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Partho Dasgupta gets bail from Bombay HC in TRP scam case

The Bombay High Court Tuesday granted bail to former CEO of the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) Partho Dasgupta for his alleged involvement in the Television Rating Points Scam (TRP Scam).

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‘He Killed My Father’:Dead woman's father shot dead in Hathras, U.P.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered strict action against the culprits and also asked to book the culprits under NSA in this case.

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Are you willing to marry her, SC asks man accused of raping girl, grants protection from arrest

A bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde was hearing a plea filed by the accused who is serving as a technician in Maharashtra State Electricity Production Company Ltd and has moved the apex court against the Bombay High Court February 5 order which had cancelled the anticipatory bail granted to him in the case.

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CM Nitish: Bihar to get free COVID vaccinations even at private hospitals

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday said vaccination will be absolutely free in the entire Bihar. “Such facility will be made available even at private hospitals and will be facilitated by the state government,” add Kumar, who took the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine as the country opened up the facility for people over 60 years of age and those above 45 with co-morbidities as beneficiaries.

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No breakthrough so far in case of explosives outside Mukesh Ambani residence

Three days after a parked car with 20 gelatin sticks was found outside the South Mumbai home of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, 10 crack teams of Mumbai Crime Branch deployed to find the culprits are yet to make a breakthrough in the case.

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CoWIN 2.0 Registration Opens: To know about the Documents Required to Register For Coronavirus Vaccination

The registration on the CoWIN 2.0 portal opened on March 1, the same day when the second phase of vaccination drive starts in the country for people above 60 years of age and those over 45 with co-morbidities.

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Why Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij Will Not Take Corona Vaccine ?

Around the same time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his first coronavirus vaccine shot, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday tweeted that he will not “need” a second jab of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Three farm laws as "death warrants" for the protesting farmers- Kejriwal

The AAP's Mahapanchayat came months after the party had announced to contest the UP Assembly polls next year.

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Rs 250 For Covid-19 vaccine dose: Private hospitals can charge

It was intimated that the service charge to be recovered by private hospitals acting as COVID Vaccination Centers would be subject to a ceiling of Rs 100 per person per dose. In addition, private hospitals will recover Rs 150 per person per dose as cost of vaccine. Hence, the total ceiling amount recoverable by private hospitals is Rs 250 per person per dose

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Deep Sidhu- "I tried to calm the crowd at the Red Fort, court asks police to unearth ‘true picture’

Sidhu’s lawyers had moved court asking it to issue directions to the investigating agency to include all videos and other material showing “innocence” of accused on the record.

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Live Update: Assembly Elections 2021 dates, EC announces poll dates for Bengal, Kerala, TN and Assam; counting on May 2

The Election Commission on Friday announced the schedule for upcoming Assembly elections in Assam, Kerala, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Results will be announced on May 2.

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Security scare for Ambani, Threat Letter Found In Car Carrying Explosives Near Mukesh Ambani’s Residence

AROUND 20 gelatin sticks were found in a vehicle parked outside Antilla, the south Mumbai home of Reliance Industries head Mukesh Ambani, on Thursday evening, leading to a security scare and a massive mobilisation by the Mumbai Police to trace the culprits.

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supreme court closes contempt case against Maha officials for rewarding killers of ‘man-eater’ tigress

The Supreme Court Friday closed the case seeking contempt action against senior Maharashtra officials for rewarding people who had killed an alleged ‘man-eater’ tigress “Avni’ in Yavatmal district in 2018 after it was informed that the killing was approved by the top court.

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Punjab and Haryana HC granted bail to Nodeep Kaur

Dalit labour activist Nodeep Kaur, who was arrested in January by the Haryana Police under charges of extortion and attempt to murder, was granted bail by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday.

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Voting dates for Bengal, Puducherry, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Assam will be announced at 4.30 pm today.

