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Politics

'In the border areas, an overwhelming number of people have joined the BJP as they were fed up with the TMC's misrule, corruption, unemployment, and lack of initiatives to check infiltration,' one of the BJP leaders said. (Photo: File)

Misrule of TMC, promise of NRC implementation helped us win: Bengal BJP leaders

According to BJP leaders, the majority of its new members are in age group of 25-40, which reflects party's growing acceptance among youth.

'A four-time member of Rajya Sabha, he became a Cabinet minister in the government of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2000. He was Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha from June 2009 to 2014. (Photo; ANI)

Chandrababu Naidu condoles Arun Jaitley's demise, calls it a personal loss

‘He was a great intellectual and a good statesman. He brought a lot of reforms as Finance Minister,’ Naidu said.

'He was sent back because there were chances that the situation could get dangerous,' Raut said. (Photo: File)

If Rahul wants to visit J&K for enjoyment, will make arrangements: Sanjay Raut

A delegation of leaders including Rahul Gandhi on Saturday was sent back to Delhi from Srinagar Airport.

British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith on Sunday paid tribute to former Union Minister Arun Jaitley at his south Delhi home. (Photo: Twitter/ ANI)

'A man people in Britain treasured,' says UK envoy on Arun Jaitley

Ambassador of Israel, Dr Ron Malka, and BCCI acting president CK Khanna too visited Jaitley's residence to pay their last respects.

 In his Independence Day address also , Modi had urged citizens to eliminate single-use plastic and suggested that shopkeepers provide eco-friendly bags to customers.  (Photo: DD news)

Mann Ki Baat: PM calls for mass movement against single-use plastic from Oct 2

He also called for efforts to ensure proper collection and storage of plastic to save the environment.

Crime

Four persons, including a woman, have been arrested by Mumbai Police for allegedly duping people by promising them jobs. (Photo: ANI)

4 arrested for duping people on pretext of providing jobs in Mumbai

The police began the investigation after one Yogesh Tukaran Rathore filed a complaint in this regard.

The city police arrested a Kashmiri man and his driver for posing as director of the World Health Organisation (WHO). (Representational Image)

Kashmiri man, driver arrested for posing as WHO director in K’taka

The man, who hails from Gandrabal district of J&K and identified as Shoukath Ahmad lone, claimed himself to be director of WHO.

A four-and-a-half-year-old girl, who was travelling on a motorcycle with her parents, died after her throat was slit by a glass-coated manjha in Khajuri Khas area, the police said on Saturday. (Representational Image)

4-yr-old Delhi girl, on bike with parents, dies after kite string slits her throat

The girl was admitted to JPC hospital where doctors declared her brought dead, the police said.

Controversial Bihar MLA Anant Singh, who surrendered before a Delhi in connection with a case lodged under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against him, was brought to Patna on Sunday morning from the national capital, police said. (Photo: File)

BJP Bihar MLA Anant Singh produced in Patna court today

Singh, who was on the run since an AK-47 rifle and grenade was recovered from his ancestral home, had on Friday surrendered before court.

All India

The book, quoting one of Jaitley's close friend who admitted of his transition from "flamboyant to subdued", vouched for the lawyer-turned-politician being the same "brand conscious" person. (Photo: File | PTI)

From Mont Blanc pens to Patek Phillipe watches -- Jaitley's love for high-end brands

Watches, pens, shawls, shirts or even shoes, Jaitley had a penchant for all of them and his collection consisted of choicest of brands.

Under the scorching sun, thousands joined in a popular song with the lyrics 'the world does not listen to the woes of Rohingya'. (Photo: AFP)

200,000 Rohingya rally to mark 'Genocide Day' in Bangladesh camps

Myanmar had said they were conducting counter-insurgency operations against Rohingya extremists after they attacked police posts.

How did Bear Grylls converse with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the special episode of 'Man Vs Wild' when the famed adventurer and survivalist does not understand Hindi? -- This was the question several people have been pondering about after watching the show. (Photo: File)

PM Modi says, 'In 'Man Vs Wild' technology helped Bear Grylls understand Hindi'

After the show's broadcast, a large number of people have been discussing about the Jim Corbett National Park, he said.

'The combined team of Thoubal District Police was assisted by local youth clubs and women welfare association in the seizure of the contraband item,' SP Dr S Ibomcha Singh said in a press conference. (Photo: ANI)

Manipur: Drug racket busted; contraband worth Rs 400 crore seized, 4 held

Anti-smuggling unit of Customs Division in Imphal said the total value of the seized WY tablets is around Rs 400 crore.

Photo: Representational image

Wanted Naxalite surrendered before Chhattisgarh police

He was active as deputy commander of military platoon no. 24 in Malangir area committee of Maoists in Dantewada.