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Posts published in “Day: September 21, 2020”

Vande Bharat train bid only for desi companies

The Indian Railways will procure 44 Vande Bharat train sets for Rs 2,000 crore through reverse auction, which officials said is perhaps the biggest such…

2/3rd of NSA detentions in 2017-18 in MP: MHA

Nearly two-thirds of the total 1,198 preventive detentions under the National Security Act (NSA) in 2017-18 were made in Madhya Pradesh and 28% in Uttar…

Harivansh assault attack on Bihar: Sushil Modi

The “harassment” of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh has given a fresh cause to the ruling NDA coalition in Bihar just ahead of the polls…

‘Need to check digital media, not print or TV’

The Union government told the Supreme Court on Monday that print and electronic media were generally responsible in dissemination of content but there was a…

Ensure complete disengagement, India tells China

India on Monday asked China for “concrete and complete” troop disengagement from the ‘friction points’ at Pangong Tso, Chushul and Gogra-Hotsprings as well as finalisation…

8 RS MPs suspended for ‘unruly’ conduct

Eight opposition members of the Rajya Sabha were suspended for a week on Monday for “unruly behaviour” during passage of the two farm bills on…

Students trickle back to school in 8 states

For the first time since March-end when restrictions were imposed to check the Covid-19 pandemic, schools opened in some parts of the country on Monday.…

Privatize PSBs, scrap DSB: Rajan, Acharya

Former central bankers Raghuram Rajan and Viral Acharya have authored a document on banking sector reforms wherein they have called for `re-privatising’ some public sector…

Padikkal, Chahal get RCB off to a winning start

Young opener Devdutt Padikkal starred on debut before Yuvzvendra Chahal produced a crafty spell to set up a 10-run win for Royal Challengers Bangalore in…

NCB to summon Deepika Padukone in drug probe

After names of five top Bollywood actor were revealed in the drug case that sprung out of the investigations into the death of actor Sushant…

LAC row: India, China hold over 12-hr-long talks

India on Monday pressed for complete disengagement of Chinese troops from friction points in eastern Ladakh as their senior Army commanders held a 6th round…

IPL 2020: Pain has settled down, says R Ashwin

R Ashwin is hopeful of recovering from his shoulder injury as his pain has subsided considerably and the scan reports have been “encouraging” after a…

Phase 3 trial of Oxford vaccine begins in Pune

The phase-III human clinical trial of the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University, and manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, began at the…

Phase 3 trial of Oxford vaccine begins in Pune

The phase-III human clinical trial of the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University, and manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, began at the…

Maha govt moves SC over Maratha quota order

The Maharashtra government has filed an application before a larger bench of the Supreme Court, seeking vacation of the apex court’s stay on implementation of…

Investors lose Rs 4.23 lakh cr as markets crash

A massive selloff in equity market eroded Rs 4,23,139.78 cr from investors’ wealth in a single trading session. Markets witnessed significant selling pressure in second…

Rs 1,400cr bank fraud: CBI searches 8 locations

CBI carried out searches at eight locations in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana over alleged bank fraud to the tune of Rs 1,400 crore…

Cong to launch nationwide stir against farm bills

Congress party on Monday said it will launch a nationwide agitation against the farm bills passed by Parliament and also initiate a campaign for collecting…

How migrants are being lured back to work

Naubatpur check post on UP-Bihar border is nowadays seeing an unusual rise in the movement of buses from Gujarat and Maharashtra. While most of them…

SC cancels NLSIU B’luru entrance exam NLAT 2020

While cancelling the NLAT-2020 entrance exam, the apex court also directed that admissions in all 22 National Law Universities (NLUs) be conducted in accordance with…

Will NCB summon Sara & Shraddha Kapoor this wk?

Narcotics Control Bureau is expected to send summons to Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor shortly. According to Times Now, the two Bollywood actresses are…