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The Madhya Pradesh Assembly today unanimously passed a bill awarding death to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below.


Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today filed his nomination for the post of party president, heralding a generational shift in the leadership of the grand old party seeking a revival in its electoral fortunes and prompting Prime MinisterNarendra Modi to liken the

Accused teachers remanded to 11-day police custody, Mamata condemns incident
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The two teachers of G D Birla Centre for Education who had been accused of sexually abusing a four-year-old child were today further remanded to police custody till December 15 by a city court even as chief minister Mamata Banerjee today once again condemned the incident saying police were taking action against the guilty.


The influx of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis and cross-border smuggling of fake currencies and drugs would top the agenda at a meeting of chief ministers of eastern states called by Union home minister Rajnath Singh on December 7 in Kolkata.

Vice-Prez, PM and Mamata condole demise
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Legendary Bollywood actor Shashi Kapoor, the romantic screen icon of '70s and '80s, died this evening. He was 79. Kapoor took his last breath at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here.


"Ashamed" at seeing the Sri Lankan cricketers donning pollution masks while playing in the national capital, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said it is high time the Delhi government took a call on the situation.


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said a large section of the society felt that Rajput queen Padmini was "denigrated" in the yet-to-be-released film "Padmavati" and that those associated with the Bollywood flick should come up with "an explanation that lends cla


A preliminary study has found that the water of the Siang river, which originates in southern Tibet and becomes the Brahmaputra upon entering Assam through Arunachal Pradesh, is turning black due to a recent earthquake in the region, Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal h


The National Green Tribunal today came down heavily on the Delhi government for not filing a comprehensive action plan on ways to deal with severe air pollution in the city and slammed authorities for holding the India-Sri Lanka cricket match despite bad air quality.


A major fire has broken out in the forest belt of Reasi district in Jammu and Kashmir, resulting in destruction of trees and other forest materials.


The Supreme Court today said it would hear on merit a plea raising the issue of protection of 'lingam' at ancient Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga temple in the Ujjain city of Madhya Pradesh.


At least 176 dengue cases were reported in the city last week, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease in the national capital this year to 9,072, according to a municipal report released today.


The Supreme Court today said guidelines should be framed on the issue of right to protest so as to ensure a balance between the fundamental right of the citizens to protest and the maintenance of law and order.


US President Donald Trump is closely monitoring the progress in his new South Asia Strategy, which gives a major role to India, and is very much engaged in its implementation, a senior administration official has said.


US Defence Secretary James Mattis arrived in Pakistan on Monday for his first visit to the country since taking charge at the Pentagon.


China today hoped that the launch of the strategic Chabahar port in Iran which enables India to directly trade with Afghanistan besides rivalling Pakistans Gwadar port is conducive to regional peace and stability.


An encounter broke out in Qazigund area of south Kashmir today after militants opened fire on an Army vehicle, resulting in injuries to a soldier.


Four persons were killed and five injured after an ambulance collided with a truck on the Amravati road here early today morning, police said.


Five people were killed and seven injured in two road accidents in Rajasthan today, police said. In Jaisalmer district, three people were killed and seven injured when a speeding bus overturned at a steep turn, SHO of the Lathi police station Mohan Lal said.


Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, Justice Manjula Chellur, retired from service today.Chellur was the second woman judge to be appointed as the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court, the first being Justice Sujata Manohar.


The Pink City of India is not a safe zone for married women as figures show it is among the top three cities that have reported maximum cases of cruelty by husband or his relatives.


A Ram temple in Ayodhya will fulfil the dreams of "temple warriors" who had devoted their life to the cause, says a Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader ahead of the 25th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Masjid.

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Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav has accused the BJP of "spreading lies", saying that while the party was patting its back for doing well in Uttar Pradesh's mayoral elections, it was silent about its defeat in the nagar palika and nagar panchayat polls.


The BJP is all set to encash its UP civic poll performance in Gujarat by utilising newly elected mayors for campaigning in the poll-bound state.


The Delhi High Court today declined to grant any interim relief to V K Sasikala-TTV Dhinakaran faction of the AIADMK by dismissing their plea to use the 'hat' symbol in the upcoming by-poll to the R K Nagar assembly constituency.


Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today came out in support of the demand for a constitutional amendment that could pave way for introducing reservations in job promotions. "We have always been for reservations in promotions.


Bhutanese ambassador to India Maj Gen Vetsop Namgyel today called on Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal here and the two made a strong pitch for the growth of the entire region.


The first twelve hours after a person is struck by a heart attack is most crucial for recovery said Dr Debashish Ghosh, Senior Consultant, Cardiology Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals.


Shri Harindra Rao, General Manager (GM), Eastern Railway (ER) inspected different stations including Dumka, Barapalasi, Hansdiha, Mandarhill, Tikoni, Gonudham Halt and Bhagalpur stations over Eastern Railway’s Asansol and Malda divisions today in presence of DRM/Malda


Altogether six candidates filed their nominations today, the last day of filing papers for the by-election to the Pakke-Kessang and Likabali Assembly seats in Arunachal Pradesh. The by-election would take place on December 12.