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It has come to the notice of Commission that govt of Assam has, on Feb 26, ordered transfer of 12 IPS & 6 APS officers. Commission has decided to keep posting of these police officers in abeyance

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27 Feb 2021, 7:16 PM

Delhi records 243 new COVID-19 cases; three more fatalities push death toll to 10,909: Authorities

27 Feb 2021, 6:21 PM

Recent transfer of IPS , APS officers in Assam stayed by EC

It has come to the notice of Commission that Govt. of Assam has, on Feb 26, ordered transfer of 12 IPS & 6 APS officers. Commission has decided to keep transfer/posting of these police officers in abeyance till further orders in view of Model Code of Conduct: Election Commission

27 Feb 2021, 5:28 PM

Thoothukudi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited St. John's Cathedral, Nazareth

27 Feb 2021, 4:35 PM

IT Rules, 2021 provide institutional framework for news publishers and OTT platforms

Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 provide an institutional framework for news publishers and OTT platforms on the digital media ecosystem. Certain misgivings are being raised regarding Rule 16 under Part III of the rules: GoI

It is to inform that this provision is exactly the same as being exercised by Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology since past eleven years under Information Technology (Procedure & Safeguards for Blocking for Access of Information by Public) Rules,2009: GoI

Since Part III of Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines & Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 would be administered by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, that is why reference to Secretary MeITY has been replaced by Secy, Ministry of Information&Broadcasting:GoI

27 Feb 2021, 4:07 PM

Actor Hrithik Roshan leaves the office of Mumbai Police Crime Branch

Maharashtra: Actor Hrithik Roshan leaves the office of Mumbai Police Crime Branch after recording his statement in connection with 2016 complaint in fake email ID case

27 Feb 2021, 4:03 PM

Our party used to be a national party, now we want to expand it, says Tejashwi

Our party used to be a national party, now we want to expand it. Talks on: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on alliance formation in Assam for upcoming assembly polls

27 Feb 2021, 3:58 PM

Cabinet Secy chaired high-level meeting with Chief Secretaries of States/UTs over COVID

Cabinet Secy Rajiv Gauba chaired high-level meeting with Chief Secretaries of States/UTs of Maharashtra, Punjab, Gujarat, MP, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal, Telangana & J&K. These States/UTs have been reportinga high active caseload or increasing trend in new cases in last week: GoI

Cabinet Secy reiterated States need to maintain continued rigorous vigil in terms of containing spread & not squander away gains of collective hard work of last year.They were advised not to lower their guard, enforce COVID Appropriate Behaviour & deal firmly with violations: GoI

27 Feb 2021, 3:50 PM

2 criminals Sukhvinder Singh&Lakhan from Punjab were arrested today

2 criminals Sukhvinder Singh&Lakhan from Punjab were arrested today. They were sent to Delhi on behest of one Prince who is facing murder trial in Faridkot.They were promised Rs 10 lakhs if they assassinated Sushil Pandit who is supposedly a human rights activist: Southwest DCP

27 Feb 2021, 3:13 PM

We don't want an India where one idea dominates all other ideas, says Rahul Gandhi

PM is attacking all ideas except RSS & BJP. He says India is 1 tradition, 1 history, 1 language... does he mean Tamil language, history, traditions are not Indian? We don't want an India where one idea dominates all other ideas: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Thoothukudi

Wealth distribution is skewed in India. Under BJP, situation has worsened. To ensure minimum income for the poor, we'd bring in NYAY scheme once we regain power. It'd continue till they come out of poverty: Rahul Gandhi while speaking with salt pan workers in Thoothukudi

27 Feb 2021, 2:40 PM

Ethiopia logs 935 fresh COVID cases

Ethiopia has reported 935 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, pushing the cumulative tally to 157,047, health ministry said on Saturday.

The ministry said that 19 new deaths from the coronavirus were reported across the country during the same period, taking the toll to 2,340.

