LIVE Updates: Delhi reports 5100 new COVID-19 cases, 6,85,062 total cases

Delhi reports 5100 new COVID-19 cases, 2340 recoveries and 17 deaths. 6,85,062, total cases

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06 Apr 2021, 8:06 PM

Delhi reports 5100 new COVID-19 cases, 6,85,062 total cases

Delhi reports 5100 new COVID-19 cases, 2340 recoveries and 17 deaths.

Total cases: 6,85,062

Total recoveries: 6,56,617

Death toll: 11,113

Active cases: 17,332

06 Apr 2021, 7:47 PM

Entry in metro during night curfew will be allowed only to those passengers who fall in essential category

In view of imposition of night curfew in Delhi starting tonight, entry in metro from 10 pm to 5 am will be allowed only to those passengers who fall in essential category as per govt order, after verification of their valid IDs by DMRC/CISF personnel: DMRC

06 Apr 2021, 7:36 PM

Gujarat reports 3280 new COVID-19 cases, 3,24,878 total cases

Gujarat reports 3280 new COVID-19 cases, 2167 discharges and 17 deaths Total cases: 3,24,878 Total discharges: 3,02,932 Active cases: 17,348 Total deaths: 4,598

06 Apr 2021, 7:23 PM

Jammu & Kashmir records 561 new COVID-19 cases, 1,34,015 total cases

Jammu & Kashmir records 561 new COVID-19 cases, two fatalities. Infection tally rises to 1,34,015, death toll 2,012. The number of active cases of the disease in the union territory stands at 4,483.

06 Apr 2021, 6:12 PM

Voter turnout till 5:34 pm in Assam is 78.94%, Kerala is 69.95%, West Bengal is 77.68%

Voter turnout in Assembly Elections 2021 till 5:34 pm: Assam 78.94%, Kerala 69.95%, Puducherry 77.90%, Tamil Nadu 63.47% and West Bengal 77.68%

06 Apr 2021, 5:55 PM

India's COVID-19 cases, deaths per million population still among lowest in world: Health Ministry

06 Apr 2021, 5:54 PM

Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain to embark on an official visit to India from April 6 - 8: Ministry of External Affairs

06 Apr 2021, 5:02 PM

Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal among states that administered maximum number of COVID vaccine doses: Govt

Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal among states that administered maximum number of COVID vaccine doses: Govt

06 Apr 2021, 5:02 PM

COVID-19 vaccination has to be ramped up in a scientific manner, says Health Ministry

COVID-19 vaccination has to be ramped up in a scientific manner: Health Ministry

06 Apr 2021, 3:57 PM

Rupee falls by 12 paise to close at 73.42 (provisional) against US dollar

06 Apr 2021, 3:33 PM

Ajay Seth appointed as Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance

06 Apr 2021, 3:14 PM

We discussed defence cooperation and weapons manufacturing: Sergey Lavrov after talks with EAM Jaishankar

06 Apr 2021, 3:14 PM

We are satisfied by outcome of talks: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov after meeting with EAM Jaishankar

06 Apr 2021, 3:00 PM

Central Railway announces Additional Special Trains running from Mumbai to Gorakhpur, Patna, Darbhanga

Central Railway announces Additional Special Trains running from Mumbai to Gorakhpur, Patna, Darbhanga and Pune to Danapur

06 Apr 2021, 2:50 PM

Discussed about our rapidly expanding energy cooperation; exchanged views on regional, global matters: Jaishankar on talks with Lavrov

06 Apr 2021, 2:50 PM

We talked about long-standing partnership in nuclear, space and defence sectors: Jaishankar on talks with Lavrov

06 Apr 2021, 2:50 PM

Much of our discussions were about India-Russia annual summit later this year: EAM Jaishankar after talks with Lavrov

06 Apr 2021, 2:50 PM

Discussions were comprehensive and productive: EAM S Jaishankar after talks with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov

06 Apr 2021, 2:01 PM

BJP workers chased Arambagh candidate Sujata Mondal, hit her on head near polling booth, says Mamata Banerjee

BJP workers chased TMC's Arambagh candidate Sujata Mondal, hit her on head near polling booth: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

06 Apr 2021, 1:42 PM

BJP workers forcibly occupying polling booths, attacking TMC activists, says Mamata Banerjee

BJP workers forcibly occupying polling booths, attacking TMC activists: Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee tells rally

06 Apr 2021, 1:42 PM

Voter turnout in Assam is 53.23%, Kerala is 47.28%, and West Bengal is 53.89%

Voter turnout in Assembly Elections2021 till 1 pm:

Assam 53.23%, Kerala 47.28%, Puducherry 53.76%, Tamil Nadu 39.00% and West Bengal 53.89%

06 Apr 2021, 1:21 PM

Gujarat High Court points out surge in COVID cases, direct govt to take a decision on weekend curfew

Gujarat High Court points out that COVID19 cases in the State are increasing, directs the State govt to take a decision on weekend curfew. HC observed that there is a need for lockdown in the State.

