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CID records statement of former CP Param Bir Singh in extortion case, asks him to appear again today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 30, 2021 6:48:28 AM IST
Former Mumbai Police chief Param Bir Singh on Monday recorded his statement before the Crime Investigation Department (CID) at its Navi Mumbai office for around six hours in connection with an extortion case. ... read..


Such acts diminish the democratic spirit of Parliament, says Stalin on suspension of 12 MPs
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 30, 2021 6:48:27 AM IST
Just after Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suspended 12 Members of Parliament, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin said that such acts diminish the democratic spirit of the house. ... read..


Bengaluru: Victoria Hospital staff stage protest demanding release of salaries
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | November 30, 2021 6:18:29 AM IST
Employees of Victor Hospital in Bengaluru staged a protest on Monday, demanding the release of their October salary and asking the management to ensure that henceforth wages are paid before the 7th of every month. ... read..


Suspension is unfair, unjust, says Chhaya Verma, MP
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 6:18:27 AM IST
After the Upper House chairman suspended 12 of its members for 'unruly' behaviour, Rajya Sabha MP Chhaya Verma said her suspension was unfair and unjust. ... read..


BJP's Madurai unit demands Modi's picture be displayed in govt offices
Chennai | Tuesday, 2021 6:15:08 AM IST
The Madurai unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has appealed to the Tamil Nadu government through the district collector to display images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at all the government offices. ... read..


Goa CM Pramod Sawant to hold a meeting regarding new COVID-19 variant today
Panaji (Goa) | November 30, 2021 5:48:53 AM IST
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will hold a meeting on Tuesday regarding the development of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. ... read..


Missing Botswanian woman military officer traced to Jabalpur college
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) | November 30, 2021 5:48:51 AM IST
A Botswanian woman military officer, who reportedly went missing after arriving in Jabalpur, has been traced to College of Material Management (CMM), Jabalpur, said the Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO). ... read..


Shashi Tharoor faces backlash for his '...attractive place to work...' tweet; BJP leaders say one should take Parliament seriously
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 5:48:48 AM IST
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has faced major backlash from the BJP MPs after he shared a picture on social media with six women members of Parliament captioned "...attractive place to work...". ... read..


Chandiwal Commission cancels bailable warrant against Param Bir Singh
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 30, 2021 5:48:47 AM IST
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh appeared before the Chandiwal Commission on Monday that is probing the extortion allegation made by Singh against former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh. ... read..


MK Stalin visits special medical camp in Kolathur
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | November 30, 2021 5:48:45 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday visited the Special Medical Camp at Poompuhar, Kolathur Main Road and inquired from the doctors about the treatment being offered to the public. ... read..


Odisha govt completes phase one of 5T school transformation program, 3,300 more to be transformed by March 2022
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | November 30, 2021 5:48:42 AM IST
With the inauguration of 239 transformed schools on Monday, the Odisha government has completed the first phase of its "5T school transformation program". ... read..


Omicron variant: AP CM asks officials to expedite vaccination process
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | November 30, 2021 5:18:34 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday directed the officials to expedite the vaccination process and complete it by fixing targets. ... read..


Will urge Centre to reduce gap between COVID-19 vaccine doses, says Aaditya Thackeray
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 30, 2021 5:18:33 AM IST
Amid concerns over the Omicron variant, the Guardian Minister of Mumbai Suburbs Aaditya Thackeray on Monday said that the state government will urge to Centre to reduce the gap between the COVID-19 vaccine doses so that it can complete 100 per cent of the ... read..


Arvind Kejriwal will hold meeting with officials to review preparedness to deal with new COVID-19 variant today
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 5:18:31 AM IST
As the new COVID-19 variant Omicron raises concern globally, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting to review the preparedness to deal with Omicron and a possible third wave. ... read..


