Wednesday, July 17, 2024

"India has been very successful in space sector in last 20 yrs": Former NASA astronaut
Ernakulam (Kerala) | July 13, 2024 5:11:20 PM IST
Heaping praise on India over its achievements in the space sector, Steve Lee Smith, former NASA astronaut, said that in the history of the world, India just did something no one has ever done. ... read..

TDP leader Nara Lokesh, his wife meet former UK Prime Minister Blair
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 4:41:27 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Nara Lokesh and his wife Nara Brahmani on Saturday met former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. Nara Lokesh said they discussed applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in several areas such as g ... read..

BJP's losing streak will continue unless it respects state's sentiment: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin after by-election results
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | July 13, 2024 3:11:39 PM IST
As DMK candidate Anniyur Siva is poised for a thumping victory in the Vikravandi assembly by-election in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister MK Stalin said that the people of the state saw DMK as a party that brings development to the state. ... read..

Amit Shah reviews implementation of 'Vibrant Villages Programme', stresses to prevent migration from border villages
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 3:11:38 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday reviewed the implementation of the 'Vibrant Villages Programme' at a high-level meeting here in the national capital and stressed the need to provide employment opportunities to local residents as well as increase ... read..

Madhya Pradesh: Union Home Minister Amit Shah to visit Indore tomorrow
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | July 13, 2024 3:11:36 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Indore, Madhya Pradesh, on Sunday, July 14, to participate in the 'Ek Ped Maa Ke Naam' program and inaugurate 55 Excellence Colleges for 55 districts in the state. ... read..

Odisha: Raj Bhavan employee alleges assault by Governor Raghubar Das's son, complaint lodged
Puri (Odisha) | July 13, 2024 3:11:32 PM IST
Baikuntha Pradhan, a Raj Bhavan employee in Odisha has alleged assault by Governor Raghubar Das's son, Lalit Kumar along with other six people on the night of July 7. ... read..

Nagaland: Assam Rifles arrests 3 with heroin worth Rs 7 cr near Nuiland-Dimapur road
Nuiland (Nagaland) | July 13, 2024 3:11:30 PM IST
The Assam Rifles arrested three individuals and recovered heroin worth over Rs 7 crore near the Nuiland-Dimapur road, an official release said on Saturday. ... read..

"This is what will happen if bitten twice more...," says Uttar Pradesh man who survived 7 snake bites in 40 days
Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) | July 13, 2024 3:11:27 PM IST
A 24-year-old man from Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur who has survived alleged snake bites seven times in 40 days claims the reptile appeared to him in a dream and told him that it will take his life on its ninth attempt. ... read..

Punjab Assembly bypoll: AAP's Mohinder Bhagat expresses gratitude after victory in Jalandhar West seat
Chandigarh (Punjab) | July 13, 2024 2:41:33 PM IST
Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Jalandhar West assembly by-poll candidate Mohinder Bhagat expressed gratitude to party members after he won the Jalandhar West assembly seat by defeating his nearest rival and BJP nominee Sheetal Angural by a margin of more than 37 ... read..

'Was agitation under leadership of Jayprakash Narayan anarchy'? asks BJP's Sudhanshu Trivedi
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 2:41:29 PM IST
A day after the central government led by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) declared June 25 as 'Samvidhan Hatya Diwas' triggering criticism from the opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudhanshu Trivedi took a jibe at the latter asking i ... read..

Delhi Court frames charges against Sanjeev Chawla, Krishan Kumar and others in 24 years old match-fixing case
By Dhiraj Beniwal

New Delhi | July 13, 2024 2:41:24 PM IST
A Delhi Court has recently framed charges against four accused including bookie Sanjeev Chawla and Krishan Kumar of T-Series in a 2000 match-fixing scandal. Chawla was extradited from the UK in the year 2020. ... read..

Assam floods: People face problems due to hike in vegetable prices
Guwahati (Assam) | July 13, 2024 2:41:21 PM IST
Even as the flood situation in Assam improves the people have been facing problems due to the spike in vegetable prices in the markets. According to the traders, the prices of vegetables have soared due to the flood situation in Assam. ... read..

Priyanka Gandhi slams NDA's 'Samvidhan Hatya Diwas' declaration, cites hypocrisy
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 2:41:20 PM IST
Following the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led central government's announcement to observe June 25 as 'Samvidhan Hatya Diwas' (Constitution Murder Day), Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra launched a fierce attack. ... read..

