Crimes against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes rose by over 8 per cent each in Odisha in 2020 in comparison to the previous year, according to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
There is fresh sparking in the Punjab unit of the Congress. Citing "representation from a large number of MLAs", the Congress, in a late night tweet, has called for a key meeting of its Punjab legislators today.
India's daily Covid numbers jumped by over three per cent as the country reported 35,662 new cases on Saturday, a day after record 2.5 vaccinations in a day. The country reported 281 Covid-related deaths in the past 24 hours.
India crossed 2.5 crore Covid vaccinations in a day for the first time on Friday as the government raced to deliver a record on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted to confirm the "historic" figure.
World Health Organisation's (WHO) approval for the emergency use authorisation (EUA) to COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, developed by the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, is likely to be delayed till October 5.
As India set a new record on Friday by administering over 2 crores COVID-19 vaccine doses, PM Modi dedicated the success of the vaccination drive to the country's doctors, innovators, administrators, nurses, healthcare and all front-line workers.
UN chief Antonio Guterres on Friday appointed Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi as new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Advocate ahead of the start of the 76th UN General Assembly.
Singer Honey Singh, after recording his statement at a Delhi Court on Friday, assured the court that he will not create any third party rights on his UAE Property. The court vacated the status quo order issued on September 15, 2021.
The bonhomie between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday hit choppy waters after the TMC claimed that party chief Mamata Banerjee, and not Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, has emerged as the face of the Opposition against PM Modi.
The Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand will begin on Saturday after its prolonged suspension due to COVID-19.
The Congress' Scheduled Castes Department on Friday passed a resolution calling for senior leader Rahul Gandhi's appointment as the president of the party.
Two children in a Bihar village recently became richer by nearly a thousand crore rupees, albeit momentarily, thanks to a technical glitch which was immediately rectified by the bank concerned.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today claimed that the unemployment rate in the state was more than 17 per cent in 2016 which has now come down to four to five per cent.