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Union Minister's son, accused in Lakhimpur case, skips police summons

08 Oct 2021

Union Minister's son, accused in Lakhimpur case, skips police summons

Ashish Mishra, accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, skipped police summons on Friday amid fears that he may have fled to Nepal.

No quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians in UK from Monday

08 Oct 2021

No quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians in UK from Monday

The United Kingdom has announced that Indians who are fully vaccinated with Covishield or any other UK-approved coronavirus vaccine will not have to quarantine upon arrival in Britain from Monday, October 11.

India, China had brief face-off in Tawang last week: Reports

08 Oct 2021

India, China had brief face-off in Tawang last week: Reports

Indian and Chinese troops were reportedly engaged in yet another face-off last week along the Line of Actual Control in Arunachal Pradesh.

COVID-19 vaccination: 7% of India's population hesitant, finds survey

07 Oct 2021

COVID-19 vaccination: 7% of India's population hesitant, finds survey

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among adult Indians has reduced to 7% of the total population, the lowest among Indians since January 2021, a survey has found.

J&K: Terror attack at Srinagar government school; two teachers killed

07 Oct 2021

J&K: Terror attack at Srinagar government school; two teachers killed

Two school teachers were reportedly shot dead by unidentified terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Thursday.

SC seeks status report from UP in Lakhimpur Kheri case

07 Oct 2021

SC seeks status report from UP in Lakhimpur Kheri case

The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a status report from the Uttar Pradesh government in the Lakhimpur Kheri case regarding the FIR and the arrests.

15 killed as truck crashes into passenger bus in Barabanki

07 Oct 2021

15 killed as truck crashes into passenger bus in Barabanki

In a tragic incident, at least 15 people were killed in the Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh as a truck collided with a passenger bus.

Supreme Court: CJI-led bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter today

07 Oct 2021

Supreme Court: CJI-led bench to hear Lakhimpur Kheri matter today

The Supreme Court will hear a matter pertaining to the violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri on Thursday.

Lakhimpur: New video shows SUV violently ramming into unarmed farmers

07 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur: New video shows SUV violently ramming into unarmed farmers

A new clip of an SUV ramming into a farmers' protest in the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh has emerged.

Congress delegation with Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi reaches UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

06 Oct 2021

Congress delegation with Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi reaches UP's Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday reached the Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh, to meet the families of those killed on Sunday.

NEET-SS 2021 to follow existing exam pattern: Centre tells SC

06 Oct 2021

NEET-SS 2021 to follow existing exam pattern: Centre tells SC

The Centre informed the Supreme Court Wednesday that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduate Super Specialty (NEET-SS) 2021 would be held per the existing pattern.

Lakhimpur Kheri: How Rakesh Tikait helped reach government-farmer deal

06 Oct 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: How Rakesh Tikait helped reach government-farmer deal

Farmers had ramped up protests in Uttar Pradesh after Sunday, when a state minister's convoy mowed down a rally of demonstrators in Lakhimpur Kheri.

LPG price hiked by Rs. 15; check latest rates here

06 Oct 2021

LPG price hiked by Rs. 15; check latest rates here

The prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders were hiked by Rs. 15 per cylinder on Wednesday.

Lucknow: Section 144 restrictions till November 8 amid farmers' protests

06 Oct 2021

Lucknow: Section 144 restrictions till November 8 amid farmers' protests

As the farmers' protest has intensified after the Lakhimpur Kheri killings, the Lucknow Police on Tuesday announced restrictions in the Uttar Pradesh capital.

Pandora Papers: Government orders multi-agency probe led by CBDT

05 Oct 2021

Pandora Papers: Government orders multi-agency probe led by CBDT

The Centre on Monday ordered a multi-agency probe to investigate the revelation made by media organizations, dubbed the "Pandora Papers," about the hidden wealth of global elites, including 380 Indians, in offshore accounts.

What are the most famous gardens in the country?

05 Oct 2021

What are the most famous gardens in the country?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were cooped up inside our homes for two years.

Officer alleging rape did not undergo two-finger test: IAF chief

05 Oct 2021

Officer alleging rape did not undergo two-finger test: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari today said that no "two-finger test" was conducted on a woman officer who had accused a male colleague of rape, thus countering her allegation.

'Revenge travel' could worsen third COVID-19 wave, ICMR study warns

05 Oct 2021

'Revenge travel' could worsen third COVID-19 wave, ICMR study warns

We have all been wanting to pack our bags and run to the hills. But that may not be a good idea.

FIR against Priyanka Gandhi, others after Lakhimpur Kheri violence

05 Oct 2021

FIR against Priyanka Gandhi, others after Lakhimpur Kheri violence

The Uttar Pradesh Police has filed a First Information Report (FIR) against Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Deependra Hooda, and several others.

Coronavirus: India reports 18K+ new cases, lowest in 209 days

05 Oct 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 18K+ new cases, lowest in 209 days

India on Tuesday reported over 18,000 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest spike in 209 days.

UP: Video shows farmers being run over by SUV

05 Oct 2021

UP: Video shows farmers being run over by SUV

A video has surfaced on social media showing a black SUV apparently running over protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.

