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Bihar bridge theft: Government officer who reported the incident arrested

11 Apr 2022

Bihar
Bihar bridge theft: Government officer who reported the incident arrested

The shocking case of a recent bridge theft in Bihar's Rohtas district took an unexpected turn on Sunday.

COVID-19: India reports 861 new cases, 6 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 861 new cases, 6 more deaths

India on Monday reported over 800 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of nearly 200 cases from the previous day.

JNU violence: Why did ABVP, Left students clash?
JNU violence: Why did ABVP, Left students clash?

Violence rocked the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi on Sunday evening as groups of students clashed on campus.

Modi to hold virtual meeting with Biden today: Details here

11 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi
Modi to hold virtual meeting with Biden today: Details here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual meeting with the President of the United States, Joe Biden, on Monday, the Ministry of External Affairs stated on Sunday.

Delhi records hottest April day in 5yrs; heatwave alert issued

10 Apr 2022

Heatwave
Delhi records hottest April day in 5yrs; heatwave alert issued

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Delhi warning of severe heatwave conditions across the city on Sunday.

Karnataka: Tension in Mulbagal after Rama Shobha Yatra stone-pelting incident

09 Apr 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: Tension in Mulbagal after Rama Shobha Yatra stone-pelting incident

Communal tensions erupted in Mulbagal town of Karnataka's Kolar district on Friday after stones were pelted at a Sri Rama Shobha Yatra procession—prompting the police to resort to lathi-charge.

COVID-19 vaccine precautionary dose service charge capped at Rs. 150

09 Apr 2022

COVID-19 Vaccination
COVID-19 vaccine precautionary dose service charge capped at Rs. 150

The Centre on Saturday announced that private vaccination centers can charge a service fee of up to Rs. 150 in addition to the cost of the precautionary dose of the COVID-19 vaccine from beneficiaries.

COVID-19 XE variant reported by Gujarat; detected in 67-year-old man

09 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19 XE variant reported by Gujarat; detected in 67-year-old man

Gujarat's health department authorities on Saturday confirmed that the XE variant of the novel coronavirus was detected in a patient who had tested positive about a month ago.

CAA rules delayed further; Home Ministry seeks 6 months more
CAA rules delayed further; Home Ministry seeks 6 months more

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has requested an extension of six months to prepare the rules of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act of 2019 (CAA).

COVID-19: India logs 1,150 new cases, 83 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 1,150 new cases, 83 more deaths

India on Saturday reported over 1,100 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of nearly 50 cases from the previous day.

COVID-19 vaccine precautionary dose: How eligible adults can book slots

08 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19 vaccine precautionary dose: How eligible adults can book slots

The Union Health Ministry on Friday announced that the country's entire adult population would be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine precautionary doses, or booster shots, from Sunday (April 10).

NCW writes to UP DGP over Sitapur rape threat incident
NCW writes to UP DGP over Sitapur rape threat incident

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday took cognizance of an alleged incident involving Bajrang Muni Das—mahant of Maharshi Shri Lakshman Das Udasin Ashram—threatening Muslim women with rape in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur.

Birbhum violence: HC orders CBI probe into TMC leader's murder

08 Apr 2022

West Bengal
Birbhum violence: HC orders CBI probe into TMC leader's murder

The Calcutta High Court on Friday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Bhadu Sheikh that allegedly resulted in a revenge attack in which nine people were burned alive in West Bengal's Birbhum district on March 21.

No curbs on news media in Jammu & Kashmir: Centre

08 Apr 2022

Anurag Thakur
No curbs on news media in Jammu & Kashmir: Centre

Minister of Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Thursday informed Parliament that no restrictions on any news media were imposed by the Centre in Jammu & Kashmir.

COVID-19 vaccine precautionary dose available for 18+ from April 10

08 Apr 2022

COVID-19 Vaccination
COVID-19 vaccine precautionary dose available for 18+ from April 10

In a landmark decision, the Centre on Friday announced that precautionary doses of the COVID-19 vaccines in India will be made available to the entire adult population of the country starting Sunday (April 10).

CBI didn't revoke lookout circular despite court order: Aakar Patel

08 Apr 2022

Amnesty International
CBI didn't revoke lookout circular despite court order: Aakar Patel

Former Amnesty International India chief, Aakar Patel, on Friday filed a contempt application in a Delhi court against Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials for refusing to revoke a lookout circular (LOC) issued against him despite court orders to do so.

COVID-19: India logs 1,109 new cases, 43 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 1,109 new cases, 43 more deaths

India on Friday reported over 1,100 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of nearly 100 cases from the day before.

Omar Abdullah questioned by ED, JKNC calls it 'fishing expedition'

07 Apr 2022

Omar Abdullah
Omar Abdullah questioned by ED, JKNC calls it 'fishing expedition'

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday questioned former Jammu & Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah in connection with the J&K Bank money laundering case.

INS Vikrant case: FIR against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya, son

07 Apr 2022

INS Vikrant
INS Vikrant case: FIR against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya, son

The Mumbai Police has registered an FIR against BJP leader Kirit Somaiya and his son, Neil, for allegedly siphoning off Rs. 57 crore from a campaign he had launched to save INS Vikrant.

