West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said several bodies have floated to the state downstream river Ganga from Uttar Pradesh and polluted the waters.
A 17-year-old boy drowned while his friend and a teenage girl missing in a lake at Yeoor Hills in Thane in Maharashtra on Monday, a day after two persons drowned in the same water body in separate incidents, a civic official said.
Madhya Pradesh today administered over 16 lakh doses of Covid vaccine, the highest in the country, as the centre's new policy on the immunisation exercise came into force.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday warned of a "rough winter" ahead even though things may be "looking good" for July 19 to be the so-called "terminus point" marking an end to all lockdown restrictions in the country.
In yet another jolt to the BJP, the party's Alipurduar district president, Ganga Prasad Sharma, joined the TMC on Monday.
After the highly transmissible Delta variant of coronavirus was detected, Mizoram is now witnessing a spike in number of positive cases.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has moved Supreme Court against the High Court's denial to filing of affidavits by her and state Law Minister Moloy Ghatak on their role on May 17 when CBI arrested 4 Trinamool leaders in in the Narada case
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor has ruled out any association with an opposition front to take on the BJP in the next general election.
Twenty-one cases of the Delta Plus Covid variant, the mutant version of the Delta variant that unleashed the devastating second wave of the pandemic, have been found in Maharashtra so far, state health minister Rajesh Tope said today.
India will have 257 crore Covid vaccine doses by December to take up double dose vaccination of people in full swing, BJP national president JP Nadda said on Monday.
A leading music record label and film production firm approached the police in Mumbai today claiming that its employees, their families were duped by the same people who had allegedly conducted a fake vaccination camp at other places, officials said.
Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, who stirred up a row with his "pious seats" remarks, on Monday offered "unconditional apology", saying he did not intend to hurt anyone, an official statement said.
Britain on Monday said it had joined the United States, Canada and the European Union in imposing fresh sanctions on Belarus after the detention of an opposition journalist.
A minister of Uttar Pradesh has said the chief ministerial face of the BJP will be decided after the 2022 assembly elections, contradicting party sources who indicated recently that Yogi Adityanath would lead the party in Assembly polls.
The proposed amendments to the rules aim to bring transparency, strengthen the regulatory regime, protect consumers' interests, and encourage free and fair competition, a government statement said.