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Congress, BJP in war of words over Agusta middleman Michel
Daily News & Analysis The BJP on Thursday accused the Congress of defending Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper deal, while the opposition party hit back, saying it is a case of the "pot calling the kettle black". Two days ... ---

In Health Warning Showdown, Tobacco Industry Turns To Supreme Court
The tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the Supreme Court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against ciga...

'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'

Shops ransacked in Shimla after severed cattle head found in building
Shimla: A mob ransacked shops in Rohru market in Shimla district after the discovery of a severed cattle head on Thursday, police said.Protesters from some Hindu groups damaged shops belonging to Muslims in Rohru tehsil after the chopped head was found in a building near Arhal Road, they said.A large police force was rushed to the spot."The situation is tense but under control," Shimla Deputy Superintendent of Police Pramod Shukla told the media.The police said they pacified the crowd assuring stern action if anyone was found guilty of slaughtering a cow.A forensics team would determine whether the severed head was that of a calf as alleged, police said.The police have registered an FIR, including sections in the Indian Penal Code related to attempts to outrage religious feelings and promote enmity between different groups.The DSP said a case would also be lodged against the protesters who allegedly ransacked the shops.The police have recorded the statement of a local resident who said a friend had informed him about someone throwing a calf's head at the Shakti Rana building.Acting Shimla superintendent of police Manmohan was camping in the area to ensure law and order, police said.

Turf war between Delhi government, L-G continues, Kejriwal to meet President today
Kejriwal has also directed all its officials to apprise him or Minister concerned about any oral or written direction from the L-G or his office before following them.

4 key dates, 4 missed chances: How China failed to contain coronavirus
It’s been more than two months since Dec 12, the day doctors first noticed a Chinese patient display symptoms of the highly-infectious coronavirus that has claimed more than 1,700 lives. In the weeks following that early case, authorities missed four chances to contain the outbreak. Moreover, censorship has now become a lightning rod for public anger in China.

​RP Sanjiv Goenka Group eyes Rs 1000 cr annualised revenue from FMCG
Economic Times KOLKATA: RP Sanjiv Goenka Group is expecting to clock an annualised revenue of Rs 1,000 crore from its FMCG business by June next year, an official said on Thursday. "Monthly turnover from FMCG business is around Rs 50 crore and I think, we should...

Exhibition, tasting menu at the National Museum for a flavour of Indus Valley
Dishes will be made with ingredients that have been found by archaeologists at Indus Valley sites

Coronavirus is originated by nature not man made, says Chinese envoy Sun Weidong
The COVID-19 virus, which is believed to have originated in Wuhan late last year, has spread to more than 72,000 people and killed 1,900 in China.

BJP leaders question Modi for calling Rahul 'shahzada'
Disgruntled BharatiyaJanata Party BJP leaders of Bihars silk city Bhagalpur have petitioned Prime Minister NarendraModi questioning his morale for calling Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi shahzadeshyan urdu word used to address scion of an imperial estatewhen his own party was promoting the shahzadeculture in Bihar

6 injured in clash between BJP and TMC in WB's Asansol
6 injured in clash between BJP and TMC in WB's AsansolAsansol (West Bengal), Feb 06 (ANI): Six people including one female were injured in a political clash between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers over construction of a BJP office in West Bengal's Asansol. BJP workers alleged that TMC workers had come to the spot and stopped the work while latter group counter-alleged that BJP hadn't obtained permission from Panchayat for the construction. The incident took place on February 05.The injured people were sent to Asansol District Hospital for treatment. Getting the news, cops of Salanpur Police station had been to the spot and are investigating into the matter.