CAA delayed by coronavirus, to be implemented soon, says BJP chief JP Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda said Monday that the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic and the law will be implemented soon. JP Nadda said the party is committed to the execution of the CAA. Addressing party workers at a meeting in West Bengal, … Read more

Coronavirus: Possibility of 2nd wave in winter season can’t be ruled out, says expert panel chief VK Paul

NITI Aayog member VK Paul, who is also the chief of an expert panel coordinating efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in India, said on Sunday that the possibility of a second wave of infections during the winter season cannot be ruled out. He said it is likely to happen, despite the decline in the … Read more

Plurals Party chief seeks Bihar elections under President’s rule, cites ‘threats’ to candidates

The Plurals Party chief Pushpam Priya Choudhary on Saturday wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind, seeking Bihar election 2020 be conducted under President’s rule and cited “threats, abuses” to the party candidates as reasons for the request. Pushpam Priya Choudhary (Picture Credits: Pushpam Priya Choudhary, chief of The Plurals Party, has written to President … Read more

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh tests positive for coronavirus

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh has tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata. Dilip Ghosh has mild fever and is undergoing treatment for coronavirus. Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh has tested positive for coronavirus. (PTI) Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh has tested positive for coronavirus and has been … Read more

Assam: CID arrests chief secretary’s brother in connection with police recruitment scam

CM Sarbananda Sonowal had directed the CID to probe the leak of the question paper for the recruitment of sub-inspectors to the Assam Police. File photo of SP Kumar Sanjit Krishna (Picture Courtesy: Twitter @karimganjpolice) Assam police on Thursday arrested a Superintendent of Police, who is also the brother of the state’s top bureaucrat. The … Read more

India-Nepal relations getting back on track: Army chief to visit Kathmandu next month

Indian Army Chief Gen MM Naravane is set to visit Nepal next month to attend a traditional ceremony where he will be accorded the honorary rank of General in the Nepalese Army. Indian Army Chief Gen MM Naravane | PTI Despite the diplomatic row over a new map issued by Nepal, Indian Army Chief Gen … Read more

Misbah-ul-Haq to step down as Pakistan chief national selector after forgettable 1-year stint

Misbah-ul-Haq is all set to step down as Pakistan’s chief selector after a questionable 1-year stint with the PCB. The former Pakistan captain will, however, continue as head coach. Misbah-ul-Haq steps down as PCB chief selector. (PTI image) HIGHLIGHTS Misbah-ul-Haq steps down from PCB chief selector role Misbah will ,however, continue as head coach of … Read more

At least 3 Indians have been infected by Covid-19 twice, says ICMR chief

Indian Council of Medical Research on Tuesday said that India has reported at least three cases of Covid-19 reinfection. Two people in Mumbai and one in Ahmedabad have caught the virus days after being cured of it, ICMR chief Balram Bhargava said. As per the World Health Organization, there are about 24 cases of reinfection … Read more

WHO chief lauds Aarogya Setu app, says it helped health depts identify coronavirus clusters

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded the Aarogya Setu app developed in India and said the Covid-19 tracking app has helped Indian health authorities identify coronavirus clusters and expand testing in those areas. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded the Aarogya Setu app. (AP photo) WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded … Read more