru college backfires
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:58:56 GMT
While addressing the students in Bengaluru, Rahul Gandhi asked if the Clean India campaign is a success. "Yes," came the reply from the audience. It was a major embarrassment for Rahul in the middle of a fresh round of attacks he launched on PM, saying one man decides everything in NDA government.

#RahulStumped: Did he score self-goal? Vote here
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:00:30 GMT

Blog: Why Rahul should fire his speech writer
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:43:54 GMT

Won't leave, but stand by my comments: Aamir
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:10:22 GMT
Amid the controversy around his comment on 'growing intolerance' in India, Aamir Khan said today that he stands by what he said. "To all the people shouting obscenities at me for speaking my heart out, it saddens me to say you are only proving my point," he said.

Aamir's official statement on his comments
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 10:47:32 GMT
After his comments on the 'intolerance' issue caused a raging national debate, Aamir has now issued an official statement, clarifying what he exactly meant.