‘Should the PM be educated’ posters targeting Modi crop up in Delhi
Published on Mar 30, 2023 10:40 AM IST
The new posters surfaced in the national capital amid Aam Aadmi Party's attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his educational qualification.
India sees over 40% jump in daily Covid cases with 3,016 fresh infections
It is the highest daily Covid cases recorded in nearly six months, with active caseload rising to 13,509.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 10:10 AM IST
Search op underway as powerful blast near India-Pak border creates huge crater
A blast took place in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on Wednesday night following which a massive search operation has been launched in the area.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 09:44 AM IST
Lalit Modi to sue Rahul Gandhi in UK court: ‘Ill-informed or…’
Lalit Modi launched a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi and will take the Congress leader to court in the UK over his "Modi surname" remarks and allegations by the disqualified MP's associates that he is a “fugitive of justice”.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 09:45 AM IST
Morning brief: NSA Doval to raise London HC violence with UK counterpart
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Published on Mar 30, 2023 08:50 AM IST
SC to take up disqualified SP MLA’s plea over stay on conviction on April 5
Senior advocate Vivek Tankha, who represented Abdullah Azam Khan, argued the conviction cannot be sustained as his client was just 15 years old in 2018
Published on Mar 30, 2023 08:28 AM IST
PM Modi lead greetings as India celebrates Lord Ram's birthday
Ram Navami: Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter, "'Maryada Purushottam' Lord Ram's life was based on sacrifice, tapasya, restraint and resolve."
Published on Mar 30, 2023 08:28 AM IST
Did any foreign diplomat raise Rahul Gandhi issue with Jaishankar? He replies
German foreign ministry and US state department have reacted to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's disqualification as Lok Sabha member following his conviction in a defamation case.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 08:01 AM IST
‘Modi ka naam de do’: Amit Shah reveals how CBI 'pressured’ him
Amit Shah recalled how the CBI was “putting pressure” on him to “frame” Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an alleged fake encounter case in Gujarat during the UPA government.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 07:41 AM IST
NSA Doval to raise London HC violence with UK counterpart
At the India-UK strategic dialogue today, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is expected to raise the breach of Indian High Commission in London by violent separatists led by extremist Avtar Singh Khanda on March 19 and the pulling down of Indian National Flag by radicals. He will ask the UK government to act on Indian complaints on the incident as this could potentially impact bilateral ties.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 07:24 AM IST
‘Rahu for Congress’: Shivraj Chouhan's dig at Rahul Gandhi
Gandhi has become 'Rahu' (ill-fated) for the Congress. That's why Amrit Kaal is going on in the whole country but 'Rahukaal' is going on in the Congress, Shivraj Singh Chouhan said.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 07:04 AM IST
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Germany reacts to Rahul Gandhi case: ‘Judicial independence and…’
Germany said the government had “taken note of the verdict of first instance” against Rahul Gandhi and the “suspension of his parliamentary mandate”.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 06:31 AM IST
On Congress's legal strategy, Khurshid says ‘we will not let Rahul Gandhi…’
The Congress has alleged that under the Narendra Modi government the laws were different for the ruling party and the opposition.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 06:30 AM IST
Over 300 lawyers call out Kiren Rijiju for ‘anti-India gang’ remarks
Over 300 lawyers of the Supreme Court and high courts criticised Kiren Rijiju for his recent statement that some retired judges are “part of an anti-India gang”.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 06:07 AM IST
BJP leader gets defamation notice for linking ‘darling’ remark to Smriti Irani
The notice accuses Amit Malviya of aiming to defame youth Congress chief BV Srinivas in connivance with other members of his party and of having made baseless claims on social media platforms earlier also.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 05:53 AM IST
LIVE: At 3,016, India sees nearly 40% jump in daily Covid-19 cases
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Updated on Mar 30, 2023 10:04 AM IST
