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R-Day rally: 20 farmer leaders served notices by Delhi Police

28 Jan 2021

R-Day rally: 20 farmer leaders served notices by Delhi Police

Two days after a farmers' protest rally took a violent turn, the Delhi Police has issued notices to at least 20 farmer leaders for defying an agreement regarding the rally.

BKU (Bhanu), Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan withdraw from farmers' protest

27 Jan 2021

BKU (Bhanu), Rashtriya Kisan Mazdoor Sangathan withdraw from farmers' protest

Two farmer unions on Wednesday announced their withdrawal from the months-long protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

Tamannaah Bhatia, Virat Kohli issued notices for promoting online rummy

27 Jan 2021

Tamannaah Bhatia, Virat Kohli issued notices for promoting online rummy

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday issued notices to Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, and film actors Tamannaah Bhatia and Aju Varghese, for endorsing online rummy games, according to ANI.

Ganguly re-admitted to hospital after he complains of chest pain

27 Jan 2021

Ganguly re-admitted to hospital after he complains of chest pain

In a piece of disturbing news, the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is being rushed to the hospital after complaints of chest pain.

Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

25 Jan 2021

Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

Colonel Santosh Babu, who was martyred in Galwan Valley clash last June along with 19 others, will most likely be awarded the Mahavir Chakra posthumously on Republic Day.

INDvsENG: BCCI aims at bringing back spectators in T20Is

24 Jan 2021

INDvsENG: BCCI aims at bringing back spectators in T20Is

In what comes as a positive news for Indian cricket fans, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is keen on getting fans back to stadiums.

Anti-government social media posts will be considered 'cybercrime': Bihar Government

22 Jan 2021

Anti-government social media posts will be considered 'cybercrime': Bihar Government

Posting objectionable, anti-government content on social media platforms will now be considered cybercrime in Bihar, the state government announced on Friday.

Facebook data breach: CBI books Cambridge Analytica, Global Science Research

22 Jan 2021

Facebook data breach: CBI books Cambridge Analytica, Global Science Research

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a complaint against United Kingdom-based consulting firm Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research in connection with the Facebook data theft case.

Farmers reject government's proposal for 18-month suspension of farm laws

21 Jan 2021

Farmers reject government's proposal for 18-month suspension of farm laws

Roughly 500 farmer groups under the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Thursday rejected the government's proposal to resolve the ongoing protests against the new agricultural laws.

Farmers firm on holding tractor rally on Outer Ring Road

21 Jan 2021

Farmers firm on holding tractor rally on Outer Ring Road

Farmers protesting against the central government's agricultural laws are adamant about staging a tractor rally on Delhi's Outer Ring Road on Republic Day (January 26).

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

17 Jan 2021

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.

Father of Krunal, Hardik Pandya passes away with cardiac arrest

16 Jan 2021

Father of Krunal, Hardik Pandya passes away with cardiac arrest

In a disturbing news, the father of Indian cricketers Hardik and Krunal Pandya passed away due to cardiac arrest.

President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction

15 Jan 2021

President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday donated an amount of Rs. 5,00,100 in his personal capacity toward the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.

Farmers don't know what they want, says BJP's Hema Malini

13 Jan 2021

Farmers don't know what they want, says BJP's Hema Malini

Veteran actor and politician Hema Malini has said that the farmers who are protesting against the new agricultural laws do not know what they want.

Bihar: 22 school students who tested COVID-positive now test negative

08 Jan 2021

Bihar: 22 school students who tested COVID-positive now test negative

All 22 students at a Bihar school who had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier on Friday have now tested negative, an official told the news agency ANI.

COVID-19 vaccine transport to start soon; government readies plan

07 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine transport to start soon; government readies plan

The central government has prepared a detailed draft for the transport of vaccines across India ahead of a nationwide roll-out.

Withdraw order allowing 100% theater occupancy: Centre to Tamil Nadu

06 Jan 2021

Withdraw order allowing 100% theater occupancy: Centre to Tamil Nadu

The central government on Wednesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to reverse an order allowing full occupancy in cinema halls.

UP horror: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts; dies

06 Jan 2021

UP horror: Woman gang-raped, rod inserted in private parts; dies

In a horrific incident that revives memories of the Nirbhaya incident, a middle-aged woman was gang-raped and brutally assaulted in the Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh.

17 dead as roof of cremation ground collapses in Muradnagar

03 Jan 2021

17 dead as roof of cremation ground collapses in Muradnagar

At least 17 people were killed on Sunday as the roof of a building in Muradnagar, Uttar Pradesh collapsed, officials said.

UK's approval to Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine paves way for India

31 Dec 2020

UK's approval to Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine paves way for India

The United Kingdom on Wednesday approved the vaccine developed by Oxford University and the British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, giving the vaccine an endorsement that will likely be considered by Indian drug regulators.

