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CAA will be implemented soon, delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic: BJP national president JP Nadda | India News

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Monday asserted that the execution of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) has been delayed due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and asserted that the law will be implemented soon. He added that all will get benefits of the CAA, assuring the commitment of the government. Speaking at a meeting of social ...

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Stay away from Ballia incident: BJP chief JP Nadda warns party MLA who backed key accused | India News

NEW DELHI: Disturbed over the controversial statement passed by Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh on the firing incident in Ballia, the top leadership of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) cracked a whip on the party leader asking him to refrain from making any further controversial remark on the matter. The top brass also reportedly asked the leader to distance himself from the ...

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Assam police seizes drugs worth over Rs 15 crore, four held | India News

Guwahati: Assam police on Sunday apprehended four drug peddlers and seized heroin worth over Rs 15 crore from their possessions, at two different parts of the state, officials said. Police said that acting on a tip-off, police personnel led by Sub-Inspector Manujjal Gogoi intercepted a truck carrying 3.45 kg heroin in six packets in central Assam`s Karbi Anglong district. Two ...

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Modi government failed in COVID-19 management, Pakistan did better than us: Shashi Tharoor at Lahore Lit Fest | India News

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre for failing to handle coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and said that Pakistan has done better than India in controlling the outbreak of the deadly disease. The senior Congress leader made the controversial remarks while speaking at Lahore Literature Festival. In his virtual address, Tharoor said, “The Indian ...

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Gyms, fitness centres in Maharashtra to reopen from Dussehra amid strict COVID-19 measures | India News

Mumbai: Maharashtra government on Saturday (October 17, 2020) announced to reopen gyms and fitness centres across the state from Dussehra, which will be celebrated on October 25.  “CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray held a meeting with representatives from gyms and fitness centres today. Adhering to all the measures to prevent COVID-19 and strict compliance of the SOPs, gyms and fitness centres ...

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COVID-19: Phase two trial of coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V likely to resume in India | India News

New Delhi: In a significant development related to the coronavirus vaccine, India is likely to resume phase 2 clinical trials of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, said sources.  An expert panel at the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Friday recommended granting permission to Dr Reddy’s Laboratories for conducting phase 2 clinical trials of the vaccine. Notably, the Hyderabad-based ...

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NEET result 2020 declared, Odisha’s Soyeb Aftab and Delhi’s Akanksha Singh attain perfect score: Check rank list | India News

In a first, two candidates attained full marks in medical entrance exam NEET, results of which were declared on Friday night, according to National Testing Agency (NTA) officials. Odisha’s Soyeb Aftab and Delhi’s Akanksha Singh have scored 720 out of 720 marks but Aftab has been ranked first and Singh second as per the NTA’s tie-breaking policy, the officials said. ...

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MGNREGA fraud: Deepika Padukone, Jacqueline Fernandez’s photos found on employees’ job cards in MP | India News

Another case of fraudulent activity in the MGNREGA scheme came to light in Madhya Pradesh, where the sarpanch, secretary, and assistant of Jhirnya district Piparkheda Naka Panchayat had used pictures of Bollywood actress to create fake job cards of the scheme beneficiaries. The fake job cards were also being used to take out money from accounts.  In one of the job cards ...

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NEET result 2020: NTA to declare NEET-UG result on Friday; check results at ntaneet.nic.in | India News

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Result 2020 will be announced on Friday (October 16) by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The Centre on October 12 (Monday) had said that the exact timing of the results will be intimated later.  Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Union Cabinet Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank made the announcement. “NTA will be ...

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Unlock 5.0: Cinema halls, schools, social gatherings allowed from October 15 after 7 months, check key guidelines | India News

New Delhi: As part of the latest phase of reopening in the country begins on Thursday (October 15, 2020), movie theatres are set to reopen, religious gatherings will be allowed though with restrictions, and students in some parts of the country will be allowed back into classrooms. Nearly seven months after a national lockdown was imposed to stop the spread ...

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