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Mar 25, 2022 06:43 PM IST
North Korea has more in store after missile test: United States
The White House has said that North Korea has “more in store” after successfully test-firing a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile this week.
“We see this as part of a pattern of testing and provocation from North Korea… we think there is likely more in store,”White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said.
Mar 25, 2022 06:38 PM IST
Kerala adds 543 new Covid-19 cases, 872 more recoveries
Kerala reports 543 new #COVID19 cases, 872 recoveries and zero deaths in the last 24 hours. Two deaths were not added due to lack of documents and 79 deaths were added as per the new guidelines of the central government. Death toll 67,631, active cases 4389: State Government
— ANI (@ANI) March 25, 2022
Mar 25, 2022 05:40 PM IST
Over 29 lakh farmers benifitted from PMKSY scheme: Centra tells Rajya Sabha
The Union government informed the Rajya Sabha on Friday that more than 29 lakh farmers have benifitted from the from the Pradhan Mantra Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) since the inception of its respective component schemes.
Mar 25, 2022 05:20 PM IST
Citizens should be worried about India’s condition, says Rajasthan CM
The constitution is in tatters, democracy is in danger. Somewhere lynchings are underway, somewhere encounters & ED raids;govt is spreading terror. Whenever polls come, raids come along. Every citizen should be worried about the condition of the country: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot pic.twitter.com/7PDuuGa1X4
— ANI MP/CG/Rajasthan (@ANI_MP_CG_RJ) March 25, 2022
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday took a veiled jibe at the Modi government by saying that it is spreading terror. “The constitution is in tatters, democracy is in danger. Somewhere lynchings are underway, somewhere encounters & ED raids;govt is spreading terror. Whenever polls come, raids come along. Every citizen should be worried about the condition of the country,” Gehlot said while speaking to reporters.
Mar 25, 2022 04:22 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath takes oath as UP CM for second consecutive time
Yogi Adityanath on Friday took oath as Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister for second consecutive time, after the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP’s) landslide victory in the recently concluded assembly elections.
Mar 25, 2022 04:10 PM IST
No freedom day from Covid-19 yet, says German health minister
German health minister Karl Lauterbach said on Friday that it is too soon to declare a freedom day from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. “The pandemic isn’t over by a long shot. There can be no talk of a freedom day. Quite the contrary,” Lauterbach told reporters.
Mar 25, 2022 03:35 PM IST
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot meets Chhattisgarh counterpart in Raipur
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel in Raipur today. The two CMs discussed the ongoing coal issue between the two states.
(Pic Source: Chhattisgarh CM Office) pic.twitter.com/OqM2eVM7fF
— ANI MP/CG/Rajasthan (@ANI_MP_CG_RJ) March 25, 2022
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot met his Chhattisgarh counterpart Bhupesh Baghel in Raipur on Friday. The two leaders discussed the ongoing coal issue between the two states.
Mar 25, 2022 03:15 PM IST
Former Punjab MLAs to get pension for one term only, says CM Bhagwant Mann
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann said on Friday that former state MLAs will get pension for only one term, adding the money saved from this will be spent on public welfare.
“Ex-MLAs in Punjab, even if they have won twice, five times or ten times, they will now get pension for one term only,” Mann said.
Mar 25, 2022 02:28 PM IST
Chennai: BJP workers hold protest against this year’s budget for Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu | BJP workers in Chennai held a protest against the annual budget that was presented by ruling DMK govt
Budget presented in Assembly was bunch of lies. It’ll regress Tamil Nadu back by many years. DMK is making Tamil Nadu a debt-laden state: TN BJP chief K Annamalai pic.twitter.com/0dJEPdNQJJ
— ANI (@ANI) March 25, 2022
BJP workers on Friday held a protest in Chennai against this year’s Tamil Nadu budget presented by chief minister MK Stalin’s government.
Mar 25, 2022 02:15 PM IST
Will cooperate with CBI in Birbhum case probe, says TMC leader
Trinamool Congress (TMC) general secretary Kunal Ghosh said on Friday that his party will cooperate with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Birbhum case probe. Ghosh accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of using the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for politics.
Mar 25, 2022 12:30 PM IST
MoS Home Nityanand Rai introduces Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2022, in Lok Sabha
Mar 25, 2022 12:12 PM IST
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned briefly amid uproar after BJP MP Roopa Ganguly raises Birbhum incident in West Bengal
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned briefly amid uproar after BJP MP Roopa Ganguly raises Birbhum incident in West Bengal, reported news agency PTI.
