Pro-Kannada organisations have called for a 'bandh' on December 05 against Karnataka govt's decision to form Maratha Development Authority (MDA). The protest came after BJP-ruled Karnataka approved the establishment of the MDA. Metro stations and bus stands were seen wearing a deserted look in Bengaluru. Earlier, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has appealed to pro-Kannada organisations not to go for bandh against the formation of MDA.
Kite business in Surat is bearing the brunt of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in terms of huge losses. Ahead of Uttarayan festival Kite makers say their business has slumped amid pandemic. The raw materials such as paper and wooden sticks got expensive. The sellers are expecting only 50-60 percent sale this year. During the festival of Uttarayan, the sky is filled with kites from dawn to dusk in Gujarat.
With onset of winter, flocks of birds from Siberia and Russia migrated to Surat. These birds migrate to places with suitable climatic conditions during winters. It's a sight to behold for bird watchers.
Masks have become an essential part of lives since COVID outbreak. As wedding season is here, 'Ladke Wale' and 'Ladki Wale' masks are grabbing attention. Besides protection, masks have become style statement for many. A high demand of such masks is being witnessed in Surat.
Congress leader Digvijaya Singh is under attack from the BJP after a SP candidate for the Gwalior bypoll alleged that the Congress leader asked him to withdraw his candidature. ‘Digvijaya Singh called me and told me to withdraw from upcoming by-polls. He said I will give you Councillor's ticket. I told him I won't withdraw and will contest,’ Roshan Mirza said. An audio clip of the alleged conversation has also gone viral on social media. BJP said that this shows the true colour of the Congress leader and said that Digvijaya Singh has always believed in management and not democracy. The Congress, however, countered saying that it is not unconstitutional to ask someone to withdraw and added that the Congress leader had not offered any monetary benefits to the SP leader Roshan Mirza. Voting on 28 Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh by-polls will take place on November 3 and the results will be declared on November 10. By-elections are due on 28 seats following the resignation of 25 MLAs and the death of three legislators earlier. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Speaking to ANI in Gwalior, Samajwadi Party (SP) candidate for Madhya Pradesh by-polls, Roshan Mirza spoke on alleged viral audio of Congress leader Digvijaya Singh asking him to withdraw his name. Mirza said, "Digvijaya Singh called me and told me to withdraw from upcoming by-polls. He said I will give you Councilor's ticket." "I told him, I won't withdraw and will contest," he added.