Only 1.73% of forested area encroached, says Govt
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 5:15:08 AM IST
Of the total 7,67,419 sq km recorded forest aea (RFA) in the country as per the 2019 data, as much as 13,294.77 sq km - amounting to mere 1.73 per cent - is under encroachment, with Madhya Pradesh and Assam witnessing most encroachments, the Parliament wa ... read..


Parag Agarwal joins elite club of Indian-origin CEOs
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 5:15:08 AM IST
Parag Agarwal, the newly-appointed CEO of Twitter, has joined the high-profile league of Indian and Indian origin honchos, who are calling the shots at global corporations. ... read..


No patient in Mumbai infected with Omicron, says Mumbai Mayor
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | November 30, 2021 4:48:42 AM IST
Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar on Monday assured that no case of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron has been reported in Mumbai and alerted authorities to prevent the spread of the pandemic. ... read..


Winter Session Day 2: Suspended MPs likely to meet Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu today
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 4:48:38 AM IST
A day after a high voltage drama in the Upper House of Parliament, 12 suspended members of Parliament are likely to meet Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday, sources said. ... read..


Chandigarh man, a South Africa returnee, tests positive for COVID-19
Chandigarh (Punjab) | November 30, 2021 4:48:36 AM IST
A 39-year-old man, who returned from South Africa, tested positive for COVID-19 in Chandigarh on Monday, said Union Territory health officials. ... read..


Tribal freedom fighters' museum to come up in 10 states
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 4:45:08 AM IST
To acknowledge the contribution of the tribals who faught against the British rule, the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has sanctioned Tribal Freedom Fighters' Museum in 10 states. ... read..


Narcotics use up in Bihar after strict liquor ban, says JDU MLA
Patna | Tuesday, 2021 4:45:08 AM IST
An MLA of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United on Monday claimed that the use of narcoticsubstances have increased in the state ever since the strict implementation of liquor ban by the state police, and sought action in this regard. ... read..


AASU leader killed by mob while rescuing accident victim
Guwahati | Tuesday, 2021 4:45:08 AM IST
An All Assam Students' Union (AASU) leader was killed and two others seriously injured by a mob in Assam's Jorhat on Monday, police said. ... read..


673 districts have prepared disaster management plans: Govt
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST
As many as 673 districts of the country have prepared District Disaster Management Plans (DDMP), as per inputs by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the Parliament was informed on Monday. ... read..


BJP announces list of candidates for municipal polls in Kolkata
Kolkata | Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST
With only two days to go for the last date of filing nominations for the upcoming Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections, the BJP on Monday became the last major political party after Trinamool Congress, CPM and Congress to announce their candidate ... read..


Pegasus row: SC panel asks petitioners to submit phone for technical evaluation
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST
The 3-member expert panel constituted by the Supreme Court to investigate whether the Centre has used the Pegasus spyware to snoop on citizens has sent out mails to petitioners asking them to submit their mobile instruments for testing/technical examinati ... read..


Odisha Speaker warns action against 'unruly' behaviour by legislators
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST
Ahead of the Odisha Assembly's month-long Winter session, Speaker S.N. Patro on Monday said that action will be taken as per rules, if any member creates ruckus in the House during Question Hour and Governor's speech. ... read..


Govt's proposal to amend Forest Conservation Act receives over 5,600 responses
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 4:15:08 AM IST
The Centre said on Monday that more than 5,600 comments have been received by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change from various stakeholders on the proposal to amend the existing Forest Conservation Act. ... read..


Production Linked Incentive of Rs 120 crore provided for Indian manufacturers of drones, components
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 3:48:47 AM IST
The Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for drones and drone components has been notified on 30 Sep 2021 to push the production of drones, informed the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Monday. ... read..


J-K chief secretary asks admin officials to ensure universal COVID testing of all foreign travellers in view of Omicron variant
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | November 30, 2021 3:48:44 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Mehta on Monday chaired a meeting of the COVID Task Force to review the public health response to COVID-19 and asked the divisional and district administrations to ensure universal testing of all foreign travel ... read..


