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Maratha quota: Maharashtra govt says SBCC surveyed 43,629 households before assessing demand for reservation
India

Maratha quota: Maharashtra govt says SBCC surveyed 43,629 households before assessing demand for reservation

The Maharashtra State Backward Class Commission (SBCC) surveyed 43,629 households before submitting its report on the social and economic conditions of the Maratha community, which has been demanding reservation.

Law to construct Ram temple possible, govt has scuttled court processes before, says retired SC judge J Chelameshwar
India

Law to construct Ram temple possible, govt has scuttled court processes before, says retired SC judge J Chelameshwar

Citing other instances of the court's decisions being scuttled by the legislative process, former Supreme Court judge Jasti Chelameswar said the Parliament can pass a law for Ram temple while the matter is in the Supreme Court

Job crisis in Uttar Pradesh: 3,700 PhD holders, among other over-qualified candidates, apply for peon jobs
India

Job crisis in Uttar Pradesh: 3,700 PhD holders, among other over-qualified candidates, apply for peon jobs

The post which requires a minimum eligibility of Class 5 has now applicants which include 3,700 PHDs holders, 50,000 graduates, 28,000 post graduates in Uttar Pradesh

Donald Trump wants the US military to create a new 'space force' to go along with the current ground, navy and air forces
News & Analysis

Donald Trump wants the US military to create a new 'space force' to go along with the current ground, navy and air forces

Since taking office, Trump has frequently touted his support for the US military and placed high-ranking generals in top White House and cabinet posts.

'Shocked & appalled': Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan tweets after UK denies visa
Entertainment

'Shocked & appalled': Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan tweets after UK denies visa

The sarod maestro also tagged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in his tweets. Till this report was filed, the minister has not responded to his tweets.

Delhi braces for odd-even formula; Gopal Rai promises more buses, higher Metro frequency
India

Delhi braces for odd-even formula; Gopal Rai promises more buses, higher Metro frequency

The Delhi government on Monday detailed the state transport services being put into force in order to minimise inconveniences for commuters as they roll out the odd-even formula in the city, starting 1 January 2016.

Former Pakistan PM Yousuf Gilani's son booked for murder
World

Former Pakistan PM Yousuf Gilani's son booked for murder

Pakistan's former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son has been booked in a murder case after his security guard allegedly shot dead a young biker for not clearing the way for "VIP movement" in Lahore.

India discussions at WEF dominated by AAP, general elections
Politics

India discussions at WEF dominated by AAP, general elections

Almost every foreign leader is quizzing their Indian counterparts about Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party -- and its potential impact on the upcoming general elections.