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Late Left Leader's Daughter A Trinamool Candidate In Kolkata Civic Poll

Late Left Leader's Daughter A Trinamool Candidate In Kolkata Civic Poll

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, Kolkata

Basundhara Goswami, the daughter of late RSP heavyweight and former West Bengal minister Kshiti Goswami, has created a flutter by being nominated a Trinamool candidate in the upcoming Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) election.

Utmost Discretion Necessary For Judges In Courtroom Utterances: President

Utmost Discretion Necessary For Judges In Courtroom Utterances: President

Asian News International | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday said that it is incumbent upon the judges to exercise "utmost discretion" in their utterances in the courtrooms.

PM Modi Invited To US' 'Summit For Democracy', Likely To Participate: Report

PM Modi Invited To US' 'Summit For Democracy', Likely To Participate: Report

Press Trust of India | Sunday November 28, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to the "Summit for Democracy"convened by US President Joe Biden next month and he is likely to participate in the virtual meet, sources said on Friday.

'Omicron' May Be A Wake-Up Call: WHO's Dr Soumya Swaminathan

'Omicron' May Be A Wake-Up Call: WHO's Dr Soumya Swaminathan

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

Ms Swaminathan added that this variant could be more transmissible than Delta, though one can't say anything authoritatively yet. We will know more about the strain in a few days, she said.

Three-Tier Security In Place For Tripura Civic Poll Counting On Sunday

Three-Tier Security In Place For Tripura Civic Poll Counting On Sunday

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Agartala

3-tier security is in place for counting of votes for over 200 seats in Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) and other civic bodies in Tripura, where it was held on Thursday amid court cases, arrests and allegations of attacks by by political parties

Arvind Kejriwal's Dare To Punjab Chief Minister Over Electricity Bills

Arvind Kejriwal's Dare To Punjab Chief Minister Over Electricity Bills

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Mohali

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said he is sending his Punjab counterpart Charanjit Singh Channi copies of one lakh 'zero' amount Delhi electricity bills and dared him to show even 1,000 such bills of his state.

Vaccine Efficacy Against New Covid Variant Under Examination: Scientist

Vaccine Efficacy Against New Covid Variant Under Examination: Scientist

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

Vaccines that have been directed towards the spike protein of the virus may find difficulty in mounting adequate immunity against the mutated version because of the structural changes that have been reported in the viral genome, according to WHO.

Five Tamil Nadu Forest Department Officials "Detained" In Kerala: Police

Five Tamil Nadu Forest Department Officials "Detained" In Kerala: Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Coimbatore

5 forest department officials from Tamil Nadu, who had gone to Palakkad to enqure about speed of train which mowed down three elephants near Ettimadai on outskirts of the city on November 26, were reportedly detained at Palakkad railway station.

Karnataka's New Rules For Travellers Amid 'Omicron' Variant Scare

Karnataka's New Rules For Travellers Amid 'Omicron' Variant Scare

Reported by Nehal Kidwai, Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Saturday November 27, 2021, Bengaluru

Karnataka to step up Covid screening of international passengers, RT-PCR tests for Maharashtra, Kerala visitors

'No Proof He Sold Drugs To Aryan Khan's Friend': Accused Gets Bail

'No Proof He Sold Drugs To Aryan Khan's Friend': Accused Gets Bail

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Mumbai

There is no apparent evidence that the accused is a peddler and had supplied drugs to co-accused Arbaaz Merchant, a special court in Mumbai said while granting bail to an accused in the drugs-on-cruise case.

2 South Africans In Bengaluru Positive For "Regular Covid", Quarantined

2 South Africans In Bengaluru Positive For "Regular Covid", Quarantined

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Bengaluru

Amid fears of the spread of new Covid strain 'Omicron', two South African nationals have tested positive for the coronavirus, and their samples have been sent for further tests to ascertain about the variant, a top official said.

"Jet Worth Rs 8,000 Crore But...": Priyanka Gandhi To PM On Farm Loans

"Jet Worth Rs 8,000 Crore But...": Priyanka Gandhi To PM On Farm Loans

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday attacked PM Narendra Modi, saying that he flies in an Rs 8,000 crore aircraft to address a rally but can't waive the debt of farmers.

Artificial Intelligence Help Reduce Backlog Of Pending Cases: Law Minister

Artificial Intelligence Help Reduce Backlog Of Pending Cases: Law Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday said artificial intelligence could help in "surprising ways" to ensure sustainable justice delivery and reduce backlog of pending cases.

J&K BJP Leader Resigns From Party Over Alleged "Neglect, Humiliation"

J&K BJP Leader Resigns From Party Over Alleged "Neglect, Humiliation"

Press Trust of India | Saturday November 27, 2021, Jammu

BJP's Jammu and Kashmir unit publicity secretary Arun K Chibber announced his resignation from the basic membership of the party on Saturday over alleged neglect and humiliation.

Cracks In Opposition Unity As Trinamool To Stay Away From Joint Meeting

Cracks In Opposition Unity As Trinamool To Stay Away From Joint Meeting

Written by Sunil Prabhu , Edited by Akhil Kumar | Saturday November 27, 2021, New Delhi

Trinamool Congress leaders who did want to be named said there would be opposition unity on the floor of the house but attendance at morning meetings and being seen together will be difficult.