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Quota in higher education across all private institutions from July: Govt

India, Jan. 16 -- Private universities and colleges will have to provide the 10% quota for candidates from economically weaker sections (EWS) as well as for those from the scheduled castes (SCs),sched... Read More


Brexit deal fails in Parliament, faces uncertain future

London, Jan. 16 -- Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a humiliating defeat over her plan to withdraw Britain from the European Union, pushing the country further into political chaos. The 432-202 vo... Read More


Kerala govt's Sabarimala position 'shameful': Modi

KOLLAM/BALANGIR, Jan. 16 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Kerala's Left Democratic Front government on its handling of the Sabarimala controversy, saying the Co... Read More


POST OF INTERIM CBI DIRECTOR DOESN'T EXIST: KHARGE TO MODI

NEW DELHI, Jan. 16 -- The Congress's floor leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge has demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi immediatelycallameeting of the selection committee to pick the next... Read More


Civil society urges PM to help fulfill Dr KC's demands, save his life

KATHMANDU, Jan. 16 -- Several noted civil society members have urged the government and lawmakers to save Dr Govanda KC's life and address his demands in line with the agreement signed with the govern... Read More


Sabarimala tense after 2 women, dressed as men, try to enter shrine

India, Jan. 16 -- Two women in their 30s were on Wednesday prevented from entering the Sabarimala temple in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district by angry devotees, days after two others became the first t... Read More


Muzaffarpur shelter home case: Accountant surrenders in court

Muzaffarpur, Jan. 16 -- Ramashankar Singh alias Master Saheb, 65, an accused in the sensational Muzaffarpur shelter home sex horror case whose name is mentioned in the CBI charge sheet, surrendered in... Read More


UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

London, Jan. 16 -- British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-co... Read More


Tribal bodies want dam to be named after martyrs, write to Modi

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- The tribal bodies of Jharkhand have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding that the North Koel (Mandal Dam) irrigation project be named after the two martyrs Nilamber-Pit... Read More


The collegium system isn't foolproof

Mumbai, Jan. 16 -- The recent decision of the Collegium of the Supreme Court on January 10, 2019, in recommending the names of Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna to the Court has evoked stro... Read More