Jharkhand CM Soren accuses BJP of "humilating" judiciary
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 2:11:21 PM IST
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Saturday accused the ruling BJP of humiliating the judiciary and hoped that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was in judicial custody in the excise policy case, would come out of Jail soon. ... read..

Uttarakhand: Traffic partially resumed on Badrinath National Highway near Joshimath
Chamoli (Uttarakhand) | July 13, 2024 1:41:50 PM IST
On Saturday, the traffic has partially resumed on the Badrinath National Highway near Joshimath after it was blocked due to a landslide earlier. ... read..

NIA chargesheets four in Chhattisgarh CPI (Maoist) encounter, arms seizure case
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 1:41:47 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday chargesheeted four Maoists in the Chhattisgarh case where armed cadres of the banned CPI (Maoist) outfit were arrested following an encounter with security forces. Several weapons, including BGL and BGL sh ... read..

Political leaders Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah claim 'house arrest' in J&K; PDP chief shares locked gate photo
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 13, 2024 1:41:26 PM IST
Several political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, including People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti and Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday claimed that authorities have put them under "house arrest" to preven ... read..

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, wife Kalpana meet Sonia Gandhi in Delhi
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 1:41:25 PM IST
Days after taking oath as Jharkhand Chief Minister, Jharkhand Mukti Morch (JMM) executive president Hemant Soren along with his wife and party leader Kalpana Soren met with senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi in the national capital. ... read..

Bypoll Results: Cong's Kamlesh Thakur, AAP's Mohinder Bhagat win in big victory for INDIA bloc
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) | July 13, 2024 1:41:23 PM IST
Congress candidate and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu's wife, Kamlesh Thakur, has won the assembly by-election from the Dehra constituency by defeating Hoshyar Singh of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). ... read..

Central University Entrance Test UG result delay may push Delhi University first year semester start to August 16: Vice Chancellor
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 1:41:20 PM IST
The commencement of the semester for first-year students at Delhi University (DU) is likely to be postponed to August 16, due to a delay in the release of the Central University Entrance Test (CUET-UG) results, Vice Chancellor Yogesh Singh announced on Sa ... read..

IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai; heavy rains cause waterlogging and traffic snarls
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 13, 2024 1:11:21 PM IST
The Mumbai civic authority has requested residents to avoid going out unless necessary, as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for the city, predicting heavy to very heavy rain on Saturday. ... read..

"Only transaction of business rules amended in Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act": Sources
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 1:11:20 PM IST
Government sources on Saturday clarified that only the Transaction of Business Rules have been amended in the Jammu Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019. ... read..

MHA amends rules of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, boosts LG's powers
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 12:41:38 PM IST
In a significant move, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has amended the rules of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019 enhancing some powers of the Lieutenant Governor of the erstwhile state. ... read..

"People deserve better than a powerless CM": Omar Abdullah after MHA amends rules of J-K Reorganisation Act
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 13, 2024 12:41:37 PM IST
After the central government amended the rules of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019 enhancing more powers of the Lieutenant Governor, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that the Centre's move would ren ... read..

'Common people harassed during Emergency': HD Kumaraswamy on observance of June 25 as 'Samvidhan Hatya Diwas'
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 12:41:27 PM IST
Backing the National Democratic Alliance (NDA)-led central government's decision to observe June 25 as 'Samvidhan Hatya Diwas', Union Minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) leader HD Kumaraswamy attacked the Congress, saying that common people were harasse ... read..

Gujarat: KGBV schools transform lives of over 80,000 underprivileged girls
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | July 13, 2024 12:41:26 PM IST
Gujarat has joined the national initiative to empower girls through education, successfully transforming the lives of over eighty thousand underprivileged girls since 2004 through Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBVs) across the state. ... read..

'Repair of embankment of Munak Canal completed; water supply in Dwarka to resume tonight': Atishi
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 12:11:26 PM IST
A day after the Munak Canal barrage broke down, Delhi Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi on Saturday said that the repair of the embankment of Munak Canal had been completed and that the water supply in Dwarka would resume tonight. ... read..

Delhi police acts on women's panel complaint, files FIR against man for 'lewd' comment on Kirti Chakra awardee Captain's widow
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 12:11:24 PM IST
Delhi police have registered a First Information Report (FIR) against a Delhi resident for making "lewd and derogatory" comments online against the widow of Kirti Chakra awardee Captain Anshuman Singh. ... read..

