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Lok Sabha election result: Implementation of central schemes, simplification of GST contributed to BJP’s performance in Rajasthan
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Lok Sabha election result: Implementation of central schemes, simplification of GST contributed to BJP’s performance in Rajasthan

The BJP's performance in Rajasthan may have been because of irrelevant issues raised by the Opposition and the ability of the prime minister to establish a direct connect with the voters.

In Rajasthan's Alwar, cow-related violence and poorly drafted laws aggravate historic roots of local economic crisis
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In Rajasthan's Alwar, cow-related violence and poorly drafted laws aggravate historic roots of local economic crisis

Convoluted and archaic laws shrouding cattle trade in Rajasthan increase the chances of Hindu and Muslim communities turning against each other — exactly what's happening in Mewat.

8-year-old madrasa student killed in Delhi's Malviya Nagar after scuffle between two groups of boys
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8-year-old madrasa student killed in Delhi's Malviya Nagar after scuffle between two groups of boys

The incident occurred in the morning in Delhi's Malviya Nagar when the students objected to a few local boys playing on a vacant land in front of the madrasa,

Eight men in Haryana's Mewat booked for raping, torturing pregnant goat; accused persons absconding
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Eight men in Haryana's Mewat booked for raping, torturing pregnant goat; accused persons absconding

Eight men in Haryana's Mewat have been booked for sodomising and torturing a pregnant goat. The men are absconding at present but, searches are underway

Alwar lynching: NHRC takes suo motu cognisance of Rakbar Khan's killing, issues notice to Rajasthan government
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Alwar lynching: NHRC takes suo motu cognisance of Rakbar Khan's killing, issues notice to Rajasthan government

The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday sent a notice to the Rajasthan government over the death of a 28-year-old man in Alwar district

Alwar lynching victim Rakbar Khan leaves behind family of eight, children who ask where their next meal will come from
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Alwar lynching victim Rakbar Khan leaves behind family of eight, children who ask where their next meal will come from

A pall of gloom descended on the two-room red brick house at Kolgaon village of Haryana's Mewat district, as news spread of Rakbar Khan's lynching by an angry mob in Rajasthan's Alwar

World Toilet Day: 'Trump village' Marora in Haryana inaugurates world's biggest toilet pot model
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World Toilet Day: 'Trump village' Marora in Haryana inaugurates world's biggest toilet pot model

The world's biggest toilet pot model was unveiled at Marora, popularly known as the "Trump village", in Haryana on the World Toilet Day in a bid to create awareness towards sanitation and use of toilets

Another Alwar lynching: Cow vigilantes attack Muslim youths transporting cattle, one dead
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Another Alwar lynching: Cow vigilantes attack Muslim youths transporting cattle, one dead

Two Muslim youth were reportedly beaten up and shot at by cow vigilantes on Sunday in Alwar near the Rajasthan-Haryana border, months after the Pehlu Khan murder.

Brother Donald Trump? US president to get 1,001 rakhis from women of a remote Haryana village
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Brother Donald Trump? US president to get 1,001 rakhis from women of a remote Haryana village

He may not have heard of Raksha Bandhan, but the women of a village "symbolically" named by an NGO after US president Donald Trump will send him 1,001 rakhis

Panic spreads in Haryana's Mewat region as women's braids mysteriously chopped off
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Panic spreads in Haryana's Mewat region as women's braids mysteriously chopped off

At least 15 incidents of women's braids being mysteriously chopped off have been reported from the villages of the Mewat region in last two weeks, police said on Sunday.

Biryani policing: Ahead of Eid, Haryana police assigned to check samples for beef
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Biryani policing: Ahead of Eid, Haryana police assigned to check samples for beef

Police officials in Haryana’s only Muslim dominated district Mewat have reportedly been assigned to collect biryani samples.

Gurgaon out, Gurugram in: Haryana changes name of the district, says people wanted it
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Gurgaon out, Gurugram in: Haryana changes name of the district, says people wanted it

The Haryana government has taken a decision to rename the city of Gurgaon as Gurugram. The move was announced on Tuesday evening by the administration.

Dhaula Kuan gangrape: All 5 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment
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Dhaula Kuan gangrape: All 5 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment

A Delhi court on Monday sentenced all five accused in a 2010 abduction and gangrape case in Dhaula Kuan to life imprisonment.

Haryana creates history, records highest-ever voter turnout of 73 percent
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Haryana creates history, records highest-ever voter turnout of 73 percent

History was created in Haryana on Wednesday as over 73 per cent of the 1.63 crore eligible voters exercised their franchise.

Haryana polls: Mewat Muslims reject Modi, Rahul; turn to jailed Chautala
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Haryana polls: Mewat Muslims reject Modi, Rahul; turn to jailed Chautala

For the voters of Mewat, which comprises three assembly constituencies of Nuh, Ferozepur Jhirka and Punaha, former Haryana chief minister and leader of Indian National Lok Dal Om Prakash Chautala is the icon.

Gandhi Gram: The village that is a testimonial to the Mahatma's grit
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Gandhi Gram: The village that is a testimonial to the Mahatma's grit

Mahatma Gandhi had once come to the village of Mewat to convice the Muslims of the village to stay in their homes after the Partition.

Clashes in Haryana: Is Mewat the next epicenter of communal politics?
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Clashes in Haryana: Is Mewat the next epicenter of communal politics?

The recent clashes has driven a wedge in relationship between two communities in Mewat while steps taken to curb violence has only added fuel to fire.

Who really voted in Mewat? Probe on after complaints of bogus voting
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Who really voted in Mewat? Probe on after complaints of bogus voting

The Election Commission has received complaints of largescale poll rigging, booth-capturing and bogus voting in villages in Nuh, Ferozepur Jhirka and Punhana.

Democracy dies in Mewat: Should Gurgaon elections be countermanded?
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Democracy dies in Mewat: Should Gurgaon elections be countermanded?

Yogendra Yadav's campaign official tells a tale of widespread rigging and fraud, and of a rookie party stymied by a corrupt system at every turn.

Yogendra Yadav hopes Mewat's Muslims will halt Modi's juggernaut
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Yogendra Yadav hopes Mewat's Muslims will halt Modi's juggernaut

The Meo Muslims of Mewat come from fighting stock. On a day when Modi came to Gurgaon, AAP's Yogendra Yadav tried to summon up the fighting spirit of Mewat to rebuff Modi.