New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that around 50 lakh Indians died during the second wave of COVID-19 infection due to "wrong decisions" of the Union government.

India has officially reported around 4.18 lakh Covid deaths in the country so far.

Gandhi shared on his Twitter handle a new study by the Centre for Global Development which reported excess mortality estimates from three different data sources from the start of the pandemic through June 2021.

"The truth. GOI's wrong decisions during Covid second wave killed 50 lakh of our sisters, brothers, mothers and fathers," he tweeted while sharing the study.

In another tweet, Gandhi talked about the central government saying no to any compensation to those who lost their lives during the farmers' protest.

"Everything is recorded in the tears of those who have lost their loved ones," he said in a tweet in Hindi using the hashtag 'farmers protest'.

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Mangaluru, July 31: The body of a 29-year-old man, reportedly missing since July 28, has been found, police said on Saturday.

Sathyavelu of Bengaluru had gone missing from Panemangalore in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka and his body was found in Kasaragod district of Kerala, the police said.

The 29-year-old employee of a private company in Bengaluru had left his house on the morning of July 28 and did not return, they said.

Following this, his mother lodged a complaint with the police.

Acting on the complaint, the police began investigations and said they have found a lone bike with its engine still running was recovered from near the new Panemangaluru Bridge.

Further investigations led to the discovery of the body in Kerala, the police said adding that they suspect it to be a case of suicide.