Rijiju says Indian courts have adopted arbitration friendly approach; refers to Amazon-Future case

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New Delhi, Jul 5 (PTI) Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said the Indian judiciary was playing a pivotal role in promoting alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, particularly in arbitration and mediation and the country’s courts have consistently adopted an arbitration-friendly approach which has strengthened the confidence of the stakeholders. The union minister noted in the […]

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Saharanpur: House of Ex-BSP MLC Haji Iqbal demolished, everything you need to know

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Saharanpur: House of Ex-BSP MLC Haji Iqbal demolished, everything you need to knowA bulldozer roared at the home of former BSP MLC Haji Iqbal in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh. His younger brother Mehmood, a former MLC, and Haji Iqbal have both been accused of illegal mining.

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BJP demands arrest of TMC MP Mahua Moitra for her remarks on Goddess Kali

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BJP demands arrest of TMC MP Mahua Moitra for her remarks on Goddess KaliKolkata: The Bengal BJP leadership Wednesday sought the arrest of TMC MP Mahua Moitra for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus with her controversial remarks on Goddess Kali. The party said it would move the court alleging police inaction if no measure was initiated against her in 10 days. Moitra had Tuesday kicked up […]

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Russia appreciates India for not supporting attempts to isolate it

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New Delhi, Jul 5 (PTI) Russia appreciates India for not supporting attempts to isolate it in multilateral forums and that bilateral trade between the two countries are on an upswing, Russian Ambassador Denis Alipov said on Tuesday. He also said that the idea of expansion of the BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) received “principled support” at the […]

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Haryana: Man opens fire outside Panchkula cafe at 4:30 am, bouncer injured; investigation underway

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Haryana: Man opens fire outside Panchkula cafe at 4:30 am, bouncer injured; investigation underwayThe bouncer, Naresh Sharma lodged an FIR against Mohit, and the investigation to catch him is underway.

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Active Covid cases in country rise to 1,15,212

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Active Covid cases in country rise to 1,15,212New Delhi: India logged 16,159 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,35,47,809, while the active cases increased to 1,15,212, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated Wednesday. The death toll climbed to 5,25,270 with 28 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.26 […]

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‘I don’t agree with hurting religious sentiments’ – Nushrat Jahan on Kali poster controversy

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Last Updated : 05 Jul, 2022 11:22 AM Published : 05 Jul 2022 11:22 AM Last Updated : 05 Jul 2022 11:22 AM On the ‘Kali’ poster controversy, actress and Trinamool Congress MP Nushrat Jahan has said that she does not agree with hurting religious sentiments. Kali Poster Controversy: Yesterday, the poster of director Leena […]

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Gupkar Alliance will contest J&K polls together, assert Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti

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Srinagar, 4 Jul: The National Conference and the PDP – major constituents of the People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration – said on Monday that the grouping will jointly contest the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. “We will contest the elections together. There is a political party that said that they have left the alliance. […]

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Saral Vastu fame Chandrashekhar Guruji stabbed to death in Karnataka

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Saral Vastu fame Chandrashekhar Guruji stabbed to death in KarnatakaChandrashekhar Guruji, who distinguished himself with his 'Saral Vastu', was stabbed to death on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at a hotel in Hubbali. The murder of Chandrashekhar Guru Ji has been caught on a CCTV camera.

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ED conducts raids against Vivo, related companies in money laundering probe

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ED conducts raids against Vivo, related companies in money laundering probeNew Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Tuesday conducted searches at 44 places across the country in a money laundering investigation against Chinese smartphone manufacturing company Vivo and related firms, officials said. The searches are being carried out under sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) at locations in several states including in Delhi, […]

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List of World’s Best Liveable Cities: Which Places Chennai, Bangalore?

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Cities like Chennai, Bengaluru and Mumbai scored the lowest in the list of world’s most livable cities. The Economic Intelligence Service has released this year’s list of the world’s most livable cities, examining living conditions in a total of 173 cities around the world. Cities around the world are ranked based on the quality of […]

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90 pc of India’s adult population fully vaccinated against Covid-19: Mandaviya

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New Delhi, 4 Jul: Ninety per cent of India’s adult population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday, as the total number of vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 198 crore. More than 10 lakh vaccine doses were administered till 7 pm on Monday, according to health […]

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Uttar Pradesh: Man slaps cop inside police station in Mainpuri, arrested | WATCH

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Uttar Pradesh: Man slaps cop inside police station in Mainpuri, arrested | WATCHA man in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri slapped a police official inside the station premises on Tuesday. Apparently, he was called for counselling in another case.

