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Before 8th round of talks with protesting farmers, govt says hopeful of resolving issues – india news

Ahead of the eighth round of talks between farmers’ union leaders and representatives of the government over the three controversial farm laws passed in September, Union minister of state for agriculture Kailash Choudhury hoped for a breakthrough in the impasse. “I am hopeful that a resolution will be reached at Friday’s meeting. We could have ended the deadlock by now ...

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SC issues notice on plea to bar turncoat lawmakers from contesting bypolls – india news

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notice to the Centre and Election Commission to examine whether lawmakers who resign to topple an elected government and later join hands with the rival political faction for the lure of ministerial berths should attract disqualification under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA ...

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Soleimani death: Iraq court issues arrest warrant against Donald Trump – world news

An arrest warrant was issued Thursday for outgoing President Donald Trump in connection with the killing of an Iranian general and a powerful Iraqi militia leader last year, Iraq’s judiciary said. The warrant was issued by a judge in Baghdad’s investigative court tasked with probing the Washington-directed drone strike that killed Gen. Qassim Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the court’s ...

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Supreme Court refuses to stay ‘love jihad’ laws in UP, Uttarakhand; issues notice – india news

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay laws enacted by Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand to punish marriages based on religious conversion. It, however, issued notices to the two state governments on petitions challenging the love jihad ordinance in Uttar Pradesh and Freedom of Religion Act, 2018 in Uttarakhand. The three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA ...

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High court issues notices to Centre, Punjab over damage to Reliance Jio’s infrastructure amid farmers’ protest – india news

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday issued notices to Punjab and the Centre in response to Reliance Jio’s plea seeking action against those involved in damaging its infrastructure and other properties in the state amid the agitation against the three farm laws enacted in September. The petition said the company’s 1,500 telecom towers have been vandalised, crippling its ...

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China asks US to stop interfering with Hong-Kong related issues – world news

In a sharp rebuke, China has asked the United States to stop interfering with its internal affairs and judicial sovereignty on Hong Kong-related issues, Chinese state media Xinhua reported. In a press conference, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said China is a country ruled by law and anyone who violates it must be punished. The spokesperson remarks come after ...

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Mental health issues are complex for India – editorials

The coronavirus crisis poses the greatest threat to mental health since the World War II, with the impact to be felt for years after the virus has been brought under control, United Kingdom (UK)’s leading psychiatrist and the president of the Royal College, Dr Adrian James, has warned. The numbers may rise, he added, as the full impact on disadvant-aged ...

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WHO releases list of 10 global health issues to track in 2021 – world news

The World Health Organization (WHO) released a list of global health issues that the world could have to deal with in 2021 as inadequacies of health systems across countries lay bare at the hands of the coronavirus disease that has claimed over 1.75 million lives worldwide. The pandemic could set back the global health progress achieved in the past 20 ...

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‘Ready to talk to those who are against us on farm issues’: PM Modi’s top quotes – india news

Training his gun at the opposition parties for misleading farmers who are protesting against the new three farm laws for the past four weeks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he has no problem with parties doing politics. But don’t mislead farmers, he urged. This was BJP’s latest outreach programme amid the ongoing farmers’ protest which is far from the thaw. ...

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PM Modi to talk to Kerala church leaders to sort out issues, says Mizoram Governor – india news

With differences between two Christian factions in Kerala, Orthodox and Jacobite, widening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will talk to both groups next week along with others to find a lasting solution to some issues, said Mizoram Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai in Kozhikode. The Governor, also hailing from Kerala, said he had briefed the PM about all issues and sought ...

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