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  • People not to come out from their houses till govt announce cyclone has crossed : Commissioner
  • Red alert in K'taka over cyclone Nivar
  • Kejriwal condoles death of Ahmed Patel
  • Cyclone Nivar : ICG's 15 relief teams ready for deployment
  • UK may face several concurrent crises amid end of Brexit transition: Secret Brief
  • Heavy to very heavy rain likely to occur in Telangana on Nov 26 : Met
  • Ahmad Patel, the modern Chanakya of Congress
  • Cyclone Nivar : Coast Guard rescues 8 crew from sinking boat off Tuticorin
  • Will not weaponize justice dept in pursuit of Trump investigation: Biden
  • Dilip Ghosh drops another bombshell; Says Bengal turns into "second Kashmir"
  • Eight drug peddlers arrested, huge cache of contraband recovered in Kulgam
  • Congress veteran Ahmed Patel dead at 71, party in deep shock
  • Severe Cyclonic storm 'Nivar' moves closer to TN coast, Chembarambakkam reservoir opened, flood warning issued
  • CBI should dig deep into Roshni scheme, retrieve land from powerful people: Apni Party
  • Naqvi condoles death of Ahmed Patel
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Akhilesh hits out at BJP over farmers' plight in UP

Lucknow, Oct 7 (UNI) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of spreading lies and misleading by saying sweet things, Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday hit out at Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government over crisis of farmers in the state.
In a statement here, Mr Yadav said, in UP, on the maximum government rate of good quality paddy is fixed at Rs 1888 per farmer while the farmers are forced to sell it from Rs 1000 to Rs 1300 per quintal. Taking a jibe, he said that this is the way of doubling the farmers income.
Farmers will have to take loans for fertilizers, seeds, diesel and pesticides to sow the next crop. When there is no way of recovering from debt, the farmer commits suicide, he averred.
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Eight drug peddlers arrested, huge cache of contraband recovered in Kulgam

25 Nov 2020 | 12:47 PM

Srinagar, Nov 25 (UNI) Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested eight drug peddlers and recovered huge cache of contraband from them in south Kashmir district of Kulgam.

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J&K LG condoles demise of Maulana Kalbe, MP Patel

J&K LG condoles demise of Maulana Kalbe, MP Patel

25 Nov 2020 | 12:36 PM

Jammu, Nov 25 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Wednesday expressed his condolences on the demise of Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, Vice President, All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB).

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UP: Bank cashier held for scholarship scam in Ballia

25 Nov 2020 | 12:25 PM

Ballia, Nov 25 (UNI) The cashier of the District Cooperative Bank, accused in the Rs 75 lakh scholarship scam, has been arrested in this Uttar Pradesh district, EOW Varanasi branch Inspector Shivakant Tiwari said on Wednesday.

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CBI should dig deep into Roshni scheme, retrieve land from powerful people: Apni Party

25 Nov 2020 | 12:24 PM

Srinagar, Nov 25 (UNI) Asserting that CBI should dig deep into the Roshni scheme in J&K, senior Apni Party leader and former minister Mohammad Dilawar Mir on Wednesday said that the government land should be retrieved from powerful politicians, bureaucrats and businessmen.

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Three former CMs, PCC chief condole demise of Ahmed Patel

Three former CMs, PCC chief condole demise of Ahmed Patel

25 Nov 2020 | 12:08 PM

Srinagar, Nov 25 (UNI) Three former Chief Ministers (CMs) Dr Farooq Abdullah, his son Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti besides Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief G A Mir expressed heartfelt condolence on the demise of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

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