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Amarinder to meet Amit Shah ahead of crucial talks between Centre and farmers on December 3

Sources said that Singh will hold deliberations with Shah on Thursday morning in Delhi in an effort to work out an amicable solution to the deadlock.

published : 15 hours ago

Bengal minister becomes first volunteer to take 'Covaxin' in phase III trial in Kolkata

Hakim said that he will be very happy if his contribution helps in the research for the vaccine.

published : 16 hours ago

Caste-based names of Maharashtra localities to be changed

The decision was taken during the cabinet meeting, said a statement issued by the Chief Minister's Office.

published : 16 hours ago

Haryana to include yoga as separate subject in all government schools from next session

The government also decided to set up 1,000 more 'yogshalas' in the state, according to an official statement.

published : 16 hours ago

Judges should place themselves in sexual offence victim's shoes before their response: AG to SC

He said that improving the representation of women in the judiciary could also go a long way towards a more balanced and empathetic approach in cases involving sexual violence.

published : 16 hours ago

Dairy owner in Indore held under NSA for using chemical to make milk products

Under the NSA, a person can be detained without a charge for up to 12 months if authorities are satisfied that he or she is a threat to the national security or law and order.

published : 17 hours ago

Install CCTV cameras in offices of CBI, ED, NIA, other probe agencies: SC to Centre

The apex court had in 2018 ordered installation of CCTV cameras in police stations to check human rights abuses.

published : 17 hours ago

IITs beat pandemic blues in placement drives with record job offers, high salary packages

IIT-Delhi students bagged over 300 placement offers, including pre-placement offers (PPOs), by the end of the first day of the first phase of the placement season.

published : 17 hours ago

Maharashtra to rechristen all localities with caste-based names

CM Uddhav Thackeray, who chaired the cabinet meeting on Wednesday, said the decision would help to create social harmony and increase national unity among all caste and creed.

published : 17 hours ago

Cyclone Burevi: PM Modi speaks with Tamil Nadu, Kerala CMs, assures all support from Centre

The cyclone is likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4, the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.

published : 17 hours ago

Farmers' protest: 'Over 1 lakh letters/emails sent to PM, how can he be unaware?'

If the government can strike down 74 labour laws, why can't they do the same with farm laws, All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee member Hannan Mollah asked.

published : 18 hours ago

Two adults can live together without interference from families: Allahabad HC

The petitioners contended before the court that both of them are adults and in love with each other.

published : 18 hours ago

J-K Congress calls for effective steps to counter 'increased attacks' by Pakistan

BSF Sub Inspector Paotinsat Guite fell to Pakistani firing on forward defence locations in Rajouri sector on Tuesday.

published : 18 hours ago

'A sponsored movement': Haryana halts Rajasthan farmers' 'Delhi Chalo' march 

National president of Kisan Mahapanchayat, Rampal Jat said that if the demands of the farmers are not met by the govt, they would be forced to travel to Delhi by adopting any possible means.

published : 18 hours ago

Centre sets up task force to suggest ways of imparting technical education in mother tongue

The development comes days after the government said it has started short-listing some IITs and NITs where the engineering courses will be offered in mother tongue beginning next year.

published : 19 hours ago