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Anti-Bengali comments: Calcutta HC gives Paresh Rawal protection from cohesive action

Kolkata | Bollywood actor and BJP leader Paresh Rawal on Thursday heaved a shy of relief as a single-judge bench of Calcutta High Court granted him protection from cohesive action including arrest from Kolkata Police in the case filed against him for his anti-Bengali comments in December last year. The case was filed against Rawal by […]

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Forced to consume alcohol & smoke, dentist from Lucknow ends life

Bengaluru | A female dentist from Lucknow committed suicide in Bengaluru after being constantly harassed by a colleague at a hospital here, police said. The victim worked at the MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital. According to the police, she was being pestered by her colleague, identified as Sumit who worked in the same hospital. It is alleged […]

BBC documentary screening: JNU students allege stone pelting; police deny claims

New Delhi | A high drama prevailed at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus on Monday late evening after the students alleged that they were attacked with stones while watching a controversial BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southwest), Manoj C. denied reports of stone pelting. When asked about the […]

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Strong tremors felt in Delhi-NCR after 5.8-magnitude quake hits Nepal

New Delhi | Strong tremors were felt in Delhi-NCR and some parts of northern India after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Tuesday. In a tweet, the National Center for Seismology said: “Earthquake of Magnitude: 5.8, Occurred on 24-01-2023, 14:28:31 IST, Lat: 29.41 & Long: 81.68, Depth: 10 Km ,Location: Nepal.” There were no further […]

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Kejriwal meets foreign-trained teachers, highlights ‘crucial role in education revolution’

New Delhi | Amid the ongoing tussle between the Delhi government and Lt Governor V.K. Saxena over sending teachers to Finland for training, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday interacted with foreign-trained teachers and underlined their role in Delhi’s education system. The interaction was held at the Thyagraj Stadium and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who […]

Man accused of dragging DCW chief Swati Maliwal gets bail

Man accused of dragging DCW chief Swati Maliwal gets bail

New Delhi | A Delhi court on Saturday granted bail to Harish Chander, the man accused of dragging Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chairperson Swati Maliwal by car for 10-15 metres outside the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on January 19 after her hand got stuck in the vehicle’s window. Sanghamitra, the Mahila Court […]