Chinese hackers target India's grid near Ladakh to collect intelligence

07 Apr 2022

China
Chinese hackers target India's grid near Ladakh to collect intelligence

Chinese state-sponsored hackers are suspected to have targeted India's power sector in recent months under an apparent cyber-espionage campaign, revealed a report by threat intelligence firm Recorded Future Inc.

COVID-19: India logs 1,033 new cases, 43 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 1,033 new cases, 43 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, a slight decline from the day before.

COVID-19 XE variant: India's first case detected in Mumbai

06 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19 XE variant: India's first case detected in Mumbai

India on Wednesday reported its first case of coronavirus variant XE in Mumbai, NDTV reported.

Severe heatwave in Delhi likely to intensify from today: IMD

06 Apr 2022

Heatwave
Severe heatwave in Delhi likely to intensify from today: IMD

The continuing heatwave in Delhi is expected to worsen, with the maximum temperature expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and 43 degrees Celsius by Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

HIV+ woman arrested for raping minor nephew due to 'jealousy'

06 Apr 2022

POSCO
HIV+ woman arrested for raping minor nephew due to 'jealousy'

A 23-year-old HIV+ woman was arrested in Uttarakhand's Dehradun for allegedly sexually assaulting her 15-year-old nephew in order to infect him with the virus.

Security forces gun down 2 terrorists in J&K's Pulwama

06 Apr 2022

Terrorists Killed
Security forces gun down 2 terrorists in J&K's Pulwama

Security forces on Wednesday killed two terrorists belonging to the proscribed terror groups Ansar Ghazwatul Hind and Lashkar-e-Taiba in Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.

COVID-19: India logs 1,086 new cases, 71 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 1,086 new cases, 71 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 200 cases than the day before.

ED attaches Sanjay Raut's properties in Rs. 1,034 crore scam

05 Apr 2022

Sanjay Raut
ED attaches Sanjay Raut's properties in Rs. 1,034 crore scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached eight land parcels in Alibaug and a flat in Mumbai's Dadar suburb linked to Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and his family under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Several YouTube channels, social media accounts blocked for anti-India content
Several YouTube channels, social media accounts blocked for anti-India content

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has blocked 18 Indian and four Pakistani YouTube channels and multiple social media accounts for spreading fake news and anti-India content.

COVID-19: India reports 795 new cases, 58 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 795 new cases, 58 more deaths

India on Tuesday reported less than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the second consecutive day.

Terrorists open fire at Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper in J&K's Shopian

05 Apr 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
Terrorists open fire at Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper in J&K's Shopian

A Kashmiri Pandit shopkeeper was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district Monday evening after terrorists opened fire at him.

Gorakhpur: Armed assailant arrested after attempting to enter Gorakhnath temple

04 Apr 2022

Gorakhnath Temple
Gorakhpur: Armed assailant arrested after attempting to enter Gorakhnath temple

A man armed with a sharp weapon attempted to forcibly enter the Gorakhnath temple in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday evening, injuring two police officers.

'If a Muslim becomes PM...': Narsinghanand booked for hate speech

04 Apr 2022

Hate Speech
'If a Muslim becomes PM...': Narsinghanand booked for hate speech

The Delhi Police have booked religious leader Yati Narsinghanand for alleged hate speeches at a 'Hindu Mahapanchayat' on Sunday.

Andhra Pradesh: Thirteen new districts launched; 'momentous day', says CM
Andhra Pradesh: Thirteen new districts launched; 'momentous day', says CM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday inaugurated 13 new districts in the state via videoconferencing, doubling the total number of districts in the state to 26.

COVID-19: India sees under 1,000 new cases after two years

04 Apr 2022

COVID-19 India
COVID-19: India sees under 1,000 new cases after two years

India on Monday reported less than 1,000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time since April 2020.

10 coaches of LTT-Jaynagar Express derail near Nashik

03 Apr 2022

Indian Railways
10 coaches of LTT-Jaynagar Express derail near Nashik

At least ten coaches of the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Jaynagar Antyodaya Express (11061) Express train derailed on the downline between Lahavit and Devlali in Nashik, Maharashtra, on Sunday afternoon, ANI reported.

Video: Chinese rocket re-enters Earth, light-up skies over Maharashtra, MP
Video: Chinese rocket re-enters Earth, light-up skies over Maharashtra, MP

A blistering streak of light slashing through the night sky caught skywatchers off guard in regions of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, leading them to believe it was a meteor shower.

'Watershed moment': PM Modi after signing trade pact with Australia

02 Apr 2022

India
'Watershed moment': PM Modi after signing trade pact with Australia

India and Australia on Saturday inked the India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement or 'IndAus ECTA' in a virtual ceremony attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

Health minister says no to BJP MP's population control bill

02 Apr 2022

Mansukh Mandaviya
Health minister says no to BJP MP's population control bill

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya told the Rajya Sabha on Friday that instead of using 'force (jabran),' the government had successfully used awareness and health campaigns to accomplish population control.

India recorded hottest March since 1901; what caused severe heatwave?
India recorded hottest March since 1901; what caused severe heatwave?

India recorded the hottest March days in 121 years as the scorching summer arrived early this year, says an analysis by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

COVID-19: India reports 1,260 new cases, 83 more fatalities

02 Apr 2022

COVID-19 India
COVID-19: India reports 1,260 new cases, 83 more fatalities

India on Saturday reported over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases, slightly lower than the previous day.

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