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navjot singh sidhu: Not chasing any position, full faith in Congress high command: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Congress MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu finally broke his silence and answered questions on speculations regarding his aspiration for the deputy CM’s or Punjab Congress president’s...

PMC Bank depositors should get back deposits without any condition: NCUI

Cooperative body NCUI has welcomed the RBI’s in-principal nod to Centrum Financial Services for the takeover of PMC Bank, but said all depositors should get...

Delhi Govt allows bars to operate, restaurant industry insiders welcome move, say more outlets will open now

More restaurants will open in Delhi from Monday as the state government allowed bars to operate and extended the dining timings till 10 pm. Serving...

Microfinance may get the freedom to bloom

Differentiated lending rates and new product development is likely to drive India’s microfinance market going forward with the Reserve Bank of India planning to create...

Thousands of farmers march towards Delhi

(This story originally appeared in on Jun 07, 2021) AMBALA: Bhartiya Kisan Union (Charuni) president Gurnam Singh Charuni on Sunday marched towards Delhi border with...

Centre’s FY22 GST compensation amount should be higher than projected Rs 1.58 lakh crore: Opp-ruled states

The compensation amount promised by the Centre is estimated to be higher than the Rs 1.58 lakh crore projected by the Centre, and a special...

Punjab govt announces Rs 1,500 per month for children orphaned in COVID pandemic

The Punjab government on Thursday decided to provide Rs 1,500 per month as social security pension and free education up to graduation to all those...

Punjab Covid deaths: Punjab’s Covid death ratio highest at 2.38%

Eighteen states and Union Territories in India have been registering death ratio higher than the national average. These include Punjab, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West...

Some states showing very early signs of plateauing in daily new Covid-19 cases: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: As the second wave of coronavirus continues to engulf several parts of the country, the Centre on Monday said some states are showing...

Phase-3 vaccination: Over 86,000 received first dose on May 1

A total of 86,023 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine across 11 states on May 1,...

Captain Morgan, bowlers beat Monday blues to get past Punjab Kings

Skipper Eoin Morgan brought in a sense of calm after early jitters as Kolkata Knight Riders didn’t let a brilliant bowling performance go in vain...

Form national task force to monitor remedial steps to improve air quality in 124 cities: NGT to govt | India News

NEW DELHI: Looking at the problem of air pollution as a critical issue beyond the high focus Delhi-NCR zone, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has...

No Covid-appropriate behaviour in Kumbh, Ramzan, says Amit Shah | India News

NEW DELHI: Home minister Amit Shah said those participating in Kumbh and Ramzan festivities had failed to follow the protocol laid down for warding off...

‘No need to worry, but we do need to prepare’ | India News

An Israeli study rang alarm bells when it suggested that those vaccinated might be eight times as susceptible to the South Africa variant of Covid-19...

Second wave dispersing to more states; MP, Punjab lagging behind in vaccination: Report | India News

MUMBAI: More Indian states are experiencing the ‘second wave’ of Covid-19 infections, while Madhya Pradesh and Punjab are “lagging behind” in vaccination, a report said...

Ten states show steep rise in daily COVID-19 cases

Ten states — Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan have shown a steep rise in the daily...

Local curbs, fear of lockdown spur another exodus of migrant workers | India News

RANCHI/BERHAMPUR/BENGALURU: The second wave of Covid infections is sparking another reverse migration of workers returning to their home states from places reporting sharp increases in...

farmers: Punjab farmers to get money directly in accounts, Centre rejects state’s plea to route through arhtiyas

Farmers in Punjab will get direct payment in their bank accounts against the procurement of wheat from this season. The centre has rejected state’s demand...

Harsh Vardhan lashes out at Maharashtra govt for saying vaccine supplies running low | India News

NEW DELHI: In a stinging attack on the Maharashtra government, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday slammed as “utterly baseless” its claims of a...

Night curfew across Punjab, political gatherings banned till April 30

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced on Wednesday extension of night curfew across Punjab and a ban on political gatherings till April 30 due to the...

Major reason for surge in cases is laxity in following Covid-appropriate behaviour: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said one of the major reasons for the surge in cases was people becoming lax towards...

UP Police forms SIT to probe fake papers of ambulance that ferried Mukhtar Ansari to court

A special investigation team (SIT) has been set up by the Uttar Pradesh Police to further probe into the issue of fake documents of the...

8 states witness steep rise in COVID-19 cases, account for 81.42% of single-day infections

Eight states witnessed a steep rise in daily new COVID-19 cases and accounted for 81.42 per cent of the infections reported on Saturday, the Union...

Punjab CM warns of stricter curbs if COVID situation does not improve by next week

A day after announcing curbs to tackle coronavirus, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said a decision on stricter restrictions will be taken after...

Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Kerala shed Covaxin hesitancy

The opposition-ruled states of Chhattisgarh, Punjab and Kerala have finally given up Covaxin “hesitancy” and are deploying the vaccine in Covid-19 public immunisation drive. Congress-ruled...