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"<i>Jumla</i>, Links To Ration Mafia": Union Minister On Delhi Ration Scheme

"Jumla, Links To Ration Mafia": Union Minister On Delhi Ration Scheme

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday June 11, 2021, New Delhi

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday attacked Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over plans for doorstep delivery of food rations, labelling it "jumla" (a false promise) and accusing the AAP of links to the "ration mafia"

Black Fungus Cases Grow 150% In 3 Weeks To 31,000, Deaths Over 2,100

Black Fungus Cases Grow 150% In 3 Weeks To 31,000, Deaths Over 2,100

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Friday June 11, 2021, New Delhi

Black Fungus, a potentially fatal condition that is increasingly seen in recovering Covid patients, with 31,216 cases and 2,109 deaths in the country has grown over 150 per cent over the last three weeks.

"Those Who Live In Glass Houses...": Supreme Court To Ex-Mumbai Top Cop

"Those Who Live In Glass Houses...": Supreme Court To Ex-Mumbai Top Cop

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Friday June 11, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today rejected a petition by ex-Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh to transfer all cases against him to the CBI. "After having served for more than 30 years, you do not have confidence in Maharashtra Police? It is shocking," the Supreme

Mukul Roy Returns To Trinamool, Mamata Banerjee Says "More Will Come"

Mukul Roy Returns To Trinamool, Mamata Banerjee Says "More Will Come"

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday June 11, 2021, Kolkata

Mukul Roy, the BJP's first import from Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress in Bengal, returned to his former party today along with son Shubhranshu, to a much warmer welcome than he may have expected.

"Pawar" Lunch, Dinner With SRK For Prashant Kishor In Mumbai

"Pawar" Lunch, Dinner With SRK For Prashant Kishor In Mumbai

Reported by Manish Kumar,Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday June 11, 2021, Mumbai

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, armed with recent successes in Bengal and Tamil Nadu, met with Maharashtra politician Sharad Pawar for lunch in Mumbai.

US Delays Use Of India-Made COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin. What It Recommended

US Delays Use Of India-Made COVID-19 Vaccine Covaxin. What It Recommended

Press Trust of India | Friday June 11, 2021, Hyderabad

In a setback to Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, the US Food and Drug Administration has "recommended" Ocugen Inc, the US partner of the Indian vaccine maker, to go for Biologics Licence Application (BLA) route with additional data.

Details Of Pak Link Emerge After Wanted Drug Smugglers Killed In Bengal

Details Of Pak Link Emerge After Wanted Drug Smugglers Killed In Bengal

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali,Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Friday June 11, 2021, Kolkata

Days after two wanted drug smugglers from Punjab were gunned down in Kolkata in an encounter, police are probing their link to Pakistan after finding some weapons and a parcel.

PM Modi Condoles Death Of Professor Radha Mohan, Eminent Environmentalist

PM Modi Condoles Death Of Professor Radha Mohan, Eminent Environmentalist

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday June 11, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles death of economist and environmentalist Professor Radha Mohan. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and others paid tribute to Professor Radha Mohan.

A $43 Billion Jump In Gautam Adani's Fortune Is Fraught With Many Risks

A $43 Billion Jump In Gautam Adani's Fortune Is Fraught With Many Risks

Anto Antony, Bloomberg | Friday June 11, 2021

A rally in the stocks of companies controlled by Indian billionaire Gautam Adani has added almost $43 billion to his wealth this year, catapulting him to the spot of the second-richest person in Asia.

Lakshadweep Filmmaker Faces Sedition FIR For "Bio-Weapon" Remark

Lakshadweep Filmmaker Faces Sedition FIR For "Bio-Weapon" Remark

Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday June 11, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana has been named in a case of sedition and hate speech for her comments criticizing Administrator Praful Khoda Patel's Covid handling and alleging that the Centre had used a "bio-weapon".

PM Modi Reviews Ministries' Performance, New Schemes On The Way

PM Modi Reviews Ministries' Performance, New Schemes On The Way

NDTV News Desk | Friday June 11, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held meetings for well over five hours yesterday reviewing select ministries and the work done by them during the Covid crisis.

"Suitably Accommodate" Navjot Sidhu, Says Congress Panel Report On Punjab

"Suitably Accommodate" Navjot Sidhu, Says Congress Panel Report On Punjab

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday June 11, 2021, Chandigarh

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh should stay captain in Punjab but his challenger Navjot Singh Sidhu should be "suitably accommodated", a Congress panel has recommended to the leadership after a series of meetings in Delhi.

UEFA Euro 2020: Google's Colourful Doodle Sets The Ball Rolling

UEFA Euro 2020: Google's Colourful Doodle Sets The Ball Rolling

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday June 11, 2021

UEFA 2020: Google on Friday, via a doodle marked the start of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship. It kicks off with a match between Turkey and Italy

India's Covid Deaths Jump To 3,400 As Maharashtra Revises Data

India's Covid Deaths Jump To 3,400 As Maharashtra Revises Data

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Friday June 11, 2021, New Delhi

India reported 91,702 new COVID-19 cases and 3,403 new deaths today. The country vaccinated 32,74,672 in the last 24 hours, taking the total vaccination to 2,46,085,649.

5 Feared Trapped In Meghalaya Mine For 12 Days, Navy Called For Help

5 Feared Trapped In Meghalaya Mine For 12 Days, Navy Called For Help

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Friday June 11, 2021, Shillong

The Meghalaya government has sought help from the Indian Navy as the rescue operation for trapped miners inside an illegal coal mine hasn't made any headway so far.