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Congress May Field Ex-Minister's Daughter-In-Law In Uttarakhand: Report

Congress May Field Ex-Minister's Daughter-In-Law In Uttarakhand: Report

Asian News International | Friday January 21, 2022, New Delhi

Congress is likely to field Anukriti Gusain, daughter-in-law of former Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat from Lansdowne assembly seat in the upcoming assembly polls, party sources told news agency ANI .

Will Physical Rallies Return? Election Commission To Decide Tomorrow

Will Physical Rallies Return? Election Commission To Decide Tomorrow

Edited by Sumana Nandy | Friday January 21, 2022, New Delhi

A decision on whether political parties will be allowed to hold physical rallies in states going to polls starting next month will be taken tomorrow at a review meeting of the Election Commission.

Film Script On Gay Soldier In India Army Rejected By Defence Ministry

Film Script On Gay Soldier In India Army Rejected By Defence Ministry

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Friday January 21, 2022, New Delhi

The defence ministry has rejected the script of a film showing a gay soldier in the Indian Army. National award-winning filmmaker Onir said that his script was inspired by a now two-year-old NDTV interview of a gay Major who quit the service.

Trinamool MLA Madan Mitra Asked To Stay Away From Social Media: Report

Trinamool MLA Madan Mitra Asked To Stay Away From Social Media: Report

Asian News International | Friday January 21, 2022, Kolkata

Trinamool Congress MLA Madan Mitra has been directed by the party to stay away from social media after several of his controversial posts went viral.

"Partnership With Prashant Kishor Fell Through Because...": Priyanka Gandhi

"Partnership With Prashant Kishor Fell Through Because...": Priyanka Gandhi

Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday January 21, 2022, New Delhi

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra admitted today that there was a real possibility of election strategist Prashant Kishor joining the Congress last year but "it did not work out."

PM Seeks Government Schemes' Review In Meet With Top District Officials

PM Seeks Government Schemes' Review In Meet With Top District Officials

Press Trust of India | Friday January 21, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with district magistrates (DMs) on Saturday via video-conferencing to take direct feedback about the progress and status of implementation of various government schemes and programmes, his office said.

Isolation Facility Not Must For Arrivals From 'At-Risk' Countries: Centre

Isolation Facility Not Must For Arrivals From 'At-Risk' Countries: Centre

Asian News International | Friday January 21, 2022, New Delhi

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) has issued new guidelines for international arrivals under which isolation facility is not mandatory for people arriving from 'at-risk' countries from Saturday.

Delhi Positivity Rate Drops To 18% From 21% In A Day, New Cases Lower

Delhi Positivity Rate Drops To 18% From 21% In A Day, New Cases Lower

NDTV News Desk | Friday January 21, 2022, New Delhi

Delhi recorded 10,756 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, 12% lower than yesterday. The positivity rate in the national capital dropped to 18% from 21% in a day.

'Orange' Alert For Rain In 19 Madhya Pradesh Districts

'Orange' Alert For Rain In 19 Madhya Pradesh Districts

Press Trust of India | Friday January 21, 2022, Bhopal

The India Meteorological Department on Friday issued an 'orange' alert for rain and thundershowers accompanied by lightning and hail in 19 districts of Madhya Pradesh.

35 Pak-Based YouTube Channels Blocked For Fake Anti-India News: Centre

35 Pak-Based YouTube Channels Blocked For Fake Anti-India News: Centre

Asian News International | Friday January 21, 2022, New Delhi

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Thursday blocked 35 YouTube channels, two Twitter accounts, two Instagram accounts, two websites and a Facebook account, stated Vikram Sahay, Joint Secretary (P&A), Ministry of Information and Broadcast

CBI Probe Into Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's Death A Hoax: Maharastra Congress Leader

CBI Probe Into Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's Death A Hoax: Maharastra Congress Leader

Press Trust of India | Friday January 21, 2022, Mumbai

The CBI probe into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death was a hoax and a disgrace to the renowned institution, Maharashtra Congress General Secretary Sachin Sawant said in a tweet today.

Meghalaya Chief Minister Tests Covid Positive Day After Meeting Amit Shah

Meghalaya Chief Minister Tests Covid Positive Day After Meeting Amit Shah

Press Trust of India | Friday January 21, 2022, Shillong

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday tested positive for COVID-19, a day after meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma in Delhi.

Manohar Parrikar's Son, Denied Ticket From Father's Goa Seat, Quits BJP

Manohar Parrikar's Son, Denied Ticket From Father's Goa Seat, Quits BJP

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday January 21, 2022, Mumbai

Utpal Parrikar, the son of former Union Minister Manohar Parrikar, has quit the BJP after the party refused to offer him ticket for his father's Panaji seat for the coming assembly elections in Goa.

Congress Didn't Respond To Goa Pre-Poll Alliance Plan, Says Shiv Sena

Congress Didn't Respond To Goa Pre-Poll Alliance Plan, Says Shiv Sena

Press Trust of India | Friday January 21, 2022, Panaji

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said he agrees to the view expressed by the Trinamool Congress that the Congress should be held responsible if the BJP wins the next month's Goa Assembly elections and continues to occupy power in the state.

BJP Releases First List Of 34 Candidates For Punjab Assembly Elections

BJP Releases First List Of 34 Candidates For Punjab Assembly Elections

Asian News International | Friday January 21, 2022, New Delhi

Bharatiya Janata Party today announced its first list of 34 candidates for Punjab assembly polls.