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  • State govts answerable for Dadri, Kalburgi murder: BJP

    State govts answerable for Dadri, Kalburgi murder: BJP

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    New Delhi: With BJP on the backfoot over beef controversy and the writers' protest against "rising intolerance", its chief Amit Shah today said BJP cannot be blamed for incidents which occurred in states ruled by other parties.Addressing a press conference in Bihar for the…

  • 33,000 homeless people died on Delhi streets since 2004: MHA

    33,000 homeless people died on Delhi streets since 2004: MHA

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    New Delhi: As many as 33,000 homeless people have perished in the national capital since 2004 due to various reasons and the dearth of night shelters has only aggravated the problem of survival for these street people, the latest union home ministry figures reveal.According…

  • Is BJP unable to control Shiv Sena?

    Is BJP unable to control Shiv Sena?

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    New Delhi: The Congress Party on Monday condemned Shiv Sena's protest at the BCCI Headquarters, saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led-Government in Maharashtra is unable to control fringe elements."It is very unfortunate that such incidents are happening daily and Shiv Sena, which…

  • Only entertainment left now is Indrani's case: Sena

    Only entertainment left now is Indrani's case: Sena

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    Mumbai: Hitting out at media for "ignoring" significant events while choosing to focus on Sheena Bora murder case, Shiv Sena today wondered whether media has justified its role as fourth pillar of democracy and if it is a true reflection of people's thoughts.The party…

  • Billion dollar question: Why curbing smoking is important to India?

    Billion dollar question: Why curbing smoking is important to India?

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    In January this year, the government asked for public opinion on tougher new laws to curb smoking: To raise the minimum smoking age to 21 from 18, and to ban the sale of single cigarettes, which account for 70% of nationwide cigarette sales.People responded…

  • Banks, insurance hit as lakhs go on strike

    Banks, insurance hit as lakhs go on strike

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    Chennai/New Delhi: Financial services were hit on Wednesday as lakhs of bank and insurance employees across the country began a one-day strike to protest against the anti-trade union and worker policies of the central government."The strike has begun on an encouraging note across the…

  • Ready to forget betrayal, willing to support Congress: Karunanidhi

    Ready to forget betrayal, willing to support Congress: Karunanidhi

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    Chennai: DMK president M. Karunanidhi Wednesday gave a new twist to the political situation in Tamil Nadu, saying his party would support its "ungrateful" former ally Congress if the party repented for their acts.Starting his election campaign here, Karunanidhi said the Congress was down…

  • Traced person who sent letters in murdered Sheena Bora's name: Maria

    Traced person who sent letters in murdered Sheena Bora's name: Maria

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    Mumbai: In a significant development in the Sheena Bora murder case, the Mumbai police have traced the person who had sent a resignation letter on her behalf - and at the behest of her accused mother Indrani Mukherjea - to her employer, weeks after she…

  • Skipping blood pressure pills may raise heart failure risk

    Skipping blood pressure pills may raise heart failure risk

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    Patients who frequently fail to take prescribed blood pressure-lowering medications may be more likely to wind up hospitalized for heart failure than people who only miss pills occasionally, an Italian study suggests. While plenty of previous experiments have proven that daily medications to treat hypertension,…

  • TV honcho Peter Mukherjea's wife held in murder case

    TV honcho Peter Mukherjea's wife held in murder case

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    Indrani Mukherjea, wife of former TV honcho Peter Mukherjea, has been arrested in connection with the murder of her daughter in 2012, media reports said.Indrani was arrested by Khar Police last night following questioning over her alleged role in the murder of her daughter…

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