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Mar 24, 2022 09:30 PM IST
Covid-19: Assam reports one new case, two recoveries and zero deaths
Mar 24, 2022 09:17 PM IST
Rahul to meet top Congress leaders from Haryana on Friday
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will meet top party leaders from Haryana at his residence here on Friday and chalk out the strategy to strengthen the organisation further, according to news agency PTI.
Mar 24, 2022 09:01 PM IST
NIA files chargesheet against narcotics trafficker in Salaya drug seizure case
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday filed a charge sheet against a narcotics trafficker in the Salaya drug seizure case.
Mar 24, 2022 08:29 PM IST
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi arrives in India
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrives in India. He is likely to meet national security advisor Ajit Doval and external affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar tomorrow.
Mar 24, 2022 07:50 PM IST
The fifth edition of the PM’s interaction program ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ to be held on April 1: Education Ministry
Mar 24, 2022 06:52 PM IST
PM Modi meets delegation of Sikh intellectuals in Delhi
Mar 24, 2022 06:49 PM IST
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi expected to land at around 8 pm
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi expected to land at around 8 pm.
Mar 24, 2022 06:27 PM IST
Uttarakhand to Implement Uniform Civil Code: CM Pushkar Dhami
Mar 24, 2022 05:24 PM IST
CM Bhagwant Mann arrives at the residence of Delhi CM and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal
Mar 24, 2022 04:48 PM IST
Tridip Pramanik, Inspector of Police at Rampurhar suspended over Birbhum violence
Mar 24, 2022 04:16 PM IST
Trinamool leader Abhishek Banerjee summoned by Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday in Bengal coal scam case
The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday summoned Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee to appear before its officials on March 29 in in Bengal coal scam case.
Mar 24, 2022 03:56 PM IST
Fire breaks out in Delhi’s Rohini, 12 Fire Engines At Spot
A fire broke out in Delhi’s Rohini area. Twelve fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Read more
Mar 24, 2022 03:51 PM IST
UP CM-designate Yogi Adityanath receives Amit Shah, in Lucknow
Mar 24, 2022 03:17 PM IST
Patna: Over 150 students hospitalised after having lunch during Bihar Diwas celebrations
More than 150 school students have been admitted to Patna Medical College and hospital when they complained of uneasiness after consuming lunch during Bihar Diwas celebrations, reports news agency ANI.
Mar 24, 2022 02:19 PM IST
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann meets PM Modi
Mar 24, 2022 01:58 PM IST
Raghav Chadha tenders his resignation from Delhi Legislative Assembly
AAP leader Raghav Chadha tenders his resignation from Delhi Legislative Assembly to Speaker Ram Niwas Goel. He has been nominated for Rajya Sabha from Punjab.
Mar 24, 2022 01:46 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee announces compensation for kin of those deceased in Birbhum violence
Mamata Banerjee has announced ₹5 lakh compensation for each family of the deceased in the Birbhum violence, and ₹2 lakh for each family to rebuild houses. She also announced to provide one job each for the families of the deceased.
Read here: Mamata Banerjee met family of people killed in Birbhum, gives ₹5 lakh relief
Mar 24, 2022 01:25 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee meets the kin of those killed in Birbhum violence
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee meets the kin of those killed in Birbhum violence.
Mar 24, 2022 01:18 PM IST
Congress delegation stopped at Santiniketan in Birbhum district
Congress delegates including Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stopped at Santiniketan in Birbhum district, reports ANI.
Mar 24, 2022 01:14 PM IST
87 residential buildings damaged in Kyiv since Feb 24, reports Ukrainian media
87 residential buildings damaged in Kyiv since Feb 24. As per Kyiv City State Admin, Russian attacks have also damaged 10 pvt houses, 12 schools, & 6 kindergartens in the Ukrainian capital since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, reported The Kyiv Independent.
Mar 24, 2022 01:13 PM IST
Indian Youth Congress moves NHRC in Birbhum violence case
The Indian Youth Congress moves NHRC against alleged violation of human rights of residents of Baktui village of Birbhum, West Bengal, demanding an independent investigation in the matter.
