Aniruddha Dhar

Have 11 years' experience in print and digital media. Write on politics, defence and world affairs, and have a keen eye for human-interest stories.

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'Khilafat Vote Bank': Vivek Agnihotri as Mamata ‘rakes up’ Godhra train burning

Vivek Agnihotri reacted to Mamata Banerjee's statement in which she "raked up" the Godhra train burning while speaking on the Odisha triple-train collision.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and director Vivek Agnihotri
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 11:48 PM IST

BJP reacts sharply to Bihar bridge collapse: ‘Nitish Babu is busy…’

Nitish Kumar has ordered a probe into the bridge collapse in Bihar's Bhagalpur and askedto identify those responsible for the incident.

An under-construction Aguwani-Sultanganj bridge collapses in Bhagalpur on Sunday. The moment when the bridge collapsed in the Ganga River was caught on video by locals. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 09:43 PM IST

Odisha train crash: Audit report last year flagged many shortcomings. 10 points

In its 2022 report, ‘Derailment in Indian Railways’, the CAG held the engineering department of Indian Railways responsible for the majority of derailments.

A woman reacts as she is still unable to find her relatives two days after the three trains collided with one after another that left at least 275 dead and above 1,000 injured, in Balasore, Odisha, on Sunday, (PTI)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 07:27 PM IST

‘Adani Group will…’: Gautam Adani's announcement after Odisha train accident

Gautam Adani announced that Adani Group will take responsibility of school education of children who have lost their parents in the Odisha train accident.

Biollionaire Gautam Adani. (File)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 05:50 PM IST

Manipur violence: Amit Shah's ‘sincerest appeal’ as Centre forms 3-member panel

The Union home minister has formed a three-member panel to probe Manipur ethnic violence.

Union home minister Amit Shah addresses a press conference regarding the Manipur violence, in Imphal. (ANI file)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 04:38 PM IST

Odisha Police's ‘action’ warning after tweets give communal spin to train crash

Odisha Police has warned that severe legal action will be taken against those who are trying to give a “communal colour” to the Balasore train accident.

Relatives of victims react as they sit in an autorickshaw outside a temporary mortuary created in a business park following the train collision in Balasore district in Odisha.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 04:00 PM IST

Odisha train crash: ‘Signal was given and taken off’; toll nears 290. Top points

Investigators were looking into any human error, signal failure and other possible causes behind the three-train crash in Odisha’s Balasore district.

Rescue workers recover victims' bodies from the carriage wreckage of a three-train collision near Balasore, in Odisha, on Saturday.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 04, 2023 03:01 AM IST
By, New Delhi

BJP vs TMC over Odisha train crash; Vaishnaw reacts to Mamata's toll claim

Mamata Banerjee and Ashwini Vaishnaw had engaged in a verbal duel over the death toll after the massive three-train accident in Odisha's Balasore.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee at the accident scene with railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 09:49 PM IST

Modi's strong message on 'painful' Odisha train crash: 'Guilty won't be spared'

Narendra Modi said the three-train crash in Odisha was a painful incident and the government will leave no stone unturned for the treatment of those injured.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks on mobile phone as he visits the train accident site in Balasore district, Saturday, June 3, 2023. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 06:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Railways ko chaupat kar diya’: Lalu Prasad on three-train crash in Odisha

The accident in which three trains rammed into each other in Odisha's Balasore district killed at least 290 people and injured nearly 1,000.

RJD chief Lalu Prasad said alleged that negligence and lack of alertness led to such a large number of casualties in the three-train mishap. (PTI file)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 04:57 PM IST

Odisha train crash: Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif extends ‘heartfelt condolences’

Shehbaz Sharif extended condolences to the families of the victims in the horrific triple train accident in Odisha's Balasore

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.(REUTERS file)
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 02:40 PM IST

‘Why MK Stalin silent on Vairamuthu?’: Chinmayi Sripada on sexual abuse charges

Chinmayi Sripada questioned MK Stalin's silence on her similar allegation against lyricist Vairamuthu amid wrestlers' protest against WFI's Brij Bhushan Singh.

Tamil singer Chinmayi Sripada
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 11:24 PM IST

Pro-Khalistan group member declared proclaimed offender. Who is Jaswinder Singh?

An NIA special court in Chandigarh declared a member of Jaswinder Singh alias Multani a proclaimed offender in the Model Jail Tiffin Bomb case of April 2022.

Jaswinder Singh alias Multani is currently based in Germany.
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 09:46 PM IST

Uddhav Thackeray abroad, NCP's Sharad Pawar meets Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde

Sharad Pawar met Eknath Shinde at Varsha in Mumbai. This was their first meeting since the transfer of power in Maharashtra.

NCP chief Sharad Pawar meets Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde at his residence on Thursday evening.
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 08:56 PM IST

Kejriwal gets MK Stalin's support in Delhi govt vs Centre ordinance row

Arvind Kejriwal met with MK Stalin and said his Tamil Nadu counterpart has assured that the DMK will stand by the AAP against the Centre's ordinance.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann with their Tamil Nadu counterpart MK Stalin in Chennai. (Source: AAP/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 06:34 PM IST

Delhi murder: In new video, 60 seconds before attack, Sahil seen with a man

Accused Sahil purchased the knife used in the murder from Haridwar on Friday, said the Delhi Police which is interrogating him.

