Saturday New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past 29 lakh, a day after it crossed 28 lakh, with a single-day spike of 68,898 infections, while the recoveries have increased to 21,58,946 on Friday pushing the recovery rate to over 74 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
New Delhi: Fourteen passengers who travelled from Delhi to Hong Kong on an Air India flight on August 14 have tested positive for COVID-19 till Thursday, the Hong Kong government said.
New Delhi: There was no change in the condition of former president Pranab Mukherjee and he remains haemodynamically stable and on ventilatory support, the hospital said on Friday.
Sunday Srinagar: High-speed mobile Internet services were restored on a trial basis in one district each in Kashmir and Jammu regions over a year after the facility was suspended, according to an official order on Sunday.
New Delhi: Former cricketer and UP cabinet minister Chetan Chauhan died on Sunday due to COVID-19 related complications, his brother Pushpendra Chauhan said.
New Delhi: A slugfest erupted between the Congress and the BJP on Sunday following a report in the Wall Street Journal claiming that Facebook ignored applying its hate speech rules to politicians of the ruling party in India.
Monday New Delhi: The Congress on Monday stepped up attack on Facebook amid an escalating row over Wall Street Journal's report that the social media platform refused to apply hate speech rules to certain BJP politicians, even as the tech giant asserted that its policies are enforced globally without regard to political affiliation.
New Delhi: Indian classical music doyen Pandit Jasraj died on Monday following a cardiac arrest at his home in New Jersey, his daughter Durga Jasraj said.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday framed larger questions for consideration in the 2009 contempt case against activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan including what process should be followed in contempt cases involving corruption allegations against judges.
Tuesday New Delhi: Holding that financial planning is in the domain of the Centre, the Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct transfer of contributions made to the PM CARES Fund for battling the COVID-19 pandemic to the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on a plea filed by actress Rhea Chakraborty who has sought transfer of an FIR, lodged against her at Patna for allegedly abetting the suicide of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, to Mumbai.
New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday wrote a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, demanding a probe into the alleged 'bias' and interference of the social media gaint's India leadership team in the country’s electoral democracy, even as the BJP took a swipe at the opposition party, saying any organisation that does not work to its liking is accused of acting under BJP-RSS pressure.
Wednesday New Delhi: 'According approval' to the ongoing CBI probe into the FIR against actress Rhea Chakraborty in connection with the 'unnatural death' of “talented actor” Sushant Singh Rajput, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday that any other case lodged in the matter will be probed by the premier agency itself.
New Delhi/Mumbai/Patna: Hailing the Supreme Court order on a CBI probe in actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case as a 'triumph of justice', the BJP and its allies expressed confidence on Wednesday that the central agency will bring out the truth.
New Delhi: The Centre on Wednesday ordered 'immediate' withdrawal of about 10,000 paramilitary personnel from the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
Thursday New Delhi: India and China on Thursday agreed to resolve outstanding issues in an 'expeditious manner' and in accordance with the existing agreements and protocols, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said after the two sides held a fresh round of diplomatic talks to resolve the border standoff in eastern Ladakh.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday granted time till August 24 to activist-lawyer Prashant Bhushan to reconsider his “defiant statement” refusing to apologise and tender “unconditional apology” for contemptuous tweets against the judiciary and rejected his submission that quantum of punishment be decided by another bench.
New Delhi: Indore was adjudged India's cleanest city for a fourth straight year while Surat and Navi Mumbai grabbed the second and third positions respectively, as the Centre announced the results of its latest annual cleanliness survey on Thursday.
Friday Hyderabad: A major fire in the Srisailam hydroelectric plant located on the Telangana-Andhra Pradesh border left nine people dead, most of them engineers, and three seriously injured, with thick smoke hampering rescue operations for over 12 hours,officials said on Friday.
New Delhi: Voters will be provided gloves while using EVMs and COVID-19 patients in quarantine will be allowed to vote at the last hour of the polling day, according to broad guidelines issued by the Election Commission on Friday for holding polls during the coronavirus pandemic.
New Delhi: India's COVID-19 tally zoomed past 29 lakh, a day after it crossed 28 lakh, with a single-day spike of 68,898 infections, while the recoveries have increased to 21,58,946 on Friday pushing the recovery rate to over 74 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data. PTI TRS TRS