Sunday, March 26, 2023

SC asks HCs to set up online RTI portals within 3 months
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 11:35:36 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday directed all High Courts to set up online Right to Information Act (RTI) portals within three months if not done already. ... read..

J-K: Horticulture department organizes mega export conclave in Jammu
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 11:05:35 PM IST
The Department of Horticulture Planning and Marketing on Monday organized a mega export conclave at Jammu, which was participated by exporters from across the country dealing in the export of Agricultural and Horticultural produce. ... read..

In no way is the attack on PM, BJP an 'attack on India': Rahul Gandhi retorts amid row over UK remarks
Wayanad (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 10:35:51 PM IST
Hitting back at the Bharatiya Janata Party over its persistent attack for remarks in the UK, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, or the RSS is in no way an attack on India. ... read..

Robber arrested for robbing man in Delhi's Sarai Rohilla
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 10:35:47 PM IST
Delhi Police has arrested a robber who allegedly tried to rob a person in the Sarai Rohilla area of the national capital, the police said on Monday. ... read..

Chhattisgarh: Raipur Police busts gang duping people online, 4 arrested
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | March 20, 2023 10:35:45 PM IST
Raipur Poice on Monday arrested four people and busted a gang of fraudsters who allegedly duped people across the country by posing as customer care executives. ... read..

Drugs worth Rs 2,087 cr seized in Assam from 2016 to Feb this year: CM Himanta Sarma tells Assembly
Guwahati (Assam) | March 20, 2023 10:35:42 PM IST
The Assam government on Monday said that drugs worth Rs 2,087 crore were seized in the state from 2016 to February this year. ... read..

Nikki murder case: Delhi court calls IO with case diary, extends judicial custody of accused for one day
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 10:04:39 PM IST
Delhi's Dwarka court on Monday pulled up Delhi Police for not producing the case diary of the Nikki murder and has asked the investigation officer (IO) to come with the case diary tomorrow. The judicial custody of all the six accused along with Sahil Gahl ... read..

Case against ad agency after porn clip plays at Patna railway station
Patna (Bihar) | March 20, 2023 10:04:37 PM IST
The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has registered a case against unknown employees of an ad agency Datta Communication for telecasting porn videos on the LED screen on the platform at Patna Junction. ... read..

"Assaults on Dalits continue even inside Assembly:" TDP hits out at YSRCP over alleged attack on MLA
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 10:04:34 PM IST
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) National General Secretary Nara Lokesh on Monday hit out at the YSRCP government in the state over an alleged attack on MLA Bala Veeranjaneya Swamy in Assembly, saying that the cruelty on the Dalit community "continued" even insid ... read..

SC directs to release withheld salaries of Patna HC judges whose GPF was stopped
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 9:37:45 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the concerned authorities to release the withheld salaries of the Patna High Court judges who approached the top court after their General Provident Fund account was stopped. ... read..

Odisha: Number of free diagnostic services at govt-run medical centres rises to 146
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 20, 2023 9:37:41 PM IST
Aiming to provide qualitative universal health care for the people of Odisha, the state government has expanded the range of free diagnostic services to 146 tests to the entire population of the state irrespective of income level in Government hospitals a ... read..

Odisha farmers take out rally against power sector privatisation, demand free electricity
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 20, 2023 9:37:38 PM IST
Hundreds of farmers, under the banner of Navnirman Krushak Sangathan (NNKS), on Monday took out a rally and held a demonstration against the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government seeking roll back electricity privatization and providing free electricity ... read..

Delhi L-G approves critical road infrastructure, redevelopment plans
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 9:37:35 PM IST
Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on Monday chaired the 67th Meeting of the Governing Body of Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure Planning & Engineering Centre (UTTIPEC) and approved critical road infrastructure and redevelopment plans ... read..

NDPP's Sharingain Longkumer elected as Speaker of Nagaland Assembly again
Kohima (Nagaland) | March 20, 2023 9:37:33 PM IST
The first session of the 14th Nagaland Assembly commenced in Kohima on Monday. ... read..

