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Hyderabad: Criminal case registered against WhatsApp, Twitter, TikTok over anti-national content

Hyderabad: Hyderabad police have registered a criminal case against social media platforms Twitter, WhatsApp and TikTok on charges of facilitating the spread of hatred and anti-national content. The Cyber Crime Police Station registered the case following the direction by a city court on a petition filed by a city-based journalist. The case against the social media […]

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Abdullah Azam’s seat in UP Assembly declared vacant

Lucknow: Abdullah Azam, son of SP MP Mohd Azam Khan, has been declared disqualified by the UP Assembly. Abdullah Azam’s election in 2017 was set aside last year by the Allahabad High Court on a petition that claimed that he was underage at the time of election. The Election Commission had ordered that his salary should […]

14-day police custody for gangster Ravi Pujari in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: A local court sent fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari to 14-day police custody for investigation into several criminal cases against him after he was extradited from Senegal earlier in the day, police said on Monday. “First Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate V. Jagadish remanded Pujari in 14-day police custody till March 7 for interrogation and investigation into […]

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‘Modi my great friend’, Trump wrote, but skips Mahatma Gandhi at Sabarmati

Ahmedabad: US President Donald Trump penned about Prime Minister Nrendra Modi as his “great friend” in the Sabarmati Ashram’s visitors’ book during his short trip there on his maiden visit to India on Monday afternoon, but did not mention Mahatma Gandhi for whom the place is famous across the world. “To my great friend Prime Minister […]

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Chandigarh: 3 girl students killed, 2 injured in fire in double-storey building

Chandigarh: Three girl students — aged around 20 years — were killed and two others got injuries on Saturday in a major fire in their double-storey paying guest accommodation at a residential area in Chandigarh’s Sector 32, police said. The cause of the fire is believed to be short-circuiting. The fire occurred on the first floor […]