Hardeep Puri and Neeraj Shekhar in BJP list for UP Rajya Sabha poll | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: Putting speculations to rest, the BJP announced eight candidates, including former UP DGP and ex-chairman of state SC Commission Brij Lal, for the Rajya Sabha seats from UP on Monday. BJP and its allies have a strength of 313 MLAs in UP assembly which is enough to get eight candidates sail through easily. The […]

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Centre warns Twitter on Leh map mess-up | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a rebuke to global micro-blogging site Twitter, the government has warned the American company over its location setting that showed Leh in China. India said that any “disrespect” of the country’s sovereignty and integrity is “totally unacceptable”. In a strongly worded letter dispatched on Wednesday, IT and electronics secretary Ajay Sawhney asked […]

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BARC rebuts Republic’s statement | India News – Times of India

A statement by Republic Media Network claiming that it was in receipt of an official email from the Broadcast Audience Research Council that “there is not a single complaint or malpractice found against Republic TV or Republic Bharat” triggered a strong rebuttal from the rating agency on Sunday saying it had been misrepresented. BARC said […]

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Chirag takes swipe at Nitish over migrants’ issue | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: LJP chief Chirag Paswan on Wednesday took another swipe at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over the migrants issue, saying he can’t work with those who tried to stop migrant workers from returning home during the pandemic-triggered lockdown. Addressing party candidates through video-conference, Chirag said the Bihar CM needs to use Prime Minister […]

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Tharoor-led panel asks Prasar Bharati, NBA to share views on media ethics | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Representatives of public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati, the News Broadcasters Association and the Press Council of India have been asked to appear before the parliamentary committee on information and technology headed by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on October 15 to share their views on ethical standards in media coverage. The panel will also […]

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Daily tally 72K, lowest since Aug 25 barring Mondays | India News – Times of India

Fresh Covid-19 cases in the country climbed back to over 70,000 after falling below 60,000 on Monday but the numbers remained lower than those reported through most of last week. However, the death toll on Tuesday, at 980, was the highest reported in the last four days. India reported 72,552 new cases on Tuesday, taking […]

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Arunachal is Indian territory, reiterates US | India News – Times of India

WASHINGTON/ NEW DELHI: As the India-China border stand-off continues in Ladakh, the US reiterated its position that it recognises Arunachal Pradesh in India’s northeast as Indian territory. Though this is a stated position, its articulation in the current contest is significant as the US also criticised “unilateral attempts” to advance territorial claims. China claims the […]

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India, China remain touch for more talks on LAC | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: After last week’s meeting of senior commanders on the LAC stand-off, India and China remain in touch to follow it up with the next round of diplomatic talks. Apart from six rounds of military talks, India and China have also held four meetings of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination (WMCC) on […]

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Mini Lok Sabha session saw record productivity | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Adjourned sine die eight days ahead of its scheduled duration, the curtailed monsoon session of Lok Sabha witnessed a record 167% productivity with several key bills passed although the opposition walked out of the proceedings on the last day in protest against the fracas that took place in Rajya Sabha on Sunday. Lok […]

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Tough time for farmers, BJP govt eager to get its ‘rich friends’ into agri sector: Priyanka Gandhi – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Accusing the BJP government of not listening to the farmers, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday said that the central government seems eager to get its “billionaire friends” into the agriculture sector. “This is a tough time for farmers. The government should have helped the MSP and farmers in their procurement system […]

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