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'Show me where I demeaned farmers', asks Kangana as NSUI Punjab burns her effigies

In a tweet on Sunday, she had termed the protesters as the same 'terrorists' who indulged in bloodshed even as no citizen lost citizenship due to CAA as she re-tweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

published : 4 hours ago

Sikkim CM Prem Singh Tamang's wife tests positive for COVID-19

Krishna Rai said that on doctors advice she along with her family members have quarantine themselves in their residence.

published : 4 hours ago

Daily discharges exceed new COVID-19 cases in India for fifth day, recovery rate crosses 81 per cent

A total of 89,746 recoveries have been registered against 83,347 new coronavirus cases in a span of 24 hours, according to the Health Ministry data.

published : 5 hours ago

Saudi Arabia suspends travel to and from India, two other countries as COVID-19 cases surge

According to the Johns Hopkins Unversity, there are 330,798 COVID-19 cases in the country.

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LAC standoff: Three weeks after SFF commando's death, a family mourns and so does a village

The 53-year-old was a commando of the Special Frontier Force, an elite unit comprising mostly Tibetan refugees which was raised in 1962 following the war with China.

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Save Farmers, Save Workers, Save Democracy: Opposition conducts silent protest march in Parliament

Members of the Congress, Trinamool Congress, CPI, CPI-M, DMK, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Samajwadi Party and the NCP participated in the protest.

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Delhi Bar Council asks Prashant Bhushan to appear before it over SC conviction in contempt case

BCD has sought Bhushan's response on as to why proceedings should not be initiated to revoke his enrolment as a lawyer in view of the conviction for his alleged contemptuous tweets.

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Parliament passes labour reform bills, allows companies with up to 300 workers to fire staff without government permission

Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said that16 states have already increased the threshold for closure, lay off and retrenchment in firms with up to 300 workers without government permission.

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No direction given to CBDT to issue notice to Sharad Pawar on poll affidavits: EC

The EC's statement came a day after Pawar said that the Income Tax department has served him a notice in connection with his poll affidavits submitted to the poll panel.

published : 7 hours ago

Decide on complaint against media house on Palghar lynching show in two weeks: HC to Centre

Justice Navin Chawla directed the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to consider the petitioner's complaint of May 5 and take a decision on it within two weeks.

published : 7 hours ago

Rohini Commission entrusted with sub-categorization of OBC awaits state responses on clarifications

The Commission which is headed by former Chief Justice of Delhi High Court G Rohini is to identify castes, communities, sub-castes, synonyms in the central list of OBCs

published : 7 hours ago

Mumbai's KEM Hospital starts trials of Oxford Covishield vaccine

The hospital, located in Parel area, on Tuesday got the approval of the Maharashtra ethics committee for conducting the vaccine trials.

published : 7 hours ago

Demand in RS for legislation to ensure quick disposal of litigations related to development projects

Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, D P Vats of the BJP said development projects particularly rail and road projects get delayed due to court cases.

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Lack of awareness in elders reason for poor literacy rate among tribal students: Centre tells Parliament

According to the Census 2011, the literacy rate of scheduled tribes was 59 percent as compared to the overall literacy rate of 73 percent. 

published : 7 hours ago

Opposition to meet President today over farm Bills, suspension of MPs: Sources

Around 16 Opposition parties had submitted a memorandum to the President on these issues.

published : 7 hours ago

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