06 Apr 2021, 12:56 PM

Pvt doctors, nurses & paramedical staff to remain exempt from night curfew: Delhi Govt

Pvt doctors, nurses & paramedical staff to remain exempt from night curfew if ID card is produced. Passengers going to airports, railway stations & bus stations will be exempted if a valid ticket is produced. Pregnant women and patients going for treatment exempted: Delhi Govt

06 Apr 2021, 12:56 PM

Buses, metro, autos, taxis and other modes of public transport will be allowed to ferry only those people who are exempt from night curfew: Delhi govt

Buses, metro, autos, taxis and other modes of public transport will be allowed to ferry only those people who are exempt from night curfew. Depts providing essential services to remain exempt. Rules applicable to movement of people & not essential goods & services: Delhi Govt

06 Apr 2021, 12:55 PM

There shall be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement: Delhi government

There shall be no restriction on inter-state and intra-state movement/transportation of essential/non-essential goods. No separate permission/e-pass will be required for such movements: Delhi government

06 Apr 2021, 12:19 PM

Voter turnout in Assembly Elections2021 till 12 pm: Assam 33.18%, Kerala 31.62%, Puducherry 35.71%, Tamil Nadu 22.92% and West Bengal 34.71%

Voter turnout in Assembly Elections2021 till 12 pm:

Assam 33.18%, Kerala 31.62%, Puducherry 35.71%, Tamil Nadu 22.92% and West Bengal 34.71%

06 Apr 2021, 12:07 PM

TN polls: 26.29 percent voting recorded till 11 am, says CEO

Tamil Nadu recorded 26.29 per cent voting till 11 am on Tuesday, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo Said.

06 Apr 2021, 12:07 PM

Clash erupts between TMC & BJP supporters in Arambag

WB: Clash erupts between TMC & BJP supporters in Arambag, as voting in assembly elections is underway. In Arandi-I area, we've minority, SC voters who love Mamata Banerjee. Goons of BJP threatened & tortured women voters last night: Sujata Mondal, TMC candidate from Arambagh

06 Apr 2021, 11:53 AM

West Bengal: 34.71 per cent voter turnout recorded till 11 am in 31 seats

06 Apr 2021, 11:26 AM

Congress leader AK Antony cast his vote at Government High School, Jagathy in Thiruvananthapuram earlier today.

06 Apr 2021, 11:26 AM

State Police is not influencing Quick Response Teams: Santanu Sen, SDPO, Diamond Harbour, South 24 Paraganas

State Police is not influencing Quick Response Teams, they are moving independently. Elections are being conducted in a free and fair manner: Santanu Sen, SDPO, Diamond Harbour, South 24 Paraganas

06 Apr 2021, 11:21 AM

Himanta Biswa Sarma casts his vote at a polling station in Amingaon, Guwahati

Assam Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma casts his vote at a polling station in Amingaon, Guwahati

06 Apr 2021, 11:20 AM

One death reported at the spot where a portion of an under-construction bridge collapsed in Punjabi Bagh area.

06 Apr 2021, 11:14 AM

IMA writes to PM Modi suggests, gearing up of COVID19 vaccination drive with immediate effect

Indian Medical Association writes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggests "gearing up of COVID19 vaccination drive with immediate effect and permit those above 18 years to receive vaccine".

06 Apr 2021, 11:13 AM

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court grants bail to KD Singh, former TMC MP, in a money laundering case

06 Apr 2021, 10:51 AM

Tamil Nadu: CM Edappadi K Palaniswami casts his vote at a polling station in Siluvampalayam, Eddapadi

06 Apr 2021, 10:37 AM

Situation is fine at many places but not okay where we're strong: Sujata Mondal, TMC candidate from Arambagh

Situation is fine at many places but not okay where we're strong. At booth 45, people voted for TMC but it's going to BJP. In Arandi-ii, our workers were beaten. Central Forces are also not neutral.They're telling people to vote for BJP: Sujata Mondal, TMC candidate from Arambagh

06 Apr 2021, 10:19 AM

Tamil Nadu: Karti Chidambaram casts his vote in Tiruppathur, Sivaganga district

Congress leader Karti Chidambaram casts his vote at polling booth number 276 in Tiruppathur, Sivaganga district

06 Apr 2021, 10:19 AM

14.62% voter turnout recorded till 9 am in Bengal

Kerala recorded 16.07 per cent voting in the first two hours. 12.83 per cent voter turnout recorded till 9 am in Assam. 14.62% voter turnout recorded till 9 am in Bengal. Brisk polling was witnessed across the 234-assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday where people are voting to elect the 16th Assembly.

