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- Maharashtra reports 16,476 new COVID-19 cases, 394 deaths and 16,104 discharges today
- 119 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths reported in Chandigarh today
- Maharashtra: Congress workers hold torch rally in Pune against the alleged gangrape of a woman in Hathras
- 1,317 new COVID-19 cases and 45 deaths have been reported in Punjab today
- TMC MLA Gurupada Mete dies after testing COVID-19 positive
- Gujarat reports 1351 new COVID-19 cases, 1334 discharges & 10 deaths today
- Hathras case: Victim's family alleges admin, police pressure; demands CBI probe
- Avanish Awasthi removed as ACS Information, UP Government. Navneet Sehgal the new ACS Information
- PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate the summit ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020’ on October 5
- West Bengal recorded 3,275 new coronavirus cases, 2,996 recoveries and 59 deaths today
- Assam reported 1,585 new coronavirus cases today
- Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal and several party workers detained by police in Zirakpur
- Mumbai Indians win by 48 runs against Kings XI Punjab in Match 13 of IPL 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi
- Case registered against Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and over 200 others under section 188, 269 and 270 of IPC, and Epidemic Act
Case registered against Congress's Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and over 200 others under section 188, 269 and 270 of Indian Penal Code, and Epidemic Act: Gautam Buddh Nagar Police
KXIP Vs MI: Mumbai Indians win by 48 runs against Kings XI Punjab in Match 13 of IPL 2020 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi
Former Union Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal and several party workers detained by police in Zirakpur, Mohali district during Kisan March of the party in protest against Farm Laws.
Union Ministry of Finance has also recommended an investment approval for Rs 5281.94 crores for the project including an Infusion of Equity of Rs. 808.14 crores by NHPC in the joint venture company: Department of Information and Public Relations, Govt of Jammu & Kashmir
Union Ministry of Finance has recommended that 850 MW Ratle HEP be developed through Joint Venture Company (JVC) between JK Power Development Corporation & National Hydroelectric Power Corporation: Department of Information and Public Relations, Govt of Jammu & Kashmir
Government of Jharkhand issues guidelines to be followed for the observance of Durga Puja and Dussehra during October 2020; At any given point of time, there shall not be more than 7 persons including organizers, priests & support staff present in any Durga Puja Pandal/Mandap.
Assam reported 1,585 new coronavirus cases today, taking total cases to 1,82,396 including 1,45,615 recoveries, 711 deaths and 36,067 active cases: State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma
Chandigarh: Police resort to lathi-charge & use water cannons to disperse Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) workers during Kisan March against Farm Bills; visuals from near Mullapur barrier.
Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal and party workers detained by police during Kisan March from near Mullapur barrier.
West Bengal recorded 3,275 new coronavirus cases, 2,996 recoveries and 59 deaths today, taking total cases to 2,60,324 including 2,28,755 recoveries, 5,017 deaths and 26,552 active cases
For nearly six decades US has recognized Arunachal Pradesh is Indian territory. We strongly oppose any unilateral attempts to advance territorial claims by incursions, by military or civilian incursions across the established line of actual control: US Senior State Dept Official
FIR filed against Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi for violating prohibitory orders on way to Hathras
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the summit ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020’ on October 5: Ministry of Electronics & IT
Kerala HC today directed the Kerala CBSE School Management Association to file a statement before Court explaining "what are the concessions that they can offer to students, taking note of extenuating circumstances that most of the citizens are pushed into on account of pandemic"
District Magistrates are directed to assess ground situation & use relevant provisions under Section 144 to control spread of COVID. Gathering of more than 5 people at a time can't be permitted. Order shall come into effect from 3rd October (9000 hrs) to 31st October: Kerala Govt
Avanish Awasthi removed as ACS Information, UP Government. Navneet Sehgal the new ACS Information. Sehgal was also handling information during Akhilesh Yadav government
Western Railway will run two pairs of exam special trains for the benefit of those appearing for the UPSC Civil service exam: CPRO, Western Railway
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today announced that the government targets to create 95,000 new jobs in the State to address the large scale unemployment situation due to COVID-19 pandemic: Department of Information and Public Relations, Kerala
Hathras case: Victim's family alleges admin, police pressure; demands CBI probe
- The family of the 19-year-old Dalit woman who succumbed to her injuries at a Delhi hospital after she was allegedly gangraped in Hathras on Thursday alleged they were being pressured by the district administration against “repeatedly changing” their statement.
- The father of the woman, whose death has triggered a massive outrage in the country and sharp criticism for the UP government, said he was being pressured by government officials and demanded a CBI probe into the matter.
- The father, around 50, claimed that he was “pressured” into going to a police station where the district magistrate and police officials made three members of his family sign some document.
COVID-19 cases in Gujarat
Gujarat reports 1351 new COVID-19 cases, 1334 discharges & 10 deaths today. Total cases in the state rise to 1,38,745, including 1,18,565 discharges and 3463 deaths. Active cases stand at 16,717: Government of Gujarat
Covid Update: Mumbai
43 deaths and 2,352 fresh positive cases reported in Mumbai today. The total number of cases now stands at 2,07,494 including 1,70,678 recoveries/discharges, 27,435 active cases and 8,969 deaths: Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai
Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court takes suo motu cognisance of Hathras incident and issues notices to UP government.
Enforcement Directorate files prosecution complaint against Jamaat-Ud-Dawa's Hafiz Saeed, his deputy Shahid Mehmood, Mohd. Kamran, a Dubai based Pakistani, Mohd. Salim, Delhi based hawala operator & Mohd. Salman under PMLA in the ongoing investigations in terror financing case.
