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Iranian Boat Carrying Drugs Seized Off Gujarat Coast, 7 Arrested: Official

Iranian Boat Carrying Drugs Seized Off Gujarat Coast, 7 Arrested: Official

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Ahmedabad

An Iranian boat with seven crew members and a huge consignment of heroin was apprehended in Indian waters off the Gujarat coast, in an operation carried out jointly by the state Anti-Terrorist Squad and the Coast Guard, officials said on Sunday.

"Event Over": Rahul Gandhi On Vaccine Record On PM Modi's Birthday

"Event Over": Rahul Gandhi On Vaccine Record On PM Modi's Birthday

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a swipe at the government over the record COVID-19 vaccinations in a single day, and said the "event" is over now.

"Stitch In Time Saves 9": Kapil Sibal On Parties Changing Chief Ministers

"Stitch In Time Saves 9": Kapil Sibal On Parties Changing Chief Ministers

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Pointing to the sudden change of guard in three states, Congress leader Kapil Sibal asked today will that buy parties time and help them course correct. The question was not asked of anyone in particular.

Punjab Congress Crisis: Ashok Gehlot's Aide Offers To Resign Over Tweet On Punjab Crisis

Punjab Congress Crisis: Ashok Gehlot's Aide Offers To Resign Over Tweet On Punjab Crisis

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Jaipur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's OSD Lokesh Sharma submitted his resignation on Saturday night, hours after he posted a tweet which was seen as an indirect criticism of the Congress over the change of leadership in Punjab.

Congress May Name 2 Deputies In Addition To Amarinder Singh Replacement

Congress May Name 2 Deputies In Addition To Amarinder Singh Replacement

Reported by Sunil Prabhu | Sunday September 19, 2021, Chandigarh

The Congress - scrabbling to restore control in Punjab after a "humiliated" Amarinder Singh resigned as Chief Minister - is likely to name two deputies and a replacement, but the identities of the deputies will depend on who the Chief Minister is.

Decision On Allowing Foreign Tourists To Visit India In 10 Days: Report

Decision On Allowing Foreign Tourists To Visit India In 10 Days: Report

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Amid a decline in Covid cases in the country, India may soon reopen its doors for foreign tourists for the first time in one-and-a-half years, officials said.

Punjab Congress Crisis: "Awaiting Sonia Gandhi's Orders" On New Chief Minister: Punjab MLAs

Punjab Congress Crisis: "Awaiting Sonia Gandhi's Orders" On New Chief Minister: Punjab MLAs

Asian News International | Sunday September 19, 2021, Panchkula (Haryana)

Congress MLAs in Punjab reiterated that the decision over the prospective candidate for the post of Punjab Chief Minister lies in the hands of the party's high command.

Amarinder Singh Successor May Be Announced Today Amid Flurry Of Meetings

Amarinder Singh Successor May Be Announced Today Amid Flurry Of Meetings

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar,Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday September 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Poll-bound Punjab will get a new Chief Minister today - a day after a "humiliated" Amarinder Singh resigned, capping a long and bitter feud with Navjot Sidhu that has left the party fighting for control of one of the few states it still rules

Ashok Gehlot's "Hope You Keep Party's Interest" Tweet To Amarinder Singh

Ashok Gehlot's "Hope You Keep Party's Interest" Tweet To Amarinder Singh

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has requested his Congress colleague and former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to "continue working keeping the interest of the party above all else."

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway To Earn Rs 1,000 Crore Revenue Per Month: Nitin Gadkari

Delhi-Mumbai Expressway To Earn Rs 1,000 Crore Revenue Per Month: Nitin Gadkari

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre will get toll revenues worth Rs 1,000 to 1,500 crore every month once the much-awaited Delhi-Mumbai Expressway becomes operational in 2023, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Sunday.

Punjab Congress Crisis Live Updates: Sikh Face To Be Considered For Chief Minister, Say Sources

Punjab Congress Crisis Live Updates: Sikh Face To Be Considered For Chief Minister, Say Sources

Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni was asked to succeed Amarinder Singh as Punjab chief minister during a late-night meeting with Rahul Gandhi, but the leader has turned down the offer, sources said. The party is likely to announce a new Chief Minist

PM Modi Urges People To Take Part In Auction Of Gifts Received By Him

PM Modi Urges People To Take Part In Auction Of Gifts Received By Him

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to take part in the auction of several gifts and mementos that he has received over the years, and said the proceeds would go to the "Namami Gange" initiative.

"Emerging Challenge": Centre Warns 11 States About Dengue Strain

"Emerging Challenge": Centre Warns 11 States About Dengue Strain

Reported by Meher Pandey, Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

The 11 states reporting a more dangerous type of dengue have been asked by the centre to take steps for early detection of cases, start fever helplines and stock adequate testing kits, larvicides and medicines.

"Punjab Chief Minister Must Be Sikh Leader": Ambika Soni Rejects Offer

"Punjab Chief Minister Must Be Sikh Leader": Ambika Soni Rejects Offer

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Ambika Soni has turned down an offer to become Punjab's next Chief Minister a day after Captain Amarinder Singh resigned, sources have said.

30,773 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India, 13.7% Lower Than Yesterday

30,773 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India, 13.7% Lower Than Yesterday

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 30,773 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, 13.7% lower than yesterday, as active caseload stood at 3,32,158 this morning.