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Dhankhar takes over as RS chair, PM says he will uphold democratic ethos

NEW DELHI, Dec. 8 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday in welcoming Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar who took over as chairman of the House. In his welcome address, the PM ... Read More


Controversial wildlife bill introduced in RS

New Delhi, Dec. 8 -- Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav introduced the Wildlife Protection (Amendment) Bill 2022 in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on Augus... Read More


SC to examine pleas for quota benefits to Dalit converts in Jan

New Delhi, Dec. 8 -- The Supreme Court, while examining the contentious issue of extending the Scheduled Caste tag to Dalits who converted to Islam and Christianity, on Wednesday said that it will dec... Read More


Rehabilitating those affected by kerala port a priority: Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec. 8 -- Rehabilitation of the fishermen displaced due to the Vizhinjam seaport will be completed in one-and-a-half years, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday... Read More


NDA membersto contest 2023 meghalaya polls on their own

Shillong, Dec. 8 -- Meghalaya's ruling alliance partners have announced that they will contest the assembly elections due in 2023 separately. The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA), led by the Natio... Read More


TMC, aAP join Cong's meet on oppn strategy

New Delhi, Dec. 8 -- The Opposition unity in Parliament got a boost at the beginning of the winter session on Wednesday, with the Trinamool Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party joining a strategy meeting ... Read More


Teen who raped, killed 3-yr-old is not a minor; murdered for revenge: police

New Delhi, Dec. 8 -- The man who was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly kidnapping, raping and murdering a 3-year-old boy in East Delhi's Chitra Vihar, is actually an adult and not 16 years old, as he ... Read More


delhi hc declines plea seeking deportation of some foreigners

India, Dec. 8 -- The Delhi high court on Wednesday declined to entertain a plea seeking immediate deportation of nationals of certain countries who are living in Delhi without a valid passport or visa... Read More


Grap curbs lifted as Delhi's air improves

New Delhi, Dec. 8 -- Delhi's air quality index (AQI) improved further on Wednesday, prompting the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) in the National Capital Region (NCR) to revoke all measur... Read More


Chhawla rape: Cops move top court for verdict review

new delhi, Dec. 8 -- The Delhi Police on Wednesday approached the Supreme Court seeking a review of the top court's month-old verdict acquitting three persons in the 2012 Chhawla gangrape and murder c... Read More