Poulomi Ghosh

Poulomi Ghosh is a journalist with Hindustan Times, New Delhi.

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We used to do 'kadi ninda', political leadership was weak: Fadnavis on 26/11

The US government gave the permission of David Headley's deposition from the US only because of PM Modi, Devendra Fadnavis said. "It was the turning point as that testimony proved Pakistan's hand behind the attack," Fadnavis said.

It was for PM Modi's government that David Headley could depose in the 26/11 case from the US, Devendra Fadnavis said.
It was for PM Modi's government that David Headley could depose in the 26/11 case from the US, Devendra Fadnavis said.
Published on Nov 27, 2022 09:02 PM IST

In viral video, Congress leader says 'Allahu Akbar' in Gujarat; clarifies later

Congress leader Indranil Rajguru said when he said ‘Allahu Akbar’, 50,000 Muslims chanted ‘Har Har Mahadev’, but BJP did not show the full video.

Congress leader Indranil Rajguru said Allah and Mahadev are same to him.
Congress leader Indranil Rajguru said Allah and Mahadev are same to him.
Published on Nov 27, 2022 07:37 PM IST

We told them 'target terrorism', they aimed at Modi: PM's big charge at Congress

Congress leader cried for terrorists when the Batla house encounter took place in Delhi, PM Modi said without naming Sonia Gandhi. “No one can forget how Congress used to put all its effort to release terrorists,” PM Modi said in Gujarat.

I told them 'target terrorism', they targetted me: PM Modi's big charge at Congress
I told them 'target terrorism', they targetted me: PM Modi's big charge at Congress
Published on Nov 27, 2022 05:46 PM IST

On Gehlot vs Pilot, Jairam Ramesh says individual doesn't matter because…

Amid Ashok Gehlot versus Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said if tough decisions are required to strengthen the party, then the party will not dither to take them.

Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said both Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot are important but no individual is above the party.
Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said both Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot are important but no individual is above the party.
Published on Nov 27, 2022 04:49 PM IST

When Muslim countries protested...: Sanjay Raut's fresh attack amid Shivaji row

An attempt is going on to make Maharashtra ‘impotent’, Sanjay Raut wrote in his weekly column Rokthok commenting on the Shivaji row. A Maharashtra bandh should be called protesting the comments of the governor and BJP MP Sudhanshu Trivedi, Sanjay Raut wrote.

Sanjay Raut referred to the Prophet row and the suspension of Nupur Sharma questioning why the BJP is silent in the Shivaji row.
Sanjay Raut referred to the Prophet row and the suspension of Nupur Sharma questioning why the BJP is silent in the Shivaji row.
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 04:03 PM IST

Jacqueline Fernandez says she has crucial info, records statement in Sukesh case

Jacqueline Fernandez informed the police that she wanted to share some important information regarding the Sukesh Chandrashekhar case.

Jacqueline Fernandez recorded a fresh statement in the <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>200 crore money laundering case. (PTI)
Jacqueline Fernandez recorded a fresh statement in the 200 crore money laundering case. (PTI)
Published on Nov 26, 2022 10:18 PM IST

'What I do with BJP, RSS': Rahul Gandhi's political lesson in martial art trick

As Rahul Gandhi teaches a martial art technique to resist an attack from the opponent, he said he does the same with the BJP and the RSS. The video is from Maharashtra when the yatra was in the state.

Rahul Gandhi displaying martial art technique to Maharashtra Congress leaders.
Rahul Gandhi displaying martial art technique to Maharashtra Congress leaders.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 09:39 PM IST

Psychologist whom Aaftab dated after killing Shraddha interrogated: Reports

Delhi Police said the woman whom Aaftab brought home when Shraddha's dismembered corpse was still at the flat is a psychologist.

The woman whom Aaftab dated after killing Shraddha is a psychologist, Delhi Police claimed.
The woman whom Aaftab dated after killing Shraddha is a psychologist, Delhi Police claimed.
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 11:13 PM IST

Onset of lawless law: Cong's statement on Constitution Day; dig at Rijiju

The law minister says ‘Aapas mein Ladne Ka Koi Fayda Nahi hai’, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge said in his statement issued on the occasion of the Constitution Day in which he said the government has completely surrendered to the diktats of the RSS.

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge issued a strong statement on the Constitution Day slamming the BJP and the RSS.
Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge issued a strong statement on the Constitution Day slamming the BJP and the RSS.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 06:39 PM IST

Beauty product company apologises after ‘boycott’ call amid Richa Chadha row

Richa Chadha deleted the controversial Galwan tweet and apologised for it. But the row continues and now a beauty product company associated with the actor has said sorry for somewhat supporting the actor's Galwan statement earlier.

