Today’s top news: Polling panel extends ban on public rallies and roadshows to January 22; BJP line up Adityanath from Gorakhpur and more
The main headlines of the day and more.
Lead the way for indoor meetings of up to 300 people.
With the declaration of Yogi Adityanath’s seat as Gorakhpur, all speculation that he might challenge Ayodhya was also ended.
Speaking at the Army Day parade, the army chief said 2021 was extremely challenging for the army, citing developments on the northern borders with China.
“Our startups are changing the rules of the game. I believe that startups will be the backbone of New India,” he said, speaking to young people from the startup world. “Let’s innovate for India, innovate from India.” India, he said, has over 60,000 startups with 42 unicorns.
The ED investigation allegedly found that Mr Sharma “supplied confidential and sensitive information to Chinese intelligence officers for payment, thereby compromising the country’s security and national interests.”
Union Minister Bhupender Yadav and economist Ila Patnaik talk about their book The Rise of the BJP.
This is in line with the Narendra Modi government’s focus on commemorating important aspects of Indian history and culture, they said, noting that they had earlier started celebrating Bose’s birthday as “Parakram Divas”.
Enforcement Directorate has garnished assets worth £410m in relation to a case involving Omkar Group promoters who allegedly borrowed from Yes Bank to rehabilitate buildings under the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA ) in Mumbai’s Wadala and redirect the funds.
Delhi Health Minister said Delhi is expected to record around 20,000 cases on Jan. 15, down from the previous day’s figure of 24,383. On Jan. 13, 28,867 cases were recorded in Delhi, the highest since the pandemic began.
The data shows continued demand for a range of Chinese goods, particularly machinery.
An underwater volcano spectacularly erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large waves over the coast and people tumbling to higher ground.
The Department of Road Transport and Motorways (MoRTH) said in a statement that in order to improve the safety of motor vehicle occupants against side impacts, it was decided to improve safety features by amending the Central Motor Vehicles Rules (CMVR). 1989
The departure of Pujara and Rahane from the national team is all but certain.
The intervention of Immigration Secretary Alex Hawke on January 14 to cancel the visa a second time for reasons Djokovic’s lawyers describe as “radically different” puts Djokovic at odds with Australian policy and the law.
Up to four ATKMB players are reported to be positive in the biosecure bubble in Goa.