New Delhi: EC, however, decided not to hold bypolls due in three Lok Sabha constituencies – Dadra & Nagar Haveli; Mandi in Himachal Pradesh; and Khandwa in Madhya Pradesh – and 31 assembly seats across 15 states until after the festive season, citing constraints like Covid situation, floods and festivals as conveyed to it by various states.
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Baby Steps Won't Do
Wide state-level variances in infant mortality rate show where India’s going wrong on this key goal
Varavara Rao moves K'taka HC against warrant
THE NONBAILABLE WARRANT
Neta's son back in jail after ‘VIP treatment' clip
Ashish Mishra (pictured), son of junior Union home minister Ajay Mishra, has been sent back to jail from the district hospital and will continue his treatment for dengue at its in-house medical facility, reports Kanwardeep Singh.
Delay in climate finance could widen trust deficit
Poor Countries Might Not Fall In Line For ‘Net Zero’
Speed up 2nd dose, govt to tell states
10Cr+ Overdue Despite Vax Availability
Rijiju to meet law mins next mth to beef up
Rijiju said and hoped the forthcoming meeting with state law ministers will bring concrete results.
Police verifying Sail's claims via cell towers, CCTV footage: Min
Mumbai Police has launched a discreet investigation to verify the location of mobile phone numbers as well as CCTV footage of places mentioned in the affidavit filed by Prabhakar Sail, an independent witness in the cruise drug seizure case, a senior NCP cabinet minister said.
Must be proportionate to popn: Govt in SC on promotion quota
‘Nixing Policy Will Defeat Purpose Of Reservation’
2 farmers held for ‘lynching' of BJP workers
The SIT has for the first time arrested two farmers in connection with an FIR filed by a BJP worker after their vehicle mowed down several people, triggering the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri violence that followed.
FB Knew About & Failed To Police Abusive Content Globally: Docu
‘Lacks Language Expertise In Terms Of Staff, AI To Identify Harmful Posts’
The Biology of Time
DR. SATCHIN PANDA is a leading expert in the field of circadian rhythm research. He is Associate Professor in the Regulatory Lab at the Salk Institute, a Pew Scholar, and a recipient of the Dana Foundation Award in Brain and Immune System Imaging. His book, The Circadian Code, has helped many people to regain their energy, sleep well and lose weight. Here he is interviewed by UDAY KUMAR on how he developed the ideas in his book, and what inspired his research.
Farmers' protest held across country demanding MoS Mishra's arrest: SKM
Farmers protested at hundreds of places all over India on Tuesday to demand the arrest and sacking of Union Minister Ajay Mishra 'Teni', whose son is an accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in which eight people, including farmers, were killed, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) said in a statement.
Yogi doppelganger wants to join BJP poll show in UP
IT’S the season of look alikes of popular chief ministers in Madhya Pradesh. While 45-yearold chat seller Gaurav Gupta, resembling Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, is tantalising taste buds of foodies in Gwalior, the saffron clad temple priest Jogi Vijendar Nath, who is Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath’s look-alike, is a hit with the party’s rank and file and supporters across by-election bound Khandwa Lok Sabha constituency.
ODISHA BETS ON SPECIALITY STEEL TO JOIN RANKS WITH JAPAN AND SOUTH KOREA
Principal Secretary, Industries Department of Government of Odisha, Hemant Sharma, IAS emphasised that the newly inducted Product Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme on Speciality Steel will improve the production capacity to 60 MTPA from 18 MTPA and invited various steel companies to set up their units in Odisha to produce Speciality Steel.
TRS hopes to emulate BJD, learn from DMK
The ruling TRS in Telangana, which celebrates its 20th anniversary on Monday, is looking to the future with hope and expectation. The agenda before it, as it holds its plenary, is to compete with BJD leader Naveen Patnaik, who is serving as Chief Minister of Odisha for the fifth consecutive time, and to learn from the ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu on how to become organisationally strong and remain No. 1 in the political arena.
Centre writes to states over delay in giving second dose
The union health ministry has written to several states that have emerged laggards in administering the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, asking them to address the issue on priority, people familiar with the matter said, adding that around 90 million partially vaccinated people across the country are long-overdue for their second dose.
Coal ministry to augment fuel supply to power sector
Stalin seeks lifting of cracker ban, Raj agrees
CHIEF MINISTER MK Stalin on Friday urged his counterparts in four States — Delhi, Haryana, Odisha, and Rajasthan — to lift the blanket ban on sale of firecrackers and allow sale that falls within the norms set by SC and the national Green Tribunal.
OPEN FOR BUSINESS
At a time when national economic statistics paint a grim picture of upended small businesses and massive unemployment, Orissa has shone a beacon of hope, lining up firm proposals for investment of over Rs 3 lakh crore.
PETROL, DIESEL PRICES HIKED AGAIN
After two days of lull, petrol and diesel price on Thursday was again hiked by 35 paise per litre, sending retail pump prices to their highest ever level across the country.