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    Didi cuts rally time, BJP for mini meets in West Bengal

    Kolkata/New Delhi: Rattled by the explosion of Covid-19 cases amid Assembly elections in West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday cancelled all her poll campaign in Kolkata and also curtailed the length of her district rallies to 30 minutes. The BJP too, singed by criticism over the rising cases and non-adherence to Covid protocols at election rallies, announced that it will...

    • 12 hrs ago
  • Current Affairs

    6-day lockdown begins in Delhi as Covid situation turns critical

    New Delhi: Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday that the Covid situation in Delhi is "critical" and announced a six-day lockdown in the national capital from 10 pm Monday to 5 am next Monday. Mr Kejriwal said the move was necessary as rising Covid cases have severely strained the city's resources and its health system is at a tipping point. He said that the...

    • 12 hrs ago
  • Top Stories

    Do not provoke the youth in the name of religion: KTR lashes out at BJP

    KARIMNGAR: 'Do not provoke the youth in the name of religion. The BJP leaders must stop playing cheap politics and instead compete with the TRS government in terms of development,' minister for municipal administration and IT, K.T. Rama Rao has told the BJP in the state. The minister accompanied by zilla parishad chairperson Nyalakonda Aruna, MLA Rasamai Balakishan and MLC...

    • 21 hrs ago
  • Top Stories

    Over 18-yr-olds can get Covid shot from May 1

    New Delhi: Under pressure to open up vaccines for all age groups as Covid-19 cases surge in India, the Centre on Monday announced that vaccinations will be available to all above the age of 18 from May 1. In another major shift in vaccine policy, the Centre also allowed states to directly procure vaccine doses from manufacturers. Vaccine manufacturers have been asked to supply 50 per cent of their...

    • 22 hrs ago
  • Top Stories

    Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao tests positive for COVID-19

    HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has been tested positive for Covid-19. Chief secretary Somesh Kumar said the CM has been advised isolation and he would remain at his farmhouse for a few days. Chandrashekar Rao had mild symptoms, following which he had undergone Covid-19 tests. A team of doctors is monitoring the CM's health. His health condition is normal and there was...

    • 24 hrs ago
  • Top Stories

    Centre plans crackdown on hoarding and over-pricing of essential COVID-19 medicines

    New Delhi: The Union home ministry is coordinating with police departments of all states and Union Territories to crack down on those indulging in hoarding and over-pricing of essential medicines like remdesivir, Covid vaccines, and oxygen cylinders. Source said a team of officials has been set up in the ministry, which is in constant touch with all state police...

    • 2 days ago
  • Top Stories

    Railways' 'Oxygen Express' trains to meet high demand amid surge in COVID-19 cases

    New Delhi: The Railways will run 'Oxygen Express' trains over the next few days to transport liquid medical oxygen and oxygen cylinders across the country, the national transporter said on Sunday. Amid spiralling coronavirus cases in the country, the demand for medical oxygen in the country has gone through the roof. Empty tankers will begin their journey from...

    • 2 days ago
  • Top Stories

    Manmohan offers Modi tips on Covid fight as cases touch 2.61L

    New Delhi: With 2.61 lakh new infections, India saw the highest-ever daily spike of Covid-19 on Sunday. The daily positivity rate in the past 12 days has doubled from eight per cent to 16.69 per cent, while the fatalities due to the virus in the past 24 hours was 1,501. As several states are running out of hospital beds, medical oxygen, and life-saving drugs, the Central and state...

    • 2 days ago
  • Top Stories

    Top Remdesivir supplier grilled in Mumbai as MVA & BJP tussle

    Mumbai: The conflict between the Maharashtra government and the BJP over the supply of the Remdesivir drug reached a flashpoint after the Mumbai police, in a late Saturday night drama, detained a director of the Daman-based pharma company for allegedly storing a huge quantity of the drug. Furious BJP leaders have accused the state government of harassing the Remdesivir suppliers in...

    • 2 days ago
  • Top Stories

    Let's resolve all water issues, Jagan tells Patnaik

    VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has written to his Odisha counterpart, Naveen Patnaik, seeking to resolve all water-related issues between the two states. Reddy reminded Patnaik that construction of Neradi Barrage across the river Vamsadhara along with necessary ancillary structures is permissible according to Vamsadhara Water Disputes Tribunal (VWDT) order. The letter...

    • 3 days ago

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