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BSP corporator takes oath in Urdu, is charged with ‘intent to hurt religious sentiments’

BSP corporator takes oath in Urdu, is charged with ‘intent to hurt religious sentiments’

The Uttar Prdaesh police on Thursday booked a newly-elected municipal corporator in Aligarh Musharraf Husain for “malicious intent of outraging religious sentiment” after he took oath in Urdu on Monday. Husain was beaten and assaulted allegedly by BJP councilors after he took oath in Urdu. The police complain against Husain, a corporator from BSP, was…
Homeland showrunner: How Trump influenced the new season

Homeland showrunner: How Trump influenced the new season

The writing team on Showtime’s Homeland have a tradition: Before starting to work on a new season, they take a trip to Washington, D.C., to chat candidly with intelligence agency insiders to get a sense of the real-life terror threats facing America, as well as to gather details about how the community actually operates —…
JIT exposes how SECP, FIA and NAB helped Sharif family’s cases

JIT exposes how SECP, FIA and NAB helped Sharif family’s cases

JIT exposes how SECP, FIA and NAB helped Sharif family’s cases ISLAMABAD – The joint investigation team (JIT) has been all over the place; their...
Indian cricketers may get 100% salary hike – Times of India

Indian cricketers may get 100% salary hike – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Indian cricketers are set to get a huge hike, with the salaries of top players as well as domestic ones likely to double in the coming season. The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) is working on a formula to add Rs 200 crore to the existing corpus of Rs 180 crore in…
Doug Jones, eager to speak for the South, embraces the spotlight

Doug Jones, eager to speak for the South, embraces the spotlight

Doug Jones and wife Louise wave to supporters before speaking during an election-night watch party Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala. (John Bazemore/AP) Doug Jones, weeks away from taking office as Alabama’s first Democratic senator since 1996, is not done talking about his win. On Wednesday, as national TV cameras rolled, he spent 26 minutes talking about his…
We’ll talk peace with Pakistan only when it stops supporting terror:  Army chief General Bipin Rawat – Times of India

We’ll talk peace with Pakistan only when it stops supporting terror: Army chief...

JAIPUR: Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said peace talks with Pakistan can take place only when it stops supporting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. Given its actions, it doesn't appear that Pakistan really wants peace, the Army chief added. He was in the western sector, close to the India-Pakistan border, to witness…
A Penis PSA from Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

A Penis PSA from Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

A Penis PSA from Full Frontal with Samantha Bee https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeWpX-ypSls&t=0s View Reddit by kneeco28 - View Source
Disney Makes $52.4 Billion Deal for 21st Century Fox in Big Bet on Streaming

Disney Makes $52.4 Billion Deal for 21st Century Fox in Big Bet on Streaming

But lately, as most of Hollywood has, 20th Century Fox has struggled to keep pace with the changing way younger audiences view content — namely on an internet-connected device. Some analysts interpreted Mr. Murdoch’s sudden willingness to sell as his reading the writing on the wall: The business climate is going to become tougher for…
Karnataka polls: Congress must breach BJP’s urban stronghold to retain power – Times of India

Karnataka polls: Congress must breach BJP’s urban stronghold to retain power – Times of...

BENGALURU: The outcome of the Gujarat election has some useful lessons for the Congress and BJP, ahead of the 2018 assembly polls in Karnataka. The results have shown a clear urban-rural divide: While the Congress has managed to widen its rural base, the BJP has retained control over urban pockets. If this trend catches on…
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee correspondents talk making the news ‘funny’

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee correspondents talk making the news ‘funny’

Catch the full episode of Entertainment Weekly: The Show here and on PeopleTV. Go to PEOPLE.com/PeopleTV, or download the free app on your smart TV, mobile, and web devices. It can be difficult to find the humor in today’s headlines, but that’s the job of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee correspondents Allana Harkin, Michael Rubens, Ashley Nicole Black, and Amy Hoggart. The…
Special courts to try tainted MPs, MLAs should become operational by March 1: SC – Times of India

Special courts to try tainted MPs, MLAs should become operational by March 1: SC...

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday approved Centre's scheme for setting up of special courts to exclusively hear cases against tainted MPs and MLAs who are facing serious criminal charges and set a deadline of March 1 for fast track court to start functioning. In a landmark decision intended to end the inordinate delay…
Revival risks: On economy woes

Revival risks: On economy woes

The Centre’s bid to dispel the pall of gloom over the economy has been helped in recent weeks by a sovereign rating upgrade from a global agency and a sharp improvement in India’s rank on a World Bank index for ease of doing business. More significantly, the economy clocked a growth of 6.3% in the…