LIVE News Updates: Karnataka reports 5,356 fresh cases of COVID-19, 7,93,907 total cases

Karnataka reports 5,356 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 51 more deaths, taking total number of infections to 7,93,907 and toll to 10,821: Health Department

LIVE News Updates: Karnataka reports 5,356 fresh cases of COVID-19, 7,93,907 total cases
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23 Oct 2020, 7:56 PM

Karnataka reports 5,356 fresh cases of COVID-19, 7,93,907 total cases

Karnataka reports 5,356 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 51 more deaths, taking total number of infections to 7,93,907 and toll to 10,821: Health Department

23 Oct 2020, 7:15 PM

FIR registered against four journalists of Republic TV for defaming Mumbai Police

FIR registered against four journalists of Republic TV news channel for allegedly defaming Mumbai Police, trying to cause "disaffection" among members of police force; Republic TV terms it as an "assault on media rights" and says it will fight every "strongarm tactic"

23 Oct 2020, 7:12 PM

Bihar reports 1,093 new cases of COVID-19, taking state's tally to 2,10,388

Bihar reports 1,093 new cases of COVID-19, taking state's tally to 2,10,388; eight more fatalities push death toll to 1,034: Health bulletin

23 Oct 2020, 7:10 PM

Mumbai Indians win toss, choose to bowl first against Chennai Super Kings

Mumbai Indians win the toss and opt to bowl first against Chennai Super Kings in the 41st IPL 2020 match at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.

23 Oct 2020, 6:52 PM

For how long will the PM keep Bihar from the Special State status category, says Tejashwi

For how long will the PM keep Bihar from the Special State status category. Bihar had hopes that he would speak about that. BJP talks about generating 19 lakh jobs depending on private enterprise. We will directly give 10 lakh govt jobs: Tejashwi Yadav, RJD

23 Oct 2020, 6:38 PM

8,511 new COVID-19 infections in Kerala, 95,657 total cases

8,511 new COVID-19 infections reported in Kerala, active cases now stand at 95,657.

23 Oct 2020, 6:05 PM

Puducherry report 158 new COVID-19 cases, 33,986 total cases

Puducherry reported 158 new COVID-19 cases, 216 discharges & 2 deaths today. Total positive cases in the Union Territory rise to 33,986 till date, including 3,975 active cases, 29,427 recoveries & 584 deaths: Department of Health & Family Welfare, Puducherry

23 Oct 2020, 6:05 PM

Andhra Pradesh's COVID-19 cases cross 8-lakh mark with 3,765 new infections

Andhra Pradesh's COVID-19 cases cross 8-lakh mark with 3,765 new infections. Total cases at 8,00,684 out of which 31,721 are active cases. 20 deaths reported in last 24 hours taking the toll to 6,544.

23 Oct 2020, 6:04 PM

Fire breaks out in a firecracker factory in Tamil Nadu 5 dead, 3 injured

Tamil Nadu: Five dead and three injured after a fire broke out at a firecracker factory in the T Kallupatti area of Madurai, today. Police personnel present at the spot. More details awaited.

23 Oct 2020, 5:29 PM

I met labourers amid Corona pandemic. They told me that had PM given them two days, lakhs of labourers would have easily returned home. They couldn't understand why did the PM not give them at least one day: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

23 Oct 2020, 5:28 PM

Did he offer buses, trucks, trains to go back home? No: Rahul Gandhi

Labourers of Bihar left for their native state & walked thousands of kilometres without food & water. Did PM help you? Did he say that he didn't think & ended up making a mistake? Did he offer buses, trucks, trains to go back home? No: Rahul Gandhi, in Bhagalpur

23 Oct 2020, 5:28 PM

Labourers of Bihar were working in different parts of the country for our development - be it Mumbai, Delhi or Punjab. Just like our jawans are standing in Ladakh, the labourers of Bihar were giving their blood & sweat to this nation: Rahul Gandhi, in Bhagalpur

23 Oct 2020, 5:27 PM

It has been 6-7 months, Corona is spreading. PM is not speaking a word: Congress leader Rahul Gandh

PM said we'll defeat Corona in 22 days. How? By clanging utensils and shining the light of mobile phones. You too thought if he asking let's do it. It has been 6-7 months, Corona is spreading. PM is not speaking a word: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, in Bhagalpur

23 Oct 2020, 5:27 PM

I had been saying since February that the poor, labourers & farmers of India will suffer massive losses due to Corona but I was ridiculed: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

