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Akhilesh Yadav
If petrol can be stolen using a chip, why can't EVMs be hacked, questions Akhilesh YadavYadav, who lost the recent UP Assembly polls, said we have to stop the misuse of technology.

India Today Mind Rocks Guwahati 2017

Himanta Biswa Sarma at India Today Mind Rocks in Guwahati
PM Modi responds to tweets, Rahul will act in 3 years: Himanta Biswa Sarma at Mind RocksAssam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has mocked the Congress leadership saying that while PM Narendra Modi acts on tweets, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi would take three years to take note of a complaint.

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Lucknow: Cop suspended for thrashing old rickshaw-puller on streetMoments after the video went viral, the GRP took cognisance of the matter and suspended the brash policeman.

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Telangana chilli farmers protest
Telangana: Chilli farmers protest over fall in prices, torch crop stock in Khammam agricultural marketTelangana chilli farmers on Friday in a violent protest ransacked offices in the Khammam Agricultural Market and and torched their crop produce against the government's failure to control fall in chilli prices.

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Terrorists involved in Panzgam attack escape: Intelligence reportThere is a possibility of disrupting the durbar movement from Jammu to Srinagar . The durbar moves from Sunday.

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Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia
Delhi deputy CM Sisodia's Twitter hacked. Anti-Anna Hazare message retweetedSisodia said somebody else was retweeting from his Twitter handle.

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Justice Karnan
Justice Karnan orders ban on travelling of Chief Justice and 7 Supreme Court judgesJustice Karnan said if the judges are permitted to travel abroad then there is a probability of the "virus of caste discrimination spreading".

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Gayatri Prajapati
Judge who granted bail to rape accused ex-Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prajapati suspendedThe Additional Sessions Judge who granted bail to rape accused former Uttar Pradesh minister and Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapti was suspended on Friday.

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Tamil Nadu: Protesters burn CM Palaniswami's effigy over state petition on farmer suicidesTamil Nadu farmers took to streets in parts of state over government's apathetic petition to Supreme Court, stating that farmers were committing suicides due to personal reasons.

World

Kim Jong un
US efforts to get rid of nukes a 'wild dream', says North KoreaKim In Ryong told The Associated Press that North Korea's nuclear weapons are never part of "political bargains and economic deals."

India

Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2017.
Mind Rocks Youth Summit 2017: Watch live coverage on India TodayAssam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, actor Katrina Kaif are set to speak at the India Today Mind Rocks Youth Summit

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China should stop CPEC if disputes rise: Top party academicZhang Yunling, an official think-tank, said in Beijing that the government should proceed carefully with transnational projects under the "One Belt, One Road" (OBOR).

India

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Rajasthan: 9 die after wall collapses during a pre-wedding function in BharatpurVillagers said that the incident took place at a house where a pre-wedding ceremony was taking place.

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Arvind Kejriwal
After MCD debacle, Arvind Kejriwal says it's time to introspect and evolveAam Aadmi Party convenor and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a twitter post said that it was time to get back to work.

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Mamata Banerjee
BJP's multi-pronged strategy to corner Mamata Banerjee and wrest power from Trinamool in West BengalAfter coming to power in 16 of the 29 states covering more than 60 per cent of the population, winning Opposition-ruled states such as Odisha, Himachal Pradesh and Karnataka may not be a far cry

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Amit Shah.
Eyeing 2019 polls, BJP chief Amit Shah to start 95-day all-India tour with Jammu and Kashmir visitThe purpose of Shah's tour, which starts with his visit to J-K on Saturday, is to strategise on ways to help the BJP win 2019 Lok Sabha election.

FYI

A Donald Trump caricature that featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert. (Screenshot via YouTube)
100 days of Trump: Thought this would be easier, miss my old life, says US PresidentDonald Trump will be completing 100 days in office today, but in an interview given just two days earlier, the President admitted that being President has not been as easy as he thought it would be.

Jammu and Kashmir

Mata Vaishno Devi shrine
Vaishno Devi board lodges FIR over fake letters sent in union minister's nameChief Executive Officer of the board had received letters on the letter head of a union minister bearing his signatures recommending that priorities be granted for helicopter tickets and darshan.

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti appoints BB Vyas new Jammu and Kashmir chief secretaryIn a major administrative reshuffle in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti replaced BR Sharma with BB Vyas as the next chief secretary of the state. Mufti also shifted 14 IAS and 17 KAS officers and 5 SSPs.

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Dawood Ibrahim
Is Dawood Ibrahim critical in Pakistan hospital? Family reportedly deniesAnother unconfirmed report suggested that Dawood had suffered a paralytic attack following which he was hospitalised.

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Model Preeti Jain (in red) outside court
Madhur Bhandarkar murder plot: Preeti Jain gets 4 weeks to appeal conviction in HCModel Preeti Jain was convicted by the sessions court of plotting to murder Bollywood producer Madhur Bhandarkar and got bail on Rs 15,000 cash bond.

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Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh can learn how to conserve its rivers from MP: Yogi AdityanathYogi Adityanath said he has come to MP to learn how rivers can be conserved.

