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CBI vs CBI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will listen to the plea filed by CBI Director Alok Verma challenging the government’s order divesting him from his duties and sending him on leave in the eye of graft allegations against him. Verma and his deputy, CBI special director Rakesh Asthana, were sent on leave by the Centre after …

Paytm ‘extortion

The Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has a reputation as a violent place, with one of the highest levels of crime in the country. In May, a dozen local politicians got WhatsApp messages that threatened harm to their families unless they paid $14,000. Yet even by local standards, an extortion plot that’s regions in recent …

BJP minister hits out at Yogi Adityanath

Taking High objection to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s “Lord Hanuman is Dalit” remark, state minister Om Prakash Rajbhar said it was not right to divide Gods into castes. Pointing a public meeting in Shamli district on Sunday, the backward classes welfare minister criticized his own government for starting a controversy with such statements. …

In govt health scheme

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), established as protection against large expenses arising out of serious illnesses, has seen the most claims for relatively minor procedures like cataract surgery and root canal treatment, available data from several states for the first two months of the scheme shown. The data, from Greenfield states, also reveal …

Jalandhar MC alerts Canadian Embassy

A case of illegal immigration to Canada has come into focus after the Canadian Embassy sent the documents of a Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (JMC) Engineer to JMC officials for verification. The prescribed engineer had attached the salary slip of JMC, his I-card and a recommendation letter from a Joint Corporation. The engineer had mentioned his …

PM takes dig at AkbaruddinOwaisi over ‘CM has to bow before us’ comment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday sought to appeal to Telangana pride when he said about AIMIM leader AkbaruddinOwaisi’scurrent remark that whoever became the chief minister of Telangana or undivided Andhra Pradesh had to bow before his party. Labeling a poll rally at Mahbubnagar, Modi asked the people whether they would vote for someone who bows …

One-day special Delhi Assembly session on Monday likely to be stormy; BJP to corner AAP over public's issues

A one-day critical session of the Delhi Assembly on Monday is likely to be stormy as AAP legislators will discuss the recent attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, while the Opposition BJP MLAs will look to corner the ruling party over issues concerning people. On 20 November, a man threw chili powder at Kejriwal outside …

J&K

Senior PDP leader Vikas Bhatti, Swarnkaar Sangh district president Ashutosh Kapoor and Purani Mandi Shopkeepers’ Association president Rakesh Jandial, combined with their supporters, joined the BJP Sunday in the presence of party state president Ravinder Raina in a function held at the party headquarter here. BJP state general secretary YudhvirSethi, state secretary Ajay Pargal and …

Congress supports 'Urban Naxals' but BJP will put them behind bars, says Amit Shah at Telangana's Nirmal district

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday accused the Congress of supporting “Urban Naxals” and said his party will put Maoists in jail if it is voted to power in Telangana. “Urban Naxals” is a word used to describe city-based supporters working in alleged front organizations of proscribed Maoist outfits. Labeling a public meeting in Nirmal …

Maharashtra

In his over forty years as a farmer, Ramesh Bacchav does not remember anything, neither depressed markets nor burgeoning loans, ever causing him to question his pride in his work. Until three years ago, when the 50-year-old accompanied his younger son for an entrance exam in Vadodara. “At the exam center, other parents seeing off …

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The India Met Department chief KJ Ramesh said Friday that excessive rainfall that led to floods in Kerala was an outcome of climate change. He also stated of a new technology that has been developed to assess the rise of water levels in rivers and reservoirs due to rain which can help state government minutely …