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CRPF jawan awarded life term for killing 2 senior officers 18.1.2018 General News
A court here has sentenced a CRPF jawan to life imprisonment for killing two of his senior officers after he was denied leave in 2010. Fast track court judge Ravindra Mani Tripathi yesterday awarded life sentence to Rahul Kumar, a resident of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, who had shot dead a commandant and a sub-inspector of the CRPF, Additional Public Prosecutor Vinod Kumar Singh said. Kumar was part of a CRPF team that had been deployed here during the 2010 Bihar Assembly elections, he said. He had applied for leave which was turned down by Commandant Rohit Raj Diwan. When Kumar misbehaved with him, he was reprimanded, Singh said. On October 9, 2010, Kumar barged into a room where Diwan was seating along with Sub-Inspector R N Pandey. The jawan sprayed the two officials with bullets from an AK-47 rifle, he said. An FIR was subsequently registered at Shivsagar police station upon the complaint of CRPF Inspector Ram Lal, the additional public prosecutor said.
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Some Indian-origin lawmakers visit their place of origin 10.1.2018 General News
Some of the Indian-origin lawmakers, who participated in the PIO-Parliamentary Conference today, visited their places of origin. Ramesh Sangha, a Canadian MP from Brampton Centre, visited his hometown in Jalandhar in Punjab during his trip to India. Sangha, a Congress worker while he was in India, migrated to Canada in 1994. He got elected to the House of Commons on the Liberal Party of Canada's ticket in 2015. Priyanca Radhakrishnan, a lawmaker from Maungakiekie in New Zealand, also took the opportunity to visit her parents in Chennai. Born in India and raised in Singapore, Radhakrishnan moved to New Zeland to purse her studies and later joined the New Zealand Labour Party. However, there were also some who could not visit their place of origin. Gopaul Boodhan, the mayor of Chaguanas Borough Corporation, Trindad and Tobago, who is also attending the conference, wanted to visit Bihar but could not. "Coming to India is always an emotional moment," Boodhan said. The first .
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BMC Razes Illegal Extensions in Shatrughan Sinha's Residence 9.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had received several complaints of illegal extensions in Sinha's residence 'Ramayan' in the last few months.
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BMC razes down illegal extensions in Juhu building owned by Shatrughan Sinha 9.1.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation body has razed illegal extensions and constructions in an eight-storey residential building owned by BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha in Juhu area. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had received several complaints of illegal extensions in Sinha's residence 'Ramayan' in the last few months. Subsequently, notices were also served to him, a civic official said today. "Though Sinha replied to our notices, we still found lapses and extensions violating the construction norms. Therefore, we served him another notice last week and demolished the illegal constructions yesterday," the official said. The Lok Sabha member from Bihar, who has been at variance with the BJP's stand on a host of issues, was at home when the demolition work was carried out. The civic official said Sinha cooperated while the illegal extensions were razed at his home, where he lives with his family. The cine star-turned-parliamentarian had redeveloped his bungalow some years back to construct the ...
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BMC razes illegal extensions in BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha's residence, says notices were served previously 9.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Mumbai's civic body has razed illegal extensions and constructions in an eight-storey residential building owned by BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha in Juhu area
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No city for the poor 26.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Eviction, inadequate rehabilitation: the fate of Garib Nagar’s residents reflects that of many other informal settlements in the city
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UP civic polls: BSP fared bad where paper ballots were used, says state EC 6.12.2017 Latest News
The Samajwadi Party too has blamed EVMs for its poor performance
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'The politics of secularism is dead' 17.10.2017 Rediff: News
'Secularism is associated either with corruption, malgovernance or minority votes.'
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Indian held for selling fake jewellery in Nepal 25.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An Indian national in possession of 14.5 kilograms of impure silver jewellery was arrested by the police in western Nepal, media reported.
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The politics of grievance 28.7.2017 Rediff: Columns
'A class antagonism of rich versus poor took the colouring of a communal confrontation,' says Sunil Sethi.
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DNA Morning Must Reads: Updates on Bihar crisis, Pro Kabaddi star Anup Kumar on new season, 'Mubarkan' review and more 28.7.2017 DNA: Popular News
1. Bihar: Cracks appear in JD(U) as Nitish Kumar joins hands with BJP; trust vote today Former president Sharad Yadav has expressed apprehensions of the party breaking apart in a conversation he had with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday evening. Read more here 2. #DNAExclusive | Unholy nexus built dodgy constructions: Minister Prakash Mehta slams BMC State Housing minister Prakash Mehta says that unauthorised constructions grow due to the blessings of civic officials. Read more here 3. Airtel sees end of 3G in India; only 2G, 4G co-existing The 3G networks in India will close down at a faster rate than other countries, allowing the spectrum to be refarmed and used for offering 4G services, according to Bharti Airtel. Read more here 4. Kabaddi will overtake cricket in 4-5 years, says 'captain cool' Anup Kumar As the fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League kick-starts on Friday, star raider and U Mumba skipper Anup Kumar talks about his journey to the top, how kabaddi will dethrone cricket ...
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Encroaching on entitlement 2.6.2017 BusinessLine - BL Ink
A recent demolition drive in Mumbai’s Ambedkar Nagar exposes schisms old and new in a city historically riven by social apartheid
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Janata Dal (United) appoints Raj Singh Mann as party secretary 25.5.2017 Zee News : States
The Janata Dal (United) has appointed Raj Singh Mann as the party's secretary, the JD(U) said on Thursday.
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BJP bats for civic polls on party lines 25.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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25 lakh candidates appear in Bengal Group-D exam 20.5.2017 Education
Around 25 lakh job aspirants on Saturday appeared in a competitive written examination for 6,000 Group D posts of the West Bengal government amid high security.
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Nepal turns the corner 19.5.2017 Hindu: Opinion
If there were more curiosity about Nepal in Delhi circles, there’d be fewer geopolitical blunders and self-goals
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20 ‘pink’ booths in civic body election 14.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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Why ragpickers are critical for waste management 12.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Ajmer Shatabdi pulls into the New Delhi station every night at around 11 pm. During the six-hour journey from Ajmer, the train serves tea, snacks, soup, dinner and dessert -- more food than an average person can eat in that time.
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62 million tonnes of waste generated annually; how ragpickers help clean it 12.5.2017 News
Only 75-80% of the waste generated in India is collected by municipal bodies.
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With lowest tally in Delhi civic polls, Congress woes persist (News Analysis) 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Congress suffered its worst defeat of the last three Delhi municipal polls on Wednesday, bringing to light the enormity of challenges it faces to revive itself in the national capital.
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