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A man uses an umberella during rains, near Akshardham temple, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI/File)

Heavy rain lashes Delhi; thunderstorms, strong winds likely

Despite rainfall, Delhi's air quality was recorded in the 'very poor' category

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal  (PTI)

Delhi chief minister Kejriwal tests positive for Covid

The chief minister urged people who came in contact with him in the last few days to quarantine and get tested

A Covid-19 infected patient rests on her bed inside a Covid care centre of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) village, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022. (PTI Photo/Kamal Singh)

Weekend curfew imposed in Delhi as COVID cases escalate

According to the latest government data, only 420 (4.65 per cent) of the 9,029 beds in Delhi hospitals are occupied

A bird perches on a barbed wire in the backdrop of Akshardham Temple shrouded in fog, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'very poor' category

Meanwhile, the air quality in Noida and Gurugram is in the 'poor' category

The government is expected to issue an official order regarding the mandatory use of masks soon. (Representational image: PTI)

As COVID cases surge, Delhi makes masks mandatory; Rs 500 penalty for violation

Sources said authorities have been asked to keep a close watch on social gatherings and ramp up testing in the national capital


A devotee holds a bag containing prayer beads on the occasion of 'Janmashtami' festival marking the birth of Hindu god Krishna outside a temple closed due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic in Mumbai. (Photo: AFP)

MNS workers in Mumbai booked for violating COVID-19 norms on Janmashtami

Mumbai Police has registered a case under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the MNS workers

The Sahar police subsequently registered a case against the unidentified person. (Photo: PTI/File)

Man's call about threat at Mumbai airport sends police into tizzy

The caller claimed that the 'lives of 19 people of a department' were in danger

Residence of Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar in Mumbai (ANI)

Mumbai: ED conducts raids at Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Parkar's residence

Searches are being carried out by the Enforcement Directorate at several places linked to people associated with the underworld in Mumbai

Medics from NMMC Health Department take swab samples of students for RT-PCR test at Shetkari Shikshan Sanstha School at Ghansoli, in Navi Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Virus gave Mumbai see-saw ride in 2021

On April 4, 2021, the city recorded 11,163 new cases, the highest-ever spike


BJP MP of Barrackpore Arjun Singh (Photo: ANI)

BJP MP suffers head injuries, claims police attacked him

The Barrackpore police commissioner led a large contingent of force to bring the situation under control.

Fire broke out at a bank in the busy central Kolkata's BBD Bagh area on Friday morning. (Representative Image)

Fire breaks out at Union Bank branch in Kolkata, no injuries reported

The incident was reported at India exchange place branch of the Union Bank and six fire tenders were rushed to the spot, the official said

 WB asks Railways not to send Shramik Special trains to state till May 26 in view of Cyclone Amphan. (PTI Photo)

West Bengal asks Railways not to send 'Shramik Special' trains till May 26

With normal life thrown out of gear by the region's worst weather disaster, the authorities have been scrambling to restore normalcy

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee leads a rally in protest against CAA and NRC in North 24 Pargana district on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

Will boycott meet called by Sonia: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister decries violence unleashed by Congress and Left, on floor of House.

Vijay Bhan Singh

BSF jawan killing by Bangladesh Guards unprovoked: Probe

BSF probe finds BGB firing was ‘unprovoked and unwarranted’ and was carried out after flag meeting between two forces.

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The 21-kilometre distance crossing 16 stations was covered in less than 30 minutes and with minimal disruption to traffic along the route. — By arrangement

Hyderabad Metro helps shift donor organ from LB Nagar to Jubilee Hills

Since the harvested heart had to be transplanted to a recipient’s body in two hours, the best resources had to be put in place

“Any violations in this regard shall be liable for penalty and also punishable under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code. (PTI photo)

COVID-19: Bengaluru corporation allows business establishments to operate

The employees should maintain proof of their vaccination status at their workplace and shall produce the same as and when enquired

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Cops nab 2 in RTI activist’s murder

Vinayak Shirsat (33) had gone missing ten days ago and his body was found on Monday at Mulashi near Pune.

Sharad Pawar

Not behind Ajit’s decision to ally with BJP: Sharad Pawar

He also said that he has no contact with his nephew, who rebelled against the NCP.