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5 accused in Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence charged under NSA

20 Apr 2022

Delhi
5 accused in Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence charged under NSA

Five persons accused in the communal clashes that erupted in Delhi's Jahangirpuri on Saturday have been charged under the stringent National Security Act (NSA).

No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath
No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath

Ahead of Eid and Akshaya Tritiya festivals early next month, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said religious processions will not be allowed in the state without proper permission.

COVID-19: India reports 1,247 new cases, one death
COVID-19: India reports 1,247 new cases, one death

India on Tuesday reported over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of over 900 cases from the previous day.

Amit Shah monitoring situation in Delhi's Jahangirpuri amid police probe

19 Apr 2022

Jahangirpuri
Amit Shah monitoring situation in Delhi's Jahangirpuri amid police probe

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is monitoring the situation in Delhi's Jahangirpuri, where communal clashes broke out on Saturday.

UP: Wearing masks now mandatory in Lucknow, 6 NCR districts

18 Apr 2022

Uttar Pradesh
UP: Wearing masks now mandatory in Lucknow, 6 NCR districts

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday issued orders making the wearing of face masks compulsory in public places in the state capital Lucknow and six National Capital Region (NCR) districts.

Lieutenant General Manoj Pande appointed as next Indian Army chief

18 Apr 2022

Indian Army
Lieutenant General Manoj Pande appointed as next Indian Army chief

The Defence Ministry on Monday announced the appointment of Lieutenant General Manoj Pande as the next Chief of the Army Staff (CoAS) of India.

Petition in SC over 'dangerous politics of bulldozers' targeting minorities
Petition in SC over 'dangerous politics of bulldozers' targeting minorities

Islamic organization Jamiat Ulama-I-Hind (JUH) has petitioned the Supreme Court to prohibit using bulldozers to demolish houses of those suspected of involvement in criminal incidents and violence.

COVID-19: India logs 2,183 new cases, 214 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 2,183 new cases, 214 more deaths

India on Monday reported over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, nearly double the number of cases reported on the previous day.

Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence: Police arrest 21 people; 2 minors apprehended

18 Apr 2022

Delhi
Delhi's Jahangirpuri violence: Police arrest 21 people; 2 minors apprehended

The Delhi Police arrested 21 people on charges of rioting and unlawful assembly on Sunday, a day after communal clashes erupted in Delhi's Jahangirpuri.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC cancels bail granted to Ashish Mishra

18 Apr 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC cancels bail granted to Ashish Mishra

The Supreme Court on Monday canceled the bail granted to the main accused Ashish Mishra in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

Fuel price hike: Delhi auto, taxi drivers launch 2-day strike

18 Apr 2022

Fuel Price Hike
Fuel price hike: Delhi auto, taxi drivers launch 2-day strike

Auto rickshaw and taxi drivers' associations in Delhi have called for a two-day strike—starting from Monday—to protest against the rising fuel prices in the country.

Delhi: Minors involved in Jahangirpuri violence? Child rights body takes cognizance

17 Apr 2022

Jahangirpuri
Delhi: Minors involved in Jahangirpuri violence? Child rights body takes cognizance

In a shocking turn of events on Sunday, the alleged involvement of kids and minors in Saturday's Hanuman Jayanti communal violence in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri came to the fore.

Delhi violence: 'Words cannot describe what I saw,' says cop

17 Apr 2022

Delhi Police
Delhi violence: 'Words cannot describe what I saw,' says cop

Communal clashes broke out in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri area on Saturday after alleged stone-pelting at a Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra procession.

Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

17 Apr 2022

Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson, PM Modi to discuss ties amid 'global challenges'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is scheduled to visit India this week amid the changing global dynamics following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Karnataka: 40 arrested, 12 injured in violence over online post

17 Apr 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: 40 arrested, 12 injured in violence over online post

The Karnataka Police arrested 40 people for pelting stones at the Old Hubli police station in the Dharwad district on Saturday.

India questions WHO's methodology to calculate COVID-19 deaths: Here's why

17 Apr 2022

COVID-19 India
India questions WHO's methodology to calculate COVID-19 deaths: Here's why

India on Saturday asserted the World Health Organization (WHO) utilized incorrect methodology for calculating its COVID-19 deaths.

COVID-19: Delhi plans to bring back Rs. 500 no-mask fine

17 Apr 2022

Delhi
COVID-19: Delhi plans to bring back Rs. 500 no-mask fine

Following an increase in COVID-19 cases, Delhi's Health Department is reportedly planning to reintroduce penalties for violations of COVID-19-appropriate behavior.

Delhi Hanuman Jayanti violence: 14 arrested after clashes in Jahangirpuri

17 Apr 2022

Delhi
Delhi Hanuman Jayanti violence: 14 arrested after clashes in Jahangirpuri

Communal clashes broke out in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri area on Saturday evening after alleged stone-pelting at a Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra procession.

UP: Adityanath puts NCR districts on alert amid COVID-19 surge

17 Apr 2022

Uttar Pradesh
UP: Adityanath puts NCR districts on alert amid COVID-19 surge

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday put its National Capital Region (NCR) districts, including Noida, Greater Noida, and Ghaziabad, on high alert following a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Avoid posting anti-government content on social media: TIFR to employees
Avoid posting anti-government content on social media: TIFR to employees

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), one of India's top research institutes, has instructed its employees to avoid posting "anti-government" content on social media platforms.

