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08 Oct 2020Russia News
India rejects large scale trial of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine
India's drug regulator has refused to allow a large scale clinical trial of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.
08 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
Her own family has killed her, claims Hathras case accused
Amid an outpouring of grief and anger in connection to the gut-wrenching episode in Hathras, the main accused has written a letter to local police, claiming innocence and blaming the family for allegedly killing the 19-year-old Dalit woman.
08 Oct 2020India
On IAF Day, Rafale exhibits prowess; Chief addresses Indo-China tensions
On the 88th Indian Air Force Day today, the leading jets showcased their strength at a ceremony in Hindon station, that was attended by IAF Chief Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, CDS General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff, General Manoj Mukund Naravane, and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh.
08 Oct 2020Karnataka
Aadhaar-like cards for village properties to be disbursed by PM
On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over Aadhaar-like cards to property owners, spread across 763 villages in India, under the SVAMITVA scheme launched in April 2020, that intends to end disputes and boost the finances of properties in rural areas.
08 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 68.3 lakh with 78k+ new cases
India on Wednesday reported over 78,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 68.3 lakh cases.
07 Oct 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Ex-CBI Director Ashwani Kumar dies by suicide at Shimla home
Former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director Ashwani Kumar died by suicide at his residence in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, reports said on Wednesday. He was 69 years old.
07 Oct 2020Dalit
Pregnant Dalit teen killed in Uttar Pradesh for "bringing shame"
A 16-year-old teen belonging to the Dalit community was allegedly killed by her father and elder brother for bringing "shame to the family" with her pregnancy, reports TOI.
07 Oct 2020Uttar Pradesh
Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws
A Kerala journalist and three others, who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on their way to Hathras, have been charged under the anti-terror and sedition law.
07 Oct 2020Delhi Police
Public places can't be occupied indefinitely: SC on Shaheen Bagh
In a declaration having far-reaching consequences, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said public places can't be occupied indefinitely, as it gave the verdict in the Right to Protest v/s The Right to Mobility matter, linked to the Shaheen Bagh sit-in agitation.
07 Oct 2020Bombay High Court
Rhea Chakraborty gets bail; brother Showik will remain in jail
Nearly a month after she was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), that is investigating the drug abuse angle in the death case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty was granted bail by the Bombay High Court on Wednesday.
07 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
Hathras case: CM Adityanath gives SIT ten more days
On orders of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the rape and inhumane assault of a 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras, got ten more days to submit its findings. The team was scheduled to furnish its report today.
07 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 67.5 lakh; over 1.04 lakh dead
India reported over 71,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Tuesday, pushing the nationwide tally to 67.5 lakh cases. The recovery rate rose to 85%.
06 Oct 2020Diwali
No festivities in containment zones: SOPs for festive season released
Ahead of the festive season in October in India, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 during festivities.
06 Oct 2020Digvijaya Singh
Swara, Malviya, Digvijaya served notices for revealing Hathras victim's identity
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has served notices to BJP's social media cell head Amit Malviya, actor Swara Bhasker, and Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for allegedly revealing the identity of Hathras gang-rape victim.
06 Oct 2020Supreme Court Of India
To avoid violence: UP government defends late-night cremation in Hathras
The 19-year-old gang-rape victim in Hathras was cremated late at night to avoid large-scale violence the next morning, the Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court in an affidavit on Tuesday.
06 Oct 2020Bollywood
50% occupancy, staggered show-timings: SOPs for re-opening cinema halls released
Shut since March as a part of coronavirus-linked restrictions, cinema halls across India will re-open from October 15. And, on Tuesday, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar released Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the same.
06 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.8 lakh with 60k+ new cases
On Monday, India reported a little over 60,000 fresh coronavirus cases, the lowest rise in daily infections in over a month. The nationwide tally has reached 66.8 lakh cases.
05 Oct 2020Ramesh Pokhriyal
SOPs for reopening schools released; no assessment for 2-3 weeks
The Ministry of Education on Monday issued Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs) for the reopening of schools from October 15.
05 Oct 2020Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Fighting air pollution amid coronavirus: Kejriwal's government prepares seven-point-plan
With the winter months fast approaching, the quality of air in Delhi has started deteriorating forcing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by Arvind Kejriwal, to move into action.
Prepared for airstrike against China: IAF Chief amid LAC tensions
Sending a strong message to China, IAF Chief RKS Bhadauria said on Monday that India was well-prepared for airstrikes after the Galwan Valley episode in June.
