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08 Apr 2021

India
Centre increases vaccine doses to Maharashtra; 'not enough,' says state

Even as the central government increased the number of vaccine doses to Maharashtra, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday complained that the same was not enough.

08 Apr 2021

India
Coronavirus: Madhya Pradesh orders 60-hour lockdown in urban areas

The Madhya Pradesh government on Thursday ordered a 60-hour lockdown in all urban areas.

07 Apr 2021

India
Karnataka: Section 144(1) imposed in Bengaluru as COVID-19 cases rise

The Bengaluru Police on Wednesday imposed Section 144(1) of CrPC (Code of Criminal Procedure) amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the city.

08 Apr 2021

India
Mukhtar Ansari denied basic necessities in Banda jail, alleges brother

Inhuman treatment was meted out to Mukhtar Ansari as he was transferred to Uttar Pradesh's Banda jail from Punjab last night, his brother alleged on Wednesday.

07 Apr 2021

India
Amid COVID-19 spike, Punjab orders night curfew, bans political gatherings

The Punjab government on Wednesday introduced fresh curbs to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

07 Apr 2021

India
Delhi woman mows down elderly couple; says she was distracted

A Delhi woman on Sunday mowed down an elderly couple in the Dwarka region of the national capital, the police said on Tuesday.

07 Apr 2021

India
Centre to collect data on those testing COVID-positive after vaccination

The central government will now collect data on those testing positive for COVID-19 after getting vaccinated for the viral disease.

06 Apr 2021

India
Maharashtra government moves SC to cancel CBI probe against Deshmukh

Shortly after Nationalist Congress Party leader Dilip Walse Patil assumed office as the new Home Minister of Maharashtra, the state government moved the Supreme Court seeking to cancel the corruption probe against his predecessor, Anil Deshmukh.

06 Apr 2021

Politics
TMC candidate Sujata Mondal attacked by BJP workers, alleges party

As voting progressed for the third phase of polling in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress (TMC) candidate Sujata Mondal was allegedly attacked by workers of the rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

06 Apr 2021

India
Covishield 90% effective if doses given 2-3 months apart: Poonawalla

The efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield could increase to 90% if the two doses are given 2.5-3 months apart, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla said Monday.

06 Apr 2021

Politics
West Bengal: Poll officer takes EVMs to TMC leader's house

A polling officer in West Bengal was suspended after he took four Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and four Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) to the house of his relative, who is a Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader.

05 Apr 2021

India
Dassault paid 1M euros to 'middleman' in Rafale deal: Report

The French anti-corruption agency Agence Française Anticorruption (AFA) has reportedly found that Dassault Aviation paid 1 million euros to a "middleman" after signing the 2016 Rafale deal.

05 Apr 2021

India
Delhi COVID-19 vaccination centers to function 24 hours from tomorrow

As Delhi is witnessing a massive surge in COVID-19 cases, the Health Ministry on Monday said that the vaccination centers in the national capital will be operational throughout the day starting Tuesday.

05 Apr 2021

Entertainment
Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Sooryavanshi' postponed as COVID-19 cases rise

The release of the upcoming action film Sooryavanshi has been postponed yet again as coronavirus infections continue to surge, the film's makers announced on Monday.

05 Apr 2021

India
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Reports blame 'faulty intel'; officials dismiss claims

Several media reports on Monday cited "faulty intelligence reports" as the reason for the death of 22 security personnel in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh.

05 Apr 2021

Politics
Bombay High Court orders CBI probe against Anil Deshmukh

The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a preliminary probe into the corruption allegations against the Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh.

04 Apr 2021

Politics
BJP to implement CAA in Bengal, not NRC: Kailash Vijayvargiya

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said on Sunday that the party had no plans to conduct the National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercise in West Bengal.

04 Apr 2021

Politics
West Bengal election: EC rejects Mamata's discrepancy claims at Nandigram

The Election Commission of India on Saturday rejected West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegations of disruptions at a polling booth in Nandigram.

04 Apr 2021

India
Habitual traffic offenders to be 'named and shamed' in public

Traffic offenders can now be "named and shamed" along with having their licenses revoked.

04 Apr 2021

India
Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 22 security personnel killed; 31 injured

The death toll in an encounter between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur climbed to 22 on Sunday. The whereabouts of one other soldier remain unknown.

04 Apr 2021

Entertainment
Akshay Kumar tests positive for COVID-19; under home quarantine

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar on Sunday tested positive for COVID-19.

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