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Caste census: Tejashwi seeks Opp support

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Saturday wrote to 33 Opposition leaders to seek the...

Odisha braces for Cyclone Gulab

The Odisha government has deployed 168 specialised units in seven districts of the state where Cyclone Gulab i...
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PM: India first to develop DNA jab

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India has developed the world's first DNA vaccine against CO...

Gauba holds review meet

The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) on Saturday reviewed the preparedness to deal with a cyclonic ...

SC: Extension to file cases to end on Oct 2

The Supreme Court has said that the relaxation granted on the limitation period for filing court cases in the ...

US backs India on UNSC seat

US President Joe Biden has reiterated America's support for India's permanent membership on a reformed...

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India  /  Published 28.08.20

Naveen calls PM over exams

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over phone seeking his intervention for the postponement of NEET and JEE (Main) exams scheduled next month in vie...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 28.08.20

Left to join Bihar Opposition alliance

The Left parties have decided to join forces with the Opposition Grand Alliance in Bihar to counter the ruling NDA in the upcoming Assembly elections. The decision came after meetings with Lalu Prasa...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 28.08.20

GST: 'Act of God' on lips, Centre says no obligation to compensate states

Sitharaman said the Centre, in consultation with the RBI, would provide a special window to the states to borrow Rs 97,000 crore at a “reasonable” rate of interest. This money could be rep...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.08.20

SC stays off order on Muharram

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to pass any directive to permit the annual Muharram processions this year across the country, saying it would “create chaos and a ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.08.20

Pasteur inspired Pune volunteer

 A 48-year-old doctor, who was administered the Oxford Covid-19 candidate vaccine on Wednesday, said he was inspired by immunology greats Louis Pasteur and Edward Jenner to volunteer for the seco...
By PTI in Pune

India  /  Published 28.08.20

UP’s ‘T-word’ is uttered on tape

A man bearing the name of a BJP MLA in Uttar Pradesh can be heard in an audiotape warning a local leader against uttering the word “Thakur” while complaining against alleged molesters and ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 28.08.20

AAP tounge-tied on Bhushan conviction

Arvind Kejriwal and the senior leadership of his Aam Aadmi Party have maintained a conspicuous silence on the Supreme Court’s conviction of advocate Prashant Bhushan, a co-founder of the party w...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.08.20

Sonia sets up Congress committee

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday set up a 10-member group to look after parliamentary work, with five members each from the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. Although no formal announcement w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.08.20

Congress: Centre arm-twisting

The Congress on Thursday expressed deep anguish over the Narendra Modi government’s attitude of using brute majority in Parliament and the GST Council to arm-twist states into submission over th...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.08.20

Freeze on Central varsity hiring

The government has asked central universities to freeze teacher recruitment until "complete lifting" of the lockdown, a move welcomed by JNU teachers who have long been accusing varsity auth...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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