IIT Guwahati concludes Brainstorming workshop on 'Technology Vision 2047' for North Eastern region
Guwahati (Assam) | March 20, 2023 9:05:07 PM IST
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati recently concluded the two-day brainstorming workshop for North-East India for structured discussion on Technology Vision 2047 with faculty members, professionals, and stakeholders from various scientific disc ... read..

Amritsar court sends 4 associates of fugitive Amritpal Singh to police custody till Mar 23
Chandigarh (Punjab) | March 20, 2023 9:05:05 PM IST
Amritsar's Baba Bakala court on Monday sent four associates of Amritpal Singh, the 'Waris Punjab De', to police custody till March 23. ... read..

"Welcome decision": says Maharashtra CM Shinde as govt employees call off strike over OPS restoration
Pune (Maharashtra) | March 20, 2023 9:05:04 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Monday welcomed the decision of government employees, who called off their week-long strike over the restoration of the Old Pension Scheme (OPS). ... read..

SC rejects plea seeking direction from Centre to frame rules for registration of live-in relationships in India
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 8:35:28 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the plea seeking to frame rules and guidelines for the registration of live-in partnerships in the country. ... read..

Online news channels publishing sleaze more than news: Kerala HC
Kochi (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 8:35:26 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Monday heavily criticised online news channels, saying "they are in the habit of publishing sleaze more than news." The court also observed that the media in certain cases was misusing its power as the fourth estate. ... read..

Police register case against Kerala Congress chief K Sudhakaran following his speech last week in front of Kochi Corporation
Kochi (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 8:35:21 PM IST
Ernakulam Central Police registered a case against Kerala Congress president K Sudhakaran following his speech last week in front of Kochi Corporation. ... read..

Congress leaders will fight elections unitedly, says Rahul Gandhi in K'taka, slams BJP govt over corruption
Belagavi (Karnataka) | March 20, 2023 8:35:15 PM IST
Sounding the poll bugle in Karnataka, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attempted to end the speculations of an internal divide in the party stating that all leaders of the party will contest the elections together and sweep the Assembly polls slated ... read..

Cancel policies of "illegally appointed" VCs in Bengal universities: BJP chief to Dharmendra Pradhan
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 8:35:08 PM IST
West Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar on Monday wrote to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan seeking to cancel all the major policy decisions made by Vice Chancellors of various state universities appointed by the state without keeping the chance ... read..

MHA recommends CBI inquiry against activist Harsh Mander's Aman Biradari NGO for FCRA violations
By Rajnish Singh

New Delhi | March 20, 2023 8:07:25 PM IST
Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has recommended a CBI inquiry against IAS-turned-social activist Harsh Mander's Aman Biradari NGO for alleged Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) violations, government sources said on Monday. ... read..

Due to bad weather in Delhi, 10 flights diverted to other cities
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 8:07:20 PM IST
Due to bad weather conditions in the national capital, a total of 10 flights were diverted to other airports on Monday, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said. ... read..

SC seeks Centre's view on Telangana govt's plea against Governor for keeping bills pending
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 8:07:09 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's view on the Telangana government's plea against the Governor for keeping the bills pending on account of giving assent. ... read..

Yogi Govt set to build 20 new hi-tech prisons in UP
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 8:07:07 PM IST
In view of reports about the number of inmates exceeding jails' capacity in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's government has decided to construct 20 new, high-tech jails in the state, which includes 11 districts that do not have any prison a ... read..

India has made sustained efforts to achieve more balanced trade with China: Govt to Rajya Sabha
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 8:06:57 PM IST
The Government of India has made sustained efforts to achieve a more balanced trade with China, including bilateral engagements to address the non-tariff barriers on Indian exports to China, Union Minister Rao Inderjit Singh told the Rajya Sabha on Monday ... read..

Chhattisgarh to establish Sheep Husbandry, Wool Promotion Board: CM Baghel
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | March 20, 2023 7:34:57 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday announced the foundation of the Sheep Husbandry and Wool Promotion Board in response to public demand in the state. ... read..

Padma Lakshmi becomes Kerala's first transgender advocate
Kochi (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 7:34:49 PM IST
Padma Lakshmi, a native of Edappally in Kochi, has scripted history by enrolling as the first advocate from the transgender community in the state of Kerala. ... read..

