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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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India to boost Chabahar port project, links to Afghanistan
Mon, 23 May 2016 21:01:09 +0530
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pledged up to $500 million to develop the southern Iran port of Chabahar, in a move to give his country trade access to Iran, Afghanistan and central Asia.

India braces for more heat after temperatures break records
Mon, 23 May 2016 22:01:05 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India was bracing on Monday for another bout of extreme heat after temperatures smashed records in some parts of the country, while weather officials warned against more frequent heat waves.

With Gandhis at rock bottom, opposition comeback a daunting task
Mon, 23 May 2016 13:34:26 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prashant Kishor, the election campaign manager brought in by Congress party to reverse its declining fortunes, knew his real work would begin when the party hit rock bottom. It looks like that moment has come.

India puts off GM cotton seed order, easing pressure on Monsanto
Tue, 24 May 2016 04:25:18 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has temporarily withdrawn an order capping royalties on any new variety of genetically-modified (GM) cotton seeds, a government source said on Monday, bringing relief to U.S.-based Monsanto Co, the market's sole supplier.

Almost 80 percent of Indian women face public harassment in cities - survey
Mon, 23 May 2016 21:50:33 +0530
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly four out of five women in India have faced public harassment ranging from staring, insults and wolf-whistling to being followed, groped or even raped, said a survey by the charity ActionAid UK.

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At Rs 38 crore, Kejriwal's AAP second in fund collections
Tue, 24 May 2016 03:13:28 GMT
While the rest of the world has switched to plastic, political parties still lay premium on cash. Cash collections accounted for a significant 63% of total funds or over Rs 2,100 crore garnered by various political parties during all state assembly polls between 2004 and 2015 and 44% in the last three Lok Sabha elections.

Recharged BJP now wants to do an Assam in UP
Mon, 23 May 2016 23:16:11 GMT

Pranab okays ordinance, no NEET for states, yet
Tue, 24 May 2016 04:51:22 GMT

China welcomes Pranab, but won't budge on NSG
Mon, 23 May 2016 15:55:47 GMT
Ahead of President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to China, Beijing said it won't change its stand on blocking India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group under present circumstances and would also treat its "all-weather friend" Pakistan likewise as both countries didn't sign the NPT.

Eye on China, Obama lifts Vietnam arms embargo
Mon, 23 May 2016 20:40:24 GMT