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ASEAN parliamentary delegation meets Vice President
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
An ASEAN parliamentary delegation met Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar here on Friday. ... read..


Food inspector recruitment case: Calcutta HC raps state govt after counsels fail to turn up
Kolkata | Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday pulled up the West Bengal government over the latter's "lackadaisical" approach in a case related to irregularities in the recruitment of food inspectors in the state food and supplies department. ... read..


Los Angeles-based band makes a song cover on Srivalli; Rashmika Mandanna loves it
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
Rashmika Mandanna has become a national crush after essaying the role of Srivalli in 'Pushpa - The Rise'. Apart from bringing audiences back to the theatres after the pandemic, the Allu Arjun starrer has spawned a massive fan following for lead actor Rash ... read..


B'luru: Women's rights activist slams PC George's comment on rape survivor
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 13, 2022 1:58:40 AM IST
Women rights activist Brinda Adige slammed former MLA from Kerala PC George for his derogatory comments on a rape survivor and said the leader's party's inaction has resulted in his arrogant behaviour. ... read..


Karnataka Minister urges people to take pledge for organ donation
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 13, 2022 1:58:36 AM IST
Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Friday urged people to take a pledge for organ donation on the occasion of World Organ Donation Day. ... read..


Teenager's unnatural death: Assam CM orders SIT probe, suspends three police officials
Dispur (Assam) | August 13, 2022 1:58:35 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday ordered the suspension of Darrang Superintendent of Police and two other police officials over alleged dereliction of duty in the case of unnatural death of a 13-year-old girl. He also ordered an SIT prob ... read..


Kerala Governor trying to expropriate lone Left govt in country: CPM State Secretary
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 13, 2022 1:58:29 AM IST
Communist Party of India (Marxist) State Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Friday alleged that Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan was trying to expropriate the only Left government in the country. ... read..


Son kills widowed mother on suspicion of illicit relationship
Gurugram | Saturday, 2022 1:45:10 AM IST
A 20-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his widowed mother in Garhi village of Gurugram as he suspected her of having an illicit relationship, the police said on Friday. ... read..


Int'l drugs racket busted in Delhi, heroin worth Rs 20 cr seized
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Special Cell of the Delhi Police busted an international drug cartel and arrested a key member along with seizing heroin worth Rs 20 crore in the national capital, an official said. ... read..


783.46% higher penalty collected from ticketless rly passengers in NE
Guwahati | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has collected 783.46 per cent higher penalty from ticketless passengers or travellers with irregular tickets in January to July this year compared to the same period of last year, officials said on Friday. ... read..


Tricolour to be hoisted on all govt buildings across J&K
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 1:45:09 AM IST
The national flag will be hoisted on all government buildings/offices, including educational institutions, across Jammu and Kashmir this Independence Day. ... read..


24 Pakistani Hindus get Indian citizenship
Rajkot | Saturday, 2022 1:15:13 AM IST
Gujarat Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghavi on Friday handed over citizenship certificates to 24 Pakistani Hindus who were living in India on long-term visa in Rajkot and had applied for Indian citizenship. ... read..


J&K L-G performs Samapan Pooja marking end of Amarnath Yatra
Srinagar | Saturday, 2022 1:15:12 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday virtually performed the 'Samapan Pooja', which marked the conclusion of the 43-day long Amarnath Yatra. ... read..


Man stabbed to death in full public view in Delhi
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:15:12 AM IST
A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death in full public view in the national capital, the police said on Friday. ... read..


Punjab releases Rs 100 crore arrears of sugarcane farmers
Chandigarh | Saturday, 2022 1:15:12 AM IST
Fulfilling a promise, the Punjab government on Friday said it has released Rs 100 crore for pending payments of sugarcane growers. ... read..


In a revamp, BJP names new Presidents for Maha, Mumbai (Ld)
Mumbai | Saturday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
In a major organisational revamp, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has appointed former ministers Chandrashekhar Bawankule and Ashish Shelar as the chief of the party's Maharashtra and Mumbai units, respectively, here on Friday. ... read..


ED takes action against firms dealing in crypto-currency
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 1:15:11 AM IST
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has conducted searches at various premises of Yellow Tune Technologies Private Limited in Bengaluru and has issued an order to freeze its bank balances, payment gateway balances and crypto balances of Fli ... read..


