Lav Agarwal stressed throughout the press briefing that India is not in the phase of community transmission yet.
The Supreme Court on Friday referred to its three-judge bench the Centre's plea seeking review of the 20 March.
Uttar Pradesh govt bans plastic less than 50 microns thick; violators face fine up to Rs 1 lakh, six month jail term
The ban on plastic having thickness less than 50 microns will come into force in Uttar Pradesh from Sunday with a fine up to Rs 1 lakh and six months in jail for violators.
Amarnath Yatra: Jammu and Kashmir DGP reviews security, makes arrangements for smooth traffic management on Srinagar-Jammu highway
Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dilbag Singh on Sunday took stock of security arrangements on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway for the Amarnath Yatra
Fourteen-year-old Lucknow boy tortured in police custody on suspicion of theft; three officials suspended
A fourteen-year-old boy apprehended on suspicion of theft was allegedly tortured in police custody, said police on Saturday. Based on the medical reports of the boy, the Senior Superintendent of Police Kalanidhi Naithani had suspended three personnels from Telibagh police station. 'The police officials were also asking me to accept that the e-rickshaw was stolen by me, since I denied accepting the same, I was beaten', said the victim.
Two women in UP's Bulandshahr killed after man 'runs car over them'; victims had rebuked accused for 'lewd comments'
Two women in Uttar Pradesh were crushed to death under the wheels of a car, driven by a man who they accused of passing lewd comment against their family member.
Amarnath Yatra: Sniffer dogs, CCTVs to maintain vigil at Jammu railway station; senior police official assures pilgrims of security
The security in and around the Jammu Railway Station was strengthened ahead of the commencement of annual Amarnath Yatra. Senior Superintendent of Police, Railways, Ranjit Singh Sambyal also said that all incoming and outgoing trains would be checked along with the luggage of the passengers with the assistance of specially trained dog squad capable of detecting explosives. The 46-day annual yatra is scheduled to begin from the twin route, traditional Pahalgam track in Anantnag district and shortest Baltal track in Ganderbal district, on 1 July and would conclude on 15 August.
NHRC directs Uttar Pradesh DGP to file report on assault on journalist Prashant Kanojia, action taken against guilty
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh's Directorate General of Police (DGP), seeking a report within on the assault of a TV journalist in Shamli
Lok Sabha takes up Bill to amend SC/ST Act; Congress' Mallikarjun Kharge points out lack of action from Centre
Leader of Congress in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge also asked why the government did not bring a law for the SCs and STs to nullify the apex court order
Amarinder Singh writes to Rajnath Singh, reiterates demand for making Chandigarh the capital of Punjab
Amarinder Singh on Friday wrote to Union home minister Rajnath Singh reiterating his demand for making Chandigarh the capital of the state.
Uttar Pradesh turns battleground for quarrelling IAS, IPS officers as state's administration plummets to nadir
The administration in UP seems to be falling apart as it's plagued by a plethora of issues from egos of senior officers to unwarranted political intrusions.
Punjab DSP kills self during Faridkot student protest, police claim he was 'hurt' over agitators questioning his integrity
A 50-year-old deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Punjab committed suicide by allegedly shooting himself with his licensed weapon during a students' protest at Jaitu in Faridkot
BHU protest: No difference in uniform of University guard and UP police; SSP tells admin to change or face action
Varanasi district administration has asked the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) to change the uniform of their security guards - which is similar to the state police's uniform - in order to avoid any confusion.
Several persons, including a local MP and a senior police officer, were injured in Uttar Pradesh allegedly in stone-pelting by two communities.
City SSP Apurba Jiban Baruah, who had termed the class XI student's ordeal as a stray incident that was hyped by the national media, has been transferred to Dibrugarh and replaced by SP of that city Arabinda Kalita, official sources said.