The Election Commission will announce the schedule for assembly elections in West Bengal, Puducherry, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Assam at 4.30 pm today, Friday.

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Kerala: RPF found bag with explosives at Kozhikode railway station

A woman from Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu, identified as Ramani, who had bought a ticket from Katpadi to Thalassery, claimed ownership of the bag. She said the items were to be used to break rocks and dig a well in Thalassery. She was taken into custody and questioned by the police.

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आस्ट्रेलिया के उच्चायुक्त बैरी ओ फैरल ने की मुख्य सचिव से मुलाकात विभिन्न क्षेत्रों में निवेश की संभावनाओं पर किया विचार-विमर्श

आस्ट्रेलिया के उच्चायुक्त बैरी ओ फैरल ने कहा कि आस्ट्रेलिया की भारत आर्थिक रणनीति के अनुसार उत्तर प्रदेश प्राथमिकता वाले राज्यों में है। विशेष रूप से बुनियादी ढांचे, अवस्थापना सुविधाओं के विकास, शिक्षा और कृषि प्रमुख क्षेत्र हैं।

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Centre opposes same-sex marriage in Delhi HC ; Indian family unit concept

By and large the institution of marriage has a sanctity attached to it and in major parts of the country, it is regarded as a sacrament

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Rahul Gandhi jumps into Arabian Sea: Read full news

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who is currently in poll-bound Kerala, recently spent his time interacting with the fishermen community and even experienced a slice of their life.

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U.S President : Joe Biden revokes Trump ban on many green card applicants

Biden rejected that reasoning in a proclamation on Wednesday rescinding the visa ban. The Democratic president said it had prevented families from reuniting in the United States and harmed U.S. businesses.

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India coronavirus numbers explained: Maharashtra has most active cases

The positive cases from just Mumbai and Pune are now similar to what the entire state was discovering about three weeks ago. Both the megacities reported more than 1,000 cases. Pune alone contributed about 1,500 new cases.

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President's rule in Puducherry: Cabinet approved

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters that the decision was taken as no party claimed to form a government in Puducherry following the resignation of the chief minister V Narayanasamy.

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Mamata wants 'HELP' : PM Modi

Mamata wants COVID vaccine for all before Bengal polls, seeks PM’s help

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Motera Renamed as Narendra Modi Stadium

The Motera cricket stadium in Ahmedabad has now been renamed as Narendra Modi stadium. The newly built world’s biggest cricket stadium was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind today.

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Disha Ravi Mother waiting to hug her : Stand by our kids in fight for justice

It has been difficult for anyone, but when our children haven’t done anything wrong, why do we have to be afraid?

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Court grants bail to activist Disha Ravi, terms police probe ‘scanty and sketchy’ : big update in Toolkit case

The court has asked Ravi to not leave the country without its permission and to cooperate with the investigation.

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134 Missing People To Be Declared Dead : Uttarakhand Flash Floods

On Tuesday, the death toll in Uttarakhand floods rose to 70 after two more bodies were recovered from the debris, the state government said.

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Lockdown in Mumbai?

Maharashtra has been witnessing a rise in COVID-19 cases for the past few days. Earlier on Sunday, it had recorded nearly 7,000 new Covid-19 cases, the biggest jump in the last 3 months.

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Gujarat Municipal Election Results 2021 Live Updates : BJP wins big in Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar

Gujarat Municipal Election Results 2021 Live Updates: Counting of votes for 575 seats in six municipal corporations — Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar — of Gujarat is underway amid heavy security and strict COVID-19 protocols.

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Six men were killed in a dynamite blast in Karnataka’s Chikkabalapur district; second such incident in a month

The minister in charge of the district said the explosives belonged to a quarry that was closed down on February 7 for not storing explosives properly and not having an engineer at the site

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Odisha: 22 years after gangrape case, last of the 3 accused arrested from Maharashtra

The incident had created a state wide outrage, with the survivor also accusing the then Odisha CM JB Patnaik and his associate of having played a role in the incident, leading to the CM's resignation in 1999.

