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02 Jun 2020Kerala
Kerala: Girl, 14, couldn't attend online classes, allegedly committed suicide
In a heartbreaking turn of events, a Class 9 student in Kerala allegedly took her life on Monday as she was upset about not being able to attend online classes.
02 Jun 2020Arvind Kejriwal
Coronavirus: Kejriwal launches app for information on hospital beds
With a worrying surge in coronavirus cases in Delhi and allegations that Arvind Kejriwal's government isn't disclosing the actual statistics, the chief minister on Tuesday announced that a new mobile application has been launched to give information about the hospital beds in the National Capital.
02 Jun 2020Mumbai
Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed
Less than two weeks after India's eastern coast was blown by Cyclone Amphan, the Western coast is prepping to deal with a fast-approaching storm that could amplify into a cyclone in the next 12 hours.
02 Jun 2020India
India will get growth back: PM Modi after unlocking begins
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is confident India's economy, which suffered immensely due to coronavirus pandemic, will return on track. He passed these remarks on Tuesday while addressing the annual general meeting of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
02 Jun 2020United States of America
Remdesivir reportedly approved for COVID-19 treatment in India
Remdesivir has been approved by India's top drug regulator for "restricted emergency use" on COVID-19-infected adults and children.
02 Jun 2020Madhya Pradesh
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400
India on Sunday reported roughly 7,900 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now surged past 1.98 lakh while the death toll stood at 5,403.
01 Jun 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
MHA withdraws order delisting non-Swadeshi items from CAPF canteens
Amid a push for Swadeshi (homegrown) goods, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday released a list of over 1,000 foreign goods that will not be sold by the Kendriya Police Kalyan Bhandar (KPKB) from June 1.
01 Jun 2020Supreme Court Of India
Airlines told to keep middle-seats vacant or give 'wrap-around gowns'
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday asked airlines to keep middle seats vacant during journeys to ward off risks of coronavirus transmission.
01 Jun 2020Narendra Modi
All important decisions taken on farmers, MSMEs during Cabinet meeting
Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar, Nitin Gadkari, and Narendra Tomar addressed media, a short while after Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a Cabinet meeting.
01 Jun 2020India
Southwest Monsoon hits Kerala, says IMD; 'normal' rainfall predicted
The southwest monsoon has finally arrived in Kerala, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.
01 Jun 2020BBC
As coronavirus cases spike, why is India easing lockdown restrictions
As the fourth phase of India's nationwide lockdown ended, the number coronavirus infections surged past 1.9 lakh.
01 Jun 2020Karnataka
India enters Unlock 1.0: What has changed in the states?
Four legs of lockdown later, India entered the first phase of the three-phased unlock plan on Monday, ground rules of which were announced by the Union Home Ministry on Saturday.
01 Jun 2020Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi's borders sealed for one week, announces Arvind Kejriwal
On Monday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that borders of the National Capital will remain sealed for one week, amid the rising cases of coronavirus.
01 Jun 2020Puri
200 trains resume services today: Check full list here
From today, June 1, the Indian Railways will be running 200 special trains (100 pairs), with more than 1.45 lakh passengers traveling on the first day itself.
01 Jun 2020Madhya Pradesh
Coronavirus: India surpasses France and Germany; becomes 7th worst-hit country
India on Sunday reported roughly 8,500 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 1.9 lakh. The death toll also rose to 5,403.
31 May 2020Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Delhi asks Rs. 5,000cr from Centre to pay employees' salaries
The Delhi government has asked the central government for immediate assistance of Rs. 5,000 crore, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.
31 May 2020Mumbai
Huge crowd celebrates Congress leader's COVID-19 recovery in Mumbai
After senior Congress leader Chandrakant Handore recovered from COVID-19, a huge crowd gathered to welcome him in Mumbai on Saturday night.
31 May 2020Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Nearly 30% COVID-19 patients were asymptomatic in India: ICMR
After studying several COVID-19 positive cases, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has determined that nearly 30% of the infections in the country were of asymptomatic nature.
31 May 2020Narendra Modi
#MannKiBaat: Poor, migrants suffered most due to coronavirus, says Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 65th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.
31 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections
India on Saturday recorded roughly 8,600 new coronavirus infections—the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases yet.
