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Watch Live! PM Modi's address to the nation

Watch Live! PM Modi's address to the nation

Rediff.com7 Jun 2021

Modi has addressed the nation a number of times since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic last year

PHOTOS: States ease Covid restrictions cautiously

PHOTOS: States ease Covid restrictions cautiously

Rediff.com7 Jun 2021

The 'unlocking' comes as COVID-19 cases have seen a steady fall in recent weeks.

Mumbai unlock: What will open and what won't from Monday

Mumbai unlock: What will open and what won't from Monday

Rediff.com6 Jun 2021

Shops selling essential products in Mumbai can remain open till 4 pm on all daysfrom June 7 while non-essential shops can operate till 4 pm on weekdays.Malls, theatres, and multiplexes will continue to remain shut.

Here's a sneak peak of the funniest animals this year!

Here's a sneak peak of the funniest animals this year!

Rediff.com2 Jun 2021

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are back for 2021 to show that all animals have a funny bone. Now in its seventh year, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has already received thousands of entries from around the world, catching some of wildlife's funniest moments on camera. This year, the competition organisers are releasing some of the shots that have already had them howling like hyenas, to inspire both professional and amateur photographers to enter their own images before June 30, 2021. We bring you some of our favourites.

PHOTOS: It's an odd, odd world out there!

PHOTOS: It's an odd, odd world out there!

Rediff.com27 May 2021

These images prove what a whacky world we live in!

Museums, churches, malls: Unusual vaccination venues

Museums, churches, malls: Unusual vaccination venues

Rediff.com25 May 2021

The distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine is underway across the world. To provide a convenient and safe place for people to receive COVID-19 vaccines, countries around the world transform shopping malls, churches, airports, subway stations and museums to vaccination centers. Some also offer vaccination services on the river and mountain.

PIX: Horror in Hamas, India's Covid pandemic and more

PIX: Horror in Hamas, India's Covid pandemic and more

Rediff.com17 May 2021

Coping with COVID-19 in India, the flare-up of Israel Palestinian violence, muted celebrations of Eid amid the coronavirus pandemic, and much more -- that's the week that was.

Low-key Eid celebrations in India in shadow of COVID-19

Low-key Eid celebrations in India in shadow of COVID-19

Rediff.com14 May 2021

At several places, a large number of families offered prayers from their terrace or in the garden.

Kashmir celebrates Eid under curfew

Kashmir celebrates Eid under curfew

Rediff.com13 May 2021

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations in Kashmir were a low-key affair on Thursday as the faithful marked the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan by offering the thanksgiving prayers in small congregations at local mosques by observing social distancing in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Assembly elections 2021: The RESULTS

Assembly elections 2021: The RESULTS

Rediff.com3 May 2021

Mamata Banerjee fended off a spirited challenge by a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party in West Bengal with a landslide victory for her Trinamool Congress on Sunday for a third consecutive term and the saffron party and the Left Democratic Front were poised to form government again in Assam and Kerala respectively while the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam stormed back to power in Tamil Nadu after a gap of 10 years.

ELECTION RESULTS: How did the heavyweights fare

ELECTION RESULTS: How did the heavyweights fare

Rediff.com3 May 2021

As results pour in for the four states -- West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Assam -- and one Union Territory -- Puducherry - here's a glimpse at the leaders who are trailing and those who are leading.

Parties go on celebration spree, flouting COVID norms

Parties go on celebration spree, flouting COVID norms

Rediff.com2 May 2021

Coronavirus safety norms have gone for a toss as party supporters in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal crowd main roads to celebrate their leads in the state elections. The Election Commission banned all victory processions after counting of votes in states where assembly polls were held to check the spread of coronavirus.

Watch Live! PM Modi addresses nation on Covid situation

Watch Live! PM Modi addresses nation on Covid situation

Rediff.com20 Apr 2021

Watch the address here, LIVE!

New restrictions in Maha from Wednesday. What's allowed and what's not

New restrictions in Maha from Wednesday. What's allowed and what's not

Rediff.com13 Apr 2021

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced a statewide curfew for 15 days from 8 am on April 14 to contain the rapid spread of the coronavirus in its second wave. With Section 144 being imposed across the state, Thackeray essential services have been exempted from the restrictions. The curfew will be in place till 7 am on May 1.

Watch Live! PM Modi addresses nation

Watch Live! PM Modi addresses nation

Rediff.com8 Apr 2021

Watch the address here, LIVE!

The colours of Holi

The colours of Holi

Rediff.com29 Mar 2021

Even as the country registered over 68,000 fresh cases on Monday, the highest single-day spike this year, people across states continue to violate Covid-19 norms and carry out celebrations on the occasion of Holi. Previously Health authorities had warned that if people do not abide by Covid-19 protocols, the festivals of Holi and Shab-e-Baraat may turn into superspreader events.

SEE: Mamata targets BJP, recites Chandi Path

SEE: Mamata targets BJP, recites Chandi Path

Rediff.com10 Mar 2021

"You are repeatedly talking about 70-30 ratio. What are you doing? If you are trying to practise divisive politics here, it will not work. I do Chandipath before stepping out of home every day," she said, before going on to recite the Sanskrit shlokas.

Gadkari, Tomar among politicos who got jabbed o Saturday

Gadkari, Tomar among politicos who got jabbed o Saturday

Rediff.com6 Mar 2021

Union ministers Nitin Gadkari, Narendra Singh Tomar and Sadananda Gowda were among those who received the first shot of the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday.

PIX: Politicos who got jabbed today

PIX: Politicos who got jabbed today

Rediff.com5 Mar 2021

Union ministers Prakash Javadekar and Giriraj Singh, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Maharashtra Governor B S Koshyari were among those who got the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on the fifth day of the second phase of vaccination on Friday.

Nirmala, Kejriwal take COVID-19 vaccine

Nirmala, Kejriwal take COVID-19 vaccine

Rediff.com4 Mar 2021

Here's a look at just some of the bigwigs who took the anti-Covid jab.

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