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Shivpal Singh Yadav to contest from JN

Shivpal Singh Yadav to contest from JN

Shivpal Singh Yadav will contest the assembly election from Jaswant Nagar in Uttar Pradesh as a candidate of the Samajwadi Party-Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) alliance.

Jaswant Nagar in Etawah district will vote in the third phase on February 20. Yadav, who heads the Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia), currently represents the constituency in the assembly.

Digvijaya booked for protest in MP

Digvijaya booked for protest in MP

Congress Rajya Sabha member Digvijaya Singh and some two dozen others were booked on Saturday for COVID-19 norms violation in connection with a sit-in protest held near Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence a day earlier, a police official said.

85 pc Delhi school students jabbed

85 pc Delhi school students jabbed

Eighty-five per cent of Delhi government school students have been vaccinated for coronavirus, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Saturday while noting that inoculation in private schools is being done at a snail's pace.

Now that the COVID-19 cases are declining considerably and most of the students in higher classes have been inoculated, a proposal may be placed before the DDMA for reopening of schools, he said. Only 42 per cent of eligible students have been vaccinated in private schools till January 21, he added.

UP polls: Owaisi now promises two CMs

UP polls: Owaisi now promises two CMs

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday launched a new pre-poll front, 'Bhagidari Parivartan Morcha', promising two chief ministers for Uttar Pradesh, if the new front is voted to power. While launching the new outfit, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief also promised three deputy chief ministers for the state, saying his new front will fight the UP Assembly polls on all its 403 seats.