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NE states tighten measures to deal with Covid surge

Guwahati/Agartala, April 21 | As the surge in the number of Covid-19 cases mounted, the northeastern states, including Assam, further tightened measures to check...

11 states, UTs administered first dose of vaccine to over 90%...

New Delhi, April 21 | The cumulative number of Covid vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 13 crore on Wednesday, with 11 states...

Centre allocates Remdesivir supply to 19 states with high Covid burden

New Delhi, April 21 | Addressing shortages of Remdesivir in certain regions of the country, the Central government on Wednesday made interim allocation of...

FM assures ramp up in supply of oxygen, Remdesivir to states

New Delhi, April 21 | Union Finance Mminister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday praised the Indian industry for its extreme forbearance, patience and perseverance, using...

Various restrictions in northeastern states to check Covid (Lead)

Kohima/Shillong/Agartala/Guwahati, April 20 | With a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases, the northeastern states have taken diverse actions, including imposition of night...

RIL provides 700 tonnes oxygen to 3 states and UT daily

Mumbai, April 20 | Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has tweaked its manufacturing process at the Jamnagar Refinery to produce and distribute around 700 metric...

Various restrictions in northeastern states to check Covid

Kohima/Shillong/Agartala, April 20 | With a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases, the northeastern states have taken diverse actions, including imposition of night...

Centre working with states to protect lives, livelihood: FM

New Delhi, April 19 | Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that the Centre is working together with states to protect lives and...

Stop oxygen supply for industrial use, Home Secy tells states

New Delhi, April 18 | Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Sunday asked Chief Secretaries of states and administrators of Union Territories to issue...

Ensure restrictions do not affect vaccination drive, states told

New Delhi, April 18 | The Union Health Ministry on Sunday asked the states and Union Territories (UTs) to ensure that various restrictions put...

11 states with Covid surge get more than 6K ventilators

New Delhi, April 17 | In line with the graded, pre-emptive and pro-active approach, the Centre on Saturday granted a fresh supply of ventilators...

India’s 10 states report 86% deaths; Maha, Delhi on top

New Delhi, April 17 | Indias 10 states on Saturday accounted for 85.83 per cent of the new deaths in which Maharashtra, Delhi and...

Goa bans export of oxygen cylinders to other states

Panaji, April 17 | The Goa government on Saturday banned the export of oxygen cylinders outside the state because of an increase in the...

EU intends to approve member states’ recovery plans by summer

Brussels, April 17 | The European Commission intends to approve the European Union's (EU) member states' recovery and resilience plans by summer and then...

Govt begins mapping of states with greater need of oxygen

New Delhi, April 15 | Amid reports of shortage of medical oxygen from various parts of the country, the Centre has clarified that the...

Governors should supplement states’ efforts to tackle Covid: Modi

Amaravati, April 15 | Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhushan Harichandan participated in the video conference convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to review the...

SC directs states to furnish data on migrant children amid pandemic

New Delhi, April 13 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed state governments to apprise it on the condition of migrant children and also...

WB, other poll-bound states see Covid cases zoom amid electioneering

New Delhi, April 12 | West Bengal, which is midway through its poll process, as well as Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam and Union...

SC seeks Centre, four states reply on revoking provisions criminalising begging

New Delhi, April 10 | The Supreme Court on Friday sought reply from the Centre and four state governments within three weeks on a...

Maha seeks ‘criteria-based policy’ for vaccine quota to states

Mumbai, April 10 | Beset with an acute shortage of Covid-19 vaccines, the Maha Vikas Aghadi government on Saturday urged the Centre to...

Give states flexibility to devise Covid strategies: Amarinder

Chandigarh, April 8 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged the Centre to give flexibility to states to devise their local strategies...

States to borrow Rs 1.78 lakh cr in April-June

Mumbai, April 6 | States and Union Territories are likely to borrow Rs 1.78 lakh crore in the April-June quarter 2021.In a statement on...

Centre encroaching upon rights of states: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, April 5 | Reiterating his full support for the farmers and the arhtiyas, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday flayed the BJP-led...

PM reviews Covid situation, seeks ‘mission-mode’ approach in most-hit states

New Delhi, April 4 | Taking note of the alarming rate of growth of Covid-19 cases and deaths in the country with 10 states...

