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Facing the opposition heat, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today removed IAS officer Radheshyam Mopalwar as managing director of the state undertaking MSRDC over audio clips in which he was purportedly heard fixing a deal for a plot here.


A public school teacher here has been booked for "stripping" two girl students in the classroom for faring poorly in the English test, a senior police official said today.


Observing that the Maharashtra city taxi rules discriminated between the black-and-yellow cabs and mobile app-based services, the Bombay High Court today asked the state government to be "more rational" to allow fair competition.


Opposition Congress today tried to corner the BJP by raising the issue of a Chhattisgarh minister's wife allegedly buying state forest land to build a resort, but the treasury benches opposed it saying it was a state issue.


Five persons, including four of a family, were charred to death when a major fire broke out in their house here early this morning, officials said.


Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today visited Assam's Lakhimpur district which is the worst affected in the flood-ravaged state.


Bihar's ruling JD-U today targeted former party president Sharad Yadav for not supporting chief minister Nitish Kumar's new alliance with the BJP and accused him of compromising with corruption.


The six sacked Tripura Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLAs, who voted for NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind, will formally join BJP on August 7.


Eight women, accused in the murder case of All India Gorkha League (AIGL) leader Madan Tamang, today claimed before a court here that they had been falsely implicated in the case and that the CBI could not furnish any concrete evidence against them.


An injured person who was found beside railway tracks in Bihar today alleged that a group of unidentified men robbed him in a running train and threw him out.


Naxalites disrupted rail services on two lines after kidnapping two cabin men in the district as part of their week-long protest marked as 'Shahadat Saptah', police said today.


A moderate intensity earthquake rocked the entire North-Eastern (N-E) region late on Wednesday night, officials said here today. There was, however, no loss of life or damage to property.


Kuki National Liberation Front (KNLF) general secretary Lalmoi Haokip was killed in an attack by unidentified assailants in the hill district of Churachandpur in Manipur, the police said today.


In a first of its kind in Bihar, a mob in Bhojpur district led by cow vigilantes today thrashed a truck driver and two others on suspicion of transporting beef, police said.


The Meghalaya cabinet has approved a proposal to provide government jobs to people who donate land for various developmental projects, chief minister Mukul Sangma has announced.


An undertrial prisoner has tried to commit suicide by slashing his wrist and chest with a blade in the court lock up here, police said today.


Naga People's Front (NPF) supremo and former chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu today won the Assembly by-election from the Northern Angami-I constituency.


The headmaster of a boys high school in West Bengal's Nadia district was arrested for allegedly assaulting a student, who reported bleeding in his ear after it.


As a result of continuous effort of RPF staff of Eastern Railway, 22 pistols with barrel in unassembled condition from the compartment of  Train No 34794 (Sealdah - Namkhana EMU Local) at Sealdah (South) Railway station were recovered recently and were handed over to