India has been at the forefront in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and "really stands out" in terms of its vaccine policy, Chief Economist of the IMF Gita Gopinath said on Monday, as she hailed the country for playing a very important role during the crisis by manufacturing and shipping the COVID-19 vaccines to several nations.
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Singh Tikait on Monday said that lakhs of farmers in their tractors wouldreach Parliament to seek repeal of the three new farm laws if needed.
Everyday four child victims of sexual offences are denied justice due to closure of their cases by police because of insufficient evidence, according to a new study.
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MKM) on Monday announced contesting on 154 out of 234 assembly seats in Tamil Nadu assembly elections.
An offspring of tigress Avni, which had been put down earlier after killing several people, had to be retrieved from the jungle following injuries in an internecine fight on Monday, having been released in the wild on Friday, forest officials from Pench Tiger Reserve said.
The Indian Coast Guard prevented the transhipment of around 260 kg of narcotics worth Rs 2,100 crore in the Lakshadweep Sea, an official statement said on Monday.
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Monday said he does not have time to campaign for the Trinamool Congress in the upcoming West Bengal assembly elections.
Thirty-nine girls and some women ran away from a government-run shelter home in Punjab's Jalandhar. While 35 were brought back to the facility safely, four were missing, officials said.
Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana K P Singh on Monday revoked the suspension of 10 Shiromani Akali Dal legislators who were suspended for disrupting the proceedings of the House on Friday.
The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Monday removed Superintendent of Police of Howrah (Rural) Soumya Roy after his wife became a candidate of the ruling Trinamool Congress for the assembly elections in West Bengal, an official said.
Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that the Punjab government has brought a change in the state budget on this international women's day, which allows travel-free services for women across the state on all Government buses.
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to roll back years of hard-won economic and social gains for women and as nations struggle to grow their economies, tapping into the huge potential of women is clearly a "win-win" for both women's empowerment and inclusive global economic growth, Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund Gita Gopinath said on Monday.
Jailed activist Akhil Gogoi on Monday formally submitted nomination papers for the Sivasagar and Mariani Assembly constituencies from the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH).
The estimated manufacturing capacity of COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield, is 70-100 million doses per month, while the indigenously developed Covaxin has a planned production capacity of 150 million doses per year, the Department of Biotechnology told a parliamentary panel.
A person who requested the Pune Police Commissioner to "do something" and convince his friend to accept his love proposal got a "no means no" lesson from the top cop during a Twitter interaction on Monday.