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New Delhi

The Jawaharlal Nehru Students' Union (JNUSU) alleged Monday that the administration has hiked fees for basic documentation like collecting no dues, degrees and migration certificates.


The NCP has accused the BJP of allowing criminals into its fold leading to law and order problems in Maharashtra, a charge dismissed by the ruling party as "baseless".

New Delhi

The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) here has set up a Centre for Technology and Policing which will assist the Delhi Police in cyber policing, social media analysis and image processing.


Maharashtra environment minister Ramdas Kadam today demanded a probe into the massive fire near the Aarey Colony forest in suburban Goregaon to ascertain whether it was a mere accident or pre-planned.


Forest officials in Chhattisgarh's Naxal-hit Bijapur district on Sunday thwarted an audacious smuggling operation in forests by seizing large quantities of teak wood from the Indravati river, a senior officer said today.


Senior Congress leader RC Khuntia Tuesday exuded confidence the party-led "People's Front" will win over 80 seats in the Assembly elections and form the next government in Telangana.


Muslims and the "settlers" from the coastal and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh are likely to play a crucial role in the electoral fortunes of the candidates in 24 constituencies falling under the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC).


Asserting that the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre was committed to the development of Telangana, Union minister Smriti Irani today alleged that the ruling TRS had 'failed' to take the Central schemes to people at the grass root level.


Right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha today accused the special investigation team (SIT) probing the Gauri Lankesh murder case of "framing" it and distanced itself from the 18 people named as accused in connection with the crime.


After disrupting the Kerala Assembly for four consecutive days over the Sabarimala issue, the Congress-led UDF Opposition today boycotted the proceedings for not discussing the nepotism charges against Local Administration minister K T Jaleel.


After initial protests, the family of a youth who died during the mob violence over alleged illegal cow slaughter here agreed to conduct his last rites as the district administration announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh.


Congress president Rahul Gandhi today targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over employment opportunities, farm loan waiver, Rafale deal and demonetisation.


West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said that up to four-wheeled cargo carriers would be allowed in village roads in the state to avoid damage to these streets from larger transport vehicles.


Policymakers and experts on Tuesday expressed concern over contamination of surface water in rural areas of the West Bengal and emphasised on popularising cost-effective water purification projects to get rid of the problem and provide safe drinking water to the masse


BJP legislators here on Tuesday accused JD-U national vice-president Prashant Kishor of meddling in the Patna University Students' Union (PUSU) elections, for which voting is scheduled on Wednesday.


The iconic Victoria Memorial will become fully user-friendly for persons with disabilities by April next year after the completion of the ongoing renovation work, curator of the museum, Jayanta Sengupta has said.


Police arrested two people for alleged human trafficking during a raid in Pakur district in Jharkhand on Monday and rescued 14 labourers belonging to the primitive Pahariya tribe, a senior official said.


A zonal commander of an ultra outfit was arrested on Monday from Lawalong area in Naxal-affected Chatra district of Jharkhand, police said.


A woman supervisor of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in Odisha's Kalahandi district has been arrested by anti-graft vigilance personnel for allegedly accepting bribe to countersign a cheque.


A special court in Mizoram's Champhai district has convicted a 46-year-old man for drug trafficking and sentenced him to 18 years of rigorous imprisonment, court officials said on Tuesday.


Re-poll in the Ajasora polling station in Tuichawng Assembly seat of Mizoram was held on Tuesday peacefully and around 87 per cent voters exercised their franchise, state election department officials said.


With the prompt action taken by Eastern Railway (ER) RPF, passengers got their left behind valuables recently.


HDFC Bank will organise the 12th edition of its national Blood Donation Drive on December 7. This drive is part of HDFC Bank’s Parivartan; its umbrella brand for all its social initiatives.

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Deployment of only one vehicle ferry in the Chatham-Bambooflat route triggered massive chaos at Bambooflat on Tuesday. According to reports, hundreds of commuters resorted to a spontaneous protest here after the single ferry pressed into operation in this route could not cater to the heavy morning rush of passengers.

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“It was a planned adventure trip by American nation, John Allen Chau, who was killed by the Sentinelese tribe off North Sentinel Island recently, suggests preliminary investigations in the case. Further investigation is still on,” said the Chairperson, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes, Dr. Nand Kumar Sai speaking to scribes on Tuesday.

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In a tragic incident, a 10 year old boy was crushed to death under the wheels of a passenger bus near Dairyfarm on Tuesday. The mishap occurred at around 3.30 pm when the private passenger bus, SVS Travels, bearing registration number AN01C 5461, heading towards Dairyfarm from Chatham hit the motorcycle in which the victim was riding pillion from rear.

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With the start of the Nesting Season, sea turtles have started visiting various beaches in Great Nicobar region. As per reports, turtle nesting has been noticed at beaches in Campbell Bay, Joginder Nagar, Shashtri Nagar, Beach Galathia etc and the forest department is taking all possible steps to ensure safe nesting.

Port Blair

Defunct helplines of the Directorate of Shipping Department is generating serious resentment among ship commuters in these islands.

Port Blair

A Deputy Ranger of the Department of Environment and Forest posted at Havelock has come under allegations of tampering with attendance of daily rated workers.

Port Blair

Pursuant to the efforts of Mr Bishnu Pada Ray, Member of Parliament, the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Kolkata Division has  invited application for appointment of Retail Out Let Dealership for 17 locations of South Andaman District and for N & M Andaman District.