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Thursday, June 30

Rahul Gandhi in Kerala, to visit Wayanad

Kannur, Jul 01: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Friday on a three-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency, Wayanad during which he will attend various programmes, including inauguration of a farmers bank's building and a UDF Bahujana San....

Agnipath scheme: Recruitment for Agniveers in Indian Navy begins today

New Delhi, July 01: The registration for the first batch of soldiers under the Agnipath scheme for the Indian Navy will start on Friday. The Navy will recruit 3,000 out of the total 46,000 ‘Agniveers' to be recruited this year under

It's shocking: Sharad Pawar on BJP leadership picking Fadnavis to Shinde for CM post

New Delhi, Jun 30: NCP chief Sharad Pawar expressed his "shock" over the BJP's central leadership picking Shiv Sena's Eknath Shinde over its own Devendra Fadnavis for the post of Chief Minister post in Maharashtra. He said that Shinde

Udaipur beheading incident: Two accused sent to 14-day judicial custody

Udaipur, Jun 30: A local court on Thursday sent the two men accused of murdering a tailor in Udaipur to 14-day judicial custody, an official said. The two accused -- Riaz Akhtari and Ghouse Mohammad -- were brought in

Wednesday, June 29

GST rate revised: What becomes costlier, cheaper

Chandigarh, Jun 30: Pre-packed and labelled wheat flour, papad, paneer, curd and buttermilk will be taxed at 5 per cent after the GST Council decided to stop allowing exemptions on such items while raising rates on a host of others. The

11 days after Kabul Gurdwara attack 11 Afghan Sikhs to arrive in Delhi today

New Delhi, Jun 30: 11 days after the horrific Gurdwara attack in Kabul, the first batch of 11 Afghan Sikhs will arrive in New Delhi on Thursday. A special flight from Kabul will land at the Terminal 3 airport in Delhi

Maha crisis: Jailed MLAs Nawab Malik, Anil Deshmukh can vote in floor test after SC nod

New Delhi, Jun 29: The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed jailed Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MLAs Nawab Malik and Anil Deshmukh to participate in the Maharashtra Assembly floor test scheduled to be held on Thursday at 11 am. A vacation bench

SC refuses to stay Maharashtra floor test

New Delhi, Jun 29: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the plea of Shiv Sena chief whip Sunil Prabhu challenging the Maharashtra Governor's direction to the Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government to take a floor test in the Assem....

Tuesday, June 28

Will go to Mumbai tomorrow for floor test: Shinde

Mumbai, Jun 29: Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde will be in Mumbai tomorrow to participate in the floor test in the assembly. Shinde told reporters outside the temple that he will return to Mumbai on Thursday to "complete

Maharashtra political crisis: Uddhav loses key votes as 2 more NCP MLAs to skip floor test

Mumbai, Jun 29: The Uddhav Thackeray faction of Shiv Sena has lost four key votes ahead of the floor test slated for tomorrow. In another blow for MVA, two more NCP MLAs- Ajit Pawar and Chhagan Bhujbal are likely to not

Udaipur beheading incident: 2 arrested as CM appeals for peace

New Delhi, Jun 28: Two accused have been arrested for hacking a man to death on Tuesday in Rajasthan's Udaipur over a social media post supporting BJP leader Nupur Sharma. "Both the accused of murder of a man in

Udaipur beheading incident: Rajasthan CM appeals PM Modi, Shah to address nation for peace

Jaipur, Jun 28: Hours after the shocking murder of a Hindu shopkeeper in Udaipur on Tuesday, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to appeal to the youth to maintain peace.

Monday, June 27

‘The foolish ones are like walking corpses’: Sanjay Raut's fresh salvo at Shiv Sena rebels

Mumbai, Jun 28: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut triggered fresh salvo against the dissident MLAs camping in Guwahati comparing them to "the walking dead". In a tweet, Raut claimed that the rebel legislators were suffering from a condition called ‘Jaha....

Two-day GST Council meet begins today: What to expect

New Delhi, Jun 28: The all-powerful GST Council at its meeting in Chandigarh on Tuesday likely to make changes in goods and services tax (GST) rates on a handful of items and may go with the officers panel's recommendations to maintain

In Pics: PM Modi meets Joe Biden, Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau at G7 Summit

Elmau (Germany), Jun 27: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met US President Joe Biden, French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 Summit venue here and briefly interacted with each other ahead of the gr....