India may have crossed coronavirus peak, claims Finance Ministry
Seven months after India imposed a strict lockdown to contain coronavirus spread, the country may have crossed the peak, the Finance Ministry said in its September report.
05 Oct 2020Ramesh Pokhriyal
JEE (Advanced) results declared; Pune's Chirag Falor tops the exam
The Indian Institute of Technology (Delhi) released the results for JEE (Advanced) on Monday, October 5, less than a month after the competitive examination was held.
2+2 dialogue between India and US to be held soon
India and the United States will hold the third 2+2 dialogue this month and will most likely sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA), which is linked to geospatial cooperation, HT reported on Monday.
05 Oct 2020Crime Against Women
25-year-old gang-raped, assaulted in Gurugram, suffers head injuries; four arrested
Even as India remains outraged over the gang-rape, assault, and subsequent death of a 19-year-old woman, belonging to the Scheduled Caste in Uttar Pradesh, heinous crimes against women are not abating, as one case from Gurugram shows.
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.2 lakh; over 1.02 lakh dead
India reported over 74,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the nationwide tally to 66.22 lakh cases. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 1,02,735 with over 900 more deaths in the past 24 hours.
04 Oct 2020NITI Aayog
Coronavirus vaccine to reach 25 crore Indians by mid-2021: Government
The Indian government is planning to provide vaccines to roughly 25 crore people by July 2021, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday.
04 Oct 2020India
Delhi schools to remain shut till October 31: Manish Sisodia
All schools in Delhi, both government and private, will continue to remain closed till October 31 in light of the coronavirus pandemic, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday.
04 Oct 2020Uttarakhand
Kerala: 2 Navy personnel killed as glider crashes during training
Two officers of the Indian Navy died Sunday morning as a glider aircraft crashed in Kochi, Kerala.
04 Oct 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
UP CM Yogi Adityanath seeks CBI probe in Hathras case
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the rape and murder of a 19-year-old woman in Hathras.
04 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 65.47 lakh; over 55 lakh recovered
India on Saturday reported over 75,000 fresh coronavirus infections, which pushed the nationwide tally to 65.47 lakh. The death toll also climbed to 1,01,832 with over 900 more deaths in the past 24 hours.
03 Oct 2020India
India still undecided on reopening its side of Kartarpur Corridor
The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said that a decision on reopening the Indian side of the Kartarpur Corridor is pending.
03 Oct 2020Uttar Pradesh
Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi en route to meet Hathras victim's family
Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi are proceeding toward Hathras, Uttar Pradesh, to meet the family of a 19-year-old woman who was raped and murdered.
03 Oct 2020Narendra Modi
Strategically important Atal Tunnel in Himachal inaugurated by PM Modi
In what gives a major boost to India's infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated the strategically important Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh.
03 Oct 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
AIIMS panel rules out murder in Sushant Singh's case
Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was not murdered and it was a case of suicide, Dr. Sudhir Gupta, who headed a team of forensic experts from Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has stated.
03 Oct 2020Yogi Adityanath
Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage
The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.
02 Oct 2020Dalit
Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned senior officials of the Uttar Pradesh administration and high-ranked police officers in connection to the Hathras gang-rape incident and the hurried cremation of the 19-year-old Dalit victim.
02 Oct 2020India
Anger over Hathras gang-rape intensifies, gatherings banned at India Gate
As India remains enraged over the Hathras gang-rape incident with protests happening in several pockets, Delhi Police banned large gatherings at India Gate — the heart of the National Capital where one of the biggest protests happened in 2012 after Nirbhaya was gang-raped and tortured.
02 Oct 2020India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.9 lakh with 81k+ new cases
On Thursday, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 63.9 lakh cases, with over 81,000 fresh infections. Over 1,000 fatalities in the past 24 hours pushed the death toll to 99,824.
01 Oct 2020Jammu And Kashmir
Ceasefire violation by Pakistan; fitting response being given, says Army
Amid prolonged tensions along the Indo-China border, the Indian Army said that Pakistan initiated an unprovoked ceasefire violation along the border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
01 Oct 2020Narendra Modi
Boeing 777 'Air India One': All you need to know
The first of two custom-made Boeing 777 aircraft, which will be used to fly the President, the Vice President, and the Prime Minister, arrived in Delhi on Thursday.