Here are the most significant news items of the day that were widely covered, consumed and circulated across various media publications and platforms. Do scroll through:
West Bengal allows religious places to re-open from June 1
The places of worship which will be permitted to open belong to all religious denominations. Read More
India's Q4 GDP falls to 3.1% amid COVID-19 pandemic
The GDP growth data for the March ended quarter is an early indication of how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected the economy. Read More
Amit Shah meets PM Modi 3 days before lockdown 4.0 expires
The two discussed suggestions that have come from states and the task forces set up by the Centre. Read More
Ajit Jogi, Chhattisgarh's first CM, dies at 74
As a rising star of the Congress, Ajit Jogi was originally set for a dream run in his political career. Read More
RBI fines 3 banks for violation of rules
The central bank imposed fines of Rs 1.2 crore on Karnataka Bank, Rs 5 crore on Bank of India (BoI) and Rs 30 lakh on Saraswat Co-operative Bank for non-compliance with certain provisions related to income recognition, asset classification and provisioning pertaining to NPA. Read More
Lack of PPEs makes AIIMS heathcare staff target for COVID-19
AIIMS’ sanitation chief, who had tested positive for Covid-19, died three days ago and a mess worker died last week. Read More
Your view: Do you think the Modi govt has been deaf to migrants' cries?
Should government open up its coffers and give every needy migrant Rs 7,500 for next six months? Have Your Say
After corona and cyclone, swarms of locusts hit India
Swarms of locusts have arrived into India from Pakistan and Iran and are threatening to throw the country into a food crisis, even as the struggle against the coronavirus pandemic goes on. PHOTOS
Shocking! A superstar has affair with another superstar's daughter
This dashing superstar started seeing his childhood friend, daughter of a yesteryears’ superstar, after his divorce. Read More
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