Wrap Up: All you need to know about the news that matter
- 40 new COVID-19 cases reported in Chandigarh in the last 24 hours
- 3,992 new COVID-19 cases and 3,272 discharged cases reported in West Bengal
- Urban unemployment fell to 8.4% in July-September 2019: Government
- 184 countries in global vaccine alliance: WHO Chief
- U.S. President Donald Trump blasted coronavirus expert Anthony Fauci as a "disaster"
- Mumbai reports 1,233 new COVID-19 cases, 2,092 discharges and 45 deaths today
- Himachal Pradesh reports 168 new COVID-19, 201 cured cases and 4 deaths reported
- Maharashtra reports 5,984 new COVID-19 cases, 15,069 discharged cases & 125 deaths today
- IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets
IPL 2020: Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets
Haryana government issues direction for payment of full monthly wages to the persons engaged during March and April under outsourcing policy.
Election Commission of India has sought a detailed report from Madhya Pradesh Chief Electoral Officer over Former State CM Kamal Nath's "item" remark at an election rally yesterday.
Two cadres of KCP(PWG-Khuman) were arrested today from Nachou Chingdong ward number 6; case has been registered and further investigation is underway: Manipur Police
Maharashtra reports 5,984 new COVID-19 cases, 15,069 discharged cases & 125 deaths today
- Total cases: 16,01,365
- Discharged cases: 13,84,879
- Active cases: 1,73,759
- Deaths: 42,240
Himachal Pradesh reports 168 new COVID-19, 201 cured cases and 4 deaths reported in the past 24 hours, as per State Health Department
Mumbai reports 1,233 new COVID-19 cases, 2,092 discharges and 45 deaths today
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized 353 grams of Ephidrene and 1 canister with 52.875 kg liquid chemical purported to be Propiophenone from a godown in Palghar on October 18. Three persons have been arrested in connection with the seizure: NCB
Trump blasts Fauci, seeks to reassure his team
U.S. President Donald Trump blasted coronavirus expert Anthony Fauci as a "disaster" on Monday in a conference call with campaign workers and sought to reassure them he still has a pathway to win on Election Day despite slipping poll numbers.
184 countries in global vaccine alliance: WHO Chief
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday that 184 countries have now joined the COVAX facility, which aims to finance COVID-19 vaccines to be distributed fairly to both rich and poor countries.
Urban unemployment fell to 8.4% in July-September 2019: Government
West Bengal: Balwinder Singh, who was arrested for allegedly carrying a firearm at a BJP rally on October 8, was granted bail by a court in Howrah, earlier today.
3,992 new COVID-19 cases and 3,272 discharged cases reported in West Bengal
- Total cases: 3,25,028
- Active cases: 34,584
- Death toll: 6,119
Four Additional Directors of Intelligence Bureau (IB) — Sunil Kumar Bansal, Akshaya Kumar Mishra, A Sema Rajan & Swagat Das — has been appointed as Special Director, IB: Government of India
40 new COVID-19 cases reported in Chandigarh in the last 24 hours
The total number of positive cases stands at 13,686 to date, including 861 active cases, 12,617 cured cases, and 208 deaths
Haryana: Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Mukund Naravane today visited Ambala Cantonment to review the security and operational preparedness of Kharga Corps.
Former MP CM Kamal Nath writes to State CM SS Chouhan regarding a letter written by CM to Congress President over former CM's "item" remark; says 'it would have been better if you would have written to your party president over derogatory remarks made by Ministers of your party'.
Journey to innovations must be shaped by collaboration, public participation; Science will never prosper in silos: PM Modi
In India, we have a strong & vibrant scientific community. We also have good scientific institutions. They have been India’s greatest assets, specially during the last few months, while fighting COVID-19. From containment to capacity building, they have achieved wonders.
- PM Modi
Pakistan lifts ban on TikTok
CM yogi Adityanath ji to visit Bihar and address three rallies there on 20/2/2020 at 11.30 am , 1.30 pm and 2.30 pm respectively
A petition has been filed before the Supreme Court seeking timely and transparent appointment of Information Commissioners in the Central Information Commission (CIC) under the Right to Information Act, 2005.
Central Bureau of Investigation registers a case on a complaint from Bank of India against 2 private companies based at Lucknow/Noida, its Directors & others on allegations of committing misappropriation, cheating & causing loss of approx Rs 754.24 cr to consortium of banks.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Government of India today signed a $177 million loan to upgrade 450 kilometres (km) of state highways and major district roads in the state of Maharashtra: Govt of India
Swapna Suresh, an accused in Kerala Gold Smuggling Case, approaches Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court (Economic Offences) seeking action against the Customs officials who leaked her statements.
Uttarakhand reports 336 new COVID19 cases today, 504 patients cured. Total cases in the State rise to 58,360 including 51,486 recoveries and 933 deaths
Finance Minister: I have not closed the option of coming out with more stimulus measures
Have started the exercise on growth assessment, said FM
2,154 new COVID19 cases, 31 deaths and 2,845 recoveries/discharges/migrations reported in Delhi today
Total cases rise to 3,33,171 including 3,04,561 recoveries/discharges/migrations and 6,040 deaths. Active cases stand at 22,570
Andhra Pradesh reports 2,918 new COVID19 cases today taking total positive cases to 7,86,050 including 35,065 active cases, 7,44,532 recoveries and 6,453 deaths
Kerala reports 5,022 new COVID-19 cases, 7,469 recoveries and 21 deaths today. Active cases in the State stands at 92,731
Jammu and Kashmir reports 427 new COVID-19 cases and 9 deaths today
The total positive cases in the UT rises to 88,369 including 8,314 active cases, 78,667 recoveries and 1,388 deaths
As a token of support & solidarity of Govt & people of Tamil Nadu with Govt & people of Telangana in their hour of need, I've ordered immediate contribution of a sum of Rs.10 crore from Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund to Govt of Telangana: CM Edappadi K Palaniswami
India today successfully testfired the Stand-off Anti-tank (SANT) Missile off the coast of Odisha. The Missile is being developed by the DRDO for the Indian Air Force & will have both Lock-on After Launch and Lock-on Before Launch capability: Sources
One unidentified terrorist killed in the ongoing encounter in Shopian: Kashmir Zone Police
Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari presented bicycles to Dabbawalas at Raj Bhavan today. Keys of 12 bicycles were handed over by Governor to Dabbawalas.
