LIVE News Updates: Will fast in solidarity with protesting farmers, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said he will fast along with farmers on Monday to protest Centre’s new agricultural laws that have triggered a massive demonstration since last month, reports NDTV
Sixteen more people succumb to COVID-19 in a day in Uttar Pradesh, taking death toll to 8,072, while 1,441 fresh cases pushes tally to 5,65,556
Centre should shun arrogance and scrap three farm laws opposed by farmers: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Centre should immediately accept all demands of farmers protesting against agri laws and bring a Bill to guarantee MSP: CM Arvind Kejriwal
CM Arvind Kejriwal says he will hold one-day fast on Monday in support of farmers' protests, appeals to AAP volunteers to join in
Will fast in solidarity with protesting farmers, says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said he will fast along with farmers on Monday to protest the Centre's new agricultural laws that have triggered a massive demonstration since last month on the outskirts of the capital, reports NDTV
Delhi Jaipur border partially shut as farmers begin march against agriculture laws
Delhi Jaipur border partially shut as farmers begin march against agriculture laws, reports NDTV
2 Maoists killed in gunfight in Odisha
Two Maoists, including a woman, were killed during an exchange of fire with security forces in Swabhiman Anchal of Odisha's Malkangiri district on Sunday.
The incident took place in Gajalmamudi area of Swabhiman Anchal during an exchange of fire between the Maoists and the Special Operations Group (SOG), said DGP Abhay.
The SOG team retaliated after the Maoists opened fire on them, said the DGP. A huge cache of explosives and Maoist articles were seized by the security personnel from the spot.
5 dead in head-on collision between car, dumper truck in Hyderabad: police
Drass coldest at minus 17.6 degrees in Ladakh, J&K
Due to overnight partial cloud cover across J&K and Ladakh, night temperatures dropped further as Drass town recorded minus 17.6 degrees Celsius and Gulmarg ski resort recorded minus 7.6 degrees Celsius as minimum temperatures on Sunday.
"Weather is expected to remain mainly dry during this week and due to clear night the minimum temperatures are likely to drop further in J&K and Ladakh," an official of the MeT department said.
Srinagar recorded 0.1, Pahalgam minus 3.2 and Gulmarg minus 7.6 degrees as minimum temperatures on Sunday.
573 new Coronavirus cases in Telangana, tally 2.78 lakh
573 new Coronavirus cases in Telangana, tally 2.78 lakh, active cases 7,630; toll 1,493 with 4 more deaths: health bulletin
AAP's Raghav Chadha detained, permission to protest at Amit Shah's home Denied
Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha was today detained by the Delhi Police ahead of a planned protest by the party outside Home Minister Amit Shah’s residence, reports NDTV
15 injured in LPG cylinder blast in UP district
At least 15 people, including eight children, suffered serious burn injuries when an LPG cylinder caught fire at a house in Unnao district.
The incident took place on Saturday evening in the Salempur Karowan village under the Kotwali police station.
Superintendent of Police Unnao, Sureshrao A. Kulkarni, said, "The incident took place at the house of one Manoj Sonker where a leakage from an LPG cylinder led to a fire. Several fire tenders were pressed into the service to douse the blaze. The injured were immediately rushed to the district hospital, where doctors have said that the condition of two is critical.
2 held for raping 7-year-old in UP
Two persons have been arrested for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl in a village under the Budhana police circle.
The minor had gone missing for some hours, after which her family started searching for her.
She was found unconscious and bleeding on the roof of a nearby house, late on Friday night.
Circle officer (CO) Girija Shanker Tripathi said, "A case has been registered against the two accused under the Indian Penal Code Section 376D (gang rape) and the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act."
Woman lodges FIR under new anti-conversion law
A 21-year-old woman has lodged an FIR for rape and forced religious conversion at the Shahabad police station in Hardoi.
This is the fifth FIR registered under the new law under which as many as 28 persons have been booked till now in Sitapur, Mau, Bareilly and Muzaffarnagar.
The complainant has alleged that she was in a relationship with one Mohammed Azad of Shahabad for two years.
Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani arrested in Mumbai in fake TV ratings scam
Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani arrested in Mumbai in fake TV ratings scam, reports NDTV
Farmers' protest at Singhu enters 18th day
Delhi: Farmers' protest at Singhu (Delhi-Haryana border) enters 18th day. A protester says, "I reached here last night. More farmers are coming from Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana. 500 more trolleys will arrive here on 16th December."
Farmers To Intensify protest, will block Delhi-Jaipur highway today
Farmers To Intensify protest, will block Delhi-Jaipur highway today, reports NDTV
With 30,254 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases rise to 98,57,029
With 30,254 new COVID-19 infections, India's total cases rise to 98,57,029. With 391 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,43,019. Total active cases at 3,56,546 Total discharged cases at 93,57,464 with 33,136 new discharges in the last 24 hours.
US sets new record in single-day COVID-19 cases with 244,000 cases
The US has set yet another record for single-day COVID cases after more than 244,000 people tested positive for the virus, as the country, currently the hardest-hit by the pandemic, is preparing the distribution of the first vaccine against the disease.
In its latest update on Saturday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 244,011 new cases and 3,013 fatalities, which increased the overall infection tally and death toll to 16,045,596 and 297,789, respectively.
The new data brought the seven-day average daily case increase to a record-high of more than 209,000 cases, and the seven-day average daily death increase to nearly 2,400, highest since late April.
Global COVID-19 cases top 71.6mn, says Johns Hopkins
The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 71.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.60 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
In its latest update on Sunday, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 71,623,753 and 1,603,577, respectively.
The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 16,045,596 and 297,789, respectively, according to the CSSE.