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Centre slashes tribal scheme budget to Rs 1 cr from Rs 200 cr

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Allocation for a Centrally-sponsored tribal welfare scheme launched in 2014 has come down to a mere Rs 1 crore in 2016-17 from Rs 200 crore in …

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Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to seven-year imprisonment in Dumka treasury case

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Former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Saturday was sentenced to seven years of imprisonment in the fourth fodder scam case that pertains …

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TDP pulls out of NDA; to move no-confidence motion against Modi govt

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Making good on its threat, N Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Friday withdrew support from the NDA government over the Centre’s refusal to grant special …

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AMU campus violence leaves 2 students dead, security force deployed

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Two people were killed and several injured when violence erupted at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. Students reportedly …

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2 dead, over 700 houses gutted in fire in Bihar’s Darbhanga

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A fire in Bihar’s Darbhanga district today left over 700 houses gutted, two elderly persons dead and several others injured. District Magistrate Chandrashekhar Singh said the …

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West Bengal assembly elections: Fourth phase of polls to decide fate of Trinamool ministers

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West Bengal assembly elections:  Amidst unprecedented security to preempt any violence, polling for the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls which will seal the fate …

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Severe heat wave continues to grip India; Odisha’s Titlagarh records country’s highest at 48.5 deg C

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New Delhi: A severe heat wave continued to grip many parts of India on Sunday with Odisha’s Titlagarh recorded the country’s highest at 48.5 degrees Celsius. …

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Kanhaiya says cops hiding truth behind assault, takes on Modi govt

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JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar accused police on Sunday of hiding the truth behind an alleged attack on him on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai …

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Dalit family beaten up for accidentally touching hands of Brahmin man

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AGRA: The curse of untouchability still have deep roots in the country, a truth which can be gauged from the fact, that an entire family of …

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Dog analogy: AAP files police complaint against VK Singh

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Aam Aadmi Party on Friday filed a police complaint against Union minister VK Singh over his controversial “dog” remark on the Dalit killing in Faridabad and …

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Facebook friend ‘sends gifts’, dupes Mumbai man of Rs 21 lakh

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MUMBAI: Facebook-Fraud-SchemeFacebook-Fraud-Scheme Sushant Gavare (name changed), who owns coaching institutes, paid the money as processing fees for getting a gift parcel of gold watches, gold chains, …

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Indian AAP expels founder members

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Indian anti-corruption party AAP has expelled two of its founder members after feuding and infighting following its victory in Delhi’s state election. Yogendra Yadav and Prashant …

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India Open Semis: Saina Nehwal Celebrates World No. 1 Rank with Crushing Win vs Hashimoto

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Crowned the world number one, Saina Nehwal today celebrated her numero uno status with a straight-game demolition of Japanese Yui Hashimoto to reach her maiden final …

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Yadav, Bhushan removed from National Executive

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Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan were, on Saturday, removed from the National Executive of the party. A proposal to remove …

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Government announces 33% women quota in police forces of Union Territories

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The Centre announced 33% reservation for women in police forces of union territories, including Delhi, for posts from constables to sub-inspectors, in a move aimed at …

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30 dead, 150 injured as three coaches of Janta Express train derail in Raebareli

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Raebareli: Thirty people are feared dead while 150 others have been injured when three coaches of the Janta Express train 1422 derailed in Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh …

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Clashes After Lawyer is Allegedly Killed by Policeman Inside Court in Allahabad

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ALLAHABAD:  An advocate was shot dead and another critically injured by a sub-inspector inside a district court premises in Allahabad today, following which lawyers went on …

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Lok Sabha passes Land Acquisition Bill with nine amendments

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NEW DELHI: Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the controversial Land Acquisition Bill after the completion of a heated debate in the house despite facing stiff resistance …

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5-yr jail term for any derogatory remarks against people from NE

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Calling anyone ‘Chinki’, ‘Chinese’ or making any other derogatory remark relating to race, culture or physical appearance will land you in jail for up to five …

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160 NE Representatives In Delhi Police Soon: Kiren Rijiju

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Dec 30, New Delhi: In a high level meeting at the Delhi Police Headquarters, MoS for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju announced a recruitment drive for people …