MP bypolls: EC issues notice to Kamal Nath over ‘item’ remark | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Election Commission has issued a notice to former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and Congress leader Kamal Nath over his ‘item’ remark against Madhya Pradesh minister Imarti Devi. The poll body has sought his response within 48 hours of receipt of notice. Source link

Farooq Abdullah appears before ED in JCKA money laundering case again | India News – Times of India

SRINAGAR: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah appeared before the enforcement directorate on Wednesday, second time this week, for questioning in connection with a money laundering probe into an alleged multi-crore scam in the Jammu and Kashmir cricket association (JKCA). The 82-year-old former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir was questioned for over six hours on … Read more Farooq Abdullah appears before ED in JCKA money laundering case again | India News – Times of India

With 54,044 new Covid-19 cases, India’s coronavirus tally crosses 76-lakh mark | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: With a spike of 54,044 new Covid-19 cases and 717 deaths in the last 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 count crossed the 76-lakh mark and reached 76,51,108 on Wednesday, according to the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW). As per the MoHFW, the Covid-19 count includes 7,40,090 active cases and 67,95,103 cured/discharged/migrated cases. … Read more With 54,044 new Covid-19 cases, India’s coronavirus tally crosses 76-lakh mark | India News – Times of India

Mike Pompeo: US defense, diplomacy chief to visit India for talks | India News – Times of India

WASHINGTON: US Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced Tuesday that he and US secretary of state Mike Pompeo will visit India next week to strengthen the two countries’ alliance in the face of China’s strategic challenge. “India will well be the most consequential partner for us, in the IndoPacific for us for sure, in this century,” … Read more Mike Pompeo: US defense, diplomacy chief to visit India for talks | India News – Times of India

Talk of ‘reinventing Dalit militancy’: Elgar witness | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: A witness in the Elgar Parishad case has told the National Investigation Agency (NIA) that in a meeting, activist and academician Anand Teltumbde had made a statement about “reinventing Dalit militancy” as well as a “revolutionary resurgence” under the Maoist leadership. The statement of the witness is part of the supplementary chargesheet submitted before … Read more Talk of ‘reinventing Dalit militancy’: Elgar witness | India News – Times of India

India counters UN rights chief criticism on ‘misuse’ of FCRA | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday brushed aside remarks by UN high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet on alleged misuse of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), saying that India was a democratic polity based on the rule of law and an independent judiciary. The government also reminded the UN human rights chief that framing … Read more India counters UN rights chief criticism on ‘misuse’ of FCRA | India News – Times of India

No witness so far to contest cops’ version of Vikas Dubey killing: SC panel | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Four months after the Supreme Court appointed the Justice Chauhan Commission to inquire into UP police’s encounter killings of gangster Vikas Dubey and his associates, the panel has found it intriguing that no eyewitness has so far deposed to contradict the police version of the encounters. Within a week of the July 3 … Read more No witness so far to contest cops’ version of Vikas Dubey killing: SC panel | India News – Times of India

Centre considering removing plasma therapy from Covid-19 clinical management protocol | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre is considering to remove convalescent plasma therapy from the national clinical management protocol for COVID-19, a top ICMR official said on Tuesday. Presently, the use of off-label convalescent plasma for treating COVID-19 patients in the moderate stage of the illness is allowed under “investigational therapies”. However, a randomised controlled trial, led … Read more Centre considering removing plasma therapy from Covid-19 clinical management protocol | India News – Times of India

PM Modi’s address to the nation: Top quotes | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the lockdown may have ended but the virus still exists as he urged the citizens to continue taking all precautionary measures in the battle against Covid. This was PM Modi’s seventh address to the nation since the coronavirus pandemic outbreak. Here is the … Read more PM Modi’s address to the nation: Top quotes | India News – Times of India

Army to take ‘few days’ to release Chinese soldier held in Ladakh | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Army on Tuesday said it will take another “few days” to release the Chinese soldier who was apprehended after he inadvertently crossed over into Indian territory in the Demchok sector of eastern Ladakh on Monday. An Army officer said there is “laid down protocol and due process” that is followed in such … Read more Army to take ‘few days’ to release Chinese soldier held in Ladakh | India News – Times of India