Bengal elections: PM Modi urges voters to turn up in large numbers

New Delhi, April 17 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged voters in the fifth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections to vote in large numbers. In tweets, he also noted that bypolls t... Read More

West Bengal Assembly Elections: Voting begins for 5th phase under Covid-19 shadow - 10 updates

New Delhi, April 17 -- West Bengal is voting for 45 of 294 constituencies today in the fifth phase of assembly elections, which are being held amid a surge in Covid-19 cases across the country. Ahead... Read More

EC's move to curtail campaigning will expose people to COVID-19, destroy Bengal: TMC

New Delhi, April 17 -- Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Derek O'Brien on Friday criticised the Election Commission's decision to curtail campaign timings for the remaining phases of West Bengal assembly po... Read More

Indian Army to reduce attendance in its offices by 50% due to covid surge

New Delhi, April 17 -- In view of rising COVID-19 cases, the Indian Army on Friday has issued directions to reduce physical attendance in its offices by 50 per cent. Those attending offices have been... Read More

All rural households in MP to get tap water connection by March 2022

New Delhi, April 17 -- In a boost to the marquee Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), Madhya Pradesh plans to provide tap water connections to all rural households by 2021-22. This comes in the backdrop of Indi... Read More

PM Modi calls review meeting on COVID-19, vaccination situation today at 8 pm

New Delhi, April 17 -- PM Narendra Modi will hold a meeting to review the COVID-19 and vaccination situation in India, at 8 pm today. Top officers across various ministries will participate. Top offic... Read More

Malls to hit only 80-85% of pre-covid revenues this fiscal: report

NEW DELHI, April 17 -- Malls in India will report 80-86% of pre pandemic recovery in revenues in the current fiscal, according to a Crisil Ratings report, highlighting the pain that large shopping cen... Read More

Odisha: Govt offices to function with 50% employees

New Delhi, April 17 -- In view of the sudden surge of COVID-19 infections in Odisha, the state government on Wednesday directed all departments and subordinate offices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack to fu... Read More

Delhi facing shortage of oxygen, ICU beds, Remdesivir amid Covid surge: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi, April 17 -- Delhi has a limited number of ICU beds. Oxygen and ICU beds are decreasing very sharply. We are taking several steps to scale up beds capacity, said Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal * ... Read More

Increase Covid hospitals, oxygenated beds: Harsh Vardhan directs states amid virus surge

New Delhi, April 17 -- With the country witnessing a worrying surge in Covid-19 cases, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday directed the states and Union Territories to cope with the crisis... Read More