Future generations should know Indira Gandhi's act of abolishing constitution: Law Minister Arjun Meghwal on "Constitution Murder Day"
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | July 13, 2024 12:11:23 PM IST
Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Saturday defended the BJP-led central government's decision to observe June 25 as "Constitution Murder Day" in remembrance of the emergency declared by the Indira Gandhi government in 1975. ... read..

"People deserve better than a powerless CM": Omar Abdullah after MHA amends J-K Reorganisation Act
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 13, 2024 12:11:21 PM IST
After the central government amended the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019 enhancing more powers of the Lieutenant Governor, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Saturday said that the Centre's move would render the new C ... read..

"Not in our values to use such language against someone": KL Sharma backs Rahul Gandhi for slamming trollers of Smriti Irani
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh) | July 13, 2024 11:41:27 AM IST
Kishori Lal Sharma, Congress leader and a Member of Parliament (MP) from Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, on Saturday, backed party MP Rahul Gandhi's remarks on former Amethi MP and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Smriti Irani, in which he targeted the troller ... read..

Assembly Bypoll Results: Congress leads in Himachal and MP, Trinamool ahead in Bengal
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 11:41:24 AM IST
With the counting of votes underway, the Congress has taken the lead in the Nalagarh and Dehra seats of Himachal Pradesh, as well as the Badrinath and Manglaur seats in Uttarakhand. ... read..

BJP govt began implementing manifesto promises from Day One: Odisha Deputy CM Deo
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | July 13, 2024 11:41:22 AM IST
Odisha Deputy Chief Minister KV Singh Deo has said that from the first day that BJP government assumed office, work of implementing the election manifesto promises had begun. The first decision of the government, he said, was to open the gates of the Lor ... read..

"Atal Bihari Vajpayee would have also imposed Emergency": Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Sanjay Raut
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 13, 2024 11:41:20 AM IST
Defending the Emergency imposed by the Congress party in 1975, Shiv Sena (UBT) leader and MP Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that if Atal Bihari Vajpayee had been the PM in a similar situation, then he would have also imposed the Emergency, adding that Shiv ... read..

IMD issues orange alert as heavy rains lash Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 13, 2024 11:11:28 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in isolated areas of Mumbai on Saturday, putting the city under an orange alert. ... read..

Valmiki Corporation scam: Bengaluru Court sends B Nagendra to judicial custody till July 18
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 13, 2024 11:11:25 AM IST
A Bengaluru Court has granted judicial custody to former Karnataka Minister B Nagendra in connection with the alleged Valmiki Corporation Scam till July 18. ... read..

MHA amends J-K Reorganization Act, boosts LG's powers
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 11:11:22 AM IST
In a significant move, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has amended the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019 enhancing some powers of the Lieutenant Governor of the erstwhile state. ... read..

JK: Security intensified for Amarnath Yatra pilgrims after recent terror attacks
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 13, 2024 11:11:20 AM IST
With the Amarnath Yatra underway, the Jammu and Kashmir Police have beefed up the security for this year's pilgrimage following the recent terror attacks. ... read..

PM Modi to embark on Mumbai visit today, to lay foundation stone of projects worth more than Rs 29,400 crore
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 10:41:30 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to embark on his visit to Mumbai, Maharashtra today. ... read..

MP CM Mohan Yadav puts an end to 'nightlife' in Indore after complaints; collector cancels permission for 24-hour business
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | July 13, 2024 10:41:28 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav put an end to the 'nightlife' in Indore district following complaints from the public representatives that it was promoting liquor consumption and illegal drug trade in the city, according to a statement in an off ... read..

Delhi Development Authority to carry demolition drive in Majnu Ka Tila on July 13-14
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 10:41:26 AM IST
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has announced a demolition drive against encroachment on the Yamuna flood plain near the South of Gurdwara, Majnu Ka Tila, on July 13-14. ... read..

"Will offer Shabri Ber to Ram Lalla as prasad": Chhattisgarh CM to visit Ayodhya
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | July 13, 2024 10:41:20 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Vishnu Deo Sai, who along with his cabinet will visit Ayodhya today, said that he will offer 'Shabri Ber' to Ram Lalla as prasad, adding that they will pray for the prosperity of the state. ... read..