PM Narendra Modi had said that India will be free of Corona within 22 days. I had been saying since February that the poor, labourers & farmers of India will suffer massive losses due to Corona but I was ridiculed: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, in Bhagalpur

23 Oct 2020, 5:26 PM

PM Modi didn't think for a minute before imposing lockdown about the workers of bihar working away from home, says Rahul

Narendra Modi did not give you even a single day and announced a nationwide lockdown. He did not think for even a minute that how will the labourers of Bihar get the money? How will they get food & drinking water?: Rahul Gandhi, Congress

23 Oct 2020, 5:07 PM

Railways receives 2.4 cr applications for 1.4L posts

The Railways said that around 2.4 crore candidtates have applied for 1.4 lakh vacancies in Indian Railways for various categories of staff to be hired by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs).

A statement issued by the Ministry of Railways said, "It may be noted that RRBs had issued three centralised employment notifications for NTPC categories, isolated and ministerial categories and Level-1 categories for a total of about 1.4 lakh vacancies for various categories of staff."

"Against these employment notifications, more than 2.4 crore candidates have applied," it said, adding that the national transporter has made requisite preparations for smooth conduct of computer based tests (CBTs) which is scheduled from December 15 onwards.

23 Oct 2020, 4:39 PM

I can see a resolve for change in the people of Bihar, says Rahul Gandhi

Whenever I go to Bihar, people give me affection and respect. But today, along with this, I could see a resolution in the public - a resolve for change.

This resolve is important to get rid of misrule, tweeted Rahul Gandhi.

23 Oct 2020, 4:17 PM

Gold falls ₹75, silver rises by ₹121

Gold prices declined by Rs 75 to Rs 51,069 per 10 gram in the national capital on Friday, according to HDFC Securities.

The precious metal had closed at Rs 51,144 per 10 gram in the previous trade.

Silver prices, however, rose by Rs 121 to Rs 62,933 per kilogram from Rs 62,812 per kilogram in the previous trade.

23 Oct 2020, 3:49 PM

J&K came into international view like never before after abrogation, says Mehbooba Mufti

Mehbooba Mufti, PDP: It's a fact that China captured 1000 sq km of our land. I think we somehow managed to get back around 40 km. China speaks of Article 370 too. They say it's disputed & ask why was J&K made UT? J&K came into international view like never before after abrogation

23 Oct 2020, 3:44 PM

Hindu Rao Hospital Doctors to sit on Hunger Strike from 4PM today.

23 Oct 2020, 3:42 PM

Eknath Khadse joins Nationalist Congress Party

Eknath Khadse joins NCP (Nationalist Congress Party), in presence of party chief Sharad Pawar in Mumbai.

23 Oct 2020, 3:29 PM

69 police personnel tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

69 police personnel tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking total cases to 26,057 in the force, including 1,730 active cases, 24,053 recoveries, and 274 deaths till date: Maharashtra Police

23 Oct 2020, 3:24 PM

Delhi Court extends judicial custody of Umar Khalid till November 20

Delhi Court extends judicial custody of Umar Khalid till November 20 in connection with Delhi Riots case.

23 Oct 2020, 3:04 PM

Rahul Gandhi slams Modi govt over handling of COVID crisis

23 Oct 2020, 2:59 PM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a public rally in Kahalgaon, Bihar

23 Oct 2020, 2:42 PM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to shortly address a public rally in Kahalgaon, Bihar

23 Oct 2020, 2:39 PM

Legendary Kapil Dev Hospitalised After Suffering Heart Attack

In an unfortunate turn of events, former India captain Kapil Dev had to be hospitalised after he suffered a heart attack. The World Cup-winning captain has undergone angioplasty, according to reports. More details on his health status are awaited.

23 Oct 2020, 2:35 PM

Ballia firing: Police recover weapon used in crime

The police on Friday recovered the revolver used in the shooting incident in Durjanpur village here which had left one person dead.