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Retired judges, bureaucrats term SC observations ‘unfortunate, unprecedented’ in Nupur Sharma case

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Retired judges, bureaucrats term SC observations ‘unfortunate, unprecedented’ in Nupur Sharma caseNew Delhi: A group consisting of 15 retired judges of various high courts, 77 retired bureaucrats and 25 retired armed forces officers have issued an open statement saying that ‘unfortunate and unprecedented comments’ were made by a two-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices Surya Kant and Justice JB Pardiwala, while hearing a petition […]

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CM Eknath Shinde wins floor test in Maharashtra Assembly

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Mumbai, 4 Jul: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Monday won the floor test in the state Assembly on the last day of the two-day special session of the House. In the 288-member House, 164 MLAs voted for the motion of confidence, while 99 voted against it. Three legislators abstained from voting, while Congress’s Ashok […]

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Delhi Paschim Vihar: Man hits dog for barking, attacks neighbours with iron rod

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Delhi Paschim Vihar: Man hits dog for barking, attacks neighbours with iron rodThe bullying of a person has come to the fore in the Paschim Vihar area, Delhi where an annoyed man attacked a dog, its owners, and also neighbours with a rod.

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Active Covid-19 cases in country climb to 1,14,475

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Active Covid-19 cases in country climb to 1,14,475New Delhi: India added 13,086 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,35,31,650, while the active cases increased to 1,14,475, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated Tuesday. The death toll climbed to 5,25,242 with 19 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.26 […]

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Petrol, diesel prices fall in Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde decides to reduce VAT

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Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has announced that VAT on petrol and diesel will be reduced following Prime Minister Modi’s request. This is his first major announcement after taking office as the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra. As the prices of petrol and diesel are rising in India, the central government has reduced the […]

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Next 30-40 years to be era of BJP, says Amit Shah at party’s executive meet

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Hyderabad, 3 Jul: Asserting that the next 30 to 40 years will be the era of the BJP which will make India a “vishwa guru” (world leader), its senior leader Amit Shah said on Sunday the party will end “family rule” in Telangana and West Bengal and also form governments in states where power has […]

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Death count rises to 46, 17 still missing in Manipur landslide

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Death count rises to 46, 17 still missing in Manipur landslideImphal: With four more bodies recovered Monday, the death toll in the Thursday landslide at a railway construction site in Manipur’s Noney district increased to 46, including 30 Territorial Army soldiers, while search operations were underway in inclement weather to locate the 17 still missing, officials said. The latest four bodies included three Territorial Army […]

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Maharashtra: Shinde Govt Wins Trust Vote – 2 Cong Come to Assembly Late MLAs

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Mumbai: The Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde’s government won the confidence vote in the Legislative Assembly today by securing 164 votes. In yesterday’s Speaker election, the opposition got 104 votes, but today it has reduced to 99. 2 Congress MLAs came late to the House today after polling. After various twists and turns in Maharashtra, […]

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Alternatives to single-use plastic: Delhi government to urge Centre to reduce GST rates on raw materials

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New Delhi, 3 Jul: Environment minister Gopal Rai on Sunday said the Delhi government will request the Centre to reduce GST on raw materials for production of alternatives to single-use plastic items. The minister, who chaired a roundtable with stakeholders to discuss SUP alternatives, said there is a lot of confusion among public and even […]

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav shoulder fractured, admitted to Patna hospital

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RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav shoulder fractured, admitted to Patna hospitalThe Former Chief Minister of Bihar, and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav fell down the stairs and his shoulder has been fractured. Lalu Yadav was already worried about his illness. Now, his health has been deteriorating, due to the fall on Sunday evening.

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CM Eknath Shinde wins trust vote in Maharashtra Assembly

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CM Eknath Shinde wins trust vote in Maharashtra AssemblyMumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde Monday won the crucial floor test in the state Assembly on the last day of the two-day special session of the House. In the 288-member House, 164 MLAs voted for the motion of confidence, while 99 voted against it. Three legislators abstained from voting, while 21 legislators, including Congress’s […]

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fuel shortage; Traffic jam | Holiday announcement for schools again in Sri Lanka

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Colombo: Another week of holiday has been announced in Sri Lanka due to fuel shortages as schools were to start today (July 4). Sri Lanka is facing an unprecedented economic crisis. The people of the country are facing hardships in many ways such as shortage of fuel, food, electricity and medical services.In this case, for […]

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SC judge who heard Nupur’s plea bats for mandatory regulation of social media, flags agenda-driven attacks on judges

