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Pandit Birju Maharaj, Legendary Kathak Dancer, Dies At 83

Pandit Birju Maharaj, Legendary Kathak Dancer, Dies At 83

Monday January 17, 2022

Kathak legend Pandit Birju Maharaj diedof heart attack late on Sunday. He was 83.

Coronavirus India Live Updates: India Reports 2.71 Lakh New Covid Cases

Coronavirus India Live Updates: India Reports 2.71 Lakh New Covid Cases

Monday January 17, 2022

India reported 2,71,202 fresh COVID-19 infections, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday, taking the total case tally in the country to 3,71,22,164.

Watch: BSF Soldiers Dance And Celebrate Bihu At Freezing Temperatures In Kashmir

Watch: BSF Soldiers Dance And Celebrate Bihu At Freezing Temperatures In Kashmir

Asian News International | Monday January 17, 2022, Kashmir

Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers celebrated Bihu and danced in the snow-covered mountains amid freezing temperatures in Kashmir's Keran village.

Tripura Bandh Called After Students Accuse Cops Of Assault

Tripura Bandh Called After Students Accuse Cops Of Assault

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Monday January 17, 2022, Guwahati

Tripura's powerful Tribal Students Federation has called for a statewide dawn-to-dusk strike on Monday to protest the alleged thrashing of two tribal students for having parked their two-wheeler on the route that Chief Minister's convoy was to take.

Cannot Force A Person to Get Vaccinated: Centre To Supreme Court

Cannot Force A Person to Get Vaccinated: Centre To Supreme Court

Press Trust of India | Monday January 17, 2022, New Delhi

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that COVID-19 inoculation guidelines issued by the Union health ministry do not envisage forcible vaccination without obtaining the consent of an individual.

Jammu And Kashmir Journalist Detained Under Public Safety Act

Jammu And Kashmir Journalist Detained Under Public Safety Act

Written by Nazir Masoodi | Monday January 17, 2022, Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has detained a journalist, Sajad Gul, under the Public Safety Act, a day after a court granted him bail in connection with a police case that accused him of criminal conspiracy.

Uttarakhand Minister Sacked Amid BJP Infighting Ahead Of Polls

Uttarakhand Minister Sacked Amid BJP Infighting Ahead Of Polls

NDTV News Desk | Sunday January 16, 2022, New Delhi

Just weeks ahead of the Uttarakhand assembly elections, the BJP on Sunday expelled Harak Singh Rawat, a minister in the state government, from the party following more than a month of internal wrangling.

No Sacred Games 3: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap Calls Out Casting Scamster

No Sacred Games 3: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap Calls Out Casting Scamster

Asian News International | Sunday January 16, 2022, Mumbai

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has called out a fake casting profile on social media, which talked about casting for 'Sacred Games' Season 3.

Controversy Over Cheque After Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Promises Aid

Controversy Over Cheque After Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Promises Aid

Written by Anurag Dwary | Sunday January 16, 2022, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday assured immediate compensation to a woman farmer whose crop was damaged due to unseasonal rain in the state.

Girl, 10, Pushed Into Well By Man Who Tried To Rape Her. She Survived: Cops

Girl, 10, Pushed Into Well By Man Who Tried To Rape Her. She Survived: Cops

Reported by Anurag Dwary | Sunday January 16, 2022, Bhopal

In a shocking incident, a man tried to rape a 10-year-old girl in a Madhya Pradesh village and threw her into a well, police said today. However, the girl was brave and saved her life by holding the wires of the well.

UP Polls: AAP's 1st List Of 150 Candidates Out, 55 From Backward Castes

UP Polls: AAP's 1st List Of 150 Candidates Out, 55 From Backward Castes

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 16, 2022, Lucknow

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday released its first list of 150 candidates for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

UP BJP Leader Pankaj Singh, Rajnath Singh's Son, Tests Covid +ve

UP BJP Leader Pankaj Singh, Rajnath Singh's Son, Tests Covid +ve

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 16, 2022, Noida

BJP's Uttar Pradesh unit vice president and Noida MLA Pankaj Singh on Sunday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 and has mild symptoms.

"Consent Among Most Underrated Concepts...": Rahul Gandhi On Marital Rape

"Consent Among Most Underrated Concepts...": Rahul Gandhi On Marital Rape

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 16, 2022, New Delhi

As the Delhi High Court hears a clutch of petitions on the criminalisation of marital rape, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said "consent is amongst the most underrated concepts" in society.

Denied Ticket, Chief Of UP's Famous 'Gulabi Gang' Quits Congress

Denied Ticket, Chief Of UP's Famous 'Gulabi Gang' Quits Congress

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 16, 2022, Chitrakoot (UP)

Sampat Pal, the founder of the famous 'Gulabi Gang' group that fights violence against women, has quit the Congress ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections after she was denied a ticket.

At 7,895, Mumbai Records Dip In New Covid Cases

At 7,895, Mumbai Records Dip In New Covid Cases

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 16, 2022, Mumbai

After logging over 10,000 COVID-19 cases per day for the last 11 days, the daily tally in Mumbai dropped to 7,895 on Sunday. A total of 11 people died of the COVID-19 infection, the city civic body said in a bulletin.