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"Half-Truth Very Dangerous": Congress Says PM Misleading Country On Covid Jabs

"Half-Truth Very Dangerous": Congress Says PM Misleading Country On Covid Jabs

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of misleading the country on vaccinations when only 21 per cent of the country's population was fully vaccinated.

Mehbooba Mufti Sends Legal Notice To Satya Pal Malik Over "Defamatory" Remarks

Mehbooba Mufti Sends Legal Notice To Satya Pal Malik Over "Defamatory" Remarks

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, Srinagar

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti Friday sent a legal notice to former Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik seeking Rs 10 crore compensation for his alleged "defamatory" remarks against her.

To Counter China Threat, Indian Army Deploys Pinaka Rocket System in Assam

To Counter China Threat, Indian Army Deploys Pinaka Rocket System in Assam

Asian News International | Friday October 22, 2021, Guwahati

Indian Army has deployed Pinaka and Smerch Multiple Rocket Launcher Systems (MRLS) at forward position near the China border to counter any threat arising across on the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

"Had Victims Not Been Hindu...": Union Minister Slams Congress On J&K Civilian Killings

"Had Victims Not Been Hindu...": Union Minister Slams Congress On J&K Civilian Killings

Asian News International | Friday October 22, 2021, Patna

Had the civilians killed in Jammu and Kashmir been from any community other than "Hindu", the area would have become a site for political tourism, Union Minister Giriraj Singh said in an apparent attack on Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.

Congress Names Harish Chaudhary Punjab In-Charge, Relieves Harish Rawat

Congress Names Harish Chaudhary Punjab In-Charge, Relieves Harish Rawat

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

Harish Chaudhary has served as the national secretary of the AICC and is currently a member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly.

Plea Challenges Delhi Order On Compulsory Vaccination For School Staff

Plea Challenges Delhi Order On Compulsory Vaccination For School Staff

Asian News International | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the state government to file a reply on a petition challenging a decision that makes it mandatory for all teachers and school staff to be vaccinated.

Shiromani Akali Dal Announces 2 More Candidates For Punjab Assembly Polls 2022

Shiromani Akali Dal Announces 2 More Candidates For Punjab Assembly Polls 2022

Asian News International | Friday October 22, 2021, Chandigarh

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday announces two more candidates for the Punjab Assembly elections scheduled for 2022.

Ananya Panday, Questioned, Denies Helping Aryan Khan Get Drugs: Report

Ananya Panday, Questioned, Denies Helping Aryan Khan Get Drugs: Report

Reported by Saurabh Gupta,Sunil Kumar Singh, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

Actor Ananya Panday, being questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in the drugs-on-cruise case, has reportedly denied allegations of supplying or using drugs.

Soldier Killed In J&K Cremated With Full Military Honours In Madhya Pradesh

Soldier Killed In J&K Cremated With Full Military Honours In Madhya Pradesh

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021

The mortal remains of Karnveer Singh, a soldier with the Indian Army who was killed in an encounter with ultras in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian, were consigned to flames at his native village in Madhya Pradesh''s Satna district with full military hono

"Not Happy Situation": Supreme Court To Government On Tribunal Vacancies

"Not Happy Situation": Supreme Court To Government On Tribunal Vacancies

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Friday criticised the government over its failure to fill vacancies in state and district-level bodies resolving consumer disputes, saying it was "unfortunate" that it had to be called upon to look into such a matter.

70 Million Pound Investment, Economic Deals: UK On Minister's India Visit

70 Million Pound Investment, Economic Deals: UK On Minister's India Visit

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Arun Nair | Friday October 22, 2021

India and the UK are expected to sign a series of tech and infrastructure deals during a two-day visit by the UK Foreign Secretary starting today. The visit will also be used to strengthen the economic and security ties between the two countries, the

"Political Terrorism": Trinamool Leader Slams BJP Over Attack On Party MP

"Political Terrorism": Trinamool Leader Slams BJP Over Attack On Party MP

Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Friday October 22, 2021, Kolkata

Trinamool Congress MP Sushmita Dev's car was vandalised by some people in Tripura today. Some employees of a private firm that is helping Ms Dev's party in political campaigns were injured in the attack.

Man Cheats Shopkeepers By Calling In Woman's Voice, Arrested: Police

Man Cheats Shopkeepers By Calling In Woman's Voice, Arrested: Police

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, Thane

Police have arrested a 44-year-old man from Nalasopara in neighbouring Palghar district for allegedly cheating several shopkeepers by making phone calls in a woman's voice, an official said on Friday.

JNU Activist Sharjeel Imam Denied Bail, Delhi Court Quotes Swami Vivekananda

JNU Activist Sharjeel Imam Denied Bail, Delhi Court Quotes Swami Vivekananda

Asian News International | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

A Delhi Court today while dismissing the bail plea of JNU student and activist Sharjeel Imam quoted Swami Vivekananda, "We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think; Words are secondary; Thoughts live; they travel far."

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Plea Seeking Setting Up Of Community Kitchens Across India

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Plea Seeking Setting Up Of Community Kitchens Across India

Press Trust of India | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today agreed to list for an urgent hearing the plea seeking directions to all states and union territories (UTs) to formulate a scheme for setting up of community kitchens across the country to combat hunger and malnutrition.