Monday, 1 August 2016

[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Uprising that led to Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel's downfall

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Uprising that led to Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel's downfall
Patel's inability to deal with a political crisis — a result of her bitterly antagonising her own community of Patidars that is demanding reservation — had set off talk that she could no longer hold the reins of a state.
Dalit fire, Patel ire force Gujarat CM to retire
Gujarat's first woman chief minister, Anandiben Patel, dramatically quit on Monday, posting her resignation letter on her official website, linked to Facebook and Twitter.
Another rape at Bulandshahr spot just 12 days ago
“This is not the first time such acase has happened here”, say residents of Dostpur village where a gang of robbers raped a 35-year-old Noida woman and her teenage daughter after waylaying their car on Friday.
350kg red sanders seized from Chennai house
Police have seized 40 logs of red sanders weighing 350kg from a house in MKB Nagar in the early hours of Monday.
Buying an LED TV? 8 things to remember
Everyone wants a large TV in their living room.
Google's latest Android version Nougat to start rolling out this month
​Google, on its part, has not yet given exact dates as to when it would roll out the official version. Evan Blass, who was earlier known by his Twitter handle @evleaks, also claimed that Google Nexus 5 users will not be eligible to receive the new OS version.
Sony to sell only ‘premium’ smartphones in India
The move could very well be related to earlier reports suggesting that Sony plans to ‘defocus’ on India along with some other regions and will only sell premium devices to ensure better profitability.
Rain interferes after Rahane ton pushes India's lead past 300
Ajinkya Rahane's seventh Test century gave India a lead of 304 runs over West Indies before heavy showers interrupted proceedings at Sabina Park.
NADA clears 'victim of sabotage' Narsingh of doping charges
The NADA on Monday cleared him of doping charges, saying that one time ingestion by the wrestler was not within his knowledge which strengthens his claim and that while practising it is impossible to keep a watch on drinks and thus it cannot be held as failure on athlete's part.
Oltmans complains about lack of chairs, TV sets in Olympic Village
"For men and women we are using nine apartments so there is a lack of 28 proper chairs and for seven apartments we need at least one table as well. In the staff apartments we've managed to bring in some tables," Roelant Oltmans said.
Sebi pushes SEs, brokers to also use local languages
Markets regulator Sebi has directed all the intermediaries in the securities market to start communicating with the investors in vernacular languages, in addition to Hindi and English, which are already in use.
India's trade deficit with China jumps to $53 bn in 2015-16
India's trade deficit with China has swelled to US $52.68 billion in 2015-16, from US $48.48 billion in the previous fiscal. The bilateral trade between the countries stood at US $70.73 billion in 2015-16, down from US $72.34 billion in the previous fiscal.
Bipasha and Karan ‘twinning’ on romantic getaway
Mr. and Mrs. Grover are putting their wedding gifts to good use while enjoying their time in the sun and sands of Bali.
Exclusive: Iulia Vantur spotted with Malaika
Things are taking a massive turn in the Khandaan with Salman Khan's alleged girlfriend Iulia Vantur becoming the apple of his family's eyes.
The Dhawan boys go 'Dishoom'
Rohit Dhawan is pleased that his recent release, 'Dishoom', has not only got good numbers in the first weekend but also garnered appreciation from critics. We caught up with the reserved but affable director and asked him about the reactions to his action-adventure starring John Abraham, Varun Dhawan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Akshaye Khanna.
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