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Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns. He states “The collapse of a man’s character stems from the compromise corner, I can never compromise on Punjab’s future and the agenda for the welfare of Punjab,” in his resignation letter to Sonia Gandhi. An alleged reason for his resignation appears to have been his objection to the inclusion of Rana Gurjit Singh as a Minister.

  • World Health Organization (WHO) has asked for more data from Bharat Biotech for its COVID19 vaccine Covaxin.
  • The Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) for the vaccine will be delayed by a few more days according to WHO sources.
  • Number of active COVID-19 cases in India has declined to 2,92,206.
  • India’s COVID-19 tally climbs to 3,36,97,581; 179 more fatalities push death toll to 4,47,373.

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We, youngsters, want to work in Congress, under a leader who talks about development and prosperity. We’ve raised voice for people of country in past, want to strengthen them and be their voice

– Hardik Patel, Gujarat Congress Working Pres on Kanhaiya Kumar & Jignesh Mewani joining party

Meanwhile in Punjab, CM Charanjit Singh Channi allocated portfolios today

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday allocated portfolios to the new ministers, keeping 14 departments with himself and giving home affairs to deputy chief minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and health to other deputy O P Soni. Some of the key departments which will be held by the chief minister are power, excise, mining and geology, environment, and civil aviation.

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief

Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday announced his resignation as Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president. The cricketer-turned-politician made the announcement on Twitter. The leader said that he has quit from the post as he “can never compromise on Punjab’s future” in his letter addressed to Congress president Sonia Gandhi. “The collapse of a man’s character stems from the compromise corner, I can never compromise on Punjab’s future and the agenda for the welfare of Punjab,” he wrote. It appears that Navjot Singh Sidhu had objected to the inclusion of Rana Gurjit Singh as Minister because of his involvement in the manipulation of the sand mining auction and the appointment of APS Deol, who is the standing counsel of the former DGP Sumedh Saini, as Advocate General was the last straw for him.

Visuals: Former Punjab CM and senior Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh arrives at Chandigarh airport to leave for Delhi

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns

All efforts (of reducing compliance), while everyone of them contributes to the largest framework of making it easier to run a business, collectively, there is a multiplier effect to ease of doing business or ease of living

– Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Unless we reform and perform to ensure that what we’re reforming is actually implemented, we won’t be able to transform the lives of the people of India. reduction of compliance is very often only application of practical knowledge or technology

– Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal addresses ‘National Workshop On Reducing Compliance Burden’ at the National Media Centre

JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh, alias Lalan Singh, reconstitutes the national office bearers of the party

The 3-decade long demand for cadre restructuring was met today

– Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur

On one hand, we congratulated Olympians and Paralympians for their achievement, while on the other hand, it was discussed that what should be the scientific approach and how do sports scientists be chosen for the international events that will be held in the future

– Union Sports Min

Sensex falls 855.1 points, currently at 59,222.78

Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur participated in the Governing Body meeting of SAI (Sports Authority of India) today

Visuals: Water level rises in Godavari river in Nashik, following heavy rainfall in the region

Visuals: East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) conducts fogging drive after surge in dengue cases

Congress to set up 100 war rooms in UP to ‘counter BJP propaganda’

The Congress in Uttar Pradesh is planning to set up 100 war rooms to counter RSS-BJP propaganda, party sources have said. “These war rooms will also be used to prevent party cadres from getting lured by the regional parties which have alienated from their primary ideologies for the sake of survival.” a TOI report quoted a senior functionary as saying. A war room has been in operation at the Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) headquarters in the state capital for the past six months, the report said, but the party is ready to invest in more “despite a paucity of funds”.

We’ll raise the issues of (farmers from) Chhattisgarh. The biggest problem is of MSP in the country, we’ll raise this issue. We’ll talk about how vegetable farmers of state can be more benefitted and what policies need to be made for them

– Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait

Visuals: Everyone should join us. The next target will be media houses, if you want to be saved then join us, else you’ll also suffer: Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait after arriving in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

As a responsible manufacturer with past approvals for our other vaccines, we do not find it appropriate to speculate or comment on the regulatory approval process and its timelines. We are diligently working with the WHO to obtain EUL at the earliest

– Bharat Biotech

Too much being read into Cap Amarinder Singh’s visit to Delhi. He’s on a personal visit, during which he’ll meet some friends and also vacate Kapurthala house for the new CM. No need for any unnecessary speculation

