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Rajya Sabha elections: Congress wins three seats, BJP bags one in Karnataka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 27, 2024 8:56:14 PM IST
The ruling Congress party in Karnataka registered victory on three seats in the Rajya Sabha polls, while the BJP managed to secure a win on one seat. ... read..


MP cabinet approves over Rs 10,373 crore for irrigation projects in state
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 8:56:12 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday approved more than Rs 10,373 crores for various irrigation projects in several districts of the state. ... read..


Gujarat: Amit Shah inaugurates Swaminarayan Medical College in Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | February 27, 2024 8:56:08 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the Swaminarayan Medical College in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Tuesday. ... read..


Bihar: Two Congress MLAs, one RJD legislator join BJP ahead of LS polls
Patna (Bihar) | February 27, 2024 8:56:06 PM IST
Two Congress MLAs Murari Prasad Gautam and Siddharth Saurav, and one MLA from Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Sangita Kumari joined the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday. ... read..


Nagaland Chief Minister presents budget for 2024-25
Kohima (Nagaland) | February 27, 2024 8:56:01 PM IST
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio who also holds the charge of Finance Minister, presented the budget for the financial year 2024-2025 on the second day of the ongoing fourth session of the 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. ... read..


MP CM Mohan Yadav instructs district collectors to conduct survey of crop loss due to hailstorm, rain in state
Bhopal / Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 8:55:54 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav on Tuesday instructed all the district collectors to immediately start the survey of crop damage caused by hailstorm and excessive rain. ... read..


Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh case: Former WFI chief and Delhi Police conclude arguments on framing of charges in sexual harassment case
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 7:56:44 PM IST
The Rouse Avenue court, after hearing arguments on framing of charges in a sexual harassment case against BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh listed the matter for clarification. ... read..


Rajnath Singh gives victory 'Mantra' to workers in Vijaywada to ensure victory in South in Lok Sabha
Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 7:56:37 PM IST
As the Lok Sabha and the Andhra Pradesh assembly polls are approaching, Union Defence Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh addressed a meeting of the party's core group members in Andhra Pradesh's Vijaywada on Tuesday and gave th ... read..


Tipra Motha's Pradyot Deb Barma reiterates decision to sit on indefinite hunger strike starting Feb 28
West Tripura (Tripura) | February 27, 2024 7:56:28 PM IST
Tipraha Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (TIPRA) Motha, also known as Tipra Motha Party (TMP) chief Pradyot Kishore Manikya Deb Barma, reiterated his decision to sit on an indefinite hunger strike at Hatai Kotor in West Tripura on February 28 in s ... read..


Congress government in Himachal has lost majority, says former CM Jai Ram Thakur
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 7:56:24 PM IST
Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has claimed that Congress government in the state has lost the majority in the assembly and that the party will decide its strategy during debate on the state budget in the assembly. ... read..


Rajya Sabha Polls : BJP to file complaint with Karnataka Assembly Speaker against MLA Somashekar for cross-voting
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 27, 2024 7:56:14 PM IST
The Karnataka BJP will file a complaint with Karnataka Assembly Speaker UT Khadar against party MLA ST Somashekar for cross-voting in favour of Congress in the Rajya Sabha polls. ... read..


MHA to notify CAA rules before enforcement of model code of conduct
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 7:56:08 PM IST
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is expected to announce the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) 2019 regulations prior to the enforcement of the model code of conduct, sources said. ... read..


Budget presented in Uttarakhand assembly is inclusive, balanced and development-oriented: CM Dhami
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | February 27, 2024 7:56:06 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami described the budget presented in the Uttarakhand Assembly on Tuesday as inclusive, balanced and development-oriented. ... read..


PM Modi to unveil infrastructure projects worth more than Rs 17,000 cr tomorrow from Tuticorin
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 7:56:03 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil 36 infrastructure projects worth over Rs 17,000 crore at VO Chidambaranar Port, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. ... read..


NHRC takes suo motu cognizance of stray dog mauling 2-year-old girl in New Delhi
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 7:56:01 PM IST
The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, India has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that a two-year-old girl was allegedly mauled to death by a pack of stray dogs in the Tughlak Lane area of New Delhi on February 24, the NHRC said in a press ... read..


