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Cyclone alert for Tamil Nadu, state gears up for heavy rainfall again – india news

Tamil Nadu, which saw cyclone Nivar just last week, is preparing for heavy rains once again after India Meteorological Department (IMD) sounded another cyclone alert for the state and Kerala. A deep depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal lay centred on Tuesday which is very likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm during the next 24 ...

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HC pulls up RBI for leaving it to PMC bank to decide depositors requests for money in emergencies – india news

The Delhi High Court Tuesday pulled up the RBI for leaving it to scam-hit PMC Bank to decide which emergencies cited by its depositors were to be considered for disbursal of Rs 5 lakh to them, saying since the central bank imposed the restrictions it should have been the one taking the decision. Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank has been ...

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BSF raising day: Will protect country from infiltration attempts of Pakistan, says DG Rakesh Asthana – india news

The Border Security Force (BSF) will always stand to protect the country from the coward infiltration attempts of Pakistan, said Rakesh Asthana, Director-General of the force on its 56th Raising Day on Tuesday. “We want to assure the country that our men will always stand to protect the country from the coward infiltration attempts of Pakistan, which we see have ...

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‘Owe great debt to farmers,’ says Rahul Gandhi as he slams Centre – india news

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday again hit out at the government for not paying heed to the farmers’ protests while asking it to give them their rights. “Those who provide are protesting in the streets and those who peddle lies are giving speeches on TV,” Gandhi tweeted. “We owe a great debt to our farmers. We can only settle ...

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Farmers’ protest: Singhu, Tikri border points still closed for commuters to, from Haryana – india news

Two major arterial roads passing through the Singhu and Tikri border points with Haryana continued to remain closed for commuters for the fifth day on Tuesday even as restrictions at some other points left motorists inconvenienced. Thousands of farmers have been camping at Delhi’s borders and disrupted traffic movement from and to Haryana at Singhu and Tikri since last week ...

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Arnab Goswami ‘cop assault’ case: Sessions court to hear anticipatory bail pleas today – india news

A Mumbai sessions court will on Tuesday hear pre-arrest bail pleas filed by senior journalist Arnab Goswami and his wife Samyabrata Ray for allegedly assaulting a woman police officer in a criminal case registered against the couple by the Mumbai police. Also Read | Arnab Goswami bail plea hearing update: ‘Power to re-investigate wrongly used’, Supreme Court told The police ...

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India’s daily Covid-19 count drops to 31,118, active cases further down – india news

India on Tuesday recorded 31,118 new cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), which pushed the nationwide tally to 9,462,809, according to Union health ministry update at 8 am. The number of active cases dropped further, to 4,35,603, while 88,89,585 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, health ministry data showed. The number of recovered patients has now ...

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GMHC polls updates: Polling underway in 150 seats; Owaisi, KT Rama Rao cast their votes – telangana

Polling for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GMHC) commenced at 7 am on Tuesday and will go on till 6 in the evening. Over 7.4 million people are exercising their franchise in the fifth largest metropolitan city area of India. As many as 1,122 candidates are in the fray for 150 constituencies. The counting of votes will take place on December ...

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2nd phase of Jammu and Kashmir’s DDC elections today – india news

Polling for 43 constituencies in the second phase of election for District Development Council (DDC) in Jammu and Kashmir will be held on Tuesday. The contest is between the newly launched People’s Alliance for Gupkar Declaration, the BJP and the Apni Party floated by former finance minister Altaf Bukhari. Also Read: J&K goes to DDC polls, first time after Article ...

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‘Love jihad’ law goes against freedom of choice: Lokur – india news

A recently passed ordinance in Uttar Pradesh outlawing forced conversions by marriage, coercion or enticement is unfortunate because it puts freedom of choice, dignity and human rights on the back seat, former Supreme Court judge Madan Lokur said. Delivering a public lecture on Sunday, Lokur said that laws punishing interfaith marriages violated jurisprudence developed by the Supreme Court protecting freedom ...

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