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Budget session: Centre expects economy to grow at 8-8.5 per cent

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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The Rajya Sabha election will be held for six seats from Maharashtra, two from Haryana and five each from Rajasthan and Karnataka. Polling is set to begin at 9 am and conclude at 4 pm.

10 June,2022 11:08 PM IST | Mumbai
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The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to examine a plea seeking a review of the PMLA verdict which upheld the ED's powers, including those relating to arrest, and sought response from the Centre on the issue. Follow Live updates here.

25 August,2022 06:56 PM IST | Mumbai

That fight in me lives on: Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee, also the Trinamool Congress supremo, said in a Twitter post that she would never sit silent if the rights of the people are threatened

04 December,2022 10:48 PM IST | Kolkata | PTI

People of MP gave huge response to yatra despite 'pothole-riddled' roads: Rahul

Gandhi also targeted the Narendra Modi government over the "poorly-designed" Goods and Service Tax (GST), and its "mismanagement" during COVID-19 pandemic and demonetisation

04 December,2022 10:33 PM IST | Bhopal | PTI

Uttar Pradesh: Three killed as SUV hits bike in Saharanpur

Superintendent of Police (Rural) Suraj Rai told PTI that the accident took place when Radhesh, resident of Jandhedi village, his wife Sapna (38), sister-in-law Sangeeta (35) and the couple's two children aged five and three, were coming to Saharanpur

04 December,2022 10:29 PM IST | Saharanpur | PTI

Maha: One more constable held for running ganja supply racket in Nagpur jail

The accused constable had purchased a SIM card and mobile phone through which he would use in arranging ganja for the inmates

04 December,2022 10:20 PM IST | Nagpur | PTI

Voting in bypolls to one Lok Sabha, seven assembly seats on Monday

Rampur Sadar and Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh, Padampur in Odisha, Sardarshahar in Rajasthan, Kurhani in Bihar and Bhanupratappur in Chhattisgarh are the assembly seats where the bypolls will be held

04 December,2022 10:16 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI

Delhi: 50 per cent voting in MCD polls; both AAP, BJP claim victory

No major glitches in electronic voting machines were reported and the voting passed off peacefully with high security observed at the 3,360 critical booths in 493 locations where more than 25,000 police personnel, nearly 13,000 home guards and 100 companies of paramilitary forces were deployed

04 December,2022 08:52 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI

    MCD Elections 2022: Delhi CM Kejriwal along with his family casts vote

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with his family cast their votes at a polling booth in Delhi’s Civil Lines. The voting for MCD Polls began at 8:00 am. Delhi will vote for 250 wards. According to State Election Commission 18% voting recorded till 12 pm

    04 December,2022 10:55 PM

    4.2-magnitude earthquake hits Sri Lanka

    As per the NCS, the depth of the earthquake was 10 km below the ground. It occurred at around 18:38:39 IST

    04 December,2022 10:41 PM IST | Colombo | ANI

    I trust my friend PM Modi to bring us together to build peaceful world: Macron

    Macron is another prominent world leader to back India's G20 presidency after US President Joe Biden on Friday described India as a strong partner of the US and said that he was looking forward to supporting his "friend" Prime Minister Modi during India's G20 presidency

    04 December,2022 10:00 PM IST | London | PTI

    Pakistan, Russia, 10 others on list of religious freedom violators

    These actions sow division, undermine economic security, and threaten political stability and peace, he said

    04 December,2022 09:15 AM IST | Washington | Agencies

    Pakistan tops list of nations at-risk of mass killings

    Pakistan faces multiple security and human rights challenges, including increasing violence by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, or TTP, the Early Warning Project said in its 28-page report

    04 December,2022 09:14 AM IST | Islamabad | Agencies

    China’s ‘Blank-Page Revolution’ now gets global attention

    Amidst a multi-layered censorship in the country’s Internet, videos and pictures of thousands protesting against COVID restrictions started surfacing on WeChat

    04 December,2022 09:09 AM IST | Beijing | Agencies

    Three Pakistani policemen killed in 'terror' attack

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police identified the officers as Head Constable Manzoor, Constable Amanullah and Constable Ayaz, Dawn reported

    04 December,2022 08:54 AM IST | Islamabad | ANI

    Delhi cabbie's conversation in Sanskrit with passenger wows internet

    A recent viral video of a cab driver and a passenger in Delhi surprised social media users. The key highlight of this video was the fluent Sanskrit language in which the two persons conversed with each other

    17 November,2022 03:17 PM IST | New Delhi | ANI

    Mumbai: Man drives autorickshaw onto railway platform, video goes viral

    The incident took place on Wednesday and the driver, identified as Vinod Pandey, was possibly confused about how to exit the sprawling station

    16 October,2022 10:30 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI

    MP: Crew, passengers groove to Garba tunes at Bhopal Airport; video goes viral

    The video was shot on Monday evening when passengers were waiting to board a Bhopal-Ahmedabad flight of IndiGo

    04 October,2022 10:13 AM IST | Bhopal | PTI

    Twitter community rallies 'Long Live Sultan Palace' on World Tourism Day

    Former Union minister Shakeel Ahmad, who hails from Bihar, was among the first to tweet in support of preservation of the palace built by legendary barrister Sir Sultan Ahmed

    27 September,2022 03:24 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI

    Garba with a twist: People in Udaipur perform Garba in swimming pool

    The members including girls and boys performed Garba on Darshan Rawal's hit song 'Chogada' from the film 'Loveyatri', which featured Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain in the lead roles

    24 September,2022 04:37 PM IST | Udaipur | ANI

    Maha village opts for 'evening detox' to curb life's daily digital clutter

    The idea was mooted by Vijay Mohite, the sarpanch of Mohityanche Vadgaon village, and residents have been participating in this novel exercise enthusiastically

    24 September,2022 04:03 PM IST | Sangli | PTI

    To a gulaabi future

    Social media is back to “slaying it” in the world’s oldest colour, bright pink, for fast sales — and likes. So, how will you stay on-trend without being a consumerist glutton abusing the environment?

    04 December,2022 09:59 AM IST | Mumbai | Shweta Shiware

    Top 20 of 2022

    From the boatman of Sleater Road to the bird man of Prescott Road—we pick the year’s favourite finds on these pages

    04 December,2022 07:32 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia

    And we wait

    And now that the day has turned into night, I ponder about film, and how different it is from theatre the space that I hail from. In film you tell stories via shots, in theatre, it’s the words

    04 December,2022 07:17 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha

    Tantrik temples in faraway Java

    We know they are tantric because an aerial view reveals that they are built on radially symmetrical square-shaped mandalas with four doorways

    04 December,2022 07:15 AM IST | Mumbai | Devdutt Pattanaik

    Creepy film industry

    The guilty old man eventually commits suicide, leaving a note asking Nirmala to remarry.

    04 December,2022 07:14 AM IST | Mumbai | Meenakshi Shedde

    Gaslight at the end of the tunnel

    To gaslight means psychologically manipulating someone into doubting their own validity and sanity

    04 December,2022 07:13 AM IST | Mumbai | Paromita Vohra