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Centre moves to vaccinate all citizens by 2021 end, 216 cr doses to be available by Dec

Biological E is expected to produce 30 crore doses, Zydus Cadila 5 crore, Serum Institute of India 20 crore doses of Novavax, and Bharat Biotech 10 crore doses of its nasal vaccine, while Gennova will make available 6 crore doses and Sputnik V 15.6 crore doses.

May 13, 2021, 20:03 PM IST

CPWD prohibits photography, video recording at Central Vista construction site

Sign boards have come up at the redevelopment site of the Central Vista Avenue, which read: 'No photography', 'No video recording' Amid criticism over the Central Vista Redevelopment Project.

May 12, 2021, 22:46 PM IST

Home Ministry handed over investigation of Mansukh Hiren Murder case to NIA: Sources

The Home Ministry has handed over the investigation of the Mansukh Hiren Murder case to the NIA. Earlier, this investigation was done by Maharashtra ATS.

Mar 20, 2021, 14:22 PM IST

755 FIRs and 353 cases charge sheeted, over 1000 arrested in Delhi violence: Centre tells RS

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday (March 10, 2021) said that 755 FIRs, 1829 arrests and 353 cases were charge sheeted in cases related to riots in northeast Delhi.

Mar 10, 2021, 15:34 PM IST

Centre, states should talk on reducing fuel prices: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there should be less burden on consumers and both the Centre and states should talk with each other over reducing taxes on diesel and petrol whose prices have risen sharply in recent times.

Feb 25, 2021, 23:13 PM IST

Privatisation of Kalka-Shimla heritage rail track to begin soon

Centre to privatize many heritage tracks, the latest being Kalka-Shimla, Siliguri-Darjeeling, and Narel-Matheran tracks which are running in a loss worth Rs 100 crores. As soon as the announcement was made, the opposition erupted in protests. Congress leaders accused the Centre of inefficiency in managing the loss-making entity. 

Feb 17, 2021, 17:14 PM IST

Bollywood shouts #IndiaAgainstPropaganda; Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn tweet 'don't fall for fake propaganda' - Who said what!

Besides Rihanna, others such as activist Greta Thunberg, former porn star Mia Khalifa amongst others too tweeted about the farmers' protest. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) responded to the comments made by foreign individuals and entities on the ongoing farmers’ protests. 

Feb 04, 2021, 09:04 AM IST

Farmers protest: Meeting between protesting farmer leaders and Centre fails to end deadlock, to meet again on January 8

Stay tuned to the live blog of Zee News for latest updates on farmer protest.

Jan 04, 2021, 13:53 PM IST

SC bars construction related to Central Vista project, allows foundation-laying of new Parliament building

SC on Monday expressed displeasure over the way the Central government is going ahead with construction work of the Central Vista. 

Dec 07, 2020, 11:22 AM IST

With 'Yes/No' posters, farmers resort to silent protest at meeting with ministers- Details here

The sixth round of talks will now take place on November 9, a day after the Bharat Bandh called by the farmers on Tuesday (November 8).

Dec 06, 2020, 06:56 AM IST

Today's top 5 biggest news developments over farmers protest

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a high-level meet at his home, the fifth round of talks began between the centre and farmers this afternoon over the contentious farm laws.

Dec 05, 2020, 16:16 PM IST

Last rites of former President Pranab Mukherjee to be held today following COVID-19 guidelines

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Defence, the wreath-laying has been scheduled in three phases that is the official dignitaries can pay homage from 9:15 am to 10:15 am, other dignitaries can visit after 10:15 am to 11 am and an hour`s time is kept for the general public from 11 am to 12 noon.

Sep 01, 2020, 06:33 AM IST

7-day state mourning announced in memory of former president Pranab Mukherjee; funeral to be held in Delhi

During the period of state mourning the national flag will fly at half-mast in all buildings throughout the country, wherever it is flown regularly and there will be no official entertainment.

Aug 31, 2020, 19:58 PM IST

Address concerns of JEE, NEET students, find an 'acceptable solution': Rahul Gandhi urges Centre

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday (August 23) urged the government to listen to the 'Mann Ki Baat' of students and address the concerns of those students who have been demanding postponement of the entrance examinations. It is to be noted that NEET is scheduled on September 13 and JEE-Mains will be held from September 1-6.

Aug 23, 2020, 10:52 AM IST

Supreme Court asks Centre to discuss ticket price refund issue with airlines

The Supreme Court on Friday (June 12) asked the Centre and the airline companies to discuss modalities for full refund of tickets for domestic and international flights which were cancelled following the COVID-19 lockdown.

Jun 12, 2020, 14:02 PM IST

Palghar lynching case: SC seeks answers from Centre and Maharashtra government on demand for CBI investigation

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court regarding the lynching of two sadhus in Palghar, Maharashtra. To know more, watch the video

Jun 11, 2020, 12:42 PM IST

BJP accuses Mamata government of doing politics on migrants

There is a lockdown in the country and most of the workers are facing problems due to this. Speaking on this, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra accused the Mamata government of doing politics on the issue.

May 15, 2020, 16:02 PM IST

India extends coronavirus lockdown for 2 more weeks from May 4 till 17

In order to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Friday (May 1) announced to extend the nationwide lockdown by another two weeks. As per the latest notification, the lockdown will be enforced across the nation till May 17.

May 01, 2020, 18:46 PM IST

Shiv Sena hits out at Centre, calls Maharashtra India's financial backbone, says don't break it

The Shiv Sena via an editorial in Saamana criticized the policies of the central government in dealing with the coronavirus crisis and sought special financial packages for states.

Apr 28, 2020, 14:10 PM IST

Need to strengthen economy, continue fight against COVID-19: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi assured the Chief Ministers that the country's economy is in a good shape and there is no reason to worry.

Apr 27, 2020, 14:40 PM IST