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Solar scam: Bengaluru Court adjourns matter to Jan. 9

Updated: Jan 02, 2017 14:22 IST      
Solar scam: Bengaluru Court adjourns matter to Jan. 9

New Delhi [India], Jan. 2 (ANI): A Bengaluru Court on Monday adjourned the solar scam matter to January 9 as the complainant's lawyer was not prepared to cross examine former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy.

Chandy has been accused of accepting a bribe of Rs. 1.9 crore in the solar scam.

The scam involves duping of several persons by the two prime accused - S. Saritha Nair and Radhakrishnan - who had promised to install solar power panels for them.

Chandy served as the chief minister of Kerala twice, first between August 2004 to May 2006 and again between May 2011 to May 2016. (ANI)

Fake passport case: Seven-year jail term for Chhota Rajan

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:50 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Tuesday awarded seven years jail term to noted gangster Chhota Rajan and three others in connection with a fake passport case.

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Haryana farmers will be arrested if they burn stubble

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:41 IST     

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India] Apr 25 (ANI): The Haryana Police will now arrest those farmers who would burn stubble.

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Sukma attack: How Naxals cracked CRPF's ROP duty

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:41 IST     

Sukma (Chhattisgarh) [India], April 25 (ANI): As many as 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in the encounter with Naxals that took place in Chhattisgarh's Sukma.

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NGT raps UP Govt. over contaminated groundwater

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:41 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday showed its displeasure with the Uttar Pradesh Government on poor implementation of its order and asked why the tribunal should not close the industries which are polluting the river and groundwater of six districts of the western part of the state.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee, while extending greetings to the people of Tanzania on the eve of the Union Day of Tanzania (April 26), assured to strengthen the commitment of multi-faceted relations between the two countries in the upcoming years.

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SC to hear cattle smuggling matter post summer vacation

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:37 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday posted the case concerning smuggling of cattle across the India-Bangladesh border for further hearing after summer vacation.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Centre and the Uttarakhand Government over illegal and unregulated flying of helicopters to the Kedarnath shrine.

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Lucknow: POCSO court grants bail to Gayatri Prajapati

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:36 IST     

Lucknow (UP) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader and former minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati was on Tuesday granted bail by a Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) court in connection with a case of an alleged sexual assault of a minor girl.

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Grieved families of Sukma bravehearts demand justice

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:24 IST     

Patna/Amritsar/Sikar/Jashpur [India], Apr 25 (ANI): "Death of my husband should be avenged", said a tear eyed wife of CRPF jawan Banmali who lost his life in yesterday's attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

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Delhi HC stays order upholding JNU's new admission policy

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:24 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed its single judge order upholding the Jawaharlal Nehru University's (JNU) admission policy for MPhil and PhD courses based on the UGC regulations.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Hours after the government dubbed the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district as a 'cold-blooded murder', former union minister and BJP veteran Yashwant Sinha while expressing grave concern called for improvement in the standard operating procedure and wondered whether this was a result of intelligence failure.

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Why should I remove red beacon before May 1?: K'taka CM

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:01 IST     

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 25 (ANI): While most of the ministers have already removed the red beacon atop their vehicles following the Centre's ruling, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he would remove the beacon when the order comes into force on May 1.

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J-K: Kashmir Cultural Society's musical treat for Sufi lovers

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 14:01 IST     

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 25 (ANI): The Kashmir Cultural Society (KCS) in collaboration with Radio Kashmir Srinagar (RKS) organised an event on traditional Sufi music to highlight the Kashmiri Sufis and their poetry, in the Harwan area of Jammu and Kashmir's capital.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] Apr 25 (ANI): After being cornered by a united Opposition in the Kerala Assembly over his alleged anti-women remarks, Electricity Minister M.M. Mani on Tuesday cried foul and said that he didn't insult women.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr. 25 (ANI): Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, who arrived at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here this morning on a five-day state visit, will be meeting Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao before heading to the national capital for talks with the Indian leadership.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Aiming to check high cut-offs in colleges, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has scrapped the moderation policy under which grace marks are given to the students in exams for difficult questions.

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Malegaon blast: Sadhvi Pragya gets bail, victims to move SC

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 12:39 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur in connection with the 2008 Malegaon blast case.

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TN shutdown: DMK's Stalin detained amid protests

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 12:39 IST     

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 25 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin, along with his senior party colleagues, was detained in Thiruvarur when he tried to block traffic during the one-day shutdown in Tamil Nadu.

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Govt assures action for 'cold-blooded murder' in Sukma

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 12:25 IST     

Raipur (Chhattisgarh), [India] Apr 25 (ANI): Dubbing the killing of 25 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district as cold blooded murder, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the Centre and state government would work together to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to book.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): After Indresh Kumar claimed that Muslims do not want a mosque to be built at the disputed site in Ayodhya as they fear it will be "unholy" for them, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said the senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) functionary has done 'great service' by bringing the issue out.

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