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India slams Pakistan, says it is using UNHRC for malicious propaganda

India on Tuesday slammed Pakistan at the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) for deliberately misusing the forum for its malicious propaganda against New Delhi. Pawankumar Badhe, first secretary of India's Permanent Mission in Geneva also hit out at the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) for its statement on Jammu and Kashmir, saying the body has no locus standi to comment on such matters.

2 Mar 2021 6:10 pm
Farmers' stir: Fadnavis raises issue of celebs tweets, Deshmukh counters

BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday trained guns at the Maharashtra government, suggesting it was trying to probe icons like Sachin Tendulkar and Lata Mangeshkar over their pro-India tweets issued after some foreign celebrities talked about farmers' protest near Delh

2 Mar 2021 5:10 pm
Sri Lanka offers strategic deep-sea port to India, Japan

Sri Lanka will offer a strategically located deep-sea port to India and Japan, an official said Tuesday, as the island seeks to balance traditional ties against China's rising regional influence. The govt last month abruptly pulled out of an agreement with Delhi and Tokyo to jointly develop the partially built East Container Terminal, located next to Chinese-run container jetty.

2 Mar 2021 5:10 pm
Covid-19: Five states account for over 84 per cent of total active infections

India's total Covid-19 active cases stand at 1.68 lakh with five states accounting for 84.16 per cent of the active infections, while six states and UTs have a weekly positivity rate higher than the national average of 2 per cent, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

2 Mar 2021 4:10 pm
Kerala's social harmony under stress; new development strategy needed, says Sonia Gandhi

Kerala's social harmony and amity have come under stress and strain, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said on Tuesday as she advocated for a new development strategy for strengthening the bonds of brotherhood among people and overall development of the southern state

2 Mar 2021 3:10 pm
Twitter Faceoff: War of words between Cong leaders over alliance with Muslim cleric's party in WB

Ahead of West Bengal polls, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Monday questioned the party's tie-up with Indian Secular Front (ISF) led by a Muslim cleric Abbas Siddiqui in the state.

2 Mar 2021 3:10 pm
Bombay HC grants bail to Partho Dasgupta in TRP manipulation case

The Bombay HC on Tuesday granted bail to ex- BARC CEO Partho Dasgupta in TRP scam case on the surety of 2 lakh. Dasgupta has been asked by the court to not leave India without permission.

2 Mar 2021 12:10 pm