LIVE News Updates: 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 posting of these police officers in abeyance
Delhi records 243 new COVID-19 cases; three more fatalities push death toll to 10,909: Authorities
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
Thoothukudi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited St. John's Cathedral, Nazareth
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2021 would be administered by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, that is why reference to Secretary MeITY has been replaced by Secy, Ministry of Information&Broadcasting:GoI
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Jasprit Bumrah released from India's squad
Jasprit Bumrah released from India's squad, reports ANI
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives in Thoothukudi
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
India reports 16,488 new COVID-19 cases, 12,771 discharges and 113 deaths
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Uttarakhand: People take holy dip on the occasion of 'Magh Purnima' in Haridwar
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
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.