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Assam CM meets Union Home Minister, discusses peace talks, NRC
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday evening met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and updated him on the ongoing peace process with militant outfits, including the United Liberation Front of Asom-Independent (ULFA-I).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Taliban ask US to take responsibility for past killings
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Taliban have condemned the US drone attack that killed 10 Afghan civilians last month and urged the US to take responsibility for their past "killings and oppression" in the country.
2021-09-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Refugees may pose Pakistan's biggest problem
Kabul/New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A huge and difficult-to-surmount crisis stares at Pakistan in the form of refugees from Afghanistan since the advent of a 'friendly regime that has caused much exultation among the government and the people alike.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
NGT slaps Rs 1 cr fine on Maharashtra, summons top official
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 crore on the Maharashtra government for its failure to comply with the Supreme Court's earlier direction to prevent discharge of municipal waste into a river at the pilgrim place Trimbakeshwar, one of the 12 holy 'Jyotirlings'.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
BJP leader killed by wild elephants near Guwahati
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) Assam BJP leader Rajib Boro was trampled to death by a herd of wild elephants near the Rani Reserve Forest on the outskirts of Guwahati city, officials said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Rajiv assassination case: OPS seeks Stalin's intervention for release of life convicts
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and coordinator of the AIADMK, O. Panneerselvam, on Monday sought Chief Minister M.K. Stalin's personal intervention for the release of the life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Uniform specifications for fortified rice kernels procurement issued
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government has, for the first time, issued uniform specifications for fortified rice kernels (FRK) for grade A and common rice in case of procurement of fortified rice stocks, wherein one per cent of FRK should be blended with normal rice, an official statement said on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar appointed Bengal BJP chief (Ld)
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) In a major development, Lok Sabha MP Sukanat Majumadar has been named the new President of Bengal BJP, replacing Dilip Ghosh who has been made the national Vice President of the party.
2021-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar appointed Bengal BJP chief
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Lok Sabha MP Sukanta Majumdar has been appointed as the President of the BJP's West Bengal unit, replacing Dilip Ghosh.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'In one case, man alive': Bengal tells SC on opposing CBI probe into violence
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Monday told the Supreme Court that "shocking things" have happened in the state and cases, which included dacoity, were being transferred "en masse" to the CBI.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
As the world hooks on to China, Russia under Putin quietly expands its network in Africa
New Delhi, Sep 20: Why should a coup in Africas Guinea that toppled its elected President Apha Conde, rattle Russia? The answer is simple. Russia has been influencing its political contours until Conde was there.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sharmila to launch 'padyatra' in Telangana on Oct 20
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) YSR Telangana Party (YSRTP) leader Y.S. Sharmila announced on Monday that she will be launching her 'padyatra' from October 20.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
China to provide unconditional aid to Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Chinese ambassador to Kabul, Wang Yu, has said that his country is prepared to continue providing unconditional humanitarian aid to the people of Afghanistan.
2021-09-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Delhi govt to initiate bio-decomposer making process on Sept 24
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Delhi government will initiate the process of making bio-decomposer in the national capital on September 24, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said on Monday as he urged the Union government to take action on the same line on "emergency" basis to tackle the problem of pollution caused by stubble-burning in north India.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
JUH starts 'Madani-100' free coaching centre
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Arshad Madani, President of Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind, inaugurated a free coaching centre called "Madani-100" for financially weak students in New Delhi on Monday and in which non-Muslim students can get admission too.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics,Religion
K'taka CM calls farmers' protest sponsored, creates furore in Assembly
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday dubbed the farmers' protest as 'sponsored' on the floor of the Assembly, leading to a furore with Congress legislators strongly objecting to the statement.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
TN to sponsor students admitted under 7.5% govt school quota
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday announced that the state government would take care of the expenses of all students who have been admitted to professional and other courses under the 7.5 per cent government school students quota.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics
Bihar and Jharkhand are one family, says Nitish Kumar
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Following the statement of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Bhojpuri and Magahi languages, his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar said that Bihar and Jharkhand are one family. If anyone tried to discriminate between these two states on the basis of language, it was his political compulsion and nothing else.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Congress nominates ex-MP Rajani Patil for RS bypoll in Maha
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has named former MP Rajani Patil as its candidate for the October 4 by-election to Rajya Sabha seat from Maharashtra, leaving many formidable contenders disappointed.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Oli claims India threatened not to promulgate constitution in Nepal
Kathmandu, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Nepal Communist Party-UML, K.P. Sharma Oli, has claimed that India had threatened the Nepali political leadership in 2015 not to promulgate the constitution ignoring India's concern and suggestion.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Naga peace talks commence in Kohima after over a year
Kohima, Sep 20 (IANS) After over a year, crucial meetings between the Government of India envoy and Naga insurgent outfits began here on Monday to settle the long-pending Naga political issue involving various bodies, including the NSCN (IM).
