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We have accepted defeat, says DK Shivakumar on Karnataka bye-polls NewsMinute
Following the counting day predictions that showed BJP leading in 12 out of 15 seats that went to polls, Congress leader and former minister DK Shivakumar in a press meet in Bengaluru said that his party has accepted defeat. The Congress party was hoping to come back to power through these elections. 
Yogi govt suspends 7 cops in Unnao case Pioneer
The Yogi Adityanath government has suspended seven policemen for alleged negligence of duty that led to the death of the Unnao rape victim . The action came late on Sunday night.
Air quality very poor in Delhi Pioneer
The air quality in the national capital was in the "very poor" category Saturday morning. The overall air quality in the city was 370 at 9.45 am; it was 'severe' with an AQI of 404 at 4 pm Friday.
Jharkhand voting in 2nd phase of assembly poll today, CM Das among candidates Debashish Sarkar, Hindustan Times
Voting in 20 constituencies is being held in the second phase of assembly election in Jharkhand on Saturday. Chief minister Raghubar Das, state assembly speaker Dinesh Oraon, former state food supply minister Saryu Roy, BJP state president Laxman Gilua and state rural development and parliamentary ministers are the key contestants among the 260 candidates whose fate will be sealed as 48,25,038 voters exercise their franchise in the second phase of Jharkhand Assembly Elections-2019.
Ghaziabad to be first in Uttar Pradesh to get e-auto Abhijay Jha, Times of India
The state will soon get to see its first electric auto-rickshaw plying with the regional transport office (RTO) of Ghaziabad giving registration number to a vehicle. The development comes seven months after state government approved the plying of e-autos.
6-yr-old girl raped, strangled with her school belt in Rajasthan Hindustan Times
The body of a six-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped and strangled to death with her school belt, was found in Tonk district of Rajasthan on Sunday, a day after she went missing, the police said. The incident comes on the heels of countrywide protests over the recent incidents of alleged gang rape and murder of two women in Telangana and Jharkhand.
‘BJP will win bye-polls in all 15 constituencies’: CM Yediyurappa NewsMinute
Ahead of the bye-elections which will be held in Karnataka on December 5, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Sunday asserted that the BJP’s candidates in all the 15 assembly constituencies going to polls would all be victorious. "People will give them the answer, once the results are out Congress and JD(S) will realise that people are with us (BJP)," Yediyurappa said.
5 dead, school, colleges shut as rain wreaks havoc in Tamil Nadu M Manikandan, Hindustan Times
The regional meteorological centre in Chennai on Sunday predicted more showers in the next two days and issued a red alert for six districts in Tamil Nadu while torrential rain over the past two days claimed five lives. “Thiruvallur, Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Thoothukkudi, Ramanathapuram and Tirunelveli districts in Tamil Nadu would receive extremely heavy rainfall (above 20cm) in the next 24 hours,” the IMD’s Chennai regional centre alerted.
Polling for first phase begins in Jharkhand Times of India
The first of the five-phase polling began in 13 assembly constituencies in Jharkhand on Saturday. The voting commenced at 7am and will end at 3Pm, Election Commission officials said.
Uddhav Thackeray stays work on Aarey metro shed Sharad Vyas, Hindu
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has ordered a stay on the construction of the metro car shed project inside Mumbai’s green lung, the Aarey forest. “I have ordered to stop the work of Aarey metro car shed project today. Metro work will not start until any further decision, not a single leaf of Aarey will be cut,” Mr Thackeray said following a meeting with officials on Friday.
President's rule revoked in Maharashtra at 5.47 am Chandrashekar Srinivasan, NDTV
President's Rule was revoked in Maharashtra at 5.47 am mere hours before the BJP's Devendra Fadnavis took oath as Chief Minister for a second term. The state had been placed under President's Rule on November 12 after last month's elections delivered a fractured mandate.
Snakebite death in school: Kerala govt suspends principal, dissolves PTA Hindustan Times
The Kerala government on Friday suspended the principal and dissolved the parents-teachers association over the death of a 10-year-old girl, who was bitten by a snake inside her classroom in Wayanad district, which triggered widespread protests in the state.
Assembly elections in J&K soon, says Murmu TribuneIndia
In his first public speech after assuming office on October 31, Lieut-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu  said today that Assembly elections would be held soon and that the process for the same would be initiated shortly.
Andhra CM Jagan launches mega scheme to revamp govt schools in state NewsMinute
Government schools in Andhra Pradesh are all set to get a face-lift with the state government on Thursday launching a new programme to revamp them by providing better infrastructure and amenities at a cost of Rs 12,000 crore.
Till there's more clarity, SC's 2018 verdict on Sabarimala will be upheld: Kerala CM NewsMinute
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday stated that his government has sought more clarity on the Supreme Court's decision to transfer the review petitions to a 7-judge bench. The CM told the media that upholding of the 2018 verdict of the SC allowing women to enter the temple will be decided based on the clarifications recieved.
May extend odd-even scheme if required: Kejriwal Pioneer
As pollution levels in the national capital hovered close to emergency levels, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the odd-even scheme could be extended, if the need arises. The road rationing scheme started on November 4 and is expected to end on November 15.
Teachers and students call JNU fee hike rollback 'cosmetic' Pioneer
Members of Jawaharlal Nehru University students' union and teachers' association on Wednesday termed the "partial rollback" of hostel fee hike "cosmetic".
Delhi schools to be closed on Thursday, Friday as air quality deteriorates Pioneer
The schools in the national capital will be closed on Thursday and Friday, the Delhi government announced on Wednesday following an order from the Supreme Court-mandated anti-pollution authority EPCA as the air quality hovered close to 'emergency' levels.
TSRTC Stalemate: KCR Govt says no to HC's high-powered panel advice; another worker ends life PV Ramana Kumar, News18
The Telangana government has expressed its unwillingness to go ahead with the high court’s proposal on setting up a high-powered committee to look into the issues that led to the days-long strike by employees of the Telangana Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC).
Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J-K’s Ganderbal Hindustan Times
A militant was killed and an Army soldier injured in an encounter between the ultras and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Tuesday, police said.
Jharkhand Assembly polls: BJP releases second list of candidates Parvesh Sharma, Pioneer
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its second list of candidates for the upcoming Haryana Assembly elections late on Wednesday night. The party has fielded Sudhir Singla from the Gurugram constituency, replacing its sitting MLA Umesh Aggarwal.
Bulbul kills 10 in Bengal, 1.8L evacuated Saugar Sengupta, Pioneer
With swirling wind ramming at a speed of 135 km per hour, cyclone Bulbul wreaked havoc in three districts of coastal Bengal killing at least 10 people and affecting more than 3 lakh on Sunday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah reviewing the situation. They spoke with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, assuring her all Central aid in the wake of the nature fury.
Fadnavis Resigns as CM, says Shiv Sena's statements show they no longer want to remain with BJP News18
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday tendered his resignation while blaming the ally Shiv Sena for the impasse over government formation after the Assembly polls. "The governor has accepted my resignation. I thank the people of Maharashtra for giving me the chance to serve them for the last five years," Fadnavis said.
No odd-even curbs in Delhi on Nov 11-12 for Guru Nanak anniv Pioneer
The Delhi Government on Friday decided to suspended the odd-even scheme for two days on November 11-12 on the request of Sikh leaders to ensure hassle-free travel on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
Ayodhya verdict: Restrictions imposed in entire J-K Pioneer
Restrictions were imposed in entire Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday ahead of the Supreme Court judgment in the Ayodhya case as a precautionary measure, officials said.
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