CBI threatening me to confess to murder of YS Vivekananda Reddy, says complainant
Ananthpur (Andhra Pradesh) | November 30, 2021 3:48:41 AM IST
The Andhra Pradesh police on Monday received a complaint from Gangadhar Reddy stating that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is threatening him to confess to the murder of former Member of Parliament, YS Vivekananda Reddy and to implicate Yuvajana ... read..


Two South Koreans escape from TN Police, reach Manipur to flee India
Chennai | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:08 AM IST
Two South Korean nationals, who were arrested in a case of GST evasion to the tune of crores of rupees, escaped from police custody in Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu district last month, flew to Manipur, and are believed to have crossed out of India, police so ... read..


Door-to-door ration scheme 'progressive reform', Delhi govt tells HC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:08 AM IST
The Delhi government on Monday submitted before the high court that the proposed door-to-door ration scheme is a 'progressive reform' for the marginalised, stating that the proposed scheme is in line with the objective of the National Food Security Act (N ... read..


Most flag posts in Kerala 'red in colour', says Kerala HC
Kochi | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:08 AM IST
The Kerala High Court on Monday reiterated the menace caused by flag posts put up by political parties all across the streets and public places in the state and went a step forward by saying that most are "red" in colour, or belonging to the ruling Left. ... read..


Indian-origin Parag Agrawal is new Twitter CEO
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:08 AM IST
In a surprise development, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday decided to step down from a company he was deeply associated with, handing over the baton to Indian-origin Parag Agrawal, the current CTO, who will be the new CEO and a member of the Board, effe ... read..


ED grills former TN Health Minister in money laundering case
Chennai | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:08 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Monday questioned former Tamil Nadu Health Minister and AIADMK leader C. Vijayabhaskar in a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). ... read..


ED congratulates its officer for winning six gold medals in national swimming championship
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 3:19:07 AM IST
Enforcement Directorate congratulated its officer Tarun Tokas, working as Enforcement Officer at Head Quarters, New Delhi for participating in the 17th National Master Swimming Championship-2021 held at St. Aloysius College, Mangaluru, Karnataka from Nove ... read..


Telangana govt sets up cabinet sub-panel to tackle Omicron
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 30, 2021 3:19:06 AM IST
The Telangana government on Monday set up a cabinet sub-committee to tackle the situation that may arise due to Omicron, the new variant of Coronavirus found in some countries. ... read..


Telangana sanctions Rs 22.5 cr for farmers killed in agitation over 3 laws
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST
The Telangana Cabinet on Monday sanctioned Rs 22.5 crore for financial assistance to the families of farmers killed during the nation-wide agitation against the three controversial, now withdrawn farm laws of the Centre. ... read..


AIKS points at 'falsities' in govt's claims on Repeal Bill, Tomar blames Oppn for no debate
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST
Hours after the Parliament passed the Repeal of Farm Laws Bill 2021, the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Monday declared that the farmers have "won the battle, but war will continue" and reiterated the 'ambiguities' and 'falsities' in the farm bills. ... read..


Odisha Police constable with over Rs 2 cr assets raided
Bhubaneswar | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST
Odisha Police constable Sudarsan Pradhan, posted in Berhampur police district, is in the vigilance net for allegedly owning assets worth Rs 2.16 crore, an official said on Monday. ... read..


Telangana not to procure paddy from farmers in Rabi, blames Centre
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST
With the Centre ruling out lifting of parboiled rice from Telangana, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday announced that the state government will not set up paddy procurement centres in the coming Rabi season. ... read..


Indian Bio-Jet Fuel technology receives formal military certification
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 2:48:55 AM IST
Ministry of Science & Technology on Monday informed that CSIR-IIP Dehradun's home-grown technology to produce bio-jet fuel has been formally approved for use on military aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF). ... read..


