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Kashmir: CRPF pullout could stumble over police shortages
State lacks numbers needed to compensate for loss of Central forces; future of plans for police-led security unclear
Ministers’ group to decide on issues related to 3G
Differences between TRAI and DoT on various issues: Raja
Muslim clerics feel family system will be destroyed
LUCKNOW: Taking a firm view that homosexuality and lesbianism threatened to destroy the already crumbling family system in the country, Muslim religious leaders are unanimous that consensual sex of this form should not be legalised in a ...
Judgment on Section 377 welcomed
NEW DELHI: Describing Thursday as an “exciting” day for people with different sexual preferences, Voices Against 377 and Naz Foundation (India) Trust have welcomed the Delhi High Court judgment that said making gay sex among ...
We need to examine details of the verdict, says Moily
NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday refused to react to the Delhi High Court judgement that legalised homosexuality. The only comment came from the Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily who said the government would examine the Delhi High ...
Economic Survey seeks sweeping tax reforms
NEW DELHI: The Economic Survey on Thursday sought sweeping tax reforms by way of phasing out all cesses and surcharges on taxes and elimination of various other levies such as the securities transaction tax (STT) and the fringe benefit tax ...
Sibal urges school principals to make “some sacrifices”
Now, await A Suitable Girl
Vikram Seth announces a sequel to A Suitable Boy, to be set in the present
Women’s groups upset with delay in passing quota Bill
NEW DELHI: Hoping for the early passage of the long-pending Women’s Reservation Bill, women’s groups have expressed concern over the delay in submitting recommendations by the Parliamentary Standing Committee. “It is ...
A scorching test for her fidelity
BHOPAL: Superstitious and patriarchal caste beliefs translated into gender-redirected violence as a lower caste woman’s hand was burnt with boiling oil to test her chastity in a Jabalpur village on Tuesday. Anjo Bai, belonging to ...
Maoists set off blasts in Lalgarh
Militants breach round-the-clock security cover
Cabinet nod for extending President’s rule in Jharkhand
NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet decided on Thursday to seek Parliament’s approval for the extension of President’s Rule in Jharkhand for another six months beyond July 18, when the present proclamation will come to an end. The ...
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