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A Delhi court today granted bail to 13 accused in a fake degree case involving former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar, who was chargesheeted as an accused.


Asserting that defeating the BJP in Gujarat is his prime aim, quota agitation leader Hardik Patel today hinted that he may consider supporting the Congress in the Assembly polls to reach the goal.


Stone-pelting students of a college in old Srinagar today clashed with the security forces after they were stopped from taking out a march to press for release of those arrested during earlier such protests.


A 10-day monsoon session of the Karnataka Legislature will be held here from June 5 to 16. The Karnataka cabinet decided to convene the legislature session for two weeks, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister T B Jayachandra told reporters.


AAP MLA Somdutt was today put on trial by a Delhi court for the alleged offences of rioting, wrongfully restraining and assaulting a man during the 2015 assembly election campaign.


The Puducherry Assembly today unanimously passed the Puducherry Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017 here. The bill was tabled in the assembly by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy.


In a suspected case of honour killing, a 28-year-old civil engineer was shot dead today by his in-laws at his residence in the city's Jagdamba Vihar colony, police said.


Nearly 23 per cent posts of teachers, from primary to secondary level, are lying vacant in 1,100 central schools situated in various parts of the country, a RTI reply said.


At least six persons were injured in a clash between BJP and stone-pelting RJD workers outside the BJP office here, a day after IT raids in connection with alleged benami property deals involving RJD president Lalu Prasad.


The WannaCry ransomeware virus is feared to have attacked the data system of the government-run Berhampur City Hospital here in Odisha's Ganjam district, officials said.


Any vehicle found over-speeding inside the Kaziranga National Park will have to pay an environment compensation of Rs 5,000 besides challan under the Motor Vehicles (MV) Act, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today said.


Cyclonic storm accompanied by rain left a trail of destruction in Arunachal Pradesh, killing a person, rendering 100 people homeless and damaging houses.


A school in Jamshedpur is all set to have an environment-friendly toilet made of plastic bottles and other materials.


West Bengal government today rubbished Union minister Ram Kripal Yadav's claim of poor performance by the state government in implementing the Centre's schemes.


The 100th Zonal Railway Users’ Consultative Committee (ZRUCC) Meeting was held under the chairmanship of S N Agrawal, general manager of South Eastern Railway (SER) at Riviera Hall near Howrah Station this morning.


A fire broke out at a godown located in an old building of Burrabazar area of central Kolkata today, the police said. There was no report of any casualty. Three fire tenders fought for over half an hour to bring the flames under control.