Union Minister Anurag Thakur launches anthem for young voters' campaign
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 7:55:59 PM IST
Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Union Minister Anurag Thakur launched the #MeraPehlaVoteDeshKeLiye Anthem on X on Tuesday. The campaign is aimed at encouraging young voters to exercise their democratic right to vote. ... read..


Terrorist-organised criminal nexus: NIA raids 16 places in Punjab, Rajasthan; 6 persons being examined
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 7:55:57 PM IST
In a massive crackdown on the terrorist and organised criminal syndicate nexus, the National Investigation of India (NIA) on Tuesday raided multiple locations in Punjab and Rajasthan. ... read..


"Left Front wanted 'crown prince' of Congress to be ousted from Wayanad," PM Modi takes jibe at Rahul Gandhi
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 27, 2024 6:55:51 PM IST
Referring to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as the "crown prince," Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed on Tuesday that the Left front wanted the "yuvraj" (prince) to be ousted from Wayanad in Kerala. ... read..


"Tamil Nadu has always been in BJP's heart": PM Modi in Tiruppur
Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu) | February 27, 2024 6:55:50 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asserted that even though the Bharatiya Janata Party has not been in power in Tamil Nadu but the state has always been in the heart of the BJP adding that his relationship with Tamil Nadu is not connected to politic ... read..


SC stays Madras HC's interim order; asks district collectors to appear before ED in connection with sand mining case
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 6:55:46 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the Madras High Court's interim order and asked the district collectors to appear before ED in connection with the sand mining case and remarked that the Enforcement Directorate can summon any person it feels necessary ... read..


"Congress candidates will comfortably register victory": Karnataka CM on Rajya Sabha polls
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 27, 2024 6:55:26 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Tuesday that Ajay Maken, GC Chandrashekhar, and Syed Nasir Hussain from Congress will comfortably register wins in the Rajya Sabha polls. ... read..


Hundreds of Muslim devotees throng Ram Mandir in Ayodhya
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 6:55:25 PM IST
Hundreds of Muslim devotees thronged Ram Mandir in Ayodhya as part of the Sadbhav Yatra carried out under the leadership of Indresh Kumar to promote religious harmony on Tuesday. ... read..


CBI arrests CGST Superintendent from Uttarakhand in bribery case
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 6:55:23 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Superintendent of the Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) in Uttarakhand while accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from the complainant. ... read..


"Former Tamil Nadu CM MGR did not practice dynasty politics": PM Modi in Tiruppur
Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu) | February 27, 2024 6:55:19 PM IST
Invoking the legacy of veteran leaders MG Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MGR a "true leader," and hailed MGR's commitment to governance devoid of "dynasty politics". ... read..


Tamil Nadu: PM Modi arrives at closing ceremony of 'En Mann Ek Makkal' padayatra in Tiruppur
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | February 27, 2024 5:56:23 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived at the closing ceremony of the 'En Mann Ek Makkal' padayatra in Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu. ... read..


"Outside Kerala, they are Best Friends Forever...": PM Modi attacks Congress, Left parties
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 27, 2024 5:56:15 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hit out at the ruling LDF and opposition UDF in Kerala, saying that the Left parties in the state are following "one family rule model" of Congress. ... read..


Congress divides country into North and South, doing hate politics: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 5:56:08 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday targeted the Congress, saying that the grand old party which divides the country into North and South is doing politics of hatred and should be stopped. ... read..


Sandeshkhali incident has put entire humanity to shame: BJP's Vanathi Srinivasan
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | February 27, 2024 5:56:02 PM IST
Sandeshkhali incident in West Bengal has not only put entire humanity to shame but has also completely exposed Mamata Banerjee's "failure to fulfil her responsibilities as a woman and chief minister," BJP Mahila Morcha national president Vanathi Srinivasa ... read..


Indian Army strengthens bridging capability with 48-meter modular bridge
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 5:56:01 PM IST
The Indian Army bolstered its bridging capability with the induction of the 46-meter Modular Bridge that is designed and developed by DRDO and produced by Larsen and Toubro (L&T), the bridging system was formally handed over in a ceremony at the Manek ... read..


