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Union Home Mnister Amit Shah

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New Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge set up a 47-member Steering Committee, in place of the Congress Working Committee (CWC). The new steering committee includes senior Congress leasders including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. 

Britain's newly-appointed Prime Minister Rishi Sunak warned that his government will have to take some "very difficult decisions" but assured the people that he would also act with compassion. 

Congress party's Bharat Jodo Yatra resumed from Makhtal in Narayanpet district of Telangana today, after a 3-day break for Diwali and Mallikarjun Kharge's take over as the party president. 

Punjab witnessed 1,238 farm fire incidents today, highest number of crop residue burning cases so far this season, according to the Punjab Remote Sensing Centre data.

Describing the Indian Army as “the greatest army in the world”, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on October 27, 2022 said the mission of full integration of J&K that started on August 5, 2019 “will complete when Gilgit-Baltistan and areas of the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) will reunite with India.

Samajwadi Party's senior leader Azam Khan convicted by Rampur court in a hate speech case. Quantum of sentence to be pronounced at 3 pm today.
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Chhattisgarh CM slams Kejriwal for his 'images of deities on currency notes' statement

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday slammed his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal for demanding images of Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesh on currency notes and described his statement as a tactic to garner votes.

Talking to reporters here, the senior Congress leader accused Kejriwal of raising an emotive issues just for votes. Asked about the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader's controversial statement, Baghel said, At different times the Government of India decides whose photos will appear on currency notes and coins. But to gain votes Kejriwal has used this tactic." I was watching in the news yesterday, photos of great leaders Ambedkar ji and Bhagat Singh ji were kept where he (Kejriwal) was addressing a press conference (where he made the statement). Had they been alive, could Kejriwal have said these things in front of them? Was his statement motivated by their ideology?" he asked. Baghel further said wherever Kejriwal fights elections he just plays emotional card to garner votes.

9:44 PM

PM Modi to address BJP poll rallies in Himachal from Nov 5-9

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address BJP's election rallies in Himachal Pradesh from November 5-9, state BJP president Suresh Kashyap said on Thursday.

As per tentative programme, the prime minister will address rallies in Shimla, Hamirpur, Kangra and Mandi, he said.

Kashyap said BJP chief J P Nadda, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Union ministers Bhupender Yadav, Anurag Thakur, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Smriti Irani, party spokesperson Sambit Patra and several other prominent leaders will also address election meetings in various parts of the state.

9:02 PM

DU admission: Over 25 pc candidates of 1st merit list freeze their seats

More than 25 per cent of the 59,100 candidates who secured admission in Delhi University's first round of seat allocations have frozen their seats while nearly 60 per cent of them have opted for an upgrade to their higher 'programme+college combination' preference, a varsity official said Thursday.

Thursday was the last day for opting for an upgrade.

8:42 PM

Excited about what our two great democracies can achieve: UK PM Sunak in a reply to PM Modi

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PM Modi speaks to UK counterpart Rishi Sunak

7:59 PM

28,000 phone numbers being misused for cybercrimes identified: Haryana Police

About 28,000 mobile phone numbers being misused for committing cybercrimes have been identified and they will be blocked soon, a senior Haryana Police officer said on Thursday.

The 27,824 phone numbers were identified through cybercrime helpline number 1930 and complaint portal, Additional Director General of Police (Crime) O P Singh said.

7:10 PM

BJP's Amit Malviya decides to file criminal & civil proceedings against 'The Wire'

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Gyanvapi row: Fast-track court to pronounce verdict on plea seeking 'shivling' worship on Nov 8

A fast-track court hearing a plea seeking permission to allow worship of the "shivling" claimed to have been found in the Gyanvapi mosque complex here will pronounce its verdict on November 8.

Advocate Anupam Dwivedi, appearing for the Hindu side, said that the fast-track court of Civil Judge (Senior Division) Mahendra Pandey heard the arguments of both sides and reserved its order on the suit till November 8.

6:17 PM

PM enjoying power while Kashmiri Pandits continue to be refugees in their own country: Rahul Gandhi

Hitting out at the Centre over the alleged exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from Kashmir, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is enjoying power while members of the minority community continue to be refugees in their own country.

The BJP has ruined the good work done by the UPA, the former Congress chief said.

5:45 PM

India to see biggest jump in energy demand globally: IEA

India is likely to see the world's biggest rise in energy demand this decade, with demand climbing 3 per cent annually due to urbanisation and industrialisation, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its World Energy Outlook released on Thursday.

While the push for renewable energy will see it meeting as much as 60 per cent of the growth in demand for power, coal will continue to meet a third of overall energy demand by 2030 and another quarter will be met by oil.

5:33 PM

Railways does not earn profit through passenger trains, they are run for convenience of people: Danve

Union minister Raosaheb Danve has said that running passenger trains does not benefit the railways in terms of revenue, and added that the central government runs these services for the convenience of people.

The Minister of State for Railways also said that the national transporter tries to make up for the losses incurred due to passenger trains from freight services.

5:07 PM

RBI announces additional meeting of MPC on November 3, 2022

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Gujarat Assembly polls: BJP begins process for selection of candidates

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday initiated a process to collect feedback from party workers at the local level in Gujarat for selection of candidates for the upcoming state Assembly polls.

Elections for the 182-member Gujarat Assembly are due in December, and the state is likely to witness a three-cornered fight - among the BJP, opposition Congress and the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) - this time.

4:55 PM

2019 Hate Speech Case: Minutes after getting jail term, Azam Khan gets bail

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan was sentenced for three years of jail for hate speech against Yogi Adityanath. Two other accused are also sentenced to three years in prison along with a fine of Rs 2000 in the hate speech case of 2019.

4:53 PM

J&K grenade attack: Police produces chargesheet against four accuse

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Indian fans celebrates India's victory over Netherlands

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BJP MP asks CM Arvind Kejriwal to take dip in Yamuna ahead of Chhath Puja

BJP MP Manoj Tiwari on Thursday accused the Delhi government of spraying poisonous chemical to remove froth from the Yamuna ahead of Chhath Puja during which devotees take a holy dip in the river.
West Delhi MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma also challenged Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to take a dip in the Yamuna and alleged that the AAP chief's visit to Ghazipur landfill site was a ploy to divert attention from the issue of pollution in the river.
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Greenhouse gas concentrations climbed at above-average rates to new records last year: UN weather agency

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Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan & 2 other accused sentenced to 3 years in prison in hate speech case of 2019

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PM Modi to lay foundation stone for C-295 aircraft manufacturing facility in Vadodara, Gujarat on Sunday

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First Published: Oct 27 2022 | 9:46 AM IST

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