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Mamata questions EC's 8-phase poll schedule for Bengal

Mamata questions EC's 8-phase poll schedule for Bengal

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has questioned the eight-phase schedule for West Bengal Assembly elections that was announced by the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday.According to the ECI, West Bengal will go to the polls in eight phases -- on March 27, April 1, April ...

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Gujarat covers 80% in 1st phase, 76% in 2nd phase of vaccination

Gujarat covers 80% in 1st phase, 76% in 2nd phase of vaccination

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government on Friday announced that under the vaccination drive for the coronavirus among the health workers and frontline warriors over 80% were covered in the first round and over 76% in the second round across the state.The health department also announced that as the vac...

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EC announces dates for Assembly polls in 5 states

EC announces dates for Assembly polls in 5 states

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Friday said that it will announce poll dates for Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry.The ECI said it will hold a press conference at 4.30 pm in Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan to announce the schedule for General Election to the Legislative Asse...

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COVID-19 vaccination coverage in India crosses 1.34 crores

COVID-19 vaccination coverage in India crosses 1.34 crores

New Delhi: The nationwide COVID-19 vaccination to healthcare workers and frontline workers crossed 1.34 crores coverage on Friday, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.As per the provisional report issued by the Ministry, till Day-42 of the vaccination drive, the 1.34 crore vaccination...

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Indian health eco-system is being seen with new respect today: PM

Indian health eco-system is being seen with new respect today: PM

New Delhi: Indian health eco-system is being seen with new eyes, new respect and new credibility today, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.Speaking at the convocation of Tamil Nadu's Dr MGR Medical University via video conferencing, Prime Minister said that during the 'unexpected COVID-19 c...

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Priyanka Gandhi congratulates NSUI for winning majority of seats in Varanasi university election

Priyanka Gandhi congratulates NSUI for winning majority of seats in Varanasi university election

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh): Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday congratulated the party's student wing of Varanasi for winning the majority of seats in the Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth Students Union election.Taking to Twitter, the Congress leader said, "The result of the election ...

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People of Kerala cannot be deceived with planned lies: Pinarayi Vijayan

People of Kerala cannot be deceived with planned lies: Pinarayi Vijayan

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala): Hitting back at the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath who during his recent Kerala visit had criticised the Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI(M) led Kerala Government, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that "No one should think that the people of Keral...

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Vaccinating oldest against COVID-19 saves both most lives

Vaccinating oldest against COVID-19 saves both most lives

New Delhi: A recent study by Joshua R. Goldstein, Thomas Cassidy, and Kenneth W. Wachter states that vaccinating the oldest against COVID-19 saves both the most lives and the most years of life. The study was released by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "Researchers report ...

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Fugitives can't sit easy in other jurisdictions: CBI on Nirav Modi verdict

Fugitives can't sit easy in other jurisdictions: CBI on Nirav Modi verdict

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday termed UK court allowing extradition of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case as a "significant" achievement in its efforts to curb corruption.It also said that the UK court ruling ...

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What next for Nirav Modi?

What next for Nirav Modi?

London: A district judge of Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Thursday said fugitive diamond dealer Nirav Modi can be extradited to India to stand trial in Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan scam, after a nearly two-year-long legal battle.This decision brings the billionaire jeweller an inch ...

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