"Agar koi bika nahi hoga, humein 40 votes aayenge": Himachal CM Sukhu ahead of RS poll counting
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 5:55:55 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Sukhu on Tuesday exuded confidence of Congresss victory in the Rajya Sabha election in the state, saying the party has 40 MLAs and if no MLA defects, the party will get all these votes. ... read..


AAP announces Lok Sabha candidates for four seats in Delhi, one in Haryana
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 5:55:51 PM IST
The Aam Admi Party on Tuesday announced its candidates for four Lok Sabha seats in Delhi and one from Haryana's Kurukshetra constituency. ... read..


"BJP trying to tell us, leave INDIA bloc or Kejriwal will get arrested": AAP's Dilip Pandey on ED summons to party chief
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 5:55:49 PM IST
Following the issuance of an eighth summons to Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Chief Arvind Kejriwal by the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) in connection with the alleged Excise Policy Scam case 2021-22, party leader Dilip Pandey attacked t ... read..


Maharashtra to provide Rs 78,000 grant per household under Centre's rooftop solar scheme: Ajit Pawar
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 27, 2024 5:55:47 PM IST
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Ajit Pawar announced on Tuesday that the state government would provide a grant amounting to Rs 78,000 to every household under the central government's rooftop solar scheme. ... read..


CM Sukhu-led Congress government may topple in Himachal, claims BJP's Jairam Thakur
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 5:55:43 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jairam Thakur on Tuesday claimed that the Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu-led Congress government is in a minority in the state. ... read..


Congress leader Jairam Ramesh criticizes BJP's 'Jumlas' for farmers, vows to make MSP legal
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 4:57:02 PM IST
Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday criticized the Bhartiya Janata party for failing to fulfill promises made to the farmers and asserted that the Congress party will make MSP (Minimum support price) legal if it comes to power. ... read..


ED issues 8th summons to Arvind Kejriwal, asks him to appear before it on March 4
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 4:56:57 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate has issued another summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, its eighth in the money laundering probe related to alleged irregularities in the Delhi excise policy 2021-22 case. ... read..


ED issues eighth summons to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, asks to join excise policy probe on March 4
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 4:56:54 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued an eighth summons to Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo Arvind Kejriwal in a money laundering probe related to irregularities in the Delhi Excise Policy 2021-22 case, asking him to join the i ... read..


Madhya Pradesh: Free vaccination for 'Japanese Encephalitis' starts in four district including Bhopal from Tuesday
General News | February 27, 2024 4:56:52 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh government has started a free vaccination campaign for 'Japanese Encephalitis' disease for the children of age 1 to 15 years old in four districts, including the capital Bhopal from Tuesday. ... read..


MP: Governor Mangubhai Patel, CM Mohan Yadav inaugurate 2-day workshop under NEP-2020 in Bhopal
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 4:56:49 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Governor Mangubhai Patel and Chief Minister Mohan Yadav on Tuesday inaugurated the two-day workshop on the topic 'Indian Knowledge Tradition-Diverse Context' under the National Education Policy (NEP)-2020 being held in Bhopal. ... read..


Elderly woman looted in MP's Ujjain; police begin investigation
Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 4:56:47 PM IST
A 74-year-old woman was looted in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain district on Monday night, a police official said on Tuesday. ... read..


Do justice to victims of Sandeshkhali: Chhattisgarh CM writes to Bengal counterpart
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | February 27, 2024 4:56:38 PM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai on Tuesday wrote a letter to his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, demanding strict action against the perpetrators involved in "gang rape of more than 50 tribal women" in Sandeshkhali. ... read..


Union Home Minister Amit Shah urges youngsters to join 'MeraPehlaVoteDeshKeLiye' campaign
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 4:56:19 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday urged young voters to join the 'MeraPehlaVoteDeshKeLiye' campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha 2024 elections. ... read..


