The Sunday Standard News


BJP government hiked cane support price ahead of polls for selfish motives: Mayawati

The BSP chief termed the cabinet expansion of the Yogi Adityanath government in the state an effort to mobilise voters on the basis of caste and warned the electorate against such designs.

27th September 2021 12:33 PM

25 trains affected due to Bharat Bandh: Railways

"More than 20 locations are being blocked in Delhi, Ambala, and Firozepur divisions. About 25 trains are affected due to this," a spokesperson for the Northern Railway said.

27th September 2021 12:26 PM

PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission; scheme to have health ID for every citizen

The pilot project of the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission had been announced by the prime minister from the ramparts of the Red Fort on August 15, 2020.

27th September 2021 12:03 PM

Enforcement Directorate questions Azam Khan in money laundering case

The SP leader was grilled by ED officials after the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court authorized ED to question him.

27th September 2021 11:46 AM

Increase purchase price of sugarcane further as farmers in distress: Varun Gandhi to UP CM

His remarks come a day after Adityanath announced a Rs 25 per quintal hike in the purchase prices of sugarcane in the state taking it to Rs 350 per quintal.

27th September 2021 11:37 AM

Withholding freedom fighter's pension not justified, says HC; seeks Maha govt's reply to 90-yr-old woman's plea

A division bench of Justices Ujjal Bhuyan and Madhav Jamdar issued the order on September 24 and a copy of it was made available on Monday.

27th September 2021 11:25 AM

Bharat Bandh: Farmers block highways at many places in Punjab

In neighbouring Haryana too, there were reports of protesters blocking some highways, including in Sirsa, Fatehabad and Kurukshetra.

27th September 2021 11:01 AM

Owaisi undergarment of BJP, behind-the-scenes facilitator of 'suparibaaz mai baap': Shiv Sena

In its mouthpiece Saamana, Shiv Sena asked BJP if the ruling party's politics could not progress without using the name of "Pakistan".

27th September 2021 10:36 AM

Bharat Bandh: Rahul Gandhi voices support for farmers, slams government as 'exploitative'

The Congress has asked its workers, state unit chiefs and heads of frontal organisations to take part in the 'Bharat Bandh' called by farmer unions to protest against the Centre's three agri laws.

27th September 2021 10:27 AM

Oil tanker collides with four vehicles after hitting road divider in Thane; three people injured

The impact of the collision was so severe that the tanker driver's cabin got ripped off from the vehicle and came crashing down on the roof one of the cars, trapping its occupants, the official said.

27th September 2021 10:23 AM