New Delhi: BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi and 16 other lawmakers have tested positive for COVID-19 on the first day of the Monsoon session of the Parliament which started on Monday.
Port Blair/UNI: Keeping in view the requirement of remote Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the administration of the union territory has decided to recommence the helicopter services between scattered islands from tomorrow.
Mumbai/UNI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray -- assailed on both political and public health front -- Sunday that he would balance it all.
New Delhi/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah was admitted to Delhi's All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday night, nearly two weeks after he was discharged from the hospital.
New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Saturday warned people that they should not be careless about COVID-19.
Lucknow/UNI: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday demanded central and state governments to cut their expenditure in the larger public interest and waive school fees for children in government and private schools.
Panaji/UNI: Union Minister of State for Defence and AYUSH, Shripad Naik, will be discharged from Manipal Hospital later on Saturday, according to a senior doctor of the hospital.
New Delhi: Preparing himself to preside over the upcoming Monsoon Session of the Parliament beginning on September 14, 2020, the Chairman, Rajya Sabha M. Venkaiah Naidu underwent COVID-19 test on Friday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the states to fix a reasonable rate for ambulance services to Covid patients and ensure there are sufficient ambulances in each district to take the Covid patients to hospitals, reported media.
Kolkata/IBNS: In another weird statement, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh has said the Novel Coronavirus pandemic is over at a time the country is adding over 90,000 Covid-19 cases on a daily-basis.
New Delhi/UNI: After resuming services on most of its Lines under Stage-I of the Graded resumption from September 7-10, where services were being run for four hours each in morning and evening, the Delhi Metro resumed services on its last major Line-8, the Magenta Line from Janakpuri West to Botanical Garden (37.5 KM/25 stations) & Line-9, Grey Line from Dwarka to Najafgarh (4.3 KM/3 stations) on Friday, under Stage-II.
Kolkata/IBNS: Commissioner of the Kolkata Police force, Anuj Sharma, on Thursday tested positive for novel coronavirus and he is currently in home quarantine with mild symptoms, city police officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: In yet another change in the lockdown dates, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the state won't witness complete anti-Covid-19 restrictions on Sept 12, keeping in mind the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled to be held on the next day.
New Delhi/UNI: As a part of the Stage-I of graded resumption of metro services, the Delhi Metro on Thursday resumed operations after 172 days on its three Lines- Red Line (Rithala-Shaheed Sthal), Green Line (Kirti Nagar/Inderlok-Brig Hoshiar Singh) and Violet Line (Kashmere Gate-Raja Nahar Singh).
Kolkata/IBNS: CPI-M MLA from West Bengal, Sujan Chakraborty, has quarantined himself after his colleague who drives his car tested positive for Covid-19.