One Health Pilot to be launched in Bengaluru on Tuesday

Bengaluru, Jun 27: The Centre has taken an initiative to bring stakeholders from animal, human and environment health on a common platform to address the challenges through One-Health approach. Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD), Minis....

Sunday, June 26

J&K: Terrorist arrested from Doda, Chinese pistol recovered

Jammu, Jun 27: A terrorist was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Sunday, a police official said. A pistol, one magazine and some rounds were recovered from the terrorist, the official said. Based on a specific information,

Maharashtra crisis: Uddhav Sena vs Shinde Sena in SC today

New Delhi, Jun 27: The Supreme Court is likely to hear pleas of rebel Maharashtra MLAs against the Shiv Sena's move to disqualify Eknath Shinde and 15 other MLAs. The leaders, who have been camping at a star hotel in Guwhati,

Maha crisis: Gov writes to Centre for adequate security forces amid protests against rebel MLAs

Mumbai, Jun 26: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari, who was discharged from a hospital after recovering from COVID-19, has written to Union Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla requesting the adequate provision of Central security forces in the s....

Activist Teesta Setalvad, ex-DGP Sreekumar remanded in police custody till July 2

Ahmedabad, Jun 26: A court in Ahmedabad on Sunday remanded social activist Teesta Setalvad and former state director general of police RB Sreekumar in police custody till July 2 in a case of fabricating evidence to frame innocent persons in connectio....

Saturday, June 25

As turmoil brews in Maharashtra, Governor Koshyari discharged from hospital

Mumbai, Jun 26: As turmoil brews in Maharashtra, Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari likely to be discharged from hospital today after his recovery from Covid 19. Koshyari's presence at Raj Bhavan is crucial in Maharashtra as the Maha Vikas Aghadi governm....

Maharashtra crisis: Eknath Shinde calls meeting at Guwahati hotel to discuss further strategy

Mumbai, Jun 26: Shiv Sena rebel leader Eknath Shinde calls a meeting of MLAs at 12 pm in Guwahati hotel, to discuss further strategy. The political crisis in Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra erupted after the party

Prophet row: Nupur Sharma again skips Kolkata Police summons

Kolkata, Jun 25: Suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma skipped summons issued by Kolkata Police on Saturday in connection with controversial comments on Prophet Mohammad that triggered widespread violence in parts of West Bengal.  She reportedly so....

NCP, Cong traditional rivals; we want natural alliance: Another rebel Shiv Sena MLA [Video]

Mumbai, Jun 25: Shiv Sena rebel leader Eknath Shinde on Saturday shared a video of another member from his camp explaining why they have revolted against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. In the video, Shiv Sena rebel MLA Chimanrao Patil said

Friday, June 24

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi to share his thoughts in 90th episode of his monthly radio programme

New Delhi, Jun 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the people in the country and abroad in the 'Mann Ki Baat' programme on All India Radio on Sunday. It will be the 90th episode of the monthly

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Remembering Dr. BS Moonje

New Delhi, Jun 25: Dr. Balakrishna Shivaram Moonje was born on 12th December 1872 in Bilaspur(Current day Chhattisgarh). He completed his medical degree from Grant Medical College, Bombay in 1898. He left his position as a Medical Officer in the Bomb....

What is card tokenisation? Here are some FAQs answered

New Delhi, Jun 24: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday extended the deadline of card-on-file (CoF) tokenisation norms from an earlier June 30, 2022 deadline by 3 more months to September 30, 2022. The extension of the deadline

Political manoeuvres will go on but governance shouldn't stop: Uddhav Thackeray tells bureaucrats

Mumbai, Jun 24: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday told the state administration that important development works related to welfare of people shouldn't be held up due to the ongoing political crisis in the state. The ruling Maha

Thursday, June 23

Presidential elections 2022: Yashwant Sinha to file nomination on Jun 27

New Delhi, Jun 24: Yashwant Sinha, a former Union Minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee-led NDA government and the joint opposition candidate for President polls will file his nominations on June 27. The presidential election would be held on July 18

Goa govt acts against land illegalities, cases to be transferred to SIT

Panaji, Jun 24: Goa Director General of Police Jaspal Singh has said that all the cases of land irregularities in the state will be transferred to the newly-formed Special Investigation Team (SIT). Talking to reporters on Thursday, Singh said that

Former Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta is new NIA chief

New Delhi, Jun 23: Senior IPS officer Dinkar Gupta was Thursday appointed Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), a Personnel Ministry order said. Gupta is a 1987-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Punjab cadre. The Ap....

