Thirteen of the 14 occupants of the helicopter have died in the crash. There was one survivor, a male, Nilgiris Collector SP Amrith told reporters. However, there was no immediate information on the condition of General Rawat.
TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee is set to meet the leadership of the Shiv Sena and NCP. It comes in the backdrop of her deliberate decision not to meet Sonia Gandhi during her visit to New Delhi last week.
All India Congress Committee General Secretary, K.C. Venugopal wrote a letter to all state governments on Friday, saying that after withdrawal of the three Union farm laws, 'Kisan Vijay Diwas' will be celebrated by the party across the country on Saturday.
RSS leader Indresh Kumar accused Opposition of creating ‘hatred and violence’ in the country.
The UP’s Additional Chief Secretary Information Navneet Sehgal said the persmission has been given to Congress leaders to visit Lakhimpur Kheri.
Mamata Banerjee stressed that all opposition party leaders needed to move fast, walk together and forget their 'ego' to fight the BJP.
The NCP supremo said the Opposition parties must draw up a 'time-bound action program'.
Sonia Gandhi Friday held virtual meeting with the leaders of 19 political parties including the chief ministers of some Opposition-ruled states.
Interim Congress president Sonia Gandhi will hold a virtual meeting with senior leaders to firm up a united fight against the ruling BJP. NCP chief Sharad Pawar, chief ministers Mamata Banerjee (Trinamool Congress), MK Stalin (DMK), Uddhav Thackeray (Shiv Sena) and Hemant Soren (JMM) will be attending the virtual meet, as will RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav.
Women who suffer from mental and physical abuse in connection with dowry can now avail of free legal aid at the help desk after calling on the designated toll-free number.
The protest comes a day after the passage of bills in Rajya Sabha amid charges of manhandling of opposition leaders.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present in the House when the adjournment happened.
Gandhi's invite signals a realisation that Congress must take lead in forging Opposition unity at a time when regional satraps like Mamata Banerjee, Sharad Pawar are already gaining momentum.
While parties such as AAP and TRS share a good rapport with TMC chief Mamata Banerjee, Mayawati is likely to pose a challenge for her leadership ambitions.
The demand for a probe came from opposition parties, including the Congress, TMC, NCP, Left parties, RJD and Shiv Sena.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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