India recorded its lowest number of daily Covid cases in over 200 days with the tally on Monday falling below 20,000 for the first time since March this year as Kerala logged 11,699 fresh infections, the fewest in nearly five weeks.
In many of the tribal-majority districts, it is not celebrities but community leaders and members of self-help groups, mostly led by women, who have emerged as key “influencers” to push the Covid vaccination drive.
Issuing guidelines for sexual harassment at workplace cases, the Bombay high court has directed that henceforth all such matters will be heard in-camera or in the judge’s chambers and not in open court, and the orders are not to be uploaded on the official website. The HC has also barred the media from publishing the proceedings without court permission.
An internal split within the Communist Party of India (CPI) over promoting Kanhaiya Kumar at the national level may have triggered the former student leader’s imminent exit from the party.
Days after its attack on Infosys, RSS-affiliate magazine Panchjanya, in its latest issue, has carried a cover story on Amazon, likening the online retail giant to East India Company and accusing it of corrupt practices.
The Supreme Court on Monday said forcible unnatural sex with wife by husband is a heinous offence, especially as it had led her to die by suicide, and refused bail to the man who has been in custody for more than two years on charges of dowry harassment, domestic violence and rape.
The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Centre and national board of examinations (NBE) and national medical commission (NMC) for making the last-minute change in the exam pattern of post graduate national eligibility cum entrance test-super specialty (NEET-SS) 2021.
«It is a coincidence that today's programme is being organised on World Tourism Day. Some may wonder what a healthcare programme has to do with tourism, but healthcare has a very strong relationship with tourism,» PM Modi said.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), a forum comprising 40 farmer unions, called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday against the Centre's three agriculture laws. Several trains were cancelled, highways and key roads blocked and many thousands stranded for hours as a nationwide 10-hour shutdown disrupted lives across parts of India, particularly in the north.