Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s prime minister candidate Shah Mahmood Qureshi announces boycott of voting to elect new premier in Parliament, reports PTI.
Special drive from April 20 to monitor if industries in Delhi using cleaner fuels: Minister Gopal Rai, reports PTI.
Mumbai | Focus should be on studies. What happened in JNU is wrong. Gender equality & oral hygiene issues should be talked about: Maharashtra Minister Aaditya Thackeray on JNU violence over allegedly eating non-veg in campus, reported ANI.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf lawmakers to resign from National Assembly and fight for freedom, says Imran Khan’s aide Fawad Chaudhry, reports PTI.
Pakistan is our neighborhood and we want democracy to flourish there, says PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti in Srinagar on Pakistan political crisis, reports ANI.
ANI quoted JJNU Students’ Union as saying, “We met with Vasant Kunj ACP who assured us of action against them (ABVP), but no arrest has been made…They are only giving us assurances, no action being taken. Even JNU administration has not condemned the incident in a statement yet.”
Mumbai Sessions court reserves order for later in the day on anticipatory bail plea of BJP’s Kirit Somaiya, his son Neil saying that the order will be passed today itself, in connection with alleged misappropriation of funds collected to save aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, reports ANI.
ANI reports that CBI seeks 5 more days of custody of former Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh and 3 others, saying that they need the custody of the accused to confront them with more witnesses and suspects. Arguments underway in Special CBI court.
Telangana CM gives 24 hrs time to Centre for responding to state’s demand on paddy procurement, failing which it will intensify protest, reports PTI.
Resolution passed unanimously in Tamil Nadu Assembly seeking the Union Government to withdraw the proposal of conducting of Common University Entrance Test (CUET), reported ANI. All parties except BJP supported the resolution.
Andhra Pradesh Cabinet reconstituted, 25 ministers sworn-in, reports PTI.
French bank Societe Generale ceases Russia activities, reports AFP.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets executives of US aerospace giants Boeing and Raytheon in Washington, reports PTI.
3 dead after cable cars collide in Deoghar in Jharkhand, 48 stuck on ropeway for over 16 hours, reports NDTV.
Punjab Congress’ official Twitter handle hacked, reports ANI.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi leaders and workers stage a ‘dharna’ against the Centre’s paddy procurement policy in Delhi, reports ANI.
Rupee rises by 8 paise to 75.85 against US dollar in early trade, reports PTI.
Six workers killed in blast at chemical factory in Gujarat’s Bharuch district: Police, reports PTI.
Sensex declines 398.98 points to 59,048.20 in early trade; Nifty falls 94.6 points to 17,689.75, reports PTI.
According to ANI, India reported 861 new Covid cases, 929 recoveries, and 6 deaths in the last 24 hours.
Active cases: 11,058 (0.03%)
Death toll: 5,21,691
Total recoveries: 4,25,03,383
1,85,74,18,827 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.
“Elon has decided not to join our board,” tweets Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal, reports ANI.
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