Morning Digest | 93 constituencies went to polls in Phase 2 of the Gujarat election today; Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Rajasthan to grand welcome, and more

Gujarat Assembly elections | 93 constituencies go to the polls in Phase 2 on December 5; Modi, Shah who voted in Ahmedabad

Under the second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, voting will be held for 93 seats in 14 districts, including Ahmedabad and Vadodara, in the north and central regions on Monday. More than 2.5 crore people are eligible to vote in Phase II.

There are 833 candidates in the fray, including high-profile candidates like Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel from Ghatlodia in Ahmedabad. Congress filed Rajya Sabha member Amee Yajnik against him.

At the Steering Committee meeting, the Congress decided to elect a new CWC at the February plenary meeting in Raipur

In the first meeting of the Steering Committee, the newly elected Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge warned the office bearers of the party to vacate the post if they fail to fulfill their responsibilities.

Sitting Congress MLA Kanti Kharadi was allegedly attacked by the BJP in Gujarat

Congress sitting MLA Kanti Kharadi from the ST reserved seat of Danta in North Gujarat’s Banaskantha district, was allegedly attacked. The party accused the BJP of attacking Mr Kharadi ahead of the seat poll.

Two party leaders including Rahul Gandhi tweeted condemning the alleged attack on Mr Kharadi while questioning the ECI’s silence.

Investigators had to scan over 11,500 computers with a fine-tooth comb to trace the source of the ransomware attack on the AIIMS system

Two weeks after a cyber-attack crippled servers at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the system has yet to be fully restored as investigators expect more damage if it is linked to the Internet. . File extensions for all physical servers of AIIMS running on Operating System Linux were changed by ransomware attackers, a probe found.

A senior government official said The Hindu that in order to trace the source of the attack, the investigators had the great task of scanning 11,500 computers with a fine-tooth comb because the system would continue to be affected until then.

Afghanistan open for Indian investment: Taliban

Afghanistan needs Indian investment a Taliban representative said The Hindu On Sunday. Taliban Political Bureau Chief Suhail Shaheen said a Taliban delegation met the head of mission of the Indian Embassy in Kabul and invited its teams to help build and maintain infrastructure projects in the country.

Re-poll in two DDC constituencies in J&K on December 5

Re-polling on two District Development Council (DDC) seats in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara and Bandipora districts will be held on Monday, officials said.

The DDC election took place in Jammu and Kashmir in December 2020. However, the counting of votes was stopped in these two seats, Drugmulla in Kupwara and Hajin-A in Bandipora, due to the disputed qualification of the two candidates.

Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Rajasthan to grand welcome, says Rahul learning a lot from march

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said the Bharat Jodo Yatra is teaching him things that cannot be learned “while traveling in a plane, a helicopter or any vehicle”, as the march entered Rajasthan’s led party from Madhya Pradesh in a grand party welcome. workers here.

I trust ‘my friend’ PM Modi to bring us together to build a peaceful, sustainable world: France’s President Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron on December 4 expressed confidence in India taking over the presidency of the powerful G20, saying he was confident that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would bring everyone together to build a peaceful and sustainable world.

Mamata, Stalin to attend all-party meeting at G20 presidency; KCR is likely to skip out

As India takes over the presidency of the G20 for a year from December 1, 2022, leaders of political parties will attend a meeting convened by the central government on December 5 to discuss the way forward.

According to government sources, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, Trinamool Congress president and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the president of DMK and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin, Telugu Desam Party president Chandrababu Naidu and Biju Janata Dal president and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik are among those who will attend Monday night’s meeting at Rashtrapati Bhavan .

Amid the political war between Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and BJP, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is unlikely to attend the meeting

Delhi MCD election: 50% voting recorded; both AAP, BJP claimed victory

Around 50% was recorded on December 4 in the elections in 250 municipal wards in Delhi, with the main rivals BJP and AAP claiming victory in the high-stakes contest.

PM Modi to inaugurate a two-day meeting of national BJP office bearers on December 5

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the BJP’s two-day national conference, which will lay out the party’s political agenda as it prepares for the next round of state polls and the all-important Lok Sabha elections in 2024.

Adani group’s NDTV group’s open offer is 32% subscribed; poised to become the largest shareholder

Billionaire Gautam Adani’s group has found investors willing to sell more than 53 lakh shares of NDTV despite a deep discount to the stock’s current trading price, giving it rights — which may or may not its use — to nominate a chairman of the broadcaster.

The open offer, made after the Adani group acquired a little-known company that gave it an indirect holding of more than 29.18% stake in New Delhi Television (NDTV), will close on December 5, according to a stock notification exchange.

China reports two new COVID-19 deaths as some restrictions are eased

China on Sunday reported two more deaths from COVID-19 as some cities moved cautiously to ease restrictions against the pandemic following more vocal public frustration.

The National Health Commission said one death was reported each in Shandong and Sichuan provinces. No information was provided about the ages of the victims or whether they were fully vaccinated.

Congress announces follow-up campaign to Bharat Jodo Yatra

While the Bharat Jodo Yatra – a 3,500 km march from Kanyakumari to Srinagar on foot, led by former Congress president Rahul Gandhi – is set to end on Republic Day 2023, the Congress intends to immediately follow it with a two-month intensive full country. public engagement programme, Haath-se-Haath Jodo, the party announced on Sunday.

Construction begins on nuclear plant: Iranian state media

Iran on December 4 began construction of a new nuclear power plant in the country’s southwest, Iranian state TV announced, amid tensions with the US over sweeping sanctions imposed after Washington pulled out of the Islamic State nuclear deal. Republic to the powers of the world.

The announcement came as Iran was rocked by nationwide protests challenging the theocratic government that began after the death of a girl in police custody for an alleged violation of the Islamic dress code. In a possibly related move, Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency on Saturday quoted a top prosecutor as saying officials had “shut down” the morality police force responsible for enforcing the dress code. It provided no details.

We understand India’s economic constraints on Russian sanctions, oil price cap: German Foreign Minister Baerbock

Europe’s “high oil price”.intended to target Russian oil exports, which will come into force on Monday will top the agenda as Germany’s Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock meets External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar for bilateral talks.

FIFA World Cup 2022 | England beat Senegal 3-0 to set up a quarter-final clash with France

Free-scoring England extended their unbeaten record against African teams with a 3-0 victory over Senegal on Sunday which included the first goal of this World Cup from captain Harry Kane when he they set up the quarter-final clash with holders France.

Chandan Kumar

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