02 Jul 2020
All monuments to reopen for public from July 6
In a major development, all monuments, including the world famous Taj Mahal in Agra and New Delhi's Red Fort, will be reopened to the public starting Monday, July 6, the central government announced on Thursday.
01 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.85 lakh with over 17,400 deaths
On Tuesday, India reported over 18,000 fresh coronavirus infections bringing the nationwide total to 5.85 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll climbed to 17,413 as over 500 patients died of the viral disease on Tuesday.
30 Jun 2020
Asked to wear mask, Andhra government employee brutally assaults woman
In a shocking incident, a government employee in Andhra Pradesh brutally assaulted a woman colleague after she asked him to wear a mask.
30 Jun 2020
Visakhapatnam: Gas leak at pharma plant claims two lives
In a terrible piece of news, two workers died and four were hospitalized after harmful gas leaked from a factory in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam around midnight on Monday. The incident was reported from the Sainor Life Sciences pharmaceutical company.
29 Jun 2020
As coronavirus cases rise, states tighten rules, focus on screening
The easing of coronavirus-induced lockdown led to a worrying rise in cases prompting few states to toy with the idea of re-imposing some curbs.
29 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 5.5L; Bengal, Karnataka see record spikes
India on Sunday reported over 19,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases to 5.49 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 16,490 with nearly 400 more fatalities.
28 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 5.29 lakh after record spike
On Saturday, India detected roughly 20,000 new coronavirus infections—the biggest single-day spike yet.
26 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.91 lakh after another record spike
India on Thursday reported roughly 18,000 new coronavirus infections, marking yet another record single-day spike.
25 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.72 lakh after record spike
India on Wednesday reported nearly 17,000 new coronavirus infections, marking the nation's biggest single-day spike yet.
24 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Cases reach 4.56 lakh; biggest spikes in Delhi, Telangana
India reported over 15,000 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, taking the total past 4.56 lakh. Nearly 460 new deaths in the past 24 hours also took the death toll to 14,485.
23 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Death toll crosses 14,000; over 4.4 lakh infected
India on Monday reported over 13,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 4.4 lakh. Meanwhile, with over 300 more fatalities, the death toll crossed 14,000.
22 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 4.26 lakh; Delhi surpasses Tamil Nadu
Over 15,000 new coronavirus infections were detected across India on Sunday, taking the nationwide total past 4.26 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll also crossed 13,700.
19 Jun 2020
Rajya Sabha Elections 2020: Here's everything you need to know
Elections to fill 19 vacant seats in the Rajya Sabha across eight states, including Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya, were held on Friday.
19 Jun 2020
BJP v/s Congress takes spotlight as Rajya Sabha voting begins
Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats, spread across eight states (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Manipur, Mizoram, and Meghalaya) started today, the first major political exercise since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything in March.
18 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India registers 3.67 lakh cases after biggest spike yet
India on Wednesday reported roughly 13,000 new coronavirus infections in the biggest single-day spike yet.
16 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Death toll nears 10,000; over 3.42 lakh infected
India on Monday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally now stands at 3.42 lakh, while the death toll rose to 9,915.
15 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Over 9,500 dead; total cases cross 3.32 lakh
India on Sunday reported over 11,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally to 3.32 lakh. The death toll also rose to 9,522.
13 Jun 2020
After spending 18 days on ventilator, four-month-old beats coronavirus
Amid gloomy news items about the coronavirus pandemic, a story of hope and resilience was reported from Andhra Pradesh.
13 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Look towards death toll, not cases, suggest experts
With a population of 1.3 billion, India's coronavirus tally is a little above 3 lakh, a number which has made the government happy. It has been reiterating that the lockdown and subsequent measures curtailed the transmission.
11 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: Over 8,100 dead in India; Maharashtra records biggest spike
India on Wednesday reported over 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.87 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll has risen to 8,108.
10 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; over 7,700 dead
India on Tuesday reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide tally past 2.76 lakh. The death toll also rose to 7,745.
08 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 2.5 lakh after biggest spike yet
India on Sunday recorded roughly 11,000 new coronavirus infections, marking its biggest spike. The nationwide tally has now surged past 2.5 lakh while the death toll stood at 7,205.
07 Jun 2020
Coronavirus: India surpasses Spain to become 5th worst-hit country
On Saturday, India reported roughly 10,000 new coronavirus infections, taking the nationwide total past 2.46 lakh.
31 May 2020
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1.81 lakh; biggest spike in infections
India on Saturday recorded roughly 8,600 new coronavirus infections—the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases yet.
29 May 2020
Lockdown 5.0: Here's what is likely to be allowed
As the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown nears its end, multiple reports have claimed that the curbs will be extended.
29 May 2020
End of Lockdown 4.0 nears, Shah and Modi discuss strategy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and number 2 in his government, Home Minister Amit Shah, met on Friday to discuss the strategy on the country-wide lockdown, whose fourth phase is due to end on Sunday, May 31. The big announcement could be made tomorrow.
29 May 2020
Curbs only in hotspots in Lockdown 5.0? Perhaps yes
As Lockdown 4.0 is nearing its climax on May 31, states and Centre are now pondering over the most important question — how much of relaxations must be given to stop an exponential rise of COVID-19 cases while also helping the bruised economy?
28 May 2020
Coronavirus: 4,533 dead in India; COVID-19 cases reach 1.58 lakh
India on Wednesday recorded a sharp spike in the number of coronavirus infections with over 7,000 new COVID-19 cases.
26 May 2020
Chandrababu Naidu's crowded welcome in Andhra Pradesh sparks political row
After spending two months at his Jubilee Hills residence, Hyderabad, in neighboring Telangana, former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu returned to the state on Monday, only to spark a major controversy.
25 May 2020
India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions
Two months after all air travel was suspended in India, amid coronavirus crisis, domestic operations restarted from today, with a number of precautions.
24 May 2020
Domestic flights to resume from tomorrow, but confusion persists
Even as domestic passenger flights are set to resume in India from Monday, some states have questioned the move citing issues with rules and their reluctance to accept flights.
20 May 2020
Did you know Money Heist's Nairobi speaks Telugu? Watch video
In the Netflix crime drama Money Heist, Alba Flores aka Nairobi is known for her smarts and sass.
18 May 2020
#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS
The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.
17 May 2020
These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0
As India is set to enter the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, 30 municipal areas that account for 80% of all cases in India will reportedly face maximum restrictions.
16 May 2020
Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's
India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.
15 May 2020
Lockdown 4.0: Relaxations or restrictions, what's on states' minds?
A third extension of the nationwide lockdown, that started on March 25 to contain the spread of coronavirus, is all but certain.
07 May 2020
How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline
A tragic incident unfolded in Visakhapatnam early Thursday morning when a gas leaked from a chemical plant in the city.
07 May 2020
Vizag: Gas leakage kills eight; PM Modi calls urgent meeting
In a terrible piece of news, a gas leakage at a chemical plant in Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, took eight lives and made hundreds sick. The incident happened around 3 am on Thursday.
02 May 2020
Liquor stores to open, industry plans 'contactless' sales
Last evening, Ministry of Home Affairs announced that the nationwide lockdown has been extended for two weeks from May 4, but it gave relaxations in various sectors.
01 May 2020
List of districts designated as red zones after May 3
The Union Health Ministry has decided to segregate the 733 districts in India into three categories of red, orange, and green zones as the "lockdown 2.0" nears its scheduled end.