Centre nod to Jallikattu ordinance; protests continue in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi/Chennai: The central government on Friday evening gave its nod to the Tamil Nadu government’s ordinance to enable holding of Jallikattu, as the southern state saw continued massive protests in support of the bull-taming sport. Centre’s concurrence paved the way for the promulgation of the ordinance in Tamil Nadu Officials in New More...

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By Agencies On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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No reservation should continue for long: RSS top brass; Congress condemns

Jaipur: Manmohan Vaidya, head of the RSS Communications Department, sparked off a row here saying that no reservation should continue for long and the reason for the poor socio-economic status of the Muslims is More...

By IANS On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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SC allows officials to serve state bodiess, BCCI for 9 years each

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday modified its earlier order to allow any official to be an office bearer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) or state association for nine years each. Rohatgi More...

By Agencies On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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Apex Court not to pronounce Jallikattu verdict for a week

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday agreed not to pronounce its verdict on Jallikattu for one week in the wake of large scale protests in Tamil Nadu against the ban on the bull-taming sport. The notification More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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No room for third party on Kashmir: India

New Delhi: Following reports that British parliamentarians were slated to debate a motion on the Kashmir issue, India on Thursday reasserted that there is no room for a third party on the issue. The violence in More...

By IANS On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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SC rejects plea to recognise divorces granted by Church

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea that sought recognition to divorce decrees passed by ecclesiastical courts to Catholic couples. Section 494 of the Indian Penal Code prohibits and punishes More...

By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Top LeT terrorist killed in encounter in Kashmir’s Bandipora

Srinagar: A top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist and a nephew of Mumbai 2008 attack mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi,  was killed on Thursday morning in a brief but fierce encounter with security forces in north More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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CBI to probe Sisodia over ‘Talk to AK’ campaign

New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and some unnamed state government officials to probe alleged irregularities in the “Talk More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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50 killed as Nigerian fighter jet mistakenly strikes civilian camp

Abuja: A Nigerian air force jet on Tuesday mistakenly bombed a civilian camp in the northeastern state of Borno, which led to at least 50 persons being killed, media reports said. Incident occurred at Rann Internally More...

By IANS On Tuesday, January 17th, 2017
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Agitator shot dead as protest against Bengal power project turns violent

Kolkata: A man was shot dead and another received bullet injury in his arm in a violent clash between villagers and police on Tuesday evening in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district as an ongoing protest More...