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Tejashwi says BJP wants to destroy all regional parties

PATNA: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who is tipped as the next Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, on Tuesday accused the BJP of wanting to destroy all regional parties.

End of divisive politics starting from Bihar, says VIP chief Mukesh Sahani

PATNA: With a new government coming in Bihar, VIP chief Mukesh Sahani said that the end of divisive politics has started from the state.

No need to panic, says Kejriwal on rising Covid cases

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the Covid-19 cases are rising in the city but there is no need to panic as most new cases were mild in nature.
NEW DELHI:Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said that the Covid-19 cases are rising in the city but there is no need to panic as most new cases were mild in nature.

NHAI takes up elevated road project on request of Rajasthan CM

NHAI has taken over the work of elevated road to be built in Jodhpur on the request of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. Gehlot spoke to Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari in this regard on Tuesday.
JAIPUR: NHAI has taken over the work of elevated road to be built in Jodhpur on the request of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. Gehlot spoke to Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari in this regard on Tuesday.

Nitish Kumar meets Governor, submits resignation as CM

 Amid a day of fast-moving political developments, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced his resignation after meeting Governor Phagu Chauhan on Tuesday.
PATNA: Amid a day of fast-moving political developments, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced his resignation after meeting Governor Phagu Chauhan on Tuesday.

Someone bent upon that I don't argue Maharashtra Wakf Board case, AG writes to SC

The controversy around a case relating to the Maharashtra State Board of Wakfs refuses to die down, as Attorney General K.K. Venugopal has written a second letter to the Supreme Court claiming that somebody is bent upon ensuring that he does not argue the case.
NEW DELHI: The controversy around a case relating to the Maharashtra State Board of Wakfs refuses to die down, as Attorney General K.K. Venugopal has written a second letter to the Supreme Court claiming that somebody is bent upon ensuring that he does not argue the case.

Tight security in Lucknow for Muharram

Security was beefed up in Lucknow on Tuesday for Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram, with over 3,500 police personnel, mobile patrolling squads, Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and Rapid Action Force (RAF) teams posted in sensitive areas of the state capital along with the deployment of drones.
LUCKNOW:Security was beefed up in Lucknow on Tuesday for Ashura, the 10th day of Muharram, with over 3,500 police personnel, mobile patrolling squads, Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and Rapid Action Force (RAF) teams posted in sensitive areas of the state capital along with the deployment of drones.

Muharram symbolises supreme sacrifice: Telangana CM

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has said that Muharram symbolises supreme sacrifice and tolerance.
HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has said that Muharram symbolises supreme sacrifice and tolerance.

People in no mood to accept family-based parties: Shah

People are in no mood to accept the politics of nepotism, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said here on Monday, adding the family-based parties would either have to change themselves or be ready to face electoral defeats,

Bhubaneswar:People are in no mood to accept the politics of nepotism, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said here on Monday, adding the family-based parties would either have to change themselves or be ready to face electoral defeats,

Allahabad HC stays summons to ex-cops in Sachan death case

In a major relief to some former top policemen, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has stayed the summons issued to them by the CBI to appear before it.
LUCKNOW: In a major relief to some former top policemen, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has stayed the summons issued to them by the CBI to appear before it.

PM remembers freedom fighters who participated in 'Quit India Movement'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday remembered all those who took part in the Quit India movement and strengthened freedom struggle.
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday remembered all those who took part in the Quit India movement and strengthened freedom struggle.

UP BJP's 'Tiranga Yatra' begins today

The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) will launch its two-day 'Tiranga Yatra' across the state from Tuesday during which the party will also approach the people and urge them to display the Tricolour at their homes.
LUCKNOW: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) will launch its two-day 'Tiranga Yatra' across the state from Tuesday during which the party will also approach the people and urge them to display the Tricolour at their homes.

Search for Shrikant Tyagi continues; 6 cops suspended for laxity

Acting tough against the self-claimed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shrikant Tyagi, the Noida Administration on Monday razed to the ground -- the illegally constructed permanent structure -- by the abusive 'Neta' inside a high-rise society here.
NOIDA: Acting tough against the self-claimed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shrikant Tyagi, the Noida Administration on Monday razed to the ground -- the illegally constructed permanent structure -- by the abusive 'Neta' inside a high-rise society here.

Cattle smuggling case: CBI summons Anubrata Mandal again on Wednesday

The CBI has issued fresh summons to Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mandal asking him to be present at its Nizam Police office in central Kolkata on Wednesday for questioning in the cattle smuggling case.
KOLKATA:The CBI has issued fresh summons to Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mandal asking him to be present at its Nizam Police office in central Kolkata on Wednesday for questioning in the cattle smuggling case.

