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Voting begins in Bihar; PM says, "Follow coronavirus-related precautions"

28 Oct 2020

Voting begins in Bihar; PM says, "Follow coronavirus-related precautions"

The high-staked Bihar polls began today as voters of 71 out of the total 243 seats chose their pick, amid restrictions levied due to coronavirus pandemic.

After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

26 Oct 2020

After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

During his Dussehra speech on Sunday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in a veiled attack on actor Kangana Ranaut, said that she has not only slandered Mumbai, its police but also Maharashtra's sons.

Amend or abandon GST: Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP-led Centre

26 Oct 2020

Amend or abandon GST: Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP-led Centre

Uddhav Thackeray, the disgruntled former ally of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), launched a sharp attack on the Centre on Sunday, saying that the GST system has failed and it should either be amended, or the old system should be brought back.

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

23 Oct 2020

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.

Punjab government introduces resolution against Centre's farm laws

20 Oct 2020

Punjab government introduces resolution against Centre's farm laws

Punjab became the first opposition-ruled state to introduce a resolution against the Centre's three farm laws, that stirred massive protests in the state.

Miscreants' job: Goa's Deputy CM after porn shared from phone

20 Oct 2020

Miscreants' job: Goa's Deputy CM after porn shared from phone

Chandrakant Kavlekar, the Deputy Chief Minister of Goa, courted controversy after a porn clip was sent to a WhatsApp group "Villages of Goa" from his phone. However, he has maintained it was the handiwork of some miscreants.

'Shocked' by Maharashtra Governor's letter to CM, Pawar approaches Modi

13 Oct 2020

'Shocked' by Maharashtra Governor's letter to CM, Pawar approaches Modi

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing shock over a recent letter written by Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Tripura BJP MLAs camp in Delhi; demand CM's removal

11 Oct 2020

Tripura BJP MLAs camp in Delhi; demand CM's removal

At least seven MLAs of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura have camped in Delhi and are demanding the removal of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.

Fighting air pollution amid coronavirus: Kejriwal's government prepares seven-point-plan

05 Oct 2020

Fighting air pollution amid coronavirus: Kejriwal's government prepares seven-point-plan

With the winter months fast approaching, the quality of air in Delhi has started deteriorating forcing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by Arvind Kejriwal, to move into action.

BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports

04 Oct 2020

BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports

Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) have come up with a 50:50 seat-sharing deal, reports said on Sunday.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks CBI probe in Hathras case

04 Oct 2020

UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks CBI probe in Hathras case

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in Hathras.

Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

02 Oct 2020

Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate

As India remains enraged over the Hathras gang-rape incident with protests happening in several pockets, Delhi Police banned large gatherings at India Gate — the heart of the National Capital where one of the biggest protests happened in 2012 after Nirbhaya was gang-raped and tortured.

In Delhi, mask-wearing rules flouted; over Rs. 1cr fine collected

29 Sep 2020

In Delhi, mask-wearing rules flouted; over Rs. 1cr fine collected

Despite repeated statements from the government stressing on the importance of wearing masks, residents of Delhi seemingly don't care enough, data complied from last week shows.

We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis

27 Sep 2020

We aren't enemies, says Sanjay Raut after meeting Devendra Fadnavis

Shiv Sena's firebrand leader Sanjay Raut suggested against reading too much into his meeting with Maharashtra former Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, saying both of them have ideological differences but aren't enemies. He added Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray was aware of the meeting.

Kashmiris would rather be ruled by Chinese, says Farooq Abdullah

24 Sep 2020

Kashmiris would rather be ruled by Chinese, says Farooq Abdullah

National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, who was the Chief Minister of the erstwhile state Jammu and Kashmir, has claimed Kashmiris would rather be ruled by the Chinese than the Indian government, a remark that will certainly spark a political slugfest.

SDRF spending limit raised to 50%: Modi tells CMs

23 Sep 2020

SDRF spending limit raised to 50%: Modi tells CMs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting with the Chief Ministers and Health Ministers of seven states and union territories where the number of COVID-19 cases is rising.

Modi to hold COVID-19 review meeting with 7 CMs

20 Sep 2020

Modi to hold COVID-19 review meeting with 7 CMs

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow rapidly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to hold a review meeting with the Chief Ministers of seven states and union territories.

Adityanath wants to build country's biggest film city in Noida

19 Sep 2020

Adityanath wants to build country's biggest film city in Noida

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced a plan to set up the country's "biggest" film city in the state's Gautam Buddha Nagar district.

Coronavirus is over, says BJP leader. Meanwhile, India breaches 45L-mark

11 Sep 2020

Coronavirus is over, says BJP leader. Meanwhile, India breaches 45L-mark

On a day when India added a record 96,551 new coronavirus cases and the total tally breached the 45 lakh mark, BJP Bengal President Dilip Ghosh declared that the health crisis is over and that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was imposing lockdowns to block the saffron party's rallies.

