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Border row resurfaces, Assam agitators block highway to Mizoram
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, Oct 28 (IANS) A week after the fortnight-long Assam-Mizoram border dispute was purportedly resolved, the issue resurfaced on Wednesday as agitators in Assam blocked National Highway 306, the life-line of Mizoram, demanding the state withdraw its security personnel from Assam's territory.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
K'taka voter turnout up by 20% in biennial polls (2nd Ld)
Bengaluru, Oct 28 (IANS) Seemingly defying the pandemic fears, the voter turnout for the Legislative Council polls to four constituencies on Wednesday registered almost 20 per cent rise compared to 2014.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Bihar minister booked for poll code violation
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Bihar Agriculture Minister and BJP candidate Prem Kumar was on Wednesday booked for violation of the poll panel's model code of conduct, police said.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Failing to pay property tax by Oct 31 may land Gurugram property owners in trouble
Gurugram, Oct 28 (IANS) Property owners in Gurugram can lose their water and sewage connections if they fail to clear their property tax dues by October 31, officials of the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
'20.69L rural homes in Raj to receive tap water connection in 2020-21'
Jaipur, Oct 28 (IANS) In 2020-21, a total of 20.69 lakh rural houses in Rajasthan will get tap water connection under the Central government's Jal Jeevan Mission, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Facebook must demonstrate neutrality, revamp its SOPs: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) A day after the resignation of Facebook India's controversial public policy head Ankhi Das, the Congress on Wednesday welcomed the change in Facebook India's leadership team.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
53.54% vote in 'peaceful' first phase of polling in Bihar
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) A total 53.54 per cent voters exercised their franchise as polling was conducted peacefully on Wednesday in 71 assembly constituencies in Bihar for the first phase of assembly elections.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Land registration in Telangana set to go online from Oct 29
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Telangana is all set to usher into a new revenue regime with the launch of Dharani portal for online registration of properties on Thursday, officials said.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
US Congress grills Twitter, Facebook, Google CEOs
New York, Oct 28 (IANS) A Congressional grilling of Twitter, Facebook and Google CEOs is quickly evolving into pre-election political circus around the social media content moderation dumpster fire and allegations that Big Tech companies show anti-conservative bias.
2020-10-28
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
53.54% vote in 'peaceful' first phase of polling in Bihar
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Polling was on Wednesday conducted peacefully in 71 assembly constituencies in Bihar for the first phase of assembly elections even as 53.54 per cent voters exercised their franchise.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
After Bihar, now BJP promises free Corona vaccine in MP
Bhopal, Oct 28 (IANS) In Madhya Pradesh, the BJP has issued a sankalp-patra (resolution document), a manifesto of sorts for the bypolls that promises the provision of a free Coronavirus vaccine to every person in the state by the government. Recently, in the election manifesto issued for Bihar elections, the BJP had also promised a free Corona vaccine.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Ahead of Bengal polls, BJP makes key appointment
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal next year, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which hopes to topple the Mamata Banerjee-led government, has made a key appointment of general secretary (organisation) -- a post which is seen to be the link between the BJP and the RSS, its ideological mentor.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Create street vendors' zones, says Himachal minister
Shimla, Oct 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj on Wednesday instructed officials to create a street vendors' zone, besides setting up a grievances redressal committee in the state.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana waived off Rs 27,000 cr crop loans in six yr: KTR
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (IANS) The Telangana government has waived off crop loans amounting to Rs 27,718 crore during the last six years, Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SP's unexpected political move catches BJP, BSP by surprise
New Delhi/Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) The unexpected move by the Samajwadi Party in the Rajya Sabha polls has caught the BJP and the BSP off guard as Akhilesh Yadav first fielded an independent candidate in the polls and later in a dramatic development the proposers of the BSP candidate said there signatures were forged.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
WB Guv to meet Amit Shah in Delhi before month-long visit to Darjeeling
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) After Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) leader Bimal Gurung, who had been absconding since 2017 after he was charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, resurfaced in Kolkata on October 21, the political equation has undergone a drastic change in West Bengal's hill district of Darjeeling ahead of the crucial state Assembly polls scheduled in 2021 .
