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Jan 12, 2022 03:42 PM IST
State minister Dara Singh Chauhan resigns from Yogi cabinet
Uttar Pradesh minister Dara Singh Chauhan has resigned from his post.
The resignation came a day after another cabinet minister Swami Prasad Maurya resigned from his post and said he will join the Samajwadi Party on January 14.
Jan 12, 2022 03:22 PM IST
1,700 Delhi police personnel tested COVID-19 positive from Jan 1 to Jan 12: Report
As many as 1,700 Delhi Police personnel have tested positive for the coronavirus infection since January 1, news agency PTI reported officials as saying on Wednesday.
Jan 12, 2022 02:02 PM IST
Shiv Sena to contest 50-100 seats in UP polls: Sanjay Raut
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said on Wednesday that the party will contest 50-100 seats in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections. “I will be visiting western Uttar Pradesh tomorrow,” he told ANI.
Jan 12, 2022 01:44 PM IST
Panel set up by SC is ‘most welcome and absolutely needed’: Kiran Bedi on PM’s security breach matter
Former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said on Wednesday that the panel formed by the Supreme Court is “most welcome and absolutely needed” in PM Modi’s Punjab security breach matter. “It has been the most disastrous performance by Punjab civil administration and police, which set a very bad example for the rest of the country,” she was quoted as saying by ANI.
Jan 12, 2022 12:35 PM IST
Capt Amarinder Singh tests positive for Covid-19
I have tested positive for #Covid with mild symptoms. Have isolated myself and request all those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested.
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) January 12, 2022
Former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh informed on Twitter on Wednesday that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and has “mild symptoms.” “Have isolated myself and request all those who came in contact with me to get themselves tested,” he added in the tweet.
Jan 12, 2022 12:30 PM IST
Cong central election panel to meet tomorrow to finalise candidates for Punjab polls
Congress central election committee will meet tomorrow (January 13) to finalise candidates for February 14 Punjab Assembly elections, ANI reported.
Jan 12, 2022 11:45 AM IST
SC issues notice to U’khand govt on PIL seeking prosecution of those involved in Haridwar hate speech
Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Uttarakhand government on a PIL, seeking prosecution of those involved in the Haridwar Dharma Sansad case. The top court also allowed petitioners, a former high court judge and a journalist, to approach local authorities with their plea to stop a proposed Dharma Sansad in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh on January 23. Read more here.
Jan 12, 2022 11:41 AM IST
‘People of India are young, minds of India are also young’: PM
PM Modi on the occasion of 25th National Youth Festival said that the world today looks at India with one hope and faith because not only are the people of the country young, but their minds are too. “India is younger than its potential…younger than its dreams. India is younger than its thoughts…younger than its consciousness,” he added.
Jan 12, 2022 11:25 AM IST
PM Modi inaugurates technology centre and auditorium in Puducherry on 25th National Youth Festival
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated the technology centre of MSME and an auditorium – ‘Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Manimandapam’ that has an open air theatre, via video conferencing in Puducherry. He launched the projects as part of the 25th National Youth Festival.
Jan 12, 2022 10:45 AM IST
SC appoints its ex-judge as inquiry panel head to probe PM’s Punjab security breach matter
Supreme Court appoints its former judge Indu Malhotra as chairperson of the inquiry committee to investigate PM Narendra Modi’s security breach in Punjab last week. Read more here.
Jan 12, 2022 10:33 AM IST
Rajesh Bhushan asks states, UTs to ensure optimal availability of medical oxygen amid rising Covid cases
In a new letter to all states and Union territories (UTs), Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan has directed for adopting immediate measures to ensure “optimal availability of medical oxygen at health facilities.” This comes as India has been witnessing major spike in daily Covid-19 cases for the past few weeks.
Jan 12, 2022 09:23 AM IST
India’s daily Covid cases gain see spike with 194,720 new infections
India’s Covid-19 tally on Wednesday again saw a spike with 194,720 new infections in 24 hours. The death toll also rose from 277 to 442.
Jan 12, 2022 09:18 AM IST
AAP to announce candidate for Punjab polls next week: Kejriwal
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said that his party will announce its chief ministerial candidate for the February 14 assembly elections in Punjab next week.
Jan 12, 2022 08:18 AM IST
At least 481 resident doctors in Maharashtra have tested Covid positive so far
At least 481 resident doctors have tested positive for Covid-19 in Maharashtra so far, ANI reported quoting Dr Avinash Dahiphale, president, Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors.
Jan 12, 2022 07:43 AM IST
Light to moderate rainfall over parts of Haryana & UP in next 2 hours
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted light to moderate rainfall over and in adjoining regions of Kurukshetra in Haryana, and Saharanpur, Deoband, Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh during the next two hours.
Jan 12, 2022 06:45 AM IST
Delhi’s air quality dips to ‘moderate’ from ‘satisfactory’: SAFAR-India
Delhi’s air quality on Wednesday deteriorated to ‘moderate’ category from ‘satisfactory’, with the city recording an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 193, according to SAFAR-India.
Jan 12, 2022 06:31 AM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate National Youth Festival in Puducherry today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday inaugurate and participate in 25th National Youth Festival in Puducherry. The programme will start at 11am and will also see him inaugurating ₹145 crore projects, including a technology centre and an auditorium with an open air theatre. Read here.
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The BJP’s core committee on Uttar Pradesh, which includes Adityanath, met in New Delhi on Tuesday to discuss possible candidates for the elections
Published on Jan 12, 2022 03:37 PM IST
General MM Naravane assured that appropriate action will be taken, adding that the force will do whatever is necessary to uphold the law of the land.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 03:23 PM IST
“Plan to ambush the Prime Minister did not succeed. This is a 100 per cent administrative failure. The Prime Minister of this country survived a horrific attack,” Bedi said.
Updated on Jan 12, 2022 03:08 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
Indian Army chief General MM Naravane also said that both the military and the media have a significant role to play along with the other pillars of the state in building a strong nation.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 02:58 PM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was stuck on a flyover in Punjab for 15-20 minutes on his way from Bathinda to Ferozepur on January 5 due to a blockade by protesters
Updated on Jan 12, 2022 03:32 PM IST
On Monday, 17 patients in Kerala were found to be infected with the ‘variant of concern’ while 23 cases were reported on Sunday. More than 140 patients have recovered from Omicron in Kerala till now.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 01:14 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
“Happy that Siddharth has apologised, you should not target a woman like that. It is okay, I am not bothered about it, I am happy in my place, God bless him,” Nehwal said.
Updated on Jan 12, 2022 12:14 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, New Delhi
The court also allowed the petitioners to approach local authorities to stop a similar event scheduled to take place in Aligarh on Jan 23. The Dharma Sansad in Haridwar took place on December 17.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 12:06 PM IST
- Delhi is the third most-affected region in the country with 546 cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19. On January 10, it was replaced by Rajasthan as the second most-hit state or Union territory in India by the new ‘variant of concern’.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 11:53 AM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
- The committee will look into the causes of the security breach that left PM Modi’s convoy stuck on a flyover for 15-20 minutes while it was on its way to the National Martyrs Memorial in Hussainiwala, Punjab.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 11:17 AM IST
“The account @Mib_india has been restored. This is for the information of all the followers,” the ministry, which has 1.4 million followers on Twitter, tweeted after the account was restored
Updated on Jan 12, 2022 11:11 AM IST
The other important factor that weighs in favour of the F-18 is that it can fit the INS Vikramaditya or INS Vikrant lift with folded wings without compromising on its operational readiness.
Published on Jan 12, 2022 10:26 AM IST