India News

From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, this is your one-stop-solution for ‘everything India’.

News articles
Delhi schools shut for a week over severe air pollution

13 Nov 2021

Delhi schools shut for a week over severe air pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said schools in the city will shift completely to offline classes for a week starting Monday.

Colonel, his family among 7 dead in Manipur terrorist attack

13 Nov 2021

Colonel, his family among 7 dead in Manipur terrorist attack

A colonel, his family members, and four soldiers died in an ambush by terrorists in the Singhat sub-division of Manipur's Churachandpur district.

Museums, food courts, guesthouses: PM Modi's Kashi Vishwanath project

13 Nov 2021

Museums, food courts, guesthouses: PM Modi's Kashi Vishwanath project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Kashi Vishwanath Dham project in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on December 13.

Supreme Court suggests 2-day lockdown in Delhi to curb pollution

13 Nov 2021

Supreme Court suggests 2-day lockdown in Delhi to curb pollution

The Supreme Court on Saturday asked the central government to devise an emergency plan to check the harrowing pollution levels in Delhi and neighboring cities.

3 Indian cities among world's most polluted; Delhi tops list

13 Nov 2021

3 Indian cities among world's most polluted; Delhi tops list

As many as three cities from India feature on the list of 10 most polluted cities around the world.

13 Norovirus cases reported in Kerala. What is it?

12 Nov 2021

13 Norovirus cases reported in Kerala. What is it?

As many as 13 cases of the norovirus have been reported in Kerala.

Wife of Dawood's aide accuses Hardik Pandya, Shukla of rape

12 Nov 2021

Wife of Dawood's aide accuses Hardik Pandya, Shukla of rape

The wife of gangster Riyaz Bhati has filed an application with the Mumbai Police, accusing him of rape and forcing her into prostitution.

Regional parties received 55% donations from 'unknown' sources: ADR report

12 Nov 2021

Regional parties received 55% donations from 'unknown' sources: ADR report

Regional parties across India received more than 55% of their donations in Financial Year 2019-20 from unidentified sources, the non-governmental body Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) said in a report on Thursday.

COVAXIN 77.8% effective against coronavirus in Lancet study

12 Nov 2021

COVAXIN 77.8% effective against coronavirus in Lancet study

COVAXIN's safety and efficacy data has been peer-reviewed and published in The Lancet medical journal, confirming the vaccine is 77.8% effective against COVID-19.

TN rains: Chennai streets flooded; airport arrivals resume after suspension

11 Nov 2021

TN rains: Chennai streets flooded; airport arrivals resume after suspension

The heavy rains in Tamil Nadu worsened on Thursday as the depression over the Bay of Bengal crossed the coast near Chennai in the evening.

COVID-19: India reports 13K+ new cases, 340 more deaths

11 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 13K+ new cases, 340 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 13,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.38 lakh, the lowest in 266 days.

India may approve anti-COVID-19 drug molnupiravir soon: Report

11 Nov 2021

India may approve anti-COVID-19 drug molnupiravir soon: Report

India is reportedly likely to approve Merck's anti-COVID-19 drug molnupiravir soon.

Central Vista: Centre seeks bids for new PMO, India House

10 Nov 2021

Central Vista: Centre seeks bids for new PMO, India House

The Centre has invited bids for the construction of the Executive Enclave as part of the Central Vista redevelopment project.

23-year-old arrested over online rape threat to Virat Kohli's daughter

10 Nov 2021

23-year-old arrested over online rape threat to Virat Kohli's daughter

A 23-year-old man from Hyderabad was arrested on Wednesday for posting online rape threats to Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli's daughter, a nine-month-old baby.

Coronavirus: India reports 11K+ new cases, 460 more deaths

10 Nov 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 11K+ new cases, 460 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 11,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.39 lakh, the lowest in 264 days.

Red alert in TN amid rains; death toll reaches 8

10 Nov 2021

Red alert in TN amid rains; death toll reaches 8

A red alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall has been issued for 20 districts across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday and Thursday.

Kanpur: Zika virus cases cross 100; Adityanath to hold meeting

10 Nov 2021

Kanpur: Zika virus cases cross 100; Adityanath to hold meeting

The tally of Zika virus infections in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur has crossed 100 with 16 more cases reported on Tuesday.

J&K civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

10 Nov 2021

J&K civilian killings: Man killed 'mistaken for Pandit shop owner'

The recent killing of a salesperson near a wholesale grocery shop in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, may have been a case of mistaken identity.

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway. What's new about it?

10 Nov 2021

PM Modi to inaugurate Purvanchal Expressway. What's new about it?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Purvanchal Expressway on November 16.

In win for Sidhu, Punjab CM Channi accepts Advocate-General's resignation

09 Nov 2021

In win for Sidhu, Punjab CM Channi accepts Advocate-General's resignation

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has accepted APS Deol's resignation as the state's Advocate-General after much drama on the issue.

