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Facebook summons: SC cites dichotomy in Delhi house panel’s stand (Lead)

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, Sep 23 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday pointed out the dichotomy in the stand of the Delhi Assembly panel...

FB, YouTube, Twitter ink pact with advertisers on hate speech

San Francisco, Sep 23 | After months of intensive talks with major advertisers, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have agreed to adopt a...

Modi to inaugurate Atal Tunnel on Oct 3, CM reviews preparations

Shimla, Sep 23 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the strategic Atal Tunnel, earlier known as the Rohtang tunnel, on October 3...

Haryana Police stops protesting Punjab farmers with water cannons

Chandigarh, Sep 23 | Haryana Police on Wednesday used water cannons to disperse farmers from Punjab, led by two Lok Insaaf Party legislators, as...

Punjab to fill 8,393 posts of pre-primary teachers

Chandigarh, Sep 23 | The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved the filling of 8,393 posts of pre-primary teachers with the aim to make government...

TN Minister’s PA ‘kidnapped’, released

Chennai, Sep 23 | A Personal Assistant of Tamil Nadu's Animal Husbandry Minister Udumalai K Radhakrishnan was allegedly kidnapped on Wednesday but released...

BJP’s core committee meeting discusses law and order in Bengal

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls was discussed in the BJP's West Bengal core committee meeting held on...

Youth Cong’s tractor rally in Panipat against Farm Bills

Panipat, Sep 23 | The Indian Youth Congress (IYC) took out a tractor rally in Haryana's Panipat on Wednesday to protest...

31 farmer bodies in Punjab call for lockdown

Chandigarh, Sep 23 | In a first-of-its-kind show of solidarity, 31 farmer organisations in Punjab cut across party lines on Wednesday to announce a...

Source of tar ball menace traced to Bombay High: Goa Minister

Panaji, Sep 23 | The source of tar balls -- sticky blobs generated from waste oil spilled into the sea -- which mar Goa's...

Protesters rally at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu against encroachment (Ld)

Kathmandu, Sep 23 | A spontaneous protest erupted in front of the Chinese Embassy in Nepal's capital Kathmandu on...

RS adjourned sine die amid opposition boycott

New Delhi, Sep 23 | After the completion of its legislative business, the Rajya Sabha was on Wednesday adjourned sine die even as the...

Farmers’ delegation meets Yogi with problems

Lucknow, Sep 23 | A delegation of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), on Wednesday, met UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow to discuss...

LS to adjourn sine die, 3 Bills listed on Wednesday

New Delhi, Sep 23 | As the Lok Sabha is to adjourn sine die on Wednesday, the government has listed three Bills for the...

Protesters rally at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu against encroachment

Kathmandu, Sep 23 | A spontaneous protest erupted in front of the Chinese Embassy in national capital Kathmandu on...

Cultural heritage celebrated at harvest festival in China

Beijing, Sep 23 | An exploration of cultural heritage was presented at a Chinese harvest festival, Hundreds of millions of Chinese farmers...

Webley & Scott guns to be manufactured in UP

Lucknow, Sep 23 | Webley & Scott (W&S), the iconic British firearms manufacturing company, will start blazing its guns in Uttar Pradesh from November...

Opposition MPs protest in Parliament complex

New Delhi, Sep 23 | In the wake of passage of three agriculture-related Bills and other proposed legislations, lawmakers of the Congress...

China pursuing ‘Xinjiang-style’ forced labour system in Tibet

By Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Sep 23 | In a shocking revelation, it has been found out that the Chinese government is pursuing a...

Andhra CM invites Union Jal Shakti Minister to visit Polavaram

Amaravati/New Delhi, Sep 23 | Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met with Union Minister...

Now China encroaches upon Nepal territory

By Anil GiriKathmandu, Sep 23 | After India, China is now embroiled in a fresh boundary dispute with Nepal in its remote Humla district...

Gurugram Sadar Bazar to be ‘vehicle-free zone’

Gurugram, Sep 23 | The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) and the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) are working on a plan to make...

IOB manager in TN who said ‘Hindi must for loan’, transferred

Chennai, Sep 23 | At a time when major political parties in Tamil Nadu allege that the Central government is imposing Hindi, a doctor...

RS passes FCRA Bill amid opposition boycott

New Delhi, Sep 23 | The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a Bill sans opposition making Aadhaar mandatory for registration of organisations receiving foreign...

Afghan army defused 4,776 improvised bombs, landmines in six months :...

Kabul, Sep 23 | The Afghan National Army (ANA) has during the past six months discovered and defused 4,776 improvised bombs and landmines planted...

