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Sep 26, 2020 11:54
As many as 1,089 fresh deaths were reported in last 24 hours, taking India’s Covid-19 toll to 93,379 on Saturday. read more
Sep 25, 2020 19:18
Bihar Elections 2020 Schedule: Election Commission announces dates for Bihar polls. read more
Sep 25, 2020 16:11
Various farmers' bodies have hit the streets against the agricultural bills. Farmers argue that the bills will dismantle the MSP system, leaving them at the mercy of big corporates. However, the Centre, has repeatedly assured them MSP will not be withdrawn. read more
Sep 25, 2020 14:21
Amid the Covid-19 outbreak, West Bengal is set to organise Durga Puja- the largest festival in the state. Over 37,000 pujas will be organized in Bengal which includes 2,500 in the capital city of Kolkata read more
Sep 25, 2020 06:55
The Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee is leading the three-day agitation against the bills. Farmers are worried that the bills will lead to dismantling of the MSP system though the government has repeatedly assured them the system will remain unchanged. read more
Sep 25, 2020 06:55
In Delhi, nearly 10,20,00 people have recovered from the virus and 40 have died under Covid-19 home isolation, data from the directorate general of health (DGHS) services showed. read more
Sep 24, 2020 05:28
Several areas in Mumbai faced waterlogging due to heavy rains since Tuesday morning. Train services between few stations remain suspended as the city receives heavy rainfall read more
Sep 24, 2020 05:27
The country recorded 75,083 new infections on Monday, the lowest number of single-day cases since August 26, when 67,151 cases were recorded. Maharashtra, meanwhile, continues to be the worst-hit state followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh, as per Union health ministry data. read more
Sep 24, 2020 05:27
Congress MP and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at 5 pm on Wednesday over the farm Bills and the suspension of the eight MPs. read more
Sep 22, 2020 23:48
Schools across the country on Monday opened partially as part of the ongoing fourth stage of nationwide 'Unlock.' Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state, followed by Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh respectively. read more
Sep 23, 2020 05:49
On Tuesday morning, Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh met the protesting MPs and offered them tea which they refused. The chairman also decided to observe one-day fast against the unruly behaviour with him by these MPs. read more
Sep 22, 2020 00:05
TMC MP Derek O’Brien was at the forefront of the opposition protests. Later, the opposition parties moved a no confidence motion against Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh Narayan Singh, accusing him of trying to get the bills passed in haste. Singh was elected last week for a second consecutive term as deputy chairman. read more
Sep 22, 2020 00:05
The health minister Harsh Vardhan informed Parliament that three vaccine candidates are in different phases of clinical trials. The government is giving all necessary support for the development of a vaccine, he said in the Lok Sabha. read more
Sep 21, 2020 15:21
India has overtaken the United States, the worst-hit country globally, and become the top nation in terms of Covid-19 recoveries. read more
Sep 21, 2020 15:20
Parliament Session Live Updates: Amid health risks posed by Covid-19, it is expected that the ongoing monsoon session will be cut short and end on September 23. read more
Sep 19, 2020 23:08
Parliament Monsoon Session 2020: Marking the first working weekend, the MPs on Saturday will participate in passing of key legislations related to Covid-19 epidemics act, taxation and traded unions. read more
Sep 21, 2020 15:22
Several countries in Europe are reeling under another wave of Covid-19. France, which had successfully controlled the virus earlier this year, registered more than 13,000 new cases in a day. Its highest number of infections since a national lockdown ended in May. read more
Sep 21, 2020 15:22
The session began with Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu condoling the demise of BJP leader Ashok Ghasti. The house was then adjourned for 30 minutes. read more
Sep 19, 2020 00:08
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh continue to be the five worst-hit states. In Mumbai, the city police and Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray urged people not to panic after a ban on large gatherings in the city was extended. The order is merely a continuation of the previous order issued on August 31, they clarified. read more
Sep 18, 2020 00:04
The ongoing monsoon session of Parliament has reached its fourth day. The session has already seen the defence minister address Lok Sabha on China and SP Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan slamming BJP Lok Sabha MP Ravi Kishan for his comments on alleged drug abuse in the film industry. read more
Sep 16, 2020 19:29
The 18-day long session is slated to conclude on October 1 and is being held amid many firsts, including sitting of the two Houses in shifts without any off day, entry only to those having a negative Covid-19 report and compulsory wearing of masks during the session. read more
Sep 17, 2020 00:07
Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that the battle against the Covid-19 is far from over adding that the government is all necessary measures to prevent the spread of the infection. read more
Sep 16, 2020 00:00
A total of 25 MPs tested positive for the infection on Monday, as Parliament reconvened for its monsoon session, after being adjourned in March due to the pandemic. read more