Punjab: 300 units free electricity to every household from July

16 Apr 2022

Punjab
Punjab: 300 units free electricity to every household from July

The common man in Punjab can breathe a sigh of relief as the Aam Aadmi Party-led (AAP) state government has announced that domestic customers can get 300 units of free electricity starting July 1.

MP: Ram Navami violence accused already in jail since March

16 Apr 2022

Madhya Pradesh
MP: Ram Navami violence accused already in jail since March

In a bizarre development, police in Madhya Pradesh have booked three men—lodged in jail since March—in connection to last week's communal violence in Barwani district, NDTV reported.

Khargone violence: Why is #JusticeForShivam trending on Twitter?

15 Apr 2022

Madhya Pradesh
Khargone violence: Why is #JusticeForShivam trending on Twitter?

Shivam Shukla, a 16-year-old boy grievously injured in the recent communal clashes on Ram Navami in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone city, is currently battling for his life at a hospital in Indore.

COVID-19: India reports 949 new cases, 6 more deaths

15 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19: India reports 949 new cases, 6 more deaths

India on Friday reported nearly 950 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of about 60 cases from the previous day.

Delhi: Student, teacher test positive for COVID-19; classmates sent home

14 Apr 2022

COVID-19
Delhi: Student, teacher test positive for COVID-19; classmates sent home

A private school in Delhi on Thursday reported two COVID-19 cases—with a student and a teacher testing positive—prompting the authorities to send the primary contacts home.

PM Modi inaugurates Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya dedicated to Indian PMs

14 Apr 2022

Prime Minister
PM Modi inaugurates Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya dedicated to Indian PMs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya—a much-hyped museum dedicated to all the prime ministers of India—adjacent to Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi.

India also concerned over 'human rights issues' in US: Jaishankar

14 Apr 2022

S Jaishankar
India also concerned over 'human rights issues' in US: Jaishankar

Reacting to the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken's recent remarks on a "rise in human rights abuses" in India, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said India, too, is entitled to have its own views and concerns over the human rights situation in the US.

COVID-19: India reports 1,007 new cases, one death
COVID-19: India reports 1,007 new cases, one death

India on Thursday reported over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of over 80 cases from the previous day.

Sri Lanka crisis: India to provide additional $2 billion aid

14 Apr 2022

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka crisis: India to provide additional $2 billion aid

India is considering enhancing its financial assistance to crisis-hit Sri Lanka in the form of credits for essential commodities and balance-of-payment support.

COVID-19: Students fall sick as schools reopen after 2 years

13 Apr 2022

Children
COVID-19: Students fall sick as schools reopen after 2 years

As schools reopen after two years of COVID-19 lockdowns, several students across India are reportedly falling sick.

COVID-19: India reports 1,088 new cases, 26 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 1,088 new cases, 26 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 1,000 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of nearly 300 cases from the previous day.

Mamata Banerjee's remark on Nadia gang rape irks NCW chief

13 Apr 2022

Mamata Banerjee
Mamata Banerjee's remark on Nadia gang rape irks NCW chief

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee drew criticism from the National Commission for Women (NCW) chief Rekha Sharma for her recent comments on the Nadia gang rape case.

Nirav Modi's aide Subhash Parab arrested by CBI in Mumbai

12 Apr 2022

Nirav Modi
Nirav Modi's aide Subhash Parab arrested by CBI in Mumbai

Subhash Shankar Parab, a close associate of fugitive Nirav Modi, was brought to India from Cairo and arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Mumbai on Tuesday, according to reports.

COVID-19: India reports 796 new cases, 19 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 796 new cases, 19 more deaths

India on Tuesday reported nearly 800 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of over 60 cases from the previous day.

Jharkhand: Cable car collision leaves one dead, several injured

11 Apr 2022

Deoghar
Jharkhand: Cable car collision leaves one dead, several injured

One person was killed and several others injured in a cable car mishap on Jharkhand's Trikut Hills ropeway in Deoghar on Sunday evening.

COVID-19 death compensation: SC fixes timelines for filing of claims
COVID-19 death compensation: SC fixes timelines for filing of claims

The Centre announced on Monday the Supreme Court has set certain timelines for the submission of claims for the ex gratia compensation of COVID-19 deaths by affected families.

WB: Minor dies after alleged gang-rape, TMC leader's son held

11 Apr 2022

West Bengal
WB: Minor dies after alleged gang-rape, TMC leader's son held

A minor girl in Hanskhali village of West Bengal's Nadia district died after allegedly being gang-raped at a birthday party, PTI reported on Monday.

3 students test COVID-19 positive at Ghaziabad school, classes suspended

11 Apr 2022

COVID-19
3 students test COVID-19 positive at Ghaziabad school, classes suspended

A private school in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad suspended offline classes for two days after three of its students tested positive for COVID-19, India Today reported on Monday.

Ram Navami: Communal violence reported from four states during processions

11 Apr 2022

Ram Navami
Ram Navami: Communal violence reported from four states during processions

Communal clashes erupted in four states on Sunday during the Ram Navami processions.

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.

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