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Survey: Modi in Bengal, Rahul in Kerala most suited for PM

Survey: Modi in Bengal, Rahul in Kerala most suited for PM

New Delhi: Despite being the top choice as a Chief Minister in West Bengal, the voter in the state prefers Narendra Modi as a suitable candidate for the Prime Minister's post.However, Lok Sabha MP from Kerala's Wayanad constituency Rahul Gandhi is preferred in the state over Modi for the Prime Minis...

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21% Indians to take Covid vaccine at private hospitals

21% Indians to take Covid vaccine at private hospitals

New Delhi: As the next phase of the Covid vaccination drive is slated to commence in two days, 21 per cent of Indians are likely to take their vaccines on payment basis at private hospitals, a survey has revealed.In the upcoming round, citizens above 60 years of age, and people above 45 years of age...

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Puducherry: NDA projected to form govt with two-thirds majority

Puducherry: NDA projected to form govt with two-thirds majority

New Delhi: The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is likely to form the government in Puducherry by bagging close to two-third assembly seats in the upcoming election of the UT scheduled on April 6, the IANS C-voter opinion poll has projected.The poll results said that the NDA may win anywhere betwe...

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NIA names 4 in Delhi-Jharkhand human trafficking charge sheet

NIA names 4 in Delhi-Jharkhand human trafficking charge sheet

Ranchi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday filed its first supplementary charge sheet against four people for running a human trafficking racket from Jharkhand to Delhi and neighbouring states.The gang used to traffic vulnerable poor boy and girls from Jharkhand on the pretext of pr...

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India has potential to take world back to eco-friendly toys: PM Modi

India has potential to take world back to eco-friendly toys: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the ancient toy culture of the country reflects the practice of reuse and recycling, which is part of the Indian lifestyle, and added that India has the potential to take the world back to eco-friendly toys.Speaking at the India Toy Fair ...

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No contempt proceedings against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

No contempt proceedings against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

New Delhi: Attorney General K K Venugopal has refused to grant sanction to initiate contempt proceedings against former Chief Justice of India and Rajya Sabha lawmaker Ranjan Gogoi for his alleged statements against the apex judiciary.Activist Saket Gokhale had sought consent, a condition precedent ...

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No contempt proceedings against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

No contempt proceedings against ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

New Delhi: Attorney General K K Venugopal has refused to grant sanction to initiate contempt proceedings against former Chief Justice of India and Rajya Sabha lawmaker Ranjan Gogoi for his alleged statements against the apex judiciary.Activist Saket Gokhale had sought consent, a condition precedent ...

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India records 16,488 new COVID cases, 113 deaths

India records 16,488 new COVID cases, 113 deaths

New Delhi: The daily rise in coronavirus infections was registered above 16,000 for the third consecutive day on Saturday, pushing India's case tally to 1,10,79,979, while the recoveries surged to 1,07,63,451, according to the latest Union health ministry data.A total of 16,488 infections were repor...

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India records 16,488 new COVID cases, 113 deaths

India records 16,488 new COVID cases, 113 deaths

New Delhi: The daily rise in coronavirus infections was registered above 16,000 for the third consecutive day on Saturday, pushing India's case tally to 1,10,79,979, while the recoveries surged to 1,07,63,451, according to the latest Union health ministry data.A total of 16,488 infections were repor...

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Puja at Mamata's residence as polls announced

Puja at Mamata's residence as polls announced

Kolkata: A puja was held at the residence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kalighat in south Kolkata on Friday as the schedule for the assembly elections in West Bengal was announced.Abhishek Banerjee, the nephew of the chief minister, performed the rituals, which were led by Jagannath Swain Moh...

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