4,938 police personnel have tested positive for coronavirus in Maharashtra so far and 60 of them have succumbed to the virus: Home Minister Anil Deshmukh
Floods, landslides claim 7 more lives in Assam, 33 deaths reported so far; 15 lakh people affected by deluge in 21 districts: Officials
19 prominent National Conference leaders, who are under house detention in different parts of the Kashmir valley since August last year, write to Jammu & Kashmir principal secretary (home); seek immediate end to "illegal & unlawful" curbs on their "fundamental right to movement".
The leaders, including party''s general secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar and Kashmir provincial president Nasir Aslam Wani, have sent identical letters to the Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary (Home), urging him to lift the restrictions on their movement.
In their letters, the NC leaders said they are being subjected to an "illegal confinement" and are suffering incarceration at their residences since August 5 last year, when the centre withdrew special status of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state and divided it into two union territories.
Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC chairman, Imran Khwaja to assume responsibilities until a successor is elected, reported NDTV
14 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Dharavi area of Mumbai today, taking the total number of cases to 2,282: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), reported ANI
We have started an investigation in the case. We will further update on the matter: CB-CID Inspector General of Police Shankar on Tuticorin custodial deaths case, reported ANI
Schools in Haryana will re-open from July 27, an order by the state's Education Department said Wednesday, following the conclusion of summer holidays that have been declared from July 1 to July 26, reported NDTV
Uttar Pradesh's tally of COVID-19 cases rises to 24,056 with 564 fresh infections, toll climbs to 718 as 21 more people succumb to the disease: Officials.
TikTok is an entertainment app. It's an impulsive decision. What's the strategic plan? What about people who will be unemployed? People will suffer like demonetisation. I don't have any problem with the ban as it is for national security but who'll answer these question: Nusrat Jahan, reported ANI
60 Maharashtra Police personnel, including 38 from Mumbai Police, have died of COVID-19 since the outbreak of the disease: Official
Tripura govt announces 24-hour complete lockdown on July 5 (Sunday) to break the chain of transmission of COVID-19.
657 fresh COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths recorded in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours, taking total number of cases to 15,252 and death toll to 193. There are 8,071 active cases of the infection: State Health Department, reported ANI
We've increased the number of tests. There is a good indication, earlier around 31 out of 100 people whose samples were collected tested positive for Coronavirus. Today, 13 out of 100 people test positive: Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Chief Minister, reported ANI
The situation is improving in Delhi in the last few days. However, there is no room for complacency. This virus is unpredictable. We must continue our efforts with more vigour: CM, reported ANI
6 dead & 17 injured in an explosion at a boiler of Neyveli lignite plant: M. Sree Abhinav, Cuddalore Superintendent of Police, reported ANI
It was predicted that by 30th June Delhi would have 1 lakh cases out of which 60,000 would be active cases but today we only have 26,000 active cases. This is the result of everyone’s hard work. We have been able to control the situation: Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi CM, reported ANI
Govt collects ₹ 90,917 crore from GST in June, up from ₹ 62,009 crore mopped up in May and ₹32,294 crore in April
Puducherry reports 30 fresh cases of COVID-19, pushing tally of viral infections in the Union Territory to 739.
UP CM called the PM and organized an event and told that lakhs of jobs are being provided in small and medium industries.
But see the reality. The weavers of PM's parliamentary constituency, which are the pride of Varanasi, are today forced to live by pledging jewellery and houses.
During lockdown all their work came to a standstill.
The condition of small businessmen and workers is very bad. Only a solid package of financial support and not fake publicity, can get them out of this mess, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi
Tamil Nadu: Explosion at a boiler in stage -2 of the Neyveli lignite plant. 17 injured persons taken to NLC lignite hospital, reported ANI
78 COVID-19 cases and 12 recoveries reported in Rajasthan today, as of 10:30 am. Total number of cases in the state is now at 18,092, including 3,447 active cases, & 413 deaths: State Health Department, reported ANI
251 more COVID-19 cases and 243 recoveries reported in Odisha on 30th June (yesterday). Total number of cases in the state at 7,316, including 5,189 recovered and 2,094 active cases: State Government, reported ANI
Nagaland reports 21 new COVID-19 positive cases today, taking the total number of positive cases to 480 including 312 active cases, 168 recoveries and no deaths so far: Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom, reported ANI
507 deaths and 18,653 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours; Positive cases in India stand at 5,85,493 including 2,20,114 active cases, 3,47,979 cured/discharged/migrated & 17,400 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, reported ANI
Jet fuel (ATF) price hiked by 7.5 pc in line with benchmark global cost; petrol, diesel rates unchanged for second day in a row.
At least three people including two CRPF personnel were injured in a militant attack on a security forces party in Sopore town of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said.
The militants opened firing on a naka party of security forces in Sopore, resulting in injuries to two CRPF jawans and a civilian, the officials said.
They said the injured have been shifted to hospital while the area has been cordoned off to track down the assailants.
Further details are awaited, they added.
The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to over 10.4 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 509,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
“On Doctors Day, I am immensely grateful to the dedicated professionals who inspire hope in COVID-19 times. Today at 10 am, watch 4 dedicated nurses in conversation with me about the Covid crisis and how we should react to it.,” tweeted Rahul Gandhi.
Terrorists fired upon a CRPF patrolling party in Sopore, Jammu & Kashmir, says Central Reserve Police Force. Two security force personnel injured in the attack.