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Manipur district put under complete lockdown after 'sudden spurt' in Covid-19 cases

India, July 5 -- After reports of a sudden spurt in the number of Covid-19 cases in the last 48 hours, Jiribam district in Manipur has been put under "complete lockdown". State Chief Secretary Dr J S... Read More


Atiq Ahmed's brother, wanted ex-MLA Ashraf arrested by UP Police

India, July 3 -- Former MLA and younger brother of former MP Atiq Ahmad, Khalid Azeem aka Ashraf, was arrested by the police in Uttar Pradesh in Prayagraj on Friday. Ashraf had been on the run for the... Read More


Use Marathi in official communication, those violating the order to not get increment: Maharashtra govt

India, July 1 -- The Maharashtra government has directed all its departments, local authorities, officers and employees to mandatorily use Marathi language in official business. In a circular issued ... Read More


Uttarakhand govt to prepare action plan for tourism sector hit by Covid-19

India, June 21 -- The Uttarakhand government will prepare an action plan for the tourism sector, hit badly by the Covid-19 lockdown. Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Saturday instructed offici... Read More


New ordinance gets nod, people violating Covid-19 norms in Uttarakhand could face jail term

India, June 17 -- The Uttarakhand government on Tuesday amended Covid-19 rules by making not wearing masks, damaging property, defying government orders on containing epidemic, and violent acts agains... Read More


Only sewage treatment plant in North-East inaugurated in Manipur

India, June 16 -- The Imphal sewage treatment plant, the only one in the North-East, was formally inaugurated on Monday. Two Integrated Water Supply Projects were also inaugurated along with it by Chi... Read More


On Madhya Pradesh Congress' 'shameful' jibe on women officers at liquor shops, BJP hits back

India, June 12 -- The Madhya Pradesh Congress on Thursday accused the BJP government in the state of insulting women by engaging them in the sale of liquor. State Congress president Kamal Nath's atta... Read More


'Search your soul': Bengal Governor on video of mistreatment of decomposed bodies

India, June 12 -- The issue of decomposed body, allegedly of a Covid-19 patient, being mistreated in West Bengal has brought the ruling Trinamool Congress in the crosshairs of the Opposition and Gover... Read More


Madhya Pradesh government to run liquor shops amid row with contractors

India, June 10 -- The Madhya Pradesh government started preparations on Tuesday to run liquor shops whose licences were surrendered by contractors amid a standoff between the two sides on reopening th... Read More


Furious after married daughter elopes with lover, father hacks 2 to death

India, June 10 -- A man from Haryana, angry after her married daughter eloped with her lover, hacked two people to death in Rajasthan, the police said. One of the persons he killed was the brother of ... Read More