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Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker P Dhanapal today ruled that the DMK Compact Disc, submitted to raise the issue of alleged horse-trading of some AIADMK MLAs, was only a TV channel's video footage with no evidential value.


Raising the issue of the continuing arrests of fishermen from the state by the Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E K Palaniswami today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take a "strong diplomatic stand" to prevent the recurrence of such incidents.


The BJP-led Uttar Praesh government has not done any work so far and that is why it has ordered probe into several projects of the previous dispensation to stay in the news, Congress leader Raj Babbar said today.


With the rains hitting the national capital, the Delhi High Court today directed all the municipal corporations and the Delhi government to indicate whether the drains in the city have been de-silted to ensure roads and colonies are not flooded.


Opposition BJP today demanded an immediate removal of Karnataka Forest Minister Ramanath Rai for allegedly directing a senior police official to take action against a local RSS functionary, following the recent group clashes at Kalladka in Dakshina Kannada district.


The Punjab State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017, was passed unanimously by the state Assembly here today. Finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal introduced the Bill in the House.

Stone-pelters giving hard time to law-keepers
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Family members of those alleged to have been killed in clashes with police might have lost their sole bread winners, but they vowed to continue their fight for a separate state of Gorkhaland.


BJP, which aspires to topple the Left Front government in Tripura in the 2018 assembly elections, today said a process for selecting the candidates for the state's 60- member Assembly had been initiated.

SIT formed, 1 arrested
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A special investigation team (SIT) was set up to probe the rape of a teenager girl by six persons who threw her off a running train seriously injuring her in Lakhisarai district.


Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today said that 'yoga' should not be made the issue of political debate or fetching votes.


Over 350 zoo inmates of a specialised zoo located in Darjeeling, known for its conservation and breeding programmes of highly endangered animals, are facing the heat of the ongoing shutdown with food supplies fast drying up.


Minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain today launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in Meghalaya, aimed at providing clean cooking fuel to women belonging to the Below Poverty Line (BPL).