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"Lying, Unwilling To Compensate Farmers": Rahul Gandhi Slams Government

"Lying, Unwilling To Compensate Farmers": Rahul Gandhi Slams Government

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday December 03, 2021

The centre is "lying" and "unwilling to compensate" the families of 700+ farmers who died during the months-long protest against the farm laws, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi said Friday evening, after Parliament was told there is no data on the deaths.

Jaipur Family Of 9 Tests Positive, Some Just Arrived From South Africa

Jaipur Family Of 9 Tests Positive, Some Just Arrived From South Africa

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, Jaipur

Nine members of a family in Jaipur tested positive for COVID-19, days after four of them returned from South Africa, putting the Health Department on alert amid concerns over the "Omicron" variant of the infection.

Actor Kangana Ranaut's Car Stopped In Punjab By Farmers Seeking Apology

Actor Kangana Ranaut's Car Stopped In Punjab By Farmers Seeking Apology

Friday December 03, 2021

Actor Kangana Ranaut's car stopped in Punjab's Kiratpur by protesting farmers

Omicron Scare: Only Fully-Vaccinated Allowed In Karnataka Malls, Theatres

Omicron Scare: Only Fully-Vaccinated Allowed In Karnataka Malls, Theatres

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Friday December 03, 2021

Karnataka has issued a fresh set of guidelines to combat the spread of Omicron in the state a day after the Centre confirmed the detection of India's first cases of the new variant from the state.

Instead Of Coconut Cracking Open, The Brand-New UP Road Did

Instead Of Coconut Cracking Open, The Brand-New UP Road Did

NDTV News Desk | Friday December 03, 2021, Lucknow

A BJP MLA in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor called to inaugurate a 7-km road built at a cost of Rs 1.16 crore found herself in a spot when a coconut-cracking ritual ended up breaking up the road instead.

"No Proposal For Banning NSO Group": Government In Parliament

"No Proposal For Banning NSO Group": Government In Parliament

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

The government has "no proposal for banning any 'NSO Group'" and has no information on whether or not the United States has blacklisted the Israeli firm that developed the Pegasus spyware, the junior IT Minister told Parliament today.

Omicron In Karnataka: Mapping How Bengaluru Doctor Got Infected - 5 Facts

Omicron In Karnataka: Mapping How Bengaluru Doctor Got Infected - 5 Facts

Written by Maya Sharma | Friday December 03, 2021, Bengaluru

Amid concern over two cases of Omicron detected in Karnataka, NDTV spoke to Dr Vishal Rao, member of the Genomic Surveillance Committee of the state Covid Task Force, on how the Bengaluru doctor may have been infected and the way ahead.

Uttar Pradesh Government "Only Changed Names Of Places": Samajwadi Party

Uttar Pradesh Government "Only Changed Names Of Places": Samajwadi Party

Asian News International | Friday December 03, 2021, Jhansi

Attacking the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government, Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav today said the way Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) changes the names of places, people of the state will very soon change the govern

Don't Allow Same-Sex Marriage Under Hindu Marriage Act: Plea In High Court

Don't Allow Same-Sex Marriage Under Hindu Marriage Act: Plea In High Court

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

A plea came up before the Delhi High Court today seeking that same-sex marriages not be permitted under the Hindu Marriage Act as tying nuptial knots in Hinduism is allowed only between a man and woman since times immemorial.

Namaz Disrupted In Gurgaon Again, Protesters Shout Slogans, 6 Detained

Namaz Disrupted In Gurgaon Again, Protesters Shout Slogans, 6 Detained

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali,Saurabh Shukla, Edited by Arun Nair | Friday December 03, 2021, Gurgaon

A group of right-wing activists and locals today again stopped Muslims from offering namaz at a designated open site in Gurgaon despite heavy police presence on the ground. Around six people were detained, police sources told NDTV.

Government Seeks Rs 62 Crore Infusion In Air India For This Year's Expenses

Government Seeks Rs 62 Crore Infusion In Air India For This Year's Expenses

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

The Government on Friday sought Parliament''s nod to infuse over Rs 62,000 crore into the company that holds residual assets and liabilities of Air India after its privatisation, as part of over Rs 3.73 lakh crore additional spending planned.

Bills For 5-Year Tenures For Probe Agencies CBI, ED Chiefs In Lok Sabha

Bills For 5-Year Tenures For Probe Agencies CBI, ED Chiefs In Lok Sabha

Press Trust of India | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

Two bills were introduced in the Lok Sabha to extend the tenures of Directors of the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate up to a maximum of five years from the present two years amid strong protests from opposition members.

"Congress In Deep Freezer": Trinamool Says Mamata Banerjee Is The One

"Congress In Deep Freezer": Trinamool Says Mamata Banerjee Is The One

Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

As Mamata Banerjee pushes hard to emerge as the face of the Opposition by edging out the Congress, the Trinamool Congress today launched a fresh attack on the grand old party.

Protest By BJP MPs Like "Salt In Wound": Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Protest By BJP MPs Like "Salt In Wound": Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Asian News International | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

Attacking the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the suspension of 12 Opposition MPs, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today said that the protest by the ruling party's MPs in the parliament was like rubbing salt in the wound.

Omicron Severity Likely To Be Low: Health Ministry's Latest Info

Omicron Severity Likely To Be Low: Health Ministry's Latest Info

Reported by Akshay Kumar Dongare, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday December 03, 2021, New Delhi

The government has urged people to 'vaccinate, vaccinate, vaccinate' in response to widespread and growing concern after India reported its first cases - two samples from Karnataka - of the Omicron Covid strain.