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Indian aid worker Judith D'Souza rescued from captors in Afghanistan returns home

Indian aid worker Judith D'Souza rescued from captors in Afghanistan returns home

Judith D'Souza, an Indian aid worker who was abducted in Kabul last month by suspected militants, has been rescued and returned here on Saturday.

Delhi Police files three chargesheets on Patiala House Court violence

Delhi Police has filed three separate chargesheets accusing three lawyers and suspended BJP legislator O.P. Sharma of the violence in the Patiala House Court

BJP hits back at Pakistan, says talks with Islamabad only on terrorism issue and not on Kashmir

BJP hits back at Pakistan, says talks with Islamabad only on terrorism issue and not on Kashmir

BJP leader Shaina NC responds to Pakistan Foreign Affair Minister's statement on ongoing unrest in Kashmir.

Mercury rises, rains likely later in the day

The city woke up to a warm morning today with the minimum temperature being recorded at 29.5 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.

Sonia to flag off bus yatra to UP on July 23

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will flag off a three-day bus yatra to Uttar Pradesh here on July 23.

Graft case: Court seeks CBI's reply on accused bail plea

A special court on Thursday sought CBI's response on the bail pleas of two persons arrested in a corruption case involving Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's former Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar.

122 pilots failed alcohol tests between 2013 and June 2016:Government

A total of 122 pilots tested positive for alcohol during pre-flight medical check-ups between 2013 and June 30 this year, the government said told Lok Sabha on Thursday.

'27 saal UP behaal': Congress announces 3-day bus yatra from Delhi to Kanpur

'27 saal UP behaal': Congress announces 3-day bus yatra from Delhi to Kanpur

To woo voters in the Hindi heartland ahead of polls, Congress on Thursday announced a three-day bus yatra "27 saal UP behaal", starting July 23 from Delhi to Kanpur.

BJP, Congress demand derecognition of AAP

 BJP and Congress on Thursday joined hands to demand derecognition of Aam Aadmi Party by the Election Commission over using the image of the Golden Temple on its youth manifesto and the recent case of suicide of by its woman activist over an alleged case of sexual exploitation.

India's bid continues to be under consideration of NSG: Government

India's membership continues to be under consideration of the NSG and government was engaging with all members of the 48-nation grouping for an early decision on country's application, Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said on Thursday. 

Incidents against Africans not racial, says Sushma Swaraj

Incidents against Africans not racial, says Sushma Swaraj

The government on Thursday said the recent incidents of violence against Africans in the country were not racial in nature and that it is taking steps to ensure the safety of African students in India.

Dalits across India see me as 'devi': Mayawati

Dalits across India see me as 'devi': Mayawati

BSP former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati said the Dalits across the nation see her as a `devi`.

Promote inter-caste marriages to end casteism: Ramdas Athawale

"Gau raksha jaruri hai (cow protection is necessary) but who will save humans," newly inducted Union Minister and dalit leader Ramdas Athawale said on Thursday, asserting that incidents like the attack on dalits in Gujarat should not be be allowed to recur.

Centre flags 'sudden' spurt in crime against SC in Gujarat, Chhattisgarh

New Delh Amid a raging row over attack on dalits for skinning a dead cow in Gujarat, the Centre has flagged the "anomaly and sudden increase" in crimes against people belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC) in BJP-ruled Gujarat and Chhattisgarh and sought details from administration there.

Anti-Mayawati rant: Don't create hype for political gains, says Venkaiah Naidu

Anti-Mayawati rant: Don't create hype for political gains, says Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaiah Naidu said that BSP party is taking undue advantage of Dayashankar Singh`s slur to malign the BJP's image in the state going for polls next year.

NHRC issues notice over electrocution of Delhi girl leading to amputation of hands

 The NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that both the hands of a ten-year-old girl had to be amputated at Delhi`s Safdarjung Hospital following severe burn injuries due to shock from a high voltage.

SC agrees to hear plea of rape victim challenging abortion law

 The Supreme court on Wednesday agreed to give an urgent hearing to a fresh plea of an alleged rape victim challenging provisions of abortion law which prohibits termination of pregnancy after 20 weeks even if there was a fatal risk to the mother and the foetus.

Shameful we are still slaves of English: Uma Bharti

Union minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday made a pitch for the use of Hindi in administrative works, saying it is "shameful" that the people of the country are yet to free themselves from the "slavery" of English language even after 68 years of Independence.

BJD opposes Chhattisgarh's barrage on Mahanadi

 Biju Janata Dal (BJD) members on Wednesday demanded that the central government should take steps to stop construction of a barrage by BJP-ruled Chhattisgarh government on the Mahanadi river, and said the state of Odisha is "shocked" by the development.

Una incident: CPI(M) demands ban on cow protection committees activities

CPI(M) condemns the attacks on Dalits in Gujarat and demanded the state govt to ban the activities of the cow protection committees.