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Newly-wed couple
BMC polls: Newly-married couple queues up to cast their votes In one of the polling booths in Bhandup, a newly married couple attracted attention.

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BMC election: 21 cartons of alcohol seized, cops smell plot to lure voters on dry dayInvestigations are on to trace the owner of the vehicles from which the alcohol was seized and determine if they had any political affiliations.

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BMC headquarters
Why this Kolaveri Di over BMC polls? 4 things which make it the greatestThe cut-throat battle between Shiv Sena and BJP is not the only reason behind the hype over the BMC elections.

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Kangla fort
Manipur Election 2017: Row over PM Modi's rally at Imphal's 'sacred' Kangla fortThe rally was initially planned to be held at the historic Kangla fort but BJP changed the venue at the last moment following a complaint to the Election Commission by Irom Sharmila's party alleging violation of code of conduct.

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Mumbai: Man stabs wife to death over discordThe deceased has been identified as Geeta Dubey a resident of Malad. The incident took place at around 9.15 pm on Monday.

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Delhi: 2 girls who had gone out to relieve themselves raped in Rohini, 2 arrestedThe two accused, who lived in Rohini and were allegedly under the influence of alcohol, grabbed the girls when they left their home to relieve themselves out in the open.

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Images of Rs 1,000 note have gone viral on social media.
Government planning to re-introduce Rs 1,000 note. Is this the new look? Reports suggest that printing of new Rs 1,000 note has already begun and it may be introduced soon.

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The BMC headquarters in Mumbai. Photo: PTI.
BMC election 2017: Your 7-point guide to everything you need to knowBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is the richest civic body in the country, and needless to say that one who rules the BMC enjoys immense influence in political circles in Maharashtra and even Delhi.

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Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar
Masood Azhar, NSG on agenda as Jaishankar begins China visitIndia and China will hold an upgraded strategic dialogue as Jaishankar meets the Chinese Executive Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui.

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Flags of India and Rwanda.
India, Rwanda sign three agreements to boost economic and business tiesAccording to the Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) signed between Rwanda and India, Rwanda Air will soon begin services to India, and the two countries will mutually exempt visa requirements for diplomatic and official passport holders.

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J-K: Alert sounded in Rajouri after BSF killed 1 terrorist, foiled infiltration bid in Keri sectorAround midnight, BSF troops observed suspicious movement of 3-4 terrorists along the LoC and fired at them. Terrorists retaliated and the firing continued for about half-an-hour.

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Leopard
'Man-eater' leopard, which mauled 6 last week, nabbed from JaipurThe panther attacked cattle and people in the nearby villages of Sariska forest.

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Delhi police arrests suspected rapist
Hauz Khas Village rape case: Delhi Police arrests accusedThe victim had also recorded her statement in court under Section 164 of the CrPC.

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Fadnavis and Uddhav Thackeray.
BMC Election 2017 LIVE: Battle of prestige between BJP, Shiv Sena for cash rich civic bodyThe BMC polls are being dubbed a 'mini assembly' elections and are being seen as a referendum on Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

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The pressure cooker that was used to hide the gold
Mumbai: Customs seizes gold hidden inside pressure cooker, 2 arrested at airportCustoms officials recovered over 1 kg of gold valued at Rs 31.52 lakh.

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Uttar Pradesh Assembly election: RSS mobilises cadre to get people to voteThe RSS, like before, is running a campaign under the theme of 'Phele Matdaan, Phir Jalpaan' (first vote, then eat breakfast) to get people to vote in Uttar Pradesh's Assembly polls.

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The Rudra helicopter
Army looks to fast track process of acquiring anti-tank missiles for Rudra helicopterThe Army is in urgent need of anti-tank missiles for its indigenous ALH Rudra helicopters.

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Businessman-turned-ISIS recruit to be grilled on links with @shamiwitnessAn alleged ISIS recruit, currently in the custody of the Rajasthan ATS, may have pumped money from his Chinese goods business into ISIS accounts in Syria. Officials are also investigating his links to an influential pro-ISIS Twitter account.

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Centre to open 79 new blood banks to address shortfallIndia requires 12 million units of blood for its 1.2-billion strong population. However, only nine million units are collected every year.

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Traffic deaths: Govt plans overhaul of road mishap analysis with focus on data gathering17 people on Indian roads every hour. The ministry of transport is setting up a new system that will aim to find the root cause of road accident by examining hard data.

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Multiple blasts outside a court in Pakistan's CharsaddaBreaking news at India Today on February 21, 2017

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Rahul Gandhi
Food Park in Amethi was closed as revenge against Congress: Rahul GandhiAmethi Food Park was shelved by current NDA regime in Centre. The entire matter was raised in Parliament by Gandhi and a massive showdown had erupted in both the Houses of Parliament.

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Lalu Prasad
PM Modi is a dictator who will split the country into parts, says Lalu PrasadLalu's strong reactions came a day after PM Modi at a rally in Uttar Pradesh leveled charges on the Samajwadi party govt that they were discriminating with people in supplying electricity during festival of Eid and Diwali, a comment which Lalu believed was made to communalise the polls.

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Ammunition recovered
Kashmir: Soldier arrested at Srinagar airport with live ammunitionRifleman PK Gouda, who was traveling from Srinagar to Delhi, was detained by the police immediately after it was found that he had live ammunition in his possession.

