Kerala witnessing second wave of COVID-19, says Minister

Kerala witnessing second wave of COVID-19, says Minister

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala has been witnessing a second wave of COVID-19 infection which is likely to result in more deaths due to lifestyle diseases, said Health Minister KK.Though the state could do well with COVID-19 control in the beginning, things took a worst turn when the guidelines were thrown to winds by a section, she said. “The state […]

UDF convenor Benny Behanan steps down

UDF convenor Benny Behanan steps down

KOCHI: After two years at the helm, Benny Behanan, MP, on Sunday announced his decision to step down from the post of UDF convenor, amid reports in recent days that Behanan will be replaced soon.Addressing a news conference in Kochi, Behanan said that he had communicated with Congress senior leaders about his resignation. “A section […]

Jaswant Singh passed away

Jaswant Singh passed away

New Delhi,: Former Union minister Jaswant Singh, a close associate of ex-prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, died here on Sunday following a long spell of illness. He was 82. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top BJP leaders paid rich tributes to Singh, saying that he served India diligently and will be remembered for his […]

PM Narendra Modi questions UN’s response in fight against COVID-19; says India’s vaccine facility will help world tackle pandemic

PM Narendra Modi questions UN’s response in fight against COVID-19; says India’s vaccine facility will help world tackle pandemic

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, at the United Nations General Assembly`s 75th session, advocated institutional reforms of the international organisation and inclusion of India in its Security Council. In a 20-minute pre-recorded speech which was delivered virtually in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Prime Minister questioned the pace of reform of […]

Shiromani Akali Dal breaks ties with BJP-led NDA over farm bills

Shiromani Akali Dal breaks ties with BJP-led NDA over farm bills

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal, one of the oldest ally of the BJP on Saturday (September 26) announced to quit the ruling party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) after sharp difference over three newly-passed farm bills. SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal announced the move on Saturday night after attending a core committee meeting of the party. “The highest […]

Bengaluru Riots: NIA Searches 30 Locations, Arrests ‘Key Conspirator’ over Violence at Police Stations

Bengaluru Riots: NIA Searches 30 Locations, Arrests ‘Key Conspirator’ over Violence at Police Stations

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) searched 30 locations in Bengaluru on Thursday in connection with the violence in the DJ Halli and KG Halli areas last month and arrested one Sayed Saddiq Ali, whom officials said was a key conspirator. The NIA said Ali is a bank recovery agent and was absconding since the August […]

Covid-hit Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia Diagnosed with Dengue, Blood Platelet Count Drops

Covid-hit Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia Diagnosed with Dengue, Blood Platelet Count Drops

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister , who is undergoing treatment for COVID-19, was diagnosed with dengue on Thursday and his condition has taken a turn for the worse.Sisodia was moved to the private Max Hospital in Saket from the Delhi government-run Lok Nayak Jayaprakash (LNJP) Hospital in the evening, considering his “falling” blood platelet count and […]

SP Balasubrahmanyam’s Health Condition Deteriorates, On Maximum Life Support

SP Balasubrahmanyam’s Health Condition Deteriorates, On Maximum Life Support

Legendary layback singer SP Balasubrahmanyam’s health condition has deteriorated and is extremely critical, as per the latest medical bulletin. The playback singer continues to remain on ECMO and other life support measures. ​The hospital bulltein states: “His condition in the last 24 hours has deteriorated further warranting maximum life support and he is extremely critical. […]

COVID-19 cases in India breach 57-lakh

COVID-19 cases in India breach 57-lakh

India’s COVID-19 caseload raced past 57 lakh, while over 46 lakh people have recovered from the disease pushing the national recovery rate to 81.55 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 57,32,518 with 86,508 people testing positive in a day while the death toll […]