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CJI gets clean chit in sexual harassment allegations

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Monday got a clean chit from the Supreme Court’s In-House Inquiry Committee which “has found no substance” in the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by a former woman employee of the apex court.

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SC to hear Rafale review pleas on May 10

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said it would hear together on May 10 the pleas seeking review of its verdict on the Rafale fighter jet case and the contempt petition against Congress president Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the apex court the “chokidar chor hai” remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Violence mars nearly 74% voting in Bengal

Kolkata: Amid attacks on two BJP candidates, Arjun Singh and Locket Chatterjee, and also on polling agents of oppositions parties in West Bengal along with cases of intimidation, violence, bombings and EVM glitches, nearly 74 per cent of electorate in seven constituencies in the state voted till 5 p.m. on Monday in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls.

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Images depict human-nature ties in Delhi’s colonies

New Delhi: An exhibition of photographs by Juhi Saklani showcase the demolished houses of Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar and Netaji Nagar, juxtaposed with the Banyan, Peepal, Neem and Semal trees of these areas. It is currently open at the Delhi Photo Company’s new gallery here.

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At roadshow, angry AAP supporter slaps Kejriwal

PTI New Delhi Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was slapped allegedly by a disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supporter during a roadshow in Moti Nagar, prompting a strong reaction from the AAP, which alleged the BJP was behind the “cowardly act.” Delhi police said that preliminary interrogation has revealed that 33-year-old Suresh, a scrap dealer in the area, was a …

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NEET 2019 exam postponed in Odisha due to cyclone ‘Fani’

PTI New Delhi The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2019 has been postponed in Odisha due to cyclone ‘Fani’, the HRD Ministry announced on Saturday.              The decision has been taken following a request from the Odisha administration in view of the rehabilitation work being underway in the state. “#NEET exam scheduled for 5th May in Odisha postponed as …

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Muslim education group chief threatened for ban on face-covering attire

PTI Kozhikode (Kerala) The chief of a Muslim educational group in Kerala, which recently barred its students from covering their faces with any attire on campuses, has received death threat, police said on Saturday. Muslim Educational Society (MES) president P A Fazal Gafoor lodged a complaint alleging that an unidentified caller had threatened him with dire consequences if he did …

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