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    Speaking at an interaction with chief ministers on the emerging COVID-19 situation in the country, the prime minister also said the government's priority is to vaccinate all eligible children at the earliest with special campaigns needed in schools.

    Poland's Foreign Ministry announced in an earlier statement said this visit comes during the chairmanship of Poland's Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), with the main purpose to take part in the Raisina Dialogue international conference on April 25-26. The directives come in line with a slew of directives/ actions taken by the CM in the last one month, aimed at improving the image of the government while striving for improved standards of governance. Earlier in the month, the CM had suspended an IAS officer- DM of Sonbhadra TK Shibu over charges of corruption. New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Islamic organisation Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind’s Secretary Niaz Ahmed Farooqui on April 20 appealed Union Home Minister Amit Shah to stop Jahangirpuri demolition drive. “I appeal to... Will it cost me more to get a faster payout in indian ​​Dr Ghebreyesus, who shared the dais with Modi, tried to start his speech in Gujarati. Modi said Dr Ghebreyesus wanted a Gujarati name. "When he met me today morning, he said he has become a 'pucca' Gujarati. He asked me to give him a Gujarati name. The government is mulling integrating various helplines --112, 181 and 1098 --- in an effort to provide a better emergency response, an official said. The official said dialling any of these numbers would take a common interface where complaints could be registered. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has met her Sri Lankan counterpart Ali Sabry here and assured him that as a close friend and good neighbour, India will try to extend all possible cooperation and assistance to the island nation amidst its worst economic crisis. Sri Lanka, which is on the brink of bankruptcy, is grappling with an unprecedented economic turmoil, the worst since its independence from Britain in 1948. "You say that you have to vacate the land. Now these are people who have come from all over the country. They cannot afford housing elsewhere. You can't just throw them out. As a modern government, you have to engage with them. Treat them humanely," Justice Joseph said. India saw a jump of nearly 90% in daily Covid cases on Monday compared to Sunday with 2,183 fresh infections being registered, according to health ministry data. This is the first time in almost a month that the country registered more than 2,000 cases in a day. With 141 patients discharged during the day, the number of recoveries in Maharashtra rose to 77,27,996 with the recovery rate hovering at 98.11 per cent. The case positivity rate is 9.84 per cent, the official said., Blinken, during a Congressional hearing by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations on Wednesday, said that the India-US partnership has the potential to be one of the most important and foundational partnerships going forward over the next decades.
    A bench headed by Justice Siddharth Mridul issued notice on Imam's challenge to the rejection of his bail plea by the trial court and listed it for further hearing alongside Khalid's petition on the date after the top court considers the issue of the validity of section 124A (sedition) of IPC on May 5.
    External Affairs Minister of India Dr S Jaishankar said, “We didn’t discuss human rights. The meeting primarily focussed on Political-Military affairs. It’s a subject which has come up in past. It cam...

    In a recent order, the Delhi High Court quashed a case against a man who had stored 132 liquor bottles(107.2 litres) because there were six adults (25+ is the legal drinking age in Delhi) in the famil...

    A three judge bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar took note of the assurance given by the Uttarakhand government that authorities are confident that no untoward statement will be made during the event and all steps as per decisions of this court will be taken.

    "We are specially focusing on improving our vote share among SC/STs and for that we have planned initiatives in the state," Murlidhar Rao, BJP in-charge of MP, told ET. "Special attention is on the Chambal region which has a sizeable Dalit population while tribal belts spread across the state."
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-25 06:09:15 )