Junior Railway Minister Suresh Angadi dies of COVID-19; PM Modi, President Kovind condole death

India’s junior railway minister, Suresh Angadi, has died two weeks after testing positive for COVID-19. The 65-year-old BJP leader from Karnataka has become the first union minister and fourth parliamentarian to die of coronavirus. PM Modi tweeted, “Shri Suresh Angadi was an exceptional Karyakarta, who worked hard to make the Party strong in Karnataka. He … Read more

COVID-19 deaths sharply rise to 127 in Gujarat, Ahmedabad alone has 83 fatalities

Gujarat has become the second worst-hit state for coronavirus after Maharashtra after the COVID-19 death toll in the BJP-ruled state sharply rose to 127. Of this, Ahmedabad alone recorded 83 deaths. Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus positive patients in Gujarat has risen to 2,815.  “While 14 of them died in Ahmedabad, one succumbed in Surat,” Principal Secretary … Read more

India’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 109, total positive cases cross 4,000-mark; Maharashtra worst-hit with 45 deaths

Union Health Ministry has said that India’s COVID-19 death toll had risen to 109 with Maharashtra being the worst-hit Indian state. The number of people succumbing to the deadly virus in Maharashtra has gone up to 45. According to the latest figure released by the health ministry, the number of positive coronavirus cases now stood … Read more