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Naxal camp busted in Odisha's Kalahandi district
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 24, 2022 4:24:34 AM IST
A Naxal camp was busted by Odisha police during a search operation launched in the M Rampur area of the Kalahandi district on Thursday, according to an official statement by police. ... read..


Guj Cong in-charge says he knows who are going to quit party
Veraval (Gujarat) | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Congress in-charge for Gujarat Raghu Sharma said on Thursday that he knows who all are going to quit the party, as he accused the BJP of planning to lure two party leaders every month. ... read..


Around 65 per cent polling in Andhra's Atmakur by-election
Amaravati | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Around 65 per cent polling was recorded in the by-election to the Atmakur Assembly seat in Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. ... read..


J&K L-G inaugurates two projects in Srinagar
Srinagar | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday inaugurated the Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) under the Srinagar Smart City initiative, besides launching the Srinagar Municipal Corporation's storm water drainage scheme. ... read..


Modi calls for mutual cooperation for post-Covid economic recovery
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
The BRICS member nations have a similar approach to the governance of global economy and mutual cooperation can make a useful contribution to the post-Covid economic recovery, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday. ... read..


Assam CM visits Silchar, reviews flood situation
Guwahati | Friday, 2022 4:15:09 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday visited Silchar to assess the flood situation in the area. The state's entire Barak Valley region, especially Silchar city, has been inundated since Monday. ... read..


SW Monsoon to cover entire India by July 6: IMD
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
The Southwest Monsoon - crucial for the kharif crop - is likely to cover the entire country by July 6 as against the normal date of July 8, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday. ... read..


Hyderabad Police reviews security arrangements ahead of PM Modi's visit, RT-PCR mandatory for pass-holders
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 24, 2022 3:56:24 AM IST
Ahead of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Hyderabad to attend the BJP's national executive committee meeting on July 2 and 3, city police commissioner CV Anand on Thursday held a coordination meeting to review security arrangements. ... read..


Post against Sharad Pawar: Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale released from jail
Thane (Maharashtra) | June 24, 2022 3:56:22 AM IST
Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale, arrested for allegedly sharing a derogatory post on Facebook against NCP chief Sharad Pawar, was released from Thane jail on Thursday. ... read..


AIIMS director Randeep Guleria gets another 3-months extension
New Delhi | June 24, 2022 3:56:19 AM IST
The tenure of AIIMS Delhi director Dr Randeep Guleria has been extended by another three months, according to an office memorandum issued by the premier hospital on Thursday. ... read..


Four children drown in rainwater-filled pit in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
In a shocking incident, four children, including three girls, died after falling in a rainwater-filled pit, dug up for road construction work, in Odisha's Koraput district on Thursday, police said. ... read..


The bipartisan new gun deal is historic, but falls short of Biden's wish-list
New York | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
The Senate's bipartisan new gun law drafted by 20 senators led by John Cornyn, Republican from Texas, often described in political circles as a compromise framework legislation, has been historic, though it has fallen much short of US President Joe Biden' ... read..


Rahul's 'patience' remark citing Sachin Pilot sparks political speculations in Raj
Jaipur | Friday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's remark on Wednesday that "Congress party teaches patience", during which he referred to Sachin Pilot, has triggered fresh speculations over the party leadership in Rajasthan. ... read..


Report paints scary picture of damage caused due to tourist influx in Himalayan states
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
The barely 10 sq kms Leh town saw a total of 20,918 quintals waste - both biodegradable and non-biodegradable - generated in just 11 months from June 2021 till April 2022. However, of that, only 1,387 quintal waste - plastic bottles, multi-layer plastics, ... read..


Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: ED again interrogates Swapna Suresh for almost six hours
Kochi (Kerala) | June 24, 2022 3:24:41 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has interrogated Swapna Suresh, the prime accused in the Kerala Gold Smuggling Case for almost five and a half hours on Thursday. ... read..