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suicide suspected : Mohan Delkar Lok Sabha MP found dead in Mumbai hotel

Lok Sabha member from Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Mohan Delkar, allegedly died by suicide on Monday.

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Rs 5,50,270 cr UP budget presented in Assembly by CM yogi to make UP state 'atmanirbhar'

With a target of making Uttar Pradesh 'atmanirbhar', the Yogi Adityanath government on Monday presented a Rs 5,50,270.78 crore budget for 2021-22 in the state Assembly.

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TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee’s wife responds to CBI notice, ‘The agency may visit my residence tomorrow’

She responded to the summons and asked the CBI to visit her residence between 11 am and 3 pm on Tuesday.

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Congress government falls in Puducherry : CM V Narayanasamy resigns after Congress-led govt loses majority

The CM accused former Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi and the Centre of colluding with the Opposition to topple his government just before the elections.

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CBI Team Reaches TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee’s Residence To Summon Him In Coal Scam Probe

CBI team has reached the residence of TMC MP and Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata to give him a summons to join its probe in the alleged coal smuggling case.

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Delhi: 'Hunar Haat' commences at JLN Stadium, Rajnath Singh inaugurates

In Delhi, the Hunar Haat has started from today and it will go on till 1st March. Union minister Rajnath Singh had inaugurated the Haat.

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Terrorist hideout busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag

Anantnag police have busted a terrorist hideout in the forest area of South Kashmir. The police have seized three AK 56, two Chinese pistols, two Chinese grenades, a telescope, and magazines, and many other items from this hideout.

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Rinku Sharma Murder Case: Delhi Police Crime Branch Arrests 4 Persons

Delhi Police Crime Branch arrests 4 more people in connection with the Rinku Sharma Murder Case. Rinku Sharma was allegedly murdered on 9th Feb in Mangolpuri. A total of 9 people have been arrested in relation to the murder.|

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Congress leader Priyanka gandhi assures UP boatmen of her support

Priyanka had recently taken a holy dip at the Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj on 'Mauni Amavasya' and had travelled in boatman Sujit Nishad's boat who informed her of the atrocities being committed on local boatmen.

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PM Narendra Modi to address meeting of BJP national office-bearers today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold meeting with BJP national office bearers at the NDMC Convention Centre

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Shabnam, Death Row Convict In Amroha Mass Murder Files Mercy Petition

According to Anand Kumar, Director General (prison department and reform services), Shabnam had also approached the Uttar Pradesh Governor earlier for pardon, but Patel had rejected her petition.

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Why EC is sending 125 companies of CAPF to West Bengal even before poll announcement ?

By February 25, at least 125 companies of central forces will arrive in West Bengal to maintain law and order during the Assembly election campaign.

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PM Modi chairs : NITI Aayog meet Govt must respect, give due representation to private sector in progress

PM Modi said that the private sector should be given full opportunity to become a part of the government's Aatmanirbhar Bharat programme.

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CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan : Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad to be renamed as Narmadapuram

While addressing a gathering on the banks of Narmada, Chouhan asked whether the government should change the name of Hoshangabad, to which the people replied in the affirmative.

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Manu Bhaker demands action against Air India employees for harassment

The shooter goes through an “ordeal” at the airport in Delhi for travelling with her weapons and ammunition.

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India : UNUSUAL DENSE FOG OVER DELHI AND NORTH INDIA IN FEBRUARY

Dense to very dense fog usually occurs over northern pains including Delhi NCR during the month of December and January. December 2020 was an exception when Palam Airport witnessed only one hour of very dense fog when visibility reduced to zero.

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Delhi Court Sends Disha Ravi Sent to 3-Day's Judicial Custody : 'Toolkit' Case

On the same day, hearing the plea by Ravi, the Delhi high court observed that reporting by some media houses into her arrest has been sensational.