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Farmers' Protest Live: 11th round of talks between government, farmers remain inconclusive

We gave a proposal to farmers and if they have a better proposal then they can come to us: Government

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12:10 AM

The person who revealed an alleged plot to shoot four farmer leaders and cause disruption during farmers' tractor march on January 26 has been handed over to police

11:36 PM

Delhi: Fire broke out in Uttam Nagar area; 15 fire tenders at spot

11:20 PM

Farmers at Singhu border allege plot to shoot four farmer leaders

10:57 PM

Attempts are being made by agencies to distrupt the farmers' agitation.

- Farmer leader Kulwant Singh Sandhu

10:35 PM

Police in UP's Gautam Buddh Nagar invoke CrPC section 144 till Jan 31

Police in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar invoke CrPC section 144 till Jan 31, prohibiting protests without permission, private use of drones and carrying of firearms, except by security personnel, according to order.
10:32 PM

Chandigarh Covid-19 cases

COVID-19 death toll in Chandigarh rises to 332 with one more fatality, while 25 new cases pushes tally to 20,664, as per medical bulletin.
10:24 PM

India's a true friend using its pharma to help the global community.

- Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, US State Department

10:24 PM

We applaud India’s role in global health, sharing millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine in South Asia. India's free shipments of vaccine began with Maldives, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Nepal & will extend to others.

- Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, US State Department

10:09 PM

High-speed mobile data services in Ganderbal and Udhampur districts to continue till February 6 while in rest of the districts the internet speed will be restricted to 2G only.

- Government of Jammu and Kashmir

10:09 PM

Pictures from Republic Day parade rehearsals

10:05 PM

PM says no need to fear, vaccines cleared by scientists

The number of beneficiaries receiving COVID-19 vaccine shots crossed the one million mark on Friday even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to dispel fears among a section of people over the injections asserting that all sorts of things are said in politics but the inoculation drive was launched only after nod from scientists.
09:49 PM

Jharkhand Covid-19 cases

Jharkhand reported 75 new Covid-19 cases and 127 recoveries today, as per the State Health Department.
Total cases: 1,18,154
Total recoveries: 1,16,116
Active cases: 1,060
Death toll: 978
09:49 PM

Wearing a mask is not mandatory for family travelling in four-wheelers in Pune from now. For passenger vehicles (such as OLA, UBER) and two-wheelers mask will still remain mandatory.

- Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol

09:43 PM

Jogen Mohan launches Re-SVAYEM in Dibrugarh

09:36 PM

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine trial in children between 12-15 is fully enrolled

09:26 PM

Luxury carmakers line up 70 launches for 2021, expect V-shaped recovery

09:19 PM

Gujarat Covid-19 cases

Gujarat reports 451 new COVID-19 cases, infection count rises to 2,58,264; death toll goes up by two to 4,374, as per the health department.
09:18 PM

No request received from Pakistan for coronavirus vaccines: MEA

09:09 PM

Police officials have suggested three different routes in outer Delhi for tractor parade on January 26 instead of Ring Road. We said we'll make a collective decision in the Committee. We'll meet with police officials again at 1 pm tomorrow.

- Farmer leader Yudhvir Singh

09:09 PM

I haven't received anything in writing about my expulsion. I got the information through news channels. I didn't understand party's operating system. I had joined politics to serve public and I will continue to do so.

- Baishali Dalmiya on being expelled from TMC

09:01 PM

Namaskar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Brazil feels honoured to have a great partner to overcome a global obstacle by joining efforts. Thank you for assisting us with the vaccines exports from India to Brazil. Dhanyavaad.

- President of Brazil Jair M Bolsonaro

09:00 PM

Commission for Air Quality Management ropes in top technical institutions to set up decision support system which will use artificial intelligence to help improve air quality in Delhi-NCR

08:34 PM

Samples of birds from 16 districts of Maharashtra test positive for avian flu

08:28 PM

PM Modi will tomorrow visit Netaji Bhawan at Elgin Road in Kolkata, besides his pre-announced programme

08:25 PM

Maharashtra Covid-19 cases

Maharashtra reports 2,779 new COVID-19 cases, 3,419 discharges, and 50 deaths today.
Total cases - 20,03,657
Total recoveries - 19,06,827
Death toll - 50,684
Active cases - 44,926
08:25 PM

Is there a Constitution in this country? Agriculture is a state subject under Schedule 7. Why did Centre change it without discussion in Parliament? They passed it in Lok Sabha as they'd more members. In Rajya Sabha, it was passed in chaos as they sensed things can go wrong.

- Punjab CM

08:16 PM

Madhya Pradesh: Budget session of state Assembly to be held from February 22 to March 26

08:15 PM

Indian vaccines land in Casablanca

08:15 PM

Government of India strongly condemns the suicide attacks at Tayaran Square in Baghdad on 21 January 2021 in which several people lost their lives & many were injured. India unequivocally opposes terrorism in all its forms & expresses solidarity with Govt and people of Iraq.


08:06 PM

Railways to restart e-catering services for passengers from first week of February

08:05 PM

IndiGo to start operating flights on Agra-Bengaluru and Agra-Bhopal routes from March 28

08:01 PM

RIL Q3 results: PAT rises 12.5% YoY, beats estimate; sales slump 21%

India’s largest listed company Reliance Industries today reported a 12.5 per cent year-on-year rise in its consolidated net profit to Rs 13,101 crore, which was above analysts' estimates.
07:54 PM

I have received report that 76 farmers have passed away during the protest against three farm laws. Today, I announce that we'll provide govt job to one family member of those from Punjab who die in agitation at Delhi borders.

- Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

07:47 PM

Several batches of farmers from Punjab and Haryana will set out on Saturday to participate in proposed tractor parade on January 26 in Delhi

07:47 PM

CBI takes over probe into death of YES Bank vice president from Gurgaon

Central Bureau of Investigation has taken over probe into mysterious death of YES Bank vice president from Gurgaon whose body was found in Delhi's Rohini area last year, as per officials.
07:44 PM

Schools for classes 9th to 12th to resume in summer zone areas of Jammu

Classes for students of standard 9th to 12th to resume in summer zone areas of Jammu from February 1. Classes for students of standard 1st to 8th to resume from February 8, according to School Education Department, Jammu and Kashmir Administration.
07:42 PM

Karnataka Covid-19 cases

Karnataka reported 324 new COVID-19 cases, 890 discharges, and 3 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per State Health Department, Govt of Tamil Nadu.
Total cases: 9,34,576
Total discharges: 9,15,382
Death toll: 12,190
Active cases: 6,985
07:33 PM

Schools for classes 5 to 12 to reopen in rural parts of Maharashtra's Thane district from January 27: Official

07:32 PM

Tomorrow morning I would be among the people of Assam. At a programme in Sivasagar, 1.06 lakh land pattas/allotment certificates will be distributed. We are committed to doing everything possible to preserve rights & unique culture of the great state of Assam.

- PM Narendra Modi

07:26 PM

Gopalakrishnan appointed as next High Commissioner of India to Republic of Malawi

S. Gopalakrishnan, Counsellor in the Embassy of India, Washington, has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Malawi, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
07:26 PM

Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at five premises belonging to Viva Group and its associates and recovered incriminating digital evidence and documents.

- ED

07:25 PM

Tamil Nadu Covid-19 cases

Tamil Nadu reported 574 new COVID-19 cases, 689 discharges, and 8 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per State Health Department, Govt of Tamil Nadu.
Total cases: 8,33,585
Total discharges: 8,16,205
Death toll: 12,307
Active cases: 5,073
07:19 PM

11,200 birds culled at Alfa Poultry Farm in Dera Bassi

To stop the spread of the Avian Influenza, 11,200 birds were culled at Alfa Poultry Farm in Dera Bassi, as per Chandigarh Administration.
07:14 PM

The cumulative number of vaccinated healthcare workers across the country has surpassed 12.7 lakh through 24,397 sessions. Over 2.2 lakh beneficiaries were vaccinated & 267 cases of AEFI reported till 6 pm today.

- Ministry of Health

07:11 PM

PM pays tributes to Netaji on eve of birth anniversary

07:07 PM

We raided around 5-6 places in Dongri area in connection with Chinku Pathan & Arif Bhujwala case. We also intercepted Salman Nasir Pathan, he is an aide of Chinku Pathan. We have seized drugs, and electronic evidence.

- Sameer Wankhede, Zonal Director, Mumbai NCB

06:59 PM

Two flights with Covishield vaccine depart from Mumbai airport to Brazil, Morocco

06:48 PM

Andhra Pradesh Covid-19 cases

Andhra Pradesh reports 137 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, as per State Health Ministry.
Total cases: 8,86,694
Total recoveries: 8,78,060
Death toll: 7,146
Active cases: 1,488
06:47 PM

Trinamool Congress MLA Baishali Dalmiya expelled from party

06:46 PM

Walmart expands vaccinations in boost to US Covid-19 program

06:43 PM

We thanked all farmer leaders, including those who support our proposal for suspension of laws and those against it... We should remain hopeful; let's wait till tomorrow to hear farmer unions' final decision.

- Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

06:42 PM

We told farmers to come up with their own proposal, other than repeal, if they have anything better than our offer... I don't want to speculate, but we're hopeful farmer unions will consider positively our proposal to suspend laws and find a solution.

- Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

06:37 PM

Govt always maintained it is ready to consider alternatives to repeal. Our proposal is in interest of farmers and of country.

- Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

06:36 PM

We asked them to reconsider our proposal as it is in the interest of farmers and the country. We asked them to convey their decision tomorrow.

- Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

06:35 PM

Talks remained inconclusive as farmers' welfare was not at the heart of talks from the unions' side. I am sad about it. Farmers unions said that they only want the repeal of the laws despite the govt asking for alternatives.

- Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar

06:27 PM

As far as we know, he's tested negative for COVID. But more tests are being done. We'll be able to say more after more tests. My brother, mother & I will go to Ranchi to see him.

- RJD's Tejashwi Yadav on Lalu Prasad Yadav's health condition

06:13 PM

Kerala reports 6,753 new Covid-19 cases

Number of active cases now at 70,395; so far 8,03,094 patients have recovered.
06:12 PM

Accidents can happen anytime anywhere. This has happened when mining was taking place illegally. The law will now take its own course. I didn't have to order any inquiry. Police is probing & will present finding.

- Meghalaya Home Minister on death of 6 workers in a mining incident

06:12 PM

Bird flu confirmed in 17 districts of Rajasthan

Avian Influenza (Bird flu) has been confirmed in 17 districts of Rajasthan. 6,290 birds found dead in the state between December 25, 2020, and January 22, 2021, said the Rajasthan Animal Husbandry Department.
06:04 PM

Employment opportunities have been generated for over 5 lakh artisans, craftsmen and people associated with them through "Hunar Haat" initiative of government in last 5 years.

- Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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