The accident occurred near Kesarpura on Saturday night when the victims were on their way to Bhilwara from Kota
India may be flattening coronavirus curve, claims Brookings India analyst; research shows growth of cases has declined after 6 April
India might be flattening the curve of the novel coronavirus outbreak, as the growth rate of new cases has consistently declined after 6 April, an analysis by former Brookings Institute Fellow Shamika Ravi shows.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Rahul Gandhi's warning behind Bhilwara's success in tackling infection, claims Sonia Gandhi
Sonia Gandhi on Friday said that Rahul Gandhi's "timely" warning was behind the Rajasthan government’s success in tackling the novel coronavirus in Bhilwara.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi needs at least 2 lakh PPEs 'immediately', says Kejriwal govt; 183 new COVID-19 cases reported today
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: Delhi health minister Satyendar Jain said, 'Centre has promised us to provide personal protective equipment (PPEs). We have been told that 13,500 PPEs will be given tonight and 13,500 will be provided by tomorrow. Immediately we need at least 2 lakh PPEs.'
Coronavirus Outbreak: Prices of pulses touch three digits in Mumbai and Delhi; potato, onion and cooking oil rates go north across India
In the southern states, the price of Urad dal has gone up by more than Rs 20 per kilogram after the lockdown.
Coronavirus outbreak will push a vast section deeper into poverty and hunger; governments must take these steps to ease suffering
Despite the lockdown, state governments or the Union government should make special provisions to ensure that unemployed workers return home, either to be rid of the burden of paying extra for a roof, or to escape shelters and camps where an outbreak of COVID-19 could spread calamitously.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Nawayath Muslims in Karnataka's Bhatkal junk orthodoxy of Tablighi Jamaat, help authorities quarantine vulnerable, feed poor
When the rest of the country was grappling with Tablighi’s googly, Muslims from Bhatkal did not wait for the community leaders from the state outside to give diktats or plead them to cooperate with the government for implementing total lockdown or social distancing.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Maharashtra govt to accommodate people from Mumbai's densely populated areas in govt schools, fire brigade to sanitise community toilets
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: 'People are facing difficulty in staying home in densely populated areas of Mumbai because as many as 15 people live in a 10×10 feet room. So, we are planning to accommodate them in schools in order to ensure social distancing," said Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope.
Coronavirus Outbreak: In Assam, masks made out of Gamusa become a trendy, convenient way to fight off COVID-19 threat
Every Assamese can relate to the Gamusa emotionally and therefore its use can make the fight against the dreaded virus even more people-oriented.
In 24 hours, 8 deaths reported in India, COVID-19 cases rise to 4,421 with 354 new cases; govt says cluster containment showing positive results
With 354 new coronavirus cases and eight deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the total count of COVID-19 cases in India has gone up to 4,421, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said in its daily briefing on Tuesday.
The main accused in the Uttar Pradesh-Uttarakhand hooch tragedy Harendra Yadav has been arrested from Rajasthan’s Bhilwara
Swine flu toll rises to 112 in Rajasthan: 79 cases detected as state suffers one of the worst outbreaks
As many as 79 fresh cases of swine flu were detected in Rajasthan, according to data issued by the state's health department, taking the toll of this year up to 112.
Hanuman beyond labels: Amid debate over his caste, an exhibition showcases monkey god's diverse forms
The collection of late artist KC Aryan, which is part of the exhibition Hanuman: The Divine Simian, features images of Hanuman in textiles, paintings and photographs
Ahead of Rajasthan polls, group of protesters say 'will choose NOTA' if govt doesn't agree to universal-standard pension
Swarlal from Bhilwara in Rajasthan has been sitting under a tree at Parliament Street, listening attentively to speakers demanding that the government disburse universal pension of Rs 3,000 for the elderly, single women and specially-abled people.
India's water crisis: In Rajasthan's Bhilwara, residents lock barrels to prevent theft; govt says pipelines too costly
The groundwater level in Rajasthan has been dropping at an alarming rate, according to an assessment by the Ministry of Water Resources .
Rajasthan Dalit family attacked after groom rides horse: NHRC issues notice to state chief secretary, DGP
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notices to the chief secretary and director general of police (DGP) of Rajasthan
Four-month-old infant girl in Rajasthan branded with iron rod to 'cure' cold and cough, hospitalised
A four-month-old girl was hospitalised in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district where she was branded with an iron rod to “cure” her of a severe cough and cold.
'We have busted the myth of BJP being an election-winning machine', says Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot
Sachin Pilot told Firstpost that he is pleased with the Congress's victories in Rajasthan. Pilot believes his state has seen through the communal politics of the BJP.
The counting of votes for the Rajasthan bypolls, which were held this week in two Lok Sabha and one assembly constituency, began at 8 am on Thursday.
NHRC asks states to adopt zero-tolerance policy for child marriages as India sees 3,600 cases every day
With India recording around 3,600 child marriages every day, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked states to strictly enforce the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act