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India rejects criticism by UN rights agency over arrest of Teesta

New Delhi, June 30 -- India on Wednesday rejected criticism by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) of the arrest of rights activist Teesta Setalvad and two othe... Read More


Udaipur killing: Congress hits back at BJP, questions PM Modi's 'silence'

New Delhi, June 30 -- A day after the gruesome killing of a tailor in Rajasthan's Udaipur, the Congress on Wednesday reiterated speedy investigation and trials against the two murderers and questioned... Read More


To promote kitchen gardens, Delhi govt takes up 'smart urban farming'

New Delhi, June 30 -- To promote green jobs in the capital, the Delhi cabinet on Wednesday approved the 'smart urban farming' initiative, through which it aims to popularise rooftop farming, both for ... Read More


Delhi Police hunt for man who smuggled abroad at least 500 stolen cellphones

New Delhi, June 30 -- The Delhi Police is on the lookout for a resident of Old Delhi, who is believed to be one of the biggest smugglers of stolen phones to countries outside India. Senior police offi... Read More


Centre directs states to expand Covid surveillance

New Delhi, June 29 -- Union health ministry on Wednesday wrote to states and Union territories reiterating its guidelines issued on June 9, for revised Covid-19 surveillance, including random screenin... Read More


BA.5 here, but no major threat yet

New Delhi, June 28 -- The first of BA.5 variant infections were recorded in the national capital, people aware of the matter said on Monday. A sub-lineage of the Omicron variant, which swept across th... Read More


Modi, UAE president discuss bilateral ties

New Delhi, June 28 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Tuesday reviewed bilateral ties and agreed to deepen and diversify the... Read More


ED summons Sanjay Raut over land scam

New Delhi, June 28 -- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) summoned Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut for questioning on Tuesday in an alleged money laundering case linked to the redevelopment of Patra... Read More


Democratic ethos won against Emergency: Prime Minister Modi in Mann Ki Baat

New Delhi, June 26 -- India's democratic ethos prevailed over the internal Emergency imposed in the country in 1975, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his monthly radio broadcast, praising those wh... Read More


Three held for creating ruckus in riots-affected Jahangirpuri

New Delhi, June 26 -- Three men were arrested for allegedly "creating a ruckus, shouting and hurling abuse, and damaging vehicles" on Friday in northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri, an area that has been te... Read More