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Bombay High Court upholds Maharashtra government’s ban on beef

Mumbai(DNA): The Bombay High Court on Wednesday upheld Maharashtra government’s ban on beef. However, it directed the government not to take any coercive steps for its possession for the next three months. A division bench headed by Justice V M Kanade was of the view that no stay can be given until the final hearing […]

Farmers who commit suicide are cowards, criminals: Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar

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CHANDIGARH(WEB TEAM): In a shocking statement, Haryana Agriculture Minister OP Dhankar has said that farmers who commit suicide are ‘cowards’ and will not get the government’s support. The minister’s statement has come at a time when farmer suicides have caught national attention. Few days ago, Gajender Singh, a farmer from Rajasthan had committed suicide in […]

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DMK asks its MLAs,MPs to donate month\’s salary for relief fund

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Chennai(PTI): Extending a helping hand to the victims of quake-hit Nepal, DMK today asked its MLAs and MPs to donate their one month’s salary towards the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund. Party chief M Karunanidhi pointed out at the devastation caused by the earthquake and the subsequent suffering of the survivors, and referred to Prime Minister […]

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PM should go to Punjab and see farmers’ situation: Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha

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New Delhi(web team): Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday once again raised the issue of farmers in the Lok Sabha targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “Our Prime Minister is touring across the countries, but he should also go to Punjab and see farmers situation,” Rahul said. Speaking in Lok Sabha, Rahul said, “Farmers are […]

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Indian Police image: ‘Cops forced me to drink urine, have sex with dog’

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Mumbai,Meghna Yelluru(IE): A prosecution witness in a case involving three bombings in Mumbai has recently told a special court that the police had forced him to drink the urine of another accused and have “sex with a stray dog” when he was in custody 12 years ago. The witness’s statement reads, “I was made to […]

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Arms Act case: Salman Khan appears before Jodhpur court to record his statement

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who had sought exemption from appearing in the Jodhpur court last week citing health reasons, on Wednesday appeared in the court to record his statement in connection with the Arms Act case. In the last week, Salman Khan had failed to appear in a court here for the recording of his […]

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Government yields to opposition’s demand for all-party meeting on NRI voting

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New Delhi,Manan Kumar(dna): Amid strong objections by Congress and opposition in the Rajya Sabha against the move to give NRIs the right to exercise their franchise by e-postal ballots or through proxy voting without consulting them, the BJP government yielded to their demand to convene an all party to discuss the issue before taking a […]

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French Muslim girl banned from class for wearing long skirt

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ParisAFP): The case of a 15-year-old Muslim girl who was banned from class twice for wearing a long black skirt seen as too openly religious for secular France has sparked an outcry. The girl was stopped from going to class earlier this month by the head teacher who reportedly felt the long skirt — popular […]

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I gifted Remo D’Souza the ABCD title: Terence Lewis

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Ace choreographer and reality show judge, Terence Lewis is back with Jugnee – a contemporary dance festival that starts today and will run till May 3. Ahead of his workshop, Terence took out some time to discuss all things dance. How did the concept of Jugnee fall in place? Actually, with so many reality shows […]

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Indonesia executes eight drug convicts, sparks anger from Australia, Brazil

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Bali(PTI): An Indonesian firing squad executed eight convicted drug-traffickers from several countries on Wednesday, prompting Australia to recall its envoy to Jakarta and bringing an angry reaction from Brazil. The leaders of Australia and Brazil had made personal appeals for clemency for their citizens among the group, raising the stakes for Indonesia’s new president, Joko […]

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