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Dozens of support centres for rape victims set to open

AFP New Delhi Dozens of support centres for women victims of sexual violence are to open across India under an scheme announced Tuesday, as pressure grows on police over their handling of rape cases. Police in four states have signed ..

Modi warns against dangers of protectionism in Davos speech

IANS Davos Pitching India as a predictable, stable and transparent investment destination amid global uncertainty and flux, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cautioned against the dangers of protectionism, rise in tariff ..

Reuters NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected bids by two states to re-instate a ban on the release of controversial Bollywood film"Padmaavat", saying it stood by its previous ruling clearing the way for ..

New Delhi: The CPI-M on Tuesday said it was contemplating an impeachment motion with other opposition parties against Chief Justice Dipak Misra after four senior-most judges complained about arbitrary allocation of cases in the ..

New Delhi: A rally in global crude oil prices pushed petrol prices in the national capital to an over three-year high level on Tuesday. Petrol prices rose to the over three-year high level of Rs 72.23 per litre on Tuesday from ..

IANS New Delhi The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to take a call on the Tamil Nadu government's 2014 communication proposing to grant remission of sentence to seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination ..

Reuters MUMBAI Powerful regional political party has snapped ties with India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of general elections in 2019, a party leader said on Tuesday, ending a nearly three-decade-old ..

IANS New Delhi The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday dubbed the Election Commission a"Khap Panchayat"and raised questions over new Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat's relationship with the BJP. AAP spokesperson Raghav ..

Davos: Citing global climate change as one of the biggest global challenges, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India will host the first summit of the International Solar Alliance (IAS) in March."In 2016, India and ..

IANS Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday hit out at the Centre for not declaring Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday a national holiday and lamented that the iconic freedom fighter is yet to get his ..