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  • Centre, farmers both responsible for violence during Tractor Rally: Sanjay Raut

    Centre, farmers both responsible for violence during Tractor Rally: Sanjay Raut

    Jan 26, 2021, 09:06 PM IST

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on January 26 reacted on the Tractor Rally by farmers which turned violent in Delhi. He said that farmers and the Centre, both are responsible for the violence in the national capital. Farmers leaders should have stick to their words regarding the peaceful rally, he said. Raut also raised a question that the Centre has all the machinery then how the protest turned violent.

  • Putting Lalu Yadav behind bars political torture by Centre: Tej Pratap

    Putting Lalu Yadav behind bars political torture by Centre: Tej Pratap

    Jan 26, 2021, 01:33 PM IST

    RJD leader Tej Pratap Yadav released postcard addressing President Ram Nath Kovind, and sought acquittal of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on January 25.

  • Mamata Banerjee refuses to speak amid chants of

    Mamata Banerjee refuses to speak amid chants of 'Jai Shri Ram' at Centre's Netaji event in Kolkata

    Jan 23, 2021, 07:52 PM IST

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday declined to speak at an event to celebrate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary where "Jai Shri Ram" slogans were raised in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Aaj Ki Baat: Why talks between Centre and farmer leaders finally broke down?

    Aaj Ki Baat: Why talks between Centre and farmer leaders finally broke down?

    Jan 22, 2021, 10:43 PM IST

    The eleventh round of talks between protesting farmer unions and three central ministers in Delhi ended on Friday, once again with no solution on the deadlock. The Centre conveyed it to the farmers that the government has placed its best proposal forward and now the onus lies with them.

  • Protest in Rajnandgaon over resuming of nearby cow dung procurement centre

    Protest in Rajnandgaon over resuming of nearby cow dung procurement centre

    Jan 22, 2021, 04:27 PM IST

    Cow dung vendors staged a protest in Rajnandgaon demanding to resume a nearby cow dung procurement centre. "We can't go far to sell cow dung. We want to sell it to our nearby centre only," says a vendor. According to Rajnandgaon Sub-Divisional Magistrate MK Rawte, "Vendors have been asked to sell the dung at a different centres but they are demanding to sell it at the centres where they were selling previously. The issue is being discussed by the authority." Chhattisgarh govt has started a scheme 'Godhan Nyay Yojana' in June last year in which the government procures cow-dung from dairy vendors and farmers. The rate of purchasing the cow-dung is over Rs 1 per kg. The aim of the scheme is to preserving and improving cow shedding, promoting the production of vermicompost and improving the rural economy.

  • First recreational park comes up in Nagaland

    First recreational park comes up in Nagaland's Dimapur

    Jan 22, 2021, 04:26 PM IST

    Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on January 21 inaugurated the first-ever Public Recreational Centre (PRC) at Green Park, State Horticulture Nursery (SHN) in Dimapur. The park has 3 Gazebos, 2 Pergolas, 2 Outdoor Gyms, 1 cafeteria, and tiled pathways, developed in an expansive 30-acre area, to encourage an active lifestyle. The chief minister added that three more places in Kohima located at Old Zoo Ministers Hill, Nagaland University campus at Meriema, and Fishery complex at Thizama have also been identified for setting up of recreational park for public utility.The park will be open for public from 6 am to 4 pm.

  • Eleventh round of Centre-farmers talks underway at Vigyan Bhawan

    Eleventh round of Centre-farmers talks underway at Vigyan Bhawan

    Jan 22, 2021, 04:14 PM IST

    The three farm laws have already been stayed by the Supreme Court on January 11 till further orders, The court also formed a committee of experts to resolve the deadlock.

  • Will discuss MSP, repeal of three farm laws: Farmer Leader ahead of talks

    Will discuss MSP, repeal of three farm laws: Farmer Leader ahead of talks

    Jan 22, 2021, 01:59 PM IST

    Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee's SS Pandher on upcoming 11th round of Centre-farmers talks, scheduled to be held today (January 22), said they will discuss MSP and repeal of the three farm laws.

  • Aaj Ki Baat: Why farmer leaders rejected Centre’s offer to suspend farm laws?

    Aaj Ki Baat: Why farmer leaders rejected Centre’s offer to suspend farm laws?

    Jan 21, 2021, 10:53 PM IST

    Agitating farmers on Thursday rejected the Modi government’s offer to suspend the three farm laws for 18 months and insisted on complete rollback of the agricultural reforms, dashing hopes for an end to the 58-day protests.

  • Aaj Ki Baat: Is the talks between Centre and farmer leaders heading towards a breakthrough?

    Aaj Ki Baat: Is the talks between Centre and farmer leaders heading towards a breakthrough?

