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National News

Experience Odisha through Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’

What does British singing sensation Ed Sheeran have to do with tourism in Odisha? A lot, if an Odissi cover of Sheeran's chartbuster "Shape of You" is to be seen and believed. Joining the bandwagon, after IIT-Roorkee's memorable hip-hop cover,.....Read More

I-T Department warns black money hoarders of action

The Income Tax Department on Monday warned black money hoarders of punitive action if they do not deposit their unaccounted cash, held in bank deposits or in new currency, under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyana Yojana (PMGKY) by March 31......Read More

Haryana Police to provide protective gear to media

Media persons on duty at sensitive places in Haryana will get body protectors and helmets to ensure their safety during violence, a top officer said on Monday. Director General of Police KP Singh, who was in Fatehabad town to enquire.....Read More

Uphaar fire tragedy: Supreme Court declines more surrender time to Gopal Ansal

The Supreme Court on Monday declined Uphaar theatre owner Gopal Ansal's plea for more time to surrender, as he said he has moved the President for mercy and pardon. "Sorry, we can't," said a bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh.....Read More

Trivendra Singh Rawat takes oath as new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, PM Modi attends the ceremony

BJP’s Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday took oath as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah and a host of senior party leaders attended the oath-taking ceremony of Rawat, a long-time.....Read More

Trivendra Singh Rawat takes oath as Uttarakhand Chief Minister, PM Modi attends the ceremony

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)s Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday took oath as the new Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and senior party leaders attended the swearing-in ceremony of Trivendra Rawat, a long-time Rashtriya.....Read More

Uttarakhand: CM designate Trivendra Rawat meets Governor; PM Modi, Amit Shah to attend swearing-in ceremony tomorrow

Hours after being elected as the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), Uttarakhand Chief Minister designate, Trivendra Singh Rawat on Friday met Governor KK Paul in Dehradun to claim government formation in the state. Slated to take oath as the 11th CM.....Read More

Protect Nahid Afrin, fatwas threat to rights: Lawyer Vrinda Grover

Holding that 'fatwas' have no legal or constitutional basis, noted lawyer and human rights activist Vrinda Grover says steps should be taken to ensure protection for young Assamese singer Nahid Afrin, against whom some Islamic clerics have issued a 'fatwa'......Read More

If BJP had contested Punjab polls alone, then today we would have a BJP govt there: Anil Vij

Analysing the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) defeat in the Punjab Assembly Elections, BJP’s Haryana state Minister Anil Vij on Monday said that the loss cannot be called a BJP loss. "It was mainly an Akali Dal.....Read More

Conrad Sangma says Congress’ letter to Manipur governor claiming NPP support is fake

In an embarrassing moment for the Congress party in Manipur amid the ongoing tussle with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to form the government, National People's Party's (NPP) Conrad Sangma on Monday said that Congress' letter to governor claiming NPP support was.....Read More