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  • Mar 10, 2022 05:55 PM IST

    Assembly election results: G-23 leaders to meet in the next 48 hours

    Upset with results and rapid decline of Congress in the recent Assembly elections, G-23 leaders to convene meet in the next 48 hours, news agency ANI reported quoting a senior leader.

  • Mar 10, 2022 04:26 PM IST

    Terrorist killed by Srinagar Police in Hazratbal area, reports ANI

    One terrorist killed by Srinagar Police in Hazratbal area. Search for two others who fled from the encounter site is underway, ANI reports quoting IGP Kashmir.

  • Mar 10, 2022 01:52 PM IST

    3 Ukrainian hospitals hit as Russian forces intensify sieges

    An airstrike on a maternity hospital in the port city of Mariupol wounded women waiting to give birth and buried children in the rubble as Russian forces intensified their siege of Ukrainian cities. Bombs also fell on two hospitals in another city west of the capital, news agency AP reported.

    The World Health Organization said it has confirmed 18 attacks on medical facilities since the Russian invasion began two weeks ago.

  • Mar 10, 2022 12:55 PM IST

    Rupee surges 42 paise to 76.20 against US dollar in early trade

    The rupee advanced 42 paise to 76.20 against the US dollar in the opening trade on Thursday, supported by positive domestic equities and early trends in state election results.

  • Mar 10, 2022 11:56 AM IST

    Sensex surges 1,333 points

    The Indian equities markets benchmark Sensex surged 1333 points on Thursday as early trends showed BJP leading in four out of five state assembly elections.

    The expectations of a positive outcome from Russia-Ukraine talks have also boosted the market sentiments, ANI reported.

  • Mar 10, 2022 11:53 AM IST

    Militant killed in encounter in J-K’s Pulwama, reports PTI

    An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said as per news agency PTI.

    Acting on specific inputs about the presence of militants in Naina Batpora area of the south Kashmir district, security forces launched a cordon and search operation there, a police official said.

    The search operation turned into an encounter after the militants fired upon the forces, drawing retaliation.

  • Mar 10, 2022 11:33 AM IST

    Congress workers protest against EVM

    Congress workers protest against EVM, outside party office in Delhi as counting for the Assembly Elections continues. The party is trailing in all five states as per the latest official trends by the Election Commission.

  • Mar 10, 2022 09:46 AM IST

    Covid-19: India logs 4,184 new cases, 104 deaths in last 24 hours

    India saw a single day rise of 4,184 coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,29,80,067, while the active cases dipped to 44,488, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday.

    The death toll climbed to 5,15,459 with 104 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

  • Mar 10, 2022 09:43 AM IST

    Tesla hikes China, US prices for Model 3 and Model Y cars

    Electric-car maker Tesla Inc on Wednesday raised prices of its U.S. Model Y SUVs and Model 3 Long Range sedans by $1,000 each and some China-made Model 3 and Model Y vehicles by 10,000 yuan ($1,582.40), according to its website.

  • Mar 10, 2022 09:29 AM IST

    Sensex up by over 1,100 points in opening session

    Sensex up by over 1,100 points in opening session, Nifty trades around 16,670.

  • Mar 10, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    2,270 FIRs  filed for violation of Covid-19 norms during rallies: EC

    “During the ban on election rallies due to the Omicron wave, EC took MCC violations seriously. Around 2,270 FIRs were filed for violation of COVID norms as well as MCC violations in all 5 states. Every political party is the same for EC,” Sushil Chandra, Chief Election Commissioner told news agency ANI.

  • Mar 10, 2022 08:15 AM IST

    Counting of votes begins in all 5 states

    The counting of assembly election votes in 5 states has begun. Assembly Elections in five Indian states of UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa took place in seven phases spread across almost a month.

  • Mar 10, 2022 06:13 AM IST

    Counting of votes in 5 states to begin at 8 am

    The counting of assembly election votes in 5 states will begin today at 8 am. Assembly Elections in five Indian states of UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur, and Goa took place in seven phases spread across almost a month.

Chhattisgarh Congress MLA claims husband falsely booked for taking on sand mafia

The opposition BJP has termed the issue as ‘serious’ and claimed that the Congress government in Chhattisgarh has failed to ‘secure the dignity’ of the members of the House.

Chhattisgarh legislative assembly speaker Charand Das Mahant has asked home minister Tamradhwaj Sahu to reinvestigate the case lodged against Congress MLA Chhanni Sahu’s husband and to provide double security cover to her. (File)

Chhattisgarh legislative assembly speaker Charand Das Mahant has asked home minister Tamradhwaj Sahu to reinvestigate the case lodged against Congress MLA Chhanni Sahu’s husband and to provide double security cover to her. (File)

Published on Mar 10, 2022 10:46 PM IST

SC asks Centre to produce records on MediaOne ban by Tuesday

The ‘Media One’ channel was banned by the union ministry of information and broadcasting after the ministry of home affairs refused to give clearance to the channel on grounds of national security.

