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Mar 20, 2022 10:33 PM IST
Bengal: BJP’s Asansol candidate Agnimitra Paul offers prayers at temple
BJP candidate from Asansol Lok Sabha by-election Agnimitra Paul offers prayers at a temple and begins the election campaign.
Mar 20, 2022 10:18 PM IST
S Jaishankar meets Austrian counterpart Alexander Schallenberg
An interesting evening with Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg. Appreciated his insights on India’s progress in the last decade. Held wide-ranging & fruitful discussions, reviewed our bilateral cooperation & identified new economic possibilities: MEA Dr S Jaishankar pic.twitter.com/A1LgnIFhCI
— ANI (@ANI) March 20, 2022
An interesting evening with Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg. Appreciated his insights on India’s progress in the last decade. Held wide-ranging & fruitful discussions, reviewed our bilateral cooperation & identified new economic possibilities: MEA S Jaishankar
Mar 20, 2022 10:10 PM IST
Mamata a historic leader: TMC candidate from Asansol Shatrughan Sinha
Mamata Ji is a true historic leader, a tigress. I’m here on her invitation. I have faith in the public of Asansol & WB, we’ll win, justice will win… ask them (BJP) how can I be an outsider if PM, contesting from Kashi, isn’t: Shatrughan Sinha, TMC Asansol candidate
Mar 20, 2022 09:34 PM IST
Karnataka CM thanks PM Modi for efforts in bringing back mortal remains of Indian student killed in Ukraine
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai thanks PM Narendra Modi for efforts on bringing back the mortal remains of Naveen Shekharappa Gyangoudar, who was killed in a shelling attack in #Ukraine️
The mortal remains of Naveen will reach Bengaluru at 2:45am on March 21. pic.twitter.com/5zWhQROUo8
— ANI (@ANI) March 20, 2022
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai thanks PM Narendra Modi for efforts on bringing back the mortal remains of Naveen Shekharappa Gyangoudar, who was killed in a shelling attack in Ukraine️.
Mar 20, 2022 08:45 PM IST
Delhi daily cases dip further with 97 infections
Delhi reports 97 new cases, 83 recoveries, and one death; Active cases stand at 495
Mar 20, 2022 08:04 PM IST
Imran Khan says Indian foreign policy is independent, stands for its people
Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Sunday heaped praises on India and its foreign policy, this at a time when it faces threat of being unseated amid no-confidence motion moved against him. Addressing a rally in Malakand, Khan said,”Main aaj Hindustan ko daad deta hun (I salute India today). It has always maintained an independent foreign policy.” Full report
Mar 20, 2022 06:12 PM IST
Mamata’s nephew to appear before ED in Delhi tomorrow in coal scam case
Mamata’s nephew and TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee to appear at ED office in Delhi tomorrow in coal scam case. “BJP govt is taking on TMC by using Central agencies. We’ve defeated them & they cannot digest this. I’m ready to bow down before the power of people but not before the people in power,” he said
Mar 20, 2022 05:53 PM IST
CJI N V Ramana felicitated by Telgu Association in Dubai
Chief Justice of India Justice N V Ramana felicitated by the Telugu Association in Dubai today.
Mar 20, 2022 05:09 PM IST
Goa BJP to stake claim to form the government tomorrow, says sources
Goa BJP to stake claim to form the government tomorrow after meeting of legislature party. The meeting of the legislature party has been fixed for 4 pm tomorrow, says sources.
Mar 20, 2022 04:45 PM IST
BJP central observers felicitate N Biren Singh
BJP central observers Nirmala Sitharaman, Kiren Rijiju and other BJP MLAs felicitate the unanimously elected Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh in Imphal.
Mar 20, 2022 04:44 PM IST
Prahlad Joshi to visit Australia soon, reports ANI
Union Coal and Mines Minister Pralhad Joshi will visit Australia soon, reports ANI.
Mar 20, 2022 04:30 PM IST
N Biren Singh elected Manipur chief minister, says BJP
After legislative meeting, BJP MLAs have cleared N Biren Singh’s name for chief ministerial post in Manipur, says BJP.
