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Delhi riots a pre-planned conspiracy, didn’t take place in spur of moment: High Court

Dismissing the bail application of Ibrahim, the court stated that the available video footage showing the petitioner with the sword was "quite egregious" and sufficient to keep him in custody.

Bhabanipur assembly byelection to be held as per schedule on Sep 30, rules Calcutta HC

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday rejected a PIL challenging the Election Commission of India (ECI)’s decision to schedule the by-election for September 30. 

PM Modi says matter of immense pride for every BJP member as party gets first Rajya Sabha seat from Puducherry

He also congratulated Union ministers Sarbananda Sonowal and L Murugan on being elected to the Rajya Sabha from Assam and Madhya Pradesh respectively.

BSP wants empowerment of all, not just the elite: Sudhindra Bhadoria on caste census

Asserting that a caste survey will integrate the society and not divide it, Bhadoria said the BSP wants empowerment of all the castes and not just of the elite. 

Byelections to three Lok Sabha, 30 assembly seats on October 30, results on November 2

Bypolls to three Lok Sabha seats and 30 assembly constituencies spread across various states will be held on October 30, the Election Commission announced on Tuesday.

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani set to join Congress today, posters put up outside party office

There is a growing uneasiness between Kumar and his party amid media reports of him joining the Congress with Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday.

Rajasthan govt’s new law sparks concerns over child marriage, NGOs write to CM Ashok Gehlot

The NCPCR asked the government to reconsider the provisions of the Bill, saying that it gives legitimacy to child marriages and is in contravention of several child protection laws.

BSP a ‘sarva samaaj’ party, not just for Dalits and minorities: Sudhindra Bhadoria

BSP has embarked on a ‘Mission Brahmin’ with party chief Mayawati promising the community that she would work to protect its interests and provide it security.

Deadlock between Centre and farmers can end only through settlement, not in court: Rakesh Tikait

Rakesh Tikait hit out at the government, saying it was not willing to talk to the farmers. “We will surely talk to them whenever they are willing to,” he said. 

Bharat Bandh: Normal life hit in Punjab, Haryana as farmers block highways, rail tracks; no major impact in other states

In Delhi, markets remained open and business activities were largely unaffected, though massive traffic snarls were witnessed in border areas due to road blockades by protesters. 

Sushil Modi says Narendra Modi India’s only PM to also serve as CM, gets schooled on Twitter

Other than Narendra Modi, Morarji Desai, Charan Singh, V P Singh, PV Narasimha Rao and HD Deve Gowda have also served as chief ministers before becoming the prime minister.  

Goa assembly elections: Setback for Congress as Luizinho Faleiro quits party to join TMC, calls Mamata a ‘street-fighter’

Luizinho Faleiro, a seven-time Congress MLA and two-time Goa Chief Minister, resigned as he called TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee a "street-fighter".

Bhabanipur by-election: With 80 leaders in 8 wards, BJP puts up mega show on last day of campaign

In a counter offensive, several TMC leaders and ministers are addressing public gathering across the constituency batting for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Bharat Bandh: Road, rail traffic comes to halt in Punjab and Haryana; trains cancelled, highways blocked

Rows of cars stacked bumper-to bumper were seen along the Gurugram-Delhi border on Monday morning as the vehicles entering the national capital were checked by Delhi Police.

Increase purchase price of sugarcane further as farmers in distress: Varun Gandhi to Adityanath

His remarks come a day after Adityanath announced a Rs 25 per quintal hike in the purchase prices of sugarcane in the state taking it to Rs 350 per quintal.

‘East India Company 2.0’: After Infosys, RSS-affiliated Panchjanya targets Amazon

Terming the E-commerce major as "East India Company 2.0", Panchjanya also blamed Amazon for allegedly assaulting Hindu values through Prime Videos. 

Maharashtra: 2 coaches of Indore-Daund special train derail at Lonavla; none hurt

One trolley (wheel set) each of the second and third coaches from the rear end of the train derailed at around 7.50 am while it was entering a platform at the Lonavla station, located about 80 km from Mumbai, they said.

On PM Modi’s direction, Centre to weed out old files, clear all pending grievances by October 31

In this process, ministries are also reviewing the existing rules and old orders that increase paperwork in government working.

Bharat Bandh Today Highlights: Highways, railway tracks blocked in Punjab, Haryana; little impact in rest of states

Bharat Bandh: The 10-hour nationwide bandh showed its impact in Delhi and the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana.

India has suffered over 70 years due to colonial era laws, their interpretation: Supreme Court judge PS Narasimha

In a lighter vein, Justice Narasimha who was a senior advocate before being sworn in as Supreme Court judge on August 31 told the audience comprising women lawyers practising in the top court that he has been caught over by the habit of being lawyer.

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