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Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh writes to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and accuses state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh of asking Sachin Waze to extort 100 cr per month. Deshmukh has denied the allegations in a tweet.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Saturday slammed the ruling BJP in Assam for allegedly attacking the culture, language, history, heritage and bonds of brotherhood in Assam and assured to protect the indigenous ethos if his party is voted to power in the state, according to PTI.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday reaffirmed the political commitment of the government to end Tuberculosis and said that they have accorded high priority to eradicating the disease in the country by 2025, according to ANI.
HP Assembly passes Bill giving honorarium to people jailed during National Emergency
The Himachal Pradesh Assembly on Saturday passed a Bill giving honorarium to people from the state who were imprisoned for social or political reasons during the National Emergency imposed in 1975, according to PTI.
Eighty-one beneficiaries, called Loktantra Prahris, have so far been identified and they will be given Rs 8,000 in case of imprisonment up to 15 days. Those who spent over 15 days will be given Rs 12,000, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said introducing the Himachal Pradesh Loktantra Prahri Samman Bill, 2021.
Ashoka University row: Students announce two-day class boycott in protest
Students of Ashoka University have announced a two-day boycott of classes from Monday in protest against some recent developments at the institution, including the resignations of faculty members Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Arvind Subramanian, according to PTI.
The Ashoka University Student Government, a student body, also said on Saturday it will be organising a separate movement demanding the resignation of the Vice-Chancellor.
Former Mumbai police commissioner Parambir Singh writes to Mumbai CM Thackeray
GoAir launches night flight services from Srinagar to Delhi
Modi-Mamata clash over 'tolabaji', PM says CM's 'bhaipo' only single window in industry scarce Bengal
Elevating US-India defence partnership a priority of Biden administration: Austin
Strong quake shakes Japan; no immediate reports of damage
A strong earthquake struck Saturday off northern Japan, shaking buildings even in Tokyo and triggering a tsunami advisory for a part of the northern coast. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, according to AP.
The US Geological Survey put the strength at magnitude 7.0 and depth at 54 kilometres (33.5 miles). The shaking started just before 6:10 pm.
The quake was centered off the coast of Miyagi prefecture, in the country's rugged northeast, which was heavily damaged during the huge earthquake and tsunami of 2011.
Himachal Pradesh: An avalanche hit Khangsar village in Gondhala valley of Lahaul-Spiti district
Academicians write open letter to Ashoka University over Pratap Bhanu Mehta's resignation
West Bengal Polls: Congress Election Committee meet today to finalise candidates
Education ministry mulling increasing number of international students coming to India for higher studies
The Ministry of Education is deliberating on measures to increase the number of international students coming to India for higher studies, officials said on Saturday, according to PTI.
In a review meeting of the ministry's Study in India Programme with partner institutions Friday, Higher Education Secretary Amit Khare said the criteria for this programme will soon be revised so that more institutions that have the necessary infrastructure and academic quality can join.
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Assam polls: BJP avoid CAA talks, says focus only on identity and development of state
PM Modi has destroyed India's economy: Mamata Banerjee
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of Defence Lloyd James Austin III issue joint statement
First Published: Mar 20 2021 | 08:32 AM IST