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SC stays HC order for CBI probe against U'khand CM

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 06:43
A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said the 'drastic order' passed by the high court without hearing the chief minister has taken 'everybody by surprise' as there was no prayer in the plea by the journalists to lodge a first information report against Rawat.
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Is overactive media affecting justice?: HC to Centre

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 06:35
The Bombay high court on Thursday asked the Union government to clarify whether "excessive" reportage by the press on an ongoing investigation amounted to interference in the administration of justice under the Contempt of Courts Act.
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Dom's Take: Who created Aarogya Setu?

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 06:09
Dominic Xavier wonders why two government departments say they have no idea about who created the Aarogya Sethu app.
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Women officers in Navy: SC gives time to Centre

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 05:57
The top court had on March 17, maintaining that women and men officers should be treated equally, cleared PC for women in the Navy and asked the Centre to complete the modalities within three months.
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Rajini had kidney transplant, doctors against politics

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 05:49
Breaking his silence, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday said he has been advised against entering politics by doctors as he had undergone a kidney transplant, and due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Twitter apologises for showing Leh, J-K in China

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 05:43
A Twitter spokesperson said they remain committed to working with the Government of India and that they respect the sensitivities involved, duly acknowledging the letter.
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Kavaratti project: What navy can learn

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 04:54
Time and cost overruns are endemic to most Indian warship building projects. A central reason is the Indian Navy's operational assessment that it is better to get a warship late and ov
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We were ready to hit Pak post Abhi's capture: Dhanoa

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 04:30
"The way he (Pakistan MP) is saying that 'pair kaanp rahe the' (his legs were trembling). It is because the military posture was very offensive... God forbid if there are military misadventure on 27th and hit some of our military installations, we were in a position to wipe out their forward brigades. They know what is our capability," he said.
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Keshubhai Patel, who overcame Covid-19, passes away

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 04:18
Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel died in Ahmedabad on Thursday after prolonged illness, family sources said. Patel (92) had recovered from Covid-19 recently and was rushed to a hospital in Ahmedabad on Thursday morning following health complications, the sources said.
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BJP-LJP will form new government in Bihar: Chirag

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 03:23
"Every person who wants development in Bihar, wants unemployment and corruption to end in the state and wants migration to stop is voting for the candidates of BJP and LJP. "This time the people have voted for change and development. The feedback I am getting from my party candidates and workers clearly indicates that Chief Minister Nitish Kumar won't be able to retain his position after November 10. "BJP-LJP will form a new government in Bihar," Paswan said.
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Pollution puts Delhi's air quality near 'severe' zone

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 03:23
The central government's Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi said a significant increase in the number of "fire points" was observed over Punjab (around 3,000), Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, which is likely to impact the air quality of Delhi-NCR and other parts of northwest India.
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Bengal govt seeks list of medics for Covid vaccination

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 02:45
All medical establishments like medical colleges (allopathic, homoeopathic and AYUSH), health centres, private healthcare units and polyclinics have been asked to send the list of workers, the senior official of the Health department told PTI.
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Will BECA scare the Chinese?

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 02:30
'Analysts see BECA as a 'force multiplier' for India.' 'But China too is known to have such capabilities.' 'The military gap with China will continue to remain a fact of life, BECA notwithstanding,' argues Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar
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BSP will vote for BJP to defeat SP in MLC poll: Maya

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 02:30
Speaking to ANI, Mayawati said, "We have decided that to defeat the SP candidate in future MLC elections in UP, we will put all our force and even if we have to give our vote to BJP candidate or any party candidate, will do it. Any party candidate, who will be dominant over the SP's 2nd candidate, will get all the BSP MLAs' vote for sure."
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Imran released Abhi fearing Indian attack: Pak MP

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 02:25
In a speech in the National Assembly, Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Ayaz Sadiq said that Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had in an important meeting pointed out that if Pakistan did not release Abhinandan Varthaman, India would attack Pakistan 'that night by 9 pm'.
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India Covid tally tops 80 lakh with 49,881 new cases

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 01:26
The total coronavirus cases mounted to 80,40,203 and the death toll climbed to 1,20,527 with the novel coronavirus virus claiming 517 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country, the data updated at 8 am showed.
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The Leader who wanted to be a Bollywood star

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 01:24
'Chirag Paswan wanted my help to become a star.' 'I tried to explain to him that becoming a star was not in my hands.' 'He insisted that I had the power to do it.'
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Uttam's Take: BJP vs Nitish?

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 00:54
Uttam Ghosh offers his take on Bihar 2020.
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Covid: 'We will be battling it for 2 years at least'

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 00:54
'The most intriguing thing (about COVID-19) is the range of the illness -- from asymptomatic or less symptoms to death and quite severe manifestations.' 'The vaccine will be at least another year away from having any effect.'
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Terror funding: NIA raids NGOs, trusts in J-K, Delhi

Rediff News - Thu, 10/29/2020 - 00:33
Several incriminating documents and electronic devices were seized, the NIA said in a statement. Those whose premises were searched include Falah-e-Aam Trust, Charity Alliance in Delhi, Human Welfare foundation, J-K Yateem Foundation, Salvation Movement and JK Voice of Victims.
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