2021-09-20
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Another Bengal minister quizzed by CBI in I-Core ponzi scam
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) After Partha Chatterjee, another Bengal minister - Manas Ranjan Bhuniya was interrogated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his alleged involvement in the I-Core multi-crore ponzi scam on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
ED interrogates Azam Khan in Sitapur jail
Sitapur (UP), Sep 20 (IANS) A two-member team of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday visited the Sitapur jail to interrogate Samajwadi Party MP Mohd Azam Khan in connection with a money laundering case.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Andhra govt to roll out online sale of cinema tickets soon
Amaravati, Sep 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government will soon roll out the online sale of cinema tickets in the state, said state cinematography minister Perni Venkatramaiah on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Bihar's Gopalganj district in grip of viral fever
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Gopalganj district in North Bihar is severely affected with viral fever with more than 25 new born babies coming to the district Sadar hospital every day.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Pak to make partial payments to agitated Chinese companies for CPEC projects
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Pakistan government is expected to make partial payments out of about $1.4 billion payables in a few days to assuage the concerns of the worried Chinese firms which have invested in independent power producers (IPPs) and other projects, the Dawn reported.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
BJP forms over 16,000 booth committees in Punjab
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Strengthening the party at the grassroots level ahead of next year's assembly polls, the BJP Punjab unit has constituted 21-member committees for 16,000 polling booths in the state. BJP state chief Ashwani Sharma told IANS that the committees have been formed at two third of the total polling booths in the state.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN poll panel directs officials for strict monitoring of local body electiions
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Election Commission has directed the district collectors of nine districts where rural local body elections will take place on October 6 and 9 to conduct strict monitoring to prevent bribing voters.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
NDA in Puducherry divided over lone RS seat
Puducherry, Sep 20 (IANS) The ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in Puducherry is divided among its alliance partners -- BJP, All India NR Congress, and the AIADMK, over the lone Rajya Saba seat the election for which will be held on October 4.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Singh Deo in Delhi, but says on private visit
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo is in Delhi and it has set the alarm bells ringing in the Congress amid talk of rotational chief ministership in the state.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Won't need to poach Cong MLAs, Fadnavis confident of win in Goa
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The BJP will not need to poach Congress MLAs after the 2022 state assembly polls because the party will win a "historic majority" in the elections, former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP's in-charge for the 2022 Goa assembly polls Devendra Fadnavis said here on Monday.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Do not question Parrikar family's commitment to BJP: Fadnavis
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Do not raise questions about the commitment of family members of former Chief Minister, late Manohar Parrikar to the BJP, former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP's in-charge for the 2022 Goa assembly polls Devendra Fadnavis said on Monday when asked about the absence of the former Defence Minister's son from the party's election campaign so far.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Nadda slams Oppn for 'irresponsible' remarks on record Covid vaccinations
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party National President J. P. Nadda launched a scathing attack on the 'irresponsible' and 'laughable' remarks made by opposition parties, calling the Covid-19 vaccination campaign in the country the world's largest and fastest-moving health drive.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Three roads in Baghpat to be named after Jat stalwarts
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) In order to appease farmers in western Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to name three roads in Baghpat district after former Prime Minister, late Chaudhary Charan Singh, farmer leader Mahendra Singh Tikait and Chandro Tomar, also known as Shooter Dadi.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Home Ministry to review Maoist situation with affected states soon
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Amid weakening footprints of Maoists and subsequent improvements in the violence affected districts in the country, the Ministry of Home Affairs will very soon review the Left-Wing Extremism situation with states concerned, sources said.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Gandhis holiday in Shimla after Amarinder's exit
