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Farm law repeal 'Statement of Objects and Reasons' draws criticism
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Centre's attempt at toning down the continued protests by putting out the list of business mentioning the repeal of the three farm laws in the Lok Sabha on Monday seems to have drawn negative responses.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP, NDA floor leaders discuss Winter Session strategy
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A day before the commencement of the the Winter Session of Parliament, a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) parliamentary executive and floor leaders of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) was held on Sunday to discuss the strategy for the session.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Agriculture Minister's comments 'unjustified', 'illogical', says SKM
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Terming them "not correct or inadequate responses", the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) said that Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar's comments that a Committee to deliberate on the issues of crop diversification, zero-budget farming, and making the MSP system more transparent and effective is fulfilment of farmers' demand on MSP is "patently unjustified and illogical".
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka Police 'ban' on Munawar Faruqui show criticised
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Denial of permission by police for a show of stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui, scheduled in Bengaluru on Sunday, has drawn criticism and disappointment from many social media users.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Naya J&K' gears up for polls, no Pak stooges left to preach boycott; NC, PDP no more front runners
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The process of redrawing parliamentary and assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir is set to get completed soon as the Delimitation Commission has almost finished the exercise.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trinamool calls emergency meet of Working Committee on Monday
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) As the Parliament's Winter session begins, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called an emergency meeting of her Trinamool Congress' Working Committee on Monday to decide the future course of action in strengthening the footprints of the party on the national canvas.
2021-11-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Aide of former TN CM Palaniswami arrested for duping youth
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The political assistant of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami was arrested by the Crime Branch on Sunday for duping a youth by promising him a government job, police said.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Murugesh Nirani will become CM soon: Karnataka Minister
Bagalkot (Karnataka), Nov 28 (IANS) Hinting at continuing discord among Karnataka's ruling BJP, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister K.S. Eshwarappa on Sunday said that Large and Medium Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani will become the Chief Minister soon.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Trinamool emerges formidable challenger amid BJP's Tripura victory
Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) Notwithstanding the ruling BJP's resounding victory on Sunday in 20 civic bodies in Tripura, the Trinamool Congress -- a new entrant in the state politics, emerged a strong political force in the Tripura politics, 14 months ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the saffron party-ruled northeastern state.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Kerala Guv visits residence of law student who committed suicide
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (IANS) Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan on Sunday visited the residence of a 23-year-old law student, Mofiya Parvin, who had committed suicide on November 22.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Cooperation only way to move towards country's development: Amit Shah
Gandhinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Sunday cited cooperation as the only way through which the country can move towards development.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Delhi Teachers' Association blame AAP govt for defeat in DUTA polls
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The AAP's teachers organisation, Delhi Teachers' Association (DTA), which contested the DUTA elections for the first time, has held the Arvind Kejriwal government responsible for its candidates' defeat.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
People of Tripura prefer politics of good governance: Modi
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Referring to the BJP's stunning performance in Tripura civic elections for which polling was held on November 25, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the people of the state gave a clear message that they prefer politics of good governance.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Govt wants healthy discussion in Parliament: Rajnath
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday -- at a meeting between the government and the floor leaders of political parties ahead of the Winter Session, said the government wants healthy discussion in Parliament.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sisodia's poser to Punjab counterpart on best schools
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Sunday released a list of 250 Delhi government schools up to Class 12, as part of the challenge posed to Punjab Education Minister Pargat Singh to compare the condition and entire education system of the Punjab and Delhi government schools.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
Haryana to connect youth with self-employment
Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said under the Parivar Pehchan Patra scheme, along with fostering entrepreneurial spirit among 1.5 lakh families having an income of less than Rs 1 lakh, Antyodaya Gram Utthan Melas are being organised at the block level to connect the youth with self-employment.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Govt calls all party meet ahead of Winter session, AAP walks out
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A day before the start of the Parliament's Winter session, the government on Sunday convened an all-party meeting but the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) staged a walkout, saying the government is not ready to listen.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP clean sweeps Tripura civic polls; Trinamool emerges strong
Agartala, Nov 28 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday secured a clean sweep while the Trinamool Congress emerged as a strong political force in the Tripura civic elections for which polling was held on November 25.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Maha having an 'absentee and accidental' CM: Javadekar
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) On completion of two years of Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra, former Union Minister and senior BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that for the first time, the state is experiencing an 'absentee and accidental' Chief Minister.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trinamool not to attend Oppn parties meet called by Kharge
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Fissures seem to have arisen in the opposition camp after sources said that the Trinamool Congress has decided not to attend a meeting called by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday, though it attended the government's meeting on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gangster Act, NSA against those guilty of paper leak: Yogi
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday announced that the Gangster Act and the NSA would be invoked against those involved in the UP TET-2021 paper-leak.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
Lahore HC calls 'serious legal blunder' as Pakistani land allotted to Indian nationals
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) In a baffling case of what the Lahore High Court (LHC) has described as "a serious legal blunder" a civil judge in Lahore allotted Pakistani land to some Indian nationals. And it was not a mistake: The allottees produced their Indian identity documents before him, Samaa TV reported.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Black rice production in Assam now
New Delhi/Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) Black rice is well suited for Assam soils and weather conditions, carrying a huge opportunity for its commercial production. The World Bank-funded Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation project (APART), has begun production of new black rice varieties from different states of India.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Crucial meeting of Telangana Cabinet on Monday
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) With the Centre rejecting Telangana's demands over paddy procurement, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has called a meeting of the state Cabinet on Monday to decide future course of action.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Kejriwal writes to PM to stop flight in view of new Covid variant
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the new Covid variant detected in South Africa.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Pak adds 303 new Covid cases, tally reaches 12,84,189
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan added 303 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Akhilesh after power, Cong won't even reach double digit in UP: B.L. Verma
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Cooperation and Development of North Eastern Region B.L. Verma has claimed that Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, who is bent upon to grab power by hook or by crook, will not win the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls and the Congress will not even reach double digit.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RS to take up Dam Safety Bill on Monday
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The winter session of Parliament could be stormy as opposition has geared up to corner the government on issues of Pegasus, Chinese intrusion, inflation and farm laws.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Nitish Kumar used to smoke marijuana', alleges RJD MLA
Patna, Nov 28 (IANS) Political temperature is expected to go up in Bihar after Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLA Rajvanshi Mahto alleged that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar 'used to smoke marijuana'.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Rashtriya Kalidas Samman for santoor legend Pandit Bhajan Sopori
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The cultural face of Jammu and Kashmir and legendary santoor maestro and music composer Pandit Bhajan Sopori has been awarded the prestigious National Kalidas Samman 2020 by the Government of Madhya Pradesh for his enormous contribution to Hindustani Classical Music (Santoor).
