Wednesday, March 22, 2023

'Akhilesh expresses solidarity with Trinamool on Cong-less alliance'
Kolkata | Saturday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Samajwadi Party chief and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has reportedly expressed solidarity with Trinamool Congress' over its move to forge an Opposition alliance against BJP without having Congress in the group. ... read..

NIA files charge sheets against 68 PFI leaders in Kerala, TN cases
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said that they have filed two charge sheets against a total of 68 Popular Front of India (PFI) leaders, cadres and members in two separate cases in Kochi (Kerala) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu). ... read..

"Different ways of worship shouldn't be reason for conflicts between communities": RSS chief Mohan Bhagawat
New Delhi | March 18, 2023 1:34:38 AM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said while people may have different ways of worshipping god, their intent is the same. ... read..

"Different ways of worship shouldn't be reason for conflicts between communities": RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat
New Delhi | March 18, 2023 1:34:34 AM IST
Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said while people may have different ways of worshipping god, their intent is the same. ... read..

Class 6 student kidnapped in Patna, Rs 40 lakh ransom demanded
Patna | Saturday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
After disappearance of a leading doctor, a Class 6 student, the a son of a government teacher, was kidnapped by unidentified men and Rs 40 lakh ransom demanded for his release, police said on Friday. ... read..

Sisodia's family given 5 days to vacate official bungalow
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Former Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia's family has been given five days to vacate the official bungalow as his Mathura Road residence has been allotted to the newly-sworn in Delhi Minister, Atishi. ... read..

Action taken against culprits in liquor theft amidst lockdown: Haryana Deputy CM National
Chandigarh | Saturday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Friday said action has been taken against the culprits for theft of liquor during the Covid-19 lockdown. ... read..

Andhra CM urges PM Modi to resolve post-bifurcation issues
Amaravarti | Saturday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and appealed to him to expedite several issues pending even nine years after state's bifurcation. ... read..

Investigating officers, public prosecutors showing laxity in cases under NDPS Act: Kerala HC
Kochi (Kerala) | March 18, 2023 12:04:25 AM IST
Kerala High Court has asked the Director General of Prosecution and the Kerala State Police Chief to take appropriate action for imparting requisite training and refresher courses to the officers following the observation that the investigating officers a ... read..

NHAI diverts traffic on NH 48 in Delhi-NCR to facilitate construction of Dwarka Expressway
New Delhi | March 18, 2023 12:04:20 AM IST
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has diverted traffic between Mahipalpur & Rajokari on NH 48 for 500 meters in Delhi-National Capital Region to facilitate the construction of the Dwarka Expressway, a release said. ... read..

"They want to expel Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha": KC Venugopal attacks BJP-led government
New Delhi | March 18, 2023 12:04:16 AM IST
With stalemate in Parliament between BJP and opposition, Congress leader KC Venugopal has alleged that the government wants expulsion of Rahul Gandhi from the Lok Sabha and their "entire tactic" of seeking an apology from him over remarks in the United Ki ... read..

AAP leader claims of providing corruption-free administration in Punjab
Chandigarh (Punjab) | March 18, 2023 12:04:15 AM IST
Punjab Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema on Friday said that the state has witnessed corruption free administration, opening of 500 Mohalla Clinics, revenue growth and war against anti social elements during the past one year of Bhagwant Mann governmen ... read..

Cochin Shipyard Ltd bags International Order for World's First Zero-Emission Feeder Container Vessel
Kochi (Kerala) | March 18, 2023 12:04:13 AM IST
Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has received an international order for the world's first zero-emission feeder container vessel. The vessel will be powered using Hydrogen Fuel Cells ultimately, with Green Hydrogen. ... read..

CM Yogi visits Varanasi, reviews preparations ahead of PM Modi's visit on March 24
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) | March 18, 2023 12:04:11 AM IST
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached Varanasi on Friday on a two-day visit and reviewed the preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed arrival to Varanasi on March 24. ... read..

