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Himachal to get more heavy rains till Sunday

Shimla , Sep 23

The hills of Himachal Pradesh will continue to experience moderate to heavy rainfall till Sunday, the weather bureau said. Some areas in the state received heavy spells in the last 24 hours, causing landslides and blocking the highways.

Basirhat ready to shake off memories of violence

Basirhat (West Bengal) , Sep 23 Basirhat, the sub-division in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district that witnessed communal tension in July, is now doing its best to leave behind those days of agony and soak in the infectious Durga puja spirit -- but apprehensions remain.

Shiv Sena agitates against fuel price hike, inflation

Mumbai , Sep 23

The Shiv Sena, which is an alliance partner in both the BJP-led Central and Maharashtra governments, on Satuday launched agitations against the runway fuel price hike and inflation by carrying empty gas cylinders and organising mock funerals of the BJP.

Dalit couple, girl killed in Bihar

Patna , Sep 23

A Dalit couple was bludgeoned to death and a Dalit girl was murdered in separate incidents in Bihar, triggering angry protests, police said on Saturday.

Culture Minister inaugurates art exhibition

New Delhi , Sep 23

"Feels", a solo art exhibition featuring the works of lawyer Radhika Gupta was inaugurated by Mahesh Sharma, Minister of Culture, Environment, Forest and Climate Change on Friday evening in the Capital. The exhibition is open for public display till Sunday.

Victoria Memorial leads Tripadvisor's top Indian museums list

New Delhi , Sep 23

Located in the heart of Kolkata, the Victoria Memorial has long stood as a symbol of British Raj in India and the tourist hotspot has now topped the list for the Indian winners of Tripadvisors Travellers' Choice awards for Museums.

Rahul Gandhi's US takeaways positive, but rejuvenating Congress still a task

New Delhi
Rahul GandhiRahul Gandhi
Two weeks of a well-orchestrated tour of the US may not be enough to determine whether Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is a reflective and seriously analytical politician, as his supporters insist, or a privileged nincompoop, as social media so churlishly characterises him.

Nitish caught between a rock and a hard place

New Delhi
Sharad YadavSharad Yadav

Nitish Kumar must have realised by now that his 'ghar wapsi' hasn't helped him. The BJP is treating him more like an unwanted guest than the repentant prodigal son.