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Friday, December 15, 2017
 

India

Forecast: BJP win, not sweep

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Exit polls on Thursday unanimously predicted the BJP would retain Gujarat and wrest Himachal Pradesh but most of them showed a decreased tally for the party in the western state, with gains for rival Congress....   | Read..
 

Disney finds India footing

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Walt Disney Co has struck a deal to buy film, television and international businesses of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc for $52.4 billion - a transaction that will change the contour......   | Read..
 

KVS schools skip winter break

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Students from Classes IX to XII in the 62-odd schools in the Calcutta region of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan will not get a winter break this time....   | Read..
 

Congress hits out at poll panel

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The Congress has accused chief election commissioner A.K. Joti of acting like a "PS" (private secretary) to the Prime Minister and reducing his office to a "puppet", after Naren......   | Read..
 

Rahul guns for PM on corruption

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Narendra Modi was facing a credibility crisis and pointed out that the Prime Minister had stopped talking about corruption....   | Read..
 

Nervous buoyancy at BJP office

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The BJP headquarters at 11 Ashoka Road had a deserted look till well after noon. Then it buzzed into life around 3pm....   | Read..
 

Cong cries EC 'double standard'

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The Congress on Thursday accused the Election Commission of "naked prejudice" after it purportedly turned a blind eye to a "road show" by the Prime Minister at a Gujarat voting ......   | Read..
 

Date set for MP-MLA courts

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the setting up of 12 special courts in different parts of the country by March 1, 2018, to exclusively dispose of within a year 1,581 criminal cases against M......   | Read..
 

'Appalling' Alipore jail claim

First published on 15-Dec-2017
An expert on prisons described conditions at Alipore jail as "deplorable" and "simply appalling" as the Westminster Magistrates' Court on Thursday heard reasons why Vijay Mallya......   | Read..
 

Aadhaar order today

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The government on Thursday gave a formal undertaking to the Supreme Court that the deadline for linking Aadhaar cards with existing bank accounts, mobile connections and other services would be ext......   | Read..
 

Delhi raises Siang mud with China

First published on 15-Dec-2017
India raised the issue of the Siang river turning turbid in Arunachal Pradesh at its first post-Doklam foreign minister-level engagement with China this Monday amid speculation that Beijing's effor......   | Read..
 

Parsi women assured shrine entry

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The trust controlling a Parsi fire temple in Gujarat gave an undertaking to the Supreme Court on Thursday that it would allow women married into other communities to enter the shrine for worship, f......   | Read..
 

Health bill spells ruin

First published on 15-Dec-2017
India accounts for more than half of the nearly 100 million people pushed into poverty worldwide every year because of health-care spending, a global report has said, highlighting what experts say ......   | Read..
 

China builds circle as PM canvasses

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The Centre is banking on civilisational ties and the hope that its neighbours will be sensitive to its security concerns after China tightened its encirclement of India with a port in Sri Lanka, a ......   | Read..
 

Wedding day sack for 'love marriage'

First published on 15-Dec-2017
On the happiest day of their lives, Tariq Ahmad Bhat and his bride Summaya Bashir received the rudest shock of all....   | Read..
 

Govt sets ATM van security rules

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The Centre has prepared rules for regulating the 8,000 cash vans that carry nearly Rs 15,000 crore to replenish ATMs everyday in the wake of security concerns raised by state governments following ......   | Read..
 

Highway driver vision alarm

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Half the 6,000 highway drivers tested at an eye camp suffered from vision defects, a top official has said, adding that it was a big cause for concern in a country that accounted for around 11 per ......   | Read..
 

Death for Kerala rape and murder

First published on 15-Dec-2017
A Kerala court on Thursday sentenced to death a migrant labourer for the 2016 rape and murder of a law student....   | Read..
 

Juvenile home probe

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday ordered a probe into alleged torture, abuse and diseases at a juvenile home in Noida, saying the reformatory facility itself "needs a co......   | Read..
 

JNU notice on student tweet

First published on 15-Dec-2017
JNU authorities have summoned a Left student leader over a social media post, triggering allegations of a "repressive Victorian era" type of functioning....   | Read..
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows the ink mark on his finger ...   | Read..