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New Delhi: In the last 24 hours, India has recorded fresh 46,951 coronavirus cases, the biggest single-day jump since November 7, taking the country’s tally to 1,16,46,081. Of these, over 1.11 crore people have recovered so far, and 1,59,97 total deaths have been recorded, the Health Ministry of India data shows. In the last one week, India has seen the sharpest surge in fresh infections in nearly four months after the spread of the virus…

New Delhi: In the last 24 hours, India has witnessed fresh 43,846 coronavirus cases, setting another highest daily-high in nearly four months. The worrying surge in the COVID infections has prompted states like Punjab, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu to consider the return of school closures, restrictions on public gatherings and other virus-fighting measures, including lockdown in their worst-hit districts. According to the Health Ministry of India, the daily rise in infections today was…

New Delhi: Bhartiya Janta Party’s Member of Parliament from Himachal Pradesh, Ram Swaroop Sharma, was found dead at his residence in Delhi on Wednesday, reports said quoting police officials. Sharma, 62, was found hanging in his room, Delhi Police PRO Chinmoy Biswal was quoted in a report by NDTV as saying. He was taken to a hospital where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival. Prima facie, it appears to be a case of suicide, the…

Demand thorough probe to identify culprits involved Srinagar: The family of 28-year-old youth from Baghat on Thursday alleged that their beloved was murdered in New Delhi and demanded stern action against the persons involved in the act. Aaqib Rashid Bhat was found dead in Jungpura area of South Delhi on March 2 evening following which the family alleged murder of their beloved. Deceased’s father Abdul Rashid Bhat said that a conspiracy has been hatched to murder…

Internet services have been temporarily suspended in parts of New Delhi following intense clashes between farmers and police on the Republic Day of India. The Internet has been suspended in the Singhu border, Ghazipur border, Tikri border, Mukarba Chowk and Nangloi from 12:00 hrs to 23:59 hrs today January 26th, 2021. The decision mas made by Ministry of Home Affairs after mass rioting in New Delhi. Groups of protesting farmers reached Red Fort after breaching…

New Delhi: A day after visiting farmers protesting against the Government of India’s new farm laws in Delhi’s Singhu border, Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest. https://twitter.com/AamAadmiParty/status/1336173515779665921?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1336173515779665921%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.livemint.com%2Fpolitics%2Fnews%2Fdelhi-police-puts-cm-arvind-kejriwal-under-house-arrest-alleges-aap-11607404328490.html “Delhi Police has put Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal under house arrest after he visited farmers at Singhu Border yesterday”, tweeted Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). “CM Kejriwal met farmers at Singhu border yesterday. He had said that we’ll serve them like ‘Sevadars’ and…

New Delhi: Amid the widespread protests by farmers in Delhi against new agricultural laws, a 55-year-old man from Punjab, who had gone to Delhi border to express solidarity with the agitating farmers, died after the car in which he was sleeping caught fire on Saturday night near the Delhi-Haryana border. A tractor repairman by profession, a middle-aged man identified as Janak Raj, had gone to Delhi to voluntarily fix tractors that were being used by…

Shopian: Days after two siblings from Kulgam district went missing outside JK, who were later traced, four more people belonging to south Kashmir’s Shopian district have gone missing, a day before. The missing youth have been identified as Yawar Ahmad Wani, son of Ghulam Mohammed Wani, Dawood Ahmad Thoker, son of Mohammed Yousuf Thoker, both residents of Chakoora Shopian, Sumer Ahmad Shah, son of Abdul Hamid Shah, resident of Shahlatoo and Arif Bilal Dar, resident…

New Delhi: In Delhi, about 98 percent of the accused in the rape cases filed “were either close relatives or acquaintances” of the survivors or victims, the Delhi Police informed a parliamentary panel on Wednesday. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs – headed by Congress MP Anand Sharma – was reviewing the functioning of the police in matters related to crime against women. According to a report by a Delhi-based news organisation NDTV, in…