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Like Farmers, "Sacrifices" Needed To Get Back Our Rights: Farooq Abdullah

Like Farmers, "Sacrifices" Needed To Get Back Our Rights: Farooq Abdullah

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021, Srinagar

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said the people of Jammu and Kashmir may have to make "sacrifices", as farmers protesting the new farm laws did, to restore its statehood and special status.

52% Of Rajya Sabha Time Lost To Disruptions In 1st Week Of Winter Session

52% Of Rajya Sabha Time Lost To Disruptions In 1st Week Of Winter Session

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Sunday December 05, 2021, New Delhi

Over 52 per cent of Rajya Sabha's scheduled sitting time last week was lost to disruptions and protests, but high productivity on Thursday and Friday held out hope of a return to normal functioning.

Goa Polls: AAP Promises Remuneration Hike, Financial Aid To Women

Goa Polls: AAP Promises Remuneration Hike, Financial Aid To Women

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced that it will increase the remuneration provided to women in Goa under a state-sponsored scheme and also promised financial assistance to women not covered under it, if it is voted to power.

Man Kills Wife With Spade In Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar: Police

Man Kills Wife With Spade In Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar: Police

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021, Muzaffarnagar

A 38-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her husband following a dispute under Budhana police station limits on Sunday, police said.

On Navjot Sidhu's Trade With Pak Comment, Fellow Congress Leader's Swipe

On Navjot Sidhu's Trade With Pak Comment, Fellow Congress Leader's Swipe

Asian News International | Sunday December 05, 2021, Ludhiana (Punjab)

Congress MP Manish Tewari on Sunday hit out at Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu over his statement on trade with Pakistan and said that it is "useless and futile" to hold any trade-related talks with Pakistan.

"What Is Home Ministry Doing?" Rahul Gandhi On Nagaland Civilian Deaths

"What Is Home Ministry Doing?" Rahul Gandhi On Nagaland Civilian Deaths

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday attacked the Centre over the killing of civilians during an anti-insurgency operation in Mon district of Nagaland, saying the government must give a "real reply".

Meet Gattipally Shivpal, India's First Dwarf To Obtain A Driving License

Meet Gattipally Shivpal, India's First Dwarf To Obtain A Driving License

Asian News International | Sunday December 05, 2021, Hyderabad

Gattipally Shivpal, who hails from Hyderabad, has become the first dwarf in the country to obtain a driver's license.

Maharashtra Omicron Patient Stable, Responding Well To Treatment: Official

Maharashtra Omicron Patient Stable, Responding Well To Treatment: Official

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021, Thane

The 33-year-old man from Maharashtra's Thane district, who had tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus, is in a "stable" condition and is responding well to the medical treatment, a senior health official said on Sunday.

Cyclone Jawad: Heavy Rains In Kolkata, Other Parts Of South Bengal

Cyclone Jawad: Heavy Rains In Kolkata, Other Parts Of South Bengal

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021, Kolkata

The West Bengal government stopped ferry services on the Hooghly River and urged tourists not to visit seaside resorts, as rain lashed Kolkata and other southern parts of the state on Sunday.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Responds To Mamata Banerjee's "No UPA" Swipe

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Responds To Mamata Banerjee's "No UPA" Swipe

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021, New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee's " must clarify must clarify whether she wants to make TMC the main Opposition party by fighting those in power or by taking on fellow Opposition parties.

In Tit-For-Tat Move, Navjot Sidhu Protests Outside Arvind Kejriwal's Home

In Tit-For-Tat Move, Navjot Sidhu Protests Outside Arvind Kejriwal's Home

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Sunday December 05, 2021, New Delhi

With Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders flocking to Punjab as the Assembly poll campaign heats up, the ruling Congress has now decided to bring the fight to its rival's home turf, Delhi.

India Developing Indigenous Anti-Drone Technology, Forces Will Get it Soon: Amit Shah

India Developing Indigenous Anti-Drone Technology, Forces Will Get it Soon: Amit Shah

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021, Jaisalmer

India is developing indigenous anti-drone technology to thwart the growing threat from these devices on the country's borders and it will soon be made available to the security forces, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday.

Ahead Of Goa Polls, Congress Promises Law To Protect Land Rights Of Locals

Ahead Of Goa Polls, Congress Promises Law To Protect Land Rights Of Locals

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021, Panaji

The Congress will enact a law providing protection to the land rights of locals, if the party is voted to power in Goa, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has said.

Covid Vaccination Now Compulsory In Puducherry

Covid Vaccination Now Compulsory In Puducherry

Press Trust of India | Sunday December 05, 2021, Puducherry

The Union Territory of Puducherry has made it mandatory for all persons to get the COVID-19 vaccine with an aim to achieve cent per cent coverage and said those skipping it would face penal action under law.

Cops On Recovery Of Air Force Plane Tyre That Was "Stolen" In UP

Cops On Recovery Of Air Force Plane Tyre That Was "Stolen" In UP

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Sunday December 05, 2021, Lucknow

The tyre of an Indian Air Force (IAF) Mirage fighter jet that was allegedly stolen from a moving truck in Lucknow on November 27 has been "recovered", the Lucknow police said.