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Sonia Gandhi Calls For Congress Top Body Meet To Review Poll Results

Sonia Gandhi Calls For Congress Top Body Meet To Review Poll Results

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has summoned a session of the party's highest decision making body - Congress Working Committee to review the grand old party's poll performance in the just concluded assembly elections.

Video Of Boy, 10, Selling Socks Catches Amarinder Singh's Attention

Video Of Boy, 10, Selling Socks Catches Amarinder Singh's Attention

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi/ Ludhiana

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh this morning said he has offered a financial help of Rs 2 lakh to the family of a 10-year-old school dropout after he saw a video of the boy selling socks at a traffic crossing in Ludhiana.

"India Surviving Because Of Nehru-Gandhi" Family: Sena To Modi Government

"India Surviving Because Of Nehru-Gandhi" Family: Sena To Modi Government

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, Mumbai

The Shiv Sena today said that while smaller countries in the neighbourhood are offering help to India to tackle COVID-19, the Modi government is not even ready to stop the work of the multi-crore Central Vista project in Delhi.

Lion Kills 35-Year-Old Man In Gujarat's Junagadh District

Lion Kills 35-Year-Old Man In Gujarat's Junagadh District

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, Junagadh

A 35-year-old man was mauled to death by a lion at Madhupur village in Gujarat's Junagadh district in the early hours of Saturday, a forest official said.

Indian-American Congresswoman Appeals To Raise Funds For India Amid COVID-19 Surge

Indian-American Congresswoman Appeals To Raise Funds For India Amid COVID-19 Surge

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, Washington

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has issued an urgent appeal to raise funds for India, which is experiencing one of the worst outbreaks of COVID-19.

Madhya Pradesh BJP Suspends 6, Gives Notice To Ex-Minister Over Bypoll Defeat

Madhya Pradesh BJP Suspends 6, Gives Notice To Ex-Minister Over Bypoll Defeat

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, Bhopal

After facing defeat in Damoh Assembly bypoll in Madhya Pradesh, the BJP's state unit has issued a show-cause notice to former minister Jayant Malaiya for indulging in "anti-party activities" and suspended the primary membership of his son and five ma

PM Dials 4 Chief Ministers To Discuss Covid Situation In Their States

PM Dials 4 Chief Ministers To Discuss Covid Situation In Their States

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today spoke with four Chief Ministers in separate phone calls and discussed the coronavirus situation in their states, government sources said.

BJP Holds Meetings With Himanta Sarma, Sarbananda Sonowal In Assam Tussle

BJP Holds Meetings With Himanta Sarma, Sarbananda Sonowal In Assam Tussle

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi

Senior Assam leader Himanta Biswa Sarma met party chief JP Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi on Saturday, with Sarbananda Sonowal still to arrive, as suspense builds over the identity of the new Chief Minister

In Bihar, Pappu Yadav, BJP MP Trade Words Over Unused Ambulances

In Bihar, Pappu Yadav, BJP MP Trade Words Over Unused Ambulances

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi

An argument has erupted between BJP MP Rajeev Pratap Rudy and Jan Adhikar Party chief Pappu Yadav after a fleet of ambulances were found unused and parked on premises belonging to the Lok Sabha member from Bihar's Saran

Congress Working Committee To Meet On Monday To Discuss Poll Performance: Report

Congress Working Committee To Meet On Monday To Discuss Poll Performance: Report

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress Working Committee will meet on Monday to assess the party's losses in the state elections amid demands from leaders for serious introspection over its poor performance at the hustings, sources said.

Record 4,187 Covid Deaths In India In 24 hours, 4.01 Lakh New Cases

Record 4,187 Covid Deaths In India In 24 hours, 4.01 Lakh New Cases

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi

India saw more than 4,000 deaths linked to Covid in a day for the first time and over 4 lakh daily cases for the fourth time in a week. The government yesterday said a third Covid wave may not happen if strong measures are taken.

Total Lockdown In Tamil Nadu For 2 Weeks From Monday Amid Covid Crisis

Total Lockdown In Tamil Nadu For 2 Weeks From Monday Amid Covid Crisis

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Arun Nair | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi

The Tamil Nadu government has announced a two week "total lockdown" from May 10 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.The order was issued a day after the state recorded its biggest day spike of new Covid infections.

Fire On Board Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya, All Personnel Safe: Navy

Fire On Board Aircraft Carrier INS Vikramaditya, All Personnel Safe: Navy

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, Mumbai

There was a minor fire on board India's aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya this morning, a navy spokesperson said.

Wanted Criminal Arrested After Encounter With Police In UP

Wanted Criminal Arrested After Encounter With Police In UP

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh)

A wanted criminal, who fled from custody last month and carried a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, was arrested in Uttar Pradesh on Friday after an encounter with police, officials said.

Health Minister Discusses India's Covid Crisis With US Counterpart

Health Minister Discusses India's Covid Crisis With US Counterpart

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, Washington

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday had a virtual meeting with his American counterpart, Xavier Becerra, discussing the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases in India.