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  • Nov 22, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    Dozens killed in attacks on DR Congo villages, displaced camp, reports AFP

    Dozens of people were killed in attacks on villages and a centre for the internally displaced in DR Congo's northeastern Ituri province, news agency AFP quoted a military source as saying on Monday.

    Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source further told AFP that attacks on Sunday night in Djugu territory resulted in "dozens of deaths".

  • Nov 22, 2021 07:57 PM IST

    Bengaluru airport becomes 1st facility in South Asia to commission Rosenbauer firefighting equipment, reports PTI

    Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru, has commissioned a state-of-the-art firefighting system Rosenbauer Tactical Simulator, making it the first facility in South Asia to have this high-tech equipment, news agency PTI quoted BIAL as saying on Monday.

  • Nov 22, 2021 07:24 PM IST

    Air India board members may resign soon 

    With Tatas taking over Air India from January 2022, the board members of the airline have been asked to resign, people familiar with the development said on Monday. Air India board of directors were asked to resign in their meeting that took place last week.

  • Nov 22, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    Pak PM allows humanitarian aid for Afghanistan sent by India to pass though nation

    Pakistan PM Imran Khan announces Pakistan will allow the 50,000 MT of wheat India has offered to provide Afghanistan as humanitarian assistance to go through Pakistan as soon as modalities are finalized with the Indian side

  • Nov 22, 2021 06:14 PM IST

    TMC youth wing leader Saayoni Ghosh granted bail by Tripura Court

    TMC youth wing leader Saayoni Ghosh, who allegedly disturbed CM Biplab Deb's public meeting, granted bail by Tripura court.

  • Nov 22, 2021 05:50 PM IST

    Congress announces candidates for elections to Maharashtra Legislative Council

    The Congress on Monday fielded Satej alias Bunty D Patil and Gaurav Devendralal Wani for the biennial elections to Maharashtra Legislative Council from local authorities' constituencies, reports ANI.

  • Nov 22, 2021 05:03 PM IST

    Shah seeks report from Tripura CM on police brutality allegedly faced by TMC workers

    Union home minister Amit Shah has sought report from Tripura chief minister Biplab Dev on police brutality allegedly faced by TMC workers. 

  • Nov 22, 2021 04:23 PM IST

    Patalpani railway station in Indore to be renamed as Tantya Mama railway station

    Patalpani railway station in Indore to be renamed as Tantya Mama railway station, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announces.

  • Nov 22, 2021 04:16 PM IST

    TMC MPs reach Amit Shah's residence against alleged police brutality

    A delegation of TMC MPs has reached the residence of Union home minister Amit Shah to meet him over the alleged police brutality in Tripura.

  • Nov 22, 2021 04:12 PM IST

    Harish Rawat-Trivendra Singh Rawat meeting sparks fresh speculations in Uttarakhand

    BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat and Congress' Harish Rawat met on Monday, people familiar with the development said. Even as both the leaders termed it a courtesy meeting to enquire about each other's health, the political analysts termed it a "display of power politics" especially by Trivendra Singh.

  • Nov 22, 2021 03:56 PM IST

    Bombay HC grants relief to Rahul Gandhi

    Bombay high court directs Metropolitan Magistrate to defer hearing on a defamation complaint filed by a BJP worker beyond December 20, 2021.

  • Nov 22, 2021 03:34 PM IST

    'Will give 1000 per month to every adult woman in Punjab'

    If we form govt in Punjab in 2022, then we will give every woman of the state, who is above 18 years of age, 1000 per month. If a family has 3 female members then each will get 1000. This'll be the world's biggest women empowerment program: Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi CM

  • Nov 22, 2021 02:46 PM IST

    Chhattisgarh announces 2% reduction in VAT on diesel, 1% reduction on petrol

    The Chhattisgarh government on Monday announced a 2% reduction in VAT on diesel and 1% reduction on petrol. In a statament, the Chhattisgarh CMO said that the government will incur a loss of around 1,000 crores. 

  • Nov 22, 2021 02:42 PM IST

    Mamata says she will raise matter of alleged police brutality in Tripura with PM Modi during a meet 

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she will raise the alleged police brutality against TMC leaders in Tripura during a meeting with PM Modi .

  • Nov 22, 2021 02:30 PM IST

    All-party meet called ahead of Parliament session, reports ANI

    An all-party meet has been called ahead of Parliament Winter Session slated for November 28, reports news agency ANI, citing sources.

    According to ANI, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may also attend the meet.

  • Nov 22, 2021 02:06 PM IST

    BJP leader in Maharashtra joins Congress in the presence of state Minister Nitin Raut

    Dr Ravindra Bhoyar, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and corporator, joined the Congress party in Nagpur in presence of Maharashtra minister Nitin Raut.

