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Cops explore CCTV footage after Andhra couple 'sacrifices' two daughters

27 Jan 2021

Cops explore CCTV footage after Andhra couple 'sacrifices' two daughters

After two women were allegedly murdered by their parents in Andhra Pradesh's Madanapalle town, the police is looking into CCTV footage to see if any 'tantrik' had visited them.

Delhi: Farmers change march route; tractors enter Red Fort

26 Jan 2021

Delhi: Farmers change march route; tractors enter Red Fort

Hundreds of farmers deviated from the route decided by the Delhi Police for their tractor rally on Tuesday, sparking chaos in several areas of the national capital even as the iconic Republic Day parade was underway.

Indo-China clash reported in Sikkim, both sides suffer injuries

25 Jan 2021

Indo-China clash reported in Sikkim, both sides suffer injuries

Amid ongoing tensions between India and China, another clash between both armies was reported on Monday.

WhatsApp responds to Indian government's letter regarding privacy policy update

21 Jan 2021

WhatsApp responds to Indian government's letter regarding privacy policy update

On Tuesday, the Indian government's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) sent a strongly worded letter to WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart, asking him to withdraw the recent update to the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for Indian users.

Nirav Modi's sister, brother-in-law turn approvers, will testify against him

06 Jan 2021

Nirav Modi's sister, brother-in-law turn approvers, will testify against him

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's younger sister and brother-in-law have turned approvers in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam case and will now testify against him after a special court in Mumbai accepted their request seeking a pardon on Monday.

MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

06 Jan 2021

MP court denies bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui

An Additional District and Sessions court in Madhya Pradesh has denied bail to comedian Munawar Faruqui and another accused who were booked for passing "indecent" remarks against Hindu deities.

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

04 Jan 2021

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

Officials of the Income Tax department on Monday recorded businessman Robert Vadra's statement at his Delhi office in connection with the benami properties case.

BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly suffers heart attack, admitted to hospital

02 Jan 2021

BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly suffers heart attack, admitted to hospital

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has been admitted to Woodlands Multispeciality Hospital in Kolkata after complaining of acute chest pain.

Malayalam filmmaker Naranipuzha Shanavas passes away

24 Dec 2020

Malayalam filmmaker Naranipuzha Shanavas passes away

Malayalam director-screenwriter Naranipuzha Shanavas, who was recently admitted to the hospital after suffering a heart attack, passed away on Wednesday.

Malayalam film director Naranipuzha Shanavas declared brain dead

23 Dec 2020

Malayalam film director Naranipuzha Shanavas declared brain dead

Malayalam film director Naranipuzha Shanavas was on Wednesday declared brain dead at the KG Hospital in Coimbatore.

Found discrepancy in Arjun Rampal's statements, says NCB official

22 Dec 2020

Found discrepancy in Arjun Rampal's statements, says NCB official

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has not given a clean chit to actor Arjun Rampal after interrogating him for hours under an ongoing drugs case.

Rajinikanth summoned by judicial commission probing 2018 anti-Sterlite protests

21 Dec 2020

Rajinikanth summoned by judicial commission probing 2018 anti-Sterlite protests

Superstar Rajinikanth has been summoned before a judicial commission probing the case of police firing during the 2018 anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi (Tuticorin).

Actor Arjun Rampal appears before NCB for the second time

21 Dec 2020

Actor Arjun Rampal appears before NCB for the second time

Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal on Monday arrived at the Narcotics Control Bureau's (NCB) office in Mumbai in connection with a drugs case.

Farmers reject government's proposal listing amendments to contentious laws

09 Dec 2020

Farmers reject government's proposal listing amendments to contentious laws

Farmers protesting against three new agricultural laws they fear would corporatize farming have rejected a government proposal to amend the laws.

In Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Congress trails in rural polls, BJP leads

09 Dec 2020

In Congress-ruled Rajasthan, Congress trails in rural polls, BJP leads

In yet another bout of humiliation for Congress, which is in power in Rajasthan, the party performed poorly in the rural polls. It is said to be trailing in 21 districts where Panchayat Samiti and Zila Parishad elections were held.

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

28 Nov 2020

Coal scam: CBI conducts raids across 3 states including Bengal

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday launched a massive search operation, reportedly raiding around 40 sites across three states in connection with a coal mafia case.

First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers

24 Nov 2020

First doses of coronavirus vaccine for one crore healthcare workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of eight states, where a large chunk of coronavirus cases are being reported from.

Bharat Biotech vaccine trials continued despite 'adverse event' in August

22 Nov 2020

Bharat Biotech vaccine trials continued despite 'adverse event' in August

Hyderabad-based biotechnology firm Bharat Biotech has issued a statement confirming that an "adverse event" had taken place during the Phase I trials of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate COVAXIN.

Rahul can contribute in all three formats, feels Sourav Ganguly

08 Nov 2020

Rahul can contribute in all three formats, feels Sourav Ganguly

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, Sourav Ganguly, has backed KL Rahul to perform well in the upcoming Australian tour.

Bihar election: Onions thrown at Nitish Kumar at Madhubani rally

03 Nov 2020

Bihar election: Onions thrown at Nitish Kumar at Madhubani rally

Onions were thrown at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a rally in Madhubani on Tuesday.

