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There is no groupism in Congress: Himachal Pradesh party chief Pratibha Singh

Congress returned to power in Himachal Pradesh after five years in the results announced on Thursday

9 Dec 2022 8:07 pm
Amit Shah to meet CMs of Maharashtra, Karnataka on December 14: NCP leader

Kolhe, a Lok Sabha member from Shirur, was speaking to reporters after meeting Shah along with a delegation of parliamentarians of the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) here

9 Dec 2022 2:29 pm
France to make condoms free for young adults aged 18-25

The move comes after the government began offering this year free birth control for all women under 25, expanding a scheme targeting under-18s to ensure young women do not stop taking contraception because they cannot afford it

9 Dec 2022 2:16 pm
Democracy in shambles: TMC on Saket Gokhale`s arrest after bail in Gujarat

Hours after he secured bail from a metropolitan court on Thursday, Gujarat Police arrested Gokhale again in a case related to his tweet about the Morbi bridge collapse tragedy

9 Dec 2022 12:48 pm
Karnataka: Four students suspended for `burqa` dance

The Mangaluru college administration took the action after a video of their performance at a college event went viral on social media

9 Dec 2022 11:13 am
Traders` body supports Dec 13 `Pune bandh` called by Oppn against Guv`s remark

The Congress, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray), Sambhaji Brigade and some other outfits have given the bandh call.

9 Dec 2022 9:54 am
Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami presents credentials to King Charles

During the meeting, both sides discussed bilateral relations and global challenges faced by the world

9 Dec 2022 9:30 am
Congress Himachal MLAs to meet today to decide CM

Himachal Congress Legislature Party meeting will be held at 3 pm at State Congress Headquarters, Rajiv Bhawan today

9 Dec 2022 9:24 am
Stolen data of six lakh Indians sold on bot markets: Report

Bot markets are used by hackers to sell stolen data from victims devices with bot malware

9 Dec 2022 8:36 am
Trump legal team locates more classified records

The Justice Department is investigating whether Trump broke the law by retaining U.S. government records, some marked as top secret, after leaving office in January 2021

9 Dec 2022 8:35 am
Putin acknowledges Russias war in Ukraine could be a long one

Ukraine and its allies say the invasion amounts to an imperialist land grab

9 Dec 2022 8:33 am
SC again reprimands Centre for attacks on Collegium

The bench added that the apex court judgment, which formulated the collegium system for judges appointment must be adhered to

9 Dec 2022 8:31 am
Conserving history is everyones responsibility

A detailed report in this paper, outlined that the work is 85 per cent complete and the target date of completion of the heritage building is December, 30, 2022 and of the ticket counter is January 31, 2023

9 Dec 2022 5:39 am
The joy of quick video content

Early motherhood means you are almost always pressed for time and theres an entertainment-shaped void in your routinebut it is important to find ways to nourish your needs and take some time off

9 Dec 2022 5:38 am
Congress wrests Himachal Pradesh from BJP; wins 40 of 68 seats, BJP gets 25

According to the results declared by the Election Commission, the BJP won 25 seats, while eight state ministers including Suresh Bhardwaj, Ram Lal Markanda and Surveen Chaudhary lost

8 Dec 2022 10:34 pm
Heartfelt thanks to people of HP for decisive victory to Congress: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress was set to form the government in Himachal Pradesh as the results and the trends showed that the party was headed for a comfortable win with 39 seats in the 68-member assembly

8 Dec 2022 5:16 pm
BJP`s Kantilal Amrutiya leading in Morbi where bridge collapse killed over 140

Morbi has been in focus after a recent bridge collapse claimed more than 140 people`s lives

8 Dec 2022 10:33 am
China cheers as government loosens anti-COVID rules

I expect China will fully reopen its border no later than mid 2023. The announcement came after President Xi Jinping, who regards Chinas relentless fight against COVID as one of his main achievements, chaired a meeting of the Communist Partys Politburo on Tuesday

8 Dec 2022 9:36 am
Suicide bomber kills one in Indonesian police station

The suicide bomber was believed to be affiliated to the Islamic State-inspired group Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD) and had previously been jailed on terrorism charges, Indonesian police chief Listyo Sigit Prabowo told a news conference

8 Dec 2022 9:35 am
Germany nabs 25 over far-right coup plot

The raids were conducted by more than 3,000 police officials and security forces across 11 federal states

8 Dec 2022 9:27 am
Heat waves could soon break human survival limit

The World Bank report titled Climate Investment Opportunities in Indias Cooling Sector said the country is experiencing higher temperatures that arrive earlier and stay far longer

8 Dec 2022 9:26 am
Gujarat election results 2022: Hardik Patel predicts 135 to 145 seats for BJP

Patel said that the people believe in the BJP as the party has provided safety and security to the people during its rule, adding that it has also met the expectations of the people

8 Dec 2022 8:53 am
Maharashtra minister demands Vande Bharat Express from Nagpur to Hyderabad

Although there are currently 22 trains running on the Nagpur-Hyderabad route, there must be a fast train to cover this distance of 575 km, stated Mungantiwar, who is also the guardian minister of Gondia and Chandrapur districts, he said

8 Dec 2022 8:51 am
Big gloves, hard yards, tough luck

Wicketkeeping roles over the years have given rise to controversy, heated debates and even fun trivia in Indian and world cricket

8 Dec 2022 5:37 am
Need an end to the impasse over Ashok Stambha

This garden has a statue of Dr Ambedkar. The garden is the second most important place after Chaityabhoomi at Dadar for Ambedkarites, hundreds of whom congregated on December 6, to observe the death anniversary of Dr Ambedkar

