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'Embarrassment' for Mamata as gang-raped nun leaves Bengal
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Discharged from a hospital, the nun who was gang-raped inside a convent in West Bengal's Nadia district left West Bengal, prompting the opposition parties to call it an "embarrassment" for the Mamata Banerjee government.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:48:04 PM

BJP leadership questioned over dismal showing in Goa polls
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) A less-than-stellar performance in the zilla panchayat polls on Friday sparked a fresh round of dissent within the BJP and the ruling coalition in Goa with a senior leader suggesting that the party may have fared better under the leadership of Manohar Parrikar, a former chief minister who is now the country's defence minister.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:28:03 PM

India committed to maritime security: Sushama Swaraj
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushama Swaraj on Friday said India was committed to maritime security, freedom of navigation, unimpeded lawful commerce and peaceful settlement of disputes in the Indian Ocean region.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:26:12 PM

SC declines PIL seeking to make 'Bhagwad Gita' national scripture
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to entertain a plea seeking direction to the central government to declare the "Bhagwad Gita" as a national scripture, saying that the Hindu sacred book varies for different people with different beliefs.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:26:11 PM

Sonia favours CBI probe into Karnataka IAS officer's death
New Delhi/Bengaluru, March 20 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday advised Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to hand over the probe of IAS officer D.K. Ravi's death to the CBI in view of the public demand.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:12:26 PM

Karnataka CM briefs governor on IAS officer's death probe
Bengaluru, March 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday briefed Governor Vajubhai Vala on the status of the investigation being conducted by the CID into the death of IAS officer D.K. Ravi.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:00:04 PM

Insurance, coal, mines among key bills passed (With - Budget session: Bills passed on five of six ordinances-Roundup)
Some of the important bills passed by parliament in the budget session which went into recess on Friday.

Friday, March 20, 2015 9:00:03 PM

Sushma travelling to South Africa, Tanzania
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj would be interacting with her counterparts from South Africa and Brazil during a meeting of the IBSA trilateral ministerial council on March 31.

Friday, March 20, 2015 8:58:04 PM

Eight Home Guards held for exam mess, court slams minister (Roundup)
Patna, March 20 (IANS) Eight Home Guards were arrested in Bihar on Friday for helping students to copy in Class 10 exam even as the Patna High Court pulled up Education Minister R.P. Shahi for saying that "cheating-free" exams were not possible in the state.

Friday, March 20, 2015 8:58:03 PM

Bill increasing Andhra legislative council strength passed
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Parliament on Friday passed a bill providing for raising the number of members of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council from 50 to 58.

Friday, March 20, 2015 8:50:05 PM

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