- Rahul says future Harvard studies will be held on Modi's failed policies(12 minutes ago)
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government and called its handling of COVID-19 situation, demonetisation, and GST implementation all 'failures' that will be subject of analysis in future classes.
- Taj Mahal not to reopen, for now(08:32)
Agra, July 6 (IANS) As was feared, the Agra district administration has decided not to reopen the Taj Mahal to visitors from Monday, as the dreaded coronavirus was still on the rampage.
- BJP, Cong intensify preparations for MP bypolls(04:12)
By Sundeep Pouranik
Bhopal, July 6 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh are gearing up for the upcoming bypolls in the state even as the dates are yet to be announced. While the BJP is trying to send out the message of "writing a new chapter of development", the Congress is going through a phase of discussions and brainstorming on the probable candidates.
- With record 1,925 cases, K'taka Covid tally crosses 23K(23:31)
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) With a record 1,925 new cases across the state during the last 24 hours, Karnataka's Covid-19 tally rose to 23,474 including 13,251 active after 9,847 were discharged till date, an official said on Sunday.
- Karnataka to set up ICUs in Covid care centres(22:57)
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) With coronavirus cases surging and hospitals saturated with patients, the Karnataka government is setting up intensive care units (ICUs) at Covid Care Centres (CCC) in the state for severe cases needing oxygen, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Sunday.
- Maha sees respite as daily Covid tally goes back under 7K mark(22:46)
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 situation improved a bit with the state recording 6,555 new cases - down from Satuday's highest of 7,074 cases - and fatalities dropped sharply to 151 from 295 a day earlier, health officials said here on Sunday.
- FAO warns India of locust attack, choppers pressed into service(22:32)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has warned India of major locusts attacks in the coming days, following which the government has intensified its efforts to tackle the menace. The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said on Sunday that a new dimension has been added by using helicopters in the locust control operations.
- Quake rocks Mizoram again, no damage, casualties(22:16)
Aizawl, July 5 (IANS) A moderate earthquake of 4.6 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram's Champhai district on Sunday afternoon, the seventh tremor to jolt the northeastern state in two weeks, officials said.
- BJP's Anil Baluni to reside at 35 Lodi Estate after Priyanka(22:12)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) For years, 35 Lodi Estate has been the residence of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, while she was under SPG protection. But senior officials in the Ministry of Housing have told IANS that now, the sprawling government bungalow which came to be seen as a VVIP address, has been allotted to BJP's Rajya Sabha member Anil Baluni.
- Akali Dal slams Punjab CM for 'misleading' people on farm ordinances(20:26)
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday asked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to stop indulging in "diversionary tactics" and explain his failures to the people instead of mouthing lies on the central agricultural ordinances despite knowing they had nothing to do with MSP (minimum support price).
- BSP leader, kin of gangster Vikas Dubey, held in Sitapur(20:26)
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party leader Anupam Dubey was arrested in Sitapur on Sunday along with 12 others while attempting to enter the district in two luxury cars. Several arms were also recovered from them.