K'taka CM orders probe as newly-laid road caves in a day after PM's visit
Bengaluru | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has instructed the BBMP Commissioner to conduct an inquiry into the caving in of a road, which was repaired for Prime Minister Modi's visit to Bengaluru on Monday. ... read..


We will be happy if Fadnavis becomes CM: Goa BJP
Panaji | Friday, 2022 3:15:09 AM IST
Amid political turmoil in Maharashtra, the Goa BJP unit has said that 'Maha Vikas Aghadi' was an adjustment to stop Devendra Fadnavis from becoming Chief Minister, which was not accepted by the people. ... read..


Teachers' recruitment scam: Bengal Secondary Exam Board chief removed
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 3:15:08 AM IST
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) President, Dr Kalyanmoy Gangopadhyay, whose name has figured in the recent West Bengal School Service Commission (WBSSC) recruitment scam, was removed from his post on Thursday. ... read..


Can't scare us: Eknath Shinde after Sena demands disqualification of rebel MLAs
Guwahati (Assam) | June 24, 2022 2:57:05 AM IST
Rebel leader Eknath Shinde has hit back at the Shiv Sena after the party on Thursday wrote to the Maharashtra Assembly deputy speaker seeking the disqualification of 12 rebel MLAs. ... read..


J-K LG Manoj Sinha reviews Amarnath Yatra preparations
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 24, 2022 2:57:03 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Thursday reviewed the security arrangements and preparations for Amarnath Yatra at Unified Command Meeting in Srinagar. ... read..


Odisha govt bags first prize in National MSME Award 2022
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 24, 2022 2:57:01 AM IST
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Department, Government of Odisha has been awarded first prize in the category "National MSME Award 2022 to States/UTs for outstanding contribution in the promotion and Development of MSME Sector" by virtue o ... read..


Maha: Amid prophecies of end-game for Sena, MVA stands united
Mumbai | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
As the Shiv Sena grappled with a potentially "life-threatening" rebellion in its ranks for the third day on Thursday, its Maha Vikas Aghadi allies - the Nationalist Congress Party and the Congress - threw their full weight behind embattled Chief Minister ... read..


Thief in woman's nightgown enters house; takes away cash, jewellery
Patna | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
A thief wearing a woman's nightgown struck in a house of a fuel station owner and stole Rs 5 lakh cash, jewelleries worth Rs 15 lakh, a licensed revolver, 30 live cartridges, in the wee hours of Thursday. ... read..


Rujira Narula with son in lap faces ED grilling for 5 hrs
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 2:45:09 AM IST
Rujira Narula Banerjee, the wife of Trinamool Congress' national general secretary, Abhishek Banerjee, on Thursday faced a marathon six hour questioning by Enforcement Directorate (ED) sleuths holding her two-and-a-half year-old son Ayansh. ... read..


Eknath Shinde exudes confidence in victory of MLAs present at Guwahati hotel
Guwahati (Assam) | June 24, 2022 2:24:44 AM IST
Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde, who was elected leader by rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, on Wednesday, exuded confidence in the victory of the Shinde camp saying that they will face everything with full unity. ... read..


JD-U slams Bihar BJP chief for remark over irregular academic sessions
Patna | Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Thursday lashed out at Bihar BJP chief Sanjay Jaiswal for his remark on delay in academic sessions at state varsities. ... read..


'Rebel Station': 70 rooms booked for 7 days at Guwahati Radisson Blu, cost around Rs 1.12 cr
Guwahati | Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Radisson Blu luxury hotel, located on National Highway 37 on the outskirts of Assam's main city has become the centre of attention ever since rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde camped there along with 40-odd MLAs, posing an existential threat to the ... read..


Man held for raping business woman in Jaipur, sent to judicial custody
Jaipur | Friday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
A local court here has sent a man called Waseem Khan to judicial custody for raping a woman while staying as her live-in partner for two years under a fake identity of Rahul Jain. ... read..


