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Protesting farmers announce four-hour nationwide ‘rail roko’ (rail blockade) on Feb 18: Statement

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10 Feb 2021, 7:43 PM

Protesting farmers announce four-hour nationwide 'rail roko' on February 18

Protesting farmers announce four-hour nationwide 'rail roko' (rail blockade) on Feb 18: Statement

10 Feb 2021, 6:39 PM

3 people dead as car plunges into canal in Telangana's Warangal district, says Police

Three people dead as car plunges into canal in Telangana's Warangal district: Police

10 Feb 2021, 6:10 PM

Lok Sabha passes motion to thank President for his address to both Houses of Parliament


10 Feb 2021, 5:18 PM

Congress MPs stage walkout during PM Modi's address

Congress walks out of Lok Sabha session during PM Modi’s reply to the motion of Thanks on President’s address, reports NDTV

10 Feb 2021, 4:34 PM

This new law will help the 'Arabpatis'. They will decide the price of farmers' produce, says Priyanka

In 1955, Jawaharlal Nehru had made laws against hoarding. But this law has been scrapped by the BJP govt. This new law will help the 'Arabpatis'. They will decide the price of farmers' produce: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Congress, at Kisan Mahapanchayat in Saharanpur

Congress will scrap new farm laws if voted to power, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at rally in UP's Saharanpur


10 Feb 2021, 4:21 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi replies in Lok Sabha to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address.

The speech by President showcased India's 'Sankalp Shakti.' His words have boosted the spirit of confidence among the people of India: PM Narendra Modi replies in Lok Sabha to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address

During the discussion on the President's speech, a large number of women MPs took part. This is a great sign. I want to congratulate the women MPs who enriched the House proceedings with their thoughts: PM Narendra Modi

We're knocking at the doors of 75 yrs of independence. It's a matter of pride for every Indian & an occasion to move forward. We may be in any corner or belong to any strata of society but we must make a new resolve that where do we want to take India at 100 years of freedom: PM

The post-COVID world is turning out to be very different. In such times, remaining isolated from global trends will be counter-productive. We'll have to emerge as a strong player. That is why, India is working towards building an Aatmanirbhar Bharat: PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha

Today we can hear 'Vocal for Local' in every corner of India. People look for local. This sense of self-respect is working a lot for Aatmanirbhar Bharat: PM Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha

10 Feb 2021, 3:42 PM

Bringing BJP to power means encouraging riots, says Mamata Banerjee

Bringing BJP to power means encouraging riots. If you want riots then cast your vote for BJP... You can't defeat Mamata as she isn't alone, she has the support of the people... Till the time I'm alive, I won't allow BJP here: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee in Malda


10 Feb 2021, 2:49 PM

Priya Ramani judgement deferred till February 17

Verdict in MJ Akbar’s defamation case against Priya Ramani deferred till Feb 17

10 Feb 2021, 2:49 PM

Deep Sidhu is in Delhi Police custody and is being interrogated, says police

Deep Sidhu is in Delhi Police custody and is being interrogated. Investigation is underway, Red Fort violence case is being investigated: BK Singh, Joint CP, Crime


10 Feb 2021, 2:20 PM

Will share its response soon, says govt over meeting with twitter

Upon the request of Twitter seeking a meeting with the Govt., the Secretary IT was to engage with senior management of Twitter. In this light a blog post published prior to this engagement is unusual. Govt. will share its response soon, says Ministry of Electronics & IT in a tweet.

10 Feb 2021, 1:34 PM

PM Modi to reply to the Motion of Thanks on President’s address at 4 pm in Lok Sabha

PM Narendra Modi will reply to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s address at 4 pm in Lok Sabha today: PMO


10 Feb 2021, 1:07 PM

The one who is 'Crony-jivi', he is selling the country, says Rahul Gandhi

The one who is ‘Crony-jivi’, he is selling the country, tweets Rahul Gandhi

10 Feb 2021, 12:34 PM

SC orders hold on dismantling aircraft carrier Viraat

Aircraft carrier Viraat’s dismantling kept on hold by Supreme Court, notice issued to company that bought it from scarp, reports NDTV


10 Feb 2021, 12:05 PM

Two people arrested in connection with the killing of a 33-year-old man in Ghatkopar

Two people arrested in connection with the killing of a 33-year-old man by a group of people in Ghatkopar area on 9th February: Mumbai Police

10 Feb 2021, 11:37 AM

Nursery admissions in Delhi to begin from February 18: Directorate of Education

Delhi Nursery admission: First list to be out on March 20; process to close by March 31, says Directorate of Education


10 Feb 2021, 11:37 AM

Four people injured in a cylinder blast in Mumbai's Andheri

Mumbai: Four people injured in a cylinder blast at a cylinder storage godown on Yari Road in Andheri (W); all injured shifted to a city hospital

10 Feb 2021, 10:43 AM

Iqbal Singh, an accused in 26th January Delhi violence case arrested by Special Cell from Hoshiarpur

Iqbal Singh, an accused in 26th January Delhi violence case arrested by Special Cell from Hoshiarpur, Punjab last night. He carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on his arrest: Delhi Police


10 Feb 2021, 10:42 AM

Congress MP Manish Tewari has given an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha

Congress MP Manish Tewari has given an adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over BJP leader VK Singh's statement on LAC transgression

10 Feb 2021, 10:20 AM

10-yr jail terms for breaching curbs in UK: Health Secy

UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced tough fines and jail terms up to 10 years for breaching quarantine rules imposed in an effort to prevent the new coronavirus variants from entering the country.