Chhattisgarh: 8 dead as bus carrying laborers collides with truck

05 Sep 2020

Chhattisgarh: 8 dead as bus carrying laborers collides with truck

In a tragic incident, at least eight migrant workers from Odisha were killed in a road accident in Cherikhedi in Chhattisgarh on Saturday morning. Seven others have reportedly been injured in the accident.

Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank

31 Aug 2020

Kerala: Man commits suicide, was jobless despite securing rank

Unable to find a job, a 28-year-old man, identified as Anu, allegedly committed suicide in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, on Sunday.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tests positive for coronavirus

24 Aug 2020

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar tests positive for coronavirus

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 66-year-old asked his close contacts to go into strict quarantine immediately.

Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

23 Aug 2020

Senior Congress leaders seek reforms in letter to Sonia Gandhi

Several senior leaders of the Indian National Congress (INC) have written to party chief Sonia Gandhi seeking sweeping changes in the party.

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

21 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

On Wednesday, Dr. SR Nagendra, a 43-year-old Taluk Medical Officer at Nanjanagud in Karnataka's Mysuru district, died by suicide at his residence.

West Bengal Governor miffed as CM skips Independence Day event

16 Aug 2020

West Bengal Governor miffed as CM skips Independence Day event

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar expressed his annoyance over Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's absence at a traditional tea party at the Raj Bhawan to celebrate the 74th Independence Day on Saturday.

UP: Village head killed, residents go on rampage, boy dies

15 Aug 2020

UP: Village head killed, residents go on rampage, boy dies

In a gory incident reported from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh, the head of a village was shot dead yesterday, following which a mob went on a rampage, torching vehicles and ransacking a police station.

All of us are united: Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan Assembly

14 Aug 2020

All of us are united: Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan Assembly

Rajasthan's former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, whose "homecoming" happened after weeks, declared in the Rajasthan Assembly today that 125 legislators are united, putting an end to a bitter battle with senior Ashok Gehlot.

Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi passes away after suffering cardiac arrest

12 Aug 2020

Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi passes away after suffering cardiac arrest

Congress leader Rajiv Tyagi died on Wednesday due to a cardiac arrest. The Congress party confirmed the news of Tyagi's death through social media.

Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

12 Aug 2020

Branded a spy, ISRO scientist gets compensation after 26 years

Nambi Narayanan deserved respect for emboldening India's space dreams by working on the liquid propulsion system at ISRO. Instead in the 90s, he spent all his resources to prove himself innocent after being falsely implicated as a spy.

UP-topper, studying in US, dies in accident after alleged harassment

11 Aug 2020

UP-topper, studying in US, dies in accident after alleged harassment

A 20-year-old woman, whose journey from a small town in Uttar Pradesh to the prestigious Babson College, Wellesley in Massachusetts, United States inspired many, died on Monday after allegedly being harassed by unknown men on a bike.

Kanimozhi sparks language debate, Congress supports her, BJP smells campaign

10 Aug 2020

Kanimozhi sparks language debate, Congress supports her, BJP smells campaign

With a tweet on Sunday, Lok Sabha MP from Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, Kanimozhi sparked a heated conversation surrounding language and attempted to slam the BJP-led Centre for imposing Hindi across the nation.

SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital

07 Aug 2020

SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav admitted to Lucknow hospital

Former Union Defense Minister and Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav has been admitted to a private hospital in Lucknow.

Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

06 Aug 2020

Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

As heavy rains battered several districts in the southern state of Karnataka, dams were opened to avoid flooding in many rivers, that are already flowing above the danger mark.

J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post

06 Aug 2020

J&K: L-G Murmu resigns; BJP's Manoj Sinha given top post

On Wednesday, exactly one year after the contentious Article 370 was abrogated, GC Murmu, who took oath as the Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu & Kashmir on October 31, 2019, resigned, paving the path for the appointment of former Union Minister Manoj Sinha.

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

05 Aug 2020

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

Decades after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement gave a new face to Hindu sentiments in India, the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya happened today, putting an end to bloodshed and a long-drawn legal battle.

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: Centre accepts recommendation for CBI probe

05 Aug 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's death: Centre accepts recommendation for CBI probe

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will reportedly probe the apparent suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Sushant Rajput case: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar recommends CBI probe

04 Aug 2020

Sushant Rajput case: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar recommends CBI probe

In a major development, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has decided to recommend a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Will never allow three-language formula: Tamil Nadu CM on NEP

03 Aug 2020

Will never allow three-language formula: Tamil Nadu CM on NEP

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday rejected the three-language policy as mentioned in the new National Education Policy (NEP).

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus

03 Aug 2020

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Yediyurappa is the second state CM after Madhya Pradesh's Shivraj Singh Chouhan to have tested positive.

11 crushed to death as crane collapses at Visakhapatnam shipyard

01 Aug 2020

11 crushed to death as crane collapses at Visakhapatnam shipyard

At least 11 persons were killed as a huge crane crashed at Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, on Saturday afternoon.