Guj: Revenue officer, aide held for taking Rs 25 lakh bribe

Ahmedabad, Jan 20 (PTI) A revenue officer and his associate have been arrested in Gujarat”s Ahmedabad district for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 25 lakh from a land owner, the state Anti-Corruption Bureau said on Wednesday. Representative image. Based on a complaint, the ACB on Tuesday caught the duo red-handed at the mamlatdar (revenue) office More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Centre withdraws plea in SC against farmers’ tractor rally on Jan 26

New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI): The Centre Wednesday withdrew its plea seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor rally on January 26 by farmers protesting against the new farms laws after the Supreme Court said More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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Maratha quota: SC to hear schedule of hearing pleas on February 5

New Delhi, Jan 20 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it would decide on February 5 the schedule of hearing on the pleas pertaining to the 2018 Maharashtra law granting reservation to Marathas in education More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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India reports 13,823 new coronavirus cases, 162 deaths

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): India added 13,823 new cases to its coronavirus tally in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday. A health worker receives a COVID-19 More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Senior IAS officer’s brother found dead in field in Saharanpur district: Police

Saharanpur (UP), Jan 19 (PTI): The brother of a senior IAS officer was found dead in a suspicious condition in a field near his factory in Pilkhani industrial area of Saharanpur district, police said on Tuesday. Lav More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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India asks WhatsApp to withdraw changes to privacy policy

New Delhi, Jan 19 (PTI): The Indian government has asked WhatsApp to withdraw the recent changes in the privacy policy of the messaging app, saying unilateral changes are unfair and unacceptable. Indian government More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Postponement of meeting does not make difference, not moving till laws repealed: Tikait

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): After the Centre postponed the 10th round of scheduled talks with the representative of protesting farmer unions to January 20, demonstrators on Singhu and Ghazipur borders reiterated More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Delhi govt reduces ICU beds reservation to 25 pc for COVID-29 patients in pvt hospitals, HC told

New Delhi, Jan 19 (PTI): The Delhi High Court was informed on Tuesday that the Delhi government has reduced the reservation of COVID-19 ICU beds in private hospitals here to 25 per cent, from 40 per cent earlier. Justice More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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Sitharaman holds pre-budget consultation with state finance ministers

New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI): Union Finance Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday held pre-budget consultations with the finance ministers of states and union territories. Finance Nirmala Sitharaman today held pre-budget More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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COVID-19: India records 10,064 new cases

New Delhi, Jan 19 (PTI): India reported the lowest number of daily coronavirus infections in over seven months with 10,064 new cases, which took the caseload to 1,05,81,837, while recoveries have surged to 1,02,28,753, More...