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Union Home Minister Amit Shah greets his supporters in Chennai | PTI

DMK, Congress have no right to talk about corruption — Amit Shah hits out at Opposition

Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu are due in April-May 2021 and the AIADMK has announced its alliance with the BJP will continue for the election.
Logo of Enforcement Directorate | Twitter

ED raids 7 locations in Kashmir over J&K bank money laundering case

The ED said the searches resulted in the recovery of evidence of money laundering as the bank accounts have been found to be used for routing suspicious transactions.

Twitter to hand over official presidential account to Joe Biden on 20 January

The @POTUS account is the official account of the President of the United States and will be handed over on the day Joe Biden is sworn in, even if Donald Trump does not concede defeat, Twitter said.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh | Photo: ANI

Punjab ready to help Delhi govt combat Covid crisis, says CM Amarinder Singh

Singh also lauded the healthcare and frontline workers of Punjab for their excellent work in handling the pandemic in the state.

India summons senior Pakistan diplomat, lodges protest over terror attack planned by JeM in J&K

Referring to the Nagrota incident, India said the huge cache of arms and explosive material indicate planning for a major attack to destabilise peace and security in J&K.
Former J&K chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti | PTI file

PDP’s Mehbooba Mufti accuses Centre of ‘sabotaging’ district council polls

The former chief minister's allegations came as political parties alleged the absence of a level playing field as candidates are being locked up.
File photo of LSR College in Delhi | Source: lsr.edu.in

LSR to cut fees, sets up panel to provide laptops amid blowback over student suicide

The decisions by the college administration come following demands raised by the students' union after a student Aishwarya Reddy died by suicide due to financial distress.

Delhi Police blames delayed announcement, non-cooperation of public for cracker ban failure

The Delhi Police control room received around 2,000 calls related to the bursting of firecrackers Saturday.
An election officer applies indelible ink on the finger of an elder voter at a polling station in Vaishali on 7 November

Polling staff & voters generated 160 tonnes of biomedical waste in Bihar elections

To ensure safety of voters & polling personnel amid pandemic, Election Commission had procured 18 lakh face shields, 70 lakh face masks and 5.4 lakh single-use rubber gloves.

Congress leader Ahmed Patel admitted to ICU weeks after contracting Covid-19

The senior Congress leader had announced that he tested positive for Covid-19 on 1 October. He has now been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of Medanta Hospital in Gurugram.

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File image of former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan | PTI

Rupee strong from exports perspective, should depreciate a bit, says Raghuram Rajan

India needs to worry about medium-term growth trajectory and see if the current levels of demand are sustainable in future, the former RBI governor says at ASCENT eConclave 2020.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in interaction with his Vietnamese counterpart Friday | Twitter | @Rajnathsingh

Rajnath Singh assures ‘friend’ Vietnam of help modernising its armed forces

India has been in talks with Vietnam, which has maritime border issues with China in the South China Sea, over Hanoi’s interest in acquiring supersonic cruise missile BrahMos.

Shambles over farmers’ protest shows Modi-Shah BJP needs a Punjab tutorial

Modi-Shah BJP has tended to patronise Punjab & Sikhs, instead of being a respectful partner. Its strategy to tackle protests farm laws crisis has given Sikhs the good fight they love.