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July 4, 2022 10:10 PM IST

Shooting breaks out at July 4th parade in Chicago suburb: County sheriff

Gunfire erupted at a Fourth of July parade route in the wealthy Chicago suburb of Highland Park on Monday, the Lake County Sheriff's office said. Read More

July 4, 2022 9:58 PM IST

Sikh delegations of UK, Australia armies attend controversial events: Report

The participation of official Sikh delegations of the Australian and UK armies in certain events have raised eyebrows in New Delhi, especially in view of India’s growing defence relations with both countries. Read More

July 4, 2022 9:40 PM IST

DMK's A Raja says don't push us to walk Periyar's path for separate Tamil Nadu

A Raja, a senior leader of the MK Stalin-led Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has urged the Centre to provide autonomy to Tamil Nadu and not push them to seek an independent country.  Read More

July 4, 2022 9:30 PM IST

Assam flood situation improves, nearly 14 lakh still affected

Assam's flood situation improved on Monday as the number of affected people declined to nearly 14 lakh from the previous day's 18.35 lakh, with the death of one more person that took the toll to 180, an official bulletin said.

July 4, 2022 9:23 PM IST

Al Jazeera journalist's family condemns US probe

The family of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh said Monday they were "incredulous" after the US reported it was not possible to determine whose gun fired the bullet which killed her.

July 4, 2022 8:50 PM IST

Amravati murder: Didn't reveal Nupur Sharma links as case is sensitive, say cops

Police knew about that the chemist's murder in Amaravati district of Maharashtra was linked to some socia media posts in support of former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, but the same was not revealed due to its sensitive nature. Read More

July 4, 2022 8:11 PM IST

Imran Khan's party apologised to US over foreign conspiracy claim: Pak minister

Former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan's allegations of a foreign conspiracy to overthrow his government is not new. The cricketer-turned-politician had even named a US diplomat named Donald Lu for being allegedly involved in a conspiracy to remove him from the post of prime minister. Read More

July 4, 2022 7:24 PM IST

Hotels, restaurants cannot force consumers to pay service charge. It's voluntary

Hotels and restaurants are now barred from levying service charges automatically or by default on food bills, the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) said on Monday, adding customers will be allowed to file complaints in case of violation. Read More

July 4, 2022 7:15 PM IST

Black balloons released near PM Modi’s chopper in Andhra, 4 Cong workers held

Four Congress workers were arrested on Monday in Andhra Pradesh after black balloons were released close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's chopper in Vijayawada. Police said more arrests are likely in the case. Read More

July 4, 2022 6:31 PM IST

Police knew Amravati chemist's murder linked to posts backing Nupur Sharma: Commissioner

Police knew Amravati chemist's murder linked to posts backing Nupur Sharma but didn't reveal earlier due to its very sensitive nature, reports PTI citing police commissioner.

July 4, 2022 6:18 PM IST

‘India to remain backward if…': PM Modi in Gujarat

If India does not adopt new technology with changing times, it will remain backward; country experienced this during third industrial revolution, says PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat. 

July 4, 2022 6:02 PM IST

Five Punjab MLAs take oath as ministers in Bhagwant Mann's expanded cabinet

As many as five legislators were sworn-in as ministers in Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann's cabinet on Monday. Read More

July 4, 2022 4:29 PM IST

NCP's Ajit Pawar to be new Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly

NCP's Ajit Pawar to be new Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly, reports news agency ANI.

July 4, 2022 3:14 PM IST

‘New Maharashtra government is ED government….': Devendra Fadnavis explains

Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday slammed his rivals after the Eknath Shinde government easily managed to win the floor test with 164 votes in the 288-member house. Amid jibes from Shiv Sena leaders, Fadnavis said that the new government was indeed an “ED government”. “Yes, it is an ED government - the Eknath-Devendra government.” Read More

July 4, 2022 1:54 PM IST

Ahead of Gujarat Assembly election, Kejriwal's ‘free electricity’ pitch

We made electricity free upto 300 units (in Punjab). Even Gujarat can have the same, I will present the solution for it during my next meet on Sunday: ANI quotes AAP convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

