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Andhra Pradesh: Jagan announces industrial policy for SC/ST entrepreneurs

October 27, 2020 5:47:56 am

Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy said the policy was another step towards ensuring social justice, and that various incentives would be provided to encourage entrepreneurship among SC and ST communities in the state.

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Gujarat: Statue of Unity to be closed to visitors for 5 days

October 27, 2020 5:09:39 am

The 182-metre statue, which opened for the public on October 17 after the Covid-19 lockdown, will be temporarily closed as the administration prepares the stage for Modi's address via video-conferencing.

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Gujarat: Amit Jethva murder convict Shiva Solanki’s son ‘dies by suicide’

October 27, 2020 5:04:41 am

Police said that 24-year-old Meet Solanki shot himself through the right temple inside his room at his family home in Devli village and died on the spot around 1.30 pm.

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Big burial grounds injustice in villages with small Muslim population: Sakshi

October 27, 2020 5:00:00 am

Even if there is one Muslim in a village, there is a huge burial site. But you people either have to do cremations on your fields or by the Ganga. Isn’t this grave injustice?” said the MP.

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Gujarat: Surgeon among three detained over nurse’s ‘suicide’, 2 more booked

October 27, 2020 4:56:37 am

A first information report (FIR) lodged on October 25, on a complaint filed by Meena Acharya, mother of deceased nurse, Megha Acharya, who was found hanging on October 21, named five persons, including two head matrons of the civil hospital.

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Violation of model code, don’t use such words: EC to Nath on “item” remark

October 27, 2020 4:55:24 am

Soon after the remark, the BJP approached the EC, accusing Nath of insulting women and the SC community.

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Gujarat: Cong MLA wants reduction in Girnar ropeway fare

October 27, 2020 4:42:52 am

“Ticket rates of the newly-installed Girnar ropeway in Junagadh are presently very high which common people cannot afford. This has led to many voices of protests at local level..., I request you to reduce the ticket rates to the level which middle class can afford,” Junagadh MLA Bhikha Joshi wrote.

J&K: 3 held while trying to hoist tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowk

CPM-Cong tie-up for Bengal polls gets Politburo nod

October 27, 2020 4:42:15 am

The CPM and CPI along with the CPI(ML) are contesting the Bihar elections in alliance with the Congress and RJD.

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UP cow slaughter law is being misused against innocent: Allahabad HC

October 27, 2020 4:33:05 am

The data show that closure reports were filed in 32 cases after the police failed to gather evidence against the accused.

2+2 today, decks cleared for key India-US defence agreement

October 27, 2020 4:32:09 am

During the discussions, Singh underlined defence sector initiatives under Atmanirbhar Bharat and invited US companies to tap into the “liberalised policies” and the “favourable Defence Industry ecosystem in India”, the statement said.

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October 27, 2020 4:31:13 am

His statements assume significance in the wake of the increased violence in Afghanistan in recent days, leading to hundreds of casualties among combatants from both sides as well as among Afghan civilians.

The new urban poor: Salaries gone, pawning gold to pay school fees, NGO meals, rents unpaid

October 27, 2020 4:37:25 am

These families are on the brink of urban poverty, forced to do what they once thought was impossible — borrowing for their children's school fees, defaulting on EMIs, falling back on rent, cutting down on necessities.

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Year after UT status to Ladakh, BJP returns to power in Hill Council, but with reduced numbers

October 27, 2020 4:37:19 am

As the National Conference and PDP had already decided to stay away from the electoral exercise, the BJP high command persuaded its local leadership to contest the elections, hoping it would be a cakewalk for them in the absence of the two major regional parties.

Punjab farm fires send smog signal to Delhi; hope in panchayat action

Stubble burning: SC keeps its order on Lokur panel on hold as Centre assures law

October 27, 2020 4:30:18 am

Terming it a “welcome step”, the CJI said “this is something that the government should have acted on... The only issue is people are choking because of pollution and it is something which must be curbed”

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Gujarat bypolls: We have to win this election, says Congress candidate in Morbi

October 27, 2020 4:26:52 am

Jaswantsinh Bhatti, Congress leader from Rajkot, and Devendrasinh Jadeja, president of Morbi Youth Congress, joined Jayantilal Patel, Congress candidate from Morbi for the upcoming bypoll, in the campaign.

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Coal block case: Former minister Dilip Ray gets 3 years in jail

October 27, 2020 4:25:57 am

While sentencing Ray, the special CBI court observed that he had “abused his official position” as his decision of “relaxation of policy without any logical or legal basis amounts to gross abuse of his powers...”

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Nobody above law, but some people targeted with higher intensity: Supreme Court

October 27, 2020 2:07:04 am

Two FIRs had been filed against Goswami. They relate to the comments made by him on the lynching of two sadhus and their driver in Maharashtra’s Palghar, and the gathering of migrant labourers near the Bandra railway station during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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‘Cong MLAs resigned to help pass abrogation of Article 370, CAA, law against triple talaq’: Rupani

October 27, 2020 1:53:03 am

“It is your fate to hit the last nail in the Congress’s coffin, hit it and bury the Congress by making the BJP candidate victorious," said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.

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Rajya Sabha elections: Hardeep Singh Puri, Neeraj Shekhar among BJP candidates from UP

October 27, 2020 1:46:28 am

The BJP’s eight nominees from Uttar Pradesh are likely to win as the party has three-fourth majority in the state Assembly.

Gujarat ‘custodial death’: Migrant’s son draws HC attention to constable’s statement on body

October 27, 2020 1:40:58 am

Imtiyaj Kureshi, the advocate for Nisar’s son, Salim, had filed a habeas corpus petition in the HC in June this year, seeking the production of the body of Nisar who went missing in December 2019.

Kerala: Wife of key accused says gold being smuggled for Left-backed MLA

October 27, 2020 1:36:53 am

Soumya, in her statement to the Customs, said her husband Sandeep and co-accused Rameez have been smuggling gold for Razack and Left-backed councillor Karat Faisal, and she knew that they were smuggling gangs from Koduvally in Kozhikode.

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA arrests accused on arrival from UAE

October 27, 2020 1:34:46 am

Rabins K Hamed, 42, a resident of Muvattupuzha in Ernakulam district, has been arrested on suspicion of aiding gold smuggling through diplomatic baggage while he was in UAE.

Male govt employees who are single parents can now take child care leave: MoS Jitendra Singh

October 27, 2020 1:19:22 am

‘Single male parent’ includes unmarried employees, widowers and divorcees, who may be expected to take up the responsibility of caring for a child single-handedly, said Singh, who is the Minister of State (Personnel).

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Gujarat: Govt begins groundnut procurement at MSP

October 27, 2020 1:14:51 am

Officers of the Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited (GSCSCL), an undertaking of the Gujarat government, said that as many as 267 farmers had sold their groundnut at the procurement centers by 7 pm on Monday.

Suspension of freight trains to Punjab: Capt dials Centre, Rly minister seeks assurance on safety

October 27, 2020 1:14:35 am

The Centre had on Sunday suspended movement of goods trains to Punjab. On Monday, the Centre extended the suspension by four more days.