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"Woman Officers' Visibility Can...": Supreme Court Judge Applauds Chief Justice

"Woman Officers' Visibility Can...": Supreme Court Judge Applauds Chief Justice

Written by Sukirti Dwivedi , Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

The appointment of woman judges can shift stereotypes and change attitudes and perceptions of gender roles, Supreme Court Justice BV Nagarathna said. She credited Chief Justice NV Ramana for the possibility of heading the Indian judiciary in 2027.

India Has Suffered Due To Colonial-Era Laws, Says Supreme Court Judge

India Has Suffered Due To Colonial-Era Laws, Says Supreme Court Judge

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Supreme Court judge P S Narasimha today said India has suffered over 70 years due to colonial era laws and their interpretation and that de-colonialisation of laws is a constitutional mission for the judges.

"BJP Has Cheated Sugarcane Farmers In UP": Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

"BJP Has Cheated Sugarcane Farmers In UP": Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said the BJP has "cheated" the sugarcane farmers in a "big way" as there has been only a marginal hike in the price under its rule while the input costs have gone up many times.

Watch: Punjab Chief Minister Stops Vehicle To Greet Newly-Wed Couple

Watch: Punjab Chief Minister Stops Vehicle To Greet Newly-Wed Couple

Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

A newly-wed couple in Punjab was in for a pleasant surprise when Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi stopped his vehicle to greet them. He spotted the couple in Mandi Kalan village during his visit to Bathinda.

"Avoid Shifting Goalposts": India's Envoy To China On Bilateral Ties

"Avoid Shifting Goalposts": India's Envoy To China On Bilateral Ties

Asian News International | Sunday September 26, 2021, Beijing

India's envoy to China, Vikram Misri, has said "shifting of goalposts" should be avoided in bilateral relations as they serve as an obstacle that could block progress.

Jharkhand All-Party Delegation Meets Amit Shah, Seeks Caste-Based Census

Jharkhand All-Party Delegation Meets Amit Shah, Seeks Caste-Based Census

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

An all-party delegation from Jharkhand led by Chief Minister Hemant Soren met Home Minister Amit Shah today and demanded that a caste-based census be conducted in the country.

Two Children Drown In Pit Dug For Sewage Line In Madhya Pradesh

Two Children Drown In Pit Dug For Sewage Line In Madhya Pradesh

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, Katni, Madhya Pradesh

Two children drowned today in a water-filled pit dug for a sewage plant in Madhya Pradesh's Katni district, the police said. The two - Krishna Bain (8) and Riya Bain (9) - were cousins, they said.

PM Modi To Launch Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Tomorrow

PM Modi To Launch Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Tomorrow

Asian News International | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission at 11 am tomorrow via video conferencing, which will be followed by his address on the occasion, the Prime Minister's Office informed Sunday.

Cyclone Gulab Reaches Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Winds Up To 100 Kmph

Cyclone Gulab Reaches Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Winds Up To 100 Kmph

Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Cyclone Gulab has made landfall in coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, the weather office tweeted this evening. The cyclone will cross the coasts between Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Gopalpur in Odisha in the next three hours.

S Jaishankar On 2-Day Visit To Mexico Starting Today

S Jaishankar On 2-Day Visit To Mexico Starting Today

Asian News International | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will embark on a two-day visit to Mexico today, the Ministry of External Affairs announced.

Army Officer Sets New Guinness Record For "Fastest Solo Cycling"

Army Officer Sets New Guinness Record For "Fastest Solo Cycling"

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, Jammu

An Army Officer has set a new Guinness world record for 'Fastest Solo Cycling (Men)' by covering a distance of 472 km from Leh to Manali in 34 hours and 54 minutes, a defence spokesman said on Sunday.

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh Arrives In Oman On 3-Day Visit

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh Arrives In Oman On 3-Day Visit

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh arrived in Oman on Sunday for a three-day visit aimed at further expansion of bilateral military ties with the influential Gulf nation.

Amit Shah, 6 Chief Ministers Review Security, Development in Maoist-Hit Areas

Amit Shah, 6 Chief Ministers Review Security, Development in Maoist-Hit Areas

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, New Delhi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today reviewed the security situation and the implementation of development projects in Maoist-affected areas with six chief ministers and top officials of four states.

'Bluetooth <i>Chappals</i>': How Some Tried To Cheat In Top Rajasthan Exam

'Bluetooth Chappals': How Some Tried To Cheat In Top Rajasthan Exam

Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday September 26, 2021, Jaipur

Five people have been arrested for trying to cheat in an important exam for selecting teachers for government schools in Rajasthan. The candidates were found wearing "chappals" with Bluetooth devices fitted inside the sole, officials have said.

Goa Chief Minister Praises Fiery Diplomat Who Took On Pakistan In UN

Goa Chief Minister Praises Fiery Diplomat Who Took On Pakistan In UN

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 26, 2021, Panaji

Goa Chief Minister today congratulated Indian diplomat Sneha Dubey for her blistering retort to Imran Khan at the UNGA after he raked up the Kashmir issue, and lauded her for building a strong foundation of her life during her schooling in the state.