  • Nov 22, 2021 01:28 PM IST

    Delhi lifts ban on construction, demolition as air quality improves

    Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai said on Monday that his government has lifted the ban on construction and demolition activities in the city in view of an improvement in air 

  • Nov 22, 2021 12:55 PM IST

    SC shields ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh from arrest in 6 FIRs

    The Supreme Court on Monday has protected former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh from arrest in 6 First lodged against him in Maharashtra. He has been asked to join the investigation.

  • Nov 22, 2021 12:31 PM IST

    Ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh is in India, lawyer tells SC

    Param Bir Singh, the former commissioner of Mumbai Police, is in India and does want to abscond, his lawyer told the Supreme Court on Monday. 

  • Nov 22, 2021 12:02 PM IST

    ‘Elbow room for 5G rollout’: Bharti Airtel hikes prepaid mobile tariffs from Nov 26

    Telecom giant Bharti Airtel on Monday said it will increase rates of its prepaid mobile plans by at least 20 per cent later this week. The company said the move will give Airtel the elbow room to roll out 5G in India. Read more

  • Nov 22, 2021 11:39 AM IST

    Unexpected rainfall in Karnataka led to huge crop loss, says CM Bommai

    Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Monday that unexpected rainfall in the state has led to huge crop loss. “I've asked for an immediate report on the compensation (of 685 crores). 130 crores have already been released for previous crop loss,” Bommai told news agency ANI. 

  • Nov 22, 2021 11:03 AM IST

    No Covid-19 cases recorded in Andaman and Nicobar Islands for a week

    Andaman and Nicobar Islands has not reported a single infection due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) for seven consecutive days, and the caseload remains unchanged at 7,646. Previously, the Union Territory recorded four new cases on Novermber 14. 

  • Nov 22, 2021 10:39 AM IST

    From today, Western Railway introduces 8 more AC local trains in Mumbai

    From Monday, the Western Railway (WR) will introduce eight more air-conditioned local train services in Mumbai, taking the total number to 20. Read more

  • Nov 22, 2021 10:25 AM IST

    Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman to be awarded the Vir Chakra today

    Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet in 2019, will be awarded the Vir Chakra today.

  • Nov 22, 2021 10:16 AM IST

    SP workers perform ‘havan’ to celebrate party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday

    Workers of the Samajwadi Party (SP) celebrated party founder and patron Mulayam Singh Yadav's birthday on Monday by cutting a cake and performing a 'havan' at the party office in Lucknow.

  • Nov 22, 2021 09:17 AM IST

    India sees decline in daily Covid-19 tally with 8,488 new cases

    India's tally on Monday saw a major decline after 8,488 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health ministry's update at 8 am. Read more

  • Nov 22, 2021 08:17 AM IST

    BJP, TMC denied permission to hold rallies in Tripura

    The Tripura Police on Monday denied permission to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) told hold rallies and roadshows in Agartala today in view escalating tensions in the city. Read more

  • Nov 22, 2021 08:08 AM IST

    SUV plows into Wisconsin Christmas parade, some deaths reported

    A SUV plowed through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, striking more than 20 people including children and causing "some fatalities," the city's police chief said. 

  • Nov 22, 2021 07:56 AM IST

    Mizoram reports 212 new Covid-19 cases, 2 more deaths

    Mizoram on Monday reported 212 new Covid-19 cases and two more deaths, which pushed the caseload and death toll to 131,897 and 479 respectively. 

  • Nov 22, 2021 07:32 AM IST

    US trade representative Katherine Tai to begin India visit today

    United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai will on Monday visit India for two days and hold discussions with officials on enhancing trade and economic ties between the two countries. This is Tai's first visit to India after she assumed office in March. Read more

  • Nov 22, 2021 07:07 AM IST

    United States: 20 injured in Wisconsin after vehicle plows into Christmas parade

    A vehicle plowed into a Christmas parade in the US state of Wisconsin on Sunday, injuring more than 20 people, news agency AFP reported citing police officials.

  • Nov 22, 2021 07:03 AM IST

    Karnataka rains: 24 people dead, 658 houses completely damaged

    As many as 24 people have died in Karnataka due to heavy rains while 658 houses have been completely damaged, according to a statement by the chief minister's office (CMO). 

  • Nov 22, 2021 06:21 AM IST

    Kejriwal to begin 2-day visit to Punjab, will make big announcements in Moga

    Delhi chief minister and Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP's) national convener Arvind Kejriwal will on Monday begin his two-day visit to Punjab, where assembly elections are due next year. Read more

  • Nov 22, 2021 06:14 AM IST

    Fresh protests against Covid-19 restrictions break out in Europe

    A fresh wave of protests broke out in many European cities and in some French overseas territories on Sunday against the Covid-19 restrictions which have been reintroduced to ward off the spread of the virus. 

