The counting of votes for the Assembly elections of four states and one Union Territory is currently underway and the figures from West Bengal have dominated headlines.
The Election Commission on Sunday asked the Chief Secretaries of all states and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure that no victory celebrations take place.
02 May 2021India
The New Zealand High Commission in New Delhi on Sunday dropped an SOS message to Congress for oxygen cylinder and received it soon after.
The ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) has taken a comfortable lead in West Bengal, which witnessed one of the most high-octane campaigns in the last few weeks.
02 May 2021India
The Election Commission has complained to the Supreme Court regarding the observations made by the Madras High Court about holding polls during a raging pandemic.
This morning, the counting of votes began for Assembly elections that were recently held in West Bengal, Puducherry, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Assam.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday asked the Centre why states like Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh got more oxygen than they asked for, but the repeated appeals of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led government in the National Capital weren't entertained.
At a time when several states have complained about being low on vaccine doses and expressed the inability to kick off the third phase of the inoculation drive from May 1, the Centre has claimed that they have over one crore vials with them.
29 Apr 2021World
As apocalyptic scenes emerge from across India owing to a raging coronavirus wave, the United States has advised its citizens to leave the country as soon as possible.
A staggering 1.33 crore people registered themselves for the coronavirus vaccine on the Indian government's Co-WIN portal on Wednesday after registrations opened for those aged between 18 and 44 at 4 pm.
29 Apr 2021Politics
Voting for the eighth and final phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal started this morning at 7 am, at a time when the state is struggling to stem the spread of coronavirus.
28 Apr 2021India
In an extremely tragic incident, at least four patients died after a fire broke out at a private hospital in Thane's Mumbra. Nearly 20 patients were rescued from the healthcare facility.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the federal government how private individuals were procuring and selling the crucial drug, Remdesivir.
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday told the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-led state government that it can't be unreasonable in the fight against coronavirus while hearing a plea of a hospital in connection with an order passed on April 25.
27 Apr 2021Politics
Winners of the Assembly elections in four states and one Union Territory can't take out processions on May 2 — the day results will be declared — and even after that, the Election Commission said on Tuesday.
27 Apr 2021World
All passenger flights originating from India and bound for Australia will remain suspended till May 15, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday.
While people in Delhi are struggling to secure a bed for their coronavirus-infected relatives and friends, the state government has ordered that 100 rooms in the five-star Ashoka Hotel should be reserved for High Court judges, judicial officers, and their families.
27 Apr 2021World
As a catastrophic wave of coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in India, valuable partners of the country have pledged support.
As vaccinations emerge as India's biggest hope against a disastrous second coronavirus wave, a Reuters report has claimed that the federal government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, would not import foreign-made vaccines, but wants states and companies to do so.
As reports of oxygen shortage surface from different parts of the country, supplier INOX on Monday told the Delhi High Court that it is providing oxygen to 800 hospitals across India, but only the ones from National Capital are complaining.
In sharp remarks, the Madras High Court on Monday solely blamed the Election Commission for the second wave of coronavirus.
Four states, ruled by the Opposition, have claimed they won't be able to vaccinate the entire population from May 1 as they don't have enough doses.
26 Apr 2021Politics
At a time when a raging COVID-19 wave is ripping India apart, the seventh phase of Assembly polls in West Bengal started today.
26 Apr 2021World
Just as India is fighting a devastating second wave of coronavirus, the Joe Biden administration in the United States has pledged to help the Asian nation.
In an extremely tragic event that highlights the dire condition of hospitals in India's capital, 20 patients died at Delhi's Jaipur Golden Hospital last night, due to a shortage of medical oxygen.
Karnataka's capital, Bengaluru, hit a new peak of daily deaths on Friday, as 124 more people died of COVID-19.
Delhi registered 348 fatalities linked to coronavirus on Friday, marking the highest single-day death toll since the pandemic began.