Over 76% turnout recorded in Tripura by-polls
Agartala | Friday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
Over 76.62 per cent of the 1,89,032-strong electorate cast their votes on Thursday in the by-elections to four Assembly constituencies in Tripura amid some stray incidents of violence, officials said. ... read..


No entry of medium, heavy vehicles into Delhi from October 1
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST
The Delhi government on Thursday announced a ban on entry of medium and heavy vehicles in the city from October 1 to February 28 next year, to keep a check on pollution levels in this winter. ... read..


Government notifies organisational set up of Central Bureau of Communication
New Delhi | June 24, 2022 1:54:58 AM IST
The Bureau of Outreach and Communication (BOC) will be now be known as the Central Bureau of Communication, following a gazette notification. ... read..


ADG BSF visits Jammu border to review Amarnath Yatra preparations
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 24, 2022 1:54:56 AM IST
The Additional Director General of Police (Western Command), Chandigarh, PV Ramasastry on Wednesday visited the Jammu border to review the preparation of the Amarnath Yatra. ... read..


Eknath Shinde writes to Maharashtra Dy Speaker to reaffirm post as Shiv Sena legislative party leader
Guwahati (Assam) | June 24, 2022 1:54:52 AM IST
Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Wednesday wrote to the Deputy Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly regarding the reaffirmation of his appointment as the leader of the Shiv Sena Legislature Party. ... read..


Woman's body found in Uttarakhand's Naini Lake
Nainital | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The body of a woman was found in Naini Lake here after some passer-by saw it floating on Thursday morning. ... read..


Assam native arrested in Goa for stealing puppy
Panaji | Friday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
Goa police on Thursday arrested one Tapan Sonowal, a resident of Assam, for allegedly stealing a puppy. The police are investigating whether his intention was to eat its meat as charged by a complainant. ... read..


Sangrur by-poll: 36% turnout recorded till 5 p.m.
Chandigarh | Friday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Just over 36 per cent of the electorate cast their vote till 5 p.m. -- an hour before the closing time, on Thursday, in the by-poll of Punjab's Sangrur parliamentary constituency where the turnout was 72.40 per cent in 2019. ... read..


Former Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta new NIA chief
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
IPS officer and former Punjab Police chief Dinkar Gupta has been appointed as the Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), an official statement said on Thursday. ... read..


Bangladeshi woman with 18 years' savings nabbed along IB
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
They slip in through the porous Indo-Bangladesh border along West Bengal and then spread across the country, working as maids, rickshaw pullers, labourers, rag pickers and even bar dancers and sex workers. For many, luck runs out when they attempt to get ... read..


Delhi court seeks medical report on bail plea of accused in Rohini blast case
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
A Delhi Court on Thursday sought a fresh medical report from the Jail Superintendent on the bail plea of the accused who was arrested in connection with the 2021 Rohini Court blast. ... read..


Man gets 20-yr sentence for sexual assault of minor daughter
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
A court here on Thursday sentenced a 42-year-old man to serve 20 years rigorous imprisonment for sexual abuse of his six-year-old daughter. ... read..


Nupur Sharma gets another summon from Kolkata Police
Kolkata | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
Another police station in Kolkata on Thursday issued notice to the suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma in connection with her controversial comments about Prophet Muhammad, which created nationwide protest and violence. ... read..


Trinamool stages protest outside hotel hosting rebel Sena MLAs
Guwahati | Friday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress workers led by the party's Assam unit president Ripun Bora on Thursday staged a protest here outside the Radisson Blu hotel where dissident Shiv Sena legislators along with their leader Eknath Shinde are staying. ... read..


Hyderabad student makes use of tech to save environment
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 23, 2022 11:56:15 PM IST
An eleventh-grade student in Hyderabad is making use of technology to save trees in her area. ... read..


