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TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu sits on dharna at Tirupati airport, detained

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu sits on dharna at Tirupati airport, detained

TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday staged a dharna at the Tirupati airport after he was stopped by the police from going to Chittoor for campaigning for the municipal corporation elections.

Mar 01, 2021, 12:47 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal govt's innovative ideas helping Delhi to improve groundwater levels

Arvind Kejriwal govt's innovative ideas helping Delhi to improve groundwater levels

With the relentless efforts of the Aam Aadmi Party government, there has been an improvement in groundwater levels in the Palla region, which have increased by two meters. In addition, CM Arvind

Mar 01, 2021, 10:21 AM IST
Ram temple trust receives Rs 2100 crore from donations, 44-day fund-raising campaign ends

Ram temple trust receives Rs 2100 crore from donations, 44-day fund-raising campaign ends

Prior to the crowdfunding campaign launch on January 15, the Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust had projected an estimate of Rs 1,100 crore for the Ram temple complex construction, but it has

Mar 01, 2021, 08:57 AM IST
Primary schools reopen in Uttar Pradesh, check SOP to be followed

Primary schools reopen in Uttar Pradesh, check SOP to be followed

To ensure the safety of students, classrooms will be sanitised. Arrangements for thermal scanning, face masks, social distancing, and first aid will also be ensured in all schools. Students will not

Mar 01, 2021, 08:51 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee likely to release first list of TMC candidates for West Bengal assembly election 2021

Mamata Banerjee likely to release first list of TMC candidates for West Bengal assembly election 2021

In West Bengal, the assembly election in the Trinamool Congress-led state will be held in eight phases. The voting for phase 1 for 30 constituencies will take place on March 27, voting for phase 2

Mar 01, 2021, 08:30 AM IST
Assam Assembly election: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra begins campaign

Assam Assembly election: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra begins campaign

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is expected to visit several districts on the north bank of the Brahmaputra river, where the BJP and its ally, the AGP, are understood to have a strong presence. The BJP-led

Mar 01, 2021, 08:04 AM IST
Delhi records second highest mean max temperature for February in last 120 years

Delhi records second highest mean max temperature for February in last 120 years

Delhi recorded a mean maximum temperature of 27.9 degrees Celsius in the month of February, the second highest recorded for the month in the last 120 years, the Indian Meteorological Department said

Feb 28, 2021, 23:39 PM IST
Maharashtra Forest Minister Sanjay Rathod quits, here's why

Maharashtra Forest Minister Sanjay Rathod quits, here's why

Amid mounting pressure and fierce attacks from the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, Shiv Sena leader and Maharashtra Forest Minister Sanjay Rathod, whose name cropped up in the death of TikTok star

Feb 28, 2021, 22:34 PM IST
After Maharashtra and Gujarat, lockdown extended in THIS state amid surge in COVID-19 cases

After Maharashtra and Gujarat, lockdown extended in THIS state amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Tamil Nadu has extended the existing state-wide lockdown till March 31. The Tamil Nadu government has put in place centre’s guidelines for containing the spread of COVID-19 cases. Adding to this, the

Feb 28, 2021, 22:18 PM IST
Revealed: 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan's real reason behind joining BJP

Revealed: 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan's real reason behind joining BJP

Elattuvalapil Sreedharan is credited with changing the face of public transport in India with his leadership in building the Konkan Railway and the Delhi Metro. Later he helmed several other metro

Feb 28, 2021, 22:05 PM IST
Here’s how much Arvind Kejriwal government is giving to Delhi household every month

Here’s how much Arvind Kejriwal government is giving to Delhi household every month

Under Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's governance, a family in Delhi gets a subsidy of about Rs 2464 every month which amounts to nearly Rs 1.50 lakh in the past five years. This is the highest ever

Feb 28, 2021, 20:09 PM IST
Odisha orders mandatory home isolation for travelers from THESE COVID-19-hit states

Odisha orders mandatory home isolation for travelers from THESE COVID-19-hit states

People coming to Odisha from COVID-hit regions like Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh will have to undergo mandatory week-long home isolation. The state government

Feb 28, 2021, 19:03 PM IST
Noida residents protest against metro trains skipping THESE stations during peak hours

Noida residents protest against metro trains skipping THESE stations during peak hours

Hundreds of city dwellers are suffering due to the Aqua Line metro ‘skipping’ 10 stations during peak hours, office bearers of residents' groups claimed on Sunday (February 28), as they held a

Feb 28, 2021, 18:26 PM IST
Delhi Adarsh Nagar stabbing: Police identify suspects, will make arrests soon

Delhi Adarsh Nagar stabbing: Police identify suspects, will make arrests soon

The woman was returning home from market and with her child when the incident happened around 9:30 am on Saturday. As she resisted the snatching attempt, the accused stabbed the victim and fled. The

Feb 28, 2021, 16:49 PM IST
Kerala NCP to finalise candidates for the assembly elections after seat sharing with LDF, says AK Saseendran

Kerala NCP to finalise candidates for the assembly elections after seat sharing with LDF, says AK Saseendran

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) will initiate the candidate selection for Kerala assembly polls after seat-sharing with Left Democratic Front (LDF) is finalised. The key factor while choosing the

Feb 28, 2021, 15:40 PM IST
Pune extends night curfew, schools to remain shut due to spike in COVID-19 cases

Pune extends night curfew, schools to remain shut due to spike in COVID-19 cases

The essential services are exempted from the curfew. Maharashtra reported 8,623 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. In Pune, the total number of coronavirus cases stands at 4,06,453, total

Feb 28, 2021, 14:45 PM IST
One held in Delhi for input tax credit fraud of Rs 50.03 crore

One held in Delhi for input tax credit fraud of Rs 50.03 crore

The arrested person named Vishal started the GST fraud by the creation of a fictitious firm in his own name which he got registered at his residence. He was produced before the Duty Magistrate on

Feb 28, 2021, 13:33 PM IST
Woman fighting back snatcher stabbed to death in Delhi, act caught on camera

Woman fighting back snatcher stabbed to death in Delhi, act caught on camera

At around 9:30 pm on Saturday, a snatcher tried to pull off the chain Simran Kaur was wearing. She tried to fight back and caught the snatcher, who fell down. The perpetrator then took out a knife

Feb 28, 2021, 11:23 AM IST
Supreme Court to stop using WhatsApp groups to share video conference links for hearings

Supreme Court to stop using WhatsApp groups to share video conference links for hearings

Instead of WhatsApp, the links for virtual court hearings in the apex court will be shared on registered email ids and mobile numbers. The step has been taken in the wake of the newly notified

Feb 28, 2021, 10:17 AM IST
Voting underway in Delhi for bypolls to five municipal wards

Voting underway in Delhi for bypolls to five municipal wards

Polling began at 7:30 am amid tight security arrangements. According to the State Election Commission of Delhi, around 2.42 lakh people are eligible to cast their votes in two wards under the North

Feb 28, 2021, 09:15 AM IST