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43 Maharashtra Cities Join UN's Global Campaign To Go Carbon Neutral

43 Maharashtra Cities Join UN's Global Campaign To Go Carbon Neutral

Written by Saurabh Gupta | Saturday October 23, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray has outlined the roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality for 43 cities under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme from the state that joined UN's "Race to Zero".

Mayawati's Party Demands 6-Month Ban On Pre-Poll Surveys For UP Elections

Mayawati's Party Demands 6-Month Ban On Pre-Poll Surveys For UP Elections

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

Ban pre-poll surveys by media outlets six months before state and general elections to ensure voters can exercise their rights freely, fairly, and uninfluenced, the BSP has appealed to the Election Commission.

UP To Give Free Tablets, Smartphones To Youth From November-End

UP To Give Free Tablets, Smartphones To Youth From November-End

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said his government will begin the distribution of tablets and smartphones among the youth by November-end.

Centre Asks States To Widen Coverage Of 2nd Dose Of Covid Vaccine

Centre Asks States To Widen Coverage Of 2nd Dose Of Covid Vaccine

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

The centre today urged states and Union Territories to focus on those beneficiaries waiting for their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine after their interval period has been over

Pretending All Is Normal In J&K Like "Suicide": Kashmiri Pandits' Group

Pretending All Is Normal In J&K Like "Suicide": Kashmiri Pandits' Group

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, Jammu

In the aftermath of recent killings, a representative body of migrant Kashmiri pandits -- Panun Kashmir -- on Saturday said pretending normalcy and belittling the gravity of the situation in the Valley will be "like walking on the path of suicide."

Delimitation, Elections, Statehood: Amit Shah Lays Down J&K Roadmap

Delimitation, Elections, Statehood: Amit Shah Lays Down J&K Roadmap

Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Saturday October 23, 2021, Srinagar

Delimitation in Jammu and Kashmir will be followed by elections and restoration of statehood, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said today as he visited the Valley for the first time since Article 370 was revoked two years ago.

Congress Meet On Oct 26 To Chalk Out Strategy For Upcoming Assembly Polls

Congress Meet On Oct 26 To Chalk Out Strategy For Upcoming Assembly Polls

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

Ahead of upcoming assembly elections in five states, top Congress leaders will brainstorm poll strategy at a meeting of all party general secretaries, in-charges and state unit chiefs on October 26.

Raj Thackeray, His Mother And Sister Test Covid+, Admitted To Hospital In Mumbai

Raj Thackeray, His Mother And Sister Test Covid+, Admitted To Hospital In Mumbai

Asian News International | Saturday October 23, 2021, Mumbai (Maharashtra)

Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray, his mother and sister tested positive for COVID19, informed by the Lilavati Hospital doctor Jalil Parkar on Saturday.

Shop Online, Avoid Travel: Government Issues Covid Advisory For Festivals

Shop Online, Avoid Travel: Government Issues Covid Advisory For Festivals

NDTV News Desk | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

States must ensure Coronavirus precautions are followed strictly during the festive season, the government said in an advisory on Saturday, listing measures like promoting online shopping and avoiding unnecessary travel to stop infection rates from s

38 Prisoners With Terror-Links Shifted From Jammu And Kashmir To UP's Agra Jail

38 Prisoners With Terror-Links Shifted From Jammu And Kashmir To UP's Agra Jail

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, Agra (UP)

As many as 38 prisoners linked to terror cases were shifted from Jammu and Kashmir to the Central Jail in Agra on Saturday amidst high security.

Punjab Chief Minister Reiterates His Support To Farmers Against Farm Laws

Punjab Chief Minister Reiterates His Support To Farmers Against Farm Laws

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Saturday reiterated his support to the ongoing farmers' agitation against the Centre's three farm laws.

Tamil Nadu Lockdown Extended, With Relaxation. Ban On Festivals Continues

Tamil Nadu Lockdown Extended, With Relaxation. Ban On Festivals Continues

Reported by J Sam Daniel, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Saturday October 23, 2021, Chennai

The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday has extended the Covid lockdown restrictions till November 15 with some relaxation.

BJP Rules Out AAP's Claim Of Leadership Change In Goa

BJP Rules Out AAP's Claim Of Leadership Change In Goa

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, Panaji

The BJP has rubbished Delhi Deputy Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia's claim that the party is going to replace Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant ahead of the next year's Assembly polls.

India Is Still Great But Centre Has Been A "Failure" And Will Remain So: Rahul Gandhi

India Is Still Great But Centre Has Been A "Failure" And Will Remain So: Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that the government has failed the country with farmers upset, inflation soaring and the borders witnessing clashes.

"Jacqueline Fernandez A Witness": Actor's Spokesman On Agency Questioning

"Jacqueline Fernandez A Witness": Actor's Spokesman On Agency Questioning

Press Trust of India | Saturday October 23, 2021, New Delhi

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez is being called to testify as a witness by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with an over Rs 200 crore money laundering case, her spokesperson said on Saturday.