‘Quad a peaceful resolution, not against somebody’, says external affairs minister Jaishankar
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Sep 30, 2021 10:50 PM IST
‘Quad a peaceful resolution, not against somebody’: S Jaishankar
External affairs minister S Jaishankar said that the Quad was a peaceful resolution and was not “against somebody”, reports ANI.
“It's important not to be railroaded into some kind of negative discourse & we should not fall for it. We should be positive,” he said.
Sep 30, 2021 10:44 PM IST
‘Afghanistan presents issues for the region, Indo-Pacific should be based on rules-based order’: S Jaishankar
External affairs minister S Jaishankar said that the Indo-Pacific is an important region and should be based on a “rules-based international order”, reports ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 09:39 PM IST
PM Modi to launch Swachh Bharat Mission - Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0 at 11am tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would launch the Swachh Bharat Mission - Urban 2.0 and AMRUT 2.0 at 11am on October 1, reports ANI citing the PMO.
Sep 30, 2021 08:57 PM IST
Maharashtra sees over 3,000 new Covid-19 cases, Mumbai adds 451
With 3,063 new Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra's cases tally reached 6,550,856
while the death toll climbed to 139,067 with 56 more deaths today.
Mumbai reported 451 new cases and seven deaths, as the city's tally went up to 742,983 and the death toll stood at 16,110.
Sep 30, 2021 08:55 PM IST
Depression over Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast to intensify into deep depression during next 12 hours: IMD
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the depression over the northeast Arabian Sea off Gujarat coast would intensify into a deep depression during the next 12 hours, reports ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 08:21 PM IST
Covid-19 vaccination drive: Nearly 890 million doses administered so far
Nearly 890 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in India so far, including 5.8 million doses administered till 7pm today, reports ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 08:13 PM IST
Congress to ‘soon’ convene Congress Working Committee meeting, says Surjewala
Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said that following the demand of the G-23 leaders, a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) would be called soon, reports ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 07:43 PM IST
Odisha government bans sale, use of firecrackers during festival month of October
Odisha government banned the sale and use of firecrackers would be prohibited in the state during the festival month of October, reports ANI citing the Office of Special Relief Commissioner, Odisha.
Sep 30, 2021 07:27 PM IST
West Bengal relaxes night curfew between October 10, 20 for festive season
West Bengal government has relaxed the restrictions on movement of people and vehicles between 11pm and 5am between October 10 and 20 in view of the festive season, reports ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 07:10 PM IST
IndiGo flight to Hyderabad diverted to Bhubaneswar due to medical emergency on board, says Bhubaneswar airport director
Hyderabad-bound IndiGo flight from Kolkata diverted to Bhubanes earlier today due to a medical emergency on board, reports ANI citing the director of Bhubaneswar Airport in Odisha.
Sep 30, 2021 07:07 PM IST
Rajasthan bans sale, bursting of firecrackers from Oct 1 to Jan 31
The Rajasthan government has banned the sale and bursting of firecrackers between October 1 and January 31, 2022, reports ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 06:50 PM IST
‘Informed PM about Covid vaccination, rain situation etc.,’ MP CM on meeting Modi
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that he discussed various issues with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and informed him about Covid-19 and rain situations in the state, reports ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 06:23 PM IST
Kerala reports over 15,000 new Covid-19 cases, 122 deaths
Kerala reported 15,914 new Covid-19 cases and 122 more deaths, reports PTI.
Sep 30, 2021 05:42 PM IST
Punjab CM Channi calls cabinet meeting at secretariat on October 4
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi called for a cabinet meeting on October 4 at the secretariat, reports ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 05:15 PM IST
Veteran Congress leader Natwar Singh criticises Rahul Gandhi, holds him accountable for problems within party
Veteran Congress leader and former external affairs minister Natwar Singh criticised Rahul Gandhi. “(Present situation of Congress) It's not alright at all, there are three people responsible, one of them is Rahul Gandhi who doesn't even hold any designation, and he is calling the shots,” he said, reports ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 05:03 PM IST
Electricity bill for consumers in Delhi to see a marginal increase from October
Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) announces new power tariff for 2021-22 and the electricity bills in Delhi are to increase marginally from October.