Rain lashes parts of Delhi, many areas report waterlogging
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 10:11:30 AM IST
Rain lashed parts of Delhi on Saturday morning, causing waterlogging and traffic snarls. The rain, however, brought further respite from the July heat. ... read..

General counsels seek recognition as advocates, body meets Union Law minister with demand
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 10:11:29 AM IST
The General Counsels' Association of India (GCAI) met with Union Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal and submitted a representation seeking statutory recognition of general counsels and in-house counsels as legal practitioners. ... read..

"Congress party never apologized for imposing an Emergency": BJP leader Gaurav Bhatia
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 10:11:24 AM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party leader Gaurav Bhatia praised the government's decision to announce June 25 (the day the Emergency was imposed) as "Constitution Murder Day" and said that the Congress and party leaders Rahul Gandhi, who display the Constitution of I ... read..

Assam CM Sarma visits bereaved families of Simlitola boat capsize victims
Goalpara (Assam) | July 13, 2024 10:11:23 AM IST
Following the tragic boat capsize incident that took place on Thursday at Simlitola in the Rongjuli area of Goalpara district, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma visited the bereaved family members of the five victims and paid his condolences. ... read..

Uttarakhand LS candidate Bobby Pawar booked for vandalization, harassment in Dehradun
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | July 13, 2024 10:11:21 AM IST
Bobby Pawar, who recently contested the Lok Sabha elections as an independent candidate from the Tehri Lok Sabha seat, has been booked by the police for vandalization and harassment after allegedly breaking into a coaching centre in Dehradun. ... read..

Assam: Seven more people dead in flood-related incidents, death toll touches 90
Guwahati (Assam) | July 13, 2024 9:41:27 AM IST
With seven more deaths, the total death toll in flood in Assam has mounted to 90 so far, said Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA). ... read..

India prioritizes livelihood protection amid global crisis: LS Speaker Om Birla
St. Petersburg | July 13, 2024 9:41:25 AM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla who is leading an Indian Parliamentary Delegation to the 10th BRICS Parliamentary Forum currently underway in St. Petersburg, Russia addressed the plenary session on 'The Role of parliaments in countering the fragmentation of th ... read..

Assembly Bypolls Results 2024: Vote counting underway for 13 seats across 7 states
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 9:41:23 AM IST
The counting of votes for the 13 legislative assembly seats spread across seven states began on Saturday morning. ... read..

Advocate claims sexual harassment led to SpiceJet employee's arrest for slapping CISF officer at Jaipur airport
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | July 13, 2024 9:41:22 AM IST
Advocate Deepak Chouhan, representing the SpiceJet Airlines employee who allegedly slapped the Assistant Sub-Inspector of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at Jaipur Airport in Rajasthan, has stated that his client was 'sexually harassed' by th ... read..

"Encouraging...state is moving forward": CM Dhami after Uttarakhand secures top rank among states in SDG
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | July 13, 2024 9:11:27 AM IST
After Uttarakhand secured the top rank among states in Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the ranking is very encouraging for the state, adding that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra ... read..

UP man bitten by snake for seventh time in 40 days; team formed to investigate matter
Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) | July 13, 2024 9:11:24 AM IST
A 24-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur was allegedly bitten by a snake for the seventh time in 40 days. The man has been identified as Vikas Dubey. ... read..

'Corrupt will not be spared...': MoS Bhagirath Choudhary after SC grants interim bail to Delhi CM
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | July 13, 2024 9:11:21 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a case related to the now-scrapped excise policy. Reacting to this, Bhagirath Choudhary, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Union Minister of State for Agriculture and F ... read..

Delhi Police rescue one-year-old child who was sold for money, 5 held
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 9:11:20 AM IST
Delhi Police have rescued a one-year-old child who was abducted and sold for money. Five people, including four women, were arrested in this case, according to the police. ... read..

President Murmu revokes suspension of IPS officer A Koan; MHA transfers him to Andaman
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 8:41:25 AM IST
President Droupadi Murmu on Friday revoked the suspension of A Koan, a 2009-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of the AGMUT cadre who was suspended for allegedly misbehaving with a woman tourist at a Goa beach club in 2023. ... read..

