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22:12 IST, November 21st 2021
SKM lists 6 demands in a letter to PM Modi

Welcoming PM Modi's announcement of withdrawing the 3 Farm Laws, the Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) submitted 6 conditions in front of the Union government in exchange for putting an end to their protest.

The 6 conditions put forth by the farmers

  1. MSP be made legal entitlement
  2. Withdraw the draft "Electricity Act Amendment Bill, 2020/2021" proposed by the government 
  3. Remove the provisions of punishment to farmers in the "Commission for Air Quality Management Act, 2021 in the National Capital Region and its allied areas".
  4. Immediately withdraw cases against thousands of farmers have been implicated in cases during this movement (June 2020 till date) in Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, and many other states.
  5. Ajay Mishra Teni, the mastermind of the Lakhimpur Kheri murder case and accused of section 120B be sacked and arrested.
  6. During this movement so far about 700 farmers have given martyrdom. A system of compensation and rehabilitation of their families be introduced. Land should be given on the Indus border to build a martyr memorial in the memory of the martyr farmers.
21:47 IST, November 21st 2021
IMD predicts heavy rainfall in several regions across India during next 24 hours

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall very likely at isolated places over Konkan & Goa, Coastal Andhra Pradesh & Yanam, Coastal Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal on November 22. 

21:15 IST, November 21st 2021
Rajasthan govt appoints six MLAs as advisors to CM Ashok Gehlot after cabinet reshuffle

Rajasthan government appointed six MLAs including Jitendra Singh, Babulal Nagar, Rajkumar Sharma, Sanyam Lodha, Ramkesh Meena, and Danish Abrar as advisors to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.

20:55 IST, November 21st 2021
3 people arrested for killing leopard in Madhya Pradesh

MS Warkade, zone officer, Jabalpur Forest Park told ANI, "Three people have been arrested in connection with the death of a leopard near Temer Bhita village of Jabalpur".

20:07 IST, November 21st 2021
TMC shares tweets of attacks on State Convenor's house

Accusing BJP over alleged attacks on State Convenor Subal Bhowmik, TMC plans to stage a protest tomorrow. TMC shared images of the attack on Twitter and wrote, "Biplab Kumar Deb has unleashed his terror once again! They haven't even spared our State Convenor Subal Bhowmik. His house was attacked by BJP goons and Tripura Police continues to be silent spectator! Nothing can stop us from continuing our fight to restore democracy!".

19:53 IST, November 21st 2021
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on India's progress over 75 years of independence

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat at an event said, "In these 75 years, we have not progressed as much as we should have. If we follow the path of taking the country forward, we will move forward, if we do not follow that path, we will not move forward".

19:39 IST, November 21st 2021
15 TMC MPs to visit Delhi to discuss alleged police brutality in Tripura

More than 15 TMC MPs will reach Delhi tonight. They have sought an appointment with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah over the alleged police brutality in Tripura. The MPs will sit on a dharna from tomorrow morning in the national capital.

19:30 IST, November 21st 2021
Mumbai Police files new FIR against Param Bir Singh's co-accused Riyaz Bhati

A new FIR has been registered against Riyaz Bhati, who along with former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh is absconding in an extortion case, at Versova police station in Mumbai.

19:15 IST, November 21st 2021
Union MoS Jitendra Singh on retrieving PoK

Union Minister Jitendra Singh stated, "Retrieving Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) is next on the agenda". The MoS PMO said. "Retrieving PoJK is not only a political and national agenda but also a responsibility towards the respect for human rights because our brethren in PoJK are living in inhuman conditions and have been mercilessly denied even basic amenities like healthcare and education".

18:38 IST, November 21st 2021
BSF seizes over 6 kg heroin in Punjab's Fazilka district near Indo-Pakistan border

The Border Security Force (BSF) seized 6.060 kg of the suspected heroin from Abohar in Punjab's Fazilka district near the Indo-Pakistan border. According to BSF, narcotics is worth around Rs 30 crore in the international market.

18:38 IST, November 21st 2021
Captain Amarinder to fight Punjab polls from Patiala

Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that he will be contesting from his stronghold Patiala. Outlining that his family has been living in Patiala for over 400 years now, Amarinder Singh added that he is not going to leave the Punjab district because of Navjot Singh Sidhu.

18:25 IST, November 21st 2021
PM Modi attended 56th DGsP/IGsP Conference in Lucknow on Nov 20-21

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 20-21 attended 56th DGsP/IGsP Conference in Lucknow. The conference was attended by 62 DGsP/IGsP of States/UTs and DGs of CAPFs/CPOs. More than 400 officers of various ranks attended the conference virtually from IB offices across the country.

18:10 IST, November 21st 2021
Health Minister Mandaviya to hold meeting to review progress of COVID-19 vaccination in key States & UTs

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will hold a meeting on Monday, November 22, to review the progress of COVID-19 vaccination in North-Eastern states Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland as well as Puducherry, as per the official sources. The meeting is conducted in a bid to address the worrying first dose coverage in the aforementioned areas, which is less than 70%, as per the Ministry of Health.

