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Delhi: Minor blast reported near Israel embassy; cars damaged

29 Jan 2021

Delhi: Minor blast reported near Israel embassy; cars damaged

A minor blast occurred a few meters from the Israeli embassy in Delhi on Friday evening, officials have confirmed.

Blamed for inciting Republic Day chaos, Deep Sidhu goes 'missing'

28 Jan 2021

Blamed for inciting Republic Day chaos, Deep Sidhu goes 'missing'

Actor-activist Deep Sidhu has gone missing, so to speak, since the chaos during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day (January 26).

Low testing, contact tracing blamed for Kerala's COVID-19 situation: Report

25 Jan 2021

Low testing, contact tracing blamed for Kerala's COVID-19 situation: Report

Even as the coronavirus outbreak has largely slowed down across India, the Kerala state continues to see a huge daily spike in infections.

Coronavirus: Nearly 16 lakh vaccinated in India as pace accelerates

24 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: Nearly 16 lakh vaccinated in India as pace accelerates

As the first phase of COVID-19 vaccinations is underway in India, nearly 16 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have been inoculated, government data showed.

Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained

22 Jan 2021

Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained

In a terrible piece of news, at least eight people died due to a dynamite blast at a railway crusher site in Hunasodu village in the Shivamogga district of Karnataka. Two people were detained.

Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe

21 Jan 2021

Five killed in Serum Institute fire; Maharashtra government orders probe

The Maharashtra government has ordered a probe into the fire that broke out at the Serum Institute of India in Pune on Thursday, killing at least five people.

Software engineer dupes 22,000 people through shopping website, arrested

19 Jan 2021

Software engineer dupes 22,000 people through shopping website, arrested

The Mumbai Police has arrested a software engineer-turned-cloth merchant from Gujarat's Surat for allegedly duping nearly 22,000 people, mostly women, through his shopping website.

Reports of Chinese village in Arunachal; India on 'constant watch'

18 Jan 2021

Reports of Chinese village in Arunachal; India on 'constant watch'

India is keeping a "constant watch" on all developments having a bearing on national security, the central government said on Monday amid reports of fresh Chinese construction activity in Arunachal Pradesh.

MP: 13-year-old gang-raped thrice by 9 men in 5 days

17 Jan 2021

MP: 13-year-old gang-raped thrice by 9 men in 5 days

In a horrifying incident, nine men allegedly gang-raped a teenaged girl in five days in the Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, the police said.

Didn't get Harvard offer, fell for phishing: Journalist Nidhi Razdan

15 Jan 2021

Didn't get Harvard offer, fell for phishing: Journalist Nidhi Razdan

Well-known journalist Nidhi Razdan claimed on Friday that she fell victim to a sophisticated cyber-attack that made her believe that she has been offered a job by Harvard University.

Member quits SC's panel formed to talk with protesting farmers

14 Jan 2021

Member quits SC's panel formed to talk with protesting farmers

Bhupinder Singh Mann, the President of Bhartiya Kisan Union, on Thursday quit the four-member committee formed by Supreme Court to talk with farmers who have been protesting against three farm laws for over a month.

40-year-old farmer dies by suicide at Singhu border amid protests

10 Jan 2021

40-year-old farmer dies by suicide at Singhu border amid protests

A 40-year-old farmer from Punjab allegedly died by suicide at the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border, the epicenter of the ongoing farmers' protests.

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

04 Jan 2021

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

Officials of the Income Tax department on Monday recorded businessman Robert Vadra's statement at his Delhi office in connection with the benami properties case.

Comedian Munawar Faruqui booked for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods

02 Jan 2021

Comedian Munawar Faruqui booked for allegedly insulting Hindu Gods

The Madhya Pradesh Police has booked Mumbai-based comedian Munawar Faruqui and others for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by making derogatory comments about Hindu deities in Madhya Pradesh's Indore, reports said on Saturday.

Srinagar: Punjabi jeweler gets domicile certificate, terrorists shoot him dead

02 Jan 2021

Srinagar: Punjabi jeweler gets domicile certificate, terrorists shoot him dead

In a spine-chilling incident, a 70-year-old Punjabi jeweler Satpal Nischal was shot dead in Srinagar weeks after he got a domicile certificate that allowed him to purchase immovable property.

Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI

30 Dec 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput investigation on, no aspect ruled out: CBI

More than four months after taking charge of the mysterious death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has said that it is probing all aspects of the case and nothing has been ruled out yet.

Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning

29 Dec 2020

Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning

The agitation of farmers took a pernicious turn when protesters started damaging mobile towers to register an objection against Reliance Jio, owned by business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.

Centre invites farmers for talks on Wednesday to resolve protests

28 Dec 2020

Centre invites farmers for talks on Wednesday to resolve protests

The central government has invited farmers for a fresh round of talks at 2 pm on Wednesday to resolve the ongoing protests over new agricultural laws.

Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day

28 Dec 2020

Rahul Gandhi faces criticism over absence during Congress Foundation Day

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been facing criticism by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for his absence at the party's Foundation Day event.

Muslim youth thrashed, then arrested under UP's anti-conversion law

26 Dec 2020

Muslim youth thrashed, then arrested under UP's anti-conversion law

Before he was booked under Uttar Pradesh's controversial anti-conversion law earlier this month, a Muslim youth was beaten by locals in Bijnor, the police confirmed.