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Army personnel helping pull out a vehicle stuck in the hailstorm in Sikkim.
Sikkim: In five-hour-long operation, Army rescues 520 tourists stranded in hailstormIn a five-hour-long operation, Army personnel rescued 520 tourists stranded and pulled out 75 vehicles stuck due to a massive hailstorm that struck the hilly region of east Sikkim on April 27

Delhi

Justice (Retired) SN Dhingra
Dhingra panel report on Robert Vadra land deal case: Up to Haryana govt to act on my recommendationsJustice Dhingra while speaking to India Today refused to comment on the leaks which claimed Vadra made Rs 50.5 crores out of the deal.

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BookMyShow becomes the real 'Baahubali' of showbiz by selling 12 tickets per secondFrom the comfort of your home, is how Ashish describes BookMyShow's success which has seen a phenomenal high with pre-bookings showing a 350 percent surge compared to 'Baahubali 1'.

Uttar Pradesh

Petrol pump sealed by STF officials
Uttar Pradesh STF registers 7 FIRs, arrests 23 people in petrol pump cheating caseDuring the investigation, it was found that the chip-based device would actually cut the flow of fuel by 5 to 10 per cent without any change in the metre reading of the machine, meaning that a customer would pay for 1 litre of fuel but get only 900 to 950 ml.

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Hamid Mir
Here's why Pakistani journalist wants to return his father's award from BangladeshMir's announcement coincided with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) calling off a tour of Bangladesh scheduled for July and August.

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RTI reveals most Cabinet ministers missed the four Cabinet meetings held during Assembly elections 2017. (File Photo)
Most central minister were absent for Cabinet meetings during assembly electionAn RTI enquiry reveals most Modi Cabinet ministers remained missing from Cabinet meetings held during campaigns for elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Chhattisgarh and Goa.

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Andhra Pradesh: 13 drown, 4 missing after dinghy capsizes in stream in AnantapurAs many as 13 people have drowned while 4 others are missing after a boat capsized in a stream in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu farmers protesting at Jantar Mantar
Tamil Nadu farmers threaten to agitate again over EPS govt's controversial report on suicideThe Edappadi Palanisamy government said most of the farmers didn't die due to drought but due to various other issues like illness, old age and so on.

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AIIMS
AIIMS organises symposium on vector borne disease, doctors searching for vaccine, emphasise on preventionAIIMS to look out for the best possible vaccine for vector borne diseases within the Indian subcontinent. 

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AAP follows Yogi Adityanath's footsteps. Delhi to cancel holidays marking birth, death anniversariesDeputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia praised Yogi Adityanath's move to cancel 15 public holidays.

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Rahul Gandhi.
Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi to address tribals in Narmada district's Dediapada village on May 1Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will address tribals in a rally in Dediapada village of Gujarat's Narmada district on May 1. The rally will be part of the party's ongoing 'Adivasi Adhikar Abhiyan'.

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New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport
Want to quit ISI and stay in India: Pakistan man baffles Delhi airport helpdeskDuring questioning, Rafiq said he was connected with the ISI but had decided to call it a day and remain in India, officials said.

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IAS officers to adopt families of security personnel martyred in Maoist attacks, anti-terror operationsThe bureaucrats will approach such families within their area of posting and offer themselves as facilitators to help them get their dues like pension, gratuity or allotment of services.

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Tamil Nadu government to Supreme Court: No farmer from the state committed suicide over droughtThe Tamil Nadu government filed a reply in the Supreme Court today stating that no farmer had committed suicide in the state , and clarified that those who have, took the extreme step due to personal reasons.

Delhi

Over 10 thousand NDMC employees taking oath
NDMC to make at least five of its residential colonies zero waste areasNDMC chairperson Naresh Kumar said that they should come forward to spread the message of segregation of waste at source to their nearest and dearest so as to make it a mass movement.

Maharashtra

Prakash Mehta
Bombay High Court pulls up Maharashtra Minister in hutment demolition caseThe BMC has told the Bombay High Court that Maharashtra Minister Prakash Mehta prevented the civic body from carrying out the order for demolition of illegal encroachment in the central suburb of Mumbai.

Bihar

Celebrations in Bihar in honour of BJP MP Manoj Tiwari
MCD win just the beginning, Delhi CM is next target, says Manoj Tiwari's motherBJP MP Manoj Tiwari, who hails from Atarwalia was given the charge of Delhi state BJP president few months ahead of MCD polls, and he was instrumental is BJP's win in the MCD polls.

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No negotiation with Kashmiri separatists, Centre tells Supreme Court on violence in Kashmir ValleyAttorney General Mukul Rohatgi told Supreme Court it was ready to talk to recognised political parties in Jammu and Kashmir to resolve the crisis there but not with separatists.

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Anna Hazare during the Lokpal movement
How Lokpal's appointment got stuck in legal technicalities and politicsMore than legal complexities, the Lokpal has been a victim of politics of the two biggest parties in the country.

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Congress MLAs who joined BJP with CM and other leaders in Imphal.
A day after Rahul Gandhi's northeast meet, 4 Congress MLAs join BJP in ManipurCongress lawmakers Y Surchandra, Ngamthang Haokip, O Lukhoi and S Bira were inducted into the BJP by Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh and party state president K Bhabanada.

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Think you're being cheated at petrol pumps: Here are some dos and don'tsAccording to petroleum expert Naresh Taneja, tweaked metres show false reading and often render less fuel.
 
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