Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded the "resolute dedication" shown by the Indian armed forces over the past year, in the context of the "challenging situation on the northern border" and while facing the coronavirus pandemic.
Union minister Giriraj Singh on Saturday advised the people of his Begusarai Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar to "beat up with bamboo sticks" those officials who appeared insensitive to their concerns.
A man born a few months before the outbreak of the Spanish Flu in 1918 received his first shot of COVID-19 vaccine at a private facility here, hospital authorities said on Saturday.
Varavara Rao, the 81-year-old poet-activist who has been in jail for over two years in the Koregaon-Bhima case, walked out of the Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital late Saturday after being granted bail for six months by the Bombay High Court on medical grounds last month.
A bus conductor in Tamil Nadu, who has planted over 3 lakh saplings in the last 30 years using his own money, is garnering appreciation on social media.
The Congress in Assam has announced the names of its candidates for 40 seats in the first of the three-phase election. The party has allowed all its MLAs to recontest in the Upper Assam region, which will vote on March 27.
The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 2.06 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.
The DMK has decided to allot 25 seats to ally Congress for next month's elections in Tamil Nadu, sources told NDTV on Saturday. The party will also give one Rajya Sabha seat to the Congress, they said.
The surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra could be due to lack of fear of the disease among people and pandemic fatigue, the Centre said today while asking the state to not let its guard down.
Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat on Saturday pulled an autorickshaw with a rope from the Congress Bhawan to Gandhi Park in Dehradun in protest against the hike in prices of fuel and LPG cylinder.
The Congress on Saturday released its first list of candidates for West Bengal elections starting later this month, naming 13 contenders for the first two of the eight-phase polls.
With the addition of more than 10,000 fresh COVID-19 cases on the second consecutive day on Saturday, Maharashtra's tally crossed the 22 lakh-mark and reached 22,08,586, the state Health department said, adding that the last one lakh cases were reported in just 13 days owing to fresh outbreaks in Vidarbha, Mumbai and Pune.
The Union Health Ministry has approved administration of COVID-19 vaccine to dependents of armed forces personnel as well as veterans in service hospitals, the Indian Army said today.
Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar today said the government is ready to amend three new farm laws to respect the sentiments of protesting farmers, even as he attacked opposition parties for doing politics on this issue at the cost of agriculture economy and by hurting farmers' interest.
A night curfew was imposed in Punjab's four districts from Saturday to tackle a recent surge in coronavirus cases.