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#MannkiBaat: Farm laws gave farmers new rights, opportunities, says Modi

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Lunar eclipse on November 30: All you need to know

28 Nov 2020

Lunar eclipse on November 30: All you need to know

The fourth and final lunar eclipse of this year will occur on November 30.

As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops

28 Nov 2020

As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops

As farmers clashed with the police during their march to Delhi to protest against three central farm laws, a heart-warming video has come to the fore from Haryana's Karnal area.

4 sisters found dead in Haryana; hospitalized mother prime suspect

28 Nov 2020

4 sisters found dead in Haryana; hospitalized mother prime suspect

Four sisters, all under the age of 10, were reportedly found dead on Friday morning at their home in the Piproli village of Haryana's Nuh district.

Modi embarks on 3-city tour to view COVID-19 vaccine development

28 Nov 2020

Modi embarks on 3-city tour to view COVID-19 vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a three-city tour to review the development of COVID-19 vaccines.

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

28 Nov 2020

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday launched a massive search operation, reportedly raiding around 40 sites across three states in connection with a coal mafia case.

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

28 Nov 2020

Farmers' protest: Heavy security deployed at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border

Thousands of farmers gathered at Delhi-Haryana's Singhu border held a meeting on Saturday morning, amid heavy security deployment.

PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

28 Nov 2020

PM to visit three cities to review coronavirus vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit three cities today to review the coronavirus vaccine development and manufacturing process, his office revealed.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 93.5 lakh with 41k+ new cases

28 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 93.5 lakh with 41k+ new cases

India on Friday reported over 41,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 93.5 lakh cases.

'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police

27 Nov 2020

'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police

Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, on Friday were allowed to enter the national capital to hold a protest against three contentious farm laws passed by the Centre in September.

Bombay HC quashes BMC's demolition order for Kangana Ranaut's office

27 Nov 2020

Bombay HC quashes BMC's demolition order for Kangana Ranaut's office

The Bombay High Court on Friday quashed an order issued by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) directing the demolition of alleged alterations made to actor Kangana Ranaut's office in Mumbai.

7.4 crore Indians exposed to coronavirus till August: ICMR serosurvey

27 Nov 2020

7.4 crore Indians exposed to coronavirus till August: ICMR serosurvey

As many as 7.4 crore people in India, or about 7% of the total population, were exposed to the novel coronavirus till August this year, revealed the second nationwide serological survey by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing

27 Nov 2020

Indian Navy's MiG-29K trainer aircraft crashes; 1 pilot missing

The Indian Navy on Friday said that a MiG-29K trainer aircraft had crashed off the coast of Goa into the Arabian Sea last evening.

Farmers continue 'Delhi Chalo' protest, braving teargas, water cannons

27 Nov 2020

Farmers continue 'Delhi Chalo' protest, braving teargas, water cannons

Farmers from Punjab braved water cannons and teargas shells as they continued their march toward Delhi in protest against the three contentious agricultural laws passed by the Centre in September.

Gujarat: Fire at Rajkot COVID-19 hospital's ICU claims 5 lives

27 Nov 2020

Gujarat: Fire at Rajkot COVID-19 hospital's ICU claims 5 lives

At least five people were reportedly killed after a fire broke out at a hospital designated for COVID-19 patients in Gujarat's Rajkot in the early hours of Friday.

UP government approves Ganga Expressway project, costing Rs. 36,000+ crore

26 Nov 2020

UP government approves Ganga Expressway project, costing Rs. 36,000+ crore

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday, approved the ambitious Ganga Expressway project, whose expense is pegged at Rs. 36,402 crore.

Bharat Bandh today against government's "anti-labor" policies: All details here

26 Nov 2020

Bharat Bandh today against government's "anti-labor" policies: All details here

More than 25 crore workers will participate in a strike today, called by 10 central unions, to raise a voice against the "anti-labor" policies of the government.

Nivar weakens into "severe cyclonic storm;" rains lash Chennai, Puducherry

26 Nov 2020

Nivar weakens into "severe cyclonic storm;" rains lash Chennai, Puducherry

Late last night, Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, but it is learned to have weakened. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said this morning that the cyclone would further weaken and become a cyclonic storm.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.6 lakh; Gujarat reports record spike

26 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.6 lakh; Gujarat reports record spike

India on Wednesday reported over 44,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 92.6 lakh cases.

Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport shuts operations tonight; trains canceled

25 Nov 2020

Cyclone Nivar: Chennai airport shuts operations tonight; trains canceled

Ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall on the eastern coast of the Indian peninsula, operations at the Chennai airport have been suspended from 7 pm Wednesday till 7 am the next day.

Coronavirus: Home Ministry issues fresh guidelines for surveillance, containment, caution

25 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: Home Ministry issues fresh guidelines for surveillance, containment, caution

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday issued fresh COVID-19 guidelines for surveillance, containment, and caution.

Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

25 Nov 2020

Delhi riots: Sharjeel Imam "fit perfectly" in Umar Khalid's plans

In a supplementary charge-sheet filed in connection to the riots in Northeast Delhi, police said former JNU student Umar Khalid exploited the "religious fanaticism" of Sharjeel Imam, another scholar from the prestigious university, for his benefit.

India announces projects worth $80 million for war-torn Afghanistan

25 Nov 2020

India announces projects worth $80 million for war-torn Afghanistan

Sending a message that it stands by its allies, India on Tuesday released new development initiatives for war-torn Afghanistan. The initiatives include the construction of a dam and nearly 150 projects which would cost $80 million.

Ayodhya's airport to carry Lord Ram's name after Cabinet approval

25 Nov 2020

Ayodhya's airport to carry Lord Ram's name after Cabinet approval

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday cleared a proposal to name the airport in Ayodhya as the Maryada Purushottam Sri Ram Airport, in honor of the Hindu deity.

Cyclone Nivar to hit TN, Puducherry tonight; rains lash Chennai

25 Nov 2020

Cyclone Nivar to hit TN, Puducherry tonight; rains lash Chennai

Cyclone Nivar, which has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, is approaching Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and is expected to hit the southeast coast by midnight.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.2 lakh; Rajasthan reports record spike

25 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 92.2 lakh; Rajasthan reports record spike

India on Tuesday reported over 44,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 92.2 lakh cases.

No foreign funding in "love jihad" cases: SIT

24 Nov 2020

No foreign funding in "love jihad" cases: SIT

Amid a huge furor over "love jihad," a Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Uttar Pradesh probing the matter has found no conspiracy or foreign funding in 14 cases that it examined.

Coronavirus: PM Modi meets CMs, discusses vaccination drive

24 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: PM Modi meets CMs, discusses vaccination drive

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held two virtual meetings — one involving Chief Ministers of eight states, worst hit by coronavirus, and another with CMs of all states to talk about the vaccination strategy.

SpiceJet founders launch RT-PCR COVID-19 tests at just Rs. 499

24 Nov 2020

SpiceJet founders launch RT-PCR COVID-19 tests at just Rs. 499

The promoters of the budget flier SpiceJet on Monday launched a mobile Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) lab to conduct tests for COVID-19.

First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers

24 Nov 2020

First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of eight states, where a large chunk of coronavirus cases are being reported from.

Meerut: Baby girl dumped inside three gunny bags, survives

24 Nov 2020

Meerut: Baby girl dumped inside three gunny bags, survives

A baby girl, believed to be just a couple of days old, was found dumped on the roadside in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. She was stuffed inside three gunny bags, left to die but survived after locals heard her cries and rushed to save her.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 91.7 lakh; over 86 lakh recovered

24 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 91.7 lakh; over 86 lakh recovered

India on Monday reported over 37,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 91.7 lakh cases.

Coronavirus situation 'may worsen'; SC seeks reports from 4 states

23 Nov 2020

Coronavirus situation 'may worsen'; SC seeks reports from 4 states

The Supreme Court on Monday took note of the worsening COVID-19 situation in India and asked four states to submit status reports.

Cyclone Nivar to hit Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday: Details here

23 Nov 2020

Cyclone Nivar to hit Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday: Details here

South coastal Andhra Pradesh is expected to be hit by Cyclone Nivar by Wednesday, November 25. On Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the depression is still 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry.

Kerala's 'draconian' law on offensive online posts put on hold

23 Nov 2020

Kerala's 'draconian' law on offensive online posts put on hold

After inviting backlash with the Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance, the state government on Monday decided to put the controversial law on hold.

Why has Tamil Nadu banned online gaming involving betting?

