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Polls To 3 Rajya Sabha Seats In Kerala On April 30: Election Commission

Polls To 3 Rajya Sabha Seats In Kerala On April 30: Election Commission

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 13, 2021, New Delhi

The Election Commission (EC) on Monday declared that polls to the three Rajya Sabha seats from Kerala falling vacant later this month will be held on April 30.

Congress MLA, Ex-Corporator Misbehave With Doctor: Madhya Pradesh Cops

Congress MLA, Ex-Corporator Misbehave With Doctor: Madhya Pradesh Cops

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA PC Sharma and one more party leader were charged on Monday for allegedly misbehaving with a government hospital doctor in Bhopal a few days ago, the police said.

PM Modi Says "Anguished" After 7 Killed As Minibus Falls Into J&K River

PM Modi Says "Anguished" After 7 Killed As Minibus Falls Into J&K River

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, Doda

Seven passengers, including four women, were killed and three others critically injured after a minibus skidded off a mountainous road and fell into a river in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir today, the police said.

"Why No SOPs During Polls?" Bihu Organisers In Assam React To Covid Rules

"Why No SOPs During Polls?" Bihu Organisers In Assam React To Covid Rules

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Monday April 12, 2021, Guwahati

Committees set up to celebrate Bihu - a set of three Assamese harvest festivals that starts Wednesday - have expressed annoyed at SOPs and restrictions - including sanitisation of venues - announced by the state to combat the rise in Covid cases

Day After Biggest Daily Jump, Maharashtra Logs 51,751 Cases In 24 Hours

Day After Biggest Daily Jump, Maharashtra Logs 51,751 Cases In 24 Hours

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra on Monday reported 51,751 fresh coronavirus cases, a day after logging the highest single-day spike with 63,294 infections. The state also reported 258 deaths, the state health department said.

10 Grim Milestones India Crossed In Landmark Day Of Covid Pandemic

10 Grim Milestones India Crossed In Landmark Day Of Covid Pandemic

NDTV News Desk | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

India overtook Brazil on Monday to become the second-worst hit country in terms of COVID-19 infections, bearing the brunt of a new wave fanned by crowded election rallies, religious festivals and cavalier attitudes.

Russia Hopes Sputnik-V Vaccine Approval "Will Be Completed Soon" In India

Russia Hopes Sputnik-V Vaccine Approval "Will Be Completed Soon" In India

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

Russia has said that it hopes that the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) will soon complete the approval process for the Sputnik-V coronavirus vaccine after it was recommended for use in India by a committee of experts.

As Delhi's Covid Spike Worsens, Demand For Oxygen Supply Triples

As Delhi's Covid Spike Worsens, Demand For Oxygen Supply Triples

Written by Sukirti Dwivedi | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

With over 11,000 new Covid cases in the past 24 hours - and nearly 20,000 in the 48 hours prior - Delhi is now third on the list of states reporting the most new cases every day, and faces a potentially serious shortage of oxygen cylinders

14 Delhi Hospitals Turned Into Covid-Exclusive Centres. Here's The List

14 Delhi Hospitals Turned Into Covid-Exclusive Centres. Here's The List

Edited by Debanish Achom | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi government today said 14 private hospitals in the city have been made "full COVID-19" hospitals and asked them not to admit patients other than those infected with coronavirus.

India, European Union Reiterate Commitment To Values Of Democracy

India, European Union Reiterate Commitment To Values Of Democracy

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

India and the European Union on Monday reiterated their commitment to the shared principles and values of democracy, freedom, rule of law and respect for human rights, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

Over 800 Indian Sikhs Reach Pakistan To Mark Vaisakhi At Gurdwara

Over 800 Indian Sikhs Reach Pakistan To Mark Vaisakhi At Gurdwara

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, Lahore

Officials of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) and the Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhik Committee greeted the pilgrims at the Wagah border.

French Foreign Minister To Begin 3-Day India Visit From Tomorrow

French Foreign Minister To Begin 3-Day India Visit From Tomorrow

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will begin a three-day visit to India on Tuesday to boost cooperation in a range of key areas, including in the Indo-Pacific region.

Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter Tests Positive For COVID-19

Mehbooba Mufti's Daughter Tests Positive For COVID-19

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, Srinagar

People's Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti's younger daughter Iltija tested positive for COVID-19 today, her mother said.

Delhi Records 11,491 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike

Delhi Records 11,491 New COVID-19 Cases, Highest Single-Day Spike

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi recorded 11,491 COVID-19 cases today, the highest single-day surge in the national capital till date, while 72 more people died due to the disease, according to data shared by the health department.

"Do The Right Thing": Priyanka Gandhi Urges PM, Minister To Cancel CBSE Exams

"Do The Right Thing": Priyanka Gandhi Urges PM, Minister To Cancel CBSE Exams

Press Trust of India | Monday April 12, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra today reiterated her call for cancelling CBSE Board exams, urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank "to do the right thing" by calling off the tests in view of the COVI