Bengal polls: Mamata Banerjee to visit violence-hit Cooch Behar on Apr 14, says 'nothing can stop me'

Kolkata, April 11 -- West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who blamed the Centre for Saturday's violence in Cooch Behar's Sitalkuchi constituency during the fourth phase of the Assembly election... Read More

PM Mod's call for mass vaccination-a 4-day 'Tika Utsav'-commences today

New Delhi, April 11 -- Amid a worrying surge in Covid-19 cases, 'Tika Utsav' or vaccine festival is being organised across the country from Sunday to inoculate a maximum number of eligible people agai... Read More

J&K: Three militants killed by security forces in Shopian encounter

Srinagar, April 11 -- Three militants were killed by security forces in an encounter that ensued during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in the south Kashmir district of Shopian, a police spokesma... Read More

US: One dead, three injured in Missouri convenience store shooting, says report

Washington, April 11 -- A shooting at a 24-hour convenience store in the US state of Missouri left one person dead and injured three others, media reports said. According to WIS TV, the shooting occu... Read More

Boris Johnson opts out of Prince Philip's funeral amid Covid-19 restrictions: Downing Street

Moscow, April 11 -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not attend Prince Philip's funeral later this month in order to make room for as many family members as possible, amid strict coronavirus ... Read More

Protests in Australia against deaths of indigenous people in jails : Reports

Canberra, April 11 -- Hundreds of Australians on Saturday took to the streets calling for justice and change over the "horrific" number of indigenous people dying in local prisons every year. As per ... Read More

Sonia Gandhi writes to Javadekar on Ken-Betwa project

New Delhi, April 11 -- Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written to Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, asking him not to implement the Ken-Betwa river linkage project on the Panna Tiger R... Read More

BJP's double engine govt to give new political ambience to Bengal: Modi

Krishnanagar, April 11 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said BJP's double engine government in Bengal will give a new political ambience to the state. He said BJP's 'double engine sarkar' ... Read More

India fastest country to administer 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi, April 11 -- The Union Health Ministry on Saturday said India has become the fastest nation to administer 100 million doses as the country crossed the 10 crore-mark. India is also at the to... Read More

UP govt restricts gatherings at religious places amid Covid surge

Lucknow, April 11 -- The Uttar Pradesh government has announced restrictions on gatherings of five or more people in religious places amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. The ban will remain effective dur... Read More