    There were fresh demonstrations in Austria, where the government is imposing a new lockdown and vaccine mandate. In Belgium, violence was reported during a protest in the capital city of Brussels which was attended by 35,000 people. On the other hand, protests continued in several Dutch cities for a third consecutive day. 



MiG-21s to take part in IAF Day flypast for the last time

Published on Oct 03, 2023 08:46 PM IST

The Indian Air Force operates more than 50 MiG-21 Bison aircraft, the latest and the last variant of the MiG-21

The MiG-21s, part of three squadrons of the Indian Air Force, will be retired by 2025 (ANI File)

Centre bans insurgent outfits NLFT, AAFT under UAPA

The Centre said that both the outfits have been spreading terror and violence among the people for achieving their secessionist objectives.

 The ministry of home affairs stated that the NLFT and AAFT having aim to “establish an independent nation by secession of Tripura from India through armed struggle.
Published on Oct 03, 2023 08:35 PM IST

NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha among 2 arrested under UAPA after raids

NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha among 2 arrested under UAPA

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of NewsClick Prabir Purkayastha(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 03, 2023 08:44 PM IST

'Not bitten by mad dog': KCR's son counters PM over 'wanted to join NDA' claim

KTR gave examples of former allies such as Shiv Sena (UBT), Shiromani Akali Dal that left the NDA, and asked BJP ‘who’s with you except CBI, ED, I-T?'

BRS working president KT Rama Rao(ANI)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 07:57 PM IST

Seeking mountain radars to look deep into China, says IAF chief as LAC row drags

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari also drew attention to China’s vast air defence network - radars and surface-to-air guided weapons - across the border

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari (HT Photo/Arvind Yadav)
Updated on Oct 03, 2023 08:48 PM IST
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Purpose of displaying gross anti-tobacco clips in cinema halls? Delhi HC says…

Delhi HC dismissed a petition seeking directions to the government to prohibit the display of anti-tobacco health spots during film screenings in cinema halls

The court also raised concerns over the abuse of the process of public interest litigation (PIL), which it said was actually a tool for providing a voice to the voiceless but is now being used for private gains.(HT)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 07:36 PM IST

Bihar BJP in ‘full support’ of caste census but says ‘it needs improvement’

LoP in Bihar assembly probed the mechanism used to conduct the survey when several people are living out of state for different purposes. CM couldn't respond.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with BJP Leader of opposition Vijay Kumar Sinha(ANI)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 07:12 PM IST

In PM vs Rahul over census, recall of Manmohan's 2006 ‘Muslim minority’ remark

The Nitish Kumar government on Monday revealed the findings of the caste-based census in Bihar that has sent political parties back to the drawing board.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the BJP’s ‘Parivartan Mahasankalp’ rally at Jagdalpur in poll bound Chhattisgarh. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 03, 2023 07:22 PM IST

Day after, Nitish Kumar cabinet nod for 10% EWS quota in judicial appointments

The Nitish Kumar cabinet approved changes to guidelines of the state judicial services to % reservation for poor candidates

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar at birth anniversary function of Mahatma Gandhi in Patna on Monday (ANI)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 06:47 PM IST

‘KCR wanted to join NDA’: PM Modi's big claim on Telangana CM

Telangana assembly election: PM Modi accused the ruling BRS of looting the money sent for the welfare of the people.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao
Updated on Oct 03, 2023 06:27 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Evening briefing: Why Delhi-NCR felt tremors, Oppn slams raids on NewsClick

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items you should check out.

People gather outside their offices after tremors were felt due to an earthquake, in New Delhi, Tuesday.(PTI)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 06:14 PM IST

Congress MP opposes Rahul's jitni abadi utna haq remark; Jairam Ramesh reacts

The Congress MP apprised those who are batting for rights based on population by saying that it will lead to ‘majoritarianism’.

Abhishek Manu Singhvi (L). Jairam Ramesh (R)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 06:06 PM IST

‘Congress wants to divide Hindus’: PM Modi on Rahul Gandhi’s caste census remark

PM Modi said that the poor are the biggest caste and the biggest population in the country and asked if the Congress has ditched its ‘minorities have the first right’ position

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the BJP’s ‘Parivartan Mahasankalp’ rally at Jagdalpur in poll bound Chhattigarh’s Bastar on Tuesday. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 03, 2023 06:09 PM IST

Delhi court extends NIA custody of Manipur violence suspect Seiminlun Gangte

Seiminlun Gangte was apprehended on Saturday by a joint team of the Manipur Police and the National Investigation Agency

Seiminlun Gangte has been remanded in NIA custody for eight more days on a request by the agency (ANI/X)
Published on Oct 03, 2023 05:10 PM IST
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