LIVE News Updates: Kerala's COVID tally rises to 36,31,638 with 21,445 fresh cases

Kerala's COVID tally rises to 36,31,638 with 21,445 fresh cases, 160 more fatalities push death toll to 18,280; active cases stand at 1,76,518: State govt

LIVE News Updates: Kerala's COVID tally rises to 36,31,638 with 21,445 fresh cases
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12 Aug 2021, 11:12 AM

We are not allowed to speak in the Parliament. This is murder of democracy: Rahul Gandhi

Today, we had to come out here to speak to you (media) as we (Opposition) are not allowed to speak in the Parliament. This is murder of democracy: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, with Opposition leaders, at Vijay Chowk in Delhi

The Parliament session is over. As far as 60% of the country is concerned there has been no Parliament session. The voice of 60% of the country has been crushed, humiliated and yesterday in the Rajya Sabha physically beaten: Rahul Gandhi, Congress

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 7:49 PM

Kerala's COVID tally rises to 36,31,638 with 21,445 fresh cases

Kerala's COVID tally rises to 36,31,638 with 21,445 fresh cases, 160 more fatalities push death toll to 18,280; active cases stand at 1,76,518: State govt.

(Source: PTI)

12 Aug 2021, 6:59 PM

Real issue is Dalit girl's rape and forced cremation in Delhi, says Priyanka Gandhi

The real issue is the brutal rape and forced cremation of a 9-year-old Dalit girl in Delhi and PM Modi hasn't said a single word, says Priyanka Gandhi


12 Aug 2021, 6:45 PM

Karnataka reports 1,857 new COVID-19 cases, 30 deaths in the last 24 hours

Karnataka reports 1857 new COVID-19 cases, 1950 discharges and 30 deaths in the last 24 hours.

Total cases 29,24,732

Total recoveries 28,65,067

Death toll 36,911

Active cases 22,728

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 5:47 PM

Is Twitter following its own policy for the suspension of Congress leaders' accounts or the Modi government’s, says Priyanka 

Is Twitter following its own policy for the suspension of Congress leaders' accounts or the Modi government’s?

Why hadn’t it locked the account of SC commission that had tweeted similar photos before any of our leaders did?, tweeted Priyanaka Gandhi


12 Aug 2021, 5:47 PM

Stifling democracy, Priyanka slams twitter over locking of Cong leaders accounts

By locking Congress leaders' accounts en masse, Twitter is blatantly colluding with the stifling of democracy by the BJP government in India, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi.

12 Aug 2021, 5:26 PM

Afghan govt offers Taliban power-sharing deal to end the fighting

Afghan government negotiators in Qatar have offered the Taliban a power-sharing deal in return for an end to fighting in the country, news agency AFP reported


12 Aug 2021, 4:56 PM

Encounter breaks out between terrorists and security personnel in Kulgam in J&K

Encounter breaks out between terrorists and security personnel after the ultras open fire at BSF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district: Officials.

(Source: PTI)

12 Aug 2021, 4:27 PM

Relationship of govt with RBI that of a partner, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Relationship of govt with RBI that of a partner; both to take steps to push growth in tandem: Sitharaman.

(Source: PTI)


12 Aug 2021, 3:52 PM

Sensex rallies 318 points to end at fresh lifetime high of 54,843

Sensex rallies 318.05 points to end at fresh lifetime high of 54,843.98; Nifty jumps 82.15 points to record 16,364.40.

(Source: PTI)

12 Aug 2021, 3:26 PM

Calcutta HC adjourns Nandigram matter to November 15

Calcutta High Court has adjourned the Nandigram matter to November 15.

CM Mamata Banerjee had filed a petition challenging BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari's election from Nandigram constituency in 2021 assembly elections.


12 Aug 2021, 2:28 PM

Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla gets one year extension of service

Source: ANI

12 Aug 2021, 2:14 PM

Russia registers record 808 daily virus fatalities, as per official tally

Russia registers record 808 daily virus fatalities, as per official tally: AFP

(Source: ANI)


12 Aug 2021, 2:14 PM

Wrote to Union health minister saying it is difficult to ascertain oxygen-related deaths without a probe: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

12 Aug 2021, 2:13 PM

Sending file again to LG for formation of committee to probe oxygen-related deaths, says Sisodia

We are sending file again to LG for formation of committee to probe oxygen-related deaths: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia.

(Source: PTI)


12 Aug 2021, 1:46 PM

4,889 people registered for door to door vaccination program, informs BMC to Bombay High Court

4,889 people registered for door to door vaccination program, 1317 bed-ridden persons vaccinated till 9th August, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) informs Bombay High Court.

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 1:35 PM

24 UP districts, 605 villages face flood fury

Nearly 605 villages across 24 districts have been declared flood affected as major rivers continue to flow above the danger mark in Uttar Pradesh.

According to official sources, the number of flood-affected villages in the state went up to 605 in 24 districts.

Relief commissioner Ranveer Prasad said that the Ganga was flowing above the danger level at Badaun, Prayagraj, Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia districts.

The Yamuna was flowing above the danger mark in Aurraiya, Jalaun, Hamirpur, Banda and Prayagraj districts while the Betwa river was flowing high in Hamirpur, he said.

(Source: IANS)


12 Aug 2021, 1:31 PM

Amit Shah worships at Srisailam temple

Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrived in Srisailam in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday to offer prayers at the Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy temple.

Shah arrived in a helicopter from Hyderabad and proceeded to the temple.

He was accorded a warm welcome at the Sunnipenta helipad by state Endowments Minister V Srinivasa Rao, MP P Brahmananda Reddy, Kurnool district Collector P Koteswara Rao and senior officials.

After the puja at the temple, the Union Home Minister will fly back to Hyderabad in the afternoon.

(Source: PTI)

12 Aug 2021, 1:21 PM

Opposition leaders meet VP Venkaiah Naidu to apprise him of yesterday's incident in RS

Opposition leaders from Congress, Shiv Sena, DMK, CPIM, RJD, SP, NCP, CPI, IUML and LJD met Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu today to apprise him of yesterday's incident in Rajya Sabha.

(Source: ANI)


12 Aug 2021, 1:12 PM

Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur visits Kinnaur landslide site, reviews rescue operation

Himachal Pradesh CM Jairam Thakur visits Kinnaur landslide site, reviews rescue operation.

Death toll in the incident is 13.

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 1:07 PM

Ansar Khan accused of making bombs during Delhi riots framed by neighbour, say Police

Ansar Khan, who was accused of preparing bombs during Delhi riots of Feb 2020, was actually framed by Mujammil Alvi due to old enmity: Delhi Police Special Cell.

(Source: ANI)


12 Aug 2021, 12:43 PM

Total 2,64,442 passenger vehicles sold in July' 21: SIAM

Total 2,64,442 passenger vehicles were sold in July'21 as against 1,82,779 passenger vehicles sold in July 2020: Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 12:22 PM

Taliban move closer to Afghan capital after taking Ghazni city

Taliban has moved closer to Afghan capital after taking Ghazni city, news agency AFP reported.

The strategic city is the 10th provincial capital to fall to the insurgents in a week


12 Aug 2021, 11:42 AM

Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation for year 2021 awarded to 152 police personnel

The 'Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation' for the year 2021 has been awarded to 152 police personnel: Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 11:34 AM

I don't want to blame anybody but House must function: HD Deve Gowda

Delhi: I don't want to blame anybody but House must function. All seniors leaders of both sides must come together to run the parliament proceedings in the upcoming session in November: Former PM & Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) president HD Deve Gowda

(Source: ANI)


12 Aug 2021, 11:17 AM

The opposition didn't get a chance to present their views in Parliament, says Sanjay Raut

The opposition didn't get a chance to present their views in Parliament. Yesterday's incident against women MPs was against democracy. It felt like we were standing at the Pakistan border: Sanjay Raut, leader, Shiv Sena

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 11:17 AM

Supreme Court stays the order on two weeks' furlough granted to convict Narayan Sai

Supreme Court stays the order on two weeks' furlough granted to convict Narayan Sai, the son of self styled godman-Asaram, as Sai is convicted and at present undergoing life imprisonment sentence in a 2014 rape case

(Source: ANI)


12 Aug 2021, 11:00 AM

Opposition leaders march towards Vijay Chowk from Parliament demanding repeal of Centre's three farm laws

Delhi | Opposition leaders march towards Vijay Chowk from Parliament demanding repeal of Centre's three farm laws

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 10:54 AM

Representatives of all major Opposition parties will meet, M Venkaiah Naidu, today

Representatives of all major Opposition parties will meet Chairman Rajya Sabha, M Venkaiah Naidu, today

(Source: ANI)


12 Aug 2021, 10:21 AM

Congress says Twitter has blocked its account for violation of rules Twitter acting under govt pressure

Congress says Twitter has blocked its account for violation of rules Twitter acting under govt pressure. It has already blocked 5000 accounts of our leaders&workers across India. They need to understand we can't be pressurised by Twitter or govt:Rohan Gupta,Social Media Head,AICC

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 10:13 AM

Sensex rises over 150 pts in early trade; Nifty above 16,300

Equity benchmark Sensex jumped over 150 points in early trade on Thursday, tracking gains in index heavyweights ITC, ICICI Bank and Reliance Industries amid a largely positive trend in global markets.

(Source: PTI)


12 Aug 2021, 10:13 AM

Maha: Thane logs 253 new COVID-19 cases, 7 more deaths

With the addition of 253 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra's Thane district has gone up to 5,47,408, an official said on Thursday.

(Source: PTI)

12 Aug 2021, 10:13 AM

Maha: Fire at furniture godown in Thane; 5 rescued

A fire broke out at a furniture godown in Ulhasnagar town here in Maharashtra on Thursday, but there was no casualty, a civic official said. Five people trapped in the premises were safely rescued, Thane Municipal Corporation's regional disaster management cell chief Santosh Kadam said. The blaze erupted around 1.40 am at the godown located in a furniture market in Ulhasnagar camp No. 3, he said.

(Source: PTI)


12 Aug 2021, 9:59 AM

Tokyo Olympics Bronze medalist boxer, Lovlina Borgohain received a rousing welcome at Guwahati

Tokyo Olympics Bronze medalist boxer, Lovlina Borgohain received a rousing welcome at Guwahati airport by the State government

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 9:59 AM

Atal Setu arm from Merces circle to remain closed for vehicular movement till November 20

Goa | Atal Setu arm from Merces circle to remain closed for vehicular movement till November 20 for repair work: District Magistrate, North Goa

(Source: ANI)


12 Aug 2021, 9:16 AM

Ganga river flowing above danger mark, floods low-lying areas in Varanasi

Varanasi | Ganga river flowing above danger mark, floods low-lying areas; National Disaster Response Force continues to conduct rescue and relief operation

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 9:16 AM

Preparations underway at Guwahati airport for welcome of Tokyo Olympics Bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohai

Assam | Preparations underway at Guwahati airport for the welcome of Tokyo Olympics Bronze medalist boxer Lovlina Borgohain Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is present at the airport to receive her

(Source: ANI)


12 Aug 2021, 9:09 AM

The total number of samples tested up to 11th August is 48,73,70,196

COVID19 | The total number of samples tested up to 11th August is 48,73,70,196 including 21,24,953 samples tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

(Source: ANI)

12 Aug 2021, 9:09 AM

Two criminals killed in a police encounter in Delhi's Khajuri Khas area

Two criminals killed in a police encounter in Delhi's Khajuri Khas area; 2 police personnel also injured in the incident

(Source: ANI)


12 Aug 2021, 9:09 AM

Coaching centres can now reopen in Bhopal with 50% capacity while following COVID-19 protocol

Madhya Pradesh | Coaching centres can now reopen in Bhopal with 50% capacity while following COVID-19 protocol, District collector Avinash Lavania said in an official letter.

(Source: ANI)

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