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21:11 IST, November 7th 2021
Ex-Assam CM Hiteswar Saikia's son Ashok Saikia arrested by CBI in alleged loan default case

CBI arrests former Assam chief minister Hiteswar Saikia's son Ashok Saikia in 25-year-old alleged loan default case: Officials

21:02 IST, November 7th 2021
PM Modi speaks to Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin; takes stock of rain-hit state

"Spoke to Tamil Nadu CM, Thiru @mkstalin and discussed the situation in the wake of heavy rainfall in parts of the state. Assured all possible support from the Centre in rescue and relief work. I pray for everyone’s well-being and safety," PM Modi tweeted.


19:23 IST, November 7th 2021
Aryan Khan misses NCB summon due to 'slight fever'

Aryan Khan was summoned by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) for questioning in connection with drugs-on-cruise-case today. However, due to a slight fever, he will not be coming, NCB Official said

19:13 IST, November 7th 2021
Rahul Gandhi slams Centre on the issue of poverty; alleges those who were in middle class are poor now

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi slams the government on the issue of poverty alleging that those who were in middle-class in the country are poor now and the poor are being crushed.

19:13 IST, November 7th 2021
T20 World Cup 2021: New Zealand win by 8 wickets; India knocked out of semifinal contention

India knocked out of T20 World Cup after New Zealand enter semifinals with an eight-wicket victory over Afghanistan in their last Super 12 game.

19:13 IST, November 7th 2021
NIA conducts searches at 2 locations in Jharkhand's Latehar in extortion case

National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted searches at two locations in the Latehar district of Jharkhand in connection with a case of extortion and disruption of government works, the agency said on Sunday.

18:34 IST, November 7th 2021
PM Modi to lay foundation stone for expansion of 2 Pandharpur highways tomorrow

"Will lay the foundation stone for the four laning of sections of Shri Sant Dnyaneshawar Maharaj Palkhi Marg and Shri Sant Tukaram Maharaj Palkhi Marg. Dedicated walkways for Palkhis will be constructed for the benefit of pilgrims. Various road projects will also be inaugurated," PM Modi said.

"Pandharpur has a special place in the hearts and minds of many. The Temple there draws people from all sections of society, from all over India. At 3:30 PM tomorrow, 8th November, I will join a programme relating to upgrading Pandharpur’s infra needs," he added.




17:12 IST, November 7th 2021
PM Modi asked BJP workers to become bridge of faith for common man: Bhupender Yadav after party's national executive meeting

PM Modi at BJP national executive asked party workers to become bridge of faith for common man, Bhupender Yadav said.

16:18 IST, November 7th 2021
Election to the post of French Councillors underway at the French consulate in Puducherry

Election to the post of French Councillors underway at the French consulate in Puducherry. Around 4,600 French citizens are coming to vote today to elect councillors for the French living abroad: Lise Talbot Barré, Consulate General of France in Puducherry and Chennai

15:55 IST, November 7th 2021
BJP to contest all seats in upcoming Punjab polls: state BJP president

Punjab BJP president Ashwani Sharma who is attending the national executive meeting virtually says BJP will contest on all seats in the upcoming Assembly elections in the State.

15:25 IST, November 7th 2021
Centre must hold emergency meeting of states on crop residue burning issue: Delhi Min

Centre must hold an emergency meeting of states on crop residue burning issue, says Delhi Minister Gopal Rai amid 'severe' air pollution in the city.

15:04 IST, November 7th 2021
PM Modi led from the front and successfully controlled the COVID-19 pandemic: JP Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday for taking the "bold decision" of implementing the lockdown as soon as the COVID-19 pandemic began and further for tackling several economic issues and challenges. "Decision to impose the lockdown was a taken by PM Modi and within three months after the lockdown, all essential facilities were made available to people across the country. The methodology applied to fight COVID has three Ts- Track, Test, and Treat", he said. 

14:50 IST, November 7th 2021
Heavy rainfall expected in coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu: IMD


14:44 IST, November 7th 2021
Punjab govt announces reduction in fuel prices

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday announced a major reduction in the prices of petrol and diesel across the state. Addressing a press conference at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh he said, "We have decided to decrease petrol and diesel prices by Rs 10 per litre and Rs 5 per litre, respectively, to be effective from midnight today."

14:40 IST, November 7th 2021
Pakistan attacks Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast, 1 killed

A marine ship of Pakistan has attacked two boats carrying Indian fishermen at the International Maritime Boundary Line off the coast of Gujarat leaving one dead. According to sources, the Pakistani side opened fire on the fishermen and further captivated them along with their boat. The men reportedly went for fishing after which the side suddenly started firing. 

14:29 IST, November 7th 2021
BJP condemns violence in Bengal: FM Sitharaman

Condemning the recent incidents of political violence in Bengal, the Bharatiya Janata Party has assured to support every party worker in the state and will help them to get justice from the court. Speaking on the same, FM Nirmala Sitharaman while addressing a press meet said, "We will stand by them during all legal processes and will support every BJP worker in the party in Bengal."

