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Akhilesh meets Guv, discusses action taken in Badaun incident

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today met Governor B L Joshi and he is believed to have apprised him of the action taken by the government in the aftermath of the alleged gangrape of two girls in Badaun that has sparked nation-wide outrage. Akhilesh met the governor at the Raj Bhawan for about half an hour and had ...

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TRS chief KCR to be sworn-in as first CM of Telangana tomorrow

HYDERABAD: In a historic event marking culmination of the long-drawn-out process of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao will assume the office as first Chief Minister of Telangana which becomes 29th state of the country tomorrow. The swearing-in ceremony would take place at 8.15 am at Raj Bhavan here. The President’s rule which is in place ...

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Sulabh International to Build Toilets in All the Houses of Badaun Village

Lucknow: Sulabh International will construct toilets in all the houses of Katra Shahadatganj village of Badaun, where two sisters were allegedly gang-raped and murdered last week while they went to relieve themselves in fields. “Any woman defecating in the open is vulnerable and the central government must acknowledge the issue. Resources will only pour in then,” Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak ...

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Court acquits truck driver in motor accident case

A sessions court has set aside the conviction of a truck driver by a trial court in a road accident case that left a pillion rider dead, holding that negligence was on part of the motorcyclist. District Judge Ina Malhotra acquitted Basruddin, the truck driver, who was sentenced to one year rigorous imprisonment by the trial court under Section 304A ...

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2G: Court imposes Rs one lakh penalty on Shahid Balwa

A special court today imposed a penalty of Rs one lakh on Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, who had sought permission to withdraw answers given by him earlier to the court in the 2G scam case trial, while allowing his plea to record afresh his statement before it. Special CBI Judge O P Saini, however, did not allow the ...

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Modi beats Kejriwal in Varanasi

Prime Minister in waiting Narendra Modi has formally won from Varanasi as well. Still no margins, but this is just the cherry on top for the man who can easily claim responsibility for this BJP rout of Congress. The leads are now in for all 543 seats, and the NDA is ahead in 332. The UPA only has 63 seats ...

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BJP takes big lead in Indian vote count (Second Lead)

New Delhi, May 16: The BJP took a big lead as millions of votes polled in the Lok Sabha election were counted Friday, with its candidates racing ahead of all others in 71 of the 122 seats. As an army of officials began the mammoth counting process in 989 places across the country, it was clear that a BJP wave ...

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Numbers in Rajya Sabha may hobble NDA

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance’s political management skills may be put to the test in the Rajya Sabha if it manages to form the next government. With just 64 members in a House of 240, the NDA may find it difficult to get its legislative agenda through in Parliament. While no single political party has managed a simple ...

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CBSE results expected end of May

The public exams for all CBSE students were conducted in last March. 13,28,000 students wrote CBSE 10th Standard exams. 10,00,000 students wrote 12th standard exams. It is an annual procedure to announce CBSE results to release CBSE exam results after 45 days or 2 months after the exams. However, there was some confusion in the correction of 12th standard answer-sheets. ...

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