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Politics

The name of Priyanka Gandhi as Congress president has garnered strong support from the party members. (Photo: PTI)

Sonia's daughter next Cong Prez? Priyanka's PA dismisses reports

Cong Vice-President Rahul Gandhi, whom people thought to be the next president of the party, skipped the CWC meeting due to viral fever.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu assuming office at the Vice President Secretariat, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

I am now an all-party man, says Venkaiah Naidu

The vice-president of the country is the ex-officio chairman of the Upper House of Parliament.

Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi

Sushil Modi’s car attacked in Bihar

Sources close to Mr Modi said that the incident occurred when he was on his way to attend a function in Vaishali.

Leaders of 16 opposition parties, led by Congress President Sonia Gandhi, met in New Delhi on Friday to discuss plans to counter the BJP. (Photo: PTI)

NCP skips meeting convened by Sonia, Oppn leaders discuss strategy to oust BJP

However, the Nationalist Congress Party skipped the meeting on an 'alternative narrative' to counter the BJP.

Crime

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BJP MP’s son held for stalking

Two persons, including the son of Haryana's BJP chief, were arrested and released on bail soon after for allegedly stalking a girl here.

Reportedly, the culprits had been harassing the woman since a long time. (Photo: File/Representational)

Uttar Pradesh: 3 men try to abduct woman, pull her into car in Noida

The accused also allegedly fired at her but she escaped, which drew attention of the people.

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Women cops in casuals to check eve-teasing

The police will also launch a youth-oriented programme to check the instances of sexual harassment.

Kedar Rai who was shot dead was considered to be very close to RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav. (Photo: File/Representational)

Bihar: Lalu's aide, RJD leader Kedar Rai shot dead

The criminals fled from the incident site after firing consecutive three shots at Rai.

All India

 Sources said Indian Army and Indo-Tibetan Border Police personnel reportedly formed a human chain and foiled a bid by Chinese troops to enter Indian territory on foot in Ladakh, near the Pangong Lake. (Photo: PTI/Representational)

India-China hold Border Personnel Meeting in J&K to discuss peace

As per sources, issues to ensure strengthening of existing mechanism for maintaining peace and tranquillity were discussed.

The visiting Chinese army delegations from across the border were offered sweets as well as lunches. (Photo: Representational/PTI)

Indian soldiers mark 61-day vigil at Doka La

In happier times, Indian and Chinese army personnel exchanged sweets.

Officials in the central probe agency said the searches are being carried out at 12 locations in Srinagar, Baramulla and Handwara. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

NIA raids 12 locations in Kashmir in terror funding case

Officials said those being searched on Wednesday have alleged links to persons being investigated in this case.

A team of doctors check a child admitted at Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital where over 60 children have died over the past one week, in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur district. (Photo: PTI)

Gorakhpur should be an eye-opener: CM Yogi Adityanath

Mr Adityanath said Uttar Pradesh was a big state and that deaths were taking place due to diseases like encephalitis.

On Tuesday morning when the gate of the panchayat office was opened it was found that the statue was smeared with coal tar and face was partly damaged, the police said. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

WB: Miscreants partly damage, smear coal tar on Netaji statue

The Netaji statue was to be installed in the Panchra village panchayat office compound during the Independence Day function.