North East Delhi riots: Court directs to frame charges against 19 persons for conspiracy of murder, rioting
New Delhi | March 18, 2023 12:04:09 AM IST
A Delhi Court on Friday directed to frame charges against 19 accused persons under sections related to conspiracy for rioting, promoting enmity between two groups, arson, dacoity, murder etc. ... read..

DPIIT organizes PM Gati Shakti regional workshop in Srinagar
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 18, 2023 12:04:08 AM IST
PM Gati Shakti Regional Workshop is being organised in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Friday and Saturday. ... read..

"Madrassas contributed to India's education..." Moradabad MP ST Hassan responds to Assam CM
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) | March 18, 2023 12:04:04 AM IST
Responding to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's statement of "closing 600 Madrassas" in his state, Samajwadi Party (SP) Member of Parliament ST Hassan on Friday said that "Madrassas have contributed to India's education for 1000 years." ... read..

Congress going towards mental bankruptcy: Nadda in Karnataka
Chitradurga (Karnataka) | March 18, 2023 12:04:02 AM IST
Attacking Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief JP Nadda on Friday said the Congress is going towards mental bankruptcy today. ... read..

Kerala: Wild elephant tramples man to death in Kannur's Aralam Farm
Kannur (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 11:34:26 PM IST
A 43-year-old tribal man was trampled to death by a wild elephant inside Kannur's Aralam Farm on Friday afternoon, the official confirmed. ... read..

Mission Rozgar: CM Yogi to hand over appointment letters to 496 newly selected officers in UP
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 11:34:24 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will hand over appointment letters to 496 officers selected in various departments in a grand programme in Lucknow on March 20. ... read..

Court awards compensation of Rs one crore to girl who lost right leg in an accident caused by DTC bus
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 11:34:19 PM IST
A Delhi Court on Friday awarded a compensation of more than Rs one crore to Tamanna Sharma, a resident of Haryana's Gurugram, who met with an accident in December 2016 and had multiple injuries all over the body. ... read..

CM Jagan Reddy calls on PM Modi, discusses various issues relating to Andhra Pradesh
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 11:34:14 PM IST
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday in Delhi to discuss various issues relating to his state. ... read..

"Mamata Banerjee is a fake Hindu", claims BJP's Suvendu Adhikari
Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 17, 2023 11:34:09 PM IST
Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) leader and West Bengal Leader of Opposition (LoP) Suvendu Adhikari on Friday lashed out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and termed her a "fake Hindu". ... read..

CMs of many states trying for coalition to defeat BJP, Congress should decide it's role in elections: Akhilesh Yadav
Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 17, 2023 11:34:08 PM IST
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here in an indication of an emerging front that is opposed to the BJP but would not align with the Congress at the state level. ... read..

Fire engulfs Sarpanch's house in J-K's Udhampur, police starts probe
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 17, 2023 11:34:06 PM IST
A major fire broke out in the house of a Sarpanch here in the Sarar village in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district, police said on Friday. ... read..

SC agrees to examine woman's plea claiming partition of property as per Shariat Law 'discriminatory'
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 11:34:04 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine a plea of a Muslim woman who claimed that the partition of the property as per Shariat Law is discriminatory. ... read..

Tamil Nadu: Fever camps conducted across Madurai to check flu spread
Madurai (Tamil Nadu) | March 17, 2023 11:34:02 PM IST
With seasonal flu and viral fever cases being reported across Tamil Nadu, the state health department conducted fever camps across the Madurai district, informed the government on Friday. ... read..

Antrix Devas dispute: Division bench of Delhi HC upheld single bench order, dismisses appeal of DEMPL
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 11:05:35 PM IST
The Division Bench of Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the appeal moved by Devas Employees Mauritius Pvt Ltd challenging the single bench order dated August 29, 2022, which allowed Antrix Corporation Ltd's plea and sets aside the Arbitral award dated ... read..

PM Modi approves mega textile park in UP, CM Yogi expresses gratitude
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 11:05:30 PM IST
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday expressed immense gratitude to the Union Government for approving the mega textile park in Uttar Pradesh. ... read..

