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PM Modi comes in defence of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh Singh, shares letter to President

New Delhi: After openly coming in support of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday shared a letter written to President Ram Nath Kovind by the Deputy Chairman over the Upper House ruckus issue. “I read the letter written to the Honourable President by Honourable Harivansh ji. Every word of the letter […]

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Rajya Sabha adjourned till Tuesday after uproar over 8 MPs’ suspension

New Delhi: After the opposition protests over the suspension of eight lawmakers on Monday disrupted Rajya Sabha proceedings and led to several adjournments, its Chairman adjourned the House till Tuesday. The Rajya Sabha was first adjourned till 10 am. When it reconvened, the opposition lawmakers suspended from the House refused to leave and indulged in sloganeering. […]

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Chinese spy racket: Journalist Rajeev Sharma sent to 7-day police custody

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday remanded Journalist Rajeev Sharma, Chinese woman Qing Shi and Nepalese citizen Sher Singh to seven-day police custody in connection with a Chinese espionage racket case. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Singh Rajawat sent the three to police custody after they were produced before the court at the end of their […]

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10 dead, 25 rescued, several feared trapped in building crash in Maharashtra

Thane (Maharashtra): Ten people were killed, several injured and more than two dozen were feared trapped after a three-storey building crashed in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi, around 60 km north of Mumbai, early on Monday, officials said. Among the deceased are four minors. The injured have been rushed to hospitals in Kalyan, Dombivali, Kalwa and […]