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Sukanta Majumdar, First-Time MP, Is New Bengal BJP Chief

Sukanta Majumdar, First-Time MP, Is New Bengal BJP Chief

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Tuesday September 21, 2021, New Delhi

Sukanta Majumdar, a first-time MP, has been appointed chief of BJP's Bengal unit, replacing Dilip Ghosh, who has been given a role in Delhi in the middle of an exodus by party leaders to the ruling Trinamool.

Arvind Kejriwal's Goa Promise: Allowance For Jobless, Quota For Locals

Arvind Kejriwal's Goa Promise: Allowance For Jobless, Quota For Locals

Tuesday September 21, 2021

Arvind Kejriwal promises Rs 3,000 allowance for jobless in Goa, 80% quota for locals in private jobs if AAP elected

Shilpa Shetty's First Instagram Post After Husband Raj Kundra Gets Bail

Shilpa Shetty's First Instagram Post After Husband Raj Kundra Gets Bail

Edited by Mallika Soni | Tuesday September 21, 2021, New Delhi

Hours after her husband, businessman Raj Kundra, was granted bail in the porn films case on Monday, actor Shilpa Shetty took to Instagram, sharing a quote by Chinese-American modernist architect Roger Lee.

In Top Seer Narendra Giri's Alleged Suicide In UP, Close Disciple Charged

In Top Seer Narendra Giri's Alleged Suicide In UP, Close Disciple Charged

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 21, 2021, New Delhi

A day after Narendra Giri, the head of a top religious body - Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad allegedly died by suicide in Uttar Pradeshs Prayagraj, three of his close aides have been detained for questioning, including one of his top disciples.

Resolving Quarantine Issue "In Mutual Interest": India To UK On Rules Row

Resolving Quarantine Issue "In Mutual Interest": India To UK On Rules Row

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Tuesday September 21, 2021, New Delhi

India on Tuesday said it has in the "mutual interest" of both the nations pushed for early resolution of quarantine issue in the United Kingdom, which has commissioned criticism from all quarters over its non-recognition of people vaccinated in India

26,115 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India, 13.6% Lower Than Yesterday

26,115 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In India, 13.6% Lower Than Yesterday

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Tuesday September 21, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 26,115 fresh Covid cases, 13.6% lower than yesterday's figures. The new infections took the country's total caseload to over 22.9 crore. 252 deaths in the last 24 hours pushed the death count to 4,45,385.

"Zero Tolerance" For Corruption: Government To Probe Amazon Bribe Charge

"Zero Tolerance" For Corruption: Government To Probe Amazon Bribe Charge

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 21, 2021, New Delhi

Allegations that Amazon's legal representatives bribed officials in India will be investigated, the government said today, stressing on a "zero-tolerance" policy towards corruption.

BJP Using Probe Agencies To Threaten Maharashtra Government: Shiv Sena

BJP Using Probe Agencies To Threaten Maharashtra Government: Shiv Sena

Asian News International | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Mumbai

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is using the central agencies like Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to threaten the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra, alleged the Shiv Sena in its Saamana editorial.

Rakesh Tikait A "Dacoit", Farmers' Protest Getting Foreign Funds: BJP MP

Rakesh Tikait A "Dacoit", Farmers' Protest Getting Foreign Funds: BJP MP

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh

BJP MP from Bahraich Akshayvar Lal Gond has termed farm leader Rakesh Tikait a "dacoit" and alleged that the farmers' agitation is receiving funds from abroad.

PM Modi-Joe Biden Meet Will Strengthen Ties, Boost Quad: White House Official

PM Modi-Joe Biden Meet Will Strengthen Ties, Boost Quad: White House Official

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Washington

The maiden bilateral meet between PM Modi and US President Joe Biden on Friday will allow taking the relationship between the two countries from strength to strength while helping in giving momentum to the Quad grouping, a White House official said.

Coronavirus Live News Updates: India Records 26,115 Cases In A Day

Coronavirus Live News Updates: India Records 26,115 Cases In A Day

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Tuesday September 21, 2021, New Delhi

With 30,256 people testing positive for coronavirus infection, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,34,78,419, while the active cases declined to 3,18,181, the lowest in 183 days, according to the Union health ministry data on Monday.

New Punjab Chief Minister Discusses Pro-Poor Initiatives In 1st Cabinet Meet

New Punjab Chief Minister Discusses Pro-Poor Initiatives In 1st Cabinet Meet

Asian News International | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Chandigarh (Punjab)

Newly-appointed Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday held his first Cabinet meeting and discussed various 'pro-poor initiatives' which it plans to implement in a time-bound manner.

PM Modi's Speech At UN Most Awaited Among World Leaders: Indian Envoy

PM Modi's Speech At UN Most Awaited Among World Leaders: Indian Envoy

Asian News International | Tuesday September 21, 2021, New York

India's Permanent Representative to United Nations TS Tirumurti on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is one of the most awaited among the world leaders.

PM, Biden To Discuss Ways To Fight "Common Enemy Of Terrorism'': US Official

PM, Biden To Discuss Ways To Fight "Common Enemy Of Terrorism'': US Official

Asian News International | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Washington

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden will have the opportunity to talk about the broader threat of terrorism and situation in Afghanistan, said a senior Biden administration official.

Rajasthan RTI Activist Dies, Family Claims He Was Killed By People He Exposed

Rajasthan RTI Activist Dies, Family Claims He Was Killed By People He Exposed

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 21, 2021, Kota

The family of RTI activist Rai Singh Gurjar, who died in a road accident last week, has alleged foul play, claiming he was killed by people he had exposed in graft cases over the last five years.