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Heavy rains lashed parts of Gujarat, including Morbi, Surendranagar and Rajkot districts, leading to reservoirs and rivers overflowing their banks, resulting in the death of one person, officials said today.


An Indian Army jawan was killed today in firing and mortar shelling by the Pakistani troops in Rajouri sector of Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the defence spokesman said here.


Holding that manual scavenging was prima facie a contravention of human rights and the right to live with dignity as per the Constitution, the Madras High Court today directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that there was no engagement of manual sc


Deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav and other RJD leaders, against whom the CBI has started a probe into the land-for-hotels case, should come out with a substantive rejoinder to maintain the Grand Alliance's image, JD-U leader Pavan Varma said today.


There seems to be no end to the ongoing rift in Bihar's ruling 'mahagathbandhan'.


Union minister Kiren Rijiju today met farmers in Arunachal Pradesh where floods have caused heavy damage to crops and assured them of all help from the Centre and the state government.


Rape-accused Meghalaya MLA Julius K Dorphang who was earlier this month appointed member of two committees of the state Assembly have been removed from both, officials said today.


The Manipur government will provide "necessary assistance" to a special investigating team (SIT) set up the Supreme Court to probe extra-judicial killings and fake encounters by security forces in the insurgency-hit state, chief minister N Biren Singh said today.


An advocate was beaten to death while his associate was injured by a group of people following an altercation between two groups of people over a piece of land in Bihar's Vaishali district today.


Senior BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha today donated two ambulance from his MP fund for augmenting blood collection and emphasised on the need for enhancing blood reserves in the state to make up for enormous shortage of blood for needy.


Odisha is likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall due to formation of a low pressure area created in Northwest Bay of Bengal off North Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal coast, IMD sources said.


A day after he was discharged from hospital, renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik resumed his agitation on the Puri beach today demanding immediate steps to make the area pollution free.


Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today emphasised on imparting skill development of youths who can immensely contribute to the development of both the state and the country.


Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy visited Metro Bhavan , Kolkata on Friday.