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India’s coronavirus case tally breaches 10,000-mark, death toll rises to 339

India has recorded 31 deaths related to the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, ending Tuesday morning. While the death toll has reached 339, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases has crossed the 10,000-mark with over 1,200 cases in a single day. As per the latest figures by the Union Ministry of Health...
“Be infected with coronavirus,” lawyer curses high court judge after unfavourable order

“Be infected with coronavirus,” lawyer curses high court judge after unfavourable order

A lawyer cursed a Calcutta High Court judge, swearing he be infected with coronavirus, provoking the judge to recommend contempt action against him. Justice Dipankar Datta admonished the lawyer, Bijoy Adhikary, for failing to uphold the dignity of the court and acting in a manner “not behoving a member of the noble profession,” while directing...

Coronavirus cases cross 1700-mark in India, death toll touch 52

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India crossed the 1,700-mark on Wednesday after over 90 new infections were reported across the country, while the death toll due to the pandemic increased to 52. The active cases of COVID-19 stood at 1,238 as of Tuesday, as per the Union Health Ministry. The ministry added...

Bengal reports first coronavirus linked death, toll touches 9 in India

The ninth coronavirus-linked death in the country took place in Kolkata on Monday after a 57-year-old man died due to the virus at a private hospital in the city. Notably, the man had no history of any foreign travel and therefore, experts are worried that the community transmission of the virus has started in West...
No help from Centre in tackling coronavirus crisis: Mamata Banerjee

No help from Centre in tackling coronavirus crisis: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday alleged that the state government is receiving no help from the Centre in tackling the coronavirus crisis. The eastern state has so far reported two positive cases of the virus. The allegation was made by Banerjee at the state secretariat an hour before the scheduled video conferencing...

“Go back Modi” Reverberates With Modi’s Slogan, Students Federation Opposes Visits

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata today on his two-day visit, amidst massive protests in West Bengal over the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens, during which students of the Students Federation fiercely protested against Modi’s visit shouted “Go back Modi” slogans. Prior to the visit, PM Narendra Modi himself has...

West Bengal Bye Elections, TMC workers trash BJP candidate

Kolkata: Voting for three assembly seats in West Bengal is underway today. The violence in during the Lok Sabha elections in the state still remained unchanged. While visiting Karimpur constituency on Monday, BJP candidate and state vice president Jay Prakash Majumdar was attacked by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) party workers, who shouted slogans and...