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Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday that the three farm laws introduced by the government will be repealed in the upcoming Parliament Session

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Friday that the three farm laws introduced by the government will be repealed in the upcoming Parliament Session
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22:58 IST, November 19th 2021
Facebook, Instagram down for some users in India

Facebook and Instagram have apparently went down for some users in India with netizens taking to Twitter to complain about the outage.

 

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22:35 IST, November 19th 2021
RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Kisan Sangh says PM Modi's decision to repeal 3 farm laws rights

RSS-affiliate Bharatiya Kisan Sangh says PM Narendra Modi's decision to repeal three Farm Laws "seems to be right" to avoid "unwarranted controversies and conflicts.

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21:59 IST, November 19th 2021
Watch: Priests perform 'Maha Aarti' on the bank of Ganga river in Varanasi on Dev Deepawali

 

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21:36 IST, November 19th 2021
Tamil Nadu: 'Mahadeepam’ lit atop the hillock near Sri Subramaniaswamy Temple on occasion of Karthigai festival

Tamil Nadu: 'Mahadeepam’ lit atop the hillock near Sri Subramaniaswamy Temple in Tirupparankundram, Madurai on the occasion of the Karthigai festival. 

 

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21:11 IST, November 19th 2021
Victory of farmers is setback to Sangh Parivar's strategy of dividing people: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

The Victory of farmers is a major setback to Sangh Parivar's strategy of dividing ppl through communalism and implementing capitalist agendas. This struggle gives people energy to hold on to the dream of a world where equality and brotherhood plays a crucial role: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

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21:08 IST, November 19th 2021
Delhi records zero COVID-19 fatality, 30 fresh cases

Delhi has recorded zero COVID-19 fatality and 30 fresh cases in the past 24 hours; the Positivity rate currently stands at 0.05%, according to the authorities.

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21:05 IST, November 19th 2021
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot expresses concern over fresh surge of COVID-19 in state

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday expressed concern over the fresh surge of COVID-19 cases in several districts of Rajasthan. He said that he will write to PM Narendra Modi urging him to allow a booster dose of the vaccine.

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20:41 IST, November 19th 2021
Kamala Harris to become US Prez briefly as Biden undergoes routine medical

United States President Joe Biden on Friday will be transferring power to Vice President Kamala Harris. Report says Joe Biden will be transferring power to Kamala Harris as he would be going under anaesthesia for a routine colonoscopy at Walter Reed Medical Center. 

"As was the case when President George W. Bush had the same procedure in 2002 and 2007, and following the process set out in the Constitution, President Biden will transfer power to the Vice President for the brief period of time when he is under anaesthesia," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement. "The Vice President will work from her office in the West Wing during this time," she added. 

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20:04 IST, November 19th 2021
Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda celebrates withdrawal of farm laws with farmers at Tikri border

Congress MP Deepender Singh Hooda on Friday celebrated the withdrawal of three farm laws with farmers at Tikri on the Delhi-Haryana border. 

 

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19:27 IST, November 19th 2021
Jhansi node of UP Defence Industrial Corridor will open new opportunities for MSMEs & small industries: PM Modi

Jhansi node of UP Defence Industrial Corridor will open new opportunities for MSMEs and small industries, providing new employment opportunities to the youth. This means that the region, which was suffering the plight of migration, will now become an attraction for investment: PM Narendra Modi

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19:07 IST, November 19th 2021
PM Modi appeals to former NCC cadets to join NCC Alumni Association

"I appeal to all the former NCC cadets to join the NCC Alumni Association. Let us come together and pledge to do something for the country," PM Modi after launching and taking membership of NCC Alumni Association in Jhansi.

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19:07 IST, November 19th 2021
Amritsar: Golden temple illuminated & fireworks displayed on occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti

The Golden Temple in Amritsar has been illuminated and fireworks displayed on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. 

 

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19:01 IST, November 19th 2021
Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv is Jhansi is beginning of new chapter in history of the defence in India: PM Modi

Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv is Jhansi is the beginning of a new chapter in the history of defence in India. Foundation stone for a new plant of Bharat Dynamics Limited has been laid here. It will give new recognition to the Jhansi node of UP Defence Corridor: PM Modi in Jhansi

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18:56 IST, November 19th 2021
At Rashtra Raksha Samarpan, PM Modi remembers Jhansi's son Major Dhyan Chand

Today, I want to remember Jhansi's son Major Dhyan Chand, who brought recognition for Indian sports around the world. Some time back, our government named the Khel Ratna Awards after Major Dhyan Chand: PM Modi in Jhansi

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18:53 IST, November 19th 2021
Today a new, strong and powerful India taking shape: PM Modi

"Today this land of Jhansi is witnessing the grand nectar festival of freedom. Today a new, strong and powerful India is taking shape on this earth," PM Modi said addressing Rashtra Raksha Samarpan.