Maharashtra: Viral video shows trainee IAS officer Pooja Khedkar's mother threatening farmer with pistol, FIR lodged
Pune (Maharashtra) | July 13, 2024 8:41:22 AM IST
A day after the central government formed a panel to probe the candidature of trainee IAS officer Pooja Khedkar, a First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against her mother, Manorama Khedkar, for allegedly threatening a farmer with a pistol, s ... read..

J-K: Fresh batch of pilgrims leaves for Amarnath shrine
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | July 13, 2024 8:41:20 AM IST
A fresh batch of pilgrims left for their journey to the Amarnath shrine under heightened security measures on Saturday morning. ... read..

Trishakti Corps's quick response saves Yakla villagers from devastating fire
Gangtok (Sikkim) | July 13, 2024 7:41:20 AM IST
Swift action by troops from the Trishakti Corps of the Indian Army saved lives as a devastating fire engulfed homes in Yakla, East Sikkim, on Friday morning. ... read..

Section 144 imposed in Tripura's Gandatwisa subdivision after one killed; four arrested
Gandatwisa (Tripura) | July 13, 2024 6:41:20 AM IST
Dhalai district administration has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 in the Gandatwisa subdivision, formerly known as Gandacherra after a person was allegedly attacked and killed by four miscreants, officials said. ... read..

"PM Modi wants to finish AAP": Sanjay Singh on Delhi CM Kejriwal's arrest
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 6:11:21 AM IST
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh alleged that the motive behind the arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the excise policy-linked money laundering case was to wipe out the AAP. ... read..

ED attaches assets worth Rs 14.02 cr in Rs 263 cr Income Tax refund fraud case
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 13, 2024 5:41:20 AM IST
The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) Mumbai has provisionally attached assets worth Rs 14.02 crore of five accused under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) in the case of an Income Tax Refund fraud of Rs. 263 crore. ... read..

Accused in Tripura Club Secretary murder case sent to 8-day police custody
Agartala (Tripura) | July 13, 2024 5:11:21 AM IST
Raju Barman, the primary accused in the murder of Tripura's Bharat Ratna Sangha Club Secretary Durga Prasanna Deb (also known as Vicky), was remanded to eight days of police custody on Friday. ... read..

Coastal security exercise Sagar Kavach held along Andhra Pradesh coast
Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | July 13, 2024 4:41:20 AM IST
A two-day coordinated coastal security exercise "Sagar Kavach- 01/24" for Andhra Pradesh was conducted on July 10-11 to assess the effectiveness of the coastal security mechanism, the Eastern Naval Command said in a release on Friday. ... read..

Dispute between two Karni Sena factions turns violent in Jaipur, one injured
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | July 13, 2024 4:11:20 AM IST
A dispute between two factions of Karni Sena in Rajasthan's Jaipur escalated into a violent altercation on Friday. The altercation broke out between Shiv Singh Shekhawat, national president of the Rashtriya Karni Sena, and Mahipal Singh Makrana, the leade ... read..

ED attaches properties worth Rs 3.91 crore in drug trafficking case
Jalandhar (Punjab) | July 13, 2024 3:11:20 AM IST
The Directorate of Enforcement (ED), Jalandhar has provisionally attached immovable properties, bank balances and cash worth Rs 3.91 crore in a drug trafficking case, officials said on Friday. ... read..

Redevelopment of Nagpur's Ajni railway station on track, project to be commissioned before schedule
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 2:11:21 AM IST
The redevelopment of Ajni railway station in Maharashtra's Nagpur is set to be commissioned four months before schedule. The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), a statutory authority under the Ministry of Railways, is making significant progress in th ... read..

Army Chief Gen Dwivedi reviews security situation along China border, Manipur
Dimapur (Nagaland) | July 13, 2024 1:11:29 AM IST
In his maiden visit to the Northeast after taking over as Army Chief General Upendra Dwivedi reviewed the security situation along the China border in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. ... read..

Railways adds 92 general coaches in 46 long-distance trains
New Delhi | July 13, 2024 1:11:24 AM IST
In a significant move to enhance passenger convenience, Indian Railways on Friday announced the addition of 92 new general class coaches in 46 long-distance trains. ... read..

Sonia Gandhi sends congratulatory message to Ambani couple on behalf of Gandhi family
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 11:41:42 PM IST
Ahead of the grand wedding of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant, Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sonia Gandhi sent a written congratulatory message to the Ambani couple on behalf of the Gandhi family, said sources. ... read..