Sep 30, 2021 04:35 PM IST
Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine will be shortly introduced to national vaccination programme
Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine will be shortly introduced to national vaccination programme
Sep 30, 2021 04:26 PM IST
NCW takes suo motu cognisance of report claiming IAF rape case survivor was subjected to two-finger test
National Commission for Women (NCW) takes suo motu cognisance of a media report wherein it has been reported that a female Air Force officer was subjected to two-finger test by Indian Air Force doctors after she had alleged sexual assault against a colleague who has been arrested
Sep 30, 2021 04:15 PM IST
18 districts in India have positivity between 5% to 10%: Govt
18 districts in India are reporting a weekly positivity between 5% to 10%: Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Covid-19 situation in the country
Sep 30, 2021 03:43 PM IST
Sidhu arrives at Punjab Bhavan to meet CM Charanjit Singh Channi
Sep 30, 2021 03:23 PM IST
‘Sidhu mere crowd-puller': Amarinder Singh
Navjot Singh Sidhu mere crowd-puller, does not know how to carry team along, says Amarinder Singh.
Sep 30, 2021 03:15 PM IST
TMC paying people to cast vote in Bhabnipur: BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal
Priyanka Tibrewal, the BJP candidate for Bhabanipur by-poll, alleges that Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) is paying some people to cast a vote.
"A man confessed to me that TMC paid him ₹500 to cast vote. He was from Bansdroni. I have informed the authorities," she said, according to news agency ANI.
Sep 30, 2021 03:03 PM IST
Former Rajya Sabha member Varinder Bajwa joins SAD
Former Rajya Sabha member Varinder Bajwa joins Shiromani Akali Dal, leaving the Congress party. SAD President Sukhbir Badal inducted him into the party on Thusday.
Sep 30, 2021 02:40 PM IST
Delhi HC takes suo motu cognizance of Rohini Court shootout
Delhi high court on Thursday took suo moto cognisance of the Rohini court firing incident. Calling for for proper and effective deployment of sufficient number of police personnel, the court noted that “there is a need of installation of CCTV camera strategic system along with full proof entry system. Installation of high tech metal detector and baggage scanner is required, there is also a requirement of under vehicle Survelliance system.“
Sep 30, 2021 02:33 PM IST
Delhi govt bans Chhat Puja celebrations at public places
Chhath Puja celebrations were prohibited at public places, river banks to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, the department of Delhi disaster management authority (DDMA) announced in fresh guidelines on Thursday. According to the guidelines, the community celebrations are banned at public places, river bank and temples. It advised devotees to hold celebration at their home.
Sep 30, 2021 02:33 PM IST
France's Sarkozy convicted of illegal campaign financing in second trial
France's Sarkozy convicted of illegal campaign financing in second trial, reports news agency AFP.
Sep 30, 2021 02:05 PM IST
Alleged coal scam: Ruchira Banerjee appears virtually before Delhi court
Ruchira Banerjee, wife of TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee, appears before a Delhi court via video-conferencing in connection with an alleged coal scam case.
Sep 30, 2021 01:41 PM IST
Germany records over 12,000 new Covid-19 cases
Germany records 12,150 new Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths. Tally mounts to 4,227,501 including 93,638 deaths.
Sep 30, 2021 01:12 PM IST
Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari takes over as IAF chief
Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari takes over as new chief of air staff from outgoing air chief RKS Bhadauria, who retired today.
Sep 30, 2021 12:46 PM IST
Sushant Singh Rajput case: NCB arrests absconding hotelier
NCB arrests absconding hotelier Kushal Jani in connection with alleged drugs case related to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death. Jani was a close friend of Rajput.
Sep 30, 2021 12:15 PM IST
We will give you a good CM face, says Kejriwal in Punjab's Ludhiana
I have said repeatedly that when the time comes, we will give you a good CM face, it could be anyone. We are not thinking about it right now: AAP national convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal in Ludhiana
Sep 30, 2021 11:46 AM IST
Sidhu to meet Punjab CM Channi for talks today
The chief minister has invited me for talks … will reciprocate by reaching Punjab Bhawan, Chandigarh at 3:00 PM today, he is welcome for any discussions!: Former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Twitter
Sep 30, 2021 11:39 AM IST
Amarinder Singh meets Ajit Doval
Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh leaves after meeting NSA Ajit Doval in Delhi.
