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Delhi temple demolition notice: Will stand before bulldozers, say locals

24 Apr 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Delhi temple demolition notice: Will stand before bulldozers, say locals

Locals in Delhi's Sriniwaspuri—where the Centre allegedly plans to raze down a temple—have opposed the move, saying they will stand in front of bulldozers to stop the demolition.

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Accused Ashish Mishra surrenders after SC's orders

24 Apr 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Accused Ashish Mishra surrenders after SC's orders

Ashish Mishra, the main accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case, reportedly surrendered in the Chief Judicial Magistrate's court and returned to the district jail on Sunday.

Maharashtra Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas sent to 14-day judicial custody

24 Apr 2022

Uddhav Thackeray
Maharashtra Hanuman Chalisa row: Ranas sent to 14-day judicial custody

Maharashtra independent MLA Ravi Rana and his wife, Amravati MP Navneet Rana, were sent to 14-day judicial custody by Mumbai's Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate Court on Sunday.

'Democracy has penetrated the grassroots in J&K,' says PM Modi

24 Apr 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
'Democracy has penetrated the grassroots in J&K,' says PM Modi

Democracy has reached the grassroots level in Jammu & Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Sunday while marking the National Panchayati Raj Day in Jammu's Palli.

Andhra Pradesh: Electric bike battery explosion kills 1, another critical

24 Apr 2022

Electric Scooters
Andhra Pradesh: Electric bike battery explosion kills 1, another critical

A 40-year-old man died in the Vijayawada city of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday after the battery of his new electric bike exploded, causing a fire in his bedroom.

J&K: Modi's first formal visit today after scrapping Article 370

24 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi
J&K: Modi's first formal visit today after scrapping Article 370

PM Narendra Modi will visit Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday for the first time since Article 370 was repealed in 2019.

COVID-19: India reports 2,593 new cases, 44 more deaths

24 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19: India reports 2,593 new cases, 44 more deaths

India on Sunday reported nearly 2,600 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 60 cases from the previous day.

Delhi violence: I&B Ministry pulls up TV channels over coverage

23 Apr 2022

Delhi
Delhi violence: I&B Ministry pulls up TV channels over coverage

The Centre has directed TV channels not to broadcast any "provocative" content, a week after communal clashes broke out in Delhi's Jahangirpuri during a religious procession.

UP shocker: 2-year-old girl, 4 other family members found murdered

23 Apr 2022

Uttar Pradesh
UP shocker: 2-year-old girl, 4 other family members found murdered

In a horrific incident that came to light on Saturday, five members of a family—including a two-year-old girl—were found murdered in their house in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj.

Armed forces want removal of AFSPA from J&K: Rajnath Singh
Armed forces want removal of AFSPA from J&K: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday stated India's all three defense forces wanted the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) to be removed from Jammu & Kashmir soon.

Delhi's Ashram Underpass opening tomorrow; traffic advisory issued: Details here

23 Apr 2022

Delhi
Delhi's Ashram Underpass opening tomorrow; traffic advisory issued: Details here

Delhi's Ashram Underpass project, which has been plagued by several delays, is finally expected to see the light of day on Sunday.

Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway: Phase 1 to be opened on May 2
Mumbai-Nagpur Expressway: Phase 1 to be opened on May 2

A 210km-long stretch between Nagpur and Shelu Bazar—the first phase of the 701km Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Expressway—will open to the public on May 2.

Jahangirpuri violence: ED registers money laundering case against accused

23 Apr 2022

Jahangirpuri
Jahangirpuri violence: ED registers money laundering case against accused

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday registered a money laundering case against Ansar Sheikh, the prime accused in the Jahangirpuri communal violence case.

Delhi's COVID-19 'R-value' crosses 2: Here's what it means

23 Apr 2022

COVID-19
Delhi's COVID-19 'R-value' crosses 2: Here's what it means

Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, Delhi's R-value was recorded at 2.1 this week, according to an analysis by IIT Madras.

Newspaper distributed on train creates controversy, IRCTC initiates probe

23 Apr 2022

Railway Minister
Newspaper distributed on train creates controversy, IRCTC initiates probe

A newspaper distributed on the Bengaluru-Chennai Shatabdi Express on Friday raked up a controversy, prompting the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to launch an investigation.

COVID-19: India logs 2,527 new cases, 33 more deaths
COVID-19: India logs 2,527 new cases, 33 more deaths

India on Saturday reported over 2,500 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of nearly 100 cases from the previous day.

WHO's first global traditional medicine center in Gujarat by 2024
WHO's first global traditional medicine center in Gujarat by 2024

World Health Organization's (WHO) first-of-its-kind Global Center for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) is set to open in Gujarat's Jamnagar by 2024, reported News18.

Punjab: Agricultural bank issues arrest warrants against loan defaulting farmers

22 Apr 2022

Punjab
Punjab: Agricultural bank issues arrest warrants against loan defaulting farmers

Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank (PSCADB) has reportedly served arrest warrants to approximately 2,000 farmers who defaulted on their loans.

Is IIT Madras emerging as COVID-19 hotspot in Tamil Nadu?

22 Apr 2022

IIT Madras
Is IIT Madras emerging as COVID-19 hotspot in Tamil Nadu?

Is the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras) turning into a COVID-19 hotbed in Tamil Nadu? Well, the sudden surge in cases among the students does suggest so.

Delhi: Masks mandatory in public places, private cars exempted

22 Apr 2022

COVID-19
Delhi: Masks mandatory in public places, private cars exempted

Amid a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi government on Friday issued an official order mandating people to wear masks in public places.

