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"Misguided Missile": Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Badal On Navjot Singh Sidhu

"Misguided Missile": Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Badal On Navjot Singh Sidhu

Asian News International | Wednesday September 29, 2021, Chandigarh (Punjab)

Taking a swipe at Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu who resigned from his post, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday said the former is a "misguided missile" that does not know its destination.

Archana Puran Singh Memes Trend As Navjot Sidhu Quits As Punjab Congress Chief

Archana Puran Singh Memes Trend As Navjot Sidhu Quits As Punjab Congress Chief

Asian News International | Wednesday September 29, 2021, Mumbai

Actor and TV personality Archana Puran Singh, who had replaced Navjot Singh Sidhu on ''The Kapil Sharma Show'', started to trend on the internet after the cricketer-turned-politician''s resignation as Punjab Congress chief in a dramatic turn of even

Arvind Kejriwal Launches "Deshbhakti Curriculum" For All Delhi Government Schools

Arvind Kejriwal Launches "Deshbhakti Curriculum" For All Delhi Government Schools

Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 29, 2021, New Delhi

Every child in Delhi will be a patriot in the true sense, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal exuded as he launched the AAP government's ambitious ''Deshbhakti Curriculum'' on Tuesday.

RSS Chief To Visit J&K Tomorrow, Maiden Visit Since Article 370 Abrogation

RSS Chief To Visit J&K Tomorrow, Maiden Visit Since Article 370 Abrogation

Asian News International | Wednesday September 29, 2021, Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir)

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat will be on a four-day visit to Jammu from September 30.

18 Suspended Over Irregularities In Top Rajasthan Exam

18 Suspended Over Irregularities In Top Rajasthan Exam

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Jaipur

Taking strict action against those involved in alleged suspicious activities and irregularities during the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET)-2021, the state government suspended two senior officials and 13 employees of the educati

"What Stands Compromised...": Congress Leader On Navjot Sidhu's Move

"What Stands Compromised...": Congress Leader On Navjot Sidhu's Move

Reported by Mohammed Ghazali, Edited by Debanish Achom | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Chandigarh

A former Punjab Congress chief has criticised his party colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu over "breach of trust", hours after Mr Sidhu resigned as Punjab Congress chief barely two months into the job.

Finance Minister Calls For Focus On Mental Health In Post-Pandemic Policies

Finance Minister Calls For Focus On Mental Health In Post-Pandemic Policies

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday urged the United Nations that post-pandemic policies must provide for adequate recognition of the mental wellbeing of vulnerable sections.

Will Provide Rehabilitation To Woman Sexually Assaulted By Father: Panel To Top Court

Will Provide Rehabilitation To Woman Sexually Assaulted By Father: Panel To Top Court

Asian News International | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court there is no specific policy in place for the rehabilitation of rape and incest survivors in the national capital, but the Commission, on its own takes up rehabilitation of certain sur

Senior Security Officer, Maoist Killed In Jharkhand Encounter

Senior Security Officer, Maoist Killed In Jharkhand Encounter

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Ranchi

A 41-year-old deputy commandant-rank official of Jharkhand Jaguar, an anti-Maoist force of state police, was killed in an encounter in Latehar district on Tuesday, a senior official said.

Heavy Rain, Lightning Kill 13 In Maharashtra, Over 560 People Rescued

Heavy Rain, Lightning Kill 13 In Maharashtra, Over 560 People Rescued

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Aurangabad/Mumbai

At least 13 people died in heavy showers, floods and lightning in parts of Maharashtra with the Marathwada region bearing the brunt of rain fury, while more than 40 stranded villagers were rescued.

Nuclear Disarmament Only Through Step-By-Step Process: Foreign Secretary

Nuclear Disarmament Only Through Step-By-Step Process: Foreign Secretary

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, United Nations

India will engage with all member states in a "spirit of openness" towards realising a nuclear weapons-free world, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Tuesday, reiterating that the goal of nuclear disarmament can be achieved through a st

No Possibility Of Fair Election In West Bengal, Says BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya

No Possibility Of Fair Election In West Bengal, Says BJP's Kailash Vijayvargiya

Asian News International | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Indore, Madhya Pradesh

A day after Dilip Ghosh demanded suspension of the upcoming by-poll for Bhabanipur constituency, BJP National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said that the possibility of a fair election in West Bengal is "not even one per cent".

77 People Rescued From Two Flooded Maharashtra Villages

77 People Rescued From Two Flooded Maharashtra Villages

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Beed

A total of 77 people trapped in two villages in Beed district in Maharashtra amid heavy rains were rescued on Tuesday, officials said.

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Raping, Killing Girl, Fined Rs 1.5 Lakh

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Raping, Killing Girl, Fined Rs 1.5 Lakh

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Ghaziabad

A POCSO court in Ghaziabad on Tuesday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping and killing a seven-year-old girl, and imposed a pecuniary fine of Rs 1.5 lakh on the convict.

2 Bengal Trekkers Die In Himachal Mountains, 14 Others Returning: Official

2 Bengal Trekkers Die In Himachal Mountains, 14 Others Returning: Official

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Shimla

Two West Bengal trekkers of an 18-strong team died of extreme weather conditions near Khemenger Glacier in Himachal's mountains while 14 others are on their way back to safety after staying stranded there for several days, an official said on Tuesday