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Last updated: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 7:54:04 AM

Mamata urges people to act against trade unions strike
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) Urging people to oppose the strike called by the central trade unions on September 2, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said people should come out without any fear and promised to provide compensation if property is damaged by strike supporters.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:40:04 PM

Hriday Manch 2016: A series for the masses
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The plays performed during the fifth edition of Hriday Manch 2016 contained comedy and drama suitable for the masses and failed to impress those looking for sense and intellect. There was much use of slapstick to convey hypocrisy in the society.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:34:04 PM

Vishal Dadlani, Congress leader booked over Jain monk remarks
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Monday booked Bollywood music director Vishal Dadlani and Congress leader Tehseen Poonawalla for making "objectionable" remarks against Jain religious leader Tarun Sagar.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:32:05 PM

Marital rape: Sexual intercourse by man with wife not rape, Centre to HC
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Union government on Monday defended, before the Delhi High Court, the Indian Penal Code provision that says sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife, who is not under 15 years of age, is not rape.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:32:04 PM

Violence will yield no positive result: Mehbooba Mufti
Jammu, Aug 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday that peace and dialogue is the only way forward to address the Kashmir imbroglio as violence would yield no positive result.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:26:04 PM

SC notice to UP seeking transfer of Bulandshahr gang rape probe
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Uttar Pradesh government's response on a plea seeking the transfer of a probe into the Bulandshahr gang rape from the state police.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:20:04 PM

Allahabad HC grants three-week parole to Nupur Talwar
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Nupur Talwar, who is serving a jail term for the murder of her 13-year-old daughter Aarushi Talwar, was granted a three-week parole by the Allahabad High Court on Monday.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:16:04 PM

Didn't recommend beef consumption, my tweet was to inspire athletes: BJP MP
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) BJP MP Udit Raj on Monday clarified that he did not advocate beef consumption when he quoted Usain Bolt's coach as advising the Jamaican sprinter to eat beef but his comment was meant to inspire Indian athletes that they can excel even in adverse circumstances.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:14:04 PM

DPS Ghaziabad expels student as father moves court against fee hike
Ghaziabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Delhi Public School Ghaziabad has expelled a class 7 student after her father filed a petition in Allahabad High Court against an "arbitrary" fee hike by the school, alleged the father on Monday.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:12:04 PM

Management of strays affecting Swachh Bharat Mission: Survey
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Over 90 percent people in some of the major cities of the country feel that stray animals are not being managed well thereby causing problems, said a survey.

Monday, August 29, 2016 7:08:03 PM

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