TMC MLA Gurupada Mete dies after testing COVID-19 positive
1,317 new COVID-19 cases and 45 deaths have been reported in Punjab today, taking the total number of cases to 1,15,151 including 15,763 active cases and 3,451 deaths: State Government
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee president Mullappally Ramachandran and Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala along with Congress workers hold demonstration against the alleged gangrape of a woman in Hathras (Uttar Pradesh)
Maharashtra: Congress workers hold torch rally in Pune against the alleged gangrape of a woman in Hathras
Maharashtra reports 16,476 new COVID-19 cases, 394 deaths and 16,104 discharges today. Total cases in the state rise to 14,00,922, including 37,056 deaths and 11,04,426 discharges. Active cases stand at 2,59,006
119 new COVID-19 cases and 2 deaths reported in Chandigarh today, taking the total number of cases to 12057 including 1884 active cases and 164 deaths: Health Department, Chandigarh
20 deaths and 2,041 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Madhya Pradesh today. The total number of positive cases in the state is now 1,30,088 including 20,473 active cases, 1,07,279 recoveries and 2,336 deaths: State Health Department
100-days Campaign to be launched on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti under the Jal Jeevan Mission to provide potable piped water supply in Schools & Anganwadi Centres: Ministry of Jal Shakti
PM Narendra Modi has written to Village Sarpanchs and Gram Pradhans to continue their efforts to implement Jal Jeevan Mission in villages & provide tap water to every home.
Their main point of apprehension is that the convicted must be punished and be hanged to death. I tried to allay their fears and told them that the matter would be tried in a fast track court: PK Laxkar, District Magistrate, Hathras, Uttar Pradesh
Delhi: Youth Congress workers held a protest near Shastri Bhawan over the incident of alleged gangrape of a woman in Hathras (Uttar Pradesh). They were later detained by Police.
Mubadala to invest ₹ 6,247.5 crore (AED 3.1 billion) in Reliance Retail Ventures
Tamil Nadu reported 5,688 new COVID-19 cases, 5,516 recoveries & 66 deaths today, taking total positive cases to 6,03,290, including 5,47,335 recoveries, 9,586 deaths & 46,369 active cases
1,093 new COVID19 cases (692 from Jammu & 401 from Kashmir), 1,680 recoveries & 13 deaths reported in Jammu & Kashmir today. Total positive cases stand at 76,163 including 16,413 active cases, 58,552 recovered cases & 1,198 deaths
Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi released after brief detention on way to Hathras
8,135 new COVID-19 cases, 2,828 recoveries & 29 deaths reported in Kerala today, taking the total number of active cases to 72,339: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan
MHA has issued a press release. NGOs are expected to adhere to all our laws. Just as they would in other countries incl US & EU. We expect other govts will not condone contravention of Indian laws by any entity: Ministry of External Affairs on Amnesty International
Donald Trump signs bill averting government shutdown
Delhi reports 3,037 new COVID-19 cases, 3,167 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 40 deaths today. The total cases in the state rise to 2,82,752 including 2,50,613 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 5,401 deaths. Active cases stand at 26,738: Delhi Government
VVIP aircraft Air India One that will be used for President, Vice President & PM arrives at Delhi International Airport from US
ICMR and Biological E. Limited, Hyderabad have developed highly purified antisera (raised in animals) for prophylaxis and treatment of COVID-19: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Andhra Pradesh reported 6,751 new COVID-19 cases, 7,297 recoveries & 41 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total positive cases to 7,00,235, including 6,36,508 recoveries, 57,858 active cases & 5,869 deaths
Delhi: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Chirag Paswan leaves from the residence of BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda
16 new COVID-19 cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 3,192 including 170 active cases and 2,731 discharges: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
S Anbuvelan takes over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hindustan Aeronautical Limited's (HAL) helicopter complex in Bengaluru. Prior to this, he was heading the helicopter division as Executive Director: Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL)
Former JNU student Umar Khalid has been arrested by the Crime Branch in connection with his alleged role in the violence of Northeast Delhi. He has been remanded to 3-day custody.
Indigenously developed Laser-Guided Anti Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) successfully test-fired today defeating a target located at longer range. The test was conducted from MBT Arjun at KK ranges (ACC&S) Ahmednagar in continuation of successful trial done on September 22
The National Commission for Women (NCW) writes to Chhattisgarh DGP over a media report where a woman from the state has accused her employer of raping & impregnating her when she was suffering from mental illness last year; seeks Action Taken Report from the administration: NCW
As a responsible member of this Council India would like to remind Pakistan that the agenda under discussion is Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action (VDPA): Vimarsh Aryan, First Secretary, MEA at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland
Delhi: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Chirag Paswan arrives at the residence of BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda.
Nepal reports highest daily rise in COVID-19 cases with 1,911 new positive confirmed in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases rises to 79,728 till date. Death toll stands at 509: Health Ministry, Nepal
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel tests positive for COVID-19
On the issue of reopening of schools and educational institutions, which the Centre had left to the states to decide post October 15 under Unlock 5.0, the final decision will be announced after due deliberations between the Home Secretary and the Education Department: Punjab CMO
Amid declining Covid cases and deaths, CM Captain Amarinder Singh orders a slew of relaxations, including lifting of night curfew and end to Sunday lockdown, while directing the DGP to strictly enforce wearing of masks and other safety norms: Punjab Chief Minister's Office
I want to assure farmers MSP will stay and will be continuously raised in coming years
- Union Minister Rajnath Singh
As a farmer's son, I want to make it clear Modi govt will not do anything against farmers' interests: Rajnath Singh