Breaking News LIVE, February 23:
Delhi court sends actor-activist Deep Sidhu sent to 14-day judicial custody in connection with Red Fort violence on Republic Day.
04:04 PM | A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi, who was arrested in connection with the toolkit case.
Congress to move no-confidence motion against Khattar government in Haryana
This comes amid murmurs of discontent among some MLAs of BJP’s ally JJP due to the farmers protest.
Toolkit case: Disha Ravi brought to Delhi Police Cyber Cell office in Delhi; Shatanu also joins probe today
12:30 PM | DMK and Congress MLAs staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly today during the presentation of the interim budget by Deputy CM O Panneerselvam.
Delhi Traffic Alert Today: Singhu, Singhu toll, Saboli, Piau Maniyari, Mangesh, Harewali, Jharoda, Dhansa and Tikri Border are closed for traffic movement today. Delhi Police issued the alert on Tuesday morning in wake of Kisan Andolan.
Traffic will also remain closed on Ghazipur border due to farmer protests. Please follow the alternate route via Maharajpur, Chilla, DND, Apsara, bhopra & Loni borders.
10:29 AM | Gujarat Municipal Election Results will be declared today after counting of votes in six municipal corporations wrap up. Counting at Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhavnagar, and Jamnagar began at 9 am. As many as 576 seats in 144 wards went for the polls on February 21. As per early trends, BJP has taken the lead in all the six municipal corporations, while Congress trails.
10:15 AM| Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee Institute of Medical Sciences and Research at IIT Kharagpur today and will address its 66th Convocation, via video conferencing.
A case has been registered against former Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament Dhananjay Mahadik and two others on Monday for violation of COVID-19 norms at a wedding function held in Pune on February 21.
An FIR has been registered after a video of a girl being molested went viral. All accused will be identified and action will be taken against them: Aditya Kumar, SSP, Gaya.
5 killed in quarry blast in Hirenagavalli, Chikkaballapur last night Dr K Sudhakar, Chikkaballapura district in-charge, who visited the spot says, “Shocked by the incident. These are illegally held explosives. Strict action will be taken.”
India on Monday reported a surge in active cases of coronavirus infections for the fifth consecutive day. The total Covid-19 active cases have crossed the 1.5-lakh mark for the first time in 17 days.
According to an official release by the Union Health Ministry, 86.3% of the new cases are from five states. The majority of the new infections were reported from Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Punjab.
Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at 5,210. It is followed by Kerala with 2,212 while Tamil Nadu reported 449 new cases.