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Supreme Court Relief For Mamata Banerjee Over Narada Case Affidavits

Supreme Court Relief For Mamata Banerjee Over Narada Case Affidavits

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed a Calcutta High Court order refusing to take on record affidavits filed in connection with the Narada case by Mamata Banerjee and Law Minister Moloy Ghatak, and asked them to file fresh pleas with the High Court.

PM Modi: "Emergency's Dark Days Can Never Be Forgotten"

PM Modi: "Emergency's Dark Days Can Never Be Forgotten"

Asian News International | Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

PM Modi on Emergency: "The period from 1975 to 1977 witnessed the systematic destruction of institutions". The PM tweeted, let us pledge to do everything possible to strengthen India's democratic spirit.

Kerala Court's Relief For Lakshadweep Filmmaker Aisha Sultana In Sedition Case

Kerala Court's Relief For Lakshadweep Filmmaker Aisha Sultana In Sedition Case

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Friday June 25, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

In a relief for Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana in a sedition case filed against her, the Kerala High Court today granted her bail. The court had earlier given a temporary relief for one week, in the form of an interim bail, reserving the final o

1st 'Made-In-India' Aircraft Carrier To Be Commissioned Next Year: Rajnath Singh

1st 'Made-In-India' Aircraft Carrier To Be Commissioned Next Year: Rajnath Singh

Press Trust of India | Friday June 25, 2021, Kochi

India's first 'made-in-India' Aircraft Carrier - INS Vikrant - will be commissioned next year, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said at the southern naval command in Kochi today.

In Pics: The Strawberry Moon in India And Other Countries

In Pics: The Strawberry Moon in India And Other Countries

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday June 25, 2021

Strawberry Moon images: This Full Moon has different names - the Strawberry Moon, Mead Moon or Rose Moon. For Hindus in India, this Full Moon is called Vat Purnima. Sri Lanka celebrates Poshan Poya during the June Full Moon. See pics

Amid COVID-19, This Family Provided Free Oxygen Cylinders To Patients

Amid COVID-19, This Family Provided Free Oxygen Cylinders To Patients

Reported by Sunilkumar M Singh | Friday June 25, 2021, Mumbai

Pascal Saldhanha, 55, and his family have been performing an extraordinary service during the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in India. The Saldhanha family has so far given free oxygen cylinders to more than 200 patients.

Kerala Doctors Intensify Protest Over Assault Of Junior Surgeon

Kerala Doctors Intensify Protest Over Assault Of Junior Surgeon

Asian News International | Friday June 25, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala Government Medical Officers' Association (KGMOA) is set to intensify its protest on Friday over the non-arrest of an alleged police trainee, accused of assaulting a doctor on duty at the district hospital of Alappuzha.

Why No Large-Scale Testing To Prevent Delta Plus Variant: Rahul Gandhi

Why No Large-Scale Testing To Prevent Delta Plus Variant: Rahul Gandhi

Asian News International | Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday asked the Centre why large-scale testing is not being done to check and prevent the spread of the Delta plus variant of COVID-19 and sought to know the effectiveness of vaccines against it.

"Can You Believe What All Were Banned?" PM Shares Post On Emergency

"Can You Believe What All Were Banned?" PM Shares Post On Emergency

Edited by Stela Dey | Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a stinging attack on the Congress today over the 1975 Emergency saying the 21-month period "witnessed a systematic destruction of institutions".

Tejashwi Yadav's New Gesture To Win Over Chirag Paswan

Tejashwi Yadav's New Gesture To Win Over Chirag Paswan

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday June 25, 2021, Bihar

After sending out warm vibes to Chirag Paswan, whose ties with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are at a crossroads, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is set for his next grand gesture.

Day Of The Seafarer 2021: Theme, Importance And All About The Day

Day Of The Seafarer 2021: Theme, Importance And All About The Day

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday June 25, 2021

Seafarer Day 2021: Every year the Day of Seafarer is celebrated to show our gratitude to millions of seafarers who spend months at sea to make sure smooth supply chains. The 2021 Day of the Seafarer campaign calls for a fair future for seafarers.

FIR In UP Against News Site Over Documentary On Mosque Demolition

FIR In UP Against News Site Over Documentary On Mosque Demolition

Written by Alok Pandey | Friday June 25, 2021, Lucknow

Days after a case was filed against online news platform - The Wire - over tweets linked to the alleged assault of a Muslim man in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, the state police have filed another case against the news website - this time in Barabanki.

Ex Maharashtra Minister Anil Deshmukh's Home Searched By Probe Agency ED

Ex Maharashtra Minister Anil Deshmukh's Home Searched By Probe Agency ED

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Arun Nair | Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate on Friday conducted a search operation at the house of former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, who is facing allegations of corruption and misconduct.

Delhi Exaggerated Oxygen Need 4X: Centre vs AAP Over This Claim

Delhi Exaggerated Oxygen Need 4X: Centre vs AAP Over This Claim

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi government exaggerated the city's oxygen requirement by four times during the peak of the Covid crisis in April-May and the supply of excess oxygen "affected other states", a Supreme Court audit team has said in an interim report.

51,667 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India, 4.4% Lower Than Yesterday

51,667 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India, 4.4% Lower Than Yesterday

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Arun Nair | Friday June 25, 2021, New Delhi

India's Covid chart continued to show improvement today, with the country recording 51,667 cases, a marginal drop from yesterday's 54,069 figure. The country's tally now stands at 3.01 crore while total fatalities are at 3.93 lakh after 1,329 deaths.