Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday visited upper Tinsukia district where a grenade blast left two dead and promised strict action against those involved.
The portals of the Gangotri temple in the Himalayas openedon Saturday with a simple ceremony being held amid COVID-19 restrictions.
The Delhi government today announced a fund of Rs 1,051 crore for the three municipal corporations in Delhi to pay salaries of healthcare workers and other employees amid the ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held a high-level meeting to review India's Covid situation where he discussed containment strategies, need to scale up testing, and focus on healthcare resources and distribution of oxygen supply in rural areas.
The creation of the new district of Malerkotla in Punjab is a "reflection the divisive policy of the Congress", Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said today, hitting out at the Amarinder Singh government.
Cairn Energy has sued India's flagship carrier Air India to enforce a $1.2 billion arbitration award that it won in a tax dispute against India, according to a U.S. District Court filing reviewed by Reuters.
The West Bengal government today announced that the state will go under a near lockdown for two weeks starting tomorrow. Looking to curb the spread of COVID-19 infections, all offices and educational institutions will be shut down.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's brother Ashim Banerjee died of Covid-related complications at a hospital in Kolkata this morning. He was 60.
Oxygen concentrator banks have been set up in every district in Delhi to give a boost to the fight against coronavirus, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today.
The United Liberation Front of Asom - Independent (ULFA-I) on Saturday announced a unilateral ceasefire for three months with immediate effect. The Paresh Baruah-led insurgent group said it took the decision due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Assam.
India decision to expand the vaccination age criteria to cover those in the 18-45 years age group has now caused a vaccine shortage, Dr NK Arora, chief of the Centre's COVID-19 working group, has said.
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju congratulated Tashi Yangjom on Saturday for successfully scaling Mt Everest and becoming the first Indian woman climber to summit the world's highest peak this year.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold an important meeting today to review preparations to deal with impending Cyclone Tauktae, government sources said.