PM Modi to attend closing ceremony of 'Vijay Sankalp Yatra' in Karnataka
Davanagere (Karnataka) | March 17, 2023 11:05:28 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the closing ceremony of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "Vijay Sankalp Yatra" in Davanagere city in Karnataka on March 25. ... read..

FICCI writes to Health Ministry on show-cause notices to e-pharmacy companies
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 11:05:26 PM IST
The Union Ministry of Health is mulling shutting down digital pharmacies due to some concerns like misuse of data, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and predatory pricing of medicines. ... read..

PM Modi to inaugurate Global Millets on March 18
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 10:35:50 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference in New Delhi on Saturday at 11 am. ... read..

"Kerala CM should clarify how much money received from World Bank..." BJP questions govt on Brahmapuram fire
Kochi (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 10:35:45 PM IST
Cornering the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala over Brahmapuram fire incident, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief K Surendran on Friday asked the chief minister to inform how much money the state has received from the World Bank, Central Government, ... read..

Army apprehends ULFA (I) cadre with weapon from Assam's Lekhapani
Tinsukia (Assam) | March 17, 2023 10:04:19 PM IST
Indian Army on Friday apprehended a ULFA (I) cadre from Lekhapani. ... read..

Uttarakhand: CM Dhami reviews arrangements ahead of G20 meeting in Ramnagar
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | March 17, 2023 9:34:08 PM IST
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami reviewed the arrangements for the G20 meeting at the Chief Minister's Camp Office on Friday. ... read..

Delhi govt issues advisory on H3N2, directs hospitals to monitor situation
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 9:34:06 PM IST
In view of the risk of the H3N2 influenza virus spread in the changing weather conditions, Delhi Health Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj issued an advisory on Friday advising children and the elderly to take special precautions. ... read..

SC issues notice on Punjab govt's plea against bail to Bikramjit Singh Majithia in NDPS case
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 9:33:51 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Bikram Singh Majithia on a plea filed by Punjab Government against the High Court order. ... read..

PFI wanted to convert India into Islamic country by 2047: NIA chargesheet
Kochi (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 9:33:49 PM IST
National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday submitted the chargesheet in the case against Popular Front of India (PFI) following the nationwide raid against its cadres and members. The chargesheet was submitted in the Special NIA Court at Kochi. ... read..

Assam Police arrest 27 in HSLC paper leak case
Guwahati (Assam) | March 17, 2023 9:06:29 PM IST
The Assam Police have arrested 27 people so far in connection with the leakage of the question paper of the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) examination which was scheduled earlier on March 13, said the officials on Friday. ... read..

J-K: Gujarat man posing as PMO official arrested in Srinagar
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 17, 2023 9:06:20 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday said that it arrested a man from Gujarat posing as a senior official of the Prime Minister's Office in Srinagar on March 3. ... read..

Setback for Governor Arif Mohammad Khan in Kerala HC
Kochi(Kerala) | March 17, 2023 8:33:54 PM IST
The Kerala High Court on Friday quashed the resolution made by Governor Arif Mohammad Khan suspending the decisions of the Syndicate and the board of governors of A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU). ... read..

Congress to fight Karnataka polls on its own; Shivakumar says party confident of victory
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 8:33:45 PM IST
Congress will fight the upcoming assembly polls in Karnataka on its own, party's state chief DK Shivakumar said on Friday and expressed confidence of the party's victory. ... read..

First Bharat Gaurav tourist train from Telangana, Andhra to start journey tomorrow
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 8:33:43 PM IST
In line with the Indian Railways' 'Bharat Gaurav Trains', Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will commence "Punya Kshetra Yatra: Puri - Kasi - Ayodhya" on Saturday from Secunderabad Railway Station. ... read..

Delhi HC grants bail to Shakti Bhog Foods CMD in money laundering case
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 8:05:45 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday granted bail to Delhi-based Shakti Bhog Foods Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Kewal Krishan Kumar in a money laundering case. ... read..

