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"Unprecedented Excessive Action":  Congress On Suspension of MPs

"Unprecedented Excessive Action": Congress On Suspension of MPs

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday November 30, 2021

Congress's Mallikarjun Kharge today said that the suspension of 12 opposition members were against the rules of Rajya Sabha. In a letter to Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu,

Mamata Banerjee Meets Shiv Sena Leaders Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut

Mamata Banerjee Meets Shiv Sena Leaders Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Mumbai

Mamata Banerjee is also scheduled to meet NCP president Sharad Pawar. Her meeting with opposition leaders comes amid a strain in the ties between the TMC and Congress.

People With A, B Blood Groups, Rh+ More Susceptible To Covid: Study

People With A, B Blood Groups, Rh+ More Susceptible To Covid: Study

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, New Delhi

Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) has people having blood group of A, B and those with Rh factor positive are "more susceptible to COVID-19 infection".

"Demographic Change": BSF Chief On Centre's Move In Assam, Bengal

"Demographic Change": BSF Chief On Centre's Move In Assam, Bengal

Written by Neeta Sharma | Tuesday November 30, 2021, New Delhi

Demographic change in Assam and West Bengal was a key reason to extend the jurisdiction of Border Security Force up to 50 km -- up from the existing 15 km -- from the international border in these states, BSF chief Pankaj Singh told reporters today.

Police Case Registered In Kanpur Against Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, Family

Police Case Registered In Kanpur Against Sahara Chief Subrata Roy, Family

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Kanpur

An FIR has been registered against Sahara chief Subrata Roy and 17 of his family members and group officials on charges of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy at a police station in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.

1.8 Crore Fine, 4-Year Jail To Retired Madhya Pradesh Official In Graft Case

1.8 Crore Fine, 4-Year Jail To Retired Madhya Pradesh Official In Graft Case

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Indore

A court in Madhya Pradesh's Indore on Tuesday sentenced a retired official of the revenue department to four years of rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 1.8 crore on him in a disproportionate assets case.

Case Filed In UP Over Defamatory Social Media Post Against Akhilesh Yadav

Case Filed In UP Over Defamatory Social Media Post Against Akhilesh Yadav

Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Kannauj(UP)

A case was registered against Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 49 others on the order of a court in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh over an alleged defamatory post against Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, police said on Tuesday.

Mamata Banerjee In Mumbai, Meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut

Mamata Banerjee In Mumbai, Meets Shiv Sena's Aaditya Thackeray, Sanjay Raut

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Mumbai

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee -- on a tour to strengthen the opposition network in the country ahead of the 2024 general elections -- met Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray and senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut this evening.

Public Meetings Back In J&K, Exposes Rift In Gupkar Alliance

Public Meetings Back In J&K, Exposes Rift In Gupkar Alliance

Written by Nazir Masoodi | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Srinagar

Three former Jammu and Kashmir chief ministers have hit the political ground running after a series of public meetings in the region. This is first such major public outreach by the opposition since special status to Jammu and Kashmir was scrapped.

7-Day Institutional Quarantine For Fliers From 'At-Risk' Nations In Maharashtra

7-Day Institutional Quarantine For Fliers From 'At-Risk' Nations In Maharashtra

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Mumbai

The state government said that travel guidelines issued by the Centre on November 28 in view of 'Omicron', the new strain of Covid that has been designated a variant of concern, will act as "minimum restrictions".

Weapons Looted By Taliban Can Be Smuggled Into India, Border Force Warns

Weapons Looted By Taliban Can Be Smuggled Into India, Border Force Warns

Written by Neeta Sharma , Edited by Akhil Kumar | Tuesday November 30, 2021, New Delhi

"There is no way as of now by which we can intercept, stall or make them (drones) de-active. We are in the process...this (getting anti-drone technology) is our number one priority,'' the BSF DG said.

Earthquake With 5.4 Magnitude Jolts Sikkim's Lachung

Earthquake With 5.4 Magnitude Jolts Sikkim's Lachung

Asian News International | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Lachung

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 on the Richter Scale hit 439km NNW of Lachung, Sikkim on Tuesday, said National Centre for Seismology.

Iraqi Cleric Moqtada Sadr's Bloc Declared Biggest Election Winner

Iraqi Cleric Moqtada Sadr's Bloc Declared Biggest Election Winner

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 30, 2021, Baghdad, Iraq

Shiite Muslim firebrand cleric Moqtada Sadr's movement won 73 out of the assembly's 329 seats, the election commission said, after a lengthy manual recount of hundreds of ballot boxes.

India Summons Pak Official Over Model's Photoshoot At Kartarpur Sahib

India Summons Pak Official Over Model's Photoshoot At Kartarpur Sahib

Edited by Debanish Achom | Tuesday November 30, 2021, New Delhi

India has summoned Pakistani's Charge d'Affaires to convey deep concerns over "desecration of the sanctity of Gurdwara Shri Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur" by a Pakistani model and a clothing brand.

"Punjab Chief Minister Channi Fears Me, Tried To Backstab": Amarinder Singh

"Punjab Chief Minister Channi Fears Me, Tried To Backstab": Amarinder Singh

Edited by Debanish Achom | Tuesday November 30, 2021, New Delhi

Punjab's former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has criticised his successor Charanjit Singh Channi as someone who "tried to backstab me".