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Indo-China tensions: Modi not in 'good mood', claims Trump

29 May 2020

Indo-China tensions: Modi not in 'good mood', claims Trump

For the second time in two days, United States President Donald Trump mentioned the ongoing border tensions between India and China, going as far as saying that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unhappy with the country's neighbor.

Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

28 May 2020

Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.

Chandrababu Naidu's crowded welcome in Andhra Pradesh sparks political row

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.

Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown

25 May 2020

Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari has come under fire for violating lockdown guidelines after he was seen playing a game of cricket in Sonipat, Haryana.

India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions

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.

Samajwadi Party leader, son, shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

19 May 2020

Samajwadi Party leader, son, shot dead in Uttar Pradesh

The cold-blooded murders of a Samajwadi Party leader and his son in Uttar Pradesh sent shockwaves in Sambhal district, where the incident happened.

Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive

15 May 2020

Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive

The headquarters of the Indian Army in Delhi were partly sealed on Friday after a soldier tested positive for COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Trials for 4 AYUSH formulations to start within week

14 May 2020

Coronavirus: Trials for 4 AYUSH formulations to start within week

Union Minister Shripad Y Naik on Thursday said that the AYUSH Ministry and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are working on four AYUSH formulations against COVID-19.

UP: Bus runs over migrant workers, six die, two injured

14 May 2020

UP: Bus runs over migrant workers, six die, two injured

In a tragic piece of news, six workers died and two were injured after being run over by an over-speeding state transport bus in Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night.

Chinese choppers spotted near LAC, IAF sends fighter jets

12 May 2020

Chinese choppers spotted near LAC, IAF sends fighter jets

Last week, a couple of Chinese choppers were found flying dangerously close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, prompting the Indian Air Force (IAF) to send its fighter jets.

Kerala: Two Indians flown from UAE test positive for COVID-19

09 May 2020

Kerala: Two Indians flown from UAE test positive for COVID-19

Two Indians repatriated from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala, said CM Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday.

How the Visakhapatnam gas leak happened: A timeline

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.

Has Israel developed a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what we know

07 May 2020

Has Israel developed a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what we know

As the world waits desperately for a COVID-19 vaccine, Israel has given a ray of hope.

Indians stranded abroad evacuated for free; migrant-workers asked to pay

03 May 2020

Indians stranded abroad evacuated for free; migrant-workers asked to pay

The Centre on Wednesday allowed inter-state movement of stranded migrant workers via buses. Two days later, special trains were also allowed to ferry the workers.

Coronavirus: 937 dead in India; Delhi cases cross 3,000-mark

28 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 937 dead in India; Delhi cases cross 3,000-mark

On Monday, the total number of coronavirus infections in India crossed 29,000 while the death toll rose to 937.

TN: Panic buying grips 5 cities ahead of complete lockdown

25 Apr 2020

TN: Panic buying grips 5 cities ahead of complete lockdown

After the Tamil Nadu government ordered a total lockdown in five cities from Sunday, social distancing went for a toss as thousands rushed to markets to stock up on essentials.

Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

22 Apr 2020

Embarrassed after MLA brings daughter home, Nitish Kumar suspends officer

An officer in Bihar was suspended after he issued a pass to a BJP MLA to bring his daughter home from Kota, an incident which left Chief Minister Nitish Kumar embarrassed and invited criticism from the opposition.

Ajaz Khan of 'Bigg Boss' fame arrested over communal remarks

18 Apr 2020

Ajaz Khan of 'Bigg Boss' fame arrested over communal remarks

The Mumbai Police on Saturday arrested actor Ajaz Khan for his objectionable comments on social media, according to reports.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 460; Maharashtra cases cross 3,000

17 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 460; Maharashtra cases cross 3,000

In a week's time, the coronavirus cases in India doubled, reaching 13,500, data compiled from state government statistics showed.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Lockdown extension sees IPL get postponed once again

14 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Lockdown extension sees IPL get postponed once again

The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 season has got postponed for the time being with the government extending the lockdown period until May 3.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 335; COVID-19 cases cross 9,000

12 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 335; COVID-19 cases cross 9,000

On Sunday, the total number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 9,000, including 335 deaths, according to data compiled from official state government statistics.

