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Aadhaar can't be mandatory for welfare schemes: SC
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the government cannot make Aadhaar mandatory for extending benefits of its welfare schemes.
Police foil robbery bid, arrest one
NEW DELHI: A Delhi Police PCR van team foiled a robbery bid by arresting a man who, along with four others, allegedly broke into an electronics store and stole more than 100 mobile phones in Patel Nagar.
Rahul and his accomplices broke into the shop in Prem Nagar on the night of March 24, police said.
BJP forges ahead in 311 constituencies out of 403
LUCKNOW: The BJP has stolen an early march over its rivals forging ahead in 311 constituencies, leaving rivals SP-Congress combine and the BSP far behind going by trends available during the last rounds of counting.The nascent SP-Congress coalition was ahead in 65 of the total 403 seats in the state while Mayawati's party was leading in only 21 places.
Congress leads in Punjab, Badal ahead in Lambi
CHANDIGARH: The Congress was leading in four seats on Saturday in early trends of counting of votes for the 117 assembly seats in Punjab.
The ruling Akali Dal and new entrant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were leading in two seats each.
Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, 89, was leading from his Lambi seat over his rivals Amarinder Singh (Congress) and Jarnal Singh (AAP).
BJP leaders credit 'Modi wave' for strong showing in UP
NEW DELHI: BJP leaders Saturday credited 'Modi wave' for the party's strong showing in the high stakes Uttar Pradesh elections.
On the next chief minister in the state, they said the decision will be taken by the BJP parliamentary board and the legislature party in the state soon.
Goa: Congress leads in eight seats, BJP in five
PANAJI: The Congress was leading in eight seats in Goa and the ruling BJP in five of the 40 constituencies in the state after the first three hours of counting of votes.
Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar is trailing Congress's Dayanand Sopte in Mandrem constituency.
ISRO now set for South Asian Satellite launch by March end
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Soon after the historic launch of 104 satellites at one go on Wednesday setting a world record, scientists and directors from ISRO centres here announced that the focus now will be on the launch of South Asian Satellite by the end of March.
"Definitely, ISRO's launch of maximum number of 104 satellites at one go including three domestic led by the advanced remote sensing satellite Cartosat-2 series and 101 foreign satellites on board PSLV-C37 has special significance, It will reduce the cost incurred for satellite launches," Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) director K Sivan told TOI, while on his way here from Sriharikota.
Three arrested for violence in city hospital
KOLKATA: Three persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the violence at a private hospital in southern part of the city following the death of a patient there.
Rakesh Dhanuk (25), Jiauddin and Sk Sony (22) were arrested from their respective residences in Khidirpore area of the city late last night during raids, a senior official of Kolkata Police said Thursday morning.
Missing man found murdered, five held
MUZAFFARNAGAR: Five persons including a woman were arrested for allegedly murdering a 20-year-old youth who went missing on February 12 at Budhana town in the district, police said Thursday.
Salman's body was found last evening by the police after they interrogated Monika who along with four others committed the crime, SP Vinit Bhatnagar said.
Palanisamy to be Tamil Nadu CM
CHENNAI: Edapadi Palanisamy, AIADMK General Secretary V K Sasikala's choice, will be sworn in Thursday evening as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, announced Raj Bhavan. He has been asked to prove his majority in 15 days.