Gautam Adani meets Sharad Pawar amid Oppn’s demand for JPC probe

Mumbai: Industrialist Gautam Adani met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sharad Pawar at the latter’s residence here on Thursday amid the Opposition’s demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the Adani-Hindenburg issue. The meeting, held at Pawar’s residence Silver Oak in south Mumbai this morning, lasted for nearly two hours, sources said. Earlier this…

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BJP’s Lingayat leaders raise “Lingayat CM” pitch to counter Cong narrative

Bengaluru: Lingayat leaders of the BJP have raised the pitch for unleashing the “Lingayat CM” campaign in poll-bound Karnataka to counter the Congress’ narrative to brand the ruling party as “anti-Lingayat”. The politically influential Lingayat community forms about 17 per cent of the State’s population, mostly in northern parts of the State which the BJP counts…

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Rajnath Singh tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on Thursday. The minister is currently under home quarantine with mild symptoms, they said. A team of doctors examined him and advised him rest, the defence ministry said. He was scheduled to attend the Indian Air Force Commanders’ Conference in Delhi on Thursday,…

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