Speaker of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly, Rabindranath Mahato tested positive for #COVID19 and is admitted at hospital.
Punjabi singers Harbhajan Mann & Jazzy B joined in the ongoing farmers protest at Tikri border (Haryana-Delhi border) earlier today & addressed the protesters there. 11 farmers are sitting here on a hunger strike against Centre's #FarmLaws. It's the 46th day of farmers' protest
Assam: CM Sarbananda Sonowal flags off free bus service for women and senior citizens in Guwahati under ‘Bhraman Sarathi’ Scheme for women and senior citizens to travel within Guwahati city, in a ceremony held at Assam Administrative Staff College at Khanapra today.
Maharashtra reports 3581 new #COVID19 cases, 2401 discharges and 57 deaths today.Total cases 19,65,556Total recoveries 18,61,400Death toll 50,027Active cases 52,960
Karnataka reported 899 new #COVID19 cases, 872 discharges, and 4 deaths today.Total cases: 9,26,767Total discharges: 9,05,158Death toll: 12,138Active cases: 9,452
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter Scale, hit Kareri, Himachal Pradesh at 8:21 pm today: National Center for Seismology (NCS)
Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal urges Central Government to set Balwant Singh Rajoana (convict in Punjab's ex-CM Beant Singh's assassination case) free, to put a decisive end to his unending incarceration, as a humanitarian gesture: Shiromani Akali Dal
In the time to come, BJP will register their victory (in WB Assembly polls) by winning more than 200 seats: BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda, in Bardhaman, West Bengal
A Sriwijaya Air plane with 62 people including 12 crew on board lost contact after taking off from Indonesia's capital Jakarta. Rescuers said suspected debris had been found in the sea off the city: Reuters
Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah today. "Discussed various important matters pertaining to the development of Ladakh," said Namgyal.
Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah today.
"Discussed various important matters pertaining to the development of Ladakh," said Namgyal. pic.twitter.com/ipLDUaoD5J— ANI (@ANI) January 9, 2021
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In major national news, 10 infants were reported dead at a fire which erupted in the special newborn care unit of Bhandara District General Hospital in Maharashtra. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has called for a probe into the incident. Bhandara Hospital Fire: Ten Babies Die as Blaze Erupts in Special Newborn Care Unit.
Among other key news, the ongoing farmers' protest is set to continue as the talks held on Friday failed to break the ice. The unions remained adamant on complete rollback of the new farm laws, whereas, the government is firm on only discussing and amending the contentious provisions.