Delhi's daily COVID count doubled in last 24 hrs, 1,934 new cases reported
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 11:56:09 PM IST
Delhi's daily COVID count doubled in the last 24 hours, with 1,934 fresh cases in the city. ... read..


Bommai orders probe as newly-laid road caves in days after PM's visit
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 11:56:03 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who is on a one-day visit to the national capital, has instructed the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner to conduct an inquiry into the caving in of a road, which was repaired for Prime Minist ... read..


Math teacher from J-K builds electric solar car
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 23, 2022 11:56:02 PM IST
A Mathematics teacher and innovator from Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar has invented an affordable electric car that runs on solar energy. ... read..


Maha crisis: Three more legislators arrive at Guwahati hotel, tally in Shinde camp rises to 44
Guwahati (Assam) | June 23, 2022 11:25:51 PM IST
Three more Shiv Sena legislators arrived at a Guwahati hotel where the rebel MLAs led by Eknath Shinde are lodged on Thursday. ... read..


Shivraj Chouhan dances to express elation at Droupadi Murmu's selection as NDA's Presidential candidate
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | June 23, 2022 11:25:30 PM IST
In tribal attire, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan danced to express his happiness on Thursday at the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership selecting Droupadi Murmu as NDA's Presidential candidate. ... read..


Proteins in plant-based substitutes are less than from chicken, finds study
Washington | June 23, 2022 11:25:24 PM IST
A new study has found that proteins in a model plant-based substitute were not as accessible to cells as those from chicken. ... read..


Samsung introduces 200MP sensor with 'industry's smallest pixel'
Seol | June 23, 2022 11:25:17 PM IST
South Korean tech giant Samsung has announced a new 200 MP sensor, ISOCELL HP3 and it has the "industry's smallest pixel" at just 0.56 mm, which is 12 per cent smaller than the predecessor. ... read..


BJP will come back to power in Himachal Pradesh: Narendra Singh Tomar
Solan (Himachal Pradesh) | June 23, 2022 10:56:24 PM IST
Ahead of Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, Union Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday expressed confidence that the BJP will come back to power in the state. ... read..


BJP behind political instability in Maharashtra, says Congress' Prithviraj Chavan, extends support to Uddhav
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 10:56:18 PM IST
Maharashtra Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan on Thursday alleged that the BJP is behind the political instability in the state and said that the alliance is extending its support to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. ... read..


SC extends interim protection from arrest of BJP MLA Jayakumar Gore
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 10:24:39 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the interim protection from the arrest of BJP MLA Jayakumar Gore, accused of allegedly forging documents regarding land in Mayani village in Maharashtra. ... read..


Sidhu Moose Wala murder case: One more accused held, total 13 arrested so far
Chandigarh | June 23, 2022 10:24:33 PM IST
Punjab's Anti-Gangster Task Force on Thursday said that they have arrested one more accused in the Sidhu Moose Wala murder case. ... read..


We've backing of national party, it has assured support: Eknath Shinde to rebel MLAs
Guwahati (Assam) | June 23, 2022 10:56:22 PM IST
Maharashtra Minister Eknath Shinde, who was on Thursday elected leader by rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, made a veiled reference to BJP and said "a big national party" has told him that his decision was "historic" and they will be present whenever he needs them. ... read..


We will defeat this, MVA to back Uddhav Thackeray: Sharad Pawar on Maharashtra crisis
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 9:57:07 PM IST
Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar on Thursday said that the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance of Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP will back Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray who is facing rebellion from his own party MLAs led by Eknath Shinde, ... read..


Aisha Sultana's plea in sedition case dismissed as withdrawn
Kochi (Kerala) | June 23, 2022 9:57:01 PM IST
The Kerala High Court dismissed as withdrawn a petition filed by Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana, seeking to quash sedition case against her. ... read..


BJP forms seven-member team to prepare for Lok Sabha polls 2024
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 9:56:51 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party has started preparations for Lok Sabha elections 2024, sources said on Thursday adding that a team has been formed to capitalize on the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, especially during the election rallies. ... read..


