Breaking News LIVE, October 29:
6:30 PM| We have opened up all visas other than for foreign tourists. The next logical step is to open up visas for them also, but after assessing the COVID-19 situation: Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Civil Aviation Minister. (ANI)
4:45 PM| The horror-comedy starring Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani is now titled as Laxmii. The film is a a remake of the 2011 Tamil film, Kanchana, which was also directed by Lawrence. Laxmmi marks his Hindi directorial debut.
2:30 PM| Rajya Sabha MP (RJD) alleged that there was ‘highly inadequate security arrangement’ made for Tejashwi Yadav at his rallies. RJD spokesperson Manoj Jha took to Twitter to share the letter written to the EC on 25 October requesting TV channels to not air the rallies planned on 28 October in order to maintain to ensure ‘level-playing field’ and to not ‘adversely impact the idea of free and fair elections’.
Dear @CEOBihar @ECISVEEP ..In spite of repeated requests, we find highly inadequate security arrangements 4 @yadavtejashwi in hia meetings as well as at #Helipads as a result of which anti-social elements cause immense trouble&ugly scenes. Please look into it pic.twitter.com/ozxfrOJGew
— Manoj Kumar Jha (@manojkjhadu) October 29, 2020
2:05 PM| Munger District Magistrate and SP Lipi Singh has been removed followed by the horrifying incident of police brutality in Bihar’s Munger took place on Monday that killed as many as 4 devotees and several others were injured.
12:15 PM| Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel passed away on Thursday. He breathed his last at a hospital in Ahmedabad. Keshubhai Patel complained of difficulty in breathing on Thursday morning when he was taken to a hospital, where he passed away.
11:55 AM| As many as four MLAs of AAP are accused of mobilizing outside the corporate headquarters and breaking the fingers of ACP Kamla Market. At the same time, the MLAs have also been accused of creating a ruckus, violating all the instructions of the Delhi government in the Corona period, and attacking the police. 9 policemen have been injured in this incident.
11:15 AM| BJP MP Manoj Tiwari’s helicopter makes a precautionary landing after a technical snag. The MP is campaigning for Bihar Assembly Elections 2020.
10:50 AM| The accused who allegedly shot dead Nikita Tomar, a final year B.Com student outside her college in Faridabad will be produced before a court in Faridabad today at 1 PM.
The Central government has notified land laws, which now enables citizen of India to buy land in Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, as the Ministry of Home Affairs notified UT of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of Central Laws) Third Order, 2020.
India’s COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday with 49,881 new cases, while the recoveries have surged to 73.15 lakh pushing the national recovery rate to 90.99%, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
Delhi on Wednesday reported over 5,000 COVID-19 cases in a day, for the first time since the coronavirus struck the country. The national capital, which is battling the third wave of infections, has been logging over 4,000 cases daily for the last few days. With the festive season around the corner, the unprecedented spike has raised concerns, especially when the national Covid tally has shown a steady decline.