K'taka minister meets Yogi Adityanath to formulate legislation to ban cow-slaughter
  • K'taka minister meets Yogi Adityanath to formulate legislation to ban cow-slaughter(10 minutes ago)

    Bengaluru/ Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) To protect cows and prevent their slaughter, Karnataka Haj, Wakf and Animal Husbandry and Minority Welfare minister Prabhu Chauhan met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday to seek his guidance on formulating a "most stringent" anti-cow slaughter legislation in the state.

Disagreement invites distasteful response from state: Salman Khurshid
All arrangements in place for 3rd Phase of DDC polls in J&K
  • All arrangements in place for 3rd Phase of DDC polls in J&K(26 minutes ago)

    Jammu, Dec 3 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir State Election Commissioner, K.K. Sharma, on Thursday held a press conference and briefed the media about the arrangements being put in place to conduct the third phase of District Development Council (DDC) elections and panch/sarpanch bypolls in a smooth and peaceful manner.

Social distancing given up in all gatherings everywhere: SC
  • Social distancing given up in all gatherings everywhere: SC(21:32)

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said there are been large public gatherings -- political, religious, ceremonial -- where the social distancing has been given a go-bye and there is no appropriate mechanism to check such social gatherings.

Cong demands resignation of Delhi Health Min over Covid management
  • Cong demands resignation of Delhi Health Min over Covid management(21:32)

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Delhi Congress activists on Thursday staged protest across the national capital demanding the resignation of the city's Health Minister, Satyendar Jain, over his alleged failure to control the Covid-19 pandemic and mounting death counts.

Jaipur-Delhi highway blocked in support of farmers' protest
After backlash, K'taka minister backtracks on statement about farmer suicides
ED seeks asset details of Kerala CM's close aide
  • ED seeks asset details of Kerala CM's close aide(21:08)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has asked the Kerala Registration Department to give it the list of properties owned by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's close aide C.M. Ravindran.

Canada issues warrants against 2 in Indian call centre scams
  • Canada issues warrants against 2 in Indian call centre scams(20:52)

    Toronto, Dec 3 (IANS) Canadian police are hunting for two men in connection with the Indian call centre scams targeting Canadians. Warrants have been issued against Vimal Shrestha, 41, and Bindisha Joshi, 41, who have probably fled Canada, according to the police.

Closed Delhi-Haryana and Delhi-UP borders leave commuters stranded
  • Closed Delhi-Haryana and Delhi-UP borders leave commuters stranded(20:46)
    By Zafar Abbas

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) As the farmers agitation entered its eight day on Thursday with farmers and the government holding talks, commuters were left stranded as the Delhi Traffic police decided to close multiple entry-points towards Delhi from Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

Cong sponsoring farmers' agitation, claims Bihar BJP chief Jaiswal
Woman killed in Gurugram road accident
  • Woman killed in Gurugram road accident(20:14)

    Gurugram, Dec 3 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman died after the auto in which she was travelling in hit a canter near Gurugram's Iffco Chowk flyover on Thursday, police said.

Fight over mutton curry at wedding claims Telangana man's life
No breakthrough in talks, next round on December 5
  • No breakthrough in talks, next round on December 5(20:12)

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The over seven-hour long talks between the representatives of the farmers' bodies and the Union government ended without any breakthrough on Thursday and the next round of talks has been scheduled for December 5. As per sources, the farmers have given their suggestions to the government in writing.

Burevi expected to enter Kerala on Friday: Vijayan
Cong promised to repeal APMC Act, ECA in 2019 poll manifesto
  • Cong promised to repeal APMC Act, ECA in 2019 poll manifesto(19:56)

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Amid the ongoing protests against the Central farm laws, Congress has demanded scrapping of all the three legislations. However, in the party manifesto for the 2019 general elections which the party had lost, it had promised to repeal the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) Act and the Essential Commodities Act (ECA).

Man in Bihar slits throats of wife, daughter with a tiles-cutter
Cyclone Burevi to cross Pamban-Kanniyakumari coast Thursday night
  • Cyclone Burevi to cross Pamban-Kanniyakumari coast Thursday night(19:26)

    Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Cyclonic storm Burevi is expected to cross the south Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Kanniyakumari, during late Thursday night/early Friday morning, with wind speed of 70-80 gusting to 90 kmph, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Achieve targets within timeframe: Himachal minister
Yogi disburses Rs 10,390 cr credit to 3,54,825 MSME units
  • Yogi disburses Rs 10,390 cr credit to 3,54,825 MSME units(19:18)

    Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath, on Thursday, distributed a loan of Rs 10,390 crores to 3,54,825 MSME units and tool kits to 5000 interns under the 'One District One Product' (ODOP) scheme.

Elections to Haryana municipal bodies on Dec 27
  • Elections to Haryana municipal bodies on Dec 27(19:14)

    Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Elections to the municipal bodies of Haryana will be held on December 27 and the results will come on December 30, State Election Commissioner Dalip Singh said on Thursday.

Ex-sportspersons of Punjab to return medals on Dec 5
  • Ex-sportspersons of Punjab to return medals on Dec 5(19:08)

    Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) Joining the chorus backing the agitating farmers, three former Punjab sportspersons, all belonging to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), have announced to return their awards in protest against the use of police force during the farmers' protests, including Padma Shri and Arjuna awardee wrestler Kartar Singh, Arjuna awardee basketball player Sajjan Singh Cheema and Arjuna awardee hockey player Rajbir Kaur.

Mumbai gets first Sea Harrier Monument, comes up at Bandra
District polls mark paradigm shift in Kashmir politics
  • District polls mark paradigm shift in Kashmir politics(18:42)
    Ahmed Ali Fayyaz

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) In what seems to be a paradigm shift in Kashmir politics, a large number of local independent candidates in the first District Development Council (DDC) elections are fiercely exploiting the dissatisfaction among the masses over the poor quality of governance delivered by the previous regimes, to pose a strong challenge to all the traditional political parties.