We will stand with Uddhav Thackeray till end, NCP tracking Maharashtra developments: Ajit Pawar
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 9:24:56 PM IST
With the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra facing a full-blown political crisis due to revolt in Shiv Sena, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Thursday said that NCP will stand with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray till the end. ... read..


Former Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta appointed as new NIA Director General
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 9:24:52 PM IST
Former Punjab DGP and senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Dinkar Gupta was on Thursday appointed as the new Director-General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), a central anti-terror probe agency under the Ministry of Home Affairs. ... read..


BJP MP urges PM Modi to confer Bharat Ratna on Syama Prasad Mookerjee
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 9:24:45 PM IST
On the occasion of Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee's death anniversary, Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh Harnath Singh Yadav on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to award Bharat Ratna to Mookerjee. ... read..


Shri Ramayana Yatra: First India-Nepal Bharat Gaurav tourist train reaches Janakpurdham
Janakpurdham | June 23, 2022 8:54:58 PM IST
Shri Ramayana Yatra's "Bharat Gaurav" tourist train with 14 coaches and 500 tourists onboard, which was jointly flagged off from New Delhi on June 21, reached Janakpurdham city in Nepal at 13:30 hours on Thursday. ... read..


Centre proposes before SC to transfer conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar from Tihar to Delhi's Mandoli jail
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 8:54:54 PM IST
The Central government on Thursday proposed before the Supreme Court that the alleged 'conman' Sukesh Chandrashekhar and his wife Leena Paulose who are currently lodged in Tihar Jail could be shifted to Mandoli Jail in Delhi. ... read..


Mansukh Mandaviya chairs COVID-19 review meeting with core expert group
By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | June 23, 2022 8:27:32 PM IST
In view of an upsurge in COVID-19 cases in India, Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday reviewed the Covid and vaccination situation in the country. ... read..


Maha crisis: Uddhav's close aide who was sent as emissary to Surat joins rebel MLAs' faction
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 8:27:28 PM IST
In yet another setback to the Uddhav Thackeray faction amid the ongoing political crisis, Shiv Sena leader Ravindra Fatak, who was believed to be a close associate of the chief minister and was flown to Surat as an emissary where rebel MLAs were initially ... read..


ED attaches assets worth Rs 257 cr in United Group case
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 8:27:24 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached movable and immovable properties worth Rs 257 crore based in Gurugram, Goa, Chennai and other places in Unitech Group's money laundering case, the agency said on Thursday. ... read..


NIA raids 3 places in Telangana, arrests High Court advocate among 3 in Peddabayalu Maoist recruitment case
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 8:27:20 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday conducted searches at three locations in Telangana and arrested a practising advocate of the High Court and member of Chaitanya Mahila Sangham (CMS), a frontal organisation of CPI (Maoist), among three i ... read..


Mamata Banerjee says send Maharashtra MLAs to Bengal, will extend them good hospitality
Kolkata (West Bengal) | June 23, 2022 7:55:10 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the BJP, accusing the party of attempting to topple the Maha Vikas Aghadi government and said that instead of sending Maharashtra MLAs to flood-hit Assam, they should be sent to her state. ... read..


Instagram experiments with new age verification tools by scanning your face, video selfies
Washington | June 23, 2022 7:55:08 PM IST
In order to better manage and engage with younger and older users, as well as to better target them with age-appropriate and relevant content and advertising, Instagram has been experimenting for years. The Meta-owned platform is currently testing a new s ... read..


SC rejects plea seeking to avail 92 seats of 'in-service quota' surrendered by TN to all candidates
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 7:25:23 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea seeking to declare 92 "in-service quota" seats of the state of Tamil Nadu surrendered to the All India quota of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Super Speciality (SS) 2020-21 as newly added seats. ... read..


