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2 minor tribal girls allegedly drugged, sexually abused by school staff in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur

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MUMBAI: Two minor tribal girls, studying at a residential school for tribal children in Maharashtra’s Chandrapur district, were allegedly sexually abused by two school officers. Hostel superintendent Chaban Pachare and deputy superintendent Narendra Virutkar who allegedly raped the minors have been arrested, the police said Tuesday. Two woman staff members – hostel warden Kalpana Thakre and assistant Lata Kanake – ...

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No one can take away Kashmir from India, says Amit Shah

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New Delhi: Kashmir is an integral part of India and it would continue to remain so as long as the BJP exists, party president Amit Shah said in Tasgaon on Wednesday. Mr. Shah’s remarks came at a poll rally, in response to National Conference leader Omar Abdullah’s recent suggestion of having a separate Prime Minister for Kashmir. “No one can take ...

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Sushil Modi to file defamation case against Rahul Gandhi over ‘all thieves have Modi in their surnames’ comment

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Several Bharatiya Janata Party leaders have disapproved Rahul’s comment.      Lashing out at Congress chief over his comment “all thieves have Modi in their surnames”, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi Tuesday announced that he’ll file a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi “I will file a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi in a Patna court. Is it a crime ...

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Highest number of terrorist attacks in Congress rule, alleges Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das

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Jharkhand Chief Minister and JD(U) leader Raghubar Das is contesting Lok Sabha election 2019 from the Katihar Lok Sabha seat.     Katihar (Bihar): Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday criticised the Congress and said that the country witnessed the highest number of terrorist attacks and corruption cases during its dispensation at the Centre. Addressing an election rally at ...

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Voters will suffer electric shock on pressing 2nd EVM button: Chhattisgarh Congress MLA Kawasi Lakhma’s comment stokes controversy

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Bharatiya Janata Party has accused Lakhma of misleading voters over the functioning of the EVM.   Korar: Chhattisgarh Congress MLA Kawasi Lakhma sparked a controversy after allegedly saying that voters will suffer electric shock if they press the second button of the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM). “Press the first button, pressing the second button will give you an electric shock,” ...

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Tickets with PM Narendra Modi’s photo issued, 2 rail employees suspended

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Political advertising from public money violates the model code of conduct.   At least two railway employees were suspended after tickets with the photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi printed on them were issued to passengers, according to news agency ANI on Tuesday. Political advertising from public money violates the model code of conduct. The incident took place at Uttar ...

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SC takes note of EC action against politicians who violated poll code, says no further order needed

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday took note of the action taken by Election Commission (EC) against politicians who made statements violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) and observed that no further order is needed as of now.   The Supreme Court on Tuesday took note of the action taken by Election Commission (EC) against politicians who made statements violating Model ...

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