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IJU condemns extrajudicial surveillance on journalists; demands high-level inquiry into Pegasus report

New Delhi: Indian Journalists Union (IJU) has condemned the extrajudicial surveillance on journalists, human rights activists and other regime critics and demanded a high-level inquiry into the Pegasus report either by a Joint Parliamentary Committee or any other agency...

India reports 42,015 new cases, 3998 deaths in last 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 42,015 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours pushing the case tally to 3,12,16,337, while the death toll mounted to 4,18,480 with 3,998 more fatalities, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.According to...

India logs 30,093 COVID-19 cases, 374 deaths

New Delhi: India recorded 30,093 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours pushing the case tally to 3,11,74,322, while the death toll mounted to 4,14,482 with 374 more fatalities, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.According to...

Rahul Gandhi, Ashwini Vaishnaw, Prashant Kishor Among Potential Pegasus Targets: Report

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, BJP ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw and Prahlad Singh Patel, and political strategist Prashant Kishor were among the potential targets of surveillance through Pegasus, Israeli spyware, according to news website The Wire.The website is part of...

Supreme Court tells govt to release Leichombam Erendro by 5 PM

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday ordered the release of Leichombam Erendro, a Manipur-based political activist arrested for sedition in May over some Facebook posts. The 37-year-old was held under the stringent National Security Act for saying "cow dung...

India logs 38,164 COVID-19 cases, 499 deaths

New Delhi: India recorded 38,164 new cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours pushing the case tally to 3,11,44,229, while the death toll mounted to 4,14,108 with 499 more fatalities, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.According to...

Top commander among two LeT militants killed in Shopian

Srinagar: Two Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) militants, including a top commander, were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian on Monday.Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Vijay Kumar congratulated the forces for neutralizing the top commander Ishfaq Dar,...

US proposes first in-person Quad leaders’ meet in Sept

New Delhi: The US has proposed to India, Japan and Australia that the first in-person Quad meeting of their leaders be held in late September in Washington.Citing diplomatic sources, Japan's Kyodo News said the face-to-face meeting, the first-ever since...

Nine Iranians arrested for illegal stay, police recover fake Aadhaar cards

Chennai: Nine Iranians have been arrested for alleged illegal stay here and fake Aadhaar cards recovered from them, with the issue coming to light after the role of three in a robbery case involving a Somalian national emerged, police said.The...

Strict curbs across Northeast amid concerns over Delta variant

New Delhi: With more cases of delta variant emerging in the region and a slow decline in the number of fresh cases, several states in the northeast have been forced to either announce fresh lockdown or crowd-control measures to...

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259 candidates in fray for Tripura Assembly polls

Agartala: As many as 259 candidates are in fray for the forthcoming Tripura Legislative assembly election after 32 candidates...