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    'Playing Victim Card': YSR Congress Hits out at Naidu over his 'Man-made Floods' Remark

    Amaravati: Hitting out at Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N Chandrababu Naidu for his comments on floods and his submerged house, the ruling YRS Congress leadership said the former CM was only trying to politicise the issue and play a victim card. Senior YSRC functionary Ambati Rambabu said, 'Naidu's remarks that the floods were man-made and aimed at...

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    Gates to Chidambaram's Jor Bagh Residence Locked, CBI Sleuths Scale Wall to Enter Premises

    New Delhi: High drama unfolded at former finance minister P Chidambaram's residence at the tony Jor Bagh colony here on Wednesday night as a team of CBI officers scaled the boundary wall of his bungalow to gain entrance while another team tried to make way through the backdoor. The Rajya Sabha MP, whose whereabouts were not known soon after Delhi High...

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    Pregnant Woman, Family Spend Night on Tree as Yamuna Flowed Above Danger Mark in Delhi

    New Delhi: A pregnant woman and her family spent an entire night on a tree to save themselves from the waters of the overflowing Yamuna that submerged their hut in Usmanpur area of New Delhi. Scared witless when the floodwaters entered her house, Noorjahan used a pile of wood to climb the tree to save herself and her two children. When her husband, Jahangir,...

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    Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth Post Contrasting Wins at World Badminton Championships

    Basel: Saina Nehwal defeated Netherlands' Soraya de Visch Eijbergen in the second round of World Badminton Championship, here on Tuesday. The eighth seeded Indian defeated her Dutch opponent quite easily 21-10, 21-11, to book her place in the quarter-finals. Kidambi Srikanth though did not have such an easy road. He came back from behind to beat Misha...

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    Will Choose Liberty over Life, Says Chidambaram after Dramatic Appearance at AICC Headquarters

    New Delhi: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, wanted in a money laundering case, made a dramatic appearance at a press conference in the Congress headquarters on Wednesday evening, and asked probe agencies to "respect" the law and wait till Friday when the Supreme Court hears his bail plea. Facing arrest after Supreme Court refused to...

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    74-Year-Old US National Arrested in Florida for Castrating Man He Met on Eunuch Website

    Miami: A man has been arrested in Florida for castrating a companion who submitted to the procedure voluntarily after they met on an internet fetish site specialising in eunuchs. "This one is a little... let's just say sensitive. You could even say it's kinda nuts," the Highland County Sheriff's Office said in a statement posted on Facebook after...

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    Brazil's President Accuses NGOs of Setting Amazon Forest Afire as Flames Continue to Rage

    Sao Paulo: Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding. Bolsonaro, who has shocked environmentalists with plans to open the Amazon to business interests, said NGOs could be behind the record number...

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    Minority Commission Issues Notice to OYO After Hotel 'Denies' Room to Kashmiri Youth in Delhi

    New Delhi: The Delhi Minority Commission (DMC) on Wednesday issued a notice to hospitality firm OYO after its affiliated hotel in Jasola Vihar allegedly denied a room to a Kashmiri youth. In an official statement, the government minority body said, "This is a serious offence of discrimination against a lawful customer." According to media...

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    Sea of Blue at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan as Thousands Protest Demolition of 'Ravidas Mandir'

    New Delhi: The stretch between Jhandewalan and Ramlila Maidan in central Delhi turned into a sea of blue as thousands of Dalits from various parts of the country hit the streets of the city on Wednesday to protest the recent demolition of a Ravidas Mandir in the national capital. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had demolished the temple on August 10...

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    Ayodhya: Lord Ram's Birthplace is Deity, No One Can Claim Right over it, Ram Lalla's Lawyer Tells SC

    New Delhi: The birthplace of Lord Ram at Ayodhya is itself a deity and no one can claim ownership right over the sacred place by merely putting up a structure like a mosque, a counsel for 'Ram Lalla' told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. 'Ram Lalla Virajman', a deity which is one of the parties in the decades-old Ram Janmahoomi-Babri Masjid...

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