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Pune: 8, including students, injured as bus overturns
Eight persons, including some students of a school in Pune’s Pimpri Chinchwad, suffered injuries after their school bus overturned at 9 pm on Friday, a police official said. The bus had 32 occupants, most of them students of Jnana Prabhodini Navanagar Vidyalaya, and was returning from Raigad Fort when the incident took place near Gharoshiwadi off Raigad-Mangaon road, he said.
Shameful, says Digvijaya on release of 6 convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
Congress Rajya Sabha MP Digvijaya Singh has said the release of the killers of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was “shameful”.
The Supreme Court on Friday set free Nalini Sriharan and five other remaining convicts who are serving life term for about three decades in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, noting that its earlier order releasing another convict A G Perarivalan was equally applicable to them.
ED instrument of ‘harassment, torture, oppression’: Cong on Raut’s bail order
The Congress on Friday hit out at the Centre over a special court describing the arrest of Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut in a money laundering case as “illegal”, and alleged the Enforcement Directorate is an instrument of “harassment, torture, oppression”.
A special court in Mumbai, while granting bail to Raut in a money laundering case by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), had said his arrest was “illegal” and was an instance of “witch-hunt”.
Raut stepped out of jail on Wednesday after his bail.
At a press conference at the AICC headquarters here, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi read out the portions of the court order in which it had criticised the handling of the case.
“Startling, terrible, shocking, deplorable findings have come to light about the conduct of ED,” Singhvi said.
NIA chargesheets 11 in Jharkhand CPI (Maoist) case
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a charge sheet against 11 persons, including two arrested and nine absconding persons, in a case pertaining to recovery of live ammunition from a CPI (Maoist) camp at Rud village in the hilly and forested area of Jharkhand on September 1, 2017.
The case was initially registered at Garu Latehar police station in Jharkhand before the NIA took over the probe in 2021.
Biden says ‘life of the planet’ at stake in climate crisis
President Joe Biden told the COP27 conference Friday the “very life of the planet” is at stake in the climate crisis and gave an assurance the United States is on track to slash carbon emissions.
“The climate crisis is about human security, economic security, environmental security, national security and and the very life of the planet,” he told an audience at the conference in Egypt.
COP27: Biden calls for commitment to climate targets against backdrop of Ukraine war
USPresident Joe Biden told the COP27 summit on Friday that the war in Ukraine made it more urgent than ever to double down on climate commitments, calling on every country to align with targets to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.
“Russia’s war only enhances the urgency of the need to transition the world off its dependence on fossil fuels,” he said.
COP27 Egypt: US President Biden said, “If we are to win this fight, every major emitting nation needs to align with 1.5 degree targets.”
Biden, at COP27 Summit, says ‘every nation’ should ‘step up’ in cutting carbon emissions
JUST IN | AAP releases first list of 134 candidates for Delhi municipal polls
ED attaches assets of Indian entity in PMLA case involving Rolls Royce
Assets worth Rs 8.7 crore have been attached under the anti-money laundering law in a case of alleged corruption involving London-based Rolls Royce, which is said to have paid around Rs 80 crore as commission to an agent to bag contracts from public sector undertakings such as HAL, ONGC and GAIL, the ED said on Friday.
A provisional order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) was issued against Mumbai-based Turbotech Energy Services International Private Limited (Turbotech) and Ashok Patni.
The case pertains to an instance where Rolls Royce “admitted that it had made commission payments to Ashok Patni and his associated entities in violation of the integrity pact in respect of various purchase orders placed before ONGC, HAL and GAIL”.
JUST IN | Gross direct tax collections have risen 31% to Rs 10.54 lakh crore so far this fiscal, government data states.
Hate speeches: SC discharges Uttarakhand govt, DGP from list of parties in contempt plea
The Supreme Court on Friday discharged the Uttarakhand government and the police chief from a list of parties in a contempt plea filed by activist Tushar Gandhi pertaining to alleged inaction in cases of hate speeches made at religious assemblies in Haridwar in the state and the national capital last year.
A bench comprising Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justice Hima Kohli took note of the submissions of the Uttarakhand government that a plea related to the hate speeches made at Haridwar is pending before another bench and hence it cannot be continued here.
“The state of Uttarakhand and the Director General of Police of the state are accordingly discharged,” the bench said.
Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar and External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar attend a Mahabharat-based performance at an event in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

