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Magisterial inquiry ordered into farmer suicide
Meerut: A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the suicide by a debt-ridden farmer who jumped from a mobile tower today, as police, officials and villagers tried in vain to dissuade him. The deceased, Yogendra Kumar, a resident of Rasulpur Danthala village of Kharkhauda, was in debt as he had taken money from private lenders, and committed suicide by jumping from the mobile tower belonging...
BJP trashes Akhilesh's pro-farmer claims   
Lucknow: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for trying to fool the state's people through a "false propaganda machinery".Referring to an advertisement in local dailies, in which the state government claims to be "working expeditiously" for the welfare of farmers, BJP spokesman...
6-year-old dies while playing cricket   24 April, 2015
Hyderabad: A six-year-old boy died while playing cricket after he was hit on the chest by a powerful shot here.T. Vamshi Krishna died while playing cricket when he was hit by a ball near his house in Sahara Estate in Vanasthalipuram here.According to police, the boy was playing with other children in the neighbourhood on Thursday evening when he was hit on the chest by a powerful shot played by a...
Action against those involved in bar scam: Cong   24 April, 2015
Thiruvananthapuram: The Congress said on Friday that action would be taken against those who were involved in the Kerala bar scam, if the probe comes out with a report having evidence against them.State Congress president V.M. Sudheeran told reporters in Kozhikode that without any evidence, no action could be taken in the case."The vigilance probes the bar scam. No evidence has come out...
6, including 3 cops, held for sexual exploitation   24 April, 2015
Mumbai: Six persons, including three policemen and a woman, were arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually exploiting a woman, police said. The victim had sent an SMS to Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria on April 21, complaining about her sexual exploitation by some men including two assistant police inspectors and head constable of the city police. Maria called her to his office and after...
Six missing as taxi falls into river   25 April, 2015
1 shot dead, 1 injured as civic polls begin   25 April, 2015
Supreme Court extends Jayalalithaa's bail   17 April, 2015
Delhi Police questions magisterial probe into suicide   24 April, 2015
Book excise minister for graft: Left   23 April, 2015
Search warrant for Parrikar's house stayed   23 April, 2015
Sena opposes Atif Aslam's music event   22 April, 2015
Insulted before friend, husband kills wife   23 April, 2015
Trinamool won't support land acquisition bill: Mamata   24 April, 2015
Rahul Gandhi prays at Kedarnath shrine   24 April, 2015
Delhi Police refuse to join magisterial probe   23 April, 2015
Need impartial probe into farmer's suicide: BJP MP   24 April, 2015
Ploy by the rules   18 April, 2015
NHRC team to probe woodcutters' killings   23 April, 2015
Threadbare lives   18 April, 2015
AAP dismisses claim police asked to keep media away   22 April, 2015
AAP to pay Rs.10 lakh to farmer's family   23 April, 2015
Princes or pests?   18 April, 2015
Farmer suicide: AAP accuses Rajnath of 'lying'   23 April, 2015
IIT researchers turn farmers to change agriculture   22 April, 2015
No ally will leave UDF, says Chandy   21 April, 2015
Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh cremated   23 April, 2015
Farmer who hanged himself at AAP rally dead   22 April, 2015
Probe farmer's suicide, Rajnath tells police   22 April, 2015
Search warrant for defence minister's house in Delhi   22 April, 2015
Unwelcome neighbour   18 April, 2015
Wait loss   18 April, 2015
Kejriwal seeks public opinion on budget   19 April, 2015
Owaisi brothers poisoning minds of Muslims: Shiv Sena   22 April, 2015
Kerala launches campaign to end alcohol abuse   20 April, 2015
Nursing job scam worth Rs 200 crore   18 April, 2015
Kolkata civic polls under way   18 April, 2015
Poll panel takes U-turn, calls civic polls violence-free   19 April, 2015
Separatist Masarat Alam arrested   17 April, 2015
Situation in Valley remains tense but peaceful   19 April, 2015
Dairy farmers want Aadhar-like ID tags for milch animals   17 April, 2015
60% voting amid violence in civic polls   18 April, 2015
Not arrested, only detained: Agnivesh   18 April, 2015
'BJP afraid of Janata Parivar merger'   16 April, 2015
One killed in security forces firing in Kashmir   18 April, 2015
One killed in security forces firing in Badgam   18 April, 2015
Sena demands 'ghar wapsi' of Kashmiri Pandits   14 April, 2015
Protests in Sringar, 12 injured in clashes   17 April, 2015
Masarat Alam a rock stuck in Mufti's throat?   17 April, 2015
Akhilesh to review law, order situation   17 April, 2015
Family of four burnt to death over land dispute   13 April, 2015
KCR orders probe into undertrial's killing   13 April, 2015
HC rejects Asaram's temporary bail plea   27 March, 2015
'Bhushan, Yadav tried to sabotage AAP'   27 March, 2015
Chit wicket   11 April, 2015
Hooda govt favoured Vadra in land deals: CAG   25 March, 2015
BJP will form next govt in Bihar: Amit Shah   14 April, 2015
Janata Parivar merger tomorrow   14 April, 2015
BJP, Sena likely to tie-up for civic polls   25 March, 2015
Congress MLA arrested for links with auto theft racket   14 April, 2015
Police arrest two in nun gangrape case   26 March, 2015
Cut VIPs' water supply in case of shortage: Kejriwal   25 March, 2015
Yasin Malik, Masrat Alam detained in Kashmir   14 April, 2015
Orders and chaos   11 April, 2015
Woman separatist leader booked for hoisting Pak flag   25 March, 2015
Whip whipped   11 April, 2015
Scam accused MP Guv's son found dead   25 March, 2015
Forest dept to take action against Ganesh Kumar   11 April, 2015
Fabindia MD, CEO appear before police   10 April, 2015
Manjhi mulls floating party before assembly polls   13 April, 2015
Sonia seeks release of funds for AIIMS   10 April, 2015
Thomas Unniyadan new Chief Whip   09 April, 2015
BSF head constable killed in Naxal attack   13 April, 2015
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