EC has issued a show-cause notice to AAP for alleged disparaging remarks against PM Modi on social media, PTI reports.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday trained his guns at the main opposition party in the state- Congress, alleging that the grand old party always treated tribals as a ‘vote bank’ in contrary to his party-BJP, which has been working for the welfare of the community. Addressing a public rally in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh’s tribal-dominated Jhabua district, PM Modi also promised to provide free education to girls from KG to their post-graduation and to open medical colleges in tribal districts once the BJP government is formed in the state.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 has struck Sri Lanka, as per media reports. Simultaneously, Ladakh was also struck by a magnitude 4.4 earthquake. More details are awaited.
Nine out of 11 state capitals analysed in India have recorded higher pollution in the first 12 hours after Diwali celebrations this year than what it was last year. The government’s National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) tracker analysed PM 2.5 (fine particulate matter) data for 11 capital cities–Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Mumbai and Patna–for the day before Diwali, the day of Diwali and the day after Diwali (till 12 pm) for the years 2022 and 2023. The highest spike (recorded at 15-minute intervals) was seen in the national capital Delhi. It was at 999.5 ug/m3 at Pusa on November 13 at 1:30 am.
Union Minister and BJP’s election in charge of Rajasthan Pralhad Joshi on Monday exuded confidence that his party will win in the upcoming Assembly election in the state with a thumping majority. “We are going to win the Rajasthan Assembly election with a thumping majority,” Pralhad Joshi said while talking to ANI in Hubbali in Dharwad district of Karnataka.
Delhi Labour Minister Raaj Kumar Anand inspected vehicles entering Delhi at the Singhu Border on Monday night and took stock of the implementation of anti-pollution measures. “We checked the essential and non-essential goods. We will set up big boards and awareness camps that the trucks carrying non-essential goods should be stopped before arriving at the Delhi border,” Raaj Kumar Anand told ANI.