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Thursday , May 4 , 2017
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In south Kashmir, cordon-and-search hunt again, 1st time since 1990s

May 4, 2017
Helicopters and drones circled overhead as over 4,000 troops fanned out across south Kashmir's Shopian district on Thursday in a massive operation to flush out militants holed up inside homes.   | Read..

HC upholds life terms for 12 in Bilkis Bano gang-rape case, turns down CBI plea for death

May 4, 2017
The Bombay High Court on Thursday upheld the conviction and life imprisonment of 12 people in the 2002 Bilkis Bano gang-rape case while setting aside the acquittal of seven...   | Read..

Have stable mind, Justice Karnan says, turning away doctors told by SC to test him

May 4, 2017
Justice C.S. Karnan on Thursday declined to allow government doctors to examine his mental health, as ordered by the Supreme Court, which wants him to face contempt charges...   | Read..

Supreme Court turns down plea (by BJP leader) to make Hindi mandatory in all schools

May 4, 2017
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to direct the Union government, the states and Union territories to make Hindi compulsory for students of classes I to VIII across the...   | Read..
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