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New Delhi, 3 Jul: Digital and social media need to be mandatorily regulated in the country to preserve the rule of law under the Constitution, Supreme Court Judge Justice J B Pardiwala said on Sunday, terming as “dangerous” the crossing of ‘Lakshman rekha’ on these platforms for “personalised, agenda-driven attacks” on the judges. The remarks […]

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Now, Hindu organisations call for bandh over B’luru Idgah Maidan

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Now, Hindu organisations call for bandh over B’luru Idgah MaidanBengaluru: Several Hindu organisations have announced a massive rally and given a bandh call on July 12 in support of their demand to allow Hindu festivals in the Idgah Maidan. The Hindu organisations have already held a meeting in this regard in Jangama Mutt of Bengaluru. The activists demand that the Idgah Maidan be designated […]

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“BJP era is 40 years from now; BJP will come to power in Tamil Nadu” – Amit Shah believes

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Hyderabad: Union Home Minister Amit Shah has expressed hope that the BJP era will last for 40 more years in our country, henceforth BJP will grow in South India and BJP will come to power in Tamil Nadu. BJP National Working Committee meeting started yesterday in Telangana capital Hyderabad. Union Home Minister Amit Shah proposed […]

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Two space start-ups authorised, marks beginning of private space sector launches in India

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New Delhi, Jun 27 (PTI): The Indian Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) has started authorising Indian private firms, marking the beginning of private space sector launches in India. IN-SPACe is an autonomous, single window nodal agency; formed to promote, authorise, monitor and supervise the space activities of Non-Governmental Private Entities (NGPEs) in India. Dhruva […]

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Two LeT terrorists overpowered by villagers; handed over to police in J&K’s Reasi

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<div>Two LeT terrorists overpowered by villagers; handed over to police in J&K’s Reasi</div>Jammu: Two heavily-armed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists, including the mastermind of the recent IED blasts in Rajouri, were overpowered by villagers and handed over to the police in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, a senior police officer said. Lt Governor Manoj Sinha and Director General of Police Dilbag Singh lauded the villagers for their […]

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SC to hear Centre’s plea against Tripura HC order on security cover to Ambanis

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NEW DELHI, 27 Jun: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear on June 28, a plea of the Centre challenging the Tripura High Court orders on a PIL challenging the grant of security cover to industrialist Mukesh Ambani and his family members in Mumbai. A vacation bench of Justices Surya Kant and JB Pardiwala […]

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Patna: Bulldozers knock down 70 houses in Rajiv Nagar, clash between police and public

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Patna: Bulldozers knock down 70 houses in Rajiv Nagar, clash between police and publicIn Rajiv Nagar, 70 houses were demolished by bulldozers. The local people clashed with the police administration due to the order of demolishing 70 illegal houses.

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BJP’s Rahul Narwekar elected new Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly

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BJP’s Rahul Narwekar elected new Speaker of Maharashtra AssemblyMumbai: On expected lines, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Rahul Narwekar was elected the new Speaker of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly here Sunday. He defeated his sole rival – the Maha Vikas Aghadi-backed Shiv Sena candidate Rajan Salvi – with a comfortable margin. The elections were held by a division of votes on the first of the […]

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In Chhattisgarh, a person who spoke in support of Nubur Sharma received death threats

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Last Updated : 03 Jul, 2022 04:48 AM Published : 03 Jul 2022 04:48 AM Last Updated : 03 Jul 2022 04:48 AM Raipur: Nubur Sharma made a controversial comment about Prophet Mohammad. This was condemned from many sides. In this case, Kannaiya Lal from Rajasthan, who published an opinion on social media in support […]

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India slams USCIRF for ‘misrepresenting’ facts

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NEW DELHI, 2 Jul: India on Saturday slammed the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for its “biased” and “inaccurate” comments on the country. The strong reaction from the ministry of external affairs (MEA) came a day after the USCIRF alleged “repression” of critical voices, especially religious minorities and those reporting on and advocating […]

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Delhi: Pictures of BJP MLA OP Sharma drinking alcohol go viral, tweeple say they don’t have time to work, but plenty of time to spill liquor

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Delhi: Pictures of BJP MLA OP Sharma drinking alcohol go viral, tweeple say they don’t have time to work, but plenty of time to spill liquorOP Sharma is the BJP MLA and a member of the Delhi Legislative Assembly for Vishwas Nagar.