Sep 30, 2021 11:36 AM IST
Australia sees highest single-day Covid-19 cases
In a record high, Australia logs more than 2400 new Covid-19 cases, surpassing over 2000 single-day infections for only the second time.
Sep 30, 2021 11:27 AM IST
Don't need Kejriwal's advice, says Punjab min Pargat Singh on Punjab Congress crisis
We don't need Kejriwal's advice. We will work in the best interests of Punjab. Our fight is over several issues. It's not focused on a particular personality: Punjab minister and Congress leader Pargat Singh on Delhi CM's remarks on induction of 'tainted ministers' in state cabinet
Sep 30, 2021 11:02 AM IST
Gorakhpur incident: CM has ordered FIRs against suspended policemen, says UP law minister
It's an unfortunate incident. We have taken this matter seriously. CM has instructed to file FIRs against the six suspended policemen, and we'll ensure strict action against them: UP law minister Brajesh Pathak on the death of a businessman during a raid at a hotel in Gorakhpur
Sep 30, 2021 10:37 AM IST
Anand Sharma condemns 'attack' at Sibal's residence by alleged Congress workers
Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma condemns “attack” at party colleague Kabil Sibal's residence, allegedly by Congress workers, for Wednesday's press conference on Punjab crisis.
Sep 30, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Outgoing air chief lays wreath at War Memorial
Outgoing chief of air staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, lays wreath at National War Memorial, Delhi.
Sep 30, 2021 09:56 AM IST
4 miscreants arrested in Delhi's Jharoda Kalan: Delhi Police
Based on specific information, four miscreants have been arrested in Delhi's Jharoda Kalan area after they opened fire at police. Police retaliated: Delhi Police
Sep 30, 2021 09:25 AM IST
India logs 23,529 new Covid-19 cases and 311 deaths
India registers 23,529 new Covid-19 cases, 28,718 recoveries and 311 deaths. Total cases mount to 33,739,980.
Sep 30, 2021 09:09 AM IST
Singapore registers record single-day toll due to Covid-19
Singapore recorded eight new deaths due to Covid-19 on Wednesday, its highest in a single-day. Fresh infections at over 2200 for second straight day.
Sep 30, 2021 08:53 AM IST
568,956,439 samples tested for Covid-19 till now: ICMR
568,956,439 samples tested for Covid-19 till September 29, 2021, including 1,506,254 samples on September 29, 2021: ICMR
Sep 30, 2021 08:19 AM IST
ED summons Maharashtra deputy home secretary
ED summons deputy secretary (home) of Maharashtra, Kailash Gaikwad, in an alleged money laundering case related to former state home minister Anil Deshmukh. Gaikwad asked to appear before the agency today.
Sep 30, 2021 08:02 AM IST
Bhabanipur by-polls: BJP accuses TMC of malpractice
TMC's Madan Mitra has intentionally shut the voting machine at polling booth of ward number 72 as he wants to capture the booth: Priyanka Tibrewal, BJP candidate
Sep 30, 2021 07:33 AM IST
IMD projects light intensity rain in Haryana's Yamunanagar
Light intensity rain/drizzle would continue to occur over and adjoining areas of Yamunanagar in Haryana during the next two hours: IMD
Sep 30, 2021 07:04 AM IST
Still ready for talks with North Korea: US
No hostile intent towards North Korea. United States still ready for talks: US State Department.
Sep 30, 2021 06:36 AM IST
Bhabanipur by-polls: Voting to begin at 7am, end at 6:30pm
Voting for by-elections to the crucial Bhabanipur assembly constituency to be held from 7am to 6:30pm today. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee among candidates in the fray.
Sep 30, 2021 06:10 AM IST
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to address press conference in Ludhiana today
Delhi CM and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal will address an “important” press conference in Ludhiana at 11:30 am today, the second and final day of his ongoing Punjab visit.