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KCR's Daughter Kavitha Set To Be Elected Unopposed To Telangana Council

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Kavitha will be elected to the upper house of the state legislature for a second consecutive term. She was elected with a huge majority to the Legislative Council from the same constituency in October last year.

West Bengal Governor Writes To Speaker Seeking Assembly Proceedings On BSF-Linked Resolution

Nov 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The West Bengal Assembly had on Tuesday passed a resolution against the Centre's decision to extend BSF"s jurisdiction from 15 km to 50 km from the international border, amid opposition by BJP legislators.


Andhra Pradesh Government Spent Rs 1.07 Lakh Crore On Women Welfare

Making a statement in the Assembly, Women Development and Child Welfare Minister Taneti Vanita said a sum of Rs 74,022 crore has been transferred to the bank accounts of 3,43,17,182 women under DBT schemes like Amma Vodi, Kapu Nestham, Cheyuta, Aasara, Rythu Bharosa, Vahana Mitra, etc.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Pitches For 'One Nation, One Legislative Platform'

Nov 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

With Parliament often witnessing disruptions over a variety of issues, Modi said the conduct of lawmakers should be in line with Indian values. Traditions and systems of the Houses should be inherently Indian, he said.


Pendency In Indian Courts Rising by 2.8% Annually: Report By Delhi-Based Non-Profit

As of September 15, over 4.5 crore cases were pending across all courts in India. The data collated and analysed, shows that this huge backlog is courtesy of the huge number of vacancies in the Indian judiciary system

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31 July, 2021

First Evacuation Flight Brings 221 Afghans, Many Kids, To US

Associated Press (AP)

Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly approved legislation that would allow an additional 8,000 visas and $500 million in funding for the Afghan visa program


23 July, 2021

Navjot Sidhu Joins Amarinder For Tea Before Taking As Punjab Congress Chief

PTI

Four working presidents of the Punjab Congress will also assume charge at the ceremony at the party's state headquarters here.


08 July, 2021

California Kicks Off 1.1 Billion USD Cleanup Plan To Create Jobs

Associated Press (AP)

Gavin Newson said that people who were formerly homeless or formerly incarcerated will be given priority for the jobs created by the three-year program


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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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