Land for job CBI case: Court grants two weeks' time to CBI to file conclusive charge sheet
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 3:55:36 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) informed Delhi's Rouse Avenue court on Tuesday that it will file a concluding charge sheet in the land-for-jobs case within two weeks. ... read..


UP: Two killed in boiler explosion at Meerut's tyre factory
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 3:55:30 PM IST
In a tragic incident, two individuals lost their lives and four others were injured in a boiler explosion at the slug-tyre factory in Meerut's Phitkari village on Tuesday morning, police said. ... read..


Average transaction for active files in Central Secretariat reduced from 7.19 in Jan 2021 to 4.58 in Jan 2024: Report
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 3:55:29 PM IST
On average transaction level for active files in the Central Secretariat has substantially reduced from 7.19 in January 2021 to 4.58 in January 2024, states the 10th edition of the monthly report of DARPG on "Secretariat Reforms". ... read..


Khalistan-organised criminals nexus case: NIA raids 16 places in Punjab, Rajasthan; 6 persons being examined
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 3:55:27 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday conducted raids at 16 locations in Punjab and Rajasthan in its ongoing investigations against Khalistan and organised criminals' nexus, detaining six persons to question them. ... read..


Wanted criminal arrested after encounter with police in Haryana's Nuh
Nuh (Haryana) | February 27, 2024 3:55:25 PM IST
A man wanted in multiple criminal cases was arrested in Nuh after a brief exchange of fire in the early hours of Tuesday, officials said. ... read..


Astronauts on Gaganyaan mission trained at same center in Russia where Rakesh Sharma underwent training
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 3:55:22 PM IST
The four astronauts who will be part of India's first human space flight program, Gaganyaan, were trained at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Russia, the same center where Rakesh Sharma underwent training. Rakesh Sharma was the first Indian t ... read..


Congress' Kamal Nath puts full stop to speculation of him switching sides to BJP
Chhindwara (Madhya Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 2:56:32 PM IST
Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh and veteran Congress leader Kamal Nath has put a full stop over speculation made about him regarding switching sides to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying "have you ever heard this from my mouth? Is there any indic ... read..


Mumbai: Shiv Sena (UBT) leader booked for assaulting BMC official
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 27, 2024 2:56:30 PM IST
Mumbai police have registered a case against Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray faction party leader for allegedly assaulting a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official during an anti-encroachment drive. ... read..


Zerodha founder Nithin Kamath recovering from stroke he underwent 6 weeks ago
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 2:56:18 PM IST
In a post on X on Monday, Founder and CEO of stock broker Zerodha, Nithin Kamath revealed that he had a "mild stroke" about six weeks ago and is recovering. He said that it could take three to six months for a full recovery. ... read..


"Action will be taken": Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav after 5 party's MLAs meet CM Yogi
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 2:56:11 PM IST
As five Samajwadi Party MLAs met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after casting their vote for the Rajya Sabha election, there was speculation of them having cross-voted in favour of the BJP. In response to this development, Samajwadi Party Ch ... read..


India will have its own station in space by 2035: PM Modi in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 27, 2024 2:56:09 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the country will have its own space station by 2035 which will help in the study of unknown expanses there. ... read..


Construction of Residential Complex for Judicial Staff: Delhi HC stays PWD debarment order issued against a contractor
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 2:56:05 PM IST
The Delhi High Court has stayed an order issued by Public Works Department (PWD) debarring a contractor involved in the construction of staff quarters for judicial officers in Rohini in 2016. ... read..


"Congress needs to think": CPI(M)'s Brinda Karat challenges Rahul Gandhi's claim on Wayanad seat
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 2:55:57 PM IST
After the Communist Party of India (CPI) announced senior party leader Annie Raja as a candidate for Wayanad, CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat said that the incumbent MP from Waynad Rahul Gandhi and the Congress should think about the Waynad seat. ... read..


Maharashtra govt orders SIT probe into Manoj Jarange Patil's agitation, claims political hand behind Patil
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 27, 2024 2:55:50 PM IST
Maharashtra Government has ordered an SIT to probe the Maratha reservation agitation led by activist Manoj Jarange Patil. The move came after Jarange Patil accused Maharashtra deputy CM of conspiring to target him. ... read..