30 May 2020Coronavirus
Lockdown extended in containment zones till June 30: Home Ministry
A day before the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown is scheduled to end, the government issued fresh guidelines for a phased reopening of activities in areas outside of containment zones for a month.
30 May 2020Moscow
Air India Delhi-Moscow flight returns midway as pilot tests coronavirus-positive
An Air India flight from Delhi to Moscow had to return midway on Saturday after one of the pilots tested positive for COVID-19.
30 May 2020Arvind Kejriwal
Four steps ahead of coronavirus: Kejriwal as Delhi cases spike
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday assured that the government is "four steps ahead" of the coronavirus as the number of infections have spiked over the past few days.
30 May 2020India
Lockdown 5.0: These 13 cities could see stricter curbs
As India nears the end of the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, the Centre is preparing guidelines for "Lockdown 5.0."
30 May 2020Supreme Court Of India
Migrants suffered tremendously, accepts PM Modi in letter to nation
As he completed the first year of his second term today, May 30, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a verbose letter to Indians, detailing the achievements of his government, and also conceding that migrant workers, artisans, craftsmen, and hawkers suffered in the recent days.
30 May 2020Karnataka
Coronavirus: India records biggest spike again; death toll nears 5,000
India on Friday reported over 7,700 new coronavirus infections marking the biggest spike in COVID-19 cases.
29 May 2020West Bengal
Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed
As the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, multiple reports have claimed that the curbs will be extended.
29 May 2020Rohtak
Earthquake of 4.6 magnitude rocks Delhi-NCR: Details here
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 jolted Delhi and parts of the National Capital Region late on Friday night.
29 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
71 Shramik Special trains were diverted, not lost, says Railways
After reports emerged that several Shramik Special trains got lost midway, the Indian Railways on Friday said 71 trains had to be diverted.
29 May 2020Gujarat
Famous astrologer Bejan Daruwala dies at age 88
In a tragic piece of news, famed astrologer Bejan Daruwala has died at the age of 88.
29 May 2020India
Chaos ensues at Delhi-Gurugram border as Haryana seals entry
Hundreds of commuters were seen stuck at the Delhi-Gurugram border on Friday morning as the Haryana government blocked entry from the national capital in a late-Thursday order.
29 May 2020Bihar
Last trains carrying migrants to reach UP in 2-3 days
The massive exercise to bring migrant workers of Uttar Pradesh to their home state will end in 2-3 days with the culmination of the final batch of Shramik special trains, the state government said on Thursday.
29 May 2020Chhattisgarh
Curbs only in hotspots in Lockdown 5.0? Perhaps yes
As Lockdown 4.0 is nearing its climax on May 31, states and Centre are now pondering over the most important question — how much of relaxations must be given to stop an exponential rise of COVID-19 cases while also helping the bruised economy?
29 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
Coronavirus: India becomes ninth worst-hit nation; tally crosses 1.65 lakh
India on Thursday reported nearly 7,300 new coronavirus infections, taking its total tally to 1.65 lakh. The nationwide death toll also rose to 4,710.
28 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
Delhi braces for 'probable locust attack'; issues advisory
The Delhi government on Thursday issued an advisory to help tackle a "probable locust attack."
28 May 2020India
30 groups in India trying to develop COVID-19 vaccine: Government
About 30 groups in India are trying to develop vaccines against COVID-19, the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Indian government, Prof K. Vijay Raghavan, said on Thursday.
28 May 2020Supreme Court Of India
Migrants' crisis: SC asks states to provide food, fund travel
Waking up to the massive humanitarian crisis being played out on Indian roads, the Supreme Court on Thursday said that states, where the migrant workers are staying, should provide them food, shelter, and other basic amenities.
28 May 2020Gujarat
Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing
The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.
28 May 2020Mumbai
Overflowing crematoriums and mortuaries: Coronavirus makes last rites painful
While countries, including India, are finding it difficult to keep the number of coronavirus cases low, they are faced with another major problem — cremation of the dead.
28 May 2020Jammu And Kashmir
Car loaded with IED recovered, Pulwama attack-like bombing averted
In a major operation, the army, police, and paramilitary forces averted another dastardly attack in Pulwama by recovering a car, laden with explosives, this morning.