Will try our best to save govt, says NCP leader Jayant Patil amid factionalism in Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 7:25:15 PM IST
Amid the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra, Nationalist Congress Party leader Jayant Patil on Thursday said his party is "firmly standing with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray" who is battling to retain his office, and said that they will try their b ... read..


Fire breaks out in Delhi's Rohini
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 6:55:42 PM IST
A fire broke out in a building in Rohini's Budh Vihar police station area of the national capital on Thursday. ... read..


Realme TechLife Watch R100 launched with stylish design and week-long battery life
Washington | June 23, 2022 6:55:30 PM IST
Realme today unveiled the Watch R100, the company's newest TechLife smartwatch. ... read..


Congress blames BJP for Maha political crisis, says it wants to topple 'strong' MVA govt before presidential polls
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 6:55:21 PM IST
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday held the central government led by the BJP responsible for the ongoing political crisis in Maharashtra where around 40 Shiv Sena MLAs have revolted against the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government and are curre ... read..


Ranchi court refuses to stay release of Bollywood film Jug Jugg Jeeyo
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 23, 2022 6:55:16 PM IST
A court in Ranchi refused to stay the release of the Bollywood film Jug Jugg Jeeyo. ... read..


Raut claims support of 21 rebel Sena MLAs, says Uddhav to return to Varsha Bungalow 'very soon'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 6:55:14 PM IST
Shiv Sena, which is battling factionalism within the party leading to a huge political crisis in Maharashtra, has claimed that 21 rebel MLAs who are camping in Guwahati under Eknath Shinde have contacted the party. ... read..


3 dead after fire breaks out at firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore
Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2022 6:26:38 PM IST
Three people were killed while two others were admitted to a hospital after a fire broke out at the firecrackers production unit in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district, the police informed on Thursday. ... read..


Delhi LG takes swift action to end 'land scam'; three suspended, action recommended against fourth officer
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 6:26:29 PM IST
Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena's "swift and decisive action" has put an end to a land scam going on in the national capital since 2015, with decision taken to order the suspension of "involved officers" so that proceedings could be started against th ... read..


Flight row: HC grants bail to 2 Youth Congress workers; anticipatory bail for 3rd accused
Kochi (Kerala) | June 23, 2022 5:55:24 PM IST
The Kerala High Court granted bail to two accused and anticipatory bail to one accused who are Youth Congress workers in a case of protest inside a private airline against Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. ... read..


The other oil wars
By Pushpesh Pant

New Delhi | June 23, 2022 5:55:23 PM IST
The war in Ukraine has sent the oil prices sky rocketing and clouds are gathering on the middle eastern horizon of oil wars in near future. This has distracted our attention from the other oil crisis that is brewing and will impact the lives of many India ... read..


22 Bangladeshi nationals nabbed in Assam for illegally entering India
Karimganj (Assam) | June 23, 2022 5:55:21 PM IST
At least 22 Bangladeshi nationals including three minors have been nabbed in Assam's Karimganj district who had illegally entered India without valid documents, police said. ... read..


Eknath Shinde shares rebel Shiv Sena MLA's letter, 'CM house inaccessible, we felt we were insulted'
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 5:25:30 PM IST
As the political crisis in Maharashtra further deepened, rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde on Thursday tweeted a letter addressed to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, and captioned it "This is the sentiment of MLAs". ... read..


Rebel Eknath Shinde camp releases pictures to counter 'forcibly taken' claim by Sena MLA Nitin Deshmukh
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 5:25:22 PM IST
The Eknath Shinde-led rebel faction of the Shiv Sena on Thursday released photographs of Sena MLA Nitin Deshmukh who returned to Maharashtra a day ago and alleged that he was forcibly taken to Surat in Gujarat. ... read..