WHO expert panel to discuss COVAXIN approval in meet today

05 Oct 2021

WHO expert panel to discuss COVAXIN approval in meet today

COVAXIN, India's indigenous vaccine against the coronavirus, will likely receive the much-awaited approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) this month.

COVID-19 losing pandemic characteristics, becoming endemic in Karnataka: Experts

04 Oct 2021

COVID-19 losing pandemic characteristics, becoming endemic in Karnataka: Experts

Experts in Karnataka suggested that COVID-19 might have lost its pandemic characteristics and is now slipping toward an endemic phase in the state.

Coronavirus: 70% of India's adult population receive 1 vaccine dose

04 Oct 2021

Coronavirus: 70% of India's adult population receive 1 vaccine dose

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday that 70% of India's eligible adult population has been administered at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.

Video showing Air India plane stuck under overbridge goes viral

04 Oct 2021

Video showing Air India plane stuck under overbridge goes viral

In a bizarre incident, a scrapped Air India plane was spotted stuck under an overbridge near the Delhi airport as it was being transported by road on October 2.

ZyCoV-D expected to be rolled out in two weeks: Report

04 Oct 2021

ZyCoV-D expected to be rolled out in two weeks: Report

The indigenous COVID-19 vaccine developed by Zydus Cadila, called ZyCoV-D, is likely to be rolled out in the next two weeks.

COVAXIN trial data for children aged 2-18 submitted to DCGI

03 Oct 2021

COVAXIN trial data for children aged 2-18 submitted to DCGI

Bharat Biotech has reportedly submitted trial data of its COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN, for children aged under 18 years to the Drugs and Comptroller General of India (DCGI).

Singhu border protest spells trouble, losses for shopkeepers, commuters

03 Oct 2021

Singhu border protest spells trouble, losses for shopkeepers, commuters

Farmers have been sitting at Delhi's Singhu border for over 10 months, blocking the highway, protesting against the government's agricultural laws.

India to take up border issues with China before normalcy

02 Oct 2021

India to take up border issues with China before normalcy

India has decided to take up long-standing border issues with China one by one before bilateral normalcy can be restored between the two neighboring countries.

Farmers protest at Haryana CM Khattar's house; water cannons used

02 Oct 2021

Farmers protest at Haryana CM Khattar's house; water cannons used

More than 1,000 farmers protesting against the central government's three controversial farm laws gathered outside Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's house in Karnal on Saturday morning.

India's reciprocal move: Tests, 10-day quarantine mandatory for UK nationals

01 Oct 2021

India's reciprocal move: Tests, 10-day quarantine mandatory for UK nationals

In a reciprocal move to the United Kingdom's COVID-19-related travel regulations for Indian visitors, the Centre has now decided to impose similar restrictions for British travelers starting October 4, reported NDTV, citing government sources.

Anand Mahindra to help 'Iron Man' suit maker from Manipur

01 Oct 2021

Anand Mahindra to help 'Iron Man' suit maker from Manipur

Anand Mahindra has decided to help a Manipur boy, who has built an Iron Man suit from metal scraps.

'You have strangulated entire city': Supreme Court slams farmers' body

01 Oct 2021

'You have strangulated entire city': Supreme Court slams farmers' body

The Supreme Court today criticized a farmers' group protesting against the central government's three new agricultural laws, saying they have "strangulated the entire city (Delhi) and blocked highways."

Has Param Bir Singh fled India? Maharashtra government launches search

01 Oct 2021

Has Param Bir Singh fled India? Maharashtra government launches search

Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil has confirmed that former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh is missing and the state government has launched a massive search to trace him.

Hundreds of Delhi liquor stores to shut temporarily from tomorrow

30 Sep 2021

Hundreds of Delhi liquor stores to shut temporarily from tomorrow

All private liquor vends across Delhi will be temporarily shut as the national capital looks to enforce its updated liquor policy.

'Stop tagging me'; footballer Amrinder Singh confused for ex-Punjab CM

30 Sep 2021

'Stop tagging me'; footballer Amrinder Singh confused for ex-Punjab CM

Indian football team's goalkeeper Amrinder Singh on Thursday urged the media to not mistakenly tag him instead of former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Twitter.

UP businessman death: Wife alleges cover-up, questions cops' role

30 Sep 2021

UP businessman death: Wife alleges cover-up, questions cops' role

The wife of Kanpur-based businessman Manish Kumar Gupta, who allegedly died in a police raid, alleged that her husband was killed by police officers.

30 Mumbai college students test COVID-19 positive; 28 fully vaccinated

30 Sep 2021

30 Mumbai college students test COVID-19 positive; 28 fully vaccinated

At least 30 students of the government-run King Edward Memorial (KEM) Medical College in Mumbai have tested positive for coronavirus.

Farmers protest: Supreme Court says highways can't be blocked perpetually

30 Sep 2021

Farmers protest: Supreme Court says highways can't be blocked perpetually

The Supreme Court on Thursday reiterated its objection to highways being blocked as part of protests while hearing arguments against the farmers' months-long agitation along Delhi's borders.

15-year-old dies by suicide after being jailed 'as an adult'

30 Sep 2021

15-year-old dies by suicide after being jailed 'as an adult'

The NHRC has sought a report from Etah district police in Uttar Pradesh into a recent incident of a minor boy's death by suicide after he was "sent to a jail as an adult" on charges of drug possession, officials said on Thursday.