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Trade deal, better relations on top US envoy Taranjit Singh Sandhu's agenda

India, Jan. 29 -- Taranjit Singh Sandhu, who was on Tuesday named India's new envoy to the US, is a career diplomat with more than 30 years of experience and has had two earlier stints in the Indian m... Read More


Kerala Assembly session beginning today likely to be stormy

India, Jan. 29 -- The budget session of the Kerala assembly beginning on Wednesday is likely to be stormy following the recent spat between Governor Arif Mohammad Khan and the state government over th... Read More


Visva-Bharati expels from hostel student who shot VC's Republic Day speech

India, Jan. 29 -- Visva-Bharati University authorities on Tuesday expelled a student from its hostel for shooting and circulating a video of a speech by vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty in which he ... Read More


Help NIA in Elgar Parishad probe or face action: BJP tells Maharashtra government

India, Jan. 29 -- Two senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Maharashtra warned on Tuesday that the state government might face serious consequences, even dismissal, if it failed to cooperate ... Read More


SC to pronounce verdict on Dec 2012 gang rape convict's plea challenging rejection of mercy on Wednesday

New Delhi, Jan. 29 -- The Supreme Court will pronounce, on Wednesday, its verdict in the petition filed by one of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder case, Mukesh, challenging the... Read More


NGT disposes of plea challenging exclusion of Aarey in SGNP ESZ

Mumbai, Jan. 29 -- The principal bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has dismissed an application that opposed the exclusion of parts of Aarey Milk Colony from the eco sensitive zone (ESZ) around S... Read More


Set up a mechanism to fulfil poll promises, Deora writes to Sonia

Mumbai, Jan. 29 -- Former Mumbai Congress chief and ex-Mumbai South MP Milind Deora has written to party president Sonia Gandhi, requesting her to set up a mechanism in Maharashtra to fulfil the poll ... Read More


Elgar Parishad case: BJP leaders threaten Prez Rule; state seeks legal view

Mumbai, Jan. 29 -- Two senior Maharashtra BJP leaders cautioned the state government on Tuesday over not cooperating with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the Elgar Parishad case, and said i... Read More


The need for some patience and introspection

India, Jan. 29 -- It's been barely two months since former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and the members of his cabinet have been divested of their roles in the Maharashtra government, and yet they... Read More


CAA: Dilip Ghosh wonders how people protesting in Shaheen Bagh 'not dying' in cold

Kolkata, Jan. 29 -- Amid nationwide protests, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal President Dilip Ghosh on Tuesday sparked a controversy stating that he wonders how people are not dying in this f... Read More