NEP will be medium for all to showcase their worth: UP CM Yogi
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 8:05:42 PM IST
NEP (National Education Policy) will serve as the medium for everyone to showcase their worth and utilise their potential to the core, said Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday. ... read..

Examiners to evaluate answer sheets of UP board exams through audio-video presentations
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 7:34:04 PM IST
For the first time, the examiners will evaluate the UP Board's high school and intermediate examination-2023 answer sheets from March 18 through audio-video presentation. ... read..

Arunachal helicopter crash: Indian Army pays obeisance to officers with full military honours
Guwahati (Assam) | March 17, 2023 7:34:02 PM IST
Indian Army on Friday paid obeisance to Lieutenant Colonel VVB Reddy and Major Jayanth A with full military honours at Assam's Tezpur. ... read..

NIA files chargesheets against 68 PFI cadres in Kerala, Tamil Nadu
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 7:33:59 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed two chargesheets against a total of 68 Popular Front of India (PFI) leaders, cadres and members in two separate cases in Kochi (Kerala) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu). ... read..

Over 1,200 railway stations identified for upgrading under Adarsh Station scheme
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 7:33:45 PM IST
As many as 1,253 railway stations identified for upgrading under the 'Adarsh Station' scheme will be upgraded in the Financial Year 2023-24, Union Minister Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw told the Rajya Sabha on Friday. ... read..

Atishi writes to Delhi LG seeking appointment of PWD secretary
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 7:04:19 PM IST
Delhi Minister Atishi on Friday wrote to Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena seeking immediate appointment of Public Works Department (PWD) Secretary for the Union Territory government. ... read..

Centre, GNCTD shall attend requests of DMRC for extension of sovereign guarantees enabling it to liquidate its liabilities: Delhi HC
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 7:04:17 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday in its judgement stated that Union Ministry as well as the GNCTD shall forthwith attend to the requests of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for extension of sovereign guarantees/subordinate debt enabling it to liquida ... read..

SC adjourns hearing on Pawan Khera's plea seeking clubbing of FIRs
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 7:04:13 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on Congress leader Pawan Khera's plea seeking clubbing of FIRs registered against him and extended it interim relief till March 20. ... read..

Akhilesh Yadav targets BJP in Kolkata meeting, says Samajwadi Party will do everything to save constitution
Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 17, 2023 7:33:54 PM IST
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Friday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party over "unemployment and price rise" and alleged there is no action by probe agencies against those who join the ruling party at the Centre. ... read..

Centre announces sites for seven mega integrated textile parks
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 7:04:04 PM IST
The central government on Friday announced the sites for setting up of seven PM Mega Integrated Textile Regions and Apparel (PM MITRA) Parks for the Textile industry. ... read..

100 pc treatment of influenza available, no need to fear: Gujarat Health Minister
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) | March 17, 2023 6:34:29 PM IST
Amid a sharp surge in H3N2 virus and covid cases in the country, Gujarat Health Minister Rushikesh Patel on Friday said that 100 per cent treatment of influenza is available and there is no need to fear. ... read..

Meghalaya gets electric trains for first time
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 6:34:22 PM IST
In an endeavour for complete electrification, Northeast Frontier Railway has achieved another milestone by commissioning Dudhnai - Mendipathar (22.823 Track Kilometre) single line section and Abhayapuri - Pancharatna (34.59 Track Kilometre) double line se ... read..

ED arrests sea cucumber smuggling racket kingpin in Tamil Nadu
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 6:34:20 PM IST
Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has arrested Villayutham, an alleged smuggling kingpin of endangered sea cucumbers in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), the agency said on Friday. ... read..

Chhattisgarh: Kanker admin sets up high school in Naxal hotbed of Bandapal village
Kanker (Chhattisgarh) | March 17, 2023 6:04:45 PM IST
The initiative of the district administration to set up an examination centre for high schools in the hypersensitive Bandapal area in naxal-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh has brought cheers on the faces of children, who have to travel around 40-50 ki ... read..

