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8 police personnel injured as ban on ritual triggers violence

Salem, July 20: Villagers turned violent and indulged in stone-throwing when the police tried to stop ‘eruthuattam’ (bull dancing), an age-old ritual, at the annual festival of their village temple at Neikkarapatti, near here on Thursday.

Their action forced the police to resort to lathi...

Retd major says SpiceJet staff insulted him for being Muslim

New Delhi, July 19: A former major-rank officer has alleged that he was discriminated against and harassed by the staff of SpiceJet because of his being a Muslim, a charge denied by the airline which said a "religious colour" was being given to the incident.

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Rahul Gandhi hints at playing proactive role in party and govt

New Delhi July 19: Breaking his silence on the growing clamour in Congress, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday indicated he will play a proactive role and the decision on the timing will be taken by party president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

He said...

Mulayam first 'votes' for Sangma, then votes for Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, July 19: BJP presidential candidate P A Sangma's polling agent Satya Pal Jain on Thursday wrote to the returning officer requesting him for cancellation of vote cast by Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav during the polls here at Parliament House.

The Samajwadi...

Grandson Aarav lights Rajesh Khanna's pyre

Mumbai, July 19: The last rites of Rajesh Khanna were performed by his grandson Aarav at the Vile Parle crematorium Thursday with family, friends and fans bidding the superstar a tearful adieu.

The actor's nine-year-old grandson thrust a torch into the pyre with the help...

Ready for 'more proactive role', says Rahul

New Delhi, July 19: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday said he was ready for a "more proactive role in the party and the government" but the final decision on what that would be rested with the leadership.

"I will play more proactive role in...

Rajesh Khanna's Funeral Procession Begins

Mumbai, July 19: Braving rains, hundreds of fans lined up to bid adieu to superstar Rajesh Khanna today as he began his final journey from his residence in suburban Bandra here.

The funeral procession of Khanna began from his bungalow, 'Aashirwad' on Carter Road at around 10 am with...

PM must restore govt credibility, implement reforms: Tata

New Delhi, July 19: Tata group Chairman Ratan Tata has said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must restore government credibility and place the country on a growth path once again by implementing promised reforms.

The Chairman of the USD 100 billion conglomerate has also hit...

Voting begins to elect India's new president

New Delhi, July 19: Thousands of Indian MPs and assembly members representing Thursday began casting their votes to choose a new president. It is a direct contest between ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee and opposition-backed Purno Sangma.

Voting to choose the 13th president started...

Rajesh Khanna, Bollywood's 'Kaka', to be cremated today

Mumbai, July 19: Bollywood's first superstar Rajesh Khanna will be cremated in Mumbai on Thursday. His last rites will be performed at 11 am in Mumbai. The funeral procession will begin from his residence - Aashirwad. The actor, lovingly called Kaka, who was hailed as India's original superstar, died following a prolonged illness...