23 Nov 2020

Why has Tamil Nadu banned online gaming involving betting?

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Friday promulgated an ordinance banning online gaming based on a proposal from the state government.

Second coronavirus wave is like tsunami: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

23 Nov 2020

Second coronavirus wave is like tsunami: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Though the coronavirus situation is under control in Maharashtra, people can't afford laxity as the second wave would be as strong as a tsunami, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said on Sunday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 91.4 lakh with 44k new cases

23 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 91.4 lakh with 44k new cases

India on Sunday reported over 44,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 91.4 lakh cases. The recovery rate has now reached 93.6%.

Amid Indo-China border row, India deploys tunnel defenses in Ladakh

22 Nov 2020

Amid Indo-China border row, India deploys tunnel defenses in Ladakh

Months into a border standoff with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India has reportedly deployed "tunnel defenses" in Ladakh.

Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts

22 Nov 2020

Kerala's new law: Three-year jail for 'offensive' social media posts

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan has signed the controversial Kerala Police Act Amendment ordinance amid widespread criticism.

Bharat Biotech vaccine trials continued despite 'adverse event' in August

22 Nov 2020

Bharat Biotech vaccine trials continued despite 'adverse event' in August

Hyderabad-based biotechnology firm Bharat Biotech has issued a statement confirming that an "adverse event" had taken place during the Phase I trials of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate COVAXIN.

Sustainable pricing model could've avoided more COVID-19 deaths: Parliamentary panel

22 Nov 2020

Sustainable pricing model could've avoided more COVID-19 deaths: Parliamentary panel

A Parliamentary panel on Saturday observed that many COVID-19 deaths in India could have been averted by a sustainable pricing model.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 91 lakh with 45k+ new cases

22 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 91 lakh with 45k+ new cases

India on Saturday reported a single-day spike of over 45,000 coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 90.9 lakh cases.

Punjab farmers to temporarily lift train blockade from Monday

21 Nov 2020

Punjab farmers to temporarily lift train blockade from Monday

Punjab's farmer bodies on Saturday decided to lift their rail blockade, which had been imposed in protest of the Centre's contentious new farm laws.

Nagrota encounter: India summons Pakistan official; lodges strong protest

21 Nov 2020

Nagrota encounter: India summons Pakistan official; lodges strong protest

India on Saturday summoned the Charge d'Affaires of the Pakistan High Commission over a recent encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Nagrota, where four terrorists were killed.

UP: Doctor murdered while her kids were in another room

21 Nov 2020

UP: Doctor murdered while her kids were in another room

A 38-year-old dentist was murdered on Friday afternoon at her home in Uttar Pradesh's Agra.

Coronavirus: Night curfew in Gujarat cities. Will Delhi follow suit?

21 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: Night curfew in Gujarat cities. Will Delhi follow suit?

The worrying rise in coronavirus cases forced the Gujarat government to impose a night curfew in Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot starting today. This means the areas will be locked down from 9 pm till 6 am.

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

20 Nov 2020

'Feluda' coronavirus test: A game-changer in India's fight against COVID-19?

Feluda, the world's first coronavirus test based on gene-editing technology CRISPR, will be rolled out in Delhi in the first week of December, multiple reports said. Following Delhi, the kits will be available in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, and Ahmedabad.

As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states

20 Nov 2020

As coronavirus cases rise, Centre sends teams to four states

Even as India's coronavirus tally seems to be under control, some states are logging an alarming rise in infections, prompting the Centre to send teams there. On Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare deployed teams to Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Manipur to control the surge.

Oxford vaccine to be available by April 2021 in India

20 Nov 2020

Oxford vaccine to be available by April 2021 in India

Pune-based Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with Oxford University and British pharma giant AstraZeneca, plans to seek an emergency approval from the government of India next month, for providing the coronavirus vaccine to "corona warriors" and the elderly.

UP: Road accident in Pratapgarh kills 14, including six children

20 Nov 2020

UP: Road accident in Pratapgarh kills 14, including six children

In a terrible piece of news, 14 people died in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh after the car they were traveling in collided with a truck on a highway, late last night. Among the deceased, six were children.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 9 million with 46k new cases

20 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 9 million with 46k new cases

India on Thursday reported over 46,000 fresh coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now crossed the nine million mark, making India only the second country after the United States to do so.