LIVE News Updates: Punjab Govt appoints Deepinder Singh Patwalia as new Advocate General

ANI reported, Punjab Govt appoints senior advocate Deepinder Singh Patwalia as the new Advocate General of the state

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19 Nov 2021, 7:54 PM

Punjab Govt appoints Deepinder Singh Patwalia as new Advocate General

ANI reported, Punjab Govt appoints senior advocate Deepinder Singh Patwalia as the new Advocate General of the state

19 Nov 2021, 7:21 PM

Rashtrapati Bhawan, North Block, South Block and Qutub Minar illuminated on eve of World Children's Day

Rashtrapati Bhawan, North Block, South Block and Qutub Minar illuminated with blue lights on the eve of World Children's Day, ANI reported

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19 Nov 2021, 7:21 PM

BSF troops of South Bengal Frontier arrests Indian smuggler with 6 gold biscuit

BSF troops of South Bengal Frontier apprehended an Indian smuggler with 6 gold biscuits weighing 699 grams valued at Rs 35.3 lakhs yesterday. The gold biscuits were being smuggled to India from Bangladesh through the area of BOP Hakimpur in North 24 Parganas: BSF


19 Nov 2021, 6:28 PM

Kerala reports 5,754 new Covid cases, total active cases are now 61,348

According to ANI, Kerala reported 5,754 fresh COVID cases, 6,489 recoveries, and 49 deaths today

Active cases: 61,348

Total recoveries: 49,90,817

Death toll: 37,051

19 Nov 2021, 5:40 PM

Congress to observe 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' across the country tomorrow

Repeal of 3 farm laws: Congress to observe 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' across the country tomorrow "in recognition of consistent & spirited fight of the farmers against the flawed decisions"; asks state units to organise Kisan Vijay Rallies/Kisan Vijay Sabhas, ANI reported


19 Nov 2021, 5:26 PM

Metro services to be suspended from Rajiv Chowk to Central Secretariat on Nov 21 due to maintenance work

ANI reported, train services will be suspended from Rajiv Chowk to Central Secretariat section from the start of day on Nov 21 (Sunday) till 7:30 am on the same day due to scheduled track maintenance work: DMRC

19 Nov 2021, 4:39 PM

Austria to reimpose full coronavirus lockdown to tackle the new wave

Reuters reported, Austria to become first country in western Europe to reimpose full Covid-19 lockdown to tackle new infections wave & will require its whole population to be vaccinated as of February


19 Nov 2021, 4:39 PM

PM Modi inaugurates 'Arjun Sahayak Project' in Mahoba, UP 

ANI reported, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates 'Arjun Sahayak Project' in Mahoba

19 Nov 2021, 3:28 PM

If centre had taken back black farm laws Lakhimpur Kheri wouldn't have happened: Lalu Yadav

Farm Laws Repealed | RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav says, "If Centre had taken back these black farm laws before, an incident like Lakhimpur Kheri wouldn't have happened", News18 reported.


19 Nov 2021, 2:50 PM

Delhi HC notice to MHA on plea by death row convict for 2006 Mumbai train blasts case

2006 Mumbai train blasts: Delhi High Court notice to MHA on plea by death row convict seeking details of probe officers, Bar and Bench reported

19 Nov 2021, 1:55 PM

They knew Farm Laws would have led to their loss in Punjab & UP, says TMC MP Saugata Roy

Govt should have done this earlier. Modi repealed it before losing (in upcoming polls). They knew that it (Farm Laws) would have led to their loss in Punjab and UP: TMC MP Saugata Roy, ANI reported.


19 Nov 2021, 1:01 PM

Delhi High Court issues Standard Operating Procedure for physical hearings starting Monday

Delhi High Court issues Standard Operating Procedure for physical hearings starting Monday

19 Nov 2021, 12:17 PM

They've come to apologise before polls, says Priyanka Gandhi, on repealing of farm laws

Congress general secretary, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, said in Lucknow that the government can see in surveys that they're not faring well, and so are apologising before the polls, reported ANI. She added, "Why is he doing this? Is the nation not understanding that polls are approaching & they might've felt that situation isn't right".


19 Nov 2021, 11:52 AM

Today's decision in view of UP elections; PM, BJP don't want West Bengal-like shock: Raj CM

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said that the farmers' efforts have paid off. Given the circumstances in the country, the PM was forced to withdraw 3 farm laws, said Gehlot, reported ANI. He added that the decision was in view of UP elections, because the PM & BJP are putting in all efforts to win the polls and you never know if they get a shock like West Bengal.

19 Nov 2021, 11:07 AM

Mamata Banerjee takes dig at BJP while congratulating farmers

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee congratulated all farmers who fought relentlessly against the farm laws until they were repealed and "were not fazed by cruelty with which BJP treated" them, reported PTI.


19 Nov 2021, 10:20 AM

Repeal of farm laws should be seen as gift from PM Modi:  Haryana Deputy CM

Haryana's Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala said that repeal of the farm laws should be seen as a gift from PM Modi to protesting farmers on Gurupurab.

19 Nov 2021, 10:20 AM

BKU's Rakesh Tikait says protest will stop only after farm laws are repealed in Parliament

BKU leader Rakesh Tikait took to Twitter after PM Modi's announcement to say that the farmers protest won't be stopped immediately but only after farm laws repealed in the Parliament. He also asked the government to address other issues apart from the MSP.


19 Nov 2021, 10:15 AM

Satyagraha defeated arrogance, says Rahul Gandhi on Farm Laws

After PM Modi announced that the Centre will be repealing the three farm laws, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted, "With their satyagraha, anndata of the country made the head of arrogance hang low. Congratulations on this victory against injustice..."

19 Nov 2021, 10:03 AM

11,106 new Covid cases, 12,789 recoveries & 459 deaths in the last 24 hours

ANI reported that India reported 11,106 new cases, 12,789 recoveries & 459 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the Union Health Ministry. The active caseload now stands at 1,26,620, which accounts for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.37% - lowest since March 2020.


19 Nov 2021, 9:17 AM

3 farm laws to be repealed

PM Modi announces that 3 farm laws to be repealed. The procedure for repealing these laws will be started by the end of this month. He appeals to the protesting farmers to return to their homes and farms.

19 Nov 2021, 9:09 AM

PM Modi says his government is working towards making lives of citizens easier

PM Modi says his government is working towards making lives of citizens easier.

PM Modi says after 2014 his government has given utmost importance to farmers. 80% of India's farmers, which are more than 10 crore people, have less than 2 hectares of land.

To lessen the problems of farmers, GoI has given facilities like soil health card, good quality seeds, etc to farmers. Farmers have been given damages of more than Rs. 1 lakh crore in the last 4 years. His government has also transferred more than Rs. 1,62,000 crore to farmers' accounts.


19 Nov 2021, 8:45 AM

Sonia Gandhi pays tribute to former PM Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary

According to ANI, Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi paid tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at Shakti Sthal in Delhi, on her birth anniversary today.

19 Nov 2021, 8:24 AM

PM Modi to address nation at 9 am

According to the PMO, PM Narendra Modi will be addressing the nation at 9 am this morning, PTI reported.

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