India logs 5,335 fresh Covid cases
India has logged 5,335 fresh coronavirus cases, the highest in 195 days, while the active cases have increased to 25,587, according to Union health ministry data updated on Thursday.
BJP derives inspiration from Lord Hanuman: Modi
Extending his greetings on the 44th Foundation Day of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Hanuman Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that BJP derives its inspiration from Lord Hauman to fight corruption and maintaining law and order.
Hindu temple vandalised in Windsor
A Hindu temple has been vandalised with anti-India graffiti in Windsor in Canada’s Ontario, Windsor police said in a statement.
Stones pelted at Vande Bharat Express again in Vizag
An incident of stone pelting on the Vande Bharat Express train has been reported from Visakhapatnam on Wednesday, said an official release. This is the third time when a stone pelting incident has been reported on Vishakhapatnam-Secunderabad Vande Bharat Express in the last three months.
RBI hits pause on interest rate hike
The Reserve Bank of India today kept the repo rate steady, maintaining the key benchmark interest rate at 6.5 percent, adding that it wouldn’t hesitate to act in the future if the situation warranted.
Freebies worth Rs 12 crore seized in poll-bound Karnataka
Enforcement agencies made seizures totalling nearly Rs 70 crore in poll-bound Karnataka since the model code of conduct (MCC) came into force on March 29, the Election Commission said on Wednesday. The seizures include cash (Rs 22.75 crore), liquor (Rs 24.45 crore) and freebies (Rs 12 crore), the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Karnataka, said in a press release.
Modi to visit T’gana, Tamil Nadu and K’taka on April 8-9
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit poll-bound Karnataka and Telangana as well as Tamil Nadu on April 8 and 9. While assembly elections are to be held in Karnataka on May 10, Telangana will go to polls later this year. He will be in Telangana
Excise policy scam: Sisodia’s bail hearing today
AAP leader and former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking bail in the now-scrapped excise policy case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
Mulayam Singh Yadav awarded Padma Vibhushan posthumously
Late former Uttar Pradesh chief minister and Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday was posthumously awarded Padma Vibhushan which was received by his son Akhilesh Yadav, an official said.