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Celebrities and others who trolled her and attempted to make her look bad only ended up exposing themselves, says Delhi University student and author Gurmehar Kaur, who was at the centre of a national debate on free speech and dissent last year.

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This is one jacket over which both the BJP and the Congress are finding it hard to keep their shirts on.


Four major rivers, including Jehlum and Chenab, in Jammu and Kashmir have been declared "national waterways" by the Union government, paving the way for inland navigation on them to boost water transport and tourism, the state government has said.


Laying emphasis on building infrastructure along the Indo-Pak and Sino-India borders, the government has sanctioned nearly Rs 370 crore to the BSF and the ITBP for construction of bunkers and special climate- controlled huts in forward areas, an official said today.


The Supreme Court today posed searching questions to the Chhattisgarh government on the purchase of a AgustaWestland helicopter for VIP use in 2006-07 and asked what was the "interest" of Chief Minister Raman Singh's son in this.


A Delhi court  rejected the bail plea of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah in a 2007 money laundering case related to alleged terror financing.


Rogue regimes, terrorist groups and rivals like China and Russia are challenging American interests, economy and values, President Donald Trump warned today and promised to rebuild America's military might to deter any "acts of aggression".


British Prime Minister Theresa May began a visit to China today as she tries to strengthen her country's global trade links before its contentious divorce with the European Union.


The UK government has agreed to support and fund a national memorial to honour the sacrifices and contribution of Sikh soldiers who fought for Britain and its allies during the two World Wars.


Indian professionals along with highly-skilled migrants have protested opposite Downing Street against the UK government's "unfair and inhumane" visa policies.


The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees said on Tuesday that Russia, Kuwait and nine European countries have agreed to speed up their contributions to help fill a shortfall left by the Trump administration's decision to greatly reduce crucial US funding.


China will play a constructive role in resolving regional hotspot issues and promote settling disputes through talks, foreign minister Wang Yi has said amid the country's territorial and maritime disputes with neighbours.


A powerful earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale today jolted several parts of Pakistan, killing at least one person and injuring 11 others, media reports said.


Magisterial probe into the death of most-wanted gangster Vicky Gounder and 2016 Nabha jail break mastermind Prema Lahoria in an encounter with Punjab Police near a village in Rajasthan's Sri Ganganagar district on Friday, began today, officials said.


The Chillai-Kalan, a 40-day period of harsh winter, today ended without a major snowfall in Kashmir as the night temperature rose across the valley. During Chillai-Kalan, the possibility of snowfall is maximum.


The internal churning in the ruling AIADMK post its defeat in the RK Nagar bypoll continued today, with top leaders O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami cracking the whip against dissidents in four districts.


Senior IAS officer Shailendra Kumar Joshi was today appointed as the chief secretary of the Telangana government.


The Congress-led UDF today demanded tabling of a white paper on the financial situation in Kerala and walked out of the Assembly after its adjournment motion for a discussion on it was turned down.


Panicked residents jumped out of buildings today when mild tremors shook parts of Rajasthan, after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake jolted the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region.


The police at Latur in Maharashtra have rescued four minor girls and arrested as many men under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act after raiding a coffee shop.


The Lokayukta police today caught an official of the Madhya Pradesh tribal welfare department while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 11,000.


Former Karnataka minister B S Anand Singh, who recently quit BJP and tendered his resignation from the state Legislative Assembly, today joined the Congress ahead of Assembly polls this year.


Stoking a potential controversy, senior BJP leader K S Eshwarappa has alleged that Muslims who are with the Congress "are killers", while those linked with his party are "good Muslims".


The Army has submitted its version of the January 27 incident, when its convoy was attacked in Shopian district, to the Jammu and Kashmir Police and explained its reasons for opening fire at the stone pelting mob, officials said today.

UP govt sends report to MHA, Police step up vigil, Cong team stopped on way to town
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The prime accused in the murder of Chandan Gupta in Kasganj was arrested today as the strife-torn western Uttar Pradesh town, which saw communal clashes last week, moved towards normalcy despite tension in some pockets, officials said.


The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Wednesday criticised Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RSLP) chief and Union minister Upendra Kushwaha for his failure to take NDA constituents along at a human chain here where presence of RJD leaders had triggered speculations of rift with


Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit Tripura twice to hold public meetings ahead of the February 18 Assembly election, state BJP president Biplab Kumar Deb said here today.


Eastern Railway is launching a 72-hrs. Special drive against corruption in Commercial and other public interface departments where there is scope for corruption. Harindra Rao, general manager, Eastern Railway asked principal chief commercial manager, sr.


A total of 78 employees have been retired from railway services on superannuation in Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) in January. B.N.Soren, dy.chief personnel officer felicitated them in a ceremony on Wednesday and wished their happy post retirement life.


South Eastern Railway (SER) is launching a three-day special drive from February 1 to February 3 inviting feedback from customers regarding transparent working of the booking offices, reservation centres and parcel offices at major Railway stations.