As CBI knocks on ‘Life Mission’, Kerala CM announces probe

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 | Finally, after close to two months, the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala on Wednesday decided to order a Vigilance probe...

China rejects US’ ‘baseless’ accusations: Chinese envoy

United Nations, Sep 23 | Beijing has firmly rejected baseless accusations heaped on by the US during the General Debate of the UN General...

Rs to adjourn sine die on Wednesday

New Delhi, Sep 23 | A week ahead of schedule, the Rajya Sabha is set to adjourn on Wednesday after the government business is...

Sri Lanka to ensure no nation dominates Indian Ocean: Rajapaksa

By Arul LouisUnited Nation, Sep 23 | Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said that his country is against any country dominating the Indian...

Putin urges to remove barriers to medical cooperation

Moscow, Sep 23 | Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for the removal of barriers to cooperation between countries in the field of...

Gujarat assembly passes Industrial Disputes Act (Amendment Bill) 2020

Gandhinagar, Sep 23 | The Gujarat State Assembly on Tuesday gave its nod to the Amendment Bill on the earlier passed Industrial Disputes Amendment...

Being in House valuable than staying out: Birla advises Oppn

New Delhi, Sep 22 | Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday requested members of various Opposition parties to maintain their positive support for...

Andhra to drill borewells for needy farmers under YSR Jala Kala

Amaravati, Sep 22 | Andhra Pradesh government will drill borewells for needy, small and marginal farmers under YSR Jala Kala programme through Navaratnalu (precious...

Telangana CM, ministers attend wedding of Owaisi’s daughter

Hyderabad, Sep 22 | The marriage of AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi's daughter was held at his residence on Tuesday with a...

Yediyurappa credits Ananthkumar for BJP’s growth in K’taka

Bengaluru, Sep 22 | Claiming that he became Chief Minister of Karnataka for four times because of H.N. Ananthkumar, B.S. Yediyurappa...

Panel recommends to increase Bengaluru wards from 198 to 250

Bengaluru, Sep 22 | Close on the heels of the Karnataka government appointing an administrator in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the joint...

AIADMK to seek explanation from RS member for opposing farm Bills

Chennai, Sep 22 | Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday said that it will seek an explanation from its Rajya Sabha member S.R. Balasubramanian...

K’tka legislators to take 30% pay cut for a year

Bengaluru, Sep 22 | In the wake of the resource crunch caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Karnataka Assembly on Monday passed a bill...

Palestinian president asks Turkey to support Palestine

Ramallah, Sep 22 | Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas asked his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to help the Palestinians to hold elections, realize unity,...

Considering 5 women for Supreme Court vacancy: Trump

Washington, Sep 22 | US President Donald Trump said that he is considering five women for the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death...

UN should hold China responsible for COVID-19 pandemic: Trump

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Sep 22 | US President Donald Trump lashed out against China on Tuesday demanding that the UN should hold Beijing...

Parliament’s Monsoon session set to end on Wednesday only

New Delhi, Sep 22 | The Monsoon Session of Parliament will be adjourned sine die on Wednesday, considering safety of parliamentarians against the backdrop...

YSRCP leaders spreading lies on TDP, destroying Amaravati: Naidu

Amaravati, Sep 22 | Andhra Pradesh opposition leader and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said YSRCP leaders are spreading false information...

Wife of Galwan martyr Palani given govt job TN CM

Chennai, Sep 22 | Keeping his promise Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday handed over the state government job appointment order to...

Erdogan raises Kashmir at UN General Assembly

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, Sep 22 | Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is vying for the leadership of Islamic nations, brought up the...

LS passes three crucial Bills on labour laws, with Opposition absent

New Delhi, Sep 22 | The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three crucial labour law bills with voice vote in the ongoing Monsoon Session...

India to harvest record 144.52 MT of foodgrains in Kharif 2020-21

New Delhi, Sep 22 | The government has pegged a record production of foodgrains at 144.52 million tonnes in the ongoing Kharif season, as...

Umar Khalid not an exception to rule of law in India:...

New Delhi, Sep 22 | Former judges have hit out at civil society activists for attempting to scuttle the normal process of administration of...

Congress leader disputes T’gana minister’s housing scheme claims

Hyderabad, Sep 22 | The war of words between Congress leader Bhatti Vikramarka and Telangana minister T. Srinivas Yadav over construction of houses for...

Coming to power, developing Andhra among priorities: Veerraju

Vijayawada, Sep 22 | The BJP's Andhra Pradesh unit chief Somu Veerraju on Tuesday said that it is not only important for the saffron...

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‘Immediate restart of mining crucial to save Goa’s economy’

New Delhi, Sep 23 | Immediate resumption of Goa's mining industry is crucial now to save the state's economy and revive the livelihood of...