The AIMIM leader also alleged that the government had not done proper preparation for the second wave and that it delayed orders for vaccination. These failures have led to a large number of deaths.
Several states have announced relaxations after fall in a number of Covid cases. 3.74 lakh people have succumbed to Covid in the country.
Ansari defended by arguing that there was no evidence against him, except the statement of a co-accused, Dr Alka Rai of Mau's Shyam Sanjeevani Hospital, on which the entire case is based.
Pashupati Kumar Paras has been recognised by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla as the new floor leader of the LJP, the seers of 17 powerful Lingayat mutts have backed Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa and more in today's political stories.
Inflation continues to be a persistent problem in India. The May 2021 CPI data indicates the pain for India and Indians. For inflation to be tamed growth is imperative and growth needs to be far higher than the rate of inflation. Will post the second wave, India experience that kind of growth?
Stocks belonging to the Gautam Adani group were favourites of many investors and traders. A news report indicated that some of the investors had their accounts frozen. That news translated to mayhem and panic selling on the bourses leading to many investors losing heavily.
Rising fuel prices have singed Indians. Indians now pay the highest dose of taxation on fuel. In a perversity of sorts, there are some beer brands which cost less than a litre of petrol. Is there no stoppage of this heavy dose of taxation for Indians? High fuel prices also stoke inflation.
With the Assembly elections scheduled in 2022, Congress leaders are actively engaged to end factionalism in the Punjab unit and present a united face to the public in next year's polls.
Opposition leaders and many locals, who are wearing black robes and holding placards, are gearing up to greet the administrator with black flags outside some of their homes and calling his visit a 'Black Day'.
Former Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy said BJP and Congress want to bring petrol under GST, and if done so, the taxes would go to the kitty of the Centre and states will be dry of revenue resources.
Talking about the farm laws protests and whether they would be a key issue in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the RLD chief said farmers will and should be the biggest poll issue in our country.
Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said the MVA is an alliance of three ideologically different parties who have come together to run a government while having the right to expand their base.
Several other TMC turncoats, including former MLAs Sonali Guha and Dipendu Biswas, have appealed to Banerjee to take them back under her wings, following the BJP's drubbing in the Assembly elections.
Over 37.9 crore samples have been tested for COVID-19 up to June 13, 2021. Of these 14.92 lakh samples were tested on Sunday.
AAP's Sanjay Singh and BSP's Pawan Pandey both demanded a probe by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate into the land deal, which they said was a money-laundering scam.
Phone tapping row in Rajasthan leads to blame game within Congress, JD(U) demands cabinet berths in Modi government, Kejriwal to visit Gujarat ahead of polls and more in our top 9 political stories.
ICMR invites Indian firms to develop a vaccine drone delivery model at ‘remote inaccessible’ areas in selected locations in India.
As India moves towards making COVID-19 vaccines more widely available to the public, it's allowing third-party apps to integrate with its server.
Even as the number of Covid cases has reduced several states have relaxed curbs imposed to contain the spread of Coronavirus.