Increase beds, oxygen supply to minimise daily deaths: Centre to states

New Delhi, April 2 | The Central government on Friday asked states and Union Territories to increase the number of oxygen beds, ventilators and...

Cabinet Secy to hold meeting with states showing spike in Covid...

New Delhi, April 2 | Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba will chair a meeting on Friday with the representatives of the states exhibiting a surge...

No shortage of Covid vax with states; Centre to replenish supplies

New Delhi, March 31 | The Central government on Wednesday said there is no shortage of coronavirus vaccines with states and union territories and...

Centre releases Rs 30,000 cr GST compensation to states

New Delhi, March 30 | The Centre on Tuesday said it has released GST compensation amounting to Rs 30,000 crore to states.The funds were...

Huge wave in favour of NDA in four states and UT:...

Chennai, March 30 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he has seen a huge wave in the four states which are going to polls...

Governors, CMs of Telugu states greet people on Holi

Hyderabad/Amaravati, March 28 | Governors and Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have greeted people on the occasion of Holi.They also appealed to...

Covid spike: Union Health Secretary chairs high-level meet with 12 States,...

New Delhi, March 27 | Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Saturday chaired a high-level review meeting with Additional Chief Secretaries, Principal Secretaries and...

BJP in poll-bound states exposed on CAA: Congress

Guwahati, March 26 | In the run up to the five states' elections, the double face of the BJP has been completely exposed on...

6 states account for 81% of daily new Covid cases

New Delhi, March 25 | Six states -- Maharashtra, Punjab, Kerala, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Gujarat -- are reporting a surge in the daily new...

20K still evacuated in Aus states due to floods

Sydney, March 25 | Some 20,000 people in Australia's New South Wales (NSW) were still unable to return to their homes on Thursday after...

Karnataka to screen travellers from 3 Covid-hit states

Bengaluru, March 22 | In view of the surge in coronavirus cases, Karnataka decided to screen people travelling from Covid-hit Kerala, Maharashtra...

Will hear manual scavenging issue even if all states don’t respond:...

New Delhi, March 22 | The Supreme Court on Monday said it cannot compel state governments to file their response on the issue of...

Maha, MP, Kerala among 6 states which account for 83% Covid...

New Delhi, March 21 | Six states -- Maharashtra, Punjab, Kerala, Karnataka, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh -- account for 83.14 per cent of the...

8 states account for 85% new cases as 2nd Covid wave...

New Delhi, March 17 | A year after the Covid-19 outbreak and two months, which recorded a sharp decline in cases across the country,...

Projects to be launched to curb floods in Assam, NE states:...

Guwahati, March 15 | Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday that to permanently solve the chronic problem of flooding in Assam and...

Barring Assam, BJP may lose all states, predicts Pawar

Pune, March 14 | Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on Sunday claimed that barring Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set...

States and UTs going for polls won’t observe Bharat Bandh on...

New Delhi, March 13 | The Samyukta Kisan Morcha has clarified that the states and union territories where Assembly elections are going to be...

BJP CEC meet begins to finalise candidates for poll-bound states

New Delhi, March 13 | The BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting got underway on Saturday evening to finalise the party candidates for the...

Surge in Covid cases in 8 states: Govt

New Delhi, March 13 | Eight states in the country are displaying an upward trajectory in daily new cases of Covid-19 over the last...

More US states lift mask mandates

Washington, March 12 | More US states were on track to lift their mask mandates and fully reopen economies despite warnings from officials and...

17 states implement ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ system

New Delhi, March 11 | Seventeen states have successfully operationalised "One Nation One Ration Card system" with Uttarakhand being the latest State to complete...

Urgent action needed for clean energy: UN member states

New York, March 11 | Over 20 ministerial-level "Global Champions" from the UN member states have issued messages, calling for urgent action to achieve...

Final instalment of revenue deficit grant released to 14 states

New Delhi, March 10 | The Finance Ministry on Wednesday released the 12th and final monthly instalment of Post Devolution Revenue Deficit (PDRD) grant...

Rs 1.06L Cr GST compensation shortfall released to states

New Delhi, March 9 | Finance Ministry has released the 19th weekly instalment of Rs 2,104 crore to the states to meet the GST...

Business

Air India cancels UK flights from April 24 to 30

New Delhi, April 21 | National carrier Air India has decided to cancel flights between India and the UK from April 24 to 30.The...