Kerala: President Murmu visits Mata Amritanandamayi Math in Kollam
Kollam (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 6:04:43 PM IST
Amritapuri Ashram witnessed a historic moment on Friday as President Droupadi Murmu visited the Mata Amritanandamayi Math in Amritapuri. ... read..

Sambhal cold storage godown collapse: Death toll rises to 14, magisterial enquiry ordered
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 6:04:33 PM IST
The death toll from the roof collapse of a potato cold storage in the Chandausi area of Sambhal in Uttar Pradesh has risen to 14, the official said. ... read..

Excise case: Delhi Court extends Manish Sisodia's ED remand till March 22
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 6:04:31 PM IST
The Rouse Avenue Court on Friday extended former Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia's Enforcement Directorate (ED) remand by five more days in a money laundering case pertaining to alleged irregularities in the framing and implementation of the ex ... read..

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin meets OPS, condoles his mother's demise
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | March 17, 2023 5:37:17 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday visited met O Panneerselvan in Chennai and conveyed his condolences over the recent demise of the deposed AIADMK leader's mother. ... read..

DGCA approves 22,907 departures per week for summer schedule 2023
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 5:37:11 PM IST
The Centre on Friday approved the airline's domestic summer schedule for 2023, with 4.4 per cent more flights than the winter scheduled in the last year. ... read..

Startup20 engagement group to meet in Sikkim
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 5:37:09 PM IST
The second meeting of the newly formed Startup 20 Engagement Group under India's G20 Presidency will be held on March 18-19 in Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim. ... read..

MP: JAYS' Anand Rai claims support of ex-minister Bhagel in next polls; "False," says BJP leader
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 5:37:08 PM IST
A suspended government doctor and JAYS (Jan Adivasi Yuva Sangathan) leader Dr Anand Rai has once again stirred controversy after sharing on social media, a photograph of former BJP minister Ranjana Baghel with Congress MLA Hiralal Alawa claiming that Bagh ... read..

2 Railway personnel to attempt expedition to Mt Everest, first-of-its-kind
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | March 17, 2023 5:06:28 PM IST
Two Railway personnel would be attempting a mountaineering expedition to Mount Everest, which is a first-of-its-kind attempt for the Indian Railways, said officials on Friday. ... read..

AP: Three persons assault mentally challenged man, police file FIR
Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 5:06:26 PM IST
In a tragic incident, a mentally challenged man in Tallur village of Andhra Pradesh's Kakinada district was brutally attacked and assaulted by three persons, said the police on Friday. ... read..

Man abused, shot at in Delhi's Raj Park area
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 5:06:24 PM IST
Two miscreants allegedly abused and fired at a young man in Delhi's Raj Park police station area, said the police on Friday. ... read..

SEBA HSLC Assamese exam to be rescheduled soon: State Education Minister after paper leak
Guwahati (Assam) | March 17, 2023 5:06:23 PM IST
Assam Education Minister Dr Ranoj Pegu on Friday said that the Board of Secondary Education, Assam (SEBA) would announce a new date for the Assamese following the leakage and cancellation of the paper. ... read..

Crucial information revealed during custody, says ED while seeking extension of Sisodia's remand
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 5:06:21 PM IST
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said crucial information has been revealed by Manish Sisodia during his custody while seeking extension of former Delhi's deputy chief minister's remand in connection with the Excise Policy case. ... read..

Land allotment for lawyers: SC suggests to take up issue with govt on taking over buildings for expanding premises
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 5:06:09 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday while hearing a petition by Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) seeking to convert 1.33 acres of land of the Supreme Court, allotted by the Centre,into a chamber block for lawyers, remarked how can it take over the buildings j ... read..

Tamil Nadu files fresh petition in SC over RSS route march issue
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 4:34:45 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu Government on Friday apprised the Supreme Court that they have filed fresh petitions against the Madras High Court order relating the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) route march in the state. ... read..