Delhi HC grants 6 weeks to RBI to file reply on Uniform Banking Code
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 7:34:47 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday granted six weeks more time to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to respond on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to implement a Uniform Banking Code for foreign exchange transactions to control black money g ... read..

Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed for traffic following landslide in Udhampur
Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 7:34:41 PM IST
Traffic movement on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway was suspended on Monday morning after heavy overnight rains. Long queues of stranded vehicles were seen on the stretch. ... read..

MP CM Chouhan chairs review meeting over damage due to untimely rains, hailstorms in state
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 7:34:40 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan chaired a review meeting for the damages caused by untimely rains and hailstorms in the state at CM House on Monday. ... read..

"India aims to launch global initiative on digital health as institutional framework": Mansukh Mandaviya
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | March 20, 2023 7:06:27 PM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said that the country is aiming to launch a global initiative on digital health as an institutional framework which will converge the global efforts for digital health and scale up digital solutions with t ... read..

Indian Railways plans to expand network to Arunachal's Tawang, other parts of Northeast frontier state
Guwahati (Assam) | March 20, 2023 7:06:25 PM IST
In view of India's security strategy towards Line of Actual Control (LAC) along the India-China border and aiming to help the Indian army push its men and equipment into the border, the Indian Railways has planned to expand its railway network to Arunacha ... read..

Himanta Sarma lauds PM Modi's "statesman-like vision" in creating PM Sangrahalaya, honours former Prime Ministers' contributions
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 7:06:15 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "statesman-like vision" for building a "constitutional pilgrimage" in the form of Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya where he said that contributions of all former Prime Min ... read..

SC clubs FIRs against Pawan Khera, transfers matter to Hazratganj police station in Lucknow
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 7:06:11 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday clubbed the FIRs against Pawan Khera and directed that FIRs registered in Varanasi and Assam shall stand transferred to Hazratganj police station in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh and extended his interim protection from arrest till ... read..

"He will hunt me, find me, kill me...": Delhi Police plays Shraddha Walkar's recording in court
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 6:35:18 PM IST
Delhi Police on Monday concluded its arguments in the Shraddha Walkar murder case, on the charges against Aftab Amin Poonawala, accused of murdering his 27-year-old live-in partner in south Delhi's Mehrauli. ... read..

One year of my daughter's murder in May, haven't performed her last rites yet: Shraddha's father
By Dhiraj Beniwal

New Delhi | March 20, 2023 6:35:16 PM IST
Vijay Walkar, father of Shraddha Walkar, who was murdered by her live-in partner Aftab Poonawalla last year, on Monday said that one year of his daughter's murder will be completed in May but he has not been able to perform her last rites yet. ... read..

Kerala: Medical college hospital attendant arrested for sexually assaulting woman who underwent surgery
Kozhikode (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 6:05:54 PM IST
Kozhikode Police has arrested a 55-year-old attendant for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who underwent surgery at the medical college, police said on Monday. ... read..

Digital health can democratise healthcare, fast-track universal health coverage: WHO
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 6:05:52 PM IST
Digital health is a critical imperative today as it can democratise healthcare and fast track universal health coverage in the South East Asian region, said Regional Director WHO South-East Asia Region Poonam Khetrapal Singh. ... read..

Karnataka Congress promises Rs 3,000 monthly allowance to unemployed youth
Belgaum (Karnataka) | March 20, 2023 6:05:49 PM IST
Karnataka Congress on Monday promised to give Rs 3,000 as a monthly allowance to the unemployed youth in the state as part of the Indian Nation Congress' (INC) 4th Guarantee - 'Yuva Nidhi'. ... read..

UP: Yogi govt increases grants to small and marginal farmers under the 'Har Khet Ko Pani' scheme
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 6:05:45 PM IST
The Yogi Aditynath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to increase the grant given to farmers, especially marginal and small farmers, under the 'Har Khet Ko Paani' scheme as a mission to improve the condition and double the income of the farmers in th ... read..

