Boy tried to burn himself to gain girl's sympathy, say police

New Delhi, Nov 30  Delhi Police on Wednesday said the boy, who claimed last week that three youth misbehaved with his friend and poured petrol and tried to set him ablaze when he came to her rescue, had indeed tried to burn himself to gain girl’s sympathy.

Police said…

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Rahul to ask Modi a question every day in Gujarat poll run-up

New Delhi, Nov 30  Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi a question every day in the run-up to the Gujarat assembly elections, the party said.

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala on Wednesday said Gandhi would ask a question to the Prime Minister every…

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Fire breaks out in Delhi market, no casualties

New Delhi, Nov 30 Over half-a-dozen temporary shops were fully gutted in a fire that broke out here in a market around midnight on Thursday, police and fire officials said.

The kiosks, comprising of pan shops and small eateries, were situated in the middle of Malviya Nagar market…

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Misty Thursday morning in Delhi, 19 trains delayed

New Delhi, Nov 30  It was a misty Thursday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 9.6 degrees Celsius, normal for the season’s average. The visibility dropped to 800 metres.

According to the Northern Railway, 19 trains were arriving late while six others were rescheduled due to…

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SC disposes of PIL seeking law against torture, custodial violence

New Delhi, Nov 28 The Supreme Court on Monday disposed of a PIL seeking to put in place a statutory framework to curb torture and custodial violence as it said that it can’t direct the government to make an anti-torture law or ratify the UN convention against Torture…

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