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EC seeks strong law to curb black money in polls

Published on 30-Mar-2015

The Election Commission (EC) on Monday sought "a strong law" to curb use of "black money" in polls, even as the national consultation on electoral...

Apex court to take up conspiracy charge against Advani, others

Published on 30-Mar-2015

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a plea relating to restoration of criminal conspiracy charge against BJP leader L K Advani, Union Home Minister...

CJI defends holding meet on Good Friday

Published on 30-Mar-2015

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice H L Dattu on Monday defended the decision of holding the conference of high court (HC) chief justices on...

AI pilots write to DGCA over ageing planes

Published on 30-Mar-2015

A section of Air India pilots has expressed concern over the 26-year-old fleet of Airbus A320s in the national carrier and asked the Directorate General...

Rich getting away by giving relief to victims: SC

Published on 30-Mar-2015

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed "immense anguish" over the rich getting away lightly in road accident cases with only paying compensation to the victims......

India to buy naval missile system from Europe

Published on 30-Mar-2015
A file photo of the 'Aakash' mobile surface-to-air missile defence systembeing displayed at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition in Goyang in 2013. The Indian Navy has found that the missile does not meet its requirements, particularly on sea keeping issues. AFP

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's maiden visit to France and Germany, the Defence Ministry has given its nod for purchasing nine Maitri short range...

Cabinet Secy reviews J-K flood situation

Published on 30-Mar-2015
PTI File Photo

The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, today took stock of the flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed...

1,274 kids died of malnutrition in 10 months in Maharashtra

Published on 30-Mar-2015
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As many as 1,274 children died of malnutrition in three districts of Maharashtra in ten months, the Legislative Council was informed today...

Fresh allegations levelled against Chandy government, ministers

Published on 30-Mar-2015
Oomen Chandy. DH file photo

Two whistleblowers appeared to create fresh trouble for the Oommen Chandy government on Monday by levelling fresh allegations against...

Panel asks UP to reinvestigate Hashimpura massacre

Published on 30-Mar-2015
All the 16 surviving accused Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case were on March 21 acquitted by a Delhi court of charges related to the killing 42 Muslims who were picked up from a village in UP's Meerut, with the judge giving them benefit of doubt. DH illustration for representation

The Uttar Pradesh Minorities Commission today asked the state government to order a probe into the 1987 Hashimpura massacre to investigate the...

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A Kashmiri villager cries...

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Kashmiri villagers and officials search for bodies...

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A resident carries a child through rising waters...

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