LIVE News Updates: All of us need to get together and take a stand for farmers, says Amarinder Singh

Everyone should put their political parties aside at this point of time. All of us need to get together and take a stand for farmers & fight this menace of the central govt, says Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh
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28 Sep 2020, 4:16 PM

All of us need to get together and take a stand for farmers, says Amarinder Singh

Everyone should put their political parties aside at this point of time. All of us need to get together and take a stand for farmers & fight this menace of the central govt. We have to fight it out constitutionally: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

28 Sep 2020, 3:14 PM

Nearly 100 Gujarat Congress workers detained in Gandhinagar after they staged protest against farm laws

Nearly 100 Gujarat Congress workers, including state party president Amit Chavda, detained in Gandhinagar after they staged protest against farm laws: Police

28 Sep 2020, 2:48 PM

RBI reschedules MPC meeting, new dates to be announced shortly

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday decided to rescheduled this week's meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) and said that the new dates will be announced shortly.

28 Sep 2020, 2:00 PM

Delhi Cong chief, workers detained during protest against farm bills

Delhi Congress leaders and workers, including its president Anil Kumar, were detained by police on Monday during a protest against farm bills at Rajghat.

28 Sep 2020, 1:33 PM

Fire breaks out at a building in Andheri area of Mumbai

Fire breaks out at a building in Andheri area of Mumbai. Fire fighting operations underway. No casualties reported

28 Sep 2020, 12:35 PM

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh holds a sit-in protest against against FarmBills

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh holds a sit-in protest against the against Farm Bills (now laws) at Khatkar Kalan in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. The Chief Minister also paid tribute to Bhagat Singh on the latter's birth anniversary.

28 Sep 2020, 12:31 PM

UPSC tells SC that it's impossible to defer Civil Services exams any further

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) tells Supreme Court that it's impossible to defer Civil Services exams any further. SC was hearing a plea filed by UPSC aspirants, seeking postponement of upcoming Civil Services (prelims) Exam'20. UPSC asked to file an affidavit by tomorrow

28 Sep 2020, 11:23 AM

The agriculture laws are a death sentence to our farmers, says Rahul Gandhi

The agriculture laws are a death sentence to our farmers. Their voice is crushed in Parliament and outside. Here is proof that democracy in India is dead, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

28 Sep 2020, 10:33 AM

DMK President MK Stalin takes part in a protest against Farm Bills

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President MK Stalin takes part in a protest against Farm Bills (now laws) in Keezhambi village of Kanchipuram.

28 Sep 2020, 10:21 AM

1,200 inmates in UP jails test COVID positive

In the 71 jails across Uttar Pradesh, there are 1,200 inmates who have been infected with COVID-19.

According to Anand Kumar, Director General, Prison Administration and Reform Services, till date about 1,40,000 tests, including (those on) 5,000 staff members, have been conducted in the state's temporary and permanent jails, and over 7,000 had tested positive so far. Two inmates have died of the virus.

The official said that in the past one week, at least 128 prisoners have tested positive for COVID in Fatehgarh Central Jail.

On Saturday, 76 prisoners were found positive and all of them have been kept under isolation in a separate jail barracks for treatment.

Senior Superintendent of Fatehgarh Central Jail S.H.M. Rizvi, said that the first case was reported on September 20 and since then 128 prisoners have been found infected with the disease.

However, none of the patients' health conditions are serious.

Three medical officers have been deployed by the health department inside the prison for monitoring, he added.

The prison in Fatehgarh, at present, has around 2,000 inmates against its capacity of 1,600.

"We are providing 'kadha', hot water and homeopathy medicines to all prisoners as a precaution and masks have been distributed to every prisoner," he said.

Meanwhile, Anand Kumar said that despite the precautionary measures, several prisoners have got infected. "The main reasons are the movement of sick patients outside the jail for treatment, and infection brought in by Covid positive asymptomatic staff," he explained.

28 Sep 2020, 9:53 AM

Jharkhand reports 974 new COVID-19 cases, 9 more deaths

Jharkhand reported 974 new cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths, officials said on Monday.

28 Sep 2020, 9:33 AM

Sensex jumps 207.46 pts to 37,596.12 in opening session

Sensex jumps 207.46 pts to 37,596.12 in opening session; Nifty advances 68.10 pts to 11,118.35

28 Sep 2020, 9:26 AM

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 60-lakh mark with a spike of 82,170 new cases

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 60-lakh mark with a spike of 82,170 new cases & 1,039 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Case tally stands at 60,74,703 including 9,62,640 active cases, 5,01,6521 cured/discharged/migrated & 95,542 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

28 Sep 2020, 9:02 AM

1st phase of Rajasthan gram panchayat election begins

The polling for the first phase of election of the sarpanch and panch in 947 gram panchayats in Rajasthan began on Monday morning.

28 Sep 2020, 9:02 AM

SC to hear a plea filed by UPSC aspirants today, seeking postponement of upcoming Civil Services exam

Supreme Court to hear a plea filed by UPSC aspirants today, seeking postponement of upcoming Civil Services exam. The petition seeks postponement of the Civil Services exam for 2 to 3 months, in the wake of flood/rainfall in parts of the country and COVID-19 pandemic.

28 Sep 2020, 8:57 AM

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh to hold a sit-in protest today against Farm Bills

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to hold a sit-in protest today against the three farm laws at Khatkar Kalan in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar.

28 Sep 2020, 8:33 AM

Police force deployed in Kalaburagi of statewide bandh called by farmers' organisations today

Police force deployed in Kalaburagi in the wake of a statewide bandh called by farmers' organisations today, in protest against Farm Bills, land reform ordinances, amendments to Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC) and labour laws.

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