The East African country reported 954 more recoveries, taking the national count of Covid recoveries to 134,567, Xinhua reported.

27 Feb 2021, 2:12 PM

Ques isn't whether PM is useful or useless, ques is who is he useful to?, asks Rahul Gandhi

Ques isn't whether PM is useful or useless. Ques is who is he useful to? PM is extremely useful to 2 people i.e. 'Hum do Humare Do', who are using him to increase their wealth, & useless to the poor: Rahul Gandhi while replying to a ques at VOC College in Thoothukudi, TN

27 Feb 2021, 1:23 PM

Be it Jammu or Kashmir or Ladakh, we respect all religions, people & castes: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad

Be it Jammu or Kashmir or Ladakh, we respect all religions, people & castes. We equally respect everyone, that is our strength and we will continue with this: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad at 'Shanti Sammelan' in Jammu

27 Feb 2021, 1:15 PM

Jasprit Bumrah released from India's squad

Jasprit Bumrah released from India's squad, reports ANI

27 Feb 2021, 1:11 PM

Jasprit Bumrah made a request to BCCI to be released from India’s squad: BCCI

Jasprit Bumrah made a request to BCCI to be released from India’s squad ahead of the fourth Test owing to personal reasons. Accordingly, the fast bowler has been released and he will not be available for selection for the fourth Test: BCCI

27 Feb 2021, 1:07 PM

Over last 6 years, there has been systematic attack on elected institutions & free press, says Rahul

Over last 6 years, there has been systematic attack on elected institutions & free press that hold the nation together. Democracy doesn't die with a bang, it dies slowly. RSS has destroyed the institutional balance: Congress' Rahul Gandhi at VOC College in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu

27 Feb 2021, 12:52 PM

Landslides close down Jammu-Srinagar highway

Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway was suspended on Saturday after heavy rains triggered landslides along the Ramban-Ramsoo stretch, officials said.

The authorities concerned said that the restoration work on the highway will resume once the rain stops completely.

27 Feb 2021, 12:42 PM

Cop shoots self dead in Delhi

A policeman on duty in a PCR van allegedly shot himself dead on early Saturday morning in west Delhi's Moti Nagar area.

Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Tejpal, 55, was rushed to the hospital but was declared brought dead, a police officer said.

27 Feb 2021, 12:41 PM

Maharashtra Minister of State for IT Satej Patil opposes Centre's rules for OTT and social media platforms

Maharashtra Minister of State for IT Satej Patil opposes central government's regulations for social media platforms and OTT players, terms them as 'dictatorial' and 'threat' to democracy

27 Feb 2021, 12:19 PM

Two miscreants, residents of Punjab, arrested in RK Puram area

Two miscreants, residents of Punjab, arrested in RK Puram area. They were conspiring to kill an activist who speaks on Kashmir. Two pistols, two country-made guns and four live bullets recovered from them. The seized pistol is of the kind, manufactured in Pakistan: Delhi Police

27 Feb 2021, 12:13 PM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives in Thoothukudi

27 Feb 2021, 11:37 AM

Mayawati pays tributes to Ravidas on his birth anniversary

BSP president Mayawati on Saturday paid tributes to saint-poet Ravidas on his birth anniversary and asked the BJP-led central and state governments to follow the path shown by him in serving the society and country.

27 Feb 2021, 11:37 AM

Andamans reports one new COVID-19 case

The coronavirus tally in Andaman and Nicobar Islands rose to 5,017 as one more person has tested positive for the disease in the union territory, a health department official said on Saturday.

27 Feb 2021, 11:34 AM

Maha board exams for Classes 12, 10 to begin on April 23, 29

The written examinations of HSC (Class 12) and SSC (Class 10) conducted by the Maharashtra education board will be held between April 23 and May 21 this year, an official said on Saturday.

27 Feb 2021, 10:22 AM

Colleges & universities in Mizoram to reopen from March 1

The Mizoram government has decided to reopen colleges, universities and other higher educational institutions from March 1, an official statement said.

