Local Sub-divisional Magistrate (SDM) Ankush Sharma reached out to a 83-year-old Covid positive senior citizen and helped him to cast his vote under Absentee voter Senior Citizen (AVSC)
This seasonal migration was one of the reasons for the lower polling percentage in the Lok Sabha and assembly elections in Lahaul-Spiti and Pangi areas than in the rest of the state.
Congress had protested his use of war medals and military honours in the poll campaign.
The polling for by-polls is underway in West Bengal’s three constituencies, including Bhawanipur from where the state’s Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting.
The BJP national vice president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly assaulted by TMC workers, during Bhabanipur bypoll campaign.
EC issued notification for RS seats in the states of Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Assam, Maharashtra, Puducherry and Madhya Pradesh.
The decision regarding school reopening was taken in the meeting of the state cabinet ,which reviewed the Covid situation in the state.On the other hand, the ECI informed the state that it will take a call on holding of the bypoll after the upcoming festival season is over.
Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...PTI Photo/Arun Sharma
Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar
Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...PTI Photo
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Arun Sharma
A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.