Himachal Pradesh CM casts his vote for the ongoing Rajya Sabha elections
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 1:56:36 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Tuesday cast his vote for the ongoing Rajya Sabha elections in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. ... read..


Seema Sisodia expresses gratitude as she meets her husband after his year-long detention
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 1:56:30 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia's wife took to social media to thank people for their support to the former deputy chief minister of Delhi, who is in custody in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case. ... read..


Delhi HC reserves order on pleas of 7 BJP MLAs against their suspension
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 1:56:23 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its on order on pleas of seven BJP MLAs who challenged their suspension from Delhi legislative Assembly for an indefinite period. ... read..


Kerala: PM Modi reviews progress on Gaganyaan human spaceflight programme at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 27, 2024 1:56:17 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived in Kerala on Tuesday reviewed the progress on the Gaganyaan human spaceflight programme at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) in Thiruvananthpuram. ... read..


Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah casts his vote for Rajya Sabha elections
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 27, 2024 1:56:13 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday cast his vote for the high-octane Rajya Sabha election. ... read..


Rain likely to continue in several parts of MP for next 24 hours, says Met office
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 1:56:11 PM IST
Several parts of Madhya Pradesh received rainfall and hailstorm occurred in Betul in the last 24 hours and further showers are likely to continue in the state for the next 24 hours, the met department said on Tuesday. ... read..


PM Modi announces names of four member Gaganyaan team
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | February 27, 2024 1:55:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Tuesday the names of the four astronauts who will be part of India's first human space flight program, Gaganyaan, slated to be launched in 2024-25. ... read..


"ST Somashekar has cross-voted in Rajya Sabha elections": BJP Chief Whip in Karnataka Assembly
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 27, 2024 1:55:35 PM IST
In a major setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka, party MLA ST Somashekar has cross-voted in the ongoing Rajya Sabha elections which are being conducted for four seats on Tuesday, BJP Chief Whip in the state Assembly, Doddanagouda G. Patil sa ... read..


Police detain ISF MLA Naushad Siddiqui in Kolkata, stop march to Sandeshkhali
Kolkata (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 12:55:54 PM IST
Indian Secular Front (ISF) MLA Naushad Siddiqui was detained by police in Kolkata on Tuesday as he was preparing to visit Sandeshkhali. ... read..


Rifts erupt between SP-Apna Dal (K) after heated arguments over Rajya Sabha poll: Sources
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 12:55:47 PM IST
In a major setback to the Samajwadi Party, there appears to be a split between the Samajwadi Party and its ally the Apna Dal (Kamerawadi) as there was a heated argument over the phone between Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav and Apna Dal (K) Chief Pa ... read..


93-year-old Samajwadi party leader Shafiqur Rahman Barq passes away
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 12:55:43 PM IST
Senior Samajwadi party leader Shafiqur Rahman Barq passed away on Tuesday after prolonged illness. ... read..


Bomb threat for Kolkata-bound flight at Delhi's IGI airport, call found to be hoax
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 11:56:17 AM IST
A bomb threat call was received at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in the national capital on Tuesday, which later turned out to be a hoax, Delhi Police said. ... read..


"Will listen to the voice of my soul", says SP MLA Rakesh Singh after casting vote in RS election
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 11:56:04 AM IST
Amid speculation of cross-voting in the Rajya Sabha election, Samajwadi Party MLA Rakesh Pratap Singh said that he is not angry with his party and that he will listen to the voice of his inner soul before casting his vote. ... read..


Delhi: Real-life Bunty-Babli arrested by police for car theft in Janak Puri
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 11:55:55 AM IST
A couple was arrested by the police on Tuesday for stealing a car in Bunty and Babli (film characters) style in the Janak Puri area of New Delhi, a police official said. ... read..


Maharashtra: Police begin probe against Shiv Sena (UBT) after forgery compaint by Shinde-led faction
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 27, 2024 11:55:54 AM IST
Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai Police has initiated a probe against the Shiv Sena (UBT) faction in connection with an alleged cheating and forgery case, the officials said on Tuesday. ... read..


