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Some high courts are running parallel govts: Solicitor General on migrant workers case

India, May 28 -- The central government continued to remain obstinate before the Supreme Court in the migrant labourers' case maintaining that stray incidents on the difficulties faced by migrant work... Read More


In Bengal, more than 400 migrants test positive for Covid-19, state count soars

India, May 28 -- More than 400 migrant workers who returned from other states over the recent weeks have tested positive for Covid-19, resulting in a surge of Covid-19 cases in West Bengal's rural are... Read More


Week after Cyclone Amphan, Kolkata hit by squall at 96 kmph

India, May 27 -- Before Kolkata could come out of the shock of Cyclone Amphan, a squall hit the city on Wednesday evening with wind speed up to 96 km per hour. Exactly a week ago, Cyclone Amphan, had... Read More


Maharashtra BJP launches protests against govt's handling of Covid-19 pandemic

India, May 22 -- The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) versus the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) battle was on full public display on Friday as the former held its 'Maharashtra Bachao' (Save Maharashtra) a... Read More


Defence minister Rajnath Singh commissions coast guard vessels via video conference

India, May 15 -- Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday commissioned three coast guard vessels through video conferencing and said the locally-built ships symbolised the country's self-reliance. The... Read More


Karnataka CM announces additional economic stimulus package of Rs 162 cr for cultivators

India, May 14 -- After announcing a Rs 1610 crore economic stimulus package on May 6, the BS Yediyurappa-led BJP government in Karnataka has announced a further Rs 162 crore financial package mainly a... Read More


In Karnataka, hotels, gyms and golf courses likely to open after May 17: Govt

India, May 13 -- In an indication that further lockdown relaxations are in the offing in Karnataka post-May 17, the state's tourism minister C T Ravi said that hotels, gyms, fitness centres and golf c... Read More


'Mumbai's local trains should resume only for essential services': Uddhav Thackeray

India, May 11 -- Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has expressed the need for taking cautious decisions over relaxation from the ongoing lockdown considering the possibility of a spike in Co... Read More


Single-judge bench to hear cases in Supreme Court, a first in 70 years

India, May 11 -- The Supreme Court will have single-judge benches hearing cases from May 13, the first time ever in its 70-year-old history. A notice announcing the same was published on the website o... Read More


3 days later, wife and son of Delhi cop who died of Covid-19 also test positive

India, May 8 -- Three days after a Delhi Police constable died of coronavirus in the national capital, his wife and three-year-old son also tested positive for Covid-19 in Haryana's Sonepat on Friday,... Read More