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'Voter fraud': EC suspends poll officials in K'taka

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 10:46
The Election Commission on Friday directed officials for a review of the deletions and additions in the electoral rolls of three assembly seats in Karnataka and ordered the suspension of two additional district election officials after allegations of 'electoral fraud' in the state.
Categories: Current News in India

Punjab: 10-yr-old booked over FB photo with toy gun

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 10:38
Amritsar Rural Police booked four people, including a 10-year-old boy and his father, for glorifying gun culture but later cancelled the first information report (FIR) after it was pointed out that the firearm in question was a 'toy gun'.
Categories: Current News in India

Don't unscramble scrambled egg: Govt to SC on noteban

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 10:32
Resisting the Supreme Court's attempt to revisit the 2016 demonetisation exercise, the government said on Friday the court cannot decide a matter when no tangible relief can be granted by way of "putting the clock back" and "unscrambling a scrambled egg".
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Excise case: Sisodia not named in CBI charge sheet

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 09:24
The central probe agency has got an alleged 'close associate' of Sisodia -- Dinesh Arora -- to spill beans by turning approver in the case, they said.
Categories: Current News in India

Aaftab undergoes another session of polygraph test

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 09:08
Mehrauli murder accused Aaftab Amin Poonawala on Friday reached the Forensic Science Laboratory in New Delhi for his next session of polygraph test, officials said.
Categories: Current News in India

Accused in Mangaluru blast got IS training: Minister

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 09:01
Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Shobha Karandlaje on Friday said the Mangaluru blast accused had got 'Islamic State training' and had imparted the same to more than 40 people.
Categories: Current News in India

Suvendu meets Mamata for the first time after polls

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 08:23
In a first since last year's state elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday held a 'courtesy meeting' with Leader of the Opposition Suvendu Adhikari at her chamber in the state assembly, raising eyebrows in political circles.
Categories: Current News in India

Rectifying past mistakes by celebrating heroes: PM

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 07:36
Addressing the 400th birth anniversary celebrations of legendary Ahom general Lachit Barphukan, Modi said the history of India was not just about slavery but also about its warriors and it was important that the collective sense of history was not limited to a few decades or centuries.
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Centre orders NIA probe into Mangaluru rickshaw blast

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 07:36
Karnataka Home Minister Araga Jnanendra on Friday said the Centre has directed the National Investigation Agency to probe the Mangaluru blast case.
Categories: Current News in India

100 shops gutted in huge fire in Delhi's Chandni Chowk

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 06:32
Around 100 shops were gutted in a massive fire in the wholesale market of Bhagirath Palace area in Chandni Chowk in New Delhi even as the cooling operations are currently underway, police said on Friday.
Categories: Current News in India

SC dismisses NIA's plea against bail to Teltumbde

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 05:43
A bench of Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice Hima Kohli said it will not interfere with the high court order granting bail to Teltumbde.
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'Taught a lesson': Shah on 2002 Gujarat riots

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 05:31
Parts of Gujarat had witnessed large-scale violence in 2002 following the train burning incident at Godhra railway station in February that year.
Categories: Current News in India

'Rahul, who did you murder?'

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 05:00
'...in the silver Maruti Alto on or around July 22, 2012 which you abandoned at the domestic airport?'
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Worshipping football stars anti-Islam: Muslim body

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 04:38
Huge cutouts of football stars including Messi, Neymar Jr and Ronaldo can be seen across the state.
Categories: Current News in India

HC bars unauthorised usage of Amitabh's voice, image

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 04:23
The court's order came on a lawsuit by the veteran actor alleging exploitation of his "publicity rights as a celebrity" by several individuals, including the person behind a "KBC lottery" to scam the public.
Categories: Current News in India

Man with $1mn bounty for murder in Oz held in Delhi

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 04:07
Toyah Cordingley (24) was walking her dog on Wangetti Beach in Queensland when she was killed in October 2018.
Categories: Current News in India

Locals rename Maha village after 26/11 braveheart

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 03:46
Sultanpur, a village in Maharashtra with a population of around 1,000 and 600 houses, will now be known as 'Rahul Nagar' as the local residents have changed its name in memory of its native, who laid down his life while fighting terrorists during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in 2008.
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UP: Ambulance driver gives injection to patient

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 02:50
Taking cognizance of the matter, action against the medical officer in-charge of the emergency medical room, the doctor and other medical personnel posted there has been initiated by serving notices seeking their immediate clarification, the CMS said.
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China's daily Covid cases hit record high at 32,695

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 02:42
The latest number broke the previous record set on April 13, when the cases hit 29, 317.
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Gay couple knock on SC's door for right to marry

Rediff News - Fri, 11/25/2022 - 02:39
A gay couple has moved the Supreme Court of India seeking legal recognition of same-sex marriages under the Special Marriage Act and to issue appropriate directions to the authorities concerned to allow them to solemnise their marriage.
Categories: Current News in India