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"Freebie For One Is Another's Essential Need": Ex-Chief Economic Advisor

"Freebie For One Is Another's Essential Need": Ex-Chief Economic Advisor

Reported by Sreenivasan Jain | Wednesday August 17, 2022, New Delhi

Former Chief Economic advisor Arvind Subramanian today joined the debate on "freebies", saying deciding what's a freebie and what's not from the outside is a "mug's game".

Watch: UP Cops Perform <i>Naagin</i> Dance, Internet Calls Them "Multitalented"

Watch: UP Cops Perform Naagin Dance, Internet Calls Them "Multitalented"

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Wednesday August 17, 2022

A video of a Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector and a constable performing "naagin" dance has gone viral on the Internet. The clip is said to be shot in the Kotwali district of UP on Independence Day.

Near-Catastrophe At Madhya Pradesh's Karam Dam Brings Tender Scam In Focus Again

Near-Catastrophe At Madhya Pradesh's Karam Dam Brings Tender Scam In Focus Again

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Wednesday August 17, 2022, Bhopal

The under-construction, much-delayed Karam Dam in Dhar district is one of many being probed, BJP government has said; scam pegged at Rs 3,000 crore; minister says won't spare guilty "even if from our party"

Amid Flood Situation In Odisha, Swollen Mahanadi River Becomes Tourist Spot For Some

Amid Flood Situation In Odisha, Swollen Mahanadi River Becomes Tourist Spot For Some

Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 17, 2022, Cuttack

The Mahanadi, which has caused misery for many across several districts of Odisha due to floods in the wake of incessant rainfall, has turned into a tourist attraction for some who are making a beeline to see the mighty river in spate.

Trinamool Leader's Assets Worth Rs 17 Crore Seized By CBI In Cattle Scam

Trinamool Leader's Assets Worth Rs 17 Crore Seized By CBI In Cattle Scam

Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 17, 2022, New Delhi

The CBI has frozen fixed deposits worth Rs 16.97 crore allegedly belonging to TMC leader Anubrata Mondal and his family members in connection with a case of cattle smuggling across Indo-Bangladesh boder, officials said Wednesday.

Aaditya Thackeray's "Real" Chief Minister Dig At Eknath Shinde

Aaditya Thackeray's "Real" Chief Minister Dig At Eknath Shinde

Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 17, 2022, Mumbai

Aaditya Thackeray's appeared to hint at Devendra Fadnavis, who holds home, finance and a host of other key ministries.

Daat Kali Tunnel Aims To Protect National Park's Wildlife: Nitin Gadkari

Daat Kali Tunnel Aims To Protect National Park's Wildlife: Nitin Gadkari

Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 17, 2022, New Delhi

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said there is a breakthrough in the Delhi-Dehradun Expressway project as the last 20-km stretch that passes through the eco-sensitive zone of Raja Ji National Park is being constructed.

Take Strict Action Against Mask Violators, Airlines Told As Cases Rise

Take Strict Action Against Mask Violators, Airlines Told As Cases Rise

Reported by Vishnu Som | Wednesday August 17, 2022, New Delhi

Take Strict Action Against Mask Violators, Airlines Told As Cases Rise

Protests Against CAA Start After 2-Year Gap In Northeast

Protests Against CAA Start After 2-Year Gap In Northeast

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Sanjib Kumar Das | Wednesday August 17, 2022, Guwahati

After a gap of almost two years, protests against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) returned to the Northeast today.

Bhim Army Chief Detained In Rajasthan, Wanted To Meet Family Of Dalit Child

Bhim Army Chief Detained In Rajasthan, Wanted To Meet Family Of Dalit Child

Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh | Wednesday August 17, 2022, Jaipur

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad was detained today at the Jodhpur airport, on his way to meet the family of the Dalit boy killed by his teacher in Rajasthan last month.

Centre Grants 'Z' Security To Industrialist Gautam Adani

Centre Grants 'Z' Security To Industrialist Gautam Adani

Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 17, 2022, New Delhi

Billionaire industrialist and Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has been accorded a 'Z' category VIP security cover of CRPF commandos by the central government, official sources said Wednesday.

"Dear Me...": Jacqueline Fernandez Insta Post After Laundering Case Filed

"Dear Me...": Jacqueline Fernandez Insta Post After Laundering Case Filed

Edited by Debanish Achom | Wednesday August 17, 2022, New Delhi

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez has shared a note - "Dear me" - posted by an Instagram community run by her that has 1.18 lakh followers, after she was named in a chargesheet by the Enforcement Directorate in a Rs 200 crore extortion case.

Opposition Slams New Bihar Law Minister Over Involvement In Criminal Cases

Opposition Slams New Bihar Law Minister Over Involvement In Criminal Cases

Asian News International | Wednesday August 17, 2022, Patna

The induction of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Kartikeya Singh as the law minister of the state has caused a stir as the opposition slammed Singh over his involvement in criminal cases.

UP Man Carries Mother To Hospital In A Cart, She Dies On The Way

UP Man Carries Mother To Hospital In A Cart, She Dies On The Way

Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 17, 2022, Shahjahanpur , UP

A man carried his sick mother on a handcart for over four kilometres to reach a community health centre here on Wednesday after he could not get an ambulance.

On Twitter, BJP Compares PM Modi's Red Fort Speeches with Predecessors'

On Twitter, BJP Compares PM Modi's Red Fort Speeches with Predecessors'

Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 17, 2022, New Delhi

The BJP has launched a social media campaign -- 'Desh ki Badli Soch' (country's mindset has changed) -- to project Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a favourable light by comparing his Independence Day speeches with those of his Congress predecessors.