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9 arrests made in India building collapse

THANE, India, April 7 (UPI) -- Indian authorities said Sunday they have arrested nine people suspected of conspiring in the illegal construction of a high-rise building that collapsed.

Mumbai attackers IDs probed

MUMBAI, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- A preliminary probe into the Mumbai terror attacks indicated the involvement of some Pakistani nationals, sources told the Press Trust of India.

India orders blast suspects in custody

NEW DELHI, July 21 (UPI) -- An Indian court has ordered three suspects arrested in the investigation into the July 11 train bombings in Bombay to be held an additional three days.

Indian high court OK's dance bars

BOMBAY, April 12 (UPI) -- India's high court ruled the state of Maharashtra's ban on dance bars was illegal and discriminatory, a move that allows bars to apply for licenses.

Four killed,16 injured in Kashmir blast

NEW DELHI, July 21 (UPI) -- NEWSTRACK

Dance-girl bars closed in India's state

MUMBAI, March 30 (UPI) -- India's western state of Maharashtra has closed dance-girl bars saying they promote crime and prostitution, but spared for now those in the capital Mumbai.

India seeks arrest of U.S .academic

BOMBAY, March 24 (UPI) -- The government of the Indian state of Maharashtra said Wednesday it will ask Interpol to help arrest a U.S. academic, who it says slandered a 17th century king.
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Raosaheb Ramchandra Patil, better known as R. R. Patil (Marathi: रावसाहेब रामचंद्र पाटील) (born August 16, 1958), is an Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra. He is a leader of the Nationalist Congress Party. He is also the former Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

Patil was born in the town of Anjani in the Tasgaon taluka in the Sangli district in the state of Maharashtra.

On November 1, 2004, he was sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra. He is the chief of the Nationalist Congress Party's Maharashtra unit and NCP legislative party in Maharashtra. He represents Tasgaon in Sangli district in the Maharashtra legislative assembly since 1990. He was also the Home Minister of Maharashtra in the previous government.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "R.R. Patil."
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