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'Nobody should feel only some opinions are heard'

Rediff News - 13 hours 4 min ago
'Have you seen a situation like this anywhere before, globally or in India, where a government says, okay, we are withdrawing a law because you don't want it?'
Categories: Current News in India

'A change of guard is badly needed'

Rediff News - Wed, 12/01/2021 - 22:17
'In Bengal it is a very sad way in which the party is faring. I don't have high hopes.'
Categories: Current News in India

Why Rahul's former aide joined Mamata

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 22:59
'Two years ago I told Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi that we have traitors in the Congress.'
Categories: Current News in India

Stricter norms for travellers to India from tonight

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 13:25
Strict norms for arriving international passengers, especially from 'at-risk' countries, will come into effect from Tuesday midnight and authorities are stepping their vigil for effective surveillance amid mounting concerns over the emergence of the coronavirus variant Omicron.
Categories: Current News in India

Mamata visits Siddhi Vinayak, meets Shiv Sena leaders

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 12:48
Banerjee, on a visit to Maharashtra, was scheduled to meet Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray earlier, but as he is unwell, she met his son and minister Aaditya Thackeray, sources said.
Categories: Current News in India

Chinese drones carrying drugs intrude into India: BSF

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 12:27
Small Chinese-made drones, carrying narcotics in 95 per cent cases, are flying over from across the border into Punjab and Jammu regions and these flights are a "cause of concern" for which technology solutions are being scouted actively, BSF director general (DG) Pankaj Kumar Singh said on Tuesday.
Categories: Current News in India

Govt asks SKM for farmers' names for MSP panel

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 12:04
The Centre has sought five names from the Samkyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) to be included in a committee for discussion on a host of issues, including MSP, and the umbrella body of farmer unions will decide those in its December 4 meeting, farmer leader Darshan Pal said on Tuesday.
Categories: Current News in India

Border demo change behind BSF command extension: DG

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 10:27
BSF director general (DG) Pankaj Kumar Singh on Tuesday said that the "demographic balance" has been upset in border-states like Assam and West Bengal over a period of time and that was probably the reason that the Centre recently extended the force's jurisdiction.
Categories: Current News in India

BJP's slumdweller poster shows Dalit writer Murugan

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 10:16
The Delhi BJP's 'Jhuggi Samman Yatra' gained unwanted attention as a photograph of noted Tamil author Perumal Murugan inadvertently made it to the posters of the outreach campaign in the city's slums, following which the party issued an apology.
Categories: Current News in India

UK spy chief makes 1st public speech, lists 4 threats

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 09:57
China, Russia, Iran and international terrorism form the 'big four' set of security threats in an era of dramatic change, Britain's chief spy said in a rare public speech on Tuesday.
Categories: Current News in India

Flood woes continue, CM Stalin visits rain hit areas

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 09:04
Inundation caused by monsoon rains continued to trouble people here and in other parts of the state, while Chief Minister M K Stalin on Tuesday inspected rain battered areas and distributed assistance to the affected people.
Categories: Current News in India

'Channi is badly hamstrung by Sidhu'

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 08:55
'This individual's constant endeavour at self-glorification, even at the cost of both the government and the party, has the potential to subvert whatever genuine efforts that Channi has been making since he became CM.'
Categories: Current News in India

A, B blood groups people more prone to Covid: Study

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 08:49
People having blood group of A, B and those with Rh factor positive are "more susceptible to COVID-19 infection" compared to those having O or AB group and Rh negative, according to a new study conducted by doctors at a Delhi hospital.
Categories: Current News in India

'Article 370' cricket games in Amit Shah's LS seat

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 08:31
The ruling BJP in Gujarat has decided to organise kabaddi and cricket tournaments that will have 'Article 370' in their names in Union Home Minister Amit Shah's Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, party office bearers said on Tuesday.
Categories: Current News in India

Assam on edge over AASU leader's lynching

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 08:02
At least 13 people, including the prime accused, have been arrested so far for allegedly lynching an All Assam Students' Union leader in Jorhat city, while the outfit on Tuesday vowed not to keep quiet until the culprits were given 'exemplary punishment.'
Categories: Current News in India

Kangana files FIR over threats about her kisan posts

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 07:55
Actor Kangana Ranaut on Tuesday said that she has filed an FIR after allegedly receiving threats over her posts on farmers' protests.
Categories: Current News in India

J and K arms licenses case: More than what meets the eye

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 07:19
'The bureaucracy in J and amp;K feel completely disowned by the Centre.' 'The majority of officers under the scanner have not committed any irregularities and the Centre knows that.'
Categories: Current News in India

LGBTQs seek live streaming of their marriage pleas

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 06:54
The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Centre to respond to a plea by LGBTQ couples who are seeking live streaming of proceedings on a batch of petitions to recognise same-sex marriages under the special, Hindu and foreign marriage laws on the ground that the matter is of great national and Constitutional importance.
Categories: Current News in India

NIA custody most traumatic time in my life: Waze

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 06:21
Dismissed police officer Sachin Waze on Tuesday told an inquiry commission that the time he spent in the National Investigation Agency's custody following arrest in the Antilia bomb scare case was the 'most traumatic time' of his life, and claimed he had signed various documents 'under duress.'
Categories: Current News in India

Won't revoke MPs' suspension: Naidu; Oppn walks out

Rediff News - Tue, 11/30/2021 - 05:45
Naidu said have shown no remorse and have instead justified their actions.
Categories: Current News in India