PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi held rallies in Bihar today. Modi praised Nitish Kumar's government for it's developmetal work in the state and attacked the opposition accusing it of being the supporters of middlemen and
"dalaal." Gandhi targeted Modi on lack of employment in Bihar and accused him of making false promises.
The high amount of rainfall, which are unusual in the state during mid-October, left several hectares of farmlands destroyed. Districts that faced the brunt of the unseasonal rainfall include Thane, Raigad, Solapur, Satara and parts of Marathwada where the maximum damage was reported in Marathwada.
Washington [US], October 20 (ANI/Sputnik): US stocks slumped on Monday as investors reacted negatively to news that Congress and the White House have remained apart on a new relief package to help Americans financially distressed by the novel coronavirus measures.
Washington DC [USA], October 8 (ANI): US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday (local time) slammed US President Donald Trump for abruptly breaking off negotiations on another coronavirus relief package, dismissing the possibility of smaller, targeted legislation, reported Fox News.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 7 (ANI/NewsVoir): The COVID-19 situation has caused unprecedented challenges in India as well as globally and has left many reeling from its impact. It has been particularly harsh on certain marginalized sections of our community such as the migrant workers.
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 20 (ANI): Even though the state government has opened the borders for tourists in Himachal Pradesh and allowed all type of activities including adventure sports like paragliding, but the tourism industry in the hill state is still facing adversity amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 20 (ANI): People associated with the trade and tourism industries welcomed the Rs 1,350 crore relief package for Jammu and Kashmir announced by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday.
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 19 (ANI): The 50 per cent discount on electricity and water charges announced in today's package is on fixed demand charges for industrial and commercial consumers, Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary (Power and Information) Rohit Kansal clarified on Saturday.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 19 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) president Altaf Bukhari on Saturday said that Rs 1,350 crore economic package for the newly formed Union Territory is not enough, stating that it is a "drop in the ocean".