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Amid COVID-19 surge, Delhi imposes night curfew starting today

06 Apr 2021

Amid COVID-19 surge, Delhi imposes night curfew starting today

A night curfew from 10 pm to 5 am has been imposed in Delhi starting today until April 30, the city's government said on Tuesday.

Justice NV Ramana appointed Chief Justice of India by President

06 Apr 2021

Justice NV Ramana appointed Chief Justice of India by President

Justice NV Ramana has been appointed as the next Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind.

Four booked for duping Nagpur man of Rs. 40 lakh

06 Apr 2021

Four booked for duping Nagpur man of Rs. 40 lakh

Police has registered a case against four persons for allegedly duping a 52-year-old Nagpur resident of Rs. 40 lakh on the pretext of providing admission to his daughter in a medical course, an official said.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 12.6 million with 96K+ new cases

06 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 12.6 million with 96K+ new cases

India on Monday reported more than 96,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 12.6 million cases.

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

05 Apr 2021

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.

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

05 Apr 2021

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.

Ambani security scare: NIA seizes high-end bike

05 Apr 2021

Ambani security scare: NIA seizes high-end bike

The NIA has seized a high-end bike, suspected to be registered in the name of an alleged woman associate of API Sachin Waze, arrested for his role in planting an explosives-laden SUV near industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence, an official said on Monday.

IAF helicopters begin firefighting operations in Uttarakhand

05 Apr 2021

IAF helicopters begin firefighting operations in Uttarakhand

IAF helicopters on Monday began firefighting operations in Uttarakhand, conducting several sorties over burning forests in Garhwal region to spray water over raging flames and extinguish them.

Vaccinate Indians first, then export COVID-19 doses: AAP tells Centre

05 Apr 2021

Vaccinate Indians first, then export COVID-19 doses: AAP tells Centre

The AAP questioned the Centre for sending COVID-19 vaccines across the world instead of further accelerating the inoculation drive within the country, claiming it will take at least 15 years to vaccinate the entire population of India at this rate.

Tighten up your act or face action, COVID-19 violators warned

05 Apr 2021

Tighten up your act or face action, COVID-19 violators warned

With coronavirus cases on the rise in Uttarakhand, Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Kumar on Monday appealed to people to strictly follow COVID-19 protocols and stay safe or face action.

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

05 Apr 2021

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.

Four of infamous Durgesh Gang nabbed in Noida

05 Apr 2021

Four of infamous Durgesh Gang nabbed in Noida

Four alleged members of a gang involved in over five dozen cases of street crimes in Delhi-NCR were held after a gunfight with the police in Noida on Monday, officials said.

IIT-Guwahati suspends student arrested on charge of molestation

05 Apr 2021

IIT-Guwahati suspends student arrested on charge of molestation

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has suspended the student arrested on the charge of molesting a fellow woman student.

Supreme Court puts on hold corruption case against BS Yediyurappa

05 Apr 2021

Supreme Court puts on hold corruption case against BS Yediyurappa

The Supreme Court on Monday granted relief to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa as it put on hold a case involving corruption allegations against him.

Faced with shortage of oxygenated beds, Pune hospital creates 'triage'

05 Apr 2021

Faced with shortage of oxygenated beds, Pune hospital creates 'triage'

In an indication that the healthcare system in Maharashtra might get overwhelmed in the coming days because of the huge rise in the COVID-19 cases, a civic-run hospital near Pune was forced to set up a triage facility outside the hospital.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shah reaches Jagdalpur to meet injured jawans

05 Apr 2021

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shah reaches Jagdalpur to meet injured jawans

Union Home Minister Amit Shah reached Chhattisgarh this morning to review the situation following Saturday's Maoist attack in the state's Bastar region, which claimed the lives of at least 22 security personnel.

118-year-old woman possibly oldest in India to get COVID-19 vaccine

05 Apr 2021

118-year-old woman possibly oldest in India to get COVID-19 vaccine

A woman, whose age according to her Aadhaar Card is 118 years, has received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh.

Delhi government built no new hospitals/flyovers during 2015-2019: RTI

05 Apr 2021

Delhi government built no new hospitals/flyovers during 2015-2019: RTI

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi neither commissioned any new hospital nor did it build any new flyover between 2015 and 2019, RTI (Right To Information) queries filed by a resident of the city revealed.

India records 1-lakh cases, biggest single-day spike since pandemic began

05 Apr 2021

India records 1-lakh cases, biggest single-day spike since pandemic began

India on Sunday reported more than one lakh fresh coronavirus infections, marking the biggest single-day spike since the pandemic began. The nationwide tally has now reached 12.5 million cases.

Weekend lockdown, night curfew in Maharashtra amid COVID-19 spike

04 Apr 2021

Weekend lockdown, night curfew in Maharashtra amid COVID-19 spike

The Maharashtra government on Sunday announced fresh curbs in light of the COVID-19 situation in the state.

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

04 Apr 2021

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

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

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 22 security personnel killed; 31 injured

04 Apr 2021

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.

Stop registering healthcare, frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccine: Centre

04 Apr 2021

Stop registering healthcare, frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccine: Centre

The central government on Saturday asked states to halt new registrations for COVID-19 vaccinations for healthcare and frontline workers.

