Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Sachin Pilot thanks Sonia Gandhi for noting, addressing his and rebel MLAs' grievances

New Delhi | August 11, 2020 2:12:01 AM IST
Former Rajasthan Deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot on Tuesday thanked Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and party leaders Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Rahul Gandhi for noting and addressing his and 'the aggrieved" MLAs grievances, stating that he will... read..

Kerala gold smuggling case: Special NIA court refuses to grant bail to Swapna Suresh

Kochi (Kerala) | August 10, 2020 12:42:11 PM IST
Observing that there is prima facie evidence that Swapna Suresh was involved in the smuggling of gold in Kerala, a special NIA court in Kochi on Monday dismisses her bail petition on the basis of the evidence and case diary.... read..

TN: Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, miniature artist makes 'Coronavirus warrior Ganesha' idol

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | August 10, 2020 9:41:58 AM IST
Ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, a miniature artist in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore has designed a 'Coronavirus warrior Ganesha' idol.... read..

Biden leads Trump in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin: Poll

Washington |Monday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was leading US President Donald Trump in the two battleground states of Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, which the latter had won in the 2016 election, a new poll showed.... read..

Sonia speaks to Gehlot, suspended MLA meets him

New Delhi | August 10, 2020 8:12:06 PM IST
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday spoke to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in an indication that efforts have accelerated to find an amicable solution to the political crisis faced by the party government in the state ahead of the start of t... read..

NIA team in UAE to probe Kerala gold smuggling case

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
A two-member National Investigation Agency (NIA) team has gone to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in connection with its probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case, sources said on Monday.... read..

Sonia Gandhi completes one year as party chief amid crisis in Cong

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi completes one year as the Congress interim President in her second stint as the party chief with the Grand Old Party in turmoil following the high profile rebellions of Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sachin Pilot.... read..

There is no political interference in Kerala gold smuggling case: Special NIA court

Kochi (Kerala) | August 10, 2020 2:12:02 PM IST
A special NIA court in Kochi on Monday noted that Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan seeking a probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case by investigation agencies is proof that there is no political interference in the matter.... read..

Punjab hooch tragedy: SAD postpones protest outside Sonia Gandhi's residence

Chandigarh (Punjab) | August 10, 2020 7:11:57 AM IST
Former Punjab Minister Dr Daljit S Cheema on Sunday said that Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has postponed its protest in front of the residence of Sonia Gandhi in the national capital on August 11.... read..

NIA team in Dubai to question Kerala gold smuggling case accused Fazil Fareed

New Delhi | August 10, 2020 3:12:03 PM IST
A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday reached Dubai to question Fazil Fareed, a key accused in the high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case.... read..

Sonia Gandhi to continue as interim Congress president till process for electing new chief completes

By Siddharth Sharma

New Delhi | August 9, 2020 11:42:11 PM IST
The Congress on Sunday said that Sonia Gandhi will continue to remain as the party's interim president beyond August 10 and will continue to occupy the post till the procedure to elect a new president is completed.... read..

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA to interrogate Fazil Fareed in Dubai

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | August 8, 2020 5:12:16 PM IST
A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) will soon travel to Dubai to question key accused Fazil Fareed in the Kerala gold smuggling case.... read..

Special NIA court rejects anti-CAA activist's bail plea

Guwahati |Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here on Friday rejected the bail plea of peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who was one of the accused in the violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in Assam, official sources said.... read..

Dozens of Palestinians injured in West Bank clashes

Ramallah |Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Dozens of Palestinian demonstrators were injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers near the West Bank cities of Ramallah and Qalqilya, medical sources said.... read..

On Sonia's completion as Cong's interim chief, party undecided on CWC meet

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
With Sonia Gandhi completing one year as the Congress interim chief on Monday, the party's decision about the next Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting still hangs in balance, party sources said on Friday.... read..

Indian envoy to US Sandhu discusses trade, investment cooperation with Pennsylvania Governor

By Reena Bhardwaj

Washington DC | August 8, 2020 6:12:08 AM IST
Ambassador of India to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu and Governor of Pennsylvania Tom Wolf discussed important areas of the vibrant India-Pennsylvania relationship, encompassing economic and people-to-people ties during a conversation on Friday.... read..

California COVID-19 deaths surpass 10k

San Francisco |Saturday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
The number of coronavirus deaths in California, the new epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, has surpassed the 10,000 mark, according to the state's Department of Public Health.... read..

DSP case: NIA raids in J&K to look for Hizbul links

Srinagar/New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is carrying out searches at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir, including premises of carpet businessman Sahil Jaroo, to look for financial links with Pakistan-based terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen vis-a-vis th... read..

Sukhbir Badal to sit on dharna outside Sonia Gandhi's residence over Punjab hooch tragedy

New Delhi | August 8, 2020 8:12:03 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal said he will sit on a dharna outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's residence here on August 11 to protest against "the party's involvement in production and pedalling of spurious liquor that kill... read..