I-Day: Delhi Police deploy measures to prevent kites, drones, other objects near Red Fort area
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:59:40 PM IST
The Delhi Police on Friday has taken special measures to prevent kites, balloons, drones, or any manned or unmanned flying objects from reaching the Red Fort area where the Independence Day function will be held on August 15. ... read..


Modi govt working to boost employment creators: Jaishankar
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 12, 2022 11:59:28 PM IST
The central government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working to boost employment creators so that more jobs are created in India, External Affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Friday. ... read..


Tiranga shows country's honour, pride, symbol of self-respect: Sarbananda Sonowal
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:59:26 PM IST
Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal attended a public meeting at Sarusajai Stadium in Guwahati today as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav - a national campaign to celebrate 75 years of India's Independence. ... read..


Mansukh Mandaviya reviews progress of Nano Urea production and sales for FY 2022-23
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:59:24 PM IST
Union Minister of Chemical and Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed the progress of Nano Urea (liquid) production and sales for the Financial Year 2022-23, here today. ... read..


Odisha cabinet approves 17 major proposals
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | August 12, 2022 11:59:19 PM IST
The state Cabinet Meeting held under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today took 17 major decisions relating to the departments of Agriculture and Farmer's Empowerment, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water, Planning and Convergence, Revenue ... read..


National anthem to be sung across Telangana on August 16
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 12, 2022 11:59:13 PM IST
The Telangana government on Friday called for collective singing of the national anthem across the state on August 16. ... read..


Conrad Sangma rolls out 'YESS Meghalaya' programme
Tura (Meghalaya) | August 12, 2022 11:59:11 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Friday rolled out the YESS (Youth Engagement through empowered Youth organizations) programme in Garo Hills in presence of MLAs Thomas A Sangma and Marcuise Marak. ... read..


Lawyer accused of beating cop in police station gets bail
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:59:09 PM IST
A Delhi Court on Friday granted bail to a lawyer accused of beating a cop inside Anand Vihar police station on the intervening night of 30 and 31 July. ... read..


Northeast Delhi violence: Police approach court for waiver of cost of Rs 15,000
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:59:05 PM IST
Delhi Police has approached the Court for a waiver of costs of Rs 15,000 in a matter related to the Northeast Delhi violence of 2020. The application has been moved by the Station House Officer (SHO) Gokulpuri. The Court has also called for a compliance r ... read..


Punjab CM Mann announces 6000 vacancies for Anganwadi workers will be filled
Amritsar (Punjab) | August 12, 2022 11:59:03 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Friday announced that over 6000 posts for Anganwadi workers that are vacant will now be filled soon. ... read..


Delhi: 25-yr-old man stabbed to death in Malviya Nagar
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:58:53 PM IST
A 25-year-old man was stabbed to death in the Malviya Nagar area of New Delhi, said officials on Friday. ... read..


Amravati killing case: NIA arrests 10th accused
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:29:08 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested the 10th accused in the killing of Maharashtra's Amravati-based pharmacist Umesh Kolhe on June 21. ... read..


India ranks 3rd globally in startup ecosystem, says Jitendra Singh
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:29:04 PM IST
Highlighting the transformational changes in science, technology and innovation in India, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said India ranks third globally in the startup ecosystem and also in terms of the number of Unicorns. ... read..


Nitish Kumar slams RCP Singh, says he "messed up a lot"
Patna (Bihar) | August 12, 2022 11:29:02 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday criticised former union minister RCP Singh who recently quit Janata Dal (United) and said he "messed up" a lot though the party gave him responsible positions. ... read..


Amit Shah stresses on introducing 5-Year strategy for Primary level Agricultural Credit
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:29:00 PM IST
Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Friday emphasised the need to formulate a five-year strategy for the Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS), a basic unit and smallest cooperative credit institution in India that works at the grassroot ... read..


CM Gehlot approves proposal to release 51 prisoners on Independence Day
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | August 12, 2022 11:28:58 PM IST
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday approved a proposal to release 51 prisoners serving sentences in various jails of the state on August 15, 2022, giving a special pardon for good conduct, said an official statement. ... read..


PM Modi calls on Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 11:28:54 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called on Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar. ... read..


Odisha Cabinet approves Rs 2808.39 cr for Millets Mission
Bhubaneswar (Karnataka) | August 12, 2022 11:28:48 PM IST
Odisha State Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday approved Rs 2808.39 crore for the promotion of millets in the tribal areas of the state. ... read..


