India  

Strike impacts normal life in Kerala, West Bengal; banking operations hit

IndiaTimes Thursday, 26 November 2020
A nationwide strike by trade unions in protest against the BJP-led Centre's economic policies on Thursday hit normal life in Kerala, parts of West Bengal, Assam and Telangana as public transport went off-road and banking services were disrupted.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

West Bengal West Bengal State in Eastern India

Media independence cannot be curtailed, newspapers going through era of degeneration: Mamata

Claiming that the newspaper industry is going through an era of "degeneration", West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee asserted on Wednesday that independence of media..
IndiaTimes
Don't need her certificate: Vijayvargiya on Mamata's 'BJP more dangerous than Naxalites' remark [Video]

Don't need her certificate: Vijayvargiya on Mamata's 'BJP more dangerous than Naxalites' remark

BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya reacted on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement calling the party "more dangerous than Naxals". He said that BJP doesn't need CM Banerjee's certificate that it is dangerous or not. "People of the country have made Narendra Modi Prime Minister second time so we don't need Mamata Banerjee's certificate,' he said. He added that BJP will only choose those TMC leaders who are not indulged in anti-national activities.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:06Published
Aditya Birla Group's Vice President joins BJP ahead of Bengal polls [Video]

Aditya Birla Group's Vice President joins BJP ahead of Bengal polls

Ranjan Banerjee, senior vice-president of Aditya Birla Group, joined the BJP in Kolkata on January 20. He joined the party in the presence of BJP's national vice president Mukul Roy. Meanwhile, Arindam Bhattacharya, a former Congress MLA who later switched to TMC joined BJP. He joined BJP in the presence of party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya in New Delhi. Speaking to ANI, Ranjan Banerjee said, "I thank BJP for giving me this opportunity to serve the people of the state. We need to bring industries here so that people can get employment." Bengal is going for polls in the mid of 2021.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:07Published
Mamata Vs who in Nandigram?’: Suvendu Adhikari responds; guarantees BJP win [Video]

Mamata Vs who in Nandigram?’: Suvendu Adhikari responds; guarantees BJP win

Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that she would contest the upcoming state assembly election from Nandigram, now her former aide turned BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari has hit back. While Adhikari refused to confirm his candidature from Nandigram, he said that he would guarantee the victory of the candidate the BJP fields in Nandigram. ‘Mamata Banerjee has announced to contest from there, relying on 62,000 votes but I have 2.13 lakh people who chant 'Jai Shri Ram,’ Adhikari said. Meanwhile, in a fresh setback to the Trinamool Congress, Arindam Bhattacharya joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and said that he wants to join PM Modi’s mission of making an Atmanirbhar Bengal. Watch the full video for all the details.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 04:05Published

Kerala Kerala State in southern India

Out of sheer love for bike, Kerala man crafts wooden replica [Video]

Out of sheer love for bike, Kerala man crafts wooden replica

Bike lover from Kerala crafted replica of his favourite motorcycle. Hailing from the land of teak forests, Jithin used the wood to make a duplicate of Royal Enfield Bullet. He took a total of two years to craft the eye-catchy piece.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:25Published
Will come out with flying colours: Kerala Congress chief after poll meeting with Rahul [Video]

Will come out with flying colours: Kerala Congress chief after poll meeting with Rahul

Congress leaders from Kerala and Rahul Gandhi had a meeting on January 18 ahead of state Assembly elections in which they decided that no leader will be projected as a Chief Minister candidate in next polls. Speaking on the meeting, Kerala Congress president Mullappally Ramachandran said, "The upcoming Assembly election in Kerala was discussed during the meeting. We have taken a decision that we'll get united and go to the polls in a disciplined manner. Definitely, we will come out with flying colours. The question before us is how to win the elections. We are following the guidelines given by Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:23Published

Bharatiya Janata Party Bharatiya Janata Party Indian political party


Telangana Telangana State in southern India

‘Unrelated’: Centre clarifies on 3 out of 4 deaths post Covid-19 vaccination [Video]

‘Unrelated’: Centre clarifies on 3 out of 4 deaths post Covid-19 vaccination

Union Health Ministry commented on the deaths post the covid-19 vaccination. Additional secretary said that 3 out of 4 deaths were unrelated to vaccination. In total 7.86 lakh healthcare workers have received Covid-19 vaccine jabs till the evening of the fifth day of the nationwide immunisation drive, as per provisional report of the Union Health Ministry on Jan 20. "The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against Covid-19 has touched 7,868,42 (till 6 pm Wednesday) through 14,119 sessions, as per the provisional report," the ministry said. On the four deaths reported, one each from Uttar Pradesh and Telangana and two from Karnataka, the official said in case of the death from Moradabad in UP, post mortem confirmed cardio-pulmonary disease and is not related to vaccination. “About the death reported from Bellary in Karnataka, post mortem suggested myocardial infarction and it is not related to vaccination. The other death reported in Shivamoga is also a suspected case of myocardial infarction not related to immunization,” Union Health Ministry Manohar Agnani said. Watch the full video for more.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 01:47Published
3 of 4 post-vaccination deaths unrelated, another's post-mortem underway: Govt [Video]

