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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.

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.

Congress Leader Veerappa Moily, Arundhathi Subramaniam Win Sahitya Akademi Award

Congress Leader Veerappa Moily, Arundhathi Subramaniam Win Sahitya Akademi Award

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

Politician-writer M Veerappa Moily and poet Arundhathi Subramaniam were among the 20 authors who received the Sahitya Akademi Award for 2020 at a ceremony in Delhi on Saturday.

Newly-Appointed Gujarat Ministers Take Charge

Newly-Appointed Gujarat Ministers Take Charge

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

Several newly-appointed ministers of the Gujarat government on Saturday took charge of their offices at Sachivalay, with some choosing an auspicious time and others coming with familiesfor blessings.

"BJP To Retain Power In Uttarakhand in 2022, Target Over 60 Seats": Party Leader

"BJP To Retain Power In Uttarakhand in 2022, Target Over 60 Seats": Party Leader

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

After returning from her two-day visit to Uttarakhand, state BJP co-incharge Locket Chatterjee today exuded confidence that the party will form the government again in the state by winning over 60 seats in Assembly polls next year.

18-Year-Old Arrested In UP For Allegedly Raping Minor, Sharing Video Online

18-Year-Old Arrested In UP For Allegedly Raping Minor, Sharing Video Online

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Mahoba (Uttar Pradesh)

The police here today arrested an 18-year-old for allegedly raping a minor girl and posting a video of the act online, officials said.