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West Bengal Elections 2021 Live: Amphan relief looted through nephew window, says PM Modi – The Economic Times

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False accusations being made to malign Nandigram, people will give befitting reply for insults

– PM Modi at Kanthi rally

Vajra commissioned at Chennai

Bengal connected people of the nation through ‘Vande Mataram’, and on this land Mamata didi is talking about ‘bohiragoto’ (outsiders)

– PM Modi in Kanthi

I am sure we will perform well in the upcoming Kerala Assembly elections….Congress party and its leadership is confused

– Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah, in Kerala

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan writes to Home Minister Amit Shah on alleged harassment of nuns in Uttar Pradesh

Amphan relief looted through ‘bhaipo (nephew) window’, BJP will free every scheme of scams in Bengal when voted to power

– PM Modi in Kanthi

Didi hasn’t been able to answer those who were first destroyed by Amphan & later by ‘tolabaaz’ of TMC. The relief sent to Bengal by Centre got stuck in the ‘Bhaipo window’. Didi, Bengal wants to know who looted the relief for Amphan?

– PM Modi

NIA has told a Thane sessions court that the Mansukh Hiren case should be handed over to it

The Maha ATS has not yet handed over the probe to NIA

“2 May, Didi jacche, ashol poriborton asche”, can be heard across Bengal

– PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses rally at Kanthi in Bengal

This Govt is not bothered about the COVID-19 situation in the state: Fadnavis

The way in which cases are increasing here, it has become the epicentre. I don’t understand what has this government done to control it? It is time to act & not give lectures: Devendra Fadnavis, BJP Maharashtra

If they have to register a case about leaking official secrets, I have done that for Maharashtra’s interest. If they file a case against me, I’m not afraid

– Devendra Fadnavis, BJP Maharashtra

Outgoing CJI SA Bobde recommends next in command NV Ramana as next CJI as per convention

CJI SA Bobde is due to retire on April 23.

SC directs Interim Resolution Professional to complete insolvency proceedings of Jaypee Infratech Ltd within 42 days to pave the way to take over the management of debt ridden company by another firm

Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) has lost moral ground, they are working only for power: Fadnavis

After so many incidents, Maharashtra CM is silence, Pawar Sahab held two press conference, he just tried to protect the minister: Devendra Fadnavis, BJP Maharashtra

India’s Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar wins gold medal in men’s 50m rifle 3 positions event of shooting World Cup in Delhi

We requested Governor to ask for a report from Maharashtra Chief Minister on various issues related to governance and corona in the state. We also requested him to intervene in corruption-related issue

– Sudhir Mungantiwar, Maharashtra BJP

Coochbehar, WB: A BJP Mandal President was found dead near party office in Dinhata, earlier today

“It’s a pre-planned murder. They (TMC) want us (BJP workers) to just sit at home out of fear but we will continue our fight,” says a BJP worker.

Palaniswami campaigns for AIADMK candidate and state minister MR Vijayabhaskar

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for one hour as mark of respect to departed sitting member Mohammad John

Rupee declines 10 paise to 72.53 against US dollar in early trade

Petrol price cut by 18 paise a litre, diesel by 17 paise in first reduction in rates in over a year

Sabarimala, corruption will be major issues in Kerala Assembly polls: BJP MP Gautam Gambhir

Member of Parliament and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday said that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will do much better in Kerala Assembly elections, and added that Sabarimala and corruption will be the major issues in the state polls.

Tamil Nadu: Election Flying Squad seized Rs 1 crore from a vehicle during checking at Pettavaithalai bridge in Trichy, yesterday

The vehicle had an AIADMK flag.

Intel to invest $20B for 2 new chip-making factories in US

Chip maker Intel has announced to invest $20 billion for two new manufacturing facilities in the US, along with plans to to outsource more of its chip production to third-party foundries.

ICG ship ‘Vajra’, sixth in series of seven Offshore Patrol Vessel indigenously designed & built by M/s L&T Chennai will be commissioned today at Chennai by General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff: Indian Coast Guard

Mumbai: A delegation of BJP leader led by Devendra Fadnavis arrives at Raj Bhavan to meet Governor Bhagat Singh Koshiyari

Reports ANI

TMC MPs rush to Delhi to stop “bulldozing” of GNCTD Bill that seeks to give more power to the Delhi Lieutenant Governor, says party MP Derek O’Brien

ICC’s Cricket Committee set to back contentious ‘umpire’s call’ rule

As per the report, the committee, headed by former India captain Anil Kumble and counting a set of former international captains — Andrew Strauss, Rahul Dravid, Mahela Jayawardene, Shaun Pollock –, as well as match referee Ranjan Madugalle, umpire Richard Illingworth and Mickey Arthur, among its members, took suggestions from other match officials, broadcasters, and Hawk-Eye, the ball-tracking technology supplier.

Maharashtra Cabinet to meet today at Sahyadri Guest House, Malabar Hill in Mumbai

Rescue mission carried out by personnel of 48th Battalion ITBP near Sherathang, Sikkim last night at 13,500 feet

  • 3 tourist vehicles consisting of 17 tourists (3 children, 4 ladies and 10 men got stranded nearby sherathang on the road due to heavy snow fall.
  • On recieving the info last evening, a rescue team of ITBP personnel rushed to the location fully equipped alongwith a recovery vehicle.
  • Rescue started at 1800 Hrs. Medication was done to a women and a child who were feeling sick.
  • Vehicles were rescued using recovery vehicle and manpower. All were safely evacuated to safety by 10 PM.

US Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas spoke with India’s Ambassador to US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu. They agreed to re-establish US-India Homeland Security Dialogue & to discuss important issues such as cybersecurity & emerging technology: Dept of Homeland Security

PM Modi greets Imran Khan on Pakistan Day

In a letter written to his Pakistani counterpart, Prime Minister Modi said: “As a neighbouring country, India desires cordial relations with people of Pakistan, for this environment of trust, devoid of terror and hostility is imperative.”

United States Senate votes 57-43 to confirm Indian-American physician Vivek Murthy to be President Joe Biden’s surgeon general.

Reports ANI

TN Polls: Sonia Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge, Chidambaram among Congress’ star campaigners

The list of 30-star campaigners submitted to the Election Commission of India has names of party leaders like Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Dinesh Gundu Rao, Manish Tiwari and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah among many others.

MK Stalin’s wife, son campaign for DMK ahead of TN Assembly polls

While Durga Stalin campaigned in the Kolathur constituency, Udhayanidhi, who will make his electoral debut this year from Chepauk-Tiruvallikeni, campaigned for DMK candidate SSR Ramachandran at Arruppukottai.

Lawsuit filed against delay in processing of EADs for spouses of H1B and L1 visas

A top American association of immigration lawyers has filed a class action lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security for extraordinary delays in processing employment authorisation documents (EADs) of spouses of foreign workers in the country on H-1B and L1 visas, a significantly large number of whom are technology professionals from India.

Mansukh Hiran death: Maha ATS has not handed over documents to NIA despite MHA directions

Three days after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) ordered the National Investigative Agency to take over the Mansukh Hiren death case, the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) is yet to hand over relevant documents, the NIA informed the Special NIA Court on Tuesday.

Seeking to expand ties in interest of both nations: Afghan Foreign Minister during India visit

Afghanistan Foreign Minister Mohammad Haneef Atmar said on Tuesday that he came on the visit to India on the invitation of EAM S Jaishankar to discuss bilateral relations between New Delhi and Kabul and to look at ways to expand ties in the best interest of the two nations.