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IMD releases list of India's hottest cities: Check here
IMD releases list of India's hottest cities: Check here

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released a list of the hottest cities in the country that recorded maximum temperatures above 44 °C on Friday.

Gorakhnath temple attack case: Police find link between accused, ISIS

30 Apr 2022

Gorakhnath Temple
Gorakhnath temple attack case: Police find link between accused, ISIS

The Gorakhnath temple attack case has taken an unexpected turn.

Northwest, central India's April average temperature highest in 122yrs: IMD

30 Apr 2022

Heatwave
Northwest, central India's April average temperature highest in 122yrs: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said the average maximum temperature in the northwest and central India in April was the highest in the last 122 years.

CJI Ramana's 'Lakshman Rekha' jibe at meet with PM, CMs
CJI Ramana's 'Lakshman Rekha' jibe at meet with PM, CMs

Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana on Saturday said that one must be mindful of the "Lakshman Rekha" (ethical limits) while performing their duties.

ED seizes Rs. 5,551cr from Xiaomi's bank accounts: Details here
ED seizes Rs. 5,551cr from Xiaomi's bank accounts: Details here

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized Rs 5,551.27 crore from Xiaomi India in a massive crackdown under the 1999 Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) provisions.

Delhi records second hottest April in 72 years: Details here

30 Apr 2022

Heatwave
Delhi records second hottest April in 72 years: Details here

There seems to be no respite in sight for Delhi from the heatwave as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for the national capital.

COVID-19: India logs 3,688 new cases, 50 more deaths

30 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19: India logs 3,688 new cases, 50 more deaths

India on Saturday reported over 3,600 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 300 cases from the previous day.

Patiala: Senior cops removed, FIRs filed, internet blocked after clashes

30 Apr 2022

Patiala
Patiala: Senior cops removed, FIRs filed, internet blocked after clashes

The Punjab government on Saturday cracked the whip on the police, dismissing three top officers after two groups clashed during an anti-Khalistan march in Patiala on Friday, leaving four people injured.

Agra: Railways seeks shifting of temple; activists threaten mass suicide

30 Apr 2022

Indian Railways
Agra: Railways seeks shifting of temple; activists threaten mass suicide

Hindu activists have threatened to die by mass suicide after the Indian Railways issued a notice to relocate the 250-year-old Chamunda Devi Temple from Agra's Raja Ki Mandi Railway Station.

'Less than a day's coal left,' warns Delhi government

30 Apr 2022

Delhi
'Less than a day's coal left,' warns Delhi government

Delhi is staring at a power crisis in the sweltering heat as the Aam Aadmi Party-led (AAP) government warned of disruptions in power supply to several crucial services on Friday.

Centre reinstates J&K's Shah Faesal as IAS officer: Details here

29 Apr 2022

Shah Faesal
Centre reinstates J&K's Shah Faesal as IAS officer: Details here

The Centre reinstated Shah Faesal, a former Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from Jammu & Kashmir who resigned to join politics, in the civil service on Thursday, reported The Indian Express.

Centre denies asking Bharat Biotech to address WHO's COVAXIN suspension
Centre denies asking Bharat Biotech to address WHO's COVAXIN suspension

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday denied reports that it had asked Bharat Biotech to address issues to avoid the cancellation of the World Health Organization's (WHO) emergency approval for its COVAXIN.

Power crisis: Passenger trains canceled to make way for coal

29 Apr 2022

Indian Railways
Power crisis: Passenger trains canceled to make way for coal

Realizing the intensity of the looming power crisis due to the coal shortage in various thermal plants, Indian Railways has reportedly canceled some passenger trains for quicker transportation of coal.

Bihar: Jailed man's mother forced to give massage to cop

29 Apr 2022

Bihar
Bihar: Jailed man's mother forced to give massage to cop

A shameful episode occurred in Bihar's Saharsa district after a police officer was caught on camera receiving a massage from a woman inside a police station.

Pregnant woman dies after husband forces to drink toilet cleaner

29 Apr 2022

Telangana
Pregnant woman dies after husband forces to drink toilet cleaner

In a horrific incident, a pregnant woman in Telangana's Nizamabad district died on Wednesday after being forced by her husband to consume toilet cleaning acid.

Amid coal shortage, Delhi Metro, hospitals may face power disruptions

29 Apr 2022

Coal
Amid coal shortage, Delhi Metro, hospitals may face power disruptions

Several states are reeling under a power crisis due to a coal shortage.

COVID-19: India reports 3,377 new cases, 60 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 3,377 new cases, 60 more deaths

India on Friday reported over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 70 cases from the previous day.

India inching closer to launching its first dengue vaccine

29 Apr 2022

Dengue
India inching closer to launching its first dengue vaccine

India is likely to get its first vaccine for dengue soon as the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is all set to submit its clinical trial protocol to the country's drug regulator CDSCO by June.

India tops internet shutdown list for 4th straight year: Report

28 Apr 2022

Internet Shutdown
India tops internet shutdown list for 4th straight year: Report

India leads the globe in terms of the number of internet shutdowns by the government in 2021, revealed a report by the policy think tank Access Now.

Heatwave warning for 5 states; mercury soars to 45°C

28 Apr 2022

Heatwave
Heatwave warning for 5 states; mercury soars to 45°C

Northwest India is reeling under a hot spell as maximum temperatures soared to 45°C in certain regions.

