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Few "Very Influential People" Involved In Bengal Drugs Case: Police

Few "Very Influential People" Involved In Bengal Drugs Case: Police

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, Kolkata

The Kolkata Police have zeroed in on a few "very influential people" who were probably involved in the drug seizure case in which two BJP leaders, Rakesh Singh and Pamela Goswami, have been arrested, an officer said on Saturday.

IAF Contingent Arrives In Colombo For Sri Lanka Air Force's 70th Anniversary Celebrations

IAF Contingent Arrives In Colombo For Sri Lanka Air Force's 70th Anniversary Celebrations

ANI | Sunday February 28, 2021, New Delhi

The Indian Air Force (IAF) aerobatic display teams, the fixed wing "Suryakirans" and rotary wing "Sarang", along with Light Combat Aircraft Tejas, arrived at Colombo on Saturday to participate in an Air Show.

New Social Media Rules Lack Parliament's Assent, Bureaucrats May Misuse Vast Powers: Congress

New Social Media Rules Lack Parliament's Assent, Bureaucrats May Misuse Vast Powers: Congress

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress Saturday alleged the government has brought "non-statutory" guidelines without Parliament's assent to control social media platforms, saying vast powers have been given to bureaucrats which could be misused.

Odisha Assembly Passes Resolution On Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor Project

Odisha Assembly Passes Resolution On Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor Project

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, Bhubaneswar

The Odisha Assembly on Saturday passed an unanimous resolution on the ''Puri Shreemandira Parikrama Yojana'' or the Jagannath Temple Heritage Corridor Plan, which aims at enhanced security of the 12th century shrine, better amenities for devotees and creation of a spiritual ambience.

Two Co-Accused In Munawar Faruqui Case Walk Out Of Jail

Two Co-Accused In Munawar Faruqui Case Walk Out Of Jail

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, Indore

Two persons involved in organizing a comedy show of stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui were released from the Central jail in Indore on Saturday, after spending nearly two months behind bars.

"Deal Firmly With Violations": Centre To States Amid Surge In Covid Cases

"Deal Firmly With Violations": Centre To States Amid Surge In Covid Cases

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre on Saturday advised states and UTs reporting an increase in coronavirus cases to enforce COVID-appropriate behaviour by dealing firmly with violations and ensure effective surveillance in case of potential super spreading events so as not to squander last year's gains.

"Atmanirbhar Bharat" Isn't Exclusivist India: Prakash Javadekar

"Atmanirbhar Bharat" Isn't Exclusivist India: Prakash Javadekar

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, Hyderabad

"Atmanirbhar Bharat" is not an exclusivist India, but about a self-reliant India and being attached with the world, said senior BJP leader and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday.

Top Officer Sitaram Kunte Appointed Maharashtra Chief Secretary

Top Officer Sitaram Kunte Appointed Maharashtra Chief Secretary

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, Mumbai

Senior IAS officer Sitaram Kunte was on Saturday appointed chief secretary of Maharashtra succeeding Sanjay Kumar.

Leaders Should Display Loyalty To Party By Campaigning In Poll-Bound States: Congress

Leaders Should Display Loyalty To Party By Campaigning In Poll-Bound States: Congress

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress on Saturday said the leaders in the "Group of 23" are respectable partymen in whom it took pride, but advised them to make their "best contribution" and display their "loyalty" to the party by campaigning to strengthen it in the states that are going to polls.

Centre Stubborn, Not Ready To Listen To Farmers, Says Ashok Gehlot

Centre Stubborn, Not Ready To Listen To Farmers, Says Ashok Gehlot

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, jaipur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the centre of being stubborn, saying it is not ready to listen to farmers protesting against its contentious farm laws in harsh weather for the past three months.

Khap Asks Dairies Hike Milk Rates For Centre Bodies To Protest Farm Laws

Khap Asks Dairies Hike Milk Rates For Centre Bodies To Protest Farm Laws

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, Chandigarh

A khap panchayat in Haryana's Hisar on Sunday urged dairy farmers to sell milk at Rs 100 per litre to government cooperative societies in protest against the Centre's farm laws and high fuel prices.

Two Men Allegedly Hired To Kill Rights Activist Arrested In Delhi: Police

Two Men Allegedly Hired To Kill Rights Activist Arrested In Delhi: Police

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, New Delhi

Two men, who were allegedly hired to kill human rights activist Sushil Pandit, were arrested from the RK Puram area,the Delhi Police said on Saturday.

Gujarat Man Tied To Tempo, Dragged By Brother-In-Law: Cops

Gujarat Man Tied To Tempo, Dragged By Brother-In-Law: Cops

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, Surat

A man was tied to a tempo and dragged for nearly half a kilometer by his brother-in-law after a domestic quarrel in Gujarat's Surat, police said.

RSS' Labour Wing To Protest Against Disinvestment

RSS' Labour Wing To Protest Against Disinvestment

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, New Delhi

Annoyed over the BJP-led centre's proposed disinvestment of State-run firms, RSS-affiliated labour union Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) on Saturday said it will launch a phased agitation across the country spanning over eight months against the privatisation of public sector enterprises.

P Chidambaram Slams Government Over Its Stand On Farmers' Protest

P Chidambaram Slams Government Over Its Stand On Farmers' Protest

Press Trust of India | Sunday February 28, 2021, New Delhi

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday attacked the government over the ongoing farmers'' protest, saying the reward to the farm sector for growing at 3.9 per cent in a recession year is to treat the protesting farmers as if they are enemies of the state.