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  • An 80-Feet Tunnel Along Bangladesh Border. BSF Thinks This Is For Cattle

    An 80-Feet Tunnel Along Bangladesh Border. BSF Thinks This Is For Cattle

    An 80-feet long tunnel dug between India and Bangladesh has been found by the Border Security Force. The tunnel was found in north Bengal during searches by the force along the 4,096 km border shared with Bangladesh. The BSF believes this one was being built by cattle smugglers to minimise the risk of detection by its guards.

  • Yogi Adityanath Slashes Public Holidays. 15 Gone In One Stroke

    Yogi Adityanath Slashes Public Holidays. 15 Gone In One Stroke

    Government officials in Uttar Pradesh will have to work harder, and longer. The Yogi Adityanath Cabinet on Tuesday slashed the number of public holidays in the state, cancelling 15 holidays to mark anniversaries of eminent personalities.

  • 10 Universities, IIT Websites Defaced, Allegedly By Pro-Pakistani Hackers

    10 Universities, IIT Websites Defaced, Allegedly By Pro-Pakistani Hackers

    Official websites of 10 universities including Aligarh Muslim University, Delhi University and the Indian Institutes of Technology (Delhi) and (Varanasi) were hacked on Tuesday. The hacker group, which identified itself as PHC, or claimed the hacking was in retaliation to attacks on a Pakistan's railway ministry website on Monday, and in solidarity...

  • As New Top Cop Takes Over In UP, Anti-Romeo Squads Go Undercover'

    As New Top Cop Takes Over In UP, Anti-Romeo Squads Go Undercover'

    In the news for all the wrong reasons over the last month, Anti-Romeo Squads of Uttar Pradesh are in for a big makeover. Uttar Pradesh's new police chief Sulkhan Singh has announced that the squads would "go undercover, in civvies", and would be only mandated to track people who tease or harass girls from a distance.

  • Rahul Gandhi Takes A Swipe At PM Narendra Modi, Smriti Irani Gives It Back

    Rahul Gandhi Takes A Swipe At PM Narendra Modi, Smriti Irani Gives It Back

    In a broad swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his advice to bureaucrats not to use social media for self-promotion, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said leading by example was certainly overrated. The suggestion was that PM Modi didn't lead by example, an oblique reference to the government's high-pitched publicity campaigns that cente...

  • 'SSP Naalayak, Will Be Removed': BJP Lawmaker Named In Saharanpur Cases

    'SSP Naalayak, Will Be Removed': BJP Lawmaker Named In Saharanpur Cases

    Over a 100 armed policemen have been deployed to keep peace in the Saharanpur village where two groups clashed on Thursday after one, backed by BJP lawmaker Raghav Lakhanpal, tried to forcibly take out a procession to mark Ambedkar Jayanti. Such processions have been banned for years in the locality because it could lead to violence. It did, forcin...

  • Endgame: New UP Police Chief Sulkhan Singh's Message For Criminals, Gau Rakshaks

    Endgame: New UP Police Chief Sulkhan Singh's Message For Criminals, Gau Rakshaks

    On his first day in the top job, the Uttar Pradesh police chief Sulkhan Singh had a stern message for criminals, politicians breaking the law and cow vigilantes. If they cross the red line, they shouldn't expect to be spared, he said, vowing to crush goodagardi (lawlessness) in the state.

  • After Delhi Inquiry, Ex-Auditor VK Shunglu Has A New Task. This Time By CBSE

    After Delhi Inquiry, Ex-Auditor VK Shunglu Has A New Task. This Time By CBSE

    The country's former top auditor VK Shunglu whose report on the AAP government's files recently made headlines has a new task at hand. The education board, CBSE wants Mr Shunglu to put an end to "blatant violations" of rules at schools run by the Delhi Public School Society that he heads.

  • Centre Says Service Charge Optional. Where's The Law, Restaurants Ask

    Centre Says Service Charge Optional. Where's The Law, Restaurants Ask

    Restaurants cannot prevent customers from placing an order even if they refuse, at the outset, to pay the service charge, the Centre said in a set of guidelines on Friday, Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan had announced that the guidelines make it clear that restaurants and hotels could not force customers to pay the charge and peopl...

  • Saharanpur Violence: 2 Cases Against BJP Lawmaker Raghav Lakhanpal

    Saharanpur Violence: 2 Cases Against BJP Lawmaker Raghav Lakhanpal

    Two cases have been registered against the BJP's Lok Sabha member Raghav Lakhanpal and a dozen others for a clash between two communities in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Thursday, allegedly after a group of people close to the lawmaker insisted on taking out a procession to mark Ambedkar Jayanti this year that has been banned for years to keep pea...

  • In Yogi Adityanath's Law And Order Reshuffle, Police Chief Javeed Ahmed Moved Out

    In Yogi Adityanath's Law And Order Reshuffle, Police Chief Javeed Ahmed Moved Out

    One year after he was appointed as Uttar Pradesh's police chief, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday shunted out S Javeed Ahmed, replacing him with the state's senior-most police officer Sulkhan Singh.

  • 'Not Advani, I Incited Mob To Raze Babri Mosque': Ex-BJP Lawmaker Vedanti

    'Not Advani, I Incited Mob To Raze Babri Mosque': Ex-BJP Lawmaker Vedanti

    Senior BJP leaders such as Lal Krishna Advani to be tried on the Supreme Court's orders for conspiracy to demolish Babri Masjid nearly 25 years ago did not incite the mob of kar sevaks (volunteers) to raze the structure, former BJP lawmaker Ram Vilas Vedanti has said. "He had no role in this incident... I brought it down and ensured that it went do...

  • Restaurants Cannot Force Customers To Pay Service Charge, Says Ram Vilas Paswan

    Restaurants Cannot Force Customers To Pay Service Charge, Says Ram Vilas Paswan

    Restaurants cannot force customers to pay a service charge and customers have the right to decide if they should pay extra, the Centre has said in a fresh set of guidelines for state governments. Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the guidelines, cleared by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's office, were being sent to the state gover...

  • Stop Selling Textbooks, Uniforms, You Aren't A Business: CBSE To Schools

    Stop Selling Textbooks, Uniforms, You Aren't A Business: CBSE To Schools

    In a strong message to schools that they are only meant to provide quality education and not indulge in commercial activities, the CBSE has told schools to shut down their shops to sell uniforms, textbooks or other stationery items within their premises or through selected vendors. In an advisory, the Central Board of Secondary Education said these...

  • Invented Names Don't Make Claims Legal: India's Comeback To China's Barb

    Invented Names Don't Make Claims Legal: India's Comeback To China's Barb

    New Delhi has brushed aside China's announcing its own names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh, saying renaming or inventing names for towns of neighbours does not make Beijing's territorial claims legal.

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