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2 Samajwadi Party Leaders Face Poll Code Violation Cases In UP: Police

2 Samajwadi Party Leaders Face Poll Code Violation Cases In UP: Police

Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2022, Bahraich (UP)

Two former MLAs of the Samajwadi Party and their hundreds of supporters were booked for allegedly violating the model code of conduct (MCC) for elections and the COVID-19 protocol in this district, police said on Sunday.

Over 21,900 Families Given Rs 50,000 Covid Death Aid In Delhi: Officials

Over 21,900 Families Given Rs 50,000 Covid Death Aid In Delhi: Officials

Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2022, New Delhi

A total of 21,914 families who have lost their loved ones to COVID-19 in Delhi have received a one-time financial aid of Rs 50,000 from the Delhi Disaster Response Fund (DDRF), officials said on Sunday.

Many Candidates Denied To Take UP Teachers' Test, Alleges Priyanka Gandhi

Many Candidates Denied To Take UP Teachers' Test, Alleges Priyanka Gandhi

Asian News International | Monday January 24, 2022, New Delhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday slammed the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government and alleged that candidates appearing for the UP Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) exam were denied to take the exam on Sunday.

2 Bengal BJP Leaders Get Showcause Notice; Minister Cites Disciplinary Report

2 Bengal BJP Leaders Get Showcause Notice; Minister Cites Disciplinary Report

Press Trust of India | Monday January 24, 2022, Kolkata

Days after attending a press meet of Union Minister and BJP MP from Bongaon Santanu Thakur, two senior BJP leaders were on Sunday issued a showcause notice by the state unit.

BJP Is Friends Again With Ex Ally In Assam Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Polls

BJP Is Friends Again With Ex Ally In Assam Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Polls

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Sunday January 23, 2022, Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said that the BJP has admitted Bodoland People's Front (BPF) as a partner of the party in the Legislative Assembly.

'He Opened Fire At Children': On Camera, Bihar Minister's Son Beaten Up

'He Opened Fire At Children': On Camera, Bihar Minister's Son Beaten Up

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Sunday January 23, 2022, Patna

A Bihar minister's son was beaten up by a group of villagers after he allegedly opened fire to chase away some children who were playing at an orchard.

17-Year-Old Dies In UP, Family Accuses Police Of Brutal Assault

17-Year-Old Dies In UP, Family Accuses Police Of Brutal Assault

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Sunday January 23, 2022, Lucknow

A 17-year-old boy in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur died on Sunday, four days after allegedly being assaulted by policemen over allegations of stealing his uncle's cellphone.

Akhilesh Yadav's Party vs BJP On Opinion Polls Ahead Of UP Elections

Akhilesh Yadav's Party vs BJP On Opinion Polls Ahead Of UP Elections

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 23, 2022, Lucknow

The Samajwadi Party has urged the Election Commission to stop the opinion polls from being aired on some news channels with immediate effect.

Covid Heading Towards Endemic Stage, Says Top Doctor At AIIMS

Covid Heading Towards Endemic Stage, Says Top Doctor At AIIMS

Asian News International | Sunday January 23, 2022, New Delhi

A senior epidemiologist at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi on Sunday said SARS-CoV-2 which is commonly known as COVID-19 is heading towards an endemic stage.

Punjab Polls 2022: Filing Of Nomination To Begin From January 25

Punjab Polls 2022: Filing Of Nomination To Begin From January 25

Asian News International | Sunday January 23, 2022, Chandigarh

The Election Commission of India on Sunday announced the election schedule for the Punjab Assembly elections and said that the filing of nomination will begin from Tuesday (January 25).

"Vendetta": Navjot Sidhu On Raids On Punjab Chief Minister's Relative

"Vendetta": Navjot Sidhu On Raids On Punjab Chief Minister's Relative

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 23, 2022, Chandigarh

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday questioned the timing of the recent Enforcement Directorate raids and called them as "political vendetta" but asserted that he was not giving a clean chit to anyone.

Kerala Reports Over 45,000 New Coronavirus Cases For Second Day In A Row

Kerala Reports Over 45,000 New Coronavirus Cases For Second Day In A Row

Press Trust of India | Sunday January 23, 2022, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala continued to record a daily tally of over 45,000 cases for the second day in a row on Sunday taking the total number of affected people in the state to 56,20,151.

Akali's Sukhbir Badal Seeks Arrest Of Navjot Sidhu's Aide Amid Video Row

Akali's Sukhbir Badal Seeks Arrest Of Navjot Sidhu's Aide Amid Video Row

Asian News International | Sunday January 23, 2022, Malerkotla, Punjab

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal demanded immediate arrest of former DGP and principal strategic adviser to Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, Mohammad Mustafa for trying to incite communal clashes in Malerkotla.

Bengaluru Reports Over 26,000 New Covid Cases, 10 Times More Than Mumbai

Bengaluru Reports Over 26,000 New Covid Cases, 10 Times More Than Mumbai

Reported by Sreeja MS, Edited by Abhimanyu Kulkarni | Sunday January 23, 2022, New Delhi

Karnataka reported 50,210 Covid cases in the last 24 hours, two days after the state lifted the weekend curfew that had been imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Omicron Driven Wave Will Turn To Villages In Coming Weeks: Expert

Omicron Driven Wave Will Turn To Villages In Coming Weeks: Expert

Asian News International | Sunday January 23, 2022, New Delhi

The Omicron variant driven wave of COVID-19 will now turn to small towns and villages in the coming few weeks after its transmission in metro cities as each time a wave follows this trend, said Dr Rajeev Jayadevan.