Panaji/UNI: In a startling remark, Goa Congress president Amit Patkar on Friday said it appears even Covid-19 virus now takes permission of the BJP government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and spreads as per the political convenience of the BJP government.
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.
New Delhi/UNI: Amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in China and some other countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday review the situation related to the pandemic and related aspects in the country at a high level meeting at 3:30 pm, officials said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday wrote to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to either "follow Covid-19 protocols" or "postpone Bharat Jodo Yatra", triggering a flashpoint between the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and main opposition Congress.
Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday at a ceremony held at Janata Bhawan in Guwahati formally granted one-time financial assistance of Rs 10,000 each to 6,124 Namghoriyas and 2,148 Purohits (priests) of the state as part of the Assam government's promise of financial support to Covid-hit population of the state.
New Delhi/IBNS: All international passengers arriving in India will no longer be required to fill in the self-declaration for Covid-19 vaccination on the Air Suvidha portal, the Centre announced Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Zha Liyou has said the Indian students, who returned to India during Covid-19, are slowly travelling back to China with the infection rates plummeting worldwide.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday highlighted the negative effects of Covid-19 pandemic on the economy launching the mega employment drive, dubbed as Rozgar Mela in Hindi, ahead of key assembly elections in the country.
New Delhi/UNI: There is a need for an institutional approach by the international community to help each other during a crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday adding that "the Covid-19 pandemic should have been a wake-up call for taking everyone along".
New Delhi/IBNS: The latest UK Immigration Statistics published Thursday show that nearly 118,000 Indian students received a student visa in the year ending June 2022 – an 89% increase from the previous year.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress president Sonia Gandhi tested positive for Covid-19 again, the party said Saturday.
Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has cancelled his Delhi visit after testing Covid-19 positive.
Beijing/UNI: China's Xi'an city with around 13 million population was put under partial lockdown on Wednesday after it reported the first outbreak of a highly transmissible new Omicron subvariant.
Hyderabad/UNI: Telangana Chief Minister KC Rao launched an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, as he welcomed Opposition's Presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha and sought support for him.
New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called upon the countrymen to follow the Covid-19 protocols and also urged all the eligible to take the precaution dose.