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Cyclone Asani over Bay of Bengal puts Odisha on alert
Cyclone Asani over Bay of Bengal puts Odisha on alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said a low-pressure region over the South Andaman Sea is expected to develop into a cyclone—to be called Asani—by Sunday and travel north toward India's eastern coast.

Bihar: Girl shoots video of father allegedly raping her

07 May 2022

Sexual Assault
Bihar: Girl shoots video of father allegedly raping her

In a horrific incident reported from Bihar's Samastipur, a 50-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his daughter.

COVID-19: India logs 3,805 new cases, 22 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 3,805 new cases, 22 more deaths

India on Saturday reported over 3,800 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of more than 250 cases from the previous day.

Using loudspeakers in mosques not fundamental right: Allahabad HC

06 May 2022

Allahabad High Court
Using loudspeakers in mosques not fundamental right: Allahabad HC

The Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition seeking the installation of a loudspeaker in a mosque for "azaan," saying it's "not a fundamental right."

J&K: Longest-surviving Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist among 3 killed in encounter

06 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Longest-surviving Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist among 3 killed in encounter

Three terrorists were killed by security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Pahalgam, which is part of the Anantnag district and a key route for the Amarnath Yatra, on Friday.

COVID-19: India logs 3,545 new cases, 27 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 3,545 new cases, 27 more deaths

India on Friday reported over 3,500 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of more than 250 cases from the previous day.

Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple opens with daily limit on pilgrims

06 May 2022

Kedarnath
Uttarakhand: Kedarnath Temple opens with daily limit on pilgrims

After a gap of over two years—courtesy of the COVID-19 pandemic—the doors (kapat) of the holy temple of Kedarnath Dham in Uttarakhand finally opened for devotees on Friday.

Hyderabad: Hindu Man hacked to death by Muslim wife's family

06 May 2022

Honor Killing
Hyderabad: Hindu Man hacked to death by Muslim wife's family

In a horrific incident of suspected honor killing, a man was beaten to death in full public view by his wife's relatives in Hyderabad on Wednesday.

NCPCR seeks action against Kunal Kamra for sharing 'doctored' child's video

06 May 2022

Kunal Kamra
NCPCR seeks action against Kunal Kamra for sharing 'doctored' child's video

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has written to the Delhi Police and Twitter, seeking action against comedian Kunal Kamra.

WHO report claims India underreported COVID-19 deaths; India strongly objects
WHO report claims India underreported COVID-19 deaths; India strongly objects

India on Thursday strongly objected to a new World Health Organization report, which claims India witnessed nearly 10 times higher COVID-19 deaths in 2020-21 than the official figures.

Delhi: Subsidized electricity to become optional from October 1

05 May 2022

Delhi
Delhi: Subsidized electricity to become optional from October 1

Delhi government on Thursday announced that subsidized electricity will be provided only to those who request it.

J&K Delimitation Commission submits report, recommends representation for Kashmiri Pandits

05 May 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K Delimitation Commission submits report, recommends representation for Kashmiri Pandits

The Jammu and Kashmir Delimitation Commission on Thursday submitted its final report to the Election Commission of India.

Odisha possibly staring at another cyclone: Details

05 May 2022

Cyclone
Odisha possibly staring at another cyclone: Details

An alert has been issued by the Odisha government as the state faces a possible cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal in the coming days.

PM Modi to chair meetings on heatwave, monsoon

05 May 2022

Narendra Modi
PM Modi to chair meetings on heatwave, monsoon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to chair a series of meetings in Delhi after returning from his Europe visit.

Rajasthan: Two persons attacked in Bhilwara, internet services suspended

05 May 2022

Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Two persons attacked in Bhilwara, internet services suspended

Days after Rajasthan's Jodhpur witnessed communal clashes on Eid, an incident of violence was reported in the Sanganer area of Bhilwara on Wednesday night, prompting authorities to suspend internet services for 24 hours in the city.

Ban on centuries-old tradition stirs controversy in Tamil Nadu

05 May 2022

Tamil Nadu
Ban on centuries-old tradition stirs controversy in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu government's order regarding the prohibition on an almost 400-year-old religious ceremony in the Mayiladuthuria district has stirred tensions in the state.

COVID-19: India reports 3,275 new cases, 55 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 3,275 new cases, 55 more deaths

India on Thursday reported over 3,200 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of around 75 cases from the previous day.

Punjab: 71 COVID-19 cases reported from Patiala's law university

05 May 2022

COVID-19
Punjab: 71 COVID-19 cases reported from Patiala's law university

With 71 fresh COVID-19 cases being reported at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law in Punjab's Patiala on Wednesday, the number of positive cases has risen to 86, prompting authorities to declare the campus a containment zone.

Identification delay stalls pensions of 58,000+ retired armed forces personnel

04 May 2022

Defence Ministry
Identification delay stalls pensions of 58,000+ retired armed forces personnel

The Defence Ministry said 58,275 former servicemen—who didn't receive their April pension—will have the same credited to their bank accounts by Wednesday night.

Lalitpur: Cop rapes rape survivor who went to file complaint

04 May 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Lalitpur: Cop rapes rape survivor who went to file complaint

In a shocking incident from Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, a 13-year-old teen was allegedly raped by the Station House Officer (SHO) of a police station where she had gone to complain against her rapists, PTI reported.

