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BJP Shamli MLA, Congress leader booked for poll code violation

BJP MLA Tejendra Nirwal and Congress leader Imran Masood have been booked here for poll code violation, officials said Wednesday. A case was registered against BJP’s Shamli MLA Tejendra Nirwal for making objectionable remarks during a rally of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad

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JNU sedition: Delhi govt seeks month’s time to grant sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya

The Delhi government on Wednesday sought before a court here a month’s time to decide whether to grant sanction to prosecute former JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2016 JNU sedition case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat directed the AAP government

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More than half of Indians satisfied with governance, Pew survey shows

Most Indians are happy with the direction of the country and economic prospects for the next generation, a Pew survey published weeks ahead of general elections showed, although the level of satisfaction has fallen over time. Lack of employment opportunities is India’s biggest problem, said

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Pakistan orders custody for Hindu girls at centre of quarrel with India

A court in Pakistan on Tuesday ordered the government to take custody of two Hindu sisters allegedly kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam, police said, a case that triggered a quarrel with Hindu-majority neighbour India. Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj speaks during a meeting

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