PM Modi announces PM MITRA mega textiles parks to be set up in 7 states
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 4:34:44 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that PM MITRA mega textile parks would be set up in Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. ... read..

Congress want to give more tickets to women, youth, says DK Shivakumar
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 17, 2023 4:34:39 PM IST
Karnataka Congress Chief DK Shivakumar on Friday said that the party wants to give more tickets to women and youth, ahead of assembly elections in the state. ... read..

Congress moves privilege motion against PM Modi over Nehru surname remark against Gandhis
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 4:34:32 PM IST
Congress General Secretary and Rajya Sabha MP KC Venugopal on Friday gave notice of a question of privilege against the Prime Minister for his alleged derogatory remarks against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. ... read..

MP: 3-day International Ramayana convention begins in Bhopal
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 4:34:30 PM IST
A three-day International Ramayan Convention started at Manas Bhawan in the state capital Bhopal on Friday. ... read..

Delhi Police nab two suspects, seize stolen bike, recover cleaver
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 4:34:29 PM IST
The Delhi Police apprehended two persons during an informal visit to the Kamla Nagar Market in Delhi for keeping a sharp-edged cleaver and also seized a stolen bike on which they were riding, said the police on Friday. ... read..

Karnataka: Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan says "completely fine" after sustaining minor injures in car-truck collision
Vijayapura (Karnataka) | March 17, 2023 4:34:27 PM IST
Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti sustained injuries after the car in which she was travelling in collided with a truck on Thursday night on Vijayapura-Hubballi national highway near Jumnal village here. ... read..

Clash between security forces and Naxalites in Chhattisgarh
Narayanpur (Chhattisgarh) | March 17, 2023 4:34:25 PM IST
An exchange of fire between security forces of Sonpur, Kurusnar and Basingh Police station of Narayanpur district and Naxalites took place on Friday morning during a search operation in a jungle near village Orchapara. ... read..

Telangana BJP leader Bandi Sanjay holds hunger strike against TSPSC paper leak, detained
Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 17, 2023 4:34:20 PM IST
Telangana Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Bandi Sanjay was detained by the police on Friday after he sat on a hunger strike in the state capital over the alleged leak of the assistant engineer exam paper conducted by the Telangana State Public Service ... read..

Government elected by 2 cr people should be allowed to function: Arvind Kejriwal
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 4:07:15 PM IST
As the budget session of the Delhi legislative assembly commenced on Friday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the Aam Aadmi Party-led government has performed despite several "roadblocks". ... read..

Shivamogga IS conspiracy case: NIA submits charge sheet against two B.Tech graduates radicalized online
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 4:07:14 PM IST
National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge sheet against two radicalised B.Tech graduates, in the Shivamogga Islamic State (IS) conspiracy case that relates to the conspiracy hatched to further the activities of the outfit by carrying out acts ... read..

Lokayukta appointment: Uttarakhand HC orders govt to answer within 3 weeks
Nainital (Uttarakhand) | March 17, 2023 4:07:12 PM IST
Taking a tough stand on the appointment of Lokayukta in Uttarakhand and streamlining the institution of Lokayukta, High Court ordered the state government to submit its reply within three weeks. ... read..

Muslim women pilots in aviation industry, no longer a taboo
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 4:07:08 PM IST
Despite good progress, the aviation sector has still not achieved gender parity, and it is considered even unusual to find women from the Muslim community as pilots, but this trend is slowly getting brushed off, as several names are changing the perceptio ... read..

J-K farmers happy with 29 projects of agriculture department on 'holistic development'
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 4:07:05 PM IST
The farmers in Jammu & Kashmir have been giving very positive responses to the decision of the agriculture department of implementing 29 projects aiming to achieve 'holistic development'. ... read..

"Attempt to thwart protest against govt," says YSRTP's Sharmila as Hyderabad Police impose Section 144
Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 17, 2023 4:07:01 PM IST
YSR Telangana Party Chief YS Sharmila on Friday hit out against chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and alleged that he was imposing Section 144 in residential areas to thwart protests against his government and asked whether the State had become a "Talib ... read..

