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Kerala’s social harmony under stress, says Congress chief Sonia Gandhi

Kerala’s social harmony under stress, says Congress chief Sonia Gandhi

"This has come under stress and strain and future development strategy must have, as one of its basic objectives, the strengthening of the bonds of brotherhood (and sisterhood) that have been the

Mar 02, 2021, 17:30 PM IST
Man arrested in Delhi for input tax credit fraud of Rs 38.91 crore

Man arrested in Delhi for input tax credit fraud of Rs 38.91 crore

The officers of the Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) Commissionerate, Delhi East have arrested a man for the Input Tax Credit (ITC) fraud of Rs 38.91 crore.

Mar 02, 2021, 17:16 PM IST
Will implement law to nullify CAA if voted to power, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Assam

Will implement law to nullify CAA if voted to power, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Assam

Addressing a public gathering in Assam’s Tezpur, AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, “Congress, if voted to power in Assam, will bring new law to nullify Citizenship (Amendment) Act.”

Mar 02, 2021, 17:03 PM IST
TMC failed to stop cow smuggling, 'Love Jihad': UP CM Yogi Adityanath in West Bengal

TMC failed to stop cow smuggling, 'Love Jihad': UP CM Yogi Adityanath in West Bengal

Yogi Adityanath at a rally in Malda promised that cow smuggling will be stopped within 24 hours if the Bharatiya Janata Party is voted to power in the poll-bound state. The UP CM also slammed his

Mar 02, 2021, 16:23 PM IST
Unemployment high due to govt's ill considered demonetisation decision: Former PM Manmohan Singh

Unemployment high due to govt's ill considered demonetisation decision: Former PM Manmohan Singh

"Unemployment is high and the informal sector is in shambles, a crisis precipitated by the ill considered demonetisation decision taken in 2016", Manmohan Singh said at "Pratheeksha 2030." The summit

Mar 02, 2021, 16:11 PM IST
Farmers' protests: Delhi Police closes Ghazipur border, hours after reopening it

Farmers' protests: Delhi Police closes Ghazipur border, hours after reopening it

The one side of the National Highway (NH)-9 which goes towards Ghaziabad from Delhi was opened for traffic around 2 AM on Tuesday.

Mar 02, 2021, 15:16 PM IST
Congress to contest on 92 seats in West Bengal assembly election 2021: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Congress to contest on 92 seats in West Bengal assembly election 2021: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

The Election Commission of India on Friday announced that West Bengal will witness eight-phased Assembly polls on 294 seats beginning from March 27. The votes will be counted on May 2. In the 2016

Mar 02, 2021, 13:29 PM IST
BJP Lok Sabha MP Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan dies, MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan mourns demise

BJP Lok Sabha MP Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan dies, MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan mourns demise

Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan, the BJP Lok Sabha member from Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, died at a hospital in Gurugram, family sources said on Tuesday. He was 69. The six-term MP, who was suffering from

Mar 02, 2021, 10:56 AM IST
Section 144 imposed in Lucknow till April 5 amid fears of violence due to farmers' protest

Section 144 imposed in Lucknow till April 5 amid fears of violence due to farmers' protest

The UP govt press release said that festivals including Maha Shivratri, Holika Dahan, Shab-e-Barat, Good Friday, and Easter were round the corner and anti-social elements may try to disrupt peace on

Mar 02, 2021, 09:32 AM IST
Man killed in Hathras by molestation case accused, one arrested, UP CM orders probe

Man killed in Hathras by molestation case accused, one arrested, UP CM orders probe

All the accused fled from the spot after committing the crime. The Hathras police have registered a case against four people, including Gaurav Sharma, who is the main accused in the murder case. The

Mar 02, 2021, 08:50 AM IST
Congress to contest 92 seats in the upcoming West Bengal assembly election

Congress to contest 92 seats in the upcoming West Bengal assembly election

"As per discussions held with the left so far, 92 seats have been finalised for Congress to contest the upcoming West Bengal Assembly election. The list of candidates for these seats will be

Mar 01, 2021, 23:07 PM IST
Counting of Gujarat local bodies polls on Tuesday

Counting of Gujarat local bodies polls on Tuesday

Counting of votes for polls to 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayat and 231 taluka panchayat will be held on Tuesday (March 2). The polling took place on Sunday with municipalities recording a

Mar 01, 2021, 22:35 PM IST
BJP talks about implementing CAA across India but lacks courage to mention it here: Priyanka Gandhi in Assam

BJP talks about implementing CAA across India but lacks courage to mention it here: Priyanka Gandhi in Assam

The Congress leader said that the BJP makes tall promises before elections but during the next five years, they do nothing to fulfil them and people have realised it. Priyanka Gandhi also launched a

Mar 01, 2021, 22:03 PM IST
Sadhguru urges Tamil Nadu govt to free temples from its control, hand over to devotees

Sadhguru urges Tamil Nadu govt to free temples from its control, hand over to devotees

Jaggi Vasudev, popularly known as Sadhguru, Founder of the Isha Foundation, urged the Tamil Nadu Government to free temples from its control, to enable their upkeep, preserve their sanctity and

Mar 01, 2021, 19:37 PM IST
Mumbai power outage in October 2020 was cyber-sabotage attempt: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

Mumbai power outage in October 2020 was cyber-sabotage attempt: Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

This comes amid a report claiming that the Mumbai power outage was a likely Chinese cyber attack, which took place amid the India-China border tension at the Line of Actual Control (LAC). The report

Mar 01, 2021, 19:36 PM IST
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav meets Mamata Banerjee ahead of West Bengal assembly election

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav meets Mamata Banerjee ahead of West Bengal assembly election

RJD leader extended complete support of his party to the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) for the upcoming polls in West Bengal. Tejashwi Yadav assured Mamata Banerjee of his support in the

Mar 01, 2021, 19:11 PM IST
Kumbh Mela 2021: Uttarakhand government issues COVID-19 SOP for devotees, penal action against violators

Kumbh Mela 2021: Uttarakhand government issues COVID-19 SOP for devotees, penal action against violators

The Uttarakhand government has made it mandatory for devotees to produce a negative report of RT-PCR test for COVID-19. The SOP also makes it compulsory for devotees to bring a medical fitness

Mar 01, 2021, 18:34 PM IST
Kerala drifting towards debt trap, says E Sreedharan, rues plight of state under present government

Kerala drifting towards debt trap, says E Sreedharan, rues plight of state under present government

'Metro man' E Sreedharan said that he is open to assume the role of the chief minister but added that the party will decide on it. He also recalled his time working with Narendra Modi when he was the

Mar 01, 2021, 17:50 PM IST
Why Covid-19 vaccine is not free for public, asks UP opposition leader Ram Govind Chaudhary, Yogi govt responds

Why Covid-19 vaccine is not free for public, asks UP opposition leader Ram Govind Chaudhary, Yogi govt responds

During a discussion in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Govind Chaudhary had sought to know from the state’s Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh if the COVID vaccine will be

Mar 01, 2021, 13:40 PM IST
TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu sits on dharna at Tirupati airport, detained

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu sits on dharna at Tirupati airport, detained

TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday staged a dharna at the Tirupati airport after he was stopped by the police from going to Chittoor for campaigning for the municipal corporation elections.

Mar 01, 2021, 12:47 PM IST