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Amid New Angst Over BS Yediyurappa, BJP Sets Up Talks

Amid New Angst Over BS Yediyurappa, BJP Sets Up Talks

Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Karnataka

Facing a growing pile of complaints against its Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, the BJP has sent a top leader to Bengaluru for talks with party leaders.

Twitter Faces Government Fire, Sees FIR In Uttar Pradesh: 10-Point Guide

Twitter Faces Government Fire, Sees FIR In Uttar Pradesh: 10-Point Guide

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

Twitter no longer has legal immunity in India from prosecution over users' posts because of its failure to comply with new IT rules, government sources said today as the site faced charges of inciting communal trouble.

Mumbai Rain: Waterlogging, Traffic Jams And Weather Updates

Mumbai Rain: Waterlogging, Traffic Jams And Weather Updates

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Wednesday June 16, 2021

Mumbai weather: The city is very likely to see intermittent rainfall throughout the day, according to the weather office. Waterlogging and traffic jams were reported in several parts of Mumbai on Wednesday

Assam Chief Minister Plans To "Replicate" Gujarat Model In This Sector

Assam Chief Minister Plans To "Replicate" Gujarat Model In This Sector

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Guwahati

Assam will "try to replicate" the success stories of the Gujarat model in the power sector along with its state-of-the-art technological interventions to turn 3 power firms in the state to profitable ventures, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

'Calf Serum' Used But Not Present In Covaxin: Government's 'Fact-Check'

'Calf Serum' Used But Not Present In Covaxin: Government's 'Fact-Check'

NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

The government today said that Covaxin does not contain newborn calf serum as the serum is not an ingredient of the final vaccine product.

Terrorism, Radicalisation "Gravest Threats" Facing World: Rajnath Singh

Terrorism, Radicalisation "Gravest Threats" Facing World: Rajnath Singh

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

Terrorism and radicalisation are the "gravest threats" to peace and security in the world and a collective approach is required to combat the challenges, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

On Covishield Dose Gap Controversy, Health Minister's Clarification

On Covishield Dose Gap Controversy, Health Minister's Clarification

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

The decision to increase the gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine was "transparent" and "based on scientific data", Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan tweeted Wednesday, echoing yesterday's tweet by NTAGI chief Dr NK Arora.

Watch: Nagaland Cops Parade On Bollywood Song. Minister Tweets, "A Treat"

Watch: Nagaland Cops Parade On Bollywood Song. Minister Tweets, "A Treat"

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

A video from Nagaland has won many hearts, including that of Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh who called it a "treat to watch".

Taj Mahal Reopens After Covid Lockdown: All You Need To Know

Taj Mahal Reopens After Covid Lockdown: All You Need To Know

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Wednesday June 16, 2021

Taj Mahal reopens: The iconic Taj Mahal reopened on Wednesday months after being closed due to COVID-19 forced lockdown. All you need to know if you are planning to visit the Taj

Exclusive: After $7 Billion Loss In Stock Value, Adani CFO's Explanation

Exclusive: After $7 Billion Loss In Stock Value, Adani CFO's Explanation

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

A day after a bloodbath on Monday at the markets where shares of Adani Group fell as much as 25 per cent, amid reports that the National Securities Depository Ltd had frozen the accounts of three foreign portfolio investors.

Mukesh Ambani's Plans For New Cheap Smartphone Hit Some Bumps

Mukesh Ambani's Plans For New Cheap Smartphone Hit Some Bumps

Saritha Rai, Bloomberg | Wednesday June 16, 2021

Mukesh Ambani's plan to conquer Indian market with a locally assembled Google-powered smartphone is facing headwinds, with supply-chain disruptions and rising component prices suppressing production volumes, people familiar with matter the said.

Case Against Kerala Journalist, Accused Of Disrupting Peace In UP's Hathras, Dropped

Case Against Kerala Journalist, Accused Of Disrupting Peace In UP's Hathras, Dropped

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh

A court in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura dropped proceedings on charges related to apprehension of breach of peace against Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan and three others on Tuesday.

"Did I Violate Rule Of Love?": Dismissed Catholic Nun Sister Lucy To NDTV

"Did I Violate Rule Of Love?": Dismissed Catholic Nun Sister Lucy To NDTV

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Sister Lucy Kalappura - the nun dismissed by a Catholic congregation and served an order to vacate her convent in Kerala's Wayanad - has refused to do so as her case is pending before a civil court

2 Bodies Spotted By Navy Divers In Meghalaya Mine, Says Chief Minister

2 Bodies Spotted By Navy Divers In Meghalaya Mine, Says Chief Minister

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Shillong

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday said that divers of Indian Navy, who are engaged in search and rescue operation at an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district, have spotted two bodies.

'Green Fungus' Case Reported In Madhya Pradesh, Says Doctor, In New Worry

'Green Fungus' Case Reported In Madhya Pradesh, Says Doctor, In New Worry

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Stela Dey | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

A Covid survivor in Madhya Pradesh has been infected with 'Green Fungus' - possibly the first such reported case in the country, a senior doctor told reporters.