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Delhi

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

As COVID-19 cases rise in Delhi, Kejriwal seeks to impose localised 'lockdown'

The Delhi government has also decided to withdraw its previous order allowing 200 guests to attend wedding functions

Umar Khalid (file photo)

Ex-JNU student leader Umar Khalid arrested in connection with northeast Delhi riots

He was questioned by the Delhi Police Crime Branch for a couple of hours on September 2 in connection with the riots

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As Delhi grapples with dipping temperature, IMD likely to declare cold wave in city

The weather department also said the month of November this year is expected to be the coldest in the last four to five years

COVID-19 War Room to come up in national capital to keep eye on city's fight against virus. (PTI Photo)

COVID-19 war room in Delhi to track city's fight against virus

The new strategic facility will cover aspects such as testing, bed strength, medical equipment and containment zones

AAP minister Gopal Rai inaugurating the Green War Room

Delhi gets a 'Green' war room in its fight against pollution

The minister said a 10-member team has been set up to monitor the levels of primary pollutants

Mumbai

 Mumbai Metro One said that it will start operations from October 19 and the services will operate from 8.30am to 8.30pm. (Representational Image: PTI)

Mumbai Metro service to resume on Monday

MMOPL said the entry points at every station will be limited to ensure effective crowd management and screening

Smoke rises from City Central Mall after fire broke out in it, in Mumbai, Friday, October 23, 2020. (PTI)

Mumbai Central mall fire under control, 3,500 evacuated from adjacent tower

The fire brigade evacuated around 3500 people residing in a building adjacent to City Centre Mall which caught a huge Level-5 fire

People buy firecrackers despite the government urging public to restrain from bursting crackers during Diwali festival in view of current COVID-19 status, in Thane district, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. (PTI)

Mumbai civic body bans firecrackers, fireworks ahead of Diwali

However, BMC has permitted the use of 'mild' crackers on Laxmi Pujan, saying people can use 'anar' and fulzadi within their private premises

corona frontline workers. (PTI)

Mumbai sero survey: 27 per cent health workers have developed COVID-19 antibodies

The BMC had conducted the second round of sero-survey along with other organisations in the second half of August

Kolkata

Vijay Bhan Singh

BSF jawan killing by Bangladesh Guards unprovoked: Probe

BSF probe finds BGB firing was ‘unprovoked and unwarranted’ and was carried out after flag meeting between two forces.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee meet in Kolkata. (Photo: PTI)

Mamata Banerjee urges PM Modi to rethink CAA and NRC

Congress, Left supporters stage massive protests.

People resorted to panic buying in several markets of West Bengal on Thursday disregarding social distancing norms. (PTI Photo)

Panic buying returns in Bengal markets ahead of fresh lockdown in containment zones

Long queues were witnessed outside department stores as people bought commodities for storage during the lockdown period

Policemen wearing face masks keep vigil at barricades of a coronavirus containment zone in Kolkata. The Union government has extended the ban on flights to the city in view of the growth in infectionsn. AP)

Ban on flights to Kolkata extended to July 31

Mamata Banerjee requested an extension of the ban in view of the rise in COVID-19 cases

Senior BJP leader Mukul Roy

Mukul Roy booked for taking bribe, moves Calcutta HC for anticipatory bail

Sources claimed that he played a crucial role behind the recent induction of a group of Tollywood actors into the BJP.

In Other Cities

Sharad Pawar

Not behind Ajit’s decision to ally with BJP: Sharad Pawar

He also said that he has no contact with his nephew, who rebelled against the NCP.

Syed Babu was put into quarantine at the Victoria Hospital in Bengaluru.

Depressed Covid-19 patient jumps to death from Bengaluru hospital

He was an auto driver on dialysis, and was shaken by the death of another patient in his quarantine ward

A man takes a nap under a tree in a closed commercial street after a lockdown was reimposed as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai. AFP Photo

Garment MSMEs to Tamil Nadu: Don’t even think of extending lockdown

Over 400 MSME's in garment exports urge CM not to extend lockdown

Kapil, who had acquaintance with Raj and offered help to get him out on bail and took Rs 60 lakh through a hawala agent.

Pune-based businessman arrested for cheating man held in Explosive Substances Act case

The complainant Raj Kumar, a city-based businessman who deals in explosives was arrested by the RGI Airport police in 2019