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Oct 31, 2020 22:15
India's daily Covid-19 tally has been below 50,000 for the past few days and the new number of cases added on Friday were lower than that of Thursday. read more
Oct 31, 2020 22:41
The second phase of polling for 94 seats will be held on November 3, while the third one will be on November 7 for 78 seats. Counting of votes will be done on November 10. read more
Oct 30, 2020 21:01
Globally, the United States continues to be the worst-hit country, with a caseload of more than nine million, as per worldometers. It is followed by India in second place, with Brazil in third. The three countries are far ahead of all other countries in terms of their Covid-19 caseload. read more
Oct 30, 2020 16:21
Counting of votes and announcement of result for the Bihar assembly elections will take place on November 10. read more
Oct 29, 2020 23:23
As per the union health ministry, India is reporting a steady decline in active coronavirus infections but a spurt of cases is seen in Delhi, West Bengal, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. read more
Oct 29, 2020 22:08
While Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has been in office since 2005, and is seeking another five-year term, recent days have seen him lose cool on being heckled by a section of crowd at his rallies. Besides RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav, he also been repeatedly targeted by Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan. read more
Oct 28, 2020 20:57
The total Covid-19 recoveries constitute 90% of the case load whereas total active cases continue to remain below the 700,000-mark. read more
Oct 29, 2020 07:15
The core issues in this year’s assembly election have been of employment across sectors, health care, women empowerment and education. Political parties, whether contesting in alliance or individually, have released their manifestos in line of these five factors. read more
Oct 29, 2020 07:14
Bihar Election 2020 First Phase Voting Today Live Updates: Voting for phase-1 of Bihar Assembly elections 2020 began at 7am on Wednesday and will go on till 6pm. Covid-19 patients will vote in the last hour of the day. Results of the 3-phase election will be announced on November 10. read more
Oct 28, 2020 06:06
The Union health ministry on Monday said that India’s fatality rate due to Covid-19 dropped to 1.50%, which is the lowest since March 22. A total of 14 states and union territories which include Jharkhand, Bihar, Kerala, Odisha, Assam have case fatality ratio (CFR) lower than 1%, it added. read more
Oct 27, 2020 15:49
Bihar Election 2020: Three-term Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has been in office since 2005 and is seeking another five years in power. In recent days, however, he has come under attack from Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan, whose party, like Kumar’s JD(U), is an ally of the Centre’s ruling BJP and a part of the BJP-led NDA, but is contesting in Bihar on its own. read more
Oct 27, 2020 06:49
Delhi which had earlier seen a reduction in its daily Covid-19 tally since mid September is now recording increased number of infections in a period of 24 hours. read more
Oct 26, 2020 16:06
In recent days, Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan has repeatedly criticised CM Nitish Kumar, while expressing admiration for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Though Paswan’s LJP is a part of the NDA, which is in power in the state as well as the Centre, it will contest the polls independently. read more
Oct 26, 2020 05:39
The global infection tally has reached 42.5 million with the maximum number of cases continuing to come from the United States at 8,571,943. read more
Oct 25, 2020 14:50
Elections in Bihar will be held in three phases, on October 28, November 3 and November 7. The counting of the votes will be announced on November 10. Follow updates here read more
Oct 24, 2020 23:30
Voting for the first phase will take place on October 28. Meanwhile, Polling for the second and third phases, will take place on November 3 and November 7 respectively. Votes will be counted on November 10. read more
Oct 23, 2020 21:33
The DGCI expert panel has recommended that Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate Covaxin be given nod for phase 3 clinal trials. Follow latest updates here read more
Oct 23, 2020 23:30
Voting for the first of three phases will take place on October 28. Polling for the second and third phases, meanwhile, will take place on November 3 and November 7 respectively. Counting of votes will take place on November 10. read more
Oct 22, 2020 23:56
Elections in Bihar will be held in three phases, on October 28, November 3 and November 7, while the result will be announced on November 10. Follow updates here read more
Oct 26, 2020 05:39
The United States, India and Brazil, in that order, remain the three worst-hit countries. With festival season approaching in India, the govt has warned people not to get complacent and have urged them to continue wearing masks and follow other Covid-19 protocols strictly. read more
Oct 22, 2020 05:23
As the poll date nears, campaigning for the Bihar assembly elections is in full swing. Follow latest updates here read more
Oct 22, 2020 05:23
The global Covid-19 tally has crossed the 41 million mark to reach 41,018,201, a worldometers tally showed. The United States, India, Brazil, Russia and Spain are the five worst-hit countries, the tally showed. read more
Oct 20, 2020 18:46
In his address to the nation today, PM Modi said that the government is preparing to make sure that Covid-19 vaccine reaches every person. read more
Oct 20, 2020 23:56
The Centre on recommendations of the Election Commission of India (ECI) permitted a 10 per cent increase in poll expenditure. In big assembly states, poll ceiling has been increased from 28 lakh to 30.8 lakh, whereas it has increased from 20 to 22 lakh in smaller states. read more
