States and union territories of India

Earlier, the Meghalaya government had decided to extend the coronavirus lockdown till April 30. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting held here on Monday evening.

In the meeting, the Prime Minister emphasised on actively engaging with individuals, local communities and organisations in chalking out mechanisms to fight the pandemic. He also urged officials and technical experts to deliberate on the steps to be taken next.

It stated that further instructions on the start of the academic activity and when the students have to report back to the campus will be communicated through email and the institute's webpage.

Taking about the controversy over 'Chapaak' movie after Deepika Padukone's visit to JNU, he said, "Everybody has right to express his or her view and can express solidarity with one group or another. So she also has this right and it is part of our democracy". (ANI)

Chidambaram said if the BJP says the NPR 2010 was correct, it should stick to the same form. "Don't go beyond the 15 fields. And announce that the NPR will not be done. Even yesterday the Home Minister refused to announce the NRC will not be done," he said.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act grants citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, Buddhists and Christians fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh and who came to India on or before December 31, 2014.

Anything can happen in cricket and politics. Sometimes you feel you are losing the match, but the result is exactly the opposite, says Nitin Gadkari

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed for calm ahead of the verdict as security has been beefed in Uttar Pradesh especially in Ayodhya.

"Uddhav Thackeray ji has said that we have other options too but we don't want to do the sin of accepting that alternative. Shiv Sena has always done politics of truth, we are not hungry for power," said Raut.

President Ram Nath Kovind also greeted citizens on the festival. He urged the people to bring happiness in the lives of needy by lighting the lamp of love, care and sharing.