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Assam polls: Ajmal's AIUDF packs off its candidates to Rajasthan to thwart possible horse-trading

The AIUDF is a component of Assam’s 10-party and Congress-led grand alliance of Opposition. It was formed two months back to oust the BJP from power. 

published : 09 Apr 2021

'For a year I dodged': Former J&K chief minister tests positive for COVID-19

Omar Abdullah announced the news on Twitter saying that though he was asymptomatic, he would be self-isolating himself on the doctor's advice. 

published : 09 Apr 2021

Bengal polls: Is Mamata pushing people towards anarchy, asks Shah

"The way TMC has appealed to minority voters to come together and vote for the TMC indicates that their minority vote bank is also slipping away," added Shah.

published : 09 Apr 2021

NCP worker booked for violating COVID-19 norms during poll meet in Maharashtra

The BJP's state unit president Chandrakant Patil had earlier criticised Sharad Pawar and dared Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to take action against him for the alleged violation of norms.

published : 09 Apr 2021

3 elderly women given anti-rabies shots instead of Covid vaccine in UP's Shamli

The women's families reported the matter to the medical superintendent of the CHC and sought action against erring health officials.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Delhi Court directs police to lodge FIR against Dwarka SHO under SC/ST Act

The court was hearing a complaint filed by a retired army official against the public servant and others.

published : 09 Apr 2021

US Navy breaches global law, conducts 'operation' in Indian EEZ without nod

A statement issued by the Commander of the US seventh fleet said that the operation was conducted by guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones on April 7.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Ten states including Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka show steep rise in daily Covid-19 cases

India's total active caseload has increased to 9,79,608 and now comprises 7.50 per cent of the country's total infections.

published : 09 Apr 2021

West Bengal polls: BJP candidate's convoy attacked in Howrah

Polling for the Howrah Dakshin constituency will be held on Saturday. BJP has fielded Rantideb Sengupta against TMC's Nandita Chowdhury and CPI(M)'s Sumitra Adhikari.

published : 09 Apr 2021

My concern is to protect farmers from COVID-19 at Haryana border: Anil Vij

Vij also said soon he will write a letter to the Agriculture Minister for restarting the conversation between the farmers and the government.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Fire engulfs school building in Ahmedabad; three workers rescued

However, the school management informed fire brigade officials that the trapped persons were carpenters who were called there for furniture work.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Lucknow's KGMU to conduct screening of various departments after 30 doctors test positive for COVID-19

Those who had tested positive will be tested again so that it can be known that the earlier report was not false, said Sudhir Singh, spokesperson of KGMU, Lucknow.

published : 09 Apr 2021

No plan to stop train services, numbers will be increased on demand: Railway board chairman on Covid surge

The Railway Board chairman also ruled out the need for a COVID-negative certificate to travel by train.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Drunk flyer strips naked, misbehaves with crew on AirAsia flight, booked

The flight, which departed from Kempegowda International Airport at 12.46 am on April 6, reached Indira Gandhi International Airport at 3.21 am.

published : 09 Apr 2021

Bombay HC extends interim relief for Arnab Goswami in suicide abetment case

The trio has moved the high court seeking to quash the FIR and subsequent chargesheet filed by the police against them.

published : 09 Apr 2021