VP Dhankhar is in Cambodia for ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit and the 17th East Asia Summit. pic.twitter.com/KaBau5A58z
JUST IN |Biden arrives in Egypt for COP27 climate crisis summit
Two Maoists killed in gun battle with police in Odisha
At least two Maoists were killed in an exchange of fire between the red rebels and security personnel in Odisha’s Koraput district, a senior police officer said on Friday.
The gun battle took place on the intervening night of November 10 and 11 at a place under Baipariguda police station limit of Koraput district.
“We have found bodies of two unidentified male Maoists along with certain materials,” DIG Rajesh Pundit told reporters here.
Several other Maoists might have suffered injuries in the gun battle, he said.
AAP releases list of star campaigners for MCD polls
Aam Aadmi Party has releaseda list of 30 star campaigners for the Delhi Municipal Corporation elections. AAP’s Rajendra Pal Gautam, who resigned as minister over his presence at a religious conversion event, features in the list.
Aam Aadmi Party releases a list of 30 star campaigners for Delhi Municipal Corporation elections. AAP’s Rajendra Pal Gautam, who resigned as minister over his presence at a religious conversion event, features in the list. pic.twitter.com/RrGVRePJXj
Maharashtra | Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray joins Congress party’s Bharat Jodo Yatra. The evening leg of the Yatra resumed from Choramba Phata.

(Pics: Shiv Sena – Uddhav Thackeray faction) pic.twitter.com/Fzlc59UcdP
There can be differences but not disparity between urban and rural lifestyles. Today, the nation is working to end the divide: PM Modi in Tamil Nadu
Mahatma Gandhi saw Khadi as a tool of ‘self-reliance’. Inspired by him, we’re working towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat. It is important to understand the Mahatma’s vision for rural development. He wanted villages to progress but wanted village’s values to be conserved: PM Modi in Tamil Nadu
Coming to convocation at Gandhigram is an inspirational moment for me as this institute was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi himself.I congratulate all the great minds who have finished their course today as well as their parents whose sacrifices have finally made it possible: PM Modi at Tamil Nadu
A revolution has been observed in the Khadi sector. There has been a 300 per cent increase in Khadi sales in the past decade. Tamil Nadu has played a key role in pushing India as’Aatmanirbhar’: PM Modi in Tamil Nadu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented an honorary doctorate to music maestro Ilayaraja
Prime Minister Narendra Modi presentedan honorary doctorate to music maestro Ilayaraja at the 36th Convocation Ceremony of Gandhigram Rural Institute, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. Chief Minister M K Stalin, Governor R N Ravi, and others were also present at the ceremony.
PM Modi attends 36th convocation of Gandhigram Rural Institute in Tamil Nadu
Addressing 36th Convocation of Gandhigram Rural Institute in Tamil Nadu. Best wishes to the graduating bright minds. https://t.co/TnzFtd24ru
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received by Chief Minister MK Stalin upon his arrival in Tamil Nadu today. pic.twitter.com/KtTyZQ9Bj3
EU hikes forecast for eurozone inflation in 2023 to 6.1%
The European Union on Friday hiked its forecasts for inflation in 2022 and 2023 on the back of soaring energy prices fuelled by Russia’s war on Ukraine.
Brussels predicted that inflation would hit 8.5 per cent this year before falling to 6.1 per cent next year, over two points higher than an earlier forecast released in July.
Former minister and #NCP leader #JitendraAwhad detained in a case related to manhandling cine-goers during the screening of the Marathi film #HarHarMahadev@DeccanHerald https://t.co/VUApjBodwV
SC’s decision to free remaining killers of Rajiv Gandhi unacceptable, completely erroneous: Jairam Ramesh
My statement on the decision of the Supreme Court to free the remaining killers of former PM Shri. Rajiv Gandhi pic.twitter.com/ErwqnDGZLc
Same law must apply to convicts in other cases too: Karti Chidambaram

If the law permits release, so be it, but it must apply to convicts in other cases too. Under no circumstances should the assassins be celebrated. #RajivGandhi @INCIndia https://t.co/pOE6veAaz9
Heavy rainfall triggers waterlogging in several parts of Chennai
Tamil Nadu | Municipal workers clear sewers after heavy rainfall triggered waterlogging in several parts of Chennai pic.twitter.com/VLfVErWThc
BJP worker Anu Thakur expelled from party for 6 years over anti-party activities in Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh BJP worker Anu Thakur (Anni) expelled from the party for a period of 6 years, on grounds of getting involved in anti-party activities. pic.twitter.com/I2WIqFb7vr
SC orders release of 6 convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case
Supreme Court directs release of six accused including Nalini and RP Ravichandran, serving life imprisonment in connection with the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. pic.twitter.com/nguZY99Svc
Delhi HC dismisses PIL challenging appointment of CJI D Y Chandrachud
Delhi High Court dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the appointment of CJI DY Chandrachud, today.

