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Cong defends Vadra against BJP fire

The Congress on Tuesday closed ranks to defend Robert Vadra, husband of Priyanka Gandhi, who has been the target of the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over his controversial land deals in Rajasthan and Haryana. PTI photo

The Congress on Tuesday closed ranks to defend Robert Vadra, husband of Priyanka Gandhi, who has been the target of the BJP and its prime...

EC relaxes poll code in Karnataka

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Karnataka Anil Kumar Jha. DH photo

The Election Commission (EC) has relaxed the model code of conduct (MCC), allowing the State government to resume official tours, inspections and review meetings.

SC forms panel to enforce road safety laws

Terming Indian roads giant killers demanding immediate attention and remedial action, the Supreme Court Tuesday appointed a three-member committee to scrutinise and monitor enforcement of statutory provisions including the Motor Vehicles Act for making roads safer. File photo - DH

Terming Indian roads "giant killers" demanding immediate attention and remedial action, the Supreme Court Tuesday appointed a three-member...

Muslims should become 'communal' this time: Shazia Ilmi

AAP leader Shazia Ilmi was at the centre of a controversy today over her remarks that Muslims should become communal for their own good when they vote this time and not be too secular. PTI  photo

AAP leader Shazia Ilmi was at the centre of a controversy today over her remarks that Muslims should become "communal" for their own...

Bangalore BJP corporator held for shoplifting

H S Lalitha

H S Lalitha, the BJP corporator from Girinagar ward in South Bangalore, was arrested on Tuesday afternoon on charges of shoplifting at Sukh Sagar Mall in Gandhi Nagar.

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Govt fears Nokia impasse may hit telecom exports

India's telecom exports may drop by about 40 per cent if uncertainty about Nokia's plant near Chennai continues and production is affected, the Telecom Equipment & Services Export Promotion Council said. Reuters Photo

India's telecom exports may drop by about 40 per cent if uncertainty about Nokia's plant near Chennai continues and production is affected...

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B'lore observes Earth Day with awareness events

Visitors appreciate a solar-powered bicycle at the exhibition organised as part of World Earth Day in Bangalore on Tuesday.  DH Photo

Earth Day was observed in the City, on Tuesday, with this year's theme 'Green cities.' The day was marked by awareness programmes, workshops and seminars...

Sports

Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 72 runs

Aaron Finch of the Sunrisers Hyderabad gets bowled out by Lakshmipathy Balaji of the Kings X1 Punjab during an IPL 7 match in Sharjah on Tuesday. PTI Photo/BCCI

No end to Somdev's woes, again loses in first round

Somdev Devvarman's lean patch extended today as the top-singles...

Virat has made a place for himself: Srinath

Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath Tuesday lauded Virat Kohli for...

Schumacher sued over road accident caused before coma in Spain

Formula 1 racing driver Michael Schumacher is being sued for causing a traf

Debutant Bengaluru FC wear I-League crown

Breathing new life into Indian football, Bengaluru FC created history on Mo

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Members of the Thai Army, Airforce and Police forces are ordained as Buddhist monks in Bodh Gaya...

Members of the Thai Army, Airforce and Police forces are ordained as Buddhist monks in Bodh Gaya...

Students and teachers taking part in an awareness programme on World Earth Day in Patiala on ...

Students and teachers taking part in an awareness programme on World Earth Day in Patiala on ...

An artist makes a painting of Rani Mukherjee and Aditya Chopra who tied knot in Italy, in ...

An artist makes a painting of Rani Mukherjee and Aditya Chopra who tied knot in Italy, in ...

iyanka Vadra shares meal with a village woman in a field during an election campaign for her ...

iyanka Vadra shares meal with a village woman in a field during an election campaign for her ...

School students take part in an event on World Earth Day in Jalandhar on Tuesday. PTI Photo

School students take part in an event on World Earth Day in Jalandhar on Tuesday. PTI Photo

Students plant a sappling as part of a program organised during the World earth day at Makkala ...

Students plant a sappling as part of a program organised during the World earth day at Makkala ...

A young ragpicker looks for recyclable items at a garbage dump on Earth Day, AP Photo

A young ragpicker looks for recyclable items at a garbage dump on Earth Day, AP Photo

Children having a good time at the venue of a painting competition, organised during World Earth ...

Children having a good time at the venue of a painting competition, organised during World Earth ...

Bengaluru Football Club team members celebrate after winning I-League 2014 championship at Nehru...

Bengaluru Football Club team members celebrate after winning I-League 2014 championship at Nehru...

Rani Mukherjee tied knot with Aditya Chopra in a small secret affair in Italy...

Rani Mukherjee tied knot with Aditya Chopra in a small secret affair in Italy...

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