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Record rainfall batters Chennai, cripples life
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) After some days of respite, a torrential downpour, termed the heaviest in over 100 years, on Tuesday crippled life here, flooding numerous roads, neighbourhoods, train tracks and airport runways and crippling transport and power supply, residents said.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 11:10:05 PM

Modi's foreign policy key to India's quest for UNSC membership
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Observing that urgent reforms in the UN was essential, experts on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aggressive foreign policy can play a key role towards realising India's quest for a permanent seat in the Security Council.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 11:00:05 PM

Chief Justice Dattu refuse to be drawn into intolerance debate
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Outgoing Chief Justice of India H.L.Dattu on Tuesday refused to join the ongoing debate on intolerance saying that as head of the country's judiciary, it would not be proper for him to comment on it.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:44:04 PM

Interpol issues Red Corner Notice against chopper deal suspect
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice against British national Christian Michel, an alleged middleman, in connection with the Rs.3,600 crore VVIP AgustaWestland chopper deal case.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:34:04 PM

Complete NRC by March 1: SC to Assam government
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Assam government to make available all resources including manpower for compilation of the draft and final National Register of Citizens (NRC) by March 1, 2016.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:26:05 PM

Salim should prove allegations or resign: Gadkari (Lead, correcting headline)
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Charging the opposition with making baseless charges against the BJP to create fear among the minorities, union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that CPI-M's Lok Sabha member Mohammad Salim should either prove his allegations against Home Minister Rajnath Singh or resign.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:18:05 PM

SC to decide on release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination conspirators
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on whether the Tamil Nadu government could grant remission and release conspirators in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case after commutation of their death sentence into life imprisonment by the apex court on the grounds of inordinate delay by the president in deciding their mercy petition.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:06:06 PM

Amid sparks, Rajnath says intolerance won't be allowed (Roundup)
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said the government won't allow intolerance at any cost and urged intellectuals who have returned their awards to take them back, as Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of silence over remarks justifying intolerance by some of his colleagues.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 9:58:04 PM

Kejriwal says will implement Hazare's Lokpal suggestions
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday thanked Anna Hazare for supporting the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill, saying he will "surely" implement the changes proposed by the social activist.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 9:54:05 PM

Delhi assembly passes amendment to scrap 'No Detention Policy'
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Delhi assembly on Tuesday passed the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Delhi Amendment) Bill for scrapping the 'No Detention Policy' up to Class 8.

Tuesday, December 01, 2015 9:42:06 PM

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