An Election Commission "progressive" report, which will get updated as the remaining phases of poll are conducted, said the maximum Rs 446.28 crore was seized in Tamil Nadu, where the elections have already ended, followed by West Bengal (Rs 300.11 crore), where four phases are yet to take place.
The Gujarat High Court observed that transparency is needed to remove general conception from the minds of people that data shared by the government on COVID-19 tests and positive cases was not accurate.
The right accorded to 61 per cent of the state's candidates should be given to the remaining 39 per cent, the BJP said, urging the Election Commission to keep four rounds of voting in the interest of a level-playing field.
YS Sharmila, a political entrant in Telangana and the daughter of former chief minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh, had announced that she would announce her political party and go on a rally from July 8.
The announcement from authorities in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, came as India recorded more than 217,000 fresh cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of new infections to more than two million since April 1.
Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: Scrapping the FIRs, the high court held that police should have approached the Special PMLA Court, which is considering the cases related to the money trail in the gold smuggling, seeking remedy to their grievances that the ED officials were fabricating evidences.
Jane Fraser, who rose to the top of the firm last month, is on familiar ground as she moves to exit retail banking in 13 markets across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa as part of a strategic overhaul.
When it comes to the scale of infections, the two nations are similarly matched, with cases hovering around 14 million and hospitals from Mumbai to Sao Paulo under increasing pressure as admissions continue to rise.