- Andhra govt puts plans to sell TTD properties on hold(2 minutes ago)
Amaravati, 25 May (IANS) The government of Andhra Pradesh on Monday stepped in to put on hold the proposed sale of unviable assets belonging to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD). The state government stepped in to control the damage following the rising resentment in several quarters over the recent move by the Board of Trustees of the TTD.
- Amid Centre-state row, hectic politicking in Maharashtra(19 minutes ago)
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Amid the ongoing row between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and the Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi government over the issue of migrants' trains and the Covid-19 pandemic, hectic politicking started in the state on Monday, sparking off speculation.
- COVID-19 compels couple to wed midway on Assam-Bengal border(22:08)
By Sujit Chakraborty
Guwahati/Agartala, May 25 (IANS) The COVID-19-induced lockdown, intricate protocols and copious impediments did not deter the determination of Assam's Kajol and West Bengal's Om Prakash to tie the knot after travelling a lengthy route.
- Mumbai crosses 1,000 deaths, MMR has over 40K cases (Roundup)(21:50)
By Quaid Najmi
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Exactly 65 days after recording the first Covid-19 death, Mumbai on Monday crossed 1,000-mark with 38 deaths, taking the death toll to 1,026, while the Mumbai Metropolitan Region notched over 40K cases, health officials said here.
- Landing in Bengaluru, minister skips quarantine, raises eyebrows(21:50)
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Sadananda Gowda, kicked off a controversy by avoiding the quarantine regulations in force in Karnataka, where he landed on Monday, the first day of domestic flight services resumption in the country.
- Sealing Ghaziabad border causes traffic snarls, confusion(21:18)
Ghaziabad, May 25 (IANS) After the Ghaziabad district administration on Monday once again decided to seal its borders with the national capital, daily commuters and officegoers on their way back found themselves stranded in serpentine traffic queues, some extending beyond a kilometre, said eyewitnesses.
- Maximum Shramik specials reached UP, started in Gujarat(20:41)
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Of the 3,060 Shramik special trains run across the country ferrying over 40 lakh passengers up to 10 a.m. of Monday, maximum trains reached UP. In terms of origin, Gujarat topped the list.
- Kerala for more flights from US, Canada(20:24)
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, here on Monday, assured representatives of various Kerala organisations in the US through video link that the state had demanded more international flights to fly back Keralites back home.
- FIR against Alka Lamba over Unnao rape case tweet(20:14)
Unnao, May 25 (IANS) Aishwarya Sengar, daughter of former MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who is in Delhi's Tihar Jail in the Unnao rape case, has lodged an FIR against Congress leader Alka Lamba over her tweet.
- 805 new Covid-19 cases take TN's tally to 17,082(20:14)
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu continued to register rise in number of Covid-19 patients, with 805 people testing positive over the past 24 hours. Of the new cases, 93 are from other states, according to the State Health Department, here on Monday.