ISI role, foreign funding suspected: Punjab IGP as hunt for Amritpal Singh continues
Chandigarh (Punjab) | March 20, 2023 5:36:57 PM IST
Punjab Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sukhchain Singh Gill on Monday said they have a very strong suspicion of an ISI angle and foreign funding in 'Waris Punjab De' as 114 people have been arrested so far while the hunt for fugitive Amritpal Singh is ... read..

MP Minister Narottam Mishra responds to Cong's 'Savarkar Samjha Kya' remark, says Rahul defames India abroad
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 5:36:52 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Monday took a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over a photo of Gandhi shared on twitter by the official handle of Indian National Congress (INC India). ... read..

Karnataka: Cabinet Minister Muniratna drops plan to make 'Urigowda-Nanjegowda' film
Mandya (Karnataka) | March 20, 2023 5:04:31 PM IST
Karnataka Cabinet Minister and movie producer Muniratna dropped the idea of making a movie on the fictional characters 'Urigowda and Nanjegowda' after meeting Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswamiji of Adichunchanagiri Mahasamsthana Math of Vokkaliga community on M ... read..

Delhi excise case: Hyderabad businessman Arun Ramchandra Pillai sent to judicial custody till April 3
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 5:04:29 PM IST
Delhi Court on Monday sent Hydrabad-based businessman Arun Ramchandra Pillai to judicial custody till April 3 in connection with its ongoing probe in Delhi Excise Policy 2021-22 money laundering case. ... read..

Farmer delegation meets Union Minister Tomar, hands over memorandum
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 5:04:26 PM IST
A Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) delegation met Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday over their various demands including legal guarantee on Minimum Support Price and other issues. ... read..

13,000 cattle being smuggled to Bangladesh seized by authorities in Assam in 2022: CM Sarma
Guwahati (Assam) | March 20, 2023 5:04:24 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that 13,000 cattle being smuggled to Bangladesh have been seized by authorities in the state in 2022. ... read..

"DGP will inform, once he is arrested..." Punjab Minister on Amritpal Singh
Chandigarh (Punjab) | March 20, 2023 4:36:30 PM IST
Amid the ongoing crackdown against Amritpal Singh, Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh, said that once the 'Waris Punjab De' chief is arrested, the Director General of Police will inform about it. ... read..

Chaitra Navratri to be celebrated as 'Nari Shakti Utsav' across Uttarakhand
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | March 20, 2023 4:36:19 PM IST
Chaitra Navratri, starting from Wednesday, will be celebrated this time as Nari Shakti Utsav (women power festival) across Uttarakhand. ... read..

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu condemns attack on party MLAs in Andhra Assembly
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 4:36:17 PM IST
The former chief minister and TDP National President Nara Chandrababu Naidu, on Monday strongly condemned the attack on the party MLAs inside the Assembly in the morning, said a press release. ... read..

TDP, YSRCP MLAs come to blows in Andhra Pradesh assembly; 11 TDP members suspended for day
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 4:04:59 PM IST
The ruling YSR Congress and the opposition Telugu Desam Party MLAs got into a brawl in the Andhra Pradesh assembly on Monday during a protest by the TDP against the government order banning roadshows and rallies on the roads. ... read..

Working to achieve target of 100 airports under UDAN by 2024: Jyotiraditya Scindia
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 4:04:55 PM IST
Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia here on Monday said that under the Regional Connectivity scheme (RCS)-UDAN, 74 airports have been built in the country to date and "working to achieve the target of 100 such airports by 2024." ... read..

Delhi excise policy case: Court extends Manish Sisodia's judicial custody till April 3, bail hearing tomorrow
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 4:04:54 PM IST
The Rouse Avenue Court on Monday extended the judicial custody of former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia for 14 days, in connection with the Delhi Excise Policy case. ... read..

Activity deep in Earth affects the global magnetic field
Leeds | March 20, 2023 4:04:50 PM IST
Compass readings that do not show the direction of true north and interference with the operations of satellites are a few of the problems caused by peculiarities of the Earth's magnetic field. ... read..

"Central Govt scared of JPC, as its nexus with Adani will get exposed," says SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 4:04:41 PM IST
Senior Samajwadi party leader Ram Gopal Yadav on Monday said that Central Government is scared of a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) investigation in the Adani issue. ... read..

