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Parliament: Both Houses adjourned amid Opposition protests

29 Nov 2021

Parliament: Both Houses adjourned amid Opposition protests

The Lok Sabha has been adjourned until noon and the Rajya Sabha for an hour, marking a bumpy start to the Winter Session of Parliament.

Chennai witnesses record rainfall in 200 years, several areas flooded

28 Nov 2021

Chennai witnesses record rainfall in 200 years, several areas flooded

Several areas in Chennai witnessed floods as incessant rainfall continued in many parts of the Tamil Nadu capital on Sunday.

COVID-19: India reports 8K+ infections; 621 more deaths

28 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 8K+ infections; 621 more deaths

India on Sunday reported over 8,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.05 lakh, the lowest in 543 days.

#MannKiBaat: Want to serve people, not seek power, says Modi

28 Nov 2021

#MannKiBaat: Want to serve people, not seek power, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 83rd edition of his monthly radio show Mann ki Baat.

How Indian states are gearing up to fight Omicron variant?

28 Nov 2021

How Indian states are gearing up to fight Omicron variant?

India has laid down some precautionary measures to tackle the spread of the new COVID-19 variant Omicron that has triggered global alarm.

Are husbands justified in beating their wives? What Indians think

27 Nov 2021

Are husbands justified in beating their wives? What Indians think

The fifth edition of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) reveals there is a long way to go as far as attitudes toward domestic violence are concerned.

South Africa arrivals at Mumbai airport to face quarantine

27 Nov 2021

South Africa arrivals at Mumbai airport to face quarantine

Passengers arriving at the Mumbai airport from South Africa will be quarantined, the city's Mayor announced on Saturday.

India to resume international flights from December 15

26 Nov 2021

India to resume international flights from December 15

India will resume regular international flights starting December 15, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said on Friday.

UP: 4 members of Dalit family found dead in Prayagraj

26 Nov 2021

UP: 4 members of Dalit family found dead in Prayagraj

Four members of a family were found murdered at their home in Prayagraj district, Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. They belonged to a Scheduled Caste.

182 test COVID-19 positive at Karnataka college after 'Super-Spreader' party

26 Nov 2021

182 test COVID-19 positive at Karnataka college after 'Super-Spreader' party

As many as 182 cases of the coronavirus have been reported at a medical college in Dharwad district, Karnataka.

COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 396 more deaths

25 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 396 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 9,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.09 lakh, the lowest in 539 days.

Param Bir Singh reaches Mumbai to join probe

25 Nov 2021

Param Bir Singh reaches Mumbai to join probe

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Thursday arrived in Mumbai to appear before the crime branch, which is probing an extortion case against him.

PM lays foundation stone of Asia's biggest airport in Jewar

25 Nov 2021

PM lays foundation stone of Asia's biggest airport in Jewar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid the foundation stone of Noida International Airport in Uttar Pradesh's Jewar.

Delhi: SC pulls up Centre over delay in pollution-control measures

24 Nov 2021

Delhi: SC pulls up Centre over delay in pollution-control measures

The Supreme Court on Wednesday criticized the Centre for delay in the implementation of pollution-control measures in Delhi.

India's fertility rate drops to 2. What does it mean?

24 Nov 2021

India's fertility rate drops to 2. What does it mean?

India's Total Fertility Rate (TFR) has dropped from 2.2 to 2.

Tomato prices have shot past Rs. 100/kg. Here's why

24 Nov 2021

Tomato prices have shot past Rs. 100/kg. Here's why

Prices of tomatoes have hit the roof across the country.

COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 437 more deaths

24 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 437 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 9,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.11 lakh, the lowest in 537 days.

Delhi schools and colleges to reopen from November 29

24 Nov 2021

Delhi schools and colleges to reopen from November 29

Schools, colleges, and other educational institutions will reopen in Delhi from Monday, November 29, the city's Environment Minister Gopal Rai announced.

COVAXIN found 50% effective against COVID-19 in first real-world study

24 Nov 2021

COVAXIN found 50% effective against COVID-19 in first real-world study

COVAXIN, India's indigenous coronavirus vaccine, is 50% effective against symptomatic COVID-19, the first real-world study of its effectiveness suggests.

