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Sheena case: Crime scene to be recreated in Raigad

Mumbai: The car in which Sheena Bora was allegedly killed was traced on Saturday while questions cropped up of a cover-up by police in not registering a case of murder or accidental death 3 years ago when a partially-burnt body believed to be hers was found. The Mumbai police on Saturday continued the interrogation [Full Article...]

National

AAP suspends two of its MPs for anti-party activities

New Delhi: Cracking the whip on dissidents, AAP on Saturday suspended two of its Punjab MPs — Dharamvira Gandhi, who had supported expelled leader Yogendra Yadav, and Harinder Singh Khalsa — for anti-party activities and alleged that they had joined hands with ruling BJP-SAD combine in the state. The decision was taken at the [Full Article...]

International

Malaysians rally to demand reform, PM’s ouster

 Razak under fire for corruption allegations Kuala Lumpur: Tens of thousands of Malaysians marched in a massive anti-government rally here on Saturday demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak following weeks of simmering anger over corruption allegations against the premier. Online reports said there were at least 40,000 protesters in the rally in [Full Article...]

Sports

Pujara ton helps India claw back on Day 2

Play called off early due to wet out field, India 292/8 against Lanka Colombo: Opener Cheteshwar Pujara’s sublime unbeaten 135-run knock helped India reach 292/8 at stumps on the second day of the third Test against hosts Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) here on Saturday. Rain forced early conclusion of the [Full Article...]

Editorial

Demographic factor

IT is good news that India’s population growth rate has slowed down. The information comes from the recently published “Population by Religious Communities” report based on data furnished by the 2011 census. All this raises tricky questions. It questioned why the report has been published on the eve of the Bihar poll in which the Muslim vote counts significantly. Comparisons between Hindu and Muslim population growth figures naturally rear their head. What is encouraging to the majority community is that the rate of population growth among Muslims has dropped [Full Article...]