06 Apr 2021, 10:03 AM

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja cast her vote in Kannur, today

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja cast her vote in Kannur, today. The COVID19 mortality rate in Kerala is 0.4%. We brought many social welfare measures during COVID19. People are seeing all this and they will vote for us," she said

06 Apr 2021, 9:55 AM

Actor Ajith Kumar and his wife Shalini arrive at a polling booth in Thiruvanmiyur to cast their vote

Actor Ajith Kumar and his wife Shalini arrive at a polling booth in Thiruvanmiyur to cast their vote for Tamil Nadu Elections

06 Apr 2021, 9:54 AM

Tamil Nadu: Actor Vijay arrived to cast his vote at Vels International Pre School, Neelankarai in Chennai.

06 Apr 2021, 9:54 AM

Ambulance in which Mukhtar Ansari will be taken to UP, arrives at Police Lines in Rupnagar

Punjab: The ambulance in which gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari will be taken to Uttar Pradesh, arrives at Police Lines in Rupnagar. On March 26th, Supreme Court had ordered the transfer of Mukhtar Ansari to jail in UP from Punjab to face trials there.

06 Apr 2021, 9:45 AM

13.80% voter turnout recorded till 9am in the State: Satyabrata Sahoo, Tamil Nadu CEO

06 Apr 2021, 9:37 AM

Sensex slips 151.80 pts to 49,007.52 in opening session; Nifty declines 35.40 pts to 14,602.40

06 Apr 2021, 9:37 AM

Kerala: Voting underway at polling station in St. Joseph's Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram

06 Apr 2021, 9:35 AM

Kerala BJP President K Surendran and his family cast their votes in Modakkallur, Kozhikode

06 Apr 2021, 9:35 AM

I received information that ISF workers were hurling bombs at a polling booth in Sats: TMC MLA

I had received information that ISF workers were hurling bombs at a polling booth in Satsa. I have informed the Police & complained to the Election Commission. I will go to that polling booth: Saokat Molla, TMC MLA

06 Apr 2021, 9:26 AM

Tamil Nadu Deputy CM O. Panneerselvam casts his vote in Periyakulam

Tamil Nadu Deputy CM O. Panneerselvam casts his vote in Periyakulam "All NDA candidates will win. AIADMK is going to form the government for the third consecutive time," he says

06 Apr 2021, 9:26 AM

Voter turnout in assembly elections till 9 am

Voter turnout in assembly elections till 9.11am: Kerala- 3.21%, Tamil Nadu - 0.24%, Puducherry - 0.38%, West Bengal - 4.88% and Assam - 0.93%

06 Apr 2021, 9:14 AM

TMC goons are not allowing people to cast their votes at booth no. 180, 143 Dagira Baduldanga: BJP candidate from Diamond Harbour

TMC goons are not allowing people to cast their votes at booth no. 180, 143 Dagira Baduldanga. I have complained to the Election Commission officials: Dipak Haldar, BJP candidate from Diamond Harbour, South 24 Parganas

06 Apr 2021, 9:13 AM

Voters in South 24 Parganas is with TMC & Mamata Banerjee: Saokat Molla, TMC MLA

All allegations (by BJP) are false. When a party weakens, it gives baseless statements. It is they who facilitate hooliganism, they bring money & people from outside. Whatever they say is a lie. Voters in South 24 Parganas is with TMC & Mamata Banerjee: Saokat Molla, TMC MLA

06 Apr 2021, 9:03 AM

V.Narayanasamy casts his vote in Puducherry assembly elections

Former Puducherry CM and Congress leader V.Narayanasamy casts his vote in Puducherry assembly elections

06 Apr 2021, 9:01 AM

Thermal scanning of voters being done, hand sanitiser and hand gloves being provided to them

Thermal scanning of voters being done, hand sanitiser and hand gloves being provided to them as they stand in a queue to cast their vote for the third phase of West Bengal Polls. Visuals from a polling station in Uttar Moukhali Junior High Madrasa in Canning Purba constituency.

