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"We do what we say": Rahul Gandhi On Congress Waiving Farmers' Loans

"We do what we say": Rahul Gandhi On Congress Waiving Farmers' Loans

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 07, 2022, Kota, Rajasthan

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asserted that his party delivers on its promises and has waived loans of 22 lakh farmers in Rajasthan.

Meghalaya Parties Start Naming Candidates For Next Year's Elections

Meghalaya Parties Start Naming Candidates For Next Year's Elections

Written by Saurabh Gupta | Wednesday December 07, 2022, Kolkata

Local political parties in Meghalaya have started declaring candidates for the upcoming assembly elections in the state which are due early next year.

Objectionable Video Of Rajasthan Minister Goes Viral, BJP Demands Sacking

Objectionable Video Of Rajasthan Minister Goes Viral, BJP Demands Sacking

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 07, 2022, Jaipur

A sleazy video purportedly showing Rajasthan Minority Affairs Minister Saleh Mohammad has gone viral on social media, prompting the BJP to demand his dismissal.

Come A Long Way From Being "<i>Jhumka City</i>": Yogi Adityanath On Bareilly

Come A Long Way From Being "Jhumka City": Yogi Adityanath On Bareilly

Asian News International | Wednesday December 07, 2022, Bareilly

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that Bareilly has come a long way from being known as "Jhumka City" to a smart city in the last few years, thanks to the double engine government in the state.

"Will Protect Journalists, Pandits In Kashmir," Says Home Ministry Amid Fresh Threats

"Will Protect Journalists, Pandits In Kashmir," Says Home Ministry Amid Fresh Threats

Written by Neeta Sharma , Edited by Sanjib Kumar Das | Wednesday December 07, 2022, New Delhi

The Union Home Ministry said the government has taken several steps to protect the lives of people, including media persons, as security and intelligence agencies remain deployed across Jammu and Kashmir to thwart terrorists and their handlers

"16 Bills Listed In Parliament Interfere With States": Mamata Banerjee

"16 Bills Listed In Parliament Interfere With States": Mamata Banerjee

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday December 07, 2022, Kolkata

"Having a majority does not mean you will bulldoze opposition voices, states, media and other pillars of democracy," Mamata Banerjee said.

Others Learning From India's Contactless Process At Airports: Aviation Body

Others Learning From India's Contactless Process At Airports: Aviation Body

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 07, 2022, New Delhi

The International Air Transport Association is learning from the experience of India, which has just rolled out DigiYatra, and other countries, as the global grouping works on preparing the standards for contactless biometric processes at airports.

3 Arrested For Car Bomb Explosion Outside Tamil Nadu Temple

3 Arrested For Car Bomb Explosion Outside Tamil Nadu Temple

Wednesday December 07, 2022

Three people were arrested on Wednesday in connection with the recent car bomb blast in front of Kottai Eswaran Temple here, the NIA said.

2 Workers Die While Cleaning Underground Chamber In Navi Mumbai: Police

2 Workers Die While Cleaning Underground Chamber In Navi Mumbai: Police

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 07, 2022, Mumbai

Two labourers died apparently after inhaling toxic gas while cleaning an underground chamber in Navi Mumbai, police said on Wednesday.

Nirmala Sitharaman, 5 Other Indians Among Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women

Nirmala Sitharaman, 5 Other Indians Among Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 07, 2022, New Delhi

For her leadership during the Ukraine war, as well as her handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, European Commission President Ms Ursula von der Leyen sits atop the annual Forbes list

"Disregard Of...": Veep Takes On Supreme Court On Judicial Appointments

"Disregard Of...": Veep Takes On Supreme Court On Judicial Appointments

Reported by Ashish Kumar Bhargava, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday December 07, 2022, New Delhi

The government versus Supreme Court tussle over the appointment of judges came under the spotlight again today, with Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar highlighting the issue in his maiden address in the Upper House.

Vice President, On Day 1 In Rajya Sabha, Sends A Strong Message To The Judiciary

Vice President, On Day 1 In Rajya Sabha, Sends A Strong Message To The Judiciary

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 07, 2022, New Delhi

Rajya Sabha chairperson Jagdeep Dhankhar today said any incursion by the three organs of the government into each others domains has the potential to upset the governance apple cart and asserted that all should respect the "laxman rekha".

Election In Democracy Has Own Sanctity, Cannot Stall Process: Supreme Court

Election In Democracy Has Own Sanctity, Cannot Stall Process: Supreme Court

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 07, 2022, New Delhi

Elections in democracy have their own sanctity and their process cannot be stalled, the Supreme Court said today, after a lawyer alleged voters of Rampur Sadar assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh were beaten up by police.

Despite Delhi Civic Poll Loss, BJP Says Mayor's Post An Open Race

Despite Delhi Civic Poll Loss, BJP Says Mayor's Post An Open Race

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 07, 2022, New Delhi

The AAP may have won the majority in the MCD polls but the BJP suggested today that the mayor's election is still an open game and noted that Chandigarh, where its rival was the largest party, has a mayor from BJP ranks.

"Won't Tolerate Unilateral Change Of LAC": S Jaishankar On China

"Won't Tolerate Unilateral Change Of LAC": S Jaishankar On China

Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 07, 2022, New Delhi

India's relations with China cannot be normal as long as Beijing tries to unilaterally change LAC and continues to build up forces along the border, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday.