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Chennai: Threats to constitutional authorities like the Governor will not be tolerated, the Raj Bhavan said on Friday, criticizing Tamil magazine ‘Nakkheeran’ Editor R.R. Gopal for allegedly slandering the Governor. “In a democracy there can be a healthy exchange of ideas. But no threats direct or indirect on a constitutional authority such as Governor will be …

Panaji: Even as the ruling BJP-led coalition alliance looks for a new leader to replace ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Congress MLAs on Monday staked claim to form a government in Goa. Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar visited Raj Bhavan and submitted a letter to Governor Mridula Sinha’s office signed by all 16 Congress MLAs, demanding …

Bengaluru: As Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala on Wednesday invited BJP legislature party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa to form the new government in the state, the Congress said the Governor denigrated his office, trampled the Constitution and acted as a BJP puppet.   “Vajubhai Vala denigrated the Governor’s office, trampled upon the Constitution, abused the law and …

New Delhi: A 22-year-old NRI, working as a software engineer for Google, has been arrested for allegedly molesting a US woman here in a five star hotel, police said on Friday. Police said the incident took place on January 8 at around 10 p.m., when the accused, Anmol Singh Kharbanda, met and struck up a conversation …

Srinagar: The pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime is likely to be implemented in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday midnight ending all suspense and speculations on whether the state would become part of the ‘one country, one tax’ system. The presidential order extending Amendment 101 to the state was received here earlier on Friday. Following …

Itanagar: Bad weather forced a BSF chopper carrying Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju to make an emergency landing in a polytechnic playground in Itanagar on Tuesday. The chopper was to land at a helipad at Raj Bhavan, but due to inclement weather the chopper was forced to land at the playground of …

Bhubaneshwar: Ten ministers including six new faces from the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) party were inducted into the cabinet of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik-led Odisha government on Sunday. Governor S.C. Jamir administered the oath to the new ministers in the presence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and others leaders of the BJD at the Raj …