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12 May 2022, 18:35

Retail inflation rises to eight year high in April as food prices spike

Retail inflation rises to eight year high in April as food prices spike

Retail inflation rises to eight year high in April as food prices spike

Retail inflation soared to an eight-year high of 7.79 per cent in April on annual basis mainly due to stubbornly high food prices, remaining abo...

Supreme Court puts sedition law on hold, no new FIRs to be lodged till review is complete
11 May 2022, 14:31

Supreme Court puts sedition law on hold, no new FIRs to be lodged till review is complete

The Supreme Court on Wednesday put on hold the colonial-era penal provision of sedition and asked the Centre and state governments to refrain from registering any FIRs under the sedition provision, Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code, till review of the law by Centre is complete.

India reports 2,897 new COVID-19 cases and 54 deaths in the last 24 hours
11 May 2022, 10:29

India reports 2,897 new COVID-19 cases and 54 deaths in the last 24 hours

With 2,897 coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's tally of cases rose to 4,31,10,586, even as active cases have decreased to 19,494, according to Union health ministry data updated on Tuesday. The death toll has climbed to 5,24,157 with 54 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.74 per cent, it said.