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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tests Covid-19 positive

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has contracted Covid-19 and is self-isolating at home.

Govt strengthened fundamentals of economy in last nine years: PM Modi

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the entire world is witnessing the impact of India's fiscal and monetary policy during the Coronavirus pandemic and credited the efforts of the government in strengthening the fundamentals of India's economy in the last 9 years.

Rahul Gandhi accuses Centre of imposing Covid protocols to disrupt Bharat Jodo Yatra

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Thursday accused the Centre of using Covid-19 protocols as an excuse to halt his pan-India foot march—Bharat Jodo Yatra.

Sonia Gandhi tests positive for Covid-19; to appear before ED in National Herald case: Surjewala

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi has tested Covid-19 positive, Congress Chief Spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said Thursday, adding that she would be appearing for the ED summon.

West Bengal revokes all anti-COVID-19 restrictions in view of decline in cases

Kolkata/IBNS: In view of the decline in the number of positive coronavirus cases, the West Bengal government on Thursday revoked all anti-COVID-19 restrictions in the state.

India registers 2,85,914 fresh COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India registered 2,85,914 fresh COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as daily positivity rate touched  16.16 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Ban on election rallies extended till Jan 31

New Delhi/IBNS: The ban on rallies and roadshows for the state polls scheduled for next month has been extended to January 31 albeit some relaxations for the first two poll phases due on February 10 and 14.

Over 400 Parliament staff test Covid positive

New Delhi/UNI: More than 400 Parliament staff have tested positive for Covid-19, after screenings were conducted on January 6 and 7.

Maharashtra: Night curfew from Jan 10 to control Covid surge

Mumbai/UNI: In view of rising Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra government has announced to implement new guidelines in the state from Sunday midnight.

Four SC judges test positive for Covid-19

New Delhi/UNI: Four judges of the Supreme Court have tested positive for Covid-19, the SC registry sources confirmed on Saturday.

Threat of Covid Surge looms large amid Gangasagar Mela : Expert

Kolkata/UNI: Gangasagar mela may lead to skyrocketing of Covid cases and put the lives of people in West Bengal in peril as Covid caseload continues to increase during the third wave, according to Naresh Purohit, Visiting Professor at the Kolkata-based West Bengal University of Health Sciences, School of Public Health.

Delhi under weekend Curfew

New Delhi/UNI: The streets of Delhi on Saturday almost wore a deserted look, owing to the weekend curfew imposed in the national capital in the wake of a spike in cases of Covid-19.

Punjab: 125 passengers of chartered flight from Italy test positive for Covid in Amritsar

New Delhi/IBNS: As many as 125 passengers, who arrived Punjab's Amritsar on a flight from Italy, have tested Covid-19 positive, media reports said.

Punjab imposes night curfew to stem COVID-19 spread

Chandigarh/IBNS: The Punjab government on Tuesday imposed night curfew in the state to stem the further spread of COVID-19, media reports said.

No alternative to lockdown if Covid cases continue at the same speed: Maharashtra Health Minister

Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra health Minister Rajesh Tope said Saturday that doubling of Covid-19 cases just in two days is a cause of concern for the state government, and if corona cases continue increasing in the next couple of days, there is no alternative to a lock down.