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Welder, former MNC employee, stock trader join Delhi political race as Independents

Welder, former MNC employee, stock trader join Delhi political race as Independents

Independent candidates in Delhi's Lok Sabha elections are motivated by a desire to serve, despite lacking funds and attention. From a mechanic to a stock trader, these candidates aim to make a difference in their communities. Despite challenges, they are determined to bring change and address pressing issues such as unemployment and education.

Pune car crash: Those in power can pressure police, Sule targets Fadnavis

Pune car crash: Those in power can pressure police, Sule targets Fadnavis

Supriya Sule, NCP leader and MP, questioned Maharashtra Deputy CM Fadnavis for not revealing who pressured police in the Pune Porsche fatal crash. Sule criticized the government's handling of the case, raising concerns about political influence and the granting of bail to the accused teenager. She also mentioned NCP MLA's intervention in the matter. Sule denied speaking to Ajit Pawar recently, despite his role as Pune's guardian minister.

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh addresses an election rally.

Congress, AAP responsible for crisis of credibility in Indian politics: Rajnath

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh criticized Congress and A for the crisis of credibility in Indian politics while campaigning in Delhi. He targeted Arvind Kejriwal for working from jail and said parties like A should be removed from politics. Singh praised the Modi government's economic achievements and expressed confidence in India becoming the richest economy by 2070. This summary is based on an automated news agency feed.

TB medicines in stock, more supply in pipeline: Delhi HC told

TB medicines in stock, more supply in pipeline: Delhi HC told

Delhi HC closes PIL on alleged medicine shortage at TB hospital as current stock in city will last for weeks and more supply is on the way. Court satisfied with stock position of drugs and ultrasound machine functionality. Central and city authorities assure proactive measures to ensure patient care is not affected. NGO had raised concerns about non-functional ultrasound machine and lack of essential medicines.

Tension prevails in Assam's Lakhimpur after death of accused in police custody

Tension prevails in Assam's Lakhimpur after death of accused in police custody

Tension in Assam's Lakhimpur as man accused of theft dies in police custody, leading to protests. Two police personnel suspended. Magisterial inquest and post-mortem to be conducted. Crowd protests outside police station. Departmental inquiry to be conducted. Assam DGP orders independent inquiry and NHRC/AHRC guidelines to be followed.

CM Sai speaks on phone to Chhattisgarh students in Kyrgyzstan, assures all help

CM Sai speaks on phone to Chhattisgarh students in Kyrgyzstan, assures all help

Chhattisgarh CM assures assistance to students in Kyrgyzstan amid violence, with 70 students from the state among 15,000 Indians studying there. Students asked to stay indoors in Bishkek, as CM Sai speaks to students from Chhattisgarh, ensuring safe return. Family of student Ayesha appeals for her safe return, citing violence targeting foreigners in Kyrgyzstan.

Farmers during their 'Delhi Chalo' march near the Punjab-Haryana Shambhu border in Patiala district. (Representative image)

Farmers gather at Shambhu, Khanauri to mark 100 days of 'Delhi Chalo' protest

Farmers in Ambala mark 100 days of protest demanding legal guarantee of MSP for crops. They gathered at border points like Shambhu and Khanauri, prevented from heading to Delhi by security forces. Farmers plan to question PM Modi during his Patiala visit, threatening dharna if denied access. BJP candidates in Punjab facing protests from farmers during poll campaigning.

Indiscriminate disclosure of polling station-wise voter turnout data on website will cause chaos: EC to SC

Indiscriminate disclosure of polling station-wise voter turnout data on website will cause chaos: EC to SC

The Election Commission told the Supreme Court that disclosing polling station-wise voter turnout data could disrupt the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, citing potential chaos and manipulation risks. The EC refuted claims of discrepancies and emphasized that the current legal framework does not support public posting of such data. The court had sought the EC's response to an NGO's plea for timely uploading of this data online.

Indiscriminate disclosure of polling station-wise voter turnout data on website will cause chaos: EC to SC

Indiscriminate disclosure of polling station-wise voter turnout data on website will cause chaos: EC to SC

The Election Commission told the Supreme Court that disclosing polling station-wise voter turnout data could disrupt the ongoing Lok Sabha elections. The EC argued that such public disclosure could be manipulated, leading to chaos in the electoral process. The commission dismissed claims of discrepancies in voter turnout data for the first two phases of the election. The EC's response came in an affidavit filed in response to a plea by an NGO.

Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar pays tributes to Iran's late President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, late Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other Iranian officials.

Vice President Dhankhar pays tribute to late Iranian President Raisi in Tehran

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar paid tribute to late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran and met acting President Mohammad Mokhber. A memorial ceremony is underway in Tehran for Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, and other officials killed in a helicopter crash. Global leaders are attending the ceremony, and India's President and Prime Minister have expressed condolences. Raisi's body will be buried in Mashhad.

At <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5,705 cr, TDP Guntur candidate's assets highest among LS poll contestants: ADR

At 5,705 cr, TDP Guntur candidate's assets highest among LS poll contestants: ADR

TDP's candidate from Guntur Lok Sabha seat has the highest assets among 8,360 candidates for the 2024 elections. BJP's Konda Vishweshwar Reddy and Pallavi Shrinivas Dempo also have high assets. Naveen Jindal, Nakul Nath, and other candidates from various states declared significant assets. The ongoing Lok Sabha polls will conclude on June 1, with counting on June 4.

Police spent more time asking questions about relationship between Pune accident victims: Ambedkar

Police spent more time asking questions about relationship between Pune accident victims: Ambedkar

Prakash Ambedkar questions police handling of Pune accident involving teen driver, criticizes focus on victims' relationship. Victims' families seek justice for tragic incident. Teen driver out on bail, father arrested.

With 1.96 nurses per 1,000 population, India falls short of the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended rate of three nurses per 1,000 population, he said.

Shortage of nurses in India, their emigration for jobs abroad cause of worry: Experts

India faces a growing shortage of nurses due to emigration to other countries, impacting healthcare. Experts urge training more nurses domestically, especially in Tier-2 and 3 cities, and upskilling the current workforce. This move could improve patient care, reduce costs, and boost nurse morale. Nurses can also play a crucial role in community education on eye health and disease prevention.

MCD begins preparations for mosquito control ahead of monsoon

MCD begins preparations for mosquito control ahead of monsoon

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi is gearing up to prevent mosquito breeding ahead of the monsoon season with increased inspections, fogging activities, and special drives at hotspots. They are using larva-eating fishes to control mosquito larvae at 216 points. Despite this, the MCD refused to provide dengue figures for the capital. They have conducted over 1.29 crore house inspections this year and taken action against offenders.

Govt successfully met peak power demand in Delhi without outages: Atishi

Govt successfully met peak power demand in Delhi without outages: Atishi

Delhi Power Minister Atishi announced that Delhi successfully met a peak power demand of 7,717 MW on May 21 without any outages. She assured that measures will be taken to meet higher demands in the future. Delhi broke its previous peak demand record, with no supply issues. Atishi praised the power department for providing uninterrupted electricity, contrasting it with power cuts in neighboring BJP-ruled states.

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