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New Delhi, Oct 7: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Varun Gandhi and his mother Maneka have been dropped from the saffron party's national executive whose team was reconstituted on Thursday by party president JP Nadda. Union Minister Smriti Irani, however, has made a comeback to the executive team. Maneka Gandhi had been a Union minister in the first tenure (2014-19) of the Narendra Modi-led

Srinagar, Oct 7: In a ghastly attack, unidentified gunmen on Thursday shot dead two teachers, one of them a school principal, in the Kashmir Valley. Both the teachers had sustained injuries in the terror attack and were rushed to a hospital but they later succumbed to the injuries. The two teachers were employed at the Government Boys Higher Secondary School located at the Iddgah Sangam area of

New Delhi, Oct 6: The prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cooking gas cylinders across all categories including subsidised gas on Wednesday were hiked by ₹15 per cylinder -- the fourth straight increase in rates in less than two months. The new rate of 5kg cylinder is now ₹502. The new rates are effective from today. Subsidised as well as non-subsidised LPG now costs ₹899.50 per 14.2-kg

Lucknow, Oct 5: Adding a new twist to Sunday's violence in Lakhimpur Kheri in which nine persons, including four farmers, were killed, a video surfaced on social media platforms showing an SUV running over a crowd of what looked like farmers on a dusty village road. Several people were seen lying on the road after the SUV, which was followed by several other vehicles, sped on. The police were yet

Chandigarh, Oct 5: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday said he will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the evening and will raise with him the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. Channi, who along with some ministers and Congress legislators held a silent protest at Gandhi Smarak Bhawan here, said the violence in Lakhimpur Kheri reminds him of the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh tragedy. Eight

Lucknow, Oct 5: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday why the person behind the killing of four farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri has not been arrested yet while she has been under "detention for the past 28 hours" without any order or FIR. She was detained in Sitapur on Monday on her way to Lakhimpur Kheri, where eight people died and several

Lucknow, Oct 4: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra sat on a hunger strike on Monday after being detained in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur while she was en route to Lakhimpur Kheri, her party said. Gandhi and other Congress leaders accompanying her, including Deepender Hooda, had reached the Lakhimpur border in the morning but were not allowed to meet the families of the farmers who died in

Kasaragod, Oct 4: A youth went on stabbing spree following a brawl amid cockfight at Bambrana near Kumble in Kasaragod district last night. At least six persons suffered injuries in the unexpected knife attack. The condition of three among them is said to be critical. The injured have been identified as Kiran (29), Gururaj (23), Naveen (22), Dheeraj (21), Praveen (21), and Charan (23), all

A year after declaring bankruptcy to a UK court, the Pandora Papers report showed that Reliance ADAG chief Anil Ambani, along with his representatives, has at least 18 offshore companies located in Jersey, Cyprus and other companies, securing wealth in tax havens across the world. The Indian Express, in a joint investigation led by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

Lakhimpur, Oct 4: The Uttar Pradesh Police have filed a case against a Union Minister's son, 14 others over the death of eight, including four farmers, during violence at Lakhimpur on Sunday, according to multiple media reports. Meanwhile, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained early morning today by the Uttar Pradesh police as she headed to meet the families of four farmers killed in