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Hindustantimes.com
K recruitment: State govt directs SSB to recruit 2,154 teachers in 4 monthsThe Mehbooba Mufti government has directed the Jammu and Kashmir Services Selec
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The Mehbooba Mufti government has directed the Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) to complete recruitment for 2,154 teachers’ posts in the next four months. To meet the dearth of staff in schools, the government has directed the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Family’s militant past won’t affect Kashmir youth seeking passport’: CentreThe central government has advised the Jammu and Kashmir government to enure th
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 hours ago
The central government has advised the Jammu and Kashmir government to enure that genuine cases of Kashmiri youth applying for passport are not hindered by their relative’s name being connected to any militancy-related cases in the past. A group of... Read more
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Army recovers one jawan's body, four lie buried in snowsaid an Army spokesman. Son of soil sepoy Koushal Singh hailed from Batla Deon
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said an Army spokesman. Son of soil sepoy Koushal Singh hailed from Batla Deonia, a village in Samba district of Jammu division. The 19-year-old had donned uniform last year and is survived by his parents and siblings. Massive avalanches... Read more
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Hindus not a minority in J-K, welfare schemes only for ‘needy’: State govt tells SCJammu and Kashmir does not acknowledge Hindus as a “minority” in the state as i
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 hours ago
Jammu and Kashmir does not acknowledge Hindus as a “minority” in the state as it goes by the Centre’s national list of minorities, according to an affidavit filed by the PDP-BJP coalition government in the Supreme Court last week. The state... Read more
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Business Standard India
Tassaduq Hussain Mufti: Blood is, ultimately, thicker than watertaken as heir to the father’s political legacy. In the case of People’s Democra
Business Standard India / Posted 13 hours ago
taken as heir to the father’s political legacy. In the case of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader and chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, the late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, it was not so. It was daughter Mehbooba Mufti who plunged into politics,... Read more
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Woman doctor honoured for donating blood 53 timesJammu: A woman doctor in Jammu and Kashmir has been honoured for donating blood
asianage / Posted 15 hours ago
Jammu: A woman doctor in Jammu and Kashmir has been honoured for donating blood for more than 50 times in three decades by an organisation which promotes such efforts. A senior medical officer at Police Hospital, Jammu, Kiran Sharma, received the... Read more
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46 years on, families look for missing heroes through social mediabelieves that he is languishing in a Pakistani jail after being taken as prison
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believes that he is languishing in a Pakistani jail after being taken as prisoner of war. Lal is among the six soldiers of Jammu division who went missing in 1971 and their families are not giving up the fight for their return . Enter 2017; the... Read more
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School reinstates teacher couple after sacking themhome to Tral Township of south Kashmir on November 30. Taking cognizance of th
dna / Posted yesterday
home to Tral Township of south Kashmir on November 30. Taking cognizance of the arbitrary decision against the couple, Jammu and Kashmir government went into an overdrive and asked the MEI management to withdraw the termination order forthwith... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Gujarat election results on Monday: Here are 10 controversies that rocked the stateto fly in a single-engine aircraft, much less the PM of our country,” tweeted O
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to fly in a single-engine aircraft, much less the PM of our country,” tweeted Omar Abdullah, the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir. 8. Congress attacks Election Commission The Congress accused the commission of acting like a “frontal... Read more
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PDP's alliance with BJP now a durable one, says J&K Finance Minister DrabuJammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Ahmed Drabu claimed that the alliance
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Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Ahmed Drabu claimed that the alliance between the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which no one thought would last a week, has now turned into a durable one. Speaking at... Read more
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The Hindu
Acute crisis in delivery of governance in J&K, says former CM Omar Abdullahpresident Omar Abdullah on Saturday claimed an “unprecedented and acute” crisis
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
president Omar Abdullah on Saturday claimed an “unprecedented and acute” crisis in the delivery of basic governance in Jammu and Kashmir was affecting daily life in the state. Mr. Abdullah alleged there was a severe power crisis in the Kashmir... Read more
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Kashmir will teach India nationalism, not other way round: MuftiPanaji: Jammu and Kashmir needs a "healing touch" policy for the political proc
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Panaji: Jammu and Kashmir needs a "healing touch" policy for the political process to take over, the chief minister of the state, Mehbooba Mufti, has said. Stating that eliminating militants alone will not solve the problems of the state, she has... Read more
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Cabinet approves draft bill banning triple talaq“talaq-e- biddat” (instant triple talaq). According to the draft law, that woul
