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Shiv Sena Leader's Remarks On Kannadigas Anti-National: Karnataka BJP

Shiv Sena Leader's Remarks On Kannadigas Anti-National: Karnataka BJP

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 20, 2021, Bengaluru

Terming Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's statement that Kannadidgas may find it difficult to do business in Mumbai as "anti-Kannadiga" and "anti-national", Karnataka BJP on Tuesday took a dig at the state Congress leaders for their "silence" on the iss

"Why Not One Nation One Price": Congress Bats For States On Vaccines

"Why Not One Nation One Price": Congress Bats For States On Vaccines

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday April 20, 2021, New Delhi

The price of vaccines should be the same for the Centre and the states and a higher price cannot be passed onto states, which are already hugely cash strapped, the Congress said today.

As Covid SOS Messages Go Up, Madhya Pradesh Leaders Help With Supplies

As Covid SOS Messages Go Up, Madhya Pradesh Leaders Help With Supplies

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Tuesday April 20, 2021, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh is among the states that is facing shortage of oxygen cylinders and critical medicines at it battles the second wave of the pandemic, with rising Covid cases and deaths.

Congress Leader Anand Sharma Tests Positive For Covid

Congress Leader Anand Sharma Tests Positive For Covid

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 20, 2021, New Delhi

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been shifted to a private hospital in Gurgaon, sources said Tuesday.

India Tells China To Avoid "Tendency To Sweep Situation Under Carpet"

India Tells China To Avoid "Tendency To Sweep Situation Under Carpet"

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 20, 2021, Beijing

India has told China that the significance of the consensus reached between their leaders to maintain peace along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) can't be "swept under the carpet" and called for the complete disengagement of troops in eastern Ladakh

Act On Corruption Complaints In 3 Months: Vigilance Body To Departments

Act On Corruption Complaints In 3 Months: Vigilance Body To Departments

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 20, 2021, New Delhi

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has asked all central government organisations to decide on corruption complaints against employees within three months.

Madhya Pradesh Airlifts 15,000 Vials Of Remdesivir To Districts

Madhya Pradesh Airlifts 15,000 Vials Of Remdesivir To Districts

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 20, 2021, Indore

At least 15,000 vials of remdesivir, a key anti-viral drug used in the treatment of COVID-19, arrived in Indore and was airlifted to different parts of Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, an official said.

Earth Day 2021: Date, Theme, Significance And Activities Of Earth Day

Earth Day 2021: Date, Theme, Significance And Activities Of Earth Day

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Tuesday April 20, 2021

Earth Day 2021: The theme for Earth Day this year is Restore Our Earth. Earth Day is marked on April 22 every year. Know about the significance and online activities for Earth Day.

Rahul Gandhi Tests Positive For COVID-19

Rahul Gandhi Tests Positive For COVID-19

Reported by Sunil Prabhu | Tuesday April 20, 2021, New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi has tested positive for Covid. The Congress leader tweeted that he had mild symptoms.

UP To Go Into Covid Lockdown On Weekends, Night Curfew Continues

UP To Go Into Covid Lockdown On Weekends, Night Curfew Continues

Reported by Saurabh Shukla, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday April 20, 2021, New Delhi

Uttar Pradesh has decided to go into a lockdown every weekend as a measure to curb Covid-19 infections spreading rapidly in the state. There will be a complete shut down on Saturdays and Sundays even as the night curfew continues on weekdays.

Arvind Kejriwal Self-Isolates After Wife Tests Positive For Covid

Arvind Kejriwal Self-Isolates After Wife Tests Positive For Covid

Edited by Stela Dey | Tuesday April 20, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita tested positive for the deadly coronavirus today after which she isolated herself at home.

Rahul Gandhi Terms Government's COVID-19 Vaccine Policy "Discriminatory"

Rahul Gandhi Terms Government's COVID-19 Vaccine Policy "Discriminatory"

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 20, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the government over its vaccine policy, alleging it is discriminatory and that there is no vaccine guarantee for the weaker sections.

Maharashtra Grocery Shops To Only Open 7-11 am, Home Delivery Till 8 pm

Maharashtra Grocery Shops To Only Open 7-11 am, Home Delivery Till 8 pm

Reported by Purva Chitnis, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 20, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra today ordered tougher measures to fight Covid, saying groceries, vegetable shops and dairies will be open only for four hours and home delivery will not be allowed after 8 pm.

Maharashtra Minister Lists Challenges Amid Second Covid Wave

Maharashtra Minister Lists Challenges Amid Second Covid Wave

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 20, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Tuesday said the second wave of COVID-19 has brought in before the administration a slew of challenges, including finding adequate oxygen and medicine supplies.

Maharashtra Woman Scales Mt Annapurna, 10th Highest Peak In The World

Maharashtra Woman Scales Mt Annapurna, 10th Highest Peak In The World

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 20, 2021, Mumbai

Priyanka Mohite from Satara in western Maharashtra has scaled Mt Annapurna, the 10th highest mountain peak in the world, becoming the first Indian woman climber to achieve the feat.