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Assembly polls: Accept the Nandigram verdict, but will move court, says Mamata

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) was ahead in 202 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal, way over the halfway mark of 147, leaving the BJP trailing far behind in 77 seats. In Tamil Nadu, the DMK, led by its President M.K. Stalin, is leading in 121 of the state's 234 Assembly constituencies and if the trend continues, then it can form the government on its own. The party-led front is leading in 143 Assembly constituencies (Congress 15, CPI and CPI-M two each, VCK three) for which the polls were held on April 6.

02 May,2021 07:58 PM IST | New Delhi
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The Budget Session of Parliament began on Monday with the address by President Ram Nath Kovind to both Houses in the Central Hall. Half-an-hour after President's Address, the Lok Sabha will sit for the transaction of business. On February 1, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union budget for the year 2022-23

31 January,2022 03:16 PM IST | New Delhi
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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present Union Budget for the year 2022-23 in Parliament today at 11 am. She will use a tab instead of a 'bahi khata' for the second time to present the budget. The Budget Session of Parliament began on Monday with the address by President Ram Nath Kovind to both Houses in the Central Hall. The Budget Session of Parliament began on Monday with the address by President Ram Nath Kovind to both Houses in the Central Hall

01 February,2022 12:46 PM IST | Mumbai
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The battle for Uttar Pradesh began on Thursday with polling at 58 assembly seats spread across 11 districts in the western part of the state. Polling started at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm, officials of the state election commission said. Ministers whose fate would be decided in the first phase include Shrikant Sharma, Suresh Rana, Sandeep Singh, Kapil Dev Agarwal, Atul Garg and Chowdhury Lakshmi Narain

10 February,2022 06:15 PM IST | Lucknow
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The Karnataka High Court bench comprising of Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi and Justices Krishna S Dixit and JM Khazi resumed hearing on pleas regarding the hijab ban controversy today. On February 10, the court, after the hearing of petitions challenging the ban on hijab in colleges, asked students not to wear 'religious things' till the disposal of the matter.  

14 February,2022 05:51 PM IST | Mumbai
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Voting for 55 Assembly seats spread across nine Uttar Pradesh districts started on Monday morning. This is the second phase of the Assembly elections in the state.As many as 586 candidates are in the fray in this phase with the seats spread across Saharanpur, Bijnor, Moradabad, Sambhal, Rampur, Amroha, Budaun, Bareilly and Shahjahanpur. Polling also began in 40 Assembly seats in Goa. Elections also begin in Uttarakhand.

14 February,2022 07:33 PM IST | Mumbai
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The Karnataka High Court bench comprising of Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi and Justices Krishna S Dixit and JM Khazi resumed hearing on pleas regarding the hijab ban controversy on Tuesday. 

15 February,2022 05:00 PM IST | Mumbai
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The Karnataka High Court continues to hear the petitions challenging the hijab ban in schools and colleges in the state. The matter is before a bench comprising Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Justice Krishna S Dixit and Justice JM Khazi. 

16 February,2022 05:03 PM IST | Mumbai
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The Karnataka High Court continues to hear the petitions challenging the hijab ban in schools and colleges in the state. The matter is being heard by the bench comprising of Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi, Justice Krishna S Dixit and Justice JM Khazi.

17 February,2022 03:58 PM IST | Mumbai
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Voting in Punjab and the third phase in Uttar Pradesh will take place today. Polling will be held on 117 Assembly seats in Punjab from 8 am to 6 pm and 59 in UP from 7 am to 6 pm

20 February,2022 07:06 PM IST | Mumbai
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The Karnataka High Court continues petitions challenging the hijab ban in schools and colleges. On February 18, the Advocate General of Karnataka began his arguments in response to the petitioners' submissions.

21 February,2022 04:52 PM IST | Mumbai
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Voting for 59 Assembly constituencies spread across nine districts of Uttar Pradesh began at 7 am on Wednesday in the fourth phase of polls. The polling will continue till 6 pm. The fourth phase of polling will decide the fate of 624 candidates of Pilibhit, Lakhimpur Kheri, Sitapur, Hardoi, Unnao, Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Banda and Fatehpur

23 February,2022 07:16 PM IST | Mumbai
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Polling to decide the fate of 692 candidates in the fray for 61 assembly seats across 12 districts of Uttar Pradesh will take place in the fifth phase of the state Assembly elections today. Voters will decide the fate of Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya, minister Sidharth Nath Singh, Congress Legislature Party leader Aradhana Mishra and others today

27 February,2022 06:46 PM IST | Mumbai
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The counting of votes for the five state Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa, and Manipur began today at 8 am. The exit polls have predicted that BJP will be elected in UP but with reduced seats. AAP is set to win Punjab and the saffron party will retain Uttarakhand. Some exit polls predicted a hung-assembly in Goa. The polls for 117 constituencies were held on February 20 and a total 1,54,69,618 voters exercised their right to franchise.

10 March,2022 09:52 PM IST | Mumbai
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The Karnataka High Court is scheduled to pronounce the judgment on the hijab row today. As a precautionary measure, security has been beefed up across the state. Holiday has been declared in the districts of Dakshina Kannada, Kalaburagi and Shivamogga for the schools and colleges on Monday.

15 March,2022 10:52 AM IST | Mumbai
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Finally, after a two-year pandemic pause, the #Holi celebrations are making a colourful comeback in India. From #Mathura, #Vrindavan, #Kolkata to #Maharashtra, watch how the festival of colours is celebrated across India.