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
“talaq-e- biddat” (instant triple talaq). According to the draft law, that would be applicable to the entire country except Jammu and Kashmir, giving instant talaq would attract a jail term of three years and a fine. It would be a non-bailable,... Read more
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Hopes fade after 5 days of rescue ops for missing soldiershoping against the hope see their loved one in blood and flesh again. One of th
dna / Posted 2 days ago
hoping against the hope see their loved one in blood and flesh again. One of the soldiers is hailing from Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. The fresh tragedy has come 11 months after the army lost 20 soldiers in the snow avalanches in Gurez,... Read more
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Mehbooba Mufti’s brother quits cell, likely to join CabinetDecks have been cleared for Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s b
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Decks have been cleared for Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s brother Mufti Tassaduq Hussain to enter into the Legislative Council seemingly paving the way for him to join her sister’s cabinet. Tassaduq on Friday resigned as the... Read more
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The Hindu
The changing face of Munger’s gun tradethat have a licence from the Home Ministry. These are spread over States includ
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
that have a licence from the Home Ministry. These are spread over States including Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh. “But nowhere can you see 37 of them in one place,” says Surendra... Read more
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The Hindu
Rally by Kashmiri separatists foiledHurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (Te
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Hurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik were either detained or placed under house arrest during the... Read more
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The Hindu
Govt. clears Bill banning instant triple talaqWoman Protection of Rights on Marriage bill will adjudicate all cases of instan
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Woman Protection of Rights on Marriage bill will adjudicate all cases of instant triple talaq across the country except the Jammu and Kashmir. As per provisions of the draft bill, earlier accessed by The Hindu, a husband who resorts to instant... Read more
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Union cabinet clears Triple Talaq bill, 3 years jail proposed for offendersbill is set to be tabled in the Parliament to be passed by both the houses to f
dna / Posted 2 days ago
bill is set to be tabled in the Parliament to be passed by both the houses to finally become a law. 6. All states, except Jammu and Kashmir will be part of the law once it is passed in both houses of the Parliament. 7. The states that have... Read more
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Business Standard India
Turf wars between IAS, IPS officers not good for governanceaspirations, with a 19th-century bureaucracy and its aura of entitlement using
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
aspirations, with a 19th-century bureaucracy and its aura of entitlement using 18th-century laws. With or without their political clout. Basant Rath is 2000 batch IPS officer who belongs to the Jammu and Kashmir cadre. Views expressed are pers... Read more
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Mehbooba Mufti clamps down on separatists to thwart 'resistance' march in AnantnagStrict restrictions have been imposed in Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbo
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Strict restrictions have been imposed in Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s Assembly constituency of Anantnag to thwart the march of Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) of separatists to the South Kashmir Township on Friday. “General... Read more
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The Hindu
Kashmir school sacks teacher on wedding day claiming ‘romance’ will adversely affect their studentsA teacher couple working at a private school in Pulwama district of Jammu and K
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
A teacher couple working at a private school in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir were sacked on their wedding day. The school management claimed their “romance could adversely affect the students”. Tariq Bhat and Sumaya Bashir, residents of... Read more
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asianage
PM Modi commissions 1st home-grown subthat the government’s policies and the bravery of the armed forces has ensured
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
that the government’s policies and the bravery of the armed forces has ensured that the use of terrorism as a proxy war in Jammu and Kashmir has not been successful. The commissioning of INS Kalvari has reaffirmed the giant strides taken by the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Fog covers parts of north India, avalanche warning for Kashmirunder sub-zero temperatures even as a medium danger avalanche warning was issue
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
under sub-zero temperatures even as a medium danger avalanche warning was issued for some districts in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. It was a cold and windy day in Delhi as the maximum temperature for the first 14 days of December was the... Read more
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ISIS ka halla Quran mey kahin nahin hain: Army chief Rawat to Kashmir studentsin the holy Quran and people often do not understand its essence, Army Chief Ge
dna / Posted 3 days ago
in the holy Quran and people often do not understand its essence, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat told a group of students from Jammu and Kashmir today, adding it does not propagate violence. Interacting with the group of madrasa students at his office... Read more
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The Hindu
