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Karnataka's Former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy Tests Covid Positive

Karnataka's Former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy Tests Covid Positive

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, Bengaluru

Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today said he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Actor Deep Sidhu, Accused In Red Fort Violence On Republic Day, Gets Bail

Actor Deep Sidhu, Accused In Red Fort Violence On Republic Day, Gets Bail

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar,Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

Actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu, accused in the violence at the Red Fort complex in Delhi on Republic Day during a farmers' tractor rally, has been granted bail.

Light Rain Expected In Delhi Today, Minimum Temperature 4 Degrees Below Normal

Light Rain Expected In Delhi Today, Minimum Temperature 4 Degrees Below Normal

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

It was a partly cloudy sky this morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature settling four degrees below the normal at 18.2 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Madhya Pradesh Hospital Wrongly Declares Covid Patient Dead - Twice

Madhya Pradesh Hospital Wrongly Declares Covid Patient Dead - Twice

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday April 17, 2021, Bhopal

A 58-year-old suspected Covid-19 patient was wrongly declared dead -- twice -- by authorities earlier this week at a hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha district. The second time the patient's family had even prepared for his funeral.

Arvind Kejriwal To Chair COVID-19 Meet Today To Review Situation In Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal To Chair COVID-19 Meet Today To Review Situation In Delhi

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will hold a meeting today to review the COVID-19 situation as the national capital has been witnessing an exponential rise in coronavirus cases.

People To Face Arrests, Trials For Violating Covid Curbs: Delhi Police

People To Face Arrests, Trials For Violating Covid Curbs: Delhi Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

People venturing out of homes without valid reasons during the weekend curfew will face arrest and prosecution for violating anti-Covid regulations, Delhi Police warned on Friday.

In Pictures: Voting For Phase 5 Begins In Bengal Amid Tight Security

In Pictures: Voting For Phase 5 Begins In Bengal Amid Tight Security

Edited by Priyanka Rudrappa | Saturday April 17, 2021, Kolkata

Polling for the fifth and biggest phase of West Bengal assembly elections began at 7 am today across 45 seats amid tight security and a surge in Covid cases.

Record 2.34 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In India, 1,341 Deaths In 24 Hours

Record 2.34 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In India, 1,341 Deaths In 24 Hours

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

India's Covid caseload rose to 1.45 crore with 2,34,692 fresh infections - the sharpest-ever daily spike - as the country recorded over 2 lakh cases for the third straight day. With 1,341 deaths, India saw the deadliest day of the pandemic this year.

4 Sikhs Among 8 Killed In FedEx Shooting In US, Shocked India Offers Help

4 Sikhs Among 8 Killed In FedEx Shooting In US, Shocked India Offers Help

Reported by Kadambini Sharma and Vishnu Som, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

India will render "all possible assistance" to local authorities in Indianapolis, US, where at least eight people, including four Sikhs, have died after a gunman opened fire at a FedEx facility, a "deeply shocked" Foreign Ministry has said.

"Kumbh Mela Should Now Only Be Symbolic To Strengthen Covid Fight": PM

"Kumbh Mela Should Now Only Be Symbolic To Strengthen Covid Fight": PM

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning appealed that Kumbh Mela "should now only be symbolic" amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, stressing that it will give a boost to fight against the pandemic.

Bengal Election Phase 5: PM Modi Urges Voters To Turn Up In Large Numbers

Bengal Election Phase 5: PM Modi Urges Voters To Turn Up In Large Numbers

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged voters in the fifth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections to vote in large numbers.

West Bengal Election 2021 Live Updates: Voting Begins In Bengal For Fifth And Biggest Phase Of Assembly Polls

West Bengal Election 2021 Live Updates: Voting Begins In Bengal For Fifth And Biggest Phase Of Assembly Polls

Edited by Stela Dey | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

West Bengal will vote today in the fifth phase of the assembly elections held amid an alarming surge of coronavirus cases across the country.

Coronavirus India Live Updates: India Records 2.34 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In Biggest Daily Spike So Far

Coronavirus India Live Updates: India Records 2.34 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In Biggest Daily Spike So Far

Saturday April 17, 2021

Coronavirus Cases LIVE: India's Covid caseload surged to 1.45 crore cases with 2,34,692 fresh infections - the sharpest-ever daily spike - as the country recorded over 2 lakh cases for the third straight day.

10 Democrats Ask Biden To Back India's Waiver Bid At WTO

10 Democrats Ask Biden To Back India's Waiver Bid At WTO

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, Washington

Ten Democratic Senators led by influential Bernie Sanders have urged US President Joe Biden to support India and South Africa's proposal to the WTO to temporarily lift certain intellectual property barriers.

West Bengal Votes In 5th Phase Under Shadow Of Covid Surge: 10 Facts

West Bengal Votes In 5th Phase Under Shadow Of Covid Surge: 10 Facts

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday April 17, 2021, Kolkata/ New Delhi

Bengal is voting for 45 of 294 seats today in the fifth - and biggest - of its eight poll phases, which are being held amid a surge in Covid cases - over four lakh have been reported in the past 48 hours. 16.15 per cent turnout was recorded till 9am.