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Gujarat: Hospital staff thrashes coronavirus-patient, family alleges beating killed him

18 Sep 2020

Gujarat: Hospital staff thrashes coronavirus-patient, family alleges beating killed him

The bereaved family of one Prabhashankar Paatil has alleged that he died due to staff's beating at a government-run hospital in Gujarat's Rajkot, and not due to coronavirus, after a video of the horrifying episode surfaced.

Gold smuggling case evidence burnt in Kerala Secretariat fire: Opposition

26 Aug 2020

Gold smuggling case evidence burnt in Kerala Secretariat fire: Opposition

On Tuesday evening, a fire broke out in the North block of the Kerala Secretariat in Thiruvananthapuram, sparking a political row.

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) expels cabinet minister, he quickly joins RJD

17 Aug 2020

Nitish Kumar's JD(U) expels cabinet minister, he quickly joins RJD

Ahead of high-stake Bihar Assembly polls, the ruling JD(U) expelled State Industries Minister Shyam Rajak for "anti-party" activities, allowing him to return to his home party, RJD.

A year later, two J&K districts get 4G internet

17 Aug 2020

A year later, two J&K districts get 4G internet

More than a year after internet services were suspended in J&K, 4G speed returned to two districts — Ganderbal and Udhampur — on a trial basis from Sunday, days after the Centre submitted in Supreme Court that it was toying with such an idea.

Karnataka: IAS officer transferred without posting, controversy follows

12 May 2020

Karnataka: IAS officer transferred without posting, controversy follows

On Monday evening, the Karnataka government unceremoniously transferred a senior IAS officer, Captain Manivannan, sparking outrage on social media and a #BringBackCaptain trend on Twitter.

Modi orders drug regulatory system overhaul to reduce red tape

06 May 2020

Modi orders drug regulatory system overhaul to reduce red tape

At a Tuesday meeting to discuss India's drug discovery, testing, and vaccine response to COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly suggested drug regulatory reforms.

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.

Delhi: Migrant workers arrive at ISBT, two senior officers suspended

30 Mar 2020

Delhi: Migrant workers arrive at ISBT, two senior officers suspended

Amid the 21-day lockdown, when hundreds of migrant workers arrived at Anand Vihar Bus Terminal this past weekend to catch buses for their native places, the Centre saw it as an administrative failure in Delhi.

Rajasthan reports first COVID-19 death as 73-year-old dies in Bhilwara

26 Mar 2020

Rajasthan reports first COVID-19 death as 73-year-old dies in Bhilwara

As India remains on lockdown due to coronavirus, the outbreak continues to claim more lives.

Centre asks states to lock down 75 coronavirus-affected districts

22 Mar 2020

Centre asks states to lock down 75 coronavirus-affected districts

At a high-level meeting on Sunday, the Centre asked state governments to lock down 75 districts that have reported cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

J&K: 2 suspected of coronavirus infection isolated in Jammu

07 Mar 2020

J&K: 2 suspected of coronavirus infection isolated in Jammu

As the number of cases of a deadly coronavirus disease, COVID-19, continue to be on the rise, Jammu and Kashmir administration identified two persons suspected to be infected.

Kashmir: SMS service to be restored from Dec 31 midnight

31 Dec 2019

Kashmir: SMS service to be restored from Dec 31 midnight

The Center has decided to restore the Short Messaging Service (SMS) in the Kashmir Valley from the midnight of December 31, nearly five months after its suspension since August.

Tamil Nadu: 2-year-old, stuck in borewell for days, dies

29 Oct 2019

Tamil Nadu: 2-year-old, stuck in borewell for days, dies

A two-year-old, who fell into an abandoned borewell in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli last week, has died, authorities said on Tuesday morning.

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

18 Oct 2019

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

19 Sep 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

Meet PK Mishra, PM Modi's Principal Secretary

11 Sep 2019

Meet PK Mishra, PM Modi's Principal Secretary

On Wednesday, retired IAS officer Pramod Kumar Mishra was appointed as the new Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and will immediately take charge of his duties. He was earlier PM Modi's Additional Principal Secretary.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

30 Aug 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

07 Jul 2019

Five Chartered Accountants turned IAS officers to know about

Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.

Five honest, dedicated IAS officers we should be proud of

28 Jun 2019

Five honest, dedicated IAS officers we should be proud of

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

UP: Adityanath orders revival of anti-Romeo squads to 'curtail' crime

11 Jun 2019

UP: Adityanath orders revival of anti-Romeo squads to 'curtail' crime

In the last couple of days, Uttar Pradesh was rocked by at least five cases of crime against minor girls.

'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban

16 May 2019

'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban

After the Election Commission (EC) cut short the campaigning period for the last phase of elections in West Bengal, opposition parties have come together to support CM Mamata Banerjee.

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

16 May 2019

Five top female IAS officers you should know about

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

'Have suffered repeatedly': IAS Officer Ashok Khemka on frequent transfers

06 Mar 2019

'Have suffered repeatedly': IAS Officer Ashok Khemka on frequent transfers

Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ashok Khemka, who was recently transferred once again by the Haryana government, took to Twitter to question his frequent transfers.

#CBIvsCBI: Investigating agency needs permission for investigation in Andhra, Bengal

17 Nov 2018

#CBIvsCBI: Investigating agency needs permission for investigation in Andhra, Bengal

The state governments of Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal have withdrawn general consent from the CBI, meaning the investigating agency can't conduct raids without their permission in the state.

After outrage, SB Shashank removed as Mizoram-CEO by Election Commission

15 Nov 2018

After outrage, SB Shashank removed as Mizoram-CEO by Election Commission

On Thursday, the Election Commission removed Mizoram CEO SB Shashank from his position after massive outrage in the state.

Allahabad HC stays admission through NEET in Ayurveda, Unani colleges

03 Nov 2018

Allahabad HC stays admission through NEET in Ayurveda, Unani colleges

The Allahabad High Court, today, stayed admissions till November 12 in Ayurveda and Unani colleges through NEET on the basis of lowered percentage marks.

3L collegians to get tablet-PCs for Rs. 1,000: CM Rupani

03 Nov 2018

3L collegians to get tablet-PCs for Rs. 1,000: CM Rupani

Three lakh first-year college students in Gujarat will get tablet computers worth Rs. 11,000 for a token sum of Rs. 1,000, said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today.

Assam BJP MLA resigns from the Assembly. Here's why

23 Oct 2018

Assam BJP MLA resigns from the Assembly. Here's why

First-time BJP MLA Terash Gowalla today said he has sent his resignation letter from the Assam Assembly to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

#DelhiMetro: Phase IV construction to cost Delhi-govt Rs. 1,200cr extra

20 Oct 2018

#DelhiMetro: Phase IV construction to cost Delhi-govt Rs. 1,200cr extra

The Delhi finance department's fears about the proposed Delhi Metro Phase IV project bleeding the state exchequer have come true.

PMO holds meeting to discuss affirmative action in private sector

25 Sep 2018

PMO holds meeting to discuss affirmative action in private sector

In the wake of nationwide caste protests by Dalits, Marathas, Jats, and upper-caste groups, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), for the first time, has held a meeting to discuss affirmative action in the private sector.

Kerala floods: Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief, aerial survey underway

18 Aug 2018

Kerala floods: Modi announces Rs. 500cr relief, aerial survey underway

After failing to undertake a preliminary aerial survey to assess the situation in Kerala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a high-level meeting, announced an interim relief of Rs. 500cr for the flood-hit state.