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Hyderabad

CPI(M) will not have a political alliance with Congress but an "understanding" inside and outside Parliament to stop the forces of communalism, newly-elected general secretary of the Left party, Sitaram Yechury, said today.

54000 troops stationed
Report by: 
Agencies

In order to strengthen security along India's eastern frontier, the SSB has finally completed the deployment of over 54,000 personnel along the open and crime-prone borders with Nepal and Bhutan.

NEW DELHI

Days after seven opposition parties gave a notice for the impeachment of Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra, the Congress said today he "should consider recusing himself" from performing judicial and administrative work till the allegations of misconduct against

Chennai

The DMK today hit out at the BJP-led the Central government on the Cauvery issue saying it was not concerned about the people and the farmers of Tamil Nadu.

Money laundering by Naxals also under scanner
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Agencies

A dedicated wing is being set up in the NIA to go after Naxal leaders and their sympathisers, who are allegedly involved in large-scale money laundering and spending huge amounts in the higher education of their children, officials have said.

NEW DELHI

A group of 50 alumni from the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country have quit their jobs to form a political party to fight for the rights of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.

NEW DELHI

Nearly 3,000 missing children have been traced in four days, thanks to the facial recognition system (FRS) software that the Delhi Police is using on a trial basis to track down such children.

NEW DELHI

Debates over the safety of women have kicked up a dust, but done little to ensure their security, students and professionals say, stressing nothing has changed in the national capital after the 2012 brutal gangrape that briefly sparked some soul-searching and led to a

NEW DELHI

The Delhi government has issued guidelines for safety and security of children in all the child care institutions in the national capital.

NEW DELHI

As the Congress awaits the decision of Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on an impeachment notice moved by it and other parties against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, it is considering moving the Supreme Court if the petition is rejected, party leaders said.

Chennai

In politically significant remarks, the ruling AIADMK today said that signs of its working together with BJP like a "double-barrelled gun" in the political arena were visible and "no one can sever ties" between the two parties.Coming out strongly against the principal

NEW DELHI

A 25-year-old merchant navy officer was arrested for allegedly stalking and harassing a Delhi University student, the police said today.  The incident was reported from southeast Delhi's Amar Colony and the man was arrested on Friday, they said.

Jammu

The Jammu and Kashmir Skill Development Mission (JKSDM) has started cluster-level skill competitions in the run-up to the World Skills Competition to be held in Russia next year.  The idea is to provide opportunities to the local youths to showcase their talent and pr

NEW DELHI

Bihu functions are the flavour in the Delhi-NCR area which has hosted several such events in the past 10 days or so to celebrate the Rongali Bihu festival that heralds the Assamese new year and the onset of spring.

Washington

Jonathan Greenberg, an investigative journalist and author, has accused US President Donald Trump of lying about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400 list.

Washington

An Indian-American teenager, wanted on a felony firearms possession warrant, was shot dead by a California police after he opened fire on them, officials said.

Tokyo

The world's oldest person has died in southern Japan at the age of 117. An official in the town of Kikai says Nabi Tajima died in a hospital yesterday shortly before 8 pm. She had been hospitalised since January.

Washington

A nude gunman shot dead three people and injured at least four more in the early hours today at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, police said.

Kano

Two suicide bombers killed three Muslim worshippers in a mosque in a northeast Nigerian town still being rebuilt after virtual destruction by Boko Haram in 2014, sources said today.

Benghazi

The self-styled Libyan National Army says it has carried out airstrikes against "terrorist sites" near the city of Misrata, which is controlled by a rival militia.

London

Britain's health secretary says the government will introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children.

Yerevan

Armenian police said protest leader Nikol Pashinyan was on Sunday "forcibly taken" from a protest rally, dismissing reports of his arrest as riot police and demonstrators clashed in Yerevan.

Beijing

China today welcomed its close ally North Korea's decision to discontinue nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches, saying it could ease tensions in the Korean peninsula.

Lahore

The Lahore High Court (LHC) today directed the interior ministry to decide within 30 days the fate of an Indian woman seeking Pakistani citizenship and extension to her visa after embracing Islam and marrying a local man during her visit here to attend the Sikhs' Bais

Beijing

India and China today agreed to resume the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the Natha Lu route in Sikkim, Ministry of External Affairs today said, 10 months after the pilgrimage was stopped following the Doklam standoff.

Lahore

A 24-year-old Indian man has gone missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival celebrations, according to a media report.

Colombo

Torture remained endemic throughout Sri Lanka in 2017, the US has said, highlighting limited progress made by the government in establishing additional transitional justice mechanisms.

Washington

Scientists have developed an algorithm that can help identify potential sex offenders in online chatrooms, especially the ones who are most likely to set up face-to-face meetings with children.

Beijing

Remember all those hilariously badly translated signs that went viral (or whatever else it was called back then) when Beijing hosted the Olympics in 2008? Well, they could soon be a thing of the past.

Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will hold a summit meeting in China's Wuhan city from April 27 to 28 to improve bilateral relations, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced here today.

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