India's COVID-19 tally crosses 90 lakh as cases surge post festivities; Gujarat, MP impose night curfews in hotspot districts
A 'weekend curfew' — lasting 57-hour from 9 pm on Friday to 6 am on Monday — has been imposed in Ahmedabad city while the Gujarat government has announced a night curfew in Surat, Rajkot, and Vadodara
A blast took place at two terminals at Hazira-based ONGC plant in Surat. This Hazira ONGC gas pipeline in Surat is a part of the 240 km long Bombay High
COVID-19 cases in India cross 9 lakh just three days after going past 8 lakh-mark; several states announce fresh curbs
With 28,498 fresh cases recorded in a day, India's COVID-19 tally went past nine lakh on Tuesday, just three days after it crossed the eight-lakh mark
Palghar lynching: Supreme Court seeks response from Maharashtra govt, Centre on pleas seeking CBI, NIA probes
The Supreme Court on Thursday sought a response from the Maharashtra government on two petitions seeking separate probes by the CBI and the NIA into the alleged lynching of three people, including two seers, in the state's Palghar district in April.
Tussle over Shramik Special trains for migrants continues between Centre and states; NCP accuses Piyush Goyal of playing 'dirty politics'
A political slugfest over the Shramik Special trains for migrants workers is going on between Union railways minister Piyush Goyal and the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government for the last two days, with the state alleging that not enough trains are being provided to it.
Article withdrawn: Twitterati demands Piyush Goyal's resignation after Shramik Special train heading from Gujarat to Bihar ends up in Bengaluru
Several people on Twitter expressed astonishment at the scale of the mix-up with several of them criticising the administrative 'incompetence' that led to the incident.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reports nine deaths, taking toll to 104; 203 more test positive, total rises to 4,258
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: As many as 203 fresh cases have been reported in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours taking the total tally to 4,258, reports News18.The new cases have been reported in Merrut, Rampur and Saharanpur districts.
Palghar lynching: Maharashtra Police's CID books 18 more people; number of arrests in connection to case rises to 134
Eighteen more people have been arrested by Maharashtra Police's CID in the Palghar lynching case, officials said on Tuesday.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Case count in Uttar Pradesh jumps to 3,467 as state reports 102 new infections, five deaths; Agra worst-affected district with 756 cases
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Uttar Pradesh reported five more coronavirus deaths on Sunday as 102 fresh cases surfaced, pushing the state's infection tally to 3,467. So far, 79 people have died of the infection in the state.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Migrant workers clash with police in Gujarat's Surat, demand to be sent home; over 100 detained
Hundreds of migrant workers came onto the streets and clashed with the police at a village in Surat district of Gujarat on Saturday to demand that they either be sent back to their home states or allowed to resume work at local industrial units to earn money
Coronavirus cases cross 7,000-mark in Gujarat, toll rises to 425 as 29 patients die in 24 hours; Ahmedabad reports 275 new infections
With 388 persons testing positive since previous night, 275 in Ahmedabad district alone, the number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat reached 7,013
Spike in COVID-19 cases due to aggressive testing, our health teams visiting every nook and corner, says Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani
This is a critical scenario, and we are being cautious in giving any kind of further relaxation, over and above the permissions given to industrial units and businesses, says Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani.
Coronavirus lockdown: Rumours, misinformation prompts hundreds of desperate migrants to throng bus terminals in Ahmedabad, Surat
A total of 23 Shramik Special trains carrying around 28,000 migrant workers had left various stations of Gujarat since 2 May to Tuesday morning, a state government release said
Coronavirus Outbreak Highlights: Haryana to impose 12-hour curfew between 7 pm and 7 am from Monday; state has reported 442 cases
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Curfew will be imposed in Haryana from 7 pm to 7 am with effect from May 4, state Chief Secretary Keshni Anand Arora said on Sunday.
Odisha, gearing up to quarantine 5L returning migrants, faces mammoth task; social distancing only hope and also biggest challenge
As Odisha readies to receive more than five lakh migrants after over a month of lockdown, quarantining them in government facilities for complete 14 days will be a mammoth task, more so while ensuring social distancing
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 20-day-old infant among six deaths reported in Rajasthan today; COVID-19 cases rise to 2,772 with 106 new infections
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Rajasthan reported death of a 20-day-old infant and five others due to COVID-19 on Saturday with the state recording 106 fresh cases of coronavirus, taking the infection tally to 2,772. The 20-day-old child breathed his last at J K Lon hospital in Jaipur on Friday. With six more deaths, the fatality count has increased to 68 in the state.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Accused held in Palghar lynching case tests positive for COVID-19; 20 inmates, 23 cops quarantined
One of the persons arrested in connection with the Palghar lynching case, who was lodged in a police lock-up, has tested coronavirus positive, an official said on Saturday.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Gujarat reports 308 new infections, 16 deaths; confirmed COVID-19 cases cross 4,000-mark
The number of coronavirus positive cases in Gujarat rose by 308 to 4,082 on Wednesday while the overall death toll increased by 16, including nine fatalities in worst-hit Ahmedabad, to 197, a Health department official said
Coronavirus Outbreak: Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad among 15 'high case load' places, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant has identified Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Indore, Hyderabad, Pune and Jaipur among the 15 places of "high case load", and said India's success in battling COVID-19 is dependent on them