2020-10-28
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Despite revolt, BSP candidate's papers declared valid
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) Hours after five Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs revolted against the party's official Rajya Sabha candidate Ramji Gautam, and claimed that their signatures as proposers were forged, the returning officer declared that Gautam's nomination papers were valid.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
K'taka Council biennial polls register 58% voting (Ld)
Bengaluru, Oct 28 (IANS) Voter turnout in elections for four seats in the Karnataka Legislative Council was more than 57.96 per cent till 4 pm, electoral officers said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'What-if' nightmare scenarios, polling errors headline Trump vs Biden battle
New York, Oct 28 (IANS) 'What-if' scenarios, polling errors, nightmare scenarios from statistical flubs in 2016 and non toss-up maps are the toast of frenzied US media coverage in the final week before Americans choose their next President on November 3.
2020-10-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
52.24% voting in Bihar till 5 pm: ECI (fourth lead)
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic could not affect voters' enthusiasm in the first phase of polls in Bihar as the state registered 52.24 per cent turnout till 5 p.m. on Wednesday, the Election Commission of India said here.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kejriwal acquitted in defamation case filed by BJP lawmaker
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) A Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a criminal defamation case filed by BJP lawmaker Ramesh Bidhuri in 2016.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Political stakes high for Congress in Gujarat bypolls
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The political stakes of the Congress are high in Gujarat where eight seats will go to the November 3 bypolls, which have been necessitated by the resignation of Congress MLAs in the state.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ED chargesheets 13 in disproportionate asset case
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has named nine individuals and four firms in its charge sheet in a case relating to disproportionate assets accumulated by public servants.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Wheel turns full circle as Chandy demands Vijayan quit as Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 28 (IANS) If there is one person in Kerala who is having a hearty laugh it's none other than two-time former Congress Chief Minister Oommen Chandy as he is watching the turn of events and the person who haunted him most in 2016 was his rival and present Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan who is now facing the heat.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Governor's book 'omits' Fadnavis-Ajit Pawar 80-hr govt swearing-in
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar took a swipe at Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyaris coffee table book which has a stark omission -- the early morning swearing-in ceremony of Devendra Fadnavis-Ajit Pawar as Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister last year.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Smriti Irani tests positive for Covid
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday became the latest Union Minister to be infected by coronavirus.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre must not victimise Punjab farmers: Sukhbir Badal
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Wednesday said the Union government should not victimise farmers for agitating against the Central agricultural laws by refusing to pay the rural development fund (RDF) component of Rs 1,100 crore on government paddy purchase.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Politics
SC slaps Rs 35K fine on MP govt for 588-day delay in filing SLP
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court has imposed a fine of Rs 35,000 on the Madhya Pradesh government for filing a special leave petition (SLP) after a delay of 588 days.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
New National Retail Trade Policy in final stages: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The government is in the final stages of preparing a new National Retail Trade Policy, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Parkash said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Election Commission appoints police observer for Dubbak bypoll
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (IANS) The Election Commission on Wednesday appointed Tamil Nadu IPS officer, Saroj Kumar Thakur as the police observer for November 3 by-elections to Dubbak Assembly seat in Telangana.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
DU Vice Chancellor suspended, pro-VC asked to preside
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Vice Chancellor of Delhi University has been suspended on President Ram Nath Kovind's orders, the union education ministry said on Wednesday, amid a major row over appointments that spawned an ugly power tussle.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
J&K Lt Guv denies reports on agri land, launches MIS for apples
Srinagar, Oct 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday assured that no agricultural land would be alienated to any non-resident person and launched the Market Intervention Scheme (MIS)-2020 for the apple crop in the Valley.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Nigeria to construct 10 new airports