Shreyas Iyer — daring and differentmany more to his name in the future.” Rocky debut Shreyas had a rocky First C
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
many more to his name in the future.” Rocky debut Shreyas had a rocky First Class debut, at No. 7, when Mumbai lost to Jammu & Kashmir at the Wankhede Stadium in 2014. He made seven and one. “I backed him because I knew he was special,”... Read more
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Council may bring petrol, realty under GST in future: Sushil Modioccasions. He further said that GSTN is robust and only 30 per cent of its capa
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
occasions. He further said that GSTN is robust and only 30 per cent of its capacity has been utilised so far. However, Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu said GSTN should have briefed the Council about the preparedness. GSTN failed... Read more
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Business Standard India
Council may bring petrol, real estate under GST in future: Sushil Modioccasions. He further said that GSTN is robust and only 30 per cent of its cap
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
occasions. He further said that GSTN is robust and only 30 per cent of its capacity has been utilised so far. However, Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu said GSTN should have briefed the Council about the preparedness. GSTN failed... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
China, Pakistan in contact over controversial dam in Gilgit-Baltistanto the construction of the dam as its site is in Gilgit-Baltistan, which is cla
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
to the construction of the dam as its site is in Gilgit-Baltistan, which is claimed by New Delhi as part of the undivided Jammu and Kashmir state. In November, Pakistan withdrew its bid to include the dam in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor... Read more
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International Business Times
School gifts termination letter to teacher couple on wedding day saying 'romance' affects students In an unusual case, a teacher couple from the northern Indian state of Jammu an
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
In an unusual case, a teacher couple from the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir has been sacked from their job on the day of their wedding, with the school management claiming that their "romance could adversely affect the students". Tariq... Read more
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'Their romance could adversely affects the students': Teacher couple sacked by private school in PulwamaA teacher couple working in a private school in Pulwama district of Jammu and K
dna / Posted 3 days ago
A teacher couple working in a private school in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir were sacked on their wedding day with the school management claiming their "romance could adversely affect the students".Tariq Bhat and Sumaya Bashir, residents of... Read more
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'Winter' is coming: Mumbai records coldest day of season at 15.8 degrees celsiusas compared to the northern states but at times due to northerly winds during t
dna / Posted 3 days ago
as compared to the northern states but at times due to northerly winds during the night and the effect of snow fall in Jammu and Kashmir it has phases where the minimum temperature sees a drop for few days,” said an official from the Regional... Read more
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asianage
India looks to set up more land ports to tap potential: Rijijunew centres of BPOs, too. "The most moving moment for me was... Kashmir... tod
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
new centres of BPOs, too. "The most moving moment for me was... Kashmir... today BPOs are working in Bhadarwah, Budgam, Jammu, Sopore and Srinagar," the minister added. He also said, "The latest BPOs have come up in Chittor, Mathura, Deoria,... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Ummah must urgently overcome its political differences: Shahid Khaqanworld was a witness to a similar pattern of tragedy, both in scope and scale, a
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
world was a witness to a similar pattern of tragedy, both in scope and scale, adding that for seventy years, the people of Jammu and Kashmir had been subjected to illegal Indian occupation and blatant violation of their fundamental rights,... Read more
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MHA approval may soon be mandatory for cable TV hubsof banned channels like terror suspect Zakir Naik owned Peace TV and state-owne
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
of banned channels like terror suspect Zakir Naik owned Peace TV and state-owned Pakistan TV in sensitive areas like Jammu and Kashmir. Currently, the Multiple System Operators do not need to obtain any security clearance and such an... Read more
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After Saudi, now Kashmir wants cinema halls reopenedit," tweeted Junaid Azim Mattu, state spokesman of Opposition National Conferen
dna / Posted 4 days ago
it," tweeted Junaid Azim Mattu, state spokesman of Opposition National Conference. Mattu's remarks came in response to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's tweet hailing Saudi Arabia's decision to lift the ban on cinema halls. "I... Read more
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FEMA violation case: ED summons Syed Ali Shah Geelanivarious sections of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) to the 87-year-o
dna / Posted 4 days ago
various sections of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) to the 87-year-old separatist leader based in Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir. Geelani, who heads the hardline faction of the Hurriyat Conference, has been asked to either appear in... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP leader lands in trouble as picture holding an AK-47 rifle goes viralA leader of Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit landed in trouble after a photograph dep
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