Mar 24, 2022 12:54 PM IST
Possible North Korean missile lands 170km off north Japan, reports coast guard
Possible North Korean missile lands 170km off north Japan: Coast guard
Mar 24, 2022 12:39 PM IST
Kerala CM calls on PM Modi
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan calls on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mar 24, 2022 12:26 PM IST
Delhi court dismisses activist Umar Khalid’s bail petition
Delhi court dismisses activist Umar Khalid’s bail petition in main Delhi riots conspiracy case.
Mar 24, 2022 12:18 PM IST
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann set to meet PM Modi shortly
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann is set to meet PM Modi shortly. Mann will call on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after the meeting with PM Modi, reports ANI.
Mar 24, 2022 11:59 AM IST
SC allows Centre to probe fake ex-gratia claims over Covid-19 deaths
Supreme Court allows Centre to probe fake ex-gratia claims on the death of kin due to COVID-19. The SC said that Centre can verify 5% of claims in 4 states which had a wide difference between number of claims and recorded deaths.
Mar 24, 2022 11:44 AM IST
Chinese FM reaches Afghanistan
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi reaches Afghanistan in an unannounced visit during his ongoing south Asia tour.
Mar 24, 2022 11:15 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal will address the House of Delhi Legislative Assembly today
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will address the House of Delhi Legislative Assembly at 4 pm today.
Mar 24, 2022 10:57 AM IST
SC denies to give specific date for hearing Hijab row cases
Supreme Court declines to give a specific date for hearing Hijab row cases. Senior advocate Devadatt Kamat mentioned one of these cases on behalf of some girl students for an urgent listing. But the CJI did not specify any date.
CJI said, “This has nothing to do with exams. Don’t sensitise.”
Mar 24, 2022 10:35 AM IST
Nepalese PM to embark on a 3-day official visit to India from April 1-3
Nepalese Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to embark on a 3-day official visit to India from April 1-3: Nepal media ‘The Kathmandu Post’.
Mar 24, 2022 10:14 AM IST
AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha
AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha over postponement of MCD elections in Delhi.
Mar 24, 2022 10:14 AM IST
Voting for Odisha local body polls underway
Voting underway for urban local body polls in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Voting to continue till 5 pm today.
Mar 24, 2022 09:38 AM IST
Sensex opens 273 points in the red at 57,412; Nifty falls 78 points
Sensex opens 273 points in the red at 57,412; Nifty falls 78 points to 17,168.
Mar 24, 2022 09:24 AM IST
GeM achieves order value of ₹1 lakh crores for FY 2021-22
Government e-Marketplace (GeM) achieves order value of ₹1 lakh crores for FY 2021-22. “This is a significant increase from previous years. The GeM platform is especially empowering MSMEs, with 57% of order value coming from MSME sector,” tweets PM Modi.
Mar 24, 2022 09:14 AM IST
Sri Lankan navy captures 16 Rameswaram & Mandapam fishermen
Sri Lankan navy captures 16 Rameswaram & Mandapam fishermen & their two boats in Ramanathapuram district.
Mar 24, 2022 08:58 AM IST
India reports 1,938 fresh COVID-19 cases in last 24-hours
India reports 1,938 fresh COVID-19 cases, 2,531 recoveries and 67 deaths, in the last 24 hours.
Mar 24, 2022 07:59 AM IST
Foreign secy Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets UN Secretary-General António Guterres
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla met UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the UNHQs in New York, USA. “Discussed issues on UN Security Council’s agenda, including Ukraine, Afghanistan and Myanmar,” tweets Arindam Bagchi, MEA.
Mar 24, 2022 07:57 AM IST
IGL hikes price of domestic PNG in Delhi by ₹1 per SCM
Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) has hiked the price of domestic piped natural gas (PNG) in Delhi by ₹1 per standard cubic meter (SCM) to ₹36.61 per unit. The new price will come into effect from today, March 24.
Mar 24, 2022 07:19 AM IST
BJP issues whip to Lok Sabha MPs to be present in House today
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has issued a whip to all its Lok Sabha MPs to be present in the House today, March 24.
