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T N Seshan, former CEC, passes away

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 13:30
A 1955 batch IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan served as a senior bureaucrat in various capacities including as cabinet secretary of India in 1989 and earlier as the administrative head of Indian Space Research Organisation. It was, however, as the 10th chief election commissioner form December 12, 1990, till December 11, 1996 that he got national and international acclaim.
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Sunni Board to take a call on 5 acres by Nov 26

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 12:57
The board's chairperson, Zufar Faruqi, told TOI that the Board in its general body meeting will also be deciding where it will take the land if it has to. "The Board will take a decision on both the points in its meeting to be held soon," said Faruqi when asked if there has been any decision by the UP Sunni Central Waqf Board on will alternate land be taken and where will be taken?
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Chahar's hat-trick hands India T20I series win over Bangladesh

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 12:48
Deepak Chahar claimed figures of 6 for 7 as India thrashed Bangladesh by 30 runs in the third and final T20I to win the closely fought series 2-1 on Sunday. Chasing a target of 175, Bangladesh were bowled out for 144 in 19.2 overs. Wrecker-in-chief Chahar registered best ever figures in T20Is as he also claimed a hat-trick to singlehandedly guide India across the finish line.
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Deepak Chahar records best-ever figures in T20Is

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 12:47
India pacer Deepak Chahar on Sunday recorded the best-ever figures in the Twenty20 Internationals when he returned figures of six for seven runs against Bangladesh at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. Chahar also became the first Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in the shortest format of the game.
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Religious leaders meet NSA, bat for peace post Ayodhya verdict

Rediff News - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 12:35
The participants lauded the government and the people for ensuring harmony after the apex court verdict on Saturday.
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Ayodhya verdict: 90 held, action against thousands of social media posts

Rediff News - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 11:33
Action has been taken against 8,275 posts including 4,563 posts on Sunday, it said, adding these had been posted on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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90 held, 8k posts removed after Ayodhya verdict

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 11:00
Nearly 90 people have been arrested and action has been taken against over 8,000 social media posts as authorities maintained a tight vigil in the country in the wake of the Ayodhya verdict. There has been no report of any untoward incident from anywhere in the country, officials said. Security of the five judges, who delivered the verdict, has been enhanced.
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'Leave BJP-led NDA': NCP lays down condition for support to Sena

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 10:38
The Shiv Sena would have to break away from the BJP-led NDA before the NCP can think of lending support to the Uddhav Thackeray-led party for government formation, NCP chief spokesperson Nawab Malik said on Sunday. The development came hours after the BJP stated that it would not stake claim to form the government in Maharashtra.
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Maha governor invites Sena to form govt

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 09:54
"The Sena will have to inform the governor about its stand by Monday (November 11) evening 7.30 pm," a Raj Bhavan official said. The invitation comes after the BJP announced its inability to form the government due to lack of numbers and accused ally Shiv Sena of disrespecting the mandate of the people.
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3rd T20I Live: KL Rahul falls after brisk 52

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 08:52
Stay updated with Times of India to check all the live cricket score updates of India vs Bangladesh 3rd T20I.
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'Sena CM at any cost': Raut reacts to BJP's move

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 08:50
Reacting to the BJP's announcement that it would not form government in Maharashtra, senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday said the party would install its chief minister at any cost. "Uddhav Thackeray informed the party MLAs that Sena will have its CM. How will BJP have its chief minister when they are not staking a claim to form government," Raut said.
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Don't want President's rule in Maharashtra: Cong

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 08:40
The Congress in Maharashtra on Sunday said it didn't want President's Rule in the state which is in the midst of a political crisis in view of the BJP's announcement that it would not form government. Senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan said newly-elected MLAs of the party will seek advice from the party high-command over its political stand in the state.
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Ayodhya verdict: Security of 5 SC judges enhanced

Rediff News - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 08:33
The judges -- Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, CJI-designate Sharad Arvind Bobde and justices Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer -- delivered the verdict in the century-old dispute.
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Won't form govt in Maharashtra, Sena disrespected mandate: BJP

Rediff News - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 08:33
Wished "good luck" to the Sena if it wanted to form the government with the help of opposition Congress and NCP, Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil said.
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VHP chief says temple to be built by 2024 as per Nyas design

Rediff News - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 08:33
Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas was formed by the members of the VHP on December 18, 1985, with the aim of constructing a grand temple at Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya.
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Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan draws praises from SC

Rediff News - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 08:33
The 74-year-old senior advocate had given up practice following his courtroom spat with then Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
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We'll work again to land on Moon, says Isro chief

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 07:49
Isro will again take steps to land on the Moon, said chairman K Sivan in a letter he sent to students of a Tamil Nadu school. Eight students of the Panchayat Union Middle School in Aranthangi had written separate letters to Sivan in September after seeing visuals of him breaking down when Chandrayaan -2 lander lost communication with Isro ground station.
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BJP: Won't form govt in Maharashtra, Sena has disrespected mandate

The Times of India - Sun, 11/10/2019 - 07:48
Announcing the BJP's decision, Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil accused ally Shiv Sena, which is adamant on its demand for a rotational chief ministership, of disrespecting" the popular mandate secured by the BJP and the Sena in recent assembly polls. "We have informed our decision to governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari," Patil said.
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