06 Apr 2021, 8:57 AM

CM Pinarayi Vijayan casts his vote at Dharmadom

06 Apr 2021, 8:50 AM

Kerala: Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala casts his vote at booth number 51A in Haripad

06 Apr 2021, 8:40 AM

Chennai: DMK President MK Stalin cast his vote at Siet College, Teynampet

06 Apr 2021, 8:40 AM

EVMs and VVPATs were found at the residence of a TMC leader in Uluberia, West Bengal

Sector Officer has been suspended. It was a reserved EVM that has been removed from the election process. Severe action will be taken against all involved: Election Commission of India (ECI). EVMs and VVPATs were found at the residence of a TMC leader in Uluberia, West Bengal

Tapan Sarkar, sector officer of Sector 17 in AC 177 Uluberia Uttar at Howrah district, went with Reserve EVM and slept at a relative’s house. This is a gross violation of EC’s instructions for which he has been suspended and charges will be framed for major punishment: EC

The Sector Police attached to Sector Officer has also been directed to be suspended. The said EVM and VVPAT have been taken out of the stock and shall not be used in the polls: Election Commission of India

06 Apr 2021, 8:40 AM

I appeal to all to come out and cast their votes, says DMK's Udhayanidhi Stalin

I appeal to all to come out and cast their votes, says DMK's Udhayanidhi Stalin who is contesting from the Chepauk assembly constituency

06 Apr 2021, 8:40 AM

Polling underway in Coimbatore for Tamil Nadu Elections

06 Apr 2021, 8:23 AM

Polling has now begun at booth number 129 of AC 200 in Arambag, Hooghly.

06 Apr 2021, 8:20 AM

NR Congress chief N Rangaswamy casts his vote at Govt Boys Middle School in Thilaspet

06 Apr 2021, 8:19 AM

Do cast your votes today- India is counting on you, says Rahul Gandhi

06 Apr 2021, 8:18 AM

BJP Puducherry President and candidate from Lawspet constituency, V.Saminathan casts his vote

06 Apr 2021, 8:18 AM

Chennai: DMK President MK Stalin cast his vote at Siet College, Teynampet

Chennai: DMK President MK Stalin cast his vote at Siet College, Teynampet. He was accompanied by his wife Durga and son Udhayanidhi Stalin Tamil Nadu Elections2021

06 Apr 2021, 8:13 AM

Voting begins at Kazhakootam in Trivandrum

Voting begins at Kazhakootam in Trivandrum, where UDF’s SS Lal is contesting against LDF’s Kadakampally Surendran and BJPs Shobha Surendran

06 Apr 2021, 8:12 AM

N Rangaswamy visited Appa Paithiyam Swamy Temple and offered prayers today

NR Congress chief N Rangaswamy visited Appa Paithiyam Swamy Temple and offered prayers today. He is contesting Puducherry Elections from Thattanchavady and Yanam constituencies.

06 Apr 2021, 8:12 AM

Assembly polls: PM Modi appeals to people to 'vote in record numbers'

06 Apr 2021, 8:11 AM

BJP candidate from Diamond Harbour in South 24 Parganas, Dipak Haldar casts his vote

West Bengal: BJP candidate from Diamond Harbour in South 24 Parganas, Dipak Haldar casts his vote at Abdalpur F P Primary School in the district for the third phase of West Bengal Polls

06 Apr 2021, 8:11 AM

Kamal Haasan casts his vote at Chennai High School, Teynampet in Chennai

Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan casts his vote at Chennai High School, Teynampet in Chennai. He is also contesting Tamil Nadu Elections from Coimbatore South assembly constituency.

06 Apr 2021, 8:10 AM

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram casts vote in polling booth in Kandanur, Sivaganga

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram casts vote in polling booth Chittal Achi Memorial High School in Kandanur, Sivaganga district "Our secular progressive alliance is all set for a landslide victory as people of Tamil Nadu want a change," he says

06 Apr 2021, 8:10 AM

Chennai: Actor Rajinikanth casts vote at a polling booth in Stella Maris of Thousand Lights constituency

06 Apr 2021, 8:09 AM

West Bengal: Polling yet to begin at booth number 129 of AC 200 in Arambag, Hooghly. Voters continue to stand in a queue.

06 Apr 2021, 8:09 AM

'Metro Man' E Sreedharan casts vote at a polling booth in Ponnani

06 Apr 2021, 8:01 AM

Voting underway in 4 states, 1 UT ; Sec 144 in all constituencies going to polls in Bengal

Over 20 crore people from Assam, Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are voting in the electoral exercise on Tuesday. For the latter three, this is the first and only phase of polling. It is Assam's third and final, while Bengal has five more.

The Election Commission on Monday described as sensitive all the 31 West Bengal assembly constituencies where voting will be held in the third phase on Tuesday and imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Cr PC in them.

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