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Supreme Court Quashes WB Govt Plea Against Granting Of Protection To Suvendu Adhikari

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

On September 6 last year, a single bench of the Calcutta High Court had extended interim relief to Adhikari against the summons issued by the state police's Crime Investigation Department (CID) in connection with a probe into the death of his bodyguard.

BJP To Seek Public Suggestions For Preparing Manifesto Ahead Of UP Polls

Jan 03, 2022 PTI

Uttar Pradesh BJP's co-media in-charge Abhay Singh said the party's public representatives, including the MPs and MLAs, are already taking suggestions of the public for preparing the 'Sankalp Patra'.


Yogi Adityanath Is Willing To Contest From Any Seat In Upcoming UP Polls

The chief minister, who is currently a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council, was interacting with the media in Lucknow on Saturday night.

BJP Chastises Congress For Opposing Karnataka Govt's Plan To Free Temples From State Authority

Jan 02, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

CM Bommai had on December 29 announced that his government will bring in a law aimed at freeing Hindu temples from different types of bylaws and rules that control them.


SAD accuses BJP of bid to take control of Delhi gurdwara panel

Sirsa had earlier quit the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and joined the BJP. Sirsa on Friday said he withdrew his resignation as a stopgap arrangement to address administrative issues and he will continue as the gurdwara panel chief till a new president is elected in the elections in January.

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01 January, 2022

Farmers' 121-day-long stir ends after MLA Pankaj Singh intervenes

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Around 10 farmers, led by Bharatiya Kisan Parishad (BKP) president Sukhveer Pahalwan alias Sukhveer Khalifa, had also started an indefinite hunger strike last week which also ended Friday.


31 December, 2021

Cong revels in Karnataka local polls win, says people keen to oust BJP govt

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Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra greeted party workers and leaders in Karnataka for the "spectacular performance" in the local body elections.


31 December, 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Income Tax Raids On Perfume Traders

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Uttar Pradesh: IT Department is conducting raids on perfume traders and other related businesses in Kanpur and Kannauj. The Samajwadi Party claimed through a post on its official Twitter handle that the premises of its MLC Pushpraj alias Pampi Jain in Kannauj have been raided.


30 December, 2021

Haryana minister Anil Vij said he offered to resign from Cabinet when told he may lose home dept

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Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya, on the advice of the chief minister, allocated and reallocated portfolios among the members of the Manohar Lal Khattar Council of Ministers on Wednesday consequent to the induction of two new ministers.


29 December, 2021

Haryana Cabinet Rejig: New Minister Gets Anil Vij's Urban Local Bodies Dept

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Vij will continue to hold the departments of Home, Health, Technical Education, Science and Technology. Notably, Vij was conspicuous by his absence at the oath-taking ceremony of the newly inducted Ministers.


29 December, 2021

On 2nd Anniv of Jmm Govt Soren Criticises Modi, Lays Foundations for Rs 16k Cr Projects

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Soren said when people were forced to remain in the confines of their homes due to the COVID-19 pandemic it had become a challenge for a backward state like Jharkhand, from where a large number of labourers hail.


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29 December, 2021

Cong Should Apologise For Foisting False Cases Against Hindu Organisations: CM Adityanath On Malegaon Blast Case

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He also took a swipe at Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav over the income tax raids on a Kanpur-based perfume trader, saying this shows why Yadav was opposing demonetisation.


29 December, 2021

Thakur Takes Jibe At SP Chief Over Raids At Perfume Trader's Properties

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"Yadav is feeling for the perfume trader but he doesn't realise the pain of the poor. The illegal money (recovered from the trader) is meant for their development," Thakur said.


29 December, 2021

Maharashtra Police Hands Over Notice To Narayan Rane For Proceedings Against His Son

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In the notice to the Union minister, the police also referred to a statement made by him in a press conference on Tuesday where he had said that "was he a fool" to reveal the whereabouts of his son.


29 December, 2021

LDF's Record-Breaking Poll Success, Natural Disasters And Covid Surge Dominate Kerala's 2021

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Active cases jumped from 31,493 on April 3 to 4,38,913 on May 14 in Kerala and the huge spike in infections put the health system at risk.


29 December, 2021

False Declaration On Edu Qualification By Poll Candidate Can Be Corrupt Practice: HC

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It stated that while the Supreme Court has unambiguously held that voters have the fundamental right to know the antecedents of candidates, another bench of the high court has also ruled that non-disclosure pertaining to educational qualifications would constitute a corrupt practice.


29 December, 2021

Those Who Bow Before Modi's Wrong Decisions Follow Hindutva: Rahul

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He also said a prime minister from the Congress would have resigned for failing to discharge his duty had China occupied Indian territory.


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29 December, 2021

Jammu & Kashmir Police Thwarts PDP's Protest March

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The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday opened the Union Territory to the country's real estate investors by signing Memorandum of Understanding for projects pertaining to housing, hotel and other commercial activities worth nearly Rs.19,000 crore.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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