27 Feb 2021, 10:15 AM

Telangana clocks 178 new coronavirus cases, 1 death

Telangana saw 178 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the total positives past 2.98 lakh while one more death pushed the aggregate to 1,633.

27 Feb 2021, 10:15 AM

Gujarat: Tremor of 3.1 magnitude recorded in Surat

A 3.1 magnitude tremor was recorded in Gujarat's Surat early on Saturday, the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) said.

27 Feb 2021, 9:54 AM

India reports 16,488 new COVID-19 cases, 12,771 discharges and 113 deaths

27 Feb 2021, 9:53 AM

Devotees throng Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Trivandrum to offer prayers & perform rituals on 'Attukal Pongala'

Kerala: Devotees throng Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Trivandrum to offer prayers & perform rituals on 'Attukal Pongala'. Dist Collector declared a holiday today in the dist & asked people to offer 'pongala' - a special dish offered to goddess Attukal Bhagavathy - at their houses.

27 Feb 2021, 9:53 AM

Supporters of CM BS Yediyurappa meet him at CM's Office, on his birthday today

Karnataka: State Ministers and supporters of CM BS Yediyurappa meet him at Chief Minister's Office in Bengaluru, on his birthday today.

27 Feb 2021, 9:42 AM

Thane district's COVID-19 count rises by 611, death toll by 7

With 611 more persons testing positive for coronavirus, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 2,63,625, an official said on Saturday.

27 Feb 2021, 9:41 AM

Indian men's skeet team wins bronze in ISSF World Cup

The Indian trio of Mairaj Ahmed Khan, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Gurjoat Khangura won the bronze medal in men's skeet team event at the ISSF Shotgun World Cup here.

27 Feb 2021, 9:41 AM

Three new COVID-19 cases push Mizoram's tally to 4,422

Three more persons including an 88-year-old woman have tested positive for COVID-19 in Mizoram, taking the state's tally to 4,422, an official said on Saturday.

27 Feb 2021, 9:41 AM

Goa Assembly's budget session to begin from March 24

The budget session of the Goa Legislative Assembly will be held between March 24 and April 16, an official said on Saturday.

27 Feb 2021, 9:38 AM

Kolkata based businessman Randhir Barnwal summoned by CBI today over coal issue

West Bengal: Kolkata based businessman Randhir Barnwal summoned by CBI today over coal issue. CBI had raided his residence on Friday.

27 Feb 2021, 9:22 AM

Delhi: Woman and her son admitted to hospital after being stabbed by their neighbours

Delhi: A woman and her son admitted to hospital after being allegedly stabbed by their neighbours over a dispute, in Punjabi Bagh area. Police Investigation is underway. More details awaited.

27 Feb 2021, 9:05 AM

One body recovered from the site in Pratap Nagar area

One body recovered from the site in Pratap Nagar area where a fire broke out this morning. A total of 28 fire tenders working at the site. More details awaited.

27 Feb 2021, 9:04 AM

Uttarakhand: People take holy dip on the occasion of 'Magh Purnima' in Haridwar

27 Feb 2021, 8:44 AM

An ASI in Delhi Police died after shooting himself in the chest in a PCR vehicle

An ASI in Delhi Police died after shooting himself in the chest in a PCR vehicle, this morning. Further investigation is underway. The ASI was on duty near Zakhira Flyover: Delhi Police.

Eyewitnesses say that an LPG cylinder exploded following which fire broke out. No casualties reported, a Fire Service personnel injured & admitted to hospital. 18 fire tenders are working, we have successfully contained the fire. Cooling is underway: Rajinder Atwal, Fire Officer

27 Feb 2021, 8:43 AM

Fire at factory in Delhi's Pratap Nagar; none injured

A fire broke out at a factory in Pratap Nagar area of Delhi in the early hours of Saturday, a Delhi Fire Service official said.

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