Finances under severe strain, can’t pay Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia to COVID-19 victims: Centre to SC

Advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal, one of the petitioners in the matter, had argued that under section 12(iii) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, every family whose member died due to disaster is entitled for ex-gratia compensation of Rs 4 lakh.

Rahul Gandhi turns 51, decides not to celebrate birthday in view of Covid-19 pandemic

"In view of the second Covid wave and the incredible difficulties people are facing, Mr. Gandhi has chosen not to celebrate his birthday. Instead, he has urged Congress workers to continue their relie

Rahul Gandhi turns 51, decides not to celebrate birthday in view of pandemic

Don’t lecture India on freedom of speech, democracy: Ravi Shankar Prasad to social media firms

The Central government recently withdrew Twitter's 'intermediary platform' status due to non-compliance with new IT rules.

Don't lecture India on freedom of speech, democracy: Ravi Shankar Prasad to social media firms

Making efforts to check Covid-19 spread: Delhi traders after HC flags violations

The Delhi High Court on Friday took cognisance of the violation of COVID-19 protocols in various markets in the national capital and observed that such breaches will only hasten the third wave of coro

Making efforts to check Covid-19 spread, says Delhi traders after HC flags violations

14 Jammu and Kashmir leaders invited to meet with PM Modi in Delhi to discuss future course

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla reached out to these leaders to invite them to the meeting at the prime minister's residence to discuss the future course of action for the union territory, the offici

Calcutta HC grants bail to Saradha chit fund scam accused Debjani Mukherje

Mukherjee will, however, continue to remain behind bars since she is yet to obtain bail in cases pending against her in other states.

Paras faction moves swiftly, dissolves LJP’s national, state executives; Chirag Paswan awaits Lok Sabha Speaker’s decision

Chirag Paswan has already written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla requesting him to reconsider his decision to nominate Paras as leader of the Parliamentary Party.

LJP feud

A K Sharma, PM Modi’s close aide, appointed Uttar Pradesh BJP’s vice president

Swantantra Dev Singh also appointed Archana Mishra and Amit Valmiki as secretary for Lucknow and Bulandshahr respectively.

AK Sharma Yogi Adityanath

Two years of 17th Lok Sabha: PM Modi praises LS Speaker; Om Birla says decision in democracy should be based on consensus, not majority

Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla said the glorious journey of the 17th Lok Sabha will prove to be a milestone in the history of Parliament

Agra Hospital which was sealed after owner’s oxygen supply cut claim gets clean chit

The government probe found that 10 complaints were filed against the hospital which merited setting up of the death audit.

Agra Paras Hospital

Court takes cognisance of charge sheet against Deep Sidhu, others in R-Day violence case

A Delhi court on Saturday took cognisance of the supplementary charge sheet filed against actor-activist Deep Sidhu and others in the Republic Day violence case.

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Karnataka, Maharashtra agree to resolve water sharing issues

Addressing reporters after the meet, Yediyurappa said both the states have agreed to share real time data on rainfall and water release from reservoirs both in Krishna and Bhima basin in order to mana

CM Amarinder Singh gives government job to sons of two crorepati MLAs despite objection from cabinet ministers

Both the appointments have been made by allowing one-time relaxation in the rules and stating that it won't be treated as a precedent.

Punjab Chief minister government job

Milkha Singh Demise: PM Modi, President Kovind, other political leaders pay tribute to ‘Flying Sikh’

Milkha Singh, who was nicknamed 'The Flying Sikh' for his accomplishments, is survived by his golfer son Jeev Milkha Singh and three daughters.

PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi likely to chair meeting with Jammu and Kashmir political parties on June 24: Officials

The meeting -- the first such exercise since the Centre announced the abrogation of Article 370-- is likely to be attended by Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Narendra Modi

Rule of land supreme, not your policy: Parliamentary panel on information technology to Twitter

According to sources, members of the Parliamentary Panel on Information Technology also asked Twitter why it should not be fined as it has been found “violating” rules of the country.


IMA, doctors hold nationwide protest; Health Ministry writes to states seeking safety of healthcare workers

The IMA said that around 3.5 lakh doctors of the association participated in the nationwide protest today.

No colonel can become general overnight, says Partap Singh Bajwa amid buzz over reconciliation with CM Amarinder Singh

Pratap Singh Bajwa, along with Sidhu and Sukhjinder Randhawa, has been seeking the ouster of CM Amarinder Singh.

Pratap Singh Bajwa

UP, MP, Karnataka, Bengal: Decoding the widening rift within BJP

While elections had just concluded in West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh will go to polls next year, reports of rift within the party in Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka have added to the woes of the top leade

Kumbh Controversy: When a SMS uncovered fake report racket at Haridwar labs – All you must know

The matter came to light after a Punjab resident approached the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) saying that his Aadhaar and mobile number were used for a Covid-19 test even though he had not


Baba Ka Dhaba owner Kanta Prasad undergoing treatment in Delhi hospital following ‘suicide bid’, says police

Baba Ka Dhaba became famous after a video by a YouTuber showing his plight went viral.

Baba ka dhaba

Supreme Court upholds bail to student activists, says Delhi HC verdict not to be treated as precedent

Narwal, Kalita and Tanha were arrested in May 2020 and were granted bail on June 15 by the Delhi HC.

Assam MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi resigns from Assembly, says Congress can’t move ahead with Rahul Gandhi at helm

Rupjyoti Kurmi alleged that Rahul Gandhi is unable to shoulder the party's responsibility.

Rupjyoti MLA Assam

Delhi HC takes cognisance of Covid norm violation in markets, says breach will hasten 3rd wave

The high court asked the Centre and Delhi government to take strict measures, sensitise shopkeepers and hold meetings with markets and vendors associations in this regard.

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