Four years after helping the Congress secure a big win in Assembly elections, Prashant Kishor has returned to Punjab, signing on as "principal advisor" to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who tweeted to say the two would "work for the betterment of the people of Punjab"
Two persons were booked Monday for culpable homicide in connection with the death of three labourers in an incident of wall collapse here last night, police said.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday took his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the Government Medical College in Chennai and appealed to all those eligible to get themselves vaccinated.
Former Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday threatened to file a defamation lawsuit against Union Home Minister Amit Shah after the latter accused him of misappropriating Rs 15,000 crore sent by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the union territory.
Maharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Monday said the MVA government in the state was misleading people on fuel price hikes as it can cut taxes and provide relief.
A 39-year-old man and his son drowned after their boat overturned in a rivulet in Solapur district of Maharashtra while they were trying to take a selfie, police said on Monday.
Over a million people had registered on the government's CoWin portal by 1 pm today to get vaccinated against the coronavirus in the second phase of the country's inoculation drive. While the first phase of the vaccination campaign targeted healthcare and other frontline workers, the second phase that began today aims to inoculate those above 60 years of age and those above 45 with comorbidities. Today's launch saw top political leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself, getting their doses. India still reportedly has the second-highest number of cases after the US at 1.1 crore. In the past 24 hours alone, it reported 16,752 new infections as cases have spiked over the recent days in states like Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Punjab.
The Jhalawar police have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly beating his wife to death, an official said on Monday.
Judges of the Supreme Court will get COVID-19 vaccine shots from tomorrow. Those eligible for the vaccine in the drive starting tomorrow also includes the families of the judges and retired judges.
The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) will contest Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, informed party Chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday.
West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday said there was no direct negotiation with Indian Secular Front (ISF) yet and they want to finish seat-sharing matter with Left at the soonest.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, in Tamil Nadu ahead of the state elections, is trying to connect with locals with his fierce poll speeches, one-on-one interactions and also an apparent demonstration of his physical strength.
An aide of BJP leader Rakesh Singh has been arrested in connection with the New Alipore drug seizure case, a senior police officer said onMonday.
Senior diplomat Manpreet Vohra has been appointed as India's next High Commissioner to Australia, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Monday.
A plea challenging the Election Commission's decision to conduct assembly elections over eight phases in West Bengal was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday.