Situation in Kerala grave as 5,376 more test +ve

Situation in Kerala grave as 5,376 more test +ve

Thursday, 24 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

Kerala, which had declared itself as Covid-free in May 2020, faces the prospects of equalling or even overtaking  neighbouring Tamil Nadu in the number of Covid-19 patients in the coming weeks. The State on Wednesday diagnosed 5,376 new patients, the highest number of positive cases to be registered on a...

Aligarh: Traders on indefinite strike to protest against mandi tax

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | Pradeep Saxena | Aligarh

Mandi traders have started an indefinite strike to protest the tax exemption on the purchase of food grains outside the mandi premises and against the 2% mandi duty and 0.5% cess within the mandi. Dhanipur Mandi based agents have declared that their strike will continue till the government does not...

Vijayan blames Opp, media for spike in Covid-19 cases

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | PNS | KOCHI

 Even as the Department of Health in Kerala diagnosed 4,125 new patients with Covid-19 on Tuesday, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan blamed the Opposition parties and the media in the State for the ‘unprecedented hike’ in the transmission of the disease. “My Government has done the best to control and regulate the...

Assembly brawl case: Court junks Kerala Govt’s move to withdraw criminal case against accused

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

Kerala government faced an embarrassment on Tuesday as R Jayakrishnan, Chief Judicial Magistrate, Thiruvananthapuram, rejected its  request for withdrawing the criminal complaint registered against six members of the legislative Assembly by Crime Branch for the brawl  and indecent behavior inside the House on March 13, 2015. The Crime Branch case was...

Farmers’ bodies to organise Bharat Bandh on Sept 25

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

After holding separate protests against agriculture Bills, now farmer organisations — Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU), All India Farmers Union (AIFU), All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC), All India Kisan Mahasangh (AIKM) — have come on a common platform and announced a nationwide shut down on September 25. Farmers’ organisations from...

TN sees 5,337 new cases, 76 deaths on Tue

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | Chennai

Tamil Nadu is on its way to bring down the Covid-19 cases in the State to a reasonable level if the figures released by the Department of Health om Tuesday are any indication. On Tuesday, 5,337 persons were diagnosed with Covid-19 while 76 deaths were reported from various parts of the...

NIA starts B’luru violence probe

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over probe in two cases related to large-scale violence at DJ Halli and KG Halli under Bengaluru city limits on the night of August 11 in which the house of an MLA and two police stations besides vehicles were torched by miscreants. The anti-terror...

Lok Sabha members complain about assault on them during adjournment

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The Lok Sabha was adjourned for an hour soon after it assembled on Tuesday following an allegation of police assault by Congress MP from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu and a DMK MP also complaining that some people “barged” in his room asking about his party’s “Parliamentary agenda.” The Congress MP charged...

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Sunday Edition

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27 September 2020 | Bhavna Dalal | Agenda

Krishna’s Manifests in Icons

27 September 2020 | Dr Asha Goswami | Agenda

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27 September 2020 | Dr Binay Singh | Agenda

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27 September 2020 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Fantastic Moment

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