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Just hours after settling the political tussle in Punjab with the departure of party veteran Amarinder Singh, Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi were in a holiday mood.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Case registered against Lal Masjid cleric for hoisting Taliban flag
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The police in Pakistan have registered a case against the influential hardline cleric of a highly-sensitive seminary for hoisting the flag of the Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan (IEA) in Islamabad.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Tharoor pulls out of book launch in UK for travel policy
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday said that he has pulled out of a book launch function after the UK government changed rules for Indian travellers.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Babul Supriyo calls on Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Within 48 hours after leaving the BJP and joining the Trinamool Congress, former Union minister Babul Supriyo met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat Nabanna on Monday afternoon.
2021-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Congress challenges Mayawati to declare Dalit CM candidate in Punjab
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) After criticism from BSP supremo Mayawati over the appointment of a Dalit Chief Minister, the Congress has thrown a challenge to Mayawati to declare a Dalit Chief Minister candidate in Punjab.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Madras HC dismisses plea against amendments to AIADMK constitution
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Madras High Court (HC) on Monday dismissed a writ petition filed against the Election Commission (EC) for accepting the amendments made to the constitution of the AIADMK.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pak to join UN call to prevent Afghanistan's collapse at UNGA
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistan is gearing up to ramp up the Kashmir dispute against India along with joining the United Nations call for immediate intervention to prevent an expected economic collapse of Afghanistan.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
SBSP-VIP inch closer as Nishad party veers towards BJP in UP
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) With the Nishad Party inching close to the ruling BJP and eyeing an alliance, the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) is on its way to striking an alliance with the Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) of Bihar.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi vehicle owners need to carry PUC certificate or face action
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Delhi government has asked vehicle owners to carry valid pollution under control (PUC) certificates or pay a fine of Rs 10,000 along with an additional action of suspended driving license for three months.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Politics
RTI: Threats to Hinduism 'imaginary', says Union Home Ministry
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Sep 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Centre has effectively demolished all apprehensions and questions pertaining to any perceived threats to the Hindu religion, dismissing them as merely 'hypothetical' or 'imaginary'.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ford India workers' future in TN govt's hands: Ex-Union leader
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The job security of the Ford India Private Ltd's workers is in the hands of the Tamil Nadu government and it cannot be a neutral player, said a former union leader of Hindustan Motor Finance Corporation Ltd and a noted lawyer dealing in labour matters.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Cong insulted Dalits by saying Punjab polls to be fought under Sidhu: BJP
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Hitting out at the ruling Congress for party's Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat's comment that 2022 Assembly polls will be fought under the leadership of state party Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said the Congress has insulted the Dalit community of Punjab and the country.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
8 dead, 24 injured in Russian university shooting (2nd Ld)
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 24 others injured on Monday after a gunman opened fire at the premises of Russia's Perm State University, authorities said, adding that the perpetrator is a student and has been apprehended.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Cong says Channi & Sidhu to lead in polls after differences surface
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has contradicted Harish Rawat, the Punjab in-charge, on the issue of leadership and said elections will be fought under both the chief minister and the state party president.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
This government is of Aam Aadmi, says new Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) Chief Minister and Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi, the first Dalit who is at the helm in Punjab now, on Monday said his government is of Aam Aadmi (the common man), honest, free from sand mafias and a representative of the poor as he himself pulled a rickshaw in his childhood.
2021-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics