Physical functioning of Delhi High Court, subordinate courts suspended till August 31; Gradual physical opening possible from September 1
532 new COVID-19 positive cases, 734 recoveries & 7 deaths reported in Jammu and Kashmir today. Total number of cases rise to 28,021: Govt of J&K
5,860 new COVID-19 positive cases, 5,236 discharges and 127 deaths reported in Tamil Nadu today. Total number of cases now at 3,32,105 including 54,213 active cases, 2,72,251 discharges and 5,641 deaths: State Health Department
8732 new COVID-19 positive cases, 10,414 recoveries and 87 deaths reported in Andhra Pradesh, in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases rise to 2,81,817 including 88,138 active cases, 2,562 deaths and 1,91,117 recoveries: State COVID-19 Nodal Officer.
3 dead, 4 injured in lightning strike at village in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district: Police
Total COVID positive cases in Himachal Pradesh stands at 3,907 including 1,274 active cases, 2,580 recoveries and 17 deaths: State Health Department.
The health condition of former India opener Chetan Chauhan, who tested positive for COVID-19 last month, has worsened after he developed multi-organ failure and he is now on ventilator support at a medical facility in Gurugram.
The 73-year-old Chauhan, who is also a Cabinet Minister in Uttar Pradesh government, was admitted at the Sanjay Gandhi PGI Hospital in Lucknow after testing COVID-19 positive on July 12.
His condition did not improve and after other complications developed, he was shifted to Medanta in Gurugram.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday condoled the death of Vimla Sharma, wife of former president Shankar Dayal Sharma.
Vimla Sharma, 93, had recovered from COVID-19 a few months ago.
"Saddened to hear about the demise of Smt. Vimala Sharma, wife of former President, Dr Shanker Dayal Sharma. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family members," the Vice President's Secretariat tweeted quoting Naidu.
Shankar Dayal Sharma served as the president between 1992 and 1997.
We all have responsibility to keep democracy strong because the country will survive only when democracy survives: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh announces debt relief for landless farmers, says state govt will help youth get 6 lakh jobs over next 2 years.
Odisha reported its highest single-day spike of 2,496 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state's total tally to 57,126, the Health Department said on Saturday.
The COVID-19 death toll climbed to 333 in Odisha with 9 more fatalities.
Four new deaths were reported in Sambalpur district, followed by 2 in Cuttack, and one each in Ganjam, Nayagarh, and Keonjhar districts.
Congress - An ideology that has always been the voice of the nation , tweeted Rahul Gandhi
Pakistan on Saturday summoned a senior diplomat from the Indian High Commission here to register its protest over the alleged ceasefire violations by the Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC).
In a statement, the Foreign Office claimed that a three-year-old girl was injured in the firing by the Indian forces in Dhudhnial Sector on August 14.
Bihar detects 3,536 more COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours. Active cases in the state stand at 36,237: State Health Department.
Internet services on mobile devices snapped across Kashmir on Independence Day as precautionary measure but mobile phone services functioning as usual: Police official, reports ANI
Legacy of Congress is Legacy of India, tweeted Rahul Gandhi
COVID-19 situation has been brought under control in Delhi with efforts of all: CM Kejriwal
Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind pays tribute at National War Memorial on Independence Day. Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Army Chief Gen Manoj Mukund Naravane, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh & Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria present.
Fire broke out at a godown in Okhla Phase 1 area this morning. 10 fire tenders at the spot. More details awaited.
Today, the "faith" of Rajasthan has brought a "new light" to the darkness prevailing in many corners of the democracy. Today, the "belief in limitless possibilities" of the development of 8 crore citizens of Rajasthan has won by defeating hatred, negativity and despair.
The Modi government and the BJP, which are insulting and breaking majority govts across the country, should know that Rajasthan has never given up, Rajasthan has never lost.
If we fought with the British till our last breath, we will fight those tooo, to protect the Constitution and democracy. This is the lesson of winning the confidence vote.
The Leader of opposition in Rajasthan, Shri Gulab Kataria, afterall admitted that he had only 75 MLAs. The Congress had clear support of 123 MLAs. The claim of no confidence by his deputy Rajendra Rathore was dismissed.
Conspiracy failed, Rajasthan won, tweeted Randeep Surjewala.
Arunachal Pradesh's COVID-19 caseload rises to 2,607 as 95 more people, including an MLA, test positive for the infection. One more fatality pushes death toll to five: Health official.
Single-day spike of 65,002 cases take India's COVID-19 tally to 25,26,192; death toll rises to 49,036 with 996 fresh fatalities: Centre
he overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 21 million mark, while the deaths were nearing 763,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
As of Saturday morning, the total number of cases stood at 21,066,992 and the fatalities rose to 762,997, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
The US accounted for the world's highest number of infections and fatalities at 5,309,138 and 168,396, respectively, according to the CSSE.
Brazil came in the second place with 3,226,443 infections and 105,490 deaths.
India got independence after a long struggle and after sacrificing many lives. Crores of Indians fought together for truth and won. We have to protect our freedom even at the cost of our lives.
Salute to the soldiers defending the borders health workers, scavengers, farmers and laborers on the auspicious occasion of Independence Day, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi
“The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction.” Jawaharlal Nehru
Best wishes on Independence Day, tweeted Rahul Gandhi.
About Rs 90,000 crore directly transferred to bank accounts of poor; over 80 crore people provided free food grains: PM Modi
FDI inflows have risen by 18 % in past year: PM Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech
I am confident that measures like opening up space sector will generate many new employment opportunities for our youth: PM Modi
Mindset today should be 'vocal for local', says PM Modi in his Independence Day speech
In midst of coronavirus pandemic, Indians resolve to become 'self-reliant'; this is not a word but mantra for all people: PM Modi
We will achieve victory over coronavirus with resolve of people of country: PM Narendra Modi
We are going through a unique situation because of coronavirus pandemic and hail 'corona warriors': PM Modi