Kamala Harris to speak at Covid aid to India event | India News – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Under fire from some critics for what they saw as her tepid initial response to New Delhi’s Covid-19 crisis, US vice-president Kamala Harris will deliver a message of solidarity with the people of India on Friday, headlining a diaspora event on aid to their country of origin. “Kamala Harris will provide an opening message … Read more Kamala Harris to speak at Covid aid to India event | India News – Times of India

N Rangasamy to be sworn in as Puducherry CM on May 7 | India News – Times of India

AINRC chief N Rangasamy (File photo) PUDUCHERRY: AINRC chief N Rangasamy will be sworn in as chief minister of Union territory of Puducherry at a brief ceremony on Friday. Lt governor Tamilisai Soundararajan would induct Rangasamy as chief minister at a brief session on the precincts of Rajnivas. Official sources said Rangasamy alone would be … Read more N Rangasamy to be sworn in as Puducherry CM on May 7 | India News – Times of India

Over 17.15 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses given to states, UTs for free: Govt | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: More than 17.15 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been so far provided free of cost to states and union territories, the central government informed on Thursday. More than 89 lakh doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, said the union health ministry in a statement. It also added … Read more Over 17.15 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses given to states, UTs for free: Govt | India News – Times of India

SC to Centre: No contempt, but deliver 700MT O2 to Delhi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday disapproved of and stayed Delhi high court’s contempt proceedings against the Centre and its senior bureaucrats over supply of medical oxygen to Delhi and said distribution of available oxygen needed a pan-India approach for equitable apportioning given spiralling Covid-19 cases in the country. When solicitor general Tushar Mehta … Read more SC to Centre: No contempt, but deliver 700MT O2 to Delhi | India News – Times of India

Three more Rafale fighter jets to arrive in India from France tonight | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Three more French-origin Rafale fighters are slated to touch down in India, after mid-air refueling by tankers of France and UAE, on Wednesday night. The three new jets will add to the 17 such omni-role fighters, which have a combat range of 780-km to 1,650-km without mid-air refueling, already delivered to India. IAF … Read more Three more Rafale fighter jets to arrive in India from France tonight | India News – Times of India

Covid forecasters warn India deaths may double in coming weeks | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The coronavirus wave that plunged India into the world’s biggest health crisis has the potential to worsen in the coming weeks, with some research models projecting that the death toll could more than double from current levels. A team at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore used a mathematical model to predict … Read more Covid forecasters warn India deaths may double in coming weeks | India News – Times of India

Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as Bengal CM for 3rd time, takes oath in Bengali | India News – Times of India

Mamata Banerjee takes oath as the chief minister of West Bengal for a third consecutive term. Picture credit: (ANI) KOLKATA: TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee was Wednesday sworn-in as the chief minister of West Bengal for the third consecutive term after a massive win in the state assembly elections. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered her the oath … Read more Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as Bengal CM for 3rd time, takes oath in Bengali | India News – Times of India

SP ahead in UP panchayat polls, BJP opens back-channel talks with Independents | India News – Times of India

Candidates and their followers waiting for results as Officers busy Counting of votes of Zila and Gram Panchayat in Prayagraj (PTI) LUCKNOW/AGRA: The Samajwadi Party (SP) is surging ahead in the Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls, considered the bellwether of the high-stakes assembly polls next year, with counting trends indicating that SP-supported candidates were frontrunners in … Read more SP ahead in UP panchayat polls, BJP opens back-channel talks with Independents | India News – Times of India

Mamata swearing-in to be low-key programme due to Covid pandemic | India News – Times of India

KOLKATA: The swearing in of Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee as chief minister at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday morning will be a low-key programme given the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, a government official said. Invitations for the programme have been sent to her predecessor Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, leader of Opposition of the outgoing House Abdul Mannan and … Read more Mamata swearing-in to be low-key programme due to Covid pandemic | India News – Times of India

Covid-19: Govt allocates supplies received from global community to states, UTs | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Union government has allocated the Covid-19 medical supplies received from the global community to various states and UTs. The government said it is taking steps for expeditious clearance and distribution of the medical and other relief and support material. It created a cell under Addl. Secretary [Health], MoHFW to coordinate the receipt … Read more Covid-19: Govt allocates supplies received from global community to states, UTs | India News – Times of India