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  • 22-yr-old Muslim woman in Gujarat files police case against husband for giving triple talaq
  • Security cover Sanjiv Bhatt withdrawn, MoS home says decision taken by committee
  • Two die in road accident in Chitrakoot
  • Talathi in Nanded trapped in ACB net
  • Armed dacoits gang loot valuables worth Rs 8 50 lakh from house in Palghar
  • Mumbai Police constable murdered in Sangli bar
  • Raj Thackeray arrives in Aurangabad on 6-day tour of Marathwada
  • Ishrat Jahan Encounter: CBI court completes hearing on Vanzara, Amin's discharge plea
  • US Senate Democrats warn of 'gigantic loopholes' in Trump tax cuts
  • Nineteen dead as migrant boat sinks off northern Cyprus- coast guard
  • Prepare time-bound plan to solve issue of garbage in Aurangabad, Mah CM to officials
  • Class 8th student sent to juvenile home for 'mixing' poison in mid-day meal
  • All-party delegation led by Pinarayi to meet Modi
  • 15th Finance Commission team visits IT Sector, Eco Park & Madhyamgram Municipality
  • Sonia, Rahul write to ANC to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela on his birth centenary
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EC declares poll for Mah Legislative council after Narayan Rane's resignation

New Delhi, Nov 14, (UNI) The Election Commission of India on Tuesday decided to hold byelection to Maharashtra Legislative Council on December 7 to fill a casual vacancy created following the resignation of Narayan Rane, elected by the members of Legislative Assembly.
Mr Rane resigned on September 22 after he quit the Congress party citing differences with party leadership.
The notification for the poll will be issued on November 20th and last date of making nomination is November 27th, the Election Commission said in a statement.
The scrutiny of nominations will be on November while last date for withdrawal of candidature is November 30.
The Counting of votes will be held on December 7th, the statement said.
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Sonia, Rahul write to ANC to pay tribute to  Nelson Mandela on his birth centenary

Sonia, Rahul write to ANC to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela on his birth centenary

18 Jul 2018 | 10:44 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) Chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary party Sonia Gandhi and party president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday wrote a letter to the African National Congress in which they paid tributes to anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela on his birth centenary.

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Blue Economy holds key to alternate economic models, says India

Blue Economy holds key to alternate economic models, says India

18 Jul 2018 | 10:33 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) India on Wednesday said that 'Blue Economy' is the path on which alternate economic models for sustainable development should be based and for this oceans should be made the central focal point.

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Cabinet approves bill for death penalty for rape of girls below 12 yrs

Cabinet approves bill for death penalty for rape of girls below 12 yrs

18 Jul 2018 | 10:26 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) As part of toughening punishment for those convicts of rape of girls below 12 years and also under 16, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved to introduce the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 in the Parliament’s Monsoon session, which began on Wednesday.

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BJP to issue whip to LS MPs, TDP directs its members to be present on July 19, 20

BJP to issue whip to LS MPs, TDP directs its members to be present on July 19, 20

18 Jul 2018 | 9:40 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) The ruling BJP will issue whip for all its members in Lok Sabha directing them to be present in the House on Thursday and Friday, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said here.

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Cabinet nod to continue scholarships for minority students; 70 lakh applications in 2019-20

Cabinet nod to continue scholarships for minority students; 70 lakh applications in 2019-20

18 Jul 2018 | 8:56 PM

New Delhi, July 18 (UNI) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday decided to continue of pre-matric, post-matric and merit-cum-means based scholarship schemes for the students belonging to the six notified minority communities, Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Jain and Parsi, who are from the economically weaker sections of the society.

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