UK to add COVAXIN to approved vaccines from November 22

09 Nov 2021

UK to add COVAXIN to approved vaccines from November 22

The government of United Kingdom has said that India's coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN will be added to its list of approved vaccines for international travelers.

Coronavirus: India reports 10K+ new cases, 332 more deaths

09 Nov 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 10K+ new cases, 332 more deaths

India on Tuesday reported over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.40 lakh, the lowest in 263 days.

TN rains: Red alert sounded; flood warning for low-lying areas

09 Nov 2021

TN rains: Red alert sounded; flood warning for low-lying areas

Intense rainfall is set to continue in Chennai and its neighboring districts in Tamil Nadu, the India Meteorological Department has predicted.

Rafale maker paid €7.5 million to middleman between 2007-12: Report

09 Nov 2021

Rafale maker paid €7.5 million to middleman between 2007-12: Report

French manufacturer Dassault Aviation paid at least 7.5 million euro (Rs. 60 crore) in bribes to a middleman to help secure the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets to India, French portal Mediapart reported.

4 newborn babies killed in Bhopal hospital fire

09 Nov 2021

4 newborn babies killed in Bhopal hospital fire

Four newborn babies died on Monday night after a fire broke out at a government hospital in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

1997 Uphaar cinema fire: 7-year imprisonment for Sushil, Gopal Ansal

08 Nov 2021

1997 Uphaar cinema fire: 7-year imprisonment for Sushil, Gopal Ansal

A Delhi court Monday sentenced real estate barons Gopal and Sushil Ansal to seven years' imprisonment for tampering with the evidence of the 1997 Uphaar cinema fire tragedy.

Kanpur reports nearly 90 Zika virus cases. What is it?

08 Nov 2021

Kanpur reports nearly 90 Zika virus cases. What is it?

Kanpur has reported as many as 89 cases of the Zika virus in recent weeks, becoming a new hotspot for the mosquito-borne disease.

Coronavirus: India reports 11K+ infections, only 0.1% cases Delta+

08 Nov 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 11K+ infections, only 0.1% cases Delta+

India on Monday reported over 11,000 new COVID-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 1.32%.

SC proposes appointment of retired judge in Lakhimpur case probe

08 Nov 2021

SC proposes appointment of retired judge in Lakhimpur case probe

The Supreme Court of India has once again questioned the handling of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case where eight people had died.

Fisherman killed off Gujarat coast; 10 Pakistani Navy personnel booked

08 Nov 2021

Fisherman killed off Gujarat coast; 10 Pakistani Navy personnel booked

Ten personnel of the Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) have reportedly been booked for the killing of an Indian fisherman off the Gujarat coast.

4 CRPF soldiers killed after colleague opens fire in Chhattisgarh

08 Nov 2021

4 CRPF soldiers killed after colleague opens fire in Chhattisgarh

A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldier opened fire at a camp in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district on Monday, killing four of his colleagues and injuring three others.

Tamil Nadu rains: 4 dead; schools shut in 9 districts

08 Nov 2021

Tamil Nadu rains: 4 dead; schools shut in 9 districts

Heavy rain in Tamil Nadu has forced state authorities to take various emergency measures, including closing schools and colleges in several districts.

'Chinese village' from Pentagon report a PLA settlement: Arunachal official

07 Nov 2021

'Chinese village' from Pentagon report a PLA settlement: Arunachal official

A site along the disputed area near Arunachal Pradesh's Upper Subansiri district has been turned into a military camp of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA), an official reportedly said.

COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 526 more deaths

07 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 526 more deaths

India on Sunday reported nearly 11,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.44 lakh, the lowest in 260 days.

11 COVID-19 patients die in fire at Maharashtra hospital

06 Nov 2021

11 COVID-19 patients die in fire at Maharashtra hospital

At least 11 patients died and several others sustained serious injuries after a fire broke out in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a civil hospital in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar city on Saturday morning.

COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 392 more deaths

06 Nov 2021

COVID-19: India reports 11K new cases, 392 more deaths

India on Saturday reported nearly 11,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.46 lakh, the lowest in 255 days.

COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax's samples cleared by India's apex testing laboratory

06 Nov 2021

COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax's samples cleared by India's apex testing laboratory

Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevex's samples were cleared by the Central Drugs Laboratory in Kasauli on Tuesday.

Kerala: Breakthrough infections account for most COVID-19 cases

05 Nov 2021

Kerala: Breakthrough infections account for most COVID-19 cases

Most COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala over the past two weeks involved breakthrough infections, official data showed.

24 dead in Bihar after allegedly consuming spurious liquor

05 Nov 2021

24 dead in Bihar after allegedly consuming spurious liquor

At least 24 people have died and several others fell ill after allegedly consuming spurious liquor in two districts of Bihar over the last two days, news agency PTI reported.

Delhi air quality turns severe day after Diwali

05 Nov 2021

Delhi air quality turns severe day after Diwali

Delhi's air quality plunged into the severe category the morning after Diwali.