Harassed by loan sharks, debtors commit suicide, unearthing multi-crore scam

24 Dec 2020

Harassed by loan sharks, debtors commit suicide, unearthing multi-crore scam

The unfortunate demise of three people in Telangana, allegedly due to harassment of loan sharks, led police to unearth a multi-crore scam.

Coronavirus: 22 who returned to India from UK test positive

23 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: 22 who returned to India from UK test positive

At least 22 people who returned to India from the United Kingdom in the past few days have tested positive for COVID-19.

Students, families stuck in UK as India suspends flights

22 Dec 2020

Students, families stuck in UK as India suspends flights

India's temporary suspension of all flights to and from the United Kingdom has impacted the travel plans of several Indian students who were hoping to travel home during the holiday season.

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

20 Dec 2020

After meeting with rebels, Congress begins reshuffle in 4 states

The Indian National Congress party has started reshuffling leaders, beginning with organizational leadership changes in Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Telangana.

Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

19 Dec 2020

Sonia Gandhi meets Congress dissenters, hunt for new chief on

On Saturday morning, Congress President Sonia Gandhi met a section of dissenters, whose letter in August had sparked a major leadership crisis within the party.

Sunny Deol gets Y-category security after supporting new farm laws

17 Dec 2020

Sunny Deol gets Y-category security after supporting new farm laws

Actor and politician Sunny Deol has been given Y-category security by the central government.

Jayalalithaa's legacy continues: Amma mini clinics inaugurated in Tamil Nadu

15 Dec 2020

Jayalalithaa's legacy continues: Amma mini clinics inaugurated in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated the Amma Mini Clinic Scheme, under which 2,000 mini clinics will be opened across the Southern state.

Actor Chitra's husband arrested for allegedly abetting her suicide

15 Dec 2020

Actor Chitra's husband arrested for allegedly abetting her suicide

Days after the death of Tamil television actor Chitra in Chennai, her husband Hemanth has been arrested for allegedly abetting her suicide.

Delhi: AIIMS nurses strike indefinitely over salary payments

14 Dec 2020

Delhi: AIIMS nurses strike indefinitely over salary payments

Nurses and paramedic staff at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Monday decided to go on an indefinite strike over the payment of salaries.

Can INS Viraat be rescued before its end?

13 Dec 2020

Can INS Viraat be rescued before its end?

After completing the last leg of its journey in September this year, Indian Navy aircraft carrier INS Viraat awaits being stripped apart for scrap.

Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests

13 Dec 2020

Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests

Thousands of farmers have planned to stage a tractor rally on Sunday blocking the Delhi-Jaipur highway in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

Farmers plan tractor rally to block Delhi-Jaipur highway tomorrow

12 Dec 2020

Farmers plan tractor rally to block Delhi-Jaipur highway tomorrow

Thousands of farmers from Rajasthan have planned to take out a tractor rally to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway on Sunday in protest of the central government's new agricultural laws.

Several injured as fire erupts at Hyderabad chemical factory

12 Dec 2020

Several injured as fire erupts at Hyderabad chemical factory

A major fire broke out at a chemical factory in the Bollaram industrial area of Sangareddy district near Hyderabad, Telangana, on Saturday.

NCB arrests drug supplier after 'biggest seizure' in Sushant case

09 Dec 2020

NCB arrests drug supplier after 'biggest seizure' in Sushant case

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday seized drugs worth over Rs. 2.5 crore after conducting raids at several locations in Mumbai's Andheri West area.

Government not repealing laws, say farmers after meeting Amit Shah

08 Dec 2020

Government not repealing laws, say farmers after meeting Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday met a group of farmer leaders in Delhi amid intense protests by the agricultural community over the government's new farm laws.

As farmers threaten nationwide shutdown, Centre may amend laws: Report

05 Dec 2020

As farmers threaten nationwide shutdown, Centre may amend laws: Report

Ahead of the fifth round of talks between representatives of protesting farmers and the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly held a meeting at his house Saturday.

Block roads to Delhi: Agitating farmers call for nationwide shutdown

05 Dec 2020

Block roads to Delhi: Agitating farmers call for nationwide shutdown

The farmers, who have been protesting fiercely against three newly-enacted farm laws, have called for a nationwide shutdown on Tuesday, December 8, and threatened to block all roads leading to the National Capital, Delhi.

Trial will continue: Centre on SII vaccine's "adverse reaction" claims

02 Dec 2020

Trial will continue: Centre on SII vaccine's "adverse reaction" claims

With the coronavirus vaccine trials being conducted by Serum Institute of India (SII) being shrouded in controversy after a participant complained of an "adverse reaction," the Centre on Tuesday said there's no need to stop the process.

Farmers' meeting with government remains inconclusive; next round on Thursday

01 Dec 2020

Farmers' meeting with government remains inconclusive; next round on Thursday

On Tuesday, a three-member team of Union Ministers started talks with 35 representatives of farmers protesting against the central government's new agricultural laws.

Modi to chair all-party meet to review COVID-19 situation Friday

30 Nov 2020

Modi to chair all-party meet to review COVID-19 situation Friday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to chair an all-party meeting this Friday to review the COVID-19 situation in India, according to reports.