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  • 11:34 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Himachal landslides: 13 people have been rescued safely & 10 others have died

    Landslide in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh | 13 people have been rescued safely & 10 others have died. A bus, a bolero & its passengers are not found under the debris & are still untraceable. Rescue operation has been suspended for today & will resume tomorrow morning: State Govt

     

  • 10:18 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal met Union Home Minister Amit Shah & discussed Assam-Mizoram border issue, in New Delhi today

    AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal met Union Home Minister Amit Shah & discussed the Assam-Mizoram border issue, in New Delhi today. "We've demanded early intervention of home ministry for the peaceful retreat of Mizo admin to maintain peace & tranquility at the inter-state border," Ajmal says.

  • 9:51 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    PM Modi will address Investor Summit in Gujarat on August 13 via video conferencing

    PM Narendra Modi will address Investor Summit in Gujarat on August 13 via video conferencing. The summit is being organized to invite investment for setting up vehicle scrapping infrastructure under the Vehicle Scrapping Policy

  • 9:04 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Cases of Delta Plus variant of COVID 19 have risen to 65 in Maharashtra: State Health Department

    Cases of Delta Plus variant of COVID 19 have risen to 65 in Maharashtra: State Health Department

  • 8:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    In my 55 years of parliamentary career, I never saw the way the women MPs were attacked today: Pawar

    In my 55 years of parliamentary career, I never saw the way the women MPs were attacked today (in Rajya Sabha). More than 40 men and women were brought into the House from outside. It is painful. It is an attack on democracy: NCP leader Sharad Pawar at Parliament

     

  • 8:15 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    We demand that a special committee be set up to look into the incidents of gross indiscipline by Oppn and strict action be taken: Piyush Goyal

    "Opposition's intentions were on full display today. The way attempts were made to attack panel chairman, table staff & the secretary-general. In a condemnable incident, attempts were made to strangulate a woman security staff. Opposition members even tried to stop me & the parliamentary affairs minister from coming out of our chambers. This is unfortunate. Such behavior should never be tolerated by the House & the country. We demand that a special committee be set up to look into the incidents of gross indiscipline by Opposition members and strict action be taken," said Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, Piyush Goyal.

  • 8:11 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Rajya Sabha recorded a productivity of 28% during the Monsoon Session

    Rajya Sabha recorded a productivity of 28% during the Monsoon Session. A total of 17 sittings were held in the House that functioned for 28 hours and 21 minutes. 76 hours and 26 minutes were lost due to disruptions. 19 Bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha.

     

  • 8:07 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die

    Rajya Sabha adjourned sine die. Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die earlier today. This marks the conclusion of the Monsoon Session of Parliament.

  • 7:43 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Maharashtra lockdown: Shopping malls can remain open till 10 pm in the state but visitors need to be fully vaccinated

    Shopping malls can remain open till 10 pm in the state but visitors need to be fully vaccinated. They need to show their vaccination certificates before entering, says Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope.

     

  • 7:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Rajya Sabha passes The National Commission for Homoeopathy (Amendment) Bill, 2021

    Rajya Sabha passes The National Commission for Homoeopathy (Amendment) Bill, 2021.

  • 7:30 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Opposition leaders will assemble a Parliament tomorrow under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi

    Opposition leaders will assemble a Parliament tomorrow under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. They'll go to Vijay Chowk & tell people that this govt isn't ready to discuss burning issues of this country. They've curtailed the session & skipped the entire issue: K Suresh, Congress

     

  • 6:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in Delhi

    West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in Delhi.

  • 6:55 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh met PM Narendra Modi in Delhi today

    Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh met PM Narendra Modi in Delhi today. "During his meeting, he urged the PM to immediately initiate steps for repealing the controversial farm laws & amendment to the relevant law for including farmers in free legal aid category," says state govt.

  • 6:36 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Police have registered an FIR against Youth Congress chief and more than 100 leaders and workers in connection with their protest in Bhopal

    Police have registered an FIR against Youth Congress chief Srinivas BV and more than 100 leaders and workers under Section 188 of IPC and Section 144 of CrPC in connection with their protest in Bhopal earlier today.

