Delhi Health Min hits back at Haryana counterpart, says it’s ‘political talk’ on COVID-19 cases

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Hitting back at his Haryana counterpart Anil Vij, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday said that the former is resorting to "political talk" while adding that over 1,000 COVID-19 cases are…

Bombay HC refuses anticipatory bail to Maharashtra BJP MLA Nitesh Rane in alleged attempt to murder case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 17 (ANI): The Bombay High Court refused anticipatory bail to Maharashtra BJP MLA Nitesh Rane in connection with an alleged attempt to murder case.However, the anticipatory bail of another co-accused Manish Dalvi wa...

26-yr-old IIT Bombay student jumps from seventh floor of hostel, dies

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 17 (ANI): A 26-year-old postgraduate student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay died allegedly by suicide on Monday morning, police said.As per information received by Mumbai police, the student jum...

Tamil Nadu: All school students between 15 to 18 years vaccinated with first COVID-19 dose

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 17 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Monday said the state has vaccinated all school students aged between 15-18 years with the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. "100 per cent…

Assembly polls 2022: EC issues list of those who can cast vote through postal ballot in five states

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued a list of those persons working in essential services who can cast vote in upcoming assembly elections through postal ballot in five states. The…

U’khand Assembly polls: Harak Singh Rawat has not joined Congress yet, says Harish Rawat

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party Minister Harak Singh Rawat has not joined the Congress officially yet, former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said on Monday. Harish Rawat is currently in Delhi and is…

U’khand Assembly polls: Harak Singh Rawat has not joined Congress yet, says Harish Rawat

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party Minister Harak Singh Rawat has not joined the Congress officially yet, former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said on Monday. Harish Rawat is currently in Delhi and is…

SC hopes WB Assembly speaker will decide within 2 weeks over Mukul Roy disqualification

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday expressed hope that the West Bengal Legislative Assembly Speaker Biman Banerjee will decide on the disqualification petition moved against Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Mukul Roy, within t...

SC defers hearing on WB govt’s suit against CBI probe in post-poll violence cases

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday deferred the hearing of the West Bengal government's suit alleging that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is pressing ahead with an investigation into the post-poll violence…

EC should give demo on poll campaigning amid COVID, says Bhupesh Baghel, alleges polls panel’s ‘bias visible’

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Day after an FIR was registered against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel for flouting COVID-19 norms during his recent visit to poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, he asked Election Commission to give a demo…

Punjab Assembly poll postponed, voting on February 20

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to postpone the voting dates for the Punjab Assembly election to February 20. Earlier, the State was scheduled to go for polls on February…

75 aircraft including 5 Rafale to feature in ‘grandest flypast ever’ during R-Day celebrations

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): As a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav commemorating 75 years of India's independence, the "grandest flypast ever" with 75 aircraft will take place over Rajpath in Delhi during Republic Day…

Timer device with Ammonium Nitrate, RDX used in IED recovered from Delhi’s Ghazipur on Jan 14: NSG report to Delhi Police

By Rajnish Singh New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): A timer device with Ammonium Nitrate and RDX was used in the 3 kg Improvised Explosive Device (IED) recovered from Ghazipur Flower Market on January 14, mentions the report…

Delhi HC issued notice on PIL alleging illegal construction by Delhi BJP chief

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to Delhi Government, Lieutenant Governor (LG), and others on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging unauthorized constructions and encroachment on the public land by...

BJP’s Sanjeev Balyan meets BKU chief, day after Tikait withdrew his statement seeking support for RLD-SP alliance

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 17 (ANI): BJP Lok Sabha MP Sanjeev Balyan met Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) president Naresh Tikait in Sisauli village of Muzaffarnagar on Monday, ahead of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.President of Bharat...

CJI expresses displeasure over lawyers using mobile phones for virtual hearing

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Monday expressed displeasure over lawyers attending virtual hearings through their mobile phones as the devices make it difficult for judges to hear or see advocates…

Actress assault case: Kerala HC allows re-examination, summoning of new witnesses

Kochi (Kerala) [India], January 17 (ANI): Kerala High Court has allowed the plea filed by the State Government in the Malayalam actress assault case, challenging the trial court's order seeking to re-examine three witnesses and summon five new…

India’s first homegrown mRNA vaccine to be tested amid Omicron spike: Official sources

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The country's first messenger mRNA vaccine is expected to begin trials on humans in February.The Pune-based Gennova Biopharmaceuticals has submitted phase 2 data of mRNA vaccine and has also completed the recruitmen...

