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Sonia targets PM at Cong’s Chintan Shivir, says minorities being ‘brutalised’

Udaipur, May 13:  Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, charging that it has become clear that his mantra of ‘minimum government, maximum governance’ means keeping the country in a permanent state of polarisation, “brutalising” minorities and “threatening” political opponents. […]

Jammu records season’s hottest day at 35 deg C

Jammu, Mar 16: Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday recorded the hottest day of the season at 35 degrees Celsius nine notches above the normal for this part of the season, an official said. The summer capital Srinagar also recorded a high of 25.4 […]

7-year-old buried alive under snow in J-K’s Kishtwar

Jammu, Jan 19: A 7-year-old boy was buried alive under snow in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district, officials said on Wednesday. According to Bashir Ahmed, his child Mutarif Bashir had gone missing in Tilar village of Madwa area Monday evening. Deputy Commissioner Ashok Kumar Sharma said the child […]

PM unveils roadmap of new India with ambitious schemes; warns of terrorism, expansionism

New Delhi, Aug 15: Outlining the roadmap for a new and assertive India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced a slew of development programmes, including a landmark Rs. 100 lakh crore “Gatishakti” initiative to boost infrastructure and employment opportunities In his eighth consecutive address from the ramparts […]

COVID-19: India reports 62,224 fresh cases

New Delhi, June 16: A single day rise of 62,224 new coronavirus infections were reported taking India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,96,33,105, while the active cases were recorded below nine lakh after 70 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. The COVID-19 death […]

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh discharged from AIIMS

New Delhi, Apr 29: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh was on Thursday discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here, where he was admitted after testing positive for COVID-19. Sources close to the Congress leader said he was doing fine and returned home Thursday afternoon. Singh, 88, […]

I am with Mamata Banerjee, says Satabdi after meeting Abhishek

Kolkata: Birbhum MP Satabdi Roy said on Friday that there was no question of her leaving the Trinamool Congress, after a two-hour-long meeting with senior leader Abhishek Banerjee, who reached out to her as she voiced discontentment amid an ongoing exodus of leaders from the party ahead of […]

India records 15,158 fresh COVID-19 cases, 175 more deaths

New Delhi:  India’s COVID-19 caseload climbed to 1,05,42,841 on Saturday with 15,158 more people testing positive for the disease while recoveries surged to 1,01,79,715, according to the Union health ministry data. The country’s death toll increased to 1,52,093 with 175 more fatalities, the data updated at 8 am […]

US House to vote on Trump impeachment on Wednesday

Washington: The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives would vote on the impeachment of outgoing President Donald Trump on Wednesday on charges of inciting his supporters to carry out a violent attack on the Capitol Hill last week. Co-authored by Congressmen Jamie Raskin, David Cicilline and Ted Lieu, the article […]

No power can prevent us from setting up panel to resolve impasse on farm laws, says SC

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court Tuesday sought cooperation of protesting farmers at Delhi borders and said no power can prevent it from setting up a committee to resolve the impasse over controversial farm laws. The observation of the bench asking protesting farmers bodies to cooperate assume significance in […]

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