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Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath on Saturday said the BJP should give account of its 15-year-long rule in the state before asking about the performance of the previous Congress-led government that was in power for 15 months.
"Every political party has to take a stand - is it with the farmers or is it with the BJP threatening the livelihood of farmers," Chidambaram said.
Participating in a debate on The Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020, they also charged the government with entering into the "league of three democracies" in the world that promote what they called 'ordinance raj'.
A special Prevention of Money Laundering (PMLA) court here on Saturday allowed businessman Deepak Kochhar’s request to get treated at a private hospital in Delhi for Covid-19.
In an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', the Sena said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during the time of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and senior BJP leader L K Advani was "different" as they used to "treat the NDA constituents with respect and consult with them".
The Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed a legislation that provides for up to five years in jail for those attacking doctors and healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 outbreak or during any situation akin to the current pandemic.
"The positivity rate was 6.76 per cent on Friday. It has remained below 7 percent in the last two-three days. Last week, it was around 8 per cent," he said.
Participating in a debate, K K Ragesh of CPI (M) said FM Nirmala Sitharaman and other members have told the House that the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill has been brought to save businesses and corporates. "Why the same logic is not applied in the case of farmers? Farmers are also bankrupt.
Indian defence forces have raised the level of preparedness and alertness to monitor Chinese activities at all “six disputed areas” and “four sensitive areas” in the war theatre of 1962 in Arunachal Pradesh. Four of the disputed areas are in Asapila, Longzu, Bisa and Majha in Upper Subansiri district where the PLA has already built a road through Bisa from one point to another.
Rarely have two words in an obscure document like IPO prospectus raised as many eyebrows as the use of “significant influence” by Ant Group. A part of the Chinese Alibaba Group, Ant used the term to describe its 30% stake in the Noida-based One97 Communications, Paytm's parent company. Paytm said 'Significant influence’ is an accounting term and doesn't imply firm's nationality.
India has overtaken the United States to register the highest number of Covid-19 recoveries in the world, informed Union health ministry today. The total recoveries in the country crossed 42 lakh. Stay with TOI for live updates
The Delhi Police on Saturday said it has arrested a Chinese woman and her Nepalese associate, and claimed that they were paying huge amounts of money to freelance journalist Rajeev Sharma for allegedly passing sensitive information to "Chinese intelligence". "Huge number of mobile phones, laptops and other incriminating material have been recovered," police said.
Parliament session that began this week is likely to be cut short after 30 lawmakers were found infected with the coronavirus, two senior parliament officials said, as the number of cases rose to 5.3 million. The Parliament met for the first time in six months on Sept 14 and was to function until Oct 1, but the two officials said its duration could be reduced by a week.
Bill to reduce salaries, allowances of Members of Parliament, and ministers by 30 per cent were passed unanimously in the Rajya Sabha on Friday. Stay here for all live updates
The farm bills brought by the government undermine the food security system, the Congress claimed on Saturday and urged opposition parties to collectively oppose the bills so that they do not become law in their present form. P Chidambaram said, "Every political party has to take a stand — is it with farmers or is it with BJP threatening the livelihood of farmers."
Moderate thunderstorm with lightning is very likely over isolated places across the country during the next 12 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday afternoon. Thunderstorms with lightning are expected to occur over Odisha, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh among other places.
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Liverpool completed the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on Friday, bringing in one of the world's most technically gifted players to add another dimension to the English champions' midfield.
The resignation of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, a member of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), over farm laws has now sparked tensions in Haryana, another state governed by BJP. In the state, JJP's Dushyant Chautala is facing ire, with a call for his resignation growing louder. Chautala, the Deputy Chief Minister, met CM Manohar Lal Khattar, today to discuss pressing matters. Here's what happened.
Hours after Delhi Police arrested freelance journalist along with a Chinese woman and her Nepali associate on Saturday (September 19, 2020) in connection with sharing sensitive information to China, the Delhi Police said that the
The ruling BJP on Saturday issued a 3-line whip to all its Rajya Sabha members to be present on Sunday when the 3 contentious farm Bills are slated to be introduced in the Upper House. The farms Bills, already passed by the Lok S
The findings can also help further developing climate models and could in fact also help to assess the regional implications of geoengineering experiments.
Police recovered incriminating material of proscribed terror outfits Hizbul Mujahdeen and Al-Badr from the possession of arrested terror associates.
The de-commissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat, which was in service for 30 years, moves out of the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai on Saturday (September 19, 2020) for a ship-breaking yard in Gujarat.
The Shiv Sena on Saturday yet again questioned the Narendra Modi government's policies on economy, trade and agriculture, and alleged that it was moving towards privatisation of airports, Air India and railways and giving the con
Deepak Chahar, who is one of the key members of the CSK bowling unit for IPL 2020, received a peculiar response from skipper MS Dhoni when asked about his role.
His on-screen character is currently going through a separation, and talking about the same, the actor said his real life experiences of going through a divorce makes it easier for him to relate to it.
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Saturday announced that it will oppose the Farm Bills in the Rajya Sabha, saying they would be an injustice to the farm sector in the country.
IPL 2020 is set to break all viewership records from the previous 12 seasons as per Chairman Brijesh Patel.
Talking about her character, she said, "I am playing a lady cop in the show. My character is very dabbang and she is very strict in the police station and as well as at her home."
Delhi Capitals will take on Kings XI Punjab in the second encounter of IPL 2020 and they will be hoping to get momentum on their side as both sides bid for their first-ever IPL title.
The Rajya Sabha on Saturday passed the Epidemic Diseases Amendment Bill, 2020, to prevent offences against healthcare professionals, according to Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan.
