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With 1.65 lakh COVID-19 cases, India now worst-affected in Asia

New Delhi  (UNI)

India on Friday became the worst-hit country in Asia from novel coronavirus as the tally zoomed to over 1.65 lakh cases after recording all time single-day hike of almost 7,500 cases. 

Turkey, at ninth position worldwide with 1.61 lakh c

India's GDP growth slows to 3.1 pc in Q4; 4.2 pc in FY20

New Delhi, (UNI)

The growth rate declined to 3.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of the last financial year and 4.2 per cent during the entire financial year due to the continued poor performance of the manufacturing and construction sector, according to data released by the government o

India's Covid-19 tally crosses 1.5 lakh, recovery rate at 42.4 pc

New Delhi, (UNI)

India continues to see the influx of Covid-19 cases as the nationwide tally reached 1,51,767 on Wednesday with yet another sharp single-day spike of 6,387 infections. However, the country registered a notable recovery rate of 42.44 per cent as nearly 3,935 people recove

Rahul's politics very irresponsible during Corona times : BJP

New Delhi, (UNI)

The BJP on Wednesday accused former Congress President Rahul Gandhi of adopting a highly irresponsible attitude towards the nation during the entire Corona crisis, lowering the morale of the people and trying to mislead the country for his political gains.

India's COVID-19 cases top 1.45 lakh, fatality rate lowest in world

New Delhi, (UNI)

India continued to register more than 6,000 novel coronavirus cases for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday, taking the count to 1,45,380, mainly fuelled by migrants influx and enhance testing while fatality rate remained lowest in the world at 2.87 per cent with 4,167

SC issues notice to 4 States in Sharjeel Imam case

New Delhi, (UNI)

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notices to four states - Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh on a petition filed by anti-CAA activist Sharjeel Imam seeking to club all FIRs lodged against him in different parts of the country for his alleged inflamma

BJP flays Congress for playing 'politics of hypocrisy'

New Delhi, (UNI)

BJP on Tuesday flayed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for criticising the handling of the Covid-19 pandemic by the Modi government and charged him with playing 'politics of hypocrisy' at this hour. 

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Govt's lockdown strategy has failed; COVID-19 is exponentially rising : Rahul

New Delhi, (UNI)

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the aim and purpose of the curfew has not been achieved and that the country is facing the result of a failed lockdown. 

“Two months ago, the Prime Minister had said that we were going t

India joins top ten nations with 1.38 lakh COVID cases

New Delhi (UNI)

India on Monday joined the top ten nations with maximum number of COVID-19 cases around the globe. Surpassing Iran, the country climbed to the 10th spot with 1,39,911 cases. The country at present houses 77103 cases under active medical supervision , while 57721 patients

Delhi govt fully prepared to handle Corona crisis,nothing to panic : Kejriwal

New Delhi, (UNI)

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said despite relaxations on coronavirus-induced lockdown were announced on May 17 in Delhi, the situation remains under control with no need to worry. 

Addressing a digital press conference, Mr Kejriwal sai