23 Oct 2020, 2:04 PM

Facebook's public policy head Ankhi Das appears before Joint Committee of Parliament

Facebook's public policy head Ankhi Das appears before Joint Committee of Parliament on issue of data security: Sources

23 Oct 2020, 2:03 PM

Google, Paytm summoned to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament

Google, Paytm summoned to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on issue of data security on Oct 29: Sources

23 Oct 2020, 1:51 PM

Modi has govt has made 3 new Farm laws to attack farmers, says Rahul Gandhi

Modi has govt has made 3 new Farm laws to attack farmers. They 1st ended Mandis & MSP in Bihar,now they're doing it in entire nation. PM is going to make lakhs jobless. Wherever PM Modi goes, he only lies: Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi on Center's Farm Laws during Bihar Poll rally

23 Oct 2020, 1:50 PM

Amazon has refused to appear before Joint Committee of Parliament on Data Protection Bill on Oct 28: Panel chief Meenakshi Lekhi

23 Oct 2020, 1:36 PM

Don't lie to Biharis, Modi Ji. Did you give jobs to Biharis?, asks Rahul Gandhi

Don't lie to Biharis, Modi Ji. Did you give jobs to Biharis? Last elections, PM promised 2 crores jobs, no one got them. In public,he says I bow my head to Army, farmers, labourers & traders. But once he reaches home, he only works for Ambani & Adani: Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi

23 Oct 2020, 1:36 PM

20 army soldiers killed in a Taliban attack on their outpost in Nimroz, Afghanistan

At least 20 army soldiers killed in a Taliban attack on their outpost in Khashrod district, Nimroz province, last evening: TOLO News

23 Oct 2020, 1:34 PM

"What did the PM do when jawans died?": Rahul Gandhi in Bihar

23 Oct 2020, 1:34 PM

"Did the Modi government help the migrant labourers during the lockdown?" asks Rahul Gandhi in Bihar

23 Oct 2020, 1:27 PM

PM Narendra Modi insulted soldiers when he said nobody intruded into Indian territory in Ladakh, says Rahul Gandhi at Bihar rally

23 Oct 2020, 1:27 PM

When migrant workers from Bihar were being chased away from other states PM Narendra Modi didn't help them, says Rahul Gandhi

23 Oct 2020, 1:19 PM

If I become CM, then in my 1st cabinet meet I'll sign on order giving 10 lakhs govt jobs, says Tejaswhi

If I become CM, then in my 1st cabinet meet I'll sign on order giving 10 lakhs govt jobs to Bihar youth. PM is most welcomed in Bihar but he should've given answers about special status to Bihar, absence of factories, unemployment & other state issues: RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav

23 Oct 2020, 1:17 PM

Nitish Ji, you're tired now & can't handle Bihar, says Tejashwi Yadav

CM says Bihar is a landlocked state so factories can't be established in absence of sea. Nitish Ji, you're tired now & can't handle Bihar. Punjab, Rajasthan & Haryana are also landlocked states, yet our people go there to work as they have factories: RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav

23 Oct 2020, 1:03 PM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav attend 'Badlav Sankalp' Bihar Elections joint rally

Bihar: RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav & Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attend 'Badlav Sankalp' Bihar Elections joint rally at Hisua in Nawada district. "PM Modi & CM Nitish Kumar even took away the jobs of those employed & forced all mills to close," says RJD Leader Tejashwi Yadav.

"Lakhs of people were affected due to floods in Bihar. Centre or the Chief Minister didn't care": RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav at an election rally in Nawada

23 Oct 2020, 1:02 PM

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi over attacks Modi over death of Bihari soldiers in Ladakh

The Chinese army martyred 20 of our soldiers and took over 1200 kilometers of our land. When China came inside our land, why did our PM insulted our brave soldiers by saying that no one came inside India. Today he says I bow my head: Rahul Gandhi in Nawada, Bihar

23 Oct 2020, 12:59 PM

Air quality further dips in the national capital

Air quality further dips in the national capital.

Particulate Matter 2.5 is at 559 in RK Puram, in the 'hazardous' category of Air Quality Index, as per the latest data by pollution control committee.

23 Oct 2020, 12:20 PM

1,793 new COVID-19 cases in Odisha, 2,77,887 total cases

1,793 new COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths & 2,128 recoveries reported in Odisha in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases rises to 2,77,887, including 2,57,041 recoveries, 1,214 deaths & 19,579 active cases: State Health Department, Govt of Odisha

23 Oct 2020, 11:54 AM

Arunachal reports 165 new COVID-19 cases, tally 14,077

At least 165 people, including three Army men, tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh, pushing the caseload in the state to 14,077, a senior official said on Friday.

23 Oct 2020, 11:23 AM

BDO dies of COVID-19 in Bengal, Mamata mourns his demise

An official of the West Bengal government succumbed to COVID-19 on Friday, state health department sources said.