In the new footage, Sahil is seen chatting with another youth for a few seconds right next to the spot where he allegedly killed the girl seconds later. (ANI)
Updated on May 30, 2023 02:51 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Wrestlers ‘to throw medals in Haridwar's Ganga’ today, sit on hunger strike

Wrestlers protesting against Brij Bhushan Singh over sexual harassment allegations said they will throw their medals in river Ganga in Haridwar at 6pm.

Members of 'Jatiya Mahila Shakti, the women's wing of Assam Jatiya Parishad, take out a candle march in support of the wrestlers in Guwahati,(PTI)
Updated on May 30, 2023 02:07 PM IST

'Manipur situation nothing to do with…': CDS Anil Chauhan as toll rises to 80

General Anil Chauhan said the challenges in Manipur have not disappeared but hoped that things will settle down in some time.

Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan.(ANI file)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:44 PM IST

'He opposed…': Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's kin on being 'inspired' by Savarkar

Chandra Kumar Bose strongly refuted Randeep Hooda’s claim that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was inspired by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

Randeep Hooda is all set to portray Savarkar in his upcoming movie 'Swatantrya Veer Savarkar'.
Updated on May 30, 2023 10:48 AM IST

Delhi murder: Hookah party, Sidhu Moosewala in Sahil's last Instagram post

Sahil brutally killed the 16-year-old girl by stabbing her over 20 times and bludgeoning her to death with a cement slab in Delhi's Shahbad Dairy area.

Delhi Police arrests Sahil, accused of allegedly stabbing a minor girl in the Shahabad Dairy area of northwest Delhi, in Bulandshahr on Monday, (HT photo)
Updated on May 30, 2023 09:56 AM IST

‘Kaha aana hai?’: Bajrang Punia dares ex-IPS officer after ‘bullet’ warning

Bajrang Punia and former Kerala DGP NC Asthana engaged in a war of words over the wrestlers' protest against WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Police detain wrestler Bajrang Punia during wrestlers' protest against Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in New Delhi on Sunday,(PTI)
Updated on May 29, 2023 12:37 PM IST

Karnataka peacemaker Kharge to meet Ashok Gehlot, Sachin Pilot today. Top points

Mallikarjun Kharge will meet Ashok Gehlot and his bete noire Sachin Pilot separately in New Delhi.

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot. (PTI file)
Updated on May 29, 2023 05:36 PM IST

AAP leader posts screenshot of mobile app 'used to edit’ Vinesh Phogat’s image

Bajrang Punia earlier warned against posting a morphed photograph of fellow protesting grapplers Vinesh Phogat and Sangeeta Phogat.

Saurabh Bharadwaj shared a screen-recorded video in which he demonstrated the process of editing a photo using a popular mobile app.
Updated on May 29, 2023 09:47 AM IST

‘Detained for 10 hours’ by Delhi cops, wrestler Bajrang Punia's ‘no point’ reply

Bajrang Punia said it was unfortunate that WFI chief Brij Bhushan Singh was present during the new Parliament building inauguration on Sunday.

Wrestler Bajrang Punia being stopped during the protest march from Jantar Mantar to new Parliament House.(ANI)
Updated on May 29, 2023 09:47 AM IST
By, New Delhi

PM Modi's ‘Colonial mindset', self-reliant India message from new Parliament

Narendra Modi said in the development journey of every country, some moments come which become immortal. May 28 is such a day.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla arrives for the inauguration of the new Parliament building in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI)
Updated on May 28, 2023 02:15 PM IST

PM Modi's ‘dreams' and 'reality’ tweet as he inaugurates new Parliament building

Narendra Modi said “our hearts and minds are filled with pride, hope and promise” as the new Parliament building is being inaugurated.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi prostrates before the 'Sengol' at the inauguration of the new Parliament building in New Delhi on Sunday, (PTI)
Updated on May 28, 2023 11:26 AM IST

‘Final nail in coffin’: BJP as RJD's tweet over new Parliament sparks row

The Bharatiya Janata Paty hit back at Lalu Prasad's party, describing the tweet as “disgusting”.

A view of India's new Parliament building in New Delhi. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 28, 2023 11:20 AM IST

Historic ‘Sengol’ installed in new Parliament building by PM Modi

Priests of various adheenams in Tamil Nadu offered flowers to 'Sengol' as PM Modi performed a havan to mark the inauguration of the new Parliament building.

‘Sengol’ being installed in new Parliament building by PM Narendra Modi in the presence of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla.(ANI)
Updated on May 28, 2023 08:22 AM IST

PM Modi reacts as Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar post new Parliament videos

New Parliament inauguration: Narendra Modi had tagged posts by several well-known personalities, including Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and actor Shah Rukh Khan.(File)
Updated on May 28, 2023 08:17 AM IST

New Parliament building: Timeline, costs incurred, employment generated

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the new Parliament building will make every Indian proud.

An aerial view of the new Parliament building. (HT)
Updated on May 28, 2023 05:38 AM IST
By, New Delhi
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