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SC slams Nupur Sharma for anti-Prophet remarks

Rediff News - 20 min 46 sec ago
The court said the remark was made either for cheap publicity, political agenda or some nefarious activities.
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Shinde govt's first step: Metro car shed back to Aarey

Rediff News - 31 min 9 sec ago
In their first cabinet meeting held hours after coming to power, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis took the first step towards overturning the previous Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi government's decision of relocating the proposed Mumbai Metro Line-3 car shed from Aarey Colony.
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Suspend CM Shinde: SC to hear Sena's plea on July 11

Rediff News - 1 hour 29 min ago
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear on July 11 the plea of Shiv Sena chief Sunil Prabhu seeking suspension from assembly of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and 15 rebel MLAs against whom disqualification pleas are pending.
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Udaipur IG, SP among 32 IPS officers transferred

Rediff News - 1 hour 42 min ago
In a major reshuffle in Rajasthan, 32 Indian Police Service officers including Inspector General (IG) and Superintendent of Police (SP) of Udaipur, where a tailor was brutally killed, have been transferred, according to the state department of personnel.
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Active Covid cases rise to 1,07,189 in country

Rediff News - 2 hours 2 min ago
India added 17,070 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,34,69,234, while the active cases increased to 1,07,189, according to the Union health ministry data.
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Maha CM gets warm welcome from Sena rebels in Goa

Rediff News - 2 hours 20 min ago
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde was given a warm welcome by the rebel Shiv Sena MLAs and other legislators in the wee hours of Friday when he returned to a luxury hotel near Panaji, where they are staying, after taking oath for the top post.
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Tension in Kerala after 'bomb attack' at CPI-M HQ

Rediff News - 2 hours 59 min ago
Tension gripped Kerala as an unidentified person allegedly hurled an explosive substance at the state headquarters of the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist on Thursday night.
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'BJP is playing a 'gehri chaal' in Maharashtra'

Rediff News - 3 hours 4 min ago
'The message the BJP is sending is that they are in no way responsible for Uddhav's downfall and it was only Shinde who is to be blamed.'
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Sanjay Raut to appear before ED today

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 23:47
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said he will appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office on Friday at 12 noon in connection with a money laundering case and appealed to the party workers to not gather in front of the probe agency's office.
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Uttam's Take: E-D In Charge!

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 23:31
Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Eknath Shinde and Devendra Fadnavis -- 'ED', as Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera quipped, a jibe at the Enforcement Directorate filing cases against opponents of the BJP -- taking charge as Maharashtra's new chief minister and deputy chief minister on Thursday, June 30, 2022.
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Back in Goa after taking oath, here's what Shinde said

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 23:04
Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Friday said not only his colleagues in the assembly but also Maharashtra is happy that 'Balasaheb Thackeray's Shiv Sainik has become the chief minister'.
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Fadnavis may not be happy as dy CM: Pawar

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 15:07
Pawar also said that the Eknath Shinde faction, which was camping in Guwahati after rebelling against the Uddhav Thackeray government, had not expected that their leader would become anything more than a deputy CM.
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Shinde holds cabinet meet; House session on July 2-3

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 14:30
On the first day of the session, election to the post of Assembly speaker will be held, they added.
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China against India holding G20 meet in J-K

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 13:43
China on Thursday voiced its opposition to India's reported plans to hold the next year's meeting of G-20 leaders in Jammu and Kashmir.
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14-day jail for 2 accused in Udaipur tailor's killing

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 13:13
A local court on Thursday sent the two men accused of killing a tailor in Udaipur to 14-day judicial custody for an identification parade, an official said.
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HC to hear jailed Alt News journo's plea on Friday

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 13:11
The petition, which challenges the trial court's June 28 order granting four days of custody of Zubair to the Delhi police, is listed for hearing before Justice Sanjeev Narula.
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BJP plans to use Eknath Shinde to capture Shiv Sena

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 11:59
The strategic move will also bolster the BJP's push to decimate Uddhav Thakceray-led party by depriving it of its pet Hindutva and ethnic sub-nationalism plank.
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Train fare of ex- and sitting MPs cost govt Rs 62 cr

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 11:55
While sitting MPs are entitled to use the railways' first class air-conditioned or executive class for free, their spouses too can avail free travel under certain conditions.
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Sena always suspected Shinde's closeness to Fadnavis

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 11:13
Eknath Sambhaji Shinde, who on Thursday became the 20th chief minister of Maharashtra, once drove an auto-rickshaw to earn a living before rising as a formidable Shiv Sena leader.
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'Hegemony of one religion has never been our culture'

Rediff News - Thu, 06/30/2022 - 10:58
'It never was and will never be.'
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