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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar

Nitish stays away as opposition parties meet on presidential candidate

Major opposition parties, led by the Congress, came together on Friday on a common platform and decided to contest the upcoming presidential election if the government does not come up with a consensus candidate...

Former Punjab police chief K.P.S. Gill dies at 82

Former Punjab top cop K.P.S. Gill, who is credited with having played a big role in eliminating terrorism from Punjab, died here in a private hospital. He was 82. Gill, a former Director General of...
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis, 5 others, survive chopper crash; Tweets ‘We are ok’

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and five others had a providential escape when their chopper crash-landed after it got entangled in overhead electric cables in Latur district, sparking a major scare here on Thursday....

Palaniswami writes to Modi on TN issues

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday urged the central government to urgently attend to nine issues related to the southern state. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the text of which...

Court seizes Tytler’s passport, directs CBI to take action

A court here on Tuesday seized Congress leader Jagdish Tytler's passport and directed the CBI for appropriate action after it was revealed that he gave false information during its renewal that no criminal case...

HC serves notice to Kejriwal on Jaitley’s fresh defamation suit

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a fresh defamation suit of Rs 10 crore filed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over his lawyer Ram Jethmalani using...

Rajya Sabha polls in Goa, Gujarat, Bengal rescheduled: EC

Rajya Sabha elections in Goa, Gujarat and West Bengal have been postponed by the Election Commission, an official statement said on Monday without giving any reason for the move. The poll was earlier scheduled...

Many injured as police crack down on belligerent Left workers

A number of police personnel and Left protesters were injured on Monday as security forces used tear gas and carried out baton charges on thousands of belligerent activists who broke barricades here and neighbouring...
Rajinikanth

Tamil outfit stages protest against Rajinikanth’s entry into politics

Activists of a Tamil fringe group on Monday staged protests near actor Rajinikanth's residence at Poes Garden here over indications the veteran actor could make his political debut. Police deployed a large number of security...
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Jaitley files fresh defamation suit of Rs 10 cr against Kejriwal

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday filed a second civil defamation suit of Rs 10 crore in the Delhi High Court against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the word "crook" used by his lawyer. Jaitley...

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