'AIADMK executive to decide on appeal against HC verdict on Jaya house'
Chennai | Tuesday, 2021 2:45:08 AM IST
AIADMK Joint Coordinator and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday said that the party's state executive will decide whether to appeal against the Madras High Court order on the residence of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's resid ... read..


Kashmir's first virtual gaming arena comes up in Srinagar
Srinagar | Tuesday, 2021 2:45:08 AM IST
Kashmir's first virtual gaming arena was opened on Monday at the city centre in Lal Chowk in Srinagar. ... read..


Delhi HC concerned over animal body's lack of attention to captive animals
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 2:45:08 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday expressed unhappiness over the lack of attention of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) in a matter related to the captive animals kept in zoos, saying it will not hesitate to initiate contempt proceedings in this regar ... read..


Take Chief Forest Conservator's nod to axe trees for Metro Phase IV: SC
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 2:45:08 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to obtain permission of the Chief Forest Conservator and the Environment Ministry for felling of trees for construction of Phase IV of metro project. ... read..


SC grants 7 days to Vikas Dubey's wife to surrender, dismisses plea to quash cheating case
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 2:18:35 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday asked Richa Dubey, wife of slain gangster Vikas Dubey of Bikru, Kanpur, to surrender before the trial court in seven days to seek regular bail. ... read..


Parl panel not satisfied with Facebook's answers, to summon officials again
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Technology is not yet satisfied with the answers given by Facebook India in the matters of citizens' rights, and has decided to call Facebook representatives again. ... read..


Param Bir Singh-Sachin Vaze 'meet', Congress cries foul, seeks probe
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
The Maharashtra Congress red-flagged a purported meeting between former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh and his former junior, sacked cop Sachin Vaze, on Monday, terming it as "a conspiracy" and demanding a high-level probe. ... read..


Amid Covid, Nagaland's Hornbill Festival fever grips NE states
Kohima | Tuesday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST
The Hornbill Festival 'fever' has gripped the entire northeastern region with the event's epicentre - the Naga Heritage Village Kisama in southern Nagaland - in excited mood on holding of the 10-day mega carnival, beginning December 1, after the pandemic. ... read..


Youth Congress pays tribute to farmers
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST
Youth Congress, under the leadership of National President, Srinivas B.V., paid tributes to the farmers who lost their lives during the agitation and a meeting was organised in their honour. ... read..


Modi govt gave relief to depositors of failed coop bank: Surya
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 1:45:08 AM IST
Tejasvi Surya, Bengaluru South MP, has said that disbursal of Rs 5 lakh deposit insurance to the depositors of the Sri Guru Raghavendra Cooperative Bank is a big reprieve provided by the Narendra Modi government. ... read..


ED arrests Sanjay Agarwal under PMLA for smuggling gold
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 1:18:40 AM IST
Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Sanjay Agarwal, who is allegedly accused of smuggling and diversion of duty-free gold, imported through the nominated agencies like MMTC and Diamond India Limited, under the charges of the Provisions of Money Launderi ... read..


Suspension of 12 opposition MPs in RS was to maintain decorum of Parliament, say government sources
By Nishant Ketu

New Delhi | November 30, 2021 1:18:39 AM IST
The suspension of 12 MPs of opposition parties from the Rajya Sabha has again created a rift between the government and the Opposition. ... read..


Maha has maximum GST dues pending with Centre, Congress says 'stepmom treatment'
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
Maharashtra, which contributes the highest to the Centre's GST kitty, has the maximum amount outstanding for the past two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, a RTI reply has revealed. ... read..


Afghan national found dead on Delhi road
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
An Afghan national was found dead on a street in Delhi, police said on Monday. ... read..


Gurugram DTCP to check OC in phased manner
Gurugram | Tuesday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
Following complaints against people who are involved in illegal construction after getting the occupation certificate (OC) in the licensed colonies, the district town and country planning (DTCP) department of Gurugram has decided that after giving the OC, ... read..