Tejashwi hits out at Centre for misusing Central probe agencies
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:58:28 PM IST
Launching a sharp verbal attack against the Centre, Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday alleged that the Centre is misusing the Central investigating agencies for political gains and asserted that the newly for ... read..


Centre asks Telangana to act after irregularities found in implementation of MGNREGS
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:58:26 PM IST
The Union ministry of rural development has asked the TRS government in Telangana to get a thorough probe conducted and take criminal action against those responsible for a litany of violations in the implementation of the MGNREGS employment scheme in the ... read..


Delhi reports 2,136 new COVID cases in last 24 hours
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:58:24 PM IST
The national capital reported 2,136 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours with a case positivity rate of 15.02 per cent, according to a bulletin by the Delhi Health Department on Friday. ... read..


Tamil Nadu's chief secretary writes to district collectors to ensure hoisting of Tricolour across local bodies
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | August 12, 2022 10:58:22 PM IST
Amid the ongoing "Har Ghar Tiranga" campaign, Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary V Irai Anbu wrote to all district collectors directing them to ensure the hoisting of the Tricolour on 75th Independence Day in all local bodies. ... read..


Father of TT player Naina Jaiswal files complaint against unknown person for harassing daughter on social media
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 12, 2022 10:58:21 PM IST
Table Tennis player Naina Jaiswal's father has filed a Police complaint against an unknown person for allegedly harassing her on social media. ... read..


Northern Command Army Chief visits soldiers injured in Rajouri encounter
Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 12, 2022 10:28:16 PM IST
India's northern Army commander Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, on Friday, paid a visit to the soldiers injured in a foiled suicide attack on its base here. ... read..


Row over freebies culture: Anurag Thakur calls Arvind Kejriwal 'Jhootmantri'
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:28:14 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday sharpened its verbal attack against Aam Aadmi Party over the latter's stand on freebies culture. In a fresh development, Union Minister Anurag Thakur called AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal 'Jhootmantri', the one ... read..


Pavan Varma quits TMC
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:28:12 PM IST
Former Rajya Sabha MP Pavan K Varma quit Trinamool Congress on Friday less than a year after joining the party. ... read..


Rajnath Singh felicitates 'Super-25' students of Veer Gatha Competition
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:28:10 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday felicitated 'Super-25' students of the Veer Gatha Competition and hailed the creativity of students through their entries. ... read..


Rajnath felicitates armed forces personnel who won medals at Commonwealth Games
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:28:06 PM IST
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh felicitated Armed Forces personnel who brought laurels to the country in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham on Friday. ... read..


Two arrested for cattle smuggling in Assam
Guwahati (Assam) | August 12, 2022 10:28:04 PM IST
Assam Police on Friday arrested two persons in Khetri area for allegedly trying to smuggle cattle. ... read..


Tejashwi Yadav meets Sonia Gandhi to fortify Opposition
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 10:28:02 PM IST
In a move to strengthen the Opposition in the country, Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday met Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi and said that all political parties are working together as one in Bihar, exc ... read..


J-K: Policeman injured in Anantnag terror attack stable, says police
Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 12, 2022 9:58:19 PM IST
Terrorists fired indiscriminately upon police personnel in the Bijbehara area of Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, injuring a policeman. ... read..


Telangana: MLC Kavitha ties rakhi to brother KTR on Raksha Bandhan
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 12, 2022 9:58:18 PM IST
Telangana Member of Legislative Council (MLC) Kalvakuntla Kavitha of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) tied 'rakhi' to her brother and Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K Tarak Rama Rao (KTR) on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan at Pr ... read..


SC asks Jharkhand govt to place PIL, documents filed in HC against CM Soren
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 9:58:12 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Jharkhand government to place on record the public interest litigation (PIL) filed in the state High Court along with all the documents before it and adjourned the matter for August 17 in a case of shell companies all ... read..


UP ATS arrests JeM terrorist tasked to kill Nupur Sharma, linked to Pak Taliban
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | August 12, 2022 9:26:46 PM IST
A Jaish-e-Muhammad terrorist tasked to kill suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma has been arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police. ... read..


Har Ghar Tiranga: World's largest human formation of waving national flag attempts Guinness World Record
Chandigarh | August 12, 2022 7:59:15 PM IST
To mark the 75th Independence Day and to strengthen Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, over 8,560 people including dignitaries and students will form the world's largest human formation of a wavi ... read..


