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Sushma helps Indian woman in distress in Pakistan

New Delhi/Hyderabad: Following a father's YouTube SOS that his daughter was being mistreated by her in-laws in Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said the Indian High Commission had met the victim and was ensuring…

Biren Singh wins trust vote in Manipur

Imphal: Manipur's new Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, heading the state's first Bharatiya Janata Party-led government, on Monday won the floor test in the assembly by voice vote. BJP's Y. Khemchand was earlier elected the Speaker. The floor…

Cabinet approves four GST-related bills

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Monday approved four Goods and Services Tax (GST) related bills which have already been approved by the GST Council after detailed discussions. The draft legislations include Central Goods and Services Tax…

Yogi Adityanath sworn in as UP’s 21st CM

Lucknow: Yogi Adityanath was sworn in on Sunday as Chief Minister of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Uttar Pradesh. The 21st Chief Minister of the state was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Ram Naik.…

Congress asks Attorney General to resign

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress leader V.M. Sudheeran on Sunday asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to resign for allegedly acting at the "behest of a few bar hotel owners" in Kerala. In December, the Supreme Court banned the sale of liquor…

Coal controller to introduce ‘hallmarking’

Kolkata: The Coal Controller's Organisation, an outfit of Ministry of Coal, will be introducing a concept of "hallmarking the grade of coal of each siding" to ensure quality of coal, an official said. "There should be no grade slippage. To…