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"Conspiracy": Punjab Deputy Chief Minister On Killing At Farmers' Protest

"Conspiracy": Punjab Deputy Chief Minister On Killing At Farmers' Protest

Asian News International | Wednesday October 20, 2021, Chandigarh

Alleging that a "deep-rooted conspiracy" to defame the farmers' protest is behind the Singhu border killing, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said the state government would reach the bottom of the case.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reported 13,058 New Cases, 164 Deaths On Tuesday

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reported 13,058 New Cases, 164 Deaths On Tuesday

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday October 20, 2021, New Delhi

India reported 13,058 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, recording its lowest daily increase in 231 days, while 164 fatalities during the 24-hour period took the death count to 4,52,454, according to the health ministry data.

On Meghalaya Governor's Offer To Mediate, Farmer Leaders Say This

On Meghalaya Governor's Offer To Mediate, Farmer Leaders Say This

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 20, 2021, New Delhi

With Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik offering to mediate between the agitating farmers and the Centre, farmer leaders said on Tuesday they do need any mediation but the BJP government should listen to the "right-thinking people" in the party.

PM Modi To Attend 'Abhidhamma Day' Event In UP's Kushinagar Today

PM Modi To Attend 'Abhidhamma Day' Event In UP's Kushinagar Today

Asian News International | Wednesday October 20, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kushinagar International Airport in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday and participate in an event marking 'Abhidhamma Day' at Mahaparinirvana Temple.

"<i>Chalo</i> Delhi": Farmers Renew Protest Call Before Supreme Court Order

"Chalo Delhi": Farmers Renew Protest Call Before Supreme Court Order

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Tuesday October 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Farmer groups protesting the new central laws near Delhi have called in for reinforcements ahead of a key Supreme Court hearing this week that may mean the end of their year-long blockade.

"President's Rule Through Back Door": Akali Chief To PM Over BSF's Extended Jurisdiction

"President's Rule Through Back Door": Akali Chief To PM Over BSF's Extended Jurisdiction

Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 19, 2021, Ludhiana

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to roll back the Centre's decision of extending the Border Security Force's jurisdiction to over fifty kilometres in three states from the barbed wire fence with Pakista

WHO Director General Has Lauded India's Covid Vaccination Efforts: Health Minister

WHO Director General Has Lauded India's Covid Vaccination Efforts: Health Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 19, 2021, New Delhi

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus lauded the "mammoth efforts" undertaken by the Indian government for vaccination against COVID-19.

"Pankaja Munde Not Disgruntled, She Attended Party Meeting": Union Minister

"Pankaja Munde Not Disgruntled, She Attended Party Meeting": Union Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 19, 2021, Nanded (Maharashtra)

BJP national secretary Pankaja Munde is not upset with the party, Union Minister of State for Finance Dr Bhagwat Karad told reporters in Nanded, Maharashtra on Tuesday.

Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation To Be Dissolved

Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation To Be Dissolved

Asian News International | Tuesday October 19, 2021, New Delhi

The Indian Railways has ordered to dissolve the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC), a letter issued by the Railway Board said on Monday.

"Had Said All Along...": Punjab Minister Slams Amarinder Singh

"Had Said All Along...": Punjab Minister Slams Amarinder Singh

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Tuesday October 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab minister Pargat Singh on Tuesday hit out at former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for announcing that he was launching a new party and saying he was open to partnering the BJP and other "like-minded parties" after his unceremonious exit last m

PM Modi Expresses Anguish At Loss Of Lives In Uttarakhand Rains

PM Modi Expresses Anguish At Loss Of Lives In Uttarakhand Rains

Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 19, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed anguish at the loss of lives in Uttarakhand due to heavy rains and noted that rescue operations are underway to help the affected.

Air Force Inducts 3 Dhruv Helicopters In Uttarakhand For Flood Relief Efforts

Air Force Inducts 3 Dhruv Helicopters In Uttarakhand For Flood Relief Efforts

Asian News International | Tuesday October 19, 2021, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand)

Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday inducted three Dhruv helicopters at Pantnagar district in Uttarakhand for flood relief efforts caused by heavy rainfall.

Australian Envoy Thanks Mamata Banerjee For Sending "<i>Sandesh</i>" On Dussehra

Australian Envoy Thanks Mamata Banerjee For Sending "Sandesh" On Dussehra

Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 19, 2021, Kolkata

Australian High Commissioner to India Barry O'Farrell on Tuesday extended Vijaya Dashami greetings to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and thanked her for sending him sweetmeats on the occasion.

Amarinder Singh To Form Party, Open To Seat Pact With BJP In Punjab Polls

Amarinder Singh To Form Party, Open To Seat Pact With BJP In Punjab Polls

Reported by Mohammed Ghazali, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday October 19, 2021, New Delhi

Punjab's former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today declared that he will form a new political party and provided the farmers' protest gets resolved, will consider a "seat arrangement" with the BJP and breakaway Akali groups ahead of next year's ass

Kushinagar Airport To Bring Employment, Tourism Opportunities In East UP: Yogi Adityanath

Kushinagar Airport To Bring Employment, Tourism Opportunities In East UP: Yogi Adityanath

Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 19, 2021, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said the start of an international airport in Kushinagar will bring immense employment and tourism opportunities in East Uttar Pradesh.