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"'Chamar' Used As Slur For My Father, A Deputy PM": Ex-Speaker Meira Kumar

"'Chamar' Used As Slur For My Father, A Deputy PM": Ex-Speaker Meira Kumar

Reported by Nidhi Razdan | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

Meira Kumar, former minister, Lok Sabha Speaker and a Presidential candidate, reacted with a visceral tweet today to the death of a 9-year-old in Rajasthan.

"Cops Beat Victim's Family": Sachin Pilot To NDTV On Dalit Boy's Killing

"Cops Beat Victim's Family": Sachin Pilot To NDTV On Dalit Boy's Killing

Reported by Nidhi Razdan, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Jaipur

Sachin Pilot dismissed talk of the incident baring the friction between him and Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.

Why Should Restaurants Take Service Charges As Additional Levy, Asks Court

Why Should Restaurants Take Service Charges As Additional Levy, Asks Court

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday questioned why restaurants should recover service charges from consumers as an "additional" and "separate levy."

Gold Worth Rs 1.21 Crore Seized At Chennai Airport, Flyer Arrested

Gold Worth Rs 1.21 Crore Seized At Chennai Airport, Flyer Arrested

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Chennai

Over two kg of gold worth Rs 1.21 crore was seized from multiple incidents at the airport here and a passenger arrested in this connection, the Customs Department said on Tuesday.

Rs 30,000 Crore Sanctioned To Clean Ganga: Jal Shakti Minister

Rs 30,000 Crore Sanctioned To Clean Ganga: Jal Shakti Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

More than Rs 30,000 crore has been sanctioned for projects aimed at cleaning Ganga and its tributaries, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said on Tuesday.

Ratan Tata Launches India's 1st Companionship Startup For Senior Citizens

Ratan Tata Launches India's 1st Companionship Startup For Senior Citizens

NDTV News Desk | Tuesday August 16, 2022

Industrialist Ratan Tata launched India's companionship startup for senior citizens, Goodfellows, in a bid to encourage intergenerational friendships.

Watch: Drugs Worth Rs 1,026 Crore Seized In Gujarat By Mumbai Cops

Watch: Drugs Worth Rs 1,026 Crore Seized In Gujarat By Mumbai Cops

Reported by Sunil Singh, Edited by Chandrajit Mitra | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Mumbai

In a massive drug haul, Mumbai Police has seized mephedrone worth Rs 1,026 crore during a raid in Gujarat.

Indian Railways Conducts Test Run Of Its Longest Freight Train Carrying 27,000 Tonnes Of Coal

Indian Railways Conducts Test Run Of Its Longest Freight Train Carrying 27,000 Tonnes Of Coal

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

The Railways conducted a test run of the 3.5-km-long freight train, Super Vasuki, with 295 loaded wagons carrying over 27,000 tonnes of coal between Korba in Chhattisgarh and Rajnandgao in Nagpur on August 15.

Some Congress Leaders Instigating Party Workers: Ashok Gehlot

Some Congress Leaders Instigating Party Workers: Ashok Gehlot

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Jaipur

In a veiled attack on his former deputy Sachin Pilot, Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, said some leaders are instigating party workers by telling them they are not being treated with respect.

MK Stalin's DMK Goes To Supreme Court, Challenges Definition Of Freebies

MK Stalin's DMK Goes To Supreme Court, Challenges Definition Of Freebies

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK has filed a petition in the Supreme Court in the ongoing case about freebies, contending that the scope of a "freebie" is very wide and "there are a lot of aspects which need to be considered".

Delhi-Bound Taj Express Train Searched For 2 Hours In UP After False Bomb Scare

Delhi-Bound Taj Express Train Searched For 2 Hours In UP After False Bomb Scare

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Agra

Passengers were asked to get off the Delhi-bound Taj Express at Mathura and the train was searched for two hours after a false bomb scare on Independence Day, officials said on Tuesday.

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Unnao Rape Survivor Next Week

Supreme Court To Hear Plea Of Unnao Rape Survivor Next Week

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to list next week for hearing a plea of the Unnao rape survivor seeking transfer of a criminal case filed by the father of one of the accused in her sexual assault case from a trial court in Uttar Pradesh to Delhi.

Ready To Work With Centre On Health Services, Education, Says Arvind Kejriwal

Ready To Work With Centre On Health Services, Education, Says Arvind Kejriwal

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged the Centre to use the Delhi government's expertise in improving school education and healthcare facilities across India to make it the number one country in the world.

No Question Of Participating: Farmers' Body On Centre's MSP Panel Meeting

No Question Of Participating: Farmers' Body On Centre's MSP Panel Meeting

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) leaders on Tuesday opposed the upcoming meeting of the committee on Minimum Support Price (MSP) next week, calling the panel a "farce" and said nothing conclusive will come out of the talks.

Vegetable Vendor Beaten To Death By Mob In Rajasthan After Being Mistaken As A Thief

Vegetable Vendor Beaten To Death By Mob In Rajasthan After Being Mistaken As A Thief

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Alwar

A vegetable vendor in Rajasthan's Alwar who was allegedly thrashed by a mob on Monday succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment in a hospital in Jaipur.