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File photo of Sushant Singh Rajput | Facebook

No conclusion reached in Sushant Singh Rajput death case, all aspects being probed, says CBI

The late actor's father K K Singh recently said that the CBI hasn't held a press conference on the progress in the investigation.
Former IPS officer and Madhya Pradesh DGP Purushottam Sharma | @IPS_purushottam | Twitter

Madhya Pradesh DGP relieved of duties after video of him assaulting wife goes viral

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said action will be taken against those who hold responsible position, but indulge in illegal activities and take law into their hands.
Representational image | A security person stands guard at Tihar jail in New Delhi | ANI Photo

HC seeks details on Covid cases, number of isolation wards in 3 Delhi prisons

The Delhi High Court sought information on the number of prisoners out on bail and who need to surrender in the next month.
The protesting tour operators gathered at the India Gate Sunday | ThePrint Photo | Jyoti Yadav

‘We paid taxes, now pay us attention’ — tour operators appeal to govt for Covid bailout

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, nearly 300 tour operators in 150 vehicles took out a rally in Delhi Sunday to press for their demands.
Representational image of passengers at a railway station | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Remove pantry cars from trains to cut costs, top railway employees’ body tells Piyush Goyal

In a letter to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, All India Railwaymen's Federation says pantry cars can be replaced with passenger coaches to boost revenues.
B.S. Yeddyurappa

Karnataka farmers’ bodies to hold bandh Monday, to protest Yediyurappa govt’s bills

The bandh call against amendments to APMC and land reforms acts has been backed by pro-Kannada outfits as well as opposition Congress and JD(S).
Representational image of troops standing guard at an encounter site in Jammu and Kashmir | Photo: ANI

2 militants dead in encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama

The identity and group affiliation of the ultras killed in the encounter is being ascertained, a police official said.
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses the nation on the eve of the 73rd Independence Day | PTI

President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to three farm bills passed by Parliament

The President's assent to farm bills comes amid protests by farmers in Punjab and Haryana. Opposition parties also criticised the bills and the manner in which they were passed in Parliament.

Former Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey joins JD(U), days after voluntary retirement

Outspoken former IPS officer Gupteshwar Pandey joined JD(U) in the presence of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar, who is also the president of the party.
Erode Venkatappa Ramasamy aka "Periyar"

Periyar statue found ‘vandalised’ again in Tamil Nadu, Dy CM says will take strict action

Several leaders from the state including DMK chief M K Stalin & Lok Sabha MP Kanimozhi condemned the incident, the second such one in the state in recent months.

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File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

Jaishankar’s moment to help Modi reset ties with Bangladesh, bury Shah’s ‘termite’ episode

Modi realises the India-Bangladesh relationship is special and wants to refurbish the bond that has been fraying since Amit Shah described illegal Bangladeshis as 'termites'.

Tata woos investors for digital platform as it seeks to compete with Jio, Amazon, Flipkart

Tata Sons is working with advisers to explore bringing in financial or strategic investors, including global tech companies, for its new digital entity.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh releases the New Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) at the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting, in New Delhi on 28 September 2020 | @DefenceMinIndia | Twitter

Govt scraps offset policy for govt-to-govt deals, allows leasing of defence equipment

The new Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020, which was unveiled by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Monday and kicks in on 1 October, also cuts down procurement time.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.