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Farmers Gather At Delhi-UP Border In Large Numbers On Protest Anniversary

November 26, 2021
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Hundreds of farmers in tractors started arriving at Ghazipur on the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border as Friday marked one year of the ongoing farmers' protest against the central laws.Many of them brought along vegetables, sacks of flour and lentils, spices and cooking oil on their tractor-trollies, saying they have come pre | Read more|

Karnataka Medical College Party Turns Super-Spreader As Cases Rise To 182

November 26, 2021
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A medical college in Karnataka's Dharwad has become a COVID-19 cluster after the number of students and staff infected with coronavirus went up to 182 today from 66 a day before, officials said.Most of the people infected at the SDM College of Medical Sciences in Dharwad were fully vaccinated against coronavirus, offic | Read more|

Family Of 4 Murdered In UP's Prayagraj, Teen Was Allegedly Gang-Raped

November 26, 2021
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Four members of a family in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, including a 16-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy, were found murdered at their home on Thursday morning.Relatives of the family, which belongs to a Scheduled Caste, have claimed the girl could have been raped before her death, and they have accused a neighbouring | Read more|

Foundation stone for Jewar airport to be laid by PM today

November 25, 2021
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PM Modi will be laying the foundation stone for Jewar Airport on Thursday afternoon. A large-scale event has been organised in Jewar’s Rohi to mark the occasion. As per officials, nearly 2 lakh people are expected to attend the event. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath along with several party leaders will also be presen | Read more|

Ex-CM Mukul Sangma among 12 of 17 Cong MLAs set to join TMC in Meghalaya

November 25, 2021
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The Congress is headed for a major setback in Meghalaya with the Trinamool Congress on Wednesday claiming that 12 of the 17 MLAs of the principal Opposition party are set to join its camp. This comes less than a week after former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma met the AICC leadership in Delhi. | Read more|

Biden Invites Taiwan To Democracy Summit, China Not Included In List

November 24, 2021
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Joe Biden has invited Taiwan to a virtual summit on democracy alongside more than 100 countries -- a move bound to anger China, which is not on the list. The conference was a campaign pledge by the US president, who has placed the struggle between democracies and "autocratic governments" at the heart of his foreign pol | Read more|

With Noida, 5 International Airports For UP Ahead Of Polls

November 23, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport in Uttar Pradesh's Jewar on Thursday, the centre said this morning, calling the new airport part of the PM's "vision for a future-ready aviation sector". | Read more|

Maha Vir Chakra (Posthumous) For Galwan Hero Colonel Santosh Babu

November 23, 2021
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Colonel Bikumalla Santosh Babu, the commanding officer of the 16 Bihar regiment who was among the 20 soldiers that died in the line of duty in brutal hand-to-hand combat with Chinese troops in eastern Ladakh's Galwan Valley on June 15 last year, was today posthumously given the Maha Vir Chakra - the second highest wart | Read more|

With PM Modi's Farm U-Turn, Opposition Has New Chance to Unite

November 23, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to repeal farm reform laws in the face of persistent protests - his biggest policy U-turn since taking office - handed his opponents momentum ahead of crucial state elections. The question is whether they can finally take advantage. | Read more|

India Should Have Acted After 26/11: Congress's Manish Tewari In Book

November 23, 2021
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India should have "actioned a kinetic response" against Pakistan in the days following the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks - given it is a state "that has no compunctions in brutally slaughtering hundreds of innocent people" - reads an excerpt from Congress MP Manish Tewari's new book. | Read more|

SC junks plea challenging change in land use on Central Vista project site

November 23, 2021
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The Supreme Court Tuesday dismissed a plea challenging change in user of a plot, where official residence of Vice President will be built, on Central Vista project site from recreational to residential, saying it’s a matter of policy and court can’t interfere unless some malafide is shown in the decision. | Read more|

"Deafening Cries": Several Dead In US As SUV Rams Christmas Parade

November 22, 2021
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A vehicle plowed into a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin on Sunday causing "some fatalities" and injuring more than 20 people, police said. Officials were still gathering information on the incident which occurred just after 4:30 pm (2230 GMT), as spectators in the town of Waukesha, a Milwaukee suburb, wat | Read more|

Sack MoS, make MSP legal right: farmers put six demands to PM Modi

November 22, 2021
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Even as the Centre began setting the stage for the Union Cabinet to approve on Wednesday the draft of Bills needed to repeal the three agricultural laws, the farm unions wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi listing their remaining demands, especially a legal mandate for MSP, and said they would continue | Read more|