Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday urged the BJP members to explain the benefits of the three farm laws enacted by the Central government to farmers in each village.
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.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Former External Affairs Minister, Salman Khurshid, has attacked the government for allegedly using agencies against those who disagree with the people in power.
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.
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.
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, Dec 3 (IANS) Supporting the ongoing agitation by farmers in the national capital against the new farm laws, the Akhil Bharatiya Kisan Sangharsh Samiti blocked the Jaipur-Delhi National Highway for two hours on Thursday.
Bengaluru/Kodagu, Dec 3 (IANS) After receiving flak from the opposition, Karnataka agriculture minister, B. C. Patil on Thursday made a "U turn" by issuing a clarification that he has not termed "farmers as cowards" but stated that "suicide is an act of cowardice".
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.
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.
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.
Patna, Dec 3 (IANS) The BJP's Bihar president Sanjay Jaiswal on Thursday claimed that the ongoing farmers agitation in Delhi has been sponsored by the Congress party.
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.
Hyderabad, Dec 3 (IANS) A fight over mutton curry not being served properly at a wedding claimed the life of a man and left another critically injured in Telangana's Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district, the police said.
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.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said given the present set of indicators, Cyclone Burevi is expected to enter Kerala on Friday.
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).
Patna, Dec 3 (IANS) A resident of Bihar's Jamui town slit the throats of his wife and eight-year-old daughter on Wednesday night using a tiles cutter.
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.
Shimla, Dec 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj on Thursday asked all the concerned officials to speed up the projects and set deadlines.
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.
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.
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, Dec 3 (IANS) Mumbai got its first Sea Harrier Monument at a prominent junction of Bandra Bandstand in Bandra west, facing the Arabian Sea, on Thursday.
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.