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Kejriwal to meet LG on Ramjas issue

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will meet Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday afternoon to demand action against the ABVP and those who issued rape threats to a Delhi University student. Kejriwal also alleged that the anti-national slogans were usually raised on directions of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), …

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Former Union Minister Shiv Shankar dead

Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister P. Shiv Shankar passed away here on Monday after prolonged illness. He was 88. The judge-turned-politician and former Governor of Sikkim and Kerala is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. According to his family members, he breathed his last at …

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DU girl withdraws from campaign against ABVP

Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur whose social media campaign against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) went viral, on Tuesday announced her withdrawal from the campaign. “I’m withdrawing from the campaign. Congratulations everyone. I request to be left alone. I said what I had to say…” Kaur said in a …

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Kidnapped Kerala actress, family under duress, says BJP

The family members of the Malayalam actress who was kidnapped are under tremendous pressure from some quarters, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Kerala said on Sunday. Talking to reporters here, former Kerala unit President of the BJP President V. Muraleedharan said Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan knows precisely …

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Fire doused near Padmanabha Swamy temple

Sixteen fire tenders on Sunday battled for four hours flames which at one point threatened the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple here. The fire began at a post office near the shrine around 2.30 a.m. Temple guards who spotted it on CCTV alerted the fire brigade. The blaze soon spread to …

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Bihar IAS officers protest colleague’s arrest

Bihar’s IAS Association members on Sunday protested against arrest of their senior colleague Sudhir Kumar in connection with question paper leak of Bihar Staff Selection Commission last week. The IAS association, after holding its meeting here, described his arrest as “wrong”. More than 50 IAS officers, ranging from Principal Secretaries …

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