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Haryana minister Sandeep Singh accused of sexual harassment gives up Sports portfolio

Chandigarh, Jan 1: Haryana minister Sandeep Singh, who has been booked in a sexual harassment case, on Sunday gave up his Sports portfolio, saying he has taken this step on moral grounds. The development came a day after Chandigarh police registered an FIR against the 36-year-old BJP leader […]

NCW received nearly 31,000 complaints of crimes against women in 2022

New Delhi, Jan 1: Nearly 31,000 complaints of crimes committed against women were received by the National Commission for Women (NCW) in 2022, the highest since 2014. In 2021, the NCW had received 30,864 complaints while in 2022, the number slightly increased to 30,957. Of the 30,957 complaints, […]

SC to pronounce verdict on pleas against demonetisation on Monday

New Delhi, Jan 1: The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce its judgment on Monday on a batch of pleas challenging the government’s 2016 decision to demonetise currency notes of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 denominations. A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Justice S A Nazeer, who will […]

India persistent core inflation may exert pressure upward pressure on CPI – report

MUMBAI, Dec 29 – India’s consumer price index (CPI) inflation has moderated, but the persistence and broadening of core inflation may continue to exert upward pressure on the headline number going forward, the Financial Stability Report released on Thursday said. The Financial Stability Report includes contributions from all […]

Lt Governor addresses birth anniversary celebration of Mahamana Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya & Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Ghazipur

UTTAR PRADESH, DECEMBER 25: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha addressed the birth anniversary celebration of Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee today at Mahamana Inter College, Ghazipur. Paying tributes to Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and former Prime Minister, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Lt […]

Police in Indian Kashmir raid journalists’ houses over online threats

SRINAGAR, India, Nov 19 – Indian Police raided the houses of several journalists on Saturday in an investigation of anonymous online threats to around a dozen journalists in Indian Kashmir, a top police official said. Police have blamed Pakistan-based Laskhar-e-Toiba and its offshoot the Resistance Front for the […]

SC expresses displeasure over delay by Centre in clearing names for appointment in higher judiciary

New Delhi, Nov 11: The Supreme Court on Friday expressed displeasure over the delay by the Centre in clearing the names recommended for appointment as judges in the higher judiciary, including those reiterated by the apex court Collegium, and said keeping them pending is “something not acceptable”. The […]

India humiliated, England cruise into World Cup final

Adelaide, Nov 10: A thoroughly professional England annihilated an out-of- sync India by 10 wickets to sail into the World Cup final as Alex Hales and Jos Buttler’s relentless hitting mortified Rohit Sharma’s clueless attack, here on Thursday. England seemed to have saved their best for the grand […]

Lalu’s daughter Rohini to donate kidney to her father

New Delhi, Nov 10: Ailing Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) patriarch Lalu Yadav’s Singapore-based daughter will donate a kidney to her father, a close family member said. Yadav, 74, returned last month from Singapore where he had gone for treatment of his kidney problems. The RJD president, who has […]

Rising air pollution can affect unborn babies, pregnant women need to take care: Experts

New Delhi, Nov 10: As the air quality deteriorates in Delhi-NCR, health experts are of the view that air pollution can negatively affect pregnancy, possibly leading to preterm birth, a low birth weight, stillbirth, or congenital abnormalities. The AQI is constantly dipping into a very poor and severe […]

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