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NBSA tells Times Now to apologise to activist Sanjukta Basu for derogatory comments during 2018 debate
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NBSA tells Times Now to apologise to activist Sanjukta Basu for derogatory comments during 2018 debate

In its shows, the channel had referred to Basu as “Hindu hater”, “vile troll” and claimed that she was a part of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s “troll army”, the NBSA said

Charlie Hebdo's cartoons on Prophet Mohammad have France jostling between freedom of speech and Islamophobia
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Charlie Hebdo's cartoons on Prophet Mohammad have France jostling between freedom of speech and Islamophobia

The French Constitution defines the state only as secular, but it doesn't delineate the boundaries of this secularism

Allahabad HC issues stay on Nawazuddin Siddiqui's arrest in molestation case filed by ex-wife
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Allahabad HC issues stay on Nawazuddin Siddiqui's arrest in molestation case filed by ex-wife

On 14 October, Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife Aliya had appeared before the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) court and recorded her statement under section 164 of the CrPC (recording of confessions and statements) on her complaint against her husband and his four family members.

'Not how you talk about friends': Joe Biden slams Donald Trump for his remark on India's air pollution
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'Not how you talk about friends': Joe Biden slams Donald Trump for his remark on India's air pollution

'Look at China, how filthy it is. Look at Russia. Look at India. The air is filthy,' said Trump during the final presidential debate with Biden in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday

IPL 2020: Struggling Chennai Super Kings pull off comprehensive eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore
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IPL 2020: Struggling Chennai Super Kings pull off comprehensive eight-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore

Young Ruturaj Gaikwad (65 not out off 51 balls) showed his potential with a maiden fifty but skipper Dhoni wouldn't be wrong in thinking that it came too late in the day when the 'Yellow Brigade' is all but out of the play-off reckoning.

Cricket South Africa acting president Beresford Williams, five board members resign as deadline looms
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Cricket South Africa acting president Beresford Williams, five board members resign as deadline looms

Sunday’s resignations at CSA are likely to lead to the formation of an interim committee.

Why US election candidates talking about India must listen to Mohan Bhagwat’s speech
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Why US election candidates talking about India must listen to Mohan Bhagwat’s speech

Biden and Harris have both sailed into the troubled waters of Kashmir harpooning India, criticised CAA and NRC, and expressed concerns about Indian minorities

IPL 2020 Points Table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap Latest Table Today: CSK move to seventh spot with win over RCB
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IPL 2020 Points Table, Orange Cap and Purple Cap Latest Table Today: CSK move to seventh spot with win over RCB

Check out the latest IPL 2020 points table, Orange Cap standings and the Purple Cap standings.

IPL 2020: Sachin Tendulkar praises Jofra Archer, explains RR pacer's dominance over David Warner
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IPL 2020: Sachin Tendulkar praises Jofra Archer, explains RR pacer's dominance over David Warner

Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Warner has managed only seven runs against Rajasthan Royals pace spearhead Archer in two matches, and Tendulkar called the England pacer "a joy to watch".

Amarinder Singh says Punjab govt took prompt action in Hoshiarpur rape case, accused arrested 'without delay'
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Amarinder Singh says Punjab govt took prompt action in Hoshiarpur rape case, accused arrested 'without delay'

Punjab chief minister claimed that the Adityanath govt had delayed action in the Hathras rape case, which is "why Rahul Gandhi had to rush to Hathras, to secure justice for the victim's family"

Don't presume what SC will say on Article 370 restoration, Omar Abdullah tells Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Don't presume what SC will say on Article 370 restoration, Omar Abdullah tells Ravi Shankar Prasad

Even as the SC is hearing multiple pleas on the matter, Prasad, the Union law minister, on Saturday said the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 "will not be restored"

Denmark's Joachim Hansen pulls out of Italian Open golf after caddie tests COVID positive
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Denmark's Joachim Hansen pulls out of Italian Open golf after caddie tests COVID positive

"Hansen tested negative on site but has been withdrawn from the tournament as a precaution," the European tour said in a statement.

DAC 1904's bid to test fans for coronavirus before Slovan Bratislava clash nixed by officials
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DAC 1904's bid to test fans for coronavirus before Slovan Bratislava clash nixed by officials

DAC 1904 offered fans free tests so they could fill the stands for a Sunday match against second-placed Slovan Bratislava, but to no avail.

David Fincher says Mindhunter will not return for a third season because of high-budget, low- viewership
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David Fincher says Mindhunter will not return for a third season because of high-budget, low- viewership

Earlier this year, Mindhunter's actors Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany and Anna Torv were released from their contracts due to uncertainty over the show's future.

DGCA approves only 55.7% weekly domestic flights for winter schedule compared to last year
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DGCA approves only 55.7% weekly domestic flights for winter schedule compared to last year

Currently, airlines in India are allowed to operate a maximum 60 percent of their pre-COVID-19 weekly domestic flights

UFC 254: Legacy secure, Khabib Nurmagomedov exits with possibly the finest win of his career
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UFC 254: Legacy secure, Khabib Nurmagomedov exits with possibly the finest win of his career

Nurmagomedov hit Gaethje with some clean jabs and overhand rights, all the while trying to close the distance. Gaethje, at one point, was simply running away from Nurmagomedov.

Delhi Police ASI suspended, two constables sent to district lines after man dies in police custody
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Delhi Police ASI suspended, two constables sent to district lines after man dies in police custody

Dharambir, a 45-year-old rickshaw driver was asked to join the probe into a theft case. His family members claimed the police brutally assaulted him in custody, which led to his death.

BJP worker shot by TMC activist in West Bengal's Howrah, says police; 52-yr-old in stable condition
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BJP worker shot by TMC activist in West Bengal's Howrah, says police; 52-yr-old in stable condition

While the BJP claimed it was political violence, the ruling party in the state said the incident was a fallout of a land dispute between two neighbours

ISL: Mumbai City FC complete loan move for mid-fielder Hernan Santana
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ISL: Mumbai City FC complete loan move for mid-fielder Hernan Santana

The 30-year old Spaniard joins the Islanders on a season-long loan from Spanish second division side Real Sporting de Gijn.

Madhya Pradesh bypolls: 18% candidates declared criminal cases against themselves, says ADR report
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Madhya Pradesh bypolls: 18% candidates declared criminal cases against themselves, says ADR report

The report added that 11 percent of the total 355 candidates have declared serious criminal cases, which are non-bailable offences with over five years of imprisonment