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NEET-PG counseling protest: AIIMS resident doctors association withdraws tomorrow's strike

28 Dec 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya
NEET-PG counseling protest: AIIMS resident doctors association withdraws tomorrow's strike

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Residents Doctors Association (RDA) in Delhi on Tuesday announced its decision to withdraw the December 29 strike.

Delhi issues yellow alert: What's allowed and what's not?

28 Dec 2021

India
Delhi issues yellow alert: What's allowed and what's not?

The Delhi government on Tuesday issued a yellow alert in the city in view of the rising COVID-19 cases.

PM Modi takes ride on Kanpur Metro after section launch

28 Dec 2021

India
PM Modi takes ride on Kanpur Metro after section launch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a ride of the Kanpur Metro after launching the first completed section of the project.

COVID-19: India reports 6K+ cases; adds 75 new Omicron cases

28 Dec 2021

COVID-19
COVID-19: India reports 6K+ cases; adds 75 new Omicron cases

India on Tuesday reported over 6,300 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of over 75,000.

SFJ member Multani arrested in Germany over Ludhiana court blast

28 Dec 2021

Sikhs for Justice
SFJ member Multani arrested in Germany over Ludhiana court blast

The police in Germany have reportedly arrested Jaswinder Singh Multani, a prominent member of the banned outfit Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), for his alleged involvement in a blast in a Ludhiana court last week.

Covovax, Corbevax, and Merck's COVID-19 pill cleared in India

28 Dec 2021

India
Covovax, Corbevax, and Merck's COVID-19 pill cleared in India

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Tuesday granted emergency use approvals to two COVID-19 vaccines—Covovax and Corbevax.

Ex-envoy to China, Vikram Misri named deputy National Security Advisor
Ex-envoy to China, Vikram Misri named deputy National Security Advisor

India's former ambassador to China Vikram Misri was on Monday appointed the country's deputy National Security Advisor (NSA) by the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS).

Terrorism rose in India in 2020; 37% in J&K: Report

27 Dec 2021

Terror Attack
Terrorism rose in India in 2020; 37% in J&K: Report

India experienced more terror attacks in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020, compared to 2019, the US state department said in a report.

Doctors stopped at Delhi hospital as NEET counseling protest escalates

28 Dec 2021

India
Doctors stopped at Delhi hospital as NEET counseling protest escalates

Resident doctors in Delhi had another standoff with the police on Tuesday after they were stopped from marching to the Supreme Court.

Vaccination: COVAXIN for teens aged 15-18; booster after 9 months

27 Dec 2021

COVID-19
Vaccination: COVAXIN for teens aged 15-18; booster after 9 months

The central government on Monday released guidelines for COVID-19 vaccinations for teenagers aged 15-18 years and "precaution" and booster doses.

Delhi's highest COVID-19 cases in 6 months; yellow alert likely

27 Dec 2021

COVID-19
Delhi's highest COVID-19 cases in 6 months; yellow alert likely

Delhi recorded 331 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, marking a huge jump from Sunday's tally of 290.

How and when can senior citizens get COVID-19 booster dose?

27 Dec 2021

COVID-19
How and when can senior citizens get COVID-19 booster dose?

People aged 60 years and above who suffer from certain health conditions will be eligible for an additional or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from January 10.

COVID-19: India adds 156 Omicron cases, biggest single-day spike

27 Dec 2021

COVID-19
COVID-19: India adds 156 Omicron cases, biggest single-day spike

India on Monday added 156 new COVID-19 cases involving the Omicron variant.

Children aged 15-18 can register for COVID-19 vaccination from January-1

27 Dec 2021

India
Children aged 15-18 can register for COVID-19 vaccination from January-1

Children aged 15 to 18 years can register for COVID-19 vaccination on the Co-WIN platform from January 1, 2022.

Delhi night curfew begins today: What are the exemptions?

27 Dec 2021

India
Delhi night curfew begins today: What are the exemptions?

The Delhi government on Sunday announced a night curfew amid rising number of COVID-19 cases.

Omicron scare: EC decision on postponing assembly polls likely today
Omicron scare: EC decision on postponing assembly polls likely today

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will hold a meeting with senior officials of the Union Health Ministry on Monday to discuss the prevailing COVID-19 situation ahead of assembly elections in five states.

Manufacturing BrahMos so no nation dares attack India: Rajnath Singh

26 Dec 2021

Rajnath Singh
Manufacturing BrahMos so no nation dares attack India: Rajnath Singh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday laid the foundation stone for the Defence Research and Development Organization's (DRDO) BrahMos manufacturing center in Lucknow.

Omicron scare: Which states have imposed fresh restrictions?

26 Dec 2021

Omicron variant
Omicron scare: Which states have imposed fresh restrictions?

Amid the growing number of cases involving the Omicron variant of coronavirus, several Indian states have introduced fresh restrictions to curb viral spread.

As COVID-19 cases rise, Delhi announces night curfew from tomorrow

26 Dec 2021

Delhi
As COVID-19 cases rise, Delhi announces night curfew from tomorrow

Delhi has announced a night curfew starting Monday (December 27) amid a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Khalistani radical linked to Ludhiana blast sheltered by ISI: Report

26 Dec 2021

Bomb Attack
Khalistani radical linked to Ludhiana blast sheltered by ISI: Report

A Pakistan-based terrorist linked to the recent blast in Punjab's Ludhiana Sessions Court is reportedly being shielded by terror groups in the country and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

COVID-19: India reports 7K cases; Omicron tally reaches 422

26 Dec 2021

COVID-19
COVID-19: India reports 7K cases; Omicron tally reaches 422

India on Sunday reported nearly 7,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of over 76,000.