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Over 15,000 perform Amarnath Yatra so far

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Over 15,000 perform Amarnath Yatra so farSrinagar: Another batch of 8,773 Yatris left Jammu Sunday to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra as over 15,000 pilgrims have performed the pilgrimage so far. Sources said that 8,773 pilgrims left for the Valley in two escorted convoys. These include 2,618 Yatris bound for Baltal base camp and 6,155 bound for Pahalgam base camp. Sources […]

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Telangana next?- Chandrasekhar Rao challenge to BJP

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Hyderabad: Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao has said that the BJP is going to topple the Telangana government after Maharashtra, and if they do that then I will also have a chance to topple the central government. In the state of Maharashtra, 40 MLAs of the Shiv Sena raised the war flag under the leadership of […]

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India one of largest opiate markets in terms of users, vulnerable to increased supply: UN report

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NEW DELHI, 27 Jun: India is one of the world’s single largest opiate markets in terms of users and likely to be vulnerable to increased supply as there are already signs that an intensification of trafficking in opiates originating in Afghanistan may be taking place, according to a new report. According to the UN Office […]

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After Mohammed Zubair’s arrest, Alt News founder Pratik Sinha’s old tweet on Lord Ganesha triggers social media outrage

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After Mohammed Zubair’s arrest, Alt News founder Pratik Sinha’s old tweet on Lord Ganesha triggers social media outrageThe tweet is viral on the internet and a section of social media is slamming Sinha for mocking Lord Ganesha and hurting religious sentiments.

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Monsoon covers entire country 6 days in advance, normal rains forecast for July

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Monsoon covers entire country 6 days in advance, normal rains forecast for JulyNew Delhi: Southwest Monsoon has covered the entire country six days before the normal date, as parts of Rajasthan and Gujarat received their first seasonal rains Friday. The Monsoon had set over Kerala on May 29, three days ahead of the normal date of June 1. “Southwest monsoon has covered the entire country on Saturday, […]

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‘The Udaipur incident was not just a reaction; It is the influence of a belief system’ – RSS opinion

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New Delhi: The Udaipur incident has a Taliban mentality. This is not just a reaction to speech but the impact of a belief system, said Sunil Ambekar, head of the publicity wing of the RSS wing. Held in Delhi The Taliban: War and Religion in Afghanistan, The Forgotten History of India Sunil Ambekar recorded this […]

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J-K: Two LeT militants killed in encounter near Amarnath Yatra route in Kulgam

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Srinagar, Jun 29 (PTI) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, police said, adding the operation site was very close to Amarnath Yatra route. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Nawapora in Mir Bazaar area of Kulgam following […]

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Delhi court junks Zubair’s bail plea, sends him to 14-day judicial custody

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Delhi court junks Zubair’s bail plea, sends him to 14-day judicial custodyNew Delhi: A Delhi court Saturday dismissed the bail plea of Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair and sent him to 14-day judicial custody in a case related an “objectionable tweet” he had posted in 2018 against a Hindu deity. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarvaria allowed the police plea, which said further investigation was on. The […]

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Manipur Landslide: 20 killed including 15 soldiers; 44 people lost

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Manipur landslide death toll rises to 20 It is not known what happened to the 44 people. Rescue operations are ongoing. A landslide occurred at an army camp in Manipur last Wednesday night. Many people were caught in it. So far 13 soldiers and 5 civilians have been rescued. 20 people died. 15 of them […]

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Bihar: 40 lakh people fraudulently claimed money for building toilets

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Patna, Jun 29 (PTI) The Bihar government has detected that around 40 lakh people fraudulently claimed Rs 12,000 for the construction of a toilet under a government scheme twice, the state Assembly was informed on Wednesday. The matter came to light when officials were scrutinising documents for the disbursal of Rs 12,000 for constructing a […]

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Punjab households to get 300 units of free electricity from today, CM Bhagwant Mann calls it historic

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Punjab households to get 300 units of free electricity from today, CM Bhagwant Mann calls it historicGiving 300 units of electricity for free to each household was one of the key poll promises made by the AAP during the 2022 Punjab assembly elections.

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India logs 17,092 new Covid cases, 29 deaths

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India logs 17,092 new Covid cases, 29 deathsNew Delhi: India logged 17,092 new coronavirus infections, raising the tally to 4,34,86,326, while the active cases have increased to 1,09,568, the Union Health Ministry said Saturday. The death toll has climbed to 5,25,168 with 29 new fatalities, data updated by the ministry at 8 am stated. The active cases comprise 0.25 per cent of […]

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Nupur Sharma should apologize to all the people of the country: Supreme Court

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court said, “Nupur Sharma’s insult to the Messenger of God has angered Muslims across the country. He has provoked the anger of the Gulf countries. Nupur Sharma, a former BJP spokesperson, had spoken insultingly of the Muslim apostle during a televised debate on the Gyanwapi mosque controversy. Delhi BJP spokesperson Naveen […]

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Twitter handle that flagged Zubair’s 2018 tweet deleted: Police sources

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New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) The anonymous Twitter handle, a complaint from which led to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair’s arrest, does not exist on the microblogging website anymore. Sources in the Delhi Police said the Twitter handle that had raised the issue of Zubair’s tweet has been deleted. “We are trying to identify and […]

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Patna blast: Low-intensity blast reported in civil court, one constable injured

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Patna blast: Low-intensity blast reported in civil court, one constable injuredA low-intensity blast was reported in the civil court in Bihar's Patna on Friday. Earlier this week, gunpowder and the materials used for making explosives were recovered from the Patel Hostel of Patna University.

