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Congress leadership in meltdown after disastrous Bihar poll performance

Sources said that the issue was likely to be taken up at the AICC meeting which is likely to be held in late January or early February

Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao.

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao firms plans of anti-Modi front

Centre's proposed move to implement ‘One nation, one poll’ move has opposition see red

Bihar Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary addresses the media after resigning from his post following corruption allegations against him, in Patna. (PTI)

Tainted Bihar minister Mewalal Chaudhary quits hours after taking charge

Chaudhary has been facing flak from the opposition parties ever since he took oath as the cabinet minister along with CM Nitish Kumar

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee playing 'khoon ki rajniti' in West Bengal: BJP

West Bengal has crucial Assembly polls lined up early next year and they are high on the BJP’s radar

The ordinance has made it mandatory for the bride and the groom to notify the local district magistrate 2 months ahead of their conversions, failing which the marriage would be nullified. (Photo:PTI)

Madhya Pradesh enforces ‘Love Jihad’ ordinance

The ordinance has provided a maximum of 10 years’ imprisonment for forcible marriage of a girl for the purpose of changing her religion

Crime

 A 13-year-old girl was raped and strangled to death in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district. (Representative Image)

13-year-old girl raped, strangled to death in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

The incident drew strong opposition condemnation, with Congress, SP leaders attacking Adityanath government over the law and order situation

 Accuseds arrested in connection with the recent JEE (Main) examination scam, being produced in a court, in Guwahati, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. (PTI)

JEE topper used proxy to write paper, arrested

The accused had succeeded in securing 99.8 percent in the exam

Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi meet the family members of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who died after being allegedly raped two weeks ago, at Bulgadi village in Hathras. — PTI photo

Priyanka Gandhi lists Hathras victim family's demands

In a series of tweets, Priyanka Gandhi listed some of the demands and questions of the victim's family

New Delhi: Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan of Azad Samaj Party (ASP) meets the family of Hathras rape victim at Safdarjang Hospital in New Delhi, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. (PTI Photo)

Hathras gangrape victim dies: Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan protests outside Safdarjung Hospital

Azad had earlier demanded that the Uttar Pradesh government shift the woman to AIIMS for better treatment.

All India

Making it clear that the suspension of the operation of three farm laws would not be for an indefinite period, the court said that the setting up of the committee will not be an “empty” exercise. — AP

Supreme Court stays implementation of 3 controversial farm laws

The farmer unions, however, were not pleased and reiterated that they will not participate in the court-ordered committee process

Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro was the chief guest at Republic Day celebrations last year. (Photo: PTI/file)

India will not have R-Day chief guest due to global coronavirus situation: MEA

It will be for the first time in over five decades that India will not have a chief guest at the Republic Day parade

As the data for the phase 3 trails not yet ready concerns are being raised over the efficacy of the Covaxin (Representational Image: AFP)

2 Congress leaders doubt efficacy, DCGI chief calls Covaxin 110% safe

The All India Drug Action Network (AIDAN) urged the government to withdraw permission to Covaxin

 Police use water cannons to disperse farmers during their Kisan Mahapanchayat rally in Kaimla village, in Karnal. (PTI)

Protesting farmers ransack venue of CM Khattar's 'kisan mahapanchayat' in Karnal

Earlier, Haryana Police used water cannons and lobbed teargas shells to prevent farmers from marching towards the village

The ministry has also recommended relaxing detention norms to prevent drop-outs this year as well as a slew of measures to address learning loss due to the coronavirus-induced shutdown of schools. (Representational file photo)

States told to identify kids out of school

A door-to-door survey to identify out-of-school children and prepare an action plan for their enrolment