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Politics

Patidar leader and Kisan Kranti Sena president Hardik Patel (Photo: PTI/File)

Will back Congress to defeat BJP, says Hardik Patel

Hardik demanded the state government to waive farm loans and withdraw cases filed against farmers during the recent tillers’ stir in the state.

Opposition Presidential candidate Meira Kumar and NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo: File)

BJP confident of Kovind's win, CPI(M) asks electoral college to vote 'thoughtfully'

Kovind, the former Bihar governor, is contesting against the opposition's joint candidate and former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar.

The Monsoon Session of the Parliament will continue till August 11. (Photo: PTI/File)

Monsoon session, 3rd day: Cong to raise mob lynching, farmers' issue in Parliament

The Lok Sabha was adjourned on Tuesday following an uproar by the Opposition.

Opposition Presidential candidate Meira Kumar and NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo: File)

Meira Kumar vs Kovind: New President to be named today

The numbers are stacked in favour of the ruling coalition’s nominee Ram Nath Kovind over the Opposition’s candidate Meira Kumar.

The special pens have been procured from Mysore Paints and Varnish Ltd. which supplies indelible ink to the EC. (Photo: Representational/File)

Presidential polls: Voters to get special pens

Specially serial-numbered pens with violet ink have been supplied by the EC for voters to mark their votes on Monday.

Crime

Security person stand guard after militants opened fire during Amarnath Yatra in which some pilgrims were killed many injured in Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. (Photo: PTI)

Death toll in Amarnath terror attack rises to 8 as another pilgrim dies

Lalita, 47, succumbed to injuries at the SKIMS Hospital in Srinagar, a police official said.

Supreme Court of India (Photo: File)

Supreme Court orders CBI probe into 98 Manipur encounter killings

In July last year, the court ordered a probe suspecting use of ‘excessive or retaliatory force’ by armed forces or the police.

A case was registered on Thursday against Congress MLA M Vincent, who represents the Kovalam segment, on charges of stalking, rape and abetment of suicide based on the statement given by the woman. (Photo: ANI | Twitter)

Kerala Cong MLA arrested over rape charges, sent to 14-day police custody

Reacting to the arrest, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said govt was committed to provide equal justice and protection to women.

Congress MLA M. Vincent (2nd Left)was arrested by Kerala Police for alleged rape and stalking based on a statement given by a 51-year-old woman, who attempted suicide after she was allegedly harassed by him, in Thiruvananthapuram. (Photo: PTI)

Congress MLA from Kerala held for rape

Acoording to police sources, the 49-year-old MLA made around 900 calls to the victim’s mobile before his number was blocked.

All India

T. R. Zeliang being sworn-in as the new chief minister of Nagaland by Governor PB Acharya at a ceremony in Kohima. (Photo: AP/File)

New Nagaland CM proves majority in floor test

Zeliang was sworn in as Nagaland’s 19th CM on Wednesday, hours after Mr Acharya dismissed Mr Liezietsu.

Ramdas further said that thrashing and killing people in name of cow protection has become a fashion nowadays. (Photo: PTI | File)

Can consume meat of any animal, but not cow's: Union Minister Ramdas Athawale

During the last few months, consumption of beef has triggered heated arguments and also sparked incidents of violence in the country.

Malayali author KP Ramanunni said though there was no indication as to who was behind the letter, it was understood that it was posted from Manjeri in Malappuram district. (Photo: Wikimedia)

Arm, leg to be severed unless you convert to Islam: Threat to Malayali writer

The letter alleged that some of the recent articles written by the award-winning writer amounted to 'misleading' the Muslim youth.

The BSP chief will be issuing directives on how to go about in the changed atmosphere arising out of her resignation from the Upper House. (Photo: PTI | File)

After resigning from RS, Mayawati to convene strategy meet tomorrow

Mayawati had tendered her resignation on Tuesday, after the Chair asked her to restrict her impromptu speech on Dalit violence in UP.

Sanjay Kothari, a 1978-batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre, retired in June last year as DoPT secretary will be the secretary to the 14th President Ram Nath Kovind. (Photo: PTI/File)

Sanjay Kothari appointed Secretary to President elect Kovind

Senior journalist Ashok Malik has been named as Press Secretary to Ram Nath Kovind.