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

30 Dec 2020

PM Modi pained by farmers' protest, says Rajnath Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pained by the farmers' protest against three agricultural laws, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in an exclusive interview with ANI on Wednesday.

Sonu Sood pays surprise visit to a fan's food stall

27 Dec 2020

Sonu Sood pays surprise visit to a fan's food stall

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who emerged as a real-life hero for migrant workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, recently surprised one of his fans by visiting his roadside food stall named after him in Hyderabad.

BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee picks three national selectors: Details here

25 Dec 2020

BCCI's Cricket Advisory Committee picks three national selectors: Details here

On Thursday, the BCCI named Chetan Sharma, Abbey Kuruvilla and Debasis Mohanty as national selectors as former Indian pacer Ajit Agarkar missed out.

Coronavirus-positive woman returns from UK, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

24 Dec 2020

Coronavirus-positive woman returns from UK, flees Delhi, reaches Andhra Pradesh

Defying the rules set by the Indian government, an Anglo-Indian woman traveled to Andhra Pradesh from Delhi, where she was to remain in an isolation center.

Ganguly, Shah devising plans to improve India's performance: Rajiv Shukla

22 Dec 2020

Ganguly, Shah devising plans to improve India's performance: Rajiv Shukla

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah are working on plans to improve the performance of Team India Down Under.

Coronavirus vaccination may start in January, says Health Minister

21 Dec 2020

Coronavirus vaccination may start in January, says Health Minister

India may begin vaccinating people against coronavirus in January, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday, giving hope to a country that has lost more than a lakh to the fatal disease.

Caught on camera: Patients' relative rams truck inside Gurugram hospital

20 Dec 2020

Caught on camera: Patients' relative rams truck inside Gurugram hospital

A man on Friday rammed his pick-up truck on the premises of the Balaji Hospital in Gurugram, Haryana.

Farmers reject government's proposal listing amendments to contentious laws

09 Dec 2020

Farmers reject government's proposal listing amendments to contentious laws

Farmers protesting against three new agricultural laws they fear would corporatize farming have rejected a government proposal to amend the laws.

Farmers' protest: Government ready for written assurance on MSP

06 Dec 2020

Farmers' protest: Government ready for written assurance on MSP

The central government is ready to give written assurance on Minimum Support Price (MSP) to the farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws, Minister of State for Agriculture Kailash Choudhary said on Sunday.

Next round of farmers' meeting with government on December 9

05 Dec 2020

Next round of farmers' meeting with government on December 9

Representatives of the protesting farmers and the government sat down for the fifth round of talks on Saturday amid the brouhaha over the Centre's new agricultural bills.

BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

05 Dec 2020

BJP tried to topple Rajasthan government, says CM alleging conspiracy

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of conspiring to topple the state government.

Government admits farm laws' drawbacks, say protesting farmers after meeting

03 Dec 2020

Government admits farm laws' drawbacks, say protesting farmers after meeting

Representatives from farmers groups protesting against the Centre's new farm laws on Thursday held talks with the government to address their concerns.

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.

SII says Covishield 'safe' after trial participant sends legal notice

01 Dec 2020

SII says Covishield 'safe' after trial participant sends legal notice

The Serum Institute of India (SII) on Tuesday said that its COVID-19 vaccine candidate was "safe and immunogenic," in response to allegations that a trial participant developed serious side-effects after being administered the dose.

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

28 Nov 2020

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

Thousands of farmers gathered at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border held a meeting on Saturday morning, amid heavy security deployment.

Farmers continue 'Delhi Chalo' protest, braving teargas, water cannons

27 Nov 2020

Farmers continue 'Delhi Chalo' protest, braving teargas, water cannons

Farmers from Punjab braved water cannons and teargas shells as they continued their march toward Delhi in protest against the three contentious agricultural laws passed by the Centre in September.

Bihar: Decision about CM left to NDA, says Nitish Kumar

13 Nov 2020

Bihar: Decision about CM left to NDA, says Nitish Kumar

JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar, who suffered a major blow in the recently-conducted Bihar Assembly elections, declared he hasn't claimed the CM post and the decision will be taken by National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

Krunal Pandya detained at Mumbai airport: Here's why

12 Nov 2020

Krunal Pandya detained at Mumbai airport: Here's why

Indian cricketer Krunal Pandya was detained at the Mumbai International Airport by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).

Rajasthan's iconic Pushkar fair scrapped amid coronavirus pandemic

11 Nov 2020

Rajasthan's iconic Pushkar fair scrapped amid coronavirus pandemic

The world-renowned Pushkar fair in Rajasthan has been canceled this year in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Bihar elections: JD(U) member concedes defeat, blames coronavirus

10 Nov 2020

Bihar elections: JD(U) member concedes defeat, blames coronavirus

In a surprising development, KC Tyagi, the spokesperson of JD(U), conceded defeat just a couple of hours after counting of votes began in Bihar.