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Parkash Singh Badal
Two bombs shells found near the residence of Punjab CM Badal The police has informed the bomb disposal squad of the Army which will try to find out whether the bombs were already diffused or live.

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Rahul Gandhi's Raebareli rally
Women outnumber men at Rahul Gandhi's Raebareli rallyThe larger number of women voters present in his rally even forced the Amethi MP to mention it in his speech.

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Satellite launch.
India capable of developing a space station, but needs a long-term approach, says ISRO chairmanHis remarks came following ISRO's display of technological prowess last week by launching 104 satellites in a single mission.

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Infosys chief Vishal Sikka.
Infosys chief Vishal Sikka: False stories being spread about USD 200-million Panaya buyoutIn a letter to employees, Infosys chief executive Vishal Sikka lashed out at detractors for spreading "false and malicious" stories about the company and said they were "designed" to target him to the "point of harassment".

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N Chandrasekaran
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Tata Sons chairman-designate, is new TCS bossChandrasekaran, currently Chief Executive and Managing Director of TCS, will take charge as the Non-Executive Chairman of the board of directors of TCS with effect from today.

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Former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan
ISRO spy case: Supreme Court to hear former scientist's plea on Feb 24A bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra, A M Khanwilkar and M M Shantanagoudar posted the appeal, filed against the judgment of the division bench of the Kerala High Court, for hearing on February 24.

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Hafiz Saeed
After Musharraf admits using Kashmir militants as tools, Pakistan minister calls Hafiz Saeed a threatThe Nation report doesn't elaborate on Khawaja Asif's statement but there is a debate in Pakistani media about the need to stop the distinction between good terrorists and bad terrorists.

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Rajnath Singh
Rajnath Singh's statement on Manipur starts fresh war of wordsChief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh has sharply reacted to the Singh's version saying that the people of the state would never bow down to anyone.

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Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal
SYL controversy gets new twist: INLD wants to dig up canal againIndian National Lok Dal leader Abhay Singh Chautala has announced a party rally at Ambala before leading a march to the Kapuri village to once again dig the canal. The announcement has come as a jolt to the Badals and Shiromani Akali Dal.

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He was arrested from Delhi airport on the basis of look out circular when he was trying to leave the country for Bangkok.
EOW arrests managing director of Earth Infrastructures for cheating home buyersThe EOW had received around 82 complaints from persons who had invested in Earth Titanium Studios project in Sector Techzone, Yamuna Expressway, Greater Noida.

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 PM Narendra Modi with his Nepalese counterpart Pushpa Kamal Dahal (File Photo: PTI)
India may seek Nepal help in preventing 'escape bids' of wanted criminals The government is exploring the option of approaching Nepal seeking help to have more stringent checks on people against whom India has issued look-out notices.

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Panneerselvam's nameplate
Panneerselvam's nameplate outside his residence in Chennai covered with masking tapeNow, a brown tape covers his designation outside his residence.

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Gurgaon: Online 'like' ponzi scheme mastermind, 3 others arrestedOn interrogation, the accused admitted that they had launched Profit Network Company in July 2016. The members had deposited about Rs 8 crore in the company's bank accounts. In order to earn profit, the members had to like the web links sent to them by the company. The company had promised to pay Rs 5 per like.

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Exclusive: Two men from West Bengal go missing in IraqAccording to sources from the Indian Consulate in Iraq, out of the five hundred pilgrims, 498 were accounted for while the two men who are natives of West Bengal couldn't be traced.

Maharashtra

Mumbai wants pothole-free roads
BMC polls: What Mumbai wants from new leadership as city readies to voteAs Mumbai votes for 227-member BMC today, IndiaToday.in brings you an online survey results giving an idea about what residents of the most populous city of the country expect from the new leadership.

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Subramanian Swamy
Aircel-Maxis Deal: Subramanian Swamy alleges involvement of Chidambaram, son; BJP stays awaySwamy alleged that Karti Chidambaram and his father were the chief conspirators in Aircel-Maxis deal in which Maran brothers are accused of wrongdoing.

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Vijay Mallya sneaked out of India last March. (File Photo)
Govt moves a step further over Vijay Mallya's extraditionThe External Affairs Ministry has been requested to forward the communication to the authorities in the UK to extradite Mallya to India.

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Solapur MLC Prashant Paricharak. Photo credit: Twitter/@ParicharakSpeak
Pune: Retired Army officers demand strict action against Solapur MLC for remark on soldiers' wivesThe MLC who is backed by the BJP said, "A soldier gets a telegram from his wife that she has delivered a baby.... but he has not visited his home for a whole year. This is the level of politics we have stooped to".

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Sehwan shrine attack effect: Pakistan moving heavy artillery to Afghan border?After a string of terror attacks in the country, Pakistan Army has moved heavy artillery towards the Pak-Afghan border in Chaman and Torkham districts.

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Sharad Pawar and Raj Thackeray
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation polls: How Congress, NCP, MNS are suffering collateral damageCongress, Sharad Pawar's NCP and Raj Thackeray's MNS appear to be the side effect of this epic war. They are suffering collateral damage of the fight between the two titans of the BMC polls.

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