New Delhi, Apr 20: Opening up the vaccine drive for all Indians above 18 years of age was one of the most liberalised drives anywhere in the world.
Amidst the second wave of COVID-19 hitting the country hard, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a series of meetings on Monday to review the battle against the virus.
The PM who is observing the Navratra fast also reviewed the election campaign in West Bengal. It was decided that the BJP rallies will have only 500 people and all COVID-19 protocols will be thoroughly followed.
New Delhi, Apr 18: The National Investigation Agency has declared a bounty on Madvi Hidma, the dreaded naxal leader who is the mastermind of the massacre on 22 security personnel in Chhattisgarh”s Bastar region.
Sources tell OneIndia that getting to Hidma would be a major success as his arrest, capture or killing would weaken the naxal movement further.
New Delhi, Apr 18: The stalemate continues along the Line of Actual Control at eastern Ladakh after the military commanders of India and China failed to reach a consensus.
On Friday, the military commanders of both sides held a meeting that began at 10.30 am and ended at 11.30 pm. The Chinese side did not agree to pull back troops at patrolling posts 15, 17 and 17A in the Hot Springs-Gogra-Kongka La areas.
New Delhi, Apr 17: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 7 narco smugglers in a case that arose from Jammu and Kashmir.
The seven narco smugglers are associated with the Babbar Khalsa International. During a search on September 20 2020 at the International Border near RS Pura, Jammu heroin weighing 61 kilograms, opium of 1.2 kilograms along with 2 pistols, 3 magazines and 100 live rounds were recovered.
New Delhi, Apr 17: The National Investigation Agency are probing to find out why there were 62 unaccounted bullets at suspended Mumbai cop, Sachin Waze’s residence in Thane.
The NIA is probing if these bullets were to be given to two history sheeters who were to drive the vehicle laden with Mukesh Ambani’s residence. The original plan wast to get these two persons drive the vehicle to Ambani’s residence, following which Waze had allegedly planned to kill them in an encounter, officials probing the case said.
New Delhi, Apr 17: The multiple agencies deployed by the Election Commission have till date seized valuables worth Rs 1,000 crore so far in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry and Assam.
Cash worth Rs 236 crore has been seized from Tamil Nadu., while in the case of West Bengal it is Rs 50.71 crore. In Assam and Kerala the seizures were worth Rs 27.09 crore and Rs 27.09 crore while in Puducherry the figure stood 5.52 crore.
New Delhi, Apr 16: At a press conference in Mangaluru, an announcer at the All India Radio, Manohar Kadri said that the new policy of Prasar Bharti would affect the regional programmes and the reduction of the local content is a threat to the employment of announcers.
Reacting strongly to these claims, the CEO of Prasar Bharti, Shashi Shekhar said that there is no truth to these claims. He made it abundantly clear that there is no such policy or decision or instruction. He further explained that content reforms in Akashvani are a continuous process with a focus on quality and on meaningful utilisation of public funds. It has become habitual for certain vested interests to misrepresent facts. Local programming will continue to nurture local talent and fresh voices, he also said.
New Delhi, Apr 16: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a recruiter belonging to the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.
The case relates to the arrest of one Tania Mondal by the West Bengal police for her association with the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. The arrested person, Altaf Ahmed Rather, a school teacher from Bandipora was a sympathiser of the outfit.