'No differences in their friendship': Congress backs Shiv Sena over Uddhav Thackeray's solo meeting with PM Modi

India, July 1 -- Congress cabinet minister in the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, Aslam Shaikh, backed Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's comments on a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief... Read More

On 100th anniversary, key things to know about China's Communist Party

India, July 1 -- The Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which celebrates its 100th anniversary today, traces its origins to an underground Marxist Movement. Now under the leadership of current President X... Read More

Vaccine inequities fuelling two-track pandemic, warns WHO; urges country to inoculate 10% of population by September

India, July 1 -- World Health Organization (WHO) chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged nations to vaccinate at least 10% of the population by September, asserting that failure to vaccinate in some... Read More

Zydus Cadila seeks emergency approval for its three-dose vaccine. All you need to know

India, July 1 -- Indian pharmaceutical company Zydus Cadila announced on Thursday that it has applied for the emergency use approval for its Covid-19 vaccine, ZyCoV-D. If approved, this will become th... Read More

New Yorkers asked to conserve power as massive heat wave hits supply

India, July 1 -- New York City is asking residents and businesses to conserve power as a massive heat wave is raging through the city. The city issued an emergency alert after 4:15 pm local east coast... Read More

A drama to fool people: Congress hits out at Arvind Kejriwal's 'powerplay' in Punjab

India, June 29 -- Congress hit out at Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday over his press conference, calling it a "drama to fool people". Congress minister Charanjit Singh Channi told rep... Read More

Maharashtra sees spike in single-daily Covid-19 cases as testing increases

India, June 29 -- Maharashtra recorded 8,085 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, taking the state-wide tally to 6,051,633. The death toll reached 121,804 after 231 more individuals succumbed to the infe... Read More

Madhya Pradesh government to take action against Twitter over wrong map and comments against 'Bharat Mata'

India, June 29 -- The Madhya Pradesh government said it will initiate legal action against Twitter for putting up a distorted map of India on their site, state home minister Narottam Mishra said on Tw... Read More

Pakistan will shut its border with Afghanistan in 'national interest' if Taliban takes over post-US withdrawal

India, June 27 -- Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the country will shut its border in "national interest" with neighbouring Afghanistan if the Taliban takes over the country afte... Read More

No national coalition against BJP can work without Congress, says Tejashwi Yadav

India, June 27 -- RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Sunday said the Congress is the main opposition to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and it should focus on a direct fight against the ruling party in 200... Read More