Jharkhand HC grants bail to Lalu in fifth fodder scam

22 Apr 2022

Fodder Scam
Jharkhand HC grants bail to Lalu in fifth fodder scam

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief, Lalu Prasad Yadav, was on Friday granted bail by the Jharkhand High Court in the Rs. 139.35-crore Doranda Treasury fodder scam case.

Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK agree to boost defense, trade ties

22 Apr 2022

Boris Johnson
Modi-Johnson meet: India, UK agree to boost defense, trade ties

PM Narendra Modi on Friday held extensive talks with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson at New Delhi's Hyderabad House and discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation.

SC rejects Nawab Malik's plea in money laundering case

22 Apr 2022

Nawab Malik
SC rejects Nawab Malik's plea in money laundering case

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected the Special Leave Petition filed by Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, challenging his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case.

Modinagar school bus accident: Boy dies after head hits pole

22 Apr 2022

Ghaziabad
Modinagar school bus accident: Boy dies after head hits pole

A 10-year-old student of a private school in the Modinagar area of Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad died on Wednesday in a freak accident on his school bus.

COVID-19: How concerning is new Omicron variant discovered in Delhi?

22 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19: How concerning is new Omicron variant discovered in Delhi?

Some laboratories in Delhi have reportedly discovered a new COVID-19 Omicron variant, the BA.2.12.1, raising concerns it may be triggering the recent surge in cases in the national capital.

J&K encounter: One security personnel, 2 terrorists killed in Jammu

22 Apr 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K encounter: One security personnel, 2 terrorists killed in Jammu

One security personnel and two terrorists were killed in an encounter in the Jalalabad area of Jammu's Sunjwan early on Friday.

COVID-19: India reports 2,451 new cases, 54 more deaths
COVID-19: India reports 2,451 new cases, 54 more deaths

India on Friday reported nearly 2,500 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of around 100 cases from the previous day.

Delhi: UK PM Boris Johnson to meet PM Modi today

22 Apr 2022

Boris Johnson
Delhi: UK PM Boris Johnson to meet PM Modi today

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday and discuss the bilateral strategic defense, diplomatic, and economic partnerships.

COVAXIN likely to get approval for children above 2yrs: Report

22 Apr 2022

COVAXIN
COVAXIN likely to get approval for children above 2yrs: Report

Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine, COVAXIN, is likely to get the Drugs Controller General of India's (DCGI) nod for use among children aged two to 12 years.

Indian Air Force, Navy partner with DRDO for chaff technology
Indian Air Force, Navy partner with DRDO for chaff technology

The Indian Air Force and Navy's defense systems are set to receive a significant boost soon.

COVID-19 in India: States where wearing masks are mandatory again

21 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19 in India: States where wearing masks are mandatory again

In the wake of the fresh surge in COVID-19 cases in India, several states and union territories have reimposed stricter norms to control the spread, including mandating face masks.

Telangana: Electric scooter battery explosion claims 1 life, 4 injured

21 Apr 2022

Telangana
Telangana: Electric scooter battery explosion claims 1 life, 4 injured

An 80-year-old man died in Telangana's Nizamabad on Wednesday after the battery of an electric scooter allegedly exploded at his house.

#DemolitionDrive: Supreme Court extends stay on demolitions for 2 weeks
#DemolitionDrive: Supreme Court extends stay on demolitions for 2 weeks

The Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the anti-encroachment demolition drive on Delhi's Jahangirpuri—which saw communal clashes on Hanuman Jayanti last week—to be halted for two weeks.

INS Vagsheer launched today, sixth Scorpene-class submarine in India

20 Apr 2022

Indian Navy
INS Vagsheer launched today, sixth Scorpene-class submarine in India

Indian Navy's sixth Scorpene-class submarine, INS Vagsheer, was launched on Wednesday in Mumbai.

Don't think current COVID-19 surge is fourth wave: ICMR ex-head

20 Apr 2022

COVID-19
Don't think current COVID-19 surge is fourth wave: ICMR ex-head

The ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases does not seem to be an indication of the fourth wave of the outbreak, said Dr. Raman R Gangakhedkar, former chief scientist at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

India preparing dossier of Pakistan-based terrorists for UN to see

20 Apr 2022

Pakistan
India preparing dossier of Pakistan-based terrorists for UN to see

India is preparing a dossier of Pakistan-based terrorists operating in Jammu and Kashmir to raise the issue with the United Nations in order to corner them, Hindustan Times reported, citing Union Home Ministry officials.

From RFID tags to drones, security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

20 Apr 2022

Amarnath Yatra
From RFID tags to drones, security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra

With the 43-day long Amarnath Yatra scheduled to start on June 30 after a two-year pandemic hiatus, officials are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that all security arrangements are in place.

COVID-19: Delhi makes masks mandatory again with Rs. 500 fine

20 Apr 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19: Delhi makes masks mandatory again with Rs. 500 fine

Amid a sudden spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the national capital, the Delhi government on Wednesday made wearing masks mandatory in public places.

COVID-19: India reports 2,067 new cases, 40 deaths
COVID-19: India reports 2,067 new cases, 40 deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of around 800 cases from the previous day.

Delhi: Demolition drive stopped in violence-hit Jahangirpuri after SC order
Delhi: Demolition drive stopped in violence-hit Jahangirpuri after SC order

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a stay on the anti-encroachment drive in Delhi's Jahangirpuri while scheduling the next hearing on Thursday.

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