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Indian Navy's Role Important In Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath Singh

Indian Navy's Role Important In Indian Ocean Region: Rajnath Singh

Asian News International | Tuesday October 19, 2021, New Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday addressed the naval commanders during the inaugural session of the Commanders' Conference and interacted with them on matters pertaining to national security.

On CCTV, Cop's Swift Action Saves Pregnant Woman Who Fell From Train Near Mumbai

On CCTV, Cop's Swift Action Saves Pregnant Woman Who Fell From Train Near Mumbai

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Monday October 18, 2021, New Delhi

A constable at the Kalyan Railway Station near Mumbai saved a pregnant woman from falling into the gap between the train and the platform on Monday, CCTV footage of the platform showed.

Bloody Clothes, Swords Used To Chop Man's Hand At Farmers' Protest Found

Bloody Clothes, Swords Used To Chop Man's Hand At Farmers' Protest Found

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday October 18, 2021, New Delhi

Two swords that were used to cut off a man's hand and foot in the gruesome murder at the farmers protest near Delhi last week have been found along with the bloodstained clothes - all belonging to two members of the Nihang sect who have been arrested

Congress Vs BJP Over 'Kanya Pujan' Ritual Before Madhya Pradesh Bypolls

Congress Vs BJP Over 'Kanya Pujan' Ritual Before Madhya Pradesh Bypolls

Written by Anurag Dwary | Monday October 18, 2021, Bhopal

The Madhya Pradesh government last year told every department that before starting any programme, they should perform Kanya Pujan, a ritual that involves honouring girls with worship in the belief that it is auspicious.

Yogi Adityanath On Backing Samajwadi Party MLA For UP Deputy Speaker Post

Yogi Adityanath On Backing Samajwadi Party MLA For UP Deputy Speaker Post

Press Trust of India | Monday October 18, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday justified supporting rebel SP candidate NItin Agarwal for the post of deputy speaker and said the opposition party was unable to bring forward a young face in the past four-and-half years.

4 Including BJP Leader In SUV That Mowed Down Farmers In UP Arrested

4 Including BJP Leader In SUV That Mowed Down Farmers In UP Arrested

Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Monday October 18, 2021, Lakhimpur Kheri, UP

Four more people, including a BJP leader who was seen inside the SUV that mowed down protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri, have been arrested today.

Rahul Gandhi Should Be Party President Again: Congress Leader

Rahul Gandhi Should Be Party President Again: Congress Leader

Asian News International | Monday October 18, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Tariq Hameed Karra has said that Rahul Gandhi should be party chief again as he is the "most popular and influential leader" party leader for people of the country.

BJP To Hold Sports Competition For Party MPs Next Month

BJP To Hold Sports Competition For Party MPs Next Month

Asian News International | Monday October 18, 2021, New Delhi

As part of efforts to promote sports among its public representatives and to use games to foster national unity, the BJP has decided to organise a sports competition for its members of parliament.

UP BJP MLA Gets 5 Years In Jail In 28-Year-Old Fake Marksheet Case

UP BJP MLA Gets 5 Years In Jail In 28-Year-Old Fake Marksheet Case

Press Trust of India | Monday October 18, 2021, Ayodhya

Indra Pratap Tiwari, BJP MLA from Gosaiganj in Ayodhya, was on Monday sentenced to five years imprisonment by a special court in a 28-year-old case of using a fake mark sheet to get admission in college.

Punjab Cabinet "Completely Against" Centre's Decision To Extend BSF's Jurisdiction

Punjab Cabinet "Completely Against" Centre's Decision To Extend BSF's Jurisdiction

Press Trust of India | Monday October 18, 2021, Chandigarh

The Punjab Cabinet has taken a serious view of the Centre's move to extend the BSF's area of jurisdiction in the state, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said, adding, law and order is a state subject.

Killing Of Bihar Workers In J&K "Matter Of Serious Concern": Nitish Kumar

Killing Of Bihar Workers In J&K "Matter Of Serious Concern": Nitish Kumar

Press Trust of India | Monday October 18, 2021, Patna

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday condemned the targeted killing of Bihari migrant workers in Jammu and Kashmir, saying the incidents have created an "environment of fear".

India, UK Hold Inaugural Maritime Dialogue, Discuss Cooperation In Indo-Pacific

India, UK Hold Inaugural Maritime Dialogue, Discuss Cooperation In Indo-Pacific

Press Trust of India | Monday October 18, 2021, New Delhi

India and the UK on Monday held their inaugural maritime dialogue in a virtual format which involved exchanges on cooperation in the maritime domain and the Indo-Pacific, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

Bypoll Win By RJD Could Result In <i>"Khela"</i> In Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav

Bypoll Win By RJD Could Result In "Khela" In Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav

Press Trust of India | Monday October 18, 2021, Patna

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav today claimed that his party's victory in by-polls to two assembly segments in Bihar would lead to a political upheaval in the state where the NDA is running a government with a slender majority.

"No Jobs In Bihar": Opposition Targets Nitish Kumar On Kashmir Killings

"No Jobs In Bihar": Opposition Targets Nitish Kumar On Kashmir Killings

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday October 18, 2021, Patna

The killings of Biharis in Kashmir has set off ripple effects in Bihar, with the opposition putting it down to what it calls the Nitish Kumar government's failure to create jobs.

Watch: Nainital's Iconic Mall Road Flooded As Lake's Water Level Rises

Watch: Nainital's Iconic Mall Road Flooded As Lake's Water Level Rises

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Monday October 18, 2021, Nainital

Water from the Naini Lake in Uttarakhand's Nainital overflowed its banks this evening, flooding the iconic Mall Road that runs parallel to the lake as rain continues to batter the mountain state for over 24 hours straight.