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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant wins floor test

New Delhi, March 20 -- Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has won floor test as 20 MLAs voted in his favour in the state assembly on Wednesday while 15 MLAs voted against the BJP-led government. Govern... Read More


Consult slum dwellers before evicting them: HC to agencies

NEW DELHI, March 19 -- The Delhi high court on Monday said that "forced" and "unannounced" eviction of slum dwellers without following proper guidelines is contrary to the law. A bench of justice S M... Read More


Pak violates ceasefire in J&K's Akhnoor, Sunderbani sectors

India, March 19 -- Pakistan violated ceasefire in Akhnoor and Sunderbani sectors in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night, following which the Indian Army retaliated effectively. The Pakistan Army violate... Read More


Intern held for killing editor whom she accused of sexual assault

India, March 19 -- A woman intern has been arrested in Maharashtra's Thane for allegedly murdering a news portal and magazine's 44-year-old editor, whom she has accused of sexual assault, police said.... Read More


5 UP policemen convicted for custodial death of 26-yr-old man

India, March 19 -- A Delhi court has convicted five UP policemen for the custodial death of a 26-year-old man accused of robbery. The court said, "One of the reasons for custodial death is that the po... Read More


Who is 45-year-old Pramod Sawant, Goa's new Chief Minister?

India, March 19 -- Ayurveda practitioner-turned-politician Pramod Sawant, who was sworn in as Goa CM on Tuesday, is known to be a dedicated RSS worker since his childhood. The 45-year-old former Goa A... Read More


BJP has no allies now: Congress in letter to Goa Guv to form govt

India, March 19 -- After the demise of Goa CM Manohar Parrikar, Congress had submitted a letter to Governor Mridula Sinha staking claim to form the government in the state. "The coalition partners had... Read More


Chowkidar for rich, not farmers: Priyanka Gandhi on PM's campaign

India, March 19 -- Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' campaign, Congress General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh East, Priyanka Gandhi, said, "Chowkidar is meant for the r... Read More


New CM Pramod Sawant will boost Goa's growth: PM Modi

India, March 19 -- PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated newly appointed Goa CM Pramod Sawant. He tweeted, "Best wishes to Dr Pramod Sawant and his team...I am sure they will build on the work don... Read More


Goa Speaker Pramod Sawant sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Goa

India, March 19 -- Goa Legislative Assembly Speaker and BJP leader Pramod Sawant was sworn-in as CM of Goa in a late-night ceremony, two days after Manohar Parrikar passed away after his battle with c... Read More