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Veteran Akali Leader And Ex Punjab Minister Tota Singh Dies

Veteran Akali Leader And Ex Punjab Minister Tota Singh Dies

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, Chandigarh

Senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former Punjab minister Tota Singh, 81, died at a private hospital in Mohali on Saturday after prolonged illness.

4 Bodies Recovered From Tunnel Collapse Site In Jammu, 6 Still Missing

4 Bodies Recovered From Tunnel Collapse Site In Jammu, 6 Still Missing

Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Saturday May 21, 2022, Jammu

The audit tunnel of T3 on the highway near Khooni Nallah in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district caved in at the start of the work at around 10.15 pm on Thursday, after which officials had confirmed that a labourer had died.

Anti-Terrorism Day 2022: Know The History, Significance And Pledge

Anti-Terrorism Day 2022: Know The History, Significance And Pledge

Edited by NDTV News Desk | Saturday May 21, 2022, New Delhi

India observes Anti-Terrorism Day on May 21. It was on this day in 1991 the seventh Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by LTTE terrorists while campaigning for the Congress party at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav Meets Telangana Chief Minister KCR In Delhi

Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav Meets Telangana Chief Minister KCR In Delhi

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, New Delhi

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav today met Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao in the national capital and discussed various issues concerning the country.

"Dangerous When...": Rahul Gandhi Accuses BJP Of Allowing Company Raj

"Dangerous When...": Rahul Gandhi Accuses BJP Of Allowing Company Raj

Asian News International | Saturday May 21, 2022, London

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party government for promoting a private-sector monopoly in the country and through this concentration of capital, also controlling the media.

Karnataka Government Reserves 33% Outsourced Government Jobs For Women

Karnataka Government Reserves 33% Outsourced Government Jobs For Women

Asian News International | Saturday May 21, 2022, Bengaluru

Karnataka government has reserved 33 per cent for outsourced women employees in all the departments. The state government recruits data entry operators, housekeeping staff and other group D employees, drivers through outsourcing.

"Is Your Name Mohammed?": Mentally Ill Man Thrashed, Later Found Dead

"Is Your Name Mohammed?": Mentally Ill Man Thrashed, Later Found Dead

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Saturday May 21, 2022, Bhopal

A murder case has been registered in Madhya Pradesh after a missing 65-year-old with mental illness was found dead and a video showed a man asking him if his "name is Mohammed" and repeatedly assaulting him as he struggled to answer.

Karnataka Chief Minister, BJP Leadership Discuss Rajya Sabha Polls, Legislative Council Elections

Karnataka Chief Minister, BJP Leadership Discuss Rajya Sabha Polls, Legislative Council Elections

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who paid a sudden visit to Delhi sparking off speculation in political circles, today said there was no discussion with the BJP's central leadership on Cabinet reshuffle or expansion.

Minor Fire At New Parliament Building Today, None Hurt: Report

Minor Fire At New Parliament Building Today, None Hurt: Report

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, New Delhi

A minor fire broke out in the new Parliament building in central Delhi this afternoon, officials said.

CBI Grills Bengal Minister For 3rd Day Over Daughter's "Illegal" Job Appointment

CBI Grills Bengal Minister For 3rd Day Over Daughter's "Illegal" Job Appointment

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, Kolkata

Probe agency CBI today interrogated West Bengal minister Paresh Adhikari for the third consecutive day over his daughter Ankita's "illegal" appointment as a primary school teacher.

NSE Scam Case: Probe Agency CBI Carries Out Multi-City Search Operations

NSE Scam Case: Probe Agency CBI Carries Out Multi-City Search Operations

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, New Delhi

The Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI launched a coordinated search operation at over 10 locations in multiple cities today in connection with the NSE co-location scam case, officials said.

Marathi Artiste Charged For Dance Video At Place Linked To Shivaji Maharaj

Marathi Artiste Charged For Dance Video At Place Linked To Shivaji Maharaj

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, Pune

Police have registered a case against a female Marathi artiste and three others after a video showed her performing dance on a Lavani number in the premises of Lal Mahal here, where Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had spent several years of his early lif

Jharkhand Schools To Be Painted In Green And White, BJP Alleges "Political Message"

Jharkhand Schools To Be Painted In Green And White, BJP Alleges "Political Message"

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 21, 2022, Ranchi

More than 35,000 government schools in Jharkhand are set for a fresh coat of paint in green-and-white shades, colours associated with the ruling JMM's party flag.

"Ample Suspicion But...": Chhattisgarh Cops Acquitted In Girl's Murder

"Ample Suspicion But...": Chhattisgarh Cops Acquitted In Girl's Murder

Written by Anurag Dwary | Saturday May 21, 2022, Raipur

Two policemen, charged with the death of a tribal girl in an alleged fake encounter in 2011, were acquitted by a court in Chhattisgarh despite "ample suspicion" as the prosecution failed to submit strong evidence against the accused.

Watch: Lalu Yadav's Wife Rabri Devi Smacks Supporter Heckling CBI Officers

Watch: Lalu Yadav's Wife Rabri Devi Smacks Supporter Heckling CBI Officers

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Saturday May 21, 2022, Patna

Rabri Devi, former Bihar Chief minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) patriarch Lalu Prasad Yadav's wife, thundered at party workers and even smacked a supporter during their protest against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers