Monday, June 27, 2022

'Goondaism' thrives in Kerala with Pinarayi Government's active support, says VD Satheesan
Kochi (Kerala) | June 25, 2022 3:55:25 PM IST
Alleging attacks on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's office in the state by SFI-CPI(M), Leader of the Opposition in Kerala Assembly, VD Satheesan, on Saturday said that "Goondaism thrives in Kerala with Pinarayi Government's active support". ... read..

CPI-M MP writes to Civil Aviation Minister regarding flight price hike
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 3:55:21 PM IST
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Rajya Sabha MP from Kerala wrote a letter to Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and raised concern over the unprecedented hike in flight charges from the Gulf Countries to India. ... read..

Doctors remove 16 stones weighing 500 gms from paralyzed man's bladder in Delhi hospital
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | June 25, 2022 3:27:16 PM IST
In a rare surgery, doctors at Indian Spinal Injury Center (ISC) in Delhi removed 16 stones weighing 500 gms from a 29-year-old paralyzed (paraplegic) man's bladder this month. ... read..

Assam CM congratulates Kokrajhar Police for seizing 447 kg ganja
Dispur (Assam) | June 25, 2022 3:27:11 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday congratulated the Kokrajhar Police for seizing 447 kg ganja and apprehending two persons. He also lauded the role of state police in curbing the drug menace. ... read..

MP Navneet Rana calls for presidential rule in Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 25, 2022 3:27:02 PM IST
Amid the intensifying crisis in Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government, Amravati MP Navneet Rana on Saturday called for presidential rule in Maharashtra. ... read..

Shinde-led rebel MLAs name their faction 'Shiv Sena Balasaheb'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 25, 2022 2:55:36 PM IST
The Shiv Sena rebel MLAs of Eknath Shinde faction on Saturday named their group as 'Shiv Sena Balasaheb'. ... read..

AirPods Pro 2 to release, feature heart rate monitoring, hearing aid function
Washington | June 25, 2022 2:25:34 PM IST
Apple's AirPods Pro 2 to be released soon. ... read..

CPI(M) terms attack on Rahul Gandhi's Wayanad office as 'unacceptable', says CM Pinarayi asks police to take action
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 2:25:33 PM IST
Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday condemned the attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's office in Wayanad and said that the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has ordered the state police to take action ... read..

Maha political crisis: Police on high alert after rebel MLA's office vandalised in Pune
Pune (Maharashtra) | June 25, 2022 1:55:13 PM IST
Shiv Sena workers ransacked the office of rebel party MLA Tanaji Sawant in Pune on Saturday, amid intensifying political turmoil in the state. ... read..

Centre asks states, UTs to celebrate 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' with jail inmates next month
By Rajnish Singh

New Delhi | June 25, 2022 1:55:11 PM IST
The Central government has directed all the states and the Union Territories to conduct events in jails across the country to celebrate 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav' with inmates lodged under charges of various offences. ... read..

Emaar Group CEO briefly detained at Delhi airport, later released after questioning
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 1:55:04 PM IST
Amit Jain, group CEO of Dubai-based real estate developer Emaar Properties, was briefly detained at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) on Friday evening, soon after landing from Dubai on an Emirates flight. ... read..

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar inaugurates first phase of JP Ganga Path
Patna (Bihar) | June 25, 2022 1:55:02 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated the first phase of the 20.5-km-long JP Ganga Path on Friday. ... read..

Shinde writes to Thackeray over 'malicious' withdrawal of security of rebel MLAs' families in Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 25, 2022 1:25:21 PM IST
Amid the political crisis in Maharashtra, rebel Shiv Sena leader and state cabinet minister Eknath Shinde on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the alleged 'malicious' withdrawal of security of family members of the 38 MLAs camping wit ... read..

'Neither supporting BJP nor against oppn, decision keeping BSP in mind': Mayawati backs NDA's presidential candidate Murmu
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 25, 2022 1:25:17 PM IST
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Saturday backed Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu. ... read..

Maha political crisis: Shinde calls meeting of rebel MLAs to discuss further strategy
Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 12:56:21 PM IST
Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has called a meeting at Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati on Saturday afternoon to discuss further strategy, said sources. ... read..

Explosive seizure case: NIA conducts raids at 5 places in Mizoram
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 12:56:18 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids at five locations in Mizoram in connection with the recovery of 2,421.12 kgs of explosives, including 1,000 detonators, and other things from a vehicle in the state in January this year, the agency s ... read..

India records dip in COVID cases in last 24 hours
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 12:56:12 PM IST
A dip in the cases of coronavirus infection was observed in India in the last 24 hours as it reported 15,940 new cases of covid-19 in comparison to the 17,336 reported total cases on Friday, the Union Health Ministry informed. ... read..

Punjab: CM Bhagwant Mann to address state Assembly today
Chandigarh (Punjab) | June 25, 2022 12:25:25 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will address the state Legislative Assembly on the second day of the Budget session on Saturday. ... read..

Assam flood situation witness slight improvement; over 33 lakh still affected in 28 districts
Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 12:25:23 PM IST
The overall flood situation in Assam has improved but over 33.03 lakh people in 28 districts continue to remain affected due to the natural calamity in the state, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) informed on Saturday. ... read..

India's COVID vaccination coverage exceeds 196.94 cr
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 11:55:31 AM IST
India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded the 196.94 crores (1,96,94,40,932) mark on Saturday, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. ... read..

Punjab: 13 members of gang involved in murder, robberies held in Jalandhar
Jalandhar (Punjab) | June 25, 2022 11:25:19 AM IST
Punjab Police on Friday arrested 13 people from a gang allegedly involved in extortions, contract killings, robberies and others. ... read..

Bengaluru: Bodies of four newborns, three embryos found bottled in drain in Belagavi
Belagavi (Karnataka) | June 25, 2022 11:25:17 AM IST
Bodies of four newborns and three embryos were found bottled in Mudalagi town drainage in Belagavi in Bengaluru on Saturday. ... read..

Cong snatched Constitutional rights of every Indian for power: Amit Shah on 47 years of Emergency
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 11:25:15 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday attacked Congress over the Emergency, which was declared 47 years ago, and said that the grand old party snatched the Constitutional rights of every Indian overnight for power. ... read..

Over 12.14 cr unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses still available with States, UTs
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 11:25:09 AM IST
Over 12.14 crore balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the States and UTs to be administered, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. ... read..

Gujarat government did not delay calling the Army to quell post-Godhra riots: Amit Shah
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 10:55:13 AM IST
There was no delay on part of the Gujarat government in requisitioning the Army to deal with post-Godhra 2002 Gujarat riots, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said and noted that former Punjab DGP KPS Gill had termed the state government's action as "prompt a ... read..

'Trikut' of NGOs, BJP's rivals and ideology-driven politically motivated journalists ran false allegations after 2002 Gujarat riots: Amit Shah
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 10:55:09 AM IST
With the Supreme court upholding the clean chit to then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots case, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the troika of BJP's political rivals, politically motivated journalists and NGOs, together ... read..

Woman dies after tree falls on her car in Chennai
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 25, 2022 10:55:07 AM IST
A woman died in Chennai after a tree fell on her car on Friday evening. ... read..

Assam Class 12 exam results to be declared on June 27
Guwahati (Assam) | June 25, 2022 10:55:05 AM IST
The Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) will declare the result of the Higher Secondary (HS) or Class 12 examinations on June 27, announced Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday. ... read..

NHRC issues notice to environment ministry on reports of 'air pollution impacting life expectancy'
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 10:55:03 AM IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) took a suo motu cognizance of media reports quoting an external survey that air pollution is a great threat to human health in India, reducing life expectancy overall by 5 years and 9.7 years for the people in D ... read..

Sao Joao festival fervour grips Goa
Panaji (Goa) | June 25, 2022 10:27:31 AM IST
A large number of people participated in the boat parade in Siolim village of Goa's Bardez taluka, marking the beginnng of revelry in the 'Sao Joao' festival on Friday. ... read..

Like Lord Shiva drank poison, Modi endured pain of false allegations over 2002 riots: Amit Shah
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 10:27:29 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah lauded the Supreme Court verdict dismissing the plea challenging the clean chit given by SIT to then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and several others in 2002 riots that took place in the state. He said that the truth h ... read..

Amit Shah takes jibe at Congress 'satyagraha', says Modi had appeared before SIT without 'drama, dharna'
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 10:27:28 AM IST
Taking a jibe at Congress' 'satyagraha' over ED questioning Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Narendra Modi as Gujarat Chief Minister appeared before the SIT in relation to probe over post-Godhra violence bu ... read..

Shah hails SC verdict in Gujarat riots case, says those who leveled "politically motivated" allegations should apologise
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 10:27:26 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah hailed the Supreme Court verdict on the 2002 Gujarat riots and said that those who levelled "politically motivated" allegations against the then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi should apologise for it. ... read..

Amit Shah lashes out at Teesta Setalvad after SC dismisses plea challenging clean chit to PM Modi
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 10:27:24 AM IST
Teesta Setalvad-run NGO gave baseless information about the Gujarat riots, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah after the Supreme Court on Friday rejected an appeal against the exoneration of then state Chief Minister Narendra Modi in a 2002 riots case. ... read..

Maharashtra political crisis: CM Uddhav Thackeray to hold national executive meeting today
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 25, 2022 9:54:48 AM IST
Amid the continuing political crisis in Maharashtra due to revolt in the Shiv Sena MLAs, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has called a meeting of the party's national executive committee on Saturday at 1 pm. ... read..

Rajnath Singh terms emergency 'dark chapter' in India's history
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 9:54:42 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday termed the 1975 emergency, which was declared 47 years ago, as a "dark chapter" in the history of the country. ... read..

Yashwant Sinha promises to raise voice for farmers, workers, unemployed youth if he wins presidential polls
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 9:26:30 AM IST
Pointing out that India is currently going through extremely difficult times, Opposition presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha promises to raise his voice for farmers, workers, unemployed youth, women and all marginalised sections of society if he wins th ... read..

NIA files chargesheet against 4 people in fake currency, gold seizure case
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 8:55:59 AM IST
National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed chargesheet against four accused on Friday in a case related to the seizure of fake Indian currency and gold at Indira Gandhi International Airport here. ... read..

Child rights body issues guidelines for entertainment industry
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 7:26:05 AM IST
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Friday issued draft guidelines for children in the entertainment industry to regulate their participation in films, TV, reality shows, OTT platforms, news and content creation for social me ... read..

KPCC chief K Sudhakaran condemns attack on Rahul Gandhi's office
Kochi (Kerala) | June 25, 2022 5:55:13 AM IST
Condemning the attack on Rahul Gandhi's office in Wayanad, Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief K Sudhakaran on Friday said that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan should take action against the police officers who allowed the SFI workers to vandal ... read..

Assam flood: Locals take shelter on embankments, highways in Nagaon
Nagaon (Assam) | June 25, 2022 5:55:10 AM IST
With more than 5.03 lakh affected people due to floods, many people took shelter on embankments and highways as several areas under Assam's Nagaon district continue to remain inundated. ... read..

J-K Police bust LeT narco-terror funding module in Budgam
Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 25, 2022 5:25:28 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police along with security forces have busted a narco-terror funding module of proscribed terror outfit LeT by arresting four terrorist associates. ... read..

Uttarakhand CM meets Jal Shakti Minister in Delhi
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 5:25:24 AM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday paid a courtesy call to Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in New Delhi. ... read..

One held in Edakkara Maoist case: NIA
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested an accusedin the Edakkara Maoist case of Kerala, an official said. ... read..

Jalalabad IED blast: NIA searches multiple locations in Punjab
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday conducted searches at six locations in Punjab's Ferozepur, Fazilka, and Tarn Taran districts in connection with the Jalalabad IED blast case, an official said. ... read..

Saradha chit fund promoter accuses Suvendu Adhikari of extortion
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Sudipta Sen, the promoter of chit fund entity Saradha Group that embezzled multiple crores of rupees through its multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes, alleged in a court on Friday that he was extorted a number of times by the current leader of opposition i ... read..

Mukesh Ambani donates Rs 25cr towards Assam CM Flood Relief
Guwahati | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Reliance Industries Chairman and business tycoon, Mukesh Ambani, and his son Anant Ambani have contributed to the Assam Chief Minister Relief Fund for the flood-affected people of the state. ... read..

Terror conspiracy case: NIA searches at 14 locations in J&K
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday conducted searches at 14 locations in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with J&K terror conspiracy case, an official said. ... read..

WW-II veterans' pensions held up in West Bengal; veterans claim its a raw deal
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 5:15:08 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress and its supremo Mamata Banerjee may be fighting the Agnipath scheme tooth and nail, but not all is well with ex-servicemen in West Bengal where the party is in power for over 10 years now. ... read..

Rujira Banerjee facing ED grilling with son in lap left probe officials perplexed
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 4:45:09 AM IST
Rujira Narula Banerjee coming to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office on Thursday with her son in lap to face questioning in connection with the coal smuggling scam has taken the agency officials by surprise. ... read..

Woman in illicit affair lured and killed by lover in Delhi
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST
A 36-year-old woman, mother of six children, was killed by her lover after she allegedly started blackmailing him, an Delhi Police official said on Friday. ... read..

Nationwide protest observed by SKM against Agnipath scheme
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 4:24:38 AM IST
A nationwide day of protest was observed on Friday by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) against the Centre's Agnipath scheme. ... read..

Hyderabad: Khairatabad Ganesh idol to be eco-friendly this year
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 25, 2022 4:24:35 AM IST
The Khairatabad Ganesh Utsav Committee announced its decision to make the eco-friendly Ganesh idol with organic colors and clay for the upcoming Ganesh Chaturthi in 2022. ... read..

Narco-terrorism can pose threat to national security: Goa DGP
Panaji | Saturday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Goa DGP Jaspal Singh said on Friday that narco-terrorism can pose threat to national security. ... read..

2 Sikhs sworn as ministers in Ontario
Toronto | Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Two Sikhs were sworn as ministers in the new 30-member Cabinet of Ontario province in Canada on Friday. ... read..

Patnaik shares Odisha's achievements on food security at WFP HQs
Bhubaneswar | Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took the stage at the World Food Programme (WFP) headquarters in Rome to share the transformational progress made by his state on strengthening livelihoods and food security with a specific focus on marginalised commun ... read..

Int'l child porn case: Delhi court takes cognisance of offence against accused
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
A Delhi court on Friday took cognisance of offence against three accused persons who were allegedly part of a WhatsApp group that shared and uploaded child pornography. ... read..

Aadhaar Seva Kendra becomes operational in Srinagar
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
In order to provide dedicated Aadhaar facilities to the people at a one stop destination, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has set up an exclusive Aadhaar Seva Kendra (ASK) in Srinagar and it became operational on Friday, officials sai ... read..

RGV's tweet on NDA Presidential candidate triggers row
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Controversial filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma triggered another row with his tweet on NDA's Presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu, angering the BJP which lodged police complaints against him. ... read..

Telangana govt job to brother of youth killed in Secunderabad firing
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
The Telangana government on Friday issued orders for providing government job to the brother of army job aspirant Damera Rakesh who was killed in Railway Police firing at Secunderabad railway station during the protest against new army recruitment policy ... read..

Courts never tried to make death penalty redundant for all practical purposes: SC (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday said it has never been an effort of the courts to make death penalty redundant and non-existent for all practical purposes. ... read..

Maha crisis: Rebels claim support of 37 MLAs, Sena left with 17 (Ld)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
As the Maharashtra political crisis continued for the 4th day, the rebels' group led by Minister Eknath Shinde proclaimed the support of 37 MLAs leaving the Shiv Sena with 17 legislators. ... read..

AIADMK Coordinator, Co-coordinator posts no more valid: Former minister
Chennai | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Minister CVe Shanmugham on Friday said that the post of Coordinator and Co-coordinator have ceased to exist in the party after Thursday's General Council meeting. ... read..

Criminal with reward of Rs 25K held in Gurugram
Gurugram | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A team of Gurugram police has arrested a wanted criminal carrying a reward of Rs 25,000, along with his aide, officials said on Friday. ... read..

TN educationists for filling vacant teacher's posts in SC/tribal schools post poor board results
Chennai | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Educationists in Tamil Nadu want vacant teacher's posts to be filled in schools run by Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department after students of Class 10 and 12 fared poorly in the recent board exams. ... read..

LeT narco-terror funding module in J&K's Budgam busted
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A narco-terror funding module of proscribed terror outfit LeT was busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam with the arresting four terrorist associates on Friday, police said. ... read..

J&K LG inspects facilities on Amarnath Yatra routes
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, in a day-long tour on Friday, visited both the Baltal and Pahalgam routes of the Amarnath Yatra and reviewed the preparedness and response mechanism of all the stakeholder departments. ... read..

Tussle between Delhi LG, Kejriwal over clearance of file
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Months after Delhi got new Lt. Governor, a fresh tussle has erupted between Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and LG V.K. Saxena, a source said on Friday. ... read..

Four held for embezzling 899 sacks of almond worth Rs 2 cr
Gurugram | Saturday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
A team of Gurugram police has nabbed four criminals for embezzling 899 bags of almond worth Rs 2 crore. ... read..

Hyderabad man sentenced to 3 years in prison for attempting wife's murder
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 25, 2022 3:26:34 AM IST
A Hyderabad-based man was sentenced to three years of imprisonment after he was convicted of domestic violence and attempting to murder his wife on Friday. ... read..

This Gujarat school makes the first day special
Baroda | Saturday, 2022 3:15:23 AM IST
First day of school is indeed a special memory. And when a school makes this day special, it stays with the child and parents forever. A student's positive association with school is crucial to his/her learning, and encouraging children to go to school re ... read..

Congress workers protest outside Guwahati hotel, ask rebel Maha MLAs to leave Assam
Guwahati | Saturday, 2022 3:15:18 AM IST
A large number of Assam Congress workers staged a protest outside the Radisson Blu hotel on the outskirts of Guwahati on Friday where over 40 Maharashtra MLAs led by rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde are camping since Wednesday. ... read..

Bihar has potential to become best destination for investment in Supply Chain, Logistics Sector: Syed Shahnawaz Hussain
New Delhi | June 25, 2022 2:54:48 AM IST
Bihar Industries Minister Syed Shahnawaz Hussain on Friday participated Supply Chain Management and Logistics Summit 2022 and appealed to key stakeholders of companies from this industry to invest in Bihar as well. ... read..

Seven aborted fetuses found in Karnataka's Belagavi, probe ordered
Belagavi (Karnataka) | June 25, 2022 2:54:46 AM IST
In a shocking incident, seven aborted fetal remains uses were found in a canister on the outskirts of the Moodalagi village of Karnataka's Belagavi district on Friday, informed the police. ... read..

No material to say political establishment turned Nelson's eye in 2002 Gujarat riots: SC
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday said the SIT investigation into 2002 Gujarat riots revealed that no material was discovered, pointing to a meeting of minds in the higher echelons, or the political establishment conspired with other persons to cause riots or t ... read..

Power tussle in Uttarakhand as Secy refuses to obey minister's order on transfers
Dehradun | Saturday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
The tussle over power intensified in Uttarakhand after Food Secretary Sachin Kurve sent Nainital District Supply Officer Manoj Varman on leave and transferred six District Supply Officers to the Food and Civil Supplies Department without the approval of d ... read..

Three accused in Maoist recruitment case sent to jail
Vijayawada | Saturday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
A NIA court here on Friday sent three accused in Peddabayalu CPI-Maoist recruitment case to judicial custody till July 8. ... read..

US Supreme Court strikes down abortion rights
Washington | Saturday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Millions of women in the US are expected to lose the legal right to abortion as the country's Supreme Court overturned a 50-year-old ruling that legalised it nationwide. ... read..

Lakshadweep MP, nephew under CBI radar in Tuna fish export scam
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
A 25-member team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) led by a DIG is conducting a surprise check along with vigilance officials of Lakshadweep administration in connection with corruption and irregularities in some departments of Lakshadweep admi ... read..

MP Speaker Girish Gautam faces voters' ire in his own constituency
Bhopal | Saturday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST
The Speaker of Madhya Pradesh assembly, Girish Gautam, faced voters' ire in his own constituency amid the ongoing three-tier panchayat elections in the state. ... read..

Ravi Shankar Prasad slams Congress, Left parties after SC decision on Gujarat riots
Patna (Bihar) | June 25, 2022 2:25:08 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday slammed the Congress and Left parties after the Supreme Court upheld the clean chit given by the court-appointed special investigation team (SIT) to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and ot ... read..

Chhattisgarh: Bilaspur police burns 12.767 tons of ganja
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) | June 25, 2022 2:25:06 AM IST
In a drug disposal drive, Bilaspur Police on Friday burnt 12.767 tons of ganja at a biomass plant in Chhattisgarh. ... read..

Hyderpora encounter: SC agrees to hear man's plea to exhume son's body
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine a plea filed by a man seeking a direction to exhume the body of his son, who was killed in an encounter in Sringar's Hyderpora in November 2021. ... read..

