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    Ashok Gehlot shows support of 107 ruling MLAs, Pilot invited for meeting on Tuesday

    Ashok Gehlot shows support of 107 ruling MLAs, Pilot invited for meeting on Tuesday

    After 13 Congress MLAs, including Pilot and two ministers, and four Independents stayed away from the meeting, the Congress leadership initiated a carrot-and-stick strategy, asking Pilot to agree to a peace pact the resolution of the party talking about disciplinary actions against rebels.

    Covid-19 recovery rate in India improved to 63.02%

    Covid-19 recovery rate in India improved to 63.02%

    18,850 people have been recovered in the last 24 hours, taking the total cumulative number of recovered cases among COVID-19 patients to 5,53,470. The recovery rate has further improved to 63.02% today. The Government of India on July 13 informed that 19 states have a recovery rate higher than the national average. 6,497 COVID-19 cases, 4,182 discharged and 193 deaths were reported in Maharashtra today. Total number of cases in the state is now at 2,60,924, including 1,44,507 discharged, 1,05,637 active cases & 10,482 deaths. 4,328 new cases, 3,035 discharged and 66 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today.

    FM calls for speedy insurance settlement for healthcare workers battling COVID-19

    FM calls for speedy insurance settlement for healthcare workers battling COVID-19

    During the review meeting held via video conferencing, a presentation was made by the Chairman and Managing Director of New India Assurance providing details about the highlight of the scheme and its status of implementation as on date, an official statement said.

    Gold smuggling accused Swapna, PWC booked by police over complaint of fake degree

    Gold smuggling accused Swapna, PWC booked by police over complaint of fake degree

    Her employment was terminated by the government after her name cropped up in connection with the bid to smuggle over 30 kg of gold using a diplomatic baggage through the international airport here recently. She has been arrested in the smuggling case by the NIA along with another accused.

    Digvijaya Singh on Rajasthan political crisis: Public verdict is being purchased, auctioned

    Digvijaya Singh on Rajasthan political crisis: Public verdict is being purchased, auctioned

    Congress Leader and Rajya Sabha member Digvijaya Singh on Rajasthan political crisis said that BJP is keen on destroying the democratic system. He said, “Public verdict is being purchased, public verdict is being auctioned. They did it in Karnataka, Goa, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh. Now, they applying the same process in Rajasthan. In MP, the difference between the MLAs of Congress and BJP was very less, therefore, they were successful. I don’t think that it will be possible in Rajasthan but they effort is continuously in place. I am sure Ashok Gehlot ji and Sachin Pilot ji along with all MLAs will figure out a way.”

    Rajasthan: Congress Legislature Party to meet again on Tuesday

    Rajasthan: Congress Legislature Party to meet again on Tuesday

    The Rajasthan Congress Legislature Party will once again meet on Tuesday, said party spokesperson Randeep Surejewala while urging state Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot to come and discuss issues with an "open mind."

    Karnataka government notifies Ordinance on opening up market for non-irrigated farm land

    Karnataka government notifies Ordinance on opening up market for non-irrigated farm land

    The amendment to the Land Reforms Act, 1961, however, imposes a ceiling on how much agricultural land an individual or a farmer can buy in Karnataka to prevent hoarding. The government has, however, placed restrictions on the purchase of irrigated land by non-agriculturists which is expected to temper the resistance from the Opposition, which had protested the amendments and threatened agitation.

    Notices to two private hospitals in Bengaluru for not treating Covid patients

    Notices to two private hospitals in Bengaluru for not treating Covid patients

    In the notices issued to Apollo Speciality Hospitals and Vikram Hospital, the deputy commissioner of Bengaluru urban district, gave 24 hours time to hospital management to respond on why action should not be taken against them under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. Medical education minister too warned of initiating criminal action against those failing to support the government in Covid testing and treatment.

    No orders issued for quarantining MPs after air travel in Delhi: Home Ministry

    No orders issued for quarantining MPs after air travel in Delhi: Home Ministry

    In a communication to the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, the Home Ministry said it has not issued any such orders for quarantine, even though some states have made it compulsory for domestic air travellers to undergo quarantine for a few days on arrival.

    Majority is proven in Assembly not at CM's house: Sources close to Pilot

    Majority is proven in Assembly not at CM's house: Sources close to Pilot

    Pilot, who is also the president of the Congress' Rajasthan unit, had skipped the meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) at Gehlot's residence, where the MLAs expressed support for the chief minister. The legislators were then packed in buses and taken to a resort near Jaipur.

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