A leader of Jammu and Kashmir BJP unit landed in trouble after a photograph depicting him with an AK-47 Rifle went viral on social media, following which the party distanced itself from him. “He is not an active member of the party,” state BJP unit... Read more
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RTI reply: 19000 Kashmiri migrants moved to Delhi, 40000 still settled in Jammuand Sikh families have migrated from the valley. However, surprisingly 40,000 a
dna / Posted 4 days ago
and Sikh families have migrated from the valley. However, surprisingly 40,000 are still residing in the state, and are in Jammu, while 19,000 have come to Delhi and remaining 2,000 to various other parts of the country. This has been revealed in... Read more
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Mehbooba Mufti-led govt cheated nation, says BJPFissures have surfaced in the Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition government in Jammu
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Fissures have surfaced in the Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir after the BJP accused its alliance partner of pursuing the policy of discrimination against religious and linguistic minorities in the state. The BJP on... Read more
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Business Standard India
Gujarat Assembly elections: PM ends poll campaign with a 'splash'Foreign pilots. Is there any security guideline that will not be thrown out tod
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Foreign pilots. Is there any security guideline that will not be thrown out today,” National Conference chief and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted. Captain John Goulet, president of Goulet Aviation Services, who... Read more
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PM Narendra Modi’s seaplane jaunt hits political air pocketOmar Abdullah and Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi, took pot-shots at the
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
Omar Abdullah and Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi, took pot-shots at the PM over his seaplane ride. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister took to Twitter to ask why security guidelines were relaxed for Mr Modi. “How is it that the... Read more
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The Hindu
A dialogue without a purpose is meaningless: Omar AbdullahAs Jammu and Kashmir’s oldest regional party, the National Conference (NC), rat
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
As Jammu and Kashmir’s oldest regional party, the National Conference (NC), ratchets up its criticism of New Delhi and separatists on their failure to address the Kashmir problem in a bid to reinvent its politics in the conflict-ridden State, the... Read more
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The Hindu
Modi stirs up controversy with seaplane plungeconsidered safer as pilots may be able to take off or land on one engine even i
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
considered safer as pilots may be able to take off or land on one engine even if the other fails. In a tweet, the former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said: “How is it that the security guidelines were relaxed for this flight? No... Read more
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Mehbooba Mufti's brother all set to be inducted into J-K ministryDecks are being cleared for the inclusion of Tassaduq Mufti, brother of Jammu a
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Decks are being cleared for the inclusion of Tassaduq Mufti, brother of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, in her ministry and getting him nominated to the legislative council. Sources in the PDP said 45-year-old Tassaduq will be... Read more
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The Hindu
Five soldiers trapped under snow in Kashmirfirst snow spell in the past 24 hours, badly affecting road connectivity. The
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
first snow spell in the past 24 hours, badly affecting road connectivity. The national highways connecting Srinagar to Jammu, Leh and Poonch, besides the Mughal-Sinthan Top, Jammu-Doda and Arnas-Mahore highways are closed. “Men with machinery... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Minority status for Hindus in J- SC to hear PIL after 8 weeksup for hearings after eight weeks a public interest litigation (PIL) that sough
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
up for hearings after eight weeks a public interest litigation (PIL) that sought granting of minority status to Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir and seven other states. The top court on Monday had asked the Centre to deliberate on constituting a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Omar Abdullah alleges security guidelines relaxed for PM’s seaplane rideof campaigning for the Gujarat elections, has triggered a controversy over a po
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
of campaigning for the Gujarat elections, has triggered a controversy over a possible breach of security protocol. Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah took to Twitter to ask why security guidelines were relaxed for the Prime... Read more
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5 soldiers missing along LoC after heavy snowfall in KashmirKashmir's Gurez and Naugam sectors, following heavy snowfall in the valley sinc
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Kashmir's Gurez and Naugam sectors, following heavy snowfall in the valley since yesterday, a defence official said today. Jammu and Kashmir is experiencing widespread snowfall and rain with the meteorological (MeT) office forecasting present... Read more
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The Hindu
NCRB data: RPF reported 10.68L criminal cases in 2016total of 112 cases of rioting were reported in 2016 of which the maximum 27 wer
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
total of 112 cases of rioting were reported in 2016 of which the maximum 27 were from Haryana, followed by UP (15) and Jammu and Kashmir (14). A total of 236 cases of murder were reported in 2016 of which the maximum 30 were from Bihar,... Read more
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