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amit Shah to lay foundation of university in UP's Saharanpur
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will lay the foundation stone for Maa Shakumbhari Devi University in the Behat Assembly constituency in Saharanpur on December 2.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
2 Omicron variant cases detected in Australia's New South Wales
Sydney, Nov 28 (IANS) Health authorities of Australia's state of New South Wales on Sunday afternoon confirmed two cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant after conducting urgent genomic sequencing from overseas travellers.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Politics
5.1 magnitude quake hits Peru's Callao
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 jolted 28 km west of Callao, Peru at 06.32 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
2021-11-28
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Palestine concerned over new Covid variant spread after detection in Israel
Ramallah, Nov 28 (IANS) Palestine has expressed deep concerns over the spread of the new Covid-19 variant, known as B.1.1.529 or Omicron, after Israel announced it had detected its first such case.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mahmoud Abbas, Jordan FM discuss challenges facing Palestinian cause
Ramallah, Nov 28 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi to discuss the challenges facing the Palestinian cause in a bid to boost consultation and in-depth coordination between the Kingdom of Jordan and Palestine.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Israel,Politics
NCB chooses to keep mum on anti-drugs campaign: RTI
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has refused to disclose information on its anti-drugs war conducted in the past 3 years under RTI, an activist said here on Sunday.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Parliamentary elections kick off in Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek, Nov 28 (IANS) Parliamentary elections in Kyrgyzstan started on Sunday under the watch of 736 international observers to elect 90 deputies for a five-year term.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Kyrgyzstan,Politics
Parliament's winter session likely to be stormy
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The winter session of Parliament, which is likely to commence from Monday (November 29) to December 23, is set to witness uproar over a wide range of issues, including withdrawal of farm laws, Assembly polls in five states, 'revelations' of Congress leader Manish Tewari's book, among others.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Startups are turning point of India's growth story: PM in Mann Ki Baat
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly episode of Mann ki Baat on Sunday emphasised the importance of startups and said the youth who were once job seekers, have now become job givers as "startups have become turning point of India's growth story."
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP MP Gambhir receives another e-mail from ISIS-K
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Former cricketer and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir has received another e-mail from ISIS-Kashmir, just days after he received death threat from the same e-mail ID.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Unclaimed vehicles turning junk at several Delhi Metro stations
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) A number of vehicles are lying unclaimed in the parking lots of Delhi Metro stations, some due to the Covid pandemic, others due to reasons unknown. In the long wait for their masters, these vehicles are fast turning into junk.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
All booth level workers asked to attend PM's rally in Uttarakhand
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The BJP has asked all its booth level workers to attend the upcoming public rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Dehradun.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
S. African national parks reschedule int'l visitors after travel ban
Johannesburg, Nov 28 (IANS) The South African National Parks (SANParks) is doing mass booking amendments from residents of various countries across the world following the banning of flights from some western countries owing to the discovery of the Covid-19 variant B.1.1.529, said SANParks on Saturday.
2021-11-28
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Tewari takes dig at Rajnath Singh, invites him to his book launch
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Congress MP Manish Tewari has criticised BJP for using his book to launch an attack on Congress and said that the book also has mentions of Balakot surgical strike. After the war of words between Tewari and Rajnath Singh broke out, the Congress MP has invited him for his book launch event.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mathura security beefed up ahead of December 6 call
Mathura, Nov 28 (IANS) Security has been beefed up in Mathura following a right-wing group's announcement that it will install an idol of Lord Krishna in the Shahi Eidgah on December 6.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Kerala CPI-M leader charged with sexual abuse of party worker
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (IANS) Kerala's Tiruvalla police have registered a case against ruling CPI-M leader and Kottayai Branch secretary of the party, P.S. Sajimon for sexually abusing a party worker.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Want to have good relations with all countries: Afghan Acting PM
Kabul, Nov 28 (IANS) The acting Prime Minister (PM) of Afghanistan's caretaker government Mullah Hassan Akhund has said that Afghanistan wants to have good relations with the international community, including the neighbours and regional countries.
2021-11-28
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Clearing encroachments in India's Silicon Valley appear to be 'distant dream'
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Following the heavy downpour, Bengaluru witnessed unprecedented flooding inundating houses, apartments, institutions and tech parks. The premiere research institute of the country, the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) was also inundated. Precious samples collected for two decades from various parts of the country were damaged.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
By default minorities are with Congress: BJP Minority Morcha leader
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Goa MLA and National general secretary of BJP Minority Morcha, Joshua D'Souza has said that by default, minorities are with Congress and never voted anywhere else in the past.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AAP to hold protests against Prayagraj murders
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party will be holding protests across all 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday against the murder of four members of a Dalit family in Prayagraj.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics