LIVE News Updates: Fear is being spread in name of a political agenda says Punjab Cong chief NS Sidhu

If everything remains fine for about 4 yrs, why do a series of events happen only 1-2 months prior to elections? That's what happened in WB. I condemn cheap politics, says Punjab Cong chief NS Sidhu

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu (PTI)
Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu (PTI)
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23 Dec 2021, 7:43 PM

Fear is being spread in name of a political agenda says Punjab Cong chief NS Sidhu

It's unfortunate that fear is being spread in the name of a political agenda. That's the culmination of negative politics; innocent people get killed for votes' polarization.

If everything remains fine for about 4 yrs, why do a series of events happen only 1-2 months prior to (Assembly) elections? That's what happened in WB. I condemn this cheap politics. We'll give a befitting reply to those who want to divide us: Punjab Congress chief NS Sidhu

23 Dec 2021, 7:30 PM

PM Modi chairs COVID-19 review meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs COVID-19 review meeting

23 Dec 2021, 7:16 PM

Kerala reports 2,514 new COVID cases, 54 deaths

COVID19 | Kerala reports 2,514 new cases, 54 deaths, and 3,427 recoveries today; Active cases at 26,605. Death tally at 45,861

269 deaths were added to the death tally as per the new guidelines of the Central government, says Kerala govt in an official statement


23 Dec 2021, 6:30 PM

Mumbai reports 602 new COVID cases, highest since October

According to NDTV, 602 new COVID cases reported in Mumbai today, highest since October 6

23 Dec 2021, 5:45 PM

Karnataka Assembly passes Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021

Karnataka Assembly passes Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021


23 Dec 2021, 4:08 PM

Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred in Vellore, Tamil Nadu

An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred 50 km west-northwest of Vellore, Tamil Nadu at 1514 hours today: National Center for Seismology (NCS)

23 Dec 2021, 3:41 PM

Karnataka reports 12 new Omicron cases

12 new cases of Omicron have been confirmed in Karnataka today taking the tally to 31, says Karnataka Health Minister Dr Sudhakar K


23 Dec 2021, 3:02 PM

Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred in Chikkaballapura, Karnataka

Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred in Karnataka's Chikkaballapura at 1416 hours today, as per National Center for Seismology. Two earthquakes of magnitude 2.9 & 3.0 were recorded in the district on December 22.

23 Dec 2021, 1:27 PM

Those guilty for Ludhiana blast won't be spared, says Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi 

I am going to Ludhiana. Some anti-national elements are doing such acts as Assembly elections are nearing. The government is on alert. Those found guilty will not be spared: Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi on explosion at Ludhiana District Court Complex


23 Dec 2021, 1:02 PM

Donation in the name of Ram temple was used to benefit BJP-RSS, says Priyanka Gandhi

23 Dec 2021, 12:56 PM

Explosion in Ludhiana District Court Complex

Punjab | Explosion in Ludhiana District Court Complex, several feared injured


23 Dec 2021, 12:45 PM

Priyanka Gandhi addresses media over Ayodhya land grab controversy

Almost every household in the country has donated something to Ram Mandir Trust. A door-to-door campaign was held too. It is a matter of devotion and that is being toyed with. The pieces of land of Dalits, which could not have been purchased, were grabbed, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

23 Dec 2021, 11:55 AM

Akhilesh Yadav demands Bharat Ratna for Chaudhary Charan Singh

News18 reported that SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav is demanding the Bharat Ratna for former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh.


23 Dec 2021, 11:52 AM

India successfully test-fired Pralay conventional quasi ballistic missile

ANI reported that according to government officials, India successfully test-fired the Pralay conventional quasi ballistic missile which can hit targets between 150 to 500 km, today. The test was conducted for a different range and different configuration and met all the parameters.

23 Dec 2021, 11:27 AM

"After losing power, some organisations are behaving in this manner," says Nawab Malik on threats to Aaditya Thackeray

ANI quoted Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik as saying, "The manner in which Aaditya Thackeray received a threat letter, we suspect if it's connected to the organisations that murdered (Narendra) Dabholkar & (Govind) Pansare. I too have received such threats. We've written for an investigation into it. I think it is a serious matter, after losing power, some organisations are behaving in this manner. Home Department will probe it and find out who is behind it. They will be nabbed and punished."

Earlier this morning, Mumbai Crime Branch Cyber Cell arrested a man, Jaisingh Rajput from Bengaluru for giving life threats to Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray. He had called the Minister on 8th Dec and left him threatening text messages after the latter didn't receive the call.


23 Dec 2021, 10:56 AM

J&K: IED found planted at roadside in J&K

ANI reported that in a joint search operation by Pulwama Police, 50 RR & 183 Bn CRPF, on Newa-Srinagar road in Wanpora, one IED was found planted at the roadside. It weighed approx 5 kgs & was assembled in a container. Bomb disposal team of Police and Army destroyed it on spot via controlled detonation.

23 Dec 2021, 10:39 AM

Kalyani: 29 students test positive

ANI reported that 29 students of standard 9th and 10th of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kalyani, West Bengal tested positive for Covid. The school principal, Mousumi Nag, said that they were advised home quarantine as they've symptoms of cough and cold. Their guardians have been informed to take them back to their homes.


23 Dec 2021, 10:26 AM

Rupee rises 11 paise to 75.43 against US dollar

PTI reported that the Rupee rose 11 paise to 75.43 against US dollar in early trade.

23 Dec 2021, 9:56 AM

7,495 new Covid cases, 434 deaths in the last 24 hours

ANI reported that India reported 7,495 new Covid cases, 6,960 recoveries, and 434 deaths in the last 24 hours. This takes the number of active cases to 78,291, the total recoveries to 3,42,08,926, the death toll to 4,78,759, the total vaccination to 1,39,69,76,774 and the total number of Omicron cases to 236.


23 Dec 2021, 9:36 AM

236 Omicron cases in India

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of Omicron cases in India is now up to 236, of which 104 have recovered, reported ANI.

23 Dec 2021, 9:05 AM

Jayant Chaudhary, Rakesh Tikait pay tribute to former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh

ANI reported that RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary, BKU leader Rakesh Tikait and others paid tribute to former PM Chaudhary Charan Singh on his birth anniversary today. They also participated in a 'havan' at Kisan Ghat on the occasion.

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