BJP in Madhya Pradesh will hold a general knowledge competition based on the Hindu epic ''Ramayana'' and winners will get a chance to travel by air to UP's Ayodhya, where a grand Ram temple is being constructed, Tourism minister said.
An Indian man has been deported from Australia for attacking Sikhs several times last year and earlier this year, the country's immigration and citizenship minister tweeted.
Intense spells of rain have also been reported across northwest India, south peninsular India, and east India, with Kerala being the worst hit after heavy rains caused a landslide and flooding that have left at least 23 dead.
India logged 13,596 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily rise in the last eight months or 230 days, the Health Ministry's data showed. 166 people have died of Covid in the last 24 hours.
At least two people have died after a fire broke out at a packaging factory in Surat in Gujarat this morning, news agency ANI reported.
Samyukta Kisan Morcha has called for six-hour-long nationwide ''Rail roko'' agitation demanding removal of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Mishra Teni from Union Cabinet over Lakhimpur Kheri incident, in which his son is an accused.
New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that the country's biggest city Auckland will remain in lockdown for another two weeks as it looks to control the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus.
Pressing for Union Minister Ajay Mishra's dismissal and arrest over Lakhimpur incident in Uttar Pradesh, in which his son has been arrested, the farmers' body has called for a six-hour long nationwide ''Rail roko'' agitation.
Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik on Sunday said that if the Centre would provide a Minimum Support Price (MSP) guarantee through the law, they can resolve the farmers' agitation against the farm laws.
India recorded lowest daily rise in Covid cases since early March with 14,146 fresh infections on Sunday. 144 deaths were recorded in the country due to coronavirus, which took the total death count to 4,52,124.
Queen Elizabeth II's grandson Prince William presented the inaugural Earthshot prizes at a ceremony in London on Sunday, with projects from Costa Rica, Italy, the Bahamas and India picking up prizes.
Thunderstorms with moderate intensity rain with heavy intensity rain over isolated places would continue to occur over and adjoining areas of the national capital during the next 2 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.
Thunderstorms with lightning and light to moderate rainfall are likely to affect some parts of the Jhargram district of West Bengal during the next 1-2 hours, as per the Indian Metrological department on Monday.
Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who resigned from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and joined Trinamool Congress (TMC), would meet Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday (October 19) to submit his resignation as the BJP MP.
The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Sunday said 'Rail Roko' protests will be held across the country on October 18 to demand the dismissal and arrest Union Minister Ajay Mishra in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.