Aware of 12 MLAs going on excursion, Rajasthan BJP is intact, united: Satish Punia

Jaipur/Chomu (Rajasthan) | August 8, 2020 3:42:04 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Rajasthan president Satish Punia on Saturday said that he is aware that 12 BJP MLAs were going for an excursion and accused the Congress of spreading rumours about party MLAs.... read..

SC refuses to entertain plea seeking NIA, CBI probe in 'agreement' between Cong, China's Communist party

New Delhi | August 7, 2020 2:41:58 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) or Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into an alleged agreement signed between the Indian National Congress (INC) and Communist Party... read..

SC dismisses PIL seeking CBI, NIA probe in Sushant Singh Rajput death case

New Delhi | August 7, 2020 3:42:00 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or National Investigation Agency (NIA) into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.... read..

Kerala gold smuggling accused established link with CMO through ex-principal secretary: NIA tells special court

Kochi (Kerala) | August 6, 2020 2:42:13 PM IST
Swapna Suresh, a key accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case, had established a link with the Chief Minister's Office through its former principal secretary M Sivasankar, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) told a special NIA court on Thursday.... read..

'Candyman' filmmaker Nia DaCosta to direct 'Captain Marvel 2'

Washington D.C. | August 6, 2020 1:42:04 PM IST
Marvel Studios on Thursday confirmed that 'Candyman' director Nia DaCosta is all set to helm 'Captain Marvel 2.'... read..

Kerala gold smuggling case: Special NIA court to resume hearing on Swapna Suresh's bail plea on Aug 10

Kochi (Kerala) | August 6, 2020 3:42:22 PM IST
A special NIA court in Kochi on Thursday posted for August 10 hearing on the bail petition of Swapna Suresh, a key accused in the high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case.... read..

Gold case accused Swapna was 'influential' in Vijayan's office: NIA

Kochi |Thursday, 2020 9:15:07 PM IST
The NIA probing the controversial gold smuggling case has informed a court here on Thursday that the prime accused in the case, Swapna Suresh was 'influential' in the office of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan though the claim has been denied by Swapna's c... read..

NIA files charge sheet agianst man in fake Indian currency notes case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | August 6, 2020 11:12:00 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a charge sheet against the arrested accused in connection with the possession and circulation of fake Indian currency notes.... read..

SP Balasubramaniam tests Covid-19 positive

Chennai |Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Playback veteran SP Balasubramaniam has tested Covid-19 positive. The singer issued a video from hospital on Wednesday to confirm the news.... read..

Tamil Nadu: Miniature artist makes 1-inch gold figurine of Lord Ram

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) | August 5, 2020 11:42:06 AM IST
On the occasion of the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the much-awaited Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, a miniature artist from Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore made a one-inch gold sculpture of Lord Ram.... read..

Chhattisgarh: Accused in BJP MLA murder case sent to 3-day NIA remand

Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) | August 5, 2020 7:11:57 AM IST
National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday produced before NIA Special Court, Jagdalpur a key accused in the 2019 murder case of Bhima Mandavi, BJP MLA from Chhattisgarh.... read..

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA arrests 2 more accused

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 7:45:06 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday said that it arrested two more people in connection with its probe into the Kerala gold smuggling case, taking the number of those held so far to 12.... read..

Kerala gold smuggling case: NIA custody of KT Ramees extended till Aug 7

Kochi (Kerala) | August 4, 2020 2:42:06 PM IST
A special NIA court in Kochi on Tuesday extended till August 7 the National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody of KT Ramees, an accused in the high-profile Kerala gold smuggling case.... read..

One year on, Sonia likely to continue as Cong interim chief

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
With Sonia Gandhi slated to complete one year as Congress interim President soon amid an ongoing battle for one-upmanship between leaders close to Rahul Gandhi and the Congress veterans, she is likely to continue in the top post in the foreseeable future,... read..

Wildfire in US Northern California 40% contained

San Francisco |Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 AM IST
Firefighters have contained a wildfire in Colusa County of US Northern California, officials said.... read..

Centre should intervene, order NIA, ED probe in Sushant Singh Rajput death case: Nishikant Dubey

Ranchi (Jharkhand) | August 4, 2020 11:42:06 AM IST
Demanding the Centre to intervene, BJP leader Nishikant Dubey said that agencies, including National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Enforcement Directorate (ED), should investigate the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.... read..

Kerala gold smuggling case: Two accused sent to NIA custody

Kochi (Kerala) | August 4, 2020 9:41:55 PM IST
A Special NIA Court here on Tuesday sent Mohammad Shafeeq and Sharafuddin to three-day National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody till Friday. Both were arrested on Monday by NIA in connection with the Kerala gold smuggling case.... read..

California gurdwara pays unique tribute to Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles |Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Hundreds of Sikh worshippers turned up wearing the Lakers colours -- purple and yellow -- at the Gurdwara Nanaksar in Fresno, California, in a special prayer meet for the late basketball great Kobe Bryant who was killed in a helicopter crash last month, a... read..
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