Mar 25, 2022 12:03 PM IST
Mar 25, 2022 11:51 AM IST
Exiled Tibetans exhort India to press China to resume dialogue with Dalai Lama
With Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi in New Delhi for an official visit, exiled Tibetans have called upon India to press Beijing to resume dialogue with the Dalai Lama, reports news agency ANI.
Mar 25, 2022 10:43 AM IST
Calcutta high court orders CBI probe into Birbhum violence
Calcutta high court has ordered a CBI probe into the Birbhum violence case. Eight people, including two children, were charred to death as nearly a dozen huts were set ablaze in West Bengal’s Birbhum district early Tuesday in a suspected fallout of the murder of a ruling TMC panchayat official.
Mar 25, 2022 10:02 AM IST
Chinese foreign minister reaches NSA Ajit Doval’s office
Chinese foreign minister Wangi Yi has arrived at national security adviser Ajit Doval’s office in New Delhi.
Mar 25, 2022 09:49 AM IST
Congress MP moves adjournment motion to discuss fuel price hike
Congress MP Manickam Tagore moved an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha to discuss the increase in the prices of diesel, petrol, and LPG cylinders.
Mar 25, 2022 09:34 AM IST
Confusion over second black Box as China’s state-run Xinhua says flight recorders not found yet
China’s official Xinhua News Agency said on Friday that the second black box of crashed China Eastern jet has yet to be found, reported Reuters. Earlier, CAAC News, a publication managed by the aviation regulator, said China had found the second black box, but it later deleted the news post from its official social media platforms.
Mar 25, 2022 09:02 AM IST
1,685 new Covid cases in India, slightly lower than yesterday; 83 deaths
India recorded 1,685 new Covid cases and 83 related deaths on Thursday, according to health ministry data.
Mar 25, 2022 08:07 AM IST
China finds a 2nd black box days after a plane crashed with 132 aboard
China has found the second black box days after the China Eastern Airlines plane that crashed earlier this week with 132 people on board, Reuters reported citing state media.
Mar 25, 2022 07:37 AM IST
Rajya Sabha Business Advisory Committee meeting at 10.15 am
Rajya Sabha Business Advisory Committee meeting will be held today in Parliament at 10.15am.
Mar 25, 2022 06:56 AM IST
Petrol, diesel see another hike, third increase in four days
The petrol and diesel are being sold at ₹97.81 per litre and ₹89.07 per litre, respectively, in Delhi.
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Yogi Adityanath was sworn in as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh at Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, union home minister Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda, several top union ministers and chief ministers headlined the event
Published on Mar 25, 2022 06:26 PM IST
- Known as a prominent Brahmin leader, Brajesh Pathak joined the BJP in 2017 after quitting Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party. He won from Lucknow Cantt seat in both 2017 and 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 06:09 PM IST
Ganjam SP Brijesh Rai said the inspector was suffering from depression for the past few weeks and could have shot himself for that reason.
Published on Mar 25, 2022 05:50 PM IST
On March 8, former Maharashtra CM and Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis handed over a pendrive with 125 hours of video recording to the Assembly Speaker, alleging that the special public prosecutor of the state government has been planning a conspiracy against BJP leaders in Maharashtra.
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 05:52 PM IST
Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi
External Affairs Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao announced in the Lok Sabha today India’s decision to accord “full diplomatic status” to the office of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation in New Delhi
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 05:28 PM IST
Nearly six districts in the state witnessed fierce resistance for more than a week after women, children and the elderly blocked roads and removed survey stones. The affected people thwarted all attempts to lay stones ignoring the heavy police deployment.
Published on Mar 25, 2022 04:56 PM IST
Yogi Adityanath is the only chief minister to have been re-elected for the second straight term. Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brajesh Pathak took oath as deputy chief ministers
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 05:55 PM IST
- Yogi Adityanath will take oath as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second time at Lucknow’s Ekana Stadium today. The ceremony will commence at 4pm, and around 85,000 people will attend it.
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 03:31 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi
- EAM S Jaishankar addressed the media after holding extensive talks with his visiting Chinese counterpart Wang Yi covering the eastern Ladakh row and the geopolitical turmoil triggered by the crisis in Ukraine.
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 03:28 PM IST