LIVE News Updates: Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on plea over RTI information about Aarogya Setu

Issue of considerable public importance: Delhi High Court seeks response from Central govt on plea seeking RTI information about Aarogya Setu, reports Bar and Bench

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19 Jan 2021, 1:43 PM

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi releases a booklet over the three farm laws

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi releases a booklet over the three farm laws of Central Government at the party headquarters in Delhi

19 Jan 2021, 7:35 PM

Delhi HC seeks response from Centre on plea seeking RTI information about Aarogya Setu

Issue of considerable public importance: Delhi High Court seeks response from Central govt on plea seeking RTI information about Aarogya Setu, reports Bar and Bench.

19 Jan 2021, 7:12 PM

Congress says it will contest 2021 Assam assembly polls in alliance with AIUDF, CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML) and Anchalik Gana Morcha

Congress says it will contest 2021 Assam assembly polls in alliance with AIUDF, CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML) and Anchalik Gana Morcha

19 Jan 2021, 7:00 PM

UP govt moves SC for transfer of petitions challenging ordinance on religious conversion to SC

Uttar Pradesh Govt moves Supreme Court for transfer of petitions challenging ordinance on religious conversion from High Court to Supreme Court, reports Bar and Bench

19 Jan 2021, 6:48 PM

India announces supply of COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, Seychelles from Wednesday

19 Jan 2021, 6:29 PM

Delhi records 231 fresh cases of COVID-19; death toll reaches 10,764 with 10 new fatalities: Authorities

19 Jan 2021, 6:17 PM

Why PM Modi is silent on chinese occupation of Indian territory, asks Owaisi

Chinese PLA continuously occupying our territory in Arunachal, Ladakh, Sikkim. In Arunachal, the map shows that place within Indian territory but Chinese have constructed permanent structures there. Why's PM silent on Chinese occupation of Indian territory?: A Owaisi, AIMIM MP

19 Jan 2021, 6:02 PM

Five states Kerala, Maharashtra, UP, Karnataka, West Bengal account for 72 pc of total COVID-19 active cases: Govt

19 Jan 2021, 5:52 PM

141 people positive with UK strain of COVID

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare revises the total number of persons found positive with UK strain of COVID19 to 141

19 Jan 2021, 5:36 PM

Better performing states in COVID-19 vaccination coverage include Odisha, Rajasthan, UP, says govt

Better performing states in COVID-19 vaccination coverage include Odisha (82.6 pc), UP (71.4 pc), Rajasthan (71.3 pc): Govt

19 Jan 2021, 3:52 PM

Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a high-level meeting with the officials of Delhi Police, today

19 Jan 2021, 3:52 PM

Rupee gains 11 paise to finish at 73.17 (provisional) against US dollar

19 Jan 2021, 3:46 PM

Politics is solemn ideology, philosophy; one can change clothes daily but not ideologies, says WB CM

Politics is solemn ideology, philosophy; one can change clothes daily but not ideologies: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on defection of some TMC leaders

19 Jan 2021, 2:22 PM

China has a clear strategic vision of shaping the world which India doesn't have: Rahul Gandhi

China has a clear strategic vision of shaping the world which India doesn't have. India does this and that but doesn't work strategically. China has tested twice. Once in Doklam and other in Ladakh: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

19 Jan 2021, 2:14 PM

Ministry of Education has decided to waive off 75% marks eligibility criteria under JEE (Main)

Ministry of Education has decided to waive off 75% marks (in class 12 exam) eligibility criteria under JEE (Main) for the academic year 2021-2022 in respect of NITs, IIITs, SPAs and other CFTIs, whose admissions are based on JEE (Main).

19 Jan 2021, 2:01 PM

Proposed changes to WhatsApp privacy policy raise grave concerns; should be withdrawn: Indian govt to WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart

Proposed changes to WhatsApp privacy policy raise grave concerns; should be withdrawn: Indian govt to WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart

19 Jan 2021, 1:59 PM

New farm laws will put entire agriculture sector in hands of 3 to 4 crony capitalists, alleges Rahul Gandhi

19 Jan 2021, 1:55 PM

Giving secret information to a journalist is a criminal act, says Rahul Gandhi

Giving secret information to a journalist is a criminal act, says Rahul Gandhi

19 Jan 2021, 1:52 PM

I support protesting farmers; every single person should support them as they are fighting for us: Rahul Gandhi

19 Jan 2021, 1:48 PM

Govt wants to ignore issue & misinform the country, says Rahul Gandhi

There is tragedy unfolding today in country, govt wants to ignore issue & misinform the country. I'm not going to speak about farmers alone as it is only part of tragedy. It's important for youngsters. This is not about present but about your Future: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

19 Jan 2021, 1:48 PM

No one can fool the farmers, govt must repeal the farm laws says Rahul Gandhi

19 Jan 2021, 1:44 PM

There was no monopoly until now in agriculture, says Rahul Gandhi

19 Jan 2021, 1:43 PM

BCCI announces Rs 5 crore bonus for Indian cricket team

BCCI secretary Jay Shah announces Rs 5 crore bonus for Indian cricket team, lauds "outstanding display of character" in win against Australia

19 Jan 2021, 1:26 PM

India displace Australia to become the new No 2 in the ICC Test Team Ranking

19 Jan 2021, 1:09 PM

India win Test series against Australia

India win the fourth and final test match of the series against Australia, at The Gabba in Brisbane and retain Border–Gavaskar Trophy.