Delhi HC to hear Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s plea against Central Administrative Tribunal order on January 24

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday said that it will continue hearing arguments on January 24 on the plea filed by the former West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay against Central Administrative…

JP Nadda to hold meeting on Assembly polls in UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President JP Nadda will hold a meeting on Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand on Monday. Earlier in the day, Nadda reached BJP headquarters in Delhi.…

AAP’s Punjab CM face will be announced tomorrow at noon: Arvind Kejriwal

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 17 (ANI): AAP's Punjab Chief Ministerial candidate's name will be announced on Tuesday at noon, party's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday. "AAP's Punjab CM face will be announced tomorrow at noon," Ke...

Haryana, Delhi govt in war of words over rising COVID-19 cases

Ambala (Haryana) [India], January 17 (ANI): A word of words broke out between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij after the latter blamed the high COVID-19 infection rate in three districts of the State…

War of songs: Bhojpuri singer Neha Rathore’s ‘UP Mei Ka Ba’ counters Ravi Kishan’s ‘UP Mei Sab Ba’

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): It is a war of songs in Uttar Pradesh ahead of the Assembly polls. Soon after Gorakhpur Member of Parliament Ravi Kishan released an election song listing developments in Uttar Pradesh under…

Uttarakhand Assembly polls: Expelled from State Cabinet, BJP; Harak Singh Rawat likely to join Congress today

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], January 17 (ANI): Ahead of assembly polls, Harak Singh Rawat, who was dismissed from the Uttarakhand cabinet and expelled from the BJP for six years, is likely to join the Congress on Monday.Rawat and his…

UP Assembly polls: Samajwadi Party never worked for welfare of OBCs’, says Ghanshyam Lodhi after joining BJP

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 17 (ANI): Ahead of the assembly elections, Samajwadi Party (SP) MLC Ghanshyam Lodhi, who joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday slammed SP saying that they never worked for the development of other…

UP Assembly polls: BJP meeting to discuss poll strategy, election manifesto in Delhi today, CM Yogi to attend

New Delhi [India], January 17 (ANI): Ahead of the Assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is scheduled to hold an important meeting on Monday in the national capital to discuss poll strategy and election manifesto for Uttar Pradesh…

Goa Assembly Polls: PM Modi to chair meeting on January 19 to finalise BJP candidates

New Delhi [India], January 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a crucial meeting at the BJP headquarters on January 19 evening to finalise candidates for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls scheduled next month, said sources in…

Goa polls: Congress promises to celebrate ‘Opinion Poll Day’ if it comes to power

Panaji (Goa) [India], January 16 (ANI): Congress leader Michael Lobo on Sunday stated that the 'Opinion Poll Day' is the most important day of Goa and hence it should be honoured and celebrated at state level. Lobo assured…

Punjab Polls: AAP, Samyukta Samaj Morcha expected to contest elections together but end up fighting against each other

By Samyukta Samaj Morcha Press ConferenceChandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 16 (ANI): It was speculated that the Samyukta Samaj Morcha, which was carved out of the farmers' protest movement, and the Aam Aadmi Party would contest the Punjab assembly…

NEET-PG counselling to begin on January 12, says Health Minister Mandaviya

New Delhi, January 9 The NEET-PG counselling will commence from January 12, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Sunday. The Supreme Court on January 7, in an interim order,…

3 State Civil Service officials of Sikkim appointed to IAS

The Fact News Service New Delhi, January 9 The Government of India has appointed three members of the State Civil Service, Sikkim to the Indian Administrative Service (IAS).

PM Modi announces to observe ‘Veer Bal Diwas’ every year on martyrdom day of Sahibzadas

The Fact News Service New Delhi, January 9 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced to observe ‘Veer Bal Diwas’ every year in on martyrdom day of Sahibzadas. Read his tweets…

2005 batch IFS officer appointed Director-Ministry of Steel

The Fact News Service New Delhi, January 1 The Government of India has appointed Neha Verma, 2005 batch IFS officer from Uttarakhand cadre as Director Ministry of Steel for five…

12 killed, 13 injured in stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, says J-K DGP Dilbag Singh

The Fact News Service Katra, January 1 As many as 12 people were killed and 13 others injured after a stampede occurred at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine on Saturday morning,…

Owners of banquet halls, band businesses stare at losses due to COVID-19 restrictions

The Fact News Service New Delhi, December 31 Owners of banquet halls, marriage halls, and band businesses are staring at huge financial losses after the Delhi government imposed COVID-19 restrictions…