17:53 IST, November 21st 2021
Income Tax Dept raids 20 premises of Gujarat-based group, seizes Rs 2.5 Cr cash

The Income Tax Department raided more than 20 premises of a Gujarat-based group engaged in the manufacturing of chemicals and the development of the real estate. The officials seized more than Rs 2.5 crore in cash and jewellery worth Rs 1 crore during the raid.

17:38 IST, November 21st 2021
Gujarat schools to reopen for students of classes 1 to 5 tomorrow

Gujarat Education Minister Jitu Vaghani has announced that the schools for classes 1-5 will be reopened now. The Education Department has decided that the schools will reopen on Monday, November 22, 2021.

17:28 IST, November 21st 2021
Delhi schools to remain shut for physical classes till further orders

The Directorate of Education informed that all schools in Delhi will remain closed for physical classes till further orders while online education will continue.

17:16 IST, November 21st 2021
TMC leader Saayoni Ghosh arrested by Tripura Police

Trinamool Congress Youth President Saayoni Ghosh has been arrested by Tripura Police on an attempt to murder charges after three hours of interrogation. The police informed that a video went viral on social media where Saayoni was seen 'Khela hobe Biplab babu" at an election rally of the Chief Minister in the Ashram Chowmuhani area on Saturday. 

While TMC alleged that the Tripura police reached the hotel Saayoni Ghosh was staying and called her for interrogation at the station. And after a few minutes of interrogation, over 25 workers of BJP attacked TMC workers in the police station wearing helmets and holding sticks. 

16:57 IST, November 21st 2021
Uttar Pradesh ATS arrests two Rohingyas for human trafficking and forgery

The Uttar Pradesh ATS (Anti-Terrorist Squad)  arrested two Rohingyas who were involved in facilitating illegal human trafficking from Bangladesh and Myanmar into India and sending them to European, Gulf and Southeast Asian countries after making their forged Indian passports.

16:44 IST, November 21st 2021
Zahida Khan swears in as Cabinet minister in Rajasthan Govt

Zahida Khan and Rajendra Gudda have been sworn in as ministers of state in the Rajasthan Government.

16:32 IST, November 21st 2021
Rajasthan Cabinet swearing-in ceremony

Govind Ram Meghwal and Shakuntala Rawat took oath as Cabinet ministers in Rajasthan Govt. Also, Brijendra Singh Ola and Murari Lal Meena were sworn in as ministers of state in the Cabinet. 

16:20 IST, November 21st 2021
New Rajasthan cabinet ministers take oath at Raj Bhavan in Jaipur

Congress MLAs Mahendrajeet Singh Malviya, Ramlal Jat, Mahesh Joshi, and Vishvendra Singh were sworn in as Cabinet ministers in Rajasthan government by Governor Kalraj Mishra

16:13 IST, November 21st 2021
Hemaram Choudhary takes oath as a Cabinet minister in the Rajasthan Government

Hemaram Choudhary takes oath as a Cabinet minister in the Rajasthan Government at Raj Bhavan, Jaipur.

15:59 IST, November 21st 2021
IMD predicts widespread light to moderate rain over South Interior Karnataka & Malnad regions

According to IMD, widespread light to moderate rain with isolated heavy rain is likely to occur over South Interior Karnataka & Malnad regions between 2:30 pm today & 8:30 am tomorrow. While scattered to widespread light to moderate rain is likely over Coastal & North Interior Karnataka regions.

15:46 IST, November 21st 2021
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on the Cabinet reshuffle

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot at the Congress party's office in Jaipur said, "The contribution to the governance of those who could not be inducted in the Cabinet is no less than those who have been made ministers today".

15:38 IST, November 21st 2021
IAF to start upgrading Rafale fighter fleet from January 2022

Having already acquired around 30 Rafale fight planes from France, the Indian Air Force would begin upgrading its fleet of French-origin fighters from January 2022, with India's particular enhancements.

15:21 IST, November 21st 2021
Rajasthan CM Gehlot and Congress leaders arrive at party's office in Jaipur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Congress in-charge for the state Ajay Maken arrived at the party's office in Jaipur, ahead of the state cabinet reshuffle. The new cabinet ministers will take oath at 4 p.m. 

14:36 IST, November 21st 2021
UP ATS arrests two Rohingya members for issuing fake IDs to Bangladeshi immigrants

The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Sunday has two Rohingya members, belonging to Kolkata, West Bengal. They were arrested for allegedly making fake documents of Bangladeshis and Rohingyas and aiding their illegal entry into India. As per officials, the fake documents used to illegally bring citizens of Bangladesh and Myanmar to India

14:16 IST, November 21st 2021
AIMIM to contest 100 seats in UP polls; alliance talks underway: Owaisi


14:08 IST, November 21st 2021
Rajnath Singh aboard INS Visakhapatnam

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended the commissioning of INS Visakhapatnam at Mumbai dockyard, today. 


14:06 IST, November 21st 2021
Mehbooba Mufti, PDP workers protest over Hyderpora encounter

J&K: PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and her party workers marched in protest from her residence to Governor's House in Srinagar, over Hyderpora encounter. "They'll have to return the bodies & give a compensation. LG will have to apologize. There should be a judicial probe," she says.