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Elections Put Off At Bengal's Jangipur Seat After Death Of Candidate

Elections Put Off At Bengal's Jangipur Seat After Death Of Candidate

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Election Commission on Saturday put off assembly election to the Jangipur seat in West Bengal following the death of a Revolutionary Socialist Party candidate.

2 Arrested For ATM Fraud Worth Over Rs 92 Lakh: Madhya Pradesh Police

2 Arrested For ATM Fraud Worth Over Rs 92 Lakh: Madhya Pradesh Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, Jabalpur

Two people were arrested in an ATM cash withdrawal fraud amounting to Rs 92.39 lakh in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district, police said today.

India's Cyber Agency Issues "High" Security Warning For WhatsApp Threats

India's Cyber Agency Issues "High" Security Warning For WhatsApp Threats

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

India's cyber security agency has cautioned WhatsApp users about certain vulnerabilities detected in the popular instant messaging app that could lead to breach of sensitive information.

The Internet Is Overwhelmed By Ad That Captures Transwoman's Journey

The Internet Is Overwhelmed By Ad That Captures Transwoman's Journey

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

he commercial begins with her receiving a pair of anklets from her father and the last shot features the woman as a South Indian bride sharing a laugh with him.

"I Didn't Lose Hope": Soldier Released From Maoist Captivity

"I Didn't Lose Hope": Soldier Released From Maoist Captivity

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, Jammu

Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) commando Rakeshwar Manhas spent five days in a Chhattisgarh jungle after being taken captive by maoists following an ambush that killed 22 members of his team.

10 States, Union Territories Account For Nearly 80% New COVID-19 Cases: Health Ministry

10 States, Union Territories Account For Nearly 80% New COVID-19 Cases: Health Ministry

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

Ten states and union territories, including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, account for 79.32 per cent of the new coronavirus cases in the country, the Health ministry said today.

"Despite A Year To Prepare...": Sonia Gandhi Slams Centre Over Covid

"Despite A Year To Prepare...": Sonia Gandhi Slams Centre Over Covid

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

The government's handling of second Covid wave today drew sharp criticism from Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at an online meeting of top party leaders where she said that India has "regrettably been caught off guard again despite a year to prepare".

"They'll Distribute Covid As <i>Prasad</i>": Mumbai Mayor Slams Kumbh Pilgrims

"They'll Distribute Covid As Prasad": Mumbai Mayor Slams Kumbh Pilgrims

Reported by Purva Chitnis, Edited by Stela Dey | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

Pilgrims returning from the Kumbh Mela in Uttarakhand's Haridwar will distribute coronavirus as "prasad" in their states, Mumbai's mayor said today as coronavirus cases ravage the country especially Maharashtra - the worst-affected state in India.

Lalu Yadav Gets Bail In Case Linked To Fodder Scam

Lalu Yadav Gets Bail In Case Linked To Fodder Scam

Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday April 17, 2021, Patna

Jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Yadav was granted bail in a case linked to the Bihar fodder scam by the Jharkhand High Court today.

BJP, Trinamool Clash Near Bengal Polling Booth Amid 5th Phase Voting

BJP, Trinamool Clash Near Bengal Polling Booth Amid 5th Phase Voting

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday April 17, 2021, Kolkata

Workers of the Trinamool Congress and the BJP today clashed near a polling booth in the Bidhan Nagar constituency in West Bengal as the state voted in the fifth phase of polling for the next Assembly.

Top Congress Leaders Meet Online To Discuss COVID-19 Situation In India

Top Congress Leaders Meet Online To Discuss COVID-19 Situation In India

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

Amid a steep rise in coronavirus cases, the Congress's top brass met virtually today and began deliberations on the steps needed to deal with the COVID-19 situation in the country.

Karnataka's Former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy Tests Covid Positive

Karnataka's Former Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy Tests Covid Positive

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, Bengaluru

Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today said he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Actor Deep Sidhu, Accused In Red Fort Violence On Republic Day, Gets Bail

Actor Deep Sidhu, Accused In Red Fort Violence On Republic Day, Gets Bail

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar,Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

Actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu, accused in the violence at the Red Fort complex in Delhi on Republic Day during a farmers' tractor rally, has been granted bail.

Light Rain Expected In Delhi Today, Minimum Temperature 4 Degrees Below Normal

Light Rain Expected In Delhi Today, Minimum Temperature 4 Degrees Below Normal

Press Trust of India | Saturday April 17, 2021, New Delhi

It was a partly cloudy sky this morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature settling four degrees below the normal at 18.2 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Madhya Pradesh Hospital Wrongly Declares Covid Patient Dead - Twice

Madhya Pradesh Hospital Wrongly Declares Covid Patient Dead - Twice

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday April 17, 2021, Bhopal

A 58-year-old suspected Covid-19 patient was wrongly declared dead -- twice -- by authorities earlier this week at a hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Vidisha district. The second time the patient's family had even prepared for his funeral.