4 trapped in Jharkhand coal mine come out alive miraculously
Ranchi | Tuesday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
Four people who were trapped for nearly 90 hours in an illegal coal mine in Bokaro district of Jharkhand, came out alive miraculously on Monday morning. ... read..


Mohammad Ali Baig receives 'Pride of Telangana' award
Hyderabad | Tuesday, 2021 1:15:07 AM IST
Well-known theatre personality Mohammad Ali Baig has received the 'Pride of Telangana' award of Round Table India. ... read..


Government approves strategic disinvestment of Central Electronics Ltd.
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 12:48:53 AM IST
The Union Government has approved the strategic disinvestment of Central Electronics Ltd. ... read..


Delhi customs seize 73 iPhone-13 from two passengers at airport
New Delhi | November 30, 2021 12:48:52 AM IST
The Delhi customs on Monday seized the latest models of iPhones, suspected to be smuggled into the country from Sharjah at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi. ... read..


J-K: LG Manoj Sinha lays foundation stone of new Amarnath Yatri Niwas
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | November 29, 2021 11:49:29 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday laid the foundation stone of the new Amarnath Yatri Niwas and Disaster Management Centre at Majeen area in outskirts of Jammu city. ... read..


Misconceived doubts, motivated propaganda against COVID-19 vaccination can result in potential threat of increasing vaccine hesitancy: Centre to SC
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 11:49:26 PM IST
The Central government has told the Supreme Court that any "misgivings and misconceived doubts and motivated propaganda" against COVID-19 vaccination can only result in a potential threat of increasing vaccine hesitancy, which will not be in the public in ... read..


MPs are suspended as their heights of irresponsibility, indiscipline couldn't be tolerated: Pralhad Joshi
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 11:49:22 PM IST
Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi on Monday said that Opposition was "insolent" during the Monsoon Session of the Parliament and stated that the government was bound to suspend them as their heights of irresponsibility and indiscipline ... read..


MSP procurement has doubled in comparison to year 2014: Agriculture Minister Tomar
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 11:49:21 PM IST
After the Bill to repeal the three farm laws was passed in both the Houses of the Parliament, the Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Minimum Support Price (MSP) has doubled under the BJP-led government in the Centre. ... read..


Will not leave protest site without discussion on MSP, says Rakesh Tikait
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 11:49:13 PM IST
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait said on Monday that farmers will not leave the protest sites unless a discussion is held on their demands including that for Minimum Support Price (MSP). ... read..


Delhi: Fire breaks out in Neb Sarai
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 11:49:08 PM IST
Fire broke out in scrap godowns and shanties in Neb Sarai, Delhi. No casualties have been reported so far, SK Dua, Divisional Officer, Delhi Fire Service informed on Monday. ... read..


Shashi Tharoor posts apology after flak over '...attractive' photo with women MPs
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 11:49:06 PM IST
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday found himself in a spot after he shared a picture on social media of himself with six women members of Parliament, receiving flak for his "...attractive place to work..." caption. ... read..


AP CM holds review meeting with health department amid concern over 'Omicron' covid variant
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | November 29, 2021 11:49:05 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday chaired a review meeting with the health department, amid concerns about COVID-19 variant 'Omicron'. ... read..


Delhi: RT-PCR tests, quarantine mandatory for travellers from 6 Omicron-affected countries
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 11:49:03 PM IST
Amid rising concerns due to the new coronavirus variant Omicron, the Delhi government on Monday said RT-PCR tests will be conducted on all passengers arriving from six high-risk countries. ... read..


Xiaomi testing MIUI 13 based on Android 11, 12, compatible devices leaked
Beijing | November 29, 2021 11:49:00 PM IST
MIUI 13's source code has revealed that the Xiaomi 12X will most probably come alongside the Xiaomi 12 next month while a Redmi K50 with MIUI 13 based on Android 11 is also in the works. ... read..