India registered higher deaths, fewer births in 1st pandemic year

04 May 2022

COVID-19
India registered higher deaths, fewer births in 1st pandemic year

India saw a 6% rise in deaths in 2020—the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic—compared to 2019, showed the Civil Registration System (CRS) data released by the Centre on Tuesday.

COVID-19: India reports 3,205 new cases, 31 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 3,205 new cases, 31 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 3,200 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of around 700 cases from the previous day.

Jodhpur clashes: Over 100 arrested, curfew imposed, internet remains suspended

04 May 2022

Jodhpur
Jodhpur clashes: Over 100 arrested, curfew imposed, internet remains suspended

Jodhpur was riled by communal tensions on the eve and day of Eid, forcing authorities to impose a curfew in several areas, including Udai Mandir and Nagori Gate till Wednesday midnight.

India: Phase-2 trials of world's first one-shot pneumococcal vaccine soon

04 May 2022

Biological E
India: Phase-2 trials of world's first one-shot pneumococcal vaccine soon

India is set to begin the phase-2 trials of the world's first one-shot pneumococcal vaccine for adults soon.

Raj Thackeray Aurangabad rally: Case filed against MNS chief, organizers

03 May 2022

Raj Thackeray
Raj Thackeray Aurangabad rally: Case filed against MNS chief, organizers

The Aurangabad Police has registered a case against the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) supremo Raj Thackeray and organizers of his Aurangabad rally, where he gave a controversial speech on Sunday.

IMD says heatwave is over, predicts rainfall across India soon
IMD says heatwave is over, predicts rainfall across India soon

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated that the "heatwave is over" and forecasted rain and thunderstorms in several parts of the country, including Delhi.

COVID-19: India reports 2,568 new cases, 20 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 2,568 new cases, 20 more deaths

India on Tuesday reported over 2,500 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of around 600 cases from the previous day.

Two communities clash on eve of Eid in Rajasthan's Jodhpur

03 May 2022

Jodhpur
Two communities clash on eve of Eid in Rajasthan's Jodhpur

Two communities clashed over hoisting religious flags ahead of Eid-al-Fitr in Jodhpur's Jalori Gate late on Monday night.

COVID-19 Omicron XE subvariant presence confirmed in India: Details here

03 May 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19 Omicron XE subvariant presence confirmed in India: Details here

The country's first case of COVID-19 Omicron sub-variant XE has been confirmed by the Centre's Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Sequencing Consortium (INSACOG).

Haryana revises school timings due to heatwave: Check details here

02 May 2022

Heatwave
Haryana revises school timings due to heatwave: Check details here

Owing to the intense heatwave spell in northwest India, the Haryana government has issued an order revising timings for all public and private schools in the state.

Power crisis: Home Minister Amit Shah holds high-level meeting

02 May 2022

Amit Shah
Power crisis: Home Minister Amit Shah holds high-level meeting

Amid a power crisis in India, Union Home Minister Amit Shah reportedly convened a high-level meeting on Monday to review the situation.

COVID-19: India logs 3,157 new cases, 26 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 3,157 new cases, 26 more deaths

India on Monday reported over 3,100 new COVID-19 cases, a decline of around 200 cases from the previous day.

BJP leader Shweta Gaur's death: Husband killed her, claims family

02 May 2022

Suicide
BJP leader Shweta Gaur's death: Husband killed her, claims family

Uttar Pradesh BJP leader Shweta Singh Gaur allegedly died by suicide in the state's Banda last week.

No individual can be forced to get vaccinated: Supreme Court
No individual can be forced to get vaccinated: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday said no individual can be forced to get vaccinated as "bodily integrity is part of the fundamental right to life under Article 21."

Delhi to get relief from heatwave starting today: Check details

02 May 2022

Heatwave
Delhi to get relief from heatwave starting today: Check details

Heatwave conditions in Delhi and adjoining areas of northwestern and central India are likely to subside from Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.

Delhi: Rainfall on May 5 to bring relief from heatwave
Delhi: Rainfall on May 5 to bring relief from heatwave

Delhi is likely to witness some relief from the ongoing heatwave as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted rainfall in the national capital on Thursday (May 5).

Current COVID-19 surge can't be termed 4th wave: ICMR official
Current COVID-19 surge can't be termed 4th wave: ICMR official

The current surge in India's daily COVID-19 cases cannot be considered the fourth wave of the pandemic, a top Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) official said on Sunday.

Bihar: Woman accused of extramarital affair tied to pole, thrashed

01 May 2022

Bihar
Bihar: Woman accused of extramarital affair tied to pole, thrashed

In a horrific incident, a woman in Bihar's Rohtas district was on Friday tied to an electric pole and savagely beaten up, the police said on Sunday.

Maharashtra: Minister warns of reintroducing mask rule if cases rise

01 May 2022

Maharashtra
Maharashtra: Minister warns of reintroducing mask rule if cases rise

In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra's Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Sunday the mandatory mask rule will be reinstated if infections continue to surge.

Marathon meetings for PM Modi on Europe tour from Monday

01 May 2022

Narendra Modi
Marathon meetings for PM Modi on Europe tour from Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Germany, Denmark, and France from Monday (May 2) to Wednesday (May 4).

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