ISRO set to launch LVM-III rocket with 36 OneWeb satellites from Sriharikota on March 26
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 4:04:39 PM IST
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday said that the launch of the Launch Vehicle Mark-III (LVM3-M3)/OneWeb India-2 mission is scheduled for March 26, 2023. ... read..

BJP leaders stage protest in Hyderabad against TSPSC paper leak
Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 20, 2023 4:04:38 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders staged a 'Nirasana Deeksha' (protest) against the TSPSC paper leakage issue in the Khairatabad constituency in Hyderabad. ... read..

Shashi Tharoor condemns vandalism of Indian High Commission in London, calls British Police "derelict" in duty
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 3:34:42 PM IST
Reacting to the vandalism of the Indian High Commission in London, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Monday, questioned the role of British authorities and said that this "nonsense" can't be tolerated. ... read..

J-K: Police attach properties of two Over Ground Workers in Bandipora
Jammu and Kashmir | March 20, 2023 3:34:38 PM IST
The Bandipora Police on Monday, attached the properties of two Over Ground Workers (OGW) for allegedly providing shelter and logistic support to the terrorists in North Kashmir's Bandipora. ... read..

SC lays down deadlines for payment of arrears under OROP to retired military personnel
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 3:34:33 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday laid down the deadlines for the Ministry of Defence to clear arrears to eligible pensioners of armed forces as per One Rank One Pension Scheme by February 28 and made it clear that dues will be paid to eligible family pensioner ... read..

Tamil Nadu budget 2023 : Focus on health, education, entrepreneurship
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 20, 2023 3:34:31 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan presented the annual state budget for the financial year 2023-24 in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday. ... read..

Air India urination case: Victim woman approaches SC for guidelines to deal with unruly passengers
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 3:04:56 PM IST
A 72-year-old woman, who was urinated upon in a New York-Delhi Air India flight last November by an allegedly inebriated passenger, has approached the Supreme Court for a direction to DGCA and all airlines to frame mandatory Standard of Procedure and zero ... read..

Kerala HC cancels assembly election result of Devikulam constituency
Kochi (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 2:35:45 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Monday cancelled the result of the assembly election held at Devikulam constituency in Idukki district, noting that the MLA does not qualify to contest from the constituency. ... read..

West Bengal cattle smuggling case: Delhi court sends Manish Kothari to judicial custody
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 2:35:41 PM IST
The Rouse Avenue Court here on Monday sent chartered accountant Manish Kothari, close aide of jailed TMC strongman Anubrata Mondal, to 14-day judicial custody in connection with the West Bengal cattle smuggling case. ... read..

By 2026, child marriage must be ended in Assam: CM Sarma
Guwahati (Assam) | March 20, 2023 2:35:37 PM IST
Weeks after launching a massive crackdown against Child Marriage in the state, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that his government is committed to ending the menace by 2026. ... read..

Delhi HC grants interim bail to Congress ex-MLA subject to he will render service at adult education centre
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 2:06:19 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday granted interim bail to ex-MLA Asif Mohd Khan from Okhla in two cases of allegedly abusing police personnel subject to the condition he would provide his service at an adult education centre three days in a week and would me ... read..

Chhattisgarh: Naxals set ablaze 12 vehicles engaged in road construction in Kanker
Kanker (Chhattisgarh) | March 20, 2023 2:06:16 PM IST
A dozen vehicles engaged in road construction work in the Kanker district of Chhattisgarh were set ablaze by a group of Naxals on the intervening night of March 19-20, informed police. ... read..

Leopard rescued by Pune forest department in residential area
Pune (Maharashtra) | March 20, 2023 2:06:11 PM IST
The officials of the forest department in the morning rescued a leopard from a residential area in the Warje area of the Pune district, on Monday. ... read..

JPC probe into Adani issue will bring off BJP's mask: Congress' Pramod Tiwari
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 1:36:14 PM IST
Amid the repeated disruptions in Parliament, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Pramod Tiwari on Tuesday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party-led centre for "not letting" the Parliament function. ... read..

Petroleum Minister comes down heavily on Rahul, says he should apologise
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 1:36:12 PM IST
Union Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday came down heavily on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his controversial Indian "democracy under attack" remark in London. ... read..

