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Record 2.34 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In India, 1,341 Deaths In 24 Hours

April 17, 2021
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India's Covid caseload rose to 1.45 crore with 2,34,692 fresh infections - the sharpest-ever daily spike - as the country recorded over 2 lakh cases for the third straight day. With 1,341 deaths, India saw the deadliest day of the pandemic this year. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will today hold a meet with healt | Read more|

"Rahul Bhaiya... You Were On Leave": Amit Shah On Fisheries Ministry Row

February 28, 2021
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The bitter back-and-forth over the crucial question of a "fisheries ministry" continued Sunday, with Home Minister Amit Shah the latest BJP leader to take on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi over last week's remark about fishermen needing a separate ministry to attend to their needs. In Puducherry to campaign for the BJP ahead | Read more|

Amazon Deployed Secret Strategy To Dodge Indian Regulators: Report

February 18, 2021
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Amazon has for years given preferential treatment to a small group of sellers on its India platform, publicly misrepresented its ties with the sellers and used them to circumvent increasingly tough foreign investment rules that affect e-commerce, internal company documents reviewed by Reuters show. The documents, dated | Read more|

Day after, Trudeau office says he spoke to Modi on ‘recent protests’

February 12, 2021
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that he held a “good discussion” with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on many important issues, including on the “two nations’ commitment to democratic principles, recent protests, and the importance of resolving issues through dialogue”, a statement from t | Read more|

"Proud Andolanjeevi": P Chidambaram, Others Give PM Jibe Life Of Its Own

February 10, 2021
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Congress leader and former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram today sought to wear "Andolanjeevi", a term pejoratively used in Parliament two days ago, as a compliment. Purportedly aimed at those irresistibly drawn to mass agitations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had used it on Monday in the context of the ongoing fa | Read more|

"This Budget Will Be Seen As Part Of 4-5 Mini Budgets Of 2020": PM

January 29, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the upcoming Union Budget was the next in a series of mini-budgets presented by Finance Minister Nimala Sitharaman in 2020. He also spelt out his priority of using the first Parliamentary session of the decade to chart out a bright future for India. "This is the Budget Session. | Read more|

"Won't Allow PM Modi, BJP To Disrespect Tamil People," Says Rahul Gandhi

January 24, 2021
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who has kickstarted the party's campaign for the May Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, doubled down on his criticism of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP - which is allied with the ruling AIADMK - this morning, accusing them of insulting Tamil language and culture, and crippling peo | Read more|

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, accused of defaming Adani, is facing arrest. Why?

January 21, 2021
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On January 19, a court in Kutch, Gujarat, issued an arrest warrant for journalist and author Paranjoy Guha Thakurta in a defamation suit filed by the Adani Group, one of India’s leading corporate houses.According to PTI, judicial magistrate Pradeep Soni pronounced that Thakurta was charged under Section 500 of the In | Read more|