SKM's peaceful protest against Agnipath
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Days after the Centre announced its Agnipath scheme of four-year recruitment in the Army, the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Friday held peaceful demonstrations across the country and submitted memorandum against what it termed as "anti-military, anti-farm ... read..

WBSSC Scam: Deprived petitioner to replace terminated daughter of minister
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed that a deprived petitioner in the case related to the West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam be appointed in place of the daughter of a state minister, whose service was recently terminate ... read..

Seized drugs valued at Rs 2,362cr burnt in Mizoram
Aizawl | Saturday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
The Mizoram Police on Friday at a public function burnt various smuggled and seized drugs valued at Rs 2,362 crore in the international market, officials said. ... read..

J&K govt notifies draft rules under Central Land Acquisition Act
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (Act 30 of 2013) has been made applicable to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Friday. ... read..

Rahul writes to PM on plight of Wayanad people in view of SC judgment
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi has dashed off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi drawing his attention to the plight of the local communities of Wayanad in Kerala, whose livelihoods would be adversely affected by the recent Supreme Cour ... read..

Don't use Presidential candidate's cultural status for political mileage, Uma Bharti tells MP BJP
Bhopal | Saturday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Veteran BJP leader and former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Uma Bharti, on Friday reminded her party leaders to not pin point the Presidential candidate for her cultural status as a tribal and maintain the sanctity of India's highest Constitutional po ... read..

Private coaching centre owner finally held in Secunderabad violence case
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
A week after violence at Secunderabad railway station, Railway Police on Friday arrested Avula Subba Rao, the owner of a chain of private defence coaching centres in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, for allegedly instigating the army job aspirants. ... read..

9 J&K officials sacked on corruption charges
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday sacked 9 officials of the Housing and Urban Development Department on charges of corruption. ... read..

Madurai: Three people arrested with Ambergris worth Rs 10 cr
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | June 25, 2022 12:56:39 AM IST
Three persons were arrested in Madurai on Friday with Ambergris (whale vomit) worth Rs 10 crore. ... read..

'Had suspected this... we were backstabbed by our own': Uddhav Thackeray on rebellion in Shiv Sena
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 25, 2022 12:56:34 AM IST
Amid the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that he had "suspected" the rebellion and revealed that Eknath Shinde who turned rebel, had raised the issue in front of him of the MLAs willing to go with th ... read..

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet approves Rs 15000 cr Green Energy Project in state
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | June 24, 2022 11:55:06 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh state cabinet chaired by the Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has approved 42 important proposals including the renaming of Konaseema district as Ambedkar Konaseema district during a meeting on Friday. ... read..

Panneerselvam ceases to be party coordinator, says AIADMK leader Shanmugam, dual leadership ends
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 24, 2022 11:25:58 PM IST
The battle for single leadership in the AIADMK between former Tamil Nadu chief minister and party co-coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami (EPS) and his former deputy CM and coordinator O Panneersevelam (OPS) seems to have ended as OPS ceased to be the coord ... read..

Presidential election: J P Nadda speaks to Sonia Gandhi, Deve Gowda seeking support for Droupadi Murmu
New Delhi | June 24, 2022 11:25:55 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Friday spoke to Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and HD Deve Gowda for unanimous support for the NDA's presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu in the upcoming election, according to sources. ... read..

President's only ideology is Constitution of India: PM Modi tells NDA allies, parties supporting Murmu's candidature
By Payal Mehta

New Delhi | June 24, 2022 11:25:51 PM IST
Giving an insight into the life of presidential candidate of the BJP-led NDA, Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday acknowledged the parties which extended support to her candidature in the upcoming polls and thanked them for "honouring t ... read..

Microsoft to start pushing notifications about end of support for Windows 8.1
Washington | June 24, 2022 11:25:49 PM IST
American tech giant Microsoft is preparing to send reminders to Windows 8.1 users that support for the operating system will end on January 10 2023. ... read..

Odisha: Sri Mandira Parikrama Project put on fast track, Chief Secy directs to complete work in 9 months
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 24, 2022 11:25:46 PM IST
Sri Mandira Parikrama Project is put on the fast track in Puri, the state Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra has been looking into the field-level progress of its construction, landscaping and development. ... read..

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