India Against Corruption movement, AAP propped by RSS-BJP to bring down UPA govt: Rahul Gandhi
Gandhi cited AAP founder member and civil rights lawyer Prashant Bhushan's reported claim that the movement was to a large extent supported and propped by the BJP-RSS to bring down the Congress government and get themselves in power.
2.39 crore COVID-19 tests conducted in India in August, says Minister of State for Health
So far, 1.41 crore of PPE Kits, 3.44 crore N-95 masks, 10.84 crore tablets of hydroxychloroquine, 30,796 ventilators and 1,02,400 oxygen cylinders have been supplied to states, union territories and central government hospitals.
India announces $500 million for Maldives project to counter China influence
On Thursday, India's Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar told his Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid that New Delhi will support the Male connectivity project with a grant of $100 million and a new line of credit of $400 million, the Indian foreign ministry said.
India conducts 11.72 lakh daily COVID-19 tests, health ministry says numbers one of highest in world
There are 8,15,538 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 21.16 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.
Coronavirus vaccine likely to be ready for India next year, says scientist
In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government had promised an indigenous vaccine as early as mid-August, a claim the government and its apex medical research body has since walked back.
No significant mutation of coronavirus in India: Harsh Vardhan
Replying to queries during the 'Sunday Samvad' platform, Vardhan further said enough oxygen is being produced in the country and the health ministry is closely monitoring the situation.
World now paying more attention to India, says PM Modi, inaugurating Jaipur's Patirika Gate
The media, the prime minister said, has served people in an "unprecedented way" by spreading awareness on the coronavirus pandemic and by analysing government works and pointing out their shortcomings.
India's largest crocodile park strapped for cash after coronavirus lockdowns
Annual sales of about 5 million tickets usually make up roughly half the revenue of the park, located about 40 km (25 miles) from the southern city of Chennai, but it has been shut since March 16, with no prospect of reopening in sight.
New states contribute to surge in coronavirus cases as India overtakes US
States such as Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu — which saw high growth earlier — have seen some moderation. A look at the spread in 20 states that account for about 98% of the cases.
Coronavirus in India: 53,601 new infections take total COVID tally to 22.68 lakh
As many as 53,601 new coronavirus cases and 871 deaths were reported in India in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Healt...
PM's UNGA address will be truly significant as India enters Security Council: Ambassador Tirumurti
The annual session of the UN General Assembly begins on September 21 with the high-level meeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.
Record 75,760 COVID-19 cases in single day, India's virus tally crosses 33-lakh mark
A record 75,760 infections were added in a day, taking the total coronavirus caseload to 33,10,234. The death toll climbed to 60,472 with 1,023 fatalities being reported in 24 hours, the data updated at 8 am showed.
Facebook: FB India chief Ajit Mohan appears before Parliamentary panel
New Delhi: Amid a political slugfest over the Facebook issue, the company's India head Ajit Mohan on Wednesday appeared before a parliamenta...
Coronavirus in India: With over 63,000 fresh cases, total tally climbs to 25,89,682
COVID cases continue to climb in country. A spike of 63,489 cases and 944 deaths were reported in India, in the last 24 hours. The COVID-19 ...
Top Chinese analyst backs India, says 'China's aggressive moves into India unexpectedly flopped'
Top Chinese analyst Gordon G. Chang backs India. In an opinion piece titled 'The Chinese Army Flops in India. What Will Xi Do Next?', Mr. Ch...