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18:30 IST, November 19th 2021
Bihar farmers supported farm laws, says state's Agriculture Minister Amarendra Pratap Singh

Bihar farmers supported these farm laws. Some opposition leaders tried to oppose it but farmers supported it... I believe that dialogue on these farm laws should continue so that these laws can be given a new life: Bihar Agriculture Minister Amarendra Pratap Singh

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18:15 IST, November 19th 2021
PM Modi hands over indigenously built defence equipment to Armed Forces

PM  formally hands over indigenously designed and developed Light Combat Helicopter, Drones and Advanced Electronic Warfare suite for naval ships to Armed Forces Service Chiefs.

  • IAF Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhary received a model of LCH from PM
  • Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh received an AE warfare suit from PM
  • Vice Chief Of Army LT Gen CP Mohanty received Drone models from PM
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18:07 IST, November 19th 2021
Memorial will be constructed to honour the sacrifices of farmers during ‘Sangarsh’: Punjab CM Channi

"Much delayed but I welcome Centre's decision to repeal three black farm laws. A memorial will be constructed to honour the sacrifices of the farmers during the ‘Sangarsh’. I urge PM @narendramodi ji to make MSP a statutory right," Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi tweeted.

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18:04 IST, November 19th 2021
PM Modi launches NCC Alumni Association; becomes the first member

PM Narendra Modi launches the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Alumni Association, becomes the first member of the association.

 

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17:39 IST, November 19th 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Jhansi Fort; to launch defence projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Jhansi Fort. He will launch and dedicate to the nation multiple initiatives of the Defence sector at ‘Rashtra Raksha Samparpan Parv’ in the district.

 

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17:24 IST, November 19th 2021
Congress to observe 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' across the country tomorrow

Congress to observe 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' across the country tomorrow "in recognition of consistent and spirited fight of the farmers against the flawed decisions"; asks state units to organise Kisan Vijay Rallies/Kisan Vijay Sabhas

 

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17:17 IST, November 19th 2021
Farmers can't get benefits until electricity rates are cut and MSP is implemented with new approach: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav

"Farmers can't get benefits until electricity rates are cut and MSP is implemented with a new approach. This (repeal of three farm laws) has been done to woo farmers but the people can't be fooled. They know everything and vote against BJP," RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav said, ANI reported.

He asked, "What about the families of the 700-750 farmers who died during the agitation against these black laws? They've withdrawn the laws now that Assembly elections are around the corner. They've lost on this front and they'll face defeat there (in elections) too."

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17:00 IST, November 19th 2021
SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal denies possibilities of allying with BJP after farm laws repealed

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal denies possibilities of allying with BJP after the repeal of three Farm Laws.

 

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16:50 IST, November 19th 2021
'Hope Modi govt has learned at least something for future': Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on Farm Laws

In a democracy, any decision should be taken after talks with every stakeholder and deliberations with the Opposition. I hope the Modi government has at least learned something for the future: Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi on Farm Laws

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16:40 IST, November 19th 2021
Farms laws to be repealed: Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi says conspiracy of Union govt foiled

"Union government tried to garb the strength of agriculture from Punjab It was a conspiracy of the Union government that is foiled today," Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to repeal farm laws in the upcoming session of Parliament.

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16:31 IST, November 19th 2021
MSP is bigger issue than farm laws, says Congress Punjab president Navjot Singh Sidhu

 

"MSP is bigger issue than farm laws, it is the lifeline of Indian farmers … If the central govt genuinely wants to fulfil their promise of doubling the farmers income or accepting the C2 formula of Swaminathan report, then they should accede to this demand," Congress Punjab president Navjot Singh Sidhu tweeted.

 

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16:23 IST, November 19th 2021
BJP took decision to repeal 3 farm laws as people started boycotting them: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

"As Uttar Pradesh, Punjab elections have neared and people in Haryana, Punjab started boycotting BJP, they took this decision to repeal the Farm Laws. We can't forget that due to this govt, farmers were forced to sit on protest for 1 year," NCP chief Sharad Pawar said.

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16:10 IST, November 19th 2021
Centre's decision to repeal 3 Farm Laws victory of farmers over PM Modi's 'egoistic' govt: AAP

AAP called Centre's decision to repeal three Farm Laws victory of farmers over PM Narendra Modi's 'egoistic' govt, party MP Sanjay Singh demanded that government should pay compensation of Rs 1 crore and provide job to kin of farmers who died during protests against legislations.

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15:59 IST, November 19th 2021
Modi government had implemented farm laws without discussions: NCP chief Sharad Pawar

I myself had sought advice from all state agriculture ministers but this govt without discussion implemented the three farm laws: NCP chief Sharad Pawar after the repeal of three farm laws

"As a Union Agriculture Minister for 10 years, I had made this commitment on farm issue which is a state subject, that without taking all stakeholders into confidence, it was not right to bring in any new measure related to farm laws," he added.

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15:55 IST, November 19th 2021
'Development of Bundelkhand is not going to stop': PM Modi

Targeting opposition, PM Modi says, "No matter how much trouble these people create, the work of development of UP, development of Bundelkhand is not going to stop."