LIVE News Updates: Priyanka Gandhi to reach Rae Bareli on Tuesday for party office bearers training event

Priyanka Gandhi would be addressing the newly-elected members of the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee as part of a three-day training workshop

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

NH Web Desk

21 Oct 2019, 6:41 PM

Priyanka Gandhi to reach Rae Bareli on Tuesday for 3-day training programme for newly elected members of UPCC

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.

21 Oct 2019, 6:57 PM

Maha polls: VVPAT shows different slip than vote, Cong lodges complaint

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.

21 Oct 2019, 6:46 PM

Godown gutted in fire in Maharashtra's Thane, nobody injured

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.

21 Oct 2019, 5:53 PM

Khunti police attaches Father Stan Swamy’s personal property

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.

21 Oct 2019, 5:24 PM

All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) today filed a writ petition at the Supreme Court, challenging Triple Talaq Act

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.

21 Oct 2019, 5:24 PM

Pakistan has agreed to sign the Agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on October 23

Pakistan has agreed to sign the Agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, on October 23, say Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sources

21 Oct 2019, 4:25 PM

MEA agrees to sign the Agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on 23Oct

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.

21 Oct 2019, 4:13 PM

Rain wreaks havoc in Kerala and Karnataka

MeT department issues a red alert in 7 districts in Kerala, and yellow and orange alerts in Karnataka.

21 Oct 2019, 3:55 PM

52.18% polling recorded till 3 pm in Dharamsala by-elections

Himachal Pradesh records a high 52.18% voter turnout by 3pm, polling recorded in Dharamsala by-elections.

21 Oct 2019, 3:49 PM

35% poll percentage recorded in Mumbai City district till 3 pm

In Maharashtra Polls of 2019, 35% poll percentage recorded in Mumbai City district till 3 pm

21 Oct 2019, 3:26 PM

Priyanka Gandhi taunts BJP, asks, "What kind of days would people have to witness now?"

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?”

21 Oct 2019, 3:08 PM

SC asks MMRCL to report how many saplings sown, how many trees transplanted

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

21 Oct 2019, 2:42 PM

Nearly 40% polling on two assembly seats of HImachal Pradesh till 1 pm

21 Oct 2019, 2:20 PM

Polling percentage across 288 Assembly Constituencies in Maharashtra is 30.89% till 1 pm

21 Oct 2019, 2:20 PM

Low intensity blast reported at Hubli railway station from a box

Low intensity blast reported at Hubli railway station from a box. At least two injured and police has reached the spot. Further details awaited.

21 Oct 2019, 2:01 PM

SC directs Centre to set up a committee for construction of Ravidas temple within 6 weeks

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

21 Oct 2019, 1:47 PM

Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employees on strike since 5th October 2019, demanding the merger of the TSRTC with the state government

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.

21 Oct 2019, 1:40 PM

Voter turnout is 25% in Haryana & 17.5% in Maharashtra till 12 noon

21 Oct 2019, 12:50 PM

Detainees released in Jammu and Kashmir on condition of not making any comment on Article 370

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

21 Oct 2019, 11:58 AM

Senior Congress leader & former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda casts his vote at a polling booth in Rohtak

21 Oct 2019, 11:49 AM

Voter turnout is 8.92% in Haryana & 5.77% in Maharashtra till 10 am

21 Oct 2019, 10:40 AM

Fire breaks out in a godown in Bhiwandi

21 Oct 2019, 10:40 AM

Voter turnout is 8.73% & 5.46% till 9 am in Haryana & Maharashtra, respectively

21 Oct 2019, 10:04 AM

Actor Aamir Khan arrives to cast his vote in Bandra (West)

21 Oct 2019, 9:36 AM

All schools in Kochi are closed today, following heavy rainfall in the city

21 Oct 2019, 9:36 AM

5% polling till 9 am in Mumbai city district's 10 assembly constituencies

21 Oct 2019, 9:02 AM

Wrestlers Babita Phogat, Geeta Phogat and their family casts their vote

21 Oct 2019, 8:43 AM

Despite rain, good show by voters in Kerala bypolls

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.

21 Oct 2019, 8:29 AM

NCP leader Supriya Sule casts her vote in Baramati

21 Oct 2019, 8:24 AM

Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee President Kumari Selja casts her vote in Hisar

21 Oct 2019, 8:23 AM

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari casts his vote in Nagpur

21 Oct 2019, 7:55 AM

Actress Shubha Khote casts her vote for the Andheri West constituency

21 Oct 2019, 7:53 AM

NCP leader casts his vote

Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)leader and candidate from Baramati, Ajit Pawar after casting his vote, he is contesting against BJP's Gopichand Padalkar.

21 Oct 2019, 7:40 AM

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Julio Ribeiro casts his vote for Worli Assembly constituency

21 Oct 2019, 7:31 AM

Polling underway for Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections

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.

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