As polling in the second phase of Bihar election is underway, onions were thrown at incumbent Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who was addressing a poll rally in Madhubani while campaigning for upcoming phase 3 scheduled for November 7. The chief minister was speaking on the issue of employement when onions were thrown at him, however, none hit him.
Belarusian security forces detained dozens of protesters on Saturday as crowds rallied in central Minsk accusing President Alexander Lukashenko of rigging last month’s election.
India on Monday recorded about 45,149 new cases of the novel coronavirus, which is the lowest number of single-day cases in the last three months. According to the health ministry figures published 8 am on Monday, less than 500 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. With this, India’s total COVID-19 cases have surged to 79,09,960. About 480 new deaths, toll mounts to 1,19,014. Total active cases stood at 6,53,717 after a decrease of 14,437 in the last 24 hours. As many as 71,37,229 people have recuperated with 59,105 new discharges in the last 24 hours.
A look at developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a major commercial shipping route and are rich in fish and possible oil and gas reserves.