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"Bengal's Daughter": Mamata Banerjee Visits Grieving Cooch Behar Families After Deadly Firing

"Bengal's Daughter": Mamata Banerjee Visits Grieving Cooch Behar Families After Deadly Firing

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today visited the families of four persons who died in clashes with security forces in Cooch Behar district on Saturday. The incident had sparked some sharp exchanges between the Trinamool and the BJP.

Amarinder Singh Urges Centre To Postpone Board Exams Amid Covid Spike

Amarinder Singh Urges Centre To Postpone Board Exams Amid Covid Spike

Edited by Stela Dey | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has joined his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal urging the Centre to postpone board examinations as a ferocious second wave of coronavirus grips India.

Pana Sankranti 2021: Maha Bishuba Sankranti In Odisha. See Wishes, Pics

Pana Sankranti 2021: Maha Bishuba Sankranti In Odisha. See Wishes, Pics

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Wednesday April 14, 2021

Pana Sankranti or Maha Vishuba Sankranti 2021: The new year day in Odisha, Pana Sankranti, is being observed today. PM Modi, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and others posted greetings. Here a look at Pana Sankranti wishes and images

Yogi Adityanath Tests Positive For COVID-19, Self-Isolates

Yogi Adityanath Tests Positive For COVID-19, Self-Isolates

Edited by Shylaja Varma | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Lucknow

Yogi Adityanath tests positive for Covid-19, self-isolates

Railways' Appeal As Thousands Reach Station To Leave Mumbai Amid COVID-19 Surge

Railways' Appeal As Thousands Reach Station To Leave Mumbai Amid COVID-19 Surge

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Mumbai

Thousands gathered outside the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai today to board long-distance trains, a day after the Maharashtra government announced severe restrictions on public movement to check the spread of COVID-19.

Centre's U-Turn In Delhi High Court Over Prayers At Markaz

Centre's U-Turn In Delhi High Court Over Prayers At Markaz

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

A day after agreeing to allow devotees into the Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi during Ramzan, the Centre, in a turnaround, told the Delhi High Court that all religious gatherings have been banned under new disaster management rules in the capital.

Pics: What Covid? At Kumbh Mela, Thousands Gather Amid Surge In Cases

Pics: What Covid? At Kumbh Mela, Thousands Gather Amid Surge In Cases

Edited by Nonika Sharma | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

Amid the surge of COVID-19 cases across the country, devotees took a holy dip at the Har Ki Pauri ghat in Uttarakhand's Haridwar on the occasion of the third ''shahi snan'' in Kumbh.

Akhilesh Yadav Tests Positive For COVID-19 Days After Visiting Haridwar Kumbh

Akhilesh Yadav Tests Positive For COVID-19 Days After Visiting Haridwar Kumbh

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Lucknow

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh minister Ashutosh Tandon have tested positive for COVID-19.

Navratri 2021 Day 2: Know About Maa Brahmacharini Worshipped Today

Navratri 2021 Day 2: Know About Maa Brahmacharini Worshipped Today

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Wednesday April 14, 2021

Chaitra Navratri 2021: Today is day 2 of Chaitra Navratri. Maa Brahmacharini, the second form of Goddess Durga, is worshipped today. Here is all about Maa Brahmacharini.

After Outrage Over Remarks On Maharana Pratap, BJP Leader Apologises

After Outrage Over Remarks On Maharana Pratap, BJP Leader Apologises

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Udaipur/Jaipur

Rajasthan's Leader of Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria on Tuesday tendered an apology after his controversial remarks on warrior king Maharana Pratap triggered outrage among Rajputs in the state.

"First They Ignore You... Then You Win": Rahul Gandhi's Vaccine Jab

"First They Ignore You... Then You Win": Rahul Gandhi's Vaccine Jab

Edited by Shylaja Varma | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

Top Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today took a sharp dig at the government after it decided to fast-track emergency approval for Covid vaccines used in western nations and Japan.

Happy Tamil New Year 2021 Wishes And Messages To Share

Happy Tamil New Year 2021 Wishes And Messages To Share

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Wednesday April 14, 2021

Happy Tamil New Year (Puthandu) 2021: Puthandu, the Tamil New Year is being celebrated today. On this day, people in Tamil Nadu greet each other by saying "Puthandu Vaazhthugal". Here are wishes, SMS, messages to share

Maharashtra's Former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Questioned By CBI Over Alleged Extortion

Maharashtra's Former Home Minister Anil Deshmukh Questioned By CBI Over Alleged Extortion

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Mumbai

Former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh appeared before probe agency CBI today for questioning in connection with the allegations of corruption against him by former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh, an official said.

PM's Meeting Today Amid Calls To Cancel CBSE Board Exams

PM's Meeting Today Amid Calls To Cancel CBSE Board Exams

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma,Himanshu Shekhar Mishra, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting to discuss the Class 10 and 12 board exams due in May and demands to cancel them because of the massive Covid spike across the country.

Covid Test Mandatory For People Showing Symptoms Entering Supreme Court

Covid Test Mandatory For People Showing Symptoms Entering Supreme Court

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Stela Dey | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

India's vicious second wave of the coronavirus has affected the Supreme Court massively with the court making a Covid test mandatory for everyone who enters its premises with symptoms of the deadly disease.