    Jan 20, 2021, 11:35 PM IST

    Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday said the talks with protesting farmers regarding the Centre's three contentious farm laws are 'progressing in the right direction' and 'there is a possibility of finding a resolution on January 22'.

  • Centre trying to exhaust farmers: Sachin Pilot on govt-farmers meeting

    Centre trying to exhaust farmers: Sachin Pilot on govt-farmers meeting

    Jan 20, 2021, 06:11 PM IST

    Congress leader and MLA from Tonk Sachin Pilot on January 20 reacted on farm laws and farmers' protest at Delhi borders. He slammed Centre by meeting with farmers' leaders by saying that the government is trying to exhaust farmers. He emphasized that Congress is standing with farmers in their protest. Farmers of different states are protesting at Delhi borders against Centre's newly enacted farm laws.

  • 10th round of talks between farmers and Centre underway| Watch

    10th round of talks between farmers and Centre underway| Watch 'Super 100' for more news

    Jan 20, 2021, 04:39 PM IST

    The previous nine rounds of formal talks between the Centre and 41 farmer unions have failed to yield any concrete results to end the protest.

  • SC hearing: Centre withdraws plea seeking injunction against farmers

    SC hearing: Centre withdraws plea seeking injunction against farmers' Republic Day tractor march

    Jan 20, 2021, 02:56 PM IST

    A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde siad that it will not pass any order on Centre's plea against proposed tractor rally or any other kind of protest by farmers on Republic Day. "We have said that it is for the Police to decide. We are not going to pass the orders. You are the authority to take action," the CJI said. The Centre then withdrew its application.

  • Top 9: Supreme Court hearing on Centre

    Top 9: Supreme Court hearing on Centre's plea seeking injunction against farmers' tractor parade today

    Jan 20, 2021, 10:02 AM IST

    Farmer unions are insisting on holding a tractor parade on January 26 to press for their demand to repeal the three farm laws.

  • 10th round of talks between Centre, farmers in Delhi today

    10th round of talks between Centre, farmers in Delhi today

    Jan 20, 2021, 08:59 AM IST

    The tenth round of talks between the Centre and farmers will take place on Wednesday at 2 pm in Delhi. The talks were earlier slated for Tuesday, but the Agriculture Ministry delayed it by a day. Sanjay Agarwal, Secretary, Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said the scheduled meeting of a Group of Ministers with agitating farmer organisations for January 19 has been postponed to January 20 due to some unavoidable reasons.

  • 'Desh Prem Diwas' more appropriate than 'Parakram Diwas': Netaji's grandnephew on Centre's announcement

    Jan 19, 2021, 06:54 PM IST

    Chandra Kumar Bose, grandnephew of Subhas Chandra Bose reacted on Centre's decision to celebrate Bose's birthday as 'Parakram Diwas' on January 23.

  • Centre

    Centre's farm laws designed to destroy agriculture: Rahul Gandhi

    Jan 19, 2021, 03:04 PM IST

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the new farm laws are designed by the government to 'destroy' Indian agriculture. Addressing the media here, Rahul said that he supports the protesting farmers and that every single person should support them as 'they are fighting for us'. "There is tragedy unfolding today in country, government wants to ignore issue and misinform the country. I am not going to speak about farmers alone as it is only part of tragedy," he said after releasing booklet 'Kheti ka khoon (Murder of agriculture) highlighting 'plight' of farmers in wake of Centre's three farm laws.

  • India

    India's vaccination drive: 3,81,305 beneficiaries receive Covid-19 vaccine, says Centre

    Jan 19, 2021, 09:41 AM IST

    Over 3.8 lakh people have been inoculated for coronavirus in the country so far. More than 500 adverse events following immunisation were reported, accorrding to Union Health Ministry's latest data provided Monday night.

  • Amit Shah inaugurates advanced simulation centre at Belagavi Hospital

    Amit Shah inaugurates advanced simulation centre at Belagavi Hospital

    Jan 17, 2021, 10:47 PM IST

    Home Minister Amit Shah on January 17 inaugurated advanced simulation centre at KLE Hospital in Belagavi.

  • 'Cow Pongal' celebrated with zest and zeal in Coimbatore

    Jan 17, 2021, 11:47 AM IST

    'Cow Pongal' was celebrated with traditional dance and music in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore with full fervour. It attracted the tourists and local visitors in large numbers. 'Cow Pongal' was celebrated at Isha Yoga Centre where thousands of people gathered for the massive celebration. Pongal is a popular harvest festival in Tamil Nadu. It marks the beginning of 'Uttarayana'-the northward journey of the sun. It signals the end of the harvest season and offers a special thanksgiving to the sun, earth and cattle.