Security beefed up in Assam ahead of I-Day celebrations
Guwahati (Assam) | August 12, 2022 7:59:08 PM IST
In view of the Independence Day celebrations, Assam Police has beefed up security measures in the state. ... read..


Rajnath Singh interacts with 2022 Commonwealth Games medallists from Armed Forces
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 7:59:04 PM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh interacted with the Armed Forces personnel on Friday who brought laurels to the country in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, United Kingdom. ... read..


Tejashwi Yadav criticizes BJP for speaking 'jumla jhoot' to public
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 7:28:40 PM IST
Ahead of the floor test in the Bihar Assembly that is slated to be held on August 24, newly appointed Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party for speaking 'jumla jhoot' (propagating lie ... read..


Tejashwi Yadav terms his past equation with Nitish Kumar as 'nok-jhok'; rubbishes claims of any tiff between RJD-JD(U)
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 7:28:38 PM IST
Recalling the political tiff between Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal and comparing it with the present-day situation, Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday said it is normal to have "nok-jhok" between ... read..


PM Modi to host CWG 2022 medal winners, Nikhat Zareen may get autograph on boxing gloves
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 6:57:15 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host all the medal winners of the Commonwealth 2022 games at his official residence at 11 am on Saturday. ... read..


Punjab Govt releases Rs 25.75 cr for new degree colleges during FY 2022-23
Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 12, 2022 6:28:44 PM IST
Punjab Minister for Finance, Planning, Excise and Taxation, Harpal Singh Cheema, has approved the release of Rs 25.75 crore for new degree colleges being established across Punjab. ... read..


Stories of valour of Indian soldiers to be included in school textbooks: Education minister Dharmendra Pradhan
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 6:28:39 PM IST
Tales of valour of Indian soldiers would soon be made part of the school curriculum to inculcate a sense of "responsibility towards the nation" among children from an early age, Union Education minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday. ... read..


Not Mandir-Masjid but youth, employment to be our focus: Tejashwi Yadav
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 6:28:31 PM IST
Ahead of the floor test in the Bihar Assembly that is slated to be held on August 24, newly appointed Deputy Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday said that issues like employment and those related to youth's future will ... read..


SC notice to Centre, RBI on plea seeking creation of centralised online database for unclaimed funds
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 6:28:29 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Centre, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and others on a plea seeking directions to create a centralised database providing information about bank accounts, insurance, post office funds etc. held by deceased ac ... read..


Naveen Patnaik launches irrigation projects in Mayurbhanj
Mayurbhanj/ Balasore (Odisha) | August 12, 2022 5:57:36 PM IST
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday launched Deo and Subarnarekha irrigation projects in the Mayurbhanj district and laid the foundation stone for many developmental projects on Friday evening. ... read..


'Go First Bengaluru-Male flight makes an emergency landing after false alarm buzzes
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | August 12, 2022 5:57:21 PM IST
A Go First flight from Bengaluru to Male (Maldives) made an emergency landing at Coimbatore airport after a faulty alarm rang due to an engine warning, informed the officials on Friday. ... read..


CM Nitish Kumar condoles demise of Bihar labourer in J-K attack
Patna (Bihar) | August 12, 2022 5:57:13 PM IST
Hours after a labourer from Bihar was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday expressed condolences and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of the deceased. ... read..


AAP celebrates "rebirth" of Lokayukta today in Karnataka
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 5:27:31 PM IST
After the Karnataka High Court abolished the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB), formed by the former Congress government headed by then Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in 2016, and transferred all pending cases before the ACB to the Lokayukta Police division, the ... read..


MP's Kuno National Park to be home to African cheetahs soon, preparations being done
Sheopur (Madhya Pradesh) | August 12, 2022 5:27:25 PM IST
Cheetahs from Africa and Namibia will soon be settled in the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh's Sheopur district. To ensure the survival of African cheetahs, preparations are being made in Kuno. ... read..


JDU president Lallan Singh dismisses possibility of "return of Gundaraj" in Bihar
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 5:27:23 PM IST
JD(U) president Rajeev Ranjan Singh alias Lallan Singh on Friday said that crime was always kept under check during Nitish Kumar's rule as he rejected BJP's allegations that 'goondaraj' had returned as political propaganda. ... read..


