State reports 12,787 fresh Covid cases, 48 deaths

LUCKNOW, April 11 -- Uttar Pradesh reported 12787 fresh Covid cases on Saturday, highest in one day since the pandemic began, taking the state's caseload to 676739. The death toll reached 9085 with 48... Read More

Over 100 cases in a day in Agra for first time this year

Agra, April 11 -- For the first time this year, Taj city reported 102 Covid positive cases in a day on Saturday taking the number of active cases in Agra to 625, said district magistrate. It was in S... Read More

BJP faces "problem of plenty" ahead of UP rural polls

LUCKNOW, April 11 -- With many claimants to each seat, the ruling BJP is having a "problem of plenty" ahead of the panchayat polls in Uttar Pradesh. So much so that a party rider, wanting local distri... Read More

Women to manage NREGS job sites

LUCKNOW, April 11 -- Uttar Pradesh, which has so far been the worst performer in the employment of women under the Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the country, ... Read More

Sonia meets CMs of Congress-led states on Covid, hits out at govt

New Delhi, April 11 -- Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday accused the central government of "mismanaging" the Covid-19 situation in the country as she reviewed the efforts of the states led b... Read More

Bihar senior cop lynched during Bengal raid, 3 arrested: police

KISHANGANJ/PATNA, April 11 -- A senior Bihar Police official was allegedly lynched by a mob in West Bengal's Islampur police district on Saturday when he was in the area to conduct a raid in connectio... Read More

US defends navy ship entering Indian EEZ

Washington, April 11 -- The United States on Friday defended the freedom of navigation operation conducted by its 7th Fleet within India's exclusive economic zone without taking New Delhi's permission... Read More

As a tri-polar nation, India in the Arctic

India, April 11 -- India recently circulated a draft Arctic Paper for public comments. A final document is now awaited. India's Arctic attention has a brief-but-significant timeline, starting with exp... Read More

RSS: An ambitious agenda for the future

India, April 11 -- The Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS), the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)'s parliament, at its annual meeting, selected a set of senior officials who will manage ambitious ... Read More

The Covid war needs more transparency

India, April 11 -- As the daily increase in Covid-19 cases surges past 145,000, leaving the first spike far behind, there are two issues that aren't getting the attention they deserve. And what makes ... Read More