Fuel price hike: Opposition-ruled states accuse Modi of 'step-motherly treatment'

28 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi
Fuel price hike: Opposition-ruled states accuse Modi of 'step-motherly treatment'

Opposition-ruled states reacted strongly on Thursday to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks criticizing them for rising fuel prices.

Heatwave: Experts suggest COVID-like surveillance for old, vulnerable people

28 Apr 2022

Heatwave
Heatwave: Experts suggest COVID-like surveillance for old, vulnerable people

An early heatwave that has engulfed India has spurred leading experts to call for COVID-like surveillance of the old and vulnerable.

COVID-19: India logs 3,303 new cases; 39 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 3,303 new cases; 39 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 300 cases from the previous day.

South Delhi civic body's anti-encroachment drive slammed as 'anti-poor'
South Delhi civic body's anti-encroachment drive slammed as 'anti-poor'

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Wednesday said that its mayor and the commissioner would take stock of the illegal structures in Jaitpur, Sarita Vihar, and Madanpur Khadar on Thursday.

Fuel price hike: Modi asks opposition-ruled states to cut VAT

27 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi
Fuel price hike: Modi asks opposition-ruled states to cut VAT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invoked "national interest" as he urged opposition-ruled states to lower the value-added tax (VAT) on fuel.

Kerala makes wearing face masks mandatory amid rising COVID-19 cases

27 Apr 2022

COVID-19 Guidelines
Kerala makes wearing face masks mandatory amid rising COVID-19 cases

With India recording 2,927 fresh COVID-19 infections in a day, the Kerala government on Wednesday made wearing face masks mandatory.

Uttarakhand: 'Hindu Mahapanchayat' near Roorkee not allowed; Section 144 imposed

27 Apr 2022

Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand: 'Hindu Mahapanchayat' near Roorkee not allowed; Section 144 imposed

A religious gathering called the Hindu Mahapanchayat in Dada Jabalpur village, Roorkee district, was prohibited by the Uttarakhand police on Wednesday.

COVID-19: India logs 2,927 new cases; 32 more deaths

27 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19: India logs 2,927 new cases; 32 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported nearly 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 500 cases from the previous day.

Tamil Nadu temple chariot tragedy: 11 people electrocuted to death

27 Apr 2022

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu temple chariot tragedy: 11 people electrocuted to death

Eleven people, including two children, were killed in an electrocution incident in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district early on Wednesday morning.

Amid power crisis, parts of Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan face outages

26 Apr 2022

Maharashtra
Amid power crisis, parts of Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan face outages

At a time when Maharashtra is reeling under a power crisis, several parts of the state witnessed outages at around 10:00 am on Tuesday.

AIIMS Delhi nurses' union launches indefinite strike today: Details here
AIIMS Delhi nurses' union launches indefinite strike today: Details here

The nurses at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, launched an indefinite strike on Tuesday.

Delhi Police files chargesheet in Kasturba Nagar gang-rape case

26 Apr 2022

Delhi Police
Delhi Police files chargesheet in Kasturba Nagar gang-rape case

The Delhi Police filed a chargesheet against 21 persons in the Kasturba Nagar gang-rape case on Monday.

Hate speech: Supreme Court pulls up Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh governments
Hate speech: Supreme Court pulls up Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh governments

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the BJP-led Uttarakhand government to ensure Roorkee's upcoming "Dharam Sansad" doesn't turn into a "hate fest" targeting Muslims.

DCGI clears COVAXIN, Corbevax for children aged 6-12, 5-12 years

26 Apr 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine
DCGI clears COVAXIN, Corbevax for children aged 6-12, 5-12 years

In a significant move, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday cleared two COVID-19 vaccines for use in children aged between five and 12 years.

'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

26 Apr 2022

Uttar Pradesh
'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a new order directing authorities to remove illegal loudspeakers from religious establishments.

COVID-19: India reports 2,483 new cases, 1,399 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 2,483 new cases, 1,399 more deaths

India on Tuesday reported 2,483 new COVID-19 cases, slightly lower than the previous day.

Majority of India's workforce has stopped looking for jobs: Report

25 Apr 2022

Employment
Majority of India's workforce has stopped looking for jobs: Report

The problem of job creation and unemployment in India is becoming worse with an increasing number of people quitting to even look for jobs.

PM Modi to meet France's Emmanuel Macron during Europe tour

25 Apr 2022

Emmanuel Macron
PM Modi to meet France's Emmanuel Macron during Europe tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to meet the freshly re-elected French President Emmanuel Macron during his upcoming Europe tour from May 2 to 6.

Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas move Bombay HC to cancel FIRs

25 Apr 2022

Maharashtra
Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas move Bombay HC to cancel FIRs

Maharashtra independent MLA Ravi Rana and his wife, Amravati MP Navneet Rana, petitioned the Bombay High Court on Monday for the cancellation of FIRs against them.

Karnataka: After hijab row, Bible in school triggers controversy

25 Apr 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: After hijab row, Bible in school triggers controversy

Months after the hijab ban controversy erupted in Karnataka, Bengaluru's Clarence High School has now taken an undertaking from parents that they wouldn't object to their children carrying the Bible to the school.

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