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Two-month ban on Pravin Togadia from public events in Guwahati

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Financially empowered women are a 'bulwark against societal evils': PM

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Congress used farmers as vote bank, betrayed them: PM

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Petroleum products to be brought under GST in stages: Finance Secretary

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CJI is 'master of roster', has authority to allocate cases: SC

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Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with corruption

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Women govt employees in M'shtra to get 180 days' paid leave for children's sake

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SC agrees for urgent listing of pleas against 'nikah-halala', polygamy

The Supreme Court agreed to consider listing of a batch of petitions challenging the practices of polygamy and 'nikah halala' among Muslims. A bench ...

PM Modi spent Rs 355 cr on 41 foreign trips to 52 countries

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BJP questions Rahul Gandhi over I-T notice to Vadra

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Sanitary pad vending machine in Hirakhand Express

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2+2 Dialogue may help change current narrative on India-U.S ties: Experts

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PM targets Cong, Gandhis' 'selfish interests' for Emergency

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Trump for quick deportation of illegal immigrants

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Govt bans new offshoots of al-Qaeda, ISIS under anti-terror law

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Governor's rule imposed in J&K

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BJP pulls out of alliance with PDP in J&K

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No urgent hearing on plea against Kejriwal's sit-in: SC

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Angela Merkel gets ultimatum from hardline ally over migrants

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Xiaomi Redmi 5 launched in India in 3 variants

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AI allowed by Saudi to use its airspace to fly to Israel: Netanyahu

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Number of persons committing suicide on an increase in Kerala

A total of 12,988 persons committed suicide in Kerala during the past 20 months, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed Assembly. The number of per...

Indian-origin officer is new chief of Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism unit

Indian-origin Scotland Yard officer Neil Basu has been appointed as the counter-terrorism chief, an official statement said. Neil, currently the Metr...

Smartphone tech most damaging to environment: Study

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BSNL rolls out Rs 399 plan with 30GB data, unlimited calling

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PNB fraud: ED attaches Rs 1,217-cr assets of Mehul Choksi group

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