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Pilot sacked as deputy CM, party’s Rajasthan unit chief

Pilot sacked as deputy CM, party’s Rajasthan unit chief

Jaipur: The Congress on Tuesday sacked Sachin Pilot from the posts of Rajasthan”s deputy chief minister and the party”s state unit chief. Cracking the whip on the rebel party leader, the party also removed his loyalists Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena from the state cabinet. AICC spokesperson Randeep Surjewala announced the decision after a Congress […]

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Indian and Chinese commanders hold talks on further disengagement in eastern Ladakh

Indian and Chinese commanders hold talks on further disengagement in eastern Ladakh

New Delhi: Indian and Chinese military commanders on Tuesday began a crucial round of negotiations to finalise a framework for a time-bound disengagement process from friction points like Pangong Tso and Depsang as well as to pull back large number of troops and weapons from rear bases along the Line of Actual Control in eastern […]

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India will cross 10 lakh-mark of COVID-19 cases this week: Rahul Gandhi

India will cross 10 lakh-mark of COVID-19 cases this week: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the total number of coronavirus cases in the country will cross the 10 lakh-mark this week. “This week, the figure of 10,00,000 will be crossed in our country,” he said in a tweet in Hindi. Gandhi also tagged a news report quoting the WHO chief who […]

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Rajasthan political crisis: Cong appeals to Pilot to join CLP meeting

Rajasthan political crisis: Cong appeals to Pilot to join CLP meeting

Jaipur: Amid the political crisis in Rajasthan, Congress National General Secretary Avinash Pande on Tuesday appealed to Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and his supporters to join the second Congress Legislature Party meeting scheduled here. The second meeting of the Congress Legislature Party was announced several hours after the first one ended on Monday afternoon, […]

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India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 9 lakh with 28,498 fresh cases

India’s COVID-19 tally crosses 9 lakh with 28,498 fresh cases

Death toll climbs to 23,727

New Delhi: With 28,498 fresh cases recorded in a day, India”s COVID-19 tally sprinted past nine lakh on Tuesday, just three days after it crossed the eight-lakh mark, according to the Union health ministry data. The total coronavirus caseload in the country surged to 9,06,752 and the death toll mounted to 23,727 with 553 people […]

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SC refuses to entertain plea for restrictions on Amarnath Yatra due to COVID

SC refuses to entertain plea for restrictions on Amarnath Yatra due to COVID

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking restrictions on devotees in the Amarnath Yatra pilgrimage this year due to COVID-19 pandemic, saying the issue has to be left with the local administration to look into. “We have to respect principle of separation of powers,” said a bench comprising justices […]

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Next round of Lt Gen-level talks between India and China today

Next round of Lt Gen-level talks between India and China today

New Delhi: The Indian and Chinese military are scheduled to hold their fourth round of Lt General-level talks on Tuesday with an aim to finalise modalities for the next phase of de-escalation and disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh, government sources said on Monday. The meeting is set to be held in Chushul on the […]

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Abandoned drone sends police into tizzy in Jammu

Abandoned drone sends police into tizzy in Jammu

Jammu: The police in Jammu went into a tizzy on Monday after a drone was found abandoned in a village on the outskirts of the city, officials said. The drone was initially believed to have come from Pakistan through the International Border (IB), but a subsequent investigation revealed that it was owned by the Indian […]

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Rape accused escapes from police post in Jammu

Rape accused escapes from police post in Jammu

Jammu: A rape accused escaped from custody here on Monday, prompting a massive police search, an official said. Pankaj Gupta (35) was held on Sunday, following registration of a rape case against him at police post Tallab Tillo, he said. Gupta escaped by pushing a policeman and scaling the boundary wall of the police post, […]

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Indian GDP to contract 7.5% if COVID vaccine is delayed, 4% in base case: Report

Indian GDP to contract 7.5% if COVID vaccine is delayed, 4% in base case: Report

Mumbai:  A longer wait for a vaccine against COVID-19 virus may lead to a contraction of up to 7.5 per cent in the Indian GDP in FY21, a foreign brokerage said on Monday. Economists at Bank of America Securities also revised down their base case estimates on the real GDP within a week, and now […]

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