• Kovind set to file nomination

    Kovind set to file nomination

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    Palaniswami, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Parkash Singh Badal. Amit Shah did not yield to mediapersons' request for comments. Along with that, he is also expected to seek support from other parties. It is their democratic right to contest. The recent violent stand-off between the Dalits and Rajputs in Saharanpur, U.P., and the earlier lynching of four Dalits who were skinning a dead cow in Una, Gujarat, have also alienated the community ...
  • Mosque terror suspect's family 'in shock and devastated'

    Mosque terror suspect's family 'in shock and devastated'

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    An imam intervened to stop local residents from beating a man accused of driving into people on Monday outside a London mosque after Ramadan prayers. Osborne, who lived in Cardiff, had been held down by a group of people after the crash. Scotland Yard announced police were searching a property in Cardiff after it was revealed the suspect had been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and later further arrested over "the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including ...
  • Kovind goes campaigning; first stop is Lucknow

    Kovind goes campaigning; first stop is Lucknow

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    Ramnath Kovind after meeting the BJP Legislators and ministers left for Delhi. Chiding Nitish Kumar without naming him, Tejashwi Yadav said today, "With our opportunistic behavior or political manipulations we may score a few goals, make or break governments but history unlike the television anchors shall bear witness to the fact that when people needed us to strengthen the cause of progressive and people-centered politics, we made a decision to look the other way.
  • Rainbows, and politics too, at pride parade

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    Gay pride parades in New York, San Francisco and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights. New York's first Pride march started close by a year later. The divide has disrupted some other pride events this month. The Istanbul governor's office said it made a decision to prevent the demonstration out of concern for the security of marchers, tourists and residents.
  • Newly-installed gold plated mast of Sabarimala temple found damaged, five held

    Newly-installed gold plated mast of Sabarimala temple found damaged, five held

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    After preliminary interrogation, five people from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh were taken into custody. Initial investigations have revealed that the chemical used to damage the mast is likely to be mercury. "We will not spare them", said state temple affairs minister Kadakampally Surendran .The Travancore Devasom Board, which manages the affairs of the temple, said the mast has suffered serious damage.
  • Solo woman traveller denied hotel room

    Solo woman traveller denied hotel room

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    She says the hotel thought a single lady is safe on the streets rather than allowing her to stay "single" in the hotel. When she questioned the hotel's policy of not allowing single women, all the hotel manager had to say, according to her, was "Sorry Ma'am, this is hotel policy, you talk to Goibibo".