Data story: India logs 2,685 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,572

India reported an increase of 494 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 16,308. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 28, it added 2,685 cases to take its total caseload to 43,150,215. And, with 33 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,572, … Read more

US Senate Confirms Auto Safety Chief amid Traffic Death Spike

WASHINGTON –– The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed by voice vote President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as the top auto safety regulator, the first to win approval since January 2017 and as U.S. traffic deaths have risen to the highest level in 16 years. Steven Cliff has been serving as deputy administrator of the … Read more

Rahul lauds Nehru on death anniversary, calls him institution builder

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday remembered India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary and described him as an institution-builder who strengthened our democratic roots, but lamented that the BJP has weakened democracy by bulldozing institutions. He said India now needs a “Bharat jodo” more than … Read more

Data story: India logs 2,710 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,539

India reported an increase of 400 in active coronavirus cases to take its count to 15,814. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 27, it added 2,710 cases to take its total caseload to 43,147,530. And, with 14 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,539, … Read more

NIA seeks death penalty for separatist leader Yasin Malik in terror funding

The NIA on Wednesday sought the death penalty before a Delhi court for Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik, who had earlier pleaded guilty to all the charges, including those under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA), in a terror funding case, court sources said. The agency told Special Judge … Read more

Data story: India logs 2,124 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,507

India reported 130 new active coronavirus cases to take its count to 14,971. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 25, it added 2,124 cases to take its total caseload to 43,142,192. And, with 17 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,507, or 1.22 per … Read more

Assam flood: Situation continues to improve as death toll rises to 27

The situation in Assam, where the pre-monsoon floods have affected large parts of the state for the past 12 days, continue to improve for the third day on Tuesday but still 5.80 lakh people in 18 districts affected and with two more deaths during the past 24 hours, the overall death toll … Read more

Data story: India logs 1,675 new Covid cases; death toll at 524,490

India reported nine new active coronavirus cases to take its count to 14,841. The country is fifty-sixth among the most affected countries by active cases. On May 24, it added 1,675 cases to take its total caseload to 43,140,068. And, with 31 new fatalities, its Covid-19 death toll reached 524,490, or 1.22 per … Read more