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COVID-19 Night Curfew Extended For Another 15 Days In 4 Gujarat Cities

COVID-19 Night Curfew Extended For Another 15 Days In 4 Gujarat Cities

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 27, 2021, Ahmedabad

In view of the recent spike in coronavirus cases, the Gujarat government has decided to extend the night curfew in four major cities of the state, including Ahmedabad, by another 15 days.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Predicts "Spectacular" Win For BJP In Bengal Polls

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Predicts "Spectacular" Win For BJP In Bengal Polls

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 27, 2021, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today expressed confidence that the BJP would clinch a "spectacular" victory in the upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls and come to power in that state as people there have now risen against the "misgovernance" of the Mamata Banerjee-led dispensation.

"Truth Is We See Party Getting Weak": Congress 'Dissenters' In Jammu

"Truth Is We See Party Getting Weak": Congress 'Dissenters' In Jammu

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday February 27, 2021, New Delhi

As the Congress faces a crucial April-March period, with elections in four states and a union territory, a show of strength from the G-23 - the group that last year questioned the Gandhis' leadership style after a string of electoral defeats - has been viewed as a message for the Congress' central leadership.

Ceasefire To Have No Bearing On Counter-Terrorism Operations In J&K: Army

Ceasefire To Have No Bearing On Counter-Terrorism Operations In J&K: Army

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 27, 2021, Udhampur

The Army's northern commander Lieutenant General YK Joshi on Saturday said the agreement between India and Pakistan to strictly adhere to the ceasefire pact along the Line of Control (LoC) would have no bearing on the counter-terrorism operations in Jammu and Kashmir.

Restoring Democratic Order Should Be Priority Of Myanmar Stakeholders: India At UN

Restoring Democratic Order Should Be Priority Of Myanmar Stakeholders: India At UN

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 27, 2021, United Nations

Restoring democratic order in Myanmar should be the priority of all stakeholders and the detained leaders be released, India has told a UN General Assembly meeting, calling on the leadership in the Southeast Asian nation to work together to resolve their differences in a "peaceful and constructive manner".

RSS Destroyed Institutional Balance In The Country: Rahul Gandhi

RSS Destroyed Institutional Balance In The Country: Rahul Gandhi

ANI | Saturday February 27, 2021, Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu)

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has destroyed the institutional balance in the country by "systematically attacking elected institutions and free press" for the last six years.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Visits Varanasi, Eats <i>Langar</i>

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Visits Varanasi, Eats Langar

Reported by Ajay Singh, Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Saturday February 27, 2021, Varanasi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday visited Varanasi on the occasion of Sant Ravidas' birth anniversary.

Congress Equally Respects All Religions, People, Castes: Ghulam Nabi Azad

Congress Equally Respects All Religions, People, Castes: Ghulam Nabi Azad

ANI | Saturday February 27, 2021, Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir)

The strength of Congress is that it 'equally respect' all religions, people, and castes, said the party's veteran leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, at a 'Shanti Sammelan' in Jammu on Saturday.

Congress Not Considered Even Worthy Of Being In Opposition: Gujarat Chief Minister

Congress Not Considered Even Worthy Of Being In Opposition: Gujarat Chief Minister

ANI | Saturday February 27, 2021, Rajkot (Gujarat)

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday hit out at the Congress after its defeat in Gujarat Municipal polls, saying that the people no longer consider the party even worthy of being the opposition.

Caught On CCTV: Innova Linked To Mukesh Ambani Security Scare Leaves Mumbai

Caught On CCTV: Innova Linked To Mukesh Ambani Security Scare Leaves Mumbai

Reported by Sohit Rakesh Mishra, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday February 27, 2021, Mumbai

The Toyota Innova linked to a bomb scare near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's home in Mumbai on Thursday has been spotted on CCTV feed as it leaves the city via the Thane-Mulund toll plaza, Mumbai Police's Crime Branch said on Saturday morning

High-Level Meet On COVID-19 Today As 6 States Account For 86% New Cases

High-Level Meet On COVID-19 Today As 6 States Account For 86% New Cases

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 27, 2021, New Delhi

The cabinet secretary will chair a high-level review meeting today with eight states and union territories exhibiting a surge in COVID-19 cases, and six of whom account for 85.75 per cent of the new cases in the country, the Union Health Ministry said.

"PM Travels To Kerala, Assam But...": P Chidambaram On Farmers' Protest

"PM Travels To Kerala, Assam But...": P Chidambaram On Farmers' Protest

ANI | Saturday February 27, 2021, New Delhi

Criticising the Centre over its stand on the ongoing farmer protest, Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday said that the reward to the farm sector for growing at 3.9 per cent in a recession year is to treat the protesting farmers as if they are enemies of the state.

2 Dead, 36 Injured As Bus Returning From Wedding Ceremony Overturns In Madhya Pradesh: Cops

2 Dead, 36 Injured As Bus Returning From Wedding Ceremony Overturns In Madhya Pradesh: Cops

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 27, 2021, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh

Two persons were killed and 36 people were injured after a bus overturned in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district in the early hours this morning, a police official said.

Civic Polls For 88 Seats In Gujarat's Vadodara Tomorrow

Civic Polls For 88 Seats In Gujarat's Vadodara Tomorrow

ANI | Saturday February 27, 2021, Vadodara (Gujarat)

The election for 88 seats of three municipalities in Gujarat's Vadodara district, along with 34 Zilla panchayat seats and 168 taluka panchayat seats will be held on February 28.

India Can Be Global Toy Manufacturing Hub, Make Eco-Friendly Toys: PM Modi

India Can Be Global Toy Manufacturing Hub, Make Eco-Friendly Toys: PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 27, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the toy manufacturers to use less plastic and more eco-friendly material, in addition, to focus on innovation.