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‘Rail roko’ affects 130 locations in Northern Railway zone, hinders running of 50 trains

‘Rail roko’ affects 130 locations in Northern Railway zone, hinders running of 50 trains

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha’s six-hour ‘rail roko’ protest on Monday over the Lakhimpur violence affected 130 locations in the Northern Railway zone and hindered the running of 50 trains, said its chief public relations officer (CPRO). In the North Western Railway (NWR), rail traffic was affected in some sections in Rajasthan and Haryana with two […]

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Plea seeks early hearing of PIL in Supreme Court on removing protesting farmers from Delhi borders

Plea seeks early hearing of PIL in Supreme Court on removing protesting farmers from Delhi borders

A day after a man’s body with a hand chopped off was found at the farmers’ protest site at the Singhu border, a plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking an urgent hearing of a pending petition which has sought removal of protesters. The body of Lakhbir Singh, 35, from Punjab’s Taran Taran, […]

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‘I am full-time president’: Sonia Gandhi counters G-23

‘I am full-time president’: Sonia Gandhi counters G-23

Responding to questions by Congress dissenters over who takes decisions in the party, Sonia Gandhi said on Saturday that she was the “full-time and hands-on Congress President”. “I am, if you will allow me to say so, a full-time and hands-on Congress President,” she said while addressing the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting,  highlighting her […]

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More trust, transparency in defence sector than ever before: PM

More trust, transparency in defence sector than ever before: PM

For the first time since Independence, many major reforms were rolled out in India’s defence sector and it has more transparency and trust than ever before, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. After dedicating seven new state-run defence firms replacing the Ordnance Factory Board, the prime minister said a single-window system had been put […]

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Active COVID-19 cases in India lowest in 215 days

Active COVID-19 cases in India lowest in 215 days

New Delhi: India logged 18,987 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the infection tally to 3,40,20,730 on Thursday, while the national Covid recovery rate increased to 98.07 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data. The death toll climbed to 4,51,435 with 246 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed. The daily rise in new […]

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PM Modi Wishes For Manmohan Singh’s Speedy Recovery

PM Modi Wishes For Manmohan Singh’s Speedy Recovery

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who has been admitted to the AIIMS, a speedy recovery. Singh was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday evening after he complained of weakness following a fever. Modi tweeted, Earlier, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya visited the former […]

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India Logs 14,313 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, Lowest In 224 Days

India Logs 14,313 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, Lowest In 224 Days

India is constantly seeing a decline in number of Covid-19 cases as it recorded 14,313 fresh coronavirus cases Tuesday, the lowest in 224 days, taking the infection tally to 3,39,85,920, while the national Covid recovery rate increased to 98.04%, according to the Union Health Ministry’s data. 181 new fatalities were recorded which took the death […]

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More Than 96.75 Crore Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Provided To States And UTs So Far: Centre

More Than 96.75 Crore Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Provided To States And UTs So Far: Centre

More than 96.75 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday. Over 8.43 crore balance and unutilised vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, it said. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility […]

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No Arrest Without Evidence: UP CM Yogi Adityanath On Lakhimpur Kheri Case

No Arrest Without Evidence: UP CM Yogi Adityanath On Lakhimpur Kheri Case

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said no arrest will be made without evidence in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. The UP CM also termed the opposition leaders heading to meet the bereaved families as “no goodwill messengers”. The violence had left eight people, including four farmers, dead on Sunday. “Everyone is equal […]

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Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Ashish Mishra fails to appear before police; reports say he may have fled to Nepal

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Ashish Mishra fails to appear before police; reports say he may have fled to Nepal

Union Minister of State for Home Kumar Ajay Mishra’s son Ashish Mishra, who was asked to appear before the police at 10 am on Friday in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence, did not reach the police lines till 11.30 am, sources said. Deputy Inspector General (Headquarters) Upendra Agarwal who is heading the probe team […]

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