Elon Musk slams Microsoft about windows 11's account registeration
Los Angeles | February 27, 2024 11:55:50 AM IST
Elon Musk dropped a complaint about his new laptop, which he said required him to register a Microsoft account to use it. ... read..


TMC leader shot dead in West Bengal
North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) | February 27, 2024 11:55:43 AM IST
A Trinamool leader from Ashoknagar was allegedly shot dead in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Monday. ... read..


Samajwadi Party Chief Whip Manoj Pandey resigns, fears of cross voting in Rajya Sabha polls loom
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 11:55:41 AM IST
Amid speculation of cross-voting in the Rajya Sabha election, Samajwadi Party MLA and leader Manoj Kumar Pandey resigned from the post of Samajwadi Party Chief Whip. ... read..


Congress Karnataka MLAs arrive at Vidhana Soudha to cast their vote in Rajya Sabha elections
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 27, 2024 11:55:37 AM IST
Karnataka Congress legislators who were put up at a private hotel in Bengaluru amid fears of cross-voting for the Rajya Sabha polls for four seats reached Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru to cast their vote. ... read..


Karnataka Rajya Sabha polls: JDs-BJP Candidate Kupendra Reddy banks on independents, cross voting for win
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 27, 2024 10:55:22 AM IST
The Rajya Sabha elections for four seats from Karnataka is being keenly watch with the entry of a fifth candidate for the four seats in the state. ... read..


AAP's Political Affairs Committee to meet today to discuss Lok Sabha polls candidates
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 10:55:21 AM IST
With an eye on the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi Party's highest decision-making body, the Political Affairs Committee, is to meet today (February 27). ... read..


Rajya Sabha polls: SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav expects to win 3 seats amid cross-voting speculation
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 10:55:17 AM IST
Ahead of the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha and amid speculation of cross-voting in the Rajya Sabha election, Samajwadi Party Cheif Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday expected to win three seats, where the party has put up candidates, in the Rajya Sabha el ... read..


Congress alleges BJP planning for horse trading in Himachal as polls for lone Rajya Sabha Seat get underway
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 10:55:15 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh is bracing for a tight contest for the lone Rajya Sabha seat. The Congress candidate is senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi while the BJP has put up former Congress MLA Harsh Mahajan for the seat. ... read..


"No cross voting will be done": BJP hopeful to win Himachal Pradesh RS polls
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 10:55:08 AM IST
As the stage is set for a high-octane Rajya Sabha election battle in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday, the BJP has exuded hope in its candidates winning the poll. ... read..


"Need no political flags...": Tipra Motha chief to begin indefinite hunger strike tomorrow
Agartala (Tripura) | February 27, 2024 10:55:07 AM IST
The Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (TIPRA) Motha Party chief Pradyot Bikram Manikya Deb Barma on Tuesday declared that no political flag, including his own party's would be allowed during the 'hunger strike unto death' starting on February 28 in ... read..


MLA Aaditya Thackeray criticises Maharashtra government for inauguration of Mumbai coastal road project amidst unfinished work
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | February 27, 2024 10:55:05 AM IST
Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray raised concerns about the inauguration of the Mumbai coastal road project, alleging that the government is seeking undue credit for a project that remains incomplete. ... read..


Andhra Pradesh: Fire breaks out in education institute in Visakhapatnam
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 10:54:58 AM IST
A fire broke out at an educational institute in Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam. After receiving information, fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the fire. ... read..


"We did not ask for votes from anybody": NDA candidate in Karnataka RS polls Kupendra Reddy
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | February 27, 2024 10:54:55 AM IST
As shadow of cross voting looms over Rajya Sabha polls in Karnataka, JD-S leader Kupendra Reddy, fielded as the fifth candidate by the NDA on Tuesday refuted the claims of the Congress of threatening its MLAs to cast votes in his favour, saying that his p ... read..


Dreaded criminal arrested after encounter in Delhi
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 9:54:49 AM IST
A dreaded criminal has been arrested after an encounter with Delhi Police and Haryana Police, the officials said on Tuesday. ... read..


