All Indian nationals have been evacuated from the conflict-torn Pisochyn

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6 March, 2022

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All Indian nationals have been evacuated from the conflict-torn Pisochyn

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired another high-level meeting with senior ministers and top officials on evacuation as the Indian Embassy in Ukraine said that all Indian nationals have been evacuated from the conflict-torn Pisochyn. HT

KCR working on making a federal front

On KCR’s menu is a federal front, seemingly a more serious enterprise than what he attempted just before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. And KCR’s focus of attack has been none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Deccan Herald

Congress revival in UP ?

As electioneering comes to an end in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress does not appear to have reinvented itself as a major player but Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s sustained struggle for the oppressed has helped her emerge as the voice of conscience. Congress leaders are buoyant as they feel the bold decision to contest all 403 Assembly seats and Priyanka’s resolve to keep her nose to the grindstone have injected a new lease of life into the organisational machinery, setting the stage for a revival. Telegraph

UP campaign ends

The seventh and final phase of polling for the UP Assembly will be held on March 7. Top BJP leaders addressed more than a dozen public meetings Saturday; Akhilesh held eight in seven hours. Modi, who addressed rallies in Varanasi and Mirzapur, as well as an “intellectuals’ meeting”, said people were voting keeping in mind the “national interest”, while promising jobs in government, measures for farmers and poor, and development works such as expressways. . Indian Express

Govt of India deeply concerned about students trapped in Sumy 

The Government of India on Saturday said it was “deeply concerned” about the students trapped in Sumy, on the frontline of Ukraine’s war with Russia, and assured them that it was in talks with the two countries for a safe corridor for them after they threatened to march towards the border carrying the Indian Flag despite heavy bombing of the city. Hindu


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India’s domestic prices of petrol and diesel to rise by Rs 15-22 per Litre

Hostilities between Russia and Ukraine, along with sustained demand, is expected to keep global crude oil prices in the range of $95-to-$125 per barrel in the short term. Consequently, the geo-political crisis-led global hike in crude oil prices is expected to push India’s domestic prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 15-22 per litre.


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