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Chhattisgarh, MP announce free COVID-19 vaccines for all 18+ persons

21 Apr 2021

Chhattisgarh, MP announce free COVID-19 vaccines for all 18+ persons

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday announced that the state government will cover the cost of vaccination against COVID-19 for all people above the age of 18.

COVID-19: Bodies pile up at government hospitals in Chhattisgarh

13 Apr 2021

COVID-19: Bodies pile up at government hospitals in Chhattisgarh

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the country, dead bodies of coronavirus patients are piling up at a worrying speed at various government hospitals in Chhattisgarh, one of the worst-hit states, reports said.

'Salaried people can't be martyrs,' says writer after Naxal attack

08 Apr 2021

'Salaried people can't be martyrs,' says writer after Naxal attack

Sikha Sarma, a 48-year-old Guwahati-based writer was arrested on Tuesday on various charges including sedition over her Facebook post on Indian security forces after 22 personnel got martyred in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh last weekend.

MP suspends bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15

07 Apr 2021

MP suspends bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15

The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday suspended bus operations with Chhattisgarh till April 15 in the wake of a rise in COVID-19 cases in the neighboring state.

Chhattisgarh: Maoists release picture of the commando in their custody

07 Apr 2021

Chhattisgarh: Maoists release picture of the commando in their custody

The Communist Party of India (Maoist) today released a picture of a commando from the CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) unit, confirming that he is in their custody.

Chhattisgarh: 5-year-old daughter of kidnapped CoBRA commando pleads for release

06 Apr 2021

Chhattisgarh: 5-year-old daughter of kidnapped CoBRA commando pleads for release

The five-year-old daughter of a CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) commando has appealed for the release of her father, who is reportedly in the custody of Naxals in Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Reports blame 'faulty intel'; officials dismiss claims

05 Apr 2021

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Reports blame 'faulty intel'; officials dismiss claims

Several media reports on Monday cited "faulty intelligence reports" as the reason for the death of 22 security personnel in Naxal-hit Chhattisgarh.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shah reaches Jagdalpur to meet injured jawans

05 Apr 2021

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Shah reaches Jagdalpur to meet injured jawans

Union Home Minister Amit Shah reached Chhattisgarh this morning to review the situation following Saturday's Maoist attack in the state's Bastar region, which claimed the lives of at least 22 security personnel.

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 22 security personnel killed; 31 injured

04 Apr 2021

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: 22 security personnel killed; 31 injured

The death toll in an encounter between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur climbed to 22 on Sunday. The whereabouts of one other soldier remain unknown.

COVID-19 surge leaves bodies piled up at mortuary in Chhattisgarh

03 Apr 2021

COVID-19 surge leaves bodies piled up at mortuary in Chhattisgarh

Durg, a district in Chhattisgarh, is in the middle of a major crisis due to an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases in the past few weeks.

Chhattisgarh: Lockdown in Durg from April 6 to 14

02 Apr 2021

Chhattisgarh: Lockdown in Durg from April 6 to 14

The administration in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Friday announced a complete lockdown from April 6 to 14, in light of the spike in rising COVID-19 cases in the region, an official said.

Now shell out five-times more for going maskless in Chhattisgarh

26 Mar 2021

Now shell out five-times more for going maskless in Chhattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh government increased the amount of penalty for maskless people from Rs. 100 to Rs. 500 for strict implementation of COVID-19 guidelines, an official said on Friday.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.73 million with 13K new cases

30 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.73 million with 13K new cases

India on Friday reported more than 13,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.73 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.72 million with 12K new cases

29 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.72 million with 12K new cases

India on Thursday reported nearly 12,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 10.72 million cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.7 million with 11K+ new cases

28 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.7 million with 11K+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 11,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 10.7 million cases. The recovery rate stood at 96.9%.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.67 million with 9K new cases

26 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.67 million with 9K new cases

India on Monday reported roughly 9,000 coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in over seven months.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.62 million with 14K+ new cases

22 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 10.62 million with 14K+ new cases

India on Thursday reported at least 14,000 fresh infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 10.62 million cases.

