Saptak Datta

Saptak Datta

National Writer

Saptak Datta covers national and political news for NewsBytes. He has previously worked with Zenger News as a correspondent. Over a career spanning more than a year, his work has focused on international affairs and defense. He holds a Master’s degree in Journalism from the Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune.
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15 Feb 2022

India
Sansad TV's YouTube account hacked, renamed to Ethereum

Sansad TV's YouTube account was "terminated" on Tuesday by the platform "for violating YouTube's Community Guidelines."

15 Feb 2022

India
Odisha: Man arrested for marrying, duping 14 women

A man was arrested on Monday in Odisha's Bhubaneswar for allegedly marrying 14 women and fleeing with their money, said a senior police officer.

14 Feb 2022

Politics
TMC registers victory in 4 municipal corporations in West Bengal

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday crushed the Opposition in the civic polls held in four towns in West Bengal.

14 Feb 2022

India
LIC files papers for India's biggest IPO

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has filed the draft share sale documents for its initial public offering (IPO) with the markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

14 Feb 2022

World
Repeated thefts, vandalism in temples worries Hindu community in Canada

The Hindu community in Canada has expressed concerns after two more temple thefts were reported in the Greater Toronto Area last week.

14 Feb 2022

World
Fitness influencer, who lost 141 kilograms, now on dialysis

A US fitness influencer, Lexi Reed, who lost 141 kilograms in two years, has now been hospitalized due to organ failure.

14 Feb 2022

India
ISRO successfully launches EOS-04, two more satellites

The Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) on Monday successfully launched the EOS-04, an earth observation satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Centre's First Launch Pad at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

13 Feb 2022

India
Ex-IAS officer's son arrested for hit-and-run in Delhi's Greater Kailash

The Delhi Police arrested a 27-year-old man on Friday for hitting a pedestrian and dragging him on the bonnet for over 100 meters.

13 Feb 2022

Politics
'Wash mouth with datun': RLD's Jayant Chaudhary slams Assam CM

Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Jayant Chaudhary on Sunday lashed out at Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma probably in response to his controversial remark about Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

13 Feb 2022

India
IMD forecasts dense fog in northern India, showers in TN

Dense fog is very likely to prevail in several regions of northern Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh during the next 24 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

11 Feb 2022

World
Online game Wordle saves 80-year-old woman from hostage situation

Popular Twitter word game Wordle recently saved the life of an 80-year-old woman in the United States.

11 Feb 2022

India
Justice Pushpa Ganediwala, who gave controversial 'skin-to-skin contact' verdict, resigns

Justice Pushpa V Ganediwala, additional judge of the Bombay High Court, resigned on Thursday after she was denied elevation as a permanent judge.

11 Feb 2022

India
Money laundering probe: ED attaches Rs 1.77cr of Rana Ayyub

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) provisionally attached bank deposits worth Rs. 1.77 crore belonging to journalist Rana Ayyub in connection with a money laundering case on Thursday.

10 Feb 2022

Politics
Ahead of Punjab elections, 'The Great Khali' joins BJP

Former wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, famously known by his ring name "The Great Khali," joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday in Delhi.

10 Feb 2022

Politics
UP elections: Yogi Adityanath warns state 'may become Kashmir, Bengal'

As Uttar Pradesh goes to poll on Thursday, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said the state could become West Bengal, Kerala, or Kashmir if the voters "make a mistake."

10 Feb 2022

India
What is China's role in the Statue of Equality controversy?

The Statue of Equality, the 216 feet seated Ramanujacharya idol in a temple in Hyderabad, has created a dispute among Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

09 Feb 2022

Politics
Congress promises to create jobs, waive loans in UP manifesto

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra released the party's election manifesto for Uttar Pradesh polls on Wednesday.

09 Feb 2022

India
Army rescues Kerala trekker trapped on hill for two days

The Indian Army on Wednesday rescued a trekker stuck for nearly two days on a hill between rocks in the Malampuzha district of Palakkad, Kerala.

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