India reports 13,823 new coronavirus cases

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): India added 13,823 new cases to its coronavirus tally in the last 24 hours, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 09:59 IST

Congress announces anti-BJP alliance ahead of Assam Assembly polls

Guwahati (Assam) [India], January 20 (ANI): Assam Congress on Tuesday said that five political parties will form an alliance with it to challenge the Bharatiya Janata Party in the state Assembly polls scheduled for later this year.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 09:41 IST

HC quashes FIR by Andhra CID alleging insider trading of land in Amaravati

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Tuesday quashed an FIR registered by the state Crime Investigation Department (CID) alleging insider trading in land dealings in Amaravati Capital Region.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 09:38 IST

Nagar Kirtan organised in Patna on Guru Gobind Singh's Parkash Purab

Patna (Bihar) [India], January 20 (ANI): A 'Nagar Kirtan' (religious procession) was organised on Wednesday on the occasion of 'Parkash Purab' to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 09:08 IST

PM Modi pays tribute to Guru Gobind Singh on Parkash Purab

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid his tributes to Guru Gobind Singh on the occasion of his Parkash Purab.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 09:00 IST

13 dead, 18 injured in road accident due to fog in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri (West Bengal) [India], January 20 (ANI): Due to reduced visibility caused by fog, 13 people were killed in an accident at Dhupguri city in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal on Tuesday night. As many as 18 people also sustained injuries in the accident.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 08:45 IST

Tenth round of talks between govt, farmers over agri laws today

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The tenth round of talks between the Central government and farmers' representatives over the contentious agricultural laws will be held on Wednesday at Vigyan Bhavan at 2 pm.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 08:43 IST

ITBP's crack K9 commandos to secure Rajpath on Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): ITBP's K9 team, which includes dogs like Belgian Malinois, have been given the task to secure Rajpath and India Gate area for the Republic Day parade.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 08:57 IST

YSRCP General Secy refutes allegations against Andhra CM's Delhi tour

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 20 (ANI): YSRCP General Secretary and advisor to Andhra Pradesh Government Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy on Tuesday denied allegations that Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's tour to Delhi was to divert the public's attention from the incidents of attacks on temples.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 07:12 IST

TMC workers dead after unidentified men attack party office in WB's South Dinajpur

South Dinajpur (West Bengal) [India], January 20 (ANI): Two Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers died after unidentified men attacked the party office in South Dinajpur on Tuesday.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 06:22 IST

Telangana CM inspects Medigadda Barrage, pays floral tributes to Godavari waters

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 20 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday inspected Laxmi Barrage constructed at Medigadda and paid floral tributes to Godavari waters.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 06:53 IST

COVID-19: India dispatches 1.5 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine as gift to Bhutan

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): As a gift from India, the first consignment of 1.5 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' was dispatched to Thimphu, Bhutan from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai in the wee hours of Wednesday. 

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 05:54 IST

Farmers are more sensible than PM, says Rahul Gandhi amid ongoing agitation against agri laws

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Intensifying his attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over newly-enacted farm laws, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that "the government feels that farmers can be weary and fooled, but farmers are more sensible than the Prime Minister".

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 05:26 IST

TMC supporters raise 'shoot Bengal's traitors' slogans during rally in Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 20 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporters raised slogans of "shoot the traitors of Bengal" during a party rally here in Kolkata on Tuesday.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:53 IST

There is lack of understanding of fundamentals: Rahul Gandhi over PM's 'silence' on farmers' protest

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Taking a potshot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over commenting on the Capitol Hill violence in the US and maintaining "silence" on the farmers' protest, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the former has a "lack of understanding of fundamentals".

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:48 IST

Gujarat Government renames dragon fruit as 'Kamalam'

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Gujarat Government has decided to rename dragon fruit as "Kamalam" as the outer shape of the fruit resembles a lotus, said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 09:25 IST

Centre sends multi-disciplinary team to Lakshadweep after UT reports first Covid case

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Lakshadweep reported its first case of COVID-19 on January 18, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

Odisha targets to complete PMGSY roads by March-end

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 20 (ANI): Despite all the adversities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha has kept up the high rate of implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and targetted to complete the PMGSY roads by end of March 2021, the government officials said.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

Chhattisgarh amongst preferred business destinations in India, says Baghel

Guwahati (Assam) [India], January 20 (ANI): During his visit to Assam, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel met representatives of various industry organisations and industries in the North East region to promote capital investment in manufacturing and allied sectors in Chhattisgarh.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

Nagpur's Gorewada International Zoo to be renamed after Bal Thackeray

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Maharashtra government has renamed Gorewada International Zoo here as 'Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park'.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 03:39 IST