#MannKiBaat not about highlighting government's work, says Modi

26 Dec 2021

Mann Ki Baat
#MannKiBaat not about highlighting government's work, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 84th edition of his monthly radio show Mann ki Baat.

Omicron: Maharashtra government to consider lockdown if oxygen requirement rises

26 Dec 2021

Maharashtra
Omicron: Maharashtra government to consider lockdown if oxygen requirement rises

Maharashtra will consider a fresh lockdown if the daily demand for medical oxygen rises, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday.

PM Modi's address: COVID-19 vaccination for 15-18-year-olds, booster doses announced

25 Dec 2021

COVID-19
PM Modi's address: COVID-19 vaccination for 15-18-year-olds, booster doses announced

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the nation to announce that India will expand its nationwide COVID-19 vaccination program to adolescents aged 15-18 years next month.

Centre sends teams to 10 states with high COVID-19 cases

25 Dec 2021

COVID-19
Centre sends teams to 10 states with high COVID-19 cases

The central government will send teams of experts to 10 states in the wake of the spread of Omicron variant.

Ludhiana court bomber was ex-cop; wanted to destroy case papers

25 Dec 2021

India
Ludhiana court bomber was ex-cop; wanted to destroy case papers

The man who planted a bomb at a court in Ludhiana has been identified as a former police constable.

Rs. 150 crore cash seized from UP businessman's premises

25 Dec 2021

India
Rs. 150 crore cash seized from UP businessman's premises

Tax authorities seized over Rs. 150 crore in cash from multiple locations in Kanpur allegedly linked to businessman Piyush Jain—one of the biggest recoveries in recent years.

What is Delmicron? How is it different from Omicron?

24 Dec 2021

India
What is Delmicron? How is it different from Omicron?

The new Omicron variant of coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world.

Haryana, Gujarat impose night curfews amid Omicron surge

24 Dec 2021

India
Haryana, Gujarat impose night curfews amid Omicron surge

The Haryana government on Friday announced a night curfew amid growing concerns over the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus.

NIA may take over the Ludhiana court blast case

24 Dec 2021

India
NIA may take over the Ludhiana court blast case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) may soon take over the Ludhiana court blast case.

Kapurthala lynching: CM says no sacrilege; Gurdwara caretaker arrested

24 Dec 2021

Punjab
Kapurthala lynching: CM says no sacrilege; Gurdwara caretaker arrested

There is no evidence of sacrilege in the case involving the mob lynching of a man in Kapurthala, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said on Friday.

Omicron: Uttar Pradesh imposes night curfew from tomorrow

24 Dec 2021

India
Omicron: Uttar Pradesh imposes night curfew from tomorrow

The Uttar Pradesh government has announced a night curfew starting Saturday (December 25), i.e. Christmas, amid growing concerns over the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus.

Delay UP polls, HC urges election body amid Omicron fears

24 Dec 2021

Allahabad High Court
Delay UP polls, HC urges election body amid Omicron fears

The Allahabad High Court has urged the Election Commission of India to postpone the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections by a few months.

Haridwar Police awaits complaint after calls for Muslim genocide

23 Dec 2021

Haridwar
Haridwar Police awaits complaint after calls for Muslim genocide

Controversial remarks on Muslim genocide at a three-day summit in Haridwar, Uttarakhand have sparked communal tensions.

Amid Omicron scare, Centre asks poll-bound states to boost vaccinations

23 Dec 2021

Omicron variant
Amid Omicron scare, Centre asks poll-bound states to boost vaccinations

In view of the threat posed by the Omicron variant, the Centre on Thursday asked the governments of poll-bound states to speed up COVID-19 vaccinations to protect vulnerable populations.

UP orders investigation into Ayodhya temple land deals after exposé

23 Dec 2021

Ayodhya
UP orders investigation into Ayodhya temple land deals after exposé

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a probe into land dealings in Ayodhya near the Ram temple

Ludhiana court blast leaves 2 dead, 4 injured; probe on

23 Dec 2021

Bomb Attack
Ludhiana court blast leaves 2 dead, 4 injured; probe on

At least two people have died and four seriously injured in a blast inside the district court complex in Punjab's Ludhiana on Thursday.

Omicron scare: Which states have imposed curbs before Christmas, NY?

23 Dec 2021

Omicron variant
Omicron scare: Which states have imposed curbs before Christmas, NY?

Amid growing concern over the rapid surge of COVID-19 cases involving the Omicron variant, multiple states and union territories have reimposed fresh restrictions to curb the viral spread.

COVID-19: India reports 7K+ infections; 23 new Omicron cases

23 Dec 2021

COVID-19
COVID-19: India reports 7K+ infections; 23 new Omicron cases

India on Thursday reported over 7,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of over 78,000.

Major bills passed during Parliament's Winter Session

22 Dec 2021

Parliament
Major bills passed during Parliament's Winter Session

The Winter Session of Parliament ended Wednesday a day ahead of schedule.