Union Health Minister Nadda reviews Ayushman Bharat PMJAY, Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 11:41:41 PM IST
Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda reviewed the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) and Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) with senior officials of National Health Authority (NHA), in Delhi on Friday, ... read..

Telangana: Police arrest gang involved in robbing people with fake gun
Nirmal (Telangana) | July 12, 2024 11:41:38 PM IST
A three-member gang from Telangana's Nirmal was arrested for targeting couples and individuals walking alone at night, threatening them with a fake gun, and looting from people sleeping alone and at bus stands. The accused were caught by the police while ... read..

DU reverses fee hike for degree corrections following academic council protest
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 11:41:33 PM IST
Delhi University (DU) has reversed its decision to hike fees for corrections in degree certificates and mark sheets after protests from Academic Council (AC) members, claimed AC members. ... read..

West Bengal CM meets Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar in Mumbai, pledges support to Uddhav for Maharashtra elections
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 12, 2024 11:41:30 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday met Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray at his residence. ... read..

Three shooters from Himanshu Bhau gang killed in joint encounter
Sonipat (Haryana) | July 12, 2024 11:41:26 PM IST
Delhi Police Crime Branch in a joint operation with Haryana Special Task Force (STF) gunned down three shooters associated with the Himanshu Bhau gang. ... read..

BSF Eastern Command ADG visits Tripura frontier, reviews security situation
Kolkata (West Bengal) | July 12, 2024 11:41:25 PM IST
Additional Director General (ADG) of Border Security Force (Eastern Command) Ravi Gandhi arrived at Frontier headquarter in Tripura on his two-day visit from July 12 to 13. The ADG reviewed the current security scenario and discussed various operational a ... read..

Focus on knowledge-based industries to strengthen AI ecosystem: Kerala minister
Kochi (Kerala) | July 12, 2024 11:41:23 PM IST
Kerala's minister for industries, law and coir on Friday P Rajeev said that the government is focusing on knowledge-based industries to strengthen the AI ecosystem by attracting investment and creating employment opportunities for the youth. ... read..

"Their dream of changing Constitution was shattered," Pawan Khera takes dig at BJP
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 11:41:22 PM IST
Taking a veiled dig at the BJP over its decision to observe June 25 as "Samvidhan Hatya Diwas" in remembrance of the 1975 Emergency, Congress leader Pawan Khera said their dream of changing the constitution was shattered after they were reduced to 240, th ... read..

Church authorities write to CM Mamata Banerjee against TMC councillor's alleged intimidation
Kolkata (West Bengal) | July 12, 2024 11:41:20 PM IST
The Diocese of Calcutta, Church of North India in Kolkata, has written a complaint letter to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee against TMC Councillor Sudip Polley. ... read..

Mamata Banerjee meets with Sharad Pawar, Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 12, 2024 11:11:41 PM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Friday met with Nationalist Congress Party (SP) supremo Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai. ... read..

Delegation from Catholic Bishops' Conference of India calls on PM Modi
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 11:11:40 PM IST
A delegation from the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. ... read..

Arunachal Pradesh emerges winner at Sentinel Cup organized by Assam Rifles
Shilling (Meghalaya) | July 12, 2024 11:11:32 PM IST
Assam Rifles on Friday organized the first-ever Assam Rifles Annual Women's Football Tournament for teams across all the states of North East, branded as the "Sentinels Cup" in line with the sobriquet of Assam Rifles 'Sentinels of the North. ... read..

"Democracy was murdered when lakhs of political leaders were put behind bars in 1975": Bihar Dy CM Samrat Choudhary
Patna (Bihar) | July 12, 2024 11:11:31 PM IST
Describing the Centre's announcement to observe June 25 as "Samvidhan Hatya Diwas" in remembrance of the 1975 Emergency as an arrangement to save democracy, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Samrat Choudhary said that democracy was murdered when laks of politi ... read..

Jyotiraditya Scindia launches NE-RACE portal, mobile app for farmers in northeast
Shillong (Meghalaya) | July 12, 2024 11:11:26 PM IST
Union Minister for the Development of the North East Region Jyotiraditya Scindia on Friday launched the North East Region Agri Commodity E-Connect (NERACE) designed to benefit the farmers of the region and help position it as a hub of high-value horticult ... read..

ED conducts search operations in Delhi, Haryana in illegal mining case
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 11:11:22 PM IST
The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) conducted search operations across multiple locations in Haryana and Delhi under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in connection with an illegal mining case, the agency said on Friday. ... read..

