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    CM Gehlot writes to PM demanding national project status for East Rajasthan Canal Project

    CM Gehlot writes to PM demanding national project status for East Rajasthan Canal Project

    The state government had sent a detailed project report of ERCP to the Central Water Commission for necessary approval in November 2017. Gehlot said that in the past, the Centre has given national project status to drinking water and irrigation projects in 16 different states, but no such project of Rajasthan has this status.

    BJP wins 15 seats in Ladakh's first electoral exercise, Congress pushed on the back foot

    BJP wins 15 seats in Ladakh's first electoral exercise, Congress pushed on the back foot

    This was the first electoral exercise in Ladakh after the region was cut out from Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, 2019. ​​Out of the total 89,789 votes, about 58,430 votes were cast, almost equal to the votes polled in the previous elections in 2015.

    J&K: 3 senior PDP leaders resign from party over Mehbooba Mufti's comment on tricolour

    J&K: 3 senior PDP leaders resign from party over Mehbooba Mufti's comment on tricolour

    Three PDP leaders from the Jammu region resigned from the party following a statement by its president Mehbooba Mufti regarding the national flag, PDP sources said here on Monday. Senior leaders T S Bajwa, Hassan Ali Waffa and Bed Mahajan have resigned from the PDP, they said.

    Daily Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu remain under 3,000 for 3rd day today

    Daily Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu remain under 3,000 for 3rd day today

    This comes as a relief as the State has been among the worst affected in the country. Chennai too continued to remain under 1000 cases on Monday and the number of cases declined to 747 on Monday.

    2002 Gujarat riots: SC asks Bilkis Bano to approach authorities with her grievances

    2002 Gujarat riots: SC asks Bilkis Bano to approach authorities with her grievances

    "Ms. Shobha Gupta, learned counsel for the applicant seeks leave of this Court to withdraw the interlocutory application with liberty to make a representation before the concerned authorities. The interlocutory application is dismissed as withdrawn with liberty as prayed for," the bench said.

    Hathras case: SC to deliver verdict on Tuesday on pleas seeking court-monitored probe

    Hathras case: SC to deliver verdict on Tuesday on pleas seeking court-monitored probe

    The lawyer, appearing for the victim's family, had told the apex court that trial in the case be shifted out of Uttar Pradesh to a court in the national capital after completion of investigation.

    Modi didn't accept even tea during 9-hour questioning by Gujarat riots SIT: Raghavan

    Modi didn't accept even tea during 9-hour questioning by Gujarat riots SIT: Raghavan

    Modi had also readily agreed to come to the SIT office in Gandhinagar for the questioning and brought his own bottle of water, Raghavan has written in his autobiography, 'A Road Well Travelled'.

    Kerala gold smuggling case: Man arrested in Kochi upon arrival from UAE

    Kerala gold smuggling case: Man arrested in Kochi upon arrival from UAE

    Investigation in the case has revealed that Hameed, while being in the UAE and India, had conspired with the arrested accused Ramees K T, Jalal A M, and others. He had also arranged funds and purchased gold at Dubai for smuggling to India through diplomatic baggage.

    Cow slaughter law being misused against innocent persons, says Allahabad High Court

    Cow slaughter law being misused against innocent persons, says Allahabad High Court

    The HC made this observation while delivering bail to one Rahmuddin, who has been accused under the Act. Arrested from Shamli, the accused, who has a criminal history, had been in jail since August 5 although he pleaded that he was not arrested from the spot (of the crime). There was also no allegation against him in the FIR.

    Madhya Pradesh: Sensing defeat in by-elections, BJP indulging in horse-trading, says Kamal Nath

    Madhya Pradesh: Sensing defeat in by-elections, BJP indulging in horse-trading, says Kamal Nath

    Addressing a press conference in Bhopal on October 26, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Congress leader Kamal Nath spoke ahead of by-polls. He said, "Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can clearly assume the result of by-elections. They are so scared and frightened of November 10 (date of vote counting) that they have again went into the market to buy someone. I have received phone calls from many MLAs and they are saying that BJP is calling and offering them." "In the month of March, I refused the politics of bargaining. I have written a letter to Election Commission for conducting fair elections in Madhya Pradesh," he added.

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