18 March,2022 01:57 PM IST
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Presidential poll: Yashwant Sinha files his nomination papers

NDA nominee Droupadi Murmu has already filed her nomination papers last week

27 June,2022 12:26 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI

Covid-19: India logs 17,073 cases, registers over 45 pc rise in new infections

On June 26, a total of 11,739 Covid-19 cases were reported

27 June,2022 12:14 PM IST | New Delhi | IANS

AIADMK meeting of top office bearers violates party by-law: O Panneerselvam

This comes amid the battle for single leadership in the AIADMK between former Tamil Nadu chief minister and party co-coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS)

27 June,2022 12:09 PM IST | Chennai | ANI

Asaduddin Owaisi calls Akhilesh Yadav's party 'incapable' of defeating BJP

"Akhilesh Yadav has so much arrogance that he did not even visit people. I would appeal to the Muslims of the country to make a political identity of their own," the AIMIM chief said

27 June,2022 11:18 AM IST | Hyderabad | ANI

PM Modi, Argentinian President Fernandez review full range of bilateral ties

During the meeting, the two leaders discussed various issues like trade and investment, defence cooperation, agriculture, climate action and food security

27 June,2022 11:08 AM IST | Munich | PTI

Sensex climbs 781 points to 53,509.50 in early trade

The 30-share BSE Sensex was trading with a jump of 781.52 points to 53,509.50. The NSE Nifty also gained 228.2 points to 15,927.45

27 June,2022 10:10 AM IST | Mumbai | PTI

Pakistan: Covid-19 cases see upsurge, mask mandate returns on domestic flights

According to a notification from CAA, all concerned quarters must ensure compliance with the new order

27 June,2022 12:03 PM IST | Islamabad | ANI

PM Narendra Modi to meet G7 leaders during his Germany visit

PM Modi arrived in Munich on June 26 to attend the G7 summit

27 June,2022 09:58 AM IST | Munich | ANI

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Germany to attend G7 summit

The G7 leaders are expected to focus on the Ukraine crisis that has triggered geopolitical turmoil besides fuelling a global food and energy crisis

26 June,2022 10:23 AM IST | Munich | PTI

Baby doll

Tired of being single, this Brazilian woman married, and claims to have had a child with her human-sized ragdoll, Marcelo

26 June,2022 08:38 AM IST | Brazil | A Correspondent

US: Supreme Court overturns Roe vs Wade; states can ban abortion

The decision, unthinkable just a few years ago, was the culmination of decades of efforts by abortion opponents, made possible by an emboldened right side of the court that has been fortified by three appointees of former President Donald Trump

24 June,2022 08:21 PM IST | Washington | AP

WHO considers declaring monkeypox a global health emergency

It would also give monkeypox the same distinction as the Covid-19 pandemic and the ongoing effort to eradicate polio

24 June,2022 11:14 AM IST | London | PTI

Maha: Marathwada cyclist finishes on podium in 'world's toughest' cycle race

Rachure, an advocate hailing from Marathwada who practices at the Bombay High Court, came third in the solo male under-50 years category, finishing the 3,038 mile competition in 11 days, 11 hours and 25 minutes, as per the official leaderboard

26 June,2022 03:25 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI

Watch video: Aussie man fights with kangaroo; here's what happens next

The video has already garnered over 33,500 views on social media

01 June,2022 12:38 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

Watch video: IAF officer climbs Mount Everest, sings national anthem on peak

The video tweeted by PRO Defence Prayagraj has received over 41,000 views and many citizens appreciated Uniyal's effort

31 May,2022 07:50 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

Couple cancels Haj plan, donates land for 'Life Mission' project

The couple's decision came after it saw the plight of a neighbour-family living on rented premises and found it difficult to cremate the body of a family member who died recently

29 May,2022 09:45 PM IST | Pathanamthitta | PTI

Sheep sentenced to three years in prison for killing a woman in South Sudan

According to local media reports, Duony Manyang Dhal, who is the owner of the sheep has been ordered by the court to give five cows to the victim's family

27 May,2022 11:18 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent

10-year-old skater girl from Mumbai climbs Everest base camp

'Rhythm, a Class 5 student from MET Rishikul Vidyalaya in suburban Bandra, reached the Everest base camp on May 6 at around 1 pm,' says her mother Urmi

22 May,2022 07:25 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI

In week 2, mind games will begin

All sides have their tasks cut out: Can Shinde keep his flock together as the days stretch, the Sena needs to lure the gullible among rebels back into its fold; and the BJP needs to avoid egg on its face a second time

27 June,2022 10:28 AM IST | Mumbai | Dharmendra Jore

In the name of stability

Our sutradhaars discuss the ramifications of the ongoing political uncertainty and its impact on the running of their beloved city

27 June,2022 08:16 AM IST | Mumbai | Fiona Fernandez

Non-violent, peaceful protest is the way to go

An official has said in a report in this paper that they had to cancel as many as 17 trains originating from Mumbai, revenue losses are in the range of Rs 7-8 lakh per cancelled train

27 June,2022 07:26 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial

And Allah’s call to Hany Babu

From being an atheist when he had enrolled for PhD at EFLU in 1992, he turned to Islam after his arrest and found that an imagined, one-way love, steeped in faith, too can heal wounds

27 June,2022 07:24 AM IST | Mumbai | Ajaz Ashraf

‘We are just a blip’

Navonil Das of the Dev R Nil fashion brand on being a designer who is openly out, using his position to advocate queer-safe spaces and trying to keep the conversation on diversity going beyond Pride month

26 June,2022 12:00 PM IST | Mumbai | Shweta Shiware

The surgical celebration

A patient’s decision to get operated on his birthday is a timely reminder of why we need to celebrate the little things in life, even the end of an affliction

26 June,2022 07:34 AM IST | Mumbai | Dr Mazda Turel