New Delhi/IBNS: Congress and Trinamool Congress, the two largest opposition parties in the country, on Wednesday attempted to corner the Narendra Modi government over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in Parliament's upper house, Rajya Sabha.
New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took to social media to slam the Narendra Modi government which has said there is no question of compensation as there is no data on the migrant workers' deaths during the anti-Covid-19 lockdown.
New Delhi/IBNS: The government has denied reports that another lockdown has been recommended from Sept 28 to stem the massive spike in the coronavirus cases.
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/IBNS: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told the Supreme Court that on Sunday that the passengers who bought tickets in domestic and international airlines between March 25 and May 5, 2020, which fell in the first two phases of lockdown, will be fully refunded, said a media report.
Srinagar/UNI: Fresh lockdown has been imposed for eight days in the central Kashmir district of Ganderbal following a spike in the Covid-19 cases, a senior police officer said on Saturday.
Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Home Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay has written to the Railway Board Chairman with a request to restart Metro Railway services and suburban train services during unlock 4.0.
Guwahati/UNI: The revenue of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decreased due to non-running of regular passenger trains since the beginning of the nationwide lockdown from end of March owing to COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: India, the worst Covid-19-affected Asian country, on Thursday reported the biggest single-day spike in Novel Coronavirus cases with over 75,000 infections in the last 24 hours.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday extended the anti-Covid-19 lockdown in her state till Sept 20, fearing further spread of the virus which has still kept India on an edge.
New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday requested the Centre to re-start Delhi Metro service in a phased manner on a trial basis.
Srinagar/UNI: A fresh lockdown has been imposed for 48 hours from Saturday in the central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, evoking a sharp reaction from the business community and transporters besides general public, particularly daily labourers.
Kolkata/IBNS: In another round of change in the dates of complete anti-Covid-19 lockdown, the West Bengal government on Wednesday said the state will not be under full restrictions on Aug 28.
Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal is observing yet another day of complete statewide lockdown on Saturday to combat the spread of highly infectious COVID-19 virus.
Kolkata: Flight operations in Kolkata Airport will remain suspended on the revised dates of state-wide lockdown announced by the West Bengal government on Monday.