Abhishek Hari

National Writer

Abhishek Hari is a JRF holder in Political Science and is currently the National Writer at NewsBytes. He has previously worked as Sub-editor at The Wire and as a political researcher at the Lok Sabha Secretariat. Hindu College, University of Delhi, and Jamia Millia Islamia are his alma mater. In his free time, he loves to play the drums and listen to classic rock and roll music.
Abhishek  Hari

24 Aug 2022

India

Bihar: CBI raids 2 RJD leaders ahead of floor test

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided the houses of two key leaders of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Wednesday morning in relation to the "land-for-jobs" case, which alleges violations during Lalu Yadav's term as Railway Minister in the UPA-I government.

23 Aug 2022

India

Centre's committee on MSP constitues sub-groups to discuss key issues

The government's committee on minimum support price (MSP), natural farming, and crop diversification constituted three internal sub-groups to discuss the mandated issues in its inaugural meeting on Monday.

23 Aug 2022

India

Woman forced to bathe publicly to 'conceive son', case filed

In a horrific incident, a woman from Pune, Maharashtra, was compelled by her husband and in-laws to bathe naked in public as part of a "ritual" recommended by a local occultist in order to conceive a son.

23 Aug 2022

India

'Tikait do kaudi ka aadmi hai': Union minister Ajay Mishra

Union minister Ajay Mishra, whose son is imprisoned on charges of mowing down farmers, reportedly talked of "dogs barking and chasing his car," apparently referring to protesting farmers, in a contentious speech live-streamed by his followers.

23 Aug 2022

Politics

BJP leader Sonali Phogat (42) dies of heart attack

Haryana Bharatiya Janata Party leader and actor Sonali Phogat died after suffering a heart attack in Goa on Monday night. She was 42.

22 Aug 2022

India

Bilkis Bano convicts received frequent parole while witnesses cited threats

Housewarming, son's wedding, mother's knee replacement surgery, etc. were reportedly some of the reasons cited by 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano case for requesting parole (temporary bail) despite witnesses' complaints to authorities about threats from convicts receiving "frequent parole".

22 Aug 2022

World

UK: All is not well between royal brothers William, Harry

Princes William and Harry are reportedly struggling to retain their once-close bond nearly a quarter century after the passing of their mother, Princess Diana.

22 Aug 2022

India

MSP not implemented because of PM's friend Adani: SP Malik

Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik recently stated that India's farmers cannot be subdued and will continue to demonstrate till their demands are met, lashing out at the government for not implementing the promised legal assurance of Minimum Support Price (MSP).

22 Aug 2022

World

Ex-Pakistan PM Imran Khan booked under terror law, faces arrest

Imran Khan, Pakistan's ousted prime minister, has been charged under the Anti-Terrorism Act for reportedly threatening police, the courts, and other state institutions during a rally in Islamabad on Saturday.

20 Aug 2022

India

Haryana: Man dies by suicide over delayed Canadian student visa

In a suspected case of suicide due to a delay in obtaining a Canadian student visa, the body of a 23-year-old man, who had been missing for two days, was discovered in a canal in Haryana's Kurukshetra.

20 Aug 2022

Politics

Karnataka CM post on sale for Rs. 2,500 crore: Congress

The post of the Chief Minister is a very expensive affair and is reportedly on sale, according to Congress's BK Hariprasad, the Opposition leader in Karnataka, who claims a senior BJP leader has suggested a price of Rs. 2,500 crore for it.

20 Aug 2022

Politics

2024 polls will be Modi vs Kejriwal contest: Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia, Delhi's deputy CM, said on Saturday that the 2024 general election would be a contest between Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, with the BJP's sole goal being to prevent Kejriwal from working.

20 Aug 2022

World

Somalia: Terrorists attack Mogadishu's Hayat Hotel, leave 10 civilians dead

At least ten people died after terrorists struck a hotel in the capital of Somalia late Friday night.

20 Aug 2022

India

Telangana BJP chief calls to boycott Munawar Faruqui's Hyderabad show

Bandi Sanjay Kumar, the chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana, issued a call to boycott the performance of the comedian Munawar Faruqui, slated for Saturday in Hyderabad.

19 Aug 2022

Politics

Goa becomes first state with piped water in all homes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the Goa administration on Friday for being the first state to be 'Har Ghar Jal-certified,' which means that every household in Goa has access to piped water.

19 Aug 2022

Career

NEET, JEE, CUET aspirants protest over exam glitches, demand retest

Students across streams have organized a collective protest against the National Testing Agency (NTA) in response to persistent technical issues in admission tests such as NEET, JEE, and CUET.

19 Aug 2022

India

DGPs should monitor demographic changes in border states: Amit Shah

Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister, reportedly remarked on Thursday that all border state police chiefs should keep a close check on the demographic changes taking place in their respective areas while highlighting the importance of national security.

19 Aug 2022

India

COVID-19, flu currently grips 80% of Delhi homes: Survey

Eight out of ten households in the Delhi-NCR region have been hit by viral fever and COVID-19 in the last 30 days, according to a LocalCircles online poll.

19 Aug 2022

Politics

Delhi liquor policy: CBI raids Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's home

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searched 21 places across the country on Friday, including the house of Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

16 Aug 2022

Politics

Maharashtra: 'Break legs, will ensure bail,' says Shinde faction MLA

Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena faction has filed a police complaint against Prakash Surve, one of the Sena MLAs from Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde's faction, for his aggressive remarks at a recent event.

16 Aug 2022

India

J&K: Terrorists shoot 2 Kashmiri Pandit brothers in orchard; 1 dead

A Kashmiri Pandit was shot dead on Tuesday by terrorists at an apple orchard in Kashmir's Shopian district. His brother was also injured in the shooting.

16 Aug 2022

Politics

Karnataka minister Madhuswamy calls CM Bommai's government a 'caretaker' regime

A huge controversy has erupted in Karnataka over an alleged audio clip of cabinet minister JC Madhuswamy, wherein he implied the Basavaraj Bommai government is just a caretaker regime with only seven-eight months until elections.

16 Aug 2022

India

J&K: 6 ITBP personnel killed in bus accident, 30 injured

A bus carrying about 39 security personnel from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and the Jammu and Kashmir Police met with a severe accident on its way to Pahalgam on Tuesday.

16 Aug 2022

Politics

Bihar: 31 ministers to take oath today in cabinet expansion

Bihar Chief Minister (CM) Nitish Kumar will reportedly expand his current two-member cabinet on Tuesday, with alliance partner Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) receiving most seats.

15 Aug 2022

India

Will oppose distortion of history: Congress after BJP questions Nehru

A day after the BJP questioned Jawaharlal Nehru's role in India's partition, Congress President Sonia Gandhi said on Monday that the party would strongly oppose "political gains" by putting national icons of the Independence movement "on the dock based on lies."

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