Beauty product company Mamaearth clarified that a poorly drafted tweet hurt sentiments which it regrets.
Beauty product company Mamaearth clarified that a poorly drafted tweet hurt sentiments which it regrets.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 04:40 PM IST

Ramdev's 'women look good...' comment sparks row; Amruta Fadnavis was present

Yoga guru Ramdev purportedly said women look good in sarees, in salwar suits and also when they wear nothing. Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal asked for an apology for the comment.

Ramdev's comment at a yoga event where Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis's wife Amruta Fadnavis was present drew flak.
Ramdev's comment at a yoga event where Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis's wife Amruta Fadnavis was present drew flak.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 02:50 PM IST

Richa Chadha apologises for Galwan tweet, says, 'My nanaji fought against China'

Richa Chadha issued a statement after her Galwan tweet triggered a massive row. "I apologise and also say that it would sadden me if even unintentionally my words have triggered this feeling in my brothers in the Fuaj of which my own Nanaji has been an illustrious part," the actor wrote adding that his 'nanaji' took a bulley in the leg in the Indo-China war.

Richa Chadha apologised for her Galwan tweet.
Richa Chadha apologised for her Galwan tweet.
Updated on Nov 24, 2022 01:17 PM IST

'Tearing hurry' in clearing Election Commissioner Arun Goel's file? asks SC

As the Centre placed the original files of Arun Goel's appointment to the Supreme Court bench, it noted that the vacancy arose on May 15 and Arun Goel's file was cleared with 'lightning speed'.

'Tearing hurry' in clearing Election Commissioner Arun Goel's file? asks SC(ANI/PIB)
'Tearing hurry' in clearing Election Commissioner Arun Goel's file? asks SC(ANI/PIB)
Updated on Nov 24, 2022 12:11 PM IST

Girls will be dying like Shraddha until...: Swati Maliwal slams ‘hollow’ system

Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal shared the hand-written complaint of Shraddha Walkar made in 2020 and asked why no action was taken on it.

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal asked why no action was taken on Shraddha's 2020 complaint against Aaftab.
Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal asked why no action was taken on Shraddha's 2020 complaint against Aaftab.
Published on Nov 24, 2022 09:19 AM IST

Fadnavis is provoking: Karnataka CM Bommai on 'no village will go...' statement

The Maharashtra-Karnataka border dispute is at the centrestage with Fadnavis and Bommai face-off. Fadnavis said no village will go anywhere to which Bommai accused the deputy CM of issuing provocative statements.

Karnataka chief ministe Basavaraj Bommai and Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis engaged in a war of words over the border dispute.
Karnataka chief ministe Basavaraj Bommai and Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis engaged in a war of words over the border dispute.
Published on Nov 24, 2022 07:47 AM IST

Actor Richa Chadha under social media fire for Galwan tweet

Actor Richa Chadha made a post on Twitter reacting to the statement of Northern Army Commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi that the Indian Army is ready to take Pakistan-occupied Kashmir back. The actor made a reference to Galwan.

Richa Chadha has been slammed for her latest tweet on Galwan.
Richa Chadha has been slammed for her latest tweet on Galwan.
Updated on Nov 24, 2022 12:55 PM IST

'Today he tried to kill me': Shraddha's complaint letter of 2020 against Aaftab

Shraddha Walkar in her 2020 complaint letter mentioned Aaftab threatened to kill her; Aaftab's parents were aware of it and that they were to get married soon.

'Today he tried to kill me': Shraddha's complaint letter of 2020 against Aaftab(HT_PRINT)
'Today he tried to kill me': Shraddha's complaint letter of 2020 against Aaftab(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 12:43 PM IST

Why Rahul Gandhi now looks like Saddam Hussein: Himanta Biswa Sarma's dig

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma commented on Rahul Gandhi's new looks in the Bharat Jodo Yatra and questioned why changed his looks to resemble Saddam Hussein.

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said Rahul Gandhi now looks like Saddam Hussein.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said Rahul Gandhi now looks like Saddam Hussein.
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 12:50 PM IST

On 'lost 28 kg' claim, Jain served outside food in new video, 'he gained 8 kg'

Satyendar Jain on Tuesday claimed he was not getting proper food and lost 28 kg in jail. "Even Ajmal Kasab got a free and fair trial," Jain said. A day after, a new video of Jain getting outside food served has been released.

The BJP on Wednesday raised questions over the new video of Satyendar Jain being served outside food inside his cell.
The BJP on Wednesday raised questions over the new video of Satyendar Jain being served outside food inside his cell.
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 09:43 AM IST

Pooja Bhatt reacts to BJP's claim that actors are paid to walk with Rahul Gandhi

Pooja Bhatt walked 15km with Rahul Gandhi when the Bharat Jodo Yatra was in Hyderabad. On Tuesday, she reacted to the claims that actors are paid to walk with Rahul Gandhi.

