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Two districts in West Bengal -- Kolkata and North 24 Parganas – have cumulatively reported more than 50 per cent of the total deaths caused by Covid-19 in the state since May 1, prompting the state government to consider taking additional measures for these two hotspots....

The country's active caseload declined for the second consecutive day on Wednesday to 37,04,099. It now comprises 15.87% of the country's total Covid positive cases. A net decline of 11,122 cases was recorded in the active caseload in the last 24 hours....

Rajanpur village in Rudauli assembly segment in Ayodhya seems as ordinary as hundreds of other villages in the area. What has suddenly made it extraordinary is the fact that this Hindu-dominated village has recently elected a Muslim as a Gram Pradhan....

In a scathing attack on the Election Commission, the higher courts and the government, the Allahabad High Court has said that they "failed to fathom the disastrous consequences" of permitting elections in a few states and the panchayat election in Uttar Pradesh. ...