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"Know Your Facts, Anand Sharma": A Twitter Thread In Congress vs Congress

"Know Your Facts, Anand Sharma": A Twitter Thread In Congress vs Congress

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 02, 2021, New Delhi

Stung by party colleague Anand Sharma's open condemnation, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today posted a series of tweets in a scorching thread titled "Know Your Facts, Anand Sharma".

Heroin Worth Over Rs 25 Crore Seized In Bengal, 1 Arrested: Police

Heroin Worth Over Rs 25 Crore Seized In Bengal, 1 Arrested: Police

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 02, 2021, Kolkata

The Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata Police has seized over five kg of heroin, worth Rs 25.09 crore in the international market, from West Bengal's Purba Bardhaman district and arrested a person in this connection, a senior officer said on Tuesday.

"Vaccines Will Prove To Be <i>Sanjeevani</i>": Health Minister Takes Covaxin Shot

"Vaccines Will Prove To Be Sanjeevani": Health Minister Takes Covaxin Shot

Edited by Shylaja Varma | Tuesday March 02, 2021, New Delhi

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, a day after the second phase of the mega vaccination drive against the virus began in India. Dr Vardhan received his jab of the indigenous Covaxin in front of cameras at the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute. His wife Nutan Goeltoo was vaccinated.

Teen Found Dead In Aligarh Field Was Strangled, No Clear Evidence Of Rape: UP Cops

Teen Found Dead In Aligarh Field Was Strangled, No Clear Evidence Of Rape: UP Cops

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 02, 2021, Aligarh

The postmortem report of the teenage girl, whose body was found in Aligarh on Sunday, has not indicated any clear evidence of rape and found that she was strangled, a senior official said.

IndiGo Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Pak, Passenger Dead On Arrival

IndiGo Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Pak, Passenger Dead On Arrival

ANI | Tuesday March 02, 2021, New Delhi

A Sharjah-Lucknow IndiGo flight made an emergency landing on Tuesday in Pakistan's Karachi after a passenger suffered a medical emergency.

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Address Kisan Mahapanchayat In Meerut On March 7

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra To Address Kisan Mahapanchayat In Meerut On March 7

ANI | Tuesday March 02, 2021, New Delhi

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will address a Kisan Mahapanchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on March 7, to highlight the issues being faced by farmers.

Watch: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tries Hand At Plucking Tea Leaves In Assam

Watch: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tries Hand At Plucking Tea Leaves In Assam

Edited by Stela Dey | Tuesday March 02, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra plucks tea leaves and interacts with tea garden workers in Assam's Biswanath, photos and videos shared today on Twitter show.

BJP Lok Sabha Member Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan Dies

BJP Lok Sabha Member Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan Dies

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 02, 2021, Bhopal

Nand Kumar Singh Chauhan, the BJP Lok Sabha member from Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh, died at a hospital in Gurugram, family sources said on Tuesday. He was 69.

Man Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Rape 14-Year-Old Girl In UP: Police

Man Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Rape 14-Year-Old Girl In UP: Police

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 02, 2021, Banda

A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape a 14-year-old girl in Banda district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.

Arunachal Pradesh Reports First COVID-19 Case After Two Days

Arunachal Pradesh Reports First COVID-19 Case After Two Days

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 02, 2021, Itanagar

Arunachal Pradesh reported a fresh case of COVID-19 after remaining coronavirus-free for two consecutive days, a senior health official said on Tuesday.

"Make In India" Epitomises Challenges In Trade With India : US Report

"Make In India" Epitomises Challenges In Trade With India : US Report

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 02, 2021, Washington

The Biden administration has told the US Congress that India's recent emphasis on import substitution through the ''Make in India'' campaign has "epitomised" the challenges facing the bilateral trade relationship.

Strong BJP Start In Early Leads As Votes Counted For Gujarat Local Polls

Strong BJP Start In Early Leads As Votes Counted For Gujarat Local Polls

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 02, 2021, New Delhi

The ruling BJP posted early gains in the Gujarat municipal elections, leading in most of the 81 municipalities that voted on Sunday and establishing a wide gap with closest rival Congress in district panchayats and taluka panchayats. The party hopes to continue its good run in local body polls held over the last few weeks in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state, ahead of elections due next year.

India Reports 12,286 New COVID-19 Cases, 91 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

India Reports 12,286 New COVID-19 Cases, 91 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 02, 2021, New Delhi

India's COVID-19 cases rose to 1,11,24,527 with 12,286 new infections being reported in a day, while the recoveries have surged to 1,07,98,921, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.

Gujarat Local Body Polls Results 2021 LIVE Updates: Early Gains For BJP As Counting Of Votes Underway For Gujarat Local Polls

Gujarat Local Body Polls Results 2021 LIVE Updates: Early Gains For BJP As Counting Of Votes Underway For Gujarat Local Polls

Tuesday March 02, 2021, New Delhi

The ruling BJP posted early gains in the Gujarat municipal elections, leading in most of the 81 municipalities that voted on Sunday and establishing a wide gap with closest rival Congress in district panchayats and taluka panchayats.

What Question Do You Have For PM, Rahul Gandhi Was Asked. His Reply

What Question Do You Have For PM, Rahul Gandhi Was Asked. His Reply

ANI | Tuesday March 02, 2021, Kanyakumari

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday interacted and danced with the students at St Joseph Matric Higher Secondary School in Kanyakumari.