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COVID-19: Arvind Kejriwal urges Centre to urgent provide oxygen to Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday urged the Centre to  urgently provide oxygen to Delhi amid the crisis in the national capital.

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot urges Centre to hold talks with farmers

Jaipur/UNI: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday urged the Central government to hold talks with farmers who have been protesting at Delhi's border since November 26, seeking the repeal of three farm laws enacted by the Centre last year.

Nearly four crores SC, ST students to get scholarship: Centre

New Delhi/UNI: Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ratan Lal Kataria said in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday that the government has decided to substantially increase the amount of scholarship for the students belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe category and nearly four crore students now can avail this benefit.

'Misleading': Centre on report that declined India's status to 'partly free'

New Delhi/IBNS: The Freedom House report claiming India's status as a free country has declined to "partly free" is "misleading, incorrect and misplaced", the Centre said on Friday in a sharp rebuke to the analysis of the US-based think tank.

OTT platforms even show porn: Supreme Court says favouring regulation of contents

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court of India on Thursday said there should be a screening of video content offered by OTT (Over-the-top) platforms for regulatory mechanisms and added that "even pornographic material is being shown" on some of them.

Govt to set up Digital Intelligence Unit to probe financial frauds

New Delhi/UNI: The government on Monday directed officials to set up a Digital Intelligence Unit (DIU) to coordinate with various stakeholders in investigating fraudulent activity involving telecom resources.

Guidelines for regulation of OTT platforms to be implemented soon: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Tuesday informed that rules and guidelines related to the regulation of Over-The-Top (OTT) platforms are almost ready and will be implemented soon.

One arrested for raising Sikh flag at Red Fort amid violence during farmers' tractor rally

New Delhi/IBNS: One person has been arrested for raising the Sikh religious flag at the iconic Red Fort in the national capital amid violent clashes on Jan 26 that erupted during the protesting farmers' tractor rally on the occasion of Republic Day.

No nationwide anti-conversion law planned: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Tuesday clarified that there is no plan to implement any law to ban religious conversions or interfaith marriages nationwide as the subject falls under the dominion of states.

Centre to frame rules of Citizenship Act by July 9

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has given itself a time till July 9 to frame and implement the rules of the controversial Citizenship Act, the amendments to which were passed in December 2019 resulting in violent protests across the country.

Farmer leaders call for countrywide 'chhakka jam' protest to block traffic on Saturday

New Delhi/IBNS: Farmers protesting against the Centre's three contentious agriculture laws have called for a "chhakka jam" protest across the country on Saturday.

Centre allows 100 pct occupancy in theatres from Feb 1

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government has allowed 100 per cent occupancy in cinema halls from Monday in its fresh guidelines released as a part of relaxing restrictions of the coronavirus lockdown.

Centre extends Covid 19 guidelines till Feb 28

New Delhi/UNI: The Centre on Wednesday extended the Covid-19 guidelines till February 28.

Protesting farmers seek permission to hold tractor rally on R-Day

New Delhi/IBNS: Farmers protesting against the Centre's contentious farm laws have sought written permission from the Delhi Police to hold the massive tractor rally they planned on Republic Day, reports said.

NIA summons farm union leader Baldev Singh Sirsa, Akali Dal slams Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the farmers' protest, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu and farmers' union leader Baldev Singh Sirsa for questioning in a case related to the banned outfit Sikhs For Justice, a US-based pro-Khalistan group.