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Tamil Nadu Congress Candidate Madhava Rao Dies Of Covid, By-Election If He Wins

Tamil Nadu Congress Candidate Madhava Rao Dies Of Covid, By-Election If He Wins

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar, Edited by Ridhima Shukla | Sunday April 11, 2021, Chennai

A Congress candidate from Tamil Nadu has died of COVID-19, a few days after he contested from the Srivilliputhur constituency in the state assembly elections.

"Will Be There On 4th Day": Mamata Banerjee On Cooch Behar Ban, Violence

"Will Be There On 4th Day": Mamata Banerjee On Cooch Behar Ban, Violence

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Sunday April 11, 2021

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who blamed the centre on Saturday for violence in Cooch Behar district's Sitalkuchi constituency, this morning hit out at the Election Commission over the three-day ban on politicians for three days. Four p

1,52,879 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India In Biggest-Ever One-Day Spike

1,52,879 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India In Biggest-Ever One-Day Spike

Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday April 11, 2021, New Delhi

India added 1,52,879 fresh infections reported since yesterday, setting another grim one-day record as the country's Covid tally reached over 1.33 crore cases. 839 deaths in the last 24 hour pushed the total death count to 1.69 lakh.

UP Restricts Gatherings At Religious Places Amid COVID-19 Surge

UP Restricts Gatherings At Religious Places Amid COVID-19 Surge

Reported by Kamal Khan, Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday April 11, 2021, Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced restrictions on gatherings of five or more people in religious places for effective control of the Covid pandemic during the upcoming festivals of Navratri and Ramzan.

China's Plan For Mega Dam In Tibet Raises Concern In India

China's Plan For Mega Dam In Tibet Raises Concern In India

Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 11, 2021, Beijing

China is planning a mega dam in Tibet able to produce triple the electricity generated by the Three Gorges -- the world's largest power station -- stoking fears among environmentalists and in neighbouring India.

PM Modi Pays Tributes To Social Reformer Jyotirao Phule

PM Modi Pays Tributes To Social Reformer Jyotirao Phule

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to noted social reformer Jyotirao Phule on his birth anniversary, and said his commitment to reforming the society will continue to inspire future generations.

US Dials Down Tension Over Warship Passage Through India's Exclusive Zone

US Dials Down Tension Over Warship Passage Through India's Exclusive Zone

Reported by Vishnu Som | Sunday April 11, 2021, New Delhi

The United States has sought to dial down differences with India on the passage of a US warship through India's Exclusive Economic Zone in the Arabian Sea, which had taken place without New Delhi's permission on April 7.

2 Terrorists Killed In Overnight Encounter With Security Forces In J&K's Shopian

2 Terrorists Killed In Overnight Encounter With Security Forces In J&K's Shopian

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Srinagar

Two terrorists have been killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said on Sunday.

Telangana Flags Vaccine Shortage, Says Stocks Left For Less Than 3 Days

Telangana Flags Vaccine Shortage, Says Stocks Left For Less Than 3 Days

Reported by Uma Sudhir, Edited by Ridhima Shukla | Sunday April 11, 2021, Hyderabad

Telangana has joined several states in flagging a shortage of COVID-19 vaccines to the centre, and has written to Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan saying that the state's vaccine stocks would last only for three more days.

PM Modi Calls For Mass Vaccination, 4-Day "<i>Tika Utsav</i>" Starts Today

PM Modi Calls For Mass Vaccination, 4-Day "Tika Utsav" Starts Today

Reported by Alok Pandey,Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday April 11, 2021, New Delhi

A 'Tika Utsav' or vaccine festival is being organised in the country from today to inoculate maximum number of eligible people against the coronavirus amid a worrying surge in cases.

Coronavirus India Live Updates: 1,52,879 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India In Biggest-Ever One-Day Spike, 1.33 Crore Total Cases

Coronavirus India Live Updates: 1,52,879 Fresh Coronavirus Cases In India In Biggest-Ever One-Day Spike, 1.33 Crore Total Cases

Edited by Priyanka Rudrappa | Sunday April 11, 2021, New Delhi

India reports 1,52,879 new COVID-19 cases, 90,584 discharges, and 839 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday. 

Fire Breaks Out At Furniture Market In Delhi, 8 Rescued

Fire Breaks Out At Furniture Market In Delhi, 8 Rescued

ANI | Sunday April 11, 2021, New Delhi

Eight people were rescued after a fire broke out in a furniture market in Delhi's Shastri Park in the early hours of Sunday.

Probe Agency Conducts Raids In Telangana, Including Ex-Minister's Family

Probe Agency Conducts Raids In Telangana, Including Ex-Minister's Family

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, New Delhi

Enforcement Directorate said it conducted raids in Telangana, including against the son-in-law of former state minister late Nayani Narsimha Reddy, in connection with a money laundering probe linked to alleged fraud in the IMS and ESIC departments.

Civic Body Polls In Gujarat's Gandhinagar Postponed Over COVID-19

Civic Body Polls In Gujarat's Gandhinagar Postponed Over COVID-19

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 11, 2021, Ahmedabad

The Gujarat State Election Commission (SEC) on Saturday decided to postpone the elections to the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation, scheduled to be held on April 18, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases, an official statement said.

Biased Distribution Of Medical Equipment To Maharashtra: Congress Leader

Biased Distribution Of Medical Equipment To Maharashtra: Congress Leader

ANI | Saturday April 10, 2021, Karad (Maharashtra)

The central government discriminated in the distribution of critical medical equipment to Maharashtra, senior Maharashtra Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said on Saturday.