Huge third wave of COVID-19 unlikely in India: AIIMS chief

24 Nov 2021

Huge third wave of COVID-19 unlikely in India: AIIMS chief

A severe third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is unlikely to occur, said Dr. Randeep Guleria, the Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences-Delhi.

Centre announces bill to ban cryptocurrencies before Parliament's Winter Session

23 Nov 2021

Centre announces bill to ban cryptocurrencies before Parliament's Winter Session

The central government will table a bill to ban cryptocurrencies in the upcoming Winter Session of Parliament.

COVID-19: India reports 7K+ infections; lowest in 543 days

23 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 7K+ infections; lowest in 543 days

India on Tuesday reported over 7,000 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day tally in the last 543 days.

Noida to get UP's 5th international airport before polls

23 Nov 2021

Noida to get UP's 5th international airport before polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Noida International Airport in Uttar Pradesh's Jewar on Thursday.

Southern India to witness widespread rains for next 5 days

23 Nov 2021

Southern India to witness widespread rains for next 5 days

Southern India, including Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal, is likely to witness widespread light to moderate rainfall during the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Vaccine policy for children, booster shots expected in 2 weeks

22 Nov 2021

Vaccine policy for children, booster shots expected in 2 weeks

The central government's panel on COVID-19 vaccination will discuss inoculation for children at a meeting within the next two weeks, NDTV reported citing sources.

COVID-19: India reports 8K+ infections; lowest in 538 days

22 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 8K+ infections; lowest in 538 days

India on Monday reported over 8,000 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day tally in the last 538 days.

Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down Pakistani jet, conferred Vir Chakra

22 Nov 2021

Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down Pakistani jet, conferred Vir Chakra

Indian Air Force Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman on Monday received the Vir Chakra from President Ram Nath Kovind.

India approaches BIMSTEC leaders to be Republic Day guests: Report

22 Nov 2021

India approaches BIMSTEC leaders to be Republic Day guests: Report

India is planning to invite the leaders of BIMSTEC to New Delhi for the 2022 Republic Day celebrations.

Param Bir Singh says 'not absconding'; gets protection from arrest

22 Nov 2021

Param Bir Singh says 'not absconding'; gets protection from arrest

Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Monday told the Supreme Court that he is in India and not absconding.

Legalize MSP, sack Minister: Farmers' demands to PM Modi

22 Nov 2021

Legalize MSP, sack Minister: Farmers' demands to PM Modi

Farmers protesting at Delhi's borders wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi listing their remaining demands after the central government agreed to repeal the controversial agricultural laws.

Union Cabinet meet on Wednesday on farm law repeal: Reports

21 Nov 2021

Union Cabinet meet on Wednesday on farm law repeal: Reports

The Union Cabinet is likely to meet on Wednesday (November 24) to discuss the repeal of three contentious farm laws as announced by Prime Minister Modi on Friday.

Rajnath Singh's subtle dig at China at INS Visakhapatnam commissioning

21 Nov 2021

Rajnath Singh's subtle dig at China at INS Visakhapatnam commissioning

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday took a veiled dig at China speaking at the Western Naval Command in Mumbai.

Farmers' body holds meeting after government agrees to repeal laws

21 Nov 2021

Farmers' body holds meeting after government agrees to repeal laws

The Samyukta Kisan Morcha, an umbrella body leading the farmers' protest, is meeting at the Singhu border on Sunday.

COVID-19: India reports 10K+ infections; 313 more deaths

21 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 10K+ infections; 313 more deaths

India on Sunday reported over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.22 lakh, the lowest in 532 days.

Rains hit southern India; heavy downpour predicted in Karnataka today

21 Nov 2021

Rains hit southern India; heavy downpour predicted in Karnataka today

Heavy rainfall is forecasted for coastal and south interior Karnataka on Sunday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Farmers yet to withdraw tractor march despite PM Modi's announcement

20 Nov 2021

Farmers yet to withdraw tractor march despite PM Modi's announcement

Farmers' leaders on Saturday said they are yet to withdraw the proposed tractor march to the Parliament during its Winter Session.