Ex-Kerala minister Jaleel calls PoK 'Azad Kashmir'
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 12, 2022 5:27:19 PM IST
Former Kerala minister and Communist Party of India (Marxist) MLA KT Jaleel, who recently visited Kashmir, on Friday sparked a controversy by referring to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir as "Azad Kashmir", adding that the people of the valley have forgotten how ... read..


Manish Sisodia calls out Centre for 'quid pro quo' approach, slams Sitharaman's Revdi claims
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 5:27:15 PM IST
Amid the attacks and counter-attacks regarding the 'Revdi politics' on freebies, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia slammed the Centre on their 'quid pro quo' approach and said that Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should take note of the examp ... read..


J-K: Terrorists open fire at Police, CRPF in Anantnag; one police personnel injured
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 12, 2022 4:57:06 PM IST
A policeman was injured after terrorists fired at a joint naka party of the police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in the Bijbehara area of Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir, informed the Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday. ... read..


Two injured in mob attack in Delhi's Wazirabad area, case registered
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 4:27:13 PM IST
Two people sustained injuries after a group of people attacked north Delhi's Wazirabad area on Thursday. ... read..


2,251 live cartridges seized in Delhi
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 4:27:09 PM IST
The Delhi Police on Friday seized a consignment of smuggled ammunition that was intended to be transported to Lucknow from the national capital. ... read..


Chit fund case: CBI files supplementary chargesheet against ex MD, directors of private group of companies
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 4:27:07 PM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a supplementary chargesheet against the former managing director and directors of a private group of companies in a chit fund case. ... read..


Will discuss steps to curb graft in cabinet meeting: Karnataka CM Bommai after HC judgment abolishing ACB
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 12, 2022 4:27:05 PM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said the state government will discuss the high court judgment abolishing the state's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in a cabinet meeting soon. ... read..


Amit Shah to hold public meeting in Telangana's Munugode on Aug 21
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 12, 2022 4:27:04 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will hold a public meeting in Telangana's Munugode on August 21 in conjunction with the Munugode consistency bypolls, informed BJP leader K Laxman. ... read..


Delhi: Four including 2 women held in connection with rape case in Rohini
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 4:27:02 PM IST
Four persons, including two women, have been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting three schoolgirls, Delhi Police said. ... read..


Banda boat tragedy: UP govt extends relief
Banda (Uttar Pradesh) | August 12, 2022 4:26:58 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government has announced relief measures after three people died and 17 are still missing after a boat carrying 30-40 people capsized on Thursday in Banda district. ... read..


Huge arms haul in Delhi: 2,251 live cartridges seized ahead of I-Day
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 4:26:56 PM IST
The Delhi Police on Friday seized a consignment of smuggled ammunition that was intended to be transported to Lucknow from the national capital. ... read..


NSE phone tapping case: Ex-Mumbai Police chief Sanjay Pandey approaches Delhi HC for bail
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 4:26:54 PM IST
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey has moved the Delhi High Court for bail in connection with the National Stock Exchange phone tapping and snooping case. ... read..


120 lives lost in rain, flood-related incidents since June 1 in Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 12, 2022 3:57:06 PM IST
A total of 120 lives have been lost in the rain and flood-related incidents in Maharashtra since June 1, according to the Maharashtra State Disaster Situation Report Index. ... read..


Hyderabad: 200 children participate in NDRF-led National Flag rally
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 12, 2022 3:57:02 PM IST
Two hundred children participated in a National Flag rally organised as a part of the Har Ghar Tiranga initiative led by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in the Shamshabad area of Hyderabad's Hamidullah Nagar. ... read..


BJP did not follow coalition 'dharma', claims JD(U) chief Lalan Singh
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 3:57:00 PM IST
Janata Dal (United) national president Lalan Singh on Friday accused the BJP of violating "coalition dharma" by trying to damage his party which led to the breaking of their alliance in Bihar. ... read..


Udaipur killing: NIA arrests 9th accused having active role in conspiracy
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 3:56:56 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested the ninth accused in connection with the brutal daylight killing of Rajasthan's Udaipur-based tailor Kanhaiyya Lal Teli in June this year. ... read..


Kochi police set up 'Nirbhayam' app download challenge
Kochi (Kerala) | August 12, 2022 3:29:07 PM IST
The Kochi Police have initiated the "1 lakh download challenge of the "Nirbhayam" app and encouraged women to download it. ... read..


