As Cyclone Tauktae made landfall in Gujarat, gusty winds reaching the speed of 114 km/ph and heavy showers lashed Mumbai and its neighbouring areas uprooting trees and disrupting local train services in the metropolis.?
After jacking up the prices of oxygen concentrators, China is now profiteering from the pandemic by selling inferior quality medical equipments.
As the controversy over Central Vista Project erupts, several civil society groups and environmental organisations across India appealed to the Centre to halt its ambitious Central Vista Redevelopment Project in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic i..
After the second wave of Covid-19, oxygen crisis, now several states are battling an acute shortage of Covid vaccines. Maharashtra has decided to suspend its drive to vaccinate people in the age group of 18 to 44 years.
In a mega crackdown on oxygen concentrators black marketeers, Delhi Police carried out raids at Town Hall and Khan Chacha at Delhi's Khan market and an upscale farmhouse in South Delhi.
A war of words has erupted between the BJP and TMC over post-poll violence in Bengal. Earlier in the day, Union Minister of State for External affairs V Muralidharan's convoy was attacked when he went to meet BJP workers in West Midnapore.?
Sporadic post-poll violence continued on Tuesday in West Bengal claiming several lives as chief minister Mamata Banerjee asked officials to act decisively and Prime Minister Narendra Modi rang up Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar to express anguish ov..
China blocks shipment carrying medical assistance to India; Over 80 lakh people register for vaccination; more
As the world comes forward to help India combat the second wave of Covid-19, China has stopped the shipment carrying medical assistance to India. China cited a cargo ban order to block the shipment.?
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday said it has not made any request for creating COVID-19 facilities for its judges, staff and their families in a five star hotel and an SDM's order saying so was "very misleading".
India to acquire oxygen tankers from UAE; Delhi hospitals continue to grapple with oxygen crisis; more
As hospitals continue to face oxygen shortages even after emergency supply, India will acquire oxygen tankers from the UAE. The IAF will send aircraft to Singapore and UAE for airlifting of oxygen tankers.
Delhi records 17,282 Covid-19 cases, highest single-day spike; Complete curfew in Maharashtra begins; more
Delhi recorded 17,282 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the highest single-day surge since the onset of the pandemic, while over 100 fatalities were reported.
Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) commando Rakeshwar Singh Manhas who was released by the Naxals on Thursday. Amit Shah dialed the CoBRA jawan soon after his medical examination following his release. After h..
Two days after a Maoist attack left 22 security men dead in Chhattisgarh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday visited a CRPF camp in the remote Bastar region and exhorted jawans to continue their fight against the Naxal menace with courage..
Mamata reveals her gotra, BJP calls it fear of defeat; Pakistan to import cotton, sugar from India; more
A day before Nandigram goes to polls, TMC chief Mamata Banerjee has revealed her gotra. After Chandi path and temple visits, the Bengal chief minister said her gotra is Shandilya.?
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bangladesh on March 26 and 27. This will be his first visit to a foreign country since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
On the occasion of Pakistan's National Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a letter to Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan and extend his greetings to the people of the country.
Maharashtra hafta-gate: Trouble mounts for Uddhav govt; PM Modi wishes Imran Khan on Pakistan's National Day; more
Trouble is mounting for the Maha Vikas Aghadi govt. After extortion charges by former Mumbai top cop Param Bir Singh against state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, now another top cop has alleged transfer racket in the state.?
Maha HM statement on Parambir Singh; Women up in arms over Uttarakhand CM's 'ripped jeans' remark; more
The number of daily Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra increased further on Thursday with the state crossing the 25,000-mark in daily cases, which is the highest single-day infection count so far this year. Maharashtra reported 25,833 cases and 58 ..
The big azaan debate has escalated once again after Allahabad University's Vice-Chancellor Prof Sangita Srivastava in her letter complained over the use of loudspeakers during azaan from a nearby mosque.
As Covid-19 cases continue to surge in many parts of the country, schools in several states had turned hotspots.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that India was no longer a democratic country. "India is no longer a democratic country," Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter quoting a news report which read "India now as autocratic as Pakistan, worse t..
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Tirath Singh Rawat took oath as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand in Dehradun on Wednesday. This comes a day after Trivendra Singh Rawat stepped down as the state's chief minister. Watch this and more i..
A Delhi court on Monday pronounced Ariz Khan alias Junaid guilty of killing Delhi Police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma in the 2008 Batla House encounter case. Addressing a BJP press conference, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad targeted Oppositi..
China on Friday increased its defence budget to $209 billion, a 6.8 per cent hike compared to the last year. China’s defence budget hike was announced by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the country’s Parliament, the National People’s Congress (N..
Gaurav C Sawant
Gaurav C Sawant
An alumnus of the St Stephen's College, Delhi University Gaurav C Sawant is Senior Executive Editor, India Today TV. Gaurav joined The Indian Express as a Trainee in 1994 and covered the Kargil conflict in 1999. He has authored a book: Dateline Kargil: A Correspondent's nine Week account from the BattleFront published by Macmillan. Gaurav has also written on the valour of the Param Vir Chakra awardees as part of he Veer Gatha series. Gaurav has been a part of the India Today Group since 2008. He has covered conflict in Iraq, Libya and Egypt and UN operations in Sierra Leone and Lebanon. In December 2007 Gaurav was awarded `Wings'by the Indian Navy and has done 5 para jumps at INS DEGA at Vishakhapatanam. He has also done one assisted free fall and one tandem jump with the Indian Navy. Gaurav recently became the first journalist to.. SHOW MORE
An alumnus of the St Stephen's College, Delhi University Gaurav C Sawant is Senior Executive Editor, India Today TV. Gaurav joined The Indian Express as a Trainee in 1994 and covered the Kargil conflict in 1999. He has authored a book: Dateline Kargil: A Correspondent's nine Week account from the BattleFront published by Macmillan. Gaurav has also written on the valour of the Param Vir Chakra awardees as part of he Veer Gatha series. Gaurav has been a part of the India Today Group since 2008. He has covered conflict in Iraq, Libya and Egypt and UN operations in Sierra Leone and Lebanon.
In December 2007 Gaurav was awarded `Wings'by the Indian Navy and has done 5 para jumps at INS DEGA at Vishakhapatanam. He has also done one assisted free fall and one tandem jump with the Indian Navy. Gaurav recently became the first journalist to reach Daulat Begh Oldie (DBO) in midst of the India China stand-off and reported on the 255 km long DS-DBO strategic road. Gaurav anchors India First weeknights 10 pm on India Today and Desh Ka Gaurav weeknights 8 pm on Tez.SHOW LESS