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In Greater Kolkata, TMC will not conduct any big campaigns. All will be small in size, said Banerjee. —  Representational image/PTI

Didi cuts rally time, BJP for mini meets

BJP declared that it would not hold big poll campaign rallies in the state; public meetings with not more than 500 persons will be held

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the crowd during a public meeting ahead of the West Bengal Assembly Polls, in Bankura on March 21, 2021. (PTI)

No Indian is outsider in Bengal, BJP CM will be son of soil: Modi

Modi's comments came amid an 'insider vs outsider' debate with Mamata asserting that she won't allow Bengal to be ruled by 'outsiders'

I will keep talking against the CRPF and BSF as long as they are with the BJP. Otherwise, I will salute them, says Mamata. — PTI file photo

Election Commission reprimands Mamata for tirade against paramilitary forces

Shah urged the TMC chief to apply her 'common sense', reminding her of the 'control' of the EC on the Central forces during the poll

The Election Commission has found that 171 votes were cast at a booth where only 90 people were eligible to exercise their franchise in Halflong Assembly constituency of Dima Hasao district. (Representational Photo: AFP)

A booth with 90 voters in Assam polled 171 votes, officials fired

The district election officer suspended five poll officials of the booth, set up at 107(A) Khotlir LP School, and proposed a repoll

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Chinese, Indian border troops start disengagement in eastern Ladakh: Chinese Defence Ministry

There was no comment from the Indian side on the statement made by the Chinese defence ministry spokesperson Colonel Wu Qian


 Sister Abhaya.

Sister Abhaya murder: Both accused found guilty after 28 years

Another accused in the case, Fr Poothrakayal was discharged earlier over lack of evidence

 Kanpur's Senior Superintendent of Police Preetinder Singh. (ANI)

Uttar Pradesh: Minor gang rape survivor's father dies after being hit by truck

Another case is to be filed in the accident of the victim's father apart from the rape case, said Kanpur's Senior Superintendent of Police

After the CRPF attack, Hidma left the Bastar region and moved to the dense forest areas close to the Chhattisgar-Andhra-Telangana borders. —  Representational image/PTI

Mastermind behind brutal killing of 22 CRPF commandos traced to Andhra Pradesh jungles

A massive aerial surveillance was launched in the Bastar region too with helicopters and drones

Republic TV CEO Vikas Khanchandani leaves after being questioned by Mumbai Police in a probe related to TRP manipulation case, in Mumbai on Sunday. — PTI photo

Mumbai crime branch summons 5 more in TRP scam case

Alleged manipulation in the TRPs by soliciting and paying certain viewers for watching the said news channels round the clock is under radar

All India

Modi called for “concrete action at a high speed, on large scale, and with a global scope” to combat climate change, adding he and US President Joe Biden are launching the “India-US Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 partnership” to help “mobilise investments, demonstrate clean technologies, and enable green collaborations”. —  Representational image/PTI

Modi calls for quick action to save world

Modi said that humanity is battling a pandemic and tht it is a timely reminder that the grave threat of climate change has not disappeared

 A relative of a Covid-19 victim (2L) pays his respect before a cremation at Nigambodh Ghat Crematorium on the banks of the Yamuna river in New Delhi in the early hour of April 22, 2021. (AFP)

COVID-19: Over 3.32 lakh fresh cases in India in single day, record 2,263 fatalities

Country's total tally surge to 1,62,63,695, while active cases cross the 24-lakh mark

People inspect an ICU ward after a fire broke out in Vijay Vallabh COVID-19 hospital at Virar, near Mumbai, India, Friday, April 23, 2021. (AP)

14 Covid patients dead in Maharashtra hospital ICU fire

TV visuals showed the smoke-filled ICU in a disarray after the blaze, with the ceiling falling off in some places

Modi said the Centre has provided more than 15 crore doses of essential medicines to the States free of cost and safety of hospitals should not be neglected. — PTI

Modi asks states to act against hoarding

PM asks states to prevent panic drug buying

 Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases. (AP)

India's Covaxin found to neutralise 617 variant of COVID-19: Dr Fauci

'So, despite the real difficulty that we're seeing in India, vaccination could be a very, very important antidote against this,' Fauci added