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"Country Suffering": Opposition Protests Over Fuel Prices In Parliament

March 8, 2021
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The second part of the Budget session of Parliament was off to a stormy start today - the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 11 am minutes after opening - as Congress MPs raised slogans demanding a debate over the rise in fuel prices in the past many weeks. The two Houses met today amid a scorching Assembly polls campaign, | Read more|

Days Before Death, Man Linked To SUV Near Ambani Home Wrote "Was Harassed"

March 6, 2021
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Hiren Mansukh, a car parts dealer linked to an SUV filled with explosives found near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's Mumbai home last week, had written letter days before his death, alleging that he was being harassed by police officials and journalists. In his letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the s | Read more|

"Not So Sasti Anymore": Actor Taapsee Pannu On 3 Days Of Tax Raids

March 6, 2021
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Keys to an alleged Paris bungalow, a receipt for ₹ 5 crore, and "memory of 2013 raid" - these are what the income-tax (I-T) department primarily found during its raid on properties linked to Tapsee Pannu, the actor said today in three tweets. She ended the last one of those with a post script: "Not so sasti" anymore. | Read more|

Child Rights Body Takes Up 3-Year-Old's Painful Death Outside UP Hospital

March 6, 2021
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A day after a three-year-old girl died outside a private Prayagraj Hospital, her surgical wounds allegedly left open and unattended because her family could not pay the bills, the national child rights body today stepped in to probe the matter. The Uttar Pradesh government, too, has ordered an inquiry in the incident, | Read more|

"Test, Track, Treat": Centre To 8 States, Union Territories On Covid Surge

March 6, 2021
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The effective strategy of "test, track and treat" has yielded results at the height of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the centre said today in a reminder to the states that are witnessing a high active caseload. As per news report of NDTV, eight states and union territories - Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Goa, Hima | Read more|

2 Cops Suspended For 'Inaction' In Rape Case On Yogi Adityanath's Turf

March 4, 2021
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Two policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur town, the home turf of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, have been suspended and a case filed against them for their alleged inaction in a gangrape case related to a minor girl who was brought to their police post on Tuesday night after the incident. | Read more|

"Don't Agree With 'Love Jihad' Term": Ally As BJP In Haryana Plans Law

March 4, 2021
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As the BJP-led government in Haryana prepares to table legislation to check "love jihad", key ally and Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala is not entirely on board and he has made it clear. In an interview to NDTV, he says he does not agree with the term "love jihad", used by the rightwing to describe what they cal | Read more|

Buckingham Palace To Investigate If Meghan Markle Bullied Her Staff

March 4, 2021
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In a sign of further tensions and tussles between Queen Elizabeth II and Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Buckingham Palace on Wednesday evening announced that its human resources department would investigate accusations by former employees that Meghan bullied her staff. | Read more|

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, Actor Taapsee Pannu Face Income Tax Raids

March 3, 2021
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Income Tax officials carried out searches today at properties linked to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and actor Taapsee Pannu in Mumbai over alleged tax evasion, sources said. As per news report of NDTV, Searches took place at 30 locations in Mumbai and Pune, including premises linked to a talent agency as well as Phantom F | Read more|