Eknath Shinde says 'national party' has assured all help; Ajit Pawar says no BJP role in Maha political drama

Mumbai, Jun 23: Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, whose rebellion against the party has pushed the three-party Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government to the brink of collapse, said a "national party" has termed their revolt as "historic" and assured to pro....

Wednesday, June 22

Tripura bypoll: Voting underway for four assembly seats

Agartala, Jun 23: The voting for the bypoll to four assembly seats in Tripura began at 7 am on Thursday amid tight security arrangements. Till 9 am, 15.29% voter turnout recorded in Agartala, 16.25% in Town Bardowali, 13% in Surma and

Maharashtra crisis: Backed by 37 MLAs, Eknath Shinde likely to approach Guv

Mumbai, Jun 23: Backed by 37 MLAs, rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde is likely to approach the Governor to show that he enjoys the support of a two-thirds majority in the party. She has claimed that he will get the

ISRO's PSLV-C53 to launch 3 Singapore satellites on June 30

Bengaluru, June 22: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday said it will be launching - the second dedicated commercial mission of its commercial arm NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) - 'PSLV-C53' carrying three satellites from Singapore o....

MVA 'unnatural' alliance, Sena must pull out of it, says rebel MLA Eknath Shinde

Mumbai, Jun 22: Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Wednesday said the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) in Maharashtra was an ''unnatural alliance'' and it was imperative for his party to walk out of the coalition with the NCP and

Tuesday, June 21

India reports 12,249 new COVID-19 infections, active cases rise to 81,687

New Delhi, Jun 22: India registered 12,249 new COVID-19 cases with 13 deaths in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry data said on Wednesday. With 12,249 fresh COVID-19 cases, the active cases reached 81,687. Active cases now constitutes 0.19% of

Jamiat ‘cherry-picked’ incidents: UP govt to SC over plea against demolition

New Delhi, Jun 22: The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday rejected the allegations of illegal demolition targeting the accused in the protests that erupted in the state earlier this month against the comments made by the suspended BJP spokesperson....

Cong says all its 44 MLAs in MVA govt in touch with Legislature Party leader Balasaheb Thorat

Mumbai, Jun 21: After Shiv Sena minister Eknath Shinde went incommunicado triggering a crisis in the ruling Shiv Sena, the Congress, a constituent of the Maha Vikas Aghadi in Maharashtra, on Tuesday said all its 44 MLAs were in touch with

Maharashtra political crisis: CM Uddhav Thackeray calls for Cabinet meeting tomorrow at 1 pm

Mumbai, Jun 21: A meeting of the Maharashtra Cabinet has been scheduled on June 22. All Cabinet Ministers have asked to be present in the meeting, which is to take place amid the rebellion started by Eknath Shinde. The

Monday, June 20

Military institutes, IIT Madras to set up 5G testbed in Mhow

New Delhi, Jun 21: An Indian 5G testbed will be set up at a military engineering college in Mhow to help the Indian Army use the technology for its operational use, especially along the borders, the defence ministry said on Monday.

Maharashtra Council elections: 3 party MLAs cross-voted says BJP leader

New Delhi, Jun 21: Even as the BJP won all five seats it contested in the Maharashtra Legislative Council elections on Monday, Mohit Kamboj, its leader from Mumbai, claimed that three MLAs of the party indulged in "cross-voting."

PM Modi offers prayers at Chamundeshwari Temple in Mysuru | VIDEO

Mysuru, Jun 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited Chamundi Hills here and offered prayers to Goddess Chamundeshwari, the deity of Mysuru and its royals. Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Union Minister Pr....

Maharashtra logs 2,354 new Covid-19 cases; 2 deaths in Mumbai; active tally now 14,089

Mumbai, Jun 20: Maharashtra on Monday recorded 2,345 fresh coronavirus cases, including 1,310 in Mumbai, and two fatalities, taking the tally of infections to 79,38,103 and the death toll to 1,47,888, the health department said. The state is now

Sunday, June 19

Rahul Gandhi to appear before ED today, Congress to hold nationwide protest

New Delhi, Jun 20: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday for the fourth time in connection with the National Herald case. Rahul is being asked about the assets worth about Rs 800 crore "owned"

PM Modi in Karnataka today, to lay foundation stone of key projects worth Rs 27,000 crore

Bengaluru, Jun 20: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Karnataka during which he will be participating at various events in Bengaluru and Mysuru. Laying the foundation stone for Bengaluru Suburban Railway Project, inauguration ....

