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‘Raped’ by BSP MP, woman who set herself on fire dies

August 25, 2021
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The 24-year-old woman who had set herself on fire along with a friend outside the Supreme Court last week succumbed to burn injuries on Tuesday. The man, a 27-year-old Delhi University graduate, had died during treatment on Saturday. | Read more|

One-Person-One-Post Policy: Trinamool Replaces Many Civic Body Heads

August 18, 2021
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Keeping in line with the party's "one-person-one- post" policy, the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal on Tuesday initiated changes in about 100 municipalities and brought in new faces replacing old leaders who have been holding several other posts, a senior minister said. | Read more|

Karnataka Official Dismisses Harassment Charge After IAS Officer Resigns

June 5, 2021
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A day after the Mysuru city municipal corporation commissioner Shilpa Nag announced her resignation, alleging harassment by the deputy commissioner of the district Rohini Sindhuri, the latter on Friday claimed she had only sought from her details of the ₹ 12 crore CSR fund utilised in the city, besides Covid infectio | Read more|

Ashoka University Admits "Lapses" After PB Mehta, Arvind Subramanian Quit

March 21, 2021
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Ashoka University, Sonepat, has admitted that there have been "lapses in institutional processes" surrounding the exits, last week, of two top academics citing free-speech curbs. The privately-funded liberal arts institution has said it will "work to rectify" these slips "in consultation with all stakeholders". As per | Read more|

Big Lead For BJP As Votes Counted For Gujarat Urban Civic Body Polls

February 23, 2021
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The BJP today took a big lead in Gujarat civic polls as votes were counted for elections to six municipal corporations including Ahmedabad and Vadodara. The polls are crucial for the ruling party as it is in power in these civic bodies. Voting took place on Sunday in 576 seats across six municipal corporations. The BJP | Read more|

Delhi police arrests freelance journalist

February 1, 2021
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Delhi police on Sunday arrested freelance journalist Mandeep Punia who had in a Facebook Live session on Friday accused BJP workers of posing as local people and unleashing violence at the farmers’ protest site on the Singhu border. | Read more|

Delhi Police Detain Two Journalists At Farmers' Protest Site In Singhu

January 31, 2021
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Two journalists covering the farmers' protests at Singhu (on the Delhi-Haryana border) were detained Saturday night, for allegedly misbehaving with police personnel stationed there. The journalists have been identified as Mandeep Punia and Dharmendra Singh, who was released after he signed an undertaking. Mr Punia was | Read more|

Farm Unions Meet Delhi Police Over Republic Day Tractor Rally: Report

January 21, 2021
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A meeting is underway between the Delhi Police and farmer unions regarding the proposed tractor rally by them on Republic Day, officials said. Joint Commissioner of Police (Northern Range) SS Yadav is coordinating the meeting which is being held at Mantram Resort near the Singhu border, officials told news agency Press | Read more|