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Case Against Unknown Persons For Removing Tricolour From J&K Building

Case Against Unknown Persons For Removing Tricolour From J&K Building

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Jammu

A case was registered against unidentified persons for allegedly removing the national flag atop a building in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

"Congress Needs Permanent President": Shashi Tharoor

"Congress Needs Permanent President": Shashi Tharoor

Asian News International | Sunday September 19, 2021, Muvattupuzha (Kerala)

Expressing the need to have a permanent president of the Congress, senior party leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday emphasised that more energy needs to be instilled in the organizational structure of the party.

COVID-19 Pandemic Hit Country's Economy Hard: President Ram Nath Kovind

COVID-19 Pandemic Hit Country's Economy Hard: President Ram Nath Kovind

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Shimla

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said the Covid pandemic hit the country's economy hard and the government has taken various fiscal measures to alleviate distress and help the poor.

Congress Launches Campaign To Appoint Media Team In UP

Congress Launches Campaign To Appoint Media Team In UP

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Lucknow

A team of Congress leaders will visit different districts to select potential spokespersons and media coordinators.

Jammu Traders Call For Day-Long Strike On September 22

Jammu Traders Call For Day-Long Strike On September 22

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Jammu

Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called for a day-long ''peaceful'' strike on September 22 to protest the alleged "discrimination of highest degree by the government" with them.

Delhi Court Summons Wife Of Mamata Banerjee Nephew On Probe Agency Complaint

Delhi Court Summons Wife Of Mamata Banerjee Nephew On Probe Agency Complaint

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

A Delhi court today summoned Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife Rujira on a complaint filed by the Enforcement Directorate for allegedly refusing to join the probe in a money laundering case linked to an alleged coal scam in West Bengal.

Income Tax Searches Continue At Premises Linked To Maharashtra Ex-Home Minister

Income Tax Searches Continue At Premises Linked To Maharashtra Ex-Home Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Nagpur

The Income Tax department today continued for the second day its searches here at properties and institutes linked to former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh in an alleged tax evasion case, local police officers said.

Babul Supriyo Not Politically Significant, Departure Not A Loss To BJP: Suvendu Adhikari

Babul Supriyo Not Politically Significant, Departure Not A Loss To BJP: Suvendu Adhikari

Asian News International | Saturday September 18, 2021, Kolkata

After former Union Minister Babul Supriyo joined Trinamool Congress (TMC), Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari on Saturday said Supriyo's departure did not cause any loss to the BJP since he is not politically significant.

Another Congress Department Passes Resolution To Make Rahul Gandhi Party Chief

Another Congress Department Passes Resolution To Make Rahul Gandhi Party Chief

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress social media department Saturday passed a resolution to make Rahul Gandhi party president at the earliest, saying his leadership will bring new energy into the party cadre.

Mumbai Police On High Alert Ahead Of Last Day Of Ganesh Festival

Mumbai Police On High Alert Ahead Of Last Day Of Ganesh Festival

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Mumbai

Police arrested one person from Mumbai in connection with an alleged terror plot unearthed by Delhi Police.

As Babul Supriyo Joins Trinamool, Congress Says Many In BJP To Quit Party

As Babul Supriyo Joins Trinamool, Congress Says Many In BJP To Quit Party

Asian News International | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

After former Union minister Babul Supriyo joined the Trinamool Congress, the Congress has taken potshots at the BJP, saying that many other leaders in the party will follow suit.

Goa Casinos To Start From Monday As Covid Positivity Rate Declines

Goa Casinos To Start From Monday As Covid Positivity Rate Declines

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Panaji

The Goa government on Saturday said casinos will resume operations from Monday on the condition that they adhere to strict COVID-19 protocols, said an official.

Punjab Police Uncovers Blast Plot, Finds Another "Tiffin Bomb"

Punjab Police Uncovers Blast Plot, Finds Another "Tiffin Bomb"

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Saturday September 18, 2021, Chandigarh

A plot to cause an explosion at a crowded area in Punjab's Jalalabad was uncovered after the police arrested one of the men accused of planning the blast.

PM Modi Holds Marathon Meeting With Top Officials, Stresses On Execution Of Ideas

PM Modi Holds Marathon Meeting With Top Officials, Stresses On Execution Of Ideas

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a marathon meeting with the secretaries of central government departments on Saturday and wondered why the bureaucrats, despite having vision for development, lacked in the execution, sources said.

Maharashtra Man Kidnaps 4-Year-Old Brother Of Woman For Rejecting Marriage Proposal: Cops

Maharashtra Man Kidnaps 4-Year-Old Brother Of Woman For Rejecting Marriage Proposal: Cops

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Thane

A man allegedly kidnapped the 4-year-old brother of the woman who had rejected his marriage proposal.