Agnipath: 35 WhatsApp groups banned for spreading fake news

New Delhi, Jun 19: The central government on Sunday banned as many as 35 WhatsApp groups for spreading fake news about Agnipath, the new military recruitment scheme.  The move came amid violent protests against the scheme in different parts

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav: Babu Genu, a mill worker who sacrificed life for country

New Delhi, Jun 19: In the history of the Indian Freedom Movement, there are plenty of inspiring stories and many unsung heroes. Babu Genu is one such person who gave his life to the country. He was not a

Saturday, June 18

Rahul Gandhi turns 52: Amid Agnipath protest Wayanad MP urges party workers not to celebrate birthday

New Delhi, Jun 19: Rahul Gandhi, who is turning 52 on Sunday, has urged the party workers not to celebrate his birthday as crores of youths are protesting against the Centre's new recruitment scheme 'Agnipath'. "We are concerned with

Assam flood: 3.53 lakh affected in Bajali district as mayhem continues

New Delhi, Jun 19: Over 3.52 lakh people have been affected in Assam's Bajali by the current spell of the flood, news agency ANI reported. Thousands have left their villages under the Bhabanipur assembly constituency after flood waters of the Pahumar....

Countries knew it wasn’t govt position: Jaishankar on Prophet row

New Delhi, Jun 18: Days after several nations expressed outrage over controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad by the BJP's two now-removed functionaries, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday said sensibilities and the sensitivities of ....

PM Modi condemns 'barbaric' attack on Karte Parwan Gurudwara in Kabul

New Delhi, Jun 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday strongly condemned the attack on a gurdwara in Kabul and prayed for the safety and well-being of the devotees. "Shocked by the cowardly terrorist attack against the Karte Parwan G....

Friday, June 17

India reports 13,216 new COVID-19 cases with 23 deaths

New Delhi, Jun 18: India registered 13,216 new COVID-19 cases with 23 deaths in the last 24 hours in the country, Union Health Ministry data said on Saturday.. India's Active Caseload currently stands at 68,108. Active cases now constitute

Bengal school reopening: CNI tells Kolkata schools to begin physical classes from Jun 20

Kolkata, Jun 18: In view of the improvement in weather conditions, the Church of North India (CNI) has asked the heads of the educational institutions to cut down on summer vacation to start physical classes from June 20. The Church of

Watch: School-going boy weeps as bus stuck in Bihar 'Agnipath' protest

Patna, Jun 17: Amid violent protests in Bihar over the Agnipath scheme, distressing visuals of a child weeping as his school bus stuck in Bihar 'Agnipath' protest has gone viral on social media. "I am feeling scared," mutters a

'Agnipath' protests leave Bihar in flames; internet suspended in 12 districts

Patna, Jun 17: Protests against ‘Agnipath’ left Bihar in flames on Friday when rampaging mobs set fire to dozens of railway coaches, engines and stations and torched BJP offices, vehicles and other property, prompting the police to suspen....

Thursday, June 16

Agnipath stir continues on day 3: Railway station vandalised, two trains set on fire in Bihar, UP

New Delhi, Jun 17: Protests continued on the third day against the new military scheme - 'Agnipath' even as the defence ministry, late on Thursday night, announced a "one-time" waiver for the upper-age limit for the recruits - who will be

PM to dedicate Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor project on June 19

New Delhi, Jun 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation the main tunnel and five underpasses of Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor Project on 19th June, 2022 at 10:30 AM. He will also address the gathering on the

Maharashtra SSC 2022 result: Date, time and how to check your marks online

Mumbai, Jun 16: The result for the SSC or Class 10 will be announced on Friday at 1 pm, Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad said on Thursday. "Results for SSC exams held in March-April 2022 by the Maharashtra

Agnipath: RLD announces state-wide protests in UP against new scheme

Noida/Mathura, Jun 16: The Rashtriya Lok Dal has announced protests at all district headquarters in Uttar Pradesh against the Agnipath scheme at 11 am on Saturday. The RLD on Thursday also announced a campaign named 'Yuva Panchayat' in support of

Wednesday, June 15

PM Modi to preside over All India Chief Secretaries' Conclave at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh today

New Delhi, Jun 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh today on a two-day visit to preside over the All India Chief Secretaries' Conclave. On reaching Dharamsala, the Prime Minister will take part in the roadsho....

