The results for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi polls will be announced on December 7. Exit polls have hinted at a tilt-shift in the leadership of the civic body with the Aam Aadmi Party bagging majority seats. The election is seen more as a two-way contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party even as the Congress is also eyeing a revival.
UP CM Yogi Adityanath announced that over 500 sportspersons from the state who participated in world and national championships will be absorbed into UP Police force and other administrative departments. He also mentioned the Sansad Khel Mahotsav and the government's plan to build sports grounds, mini stadiums and sports colleges.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said the truth about Vokkaliga chieftans Uri Gowda and Nanje Gowda will come out after research and that a prominent seer's call for restraint is not a setback to the party. Union Minister Shoba Karandlaje had cited a research book as evidence of their existence.
TMC leader Anubrata Mondal has been sent to Tihar jail for 13 days after his 14-day ED custody ended. The Calcutta high court set aside a petition challenging the production warrant, allowing ED to take him to Delhi. He is accused of involvement in cattle smuggling and money laundering, with 168 land and property deeds suspected to be linked to him.
Deputy CM Fadnavis confirmed the state is issuing a letter of intent to Adani Realty for the Dharavi redevelopment project, despite allegations of stock manipulation and fraud. He assured the state will not award the project to an individual and it will be done as per the rules. Congress raised suspicion over the tendering process and demanded fresh tenders. The project involves rehabilitation of 10 lakh people and redevelopment of 240 hectares of prime land over a 17-year span.
The Chandigarh Administration has declared March 23 as a public holiday to commemorate the martyrdom of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru. The notification issued on Tuesday applies to all government offices, corporations, institutions, industrial establishments and those within Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 in Chandigarh.
LMC survey report on 12 crossings in Lucknow reveals poor designing, encroachments and faulty planning as the main cause of traffic jams. Report recommends reducing traffic islands, green areas and footpath, arranging for drainage and removing encroachments for smoother traffic flow.
JD-U announced two new teams of party office bearers at the national and state level. KC Tyagi was kept out of the list of office-bearers on his request. Former MP Magni Lal Mandal has been appointed as the party’s vice president while former MLC Rajeev Ranjan has been appointed as JD-U general secretary and national spokesperson. A 251-member state committee has also been formed with 20 vice presidents, 105 general secretaries, 114 secretaries, 11 spokespersons and one treasurer.
Two persons have been detained for allegedly aiding the mafioso's son in the murder of lawyer Umesh Pal in Prayagraj on Feb 24. Police have declared a reward of ₹5 lakh for the assailants and raids are being carried out to apprehend them. Illegal pistol recovered from one of the detained persons.
UPPCL chairman dismissed an SDO, Ravindra Prakash Gautam, after an inquiry found he had put up a picture of terrorist Osama bin Laden in his office. The incident occurred in June 2022, when Gautam was posted in Farrukhabad district. Gautam had allegedly idolised Bin Laden due to his engineering degree.
The Punjab Police have launched an all-out manhunt for pro-Khalistan radical preacher Amritpal Singh, who evaded arrest. They have arrested four people who helped him escape and issued an arrest warrant for him under the National Security Act. Intelligence officials allege that he was offered money by Pakistan's ISI to revive militancy in Punjab, and sent to Georgia for training.
Chhattisgarh health and family welfare minister TS Singh Deo announced that from June 1, the state will provide free treatment, diagnostics, medicines and all kinds of diagnostic services in all government-run health facilities. The scheme is approved by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and aims to ensure health as a right to people according to the concept of universal health care.
PM Modi will visit Karnataka on March 25 to participate in the culmination of BJP's 8,000km Vijaya Sankalpa Yatra, inaugurate Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research and KR Puram-Whitefield metro station. The 20-day tour, which started on March 1, is aimed at bringing the Congress party back to power. PM's visit is his seventh to the state this year ahead of the May elections.
Karnataka Congress strongman Siddaramaiah has yet to decide which constituency to contest from in the upcoming Assembly elections. His supporters are pushing him to run from Kolar, but the party's central leadership is reportedly against it. Siddaramaiah denied the reports and said he will consult his family and abide by the party's decision.
Rajasthan Legislative Assembly passed the Right to Health Bill 2022, entitling people to emergency care in private hospitals without pre-payment. The state government will reimburse fees if patient is unable to pay. The bill also prohibits any health care provider from delaying treatment for police clearance. Penalty for violation includes a fine of up to ?20,000.
Residents of Sector 14 in Navi Mumbai oppose NMMC's plan to construct a ?3.5 crore bypass road, fearing it will lead to traffic congestion and security issues. RWAs are drafting an action plan to get the project cancelled and have begun a signature campaign and writing letters to the municipal commissioner. The project is yet to go through administrative approvals.