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Bengaluru, Aug 7: Do you remember those days when Bharatiya Janata Party staged protests across Karnataka against chief minister Siddaramaiah-led Congress government’s ‘Shaadi Bhagya’ scheme which provided financial assistance of Rs 50,000 to brides of minority communities such as Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Parsis, Jains and Buddhists in Karnataka? Now, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA

Bengaluru, Aug 7: Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar today appeared before the Income Tax department officials at the IT office here in connection with the raids conducted at various properties linked to him last week. After being grilled by the officials for three consecutive days in connection with an alleged tax evasion case, the state power minister was issued summons to appear before the

Fatehabad, Aug 7: A case has been registered against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Darshan Nagpal, after a patient died as the politician stalled an ambulance. The BJP leader stopped the ambulance for half an hour as it rammed into his vehicle on August 5 in Haryana's Fatehabad district. The patient, Naveen Soni, 42-year-old, lost his life as the ambulance reached the hospital late. The

Mumbai, Aug 7: A software engineer who works in United States of America finally decided to visit his mother, who was staying alone at a flat in Mumbai. On Sunday morning Rituraj Sahani reached his mother’s Oshiwara flat, but no one answered the door. He managed to enter the house at around 4 p.m. with the help of a key-maker. On reaching the bedroom, he found his 63-year-old mother’s skeletal

Mumbai, Aug 7: A software engineer who works in United States of America finally decided to visit his mother, who was staying alone at a flat in Mumbai. On Sunday morning Rituraj Sahani reached his mother’s Oshiwara flat, but no one answered the door. He managed to enter the house at around 4 p.m. with the help of a key-maker. On reaching the bedroom, he found his 63-year-old mother’s skeletal

Kochi, Aug 7: In a big relief for S Sreesanth, the Kerala High Court on Monday lifted the lifetime-ban imposed on the tainted pacer by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in connection with the spot fixing case. Sreesanth was one of those charged for spot-fixing during the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League ( IPL) in 2013. In September 2013, the disciplinary committee of the

New Delhi, Aug 7: Press does not have any exclusive right or special privilege to comment, criticise or make imputations or allegations which are sufficient to ruin a citizen's reputation, a Delhi court has said. Further, journalists do not have greater freedom than others, it has said while reminding that the responsibility of the scribes was higher as they have power to disseminate information

Doha, Aug 7: Israel plans to revoke media credentials of Al Jazeera journalists and close the network's office in Jerusalem, the country's communication minister has announced. Ayoub Kara made the announcement on Sunday during a press conference in Jerusalem, where Al Jazeera was barred from attending. "We have based our decision on the move by Sunni Arab states to close the Al Jazeera offices and

New Delhi, Aug 6: Rejecting government argument that existing laws are enough to deal with mob lynching and cow vigilantism, a Rajya Sabha MP has now sought amendments to the penal code to provide stricter punishments for such crimes. Congress MP from Maharashtra Husain Dalwai has moved a private member's bill -- The Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Bill 2017 -- last week saying there can be "no

Colombo, Aug 6: India buried Sri Lanka under a mountain of runs as they cantered to a comprehensive innings and 53-run victory in the second Test, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series here today. The hosts, who put up their best batting show in the series so far were all-out for 386 in the second innings despite twin centuries from opener Dimuth Karunaratne (141) and No 3