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Mamata Banerjee rides electric scooter to protest against fuel price hike, watch video here

Mamata Banerjee rides electric scooter to protest against fuel price hike, watch video here

Banerjee was seen sitting behind state minister Firhad Hakim, who rode the battery-powered electric scooter. With a placard protesting against the petrol price hike hanging around her neck, helmet-

Feb 25, 2021, 13:39 PM IST
BKU leader Rakesh Tikait may be arrested on March 8 as MP court issues arrest warrant

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait may be arrested on March 8 as MP court issues arrest warrant

A court in MP has issued an arrest warrant against Tikait in connection with an attempt to murder and rioting case of 2012. The BKU leader has recently warned that the farmers would march to the

Feb 25, 2021, 13:36 PM IST
Wife not an object: Bombay High Court upholds man's conviction for assaulting wife

Wife not an object: Bombay High Court upholds man's conviction for assaulting wife

The Bombay High Court has said the wife's refusal to make tea for husband could not be accepted as provocation for him to assault her, and observed that wife is "not a chattel or an object". The 

Feb 25, 2021, 13:22 PM IST
Symptoms of new COVID-19 strains: How are they different from old variant?

Symptoms of new COVID-19 strains: How are they different from old variant?

The new strains, some imported and a few found locally have become a major cause for concern among the people. The new variants which came from outside the country include those from UK, South Africa

Feb 25, 2021, 13:08 PM IST
India, Pakistan review LoC situation, agree to maintain hotline contact, border flag meetings during DGMO-level talks

India, Pakistan review LoC situation, agree to maintain hotline contact, border flag meetings during DGMO-level talks

India and Pakistan reviewed the LoC situation during the DGMO level talks. "Both sides agreed to address each other’s core issues and concerns which have the propensity to disturb the peace and lead

Feb 25, 2021, 12:59 PM IST
Bharat Bandh Tomorrow 26 February: All commercial markets to remain closed, over 8 crore traders to protest against GST, fuel price hike

Bharat Bandh Tomorrow 26 February: All commercial markets to remain closed, over 8 crore traders to protest against GST, fuel price hike

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called a Bharat Bandh tomorrow on 26 February during which the traders will stage dharnas (protests) at as many as 1,500 places across the nation,

Feb 25, 2021, 12:03 PM IST
PNB scam: Will Nirav Modi be extradited to India? UK court to decide today

PNB scam: Will Nirav Modi be extradited to India? UK court to decide today

The 49-year-old diamond merchant is expected to appear via videolink from Wandsworth Prison in south-west London at Westminster Magistrates' Court, where District Judge Samuel Goozee is set to hand

Feb 25, 2021, 10:27 AM IST

Live updates: Congress is gold, silver and bronze medal winner in lying: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a visit to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives. The PM will lay the foundation stone for 4

Feb 25, 2021, 10:12 AM IST
Delhi government's big decision, no offline exams for students up to Class 8

Delhi government's big decision, no offline exams for students up to Class 8

The Directorate of Education (DoE) stated that the students would be assessed on the basis of projects and assignments. The guidelines are applicable for the 2020-21 academic session, during which

Feb 25, 2021, 09:44 AM IST
Some states resorting to proxy war by supporting non-state actors: India slams Pakistan at UNSC

Some states resorting to proxy war by supporting non-state actors: India slams Pakistan at UNSC

Nagaraj Naidu, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of India`s Mission to UN, stated that in this regard, a growing number of States believe that the use of force in self-defence against a

Feb 25, 2021, 08:35 AM IST
Karnal blast: Death toll rises to three in explosion at cracker factory

Karnal blast: Death toll rises to three in explosion at cracker factory

The blast took place late Tuesday evening (February 23) at Ghoghripur road on the outskirts of the city. Karnal superintendent of police Ganga Ram Punia said that the bodies had been sent for the

Feb 25, 2021, 07:52 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi jumps into sea in Kerala, watch video here

Rahul Gandhi jumps into sea in Kerala, watch video here

Gandhi spent about 10 minutes swimming alongside the fishermen before returning to the shore. He jumped from the boat when he saw some fishermen jumping into the sea after casting their net to catch

Feb 25, 2021, 07:19 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate multiple development projects in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate multiple development projects in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives. The Prime Minister will also dedicate to

Feb 25, 2021, 06:50 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi chairs 36th PRAGATI meeting, reviews 8 projects worth Rs 44,545 crore

PM Narendra Modi chairs 36th PRAGATI meeting, reviews 8 projects worth Rs 44,545 crore

In the meeting, ten agenda items were taken up for review including eight projects, grievance relating to one scheme and one programme. Among the eight projects, three were from the Ministry of Road

Feb 24, 2021, 23:52 PM IST
DNA Exclusive: Motera stadium adds 'bounce and speed' to the country, is center of power in India changing?

DNA Exclusive: Motera stadium adds 'bounce and speed' to the country, is center of power in India changing?

The basis of the analysis is the world's largest cricket stadium, which was inaugurated in Ahmedabad today. As India begins this new and amazing innings on this pitch of 22 yards, India is now fully

Feb 24, 2021, 23:25 PM IST
Surge in COVID-19 cases: Now, night curfew to be imposed in THIS Maharashtra district

Surge in COVID-19 cases: Now, night curfew to be imposed in THIS Maharashtra district

The night curfew will be imposed from February 25 till March 7. The step has been taken to check the surge in the coronavirus cases in the district. Maharashtra recorded over 8,000 fresh cases in the

Feb 24, 2021, 22:44 PM IST
Fare for short distance trains hiked to discourage unnecessary travel: Railways

Fare for short distance trains hiked to discourage unnecessary travel: Railways

As daily commuters feel the pinch of the rise in the rail fares, the national carrier said that the "slightly high fares" are only to discourage unnecessary travel. The fares have been fixed at par

Feb 24, 2021, 22:41 PM IST
COVID-19: Allahabad High Court to resume in routine manner from March 1

COVID-19: Allahabad High Court to resume in routine manner from March 1

The sections of the Allahabad High Court will be opened in a routine manner and the Officers, Officials and Staff will attend the Court in full strength. The Learned Advocates will file their cases,

Feb 24, 2021, 22:26 PM IST
India reminds Turkey of UNSC resolution on Cyprus, raises Omar Saeed's acquittal at UNHRC

India reminds Turkey of UNSC resolution on Cyprus, raises Omar Saeed's acquittal at UNHRC

 For the first time, India raised the issue of acquittal of Omar Saeed, key accused in the killing of US Journalist Daniel Pearl and Islamabad's support to "state-sponsored terrorism". Pakistan was

Feb 24, 2021, 21:13 PM IST
West Bengal makes negative COVID-19 test report mandatory for air passengers from 4 states

West Bengal makes negative COVID-19 test report mandatory for air passengers from 4 states

West Bengal on Wednesday made RT-PCR COVID-19 tests mandatory for passengers travelling by flights from these four states - Maharashtra, Telangana, Kerala and Karnataka amid rise in coronavirus cases

Feb 24, 2021, 21:06 PM IST