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Farmers protest live updates: Amit Shah, Punjab CM to meet ahead of talks with farmers

The meeting will take place at 9:30 AM, sources said, ahead of the crucial meeting with farmers' bodies.

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11:14 PM

China edges past US as Europe's top trade partner

11:06 PM

Kanhaiya Kumar joins Left parties stir against agri bills

  • CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar asserted that the ongoing farmers stir against farm bills was an uprising to save democracy from crony capitalism and deplored attempts to discredit the agitations.

  • Kumar, a former JNU students union president, appealed to people from all walks of life to lend their support to the movement launched by the farmers.

  • He coined a slogan Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Samvidhan to underscore that the stir had far-reaching implications.
10:53 PM

RIL tops Fortune 500 list of Indian companies, IOC at second spot

  • Oil-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd topped the Fortune 500 list of Indian companies, Fortune India announced.

  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC), the nation's biggest oil firm, bagged the second spot, followed by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) at the third, it said.

  • The country's largest lender State Bank of India was in the fourth position, while India's second-biggest fuel retailer Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) took the fifth spot.
10:12 PM

Ladakh records two more COVID-related deaths, 62 fresh cases

10:04 PM

Kerala on alert; cyclone 'Burevi' expected to make landfall on December 4

Kerala is on high alert with cyclone Burevi expected to make landfall by Friday as authorities geared up to tackle the situation by opening over 2000 relief camps and taking other steps including banning fishing along the coast till December 5.
10:01 PM

Certain countries seized opportunity to extend military, economic clout amid global struggle against COVID-19

- Army Vice Chief

09:57 PM

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has issued an order under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 directing Wikipedia to remove the link from their platform that has shown the wrong map of Jammu and Kashmir

09:23 PM

Home Minister Amit Shah, Punjab Chief Minister to meet tomorrow ahead of government's talks with protesting farmers

09:23 PM

China planned Galwan Valley incident, says US report

  • The Chinese government had planned the Galwan Valley incident in June, potentially including the possibility for fatalities, a US Congressional Commission has said, asserting that Beijing "provoked" the first deadly clash on the Sino-India border in nearly half a century.

  • The ruling Chinese Communist Party employs its armed forces as a coercive tool during peacetime, carrying out large-scale intimidation exercises around Taiwan and in the South China Sea, the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission said in its latest annual report to Congress.
09:10 PM

Air defence missiles were testfired

08:29 PM

Former HC judge, C S Karnan arrested for insulting judges, remarks against women

The arrest comes after a video clip surfaced recently in social media, in which, Karnan, allegedly made objectionable remarks against judges and their wives
08:26 PM

Supreme Court directs Centre to install CCTV cameras in offices of CBI, ED & NIA

08:24 PM

Farmers in for long haul at Noida-Delhi border, Chilla route partially re-opened

  • Farmers protesting against the new farm laws continued their sit-in at the Noida-Delhi border for the second day, leading to the closure of a key route that connects Uttar Pradesh with the national capital.

  • The route, however, was partially opened for commuters coming in from Delhi.
08:15 PM

VVPAT slips counted in 1,215 VVPATs (which were randomly selected to match with the vote count in the corresponding EVMs) have fully matched during recently held Bihar Assembly Elections: EC

08:14 PM

Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, writes to PM Modi, requesting him to nominate 'some' Congress MPs from Punjab to a high-level committee to celebrate 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur

08:13 PM

Water cannons used to stop Congress workers from marching to Haryana CM's home

08:01 PM

Putin orders 'large-scale' vaccinations to start next week

07:58 PM

IITs beat pandemic blues in placement drives with record job offers, high salary packages

07:30 PM

J&K: Mughal road in Poonch district opened for traffic

07:24 PM

Order declaring Ganga in Haridwar 'escape channel' to be modified

The Uttarakhand government paved the way for modifying a 2016 order giving the Ganga in Haridwar the status of an 'escape channel'.
07:13 PM

Statue of Unity: FIR for not putting ticket sale money in bank

  • Police have registered a case against some employees of a cash collection agency in Gujarat for allegedly cheating a bank by not depositing the amount of Rs 5.24 crore during November, 2018 to March, 2020 which was generated from the sale of tickets for the Statue of Unity.

  • The bank, in which the Statue of Unity management held two accounts, had hired an agency to collect cash daily from authorities at Kevadia in Narmada district and deposit it the next day, Deputy Superintendent of Police Vani Dudhat told.
07:09 PM

All India DGP/IGP Conference-2020

07:05 PM

All government offices to remain closed in Bhopal on Dec 3 to commemorate the Bhopal gas tragedy: MP govt

06:46 PM

Bar Council condemns the three farm laws & will write to PM to repeal them as it is against the farmers. It is also against the lawyers as it bars the Civil Court’s jurisdiction & won’t let farmers get justice

- Senior Advocate HS Phoolka

06:45 PM

Technical education in mother tongue

06:42 PM

Maharashtra Cabinet clear proposal to rename all residential colonies having caste-based names

06:40 PM

Delhi riots: Court extends by 14 days judicial custody of Umar Khalid

06:06 PM

8 suitors in fray to buy debt-ridden Reliance Capital

  • As many as eight suitors, including the US-based Oaktree and J C Flower, have expressed their interest to acquire Reliance Capital Ltd, a part of debt-ridden Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Group.

