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  • All party meeting scheduled for April 18 to discuss Covid scenario in K'taka postponed
  • Kejriwal appeals to people to follow "weekend curfew"
  • Polling in Tirupati Lok Sabha byelection in progress, 17 8 pc voting recorded till 1100 hours
  • Indian embassy in US mourns loss of eight lives in Indianapolis shooting
  • 31 54 pc turnout till 1130 hours in Bengal; BJP polling agent dies
  • PM Modi condole actor Vivek's death
  • Telangana logs 4,446 fresh COVID-19 cases, 12 fatalities until Friday night
  • Former K'taka CM Kumaraswamy tests COVID positive
  • 12 9 pc voting in first two hours in Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly bypoll
  • PM Modi urges Bengal voters to participate in large number for 5th phase polling to 45 seats
  • PK Dhumal blasts those opposing vaccination
  • EC seeks report of polling agent death in Kamarhati booth; Clashes break out at Bidhanagar and Santipur
  • Bodies of three fishermen recovered, six still missing
  • PM urges Saints to make Kumbh Mela symbolic
  • Polling agent dies of cardiac arrest in booth, 16 15 per vote poll in first two hrs
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187 farmer bodies vow to take their fight to villages

New Delhi, Nov 21 (UNI) Around 200 farmers organisations on Tuesday decided to take their fights to the villages, decision that was taken at the the end of two-day Kisan Mukti Sansad (farmers’ liberation parliament) organised by All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC).
“We will go to each district in the country, take the opportunity to take feedback from the people, and tell the country what we learned from them. Once the bills come back, the working group will examine and then place the bills in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha as private members’ bills”, VM Singh, Convener of AIKSCC told UNI.
The Kisan Mukti Sansad has ‘passed’ two bills - ‘Farmers freedom from Debt Bill and Guaranteed Fair and Remunerative Prices Bill’, suggest roadmap to overcome agrarian crisis. These bills will be introduced in Parliament as private members’ bill.
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PM urges Saints to make Kumbh Mela symbolic

PM urges Saints to make Kumbh Mela symbolic

17 Apr 2021 | 11:05 AM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) Amid the exponential rise in COVID-19 cases across the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged Sant Samaj to make ongoing Kumbh Mela in Haridwar symbolic, to strengthen the country's fight against COVID.

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India sees 2 34 lakh fresh nCoV cases, over 1,300 deaths

India sees 2 34 lakh fresh nCoV cases, over 1,300 deaths

17 Apr 2021 | 10:21 AM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) India registered 2,34,692 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since the outbreak of the pandemic, according to the Union Health Ministry data released on Saturday.

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PM urges voters to come in large numbers

PM urges voters to come in large numbers

17 Apr 2021 | 9:49 AM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the voters to turn up in large numbers in the fifth phase of Bengal Assembly polls and by-polls for which the polling is underway
"Urging all those voting in today’s fifth phase of the West Bengal elections to vote in large numbers. First time voters in particular should exercise their franchise," Mr Modi said in a tweet.

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Vardhan reviews preparedness of AIIMS New Delhi in light of recent surge of COVID-19 cases in Capital

Vardhan reviews preparedness of AIIMS New Delhi in light of recent surge of COVID-19 cases in Capital

16 Apr 2021 | 11:17 PM

New Delhi, Apr 16 (UNI) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday visited All-India Institute
of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi to review their COVID-19 preparedness in light of recent
surge of COVID cases in the Capital.

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