Modi govt gave relief to depositors of failed Cooperative Bank: Tejaswi Surya
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 11:48:58 PM IST
South Bengaluru MP Tejaswi Surya on Monday said the disbursal of Rs 5 lakh deposit insurance to the depositors of the Sri Guru Raghavendra Cooperative Bank is a big reprieve provided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government. ... read..


Tiruchi police crack down on goat thieves, recover 60 animals
Chennai | Monday, 2021 11:45:07 PM IST
The Tiruchi range of Tamil Nadu police has launched a crackdown on goat thieves in the region and has recovered 60 goats worth Rs 3 lakh. ... read..


Cricket betting racket busted in Telangana, Rs 2 crore cash seized
Hyderabad | Monday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
Police in Telangana's Warangal town on Monday busted an online cricket betting racket with the arrest of two organisers and seized over Rs 2 crore cash. ... read..


K'taka seeks additional grants from Centre for input subsidy
Tumakuru (Karnataka) | Monday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said the state government has already written to the Centre seeking additional grants for input subsidy to compensate farmers badly hit by heavy rains. ... read..


Nagpur MLC poll: Corporators on excursion, exercise to keep flock together
Nagpur | Monday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
Election to the lone seat in the local bodies constituency on December 10 has turned the fortunes of a majority of the elected representatives in Nagpur. ... read..


Nawab Malik granted bail in defamation case filed by BJP activist
Mumbai | Monday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
A Mumbai court on Monday granted bail to Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik in a Rs 100 crore defamation suit filed by Bharatiya Janata Party activist Mohit (Kamboj) Bhartiya. ... read..


Rajasthan's jobless youths protest at UP Cong office to meet Priyanka
Lucknow | Monday, 2021 11:15:07 PM IST
After carrying out shirtless agitations, offering roses to ministers as a mark of protest and going on hunger strikes, unemployed youth from Rajasthan are now staging a 'dharna' outside the Congress party headquarters in Lucknow, demanding an audience wit ... read..


Goa private dentists says protest at BJP meet not 'political'
Panaji | Monday, 2021 11:15:07 PM IST
Days after members of the Goa Private Dental Practitioners association staged a walk-out from an interaction of medical practitioners with BJP national president J.P. Nadda, the association has accused the convenor of the BJP's medical cell Dr. Shekhar Sa ... read..


Bail plea of Mamata's election agent in Nandigram rejected
Kolkata | Monday, 2021 11:15:07 PM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of Abu Sufian, a Trinamool Congress leader in Nandigram, for his alleged involvement in post-poll violence. ... read..


J-K: Director Health visits Srinagar international airport, asks officials to follow fresh guidelines
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | November 29, 2021 10:49:21 PM IST
Kashmir Health Services Director Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Monday visited Srinagar International Airport in view of fresh guidelines for international arrivals. ... read..


UP needs 'yogya sarkar not Yogi sarkar', says Akhilesh Yadav
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:49:18 PM IST
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Monday slammed the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government stating that the state needs "yogya sarkar not Yogi sarkar" (people of UP needs a stable government and not Yogi-led government). ... read..


Telangana: 45 students, 1 teacher test positive for COVID19
Sangareddy (Telangana) | November 29, 2021 10:49:07 PM IST
Telangana is witnessing an increase in COVID-19 cases as 45 students and 1 teacher of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Backward Classes Welfare school in Sangareddy district have tested positive for the coronavirus. ... read..


AAI to invest around Rs 25,000 crores in development of new Greenfield Airports over next five years
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:49:06 PM IST
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has taken up developmental projects worth around Rs. 25,000 crores over the next five years, said the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Monday. ... read..


TMC unlikely to attend Oppn meeting on suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs
By Amit Kumar

New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:49:04 PM IST
A Trinamool Rajya Sabha MP on Monday said that the TMC is unlikely to attend the meeting called by the Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, to deliberate on the future course of action to resist the government's "authoritarian decision ... read..


Delhi reports 34 new COVID-19 cases, one death
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:49:03 PM IST
Delhi recorded 34 new COVID-19 cases and one death on Monday. ... read..


