BREAKING: After Manish Sisodia's resignation, his portfolios allocated to Kailash Gahlot and Raaj Kumar Anand
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Feb 28, 2023 11:30 PM IST
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov arrives in India for G20 meet
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov arrives in India for G20 foreign ministers meeting March 1-2.
Feb 28, 2023 11:07 PM IST
Manish Sisodia's portfolios allocated to Kailas Gahlot and Raaj Kumar
After Manish Sisodia's resignation, his portfolios allocated to Kailash Gahlot and Raaj Kumar Anand, reports ANI.
Feb 28, 2023 10:49 PM IST
SC directs to provide Z+ security to Muskesh Ambani, family
Supreme Court directs to provide highest level Z+ security cover to businessman Mukesh Ambani and his family members throughout India and abroad.
Entire cost of providing highest level Z+ security cover within territory of India or abroad shall be borne by them, court said, reported ANI.
Feb 28, 2023 10:04 PM IST
Mexican president says Tesla to build plant in Mexico
Mexico's president announced Tuesday that electric car company Tesla has committed to building a major plant in the industrial hub of Monterrey in northern Mexico.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the promise came in phone calls he had Friday and Monday with Tesla head Elon Musk. It would be Tesla's third plant outside the U.S., after one in Shanghai and one near Berlin. (AP)
Feb 28, 2023 08:40 PM IST
Centre targets to complete 10,000 Janaushadhi centres by Dec this year: Union Health Minister
Government aims to achieve 10,000 Janaushadhi Kendras in a Country by end of the year, Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Department of Pharmaceuticals Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said.
"As on January 31 this year, the number of stores increased to 9082. Under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP), 743 districts of the nation have been covered," the ministry said, reported ANI.
Feb 28, 2023 08:06 PM IST
Tamil Nadu: Three school students fatally knocked by SUV
Three boys cycling their way to school were fatally knocked down by an SUV near Vaniyambadi in Tirupathur district in the State on Tuesday, said police. The boys, including two brothers, were riding two bicycles to their government school in Girisamudram on the Valayampattu highway, when a car which came in the opposite direction knocked them down.
The car driver has been detained by the police. Conveying his heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the bereaved families, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin said he was saddened to hear the news of the death of the students of MGR Nagar near Vaniyambadi, reported PTI.
Feb 28, 2023 06:45 PM IST
Kailash Gahlot, Raaj Kumar Anand to get Sisodia's portfolios
AAP's Kailash Gahlot, Raaj Kumar Anand to get Sisodia's portfolios, reports ANI citing sources.
Feb 28, 2023 06:16 PM IST
India's GDP grows at 4.4 pc in Q3; economy to expand at 7 pc in FY23: Govt data
India's economic growth slowed down to 4.4 per cent in the third quarter of 2022-23 mainly due to poor performance of the manufacturing sector.
In October-December 2021, the economy grew by 11.2 per cent and by 6.3 per cent in the July-September 2022 quarter, according to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) on Tuesday, reported PTI.
Feb 28, 2023 06:04 PM IST
Delhi ministers Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain resign
Arrested Delhi ministers Manish Sisodia, Satyendar Jain have resigned from their posts, CM Arvind Kejriwal has accepted their resignation.
Feb 28, 2023 05:42 PM IST
Economic growth in 2021/22 revised upwards to 9.1% from 8.7%
India economic growth in 2021/22 revised upwards to 9.1% from 8.7%, says PTI.
Feb 28, 2023 05:01 PM IST
SC dismisses Manish Sisodia's plea seeking bail in Delhi excise policy case
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia to move the high court, this after he approached the Supreme Court challenging his arrest in the excise policy case.
“We don't want to interfere in such a matter at the first instance. You can make all your points before the high court", the court said. Read full story
Feb 28, 2023 04:53 PM IST
SC begins hearing on Delhi dy CM Manish Sisodia's plea against CBI arrest
The Supreme court has begun the hearing on Delhi dy CM Manish Sisodia's plea against CBI arrest.
Feb 28, 2023 04:37 PM IST
US Supreme Court scrutinizes Biden college student debt relief
The fate of President Joe Biden's plan to cancel $430 billion in student debt for some 40 million borrowers is placed in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday in a case that presents another major test of executive branch authority.
The nine justices are set to hear arguments in the Biden administration's appeal of two lower court rulings blocking the policy that he announced last August in legal challenges brought by six conservative-leaning states and two student loan borrowers opposed to the plan's eligibility requirements, reported Reuters.
Feb 28, 2023 03:11 PM IST
Shots fired near school in Germany, two including shooter critically injured
A shooter critically injured one person near a German primary school in the north-western town of Bramsche on Tuesday before critically injuring himself with the weapon, a police spokesperson in the city of Osnabrueck said.
Both the shooter and the victim were brought to hospital by helicopter and are receiving medical treatment, the spokesperson said, adding that witnesses to the incident were being interviewed and there was no longer any danger to the public. Read full story
Feb 28, 2023 02:17 PM IST
Akhilesh Yadav flays UP budget, says it is 'directionless'
Terming the Uttar Pradesh budget as "directionless", Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said it neither offers solutions to present problems nor shows way for the future.
