India records highest single-day spike with 47,262 fresh COVID-19 cases

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The daily rise in infections was the highest recorded in 132 days, while the country’s COVID-19 death toll increased to 1,60,441 New Delhi: India recorded 47,262 fresh coronavirus cases in a day, the highest single-day rise so far this year, taking the nationwide COVID-19 tally to 1,17,34,058, the Union health Read More

Kozhikode: Suspecting infidelity, man kills sleeping wife

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By Express News Service KOZHIKODE: A man killed his wife at Cheruvadi Pazhamparambu in Kodiyathur grama panchayat in Mukkam. Saheer Kuttyali, 30, killed wife Muhsila, 20, by cutting her throat while she was asleep early morning on Tuesday. The couple got married just six months ago. In the morning, Saheer’s parents heard Read More

Backdoor entry: Pinarayi Vijayan lashes out at Opposition

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By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Armed with data, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday sought to turn the tables on the Opposition over the issue of appointments to government service ahead of the assembly elections. Launching a scathing attack, Pinarayi said the Opposition and former chief minister Oommen Chandy have Read More

CPM’s mouthpiece ‘Chintha’ mag carries Adani’s ad, sparks row

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By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  The Chintha Weekly, CPM’s mouthpiece, sprang a surprise by publishing an advertisement by the Adani Group in its volume for January last week. CPM and the Chintha had criticised the Adani Group on several issues, including its ‘dubious’ relations with the NDA government at the Centre. Read More

Mumbai attack accused Tahawwur Rana opposes extradition to India

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Rana’s extradition is barred under Article 6 of the United States-India extradition treaty with India Washington: Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana, a key accused in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, has opposed his extradition to India, arguing that he has previously been acquitted of the offences for which his extradition Read More

Mamata likely to skip PM Modi's event in Bengal

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Prime Minister Modi is set to inaugurate four projects in Haldia in oil, gas, and infrastructure sectors Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is unlikely to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s scheduled programme at Haldia in Purba Medinipore district on Sunday evening, a top official at the state secretariat Read More