Indian Army Chief to visit Nepal in early September to boost defence ties

NEW DELHI: Indian Army Chief Manoj Pande will be visiting Kathmandu in the first week of September, officials from Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Army said.

Taiwan tensions spur US and Philippines to cement military cooperation

NEW DELHI: With Chinese extensive military deployment around Taiwan rattling the region, the Philippines is eager to strengthen defence cooperation with the US. The US, which already has troops in bases on Filipino territory, has assured the south-east Asian nation of protection in case of an armed attack.

Maha cabinet expansion likely on Tuesday, hints CM Shinde

The much-delayed cabinet expansion of Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government is likely to take place on Tuesday morning.
MUMBAI: The much-delayed cabinet expansion of Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis-led Maharashtra government is likely to take place on Tuesday morning.

10 days left in office for CJI Ramana, five important cases await decision

With just 10 days left in office, Chief Justice N.V. Ramana's decision is awaited on five key matters -- Maharashtra political scenario, report by Pegasus panel, PMs security lapse in Punjab, attempt by Maharashtra Wakf Board to replace Attorney General K.K. Venugopal as the counsel in the case, setting up of a bench to hear petitions against the Karnataka High Court judgment banning wearing of hijab in pre-university colleges in the state -- and others, which include petitions challenging Citizenship (Amendment) Act, and listing of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370, which provided a special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.
NEW DELHI: With just 10 days left in office, Chief Justice N.V. Ramana's decision is awaited on five key matters -- Maharashtra political scenario, report by Pegasus panel, PMs security lapse in Punjab, attempt by Maharashtra Wakf Board to replace Attorney General K.K. Venugopal as the counsel in the case, setting up of a bench to hear petitions against the Karnataka High Court judgment banning wearing of hijab in pre-university colleges in the state -- and others, which include petitions challenging Citizenship (Amendment) Act, and listing of petitions challenging the abrogation of Article 370, which provided a special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Is Russia the real winner of the Taiwan crisis?

NEW DELHI: The sudden chill in the US-China relations, brought about by Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, illuminates a new security crisis in the Indo-Pacific region.

Delhi L-G objects to AAP's tweet dragging his name into excise policy row

Delhi Lieutenant Governor V.K. Saxena has expressed his objection to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over AAP's tweet poster that dragged his name and picture into the row over the Delhi government's Excise Policy, 2021-22.
NEW DELHI: Delhi Lieutenant Governor V.K. Saxena has expressed his objection to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over AAP's tweet poster that dragged his name and picture into the row over the Delhi government's Excise Policy, 2021-22.

SP leader's car hit by truck, dragged on for 500 mts

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Devendra Singh Yadav's car was hit by a truck and was dragged for more than 500 meters in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri district.

Mainpuri:Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Devendra Singh Yadav's car was hit by a truck and was dragged for more than 500 meters in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri district.

Lifelong fighter against the Raj who introduced Haryana to Gandhi

When the British offered to buy him out by offering free land, he said: "The whole country belongs to me."

Centre to move 'New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (Amendment) Bill in LS

The Central government on Monday will move the 'The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (Amendment) Bill, 2022' in the Lok Sabha.
NEW DELHI: The Central government on Monday will move the 'The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre (Amendment) Bill, 2022' in the Lok Sabha.

Centre to move Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2022 in RS

The Central government will move the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2022 for consideration and passing in the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
NEW DELHI: The Central government will move the Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2022 for consideration and passing in the Rajya Sabha on Monday.

Tamil-speaking ex-journo & Middle East specialist Mike Hankey new US Consul General in Mumbai

Mike Hankey, who has done key stints in the Middle East and Africa, took charge as the new Consul General of the US in Mumbai, an official said here on Monday.
MUMBAI:Mike Hankey, who has done key stints in the Middle East and Africa, took charge as the new Consul General of the US in Mumbai, an official said here on Monday.

PM Modi chairs Niti Aayog meeting, Nitish & KCR absent

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is chairing the seventh Niti Aayog governing council meeting, which is currently underway at the Rashtrapati Bhawan's cultural centre on Sunday in the national capital.

India's maiden small rocket mission fails, two satellites unusable

SRIHARIKOTA (Andhra Pradesh): The maiden mission of India's brand new rocket about Rs 56 crore Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) on Sunday morning ended in a failure.

Prez, PM congratulate Dhankhar on becoming Vice-President

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Jagdeep Dhankhar to congratulate him soon after he was announced the winner in the Vice-Presidential election in which he was pitted against Opposition-backed Margaret Alva.

Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia writes to CBI over former LG's stands on liquor policy

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said he has written to the CBI to probe the changing stands of former LG Anil Baijal on opening of liquor shops in unauthorised colonies in the capital city.
NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said he has written to the CBI to probe the changing stands of former LG Anil Baijal on opening of liquor shops in unauthorised colonies in the capital city.

