Welcome to the ABP LIVE live blog for Friday, January 22, 2021. Over 10 people have been reportedly killed in Shivamogga, Karnataka on late Thursday night. The massive explosion took place near a gravel and boulder crushing facility around 10:30 pm, sending shockwaves not only in Shivamogga but also in neighbouring Chikkamagaluru and Davangere districts. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today expressed pain at the loss of lives.
Congress has again blasted the “heartless government” saying “this whole government, just like its chief, is all talks and no work at a time when over 100 farmers have lost their lives protesting”
Ten trains are running late due to low visibility and other operational reasons in the Northern Railway region. The Islamic State group claims responsibility for the deadly twin suicide blasts in Baghdad.
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