Congress General Secretary in-charge of eastern UP, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, will reach Rae Bareli on Tuesday for a three-day training programme for the newly elected members of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee.
Congress general secretary Avinash Pandey on Monday said in Mumbai that the party got a complaint from Ramtek Assembly constituency booth no. 337 that if one press a particular button on the EVM, a different symbol comes out on the VVPAT.
“We have filed a complaint with the EC in this regard,” Pandey said.
A godown storing electrical goods was gutted in fire on Monday in Lonad village in Thane district of Maharashtra, police said.
Nobody was injured in the incident which occurred around 7:30 am, an official said.
Four fire engines from Bhiwandi and surrounding municipal corporations rushed to the spot, and managed to douse flames by 3 pm. The cause of the blaze is under investigation, he added.
In a shocking development, the Khunti police has taken away the personal property of 81-year-old Jesuit priest Fr Stan Swamy from his room on the campus called Bagaicha in Jharkhand. They have taken away a couple of tables, three chairs, an almirah and a mattress. The 81-year-old priest has been named in the violence at Bhima Koregaon case and in the Khunti sedition case, when he and several others had spoken in favour of the Pathalgadi movement.
All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) today filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, challenging Triple Talaq Act, criminalising the act of 'talaq-e-biddat'. Petition was filed, on their behalf, by MR Shamshad, Advocate on Record (AOR) and Supreme Court lawyer.
Pakistan has agreed to sign the Agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, on October 23, say Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sources
While agreeing to sign the Agreement, the Government of Pakistan has been once again urged to reconsider its insistence to levy service fee of $20 on pilgrims. India would be ready to amend the Agreement accordingly at any time.
MeT department issues a red alert in 7 districts in Kerala, and yellow and orange alerts in Karnataka.
Himachal Pradesh records a high 52.18% voter turnout by 3pm, polling recorded in Dharamsala by-elections.
In Maharashtra Polls of 2019, 35% poll percentage recorded in Mumbai City district till 3 pm
Priyanka Gandhi tweeted, while slamming the BJP govt for cutting down the saving account interest rates by SBI. “Don’t let people draw their saved money from their banks. Reduce interest rate on people’s hard-earned money. But secretly waive off loans worth ₹76,000 crore of a few rich people. Ministers of the BJP Govt and their leader, please tell what kind of days people now have to witness?”
Supreme Court clarifies that there is no stay from Court on the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) project to make way for a Metro car shed. Court asks MMRCL to submit report on how many saplings sown, how many trees transplanted. Next date of hearing is November 15
Low intensity blast reported at Hubli railway station from a box. At least two injured and police has reached the spot. Further details awaited.
SC directs the Centre to set up within 6 weeks a committee for construction of the Ravidas temple, says nobody will carry out any commercial activity in and around the place earmarked for temple
Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employees have been on strike & protesting since 5th October 2019, demanding the merger of the TSRTC with the state government. Congress workers along with Road Transport Corporation (RTC) employees detained at Pragati Bhawan in Hyderabad, while they were protesting against death of a driver of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation, who had set himself ablaze in Khammam on Oct 12.
As a condition of release, detainees are being made to sign an undertaking that they will “not make any comment(s) or issue statement(s) ... related to recent events in the state of J&K" for one year, reported The Wire
All three political fronts in Kerala heaved a sigh of relief, when they saw voters turning up on Monday morning, despite rains, for the five Assembly constituencies elections.
Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)leader and candidate from Baramati, Ajit Pawar after casting his vote, he is contesting against BJP's Gopichand Padalkar.
In Maharashtra, the BJP is contesting on 150 seats, the Shiv Sena on 124 seats. The rest of the 288 seats are for smaller allies. In the opposition camp, the Congress is contesting 146 seats, the Nationalist Congress Party on 117 seats. The Sena-BJP alliance currently hold 217 seats, the Congress and the NCP 56 seats.