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Tamil Nadu lockdown extended till Oct 31

Tamil Nadu schools offline classes from 1 to 8 to resume from Nov 1, lockdown extended till Oct 31

India | Sep 28, 2021, 11:51 PM IST

As per the new guidelines, the religious places in the state will remain shut on all Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

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Over 87.6 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India so far: health ministry

India | Sep 28, 2021, 11:15 PM IST

Cumulatively, 35,50,09,680 people in the 18-44 category across all states and union territories have received their first dose and 7,88,45,995 have received their second dose since the start of phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

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Centre extends nationwide Covid containment measures till Oct 31 in view of festivals

India | Sep 28, 2021, 10:35 PM IST

The Home Secretary reminded the states and UT governments to focus on the five-fold strategy of 'Test, Track, Treat, Vaccination and adherence to COVID Appropriate Behaviour', to safely navigate through the festive season and avoid the possibility of surge in Covid cases.

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief, four

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief, four more quit in solidarity

India | Sep 28, 2021, 10:10 PM IST

Sidhu was appointed the party's state unit president on July 18 amid a bitter power tussle with Amarinder Singh, who stepped down as the CM 10 days back while accusing the party high command of humiliating him. AS IT HAPPENED

Priyanka Gandhi likely to reach out to Sidhu, may persuade him to take back resignation: Sources

Priyanka Gandhi likely to reach out to Sidhu, may persuade him to take back resignation: Sources

India | Sep 28, 2021, 09:42 PM IST

Amid the ongoing power tussle in the Punjab Congress, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra may persuade Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as party's state unit chief on Tuesday, to take back his resignation, according to sources.

Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma

Aaj Ki Baat: Full episode, September 28

India | Sep 28, 2021, 11:40 PM IST

Hello and welcome to Aaj Ki Baat With Rajat Sharma, the only news show with real facts and no noise.

Yoginder Pal Dhingra resigns as PPCC General Secretary in

Dhingra resigns as Punjab General Secy, third Congress leader to quit in support for Sidhu

India | Sep 28, 2021, 07:59 PM IST

After Razia Sultana, Yoginder Singh Dhingra resigned as General Secretary of Punjab Congress 'in solidarity with Navjot Singh Sidhu' who stepped down earlier today as party's state unit chief.

Shall we book your ticket to Punjab?': BJP needles Priyanka

'Shall we book your ticket to Punjab?': BJP needles Priyanka Gandhi over her UP visit

India | Sep 28, 2021, 07:27 PM IST

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived in Lucknow on Monday on a five-day visit during which she will discuss with workers and leaders the party's preparedness for next year's Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. This is her second visit to the state this month.

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NHRC notice to Delhi govt over increasing incidents of violence among Tihar jail inmates

India | Sep 28, 2021, 08:17 PM IST

NHRC, India Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report alleging increasing incidents of violence among inmates in Tihar Jail of Delhi.

Punjab cabinet minister Razia Sultana resigns.

'In solidarity with Sidhu': Razia Sultana quits as Punjab minister hours after portfolio allocation

India | Sep 28, 2021, 07:57 PM IST

Razia Sultana took oath as Punjab cabinet minister just two days ago and was allocated portfolio earlier today. However, after a dramatic turn of events in the party's state unit, she quitted as a minister in solidarity with Sidhu.

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COVID: Delhi reports 34 new cases, two deaths

India | Sep 28, 2021, 06:24 PM IST

Delhi recorded 34 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday. With this, the tally of COVID-19 cases in the national capital has reached over 14.38 lakh, while the death toll mounted to 25,087. 

Suspension of international flights extended till October 31

Suspension of international flights extended till October 31

India | Sep 28, 2021, 06:04 PM IST

The ongoing suspension on international flights to and from India has been extended till October 31, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said. 

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mewani

Kanhaiya Kumar joins Congress after meeting Rahul Gandhi; Jignesh Mewani ideologically with party

India | Sep 28, 2021, 11:59 PM IST

Communist Party of India leader Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani on Tuesday joined the Congress in the presence of Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi.

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses a

'How can he be angry with me...': Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi on Sidhu's resignation

India | Sep 28, 2021, 07:10 PM IST

Addressing a presser, Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi said, "I have my confidence in Sidhu, if needed I shall call him... but there is no difference. How can he be angry with me."

Chandigarh: Punjab's new Chief Minister Charanjit Singh

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns: In solidarity, Punjab cabinet minister, general secretary step down

India | Sep 29, 2021, 12:01 AM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu's sudden resignation from the post on Tuesday of state party unit chief has given a new headache to the Congress months ahead of Assembly election in the state.

Navjot Singh Sidhu

Is it 'game over' for Navjot Singh Sidhu after his resignation as Congress Punjab chief?

India | Sep 28, 2021, 06:14 PM IST

Reportedly upset Navjot Singh Sidhu over not being appointed as CM further added more problems in Congress' bucket after he tendered his resignation from the post of party's state chief, plunging the party into a fresh crisis just months ahead of the assembly elections in the state.

Amarinder Singh slams Navjot Singh Sidhu.

'Told you he is not a stable man': Captain Amarinder Singh's jibe at Navjot Singh Sidhu

India | Sep 28, 2021, 07:08 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu in a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi resigned as party's Punjab unit chief but said he will continue to serve the party.

IPS officer develops unique Wi-Fi based home security device

Great innovation! IPS officer develops unique Wi-Fi based home security device

India | Sep 28, 2021, 03:43 PM IST

Former Delhi Traffic Police chief Dr. Muktesh Chander, who has a penchant for 'toying' with electronic equipment, said his latest innovation can be installed easily in any household. 

Viral Video: IAS in Kanpur accused of promoting religious

Viral Video: IAS in Kanpur accused of promoting religious conversions, probe ordered

India | Sep 28, 2021, 02:19 PM IST

The video also shows a group of people listening attentively while a maulana is heard preaching religious sermons with the IAS officer in attendance.

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'Joining hands with tukde tukde gang': BJP slams Congress ahead of Kanhaiya, Jignesh's induction

India | Sep 28, 2021, 01:19 PM IST

Mevani, who is currently a legislator in Gujarat and represents the Vadgam constituency, is the convener of the Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch (RDAM). He is a lawyer-activist and a former journalist.