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2.58 lakh Covid-19 cases, 385 deaths in India in 24 hours

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,58,089 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Monday morning. A total of 385 deaths were recorded during this period. The overall death toll in the country till now has reached 4,86,451. The daily positivity rate rose to 19.65 per cent, while the weekly...

EC extends ban on public rallies till January 22 even as Assembly polls in 5 states get closer

New Delhi: Political parties will not be able to carry out roadshows or public rallies till January 22. The ban on such rallies, announced by the Election Commission of India in wake of rising cases of Covid-19, was earlier till January 15. Assembly elections have been announced for five states – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Goa,...

Punjab Assembly polls: Channi to fight from Chamkaur Sahib, Sidhu from Amritsar East

Congress releases list of 86 candidates for upcoming Punjab Assembly elections Chandigarh: The Congress has released a list of 86 candidates for upcoming Punjab Assembly elections. Incumbent Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will contest the elections from Chamkaur Sahib SC, the seat he holds currently. State Congress president Navjyot Singh Sidhu will fight once again...

Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls: Yogi Adityanath to contest from Gorakhpur

  Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and one of BJP’s most popular leaders, Yogi Adityanath, will contest the upcoming state Assembly elections from Gorakhpur, his stronghold for past several years. This is for the first time that Yogi Adityanath will fight in Assembly elections. He was elected Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur for five consecutive...

2.68 lakh new Covid-19 cases, 402 deaths in India

New Delhi: The country recorded 2,68,833 fresh cases of Covid-19 in India in last 24 hours, the health department said on Saturday. As many as 402 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The daily positivity rate is 16.66 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 12.84 per cent. A total of 70.07...

Bulli Bai app case accused duo sent to 14-day judicial custody

Mumbai: Two accused in the infamous Bulli Bai app case – Shweta Singh and Mayank Rawal – were sent to two-week judicial custody after their police custody ended. Both of them were arrested separately from Uttarakhand by the Mumbai police. Another accused, Vishal Kumar Jha, was arrested from Uttarakhand. Shweta and Vishal were understood to...

Budget Session in Parliament from January 31; Union Budget on Feb 1

New Delhi: The Budget Session of the Parliament will begin in both Houses of Parliament on January 31, 2022. The Union Budget will be presented on February 1. The Buget session is likely to be held in two parts, according to reports. The first part that will begin on January 31 will conclude on Febuary...

Tragedy averted in Delhi: Crude bomb found in abandoned bag in flower market, defused

New Delhi: Delhi police detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) placed inside a bag left behind at the flower market in Ghazipur on Friday. The bag was noticed by a few customers and the vendor at whose shop it was spotted. They informed the police, following which the bomb squad and the Delhi police special...

2,64,202 new cases of Covid-19, 315 deaths in India in 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 2,64,202 fresh cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Friday morning. A total of 315 deaths were recorded in the country during this period. The death toll has reached 4,85,350. The daily positivity rate is 14.78 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate is 11.83 per...

Uttar Pradesh BJP loses one more minister; Dharam Singh Saini quits party, to join SP

Including AYUSH minister Dharam Singh Saini, 9 UP BJP MLAs have quit Uttar Pradesh BJP in 3 days Lucknow: The trail of exits from Uttar Pradesh BJP is getting longer. Hours after Mukesh Verma announced his departure from BJP, four-time MLA and Uttar Pradesh AYUSH minister Dharam Singh Saini said he was leaving BJP. He...

Punjab people to choose AAP’s CM candidate, says Kejriwal

Kejriwal launches phone number 7074870748 for public survey Chandigarh: The chief ministerial candidate of the Aam Aadmi Party in Punjab will be chosen by the people, said AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday. He launched a phone number on which people of Punjab can inform the party about their choice of candidate by calling...

Mukesh Verma becomes 7th BJP MLA in UP to quit party ahead of elections

Lucknow: The number of BJP MLAs bidding goodbye to the party in Uttar Pradesh rose to seven on Thursday. The latest to leave the party is Mukesh Verma, MLA from Shikohabad in Firozabad in UP. He has resigned from the primary membership of the party. The spate of resignations began with Swami Prasad Maurya, a...