COVID-19: Delhi: RT-PCR tests, quarantine mandatory for travellers from 6 Omicron-affected countries
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:49:01 PM IST
Amid rising concerns due to the new coronavirus variant Omicron, the Delhi government on Monday said RT-PCR tests will be conducted on all passengers arriving from six high-risk countries. ... read..


Goa has common civil code, your state is violent: Sawant to TMC
Panaji | Monday, 2021 10:45:08 PM IST
Goa is the only state in the country which follows a uniform civil code and the state needs no lessons from others as far as social and communal harmony is concerned, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday. ... read..


Nadda's 'adharmi' remark has damaged Brand Goa: Congress
Panaji | Monday, 2021 10:45:08 PM IST
The main opposition party Congress in Goa, the Congress, on Monday once again demanded an apology from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president J.P. Nadda for referring to a section of Goans as 'adharmi' (non-righteous) last week. ... read..


Kerala HC slams woman cop for rude behaviour, seeks detailed report
Kochi | Monday, 2021 10:45:08 PM IST
For the second time in 10 days, the Kerala High Court on Monday hauled up a 'Pink Police' official of the state police for her callous behaviour towards an eight-year-old girl and her father whom she accused of stealing her mobile phone and shamed publicl ... read..


Parliament passes Farm Laws Repeal Bill sans debate (Roundup)
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 10:45:08 PM IST
A year and two months after the President gave assent to the three contentious farm laws, the Parliament on Monday passed a Bill to repeal them, a demand kept alive by the farmers and opposition parties alike for the past year. ... read..


Odisha police release pictures of three wanted fraudsters
Bhubaneswar | Monday, 2021 10:45:07 PM IST
The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Odisha police on Monday released pictures of three most-wanted fraudsters, promising reward to the informers. ... read..


Tejashwi, Tej Pratap seen together after long gap
Patna | Monday, 2021 10:45:07 PM IST
After a long gap, the two sons of Lalu Prasad -- Tejashwi Yadav and Tej Pratap Yadav, were seen together in Bihar Vidhan Sabha on Monday. ... read..


After CM endorsement, K'taka minister Nirani in damage control, praises Bommai
Bagalkot (Karnataka) | Monday, 2021 10:45:07 PM IST
Karnataka's Large and Medium Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani on Monday sought to downplay Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister K.S. Eshwarappa's statement backing him for the post of Chief Minister, saying he must have said so out of affection ... read..


Centre trying to avoid addressing demands of farmers, Opposition putting pressure on govt to take issues: SKM
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:18:48 PM IST
The Government of India is trying to avoid addressing other demands being raised by the farmers' movement while the Opposition is also putting pressure on the Centre to take up these matters, said an official statement issued by Samyukta Kisan Morcha on M ... read..


Uttarakhand: All police forces to be tested to prevent COVID-19 infection
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | November 29, 2021 10:18:45 PM IST
Amid concerns about the COVID-19, all-district in-charges and branch, unit in-charges on Monday have been directed to conduct rapid antigen test of all the police personnel appointed under them. ... read..


Kerala logs 3382 new COVID-19 cases, 59 deaths in last 24 hrs
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | November 29, 2021 10:18:43 PM IST
A total of 3382 new COVID-19 cases and 59 deaths were reported in Kerala during the last 24 hours, the state health department informed on Monday. ... read..


DMRC to obtain forest clearance to cut trees for Phase IV metro expansion project
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:18:42 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to take permission of the Chief Forest Conservator to cut trees for the construction of the Phase IV metro expansion project. ... read..


NITI Aayog pushes for online dispute resolution for speedy access to justice
New Delhi | November 29, 2021 10:18:39 PM IST
NITI Aayog on Monday released the report 'Designing the Future of Dispute Resolution: The ODR Policy Plan for India', to scale dispute avoidance, containment and resolution online. ... read..


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