BJP President JP Nadda visited Varanasi's iconic Kashi Vishwanath temple today and also offered prayers at the Kaal Bhairav temple later.
The new Election Committee of the Trinamool Congress - headed by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee - will meet today at her Kalighat residence in Kolkata. The committee includes Trinamool Youth wing chief Abhishek Banerjee, along with other senior leaders of the party.
Miss India Delhi 2019 Mansi Sehgal today joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the presence of party leader Raghav Chadha.
The Union Health Ministry today clarified that the CoWIN app available on Play Store was not meant to register for or book Covid-19 vaccinations. That can be done only through the portal. The app is meant for use only by the administrators, it said.
China may have targeted power facilities across India last year in the middle of hostilities at the border, a new study has said. A massive power outage in Mumbai in October, which stopped trains and shut down hospitals for hours at the height of the Covid crisis, may have been linked to these activities by a Chinese threat activity group, says the report that has been the government has been told about.
Days after an explosives-filled car was found abandoned near business tycoon Mukesh Ambani's house in Mumbai, police have dismissed any connection to terror outfit Jaish-ul-Hind.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning tweeted a birthday wish for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with a compliment on his leadership skills and his efforts in developing the state. Nitish Kumar turns 70 today; he took oath in November for a fourth straight term as the state's chief minister.
Primary schools across Uttar Pradesh have opened from today after a year-long gap due to the Covid pandemic. Strict guidelines have been issued to safely resume schooling for classes 1 to 5.
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra reached Assam this morning to launch campaign for the three-phased state elections that begin on March 27. Guwahati is the first stop for the 49-year-old party leader as she begins her two-day visit.
India's COVID-19 tally surpassed 1.11 crore on Monday with 15,510 new infections, while the active cases registered an increase for the fifth consecutive day and were recorded at 1,68,627, according to the Union Health Ministry data.
As the second phase of the nationwide Covid vaccination began with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the first beneficiary, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij tweeted that he did not need the vaccine.
Eastern Maharashtra's Hingoli district was today placed under a strict curfew, a day after it registered 51 new cases of Covid-19. The curbs will remain till March 17, authorities have informed. Similar restrictions placed earlier on the city of Pune, too, were yesterday extended till March 14. These developments come amid a spike in the number of cases across the state, especially the Vidarbha region, over the past many weeks.
India today expanded the nationwide vaccination against the coronavirus, opening registerations for people above 60 years and those aged 45 in the second phase of the inoculation drive which began on January 16. , , , , ,
A 16-year-old girl's body has been found in a field in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district. She had gone missing since yesterday morning and her remains were recovered last night, the police have said. The incident less than two weeks after three girls, all related to each other, were found under similar circumstances in Unnao district on February 17 - two of them died.