Eminent Urdu scholar Gopi Chand Narang passes away at 91

New Delhi,Jun 16: One of the most respected Urdu critics, theorists and linguists Professor Gopi Chand Narang has passed away. He was 91. He breathed his last in the United States yesterday. A recipient of Padma Bhushan and Sahitya Akademi Awards,

Right to Information Act, 2005: Everything you need to know

New Delhi, Jun 15: On this day, 17 years ago, the Indian Parliament passed the Right To Information (RTI) Act, 2005. Replacing the Freedom of Information Act, 2022, which failed to recognize the citizens' right to information, the RTI Act laid

National Herald case: ED calls Rahul Gandhi for 4th time on Friday

New Delhi, Jun 15: The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Congress MP Rahul Gandhi for questioning for the 4th time on Friday in the National Herald money laundering case. Reportedly, Rahul sought exemption for Thursday which was allowed. His....

Presidential elections 2022: Rajnath speaks to Kharge, Mamata, Akhilesh on consensus candidate

New Delhi, Jun 15: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh speaking to a number of key opposition leaders including Mallikarjun Kharge, Mamata Banerjee and Akhilesh Yadav in a bid to evolve a consensus name for the presidential po....

No fuel crisis in country: Govt quells reports of petrol, diesel shortage

New Delhi, Jun 15: Amid reports of fuel crisis, the government on Wednesday clarified that the production of Petrol and Diesel in the country is more than sufficient to take care of any demand surge. "In the past few

Tuesday, June 14

Gopalkrishna Gandhi to be joint opposition candidate for President?

New Delhi, Jun 14: With the Opposition seeking to put up a united fight in the presidential poll, some leaders have reached out to former West Bengal governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi as a possible choice, sources said on Tuesday. Gandhi was

PM’s security asks Aaditya Thackeray to get out of Uddhav’s car, know why

Mumbai, Jun 14: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security on Tuesday asked Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray to get out of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's car as his name was not on the list of people scheduled to receive the PM in Mumbai. ....

Monday, June 13

Kerala Lottery Result today: Check 'Sthree Sakthi SS-317' result date, time, winning numbers, prize money

New Delhi, Jun 13: The Kerala State Lottery Department (KSLD) announced the results of 'Sthree Sakthi SS-317' on Tuesday. It will be out at 3 pm today. The winner of the first prize will receive Rs 75 lakh. The second prize

Rahul Gandhi to appear before ED again today in National Herald case

New Delhi, June 14: A day after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was questioned for over 10 hours by the Enforcement Directorate in a money-laundering probe linked to the National Herald newspaper, he will appear before the central probe agency again on

PM Modi to visit Maharashtra tomorrow

Mumbai, Jun 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Maharashtra on Tuesday during which he would inaugurate Jal Bhushan Building and Gallery of Revolutionaries in Mumbai and Jagatguru Shrisant Tukaram Maharaj Temple in Pune. At around 1:45 ....

National Herald: Chidambaram suffers rib fracture after he was pushed by police

New Delhi, Jun 13: Former Union Minister and senior leader P Chidambaram suffered a fracture in his left rib after he was pushed away by the police today during the party's protest in Delhi. "When three big, burly policemen

India's retail inflation eases to 7.04% in May

New Delhi, Jun 13: India's retail inflation eased to 7.04 percent in May, mainly on account of softening food prices, government data showed on Monday. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation was 7.79 per cent in April. In May 2021,

Refrain from advertising online betting platforms: Govt advisory to media

New Delhi, Jun 13: Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has today issued an advisory to print, electronic and digital media to refrain from advertising online betting platforms. The advisory comes in light of instances of a number of advertisemen....

Sunday, June 12

India, EU hold first-ever security, defence consultations

New Delhi, Jun 12: In a significant move, India and the European Union have discussed increasing maritime security cooperation and the prospect of co-development and co-production of defence equipment. The deliberations took place at the first-....

Instead of 'Satyagraha', reveal the 'satya' on National Herald case: BJP to Congress

Bhubaneswar, Jun 12: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi should confess before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) about his family's involvement in the National Herald case, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said on Sunday. Addressing a press conference, Patra c....

