Moody’s has rated Modi’s handling of India’s economy a step above junk: Rahul

Moody’s has rated Modi’s handling of India’s economy a step above junk: Rahul

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

A day after Moody’s Investors Service downgraded India’s sovereign credit rating for the first time in more than two decades, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday used the rating to attack the Government’s handling of economy saying the global rating agency rated Modi’s handling of India’s economy as a "step...

103 die, 2,287 test +ve in Maha

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

After a gap of three days, the deaths caused by Covid-19 touched a three-digit figure once again in Maharashtra on Tuesday, as an alarming 103 people succumbed to the coronavirus and 2,287 others tested positive for the pandemic in various parts of the state. With fresh deaths and infections, the total...

Vaccine for Covid will take time, says medical experts

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 | Kumar Chellappan | KOCHI

The possibility of a vaccine becoming a reality to counter the coronavirus pandemic appears bleak at least for the time being, according to seasoned  medical practitioners in India and abroad. Dr Venugopal Reddy, Kansas-USA  based physician who keeps track of the progress of the researchers in developing a vaccine for covid...

Maha GUV slams CM’s move to cancel university exams

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

Describing Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s announcement about cancellation of University examinations as ‘unprecedented’ and made ‘without any profound thinking on the legal repercussions’, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari on Tuesday asserted that as the Chancellor of Universities, he had the final authority over all University matters as per the provisions of...

RS polls crucial for Opp Cong, JD(S) in K’taka

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 | Kestur Vasuki | BENGALURU

The announcement of the Election Commission to hold biennial elections to Rajya Sabha on June 19 is crucial for the main Opposition congress and JDS in Karnataka.  Four seats from Karnataka are going to be vacant and two members from Congress and one each from BJP and JDs are going...

WB: Hundreds head to native places, face transport crunch

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 | PNS | Kolkata

In a grim reminder of lakhs of migrant workers walking back to their homes post Lockdown 1.0, hundred of commuters in Kolkata walked towards their respective destinations on the second day of unlock 1.0 cursing the unavailability of public transport which had been plying on the city streets with limited...

Tiff between Guv & Govt over Pro-VCs selection in Bengal

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

The continuing discord between the Mamata Banerjee Government and Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has finally boiled down even to the appointment of a Pro-Vice Chancellor. Some extravagant interpretation of mutual jurisdictions by the Governor’s office and the Education Ministry triggered a unique administrative crisis in Burdwan University when the State Government...

J&K: Residents oppose cremation of virus victim

Wednesday, 03 June 2020 | PNS | Jammu

Hapless family of a Covid-19 patient from Doda, who breathed his last at the Government Medical College hospital on Monday, faced precarious situation when over two hundred local residents barged inside the cremation ground to disrupt the cremation ceremony in Domana area of Jammu on Tuesday. Outnumbered by the presence of...

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