Mar 20, 2022 04:03 PM IST
115 children killed in Russia-Ukraine war, reports Kyiv Independent
115 children killed in Ukraine since the start of Russian invasion. 140 more have been injured, said the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine, reports The Kyiv Independent.
Mar 20, 2022 03:14 PM IST
Gopal Rai inaugurates new party office in Raipur
Aam Aadmi Party leader & Delhi Cabinet Minister Gopal Rai inaugurated new party office in Raipur.
Mar 20, 2022 02:18 PM IST
Pramod Sawant swearing-in likely on March 23rd or 24th: BJP sources
BJP sources have informed that the meeting of the BJP Legislative party has been scheduled for tomorrow. Pramod Sawant’s swearing in could be held either on Wednesday or Thursday, informed sources.
Mar 20, 2022 01:59 PM IST
U’khand BJP legislative party to meet tomorrow evening: Dhami
Uttarakhand caretaker CM Pushkar Singh Dhami told media that the Uttarakhand BJP Legislative Party will meet tomorrow evening in Dehradun. “I am leaving for Dehradun now,” he said.
Mar 20, 2022 01:26 PM IST
Russian military bombs a school in Mariupol, reports AP
Russia’s military bombed a school in Ukraine’s Mariupol where about 400 people had sought refuge, reports AP quoting local officials.
Mar 20, 2022 01:13 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal addresses newly-elected AAP MLAs of Punjab
AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal addresses all the newly-elected AAP MLAs of Punjab via video conferencing.
Mar 20, 2022 12:53 PM IST
LJD-RJD merge parties at Sharad Yadav’s residence
Former Union minister Sharad Yadav merges his Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) party with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) led by Lalu Prasad Yadav at former’s residence in Delhi, reports ANI.
Mar 20, 2022 12:04 PM IST
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann addresses AAP MLAs meeting in Mohali
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann addresses a meeting of AAP MLAs in Mohali. AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal is also present in the meeting via video-conferencing.
Mar 20, 2022 11:55 AM IST
K’taka HC judges who gave Hijab verdict to get Y-category security
Amid arrests over death threats, three Karnataka high court judges who gave the Hijab verdict to get Y-category security cover.
Mar 20, 2022 11:26 AM IST
BJP Manipur legislative party meeting likely to be held today
BJP central observers Nirmala Sitharaman and Kiren Rijiju leave for Imphal, Manipur from Delhi airport. The legislative party meeting of BJP Manipur is likely to be held later today, reports ANI.
Mar 20, 2022 11:22 AM IST
Massive explosion in Pak military base in Sialkot: Local media
A massive explosion has been reported in Pakistan military base in Sialkot, said the Pakistani local media.
Mar 20, 2022 10:35 AM IST
Arvind Kejriwal to hold virtual meeting with Punjab AAP MLAs today
Aam Aadmi Party National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal will be holding a virtual meeting with Punjab AAP MLAs today.
Mar 20, 2022 09:28 AM IST
Israeli PM to visit India on April 2
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett to pat his first official visit to India on April 2 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Office of the Prime Minister of Israel.
Mar 20, 2022 08:50 AM IST
India records 1,761 new Covid cases, 127 deaths in last 24 hours
India registered 1,761 new Covid cases on Saturday, the lowest single-day rise since April 2020, taking the overall infection tally to 43,007,841.
Mar 20, 2022 08:31 AM IST
Japanese PM departs as two-day India visit concludes
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida departed from Delhi on Sunday morning following the conclusion of his two-day visit to India.
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew and the latter’s wife, Rujira, have been summoned to the ED office in Delhi on Monday and Tuesday respectively. Both had moved the Delhi high court, seeking permission to face the agency in Kolkata.
Updated on Mar 20, 2022 10:24 PM IST
India Meteorological Department today informed that the low-pressure area in South East of the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a Cyclonic Storm by March 21.
Published on Mar 20, 2022 09:33 PM IST
- Australian High Commissioner to India Barry O’Farrell said each country has a bilateral relationship and it is clear from the comments of the MEA and PM Modi that he has used his contacts to call for the end of the conflict and “no country will be unhappy with that”.
Updated on Mar 20, 2022 08:59 PM IST