Tag: Bihar

For every single Covid case reported in India, 30 cases were missed or undetected: Expert

For every single COVID-19 case reported in India, there were 30 cases that remained undetected or were missed, according to an analysis of ICMR‘s fourth...

Election Commission’s 2022 plan: 1,200 voters per booth, vaccinated staff only

With Covid-19 numbers on decline, the Election Commission of India will increase the number of voters per booth to 1,200 for the upcoming assembly elections...

maharashtra home vaccination: Maharashtra to start home vaccination for bedridden people on trial basis; won’t wait for Centre’s nod: Govt to HC

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday told the Bombay High Court that it would soon start home vaccination against COVID-19 for people who are immobile or...

Congress should be fulcrum of any national coalition against NDA: Tejashwi Yadav

The Congress is a national party with a pan-India presence and it is quite natural that it should be the fulcrum of any national coalition...

Population control: Uttar Pradesh working on law to limit sops to those with 2 children or less

The Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission has begun the groundwork for a draft law that will seek to limit the benefits of state government schemes...

BJP works to strengthen its social arithmetic ahead of UP assembly polls

Joining hands with smaller parties with a political base in different castes was a part of the BJP strategy as it won big in Uttar...

Non-BJP state FMs object to GST Council meeting decisions

West Bengal’s finance minister Amit Mitra wrote to Nirmala Sitharaman after the GST Council meeting Saturday, expressing his strong dissent on the decisions to levy...

May records second highest rainfall in 121 years; no significant heat wave spell

May received the second highest rainfall in 121 years, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its monthly report Thursday, attributing two back-to-back cyclones and...

Covid India Deaths: How many have really died? One state’s readjusted Covid tally deepens doubt on official numbers

The Covid-19 death toll in Bihar took a drastic leap of 3,951 over the last 24 hours, after a report by the state health department...

PK Sarkar: Prashant Kishor’s poli-tricks work magic again | India News

KOLKATA: While Mamata Banerjee has been the indisputable star of the Bengal polls, there’s one man who is in the spotlight for steering the ‘khela’...

Didn’t lower guard, Covid norms followed: EC officials | India News

NEW DELHI: Election Commission officials on Monday said the poll panel has been ahead of the Covid curve while planning and conducting polls in five...

Covid-19: Active cases cross 1 million, at all-time high now | India News

India now has more active cases of the coronavirus than at any other time since the beginning of the pandemic. The country’s active case count...

Consistent causal link to vaccine in 6 of 13 serious Adverse event following immunization: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: The health ministry has said “consistent causal association” to vaccination has been found in six out of 13 serious adverse events following anti-Covid-19...

Polls help chopper charters fly out of Covid mire | India News

MUMBAI: The ongoing assembly elections in four states have apparently vaccinated the Indian helicopter charter industry against the debilitating effects of the Covid pandemic. Industry...

In unusual move, MHA flags Punjab on ‘bonded labourers’ | India News

NEW DELHI/ AMRITSAR: The home ministry has, based on inputs from BSF about the plight of “bonded labourers” from UP and Bihar working in fields...

Forced to beg, they now cook at police stations | India News

In the three months leading up to the Maha Kumbh, police had rounded up 183 beggars in Haridwar. They soon realised that many had lost...

RJD demands high-level probe into ‘irregularities’ in Covid testing in Bihar

NEW DELHI: Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) demanded a high-level inquiry on Friday into the alleged irregularities in the Covid-19 testing in Bihar, after...

SC issues notice to Centre on transfer plea on grant of minority status to 5 communities

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday sought government’s reply on a plea, seeking transfer of cases from several high courts to it against the Centre’s...

Decision by Tikait to not have ‘chakka jam’ in UP, U’khand taken in ‘hasty manner’, says SKM leader | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior farmer leader Darshan Pal on Saturday said the decision by BKU leader Rakesh Tikait to not hold ‘chakka jam’ in Uttar Pradesh...

Seven more states to administer Covaxin from next week: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Seven more states will be administering the indigenously-developed Covaxin from next week, the health ministry said on Saturday. The Drugs Controller General of...

Chirag Paswan dodges queries about prospects at Centre; continues tirade against Nitish Kumar

Patna: Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan on Tuesday dodged queries about the likelihood of his joining the Union council of ministers, in which his...

Chirag dodges queries about prospects at Centre; continues tirade against Nitish | India News

PATNA: Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan on Tuesday dodged queries about the likelihood of his joining the Union council of ministers, in which his...

India’s 2020-21 sugar production till Jan 15 up by 31%, says ISMA

India’s 2020-21 sugar production till January 15 is up by 31% when compared to the same period of the previous year, said industry body Indian...

We will boycott assembly session if it is truncated: Tejashwi Yadav | India News

PATNA: The opposition Grand Alliance in Bihar on Sunday declared it would boycott the upcoming budget session of state assembly and lay siege to residences...

Buta Singh – the quintessential politician who sailed through turbulent years of Indian politics | India News

NEW DELHI: With his ear to the ground and eye on the national politics, Congress veteran Buta Singh was the quintessential politician who sailed through...