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While the Indian-American community is not a monolith and the Democrats will get support from the Indian Americans, the preference of some members of the community are shifting, claimed the study “The Indian American Voter in 2020” published on September 9.
"On an average, about 100 Indian nationals in Singapore continue to register daily with the High Commission here for flights back home, with over 11,000 having registered so far," Indian High Commissioner P Kumaran said on Wednesday.
The 2020 Forbes list of 400 Richest People in America has been topped by Bezos, 56 who has a net worth of USD 179 billion and has occupied the spot of the richest person in the US for the third year in a row. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Cofounder Bill Gates is ranked second on the list with a net worth of USD 111 billion.
Singh's Workers' Party won 10 parliamentary seats out of the 93 it contested in the July 10 General Election, making it the biggest opposition presence in Singapore's parliamentary history.
In a naturalisation ceremony hosted by Trump at the White House, Sudha Sundari Narayanan, a software developer from India, was among those sworn in as American citizens.
Under the scam, call center operators falsely represented themselves to be associated with Microsoft Corporation, falsely represented to victims that malware or viruses had been detected on their computers, and offered supposed services to remove the malware, according to the Department of Justice.
Joe, grandson of US Senator and US Attorney General Robert F Kennedy, grandnephew of former president John F. Kennedy and Senator Ted Kennedy, and great-grandson of former US Ambassador to the UK Joseph P. Kennedy Sr, is running against incumbent Senator Ed Markey.
Professor Jayant Vaidya, Professor of Surgery and Oncology at University College London (UCL) Surgery & Interventional Science and lead author of the study published in the 'British Medical Journal' on Thursday, said the 'Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy' (TARGIT-IORT) means a quicker recovery period from breast cancer and his team's findings should pave the way for it to be more widely available.
The Centre should take back all permissions given so far for the dam, the PMK youth wing leader said in a statement
Three suspected militants were arrested on Saturday in a counter-insurgency operation in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. A huge c
The market fee and farmers’ welfare cess will come down sharply in the coming years, adversely affecting mandis and various welfare measures for agriculturists as a result of the Farmers’ Produce Trade & Commerce Bill, says Lalchand Kataria in an interview to The Hindu. Excerpts:
The former Chief Minister was responding to State BJP spokesman Rajneesh Agrawal’s remarks demanding account of the Congress’s 15-month rule in the State.
TRS president and Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has asked the party MPs of the Upper House to stoutly oppose the three Bills and vote against them
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced to set up the country''s "biggest" film city in the state''s Gautam Buddh Nagar, officials said.
Virat Kohli's physical prowess was on full display during a RCB training session, where he recreated AB de Villiers' famous 'Superman' catch from the 2018 edition of the IPL.
Iran's Revolutionary Guards chief said Saturday that Tehran will avenge the US killing of its top commander General Qasem Soleimani by targeting only those involved, in an "honourable" retaliation.
The Rajya Sabha is set for a Sunday showdown over the farm bills, with the BJP and the Congress actively reaching out to various parties in a bid to engineer enough support to either pass or shoot...
IPL 2020, CSK vs MI: Chennai Super Kings shared a training video of captain MS Dhoni, ahead of the first match of IPL 2020, where they will face Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians.
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The NIA investigators said they had found pipes, wires, switches, and bolts meant to be used as shrapnel in searches, along with jihadist literature, in searches targeting the homes of the nine arrested men.
New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Urging the opposition parties to join hands against the agriculture-related Bills recently passed by the Lok Sabha, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government has surrendered to the will of the corporations and traders.
New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI): Hailing the National Education Policy 2020, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said that the Academic Bank of Credits is "a major shift" in policy which would be of "great help" to students.
Hyderabad FC on Saturday announced the signing of Spanish defender Odei Onaindia for one year ahead of the Indian Super League season beginning in November. The 30-year-old joins Hyderabad FC from Spanish Segunda (second) Division side CD Mirandes and is the ISL club's fifth new foreign recruit.
The Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday arrested a man for allegedly duping over 600 people of around Rs 60 crore on the promise of a 60 percent return on their investments. The Special Task Force of the UP police said it arrested the racket's mastermind, Hari Om Yadav, from Chandpur village in Sultanpur Road here under Gosaiganj police station at around 5 am.
Berlin (AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for massive upgrades of school technology around the country. Merkel said Saturday during her weekly video podcast that teachers were left scrambling to teach courses virtually when schools closed at the start of the country's outbreak..
India recorded 93,337 new infections in the last 24 hours, and has been posting the highest single-day caseload in the world since early August.
A 42-year-man jumped to death from the second floor of a hospital in Boisar of Maharashtra's Palghar district on Saturday, police said. The incident took place in the early hours of the day, when Chandrakant Chowdhary jumped out of a window on the second floor of the hospital, the station house officer of the Boisar police station said.
Faced with farmers abandoning agriculture due to wild animal attacks on their crops, the Himachal government has launched a scheme to provide for fencing around farmlands, including solar fencing, attracting fulsome praise from beneficiaries. The scheme was launched under the Mukhyamantri Khet Sansarakshan Yojna (MMKSY), which provides a 50 percent subsidy on barbed wire and chain link fencing, 70 percent on composite fencing and 85 percent on solar fencing, said DC Kangra Rakesh Prajapati.
The court is likely to take up the matter for consideration on September 21. According to the sources, the probe report filed on Friday details the alleged role played by Michel, Saxena and others in bringing bribes for politicians, bureaucrats and Indian Air Force (IAF) officials in India in the scam.
At least 22 per cent of 7.12 lakh suspects tested for coronavirus so far in Maharashtra's Thane district have turned out be positive for the infection, an official said on Saturday. As many as 7,12,567 persons have been tested so far, of which 1,55,314 had contracted the infection, the official said.
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'
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A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.