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Latest news and updates from assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram

The BJP has claimed that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh is in minority

For all his angst against Adani, Rahul Gandhi chose Kamal Nath who rallied behind Adani for power plant in Chhindwara

Kamal Nath is believed to be close to Gautam Adani, whom Rahul Gandhi has frequently accused of being a 'crony capitalist'

As Congress factions create chaos, Rahul Gandhi quotes Tolstoy and Congress tweets ‘game’ links

The Assembly Elections in three states, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh saw Congress successfully push BJP out of power

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Petition for Guru Ravidas temple reconstruction referred to CJI for placing it before the same bench which had ordered the demolition

Petition filed in SC seeking to reconstruct Ravidas temple, CJI to decide whether to send it to same bench that ordered the demolition

Pakistan: Hindu student found dead in hostel room, foulplay suspected even as college admin tries to pass it off as suicide

A Hindu medical student was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside her hostel room at a college in Larkana area, Ghotki region of Pakistan

Attack on Hindus in Ghotki, Pakistan pre-planned by Islamic leader Mian Mithoo to cover up abduction of Hindu girl: Reports

Reportedly, the recent incident of alleged blasphemy is linked to an earlier kidnapping and attempt to forcefully marry an underage Hindu girl. The activists said that the allegations were made against the principal so that the abduction could be covered up.

Sardar Sarovar Dam: The significance of Prime Minister Modi celebrating his birthday at Kevadia

Congress kept Gujarat thirsty for decades by stalling progress of Sardar Sarovar Dam. Congress and anti-Narmada project activist Medha Patkar.

Not many countries want him, Modi didn’t ask me to return this man: Malaysian PM on Zakir Naik

Malaysian PM Mohamad also said that Malaysia is still looking for a place to send Zakir Naik who has made racially hateful statements in their country and has been banned from speaking in public.

After Priyanka Chaturvedi, Shiv Sena looking to induct ex-Congress leader Urmila Matondkar into party?

A close aide of Uddhav Thackeray, Milind Narvekar has been in touch with ex-Congress leader Urmila Matondkar perhaps in talks to join Shiv Sena after she quit Congress only last week.

Rajasthan: 6 BSP MLAs meet speaker CP Joshi to join Congress

A congress leader has stated that all the six MLAs were in contact with Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and have now decided to come into the Congress fold.

‘Professional Congress’ member posts promotional tweets for 500 rupees, blames ‘social media manager’ after having defended tweet

Flipkart Big Billion Sale is here and well, 'Congress supporters' would like to earn a few quick bucks.

Mann Bairagi: Akshay Kumar releases the poster of the film based on PM Modi, Sanjay Leela Bhansali to produce the same

Sanjay Leela Bhansali set to produce an hour-long movie based on the life of PM Modi and is titled Mann Bairagi.

PM Modi to visit Sardar Sarovar Dam to evaluate projects, to launch ‘Namami Narmade Utsav’

Prime Minister Modi, who arrived in Ahmedabad on the eve of his 69th birthday, has reached Kevadia in Narmada district to evaluate the projects on Sardar Sarovar Dam

Child Rights Commission sends second notice to Mumbai police to investigate suspected torture on juvenile during Worli evangelical event

This is the second letter written by Child Rights Commission to Mumbai police urging them to take prompt action

EC forms Media Monitoring Committee in Haryana to keep paid news under check ahead of assembly polls

Ahead of Haryana assembly elections, media monitoring committee formed to keep paid-news under check

NCW takes suo moto cognisance of alleged rape of Muzaffarpur shelter home survivor, asks Bihar police to investigate on a priority basis

The gang rape victim had allegedly endured unspeakable atrocities at the government-aided shelter home in Muzaffarpur that was ran by Brajesh Thakur

Imran Khan, the ‘ambassador of Kashmir’, slammed by President of World Uighur Congress for ignoring the plight of Uighur Muslims in China

President of World Uighur Congress says that Imran Khan knows what the Chinese government is doing to Uighur Muslims but he doesn't want to talk on this

Suvarna news anchor wants scientist arrested for his sarcastic Tweet about ‘Mysore Pak’, claims his act was ‘seditious’

The anchor of Suvarna news, Jayaprakash Shetty has now asked for the arrest of scientist Ranganathan for claiming Mysore Pak belonged to Tamil Nadu in a sarcastic Tweet

Amidst allegations of stealing govt furniture and corruption, Andhra Pradesh ex-speaker commits suicide

K Siva Prasad Rao had several corruption charges registered against him, his son and daughter after Jagan Mohan Reddy's YSRCP came to the power.

Facing criticism after making hijab mandatory for girl students, Assam school withdraws the decision

AB Hannan, the principal of a school in Assam's Karimganj had taken a U-turn after making hijab mandatory for girl students in the school

Pakistan govt arrests 11 youths in PoK for chanting anti-Imran Khan slogans during his flop Friday fad in Muzaffarabad

To choke the voices of dissent, Pakistan government has now registered FIR against students and youth in PoK for chanting slogans against the PM during his rally.

ED summons Chidambaram’s personal secretary KVK Perumal for the third time, seeks answers to 40 questions

The ED has sought answers to 40 questions from KVK Perumal. He had reportedly evaded questions during the first two questionings.

Shekhar Gupta’s The Print says Muslims silent over Tabrez Ansari, after multiple violent protests by Muslim mobs rocked parts of India

In the article, titled 'Indian Muslims are silent over Tabrez Ansari because of Muhammad Ali Jinnah', Shekhar Gupta led The Print argues that the Indian Muslim community has been beaten into silence by the all-encompassing Evil Hindu Fascism.

Back Again: Pondy Lit Fest back for its second edition, Himanta Biswa Sarma, Kiran Bedi among distinguished guests

The Pondy Lit Fest will be inaugurated by Kiran Bedi, the Governor of the Union Territory, and V. Narayanasamy, its Chief Minister.

Muzaffarpur shelter home survivor gang raped in a moving car, audio clip with accused’s confession goes viral

Muzaffarpur shelter home had hit the headlines in June 2018 after a social audit report highlighted that over 42 girls were allegedly mentally and physically abused at a government-aided home, run by Brajesh Thakur.

Ayodhya land dispute: Nirmohi Akhara and Sunni Waqf Board willing to resume negotiations, permission sought from top court

If the apex court gives the green light, then it will be the second attempt at mediation between the parties.

Make every effort to restore normalcy in Kashmir but keep national security in mind: SC tells union govt

Supreme Court has asked the government to make every effort to restore normalcy in Kashmir while keeping national security in mind

Alwar: Madarsa cleric accused of kidnapping and raping a minor girl multiple times

Yusuf, who used to be the cleric in the Madarsa in the victim's village, allegedly kidnapped the minor girl and raped her multiple times in a guestroom of a mosque in Hyderabad.

After Andhra Pradesh, Congress govt in Rajasthan to reserve 75% jobs in private sector for locals

The Congress government in Rajasthan has decided to hold a meeting with stakeholders to decide the matter of 75% reservation in Private Sector on the 19th of September.

Kannada media spreads fake news, accuses Nirmala Sitaraman of ‘giving’ Mysorepak to Tamil Nadu

No one had expected that a huge controversy would erupt over the issue of Mysore Pak, which originated in Mysuru during the rule of Wodeyar dynasty.

My home by the Jhelum: Story of a Kashmiri Hindu who, along with his family was attacked and thrown out of Kashmir by Islamists

As a Kashmiri Hindu, it is all the more important to retell our stories now when there is a malicious and perverse attack to erase and distort our history and rewrite it to project the Muslim atrocities as a freedom struggle and not as an Islamist jihadi movement

Chidambaram celebrates birthday in Tihar jail, tweets ‘May God bless this country’

P Chidambaram, who is an accused in the multi-crore scams on Monday celebrated his 74th birthday within the walls of Delhi's Tihar Jail. In a series of tweets, P Chidambaram expressed his concerns over the country's economy.