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On Sugarcane Purchase Price Hike In UP, Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait's "Big Joke" Dig

On Sugarcane Purchase Price Hike In UP, Farmer Leader Rakesh Tikait's "Big Joke" Dig

Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2021, Muzaffarnagar, UP

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has termed the increase in the purchase price of sugarcane announced by the Uttar Pradesh government as a "big joke" on farmers.

Delhi Court Firing: Jailed Gangster Got 'Live Updates' On Attack On Rival

Delhi Court Firing: Jailed Gangster Got 'Live Updates' On Attack On Rival

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 27, 2021, New Delhi

The shocking shootout inside a Delhi court on Friday, in which a notorious gangster was killed along with his two attackers, was monitored "live" on the phone by another gangster jailed in the Tihar prison, sources say.

Goa Congress Leader Quits Shortly After Praising Mamata Banerjee

Goa Congress Leader Quits Shortly After Praising Mamata Banerjee

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday September 27, 2021, Panaji

Veteran Goa Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro today quit his party of 40 years amid reports that he is joining the Trinamool Congress of Mamata Banerjee.

Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Will Bring Revolutionary Changes: PM Modi

Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission Will Bring Revolutionary Changes: PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, under which a digital health ID will be provided to people that will contain their health records.

2 Arrested With Drugs Worth Rs 26 Lakh In Gujarat District: Police

2 Arrested With Drugs Worth Rs 26 Lakh In Gujarat District: Police

Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2021, Ahmedabad

Two persons were arrested on Monday and mephedrone, a banned drug, worth Rs 26 lakh was seized from them in Gujarat's Banaskantha district, a police official said.

Congress, Left Parties Join Farmers' <i> Bharat Bandh </i> Protest In Telangana

Congress, Left Parties Join Farmers' Bharat Bandh Protest In Telangana

Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2021, Hyderabad

Activists of the Congress, Left parties, TDP and others on Monday held protests at various places in Telangana in support of the Bharat Bandh called by farmers unions to protest against the Centre's three agri laws.

25 Trains Affected Due To Bharat Bandh: Railways

25 Trains Affected Due To Bharat Bandh: Railways

Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2021, New Delhi

About 25 trains have been affected due to the Bharat Bandh called by farm unions on Monday, officials said.

Mayawati's Swipe At BJP Over UP Polls: "Ignored Farmers For 4.5 Years..."

Mayawati's Swipe At BJP Over UP Polls: "Ignored Farmers For 4.5 Years..."

Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2021, Lucknow

Lending support to a peaceful Bharat Bandh called by farmers against the centre's three farm laws, BSP president Mayawati on Monday alleged the Uttar Pradesh government increased cane support prices ahead of the assembly elections for "selfish" motiv

Withholding Freedom Fighter's Pension Not Justified: Bombay High Court

Withholding Freedom Fighter's Pension Not Justified: Bombay High Court

Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2021, Mumbai

Withholding pension of a freedom fighter was not justified, Bombay High Court has said and directed Maharashtra government to respond to a plea filed by a 90-year-old wife of a freedom fighter.

Health ID For Every Indian, Digitally Secure Records: PM

Health ID For Every Indian, Digitally Secure Records: PM

Reported by Meher Pandey, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Monday September 27, 2021, New Delhi

Every Indian will now get a digital health ID, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as he launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission.

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan Questioned In Money Laundering Case In UP Jail

Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan Questioned In Money Laundering Case In UP Jail

Asian News International | Monday September 27, 2021, Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh)

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan was questioned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money laundering case at Sitapur Jail in Uttar Pradesh where he is lodged, said ED officials.

"From Registration To Certification...": PM's CoWIN Praise Amid UK Row

"From Registration To Certification...": PM's CoWIN Praise Amid UK Row

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday September 27, 2021, New Delhi

PM Narendra Modi on Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission launch: Prime Minister Modi on Monday praised the CoWIN platform - the government's centralised digital service provider and records-keeper for COVID-19 vaccinations and certificates.

Watch: PM's 1-Hour Surprise Check At New Parliament Construction Site

Watch: PM's 1-Hour Surprise Check At New Parliament Construction Site

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Mallika Soni | Monday September 27, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the workers at the construction site of the new Parliament building in Delhi late Sunday evening.

Massive Jam at Delhi-Gurgaon Border As Farmers Protest

Massive Jam at Delhi-Gurgaon Border As Farmers Protest

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Monday September 27, 2021, Delhi

Hundreds of cars were stacked bumper-to bumper along the Gurgaon-Delhi border this morning as the vehicles entering the national capital were being checked by Delhi police in wake of the Bharat Bandh called by protesting farmers.

India Thanks New York Authorities For Returning Over 150 Antiquities

India Thanks New York Authorities For Returning Over 150 Antiquities

Press Trust of India | Monday September 27, 2021, New York

The Indian government has thanked the New York District Attorney office for its "excellent support" in returning over 150 antiquities to the country.