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IndiGo flight from Lucknow to Abu Dhabi suffers hydraulic system issue; lands at Delhi airport, reports PTI citing sources.

Terrorist hideout busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara; arms and ammunition recovered, said the police, according to PTI.

The CWC has passed a resolution calling upon all democratic entities to denounce and oppose what it perceives as the Modi government's aggressive actions against the Constitution. The resolution highlights the CWC's view that the BJP government has significantly undermined the principles and implementation of cooperative federalism. Furthermore, it acknowledges the formation of the INDIA bloc, noting that it has caused concern among the Prime Minister and the BJP. The CWC also commits to the restoration of a nation that fosters pride among every Indian, regardless of their caste, religion, economic status, age, or background.

Akasa Air has moved court against 43 pilots claiming that they have quit the airline without completing a notice period of six months, reports The Economic Times. The airline in a petition filed with Bombay High Court has sought that pilots be barred joining any airline till the time they complete the mandatory notice period, which was part of employment agreement.

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Pak ISI chief Nadeem Anjum gets one-year extension

Lieutenant General Nadeem Anjum's tenure as the head of Pakistan's influential intelligence agency, the ISI, has been extended by one year by the caretaker government, as reported by the media on Saturday. He assumed the role of Director General (DG) of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) on November 20, 2021, succeeding Faiz Hameed.
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Ahead of PM Modi's birthday, auto-rickshaw drivers in Surat announced to offer special discounts to customers

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Mallikarjun Kharge to skip flag hoisting function in new Parliament building

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Saturday said that he will not be attending the flag hoisting function in new Parliament building on Sunday. He also expressed disappointment over getting the invite "quite late", reports PTI.
9:21 PM

CWC resolution: Women's Reservation, CEC, ECs appointment and more

The Congress party has called for the Women's Reservation Bill to be approved during a special session of Parliament, as stated in a resolution by the Congress Working Committee (CWC). Furthermore, CWC highlights concerns that the bill related to the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and Election Commissioners (ECs) could potentially undermine the Election Commission's ability to ensure impartial and unbiased elections.
9:21 PM

CWC resolution on reservation

The CWC resolution proposes an expansion of the current reservation limits for Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs), and Other Backward Classes (OBCs).
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CWC passes condolence resolutions on loss of lives in Manipur, Himachal

The Congress Working Committee on Saturday passed condolence resolutions over the loss of lives in the ethnic violence in Manipur and the natural disaster in Himachal Pradesh, reports PTI.
The Congress' top decision-making body, holding its first meeting since its reconstitution, also passed a resolution condoling the demise of veteran leader and former Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy.
In the resolution on Manipur, the Congress Working Committee (CWC) expressed its profound sense of loss and anguish at the ongoing situation of ethnic violence in the state.
"The people of Manipur have witnessed extreme devastation and are facing innumerable hardships. More than 200 lives have been lost, over 500 injured and more than 5,000 houses gutted in arson-related incidents. A staggering number of over 60,000 people are displaced and continue to live in dire conditions in relief camps across the state," the resolution stated.
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Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP MP Ravi Shankar Prasad hold party's Jan Ashirwad Yatra in Guna

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Nitish Kumar on INDIA alliance's plan to boycott several TV news anchors

On the INDIA alliance's announcement to boycott several TV news anchors, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said, "I have no idea about this...I am in support of journalists. When everyone gets full freedom, journalists will write what they like. Are they controlled? Have I ever done it? They have rights, I am not against anyone. Right now those who are at the Centre have controlled a few people...Those who are with us must have felt that something is happening. However, I am not against anyone. If journalists have full freedom, they will write what they like. Everyone has their rights."
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PM Modi will inaugurate extension of Airport Express Line from Dwarka Sector 21 to Dwarka Sector 25 tomorrow

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US university to award posthumous degree to Indian student killed by speeding police car

Northeastern University has decided to posthumously confer a degree upon Jaanhavi Kandula, a student of Indian origin who tragically lost her life after being struck by a Seattle police patrol vehicle. The Chancellor of the University, Kenneth W. Henderson, made this announcement, expressing his optimism that the ongoing investigations will eventually lead to a sense of justice and accountability.Several months following her untimely passing, this disturbing incident garnered significant public attention, particularly when a body-worn camera recording came to light. This recording revealed two union leaders from the Seattle Police Department callously making insensitive remarks about her tragic demise.
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Need to fight together with INDIA bloc: Sonia Gandhi's unity message

Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi used the first meeting of the reconstituted top decision-making body of the party to send out a strong signal of unity to the 28-member opposition INDIA alliance on Saturday. Mrs Gandhi told the members of the Congress Working Committee that the party has to fight unitedly with INDIA against the BJP. 
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Fuel prices hit record high in Pakistan

According to a report from Dawn News, Pakistan's petrol and diesel prices have surged to an all-time high due to a recent decision by the interim government to raise prices by PKR 26.02 and PKR 17.34 per litre, respectively. This increase follows a previous hike in gas prices observed in August, where petrol and diesel prices rose by PKR 32.41 and PKR 38.49 per litre, respectively. In total, there has been a combined increase of PKR 58.43 per litre for petrol and PKR 55.83 per litre for diesel in just one month.
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CWC is deliberating on a draft resolution, says Chidambaram

Congress MP P. Chidambaram said, "Congress Working Committee (CWC) is deliberating on a draft resolution. The deliberations are still underway...We are discussing the situation in the country. Broadly, it can be divided into the political situation, the economic crisis that the country faces and the security threats both internal and external that are a great challenge to the country..."
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Delhi Metro: Trains on Airport Line to run at 120 kmph

In a significant achievement, authorities have announced that starting from Sunday, trains on the Airport Line of the Delhi Metro will operate at a speed of 120 kmph. This boost in train speed, transitioning from 90 kmph to 120 kmph, has been achieved through meticulous planning and timely execution, involving collaboration between DMRC's engineers, various government agencies, and domain experts.
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J&K: Joint operation over

This morning, a coordinated operation was initiated in the Uri Sector, resulting in an engagement with hostile forces. As a result of the encounter, three terrorists were neutralized, and a significant cache of weaponry was seized, including two AK Rifles, one Pistol, seven Hand Grenades, one Improvised Explosive Device (IED), and various other war-related supplies. Additionally, Pakistani currency notes were also recovered during the operation.
6:16 PM

Fire in 12-storey building in Mumbai

A fire erupted within a 12-story residential structure situated in the Kurla district of Mumbai. In response to the emergency, the fire department promptly carried out a successful rescue operation, saving approximately 60 residents residing in the building. An official source reported that the incident transpired at approximately 12:10 am, affecting Building Number 7 under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) and positioned across from Kohinoor Hospital. Subsequently, 39 of the rescued individuals were transported to hospitals due to complaints of suffocation.
4:09 PM

TMC and BJP councillors entered into a brawl with each other at Kolkata Municipal Corporation today

3:39 PM

Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting begins in Hyderabad, Telangana.

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Delhi Police issues traffic advisory in view of the inauguration of ICEC by PM Modi

The first phase of the India International Convention and Expo Centre (IICC), which is named YashoBhoomi, in Dwarka will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, which also marks the leader's birthday. He is also set to dedicate the extension of Delhi Airport Metro Express line from Dwarka Sector 21 to a new metro station at Dwarka Sector 25.
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Flag hoisting ceremony held in Hyderabad, as Congress Working Committee meeting begins

First Published: Sep 16 2023 | 10:43 AM IST

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