8 Dec 2022 5:35 am
Gujarat election results 2022: Key constituencies to watch out for

While Gujarat has been a BJP-ruled state, the major contest in Gujarat elections is between BJP and Congress and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) political parties

7 Dec 2022 11:05 pm
FM Sitharaman, 5 other Indians among Forbes` World`s 100 Most Powerful Women

Ranked at number 36, Sitharaman has made it to the list for the fourth time in a row

7 Dec 2022 10:10 pm
Time magazine names Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky `Person of the Year`

Whether the battle for Ukraine fills one with hope or with fear, Volodymyr Zelensky galvanized the world in a way we haven`t seen in decades,` Time editor in chief wrote

7 Dec 2022 6:57 pm
Delhi MCD poll results: AAP crosses majority mark of 126 as counting continues

The counting of votes polled in the December 4 MCD elections commenced at 8 am Wednesday at 42 counting centres across Delhi amid tight security

7 Dec 2022 2:24 pm
Musk says fired Twitter counsel over concerns about his role in info suppression

Last week, journalist Matt Taibbi in collaboration with Musk published Twitter Files

7 Dec 2022 10:25 am
Delhi air quality remains in `very poor` category, AQI at 337

According to the SAFAR, Delhi`s air quality was recorded in the `very poor` category on Wednesday

7 Dec 2022 10:23 am
Russian airfield hit, day after drone strikes on bases

The Russian Defense Ministry said it had shot down two Ukrainian drones

7 Dec 2022 10:20 am
South Africa: President Cyril Ramaphosa hits back as party backs him

The ANCs Mashatile said the decision by the partys National Executive Committee to back Ramaphosa had not been unanimous

7 Dec 2022 10:19 am
Delhi-based YouTuber held for blackmail, extortion

Dinesh Yadav, 21, a resident of Badshahpur, had lodged a complaint in August but the couple moved court for interim bail, Gurugram police said

7 Dec 2022 10:15 am
Deathin the blur of the moment!

Something about a Hindi remake of the Spanish, Julias Eyes, that everyone loved for a why- instead of a who-dunnit!

7 Dec 2022 7:05 am
Iran protests show that people are stronger together

While this is certainly not the end of the anti-hijab stir, there are so many takeaways from here; whatever happens about the morality police notwithstanding.

7 Dec 2022 7:04 am
Maharashtra leaders fume at violence against state vehicles in Karnataka

There were reactions in Pune and Kolhapur when Shiv Sena (UBT) and Maharashtra Navnirman Sena activists smeared black or saffron paint on Karnataka buses and trucks, deflated tyres and shouted anti-Karnataka slogans

6 Dec 2022 8:37 pm
Maharashtra-Karnataka border row: Violence in Belagavi; over 100 detained

According to the police, the activists who had arrived from various districts across the state had hurled stones at five trucks moving towards Maharashtra

6 Dec 2022 7:28 pm
Gujarat Police detain TMC spokesperson Saket Gokhale over tweet on PM`s visit

The FIR was registered under Indian Penal Code Sections 465, 469, 471 (all for forgery) and 501 (printing or engraving matter known to be defamatory)

6 Dec 2022 2:19 pm
Bommai refutes Uddhav`s charges, says no link between border dispute and polls

On former Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray`s allegation that the dispute was being created by Karnataka with the Assembly polls in mind, CM Bommai says, `The dispute between the states has existed for many years. The problem has been created by Maharashtra, not by us`

6 Dec 2022 12:47 pm
Maharashtra ministers` visit to Belagavi in Karnataka cancelled

On Monday Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai had raised concerns over the visit of the two ministers to Belagavi

6 Dec 2022 12:09 pm
All party meeting begins in Parliament ahead of Winter Session

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi, DMK MP TR Baalu, Harsimrat Kaur Badal (SAD), and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (Congress) among several leaders are present in the meeting

6 Dec 2022 11:55 am
Countering terror financing should be priority: NSA Doval

The first one-day NSA level meet today follows the first summit in January 2022 between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

6 Dec 2022 11:18 am
Congress` Bharat Jodo Yatra resumes from Khel Sankul in Rajasthan`s Jhalawar

Earlier on Sunday evening, a video of the impromptu dance performance surfaced on social media, showing Rahul, Gehlot and Pilot holding hands and dancing with folk artists on the stage

6 Dec 2022 9:45 am
Iranian shops shut after strike call

The semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Monday that an amusement park at a Tehran shopping centre was closed by the judiciary because its operators were not wearing the hijab properly

6 Dec 2022 9:31 am
N Korea fires over 130 artillery rounds as warning after S Korea-U.S. drills

The South Korean military sent several warning communications to the North over the firing, the ministry of defence said in a statement

6 Dec 2022 9:22 am
Scientist: Covid-19 is a man-made virus

COVID was leaked from Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), a state-run and funded research facility, two years ago, the New York Post reported, quoting US-based researcher Andrew Huffs statement in the British newspaper The Sun

6 Dec 2022 9:20 am
Give us mercy or let us die

Mother of two girls allegedly raped by Lingayat seer appeal to the president

6 Dec 2022 9:16 am
Pune teacher booked for beating up 6-year-old student over `bad` handwriting

A non-cognizable (NC) offence has been registered against the teacher under section 506 (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at the Wanwadi police station

6 Dec 2022 8:43 am
Why relationships need expiry dates

Food scientists teach that smell is a great indicator of food safety. In a relationship too, its when something smells off that you know it may be reaching its expiry date

6 Dec 2022 5:39 am