Double standards in conviction of politicians under Modi rule: Congress
Amreli BJP MP Naranbhai Bhikhabhai Kachhadia was not disqualified despite being convicted in a criminal case and sentenced to a three-year jail term, the Congress said.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 05:34 AM IST
Naidu addresses massive rally on TDP’s 41st foundation day
Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday predicted that India would become an economic superpower in the world by 2047 with Telugu people leading the global institutions
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 12:37 AM IST
Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
Cong to take on BJP govt over graft charge in Karnataka
The state will go to polls in a single phase on May 10, with results set to be announced on May 13, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 12:37 AM IST
Farmers’ issues in focus, JD(S) eyes expansion beyond Old Mysuru
During the Yatra, party chief Kumaraswamy has announced an economic assistance scheme for families of farmers, has promised a loan waiver for women self-help groups, medical assistance to the tune to ₹40 lakh, and assistance of ₹10,000 per acre for farmers to procure seeds and fertilisers
Published on Mar 30, 2023 12:35 AM IST
BJP banks on welfare schemes, PM’s popularity in Karnataka
Last week, the Karnataka government reached out to Lingayats and Vokkaligas by announcing an additional 2% (each) reservation for them. The two castes are included in the state’s OBC list.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 12:33 AM IST
DK Shivakumar throws ₹500 notes on crowd, sparks a row
Hitting out at the Congress leader, chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said, “DK Shivakumar is known for blatantly misusing all his powers and in return he blames us. By throwing notes, he and his party think that the people of Karnataka are beggars”
Published on Mar 30, 2023 12:24 AM IST
No community will be removed from SC list: CM amid protests
On Tuesday, hundreds of protesters gathered on the Shivamogga-Shikaripur highway and stopped the vehicles near Kunchenahalli The police also arrested three people, including a Congress leader, and booked 22 people in connection with the violence
Published on Mar 30, 2023 12:23 AM IST
In no hurry to hold Wayanad bypoll: CEC
Chief election commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar cited Section 151 of the Representation of People Act and said ECI had six months to hold the poll.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 04:16 AM IST
Lok Sabha passes Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed amendments to the competition law for stricter compliance, including by empowering the antitrust regulator to impose penalties on global turnovers of erring firms, a move that could open the doors for harsher punishments on entities like Big Tech firms
Published on Mar 30, 2023 12:16 AM IST
Mohammad Faizal’s disqualification from Lok Sabha revoked, but Supreme Court adds a new twist
The Lok Sabha secretariat on Wednesday restored the membership of Lakshadweep’s MP Mohammad Faizal on the basis of a Kerala high court order staying his conviction in a criminal case
Published on Mar 30, 2023 12:12 AM IST
Can curb hate speech by not mixing politics, religion: SC
According to the bench, there are politicians who use religion and this connection between religion and politics has created several problems.
Published on Mar 29, 2023 11:57 PM IST
Raj HC acquits all accused in 2008 Jaipur serial blast case
On May 13, 2008, Jaipur was rocked by a series of blasts as bombs went off one after another at Manak Chawk Khanda, Chandpole Gate, Badi Chaupad, Chhoti Chaupad, Tripolia Gate, Johri Bazar and Sanganeri Gate. The explosions left 71 people dead and 185 injured. Nine ammonium nitrate bombs strapped to bicycles went off within a span of 25 minutes — between 7.20pm and 7.45pm — in the crowded areas. One live bomb was recovered near Ramchandra Temple which was defused by a bomb disposal squad.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 12:14 AM IST
Sachin Saini, Jaipur
Democracy not a system, but a spirit: PM Modi
Modi made the remarks at a leader-level plenary of the second Summit for Democracy hosted by the US.
Published on Mar 29, 2023 11:47 PM IST
Bill to amend Forests Act skip key Parl body headed by Cong MP Jairam Ramesh
The bill seeks to clarify what constitutes a forest, and hence attract provisions of the Forest Conservation Act in case of diversion — with activists and environmentalists fearing that it will dilute the impact of a 1996 Supreme Court order defining forests.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 09:18 AM IST
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