Abuja, Oct 28 (IANS) The Nigerian government has said it aims to construct 10 new airports across the country, an endeavor seeking to boost civil aviation in the most populous African country.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics
Australian PM urges to develop alternatives to Covid-19 lockdowns
Canberra, Oct 28 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged to develop alternatives to large-scale lockdowns to deal with future coronavirus outbreaks in the country.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Australia,Politics
SC to hear plea of Azam's son against disqualification on Nov 6
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said that it will consider on November 6 the petitions against the Allahabad High Court order on the disqualification of Mohammad Abdullah Azam Khan and holding bypoll in Suar Assembly segment in Uttar Pradesh.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kyrgyzstan reports 538 new Covid-19 cases
Bishkek, Oct 28 (IANS) Kyrgyzstan has reported 538 new Covid-19 cases, taking the nationwide tally to 57,276, authorities said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Kyrgyzstan,Health/Medicine,Politics
Over 29 mln Tanzanians head to polls
Dodoma, Oct 28 (IANS) More than 29 million Tanzanians are taking to some 80,000 polling stations across the country to cast ballots for the elections of President, Members of Parliament and Councilors on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Tanzania,Politics
Germany's Covid-19 tally reaches 4,64,239
Berlin, Oct 28 (IANS) Germany's new Covid cases have increased by 14,964, taking the national caseload to 464,239, the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine,Politics
Turkey vows to take 'legal action' over Erdogan's cartoon
Ankara, Oct 28 (IANS) Turkey has vowed to take "legal, diplomatic actions" over a cartoon of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in French magazine Charlie Hebdo.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Bombay HC sets aside ED order on seizure of 2 Goa ex-CMs' assets
Panaji, Oct 28 (IANS) In a reprieve to former Chief Ministers Digambar Kamat and Churchill Alemao, the Bombay High Court's Goa bench on Wednesday set aside a 2015 Enforcement Directorate order on seizure of their assets in a money laundering case.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab stares at power crisis with coal supplies running out
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Punjab is heading towards major power outage with its thermal plants facing a deficiency of coal in wake of non-plying of goods trains in the state for almost a month now, state officials said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Bulgarian National Bank Guv tests positive for Covid-19
Sofia, Oct 28 (IANS) Governor of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) Dimitar Radev has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently being quarantined at home, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Bulgaria,Politics
China helps Taiwan enterprises fight Covid
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) The Chinese mainland has been vigorously making efforts to help Taiwan businesses and entrepreneurs prevent Covid-19 and resume work and production to overcome the impact of the pandemic, a mainland spokesperson said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Politics
Parliamentary panel's members grill Twitter officials on map row
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) A Joint Committee of Parliament on Wednesday grilled four representatives of Twitter for around two hours on the map row after they appeared before the panel.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Thousands suffer power outage as winds hit California
Los Angeles, Oct 28 (IANS) Local utility company in US Southern California has cut off power to almost 20,000 customers and warned more outage on Monday in order to reduce the risk that the equipment might start a wildfire as strong winds are hitting the region.
2020-10-28
Category: International, United States,Politics
46.29% voting recorded till 3 pm in Bihar (Third lead)
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Polling for the first phase of elections in the Bihar Assembly elections gathered momentum on Wednesday afternoon. Voting started at a sluggish pace due to technical glitches at some of the polling booths.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Cong compares Munger incident with Jallianwala firing
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday flayed the Bihar government while comparing the Munger incident with the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and asked if participation in Durga Puja festivities was a crime in the country.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Zimbabwe plans to gradually reopen borders from December
Harare, Oct 28 (IANS) Zimbabwe will gradually reopen it's land borders beginning in December, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
Over 18% voting as glitches in 75 EVMs hassle Bihar voters (2nd Ld)
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Even as the Election Commission said that 18.48 per cent polling was recorded till 11 am during the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections in 71 constituencies on Wednesday, voters in some districts faced inconvenience due to technical glitches in EVMs.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Brazil's Covid-19 death toll nears 158,000
Sao Paulo, Oct 28 (IANS) Brazil's Covid-19 death toll has reached 157,946 after 549 more fatalities were reported, the Ministry of Health said.
2020-10-28
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine,Politics