We have a long way to go, a long political battle that will continue whether Farooq Abdullah is alive or dead, on the stage or not on the stage. Our fight is for restoration of Article 370 & our resolve will never change even if I've to be hanged.
- Farooq Abdullah, former J&K CM
Mr Vineet Nayyar resigns as Executive Vice Chairman of IL&FS Group on medical grounds
Board accepted resignation, Mr CS Rajan to take additional responsibilities in interim
CAA will be implemented very soon ; got delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic : Nadda tells social groups in Siliguri
This questioning has been going on for many years, it is nothing new. I am not going to say anything. The Court will decide what is to be done. I am not worried: Farooq Abdullah, former J&K CM
Australia to be part of upcoming Malabar naval exercise: Official
Informed PM Narendra Modi about the present Assam-Mizoram border situation over phone this afternoon. I thank the PM Narendra Modi for his support and assurance to solve the issue.
- Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Water logging in parts of Pune following incessant rainfall; visuals from Shivaji Nagar area
Hyderabad had not experienced such heavy rainfall in the last 100 years. We have decided to extend Rs 10,000 help to each affected poor household in low-lying areas: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao
Science & Technology Ministry got scientists from the world to make prediction model of cases. Research-based on their techniques found that COVID appropriate behaviour for 3-4 months will lead to declining trend in India & by Feb we'll have 40,000 active cases.
- Health Minister
All governments should come together and launch a joint war against air pollution. If all governments and all parties come together leaving politics aside we can control pollution in less than 4 years time.
- Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Vaccination procedures, training of staff & other logistics need to be coordinated by state & central govts when time comes. We believe that India will make sure to not let COVID-19 cases increase & slow decline trend which we're seeing will be maintained: Union Health Minister
Widespread light to moderate rains with isolated heavy to very heavy rains likely over Ramanagara, Mandya, Mysuru, Chikkaballapura, Chamrajanagara, Tumakuru & Chitradurga districts over the next 24 hours: Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC)
Assam: Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve is scheduled to be opened for tourists season 2020-21 with effect from 11 am of October 21
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting searches in four locations in Uttar Pradesh in connection with an alleged Rs 754 crores bank loan fraud case by Vinay Shankar Tiwari: CBI
NCW strongly condemns the irresponsible & disparaging statement made by Kamal Nath, LoP in Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly. NCW has sought an explanation from him on remarks made by him. Commission has also forwarded the matter to Election Commission for taking action.
Calcutta High Court orders for Durga Puja pandals
All Durga Puja pandals declared no-entry zone in West Bengal. Only organizers can enter the pandals. Names of people allowed to enter the pandals to be displayed outside it, orders Calcutta High Court.
Apprehended PLA soldier to be returned back to Chinese officials
- PLA soldier identified as Corporal Wang Ya Long apprehended in Demchok sector of Eastern Ladakh after he strayed across LAC. He has been provided medical assistance, food & warm clothes to protect him from vagaries of extreme altitude and harsh climatic conditions: Indian Army
- A request has also been received from the PLA about the whereabouts of the missing soldier. As per established protocols, he will be returned back to Chinese officials at the Chushul – Moldo meeting point after completion of formalities: Indian Army
Delhi: Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Naqvi chairs high-level meeting to decide key factors for Hajj 2021
"Hajj 2021 is expected to take place by June-July 2021. But all final decisions will be subject to international protocols & standards because of COVID-19," he says
Three people die in Kerala after consuming 'spurious' liquor
Three people were found dead at a Tribal colony at Kanjikode and nine, including three women, hospitalised, allegedly after consuming spurious liquor, police said on Monday.
CBI on the hunt
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting searches in four locations in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh in connection with a Rs 754 crores bank loan fraud case.
Rahul Gandhi attends COVID Review meeting at Malappuram
- Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday participated in a COVID-19 review meeting at Malappuram, which has been witnessing a spurt in positive cases of late.
- In the past three days, Malappuram recorded the highest number of cases in the state-- 1,399 on Sunday, 1,519 on Saturday and 1,025 cases on Friday.
Mumbai: 2 electrocuted, 5 injured during water pipeline repair
- Two labourers were electrocuted and five sustained injuries on Monday while repairing a water pipeline in Mumbai's Suman Nagar area, a civic official said.
- The incident happened at around 8am at a BMC water supply department pipeline behind the Kurla East traffic police post, he said.
India, US expected to sign BECA deal during 2+2 dialogue this month-end
Seeking to build close ties amid an ongoing conflict with China, India and the United States of America are expected to sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) for geospatial cooperation during the 2+2 dialogue between the Defence and Foreign Ministers of the two countries to be held on October 26-27 this month in New Delhi.
Maharashtra CM visits flood-affected Solapur
- Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited flood-affected areas of Solapur district on Monday and reviewed the situation while meeting the local residents.
- The CM also handed over cheques for relief aid to the families affected by flood during his visit to Rampur village in the district.
- Due to cloudburst last night water flooded Uruli Kanchan, Shidavane and Valati village of Pune.