  • 6:32 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Opposition MPs gather at the Well of Rajya Sabha in protest over various issues, raise slogans, tear pieces of paper and throw it up in the air

    Opposition MPs gather at the Well of Rajya Sabha in protest over various issues, raise slogans, tear pieces of paper and throw it up in the air. Ruckus continues in the House.

  • 6:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    PM Modi, Amit Shah, Sonia Gandhi, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury & other MPs from TMC, Akali Dal, YSRCP, BJD and others met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla

    PM Narendra Modi, HM Amit Shah, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury & other MPs including those from TMC, Shiromani Akali Dal, YSRCP, BJD and others met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today. Lok Sabha adjourned sine die.

  • 5:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    UP lockdown new guidelines: Movement of people allowed from 6 am-10 pm from Mondays to Saturdays, with effect from 14th Aug

    Movement of people allowed from 6 am-10 pm from Mondays to Saturdays, with effect from 14th Aug. People will mandatorily need to wear masks, observe social distancing & use sanitiser. Sunday lockdown/Corona Curfew to continue, said Awanish K Awasthi, Addl Chief Secy, Home, Govt of UP.

    READ MORE: Uttar Pradesh relaxes weekend lockdown. Check new rules

  • 5:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Death toll in the landslide incident in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh rises to three

    A total of 10 people have been rescued safely from the landslide site in Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. Two people have been found dead: State Emergency Operation Centre.

  • 5:19 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Grateful to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for promptly responding to my request for increasing vaccine supply to Punjab: CM

    Grateful to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for promptly responding to my request for increasing vaccine supply to Punjab. While ordering for 25% immediate increase in vaccine supply, he has assured to meet our full demand by end-October, says Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh.

  • 5:19 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    President of the Community of Sant’Egidio invites CM Mamata to an event in Rome to attend "World Meeting for Peace "Peoples as Brothers, Future Earth"

    President of the Community of Sant’Egidio, Prof Marco Impagliazzo writes to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, inviting her to an event in Rome on October 6th & 7th to attend "World Meeting for Peace "Peoples as Brothers, Future Earth". The letter further reads that Pope Francis, Great Imam of Al-Azhar (Egypt) Ahmad alTayyib, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian political authorities & many high representatives of Christian Churches & of religions from all over the world have confirmed their participation.

     

  • 5:17 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Earlier govts were scared of bringing change in the system: PM at CII annual meeting

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Annual Meeting 2021 via video conferencing. According to the official release by the Prime Minister's office, the theme of the meeting is India@75: Government and Business working together for Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

    READ MORE: Earlier govts were scared of bringing change in the system: PM at CII annual meeting

  • 4:47 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    India-Russia joint training exercise INDRA 2021 is underway at Prudboy Ranges

    India-Russia joint training exercise INDRA 2021 is underway at Prudboy Ranges, Volgograd in Russia to enhance interoperability between the two armies & facilitate joint training between them to jointly plan & conduct counter-terror operations under the United Nations mandate

  • 4:46 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Punjab Congress chief appoints MP Amar Singh, former DGP Mohammad Mustafa, and Dr Pyare Lal Garg as his advisors

    Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu appoints MP Amar Singh, former DGP Mohammad Mustafa, and Dr Pyare Lal Garg as his advisors

     

  • 4:45 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Delhi Board of School Education has signed an MoU with International Baccalaureate

    Delhi Board of School Education has signed an MoU with International Baccalaureate, an international board that works in 159 countries. With this, students of the schools affiliated with the Delhi board will get the international level of education, says CM Arvind Kejriwal. The training of teachers of the schools affiliated with the Delhi Board of School Education and the student assessment will be done under the supervision of international experts, he added.

     

  • 2:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    HP landslide: Amit Shah spoke to ITBP DG, team deployed for evacuation, to take stock of the situation

    Home Minister Amit Shah also spoke to ITBP DG, team deployed for evacuation, to take stock of the situation.

