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59.9% Voting In Madhya Pradesh's Damoh Assembly Bypoll

59.9% Voting In Madhya Pradesh's Damoh Assembly Bypoll

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, Damoh

The by-election to Damoh Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh witnessed 59.9 per cent voting, about 15 per cent less than the 2018 poll, an official said on Sunday.

"Suspending All My Public Rallies": Rahul Gandhi Amid Bengal Covid Surge

"Suspending All My Public Rallies": Rahul Gandhi Amid Bengal Covid Surge

Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today tweeted to say that he is suspending all his public rallies in West Bengal in view of view of the Covid situation in the state. In a brief post, Mr Gandhi also advised political leaders against holding large

Declare A National Health Emergency: Kapil Sibal To PM Modi

Declare A National Health Emergency: Kapil Sibal To PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Amid a steep rise in coronavirus cases, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare a national health emergency.

"Covid Situation Grim But People Should Not Panic": Delhi Health Minister

"Covid Situation Grim But People Should Not Panic": Delhi Health Minister

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain today warned that the situation was critical on the Covid-19 front on the national capital. He, however, added there was no need to panic yet as there are several potential solutions to handle the situation.

Experts, Leaders Discuss India's Coronavirus Crisis On Solutions Summit: Highlights

Experts, Leaders Discuss India's Coronavirus Crisis On Solutions Summit: Highlights

Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

As the ravaging coronavirus pandemic keeps the country in its tight grip, India looks for solutions to fight the crisis. At "The Solution Summit: India vs Covid" today NDTV discusses with several chief ministers of states, health ministers, doctors a

JEE (Main) April Session Exams Postponed Amid Covid Surge

JEE (Main) April Session Exams Postponed Amid Covid Surge

Edited by Swati Sharma | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

IIT-JEE (Main) April session exams postponed amid Covid surge, new dates to be announced later

Arvind Kejriwal Calls Meeting Today Amid Huge Delhi Covid Surge

Arvind Kejriwal Calls Meeting Today Amid Huge Delhi Covid Surge

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called a meeting today amid a huge surge in Covid in the national capital. Yesterday, the Delhi government had flagged a shortage in oxygen and the drug Remdesivir.

Minimum Temperature In Delhi Settles Below Normal: Weather Office

Minimum Temperature In Delhi Settles Below Normal: Weather Office

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

The national capital recorded a minimum temperature of 18.3 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average, on Sunday, the India Meteorological Department said.

Remdesivir Supplier "Being Harassed" In Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

Remdesivir Supplier "Being Harassed" In Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, Mumbai

Devendra Fadnavis has alleged the state government was harassing a supplier of Remdesivir from neighbouring union territory Daman because BJP leaders had approached him for the supply of the antiviral medication to the state.

PM Modi Holds Review Meeting On Covid Situation In UP's Varanasi

PM Modi Holds Review Meeting On Covid Situation In UP's Varanasi

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma,Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a review meeting to discuss the Covid situation in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency. In a brief post on Twitter, the Prime Minister's Office said that the meeting will be attended by top officials,

With 2,61,500 Fresh Covid Infections, India Sees Biggest-Ever Daily Spike: 10 Points

With 2,61,500 Fresh Covid Infections, India Sees Biggest-Ever Daily Spike: 10 Points

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

India saw the deadliest day of the pandemic as 1,501 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. The country also recorded the biggest daily surge in cases with 2,61,500 infections, taking the caseload to 1.47 crore total cases.

Delhi Makes 14-Day Home Quarantine Mandatory For Kumbh Returnees

Delhi Makes 14-Day Home Quarantine Mandatory For Kumbh Returnees

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi government has issued an order making it mandatory for all residents of Delhi who visit the Kumbh in Haridwar to quarantine themselves at home for fourteen days on return. Anyone who violates the order will face legal action.

"Alarming Rise In Daily Cases": Health Minister At Covid Review Meet

"Alarming Rise In Daily Cases": Health Minister At Covid Review Meet

ANI | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan chaired a high-level meeting with the Health Ministers of 11 states and Union territories (UTs) on Saturday and reviewed the availability

Tejashwi Yadav Slams Nitish Kumar After Doctor Says "Want To Quit As..."

Tejashwi Yadav Slams Nitish Kumar After Doctor Says "Want To Quit As..."

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday April 18, 2021, Patna

A senior doctor at the Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) in Bihar's capital Patna has sought permission to be relieved of his duty citinglack of oxygen supply in the Covid care hospital.

"Have Witnessed Such A Rally For The First Time...": PM Modi In Bengal

"Have Witnessed Such A Rally For The First Time...": PM Modi In Bengal

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday April 18, 2021, West Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, campaigning in Bengal on Saturday, raised a few eyebrows after he seemed to praise the large crowd at his rally in Asansol - on a day India reported a record 2.34 lakh new Covid cases.