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Burkina Faso striker Traore leaves Lyon for Aston Villa        AIFF to conduct three-day International Virtual Conference for coaches        Looking to play good brand of cricket to make this season a memorable one: KL Rahul        US stocks fall as market decline extends for third week        No decision to discontinue printing of Rs 2000 note: FinMin        Iran vows 'hit' on all involved in US killing of top general        Russia's Navalny says he's now more than 'technically alive'        Pak uses drone to weapons in J-K's Rajouri; 3 LeT terrorists arrested        Centre rejects study which claims India is world's largest emitter of anthropogenic sulphur dioxide        Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan not implemented in Bengal as state did not provide any info: FM        Parliament's monsoon session likely to be curtailed, may end by mid-next week        Kerala reports 4,000 plus fresh COVID-19 cases for second day in row; Toll crosses 500        China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy''s visit        US bans WeChat, TikTok citing national security        IPL 2020: Dhoni''s CSK lock horns with Rohit led MI in opener        US Open champion Osaka out of French Open due to injury        NIA questions Ker Minister Jaleel for over 8 hours; No need for him to resign, says CM        Delhi riots: Police files charge sheet under UAPA against 15 for larger conspiracy        Serum Institute gets DGCA''s nod to resume testing of Covid vaccine again        Russia''s RDIF collaborates with Dr Reddy''s Laboratories for Sputnik V vaccine trials, distribution: CEO        
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National News
''Busy with peacocks'', says Rahul in dig at PM over rise in COVID cases
 
New Delhi: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the rise in COVID-19 cases, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said the government had asked people to become "aatmanirbhar" which means they should save their lives themselves as the prime minister was "busy with peacocks". Gandhi has been critical of the government over the handling of the COVID crisis and accused it of failing to tackle the situation.

The government has dismissed all such claims in the past. In a tweet, Gandhi said coronavirus infections will cross 50 lakh this week and active cases the 10 lakh mark. "Unplanned lockdown is the product of one person''s ego and because of it coronavirus has spread throughout the country," he said in the tweet in Hindi. "Modi government said become ''aatmanirbhar'' (self-sufficient) which means save your life yourself because the PM is busy with peacocks," Gandhi added in a clear reference to a recent video showing the prime minister feeding peacocks.

The former Congress chief is accompanying his mother Sonia Gandhi during her travel to the US for a routine medical check-up. India''s COVID-19 case tally crossed 48 lakh on Monday with 92,071 new infections being reported in a day as the death toll climbed to 79,722 with 1,136 people succumbing to the infection.


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Centre rejects study which claims India is world's largest emitter of anthropogenic sulphur dioxide
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Delhi riots: Police files charge sheet under UAPA against 15 for larger conspiracy
Serum Institute gets DGCA''s nod to resume testing of Covid vaccine again
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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS
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KERALA NEWS
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