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Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari seeks Mukul Roy's disqualification as MLA, files petition with Assembly Speaker | UP cops serves legal notice to Twitter India head over Ghaziabad assault video, say reports | India-New Zealand World Test Championship final begins today | India fights COVID-19: 62,480 new fresh cases, 1,587 deaths recorded in past 24 hours | Mamata Banerjee moves Calcutta HC against her Nandigram defeat to Suvendu Adhikari in Bengal polls

Punjab: Raghav Chadha joins hunger strike over SC scholarship scam

Ludhiana/UNI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab co-incharge Raghav Chadha arrived in Ludhiana on Friday from Delhi to take part in the hunger strike which is going on for the last three days. 

Mamata Banerjee swears in as West Bengal Chief Minister for third term

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee took oath as the West Bengal Chief Minister for the third consecutive term here on Wednesday.

China snoops on Indian politicians including 5 PMs, two dozen CMs

Beijing/New Delhi/IBNS: China has been caught snooping on a large number of Indian politicians including five Prime Ministers and two dozen Chief Ministers, even as the border standoff in Ladakh intensified animosity between the two Asian giants.

Mamata Banerjee requests opposition leaders to move SC, start movement demanding JEE, NEET postponement

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday requested several opposition leaders including Chief Ministers of the non-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled states to knock the doors of the Supreme Court and even start a movement, demanding the postponement of Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).

India will win if 10 states defeat Coronavirus: PM Modi to CMs

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India, the country of 1.3 billion people, will defeat Novel Coronavirus if the 10 worst Covid-19-affected states tackle the contagion successfully.

Maharashtra lockdown won’t be lifted after June 30, says CM Uddhav Thackeray

Pune/UNI:  Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday ruled out lifting the lockdown in the state which continues to grapple with a huge surge in COVID-19 cases.

Modi to hold video conference with CMs on Apr 27 as COVID-19 cases cross 20,000 in India

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will once again hold a video conference with all Chief Ministers on Apr 27 as the Novel Coronavirus crisis deepens in India with the tally going past the 20,000 mark, media reports said.

More COVID-19 testing facilities in UP: CM Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday announced the increasing COVID-19 testing facilities in the state, by adding 14 more testing labs and setting up sample collection centres at all 75 district hospitals.

Need strategy to ensure staggered movement of people after lockdown ends: Modi to CMs

New Delhi/IBNS: Almost confirming that the nationwide lockdown won't be extended post Apr 14 midnight, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked the states to make a strategy to ensure the "staggered" movement of people once the shutdown period ends.

PM Modi to hold video conference with CMs as COVID-19 cases spike in India

NewDelhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday hold a video conference with all the Chief Ministers to take stock of the situation caused by Novel Coronavirus at a time India is witnessing a spike in the positive COVID-19 cases.

Puducherry CM Narayanasamy condemns Pragya SinghThakur's statement for calling Godse a patriot

Puducherry, May 17(UNI) Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Friday condemned the statement of Bhopal Lok Sabha Candidate Pragya Singh Thakur for calling Nathuram Godse a Patriot.

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar dies, Indian leaders mourn

Panaji, Mar 17 (IBNS): Ending his battle against pancreatic cancer, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who kept serving as the leader of his region even with his deteriorating health conditions, passed away on Sunday. He was 63.

Ashok Gehlot sworn in as Rajasthan CM, Pilot Deputy CM

Jaipur, Dec 17 (IBNS) : Congress veteran Ashok Gehlot was sworn in as the Chief Minister for the third time while state Congress chief Sachin Pilot  took the oath as  Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan on Monday, reports said.

Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan, Kamal Nath in MP likely CMs

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IBNS) : Veteran Congress leader Ashok Gehlot and Kamal Nath are likely to become Chief Ministers of Rajasthan and Madhya Preadesh respectively getting preference above the younger contenders even as the Congress is yet to make an announcement in this regard, media reports said. 

Kamal Nath is the likely Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister of Congress

Bhopal/New Delhi, Dec 13 (IBNS): While Congress president Rahul Gandhi will announce the Madhya Pradesh chief minister's name today, media reports quoting sources said senior leader and former union minister Kamal Nath is likely to be chosen for the top post in the central Indian state where it won over the BJP with a narrow margin.