Antilia bomb-scare: Sachin Vaze's NIA custody extended till April 7

03 Apr 2021

Antilia bomb-scare: Sachin Vaze's NIA custody extended till April 7

A special court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Mumbai on Saturday extended the agency's custody of suspended Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze until April 7.

Learn from tribal communities to keep COVID-19 at bay: Naidu

03 Apr 2021

Learn from tribal communities to keep COVID-19 at bay: Naidu

The tribal population in Odisha was largely untouched by the COVID-19 pandemic and their unique customary practices and traditions have helped them keep the infection at bay, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said on Saturday while citing a study.

Boy who crossed border 'inadvertently' handed over to Pakistan

03 Apr 2021

Boy who crossed border 'inadvertently' handed over to Pakistan

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday said it has handed over an eight-year-old boy to Pakistani rangers after he inadvertently crossed the international border (IB) and reached India's Barmer sector from the neighboring country.

UP: Two booked over rape of woman by promising marriage

03 Apr 2021

UP: Two booked over rape of woman by promising marriage

The Uttar Pradesh police has booked a man, who claimed to be a retired army officer, and his aide in connection with the alleged rape of a woman on the false promise of marriage, police said Saturday.

UP: Man accused in gang-rape of 16-year-old shot by police

03 Apr 2021

UP: Man accused in gang-rape of 16-year-old shot by police

One of the four men accused in the gang-rape of a 16-year-old Dalit girl in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh was shot by the police when he and his accomplice tried to escape custody while being taken to a court.

Soldier eyes Guinness record, begins 4,300-km run under 50 days

03 Apr 2021

Soldier eyes Guinness record, begins 4,300-km run under 50 days

Indian soldier Naik Velu is all set to make his 30th birthday memorable as he left for a mission to enter his name in the Guinness Book of World Records by running from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, a distance of about 4,300 km, under 50 days.

MP train derailment: Sabotage angle being probed

03 Apr 2021

MP train derailment: Sabotage angle being probed

A railway committee has started probing sabotage and other angles into the recent derailment of Itarsi-Cheoki (Prayagraj) special passenger train's coach in Madhya Pradesh after a piece of the iron rod was found at the incident site, an official said on Saturday.

Karnataka: 26 students test COVID-19-positive at Basavanahalli school; classes suspended

03 Apr 2021

Karnataka: 26 students test COVID-19-positive at Basavanahalli school; classes suspended

As many as 26 students tested positive for COVID-19 at a school in Basavanahalli of Karnataka's Davanagere district on Saturday, sending authorities into a tizzy.

COVID-19 surge leaves bodies piled up at mortuary in Chhattisgarh

03 Apr 2021

COVID-19 surge leaves bodies piled up at mortuary in Chhattisgarh

Durg, a district in Chhattisgarh, is in the middle of a major crisis due to an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases in the past few weeks.

Maharashtra: Film crew members booked for flouting COVID-19 norms

03 Apr 2021

Maharashtra: Film crew members booked for flouting COVID-19 norms

Police has registered an offense against some members of a film crew after more than a hundred people were found constructing a movie set without adherence to the COVID-19 guidelines in the Palghar district of Maharashtra, an official said on Saturday.

Maharashtra: Man held for murder, attempt to destroy evidence

03 Apr 2021

Maharashtra: Man held for murder, attempt to destroy evidence

Police has arrested a man from Kalyan in Maharashtra's Thane district for allegedly killing a villager and trying to destroy the evidence by dumping his body into a river, an official said on Saturday.

Abducted and raped, Hapur teen found dead outside Noida hospital

03 Apr 2021

Abducted and raped, Hapur teen found dead outside Noida hospital

A 14-year-old girl was found dead in an ambulance outside a hospital in Noida where she was abandoned by two unidentified people, days after being abducted from Hapur district and gang-raped, officials said on Friday.

Officer accused of demanding sexual favors from rape survivor dismissed

03 Apr 2021

Officer accused of demanding sexual favors from rape survivor dismissed

Taking more harsh action against Kailash Bohra, who was given compulsory retirement from the Rajasthan Police Service (RPS) for demanding sexual favors from a rape survivor last month, the State Government ordered his dismissal on Friday.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 12.4 million with 89K+ new cases

03 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 12.4 million with 89K+ new cases

India on Friday reported more than 89,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to nearly 12.4 million cases.

No need for second lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

02 Apr 2021

No need for second lockdown in Delhi, says Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said the COVID-19 situation in the national capital is not as serious and does not warrant a lockdown.

Cannot rule out possibility of lockdown in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray

02 Apr 2021

Cannot rule out possibility of lockdown in Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray

Amid a huge surge of coronavirus infections in Maharashtra, state Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that he cannot rule out the possibility of a lockdown.

Sachin Waze ran extortion racket from 5-star Mumbai hotel: NIA

02 Apr 2021

Sachin Waze ran extortion racket from 5-star Mumbai hotel: NIA

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has revealed that suspended Mumbai cop Sachin Waze was operating his alleged extortion racket from a room at a five-star hotel.