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Man’s body tied to barricade at farmers’ protest site

New Delhi: The body of a young man – with the left wrist severed and a pool of blood on the ground – was found tied to an overturned police barricade at the farmers’ protest site on the Singhu border this morning. Initial reports say Nihangs – a ‘warrior’...

Oct 15 · >

Amarinder hits out at Punjab minister over BSF row

Chandigarh: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday hit out at Pargat Singh, a minister in the new state cabinet and a close aide of state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, saying that his accusations surrounding the BSF controversy were “ridiculous stories for cheap publicity”. Captain Singh, who...

Oct 15 · >

Row over BSF’s extended powers in border states

New Delhi: Border Security Force (BSF) officers will now have the power to arrest, search, and of seizure to the extent of 50 km inside three new states sharing international boundaries with Pakistan and Bangladesh. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) claims that recent drone droppings of weapons from across the...

Oct 14 · >

Aryan Khan regular user of drugs, court told

Mumbai: Aryan Khan is a regular consumer of drugs, the NCB told a Mumbai court Thursday as the star son’s bail hearing resumed this morning. The NCB, or Narcotics Control Bureau, told the court “evidence shows” the Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son frequently took banned substances, and had been...

Oct 14 · >

Aryan Khan moved to common cell after testing Covid negative

Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan has been shifted to a common cell after testing negative for COVID-19, the superintendent at Mumbai’s Arthur Road Jail where he is lodged following his arrest in drug seizure case, said on Thursday. Along with him, five other men who were arrested in the...

Oct 14 · >

Congress team meets President over UP farmers’ killing

New Delhi: Sack the Union Minister whose son is accused of mowing down protesting farmers in Uttar Pradesh, a Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation urged President Ram Nath Kovind, who, in turn, has said he will speak to the government over the issue. Union Minister of State for Home Ajay...

Oct 13 · >

DMK set to sweep Tamil Nadu local polls

Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s ruling DMK is set to sweep rural local body elections in nine newly constituted districts that were created for administrative convenience and following public demand. The DMK has won 45 of 153 district panchayat ward member seats and is leading in most of the rest. It...

Oct 13 · >

Piped cooking gas, CNG rates hiked

New Delhi: Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) has announced a hike in prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) in Delhi and neighbouring cities of Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, and others. The new rates will be come into effect from 6 am on October 13,...

Oct 13 · >

Domestic flights can operate at full capacity from Monday

  New Delhi: Domestic airlines now can operate passenger flights without capacity restrictions, the Civil Aviation Ministry said Tuesday. The new order comes into effect from Monday, October 18. Airlines and airport operators must, however, the ministry said, “ensure guidelines to contain the spread of COVID-19 are strictly adhered...

Oct 12 · >

Modi blames ‘selective approach’ to poor HR reputation

  New Delhi: A “selective” approach to human rights dents the country’s image, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday, as he lashed out at “some” who viewed human rights “with an eye on political gains and loss” and were therefore harming the practice of such rights and democracy. “Some people...

Oct 12 · >