97 Migrants died on-board Shramik trains, govt tells Rajya Sabha

Patna: Migrants board 'Shramik Special' train at Danapur railway station to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna, Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (PTI Photo)(PTI20-05-2020_000075B)

NEW DELHI : Days after the Narendra Modi Modi government faced flak over the labour ministry’s response that it had no data available on the number of migrant workers who died during the nationwide lockdown enforced on 25 March. The railways ministry Friday informed the Rajya Sabha that 97 people were reported dead till 9 September while travelling More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Legendary scholar Kapila Vatsyayan passes away at 92

NEW DELHI : Kapila Vatsyayan, Member of Parliament, a major scholar of art, architecture, Indian classical dance and Founding Director of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, passed away at the age of More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari tests positive for Covid-19

NEW DELHI : Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today said he has tested positive for the coronavirus and has isolated himself. “Yesterday, I was feeling weak and consulted my doctor. During the course of my check More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Deliberate meaningfully and legislate through consensus says Naidu

NEW DELHI : Amidst unprecedented safety measures in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, the much-awaited monsoon session of the Parliament began today with the Rajya Sabha Chairman, M Venkaiah Naidu urging the members More...

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By RAJEEV RANJAN NAG On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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No nationwide lockdown from Sep.25, Centre denied

NEW DELHI : The government today denied reports that another lock down had been recommended from September 25 because of a spurt in corona virus cases in the country. A purported copy of an order from the National More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Saturday, September 12th, 2020
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Sonia,Son Rahul To Miss Parliament Session

NEW DELHI : Congress president Sonia Gandhi will not attend the first part of parliament’s monsoon session – starting Monday – as she left the national capital for her annual check-up abroad today. While More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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“Any Trajectory” Possible In India-China Stand-Off, Talks Critical

NEW DELHI : The present standoff between India and China ”can take any trajectory,” top government officials have  indicating that the possibility of a conflict, localised or across the region, cannot More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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Rhea Chakraborty arrested by NCB in drugs case

MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI : Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrests Rhea Chakraborty today under various sections of NDPS Act. She has been taken for a medical test and will be produced before a magistrate via video conferencing More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Monday, September 7th, 2020
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The ‘Queen’ star Kangana Ranaut would be home quarantined: BMC

MUMBAI: After Kangana Ranaut’s statement on coming back to Mumbai on September 9, the sources are now saying that BMC officials will be asking the Queen actor to quarantine after her travel. The ‘Queen’ More...

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By newstrack24x7.com On Sunday, September 6th, 2020
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Covid-19 cases takes India’s tally past 4.11 million

NEW DELHI : With 90,633 new cases, the infections in India crossed the 41 lakh mark. Of the 41,13,812 cases, 8,62,320 are active infections, while 31,80,866 patients have already been discharged. As many as 1065 More...