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MP makes quarantine a must for Kumbh Mela returnees

As per the instructions by the additional chief secretary (ACS-Home) Rajesh Rajoura, the orders in this respect will be executed with immediate effect.

17th April 2021 09:56 PM

'Humility, clear vaccine strategy, income support' needed to contain COVID damage: Rahul Gandhi

In another tweet, he also accused the prime minister of being responsible for the current COVID situation in the country.

17th April 2021 09:53 PM

Maharashtra reports over 67,000 new coronavirus cases, highest so far

The number of active cases increased to 6,47,933. Mumbai recorded 8,811 new cases and 51 fatalities, taking the city's case tally to 5,71,018 and the death toll to 12,301.

17th April 2021 09:35 PM

Mamata audiotape row: TMC moves EC, says BJP illegally tapped CM's phone

The delegation of the party also requested the Commission to take necessary action to prosecute the persons in the BJP responsible.

17th April 2021 09:21 PM

Kumbh Mela: Plea in Supreme Court seeks direction to clear mass gathering from Haridwar

The plea, filed by Noida-resident Sanjai Kumar Pathak, said that COVID-19 cases are increasing rapidly across the country and the health infrastructure is 'crumbling' in many states.

17th April 2021 09:02 PM

Uddhav govt pressuring oxygen concentrator makers to stop supply to MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Orders have been placed, but the Maharashtra government is pressuring the manufacturers not to supply the concentrators to MP, the CM said.

17th April 2021 08:37 PM

No mask on our premises will attract Rs 500 fine: Southern Railway

The new rule of the railway comes into immediate effect and extend for six months until further notice, a press release said here.

17th April 2021 08:09 PM

Bengal polls: Didi indifferent to people's health, skips Covid meetings, says Modi 

The PM also attacked Mamata for politicising the Cooch Behar firing incident a day after the leak of her audiotape in which she is allegedly heard proposing a rally with the victims’ dead bodies.

17th April 2021 08:03 PM

As always, India will stand with the people of Afghanistan: S Jaishankar to Afghan counterpart 

In the telephonic talk, the two foreign ministers discussed the evolving situation in Afghanistan following the announcement by the US to withdraw its forces from the conflict-ridden country.

17th April 2021 07:47 PM

Maharashtra COVID-19: Nagpur records 6,956 cases, 79 casualties 

As many as 5,004 patients were discharged from hospitals during the day, taking the count of recoveries to 2,43,603, leaving the region with 66,208 active cases, he said.

17th April 2021 07:42 PM