Morning Digest | Pollling begins in TN, Puducherry and Kerala; key talks between Sergey Lavrov-Jaishankar to be held at the moment, and more
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Voters in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are all set to train their franchise, adhering to COVID-19 security protocol, on Tuesday to elect new governments. By-poll for Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha seat can even happen on Tuesday.
After the high-octane campaigns of the previous weeks, the stage is about for the elections to the Kerala Legislative Assembly and the byelection to the Malappuram Lok Sabha seat on Tuesday.
An necessary spherical of debate between India and Russia will happen on Tuesday between the visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar. Mr. Lavrov who will be accompanied by Moscow’s Special Envoy on Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov is anticipated to temporary the Indian aspect concerning the Russian plans relating to the troublesome peace course of underway in Afghanistan.
After reporting a document spike of more than 1 lakh new COVID-19 circumstances on Sunday, India reported 96,580 recent infections and 440 deaths as of 11.55 p.m. on Monday.
An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale struck the Sikkim-Bhutan border at 8.49 p.m. on Monday. The tremors have been felt in the districts of north Bengal together with Siliguri, Malda and Darjeeling districts.
The trio of Congress, AIUDF and BPF, which collectively gained 25 of the 40 last part seats in 2016, hopes to enhance its present on the energy of 5 ensures, together with the scrapping of CAA. The BJP and its allies had loved the higher hand in the primary two phases protecting 86 seats.
A commando of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who was a part of the group that was ambushed by the Maoists on April 3 at Tarrem in Chattisgarh’s Sukma is suspected to have been kidnapped by the Maoists, police mentioned.
The Election Commission of India has deployed about 618 firm of Central forces in West Bengal for the third part of polling in the State in which 31 Assembly seats are going to polls on Tuesday.
Jordan’s Prince Hamza pledged allegiance to King Abdullah on Tuesday after mediation by the royal household, two days after he was positioned underneath home arrest and accused of making an attempt to destabilise the nation.
Top officers of the cash-strapped Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will push for revival of bilateral ties towards India in the course of the forty seventh FIH Congress in New Delhi subsequent month. PHF officers will be taking on the problem of resuming bilateral sequence towards India at impartial venues on the sidelines of the forty seventh International Hockey Federation (FIH) Statutory Congress.