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Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Narendra Modi, says ED questioning will not affect his ‘behaviour’

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Rahul Gandhi takes a dig at Narendra Modi, says ED questioning will not affect his ‘behaviour’Wayanad (Kerala): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who recently faced an Enforcement Directorate probe in the National Herald case, took a dig Friday at the Prime Minister, alleging Narendra Modi adopted such a measure due to ‘confusion’ but did not know there would be no change in the Wayanad MP’s behaviour by making him sit in […]

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‘Transgression, Overreach and Overshooting’: Lawyer Sai Deepak on SC’s Remarks Against Nupur Sharma

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“BJP leader Nupur Sharma is single-handedly responsible for what is happening in the country,” the SC said, adding, “her loose tongue" has not only “set the entire country on fire", but she is also responsible for the unfortunate incident in Udaipur

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The turning point in Maharashtra: The account of the BJP leadership who refused to be the Chief Minister: Why did Patnaik become the Deputy Chief Minister?

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Shiv Sena’s Eknath Shinde’s surprise takeover comes as the BJP’s Devendra Patnaik is widely expected to take over as Maharashtra’s next chief minister. It has come to light that there are some political and caste accounts of the BJP leadership in the background. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uttam Thackeray has resigned following a series of political […]

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Murmu, Sinha in fray for presidential poll after scrutiny of papers

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NEW DELHI, 30 Jun: NDA nominee Droupadi Murmu and her challenger Yashwant Sinha were the only two candidates left in the fray for the 18 July presidential election after scrutiny of nomination papers, Rajya Sabha Secretary General PC Mody said on Thursday. Mody, the returning officer for the presidential election, said 115 nomination papers of […]

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ED arrests 2 aides of Satyendar Jain in money laundering case

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ED arrests 2 aides of Satyendar Jain in money laundering caseNew Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Friday arrested two close aides of Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain in connection with a Money Laundering case. Vaibhav Jain and Ankush Jain have been named in both — the CBI and ED’s cases. Satyendar Jain was arrested on May 30 and is currently lodged in Tihar Jail. His bail […]

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The Panjab University Case Study: Why Its Status Remains Emotional, Political for Punjab

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Although a majority of PU teachers have been demanding the central university status for many years, the Union government’s recent move has made their resolve stronger. The central rules would mean an increase in the retirement age too

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RSS Volunteer to Maharashtra Chief Minister – Who is this Eknath Shinde?

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MumbaiBJP, Shiv Sena dissidents form new coalition government in Maharashtra Shiv Sena dissident leader Eknath Shinde was sworn in as the state’s new chief minister yesterday. BJP senior leader Devendra Patnaik, who is expected to be the chief minister, has been sworn in as deputy chief minister. In Maharashtra, the BJP won 105 and its […]

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Hegemony of one religion never been part of our culture: NHRC chief

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NEW DELHI, 30 Jun: NHRC Chief Arun Kumar Mishra on Thursday said that ‘Sarva Dharma Sambhav’, or all religions are the same, has been the ethos of India, and hegemony of one religion “has never been part of our culture, it never was, and will never be.” In his address at the opening of a […]

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Cryptocurrencies are clear danger to financial systems: RBI Governor

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Cryptocurrencies are clear danger to financial systems: RBI GovernorNew Delhi: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Thursday that cryptocurrencies are a clear danger to the financial systems, adding that we must be mindful of the emerging risks on the horizon. In the RBI’s annual ‘Financial Stability Report’ (FSR) 2022, he wrote in the foreword that anything that derives value […]

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Sudden turn in Maharashtra: The next Chief Minister is Eknath Shinde

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Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Eknath Shinde, who raised the banner against Shiv Sena leader Uttam Thackeray, is expected to take over as the BJP’s new chief minister Devendra Patnaik, who is expected to take over as the next chief minister of Maharashtra. Takes office at 7.30pm tonight. Thirty-eight MLAs, led by Shiv Sena minister Eknath […]

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