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Farmers’ Protest LIVE Updates: Even as uncertainty looms over their planned tractor rally on Republic Day, farmer unions agitating against the new agri laws have said their preparations are in full gear and authorities should facilitate the "peaceful march", instead of stopping it....
As part of their protest, on January 26, thousands of farmers from Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur borders are set to take out a tractor march on Delhi’s Outer Ring Road....
BRISBANE, Australia: Against all odds, interim captain Ajinkya Rahane managed to lead an injury-affected India to victory in the fourth cricket test and retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy....
‘Giving up’ is not part of team’s vocabulary: Shastri...
No Indian team in nearly nine decades of Tests has faced such odds and triumphed...
The Indian team showed a never-seen-before zeal to retain the coveted trophy with a historic three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth and final Test....
India overcame their humiliation in the Adelaide Test to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with their second series win in Australia...
“It’s gonna hurt us big time. India deserved full credit. They have been outstanding but we have learnt lessons from it,” Australia head coach Justin Langer said...
US President-elect Joe Biden led a simple but powerful tribute Tuesday to the 400,000-plus Americans lost to the coronavirus, as he arrived in Washington on the eve of his inauguration....
On the eve of the inauguration ceremony of US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on January 20, an artist painted the portraits of the leaders on Tuesday as a gift to them on their swearing-in....
Filmmaker SS Rajamouli on Tuesday started shooting the climax of his ambitious upcoming film....
Roudram Ranam Rudhiram (RRR) stars Jr NTR and Ram Charan as Komaram Bheem and Alluri Sitarama Raju, respectively. The film is directed by SS Rajamouli....
The decentralized tech community is aiming to find support for technologies that go beyond cryptocurrency support. In a blog post today the team at Brave announced that they have worked with Protocol Labs to integrate native support for the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) inside their browser. Th…...
“Today Congress leader Rahul Gandhi inaugurated a book called 'Kheti ka Khoon' ...I want to remind that you are saying kheti ka khoon but you have played a bloodsport," said BJP leader Prakash Javadekar....
The BJP on Tuesday accused the Congress of working to scuttle the ongoing talks between the government and farmer unions, hitting back at the opposition party's leader Rahul Gandhi over his attack on the PM Modi dispensation over farm laws and national security....
As the ninth round of talks between the Centre and farmers failed to resolve the deadlock over the three agriculture laws, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the government wants to "tire out" the protestors by engaging them over long discussions....
Kiren Rijiju, Lok Sabha Member from Arunachal West, tweeted, “Those locations you are referring to have been under Chinese occupation since very-very long Congress regime in India. How can a national leader is ignorant and unaware of sensitive facts?”...
A political war has exploded over China setting up a village in Arunachal Pradesh, revealed in an NDTV report on exclusively accessed satellite images that show construction around 4.5 km within Indian territory of the de facto border between India and China....
With the farmers’ protests not spreading outside Punjab and Haryana and failing to create enough ripples among other sections, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi perhaps was trying to nuance the Congress strategy....
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he was not scared of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he was a "clean person" and he would continue to fight alone even if no one sided with him....
Amid the face-off between India and China, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence over Chinese constructions inside Indian territory....
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release financial assistance of around Rs 2,691 crore to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin (PMAY-G) on Wednesday via video conferencing....
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi today pressed further with his party's backing of the protest by some farmers against the new farm laws as "designed to destroy agriculture". Taking aim at the centre, he said he's "not scared of Narendra Modi or anyone". Mr Gandhi said with the three new laws, the centre has put the entire farm sector into the hands of "three to four crony capitalists", an allegation that the farmers have been making too....
Speaking at the Delhi Police headquarters, Home Minister Amit Shah said, “I came here (PHQ) in February 2020; that time, I said that the police have always been with the public... walking hand-in-hand in bad times. Today, it’s been a year. I look back and see the pandemic... how the police won the public’s trust."...
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday lauded the work by Delhi Police during the COVID-induced lockdown and highlighted that the phase will be inscribed in golden words in its history....
India, one of the world's leading drugmakers, on Tuesday said it will provide COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles from Wednesday, and that shipments will be sent to Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Mauritius as well on receipt of necessary regulatory clearances....
Bhutan and Maldives will be the first to get the vaccines from Wednesday, followed by Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles. Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Mauritius will also get doses once they give necessary regulatory approvals....
India, one of the world's biggest drugmakers, will start exports of COVID-19 vaccines as early as Wednesday, confirmed the central government, paving the way for many mid- and lower-income countries to secure supplies of the easy-to-store Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine....
“The only thing I keep on thinking every day is that I want to win matches for India,” Pant said at the end of his unbeaten knock. Head coach Ravi Shastri looked ahead: “By keeping his composure like today, if he can keep winning matches, it will be huge for us.”...
Shastri also said that the just-concluded series was the toughest tour ever for him....
Ravi Shastri also said that the just-concluded series was the toughest tour ever for him....
“There is some confusion regarding the law. Somebody may have an opinion before being part of the committee but his opinion can change. There is no way that such a person cannot be part of the committee,” Chief Justice of India S A Bobde observed....
The Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde, today responded to criticism of the Supreme Court committee to negotiate a solution to the farmer protests and noted what he called a "peculiar lack of comprehension" about the constitution of such panels....
Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday claimed the Supreme Court-appointed committee could not play any constructive role in resolving the deadlock between the farmers and the Centre following the latter's refusal to accept peasants' demand of repealing the farm laws....
The Chief Justice of India, SA Bobde, today responded to criticism of the Supreme Court committee to negotiate a solution to the farmer protests and noted what he called a "peculiar lack of comprehension" about the constitution of such panels....
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday listed the rules that need to be followed for the Budget session of parliament, which is starting on January 29 with President Ram Nath Kovind's address to both the Houses....
With Assam Assembly polls due in three months the main opposition - the Congress - has announced an alliance with three Left parties and, significantly, the Badaruddin Ajmal-led AIUDF (All India United Democratic Front)...
The Congress on Tuesday announced a ten-member election management and strategy committee for the upcoming Kerala Assembly polls with former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy as its head....
The Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) on Monday said it will contest the upcoming Assam assembly polls in alliance with five parties to oust the ruling BJP from power in the state....
“The vaccination drive will be further accelerated... Whatever doses of vaccine are made available, we will ensure that they reach maximum beneficiaries. This will be done soon,” said Dr V K Paul, who heads the high-level national expert group on vaccination administration....
It is highly deplorable to overreact, entice fear and spread misinformation without doing any due diligence on COVID-19 vaccine, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday after Bharat Biotech released a factsheet specifying conditions when Covaxin should not be given....
Over 1.77 lakh people were vaccinated against the coronavirus on the fourth day of the inoculation drive, the Union Health Ministry said in a statement today....
Of the total people vaccinated against COVID-19 so far, the government on Tuesday said 0....
A total of4,54,049 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the country which is more than double the number of coronavirus active cases, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday....
Authorities in Assam are probing how the 1,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine Covishield were found "frozen" in the vaccine store of the Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH), officials said on Tuesday....
The Assam Health Department had decided to send a batch of 100 vials of Covishield containing 1,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to a laboratory after this batch was found frozen in the vaccine storage unit of Silchar Medical College in the state's Cahchar district....
Karnataka healthcare workers will not be allowed their choice of coronavirus vaccines, Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said Tuesday, hours after an association of resident doctors said they were "very suspicious" about the safety and efficacy of Covaxin...
Urging healthcare workers not to hesitate to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the Centre on Tuesday said it was their societal responsibility to get inoculated, and concerns about adverse effects, as of now, seem to be "unfounded, negligible and insignificant"....
Doctors, nurses and others involved in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic should not hesitate the get themselves vaccinated, the government said today. Top medical experts and members of the government think tank NITI Aayog have requested people eligible for vaccination not to fall for rumours on safety, and that minor adverse effects are common and should not deter people from inoculation....
The cast and crew of Amazon Prime Video's 'Tandav' - who Tuesday night apologised and said they would edit scenes after two police complaints alleging "insult Hindu gods" - now face a third, and potentially fourth, case - in BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh...
Charges of disturbing communal peace raised against the cast and crew of the web series...
BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday dared West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to contest the upcoming assembly polls only from Nandigram, the seat held by him before he switched over to the BJP....
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s tactical announcement to contest from Nandigram in East Midnapore in the upcoming assembly polls is certainly going to make former Trinamool Congress heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari’s task to prove his mettle before the central Bharatiya Janata Party leadership more difficult....
At a time when farmers are protesting against the farms laws in the national capital, Banerjee wants to once again establish her image as the protector of farmers' rights. Nandigram provides the perfect platform for Banerjee to assert her resolve towards addressing the agrarian crisis....
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday wound up his two-day visit to the national capital where he met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, saying he raised issues of the state and no politics was discussed with the top BJP leaders....
Edappadi K Palaniswami said the decision taken by AIADMK was certain and added that most of Sasikala supporters are back in AIADMK and that “only few people are there” in her camp now....
Last year, ViacomCBS announced its CBS All Access streaming service would soon rebrand as Paramount+, to better reflect the expanded content lineup following the Viacom-CBS merger in 2019. Today, the company says it has set a launch date for Paramount+ in the U.S.: March 4, 2021. It’s also sh…...
Paramount Plus is officially launching on March 4th as ViacomCBS tries to find younger viewers....
Addressing a press conference here, Gandhi said, "The law will take its own course, but I have an observation. This was top-secret information, this was not provided to anybody else."...
Rahul Gandhi, commenting today for the first time on the WhatsApp chats of TV anchor Arnab Goswami linked to the 2019 Balakot air strike, said "giving official secrets to a journalist is a criminal act" and questioned who was behind the leak....
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has announced that from the upcoming session, the subsidy for the Parliament canteen will be scrapped. ...
Food served in Parliament canteens for MPs and others will become more expensive as a subsidy given for it has been stopped, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said today....
Nearly 3,000 workers of the RPI (A) have emerged victorious in the recently-held Gram Panchayat elections in Maharashtra, the party president and Union minister Ramdas Athawale said on Tuesday....