23 Oct 2020, 11:15 AM

Sons of Bihar lost their lives in Galwan Valley for the tricolour, says PM Modi

Sons of Bihar lost their lives in Galwan Valley for the tricolour and ensured Bharat Mata's head is held high. Jawans of Bihar were also martyred in Pulwama attack. I bow my head at their feet and pay respects: PM Modi

23 Oct 2020, 11:14 AM

PM Modi at election rally says if Bihar's Nitish Kumar government had not acted fast, Covid would have killed many more

I want to congratulate the people of Bihar for the way they are fighting the battle against COVID-19. The decisions & steps taken by the state govt & people of Bihar against the pandemic are highly commendable: PM Modi at a public rally at Biada Maidan in Sasaram.

23 Oct 2020, 11:10 AM

PM Modi pays respects to Ram Vilas Paswan and Raghuvansh Prasad Singh

Bihar lost its two sons recently. I pay my respects to Ram Vilas Paswan Ji, who was with me till his last breath and gave his entire life for the welfare of the poor and Dalits. Similarly, Babu Raghuvansh Prasad Singh ji also worked for poor. I pay respects to him: PM Modi

23 Oct 2020, 11:05 AM

Women, 2 minor girls drown as raft capsizes in Maha river

A 32-year-old woman and her two minor daughters drowned when their raft overturned in a swollen stream near the Khalwat-Nimgaon village in the district, police officials said here on Friday.

23 Oct 2020, 11:01 AM

Delhi HC ends its blanket order extending bails, interim stays

The Delhi High Court has decided that its blanket order extending all interim stays and bails granted prior to and during the COVID-19 lockdown would not remain in effect after October 31

23 Oct 2020, 10:58 AM

Our govt has brought in control the law & order situation in the state, Nitish Kumar

Currently, Bihar is at the 23rd position in crime rate in the country. Our govt has brought in control the law & order situation in the state: Bihar CM & JDU chief Nitish Kumar at a public rally in Sasaram

23 Oct 2020, 10:50 AM

PM Narendra Modi reaches Biada Maidan in Sasaram to address an election rally

PM Narendra Modi reaches Biada Maidan in Sasaram to address an election rally. Chief Minister and JDU chief Nitish Kumar addressing at present, says, "I welcome our Prime Minister and I thank people for turning up in huge numbers despite COVID-19 pandemic."

23 Oct 2020, 10:20 AM

Jharkhand reports 549 fresh COVID-19 cases, 8 fresh fatalities

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally rose to 98,610 on Friday as 549 more people tested positive for the virus, while 8 fatalities pushed the death toll to 859, a health official said.

23 Oct 2020, 10:00 AM

PM should speak out today on joblessness, migrants issue and COVID-19 deaths in Bihar, says Pappu Yadav

PM should speak out today on Chirag Paswan, joblessness, migrants issue & COVID-19 deaths in Bihar. He will effectively turn all big lies into truth during his speech. He should now stop his 'Jumlebaazi': Jan Adhikar Party Chief Pappu Yadav on PM Modi's Bihar Elections rallies

23 Oct 2020, 9:59 AM

With 54,366 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases surge to 77,61,312

With 54,366 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases surge to 77,61,312. With 690 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,17,306. Total active cases are 6,95,509 after a decrease of 20,303 in last 24 hrs Total cured cases are 69,48,497 with 73,979 new discharges in last 24 hrs

23 Oct 2020, 9:43 AM

COVID-19: Telangana adds 1,421 new cases, number of tests crosses 40 lakh mark

Telangana reported 1,421 new COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 2,29,001 while six more deaths pushed the toll to 1298, the state government said on Friday.

23 Oct 2020, 9:41 AM

Whether Corona or unemployment, whole country is troubled by false statistics, says Rahul

Whether Corona or unemployment, the whole country is troubled by false statistics, tweeted Rahul Gandhi ahead of his rally in Bihar

23 Oct 2020, 8:46 AM

Fire breaks out at a shopping mall in Mumbai

Fire breaks out at a shopping mall in Mumbai, 3500 people evacuated from adjacent buidling

23 Oct 2020, 8:24 AM

EC goes to SC against high court’s move to restrict physical political rallies in Madhya Pradesh

Election Commission goes to Supreme Court against high court’s move to restrict physical political rallies in Madhya Pradesh

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