The High Court termed the PIL, a ‘publicity interest litigation’ & imposed a cost of Rs 1 lakh on the petitioner. pic.twitter.com/jKWUAqN1M3
Record seizures made during ongoing Assembly Elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh: Election Commission of India
Record seizures made during ongoing Assembly Elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh: Election Commission of India

Seizures in Gujarat amounted to Rs 71.88 crores while seizures in Himachal Pradesh amounted to Rs 50.28 crores.#GujaratAssemblyPolls #HimachalPradeshElections pic.twitter.com/6B23Yc7as4
Nirmala Sitharaman, Janet Yellen meet ahead of 9th meeting of India-US Economic Financial Partnership in Delhi
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman & US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen meet ahead of the 9th meeting of the India-US Economic Financial Partnership, in Delhi, today. pic.twitter.com/HslG4oGdGs
MCD polls: CM Arvind Kejriwal announces AAP’s 10 guarantees including clearing three landfill sites and ending corruption in civic body

Heavy rainfall triggers severe waterlogging in Puducherry
Heavy rainfall triggers severe waterlogging in Puducherry pic.twitter.com/5uh9EE7QrG
Case registered under POCSO Act against man for allegedly molesting 10-year-old girl in Maujpur
Delhi | Case registered under POCSO Act at Jafrabad Police Station against one Mohammed Armaan for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old girl in a mosque in Maujpur on November 9th. The accused has been arrested & further investigation is underway: Delhi Police
PM Modi flags off ‘Bharat Gaurav Kashi Darshan’ train at KSR Bengaluru station
Karnataka | Prime Minister Narendra Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express at KSR railway station in Bengaluru. pic.twitter.com/wtkwR3Uv69
All six shooters, accused pertaining to killing of Dera follower in Faridkot identified
#UPDATE | Punjab police intelligence unit & Delhi police counter-intelligence unit have identified all the six shooters & accused pertaining to the killing of Dera Sacha Sauda follower Pradeep Singh in Faridkot yesterday. Further raids underway: Sources pic.twitter.com/jNSmSZGDGe
US-India bilateral trade reached all-time high last year, says Janet Yellen
Bilateral trade between the US & India reached an all-time high last year & we expect it to grow further. Our people & companies depend on each other on daily basis. Indians frequently use WhatsApp to communicate, many American companies rely on Infosys to operate: Janet Yellen pic.twitter.com/B3QtnL9yRx
VP Jagdeep Dhankhar addresses Golden Jubilee celebrations of Surajmal Memorial Education Society in New Delhi
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar (@jdhankhar1) addresses Golden Jubilee celebrations of Surajmal Memorial Education Society in New Delhi. pic.twitter.com/aZvOaK3SsO
Sensex rises 809.64 points to 61,423.34 in early trade; Nifty gains 239.70 points to 18,267.90

India records 842 new coronavirus infections in single day, Covid-19 tally rises to 4,46,64,810, death toll climbs to 5,30,520: Govt

Rupee rises 64 paise to 80.76 against US dollar in early trade

PM Modi to embark on two-day visit to four southern states today

US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen in India to participate in the US-India Economic and Financial Partnership
US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen in India to participate in the US-India Economic and Financial Partnership

“The U.S. relationship with India is strong and continues to deepen through trade, critical economic ties, and shared values,” she tweets pic.twitter.com/YlUzxLrhRn
Holiday declared for Tamil Nadu schools and colleges due to heavy rains
Tamil Nadu | District Collector of Sivaganga declares a holiday in all schools, while Madurai District Collector declares a holiday for all schools & colleges, in view of incessant rainfall.
Pollution worsens again in Delhi, AQI remains in ‘Very Poor’ category
Pollution worsens again in Delhi, thick layer of smog shrouds the national capital this morning. AQI continues to remain in ‘Very Poor’ category. pic.twitter.com/EbhEF6wz9o
Ukraine’s military targets 2 concentrations of Russian firepower
Ukraine’s military targets 2 concentrations of Russian firepower

Southern Operational Command said, Ukrainian army killed 50 Russian troops & destroyed 3 tanks,a Msta-S self-propelled howitzer& 11 armoured vehicles on southern front line on Nov 10: Ukraine’s The Kyiv Independent
One JeM terrorist killed in J&K encounter
UPDATE | One member of JeM terror outfit killed, identified as Kamran Bhai alias Hanees who was active in Kulgam-Shopian area. Search is still going on: ADGP Kashmir
G20 summit chance for PM Modi to meet Xi, Biden, Sunak
The G20 summit at Bali in Indonesia next week will offer opportunities for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in addition to the ones with the United States President Joe Biden and the new British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

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Gujarat polls: Congress releases 2nd list of 46 candidates
The Congress on Thursday released its second list of 46 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections scheduled to be held in two phases on December 1 and 5.

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