  • Expressions of Interest were invited for all or part of RCL's stake of subsidiaries Reliance General Insurance, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Company, Reliance Securities, Reliance Financial Ltd and Reliance Asset Reconstruction Ltd.

  • As many as 18 bids were received for 100 per cent stake of Reliance General Insurance, sources said, adding, some prominent investors who have shown interest are Chryscap, J C Flower, Blackstone, CVC Capital Partners, KKR, and Bain Capital.
06:03 PM

We call for burning of effigies throughout the country to protest against Modi government and corporate houses on December 5: Darshan Pal

05:53 PM

We will hold discussions with farmers' leaders tomorrow. Let's see to what extent issues can be resolved

- Narendra Singh Tomar

05:53 PM

Cyclone Burevi: IMD issues red alert for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha districts for December 3

Cyclone Burevi: IMD issues red alert for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha districts for December 3
05:49 PM

If govt does not fulfil our demands, we will have to take more steps, says farmer leader Gurnam Singh Chadoni

05:30 PM

Will block other roads of Delhi if govt does not withdraw new three farm laws

- Leaders of protesting farmers

05:20 PM

Dawood's Ratnagiri properties fetch Rs 1.10 crore in auction

05:10 PM

We demand that the Central government should call a special Parliament Session to repeal the farm laws: Darshan Pal, President of Krantikari Kisan Union

05:10 PM

MP: Farmers from Gwalior leave for Delhi to join the protest against the farm laws

05:05 PM

It shows that the govt will talk to those who take the law into their hands. Now that the govt has deceived the farmers of UP & Uttarakhand, there is no point in staying in Burari (Delhi)

- Sardar VM Singh, convenor of the All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee

05:03 PM

Kerala Gold Smuggling: Kerala High Court adjourns the bail petition of M Sivasankar to December 8

05:00 PM

China buys first Indian rice in decades amid scarce supply

  • China has begun importing Indian rice for the first time in at least three decades due to tightening supplies from Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam and an offer of sharply discounted prices.

  • India is the world's biggest rice exporter and China the biggest importer. Beijing buys in around 4 million tonnes a year but has avoided purchases from India, citing quality issues.
04:50 PM

We can't confirm one way or other, PM Boris Johnson keen to visit India as soon as possible on India's invitation to UK PM for Republic Day

- British High Commission Spokesperson

04:48 PM

Amarinder Singh to take first Covid-19 vaccine shot in Punjab

04:47 PM

China's space ambitions: Robot on Mars, a human on the moon

04:38 PM

India's exports decline 18% in April-November period this fiscal: Commerce Secretary

04:36 PM

UP Investors Defence Corridor meeting in Mumbai

04:33 PM

BJP-ruled Centre angry with me for not permitting stadiums to be used as jails

- Arvind Kejriwal

04:21 PM

I-T refunds worth Rs 1.40 lakh cr issued to 59.68 lakh taxpayers in 8 months

This include personal income tax (PIT) refunds amounting to Rs 38,105 crore and corporate tax refunds of over Rs 1.02 lakh crore during this period.
04:19 PM

Drugs case: Rhea Chakraborty's brother Showik gets bail

04:07 PM

Supreme Court bench led by CJI SA Bobde agrees to hear next week a plea by former Wipro Chairman Azim Premji, & his wife for quashing of summons against them by a Bengaluru court, alleging breach of trust

04:06 PM

We've not come here to take anything away. We're building a new Film City. Why one is getting worried about it? We're giving something new to people in form of world-class infrastructure

- Yogi Adityanath

04:00 PM

'No corners cut' to approve Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine: UK regulator

03:50 PM

Rupee settles 13 paise lower at 73.81 (provisional) against US dollar

03:39 PM

NDRF teams deployed in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram and Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari

03:33 PM

Punjab cabinet approves 100 per cent exemption from Motor Vehicle tax for state stage carriage buses, & educational institutions/schools/colleges buses till December 31, 2020, effective from March 23, to support private transport operators amid the COVID pandemic: Punjab Govt

03:27 PM

MP: Highest single-day spike of 595 COVID-19 cases in Indore

03:21 PM

We want to build a world-class film city in Uttar Pradesh: UP CM Adityanath in Mumbai

We held discussions with several producers, directors, actors and other experts related to film industry in this regard: UP CM Adityanath in Mumbai
03:14 PM

Farm laws intended to increase income of farmers, present agitation a result of misunderstanding

- Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

03:13 PM

Delhi reports 3,944 new COVID-19 cases, 82 deaths

03:07 PM

India coming out of pandemic-induced degrowth, fourth quarter of FY21 to see positive growth

- Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

03:06 PM

Police remove barricades at Delhi-Noida border allowing movement of traffic

03:00 PM

Special NDPS Court grants bail to Showik Chakraborty (Rhea Chakraborty's brother) in a drugs case registered by Narcotics Control Bureau

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