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Kejriwal, 5 others put on trial in Jaitley defamation case

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders were today put on trial in a criminal defamation case filed by Union Minister Arun Jaitley in the DDCA controversy, amid chaotic scenes in a court room here.

No decision on Greater Nagaland: Govt

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The Centre today strongly refuted as "erroneous" the reports that it has agreed to carve out a larger Nagaland state, saying no such decision has been taken.

Need to defend universities as free spaces: Vice President

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The freedom of our Universities has been challenged by "narrow considerations" and there is need to defend them as "free spaces" and as sources of renewal of liberal values, Vice President M Hamid Ansari said today.

BJP slams Telangana govt on assurance to get Assemanand's bail revoked

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BJP today said the Telangana government's statement that it would take steps to get the bail granted to the 2007 Mecca Masjid bomb blast accused Swami Aseemanand cancelled was an "insult to judiciary and legal system".

RK Nagar bypoll: EC transfers Chennai police commissioner

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The Election Commission has ordered the transfer of Chennai Police Commissioner S George following a complaint by DMK, ahead of the RK Nagar Assembly bypoll in Tamil Nadu.

Resident doctors in Maha call off stir; resume duties

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Resident doctors across Maharashtra today called off their five-day protest against a spate of assaults and resumed duties following an ultimatum from the Bombay High Court and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Delhi: Exam fear drives 9-year-old girl to attempt suicide

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A nine-year-old girl allegedly attempted suicide at her home in northwest Delhi's Bharat Nagar area, police said on Friday.

Congress MP asks if lions in UP zoos have to live on 'palak paneer' instead of meat

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A Congress member in the Lok Sabha on Saturday appeared to be raking up the issue of meat shortage in Uttar Pradesh as he wondered whether lions in the state's zoos would have to survive on "palak paneer".

Chhattisgarh MLAs try to ride into Assembly on bicycles, get suspended

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BSP MLA Keshav Chandra and independent MLA Vimal Chopda were suspended on Friday from the Chhattisgarh Assembly for a day for "unparliamentary conduct".

Congress President Sonia Gandhi is back, hale and hearty: spokesperson

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who had been abroad for medical check-up, returned home late last night accompanied by her son Rahul Gandhi at a time when there is growing clamour for structural changes in the party.