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Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Covid-19 vaccine: PM Modi talks logistics with firms, all-party meet soon
December 1, 2020 11:18:12 am

The vaccine development and distribution programme is also expected to be discussed at an all-party meeting called by the Centre on December 4 to discuss the Covid-19 situation.

EC ready to allow postal ballots for NRIs, Govt can bypass Parliament
December 1, 2020 2:00:52 pm

The Commission told the Law Ministry last week that it is “technically and administratively ready” to extend the Electronically Transmitted Postal Ballot System (ETPBS) to NRI voters for elections next year in Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

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December 1, 2020 5:53:36 am

While the 10 BJP members of Lok Sabha from Haryana broadly supported the Centre’s three new farm laws, some of them said there was some “gadbad” (problems) with them.

December 1, 2020 7:22:56 am

The Indian Express spoke to several Punjab Congress leaders who said they were worried a protracted standoff could impact law and order in the state, especially given its restive history.

Karnataka MLC, who defected to BJP, can’t be made minister, says HC
December 1, 2020 8:06:18 am

Vishwanath, 70, was among 17 Congress and JDS MLAs who defected to the BJP in July 2019 to topple the Congress-JDS coalition government and bring the Yediyurappa-led BJP government to power.

Govt invites farm leaders for talks today; PM blames protest on ‘rumour’ and ‘propaganda’
December 1, 2020 9:49:14 am

Farmers say will consider invite positively; Union ministers release booklet on BJP’s bond with Sikhs

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November 30, 2020 12:14:37 pm

The bullet train project will need up to 30 such machines, Achal Khare, Managing Director of the National High Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRL), said.

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November 30, 2020 7:17:57 am

The November 23 order, by Metropolitan Magistrate Fahad Uddin, is related to a case where Saleem, a resident of Yamuna Vihar, alleged that on February 24 this year, his neighbours Subhash Tyagi and Ashok Tyagi opened fire and attacked his house.

November 30, 2020 9:06:11 pm

Far away from the virus epicentres, Jebisaman and the others had joined the ranks of the countless corona warriors across the country whom The Indian Express is celebrating as part of the anniversary of the 26/11 terror attacks on Mumbai

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November 30, 2020 4:10:23 am

Preliminary investigation has indicated the two were in a relationship, and had eloped last year, before they were found and brought back.

November 30, 2020 7:38:40 am

The 90-foot-long structure of bamboo, jute, and grasses was built across the two-lane Kaladhungi-Nainital highway by local contractors over a period of 10 days at a cost of Rs 2 lakh.

Amid divestment plans, PSUs lag in market rally, FPIs show little interest
November 30, 2020 10:09:42 am

While the BSE Sensex has risen by 50 per cent between March 31 and November 24, the BSE PSU index has risen by only 18.7 per cent.

Farmers refuse to move, say will intensify protest
November 30, 2020 7:55:22 am

The farmers have been camping outside Delhi since Friday. On Saturday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah had invited farm unions for talks on December 3 on the condition that they move the protest from the highway to the Sant Nirankari Samagam Ground in Burari.

New laws help farmers, say PM, Shah; key Ministers meet on way forward
November 30, 2020 7:56:11 am

Reforms opened door to new possibilities, says Modi; Home Secy tells farmers to go to designated protest site for early talks

November 30, 2020 7:44:24 am

While the 33-year-old died of injuries sustained in the IED blast, seven CoBRA personnel were injured and are now out of danger. The attack happened just 6 km from the Burkapal base camp of CoBRA.

November 29, 2020 1:08:06 pm

Polling peaceful amid tight security; brisk voting in Jammu

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November 29, 2020 5:42:34 am

Chief Minister Adityanath had earlier announced that his government will bring a law to check such conversions for marriage — terming it “love jihad”.

November 29, 2020 11:45:55 am

Never before has a municipal election in Telangana or the erstwhile combined state of Andhra Pradesh witnessed this degree of attention. What makes it different this time is the BJP's high-pitch campaign, with the party rolling out its heaviest artillery ahead of the polls.

November 29, 2020 9:00:15 pm

Every year since 2016, The Indian Express has been marking the 26/11 terror attacks with stories of strength and a public event showcasing the spirit of the survivors.

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November 29, 2020 7:19:32 am

Official records show that the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs, which manages the scholarship scheme, disbursed Rs 161.6 crore to Assam in 2019-20, the second-highest after Rs 246.4 crore to UP. The state received Rs 60.91 crore in 2018-19.

Six tunnels on Jammu border in four years: walkway, air pipes
November 29, 2020 4:49:50 pm

Officers say that with tight border surveillance in place now, these tunnels have become a crucial route for militants carrying arms and ammunition to launch attacks in the Valley.

November 29, 2020 4:13:43 am

Will apply for emergency use in two weeks, says Serum Institute

November 29, 2020 7:26:54 am

But the Home Minister's move received support from Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. Welcoming the move, the senior Congress leader urged the farmers to “grab” the offer and even offered to mediate.

UP cops take away 15-year-old for ‘threatening’ CM, family seeks answers
November 28, 2020 8:04:26 am

According to police, the boy had sent the threat by WhatsApp on the state's Dial 112 helpline number.

Stan Swamy, 83, waits as the buck is passed on his sipper and straw
November 28, 2020 11:09:20 am

The Maharashtra government and authorities in Mumbai's Taloja central jail say Swamy, who is suffering from Parkinson's disease, has been provided with all basic facilities, including a straw and sipper cup, since he was taken to the hospital ward within weeks of his arrival in prison.