Yadav, who is the Leader of Opposition, told the state assembly that many parameters of the state have not improved. (PTI)
Feb 28, 2023 12:43 PM IST
Union health secratary writes to states & UTs over daily surveillance on heat-related illnesses
Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday wrote to chief secretaries & administrators of all States and Union Territories regarding daily surveillance on heat-related illnesses that will be done from March 1.
Feb 28, 2023 12:12 PM IST
‘Open-and-shut case,’ says BJP Gambhir on Sisodia's arrest by CBI
Former cricket and BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday said that the case of CBI arresting delhi deputy CM and state education minister Manish Sisodia is a ‘open-and-shut case’ while he blamed the AAP government that they have been exposed.
“This is the 1st time in India that an Education Min will go to Tihar jail that too in liquor scam case. This policy was made to exploit money so they can fight elections with Khalistani's help,” Gambhir said.
Feb 28, 2023 11:42 AM IST
Next major target is to pass Telecom Bill in coming Monsoon session: Ashwini Vaishnaw
Union information and technology minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Tuesday said the governement is targeting to pass Telecom Bill that will lead to major series of reforms, in terms of spectrum, licenses and regulation in the next monsoon session of the Parliament.
Feb 28, 2023 11:02 AM IST
Sisodia arrest: CJI-led bench will hear Sisodia's plea at 3.50 pm
The CJI-led bench of the Supreme Court will take up the matter of Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia's plea on his arrest by CBI at 3.50 pm today. Sisodia was arrested by CBI on Monday in ‘liquor policy scam’.
Punjab government's petition challenging Governor's refusal to summon the assembly session from March 3 will also be heard at the same time.
Feb 28, 2023 10:47 AM IST
Mumbai: 3 coaches of Belapur to Kharkopar local train derailed; no injuries reported
Three coaches of Belapur to Kharkopar local train in Mumabi have been derailed on Tuesday morning while entering in Kharkopar station at 8.46 am. No injuries to passengers were reported and relief trains have left for the site for restoration.
Repercussions: Trains on Belapur - Kharkopar - Nerul line are not running.
Feb 28, 2023 10:15 AM IST
Sisodia moves Supreme Court challenging arrest, CBI probe
Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia on Tuesday moved Supreme Court, challenging his arrest and the manner of CBI investigation in the ‘Liquor Scam’ case. Matter is expected to be mentioned before the CJI at 10.30 for an urgent hearing.
Feb 28, 2023 10:07 AM IST
PM Modi addresses post-budget webinar on 'Ease of Living using Technology'
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing post-budget webinar on ‘Ease of Living using Technology’.
Feb 28, 2023 09:58 AM IST
‘Historic relationship between our countries’: Denmark crown prince Frederik André Henrik Christian
Crown prince of Denmark Frederik André Henrik Christian while addressing a conference said, “With this conference, India and Denmark take a new step closer to achieving a green future for all. It is my humble wish that this visit continues the prosperous journey together.”
Feb 28, 2023 09:39 AM IST
Mauritius foreign affairs minister arrives in Delhi ahead of G20 meeting
Mauritius' minister of foreign affairs Alan Ganoo on Tuesday arrived in Delhi ahead of G20 Foreign Ministers’ meeting.
Feb 28, 2023 09:36 AM IST
IIT-B suicide: Probe transferred to Crime Branch
The ongoing probe into the suicide of an 18-year-old IIT-Bombay student was on Monday transferred to Special Investigation Team (SIT), Mumbai Crime Branch, ANI reported. The student jumped to death from his hostel's seventh floor on February 12.
Feb 28, 2023 08:39 AM IST
TMC's official twitter account hacked
The official Twitter account of All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) appears to be hacked on Tuesday as its name has been changed to 'Yuga labs'.
Feb 28, 2023 07:59 AM IST
3.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Meghalaya
An earthquake of magnitude 3.7 struck Meghalaya on Tuesday at about 59 km to Tura, according to National Center for Seismology. Earlier in the day, an earthquake was also reported in the regions of Tajikistan and Afghanistan with 4.3 and 4.1 magnitudes respectively.
Feb 28, 2023 07:20 AM IST
Nirmala Sitharaman visits Sikkim for budget outreach programme
Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday visited Sikkim for a budget outreach programme. She held an interaction with stakeholders, officers and chambers of commerce, SHGs and entrepreneurs at Chintan Bhawan in Gangtok. Sitharaman will also be virtually inaugurating the Yangang Ropeway Project virtually today.
Feb 28, 2023 06:47 AM IST
One terrorist killed in J&K's Awantipora encounter
One terrorist has been killed in an encounter carried out by the Kashmir Zone Police on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Awantipora in Pulwama district, police said. Body of the terrorist is yet to be recovered.
Feb 28, 2023 06:27 AM IST
4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Tajikistan
An earthquake of Magnitude 4.3 on Richter Scale hit Tajikistan on Tuesday, according National Center for Seismology. The center also reported a 4.1 magnitude earthquake earlier on Tuesday in Tajikistan's neighbour country, Afghanistan.
Feb 28, 2023 05:50 AM IST
Blast at company in Gujarat's Valsad kills 2, injures 2 people
Two people died and two others were injured in a blast occurred at a company in Valsad district of Gujarat on Monday night, ANI reported citing official. Police stated that the bodies are yet to be identified, and the cause of the blast is unknown.