67.8 per cent votes polled in JNUSU election

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The voter turnout in the keenly contested Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) election on Friday was 67.8 per cent, believed to be the highest in six years. Over 5,000 students cast their votes. The counting has begun and the results are expected to be announced on Sunday. From 2012, the elections are being conducted as per the Lyngdoh Committee …

Hate crime incident in UK: Indian-origin family targeted in arson attack

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An Indian-origin family of four in the UK had a lucky escape when their house was targeted in an unprovoked arson attack which the police is treating as a hate crime. Mayur Karlekar, called as Mac Karlekar, and his wife Ritu and two young children were asleep in their home late on Saturday night when they were woken up by …