Sep 15, 2020 22:58
Parliament Monsoon Session 2020 Highlights: The Monsoon session of Parliament is scheduled to conclude on October 1 without any day off. Both the Houses of Parliament will sit for four hours daily while following precautionary measures against Covid-19. read more
Sep 14, 2020 21:19
The Lok Sabha on Monday saw opposition parties, led by the Congress, up in arms against the decision to do away with Question Hour and private members' business during the monsoon session. read more
Sep 15, 2020 22:58
With months into the pandemic, the Covid-19 continued to wreak havoc around the world. read more
Sep 13, 2020 23:53
While the race for developing Covid-19 vaccine is on, the virus has infected more than 28.6 million people while the death toll stood at 918,796, according to the figures published on John Hopkins University's site. read more
Sep 13, 2020 23:47
The University of Oxford is resuming UK trials of the coronavirus vaccine it’s developing with AstraZeneca Plc. The university gave the information in a statement on Saturday. read more
Sep 13, 2020 23:51
Maharashtra's Covid-19 on Friday tally crossed the one million-mark on Friday after 24,886 fresh cases and 393 related-fatalities were added. read more
Sep 10, 2020 13:13
Defence minister Rajnath Singh and his French counterpart Florence Parly witnessed the 'Sarva Dharma Puja' at the Ambala Air Force station as the Rafale induction ceremony started. read more
Sep 10, 2020 23:49
Mumbai, where the case curve had flattened in August, has seen a sudden surge in Covid-19 cases since the beginning of September. The city has reported an average of 1,691 cases every day so far this month. read more
Sep 10, 2020 06:27
The Union health ministry on Wednesday said that number of people recovered from Covid-19 in India has surged to 3,398,844, further improving the recovery rate to 77.77%. read more
Sep 08, 2020 18:00
The NCB had questioned Rhea Chakraborty for about eight hours on Monday and six hours on Sunday. Her brother Showik Chakraborty was arrested last week in the case. read more
Sep 09, 2020 00:01
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that over 5 crore samples have been tested for Covid-19 in India so far out of which nearly 11 lakh samples were tested on Monday. read more
Sep 08, 2020 05:58
Covid-19 has infected more than 27 million people across the countries. The global death toll stands at 882,053, as per the figures published on the John Hopkins University's site. read more
Sep 07, 2020 00:04
As many as 73,642 patients have recovered from Covid-19 in India and have been discharged from either home isolation or hospitals in the last 24 hours. The total numbers of recoveries are nearing 3.2 million. read more
Sep 08, 2020 05:59
Indian Railways on Saturday said that 80 new special trains will start from September 12 and reservations for the same will begin from September 10. read more
Sep 04, 2020 23:15
The number of people who have recovered from the coronavirus in India is now 3,037,151 after 66,659 patients were declared cured across the country. There are 831,124 active cases in the country. read more
Sep 08, 2020 05:58
The union health ministry during a press briefing this afternoon said that the number of recovered coronavirus (Covid-19) cases is now more than 29.70 lakh which is 3.5 times more than active cases. read more
Sep 08, 2020 05:59
India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace. read more
Sep 08, 2020 05:59
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday said that more than 4.33 crore samples have been tested for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) disease so far out of which 10,16, 920 samples were tested on Monday. read more
Sep 01, 2020 06:15
According to the union health ministry’s dashboard, India on Sunday logged 78,761 cases, 948 deaths due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The total cases have climbed to 3,542,733 which includes 765,302 active cases, over 2.7 million recoveries and 63,498 deaths. read more
Sep 01, 2020 06:15
The government said that over 4.14 crore samples have been tested for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) so far out of which nearly 10,55,027 samples were tested on Saturday. read more
Aug 30, 2020 05:47
New Covid-19 cases in India have been rising at an alarming rate. The country's doubling rate — the rate at which the total cases in the country would double was 32 days on Friday against 96 days in the United States and 68 in Brazil. read more
Aug 29, 2020 05:36
India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace. read more
Aug 29, 2020 05:37
The global coronavirus tally has gone up to 24,335,741 cases and 829,676 deaths, according to worldometer. read more
Aug 26, 2020 22:56
Globally, India is the third worst-hit nation from the pandemic. India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace. read more
Aug 29, 2020 05:36
Globally, India is the third worst-hit nation from the pandemic. India may overtake Brazil sometime in the next two weeks if the cases continue to grow at the same pace. read more
Aug 25, 2020 19:30
The union health ministry said the gap between recoveries and active cases in India continued to widen, with the number of patients recovering currently more than three times the active cases. read more
Aug 24, 2020 00:06
The Union health ministry on Sunday said that the total number of samples tested for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) has reached 3.52 crore after more than eight lakh samples were tested for six days in a row. read more