– Raveen Thukral, Media Advisor to Capt Amarinder Singh

1.70 crore saplings planted in seven years of Arvind Kejriwal government: Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai

One LeT terrorist Ali Babar Patra from Okhara, Punjab in Pakistan surrendered before security forces during an operation in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army

PR Sreejesh, Indian men’s hockey team goalkeeper met CM Pinarayi Vijayan at his office today

Nutrition security is as important as food security. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) produced special varieties of crops for this purpose. 35 crop varieties launched by PM Modi will benefit people in future and reduce malnutrition

– Kailash Choudhary, MoS Agriculture

After the firefight, the 4 terrorists on Pak side took advantage of dense foliage went to Pak side. The 2 terrorists sneaked to the Indian side. Additional forces were mobilised to cordon 2 terrorists infiltrated into India: Major General Virendra Vats, GOC, 19 Infantry Division

It’s also revealed that this infiltration group was supported from Pak side by 3 porters who had come till LoC along with supplies. Movement of such large group of people can’t take place without active complicity of Pakistani Army deployed on the other side: Maj Gen Virendra Vats

This infiltration attempt was made in the area of Salamabad nallah. It’s the same area through which we’ve had a history of infiltration in 2016, that’s when a suicide attack at Uri Garrison took place: Maj Gen Virendra Vats, GOC, 19 Infantry Division, on Uri infiltration attempt

An operation was carried out over 9-days along LoC in Uri sector. It started on Sep 18, when our patrol along LoC detected infiltration movement. When encounter took place, 2 infiltrators came across the border, while 4 were on the other side: GOC, 19 Infantry Division, in Uri

One terrorist neutralized, another terrorist caught during an operation in the Uri sector of Jammu and Kashmir: Major General Virendra Vats, GOC, 19 Infantry Division

Government allows Serum Institute to enrol 7-11 year olds in COVID-19 vaccine trial

India’s drug regulator on Tuesday allowed vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute to enroll children between seven and 11 years of age for its COVID-19 vaccine trial.

If 8 were arrested, the attack did take place. Mentality of TMC workers behind the attack is a misfortune for this nation’s democracy. We also demanded from EC that they appoint micro-Observers. We submitted an audio digital CD of the entire incident

– Union Minister Bhupender Yadav

We’ve told EC that they should take strict action, also take action against the officers concerned. EC has asked for a report from the State Govt. The Govt, in their report, said that they’ve arrested 8 people but we think that it’s just an eyewash

– Union Minister Bhupender Yadav

We met EC and told them that polls and violence are synonyms to each other in WB. It seems that Didi and her workers have more faith in violence than polls. Attack on Dilip Ghosh shows that TMC and West Bengal Govt consider violence to be democracy. We demand action

– Union Minister Bhupender Yadav

Visual: Gates of Ukai Dam opened to release 1.5 lakh cusecs of water in Tapi river in Surat

Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurated Tamil Nadu Police Museum at Egmore in Chennai today

Police suo motu register case against unknown persons under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code at Bhabanipur Police Station following ruckus during BJP campaigning yesterday

BSF Jammu recovered a huge cache of arms, ammunition, narcotics and fake Indian currency notes with the face value of Rs 2,75,000 from the International Border in Akhnoor Area yesterday during a search operation

New diseases and endemics are appearing due to climate change. This is posing a great crisis to the health of humans and livestock, it is also affecting crops. Intensive research on these issues is necessary

– PM Modi dedicates to the nation 35 crop varieties with special traits

World Health Organization (WHO) has asked for more data from Bharat Biotech for its COVID19 vaccine Covaxin. The Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) for the vaccine will be delayed by a few more days: WHO sources

An Indian Navy helicopter last night rescued a stranded person who was marooned in the middle of River Suvarnamukhi in the Parvathipuram area in Vizianagaram District

Govt dissolves OFB, transfers employees and assets to 7 PSUs

Last yr, during the fight against Corona, we saw how swarms of locusts attacked several states. By making several efforts, India had stopped the attacks and had saved farmers from suffering huge losses

– PM Narendra Modi dedicates to the nation 35 crop varieties with special traits

In the last 6-7 yrs, Science & Technology is being used on priority for solutions to the challenges in agriculture. Especially in the changing season, in line with new situations, our focus is on nutritious seeds

– PM dedicates to the nation 35 crop varieties with special traits

Pakistan should devote its attention to grave human rights situation in Pakistan. Ironical that a radicalised and failed State like Pakistan, with no regard for values and culture of democracy dares to preach the largest and most vibrant democracy like India

– India’s Right of Reply during General Debate at UNHRC

Council has seen irrelevant rants by Pak delegates during debates, which reflects their desperation and paranoiac state of mind. J&K, including territories occupied by Pakistan, has been, is and shall continue to be integral part of India

– India’s Right of Reply during General Debate at UNHRC

Portfolios allotted to Punjab ministers; CM Charanjit Channi keeps Vigilance, Justice, Civil Aviation departments; Dy CM Sukhjinder S Randhawa gets Home Affairs, Cooperation and Jails; Dy CM OP Soni to see Health and Family Welfare, Defence Services Welfare and Freedom Fighters

NASA launches powerful Landsat 9 satellite to monitor Earth’s landscapes

The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has successfully launched Landsat 9, a powerful satellite built to monitor the Earth’s land surface. It was launched at 2:12 pm EDT on Monday from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. Landsat 9, a joint NASA and US Geological Survey (USGS) mission, lifted off on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg’s Space Launch Complex 3E.

On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Shahid-e-Azam Bhagat Singh Ji, Shri Rahul Gandhi will attend the garlanding function organised Indian Youth Congress at Bhagat Singh Park, ITO, at 4:00 PM. Kanhaiya Kumar will also be there and is rumoured to join the Congress party

IAS Officer Mohammad Iftikharuddin case: SIT will be headed by DG CBCID GL Meena and member will be ADG Zone Bhanu Bhaskar. The SIT will submit its report to the government in 7 days: Home Department, Uttar Pradesh Government

Australia surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 cases amid battle against 3rd wave

Australia has surpassed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases as the country continues to battle the third wave of COVID-19 infections. As of Monday afternoon, there had been 99,032 confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Australia, according to the latest figures updated on Monday evening from the Department of Health. On Tuesday morning, more than 1,700 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases were reported across Australia, taking the total number of confirmed cases in the country since the start of the pandemic to beyond 100,000.

Uttar Pradesh government allows holding wedding ceremonies and other events at open spaces, number of people to attend the function will depend on the area. Covid protocols must be followed and installation of Covid help desk is mandatory at the entry gate.

Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted for probe in IAS Officer Mohammad Iftikharuddin case: Uttar Pradesh Government. He has been accused of carrying out propaganda against Hinduism.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches 35 crop varieties with special traits to address climate change, malnutrition.

India reports 18,795 new COVID-19 cases, lowest in 201 days

With 18,795 new COVID-19 infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Tuesday recorded less than 20,000 cases after 201 days, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Out of 18,795 new COVID-19 cases across India, 11,699 cases were reported in Kerala yesterday.

  • India’s cumulative tally has reached 3,36,97,581, and the number of active cases has declined to 2,92,206, which is the lowest in 192 days.
  • The active cases account for less than 1% of total cases, currently at 0.87%, the lowest since March 2020.

Punjab CM asks ministers to give appointment letters to kin of farmers wh
o died in agri laws protest

Following the meeting with the new cabinet over lending support to Bharat Bandh on September 28, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi asked the ministers to visit the houses of deceased farmers and deliver appointment letters for government jobs to their family members, said a press release from the chief minister office on Monday.

Calcutta High Court refuses to stay 30th September Bhabanipur bypolls

We have to win the fight against rabies by 2030. It should be a comprehensive effort of Health Ministry and Animal Husbandry Ministry, we should also include AYUSH Ministry. ICMR is working on reducing the cost of rabies vaccines

– Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Success of Bharat Bandh has unnerved BJP: Akhilesh Yadav

Accusing the BJP of working in the interest of capitalists who had helped it come to power, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has said the “success” of the farmers’ Bharat Bandh has unnerved the ruling party. The Bharat Bandh was called on Monday by farmer unions to protest against the Centre’s three agriculture laws.

I am going to the ED office today, I will cooperate. I’ve not done anything wrong: Shiv Sena leader & Maharashtra Minister Anil Parab

The interrogation of the two overground workers revealed terrorist Riyaz Sathrgund (LeT commander) had asked them to build a hideout in the Rajourikadal area of Nowhatta, Srinagar: Kashmir Zone Police

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