Boat ambulance starts in MP tribal areas to provide better health services
Dhar (Madhya Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 1:35:58 PM IST
A 'boat ambulance' initiative has been started with the aim to provide better health services to tribal population living on the banks of Narmada river in the districts of Dhar, Alirajpur and Barwani in Madhya Pradesh. ... read..

Bharat Jodo Yatra was a symbol of India's unity: Congress leader Siddaramaiah
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 20, 2023 1:35:53 PM IST
Karnataka leader of the opposition and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah tweeted about the Bharat Jodo Yatra and Police visit to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi's residence, on Monday. ... read..

Punjab: Suspension of internet, SMS services to continue till Tuesday noon, says Govt
Chandigarh (Punjab) | March 20, 2023 1:04:36 PM IST
Amid the ongoing crackdown against the 'Waris Punjab De' chief Amritpal Singh, the suspension of mobile internet, SMS and dongle services will continue till Tuesday noon, the Punjab government informed. ... read..

Tamil Nadu Budget Session : AIADMK stages walkout from Assembly
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 20, 2023 1:04:34 PM IST
The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Monday staged a walkout during the Budget session of the Tamil Nadu Legislative assembly stating that democracy was murdered in Erode East bypoll elections and that DMK-led Government has failed mis ... read..

Parliament face-off continues, Rajya Sabha adjourned 10th time in six sittings amid ruckus
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 1:04:31 PM IST
The tussle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition MPs continued for the sixth day leading to the 10th adjournment of the Rajya Sabha on Monday since the second leg of the Budget Session of Parliament began. ... read..

Excise Case: Delhi HC notice to ED on Abhishek Boinpally bail plea
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 1:04:27 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Hyderabad based Businessman Abhishek Boinpally's bail plea in a money laundering case related to the alleged Delhi excise scam. ... read..

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi gives Adjournment Motion notice in LS over Delhi police notice to Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 12:35:00 PM IST
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Monday gave an Adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha to raise the matter of Delhi police serving a notice to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to seek information regarding a speech he made during the Bharat Jodo Yatra. ... read..

Delhi Police notice to Rahul Gandhi: "Wouldn't be scared by such actions, we will stand strong," says Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 12:34:58 PM IST
Reacting to Delhi Police notice to Rahul Gandhi to seek information on the alleged sexual harassment victims that he mentioned during the Bharat Jodo Yatra, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday said, "wouldn't be scared by such actions." ... read..

Parliament: Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 PM amid ruckus
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 12:34:51 PM IST
Minutes after the proceedings started in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Monday, both the houses were adjourned till 2 pm after Opposition MPs raised slogans demanding a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) inquiry into the Adani stocks issue. ... read..

Uttar Pradesh: 3 killed, 2 injured in Etah road accident
Etah (Uttar Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 12:34:50 PM IST
Three persons were killed and two others sustained injuries as a bus fell down after breaking the railing of an overbridge near Tatarpur on the National Highway on Monday morning, the police said. ... read..

Delhi liquor policy case: K Kavitha reaches ED office for questioning
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 12:04:58 PM IST
Bharatiya Rashtriya Samiti (BRS) MLC and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao's daughter K Kavitha arrived at the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office on Monday, after being summoned by the agency in the Delhi liquor policy case. ... read..

Rajya Sabha: AAP MP Sanjay Singh gives suspension of business notice to seek discussion on Adani issue
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 12:04:56 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha Member Sanjay Singh on Monday gave a suspension of business notice to discuss the Adani-Hinderburg matter in the upper house. ... read..

TN: Jewellery missing from actor Rajnikanth daughter's house, police complaint filed
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 20, 2023 12:04:54 PM IST
Vetreran actor Rajnikanth's daughter Aishwarya has filed a police complaint at Chennai's Teynampet police station alleging that diamond and gold jewellery had been stolen from her residence. ... read..

Karnataka: Police seize tiffin boxes portraying pictures of close-aide of Ramesh Jarakiholi
Belagavi (Karnataka) | March 20, 2023 12:04:51 PM IST
Belagavi Police on Sunday seized tiffin boxes which portrayed pictures of former Hindalga Gram Panchayat President Nagesh Mannolkar. ... read..