19 Jan 2021, 1:09 PM

We stand by farmers of this country, SC shouldn't stay but scrap the laws, says Cong's DK Shivkumar

We stand by farmers of this country. Supreme Court has stayed the laws. They shouldn't stay but scrap it. This is what Congress demands. The farmers' demand is justified. On behalf of Congress party, we are holding a big protest tomorrow to support them: DK Shivkumar, Congress

19 Jan 2021, 12:52 PM

Fire breaks out in a shop in Saki Naka area in Mumbai, 3 injured

Maharashtra: Three people injured in a fire that broke out in a shop in Saki Naka area of Mumbai, fire tenders present at the spot. The injured have been taken to a hospital.

19 Jan 2021, 11:46 AM

Husband of outgoing village head shot dead in UP's Azamgarh

The husband of an outgoing village head was shot dead by some motorcycle-borne assailants, prompting tension in the area with people refusing to hand over the body to the police, officials said on Tuesday.

19 Jan 2021, 11:44 AM

We don't know, we're not going (to first meeting of SC-formed committee), says Tikait

We don't know, we're not going (to first meeting of SC-formed committee). Nobody from the agitation approached Court. Govt brought Bill through Ordinance, it was tabled in the House. It'll go back the same route it came from: Rakesh Tikait, spox, Bharatiya Kisan Union

19 Jan 2021, 11:31 AM

A meeting between farmers and the Police is underway

Officers of Delhi Police and Uttar Pradesh Police arrive at Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana). A meeting between farmers and the Police is underway.

19 Jan 2021, 11:30 AM

Schools reopen for class 10th and 12th in Chennai today after a gap of over nine months

Tamil Nadu: Schools reopen for class 10th and 12th in Chennai today after a gap of over nine months. "Half of our syllabus was covered during online classes. I'm happy to see my friends after so long but we have to maintain social distance," says a student

19 Jan 2021, 11:07 AM

FIR registered at Rabupura Police Station against makers and actors of web series Tandav

FIR registered at Rabupura Police Station against makers and actors of web series Tandav for inciting communal disharmony, hurting religious sentiments and allegedly showing Uttar Pradesh Police in bad light.

19 Jan 2021, 11:00 AM

Sensex surges 558.59 points, currently at 49,122.86.

19 Jan 2021, 10:00 AM

Rahul Gandhi to hold a press conference today and release a booklet over Farm Laws

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to hold a press conference today at the party headquarters in Delhi, and release a booklet over the three Farm Laws of Central Government.

19 Jan 2021, 9:59 AM

India reports 10,064 new COVID-19 cases, 17,411 discharges and 137 deaths

India reports 10,064 new COVID-19 cases, 17,411 discharges and 137 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,05,81,837 Active cases: 2,00,528 Total discharges: 1,02,28,753 Death toll: 1,52,556

19 Jan 2021, 9:59 AM

Maha: 228 new COVID-19 cases in Thane, 2 more deaths

With the addition of 228 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Maharashtra's Thane district has gone up to 2,49,735, an official said on Tuesday.

19 Jan 2021, 9:53 AM

Jharkhand reports 100 new COVID-19 cases, four more deaths

Jharkhand's COVID-19 tally mounted to 1,17,786 as 100 more people tested positive for the infection, a health department official said on Tuesday.

19 Jan 2021, 9:52 AM

Magnitude 6.4 quake shakes parts of Argentina and Chile

A powerful earthquake struck in northwestern Argentina near the border with Chile, shaking people in both countries, but there were no early reports of damage or injuries.

The US Geological Survey said the quake late Monday had a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 and its epicentre was 27.6 kilometres (17 miles) southwest of the town of Porcito.

It struck at a depth of 14 kilometres (nearly nine miles).

19 Jan 2021, 9:52 AM

Sensex rallies 485.97 pts to 49,050.24 in opening session

Sensex rallies 485.97 pts to 49,050.24 in opening session; Nifty surges 134.05 pts to 14,415.35

19 Jan 2021, 9:17 AM

Cancer Institute founder V Shanta passes away in Chennai

Senior oncologist and chairperson of the Adyar Cancer Institute Dr V Shanta passed away in the early hours on Tuesday morning. She was 93.
The veteran oncologist was admitted to a private hospital in the city last night after she complained of chest pain.
Her body has been moved to the old Cancer Institute premises, which she helped build along with her mentor Dr. Krishnamoorthy.

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