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Chhattisgarh: Five CRPF commandos injured in IED blast
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Applying For Emergency Use Of Covid Vaccine In 2 Weeks: Serum Institute
The Serum Institute will apply within two weeks for an emergency use license of the coronavirus vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford and pharma giant AstraZeneca, the vaccine maker's...

Oppn liken use of tear gas on farmers to 'waging war'
In a joint statement, leaders of eight opposition parties extended their support to the farmers who are protesting the three farm laws.

AG Venugopal refuses consent for initiating criminal contempt case against Prashant Bhushan
Attorney General of India, KK Venugopal. (File photo)New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Attorney General (AG) KK Venugopal on Saturday has declined consent for initiation of criminal contempt proceedings against Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan for his recent tweet against Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde's visit to Madhya Pradesh stating that the lawyer had "expressed regret".Advocate Sunil Singh had sought consent to initiate contempt proceedings against Bhushan for the tweet connecting "the personal life of CJI SA Bobde with a pending case before him."The AG, however, said that the tweet of Prashant Bhushan was "wholly unwarranted, improper devoid of legal basis and prima facie contumacious"."The CJI avails a special chopper provided by the Madhya Pradesh government (authorised by the CM) for a visit to Kanha National Park and then to his home town in Nagpur, while an important case of disqualification of defecting MLAs of MP is pending before him. Survival of MP govt depends on this case," Prashant Bhushan had tweeted on October 21.Bhushan was convicted for a tweet against CJI Bobde in August earlier this year and let off with a Re 1 fine by a bench led by Justice Arun Mishra who had opined that the court could not ignore the disrespect created by the tweet. (ANI)

Demand Raised for Law Against Pre-marriage Religious Conversions in Tripura
Uttam Dey, the president of Tripura unit of the Manch, claimed that "nine cases of love jihad" were filed in different police stations of the state during the lockdown period, though an official said that no such record is there in the police headquarters here.

Bihar polls: Nitish Kumar rakes up issue of Lalu’s 'bahu' at rally
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday raked up the issue of alleged misbehavior done with Aishwarya Rai, the estranged wife of the RJD president Lalu Prasad’s elder son Tej Pratap Yadav, at an election meeting and said, “Those who misbehaved with her would see in the future how dangerous would be the consequence of ill-treating a woman.”

Post Office Savings Account: Minimum Rs 500 must after after 12 days!
Post Office Savings Account: Minimum Rs 500 must after after 12 days!    The Financial Express

West Bengal spent ₹4,000 cr. to tackle COVID-19, says TMC
Centre not providing enough monetary support to deal with pandemic, party says; State adds 3,459 cases, 52 deaths

PM Narendra Modi to arrive in his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Monday, to inaugurate six-lane NH-19 widening project
During the tour, PM Modi will attend Dev Deepawali, undertake a site visit of Kashi Vishwanath Temple Corridor Project and will also visit the Sarnath Archaeological Site.

Amit Shah appeals to farmers as crisis persists
Only a few hundred farmers moved the protest to the Sant Nirankari Ground in outer Delhi’s Burari on Saturday, and thousands others continued to block two arterial roads at the Singhu and Tikri borders, connecting the Capital with Haryana.

AG Venugopal refuses consent for initiating criminal contempt case against Prashant Bhushan