3 of 4 post-vaccination deaths unrelated, another's post-mortem underway: Govt

Union Health Ministry on January 20 informed that out of four deaths reported after COVID vaccination jab, three are not related to vaccination while post-mortem is underway for one. Additional Secretary of Union Health Ministry, Manohar Agnani said, "Four deaths have been reported from Uttar Pradesh (1), Karnataka (2) and Telangana (1). In Uttar Pradesh, post-mortem confirms cardiopulmonary disease and not related to vaccination. Post-mortem is suggestive of myocardial infarction in case of Karnataka's Bellary and it is also not related to vaccination. The case of Karnataka's Shivamogga is a suspected case of MI and is also not related to vaccination. While in the case of Telangana's Nirmal, post-mortem is undergoing." He also said, "A total of 7,86,842 beneficiaries have been vaccinated till 6 pm today as per the provisional reports. No case of severe/serious AEFI has been attributed to vaccination till date."

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:05Published
This trailblazing chef is exploring India's culinary map [Video]

This trailblazing chef is exploring India's culinary map

Garima Arora is the first and only female Indian chef to earn a Michelin star for her restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand. Now she’s putting the spotlight back on India, starting with Telangana – the southern Indian state she was born in.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL    Duration: 02:14Published
COVID-19 vaccines arrive at Kerala, Leh [Video]

COVID-19 vaccines arrive at Kerala, Leh

Malappuram District received COVID-19 vaccines, ahead of pan-India vaccination drive. The first consignment of Covishield also arrived at Leh. So far, several states including Karnataka, New Delhi, Telangana, Bihar and Tamil Nadu have received the vaccine. First phase of COVID vaccination is scheduled to begin from Jan 16.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:08Published
Chinese national among 3 arrested in instant loan apps fraud: Telangana Police [Video]

Chinese national among 3 arrested in instant loan apps fraud: Telangana Police

Three people including a Chinese national were arrested in connection with instant loan apps fraud case in Telangana, informed Rachakonda Commissioner of Police, Mahesh Bhagwat on January 13. "One Chinese national, an Indian citizen and one other arrested, in connection with online instant loan apps fraud case. Bank accounts with Rs 30 crore frozen, 105 mobile phones, laptops recovered," said CP Bhagwat.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:08Published

Assam Assam State in northeast India

Maximum number of electors at polling station reduced from 1500 to 1000 in Assam: Sunil Arora [Video]

Maximum number of electors at polling station reduced from 1500 to 1000 in Assam: Sunil Arora

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that maximum number of electors at a polling station has been reduced from 1500 to 1000 in Assam. "In view of Covid social distancing norms, the Commission has specifically revisited some extant norms. As a result, the maximum number of electors at a polling station has been reduced from 1500 to 1000," he said.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:23Published

Assam Assembly Elections 2021: EC makes big announcement on people excluded from NRC

The CEC along with Election Commissioners Sushil Chandra and Rajiv Kumar is in Assam on a three-day-long programme to review the poll preparedness
DNA

You Might Like


Related videos from verified sources

Preparation in place ahead of Cyclone Burevi in Kerala [Video]

Preparation in place ahead of Cyclone Burevi in Kerala

Cyclonic storm Burevi, which originated in southwest Bay of Bengal is moving west-northwestwards. Parts of Kerala are likely to receive very heavy rainfall. Cyclonic storm 'Burevi' is about 200 kms..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:10Published
Left trade unions block railway track in Bengal against Centre's new labour laws [Video]

Left trade unions block railway track in Bengal against Centre's new labour laws

The members of Left trade union blocked railway track at Belgharia station in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. They are protesting against Centre's new labour and farm laws on November 26. A..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:51Published
India saw more COVID recoveries than confirmed cases in last 45 days: Govt [Video]

India saw more COVID recoveries than confirmed cases in last 45 days: Govt

In the last 45 days, the total number of COVID-19 recovered cases has increased and the number of active cases has decreased in the country, informed Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary of Health Ministry while..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:49Published

Related news from verified sources

Tarun Gogoi: Congress stalwart who brought people of Assam together

The three-time chief minister of the Assam who dealt with insurgency with an iron hand on Monday lost his life to post-covid complications. Paying tributes to...
Mid-Day

Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passes away, cremation on Thursday

Veteran Congress leader and three-time (2001-2016) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi (86) passed away on Monday evening after a protracted illness, Assam Health...
Mid-Day Also reported by •HinduIndiaTimes

Mahika Sharma mourns the death of former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, says I have lost my father again

Actress Mahika Sharma who hails from Assam was shocked after she learned about the news that former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is no more. Former Miss...
Mid-Day