Maha Congress upset with Sanjay Raut's 'exit from MVA' remark
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 4:55:28 PM IST
After Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that his party is ready to exit the Maha Vikas Aghadi government if the rebel MLAs are willing, Congress on Thursday has called a meeting of its leaders at 4 pm. ... read..


Droupadi Murmu's administrative experience will benefit the whole country: Amit Shah
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 4:55:26 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah met with Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA's Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu on Thursday. ... read..


Bypoll day: Agartala records highest voters' turnout, Delhi witnesses least
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 4:24:57 PM IST
With the voting underway in seven constituencies in the country on Thursday, the national capital recorded the least number of voters' turnout since 1 pm, while the Agartala segment of Tripura recorded the maximum. ... read..


Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: Swapna Suresh appears before ED
Kochi (Kerala) | June 23, 2022 3:56:01 PM IST
Prime accused in the Kerala Gold Smuggling Case, Swapna Suresh appeared before the Enforcement Directorate officials at its Kochi office for the second consecutive day for interrogation. ... read..


Shiv Sena is ready to exit MVA if MLAs want: Sanjay Raut
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 3:55:52 PM IST
Amid the political crisis in the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Thursday said that the Shiv Sena is ready to come out of the MVA government if the rebel MLAs are willing for it. ... read..


Kerala HC grants bail to key accused in sister Abhaya murder case
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | June 23, 2022 3:55:50 PM IST
Kerala High Court on Thursday suspended the sentence of life imprisonment to Sister Sephy and Father Thomas Kottoor in the Sister Abhaya murder case. ... read..


BJD leaders sign nomination papers of NDA's presidential candidate
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | June 23, 2022 3:55:42 PM IST
Two leaders of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) have signed the nomination papers of presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu on Thursday. ... read..


Uttarakhand: 5 injured women airlifted to AIIMS from Uttarkashi
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | June 23, 2022 3:55:41 PM IST
On the instructions of the Chief Minister, five injured women of Uttarkashi were airlifted and admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh. ... read..


PM Modi meets NDA Presidential candidate Murmu, says nomination lauded by all
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 6:55:44 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met with Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA's Presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu and said her nomination has been appreciated across all sections of society. ... read..


Assam CM makes aerial survey of flood-hit Silchar
Guwahati (Assam) | June 23, 2022 3:26:24 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday made an aerial survey of the flood-hit Silchar district of Assam. ... read..


Will sit in Opposition if Shiv Sena-led MVA govt falls: NCP's Jayant Patil
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 23, 2022 2:57:57 PM IST
Maharashtra Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Jayant Patil on Thursday made it categorically clear that if the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra falls the NCP will prefer to sit in Opposition. ... read..


Cooperatives necessary for welfare of common populace: Amit Shah
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 2:27:23 PM IST
Union Minister for Home Affairs and Cooperation Amit Shah on Thursday emphasised the existence of cooperatives for the welfare of the common populace of the society. ... read..


Samsung unveils Galaxy S22 Ultra's Nightography camera in 'Stranger Nights' promo
Seol | June 23, 2022 2:27:19 PM IST
The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is the company's current flagship, and in its most recent cross-promotion with the Netflix series 'Stranger Things', Samsung is praising the phone's "Nightography" capabilities. The critically acclaimed Netflix series is curre ... read..


Samsung Galaxy Watch5 cost to be higher than Watch4
Seol | June 23, 2022 1:56:09 PM IST
Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Watch5 family of wearables will cost more than the Watch4 products that were introduced last year. ... read..


Tamil Magan Hussain elected as AIADMK Presidium Chairman
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 23, 2022 1:56:04 PM IST
Tamil Magan Hussain was elected as the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Presidium Chairman at the party's general council meeting on Thursday. ... read..


India's cumulative COVID vaccination crosses 196.62-mark
New Delhi | June 23, 2022 1:55:53 PM IST
India's cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded the 196.62 crores (1,96,62,11,973) mark on Thursday, the Ministry of Health and Family welfare informed. ... read..


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