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CPI(M) to conduct door-to-door campaign across country to explain link between CAA, NPR and NRC

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) central committee has decided to launch a ‘No to NPR’ campaign and door-to-door drive asking people to reject questions from Census personnel on NPR. Briefing reporters about the deliberations of a three-day central committee meeting that concluded here on Sunday, general secretary Sitaram Yechury said that the door-to-door campaign… Continue reading CPI(M) to conduct door-to-door campaign across country to explain link between CAA, NPR and NRC

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No self-promotion on public money: Supreme Court panel to States

In the wake of complaints against some of the State governments for promoting ruling party leaders using public money, a Supreme Court-mandated content regulation panel wants the States to set up content regulators for government advertisements. In case States are not keen to constitute their own panels, they can vest the authority in the three-member… Continue reading No self-promotion on public money: Supreme Court panel to States

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President Kovind rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict; all legal options exhausted

In a massive reprieve to Nirbhaya's parents, President Ram Nath Kovind, on Friday, has rejected convict Mukesh Singh's mercy plea. The Ministry of Home Affairs had forwarded his mercy petition to the president last night, recommending its rejection. The Delhi LG had sent the mercy petition of Mukesh to the Home Ministry on Thursday, a… Continue reading President Kovind rejects mercy plea of Nirbhaya convict; all legal options exhausted

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India’s communication satellite GSAT-30 launched successfully

India’s latest communication satellite GSAT-30 was successfully launched fromthe Spaceport in French Guiana during the early hours today. The launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-251 lifted off from Kourou Launch Base, FrenchGuiana at 2:35 am IST carrying India’s GSAT-30 and EUTELSAT KONNECT forEutelsat, as scheduled. After a flight lasting 38 minutes 25 seconds, GSAT-30 separated from… Continue reading India’s communication satellite GSAT-30 launched successfully

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Modi Government to give package of around Rs. 600 crores to Tripura for the rehabilitation and all round development of Bru-Reang Refugees: Amit Shah

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah presided over the signing of an agreement between Government of India, Governments of Tripura and Mizoram and Bru-Reang representatives in New Delhi today, to end the 23-year old Bru-Reang refugee crisis. Present on the occasion were Chief Minister of Mizoram, Shri Zoramthanga, CM of Tripura, Shri Biplab… Continue reading Modi Government to give package of around Rs. 600 crores to Tripura for the rehabilitation and all round development of Bru-Reang Refugees: Amit Shah

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Dhoni dropped from BCCI’s list of centrally contracted players

Wicket-keeper batsman MS Dhoni has been dropped from BCCI's list of centrally contracted players, while Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah have been listed in the A+ category. The 38-year-old Dhoni is currently enjoying some time away from the game and he last played competitive cricket during the World Cup. He had to endure… Continue reading Dhoni dropped from BCCI’s list of centrally contracted players

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8 coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmania Tilak Express derail near Cuttack, 40 injured

8 coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed near Cuttack in Odisha Thursday morning after the train hit a goods train, railway officials said. At least 40 people were injured in the accident, six of them critically. The accident took place Salagaon and Nergundi stations at around 7 am on Thursday, officials said Officials present… Continue reading 8 coaches of Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmania Tilak Express derail near Cuttack, 40 injured