14:13 IST, November 7th 2021
FM Nirmala Sitharaman recalls the contributions made by the Centre during the pandemic period

Addressing a press conference after BJP's national executive meeting, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman outlined the initiatives carried out by the PM Modi-led Union government during the pandemic period. She said, "Within 48 hours of announcing the lockdown, we came up with giving people food for free for 8 full months - for 80 crore people." Further speaking on Centre's Jan Aushadhi Yojana, Sitharaman said that affordable medicines are being made available to the poor and middle class. Also, over 75,000 health and wellness centres have been set up across the country. 

14:07 IST, November 7th 2021
Several political parties questioned the Centre's vaccination programme: Sitharaman

While addressing a press conference after BJP's national executive meeting on Sunday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gave details of resolutions by the party. She also slammed opposition parties for questioning the Centre's vaccination programme and said, "While remembering the commendable work of vaccination done in India all over the world, we are also remembering how the opposition parties had raised many question marks on vaccination from the very beginning."


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13:59 IST, November 7th 2021
Uttar Pradesh govt to vaccinate 25-30 lakh people per day

With an aim to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination drive, the Uttar Pradesh government has set a target to vaccinate at least 25-30 lakh people on a daily basis further to complete the inoculation process for the 100% eligible population. As a part of it, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed health officials to start preparations. 




13:48 IST, November 7th 2021
BJP will chart new story in Bengal: JP Nadda assures at party's national executive meeting

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will write a new story in West Bengal, said party chief Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday. While addressing the party's national executive meeting in the national capital, the BJP President assured all the people of West Bengal that BJP is with the people and will chart a new story in the state. Several senior party leaders from BJP's Bengal unit including Swapan Das Gupta, Anupam Hazra, and Kailash Vijayvargiya were present at the meeting. 

13:31 IST, November 7th 2021
Tamil Nadu CM visits rain-affected areas in Chennai


13:26 IST, November 7th 2021
Taj Mahal engulfed in smog as air quality remains in "severe" category

As the national capital continues to battle poor air quality amid Diwali celebrations and stubble burning in neighbouring states, Agra is also undergoing the same situation as the city remains in 'severe' category as informed by the Central Pollution Control Board. The famous Taj Mahal was enveloped in a thick smoky haze on Sunday as visitors failed to witness a clear view due to less visibility. 

13:05 IST, November 7th 2021
Ex-Maha minister Anil Deshmukh remanded to ED custody till Nov 12

The Bombay High Court on Sunday remanded Maharashtra's former home minister and NCP leader Anil Deshmukh to Enforcement Directorate's custody till 12th November, 2021. Earlier, he was arrested on November 1 in a money laundering case and was sent to Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail. Based on allegations levelled by former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh, he was accused of being involved in several illegal activities. 



12:52 IST, November 7th 2021
All participants in BJP's national executive meeting registered digitally


12:10 IST, November 7th 2021
Dilip Ghosh tells Tathagata Roy to 'quit BJP if ashamed'; ex-Guv affirms 'I will stay on'

Turmoil inside West Bengal BJP has risen as ex-BJP state president Dilip Ghosh hit out at ex-Governor Tathagata Roy on Saturday. Suggesting that the veteran leader can quit the party if he was so upset with the party, Ghosh said that Roy's comments had no effect on the party. Tathagatha Roy has been criticising the top BJP leaders for the humiliating poll loss in West Bengal.

11:16 IST, November 7th 2021
Sameer Wankhede's father files defamation suit for Rs 1.25 cr against Nawab Malik

Amid Nawab Malik's continued attack on NCB Sameer Wankhede, his father Dynandev Wankhede has filed a defamation suit against Malik on Sunday. The elder Wankhede has filed a claim of Rs 1.25 crore seeking action on social media reports about his family. The matter will be heard in court on Monday.

11:02 IST, November 7th 2021
BJP's national executive meeting underway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda, Home Minister Amit Shah and many other BJP leaders begins the party's national executive meeting at the NDMC Convention Centre. 

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10:57 IST, November 7th 2021
TMC Gen Secy slams BJP on fuel prices, says they are indulging in 'cheap politics'

Trinamool Congress (TMC) general secretary Kunal Ghosh on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of indulging in “cheap politics” regarding fuel prices. Ghosh’s comment came after opposition-ruled states drew criticism from BJP leaders for not reducing excise on fuel prices. The TMC leader said that the Centre should reduce base prices and restructure taxation to bring the prices further down.

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10:37 IST, November 7th 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the NDMC Convention Centre for BJP's national executive meet

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10:26 IST, November 7th 2021
Mumbai cruise party is a matter of kidnapping & ransom: NCP leader Nawab Malik