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Was made whipping boy by media, says Ranjit Sinha
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ranjit Sinha, who retired as CBI director Tuesday and whose tenure was marked by some major controversies, said he was made a "whipping boy" by the media.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:44:18 PM

Cabinet clears India's stand for climate change talks
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday cleared India's negotiating position for the climate change talks, now being held in Peruvian capital Lima.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:10:07 PM

Why be harsh when polite questions get desired answers: Modi
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) If questions asked politely can help elicit good and desired answers, then why go for harsh ones, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:10:05 PM

Changing traffic lane without indication rashness: Court
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A court here has held that changing lanes in moving traffic without proper indication amounts to rashness and that vehicles coming from behind also need to maintain safe distance from the one ahead as it acquitted a bus driver in a rash driving case.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:02:17 PM

Rights panel seeks report on sterilisation with bicycle pump
Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 (IANS) The Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of the use of a bicycle pump to inflate women's abdomen during sterilisation surgeries in a community health centre (CHC) in Angul district.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:00:09 PM

Left demands Mamata's arrest in Saradha, seeks to meet Modi
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) Demanding CBI interrogation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in the Saradha scam, the opposition Left Front Tuesday said it has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking an appointment.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 9:56:14 PM

BJP minister regrets offensive remark after uproar in parliament (Roundup)
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Cornered by a united opposition and isolated within the BJP, union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti Tuesday expressed regret in parliament for using abusive language at a party rally in the capital.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 9:54:04 PM

SC asks Bareilly court to pass order on Taslima case closure report
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked a court in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly city to pronounce its order on the closure report filed by state police on a complaint against self-exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen for criticising AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's meeting with cleric Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan just before the 2013 Delhi assembly elections.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 9:46:19 PM

A.R. Antulay, Maharashtra's first Muslim CM, is dead (Third Lead)
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Congress veteran Abdul Rahman Antulay, Maharashtra's first Muslim chief minister and a former central minister, died here Tuesday following prolonged illness, his nephew said. He was 85.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 9:46:18 PM

New anti-hijacking bill for death to hijackers gets cabinet nod
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday okayed the comprehensive Anti-Hijacking Bill 2014 which provides for death sentence in cases of hijacking where it results in the death of a hostage or of a security personnel.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014 9:40:04 PM

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