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  • 7 Naxals Gunned Down In Chhattisgarh, Weapons Recovered
    Seven Naxals were killed in a fierce gun-battle with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur district today, the police said.
  • VK Sasikala To Serve 13 More Months In Jail If 10-Crore Fine Not Paid
    AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala, serving a jail term after her conviction in a disproportionate assets case, will have to serve 13 more months in prison if she fails to pay a fine of Rs 10 crore imposed by the Supreme Court. "Sasikala Natarajan will have to pay Rs 10 crore and if she fails to pay the punitive amount imposed by the Supreme Court, she will have to serve 13 more months in the jail," Prisons Superintendent Krishna Kumar said in a statement.
  • Pak Cancels Licenses Of Weapons Issued To Terrorist Hafiz Saeed
    Pakistan has cancelled the licenses of 44 weapons issued to terrorist Hafiz Saeed and other members of his organisations, citing security reasons. An official of Pakistan;s Punjab Home Department said the step has been taken in line with the government's action against Saeed and his organisations - the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the Falaha-e-Insanyat (FIF).
  • IAS Officer Tries to Bribe His Way Out of Corruption Case. Gets Caught Again
    A senior IAS officer from Chhattisgarh, BL Aggarwal, has been arrested for allegedly paying a bribe of Rs 1.5 crore to fix a case against him. The case - of him allegedly accepting 45 lakhs as bribe - is around 10 years old and is being heard at Chhattisgarh, said officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI.
  • Manipur Election 2017: Friends Are A Liability For BJP
    Will the BJP be able to pull an Assam in Manipur? Last year, the party snatched Assam from the Congress, which had ruled the state for 15 years.
  • 'Donkeys Are Loyal': Gujarat BJP's Retort To Akhilesh Yadav's Jibe At PM Narendra Modi
    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's 'donkey' remark targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi triggered a sharp reaction from the Gujarat BJP, which accused Mr Yadav of "insulting" the people of the western state.
  • BMC Elections 2017: My Name's Missing, Say Many Celebs As Mumbai Votes
    Mumbai votes today in civic polls and political parties have urged the megacity to do better than before - it has averaged 44 per cent in voter turnout for BMC elections since 1997. But among those who did turn up to vote, several complained that their names were not on voting lists. This isnt the first time. In 2014, the Election Commission that conducted the Lok Sabha General Elections - had apologised to voters in Maharashtra for missing tens of thousands of names. Municipal elections are conducted by the state election commission.
  • Microsoft's Satya Nadella Discusses Rural Digital Schemes With Union Minister RS Prasad
    Microsoft's Indian-born chief executive Satya Nadella met Union Minister for Information and Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad in the national capital today and discussed schemes and initiatives to empower the country's rural population.
  • World Buys More Weapons Than Ever Before, India Tops List
    Global arms sales over the last five years reached their highest level since 1990, with India continuing to top the charts as the world's largest defense importer, a report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has found.
  • Who Did Sharad Pawar Vote For In Mumbai Today? His Options Were...
    When Sharad Pawar voted this morning at booth number 214 in Mahalaxmi for Mumbai's civic elections, he did not have the option of choosing his own Nationalist Congress Party. The NCP has no candidate there. The party's chief will have to choose between the Shiv Sena, the BJP, old partner Congress or then just pick the NOTA - none of the above - option.
  • India, Rwanda Sign Three Agreements To Boost Bilateral Relations
    India and Rwanda have signed three agreements during the visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to boost bilateral relations that include establishment of an entrepreneurship developement centre in Kigali. According to the Memorandum of Understandings signed between Rwanda and India, Rwanda Air will soon begin services to India, and the two countries will mutually exempt visa requirements for diplomatic and official passport holders.
  • Hafiz Saeed Can Be 'Serious Threat', Says Pakistan's Defence Minister: Report
    Pakistan has said Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, who has been listed under an anti-terrorism law, can pose a "serious threat" to the nation, and was thus placed under house arrest in the country's "larger interest". The acknowledgement of the danger Hafiz Saeed poses came from Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif during an international security conference in Munich, Germany. Hafiz Saeed, a United Nations-designated terrorist, was the mastermind of the Mumbai terror attacks.
  • Army Jawan Allegedly Murders Ex-Girlfriend's Fiance In Punjab, Arrested
    An Army jawan allegedly killed the fiance of his former girlfriend, while severely injuring her at a bus stand in Punjab's Rupnagar area, police said on Monday.
  • Megacity Mumbai Votes As GST Threatens Its Revenue
    India's financial hub Mumbai will go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a civic administration that will shepherd it through an expected fall in revenue amid the roll out of a national sales tax.
  • Shurhozelie Liezitsu: Political Heavyweight Is Next Nagaland Chief Minister
    Shurhozelie Liezitsu, who has been selected as the consensus candidate to be the next Chief Minister of Nagaland, has a political career spanning over four decades since he was first elected to the state assembly in 1969.

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