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Sun, Nov 28, 2021

  • The joint Opposition Sunday demanded the formal repeal of the three contentious farm laws and a legislation to guarantee MSP, as it raised a host of issues, including price rise and the coronavirus...
    Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said around 15 issues were raised during the meeting which was chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.He said the Opposition expected Prime Minister Narendra Modi to head the meeting and address the issues, but he skipped it.The winter session of Parliament starts Monday and will continue till December 23.Leaders of 30 political parties attended the meeting where they raised issues including farmers' problems, alleged Chinese incursion, Covid preparation and past mismanagement'', inflation, high fuel prices, unemployment, state of the economy and the extension of the BSF’s jurisdiction in border states. The issues of Pegasus spyware and women reservation were also raised, with some parties demanding a discussion on them.''The opposition leaders raised a number of issues during the...
  • 'Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal may intensify into cyclone' 'Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal may intensify into cyclone'

    A fresh low pressure area that is likely to form over South Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal around November 30 may intensify into a 'cyclonic storm', a senior IMD official said on Sunday.

  • Covid: Centre to review SoPs on testing of international arrivals Covid: Centre to review SoPs on testing of international arrivals

    The Central Government will review the Standard Operating Procedures on testing and surveillance of the incoming international passengers, especially from the countries placed on 'at risk' category,...

  • Black rice production in Assam now Black rice production in Assam now

    Black rice is well suited for Assam soils and weather conditions, carrying a huge opportunity for its commercial production. The World Bank-funded Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation project...

  • Only fully vaccinated devotees at Magh Mela 2022 Only fully vaccinated devotees at Magh Mela 2022

    Amidst reports of resurgence of Covid cases, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided that only fully vaccinated devotees would be allowed to attend the annual Magh Mela in January...

  • Crucial meeting of Telangana Cabinet on Monday Crucial meeting of Telangana Cabinet on Monday

    With the Centre rejecting Telangana's demands over paddy procurement, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has called a meeting of the state Cabinet on Monday to decide future course of action.

  • Kejriwal writes to PM to stop flight in view of new Covid variant Kejriwal writes to PM to stop flight in view of new Covid variant

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the new Covid variant detected in South Africa.

  • Akhilesh after power, Cong won't even reach double digit in UP: B.L. Verma Akhilesh after power, Cong won't even reach double digit in UP: B.L. Verma

    Union Minister of State for Cooperation and Development of North Eastern Region B.L. Verma has claimed that Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, who is bent upon to grab power by hook or by crook,...

  • PM Modi expresses condolences over loss of lives in Nadia road accident PM Modi expresses condolences over loss of lives in Nadia road accident

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences to the families of people who lost their lives in a road accident in West Bengal's Nadia district on Sunday.

  • Two labourers die while cleaning septic tank in Hyderabad Two labourers die while cleaning septic tank in Hyderabad

    Two labourers were suffocated to death and two others taken ill while cleaning a septic tank in Hyderabad on Sunday, police said.