Ameesha says she feared for life during Bihar poll campaign

29 Oct 2020

Ameesha says she feared for life during Bihar poll campaign

Actor Ameesha Patel has said that she feared for her life while campaigning for the Lok Janshakti Party's (LJP) candidate Prakash Chandra for the Bihar elections.

Vivo V20 SE to be launched in India next week

29 Oct 2020

Vivo V20 SE to be launched in India next week

Vivo is expected to launch its mid-range smartphone, the Vivo V20 SE in India next week, as per a report by India Today. However, the company has not revealed the exact launch date of the smartphone.

Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel

26 Oct 2020

Centre assures law on stubble burning, SC stays one-man panel

The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it would bring a legislation on stubble burning, one of the main drivers of the hazardous air pollution in North India.

Aamir suffers rib injury on sets of 'Laal Singh Chaddha'

19 Oct 2020

Aamir suffers rib injury on sets of 'Laal Singh Chaddha'

Superstar Aamir Khan recently suffered a rib injury while shooting for his upcoming movie Laal Singh Chaddha in Delhi.

Punjab: Shaurya Chakra awardee, who fought Khalistanis, shot dead

16 Oct 2020

Punjab: Shaurya Chakra awardee, who fought Khalistanis, shot dead

Balwinder Singh Sandhu, a brave civilian who fought Khalistani terrorists for years, was today shot dead by unknown assailants in the Bhikhiwind village of Tarn Taran district in Punjab.

Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels

15 Oct 2020

Amid TRP fraud controversy, BARC pauses ratings of news channels

Just as news channels remain embroiled in a petty fight over who leads the viewership race, the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) has decided to pause weekly ratings for three months.

Aishwarya Rai may star in 'Andhadhun's Tamil remake

14 Oct 2020

Aishwarya Rai may star in 'Andhadhun's Tamil remake

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan might star as one of the leads in the Tamil remake of 2018 hit Bollywood movie Andhadhun.

With China's help, Pakistan setting up missile systems in PoK

09 Oct 2020

With China's help, Pakistan setting up missile systems in PoK

With the relationship between China and Pakistan going steadfast, the superpower is learned to be helping the Islamic nation set up missile systems in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, reports IE.

Uday Shankar, Star & Disney India Chairman, quits: Here's why

08 Oct 2020

Uday Shankar, Star & Disney India Chairman, quits: Here's why

In a major development, Uday Shankar, the Chairman of Star & Disney India and President of The Walt Disney Company APAC, has decided to step down.

BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports

04 Oct 2020

BJP-JD(U) reach 50:50 seat-sharing deal in Bihar, say reports

Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections later this month, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) have come up with a 50:50 seat-sharing deal, reports said on Sunday.

After Hathras, another Dalit woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh, dies

01 Oct 2020

After Hathras, another Dalit woman gang-raped in Uttar Pradesh, dies

Just as the atrocities meted on the 19-year-old Dalit woman in Hathras shocked India, another rape was reported from the same state — Uttar Pradesh.

How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role

22 Sep 2020

How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role

In its charge-sheet related to Delhi riots, that broke out in February 2020, the Delhi Police claimed that seeds for the violence were sowed after the results of the 2019 general elections were declared and that the conspirators wanted to topple an elected government.

Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture

22 Sep 2020

Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture

Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.

Rajya Sabha ruckus continues, suspended MPs stage 'dharna'

21 Sep 2020

Rajya Sabha ruckus continues, suspended MPs stage 'dharna'

After a stormy session yesterday, the Rajya Sabha witnessed pandemonium again today after eight MPs, who were suspended for their unruly behavior, refused to leave the House.

Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow

14 Sep 2020

Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will likely address the ongoing India-China border row in the Parliament on Tuesday, according to reports. The timing of the statement has not been confirmed.

DGCA serves notice to IndiGo over ruckus on Kangana's flight

11 Sep 2020

DGCA serves notice to IndiGo over ruckus on Kangana's flight

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has served a notice to IndiGo in connection to the chaos on its September 9 flight, which had Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut as a passenger.

ED arrests former ICICI CEO's husband over money laundering

07 Sep 2020

ED arrests former ICICI CEO's husband over money laundering

The Enforcement Directorate on Monday arrested Deepak Kochhar, the husband of former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar.

BJP's Ram Madhav attends Tibetan soldier's funeral, later deletes tweet

07 Sep 2020

BJP's Ram Madhav attends Tibetan soldier's funeral, later deletes tweet

In an unparalleled incident, the Indian Army on Monday accorded an honorable goodbye to a Tibetan soldier who died in Ladakh last month, reportedly after stepping on a landmine.

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

06 Sep 2020

Ambulance driver arrested for raping COVID-19 patient: Kerala Police

An ambulance driver in Kerala's Pathanamthitta district has been arrested for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman, who had tested positive for COVID-19, the police said on Sunday.

'Congratulations India,' says Rhea Chakraborty's father after son's arrest

06 Sep 2020

'Congratulations India,' says Rhea Chakraborty's father after son's arrest

Actor Rhea Chakraborty's father Indrajit Chakraborty has issued a statement, expressing his disappointment at the arrest of his son Showik Chakraborty.