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Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief

02 Jun 2020

Adesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appointed Adesh Kumar Gupta as the new party chief for its Delhi unit, replacing Manoj Tiwari.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400

02 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 2 lakh; death toll crosses 5,400

India on Sunday reported roughly 7,900 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has now surged past 1.98 lakh while the death toll stood at 5,403.

India enters Unlock 1.0: What has changed in the states?

01 Jun 2020

India enters Unlock 1.0: What has changed in the states?

Four legs of lockdown later, India entered the first phase of the three-phased unlock plan on Monday, ground rules of which were announced by the Union Home Ministry on Saturday.

Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74

29 May 2020

Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74

Ajit Jogi, the first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, breathed his last on Friday at the age of 74, his son Amit confirmed.

Curbs only in hotspots in Lockdown 5.0? Perhaps yes

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?

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.

Domestic flights to resume from tomorrow, but confusion persists

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.

Coronavirus: Kerala records biggest spike; Sikkim reports first case

24 May 2020

Coronavirus: Kerala records biggest spike; Sikkim reports first case

India on Saturday reported over 6,600 new coronavirus infections, marking the highest single-day jump in COVID-19 cases for the third day in a row.

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike for second consecutive day

23 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest spike for second consecutive day

India on Friday detected roughly 6,500 fresh cases of COVID-19, marking the highest single-jump day in coronavirus infections for the second consecutive day.

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

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.

Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's

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.

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

15 May 2020

Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states

On Thursday, India recorded a spike of 3,900 cases, taking the national tally to 82,000. The death toll also rose to 2,648.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

12 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294

India on Monday reported nearly 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 taking its total tally past the 70,000-mark.

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

11 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

India on Sunday recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections. The nation's tally crossed 67,000 with roughly 4,300 new cases. The nationwide death toll also crossed 2,200 on Sunday.

Infant mortality rate highest in MP, lowest in Nagaland

10 May 2020

Infant mortality rate highest in MP, lowest in Nagaland

Madhya Pradesh has the highest rate of infant mortality, recording 48 deaths per 1,000 live births, government data released on Friday showed. Meanwhile, Nagaland recorded the best infant mortality rate (IMR) across India.

Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

08 May 2020

Consider home delivery of alcohol during lockdown: SC tells states

As the opening of liquor stores in non-containment zones led to chaos, serpentine queues, and the social distancing rules were bulldozed, the Supreme Court on Friday asked states to consider home delivery of these products.

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

04 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,388 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 42,000.

Coronavirus: 1,221 dead in India; 4 states record biggest spike

02 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,221 dead in India; 4 states record biggest spike

On Friday, India reported a total of 37,256 cases of COVID-19, including 1,221 deaths, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics.

List of districts designated as red zones after May 3

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.

Coronavirus: 1,152 dead in India; Maharashtra's tally crosses 10,000-mark

01 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,152 dead in India; Maharashtra's tally crosses 10,000-mark

On Thursday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,152 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 34,000.

Coronavirus: US study on remdesivir inconclusive, says Health Ministry

30 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: US study on remdesivir inconclusive, says Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said that a study conducted on an antiviral drug in the United States for COVID-19 treatment is inconclusive.

Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

27 Apr 2020

Lockdown exit plan to be discussed by PM, CMs today

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video-conference with Chief Ministers of all states on the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown which is supposed to end on May 3.

UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

25 Apr 2020

UP and MP will bring distressed migrant workers home

The governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh announced on Friday they were working on a plan to bring migrant workers, left to fend for themselves in other states, home. Chhattisgarh is also mulling a similar idea.

SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami

24 Apr 2020

SC gives three weeks of interim protection to Arnab Goswami

The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea of journalist Arnab Goswami seeking quashing of multiple FIRs filed against him for allegedly making defamatory statements against interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi.

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

23 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India 'flattens the curve'; COVID-19 growth now 'linear'

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said that India has flattened the curve of the coronavirus outbreak.

Arnab Goswami attacked, two arrested: Know what happened here

23 Apr 2020

Arnab Goswami attacked, two arrested: Know what happened here

Journalist Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief and founder of Republic TV channel, alleged that he was attacked in Mumbai past midnight yesterday when he was returning home from his workplace with his wife, Samia.

12-year-old walks from Telangana, dies before reaching home in Chhattisgarh

21 Apr 2020

12-year-old walks from Telangana, dies before reaching home in Chhattisgarh

A 12-year-old, a journey spanning over a 100 kilometer, and an end that will move all to tears. This is the story of Jamalo Madkam who started on foot from Telangana, where she worked, to Chhattisgarh, her home state.

India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

20 Apr 2020

India's doubling rate slows to 7.5 days, says Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that the rate at which the number of coronavirus cases is doubling in India has slowed to 7.5 days.

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.

India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

16 Apr 2020

India receives 5 lakh testing kits from 2 Chinese firms

India on Thursday received a total of five lakh rapid testing kits from two different Chinese companies, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 426; Rajasthan cases cross 1,000

16 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 426; Rajasthan cases cross 1,000

As the Centre on Wednesday issued guidelines for the extended lockdown in India, the number of coronavirus cases reached 12,400.

Coronavirus impact: All domestic flights canceled from midnight tomorrow

23 Mar 2020

Coronavirus impact: All domestic flights canceled from midnight tomorrow

In a major move, all domestic flights will be canceled from Wednesday to curb the coronavirus from spreading, the government said a short while ago.

The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.

Health Ministry authorizes private labs to test for COVID-19

21 Mar 2020

Health Ministry authorizes private labs to test for COVID-19

Under guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Health Ministry authorized select private laboratories in India to test for coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

11 Mar 2020

Why are prominent faces like Jyotiraditya Scindia ditching Congress?

Jyotiraditya Scindia, a close friend of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi and ex-parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh's Guna, left Congress recently, the party with which his association was almost two decades old.

Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

10 Mar 2020

Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

By next month, liquor stores and bars in India could be stocked with a new mahua-based alcoholic beverage called Mahua Nutribeverage.

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

23 Feb 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.

Vodafone's Rs. 499 plan offers 1.5GB data/day for 70 days

11 Feb 2020

Vodafone's Rs. 499 plan offers 1.5GB data/day for 70 days

Vodafone has updated its catalog of prepaid plans with a Rs. 499 unlimited pack.

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

22 Jan 2020

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

Following Kerala's footsteps, Punjab Assembly moves resolution against CAA

17 Jan 2020

Following Kerala's footsteps, Punjab Assembly moves resolution against CAA

Another non-BJP governed state has come on-board to take constitutional action against the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).