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Brazilian Senator Caught Hiding Money "Between Buttocks"

October 16, 2020
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A Brazilian senator allied to far-right President Jair Bolsonaro was caught hiding money in his underwear during a police investigation into the diversion of public funds for fighting the coronavirus, local media reported on Thursday. Federal officers raided the home of Chico Rodrigues in the northern state of Roraima | Read more|

"He Fired In Self-Defence": BJP MLA On Aide In UP Shooting That Killed 1

October 16, 2020
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A 46-year-old man was shot dead in the presence of state officials and the police when a fight broke out at a meeting at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia yesterday. The police say Jaiprakash was shot dead by Dhirendra Singh, a BJP worker said to be close to party MLA Surendra Singh. While Dhirendra Singh escaped, hi | Read more|

COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 72,39,389

October 14, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 72,39,389 with 63,509 infections being reported in a day, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 63 lakh pushing the recovery rate to 87.05 per cent, according to the Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. | Read more|

India Set To Drop Below Bangladesh In 2020 Per Capita GDP In IMF Forecast

October 14, 2020
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India is set to drop below Bangladesh in terms of per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as the economy, according to the International Monetary Fund, is projected to contract by a massive 10.3 per cent this year. The IMF's forecast for India, a huge downward revision from its previous prediction in June, will see the | Read more|

"Mentally Retarded": Khushbu Sundar Slams Congress After Joining BJP

October 14, 2020
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Actor Khushbu Sundar, who changed camp from the Congress to the BJP, hit back at her former party today, saying the Congress "does not want an intelligent woman" and there is "no freedom to speak the truth" within the party. Ms Sundar, who was a national spokesperson of the Congress with a strong social media presence, | Read more|

Hathras Family Wants Case Transferred To Delhi Or Mumbai: Lawyer

October 13, 2020
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The family of a young woman who died last month after her torture and alleged gang rape at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras has asked for the case to be moved out of the state. According to the family's lawyer, this was among the three demands placed before the Allahabad High Court, which heard the case on Monday. | Read more|

Plane Forced To Turn Around After Hail Cracks Windshield

October 13, 2020
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A Dulles-bound United Airlines flight had made an emergency landing Monday after its windshield was cracked by hail, according to a passenger and the airline. Flight UA349 left Chicago just before 2 p.m. and made a loop over Lake Michigan before abruptly returning to O'Hare International Airport, according to data from | Read more|

BJP Says Chirag Paswan Not Part Of Alliance In Bihar, Expels Rebels

October 13, 2020
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With Assembly elections due in less than 20 days, Bihar BJP on Monday expelled the eight rebels who quit to join Chirag Paswan's LJP over the past week. Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, the BJP's senior-most leader in the state and who last week warned the rebels to "come back to the fold or be expelled", also | Read more|

Khushbu Sundar Quits Tamil Nadu Congress; Likely To Join BJP, Say Sources

October 12, 2020
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Actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar today quit the Congress and is expected to join the BJP. In her resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, she wrote that she felt "pushed and suppressed" by people who had no connect with ground reality. "Few elements seated at higher level within the party, people wh | Read more|