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12,923 fresh COVID-19 cases, 70.17 lakh people vaccinated so far

The health ministry on Monday informed that 12,923 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally past 1.08 crore. The ministry also informed that over 70.17 lakh people have been vaccinated so far. Of it, over 4.05...

Congress stages walkout during PM Modi’s address in Parliament

Angry protests rocked the Parliament during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s response to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s address. The Congress staged a walkout after an altercation as Modi called the protests inside the Parliament a “planned strategy to drown out reason and hide the truth.” The protests began as Modi began to speak...

Petrol prices hiked again, fuel costly in India than ‘Sita’s Nepal and Ravan’s Lanka’

Petrol and diesel prices on Wednesday touched a new high as rates were again hiked for the second day in a row. Petrol price was hiked by 30 paise per liter and diesel by 25 paise a liter on Wednesday. Fuel rates had gone up by 30 paise per liter each on Tuesday. So far...

Govt order to block over 1000 accounts inconsistent with Indian laws: Twitter

Twitter on Wednesday said a government order asking it to block 1,178 accounts for allegedly spreading misinformation on the farmer protests were inconsistent with Indian law. It also said that for some accounts, the access will be restricted within India and that they will not be banned outright. In a blog post, it said free...

11,067 new COVID cases in India, deaths below 100

India reported 11,067 new COVID cases taking the total cases to 1.08 crore. The number of fatalities continued to remain below 100, data released by the health ministry showed. The total fatality due to the disease touched 1,55,252 with 94 new deaths while the number of people who recovered touched 1.05 crore. The recovery rate...

PM Modi gets emotional in Rajya Sabha, here’s why….

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday became emotional as he recalled his earlier interactions with outgoing leader of Opposition and veteran Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad. Modi recalled how Azad cared for Gujarati pilgrims stuck in Jammu & Kashmir as he would care for a member of your family. “When a terrorist attack happened in...

Deep Sidhu arrested by Delhi Police for Republic Day violence

Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu was arrested by Delhi Police’s special cell late on Monday night for his alleged role in the violence and vandalism at the Red Fort during the farmers’ tractor rally on January 26. Earlier the Delhi Police had announced a cash reward of Rs6 lakh for information leading to the actor-turned-activists arrests...

PM Modi warns people against “foreign destructive ideology”

In a veiled attack on foreign governments and international celebrities lending their support to the ongoing farmers’ protest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the country needs to exercise caution from foreign influences. PM Modi termed the same as “foreign destructive ideology”—a spin on the term foreign direct investment. PM Modi also hit out...

Centre orders Twitter to block 1,178 accounts

Microblogging website Twitter has been instructed by the Indian government to remove over a thousand Twitter accounts that are allegedly used for spreading provocative content and misinformation around the ongoing farmers’ protest. The Union government has claimed that 1,178 Twitter handles have Pakistani and Khalistani users. Twitter, however, is yet to fully comply with...

11,831 fresh COVID-19 cases, 58.12 lakh people vaccinated so far

The health ministry on Monday informed that 11,831 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally past 1.08 crore. The ministry also informed that over 58.12 lakh people have been vaccinated so far. Of it, over 36,804...

Rajasthan Congress forms governing boards in 48 local bodies

The ruling Rajasthan Congress emerged with flying colours winning the second phase of the civic polls and managing to form its governing board in 48 local bodies. The BJP was successful in forming its own board in 37 local bodies. Elections were held in 90 local bodies of 20 districts. NCP, RLP were successful in...

PM Modi equates TMC govt in Bengal to “second version of Left rule”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government for the “poor condition of the state”. PM Modi equated the TMC government in Bengal to a second version of the Left Front government that is often criticised for its regressive policies and anti-industry stance. While addressing a political rally in Haldia,...