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    Bengaluru riot: Was Yediyurappa government sleeping, asks Congress

    Sagar Kulkarni, The Congress, on Wednesday, targeted the state government over the violence in Bengaluru, accusing it of failing to maintain law and order. 'It is a complete failure of law and order machinery and rule of law. Was Yediyurappa government sleeping or waiting for the violence to happen?' Randeep Singh Surjewala, chief Congress spokesman. said. Follow all the latest...

    • 10 min ago
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    Union minister Shripad Naik tests positive for Covid-19, opts for home isolation

    PTI, Union minister Shripad Y Naik on Wednesday said he has tested positive for coronavirus infection and has opted for home isolation. The minister of state for AYUSH and defence said he opted for self-isolation as he is asymptomatic and added his vitals are within normal limits. Naik took to Twitter to inform he was Covid-19 positive. "I underwent Covid-19...

    • 17 min ago
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    SC to decide in a day or two on issue of resuming physical courts

    Ashish Tripathi, The Supreme Court is likely to decide in a day or two on resumption of physical courts in a limited manner. A meeting of a seven-judge Committee took place on Tuesday where lawyers bodies urged it for starting the physical courts after taking views of medical experts. The top court has been functioning in virtual mode since March in view of Covid-19 pandemic. A...

    • 40 min ago
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    Central Industrial Security Force to post more local language versed personnel at airports; rejects Kanimozhi's charges

    PTI, The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will undertake "enhanced efforts" to deploy more personnel at airports who know the local language following an incident where DMK MP Kanimozhi recently alleged that a force personnel questioned her if she was an Indian as the law maker didn't speak Hindi. A senior...

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    India aims to have zero road fatalities by 2030: Nitin Gadkari

    Ajith Athrady, India is working to achieve zero road accident fatalities by 2030, said Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday. Addressing the Indo-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Womennovator on Trade Investment and collaborations in Road infrastructure, the minister said, under the Indian Road Safety Assessment Programme 21,000 km roads have...

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    Vodafone India Foundation launches portal on digital literacy Digisakshar

    PTI, Vodafone India Foundation, the CSR arm of mobile service provider Vodafone Idea, on Wednesday launched a portal to help marginalised communities become digitally literate and self-reliant. The portal, Digisakshar.org, which has been developed in partnership with IT and business consulting services firm CGI and NASSCOM Foundation, was launched at a virtual event. In...

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    IAF writes to Censor Board objecting to its 'undue negative' portrayal in movie Gunjan Saxena

    PTI, The Indian Air Force (IAF) has written a letter to the Censor Board objecting to its "undue negative" portrayal in the movie 'Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl', said a senior official. The movie was released on streaming platform Netflix on Wednesday. The movie is based on the life of IAF officer Gunjan Saxena who became the first woman...

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    From The Newsroom: Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris as his running mate

    DH Web Desk, In your evening news brief, From The Newsroom, we look at riots in Bengaluru's DJ Halli that killed three, injured over 60 police personnel and led to arrest of over 140. Former US Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden chose Senator Kamala Harris to be his running mate in the US Presidential Elections. The condition of former...

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    NCP chief Sharad Pawar snubs grandnephew Parth

    Mrityunjay Bose, In something that is unprecedented, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Wednesday publicly snubbed his grand-nephew Parth Pawar on the latter political stances.Parth is son of Pawar's nephew and deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar. Parth had demanded a CBI probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and hailed the bhoomi poojan of Ram temple in Ayodhya. "We do not give much importance to...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    15 CBI officers awarded prestigious Home Minister's medal for excellence in investigation

    PTI, Fifteen CBI officers who successfully solved murder cases of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar and BJP leader Yogesh Gowda besides the sensational Muzaffarpur shelter home abuse case are among over 100 police investigators awarded the prestigious 'Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Investigation' for 2020. "The 'Union Home Minister's...

    • 3 hrs ago

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