Erode: Dairy farmers throw milk on road demanding increase in procurement prices
Erode (Tamil Nadu) | March 17, 2023 3:37:16 PM IST
Dairy Farmers in Erode poured milk on the road on Friday as a protest against the government demanding an increase in Milk procurement prices. ... read..

Budget: Himachal Pradesh CM announces slew of schemes to promote green energy
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) | March 17, 2023 3:37:09 PM IST
Reading out his first Budget in the Vidhan Sabha, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Friday announced a slew of green energy schemes, aiming to promote green energy and curbing illegal mining. ... read..

Delhi excise policy case: Hearing commences at Rouse Avenue Court
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 3:37:08 PM IST
The hearing in the Delhi liquor policy case commenced at the Rouse Avenue Court on Friday, in which Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia is one of the accused. ... read..

"Central government offered help..." Kerala BJP Chief Surendran on Brahmapuram fire
Kochi (Kerala) | March 17, 2023 3:37:06 PM IST
Kerala Bhartiya Janta Party Chief K Surendran on Friday took a jibe at Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and said that the Central government offered help to the State Government in the Brahmapuram fire issue, but the state government did not reply. ... read..

"Sometimes truth comes out..." Anurag Thakur's dig at Rahul Gandhi's "unfortunately I am MP" remark
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 3:07:13 PM IST
Taking a jibe at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's over his "unfortunately I am MP" remark, Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Friday said that sometimes truth comes out and it is really "unfortunate" that he is an MP. ... read..

Bengaluru drum murder: 3 held for killing woman, hunt on for 5 more accused
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | March 17, 2023 3:07:12 PM IST
The Railway Police have arrested three men for allegedly strangulating a woman to death and stuffing her body into a plastic drum, which was found abandoned outside the Baiyappanahalli railway station entrance in Bengaluru on Sunday. ... read..

PFI imparts weapons training in specifically organized camps: says NIA's 2nd chargesheet in Nizamabad case
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 3:07:03 PM IST
Popular Front of India (PFI) cadres were found involved in provoking and radicalizing impressionable Muslim youth, recruiting them in the banned outfit and imparting them weapons training in its specifically organized training camps, says the National Inv ... read..

"Rahul Gandhi never demanded foreign forces to save our democracy", Shashi Tharoor
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 3:07:01 PM IST
With the continuous demand of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) for an apology from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his remarks in London on democracy in India, party MP Shashi Tharoor has said that the Wayanad MP never demanded foreign forces to save our d ... read..

Rahul Gandhi made Delhi Police wait for hours to give notice to him: Sources
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 2:34:40 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi made Delhi Police wait for hours when they went to hand over a notice to the Wayand MP seeking information on the sexual harassment victims that he mentioned in his speech during the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Kashmir this January. ... read..

Meet Jammu's Ranjeet Kour, a woman auto-driver breaking barriers
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | March 17, 2023 2:34:39 PM IST
Ranjeet Kour, a resident of Kunjwani in the Jammu district, is one of the first women to be driving an auto-rickshaw that swarms the roads of the Jammu region with UMEED scheme of Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihood Mission (JKRLM). ... read..

HC issues notice on PIL seeking setting up of 42 more commercial courts in Delhi
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 2:06:01 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to its registry, the Centre and the government of the national capital territory of Delhi on a plea seeking directions for setting up 42 more commercial courts, as notified by the Delhi Government on April 13, ... read..

Your loveable pet dog or cat might lead to restless nights: Study
Washington | March 17, 2023 2:05:54 PM IST
According to a new study published in the CABI journal Human-Animal Relations, your lovely pet dog or cat may cause you to have more restless nights than others who are graced with long periods of peaceful sleep. ... read..

Rahul Gandhi reaches Parliament, refuses to respond to Nadda's "anti-national" remark
New Delhi | March 17, 2023 2:05:52 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday refused to respond to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda's remarks calling him "anti-national". ... read..

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