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Farmers’ protest: Farmer unions reject Amit Shah’s request to shift to Burari

Farmers’ protest: Farmer unions reject Amit Shah’s request to shift to Burari

Union home minister Amit Shah’s request to protesting farmers to shift to Burari has been rejected by the majority of farmer unions. Notably, the farmers want to hold their protest against the contentious farm bills recently enacted by the Centre at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar, whereas the Centre wants to shift the farmers to Burari, which...

26/11 attacks: India fighting terrorism with new policies, says PM Modi

Remembering the terrorist attack of 26/11 on Mumbai, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India is now fighting terrorism with new policies. PM Modi said the country would not forger the wounds of the terrorist attack. Addressing the concluding session of the 80th All India Presiding Officers Conference, PM Modi said: “This day in...

Cyclone Nivar: 3 people killed in Tamil Nadu, rains to continue

Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry in the early hours on Thursday as a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’. It accompanied heavy rainfall and gusty winds that resulted in the uprooting of trees and flooding in low-lying areas. It has lost its intensity after the landfall but will cause rain in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karnataka and...

PM Modi seeks coordination from state govts to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India is in a much better position than various other countries in terms of recovery and fatality rates related to the COVID-19 pandemic. PM Modi, however, pointed out that some states have registered a surge in COVID-19 cases. PM Modi said this while addressing a virtual conference with...

Amit Shah, JP Nadda to visit Bengal every month till poll

Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP’s national president JP Nadda will visit West Bengal every month till the Assembly elections scheduled in the state next year comes to an end. This information was revealed by West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. Notably, the election for the 294-seat Bengal Assembly is likely to be held...

Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM for the fourth time in a row

JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar, on Monday, is all set to take oath as the chief minister of Bihar for the fourth time in a row. Nitish Kumar was unanimously elected as the leader of the NDA Legislature Party on Sunday. The meeting was also attended by defence minister Rajnath Singh who announced that Nitish Kumar...

Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee no more

After being hospitalised for over a month, veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee on Sunday breathed his last at a private hospital in Kolkata. He was 85 years old. Notably, Soumitra Chatterjee, who is a recipient of several national and international awards including the Padma Bhushan, had tested positive for COVID-19 on October 6. Upon treatment, he...

Twitter removes Amit Shah’s profile picture over copyright issue

Social media giant Twitter, on Thursday, removed the profile picture on the verified account of Union home minister Amit Shah for a brief period over copyright issue. The profile picture vanished for some time on Thursday night, but was restored soon. The profile picture was removed “inadvertently” in connection with the social media giant’s global...

BJP, JD(U) wins Bihar Assembly election

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the BJP and comprising of JD(U) won the close contest and emerged victorious in the Bihar Assembly elections on Wednesday. The counting of votes continued well past midnight for many Assembly constituencies, but eventually, the result came in favour of the NDA. Notably, NDA won 125 seats out...

PM Modi, Amit Shah meet LK Advani on his 93rd birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah and BJP’s national president JP Nadda were among the top BJP leaders to wish veteran party leader LK Advani on his 93rd birthday. Notably, PM Modi, Shah and Nadda went to meet LK Advani at his residence on the occasion. PM Modi took to Twitter to...

Arnab Goswami arrested in abetment to suicide case

Republic TV’s editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has been arrested by the Raigad police on Wednesday. He was arrested in connection with an abetment to suicide case filed against him and two others in 2018. Notably, the police have reopened investigations in the case. A senior cop said that Goswami is being taken to Raigad where he...

Amit Shah admitted to AIIMS for post COVID-19 care

Union home minister Amit Shah has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, on Tuesday. Amit Shah was admitted after he complained of fatigue and body ache. The AIIMS administration has clarified that he is comfortable and carrying on his work from the hospital. Union Home Minister Amit Shah...