Saturday, June 11

India records 8,582 new Covid-19 cases; active cases rise to 44,513

New Delhi, Jun 12: India recorded 8,582 fresh Covid-19 cases with four deaths and 4,435 people recuperated from the infection in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry data on Sunday said. The country's Active Caseload currently stands at 44,513

World Day Against Child Labour: Call for establishment of residential schools, enhanced budgetary allocation

New Delhi, Jun: The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization (ILO)-sanctioned holiday first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour. It was spurred by ratifications of ILO Conventi....

UP Police arrests 237 people for Friday violence; CM Yogi Adityanath issues stern warning

Lucknow, Jun 11: Uttar Pradesh police arrested 237 people from various districts in the state in connection with Friday's violence during protests against the controversial remarks of now-sacked BJP functionaries on Prophet Mohammad, with Chief ....

Nagaland frames charges against 30 soldiers over 2021 killing of civilians

Dimapur, Jun 11: Nagaland Police has charge-sheeted at least 30 members of the 21 Para Special Force including an officer in the rank of a major, in the December 4, 2021 botched army operations in Oting-Tiru area of Mon district killing

Friday, June 10

Jharkhand: Branded a witch, 55-year-old woman beaten to death by villagers in Lohardaga

Lohardaga, Jun 10: A 55-year-old woman was beaten to death in Jharkhand's Lohardaga district over allegations that she practiced witchcraft, police said on Friday. Five people died in Ganeshpur village in Serengdaag police station area since January....

President Kovind to visit Atal Tunnel at Rohtang in Kullu district today

New Delhi, Jun 11: President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Atal Tunnel at Rohtang in Kullu district today on the second and final day of his visit to Himachal Pradesh. The Atal Tunnel at Rohtang, which connects Kullu and Lahaul-Spiti districts,

Delhi Police identifies 6 shooters involved in Sidhu Moosewala murder case

New Delhi, Jun 10: The Delhi Police has identified six shooters allegedly involved in the murder of popular Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, a senior police officer said on Friday. HS Dhaliwal, Special Commissioner of Police, Special Cell, told ....

Rajya Sabha polls: BJP wins 3 seats in Karnataka, Congress 1

Bengaluru, Jun 10: The Bharatiya Janata Party has managed to win the crucial fourth seat in the Rajya Sabha elections for Karnataka. The BJP has won three seats in Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, actor-politician Jaggesh, ex-MLC Lehar Sing....

Thursday, June 09

When will Monsoon reach Madhya Pradesh? Here's what IMD says

Bhopal, Jun 10: The southwest monsoon is likely to set over Madhya Pradesh between June 15 and 20, an official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday. The normal onset date of monsoon in Madhya Pradesh was around June

To defeat BJP, AIMIM decides to vote for MVP in Rajya Sabha polls

New Delhi, Jun 10: The All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has decided to vote in favour of the Congress candidate for the Rajya Sabha polls from Maharashtra being held on Friday. The announcement was made by AIMIM Lok Sabha member from

Felt Indrani was lying about Sheena' Boras whereabouts, Rahul Mukerjea tells court

Mumbai, Jun 9: Rahul Mukerjea, the son of former media baron Peter Mukerjea, on Thursday told a special CBI court here that Indrani Mukerjea's replies to him about her daughter Sheena Bora's whereabouts did not seem "truthful", and he sensed

Kerala HC rejects Swapna Suresh' anticipatory bail plea

Kochi, Jun 9: The Kerala High Court on Thursday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea moved by Swapna Suresh, a key accused in the sensational gold smuggling in the diplomatic bags case, and co-accused Sarith P S, saying the offences she has

Wednesday, June 08

Since when did Qatar, Kuwait, Turkey become champions of religious freedom, human rights

Kuwait had in 2021 April rejected requests by Hindu and Buddhist communities to cremate bodies of their deceased in the city New Delhi, Jun 09: The controversial statements made by two BJP spokespersons one of whom has been suspended and another

India witnesses its first sologamy marriage amidst full rituals

New Delhi, Jun 09: India witnessed its first sologamy as a Gujarati woman Kshama Bindu married herself with all the wedding rituals of a haldi and mehendi. The self-marriage took place a few days ahead of schedule as she wanted to

Threat letter to Salman: Mumbai police questions gangster Lawrence Bishnoi in Delhi

New Delhi Jun 08: Mumbai Police's Crime Branch unit on Wednesday questioned gangster Lawrence Bishnoi in connection with the threat letter to screenplay writer Salim Khan and his son and Bollywood actor Salman Khan, an official said. The Mumbai....