The Supreme Court has posted the MediaOne ban matter for hearing on Tuesday.

The Supreme Court has posted the MediaOne ban matter for hearing on Tuesday.

Updated on Mar 10, 2022 09:03 PM IST

Congress poll debacles: 0 state in two years sends CWC into a huddle

NEW DELHI: For two years in a row and in 10 assembly elections, the Congress party has not been able to bring home a new chief minister

The Congress office in Uttar Pradesh wears a deserted look after the state election results were announced on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

The Congress office in Uttar Pradesh wears a deserted look after the state election results were announced on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

Published on Mar 10, 2022 07:14 PM IST

To release fishermen held in Seychelles, Indonesia, Stalin writes to MEA

The fishermen had ventured out into the ocean for fishing on February 17 in a fishing vessel that had an Andaman registration number.

Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin on Thursday wrote to external affairs minister S Jaishankar urging him to intervene with the authorities in Indonesia and Seychelles over fishermen who had been arrested in the territorial waters of those countries. (PTI PHOTO.)

Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin on Thursday wrote to external affairs minister S Jaishankar urging him to intervene with the authorities in Indonesia and Seychelles over fishermen who had been arrested in the territorial waters of those countries. (PTI PHOTO.)

Published on Mar 10, 2022 06:01 PM IST

‘Power of the common man’: Kejriwal asks people to join AAP after Punjab win

AAP’s Arvind Kejriwal said the Punjab election result was a “big revolution”, not just because the party has won a record number of seats in the Punjab assembly but also because the state’s most prominent politicians – four of them former CMs – were defeated by AAP candidates

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia wave to AAP supporters after the party won the Punjab Assembly Elections 2022. (ANI)

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia wave to AAP supporters after the party won the Punjab Assembly Elections 2022. (ANI)

Updated on Mar 10, 2022 06:02 PM IST

Humbly accept election verdict: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said the party will hold a meeting under the leadership of Sonia Gandhi to introspect and identify the changes needed

Rahul Gandhi said they will learn and keep working for the interests of India’s people. (PTI)

Rahul Gandhi said they will learn and keep working for the interests of India’s people. (PTI)

Published on Mar 10, 2022 05:19 PM IST

No longer a regional party; next fight lies in Gujarat: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal and presumptive Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann to hold victory march in Gujarat next month

Delhi chief minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal with his party's Punjab CM candidate Bhagwant Mann. (PTI Photo)

Delhi chief minister and AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal with his party’s Punjab CM candidate Bhagwant Mann. (PTI Photo)

Published on Mar 10, 2022 03:53 PM IST

DMK MP Elango’s son dies in car accident on East Coast Road

DMK Rajya Sabha MP, N R Elango’s son Rakesh Ranganathan, 22, was on his way from Chennai to Puducherry. His friend and co-passenger K Vedha Vikash, 21, sustained grievous injuries in the crash.

DMK MP, N R Elango’ son Rakesh Ranganathan was driving the car at a high speed when a cow suddenly crossed the road. When he tried to avoid hitting the cow, it hit a divider, police said.

DMK MP, N R Elango’ son Rakesh Ranganathan was driving the car at a high speed when a cow suddenly crossed the road. When he tried to avoid hitting the cow, it hit a divider, police said.

Published on Mar 10, 2022 03:37 PM IST

WHO consolidated guidelines to allow shorter TB treatment course for children

The WHO guidelines are based on the University College London-led SHINE (Shorter Treatment for Minimal Tuberculosis in Children) trial that found a shortened regimen of 4 months was not inferior to the conventional 6-month course for children with tuberculosis.

While the findings of the SHINE trial on shorter TB treatment course for children have been approved by WHO, it will depend on India’s Central TB Division to adopt them for implementation in the country. (Representational Image)

While the findings of the SHINE trial on shorter TB treatment course for children have been approved by WHO, it will depend on India’s Central TB Division to adopt them for implementation in the country. (Representational Image)

Updated on Mar 10, 2022 02:27 PM IST

Election Commission lifts ban on victory processions

The Election Commission said it has decided to withdraw the blanket ban on victory processions imposed on January 8 when the schedule for the seven-phase elections was announced

Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate outside the party office in Lucknow after the party appeared set to return to power in Uttar Padesh elections (AFP)

Supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) celebrate outside the party office in Lucknow after the party appeared set to return to power in Uttar Padesh elections (AFP)

Published on Mar 10, 2022 12:54 PM IST

Modi-Shah and the new grammar of elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party does not shy away from admitting that all elections are contested with Prime Minister Narendra Modi being the face

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union home minister Amit Shah. (ANI Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union home minister Amit Shah. (ANI Photo)

Updated on Mar 10, 2022 12:21 PM IST

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