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Politics

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (Photo: PTI)

Nitish Kumar calls for liquor ban across country

Hitting out at the Congress and left parties, he asked why they could not support ban on liquor and campaign against its consumption.

Gandhi had earlier termed the Goods and Services Tax as Gabbar Singh Tax to attack the government. (Photo: PTI | File)

Rahul makes 'Gabbar' jibe at PM again, questions step-motherly treatment with farmers

Taking forward his 'question a day' campaign, Rahul asks his 9th question regarding loan waivers, remunerative price for produce.

Rahul Gandhi (Photo: PTI)

All the Congress presidents: From family to foreigners

As the Congress gets ready to welcome its new chief, 47-year-old Rahul Gandhi, the stage is being set for a change in guard after 19 years.

Gandhi, addressing his first presser after his elevation, said he would strive to change the nature of political discourse in the country which has become 'ugly and nasty'. (Photo: File/AP)

Cong will have 'zabardast' win in Gujarat election: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said that 'public mood' in Gujarat had undergone a radical change and all sections of society were angry with BJP.

The polling began at 8 am and will continue till 5 in the evening. (Photo: ANI)

Gujarat polls: 21 per cent voters turn up till noon in first phase

The crucial elections are seen as prestige battle for BJP, which has been in state for last 22 years, and litmus test for Congress.

Crime

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Madhya Pradesh: 8-year-old raped hours after rape bill passed

The girl’s parents then barged into their neighbour’s house to catch hold of the accused.

The Nithari killings surfaced when skeletal remains of 16 people, mostly children, were discovered from the backyard of Pandher's house by the local police. (Photo: PTI)

Nithari killing case: Pandher, Koli get death sentence in ninth of 16 cases

This was also the third case in which both Pandher and Koli were convicted by the court on Friday.

The post-mortem was conducted later in the night and the body was taken to Ayodhya on Sunday for the last rites. (Representational image)

BJP ex-MLA’s son killed near UP Assembly

The main accused, Suraj Singh, was arrested on Sunday evening by the special task force from Hapur.

According to police, Karan (25) who lived next door in Manawar, about 325 km from Bhopal, lured the girl to a deserted place where he allegedly sexually assaulted her. (Photo: File | Representational)

MP: Neighbour rapes 4-yr-old girl, smashes face with stone to destroy proof

The accused smashed her head with a stone to destroy evidence and dumped her in a forest about 500 metres from her home, says a top cop.

All India

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley (Photo: PTI)

Arun Jaitley calls for radical reforms in judiciary, education

Jaitley also said the youth needed to be adequately trained so that they became the future leaders in all walks of life.

The National Health Policy 2017 has proposed to increase the public spending on healthcare from a dismal 1 per cent to a meagre 2.5 per cent of GDP by 2020, which is itself well below the world average of 5.99 per cent.

India needs to reform its ailing healthcare

Illnesses are a severe risk and can shave off most of the hard-earned savings in low-income communities.

The BSF’s counterpart in the neighbouring country is the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB). (Photo: AP)

BSF: Insurgent camps on Bangla soil reduced to zero

Major victory of the security forces over the insurgency and terrorism

the HRD ministry with the help of Niti Aayog had begun the process of finalising the guidelines for picking the institutions of eminence.

Govt will groom 20 universities as ‘institutions of eminence’

Aim to break into exclusive club of global universities within five years.

Ruling BJD legislators and BJP members exchange verbal blows in Odisha Assembly’s Winter Session.

Naveen Patnaik uses Mahanadi dispute to sting BJP

BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik has instructed all his 20 Lok Sabha and eight Rajya Sabha members to raise the Mahanadi issue in Parliament.