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India rejects reports of US’ over-the-horizon strikes in Afghanistan

New Delhi: India on Thursday rejected media reports suggesting that the US was in touch with it to explore the option of carrying out ‘over-the-horizon’ counter-terror strikes in Afghanistan. While responding to a question on the issue at a press briefing, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that the conversation in the US Congressional […]

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The SEC is ‘short staffed’ and it needs more help to tackle everything from crypto to China, Gensler says

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee oversight hearing on the SEC on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 14, 2021. Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters Thousands of American institutions are struggling to keep business running smoothly with a limited staff in the Covid-19 […]

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congress: Congress looks to cash in on ‘anger against BJP’ & convert it to votes | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress is searching for a strategy to turn the popular anger against BJP on critical issues into votes for itself, with an AICC brainstorming on Tuesday laying down the future political vision which is also an indirect acknowledgement that criticism over inflation, farm laws, weakening economy etc, has not shored up support for […]

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Punjab elections: Shiromani Akali Dal releases list of 64 candidates

The SAD on Monday announced its candidates for 64 assembly seats for the upcoming polls in Punjab. While Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal will fight from Jalalabad, former ministers Tota Singh, Janmeja Singh Sekhon, Daljit Singh Cheema and Sharanjit Singh Dhillon will contest from Dharamkot, Zira, Rupnagar, and Sahnewal, respectively. Though the party […]

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We must do more: Navjot Singh Sidhu writes to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, urges action on farmers’ demands

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday wrote to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, seeking action on farmers’ demands including cancellation of “unfair” FIRs registered against growers during their agitation. Asserting that Congress stood by farmers’ agitation against the farm laws at every stage, Sidhu, however, asked the state government, “we must do more” […]

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Rahul Gandhi says he belongs to Kashmiri Pandit community, assures them help

New Delhi: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Friday (September 10) invoked his Kashmiri Pandit lineage and promised help to the community.  Gandhi, who was on the last day of his two-day visit to Jammu, addressed the Congress office-bearers and workers at a party function and said his family belongs to the Kashmiri Pandit community. “I […]

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Chhattisgarh chief minister’s father arrested, produced in court over ‘derogatory’ remarks on Brahmins | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Chhattisgarh chief minister M Bhupesh Baghel‘s father Nandkumar Baghel has been arrested and produced before a court in Raipur over his alleged derogatory remarks against Brahmins. The chief minister’s father has been sent to judicial custody. “He (Nandkumar Baghel) has been sent to judicial custody. He will be presented before the court again […]

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Chidambaram takes dig at Modi govt. after RSS trade union arm announces protest against NMP

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday took a dig at the Narendra Modi government by asking why it has not been able to convince the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the benefits of the National Monetisation Pipeline (NMP). The BMS, which plans to hold a protest against inflation […]

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