Searches at Kakapora area in south Kashmir's Pulwama district in terror case: J-K Police
Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 20, 2023 11:35:12 AM IST
The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Jammu and Kashmir Police is conducting searches at the Kakapora area of South Kashmir's Pulwama district in a case related to terrorism, sources said Monday. ... read..

Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan gives Suspension of Business Notice in RS demanding JPC on Adani stocks issue
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 11:35:08 AM IST
Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan has given a Suspension of Business Notice in Rajya Sabha under rule 267 to discuss "the Government's failure to constitute a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) to investigate the charges of corporate fraud". ... read..

Mundaka fire case: Building owner Manish gets bail after 10 months of custody
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 11:35:05 AM IST
Delhi's Tis Hazari court has granted bail to Manish Lakra, who is accused in the Mundaka building fire case, after a period of custody of ten months. ... read..

Delhi: Security beefed up at Ramlila Maidan ahead of Kisan Mahapanchayat
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 11:35:03 AM IST
Security personnel have been deployed at the Ramlila Maidan, where thousands of farmers are expected to converge on Monday to participate in the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat'. ... read..

PM Modi, Mamata Banerjee have deal to defame Rahul Gandhi, Congress: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 11:35:01 AM IST
Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday alleged that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have a deal to "defame the image of Rahul Gandhi and the Congress." ... read..

Parliament Budget Session: Meeting of leaders from like-minded opposition parties underway
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 11:06:38 AM IST
A meeting of leaders from like-minded opposition parties is underway at the office of LoP Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge in Parliament to chalk out the strategy for the floor of the House on Monday, All India Congress Committee (AICC) informed. ... read..

Cricketer Umesh Yadav offers prayers for peace, happiness in world at Ujjain's Mahakaleshwar temple
Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 10:34:32 AM IST
Indian Cricketer Umesh Yadav on Monday visited the world famous Mahakaleshwar Temple situated in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district, sought the blessings of Baba Mahakal and prayed for peace and happiness in the world. ... read..

West Bengal: 2,000 TMC, BJP workers join Congress in Murshidabad, claims Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Murshidabad (West Bengal) | March 20, 2023 10:34:30 AM IST
Ahead of the Panchayat elections in West Bengal, PCC Chief Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has claimed that over 2,000 workers of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from different parts of Murshidabad and Maldah districts have joined the Con ... read..

BJP does not want common people to get reservation benefits: Chhattisgarh CM Baghel
Kanker (Chhattisgarh) | March 20, 2023 10:34:28 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said that BJP does not want common people to get the benefits of reservation. ... read..

Congress MP Manish Tewari gives adjournment notice in LS to discuss "Freedom of Speech accorded to Members of Parliament"
New Delhi | March 20, 2023 10:34:26 AM IST
Congress MP Manish Tewari on Monday gave an adjournment notice in Lok Sabha to have a discussion on the "essence, substance and spirit of Freedom of Speech accorded to Members of Parliament" under Article 105 of the Constitution. ... read..

Madhya Pradesh: 26 injured after bus overturns in Ujjain
Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) | March 20, 2023 10:34:25 AM IST
At least 26 people were injured as a Gujarat-bound bus overturned after falling off a culvert in the Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Sunday. ... read..

Kerala Assembly faces adjournment due to protest by Opposition
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | March 20, 2023 10:34:19 AM IST
Amid heavy protest by the Congress-led Opposition, the Kerala Assembly was adjourned shortly after it began on Monday till 11 am. ... read..

Strict action being taken on corruption complaints: Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | March 20, 2023 10:34:18 AM IST
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday said that strict action is being taken on corruption-related complaints received on the 1064 app launched by the government. ... read..

Karnataka polls: Congress high command doesn't want Siddaramaiah to fight from Kolar
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 20, 2023 10:04:32 AM IST
Amid disagreements between the party's local leaders in Kolar, the Congress High Command has instructed former chief minister Siddaramaiah to drop his plan to contest from the Kolar assembly segment in the coming state Assembly polls, said sources. ... read..

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