Police attacked in Punjab's Patiala; cop's hand chopped off

12 Apr 2020

Police attacked in Punjab's Patiala; cop's hand chopped off

Early Sunday morning, cops were attacked at a wholesale vegetable market in the Patiala district of Punjab, the police said.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 291; Delhi cases cross 1,000

12 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 291; Delhi cases cross 1,000

The total number of coronavirus cases in India crossed 8,000 as the central government decided to extend the nationwide lockdown.

Coronavirus: India's total COVID-19 cases cross 7,500; over 250 dead

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's total COVID-19 cases cross 7,500; over 250 dead

India on Friday reported over 7,500 cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), including 254 deaths, data compiled from state government statistics showed.

Who should be taking Hydroxychloroquine? Here's what the government says

10 Apr 2020

Who should be taking Hydroxychloroquine? Here's what the government says

As the use of anti-malarial drug Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) has been a hot topic amid the coronavirus pandemic, the government on Friday reiterated its advisory on the drug.

'Why didn't Delhi Police stop Tablighi Jamaat?' asks Maharashtra Minister

09 Apr 2020

'Why didn't Delhi Police stop Tablighi Jamaat?' asks Maharashtra Minister

A day after he targeted the Union Home Ministry over the Tablighi Jamaat event, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday blamed the Delhi Police.

Delhi Cancer Institute shut after 18 staff-members test COVID-19 positive

07 Apr 2020

Delhi Cancer Institute shut after 18 staff-members test COVID-19 positive

In yet another concerning turn of events, the Delhi State Cancer Institute was shut after 18 of its staff members, including doctors and nurses, tested positive for coronavirus, the deadly virus that has taken over 100 lives in India.

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

The Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh will now face a stricter lockdown as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise.

Coronavirus: Section-144 extended till April 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Section-144 extended till April 30 in Gautam Buddh Nagar

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) have been extended in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar district till the end of April.

Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported

In the last 24 hours, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) jumped by 525, the Ministry of Health confirmed. This is the largest single-day spike in coronavirus cases.

Attacked by goons, doctors on coronavirus duty return for screening

03 Apr 2020

Attacked by goons, doctors on coronavirus duty return for screening

The entire nation was shamed this week when a group of doctors was attacked in Madhya Pradesh's Indore for merely doing their duties. In the city's Tatt Patti Bakhal area, healthcare workers were pelted with stones and abused, a video of which went viral.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 70; 21 dead in Maharashtra

02 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 70; 21 dead in Maharashtra

Even as India remains on lockdown, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 2,000 on Thursday.

Coronavirus: Death toll reaches 41; Telangana confirms 6 fatalities

31 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll reaches 41; Telangana confirms 6 fatalities

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that 227 new coronavirus cases were reported in the past 24 hours, taking India's tally to 1,251.

Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: 300 attendees to be tested after Delhi mosque event

Over 300 people in Delhi's Nizamuddin were taken to different hospitals on Monday to be tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

India's overcrowded prisons start releasing inmates amid coronavirus scare

30 Mar 2020

India's overcrowded prisons start releasing inmates amid coronavirus scare

The coronavirus outbreak has pushed prisons across India to reduce crowding.

Coronavirus: FIR against Noida company that hid staffers' travel history

29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: FIR against Noida company that hid staffers' travel history

An FIR will be registered against a private company in Noida for hiding the travel history of its staffers from authorities.

Harbhajan Singh not thinking about cricket, IPL amid coronavirus outbreak

29 Mar 2020

Harbhajan Singh not thinking about cricket, IPL amid coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic has crippled the world with over 30,000 deaths reported so far.

India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today

26 Mar 2020

India's coronavirus cases near 700; here's all that happened today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India jumped to 694 on Thursday evening, according to the Health Ministry.

Coronavirus: Odisha plans India's largest hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients

26 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Odisha plans India's largest hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients

The Eastern state of Odisha plans to set up two hospitals, dedicated to treating patients of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

#21DayLockdown: With no money or transport, poor laborers walk home

26 Mar 2020

#21DayLockdown: With no money or transport, poor laborers walk home

In the battle against coronavirus, no country, as populous as India, has been put under lockdown, but then the times are extraordinary.