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BJP chief JP Nadda launches 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' campaign in West Bengal

BJP chief JP Nadda launches 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla' campaign in West Bengal

The party will seek suggestions from two crore people in West Bengal for its election manifesto ahead of the Assembly polls. Through this campaign, the BJP will directly engage with the citizens of

Feb 25, 2021, 09:04 AM IST
Karnal blast: Death toll rises to three in explosion at cracker factory

Karnal blast: Death toll rises to three in explosion at cracker factory

The blast took place late Tuesday evening (February 23) at Ghoghripur road on the outskirts of the city. Karnal superintendent of police Ganga Ram Punia said that the bodies had been sent for the

Feb 25, 2021, 07:52 AM IST
Amid spike in COVID-19 cases, this state to restrict indoor gatherings to 100, outdoor to 200 from March 1

Amid spike in COVID-19 cases, this state to restrict indoor gatherings to 100, outdoor to 200 from March 1

The Chief Minister said a decision on reducing occupancy in cinema halls will be taken after March 1. Private offices and restaurants shall be encouraged to display the last tests done for all

Feb 25, 2021, 07:21 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi jumps into sea in Kerala, watch video here

Rahul Gandhi jumps into sea in Kerala, watch video here

Gandhi spent about 10 minutes swimming alongside the fishermen before returning to the shore. He jumped from the boat when he saw some fishermen jumping into the sea after casting their net to catch

Feb 25, 2021, 07:19 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Govt forms committee to probe sexual harassment allegations against senior cop

Tamil Nadu Govt forms committee to probe sexual harassment allegations against senior cop

The Tamil Nadu government has constituted an Enquiry committee to probe the sexual harassment allegations against Rajesh Das, Special Director General of Police, Law and Order, Chennai. The complaint

Feb 24, 2021, 22:57 PM IST
Surge in COVID-19 cases: Now, night curfew to be imposed in THIS Maharashtra district

Surge in COVID-19 cases: Now, night curfew to be imposed in THIS Maharashtra district

The night curfew will be imposed from February 25 till March 7. The step has been taken to check the surge in the coronavirus cases in the district. Maharashtra recorded over 8,000 fresh cases in the

Feb 24, 2021, 22:44 PM IST
COVID-19: Allahabad High Court to resume in routine manner from March 1

COVID-19: Allahabad High Court to resume in routine manner from March 1

The sections of the Allahabad High Court will be opened in a routine manner and the Officers, Officials and Staff will attend the Court in full strength. The Learned Advocates will file their cases,

Feb 24, 2021, 22:26 PM IST
COVID-19: Maharashtra records over 8000 fresh cases, Mumbai reports 1167 new infections

COVID-19: Maharashtra records over 8000 fresh cases, Mumbai reports 1167 new infections

Maharashtra reported 8,807 cases taking its total infection count to 21,21,119. The last time it had reported 8,142 cases was on October 21, 2020 after which the numbers had declined. On February 22

Feb 24, 2021, 21:57 PM IST
Former India player Ashoke Dinda joins BJP, hours after Manoj Tiwary's inclusion in TMC

Former India player Ashoke Dinda joins BJP, hours after Manoj Tiwary's inclusion in TMC

Former India player Ashoke Dinda on Wednesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, hours after another cricketer Manoj Tiwary was included in the Trinamool Congress. Ashoke Dinda, who bid goodbye to

Feb 24, 2021, 19:28 PM IST
Cricketer Manoj Tiwary joins TMC ahead of West Bengal assembly election

Cricketer Manoj Tiwary joins TMC ahead of West Bengal assembly election

Manoj Tiwary joined the Trinamool Congress at a rally in Hooghly in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and said that she is trying to unite people together. He also took to his

Feb 24, 2021, 16:52 PM IST
Matter of pride for India that Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium is now world's largest cricket stadium: President Ram Nath Kovind

Matter of pride for India that Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium is now world's largest cricket stadium: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind said that the dominance that India has achieved in cricket reinforces the belief that not only in other sports but also in the areas of development, the country has the

Feb 24, 2021, 15:30 PM IST
Rajasthan Budget 2021: Ashok Geholt government goes paperless, introduces universal health care scheme

Rajasthan Budget 2021: Ashok Geholt government goes paperless, introduces universal health care scheme

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who holds the finance portfolio said that the budget has been prepared taking all sections of society into consideration and the effect the COVID-19 pandemic had on the

Feb 24, 2021, 14:38 PM IST
Shirdi Sai Baba temple changes ‘darshan’ timings amid spike in COVID-19 cases, new guidelines issued

Shirdi Sai Baba temple changes ‘darshan’ timings amid spike in COVID-19 cases, new guidelines issued

According to the new guidelines issued by the Shirdi Saibaba Sansthan Trust, the devotees will now be allowed to take darshan from 6 AM till 9 PM daily. Among other decisions, devotees will not be

Feb 24, 2021, 14:32 PM IST
Five Maharashtra ministers tested COVID-19 positive in last week

Five Maharashtra ministers tested COVID-19 positive in last week

Food and Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal was the latest addition to the long list of ministers to have tested positive for COVID-19. Earlier, Water Resources Minister Jayant Patil, Food and

Feb 24, 2021, 13:32 PM IST
Palghar lynching case: Supreme Court asks Maharashtra Police to place second chargesheet on record

Palghar lynching case: Supreme Court asks Maharashtra Police to place second chargesheet on record

The three victims from Kandivali in Mumbai were travelling in a car to attend a funeral in Surat in Gujarat amid the COVID-19-induced nationwide lockdown when their vehicle was stopped and they were

Feb 24, 2021, 13:27 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal to hold roadshow in Gujarat after AAP wins 27 seats in Surat civic body polls

Arvind Kejriwal to hold roadshow in Gujarat after AAP wins 27 seats in Surat civic body polls

The AAP, which had fielded 470 candidates across six corporations, won 27 seats in Surat. Its workers celebrated the poll results by cutting cakes. Senior AAP leader and national spokesperson Saurav

Feb 24, 2021, 13:22 PM IST
Negative COVID-19 test report to be mandatory for those coming from five high-risk states to Delhi

Negative COVID-19 test report to be mandatory for those coming from five high-risk states to Delhi

Delhi govt is likely to make negative COVID-19 test report mandatory for those coming from five high-risk states. This is being done to prevent COVID cases from spreading further An official order

Feb 24, 2021, 12:02 PM IST
Mumbai Police allows staff to work from home as COVID-19 cases surge

Mumbai Police allows staff to work from home as COVID-19 cases surge

According to an order issued by the Additional Director General, Maharashtra Police, 100 per cent attendance will be mandatory for Class A and B officers. Besides this, the attendance of employees in

Feb 24, 2021, 10:22 AM IST
Seven killed as oil tanker collides with car on Yamuna Expressway

Seven killed as oil tanker collides with car on Yamuna Expressway

The oil tanker was headed towards Agra. As per preliminary investigations, the tanker collided with the divider. During the collision, a car came between the tanker and the divider. All those who

Feb 24, 2021, 06:49 AM IST
Gujarat civic polls: BJP retains power in all six municipal corporations

Gujarat civic polls: BJP retains power in all six municipal corporations

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday swept elections to six municipal corporations in Gujarat by winning 483 out of 576 seats. BJP retained power in all the six municipal corporations in the state

Feb 24, 2021, 00:50 AM IST