  • 2:00 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    SC grants bail to former K'taka minister Vinay Kulkarni, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in murder of BJP worker Yogesh Gowda

    Supreme Court grants bail to former Karnataka minister and Congress leader, Vinay Kulkarni, who was arrested last year for his alleged involvement in the murder of BJP worker Yogesh Gowda.

     

  • 1:35 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Delhi Court reserves order on bail plea of advocate Ashwani Upadhyay, who was arrested in connection with inflammatory sloganeering near Jantar Mantar

    A Delhi Court reserves order on the bail plea of advocate Ashwani Upadhyay, who was arrested in connection with inflammatory sloganeering near Jantar Mantar on August 8. Court to pronounce the order at 4:00 pm today.

     

     

  • 1:22 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Several people feared buried as some vehicles trapped under debris of major landslide in HP's Kinnaur district

    #BREAKING: Several people feared buried as some vehicles trapped under debris of major landslide in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, news agency PTI reports quoting official.   

  • 1:17 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Delhi HC issues notice to journalist Priya Ramani on appeal of MJ Akbar challenging a trial court order which had dismissed criminal defamation case filed by him against her

    Delhi High Court issues notice to journalist Priya Ramani on the appeal of former union minister MJ Akbar challenging a trial court order which had dismissed the criminal defamation case filed by him against her.

     

     

     

  • 12:46 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    BSF troops of 86 Battalion evacuated 2 women who were bitten by snakes on Tuesday

    BSF troops of 86 Battalion under South Bengal Frontier evacuated two women who were bitten by snakes, yesterday. The two were taken to the hospital, where they were declared stable: BSF.

     

  • 12:10 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Adarsh Nagar SHO suspended for lack of duty compliance and in view of several complaints against him: Delhi Police

    Delhi: Adarsh Nagar SHO CP Bhardwaj suspended for lack of duty compliance and in view of several complaints against him, says Delhi Police.

  • 11:31 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha adjourned sine die

    Lok Sabha adjourned sine die. The Monsoon Session was scheduled to go on till August 13. 

  • 11:09 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    PM Modi had conversation with Varanasi administration regarding flood-related situation in Varanasi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a detailed conversation with Varanasi administration regarding the flood-related situation in Varanasi. He took stock of the entire situation and assured all possible support.

     

  • 10:33 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Deepender Hooda gives notice for suspension of business in RS demanding discussion on Centre's farm laws

    Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda gives notice for suspension of business in Rajya Sabha demanding discussion on Centre's farm laws.

     

  • 9:39 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Manickam Tagore gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on issue of rising fuel prices

    Congress MP Manickam Tagore gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on the issue of rising fuel prices.

  • 9:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    DCGI gives nod for conducting study on mixing Covaxin, Covishield

    Drugs Controller General of India gives nod for conducting a study on mixing Covaxin and Covishield.

  • 8:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in LS on 'Pegasus project' media report

    Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha on 'Pegasus project' media report.

     

  • 8:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    COVID: Mizoram reported 863 new cases, 171 total deaths on Tuesday

    COVID-19: Mizoram reported 863 new cases and 171 total deaths, on Tuesday. Active cases at 12,427 and total positive cases at 46,320.

  • 7:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    WB: Rising water level of Ganga river due to heavy rainfall caused river banks in Murshidabad to break

    West Bengal: Rising water level of Ganga river due to heavy rainfall caused river banks in Murshidabad to break on Tuesday. 

     

  • 7:20 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Rajasthan: 2 people arrested in Chaumu for duping a person in name of selling an owl

    Rajasthan: 2 people arrested in Chaumu for duping a person in name of selling an owl. "The complainant alleged on August 9 that he was duped of Rs 5 lakh by accused in name of selling an owl. Interrogation of accused underway," said Sandeep Saraswat, DCP, Jaipur Rural. 

  • 7:19 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    WATCH: Performers dance to the tune of Bhangra as they welcome Indian men, women hockey players in Amritsar

    WATCH: Performers dance to the tune of Bhangra as they welcome Indian men and women hockey players in Amritsar. "Many people are dancing in happiness for their return. Everyone's ready to welcome them," says Harjinder, men's hockey team player Gurjant Singh's uncle.