Centre to observe June 25 as "Samvidhan Hatya Diwas" in remembrance of 1975 Emergency; Opposition targets govt
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 10:41:25 PM IST
The Centre on Friday announced it would observe June 25 as "Constitution Murder Day" in remembrance of the 1975 Emergency. The decision has triggered a backlash with opposition parties targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government. ... read..

Sudarshan Pattnaik wins Golden Sand Master Award in Russia for Lord Jagannath sculpture
St Petersburg | July 12, 2024 10:41:23 PM IST
Renowned Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the Golden Sand Master Award at the International Sand Sculpture Championship held in the St Petersburg city of Russia. ... read..

"We did our best batting, took their wicket": Eknath Shinde after Mahayuti sweeps Maharashtra MLC polls
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 12, 2024 10:41:20 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, who was exuberant after the Mahayuti sweeped the Legislative Council polls, said that the ruling alliance did their "best batting" and took the Maha Vikas Aghadi's "wicket". ... read..

Water storage deficit at 28 pc in Cauvery basin dams: Karnataka Dy CM Shivakumar
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 12, 2024 10:11:27 PM IST
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and Irrigation Minister D K Shivakumar today said that the water storage deficit in Cauvery basin reservoirs was at 28 per cent. ... read..

"Kejriwal hasn't been acquitted...": Kiren Rijiju on SC granting bail to Delhi CM
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 10:11:26 PM IST
Hours after the Supreme Court granted bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the Delhi Excise Policy case, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Friday, stated that the Aam Aadmi Party national convenor has not yet been acquitted and remains in judicial ... read..

Illegal mining case: ED raids multiple places in Haryana, Delhi
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 9:41:34 PM IST
The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) conducted search operations at various locations in Haryana and Delhi in connection with illegal mining in Dadam in Haryana, the central probe agency said on Friday. ... read..

Mahayuti celebrates after winning nine out of 11 seats in Maharashtra Legislative Council polls
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | July 12, 2024 9:41:33 PM IST
After sweeping the Maharashtra Legislative Council polls, winning nine out of 11 seats, the Mahayuti alliance leaders celebrated showing the victory sign. ... read..

"Holding copy of Constitution after murdering it": Kiren Rijiju mocks Congress
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 9:41:29 PM IST
Hitting out at the Congress Party over the Emergency imposed in 1975, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Kiren Rijiju said the Union government has taken a big step to observe June 25 as the "Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas" to ensure that an incident like the ... read..

Karnataka govt to appeal against Cauvery panel's order to release water to Tamil Nadu: CM Siddaramaiah
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | July 12, 2024 9:41:20 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday said that an appeal will be submitted to the Cauvery Water Management Authority against its order to the State to release 1 TMC of water to Tamil Nadu every day. ... read..

Patna HC grants CBI custody to 13 arrested in NEET-UG paper leak case
Patna (Bihar) | July 12, 2024 9:11:29 PM IST
Patna High Court has granted CBI custody to 13 individuals arrested in connection with the NEET-UG paper leak case. ... read..

"Your government has celebrated Constitution Murder Day every day": Kharge slams PM Modi
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 9:11:21 PM IST
In reaction to the central government announcing that it would celebrate June 25 annually as 'Samvidhaan Hatya Diwas' in remembrance of the Emergency declared by the then Indira Gandhi government in 1975, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge hit back say ... read..

Uttarakhand CM Dhami directs officials to complete construction of Sanay Dham by October 15
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | July 12, 2024 9:11:20 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday directed officials to complete construction of the Sanay Dham by October 15. CM directed to complete the construction work within the estimated budget of Rs 94 crore for this. ... read..

SC asks Delhi govt how it will compensate illegal cutting of trees at Delhi's ridge forest area
New Delhi | July 12, 2024 8:41:35 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday while hearing a case relating to the felling of trees in Southern Delhi's ridge forest area, directed the Delhi government to inform it as to how it will compensate illegal cutting of trees. ... read..

Amid growing bonhomie, India asks Russia to advance S-400 missile system deliveries
By Ajit Dubey

New Delhi | July 12, 2024 8:41:28 PM IST
Amid the growing close ties between India and Russia, New Delhi has asked Moscow to expedite and advance the deliveries of the S-400 air defence missile system deliveries. ... read..

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