Mar 24, 2022 07:12 AM IST
India abstains from voting on Russian resolution in UN
India abstained in UNSC on a vote on a draft resolution by Russia on humanitarian situation in Ukraine.
Indian Coast Guard evacuates ailing sailor off Kochi
The patient was critical, requiring immediate hospitalisation, the Maritime Rescue Sub Centre in Kochi was informed.
Published on Mar 25, 2022 12:36 AM IST
Mullaperiyar safety issues can be left to supervisory committee: SC
The apex court observed that issue raised by Kerala, which has said that process for setting up a new dam in the downstream reaches of the existing dam should start, can be debated, discussed and resolved by the supervisory committee which can make its recommendation on this.
Published on Mar 25, 2022 12:34 AM IST
Arrival of Sri Lankan Tamils to be handled legally, says Stalin
Taking cognisance of the sudden arrival of Sri Lankan nationals to the state, Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin on Thursday said the government is in touch with the Centre on how to handle the issue legally.
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 12:31 AM IST
, ChennaiPress Trust of India
HC crossed its limits, says Jagan, asserts his government is committed to three capitals
Reiterating his government’s commitment to form three capital cities for a decentralised administration of the state, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday said that the high court appeared to have crossed its jurisdiction in questioning the competence of the state legislature to enact laws on the state capital
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 12:30 AM IST
Green belt around Suvarna Vidhana Soudha to be reduced
The decision has brought smiles to the faces of realtors, land developers, and many politicians who bought big parcels of land surrounding SVS
Published on Mar 25, 2022 12:29 AM IST
Vizag Steel workers protest steel minister statement on privatisation
Hundreds of workers of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, on Thursday staged a demonstration and took out a bike rally in the port city in protest against the Centre’s decision to privatise the steel plant
Published on Mar 25, 2022 12:28 AM IST
Covid protocol violators fined ₹350 crore in Kerala in two years
According to government data, out of this ₹214 crore was realised from people who failed to wear mask or those who casually wore it.
Published on Mar 25, 2022 12:27 AM IST
Vijayan: Talks with Modi on K-Rail positive
Talking to newsmen in Delhi, the CM said the PM was sympathetic to the project and that he is expecting a fast-track clearance.
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 12:27 AM IST
, ThiruvananthapuramRamesh Babu I Edited by Shilpa Ambardar
James vs The Kashmir Files: No hurdles for the Kannada movie, says Bommai
The controversy arose on Tuesday after Karnataka opposition leader Siddaramaiah claimed that some BJP politicians and party workers were forcing theatres to screen The Kashmir Files instead
Published on Mar 25, 2022 12:26 AM IST
Karnataka assembly passes resolution on Mekedatu to counter Tamil Nadu
Chief minister Basavaraj Bommai piloted the resolution that was passed unanimously, breaking the opposition’s continuous onslaught on several issues against the BJP government in the state
Published on Mar 25, 2022 12:24 AM IST
NIA takes charge of probe into Bajrang Dal worker’s murder
Karnataka police DG & IGP Praveen Sood said NIA has registered a complaint in the matter, marking the formal start of its probe
Published on Mar 25, 2022 12:21 AM IST
Jharkhand passes bill to simplify quota criteria for promotions in govt jobs
The Jharkhand assembly on Thursday approved a bill which aims to remove any technicalities that come in the way of fulfilling the reservation requirements for state government employees belonging to Scheduled Tribe and Scheduled Caste in various posts and promotions.
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 12:51 AM IST
Eshwarappa’s remarks on RSS stir fresh controversy in Karnataka
The statements came after assembly Speaker Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri remarked that a day would come when opposition parties will also refer to the BJP’s ideological parent as “Our RSS”
Published on Mar 25, 2022 12:19 AM IST
India to send 40,000 tonnes of diesel to crisis-hit Sri Lanka
India has acceded to a request from Sri Lanka to urgently provide a consignment of diesel in addition to monthly fuel supplies under a $500-million line of credit to tide over a severe shortage amid the island nation’s economic crisis.
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 12:51 AM IST
, New DelhiRezaul H Laskar and Rajeev Jayaswal