Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is keen on her Trinamool Congress wresting Tripura and Goa from BJP in the Assembly elections scheduled next year, on Saturday said that she will make her maiden visit to the coastal state on October 28.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Reiterating its demand for a separate flag and Constitution (Yehzabo), the National Social Council of Nagalim-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) on Saturday said that they will not be carried away by the "post solution narrative" which they consider a "well-laid trap" by the Central government.
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday further relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions allowing shops, restaurants and other establishments to function beyond 11 p.m. and also allowed contact and non-contact sporting events from immediate effect.
Amaravti, Oct 23 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Saturday granted bail to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) spokesman K. Pattabhi Ram who was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly using abusive words against Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday credited domestic vaccine manufacturers for their role in the "success story of India".
Jaipur, Oct 23 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday denied meeting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi during his recent Delhi trip.
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS) Russia has reported 37,678 Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, the highest daily count, taking the national tally to 8,205,983, the official monitoring and response center said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla said that he and other vaccine manufacturers on Saturday discussed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on how to take the industry forward to prepare for the future pandemics.
Gurugram, Oct 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that rail and road network is the key for the development of the Sohna region.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday asked the states and UTs to speed up the Covid vaccination programme, with focus on the second dose, across the nation.
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray - who never wore a face mask - has tested Covid-19 positive and has been taken to Lilavati Hospital for treatment, party officials said on Saturday.
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Police have registered a case against a group of unidentified persons for vandalising a toll plaza in Chorahta area of Rewa district and thrashing its employees.
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) A terrorist associate was arrested from Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Saturday and incriminating materials, including grenades, were recovered from his possession, police said.
Silchar, (Assam) Oct 23 (IANS) Six Delhi-bound Myanmar nationals, including a woman, were detained by the Assam police at the state's border with Mizoram, police said. The six Myanmarese, aged 19 to 23 years, were arrested at Lailapur on the Assam-Mizoram border along Cachar district on Friday night from a car. They had planned to go to Guwahati and then to Delhi by train.
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) In view of inclement weather, Jammu and Kashmir Police have set up helpline numbers for emergency across Kashmir Valley, officials said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Kashmir is not only a majority Muslim province of India, it is also home to a distinct community called the Kashmiri Pandits & Sikhs who have been exiled from their land by forces from across the border, said Global Kashmiri Pandit diaspora in a statement on Saturday.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A Man from Bihar was arrested for forging Lok Sabha pass required to enter Parliament building complex, Delhi Police said on Saturday.
Kochi, Oct 23 (IANS) The case of fake antique dealer Monson Mavunkal is seeing new twists since his arrest, and after a Pocso case was filed with him, the Kerala Police probe team have found CCTV cameras installed at both his rented house and wellness centre.
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Kerala on Saturday registered 8,909 new Covid cases was registered after 86,111 samples were tested in the past 24 hours and the test positivity rate was 10.34 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Five persons, including Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) officials and a doctor, were arrested on Saturday by the Crime Branch for allegedly pilfering medicines meant for public health facilities in the national capital, police said.
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister, Amit Shah said on Saturday that the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi about Jammu and Kashmir is to convert the union territory into a 'giver' and not a 'taker' region of the country.
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh on Saturday accused state agriculture minister Kamal Patel of providing non-certified seeds to the farmers in the state.
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Oct 23 (IANS) Highlighing major concerns over judicial infrastructure in the country, Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday made some shocking revelations, including how almost 20 per cent of the judicial officers in the country don't even have proper courtrooms to sit and preside over justice delivery.
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said historical places of Mahendragarh district would be developed as tourist destinations.
Bagalkot, (Karnataka) Oct 23 (IANS) Pejawar Seer Vishwaprasanna Theertha Swamiji on Saturday stated that Hindus do not have a mob and violent mentality unlike people of other religions. The government should act before the situation gets out of hand, he added.