"Natural alliance, not deal", Tejashwi on Mahagathbandhan with JD(U)
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 2:58:10 PM IST
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday called the recent tie-up of Nitish Kumar's JD(U) with Mahagathbandhan "a natural alliance and not a deal", and also claimed that Bihar will be the largest government jobs providing state within a mont ... read..


"Alliance with Shiv Sena not natural and permanent", says Congress Maha chief Nana Patole
Nashik (Maharashtra) | August 12, 2022 2:58:04 PM IST
Maharashtra Congress president Nana Patole on Friday, miffed over the appointment of Shiv Sena's Ambadas Danve as the Leader of Opposition in the state Legislative Council, issued a stern warning stating that the alliance with Uddhav Thackeray-led party i ... read..


Nitish Kumar denies prime ministerial ambitions, says working for Opposition unity
Patna (Bihar) | August 12, 2022 2:29:00 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who broke ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and joined hands with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), said on Friday that he had no prime ministerial aspirations but was only working to bring the entire opposition toget ... read..


West Bengal: BJP workers rejoice, distribute sweets in Birbhum after CBI nabs Anubrata Mondal
Kolkata (West Bengal) | August 12, 2022 2:28:58 PM IST
West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party workers rejoiced and distributed sweets among people in Birbhum, following the arrest of TMC district president Anubrata Mondal in a cattle smuggling case. ... read..


SC notice on plea by Sulli Deals app accused seeking clubbing of FIRs
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 2:28:57 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine a petition filed by Aumkareshwar Thakur, accused of creating the 'Sulli Deals' app on GitHub, seeking clubbing of various FIRs registered against him across the country. ... read..


Tejashwi Yadav to meet Sonia Gandhi today ahead of floor test in Bihar
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 2:28:51 PM IST
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, who reached the national capital on Thursday late evening, will meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi today, a move which comes days ahead of the floor test in the Bihar Assembly on August 24. ... read..


Supertech twin towers to be demolished on Aug 28, week's buffer given in case of any technical issue: SC
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:57:13 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday gave additional bandwidth of one week for the demolition of Supertech's twin 40-storey towers in its Emerald project in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, in case of any supervening circumstances or technical issues delaying the demolition ... read..


Ahead of Independence Day, Delhi Police busted syndicate of ammunition trafficking; 6 held
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:57:11 PM IST
Days ahead of Independence Day, Delhi Police on Friday busted a syndicate involved in Ammunition smuggling and arrested six persons in the national capital for being involved in the matter. ... read..


Nitish Kumar denies prime ministerial ambitions, says working for Opposition unityn Opposition unity
Patna (Bihar) | August 12, 2022 1:57:05 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who broke ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and joined hands with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), said on Friday that he had no prime ministerial aspirations but was only working to bring the entire opposition toget ... read..


Politics should be kept away from sports, says Robert Vadra
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 1:29:33 PM IST
Robert Vadra, husband of Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, reacting to the row over the Delhi Aam Aadmi Party denying a cash reward to wrestler Divya Kakran who won a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022, said that politics should n ... read..


Amarnath Yatra: J-K LG Manoj Sinha offers 'Samapan pooja' today
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | August 12, 2022 1:29:25 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha performed the 'samapan pooja' of the annual Amarnath Yatra at Raj Bhawan on Friday morning. ... read..


151 police personnel get Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Investigation
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 12:58:32 PM IST
The Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Investigation for 2022 was awarded to 151 Police personnel on Friday. ... read..


"Kejriwal made record of telling lies", BJP counters AAP's set of allegations
New Delhi | August 12, 2022 12:58:29 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Gaurav Bhatia launched an attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alleging that he lied about MNREGA, while also adding that the Aam Aadmi Party chief has "made a record of telling lies". ... read..


Banda Boat Mishap: UP CM announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia each for kin of deceased
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | August 12, 2022 12:27:33 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakhs each for kins of people who died in a boat mishap in Banda. ... read..


Mumbai: Two men drown in Bandra creek; one body recovered
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 12, 2022 12:27:31 PM IST
The Fire Brigade officials of Mumbai have recovered the body of one of the two persons who drowned in the creek at SV Road and Sea Link Road Junction in the Bandra West area. ... read..


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