July 4, 2022 1:32 PM IST

Bombay HC grants bail to Sushant Singh Rajput’s former roommate in drugs case

The Bombay high court on Monday granted bail to Siddharth Pithani, former roommate of actor Sushant Singh Rajput who died by suicide in 2020. Pithani was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) following the agency’s probe into the drug angle to the late actor’s death. Read more

July 4, 2022 12:46 PM IST

Moose Wala killing: Gangster who shot Punjabi singer arrested by Delhi Police

The Delhi Police Special Cell on Monday arrested two gangsters belonging to the Lawrence Bishnoi-Goldy Brar gang. Out of the two, a gangster named Ankit was among the shooters involved in the killing of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala. Read More

July 4, 2022 12:07 PM IST

PM announces aid for Kullu accident victims

The Prime Minister has approved an ex-gratia of 2 lakh each from PMNRF for the next of kin of those who have lost their lives due to the tragic bus accident in Himachal Pradesh. The injured would be given 50,000 each: PMO 

July 4, 2022 11:55 AM IST

Eknath Shinde's easy floor test win, Team Uddhav files new SC plea| Top points

The Eknath Shinde government comfortably passed the majority-mark on Monday, winning the trust vote after two weeks of political turmoil in Maharashtra. Meanwhile, the Uddhav Thackeray-faction of Shiv Sena on Monday moved a fresh petition in the Supreme Court against the decision of assembly speaker to recognise a new whip for the party. Read more

July 4, 2022 11:51 AM IST

3 Maoists arrested in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum, reports PTI

Three Maoists were arrested in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, news agency PTI quoted a senior police officer as saying.

July 4, 2022 11:27 AM IST

Shinde camp passes majority mark in Maharashtra assembly floor test, voting on

Shinde camp passes majority mark in Maharashtra assembly floor test, voting on

July 4, 2022 11:23 AM IST

Uddhav-led Sena rebel moves fresh plea in SC

The Udhav Thackeray-faction of Shiv Sena moves a fresh plea in the Supreme against the decision of assembly's new Speaker to recognise a new whip for the party.

July 4, 2022 11:18 AM IST

Maharashtra trust vote begins, Eknath Shinde has numbers advantage

The Eknath Shinde government is facing a trust vote now after two weeks of political turmoil in Maharashtra. Read more

July 4, 2022 11:09 AM IST

Uddhav Thackeray loses one more MLA

Uddhav Thackeray loses one more MLA after Santosh Banger joins the Eknath Shinde-led faction. Shinde group now has a total of 40 Sena MLAs

July 4, 2022 10:02 AM IST

Over 10 killed as bus falls into gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu

About a dozen people are reported to have died after a bus fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu on Monday morning. Read more

July 4, 2022 9:33 AM IST

India sees marginal rise in daily Covid cases with 16,135 fresh infections; 24 deaths in a day

India logged 16,135 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 4,35,18,564, while the active cases increased to 1,13,864, according to the health ministry data on Monday. The death toll climbed to 5,25,223 with 24 new fatalities.

July 4, 2022 8:10 AM IST

China Covid outbreaks widen as mass testing finds more cases

China’s virus cases continued to climb over the weekend with hundreds of infections detected in Anhui province, where two counties were already in lockdown. Read more

July 4, 2022 7:07 AM IST

Sydney flooded, evacuation orders for thousands; officials warn of more rain

Heavy rain has flooded Australia's largest city - Sydney - causing what the authorities call “life-threatening emergencies” with urgent warnings of evacuations being issued for those living in the suburbs. More rain is expected over the next 12 hours, officials warned as they issued fresh evacuation orders for thousands of residents on Monday as relentless rain caused flooding in the suburbs. Read more

July 4, 2022 5:42 AM IST

Hearing on Gyanvapi case resumes today in Varanasi court

The hearing on the Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee’s plea challenging the maintainability of a suit filed by Hindu women seeking permission for daily worship of the Shringar Gauri Sthal in the Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi complex will resume in the Varanasi district court on Monday. Read more

July 4, 2022 5:40 AM IST

3 dead, 3 critically injured in shooting at Denmark mall

A gunman opened fire inside a busy shopping mall in the Danish capital Sunday, killing three people and critically wounding three others, police said.

A 22-year-old Danish man was arrested after the shooting, Copenhagen police inspector Søren Thomassen told reporters, adding there was no indication that anyone else was involved in the attack, though police were still investigating.

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