10 Feb 2021, 9:53 AM

2 BSF jawans found COVID-positive in Mizoram, active cases at 21

Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the state's tally to 4,388, an official said on Wednesday.

10 Feb 2021, 9:48 AM

BJP has issued a three-line whip to its Lok Sabha MPs

Bharatiya Janata Party has issued a three-line whip to its Lok Sabha MPs to be present in the House today


10 Feb 2021, 9:48 AM

A joint team of ITBP, NDRF, SDRF & other agencies entered into the Tapovan tunnel

A joint team of ITBP, NDRF, SDRF & other agencies entered into the Tapovan tunnel this morning. The tunnel is still approachable up to about 120 meters; more slush and water coming from inside the tunnel making the way ahead difficult: ITBP

10 Feb 2021, 9:43 AM

Sensex currently at 51,403.07; up by 73.99 points

Sensex currently at 51,403.07; up by 73.99 points. Nifty up by 39.75 points, currently at 15,149.05.


10 Feb 2021, 9:43 AM

Our decision to raise it beyond 80% will depend on the behaviour of the virus: Union Civil Aviation Minister

On one hand, some of the carriers want us to open 100% while others would like us to take it slow. Our decision to raise it beyond 80% will depend on the behaviour of the virus: Union Civil Aviation Minister answers an MP's question 'Why are flights not operating up to 80%?'

10 Feb 2021, 9:42 AM

A total of 20,33,24,655 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 9th February

A total of 20,33,24,655 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 9th February. Of these, 7,36,903 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)


10 Feb 2021, 9:42 AM

India reports 11,067 new COVID-19 cases, 13,087 discharges, and 94 deaths

10 Feb 2021, 9:41 AM

32 bodies recovered, 206 persons missing in Uttarakhand glacier burst

32 bodies recovered, 206 persons (including 25-35 people stuck inside Tapovan tunnel) missing in Uttarakhand glacier burst, according to State government


10 Feb 2021, 9:41 AM

My suggestion is that increase time to debate the Budget from 10 hours to 12 hours: Jairam Ramesh

There is a lot of interest among the members in discussing the Budget. My suggestion is that increase the time to debate the Budget from 10 hours to 12 hours: Congress MP Jairam Ramesh in Rajya Sabha

10 Feb 2021, 9:40 AM

A 33-year-old man murdered by a group of nine people in Ghatkopar area of Mumbai on 9th February

Maharashtra: A 33-year-old man murdered by a group of nine people in Ghatkopar area of Mumbai on 9th February. Police have registered an FIR under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act; accused yet to be arrested


10 Feb 2021, 9:15 AM

Total samples tested up to 9th February are 20,33,24,655

Total samples tested up to 9th February are 20,33,24,655 including 7,36,903 samples tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research

10 Feb 2021, 9:14 AM

Rajya Sabha proceedings begin for the day chaired by M Venkaiah Naidu


10 Feb 2021, 9:13 AM

Forensic Science Laboratory has submitted its report to police in Bhandara Hospital fire incident

Maharashtra: Forensic Science Laboratory has submitted its report to police in Bhandara Hospital fire incident which claimed lives of 10 newborns on Jan 9. Police say that they have sent the report back to FSL with a few queries, won't comment until the final report is received

10 Feb 2021, 9:09 AM

Maha: Thane's COVID-19 count rises by 236, death toll by 4

The COVID-19 tally in Thane district of Maharashtra has reached 2,56,185 with the addition of 236 new cases of the viral infection,an official said on Wednesday


10 Feb 2021, 9:04 AM

Man involved in killing of constable in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district killed in encounter

Man involved in killing of constable in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district killed in encounter with police: Kasganj SP Manoj Sonkar.

10 Feb 2021, 9:04 AM

Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested few people & recovered drugs in Thane and Mumbai

Maharashtra: In an ongoing search, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested few people & recovered drugs in Thane and Mumbai. Search is being conducted after the arrest of Iqbal Kaskar: NCB official


10 Feb 2021, 9:03 AM

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Vijay Pal Singh Tomar has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Vijay Pal Singh Tomar has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over demand for a separate bench of Allahabad High Court in Western Uttar Pradesh

10 Feb 2021, 9:03 AM

BJP MP Anil Baluni has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha

BJP MP Anil Baluni has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over the need for a mechanism to study glaciers to manage and prevent disasters such as the recent glacier burst in Chamoli, Uttrakhand.


10 Feb 2021, 9:02 AM

The discussion on General Budget is listed after consideration of Major Ports Bill in Rajya Sabha, today

The discussion on General Budget is listed after consideration of Major Ports Bill in Rajya Sabha, today. In Lok Sabha, it is listed after the ongoing discussion on Motion of Thanks on the President's address.

Normally, discussion on General Budget is taken up first in Lok Sabha. But in 1955, 1959, 1963, 1965 and 2002, discussion on Budget commenced first in Rajya Sabha. It's likely that discussion on Budget starts first in Rajya Sabha for only the sixth time today.

10 Feb 2021, 8:41 AM

Delhi's air quality turns 'very poor', with overall air quality index standing at 325

Delhi's air quality turns 'very poor', with overall air quality index standing at 325: System of Air Quality & Weather Forecasting & Research (SAFAR)

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