National Herald case: Congress to put up show of strength when Rahul appears before ED

New Delhi, Jun 08: The Congress is expected to hold a major show of strength in Delhi on June 13 when Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will appear before the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money laundering case. Reportedly, all p....

Tuesday, June 07

Gadkari inaugurates 15 National Highway projects in Bihar worth over Rs 13,500 cr

New Delhi, Jun 8: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid foundation stones of 15 National Highway projects in Patna and Hajipur in Bihar with a total cost of Rs.13,585 crore. Speaking at the event, the

RBI hikes lending rate by 50 basis points to 4.9%

New Delhi, Jun 08: The Reserve Bank of India has hiked lending rate by 50 basis points to 4.9 per cent. The Monetary Policy Council (MPC) vote unanimously and decided to keep stance withdrawal from accomodative. We are facing new challenges

Hyderabad gang-rape: AIMIM MLA's son named as accused

Hyderabad, Jun 07: The minor son of a MLA of the AIMIM (All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen) has been has been named as an accused in connection with the horrifying gang-rape of a 17-year-old girl in an upscale neighbourhood of Hyderabad....

Accept and respect party's decision: Nupur Sharma on suspension from BJP

New Delhi, Jun 07: Suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma on Tuesday said she ''accepts and respects'' the party's decision. The BJP on Sunday had suspended its national spokesperson Sharma and expelled its Delhi unit's media head Naveen Kumar....

Monday, June 06

Rahul Gandhi to meet Sidhu Moosewala's family in Punjab today

Chandigarh, Jun 7: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit the residence of slain Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala in Mansa district on Tuesday. Gandhi, who landed at the Chandigarh airport this morning, will express condolences to the family of Moosew....

Death threat letter: Statement of Salman Khan’s father recorded

New Delhi, Jun 07: Mumbai Police on Monday recorded the statement of Bollywood actor Salman Khan's father Salim Khan, a day after a letter threatened that the father-son duo will meet the fate of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala. Police,

Varanasi blasts: Terrorist Waliullah Khan sentenced to death

Ghaziabad, Jun 06: A local court on Monday sentenced terror convict Waliullah Khan to death for serial blasts in Varanasi that killed at least 20 people 16 years back. District Sessions Judge Jitendra Kumar Sinha convicted Khan on Saturday

Govt approves procurement of military equipment, platforms worth Rs 76,390 crore

New Delhi, Jun 06: The defence ministry on Monday approved the procurement of military equipment and platforms worth Rs 76,390 crore from domestic industries under ‘Buy (Indian)', ‘Buy & Make (Indian)' and ‘Buy (Indian-IDDM)' catego....

Sunday, June 05

Explained: What is Operation Bluestar, why was it carried out?

New Delhi, Jun 06: Punjab is observing 38th anniversary of Operation Blue Star today (Monday, June 6). Let us know some facts about it. Operation Bluestar, a military operation was carried out in June 3 to June 8, 1984 to eliminate

Temperatures in parts of Delhi breach 47.3 degrees

New Delhi, Jun 06: The ongoing heat wave spell tightened its grip on parts of Delhi on Sunday, with the mercury breaching the 45-degree Celsius mark in six localities. At the Safdarjung Observatory, the city's base station, the maximum temperature se....

BJP action against its leaders placatory, taken following threats from external powers: Congress

New Delhi, Jun 05: The Congress on Sunday termed the BJP's action against two of its spokespersons over their remarks against Prophet Muhammad as "placatory", saying it came under duress following "threats from external powers" and exposed the s....

Boycott Indian products: Controversial remarks by 2 BJP leaders invite backlash from Gulf nations

New Delhi, Jun 05: The controversial remarks made by BJP leaders Nupur Sharma and Naveen Kumar Jindal on Prophet Muhammad have unleashed a backlash in Islamic nations. Following which, hashtags calling for the boycott of Indian products are tren....