Workers of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have emerged victorious in 70 seats across 13 districts of Maharashtra in the recently-held Gram Panchayat polls, results of which were announced on Monday....
The Indian national cricket team registered a historic three-wicket win in the fourth and final Test against Australia at The Gabba, Australia and the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1 on Tuesday....
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team for its "fabulous" victory against Australia in the fourth and final Test match at Brisbane....
A minefield of talent called Rishabh Pant (89 not out off 138 balls) channelled his inner 'Mad Max' to scare the daylights out of the Australians with his breathtaking strokeplay, ending the home team's 32-year-old unbeaten run at the 'Fortress Gabba'....
The BCCI on January 19 announced a ₹5 crore bonus for the Indian cricket team after the Ajinkya Rahane-led side won the fourth and final Test against Australia to clinch the series 2-1 and retain the...
Rishabh Pant's 89 on the last day of the fourth Test in Brisbane was instrumental in helping India win the series Down Under....
India Squad, Players List for England Test Series 2021: Shahbaz Nadeem, KS Bharat, Abhimanyu Easwaran and Rahul Chahar are among standbys....
The squad was named only for the first two Tests of the four-match series, starting on February 5 in Chennai....
Rana Daggubati features alongside BSF soldiers in the documentary titled Mission Fronline, which will premiere on Discovery+ on Thursday. ...
Mumbai: Actor Rana Daggubati says he realised how tough and hard the lives of Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel are when he shot for the documentary “Mission Frontline”....
Actor Rana Daggubati details the simulated mission he was part of for the Discovery+ documentary ‘Mission Frontline’...
India on Tuesday announced that it will supply COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles from Wednesday....
Maldives is now the largest Covid-19 assistance recipient in India’s neighbourhood including medicine supply, food supply, medical team, training and financial assistance of $250 million....
India on Tuesday moved to the top of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) standings -- both on percentage points and points -- following their remarkable 2-1 series win over Australia in the four-match Border-Gavaskar series....
The victory Down Under handed India 430 points, putting it ahead of New Zealand (420) and Australia (332)....
Team India's terrific test series win today over Australia against all odds had a lesson in there somewhere for the Congress, its in-house critic Sanjay Jha tweeted today as the country deliriously celebrated cricket....
Mumbai: Salman Khan on Monday confirmed that his much-awaited film “Radhe – Your Most Wanted Bhai” will debut in theatres on Eid this year....
Directed by Prabhudheva, the action drama was scheduled to hit screens during Eid last year, but was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic...
Radhe also stars Disha Patani, Jackie Shroff, Zarina Wahab and Randeep Hooda in pivotal parts. It is being bankrolled by Salman Khan Films, Sohail Khan Productions, and Reel Life Production....
India has asked WhatsApp to withdraw the planned change to its privacy policy, posing a new headache to Facebook-owned service that identifies the South Asian nation as its biggest market by users. In an email to WhatsApp head Will Cathcart, the nation’s IT ministry said the upcoming update t…...
The government has sent 14 questions to WhatsApp seeking the Facebook-owned messaging app's answers on key questions about privacy and data security of users in India, sources have said. India is WhatsApp's biggest market. The messaging app has postponed its data-sharing policy change after users concerned about privacy fled the service and flocked to rivals Telegram and Signal....
Weightlifting's widespread doping and corruption issues were exposed one year ago by German broadcaster ARD....
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: Olympic weightlifting champion Nijat Rahimov has been charged with swapping his urine samples in a doping case that could threaten his gold medal....
Here's how Bollywood stars celebrated Team India's historic win against Australia in the Gabba on Tuesday....
India registered a historic three-wicket win in the fourth and final Test against Australia at The Gabba, thereby clinching the Border-Gavaskar series 2-1....
A week after he met with a tragic accident, Union AYUSH Minister Shripad Naik said he would be discharged from Goa Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) near Panaji in four to five days....
Shripad Naik (68), the Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH, was admitted to the GMCH on January 12 after he met with an accident while on his way back to Goa from neighbouring Karnataka....
Stating that their personal views on the three farm laws "did not matter", members of the Supreme Court-appointed committee, formed to take over negotiations with centre and protesting farmers, have said they will only present the stakeholders' views to the court....
Members of the Supreme Court-appointed panel on farm laws will not let their personal views on these Acts come in the way of their deliberations with various stakeholders, key committee member Anil Ghanwat said on Tuesday, while asserting that they are not on the side of any party or the government....
The Madhya Pradesh government will file a case against the makers of the Amazon Prime Video series "Tandav" for allegedly hurting religious sentiments, state Hom Minister Narottam Mishra said on Tuesday....
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government will file a case against the makers of Amazon Prime Video series “Tandav” for allegedly hurting religious sentiments, state Hom Minister Narottam Mishra said on Tuesday....
Complainant says he wants name of Mirzapur to be removed from the series...
The Indian government has asked WhatsApp to withdraw the recent changes in the privacy policy of the messaging app, saying unilateral changes are unfair and unacceptable....
The Indian government wants WhatsApp to withdraw the recent changes in the privacy policy of the messaging app. Read on to know more about it....