Rajya Sabha polls today, SP MLAs skip Akhilesh's dinner, BJP eyes 8 seats in UP
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 9:54:47 AM IST
Voting for the Rajya Sabha election will get underway today. Three states are expected to see heated contests between the BJP and the INDIA bloc. ... read..


Odisha govt unveils 'Nabin Odisha Magic Card' for students
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 27, 2024 9:54:45 AM IST
In a new initiative, the Odisha government will launch the "Nabin Odisha Magic Card", a points-based smart card that will engage and empower the youth, enabling them to move forward and create a platform to achieve their dreams, on March 5. ... read..


Tripura CM flags off Ayodhya-bound Aastha special train from Agartala
Agartala (Tripura) | February 27, 2024 9:54:37 AM IST
Tripura CM Manik Saha on Tuesday flagged off 00727- Astha Special train for Ayodhya from Agartala Railway Station. ... read..


Rajya Sabha polls: UP BJP confident of winning 8 seats in state, SP fears cross voting of MLAs
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 9:54:33 AM IST
As Voting for the Rajya Sabha election will get underway today, security has been heightened at the gates of the UP Assembly. There are 10 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh and 11 candidates in the fray. 8 candidates are from the BJP and 3 from the Samaj ... read..


Municipal vehicle plunges into ditch in Uttarakhand's Nanital, 1 dead
Nainital (Uttarakhand) | February 27, 2024 9:54:29 AM IST
One person died after a municipal car in which he was travelling fell into an 800-metre-deep ditch in Nainital district of Uttarakhand, a police official said. ... read..


Uttar Pradesh: 6 killed, several injured in Ballia road accident
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 9:54:28 AM IST
Six people, including two children, died and several others were injured in an accident between two cars and a pickup truck in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia area, police said. ... read..


Congress alleges BJP planning for horse trading in Himachal as polls for lone Rajya Seat get underway
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 9:54:26 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh is bracing for a tight contest for the lone Rajya Sabha seat. The Congress candidate is senior advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi while the BJP has put up former Congress MLA Harsh Mahajan for the seat. ... read..


Second day of Uttarakhand budget session to begin amid stringent security measures
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | February 27, 2024 9:54:24 AM IST
Shattering the 24-year-old tradition, the Pushkar Singh Dhami government is set to present the budget on the second day of the Uttarakhand budget session on Tuesday, defying the customary post-lunch presentation. ... read..


Light rain in Delhi-NCR, more showers likely today
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 8:55:13 AM IST
Delhi and its adjoining National Capital Region (NCR) received light rain on Tuesday morning, with the minimum temperature dropping to 15 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, predicting more showers through the day. ... read..


"Plans to create platforms, products for a secure Atmanirbhar Bharat," Vice President Adani Enterprises
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 6:56:03 AM IST
Vice President of Adani Enterprises, Jeet Adani said that plans for Adani Defence and Aerospace is to become a key partner to the Indian armed forces and create platforms and products to supply the key needs for building a more secure Atmanirbhar Bharat. ... read..


Odisha: Tiger population pegged at 30 by first state-wide estimation
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | February 27, 2024 6:56:02 AM IST
The first All Odisha Tiger Estimation (AOTE) report 2023-24 conducted by the Odisha Forest Department has reported an increase in the number of tigers in Odisha. ... read..


Delhi HC permits student to appear in exam after CBSE stops her for late submission of domicile certificate
New Delhi | February 27, 2024 6:56:00 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Monday permitted a class 10 girl student to sit for exams after she was stopped by the CBSE board for examinations on account of late submission of domicile certificate. ... read..


"Project Cheetah to protect wild life and promote development": MP CM Mohan Yadav
Sheopur (Madhya Pradesh) | February 27, 2024 6:55:58 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav attended the review meeting of 'Project Cheetah' in Sheopur on Monday and said that the project will not only protect the cheetahs in the region but will also work for the protection of rest of the wild life and c ... read..


Rajasthan CM visits rape survivor at Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | February 27, 2024 6:55:55 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Bhajan Lal Sharma visited a rape survivor at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur who had been admitted after being shot at in Kotputli-Behror district earlier. ... read..


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