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LJP crisis: Chirag Paswan expels five rebel MPs; Paras-led camp removes him as party chief

Leaving the split wide open in the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), five MPs led by Pasupati Paras on Tuesday claimed that they have removed party national president Chirag Paswan from the post. However, Paswan said that LJP called a national executive meet and removed the five rebel MPs from the party’s primary membership. A full […]

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India confirms first death following Covid-19 vaccination

A government panel studying Covid-19 vaccine side effects has confirmed the first death due to anaphylaxis following vaccination. The causality assessment of 31 reported Serious Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) cases following Covid-19 vaccination was carried out by the panel. According to a report by the National AEFI Committee, a 68-year-old man died due to […]

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Punjab: More faces in Cabinet, poll tickets to Dalits

The ruling Congress in Punjab, which dubbed the SAD-BSP alliance as “opportunistic” and a “marriage of convenience sans any ideological foundations,” is now preparing to counter the perception that the Akalis have emerged stronger in the run-up to 2022 Assembly polls after entering into a tie up with a party that has a substantial Dalit […]

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Mumbai: Former cop shoots at sons, one dead, another injured

A 33-year-old man died while another sustained injures after their septuagenarian father, a retired assistant sub-inspector (ASI), fired at them Monday in Navi Mumbai’s Airoli area following an argument over the payment of a car insurance, police said. The Rabale police have detained former ASI, Bhagwan Patil (74), on charges of murder and attempt to […]

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PM Modi at UN: India to restore 2.6 crore hectares of degraded land by 2030

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said India is on track to achieve its national commitment on land degradation neutrality, and that it’s working to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030. He was delivering the keynote address at a United Nations high-level dialogue on Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought. “We are also working […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates new Israel PM Naftali Bennett

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Naftali Bennett on being sworn in as Israel’s new prime minister, and said he looked forward to meeting him and deepening their countries’ strategic partnership as they celebrate 30 years of the upgradation of diplomatic ties next year. In his tweets, Modi also conveyed his “profound gratitude” to […]

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Man who arranged hideout for Punjab gangsters regularly visited Bengal: Cops

Bharat Kumar, who had helped arrange a hideout for slain gangster Jaipal Bhullar and his associate Jaspreet Singh aka Jassi near Kolkata and is currently in the custody of Punjab Police, was a frequent visitor to Bengal, police has said. His in-laws are based in the Charu Market area of Kolkata and he is believed […]

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India natural ally of G7: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India is a natural ally for the G7 countries in defending the shared values from a host of threats stemming from authoritarianism, terrorism and violent extremism, disinformation and economic coercion. In a virtual address at a session on ‘open societies and open economies’ at the G7 summit, the […]

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Roll back fuel price hike, control prices of essential commodities: Left parties

The Left parties in a joint statement on Sunday demanded the rollback of hike in petroleum products and urged the government to control prices of essential commodities and drugs. The joint statement has been signed by Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary, Communist Party of India (Marxist); D Raja, General Secretary, Communist Party of India; Debabrata Biswas, […]

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