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

17 Jan 2021

Meet India's frontline workers who received first COVID-19 vaccine shots

On Saturday, India launched its COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating 1.91 lakh people on the first day alone.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.4 million with 18K+ new cases

08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 10.4 million with 18K+ new cases

India on Thursday reported 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 10.41 million cases.

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

22 Dec 2020

India's leopard population increased in 4 years since 2014: Javadekar

Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday released the Status of Leopards in India 2018 report which states India's leopard population increased from 8,000 to over 12,500 between 2014 and 2018.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 97.7 lakh with 32k+ new cases

10 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 97.7 lakh with 32k+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 32,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 97.68 lakh.

First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers

24 Nov 2020

First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of eight states, where a large chunk of coronavirus cases are being reported from.

No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future

18 Nov 2020

No organizational presence: Now, Chidambaram worries about Congress' future

After Kapil Sibal, another senior leader has expressed concern over Congress' substandard performance in Bihar elections and by-polls, saying that the party lacks organizational presence.

Online studies dubbed ineffective by teachers and parents: Study

18 Nov 2020

Online studies dubbed ineffective by teachers and parents: Study

The coronavirus pandemic, which has upset the world's order, forced students to switch to online classes but a majority of teachers and parents are dissatisfied with this change, a study by Azim Premji University revealed.

In first since mid-July, less than 30,000 coronavirus cases recorded

17 Nov 2020

In first since mid-July, less than 30,000 coronavirus cases recorded

India's steep decline with respect to new coronavirus cases is continuing, with Monday bringing some much-needed good news. For the first time since mid-July, the country logged less than 30,000 fresh COVID-19 infections.

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

14 Nov 2020

Eye on polls, BJP gets makeover; Ram Madhav loses Manipur

Riding on election wins of this week, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made big changes, appointing newer faces as state in-charges and revoking power from a few.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

10 Nov 2020

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.

After Maharashtra, Delhi mulls banning sale of loose cigarettes, beedis

02 Nov 2020

After Maharashtra, Delhi mulls banning sale of loose cigarettes, beedis

Taking a leaf out of the Maharashtra government's handbook, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government is considering banning the sale of loose cigarettes and beedis, reports said on Monday.

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

22 Oct 2020

Now, CBI will need Maharashtra government's consent to probe cases

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday withdrew "general consent" given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), meaning that the premier agency will now need the state's permission to take over cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 77 lakh; over 1.16 lakh dead

22 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 77 lakh; over 1.16 lakh dead

India on Wednesday reported roughly 55,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the 77 lakh mark.

Schools to reopen in these states today; check guidelines here

19 Oct 2020

Schools to reopen in these states today; check guidelines here

Some states have decided to reopen schools starting Monday (October 19) as India emerges from the coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus: Active cases drop below 8 lakh after 1.5 months

17 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Active cases drop below 8 lakh after 1.5 months

For the first time in 1.5 months, the number of active coronavirus infections has fallen under eight lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 73.6 lakh with 63k+ new cases

16 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 73.6 lakh with 63k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 63,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 73.68 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: As outbreak pace slows, India crosses 7 million mark

11 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: As outbreak pace slows, India crosses 7 million mark

India on Saturday reported over 74,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the seven million mark. The number of recoveries has also crossed the six million mark.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 69 lakh with 70k+ new cases

09 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 69 lakh with 70k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 70,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 69 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 67.5 lakh; over 1.04 lakh dead

07 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 67.5 lakh; over 1.04 lakh dead

India reported over 71,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Tuesday, pushing the nationwide tally to 67.5 lakh cases. The recovery rate rose to 85%.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.9 lakh with 81k+ new cases

02 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.9 lakh with 81k+ new cases

On Thursday, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 63.9 lakh cases, with over 81,000 fresh infections. Over 1,000 fatalities in the past 24 hours pushed the death toll to 99,824.

India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

29 Sep 2020

India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

India has the highest number of recovered cases of COVID-19 in the world, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 52 lakh with 96k+ new cases

18 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 52 lakh with 96k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 96,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 52.12 lakh cases. The death toll climbed to 84,424 after reporting over 1,100 fresh fatalities on Thursday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 50 lakh with 91k+ new cases

16 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 50 lakh with 91k+ new cases

India on Tuesday reported over 91,000 new coronavirus infections, the sixth time in the past week that daily new cases rose above 90,000.