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Bump on BJP south gateway

Karnataka has jolted the BJP's hopes of expanding its footprints in the south and emerging as a pan-Indian outfit, party sources acknowledged on Sunday.
J.P. Yadav May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Pictures from past, politically timed

A "closed chapter" from the private life of Janata Dal Secular leader H.D. Kumaraswamy has been attracting attention since the Congress set the stage for a coalition government under his leadership.
K.M. Rakesh May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Tailor lynched over cow, dead bull found

A 45-year-old tailor was beaten to death in a Madhya Pradesh village on Friday on the suspicion of slaughtering a cow. Police said they found a slaughtered bull at the spot and sacks stashed with bulls' meat.
Rasheed Kidwai May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Doctors seek changes to sex test rules

A panel of doctors has called for changes to the rules banning prenatal sex determination, warning they are depriving rural populations of easy access to the point-of-care ultrasound scans (pocus) needed to diagnose and treat critically ill patients.
G.S. Mudur May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Poll fetters off, oil in daily dash

Petrol prices have touched a record high of Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel climbed to a highest ever Rs 67.57 in New Delhi with the oil PSUs passing on to consumers the impact of four weeks of a relentless rise in international prices.
PTI and our bureau May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Minus trial, J&K jails run terror recruit risk

Nearly 500 youths accused of petty crimes or terror links are languishing without trial in Jammu and Kashmir's jails, serving as a possible recruitment pool for militants, the state CID has told the Union home ministry.
Imran Ahmed Siddiqui May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Allies mull two deputy CMs as talks begin

Congress and Janata Dal Secular leaders discussed government formation and the shares of ministry berths at a Bangalore hotel on Sunday, with chief minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy participating.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Governor's 15 days farcical: Rajini

Tamil Nadu-based superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday said the developments in neighbouring Karnataka were a "victory for democracy", a day after BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa stepped down as chief minister without facing a floor test in the Assembly.
PTI May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

More boys call up CBSE helpline

More boys called up the CBSE counselling helpline with stress-related queries during exams than girls, according to official statistics.
PTI May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

MLA kicks up police row

A BJP lawmaker in Uttar Pradesh believes the only language police officers understand is that of kicks.
Piyush Srivastava May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Mumbai jeweller first on no-fly list

A Mumbai-based jeweller who triggered a hijack scare aboard a Jet Airways flight in October last year, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing, has become the first person to be put on the "National No Fly List".
PTI May 21, 2018 00:00 IST

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