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50,000 Personnel, Water Cannons: Delhi Braces For Chakka Jam-Not-To-Be

February 6, 2021
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The national capital has fortified itself for a protest that it may not officially witness today. Ten days after unprecedented violence during a farmers' tractor rally marred India's Republic Day celebrations in parts of Delhi, the protesters are set to observe a three-hour chakka jam (road block) across the country, e | Read more|

Supreme Court Holds Judge's Confirmation Over Sex Assault Orders: Sources

January 30, 2021
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In a rare instance, the Supreme Court Collegium has withdrawn its recommendation to confirm the permanent status of a Bombay High Court judge who had passed two controversial orders on sexual assaults in the past few days. The decision to not grant permanent status has been based on the possible need for "more exposure | Read more|

75-Year-Old Protesting Farmer Found Dead At Delhi-Ghaziabad Border

January 2, 2021
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A 75-year-old man from Uttar Pradesh was found dead today at a farmers' protest site on the Delhi-Ghaziabad border. While the police probing the case, those at the site say a note written by the dead man, Kashmir Singh Ladi, has been found in which he has expressed his frustration over the stalemate in talks with the g | Read more|

AAP Leaders Shout Slogans at PM Modi In Parliament's Central Hall

December 25, 2020
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Two Aam Aadmi Party MPs today shouted slogans inside the Central Hall of Parliament against the farm laws. The commotion broke out when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was offering his tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 96th birth anniversary. | Read more|

In Fight Against Covid, Central Teams Rushed To Punjab, Himachal, UP

November 22, 2020
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High-level central teams have been sent to four more states -- Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh -- to help the state governments tackle the Covid surge. Last week, the Union Government has sent teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur. All these states have been either reporting a rise i | Read more|

In India, Government offices to reopen with senior staff from April 20

April 15, 2020
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In India, all central ministries and departments and their subordinate offices will start functioning from April 20 with 100 per cent attendance of officials in the rank of Deputy Secretary and above, while 33 per cent of the rest of the staff are to be present in the offices, as per new norms of relaxation of Covid-19 | Read more|