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Sign Of New Cabinet Soon? Jyotiraditya Scindia Heads To Delhi From Indore

July 6, 2021
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Buzz about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet expansion grew stronger with reports of probable ministers heading to Delhi. Jyotiraditya Scindia is flying to Delhi from Indore and Janata Dal leader CP Singh has also reached Delhi, according to sources.This morning, PM Modi's meeting with top ministers and BJP chief | Read more|

84-Year-Old Activist Stan Swamy Dies In Hospital Waiting For Bail

July 5, 2021
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Stan Swamy, an 84-year-old priest-activist arrested under an anti-terror law in the Elgar Parishad case last year, died today in the middle of his fight for bail on health grounds. The Jesuit priest had been on a ventilator since yesterday when his health took a sharp turn for the worse.Stan Swamy was being treated at | Read more|

12 BJP MLAs In Maharashtra Suspended For Abusing Assembly Speaker

July 5, 2021
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The Monsoon Session of the Maharashtra assembly started with chaos today as the house suspended 12 MLAs of the BJP for a year for abusing and manhandling the Speaker-in-chair. Leader of the Opposition Devendra Fadnavis, who was allegedly present during the ruckus which took place in a cabin, insisted that these are "fa | Read more|

America is undergoing seismic changes, but its politics barely budge

July 5, 2021
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Over a period of weeks, the coronavirus death rate plunged and the country considerably eased public health restrictions. President Joe Biden announced a bipartisan deal late last month to spend hundreds of billions of dollars rebuilding the country’s worn infrastructure — the most significant aisle-crossing legisl | Read more|

Former President Pranab’s Mukherjee’s son Abhijit joins TMC in Kolkata

July 5, 2021
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Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijit Mukherjee on Monday joined the Trinamool Congress in Kolkata. After joining the TMC, Mukherjee said she had full faith in the leadership qualities of Mamata Banerjee. “The way Mamata Banerjee halted the recent communal wave by BJP, I believe that in the future, with t | Read more|

Big Win For BJP In UP Local Body Polls, Setback For Akhilesh Yadav

July 4, 2021
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The BJP clinched a massive victory in local body elections in Uttar Pradesh, in a big setback for Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party. The BJP took 67 seats in the zila panchayat chairperson election where 75 seats were at stake. Mr Yadav's party won only five seats. The Rashtriya Lok Dal, Jansatta Dal and an independent | Read more|

India Records 43,071 New Covid Cases In 24 Hours

July 4, 2021
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India reported 43,071 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, slightly lower than Saturday, and added 955 deaths. The country crossed a grim milestone of 4 lakh Covid deaths on Friday - the third after US and Brazil. | Read more|

After sudden defeat, captured Ethiopian soldiers are marched to prison

July 3, 2021
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Thousands of Ethiopian prisoners of war were paraded through the regional capital of Tigray on Friday as jubilant crowds lined the streets to jeer the captives and cheer the Tigrayan forces who only days earlier had routed one of Africa’s most powerful armies. Many of the soldiers bowed their heads and cast their eye | Read more|

Probe Agency Issues Fresh Summons To Anil Deshmukh In Money Laundering Case

July 3, 2021
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Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh has been issued fresh summons by Enforcement Directorate (ED) for appearance on July 5 in a money laundering case investigation being conducted against him and others, officials said on Saturday. They said this is the third notice issued to the NCP leader for deposing befo | Read more|

Central Teams Rushed To 6 States Reporting Increased COVID-19 Cases

July 2, 2021
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The central government has sent six high-level multi-disciplinary public health teams to six states reporting a high number of COVID-19 cases. The teams will assist these six states - Kerala, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Manipur - in COVID-19 control and containment measures, the Health Ministr | Read more|

US Military and veterans struggle with vaccination rates in their ranks

July 2, 2021
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Denis McDonough, the secretary of veterans affairs, said this week that he was considering a move to compel workers at VA hospitals to get vaccinated, fearing that centers with low vaccination rates were risking the health of veterans seeking care. The military is also struggling to fully vaccinate more troops across a | Read more|

US hands Bagram Airfield to Afghans after nearly 20 years

July 2, 2021
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After nearly 20 years, the US military left Bagram Airfield, the epicentre of its war to oust the Taliban and hunt down the al Qaida perpetrators of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America, two US officials said Friday. The airfield was handed over to the Afghan National Security and Defense Force in its entirety, they s | Read more|

Jawan Killed In Encounter With Terrorists In Jammu And Kashmir's Pulwama

July 2, 2021
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An Army jawan was killed in an encounter with terrorists in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation at Hanjin village in Rajpora area of the district, following information about presence of terrorists there, a police official said. | Read more|