Coronavirus News Update: Centre rushes teams to Maharashtra, Punjab as 'upsurge' continues; over 2cr doses given
Maharashtra, which has been seeing a sudden spike in cases since February, crossed 22 lakh cases on Saturday with the last one lakh cases coming in just 13 days
Kerala nun rape case: Kottayam court cancels Bishop Franco Mulakkal's bail, issues non-bailable warrant
The court cancelled Mulakkal's bail for failing to appear for trial in the case and posted the trial for further hearing on 13 August.
'Won't betray Hippocratic oath': In the face of deficient PPE kits, spike in cases, Punjab doctors put up tough fight against coronavirus
Doctors in Punjab say that apart from testing their endurance, PPE kits, if faulty, pose a grave danger of exposure. Returning home amid a lack of accommodation facility at GMCH Amritsar also causes worries about their families' safety
Coronavirus Outbreak: Harbhajan Singh, wife Geeta Basra pledge to feed 5000 under-privileged families in Jalandhar
Harbhajan Singh said, 'By Blessings of Almighty, Geeta and I pledge to distribute ration to 5000 families residing in Jalandhar, who are struggling to feed their families during these difficult times.'
Jalandhar locals get view of snow-clad Dhauladhar peaks 213-km away thanks to clear air from lockdown; images go viral
The development comes barely days after the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) released a report saying the 21-day lockdown imposed since 25 March resulted in significant improvement in air quality across the country.
Amarinder Singh seeks MEA's assistance in bringing back bodies of four Sikhs who drowned in sewage tank in Italy
Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged the Union external affairs ministry to provide help in bringing back the mortal remains of four Sikh men drowned in a sewage tank in Italy.
Punjab floods: Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000-crore relief package for state
In wake of the flood situation in the state, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000 crore special relief package to address the losses.
North India grapples with heavy rains over weekend, toll climbs to 42; Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand worst hit
The northern states grappled with the aftermath of the heavy rain during the weekend with damaged roads still to be repaired, flooded fields, rivers in spate and more bodies of victims being recovered.
Kerala nun rape: Activists term dismissal of Sister Lucy desperate attempt to save Franco Mulakkal, say it is meant as warning to witnesses
Kerala nun rape case: Reformists in the Syro-Malabar Church see the dismissal of Sister Lucy Kalappura from the Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) as part of a desperate attempt to save Franco Mulakkal, who is accused of repeatedly raping a nun between 2014 and 2016
Kerala nun rape case: Sister Lucy Kalappura, who protested against Franco Mulakkal, dismissed from Franciscan Clarist Congregation
Sister Lucy Kalappura, a nun who had participated in the protest against rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, has been dismissed from Franciscan Clarist Congregation. Franco Mulakkal was arrested on 21 September, 2018 on a nun's complaint that he had raped her at least 13 times between 2014 and 2016.
Indian Embassy in Baghdad directed to ensure safe return of seven Punjab youths stranded in Iraq’s Erbil, says Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Badal said External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has directed the Indian Embassy in Iraq to take immediate steps to ensure the return of seven Punjab-based youths stranded in Erbil for the past seven months
Message from Anantnag: Kashmir’s 'little Bin Ladens' are preparing to take their jihad to pan-India level
As India struggles to make sense of Wednesday’s murderous fidayeen attack in Anantnag, what happened in Jalandhar should serve as a warning of the dangers that lie ahead.
Cold war among Congress leaders in Punjab turns Lok Sabha constituencies into hot seats; nine candidates named, four to go
Congress may have navigated through a political landmine in naming nine candidates from Punjab for the Lok Sabha elections, but the remaining four pose problems.
Father Anthony, close aide of rape accused Franco Mulakkal, claims misappropriation of money seized from his Jalandhar residence
On 29 March, Father Anthony was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The arrest reportedly comes after unaccounted cash was recovered from his residence in Partappura near Jalandhar.
Franco Mulakkal's close aide, Father Anthony arrested after ED recovers unaccounted cash at his residence
Father Anthony, an alleged close aide of Kerala nun rape case accused Franco Mulakkal, was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' falters as cheap imports, GST, demonetisation threaten sports goods industry in Jalandhar
One of the 13 Lok Sabha constituencies in Punjab, Jalandhar has for long been a Congress stronghold with Chaudhary Santokh Singh of Congress currently holding this seat.
How India's longest living festival of Hindustani classical music, Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan, came to be
Few music festivals can claim to reflect the changes in India through the 20th century the way the Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan — which began as a musical tribute to a saint in 1875, complete with a yagna and havan — can.
Kerala nun rape case: Ordered to vacate their convent, 4 nuns who supported survivor write to CM; say their transfer a bid to isolate them
Four nuns from Kerala's Missionaries of Jesus congregation, who had participated in a protest against rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
'Will continue to stand with rape survivor': Kerala nuns who spoke against Franco Mulakkal defiant after being told to leave convent
Speaking to the media, the nuns said the notice was issued to "weaken the case" against bishop Mulakkal.