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Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia offers to quit Lok Sabha if allegations by BJP MPs are proved

Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday offered to quit the Lok Sabha if allegations by some BJP MPs that he was "anti-Dalit" were proved.

Jailed ex-HC judge CS Karnan seeks remission of jail term from new President Ram Nath Kovind

Former Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan, guilty of contempt of court, has made a representation before newly-elected President Ram Nath Kovind seeking remission of his jail term.

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India rejects Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir, terms them 'misleading' India rejects Organisation of Islamic Cooperation's resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir, terms them 'misleading'

India on Tuesday reacted strongly to OIC resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir during its foreign ministers' meet recently.

BJP hits back at Congress for criticising Prez Ram Nath Kovind's speech

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday hit back at the Congress for criticising President Ram Nath Kovind`s speech for not mentioning former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru`s name and urged for not politicising every issue.

PM Narendra Modi 'unhappy' with poor attendance of BJP MPs in Parliament, says lack of quorum blocking passage of bills PM Narendra Modi 'unhappy' with poor attendance of BJP MPs in Parliament, says lack of quorum blocking passage of bills

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reportedly unhappy with the poor attendance of his party colleagues from the both Houses of Parliament, which has been causing trouble or embarrassment for the NDA government.

Syed Salahuddin claiming Hizbul Mujahideen can target anywhere in India: Govt

Last month, Salahuddin was designated as a "global terrorist" by the United States.

PM Modi displeased over absence of BJP members from Parliament PM Modi displeased over absence of BJP members from Parliament

Prime Minister on Tuesday expressed his displeasure over BJP members' absence from the both Houses of Parliament.

Over 10,000 acres of defence land under encroachment: Govt

Around 10,220 acres of defence land is under encroachment across the country the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

'NCERT books to be available for all schools soon'

NCERT books will be made available to students of all public and private schools for providing relief from buying text books at steep prices.

Amid Doklam stand-off, Army Vice Chief warns 'China bound to be a future threat to India' Amid Doklam stand-off, Army Vice Chief warns 'China bound to be a future threat to India'

Amid a bitter stand-off with China, Indian Army`s Vice Chief Sarath Chand said on Tuesday that Beijing is bound to be a threat to India in the years to come.

2,753 security personnel killed in Naxal-hit states in 20 yrs

A total of 2,753 security personnel were killed in the Naxal-affected states in the last two decades, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

We have no role in medical scam: BJP

The scam pertains to a Rs 5.60 crore bribe allegedly paid by a medical college to Kerala-based Bharatiya Janata Party leaders for influencing the Medical Council of India.

Ban on internet in Darjeeling to continue

Pro-Gorkhaland activists took out rallies in Darjeeling on Tuesday during the day but no incident of violence or arson was reported by the police.

 

High-end ropeway project in Goa to promote tourism

The project aimed at promoting adventure and high-end tourism in the state is estimated to cost approximately Rs 157 crore.

After Aulakh, BJP's Raj Bala wants Azam's varsity guest house

BJP MLA Raj Bala has claimed there was no "central place" in her constituency for such meetings, so the guest house be alloted to her in "public interest" and in the "best interest of democracy".

'Shachi and Shruti' - first naval petrol warships launched by private sector shipyard in India 'Shachi and Shruti' - first naval petrol warships launched by private sector shipyard in India

Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) – a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure - on Tuesday launched first two offshore naval petrol vessels (NOPVs) at their shipyard in Pipavav, Gujarat.

Batch of 678 pilgrims leaves for Amarnath from Jammu

The number of pilgrims visiting Amarnath this year has crossed last year's figures and 2,44,263 yatris had 'darshan' at the Holy cave shrine.

Kerela: UDF backs MLA charged with rape

The United Democratic Front also said it was dissatisfied over the present probe and asked the government to conduct an impartial investigation.

Trade between Srinagar, Muzaffarabad suspended

Pakistani authorities gave no reasons for suspending the trade that takes place from Tuesday to Friday every week.

 

India should 'conscientiously withdraw' to end Doklam standoff: China India should 'conscientiously withdraw' to end Doklam standoff: China

India has said the "unilateral" Chinese action to change the status quo near the Bhutan trijunction poses a challenge to India's security.

Chinese state media divided over outcome of Ajit Doval's visit

Ahead of NSA Ajit Doval's visit, China's state media struck two different notes with the China Daily hopeful of a peaceful resolution to the deadlock with India while the Global Times said the "main schemer's" trip wouldn't sway Beijing.

From Pranab Mukherjee to Ram Nath Kovind - Here's how digital transition of Indian President's official account is done From Pranab Mukherjee to Ram Nath Kovind - Here's how digital transition of Indian President's official account is done

Ram Nath Kovind's swearing in as the 14th head of the state of the Republic of India on Tuesday also paved for the digital transition of Indian President's official Twitter account.