IAF chief V.R. Choudhary flies indigenous aircraft in Bangalore

Indian Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari on Saturday flew three indigenous aircraft- Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) and Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40)- which are being inducted into IAF as part of its drive towards Atmanirbhar Bharat.
NEW DELHI: Indian Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari on Saturday flew three indigenous aircraft- Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) and Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40)- which are being inducted into IAF as part of its drive towards Atmanirbhar Bharat.

Raids on Tamil Film producer detected undisclosed income exceeding Rs 200 cr: I-T

The Income Tax Department on Saturday claimed to have detected undisclosed income exceeding Rs 200 crore besides Rs 26 crore in cash during a recent raid on Tamil film producer G.N. Anbu Chezhiyan's premises.
NEW DELHI: The Income Tax Department on Saturday claimed to have detected undisclosed income exceeding Rs 200 crore besides Rs 26 crore in cash during a recent raid on Tamil film producer G.N. Anbu Chezhiyan's premises.

Army chief visits forward areas in J&K's Rajouri, Poonch

Indian Army Chief General Manoj Pande on Saturday visited the forward areas in Jammu division and interacted with the deployed forces to review their preparedness.
JAMMU: Indian Army Chief General Manoj Pande on Saturday visited the forward areas in Jammu division and interacted with the deployed forces to review their preparedness.

ED to send 50 bank accounts linked to Partha Chatterjee for forensic audit

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the multi-crore teacher recruitment scam in West Bengal has come across as many as 50 banks accounts held individually or jointly by prime accused Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee.
KOLKATA: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probing the multi-crore teacher recruitment scam in West Bengal has come across as many as 50 banks accounts held individually or jointly by prime accused Partha Chatterjee and his close aide Arpita Mukherjee.

Rs 50 cr SSLV rocket by India, for India

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is hoping to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the country's Independence with the launch of its new rocket Small Satellite Launch Vehicle - Developmental Flight 1 (SSLV-D1) on Sunday.
CHENNAI: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is hoping to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the country's Independence with the launch of its new rocket Small Satellite Launch Vehicle - Developmental Flight 1 (SSLV-D1) on Sunday.

Cong preparing list of corrupt officials in MP govt: Cong MLA

Amid the controversy surrounding the National Herald case, Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA Jitu Patwari said that the party is preparing a list of corrupt officials who would be punished once the Congress comes to power in the state.
BHOPAL:Amid the controversy surrounding the National Herald case, Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA Jitu Patwari said that the party is preparing a list of corrupt officials who would be punished once the Congress comes to power in the state.

JKPSI paper leak case: CBI recovers incriminating docs during raids 

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which conducted search operations in more than 31 locations including Jammu, Srinagar and Bengaluru in connection with the irregularities in exams for Sub Inspectors in Jammu and Kashmir Police, have recovered a few incriminating documents, officials said on Friday.
NEW DELHI:The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which conducted search operations in more than 31 locations including Jammu, Srinagar and Bengaluru in connection with the irregularities in exams for Sub Inspectors in Jammu and Kashmir Police, have recovered a few incriminating documents, officials said on Friday.

A martyrdom saga that lives on ballads, continues to inspire Kannadigas

Sangolli Rayanna's martyrdom stories continue to inspire crores of Kannadigas with every child given examples of his bravery against the British. The giant banyan tree from where Sangolli and his revolutionary associates were hanged serves as a memorial to the martyrs and kindles the spirit of patriotism among the youth.

ED to grill first woman in Patra Chawl money laundering case

Varsha Raut, the wife of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut currently in custody, reached the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office for the probe into the alleged money-laundering case arising out of the Patra Chawl redevelopment matter here on Saturday.
MUMBAI: Varsha Raut, the wife of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut currently in custody, reached the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office for the probe into the alleged money-laundering case arising out of the Patra Chawl redevelopment matter here on Saturday.

Another arrest made in K'taka BJP activist murder case

The Karnataka police has arrested from Kerala a man who allegedly harboured BJP youth wing leader Praveen Kumar Nettaru's killers, police sources said on Saturday.

Dakshina Kannada, (Karnataka):The Karnataka police has arrested from Kerala a man who allegedly harboured BJP youth wing leader Praveen Kumar Nettaru's killers, police sources said on Saturday.

MMRCL to SC: No tree cutting in Aarey, only some branches & bushes removed

Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (MMRCL) on Friday told the Supreme Court that no tree cutting has been carried out in Aarey forest in Mumbai, rather some weeds and branches were removed.
NEW DELHI:Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (MMRCL) on Friday told the Supreme Court that no tree cutting has been carried out in Aarey forest in Mumbai, rather some weeds and branches were removed.

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