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BJP, LJP, Left unite over dialogue in Jammu & Kashmir

NEW DELHI: After their visit to Jammu and Kashmir, the Bharatiya Janata Party, Left parties and the Lok Janashakti Party pushed for dialogue with the people of the state as a solution to resolve the vexed situation, but remained divided on withdrawal or dilution of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

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Plea to defer Ayodhya verdict filed in SC

NEW DELHI: With just two days left for the verdict on Ayodhya title suit dispute, a petition was filed in the Supreme Court Wednesday seeking deferment of the judgement and to allow mediation.

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Bridge caves in at CWG venue

NEW DELHI: Under attack over preparations and cleanliness, the government on Tuesday faced further embarrassment when an under-construction foot overbridge collapsed injuring 27 people outside the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, the main venue for the mega event.

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Suspected Pakistani spy held in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A suspected Pakistani spy, who was staying in the national capital for the last one year to conduct recce of Army installations, has been arrested, the police said on Tuesday.
Forty-three-year-old Shujat Haider, hailing from Lahore, was apprehended from an East Delhi locality on September 14, they said.

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Jharkhand whistleblower living on a knife-edge

RANCHI: His petition led to the unearthing of the Rs 2,500-crore laundering scam allegedly involving former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda. Two years later, things are not easy for Mr Durga Oraon, who finds his life shrouded by security and secrecy.

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Kashmir’s future secure with India: Chidambaram

SRINAGAR: On a mission to restore peace to the Kashmir Valley, the high-level all-party delegation led by the Union Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram on Monday held discussions with various shades of opinion including the hardline separatist leader, Mr Syed Ali Shah Geelani who was met by some key members of the visiting team.

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High risk of terror during Games, says Australia

NEW DELHI: The United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have issued travel advisories to its citizens warning them against a high risk of terror attack ahead of the Commonwealth Games next month.

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23 killed as trains collide in MP

SHIVPURI: Twenty three people were killed and 50 injured when a goods train hit the stationary Indore-Gwalior Intercity Express head-on in Madhya Pradesh after it overshot the signal amid heavy rains and poor visibility in the early hours on Monday.

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Judge issues dissenting note on Ayodhya ruling

LUCKNOW: In a surprise move, one of the three judges of the Allahabad High Court’s special Ayodhya bench on Monday issued a dissenting note on the order issued by his two co-judges and allowed postponement of the verdict on the long-pending Babri Masjid/Ramjanmabhoomi row.

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