Pooja Bhatt on Tuesday reacted to reports that actors are paid to join Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra. (PTI)
Pooja Bhatt on Tuesday reacted to reports that actors are paid to join Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra. (PTI)
Published on Nov 23, 2022 08:27 AM IST

Aaftab's polygraph test may go on for a day or two; major clue found in bathroom

A forensic team broke the tiles of the bathroom of Aaftab Amin Poonawala's flat and found blood stains. The tiles have been sent for DNA test.

The process of Aaftab Amin Poonawala's polygraph test began on Tuesday
The process of Aaftab Amin Poonawala's polygraph test began on Tuesday
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 11:00 PM IST

Aaftab never confessed to Shraddha murder in court, says lawyer

Defence Counsel Abinash Kumar, who is representing Aaftab, said his client never confessed in the court of law that he killed Shraddha Walkar.

Aaftab's police custody has been extended as cops prepare for his lie-detector test
Aaftab's police custody has been extended as cops prepare for his lie-detector test
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 08:32 PM IST

'Aaftab said he only dated Hindus as...': Himanta Biswa's campaign in Gujarat

Pitching for a strong law against ‘love-jihad’, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma again referred to the Aaftab-Shraddha case and said Aaftab Amin Poonawala used to date only Hindu women.

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said Aaftab used to date only Hindu girls.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said Aaftab used to date only Hindu girls.
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 06:58 PM IST

BJP claims actors paid to walk with Rahul Gandhi, Cong says, ‘Those who joined…’

BJP leaders on Tuesday shared screenshots of a WhatsApp message claiming that Congress is paying actors to walk with Rahul Gandhi in the Bharat Jodo Yatra. Congress dismissed the WhatsApp forward as ‘bogus’.

Amol Palekar and Sandhya Gokhale recently joined Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra in Maharashtra.(ANI)
Amol Palekar and Sandhya Gokhale recently joined Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra in Maharashtra.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 04:25 PM IST

48 vehicles damaged on Pune-Bengaluru highway as tanker loses control, rescue on

A tanker lost control on the Pune-Bengaluru highway damaging at least 48 cars on the downward slope of a bridge in a major accident on Sunday evening.

Several cars were damaged in a major accident at the Navale bridge on the Pune-Bengaluru highway on Sunday.
Several cars were damaged in a major accident at the Navale bridge on the Pune-Bengaluru highway on Sunday.
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 11:25 PM IST

Pond near Mehrauli being drained; Aaftab claims he dumped Shraddha's head there

After killing Shraddha, Aaftab destroyed three big photos of Shraddha out of hatered, he is believed to have said to the investigators.

Aaftab claimed he threw Shraddha's head into a pond after killing her. Search operation in the pond started on Sunday.
Aaftab claimed he threw Shraddha's head into a pond after killing her. Search operation in the pond started on Sunday.
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 11:04 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi, as a kid, asked Sonia Gandhi, 'Am I good-looking?'. Her reply was…

Rahul Gandhi said generally his mother and sister send him shoes now that he is on the Bharat Jodo Yatra. "Some of my politician friends also gifted me shoes," Rahul Gandhi said. "BJP throws shoes at me," he added.

Rahul Gandhi, in an interview, said when he was kid he asked his mother whether he was good-looking.
Rahul Gandhi, in an interview, said when he was kid he asked his mother whether he was good-looking.
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 06:20 PM IST

Jairam Ramesh on Savarkar: Will stop saying truth about their leaders the day…

On Savarkar row, Jairam Ramesh said Congress will stop saying truths about BJP, RSS leaders the day the BJP and the RSS stop lying about Congress leaders.

Jairam Ramesh on Sunday commented on the Savarkar row and condemned BJP MP Sudhanshu Trivedi's comparison between Savarkar and Shivaji.
Jairam Ramesh on Sunday commented on the Savarkar row and condemned BJP MP Sudhanshu Trivedi's comparison between Savarkar and Shivaji.
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 04:54 PM IST

PM Modi slams Rahul Gandhi for walking with Medha Patkar: ‘Woman who stalled…’

“Ask Congress when it comes to demand your votes,” PM Modi said as he targetted Rahul Gandhi for walking with activist Medha Patkar during his Bharat Jodo Yatra.

PM Modi criticised Rahul Gandhi without naming him for walking with Medha Patkar during the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
PM Modi criticised Rahul Gandhi without naming him for walking with Medha Patkar during the Bharat Jodo Yatra.
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 03:31 PM IST

'Was insulted by Aaftab's family in 2019 when...': Shraddha's father recalls

Aaftab's cousin insulted Shraddha's parents and asked them to never visit their house, Shraddha's father Vikas Walkar claimed.

Shraddha Walkar's parents went to Aaftab's residence in 2019 with a proposal of marriage, Shraddha's father Vikas Walkar said. (PTI)
Shraddha Walkar's parents went to Aaftab's residence in 2019 with a proposal of marriage, Shraddha's father Vikas Walkar said. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 10:55 PM IST
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