Breaking News Today, Highlights Of August 27

Aalok Sensharma
Sat, 27 Aug 2022 04:06 PM IST
Breaking News Today, Highlights Of August 27

In today's 'Breaking News, Latest Updates' blog at Jagran English, we will focus on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Gujarat, where assembly elections are slated to be held in December this year. On day 1 of his Gujarat visit, PM Modi will inaugurate the iconic foot-over bridge between Ellis Bridge and Sardar Bridge built near Sabarmati Riverfront.


This 300-metre pedestrian-only Atal Bridge, named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, connects the east and west side of the Sabarmati Riverfront, as per the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).

27 August 2022
  • 03:47 PM

    Have Zero Tolerance Toward Left-Wing Extremism, Says Amit Shah

    We've zero-tolerance toward left-wing extremism and terrorism. We've empowered NIA. Technical, cyber and forensic experts and continuous learning power have been inbuilt in NIA. We expanded NIA's scope to other countries too, says Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

  • 03:27 PM

    Ghulam Nabi Azad Freed Himself Finally, Says Jyotiraditya Scindia

    The internal situation of the Congress has been clear for many years now. But in the end, Ghulam Nabiji became free, says Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, a former Congress leader who joined the BJP in 2020.

  • 03:09 PM

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah Reaches Raipur

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah today reached Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. 

  • 02:35 PM

    Ghulam Nabi Azad To Launch New Party Within 14 Days, Says His Close Aide

    Former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad is all set to launch his own party and its first unit would come up in Jammu and Kashmir within a fortnight, his close confidant GM Saroori says.

  • 01:31 PM

    How BS Yediyurappa's Entry Into BJP Parliamentary Board Is Setback For Cong Ahead Of 2023 K'taka Polls

    Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, the newly appointed member of the BJP Parliamentary Board, has decided to launch a statewide tour covering all the districts to strengthen the saffron party ahead of the 2023 assembly elections. He made the remarks after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and BJP national president JP Nadda in New Delhi on Friday. Click here to read more.

  • 12:52 PM

    Justice Arumughaswamy Commission Submits Report On Jayalalithaa's Death

    The Justice Arumughaswamy Commission, constituted to probe the circumstances surrounding late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's death, submitted its report to the state government today, reports PTI.

  • 12:22 PM

    BSF Nabs Intruder At Jammu Border

    The Border Security Force (BSF) today nabbed an intruder at the international border (IB) in the Jammu district. "Warning shots were fired by the troops after which the intruder was nabbed. He has been identified as 45-year old Muhammad Shabad, resident of Sialkot Pakistan. Incriminating material has been recovered from his possession," officials said.

  • 11:45 AM

    Congress Se Bohot Log 'Azad' Ho Gaye Hai, Says UP Deputy CM

    Congress se bohot log Azad ho gaye hai, Ghulam Nabi ji is also one of them. I think after some time, only Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will remain in the party, says Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya.

  • 11:27 AM

    BJP Wants To Topple Jharkhand Govt, Says State Minister

    We are working for people, doing one work after the other. So, BJP is perturbed. When state is heading towards all-round development, BJP is worried. It wants to topple Government one way or the other. We want to save Government, BJP is insulting the people's mandate, says Jharkhand Minister Banna Gupta.

  • 11:13 AM

    Jharkhand Congress Attacks BJP

    They (BJP) are perturbed. So, they have been conspiring against this Govt since day one. Whenever a tribal person became CM of the state, they didn't allow him to complete his tenure, says Jharkhand Congress working president Bandhu Tirkey.

  • 11:01 AM

    BJP Trying To Pollute Jharkhand's Politics, Says Congress

    Jharkhand's politics is different... BJP is trying to pollute politics here. If EC sends a report in a sealed envelope, it gets leaked even before it's opened. The alliance government's recent decisions will affect their (BJP) base in tribal areas, says Jharkhand Congress working president Bandhu Tirkey.

  • 10:41 AM

    Justice UU Lalit Sworn In As 49th Chief Justice Of India

    Justice Uday Umesh Lalit today took oath as the 49th Chief Justice of India (CJI). The oath was administered by President Droupadi Murmu at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

  • 09:59 AM

    Just In: India Reports 9,520 New COVID-19 Cases

    India today reported 9,520 new COVID-19 cases and 12,875 recoveries, as per the Union Health Ministry.

  • 09:44 AM

    Don't Want To In Depts Of Azad Ji's Letter, Says Manish Tewari

    Don't want to go into merits of Mr Azad's letter, he'd be in best position to explain... But strange that people who don't have capacity to fight a ward poll, were "chaprasis" of Congress leaders when give "gyaan" about party it's laughable, says Congress MP Manish Tewari.

  • 09:38 AM

    G-23 Wrote To Sonia Gandhi About Congress' Situation, Says Manish Tewari

    2 years back, 23 of us wrote to Sonia Gandhi that the party's situation is worrying and should be taken seriously. Congress lost all Assembly polls after that letter. If Congress and India thought alike, it seems either of them has started thinking differently. A crack seems to have appeared in coordination between India and Congress that existed since 1885. A self-introspection was needed. I feel that had the consensus of the meeting at Sonia Gandhi's residence on 20 December 2020 been executed, this situation wouldn't have arrived, says Manish Tewari.

  • 08:55 AM

    Jharkhand Political Crisis: Key UPA Meeting Today At 11 AM

    Amid the political crisis in Jharkhand, a third meeting of UPA legislators on the second consecutive day has been called at Chief Minister Hemant Soren's residence today at 11 am, reports ANI.

  • 08:39 AM

    CJI-Designate UU Lalit's Oath Taking Ceremony Today

    President Droupadi Murmu will administer the oath of office of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) to Justice Uday Umesh Lalit at Rashtrapati Bhavan today.

  • 08:09 AM

    What PM Modi Will Do On Day 2 Of His Gujarat Visit?

    The Prime Minister will inaugurate the 'Veer Balak Memorial' in Anjar town of Kutch on day 2 (Sunday) of his visit to poll-bound Gujarat.

  • 08:01 AM

    PM Modi To Address Khadi Utsav Today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also address the Khadi Utsav at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad at around 5:30 pm today.

  • 07:50 AM

    What Did The Govt Say About Atal Bridge?

    This bridge will provide connectivity to Multi Level Car Parking and various public development on East and West Bank from plaza between Flower Park and Event Ground at West Bank to proposed Art/ Cultural/ Exhibition Centre on East Bank, said the government in a statement.

  • 07:49 AM

    What's Special About Atal Bridge?

    The Atal Bridge is a 300-metre only pedestrian bridge named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. It will connect the flower garden on the western-end and the upcoming arts and culture centre on the eastern-end of the riverfront.

  • 07:47 AM

    PM Modi To Inaugurate Atal Bridge In Poll-Bound Gujarat Today

    PM Modi will inaugurate the foot-over bridge between Ellis Bridge and Sardar Bridge built near Sabarmati Riverfront. It is a 300 metre pedestrian-only bridge, which will be known as Atal Bridge.

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