Rahul attacks Modi govt over India's Covid-19 tally crossing 20-lakh mark

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi attacked the Centre on Friday over the rising coronavirus cases in India, saying the country's Covid-19 tally has crossed the 20 lakh-mark and the Narendra Modi government is "missing". India's Covid-19 tally breached the 20-lakh mark late on Thursday evening, while the number of recoveries surged to...

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From the testing of Union Home minister Amit Shah, to New Zealand completing 100 days without domestic transmission of the virus - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. Shah is likely to be tested for Covid infection again in the next couple of days. He is currently admitted in a private hospital, Medanta, in Haryana's Gurugram. He reportedly continues to be asymptomatic and is working from his hospital bed. Maharashtra saw another big jump in cases with over 12,200 new infections being reported. This took the state's total tally past the 5.15 lakh-mark. In Madhya Pradesh, minister Vishvas Sarang tested positive for Covid infection. The news came just days after MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was discharged from hospital after recovering from the disease. India has so far reported a total of 21.53 lakh Covid cases with over 43,300 deaths. A little over 6.28 lakh cases are active, while over 14.8 lakh patients have been discharged. In international news, Paris has tightened rules regarding wearing of face masks. The French capital has reportedly made masks mandatory in certain crowded areas for people aged 11 and above. In the neighbouring United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson called reopening of schools in September the government's moral responsibility. Watch the full video for other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.

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Rahul Gandhi

Indian politician
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi greeted former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on his birthday on Saturday. Wishing Singh, the Prime..
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Claiming that the entire country is opposing the newly passed agriculture bills, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday said farmers do not have any faith in..
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Narendra Modi

14th and current Prime Minister of India
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday reiterated the Narendra Modi government`s commitment to increase the expenditure on public health to 2.5 per cent..
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Explaining the utility of the farm reforms criticised by the opposition and a section of farm organisations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday cited..
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After the announcement of a new team to run the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), there is an eager anticipation of an upcoming Cabinet expansion in the Narendra..
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Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues are stating that farmers can now sell..
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Indian National Congress

Political party in India
Congress president Sonia Gandhi has condoled the demise of celebrated playback singer S P Balasubrahmanyam and hailed him as the "singing moon" who shed his..
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Former Prime Minister and veteran Congress leader Manmohan Singh turned 88 on Saturday.
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