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Finding moksha in jail

The sessions are over for the day. Alokananda Roy stands up from the front row and finds herself in the middle of a circle,...

Indian Railways to auction branding and advertising rights of trains

NEW DELHI: The next time you board a Dehradun or Lucknow Shatabdi, it might be wrapped in Patanjali Ayurved signage and be called the Patanjali Shatabdi. Indian...

‘Over 3,000 rape cases registered in Chhattisgarh in last 2 years’

Raipur: As many as 3,094 rape cases were registered in Chhattisgarh in the past two years, state Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra told the Legislative...

This buffalo makes 50 lakh from its semen alone

Chitrakoot, UP: Animals are valuable to most people in most parts of India and abroad and they can go for a lot of money...

‘More people die from drug abuse than terror attacks’

New Delhi: Drug addiction kills more people globally than terror attacks, a senior official said here on March 2. "Everyday 570 people die of drug...

Baby trafficking racket flourishes in Madurai

Madurai: The recent arrest of a gang for attempting to sell a six-month-old infant boy to a couple from Pudukkottai has again brought to...

Uttar Pradesh assembly polls 2017: 160 crorepatis, 126 with criminal cases in 6th phase

Lucknow: A total of 160 crorepati candidates are in the fray in the sixth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections to be held on...

Ban call on Coke, Pepsi by Tamil Nadu traders body comes into effect

Chennai: The ban on Pepsi and Coca-Cola by the traders’ association comes into effect March 1, paving the way for resurgence of ‘swadeshi’ colas...

Only television set, no AC or mattress for Sasikala in prison: DIG

Chennai: Except for a television set, AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala has not been provided a separate bathroom or facilities like water heater,...

Bihar minister asking crowd to beat PM photo with shoes

Patna: A Bihar minister has kicked up a controversy by asking a crowd gathered at a program to protest the Centre's demonetization move to...