01 Jul 2020
PM Modi quits Chinese platform Weibo after India's app ban
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have quit Chinese microblogging platform Weibo.
30 Jun 2020
In social-distancing era, how has the life of sex-workers changed?
The rules of the world, like maintaining a respectable distance, minimizing social contact, and wearing masks, don't fit the bill for sex workers, whose livelihoods depend on physical touch.
29 Jun 2020
Meet Chingari, TikTok's latest rival in India
Amid heightened tensions along the LAC, calls to boycott Chinese goods have gone to a whole new level.
26 Jun 2020
Gurugram to be put under partial lockdown for two weeks
Some parts of Gurugram, Haryana, will be locked down for two weeks to tackle the surge in coronavirus cases, a report in The Times of India said on Friday.
23 Jun 2020
TikTok star stabs 19-year-old days before her wedding, arrested
A TikTok user having over 4 lakh followers has been arrested by Ghaziabad Police for stabbing a woman to death, just days before her wedding.
23 Jun 2020
Mutual consensus to disengage: Army after 11-hour-long talks with China
The Indian Army on Tuesday released a brief note regarding the nearly 11-hours-long Corps Commander-level talks which happened with the Chinese on Monday.
22 Jun 2020
Nepal buries COVID-19 dead in India, will exhume body
In a displeasing series of events, Nepal's authorities are learned to have buried the body of a coronavirus patient on Indian soil in Uttar Pradesh, sparking panic among locals.
19 Jun 2020
Gujarat: Brothers take kids for outing, kill them, commit suicide
In a gruesome incident, two brothers in Gujarat allegedly killed their four kids before committing suicide, a TOI report said on Friday.
15 Jun 2020
No decision on Asia Cup yet: BCCI
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has expressed discontent with reports about Sri Lanka hosting the impending Asia Cup edition.
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.
11 Jun 2020
Meet the voice behind the coronavirus caller tune
You may or may not know Jasleen Bhalla, but we bet you know her voice.
30 May 2020
Pragya Thakur in AIIMS, reveals BJP after 'missing' posters emerge
In Bhopal, the parliamentary constituency of BJP's controversial politician Pragya Singh Thakur, several "missing posters" were spotted on Friday, taking a swipe at her absence from the area when it is struggling with the coronavirus pandemic.
29 May 2020
Bhuvneshwar Kumar eyes a comeback in Test cricket
Indian pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar expressed his desire to make a comeback in the longest format.
29 May 2020
Chaos ensues at Delhi-Gurugram border as Haryana seals entry
Hundreds of commuters were seen stuck at the Delhi-Gurugram border on Friday morning as the Haryana government blocked entry from the national capital in a late-Thursday order.
27 May 2020
Lockdown 5.0: Centre could extend restrictions for two more weeks
The Central government is mulling extending the lockdown for two more weeks after May 31, when the current bout of restrictions will end, News18 said on Wednesday.
26 May 2020
Coronavirus: Delhi wants more beds, but private hospitals are concerned
To ensure that the National Capital is well-prepared as coronavirus cases are surging, the Delhi government asked private hospitals to reserve 20% of their beds.
23 May 2020
Delhi: Thief rapes, attempts to murder, woman inside her home
Even as Delhi Police is manning the National Capital and barricades have been installed on almost every nook and corner, to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, crimes against women aren't stopping.
23 May 2020
For Noida, Ghaziabad residents, flight ticket to act as pass
In what comes as a big relief for commuters from Noida, the administration said on Friday that movement pass is not needed for those who have a valid train or flight ticket.
14 May 2020
In lockdown 4.0, public transport will be allowed with limits
In the third extension of the countrywide lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, massive relaxations related to economic activities, manufacturing, and, more importantly, travel will be provided, a TOI report said on Thursday.
13 May 2020
Lockdown 4.0 imminent, ball in states' court now
India, locked down since March 25, will not get any reprieve from restrictions any time soon, an announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last evening confirmed.
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.
11 May 2020
Vishal Bhardwaj pens screenplay on bond with Irrfan
It was a dark day for the entire country when Irrfan Khan breathed his last two weeks ago.
08 May 2020
Gurugram teen suicide: Family blames #MeToo accuser; files complaint
After a Gurugram teenager recently killed himself, his family has blamed the suicide on a girl who accused him of sexual assault on social media.
05 May 2020
Babies born of surrogacy 'stuck' due to countrywide lockdown
With the nationwide lockdown, which was necessitated to keep a check on the spread of coronavirus, babies born of surrogacy are stuck in Gujarat as their biological parents can't travel to take them home.
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
Madhya Pradesh: Seven, including three minors, rape 18-year-old
In a gut-wrenching incident, seven men, including three minors, raped an 18-year-old in Madhya Pradesh on the intervening night of April 29 and 30, making it the fourth rape case to be reported from the central state since the coronavirus-linked lockdown started.
28 Apr 2020
Ambala: Residents protest COVID-19 suspect's cremation, pelt stones at cops
In Ambala, Haryana, violence broke out between residents of a village and police after the former objected to the cremation of an elderly woman, thinking that she passed away due to coronavirus.
27 Apr 2020
Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine
A man in Vadodara couldn't digest the fact that his wife defeated him several times in online ludo and took to violence, causing her serious spine injuries.
27 Apr 2020
Agra: Water, biscuits tossed from outside in quarantine facility
A quarantine facility is supposed to be safe haven for coronavirus-infected patients, but one such place in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, has turned out to be nothing more than a disgrace.
22 Apr 2020
Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?
In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.
20 Apr 2020
'Pyaar Karona': Salman sings his way to spread coronavirus awareness
Salman Khan knows how to keep busy during the lockdown.
20 Apr 2020
No decision on T20 World Cup till August: Sources
The entire sports community is facing the wrath of coronavirus outburst, with IPL being the latest one to be impacted.
11 Apr 2020
Key details regarding Ashwin, Dhoni's online cricket coaching
All sport activities including cricket has been canceled or postponed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
06 Apr 2020
Ignoring suggestions of clerics, Tablighi Jamaat chief organized 'super-spreader' event
An event of Tablighi Jamaat held in March 2020 became the reason India's coronavirus numbers spiked and now it has been learned that clerics advised Maulana Mohd. Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of the Islamic sect, to not hold the meet but he ignored their suggestions.
06 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India records highest single-day casualty, death toll crosses 100
With 27 deaths being reported in a span of 24 hours on Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus pandemic crossed 100 in India and now stands at 124, a report in TOI said.
03 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: Odisha announces 'total shutdown' in Bhubaneswar, Bhadrak, Cuttack
The Odisha government on Friday announced a "total shutdown" in the capital city of Bhubaneswar and the town of Bhadrak.
02 Apr 2020
Former Hazoori Ragi of Golden Temple dies, was coronavirus positive
In a sorrowful development, Giani Nirmal Singh, the former Hazroori Ragi of Golden Temple, passed away on Thursday morning, a day after testing positive for coronavirus.
01 Apr 2020
Coronavirus beds full in Noida, special unit is awaited
This week, the government of India identified ten coronavirus hotspots where the transmission has been unusual, and Noida was among them.
01 Apr 2020
Coronavirus hotspot: 2,361 evacuated from Nizamuddin Markaz, contact tracing on
2,361 people, who had been living in Nizamuddin Markaz, the place that has become the hotspot of deadly COVID-19 in India, have been evacuated, reports said on Wednesday.
30 Mar 2020
Here's how Bollywood celebrities are helping battle COVID-19
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread steadily in India, Bollywood celebrities are coming ahead to contribute towards the country's fight against the deadly virus.