28 Oct, 23:58 (IST)

Andaman and Nicobar reports 15 new #COVID19 cases and 20 recoveries today. Total number of cases in the Union Territory rise to 4,289 including 192 active cases, 58 deaths and 4,039 recoveries: Andaman and Nicobar Administration

28 Oct, 23:55 (IST)

Assam reports 448 new #COVID19 cases and 1,487 discharges today. Total cases in the State rise to 2,05,237, including 1,92,514 discharges and 917 deaths. Active cases at 11,803: State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

28 Oct, 23:54 (IST)

FIR filed against four MLAs of Aam Aadmi Party and others for holding a protest without permission, violating #COVID19 norms and subsequent violence that erupted when police tried to disperse them, wherein nine police personnel were injured earlier today: Delhi Police

28 Oct, 23:19 (IST)

Assam Joint Entrance Exam topper Neel Nakshatra Das, his father Dr Jyotirmoy Das and three other persons arrested for allegedly using proxy to write the exam: MP Gupta, Commissioner of Police Guwahati, Assam

28 Oct, 22:46 (IST)

Germany announced a fresh lockdown amid second wave of the coronavirus. Restaurants and bars will remain closed till end of November, reports said.

28 Oct, 22:35 (IST)

M Sivasankar, the IAS officer who was suspended after his alleged links emerged to the Kerala gold smuggling case, was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday.

28 Oct, 22:23 (IST)

Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has written to Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad requesting to direct all internet service providers to block all online gaming, gambling and betting websites and apps from access in the state.

28 Oct, 21:58 (IST)

Madhya Pradesh: Bharatiya Janata Party writes to the Election Commission of India requesting to debar Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath from electioneering and holding public meetings during the by-elections in the state

28 Oct, 21:36 (IST)

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 hit Chile at 20:23 IST today: National Center for Seismology (NCS)

28 Oct, 21:31 (IST)

Southwest Monsoon has withdrawn from entire country today. In past southwest Monsoon had withdrawn from entire country on 28 October in 2016: India Meteorological Department (IMD)

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New Delhi, October 28: Polling for the first phase of the Bihar assembly elections 2020 is underway. Of 243 assembly seats in Bihar, 71 is going to polls in the first phase. Polling for the second and third phase will be held on November 3 and November 7 respectively. The results will be announced on November 10. Catch live updates on the Bihar assembly elections, global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and other breaking news here. How to Vote Using EVM and VVPAT in Bihar Assembly Elections 2020? Know All About Electronic Voting Machine and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trail.

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has increased to over 44 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 11,70,000, according to the Worlometers. As of Wednesday morning, the total number of cases stood at 44,235,263, while the death toll surged to 1,171,288. A total of 32,443,372 people have recovered from coronavirus so far around the world. The United States is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths. Coronavirus Live Tracker in India.

The central government has extended the date for making payment without additional amount under "Vivad se Vishwas" scheme to March 31, 2021, in order to provide relief to the taxpayers who are interested in settling disputes. The earlier date for settling disputes, without an additional amount, was December 31, 2020.