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Shekhawat understood the concerns of the poorest of the poor: Pratibha
NEW DELHI: The national flag was flown at half mast throughout the country on Saturday as a mark of respect to the former Vice-President, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, who passed away in Jaipur in the morning. An official release said the ...

He often set the political agenda of Rajasthan
JAIPUR: The former Vice-President and three-time Chief Minister of Rajasthan in the past, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat died here on Saturday following cardiac arrest. Mr. Shekhawat, who was admitted to the Sawai Man Singh Hospital on Thursday with ...

Health, HRD Ministries to discuss medical education
NEW DELHI: With the government bringing in an ordinance to take over the functioning of the Medical Council of India (MCI), the regulatory body for medical education, the Ministries of Health and Family Welfare and the Human Resource ...

IMA opposes Centre's decision on MCI
NEW DELHI: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has strongly opposed the Centre's decision to dissolve the Medical Council of India (MCI). “We strongly feel that the autonomy of the Council should be maintained and it should not be ...

Katiyar sent me away from dais twice: Anju Gupta
Rae Bareli: An IPS officer, who said L.K. Advani had made a provocative speech in Ayodhya moments before the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992 on Saturday told a CBI court that she was twice sent away from the dais by BJP leader Vinay Katiyar, a ...

Sharad Yadav seeks to resolve problems within the JD(U)
NEW DELHI: Janata Dal(United) President Sharad Yadav will be spending almost a week in Patna in a bid to resolve problems within the party ahead of both the biennial Rajya Sabha elections and the general elections to the State Assembly later ...

Gadkari to Munda: go to Ranchi and issue ultimatum
Situation fluid; JMM also deeply divided: senior BJP leader

Modi alleges double standards
Mumbai: The suspended IPL chairman, Lalit Modi, whose reply to the BCCI show-cause was submitted on Saturday, had written to Chirayu Amin (interim chairman, IPL) before the May 10 deadline given for replying. Mr. Modi, who had asked for a ...

Mayawati backs caste-based census
LUCKNOW: Supporting the demand for a caste-based census, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Saturday assailed the Congress, the BJP and other parties for stalling the process. She said these parties had deprived the Other Backward ...

Framing of charges ordered against Sajjan Kumar
New Delhi A Delhi court on Saturday ordered framing of charges against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case relating to murder and spreading enmity between two communities. Additional Sessions Judge Sunita Gupta ...

Indian History Congress session begins
NEW DELHI: Delhi University Teachers' Association members on Saturday held a protest at the venue of the 70 {+t} {+h} session of the Indian History Congress on the University campus against Thursday's proceedings of the Academic Council in ...

Manipur businesses closed; women stage mourning protest
IMPHAL: The Imphal city and other markets nearby were closed and women vendors staged a sit-in on Saturday condemning the Union government's giving the go-ahead signal to Thuingaleng Muivah, general secretary of the National Socialist Council ...

Defence Technology Commission coming: Saraswat
VISAKHAPATNAM: A Defence Technology Commission will be set up on the lines of the Atomic Energy Commission to improve the functioning of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) laboratories in the country, V. K. Saraswat, ...

Ad between balls is Modi's suggestion
It involves IPL inserting ads on big screen and showing it live on global feed

Government at sea over Minister-police officer feud
Mumbai: At sea over a squabble between Minister of State, Home, Ramesh Bagwe, and Pune Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh, the Maharashtra government is finally set to intervene in the matter. Over the past few days now, the local press ...

Togadia files complaint against Jaffrey's wife, son
AHMEDABAD: Vishwa Hindu Parishad international general secretary Pravin Togadia on Saturday filed a criminal complaint with the police against Zakia Jaffrey, wife of the slain former Congress MP Ehsan Jaffrey, and her son Tanvir Jaffrey for ...

IAF gives nod for HPT-32 revival
Parachute to be fitted on the trainer to ensure safety of pilots

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