Saturday, June 04

India registers 4,270 fresh Covid cases with 15 deaths, active cases stand at 24,052

New Delhi, Jun 5: India registered 4,270 fresh cases with 15 deaths and 2,619 people recuperated from the illness in the last 24 hours, Union Health Ministry data said. India's Active Caseload currently stands at 24,052 and it now constitutes 0.06%

PM Modi to launch 'lifestyle for environment' movement today

New Delhi, Jun 5: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the 'Lifestyle for the Environment (LiFE) Movement', a global initiative, at 6 pm on Sunday via video conferencing. It will initiate "LiFE global call for papers" and invites ideas and

'You will face criminal defamation: Himanta Biswa Sarma hits back at Sisodia

Guwahati, Jun 04: Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday threatened to file criminal defamation case against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for alleging that the Assam government had given contracts to his wife's firms and son's b....

Uttar Pradesh: 8 killed in fire at chemical factory in Hapur

New Delhi, Jun 04: Nine people were killed and several injured in a huge fire at a chemical factory in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur district. There were 25 people in the affected area in the factory in the UPSIDC industrial area in Dholana, around....

Friday, June 03

Srirangapatna Chalo: Sec 144 imposed in Srirangapatna as Hindu groups threaten to hold pooja inside mosque

Bengaluru, Jun 04: ln order to avoid unrest, Section 144 CrPC hs been imposed in Srirangapatna town of Mandya district from 6 am to 6 pm on Saturday in wake of 'Srirangapatna Chalo' call given by Vishwa Hindu Parishad' (VHP) for

Violence erupts in Kanpur over Prophet Mohammad remarks: 18 arrested

Lucknow, Jun 04: Violence erupted in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh after a group tried to force shopkeepers to shut shops at a popular market in the city over alleged offensive comments about Prophet Mohammad on a television show. Stones were

Moosewala killing: CCTV footage shows suspects in Bolero at Fatehabad fuel pump

Chandigarh, Jun 3: A CCTV footage from a petrol pump in Haryana's Fatehabad district has surfaced on social media purportedly showing two suspects in the Moosewala murder case in a Bolero car. It is suspected that the same vehicle was used

EPF interest rate 2022: Centre okays 8.1 % interest for this year

New Delhi, Jun 3: The Centre has approved 8.1 per cent rate of interest on employees' provident fund (EPF) deposits for 2021-22, PTI reported. As per an EPFO office order issued on Friday and reviewed by PTI, the Ministry of

Thursday, June 02

After Sonia Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi tests positive for Covid-19

New Delhi, Jun 03: After Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, her daughter and Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has now tested positive for Covid-19. Taking to Twitter, Priyanka posted, "I've tested positive for Covid-19 with mild symptoms. Follow....

Brajarajnagar bypoll results: BJD candidate Alaka Mohanty leads with 5,515 votes

Bhubaneswar, Jun 3: Ruling Biju Janata Dal candidate Alaka Mohanty on Friday registered an early lead over her BJP rival in the first round of counting of votes in the Brajrajnagar Assembly by-election, polling for which was held on May 31.

Jammu & Kashmir: Migrant labourer shot dead, another injured in J-K's Budgam

New Delhi, Jun 2: A non-local labourer was shot dead while another injured by militants in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday night, officials said. Militants fired at two non-local labourers at a brick kiln at Magraypora in Chadoora

Explained: What do we celebrate International World Bicycle Day? Benefits of cycling

New Delhi, May 2: The United Nations General Assembly declared June 3 as International World Bicycle Day in April 2018. The resolution recognizes "the uniqueness, longevity and versatility of the bicycle, which has been in use for two centuries, and ....

PM Modi wishes Sonia Gandhi speedy recovery from Covid-19

New Delhi, Jun 2: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi a speedy recovery from COVID-19. On Twitter, PM Modi said, "Wishing Congress President Sonia Gandhi Ji a speedy recovery from COVID-19." New Del....

Indian team headed by senior diplomat visits Kabul to oversee humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan

New Delhi, Jun 02: An official team from India is on a visit to Kabul to oversee the delivery operations of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan. During the visit, the team will meet representatives of the International Organisations involved in th....

Wednesday, June 01

Mumbai registers 739 COVID-19 cases, 46 % increase daily count

Mumbai, Jun 1: Mumbai on Wednesday registered 739 fresh Covid-19 cases, the highest daily rise in the last four months, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said. However, there were no fatalities. With this, the Covid count in the commercial capit....

KK died of cardiac arrest: Initial post-mortem report

Kolkata, Jun 1: Preliminary findings of the post-mortem conducted on renowned Bollywood singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, who passed away following a live concert here, indicated that he died due to a cardiac arrest, a senior police officer said on Wednes....