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BRIBERY CHARGES
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Agencies

The Supreme Court today rejected plea for a court-monitored SIT probe into bribery allegations against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the basis of documents seized during the raids in business houses--Sahara and Birla-- on the ground they had no no evidentiary value.

Lucknow

Asserting that he would not allow the SP to be split, party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav today turned emotional, saying he has given whatever he had and advised his son Akhilesh Yadav to keep away from the dispute.

Kolkata

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will address a rally in the city on the last day of the two-day internal meeting of the organisation's West Bengal unit set to begin from January 14.

TMC meets Prez, calls note ban "super emergency"
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Chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that the CPIM had not joined TMC in the protest against demonetisation in West Bengal because they themselves are up to their eyes in black money.

NEW DELHI

Setting the tone for Congress' campaign in assembly polls in five states, Rahul Gandhi today launched a no holds barred attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of instilling fear among people and wrecking the economy through demonetisation, while assertin

More strain to State-Centre relation
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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

The strained relations between the state government and the centre took a turn for the worse as the state decided to boycott the two-day India Travel Mart at Ahmedabad starting on February 10.

Kolkata

In a macabre attack Srinu Naidu, husband of Trinamool Congress Councillor Puja Naidu of Kharagpur municipality and a dreaded don of the railway colony and his close associate Dharma Rao, were shot dead by miscreants at Kharagpur today at around 3 in the afternoon.

NEW DELHI

Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his first meeting with him since taking over as the head of the force. "Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat met PM @narendramodi," the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) tweeted.

NEW DELHI

Nine JNU students who were suspended last month for disrupting a council meeting have been allowed to register for next semester but the students union has decided to go on a two-day strike demanding that their suspension be revoked.

Thiruvananthapuram

Indicating that the differences between party veteran V S Achuthanandan and CPI(M) has come to an end, party state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan today said "that chapter is over" and a new one has begun.

NEW DELHI

Mounting a scathing attack on BJP and RSS, Rahul Gandhi today accused them of creating an atmosphere of "fear" among the people, asserting the Congress will defeat their ideology and remove the saffron party from power.

NEW DELHI
Delhi tops the list of 20 most polluted cities in the country where 1.2 million deaths take place every year due to air pollution, according to a Greenpeace India report published today.
Bhubaneswar

Unable to come to the rescue of people sandwiched between Maoists and security personnel in different LWE-hit areas, NHRC today sought amendment in The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.

NEW DELHI

Taking Delhi's civic bodies to task for failing to clear the city of waste materials, Delhi High Court today called the municipalities "non-starters" saying they would start running only after "we whip you from behind."  Demanding "a perceptible difference in cleanlin

Mumbai

Former Lt Col Prasad Purohit, arrested in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blasts case, today alleged before Bombay High Court that Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad had fabricated evidence against him and even the National Investigation Team (NIA) disagreed with the ATS probe.

New Delhi/Chennai

The AIADMK today urged the Prime Minister to immediately issue an ordinance to remove "bulls" from the list of animals that are banned from being exhibited or trained so that there is smooth conduct of Jallikattu this year.

Chennai

A day after Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said the Centre would take a stand on Jallikaatu only after the Supreme Court decides on the issue, DMK today accused it of double standards regarding Tamil Nadu's demand to allow the bull-taming sport.

NEW DELHI
"Don't call me a jailer" says a smiling Anju Mangla, the first woman in charge of a men's prison in high-security Tihar jail.
NEW DELHI

A Delhi court has refused to quash criminal proceedings against a man accused of killing a woman pedestrian by rash driving, saying the plea was filed by him to drag the trial.

Puducherry
The monsoon session of the 30 member Puducherry Assembly will commence on January 24. Secretary to the Assembly A Vincent Rayar said in a release today that the session will begin at 11 AM that day.
NEW DELHI

Imposing service charge on food and drinks at hotels is an unfair trade practice and consumers need not pay it, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today.

Amaravati
A day after presenting a gloomy picture of the state's economy, Andhra Pradesh finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu today sought to present its rosy side saying a lot of "development and welfare" has happened during the year.
NEW DELHI
Putting at rest talks of Navjot Singh Sidhu being offered the post of deputy chief minister if Congress party comes to power in Punjab, the state Congress chief Amarinder Singh today said the cricketer-turned- politician would soon join the party "unconditionally".
NEW DELHI
The Delhi High Court today issued notice to advocate Gautam Khaitan on CBI's plea seeking cancellation of bail granted to him by a lower court in AgustaWestland chopper scam case.
NEW DELHI

Former BSP Rajya Sabha MP Narendra Kashyap joined BJP here today in the presence of its Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya and state in-charge Om Mathura. Kashyap was arrested last year in an alleged dowry death case involving his daughter-in-law.

Lambi (Muktsar)
A shoe was today hurled at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal by a relative of a radical Sikh leader during an election campaign at Ratta Khera village here.
Mumbai

The stage is set for polls to 10 municipal corporations including cash-rich Mumbai civic body, 26 zilla parishads and 296 panchayat samitis in Mahararashtra from February 21 that will see nearly 80 per cent of the state's population eligible to vote in what is being b

Jammu

Over 13,700 foreigners, including Tibetans and Rohingyas Muslims from Myanmar, are settled in Jammu and Kashmir where the population of foreign nationals has increased by over 6,000 from 2008 to 2016.

Ex-CM Manjhi to keep off
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The BJP has extended its support to the Bihar government's human chain programme planned to raise awareness on prohibition on January 21, but the party today sought to know if the Nitish Kumar-led state government would shut the factories still manufacturing alcohol before that day.

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