Oct 20, 2020 23:56
Maharashtra, the worst-hit state, crossed the 1.6 million mark on Monday with 5,984 new infections. The state's tally currently stands at 1,601,365, including a death toll of 42,240 read more
Oct 20, 2020 09:19
Both the chief minister and leader of opposition will hold multiple rallies across several districts as Bihar goes to polls in 9 days. read more
Oct 20, 2020 05:49
Last week, schools and cinema halls across the country reopened after the Union home ministry, on September 30, gave permission for these to reopen for the ongoing fifth phase of the nationwide unlock, from October 15. read more
Oct 19, 2020 00:01
Coronavirus cases across the world are set to cross the 40 million mark. Countries in Europe see a surge in daily cases. read more
Oct 18, 2020 00:01
Coronavirus resurgence worries governments across the Atlantic. Germany, Italy, France report record cases as global tally reaches 39 million. read more
Oct 17, 2020 00:03
Cinema halls and multiplexes reopened in several states from today while those in other states reopened from Thursday, with 50% occupancy. read more
Oct 17, 2020 00:05
BJP, JD(U) target RJD for lack of development in Bihar during campaigning for the Assembly elections. LJP accuses JD(U) of creating division among Dalits. read more
Oct 15, 2020 23:44
The first phase of Bihar Assembly Elections 2020 is two weeks away and parties, both national and regional, have launched their campaigns at full capacity keeping in mind the coronavirus preventative measures. read more
Oct 16, 2020 00:00
Former Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav became the latest politician to contract the virus, as his party announced Wednesday night he had tested positive. Also, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh continue to be the five worst-affected states. read more
Oct 15, 2020 00:03
From Thursday, cinema halls, entertainment parks, schools and swimming pools will open as per the Union home ministry’s guidelines for the fifth phase of nationwide unlock. read more
Oct 15, 2020 00:03
The global caseload has crossed the 38 million mark, as per worldometers, with the death toll inching towards the 1.1 million mark. The United States, India and Brazil continue to be the three worst-affected countries. read more
Oct 13, 2020 08:12
After nearly 2.5 hours, power was restored city's western suburbs and neighbouring regions such as Thane and Mulund. read more
Oct 13, 2020 06:43
Maharashtra continues to be the worst-hit state with over 1.5 million cases, followed by Andhra Pradesh, which has reported almost half the number of cases Maharashtra has. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh are the next three worst-hit states, followed by Delhi read more
Oct 12, 2020 10:10
In the United States, 57,459 people tested positive for Covid-19 in a day, pushing the tally to over 7,711,00. It was the highest number in more than two weeks. read more
Oct 12, 2020 10:11
In Europe, leaders sounded alarms about the outbreak untamed as France climbed to a record, while the Spanish government declared a state of emergency for the Madrid region. read more
Oct 12, 2020 10:14
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi continue to be some of the worst-affected states from the Covid-19 pandemic. read more
Oct 09, 2020 05:58
United States, India and Brazil remain the three worst-hit countries, far ahead of all other countries on the list. Russia, Colombia, Spain, Argentina, Peru, Mexico and South Africa, in that order, complete the list of the then worst-affected countries. read more
Oct 08, 2020 08:36
Issues such as Covid-19, taxes, economy, jobs, and foreign relations were discussed in great depth at the Vice Presidential Debate between Kamla Harris and Mike Pence which lasted for 90 minutes. read more
Oct 08, 2020 05:55
Delhi government data showed that Covid-19 testing in the national capital has dropped again. As the drop in testing coincides with a drop in cases, experts said that the state government should be conducting as many tests as possible. read more
Oct 07, 2020 06:37
The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Solicitor General Tushar Mehta who is appearing for Uttar Pradesh government, to inform how the witnesses in the the Hathras case are being protected. read more
Oct 07, 2020 13:54
During his previous rallies, Gandhi has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of destroying the Mandi and Minimum Selling Price systems, the primary concern of protesting farmers regarding the latest farm laws. read more
Oct 07, 2020 06:37
Hotels and restaurants across Maharashtra on Monday opened for the first time since March, when the country went into lockdown to check the spread of Covid-19. The state government had on Saturday issued guidelines for hotels and restaurants to reopen. read more
Oct 05, 2020 18:58
Rahul Gandhi's tractor rally in Punjab: Farmers in Punjab have been holding a 'rail-roko' agitation against the three farm laws since September 24. read more
Oct 07, 2020 06:37
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said that the NDA-led government plans to receive and utilise 400-500 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by July 2021 in India. read more
Oct 04, 2020 22:40
India continues to occupy the top global position with the maximum number of Covid-19 recoveries, the Union Health Ministry has said. read more
Oct 04, 2020 02:06
Tension in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras village intensified on Saturday after district administration imposed prohibitory orders to maintain law and order situation ahead of visit by Opposition leaders to meet the family of 19-year-old Dalit woman, who was allegedly gang-raped by four men on September 14. read more