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Sonia Gandhi takes oath as member of 17th Lok Sabha

Immediately after her, BJP MP and former minister Maneka Gandhi was administered the oath and she and her sister-in-law Sonia Gandhi greeted each other with folded hands.

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One nation, one election not possible sans constitutional amendment: Former CEC T S Krishnamurthy

Krishnamurthy, who oversaw the 2004 Lok Sabha elections, said a lot of administrative arrangements, including increasing the strength of paramilitary forces for poll duties, might be required for hold

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Cyclone Vayu weakens, crosses Kutch coast in Gujarat

Cyclone Vayu as weakened and crossed Gujarat's Kutch district on Tuesday morning, causing rainfall at some places in the state

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Congress strategises on key issues ahead of PM’s meeting with party chiefs

The meeting has been called to discuss the "one nation, one election" issue, celebration of the 75 years of Independence in 2022 and 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary this year.

Sources said the meeting, chaired by Congress Parliamentary Party leader Sonia Gandhi and attended by Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh (PTI File photo) News

Muzaffarpur MP links encephalitis deaths to global warming, floats 4G theory to back him claim

At least 108 children have lost their lives to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Muzaffarpur district alone. The disease is reportedly linked to litchi which has a toxic substance.

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CBI registers criminal case against Lawyers Collectives, names Anand Grover

Unknown officer-bearers and functionaries of the NGO and unknown private persons and public servants have also been made accused in the FIR filed under IPC sections that deal with forgery, cheating an

They said the FIR names Anand Grover, a trustee and director of the organisation, as an accused. News

Yogi Adityanath’s big push: UP govt to issue press releases in Sanskrit also, ropes in Lucknow institute to translate CM’s speeches

Uttar Pradesh's Information Department put out the first press release in Sankrit on Monday. Speeches of chief minister Yogi Adityanath and all important government information would also be released

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Jammu and Kashmir: Government teachers to get salary only after getting ‘attendance certificate’ in Kishtwar

The order by District Development Commissioner Angrez Singh Rana is aimed to keep a close vigil on the functioning of educational institutes, officials said Tuesday.

The officials said fifth graders in some schools were unable to count up to 100. (Reuters File photo) News

Bihar AES deaths: Nitish Kumar greeted with ‘Go Back’ chants on Muzaffarpur visit, death toll rises to 108

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar faced protests on his arrival at a Muzaffarpur hospital today, days after the epidemic struck. Over a hundred children have lost their lives to AES in the past fortni

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Sunny Deol, Bhagwant Mann among leaders take oath as members of 17th Lok Sabha

There was some banter between Mann and members of treasury benches after he ended his oath with the slogan 'Inqalab Zindabad'.

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Doctors’ strikes end: SC defers hearing on security of doctors in government hospitals

A bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Surya Kant said it will not issue notice (to the Centre) but is keeping the larger issue of protection of doctors open.

The bench said it needs to take a holistic view in providing security to doctors. (ANI Photo) News

Gujarat Rajya Sabha election: SC admits Congress plea challenging EC decision to hold separate bypolls for 2 seats, hearing on Wednesday

The Supreme Court Tuesday agreed to hear on June 19 a plea of Gujarat Congress challenging the decision of the Election Commission to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state.

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“How many wickets”: Bihar health minister asks at meeting on child deaths in Muzaffarpur

Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain, caused by any one of a number of viruses. Symptoms include high fever, vomiting and, in severe cases, seizures, paralysis and coma. Infants and elderly pe

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Doctors’ strike update: Delhi doctors at various hospitals resume duties

Doctors at various hospitals in the national capital resumed duties on Tuesday, a day after their colleagues in West Bengal called off their week-long strike.

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Indian-American population grew by 38 per cent between 2010-2017, says SAALT report

The increase in illegal Indian-Americans can be attributed to Indian immigrants overstaying visas. Nearly 250,000 Indians overstayed their visa in 2016 therefore becoming undocumented.

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Bengal wizard ‘Mandrake’ drowns in Hooghly river after Houdini stunt goes horribly wrong, body recovered after 24-hour search

In 2013, magician Chanchal Lahiri had performed a similar stunt successfully in Hooghly waters. However, he was roughed up by spectators after they saw through his trick.

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Delhi weather update: Light rains, cloud cover to keep national capital pleasant

The national capital Tuesday morning witnessed intermittent rains and gusty winds that caused the mercury to drop to 20.6 degrees Celsius.

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India expected to overtake China as most populous state by 2027: UN

Most of Europe is shrinking and by 2100, its expected to decrease by 120 million people, from close to 750 million today to about 630 million, according to United Nations population data released toda

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Doctors remove 80 items including a chillum and coins from man’s stomach in Rajasthan

The team of doctors prepared the patient for an operation and removed the objects that weighed a staggering 800 gm in total

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IMA renews call for central law to protect doctors: Draft seeks 10-year jail, Rs 5 lakh fine for perpetrators

On Saturday, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the government was considering enacting a specific law to deal with such incidents. He also wrote to Chief Ministers asking them to frame laws for

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Lok Sabha Speaker election 2019: NDA likely to field two-time BJP MP Om Birla as Speaker candidate

Om Birla, 50, is a two-time Lok Sabha MP. He won first in 2014 general elections from Kota-Bundi and retained the seat in the recently concluded 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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Government, intelligence agencies must take suitable action to prevent attacks in future, says Congress

On Monday, an Army major and a militant were killed, while another officer and two troopers were injured in an encounter between security forces and the ultras in south Kashmir's Anantnag district.

Major Ketan Sharma died on Monday during an encounter (PTI Photo) News

Muzaffarpur: Centre announces to set up ICUs as encephalitis toll reaches 103

On Monday, five more children died at SKMCH and one at Kejriwal Hospital in Muzaffarpur, taking the toll to 103. The condition of over a dozen kids at the two hospitals was stated to be serious.

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Doctors strike ends, Mamata Banerjee accepts demands, says proud of medicos

The strike, triggered by an attack on a doctor by the family of patient who died at the NRS Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata, saw doctors across the country joining the protests and observing a

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JP Nadda’s challenge: To retain these three states and expand in South India

JP Nadda: Former health minister's appointment as working president of the party has been seen by many as a first step in the direction of his formal elevation as the party president.

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India likely to add 273 million people between 2019 and 2050: UN report

The report added that migration has become a major component of population change in some countries.

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Light rains bring down mercury in some parts of India, heatwave toll in Bihar touches 76

With 40.9 degrees Celsius, Kota recorded the highest temperature in the state, followed by 40 degrees in Bikaner, 39.9 degrees in Jaisalmer and 39.5 in Sri Ganganagar.

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