India

New Delhi, Sept 22: The Rajya Sabha passed the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on Tuesday.

New Delhi, Sept 22: With a spike of 75,083 new cases and 1,053 deaths in the last 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count crossed 55-lakhs on Tuesday, according to the Union Health Ministry.

New Delhi, Sept 21: Gorakhpur's Dr Kafeel Khan, has taken his battle against the Yogi Adityanath government to an international level. Khan, who was recently absolved of charges under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) and is now living in Jaipur, has written a letter to the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) informing them about "widespread violations of international human right standards in India and misuse of draconian laws like NSA and UAPA to suppress voices of dissent".

Agra, Sept 21: Over 450 licensed photographers, apart from other businessmen, who had suffered a major hit owing to COVID-19 induced lockdown breathed a sigh of relief as the Taj Mahal reopened for tourists after a gap of six months.

New Delhi, Sept 21: Eight Opposition MPs, including Trinamool Congress floor leader Derek O'Brien and Karnataka MP Syed Nasir Hussain, were suspended for a week during the remaining days of Monsoon Session over uproar in the Parliament during the passage of the two contentious farm sector Bills. O'Brien, his AAP counterpart Sanjay Singh, CPI (M) leader Elamaram Kareem, Trinamool's Dola Sen, CPI(M)

Bhiwandi, Sept 21: At least ten people were killed after a three-storey building collapsed in Patel Compound area here on Monday morning.

Thane, Sept 20: A 106-year-old woman from Maharashtra's Thane district defeated COVID-19 and was discharged from hospital on Sunday with doctors and nurses giving her a warm farewell.

Lucknow, Sept 20: The mosque to come up in Ayodhya pursuant to the Supreme Court verdict in the so called Ram Janmabhoomi case may have a shape that is different from the traditional shape of mosques and will not be named after any emperor or king.

Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 19: Under attack over the gold smuggling case, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday slammed theCongress-led UDF for dragging the Holy Quran into a controversy and alleged the Opposition was towing the BJP-RSS line on the issue and they need to introspect.

New Delhi, Sept 19: Air India is not finding any takers and the privatisation may be put off by three years, delivering a blow to the efforts to divest the national carrier.