Adani Green wins Global Sponsor of the Year award

Ahmedabad, December 28 Adani Green Energy Ltd (AGEL), the renewable energy arm of the diversified Adani Group, has won the Global Sponsor of the Year award from Project Finance International (PFI). The…

Omicron scare: Night curfew imposed in Karnataka from 10 pm to 5 am till January 7

Bengaluru, December 26 Amid fresh COVID-19 concerns, the Karnataka government on Sunday decided to impose “night curfew” for 10 days from December 28, between 10 PM to 5 AM. The…

4 killed, 11 injured in boiler blast at chemical factory in Vadodara

Vadodara, December 24 A four-year-old girl and three others were killed in a powerful blast in a boiler at a chemical factory located in Vadodara GIDC area of Gujarat on…

Maharashtra govt to issue fresh guidelines to curb crowding in view of spike in Covid cases

Mumbai, December 24 The Maharashtra government has decided to impose fresh restrictions in the state to avoid crowding in view of the rising cases of Covid, and it will issue…

Home Secretary briefs Amit Shah about Ludhiana Court blast

New Delhi, December 24 Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla on Thursday briefed Home Minister Amit Shah after speaking to officials of Punjab about the Ludhiana court blast, in which one…

Harish Rawat takes dig at Congress leadership ahead of assembly polls, says ‘my hands being tied’

Dehradun, December 22 In signs of trouble for Congress ahead of assembly polls in Uttarakhand, former Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday made a veiled attack on the Congress leadership…

‘Mere paas behen hai’, Priyanka Gandhi paraphrases ‘Deewar’ dialogue to counter critics in UP

Lucknow, December 22 Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday recalled the iconic dialogue from the Hindi film ‘Deewar’ to counter critics that her party had lost base in poll-bound…

India successfully tests ‘Pralay’ missile off Odisha coast

Balasore, December 22 India on Wednesday successfully test-fired short-range, surface to surface-guided ballistic missile ‘Pralay’ off the Odisha coast here, DRDO sources said. The solid-fuel, battlefield missile developed by Defence…

Congress appoints chief organisers of Seva Dal in five PCC/RCCs

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, December 22 Congress High Command appointed Chief Organisers of Seva Dal in five PCC/RCCs on Tuesday.

Lok Sabha passes electoral reforms Bill amid Opposition uproar over Lakhimpur Kheri violence

New Delhi, December 20 The Lok Sabha on Monday passed a Bill to link electoral roll data with Aadhaar eco system amid protest by Opposition members over the Lakhimpur Kheri…

J-K: Sikh community protest demanding action into Golden Temple incident

Srinagar, December 20 Members of the Sikh community on Sunday staged a demonstration demanding action over the attempt of sacrilege at Golden Temple. A local man said, “This is not…

UP Govt to distribute free smartphones, tablets to one crore final-year students

Lucknow, December 20 Ahead of the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will distribute free smartphones and tablets to about one crore final-year students in the state.…

Dr. B.S. Aulakh honoured annual conference of NZUSI at New Delhi

The Fact News Service New Delhi, December 19 Renowned Urologist and Transplant Surgeon Dr Baldev Singh Aulakh, was felicitated by urological society of India(NZ) during annual conference at New Delhi…

Services of 39 IAS officers confirmed

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, December 18 The Government of India (GoI) has confirmed the services of 39 IAS officers of the 2018 batch. The IAS officers belong to Rajasthan,…

SC allows bullock-cart race in Maharashtra

New Delhi, December 16 The Supreme Court allowed on Thursday the resumption of bullock-cart race in Maharashtra on the same conditions and regulations as mentioned in the state amendments to…

Delhi’s Ghazipur border partially reopens for traffic

New Delhi, December 16 Delhi’s Ghazipur border was partially reopened for traffic on Thursday after remaining closed for more than a year due to the farmers’ stir, police said. According…

SC allows Centre’s plea for double lane roads on Chardham highway project

New Delhi, December 14 The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed double lane paved shoulder configuration for Chardham road project, a prestigious project of the NDA government, taking into consideration the…

Nagaland firing victims’ families refuse compensation, demand action against security personnel

Kohima, December 13 The villagers of Oting in Nagaland’s Mon district and families of the 14 people killed in the shootings by security forces refused any government compensation until the…

Two sitting MLAs join Samajwadi Party ahead of 2022 UP Assembly polls

Lucknow, December 12 Ahead of the crucial 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the Samajwadi Party got a shot in the arm on Sunday when two sitting MLAs, one fr