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Britain polls: Cruel night for Liberal Democrats


London, May 8 : Liberal Democrats (Lib Dems) party leader Nick Clegg said it was a “cruel and punishing night” as the party has held only eight seats and lost 44 in the general elections held on Thursday, a media report said on Friday. “It is now painfully clear this has been a cruel and punishing night for the Liberal ...

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Nun rape case: Prime accused arrested in Bengal


Kolkata, May 8: The prime accused in the rape of a septuagenarian nun inside a convent in West Bengal’s Ranaghat was arrested from near the Sealdah railway station, police said on Friday. Ahidul Islam Babu was nabbed together with Milan Sarkar by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Thursday night. “We arrested them on Thursday night from near Sealdah station. ...

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Demands for Nitin Gadkari’s resignation disrupt Rajya Sabha


New Delhi, May 8: The Rajya Sabha witnessed a ruckus on Friday as opposition parties led by Congress demanded resignation of Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari for alleged irregularities in a company owned by him.A report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has named Gadkari as one of the “promoters and/or directors” of Purti Sakhar Karkhana Ltd. that was sanctioned ...

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Pakistan Hindus protest harassment by Muslim clansmen


Islamabad, May 8: The Hindu community in a town in Pakistan’s Sindh province staged a protest against alleged harassment by a local Muslim clan who have hindered performing their religious rituals, a media report said today. The demonstration was held yesterday in Mehrabpur area against people belonging to the influential local Halepota clan.The Dawn reported that members of the Hindu ...

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High Court suspends session court sentence, no jail for Salman Khan


Mumbai : The Bombay High Court suspended the five year sentence of the Mumbai Session Court given to Salman Khan in 2002 hit-and-run case. Salman Khan has been granted regular bail and he won’t go in jail for now. The High Court will now hear the case with fresh arguments. The defence lawyer of Salman Khan, Amit Desai brought up ...

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