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Centre changes Flag Code: Now, every home can hoist Tricolor

27 Jul 2022

Central Government
Centre changes Flag Code: Now, every home can hoist Tricolor

Every home can now hoist and display the Indian national flag for 24 hours as the Centre has amended the Indian Flag Code.

IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for several states including Rajasthan
IMD issues heavy rainfall warning for several states including Rajasthan

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recently issued a severe to very heavy rainfall warning for several states, including Rajasthan.

Tamil Nadu suicides: 5th student ends life in 2 weeks

27 Jul 2022

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu suicides: 5th student ends life in 2 weeks

In a shocking series of events, Tamil Nadu has reported yet another student suicide.

Hyderabad gang-rape case: 4 minors get bail from juvenile court

27 Jul 2022

Hyderabad
Hyderabad gang-rape case: 4 minors get bail from juvenile court

Four minors accused in the Hyderabad gang-rape case have been released on bail.

Tamil Nadu reports 3rd student suicide case in 2 weeks

26 Jul 2022

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu reports 3rd student suicide case in 2 weeks

A young girl in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district, studying Class 12 in a private school, reportedly died by suicide on Monday night.

Is SII developing vaccine for monkeypox? Here's what Poonawalla said

26 Jul 2022

Monkeypox
Is SII developing vaccine for monkeypox? Here's what Poonawalla said

Amid the rising monkeypox scare, Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Tuesday they are in talks with American biotech company Novavax to develop a messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine for it.

Gujarat hooch tragedy: 21 dead, given 'chemicals' instead of alcohol

26 Jul 2022

Gujarat
Gujarat hooch tragedy: 21 dead, given 'chemicals' instead of alcohol

At least 21 people reportedly died from consuming spurious liquor in a hooch tragedy in Gujarat's Botad and Ahmedabad districts.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: India pays tribute to 1999 war heroes

26 Jul 2022

Kargil Vijay Diwas
Kargil Vijay Diwas: India pays tribute to 1999 war heroes

Commemorating 23 years of the Kargil Vijay Diwas on Tuesday, the Indian Army paid rich tributes to the soldiers who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War against Pakistan at Ladakh's Drass War Memorial.

Tamil Nadu: Another Class 12 student allegedly dies by suicide

25 Jul 2022

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: Another Class 12 student allegedly dies by suicide

A Class 12 student in the Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu reportedly died by suicide on Monday.

MP: Man gets father murdered by hiring killer on Facebook

25 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh
MP: Man gets father murdered by hiring killer on Facebook

In a shocking incident, a man got his 59-year-old father murdered for money in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district by hiring an assassin on Facebook.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Is monkeypox the next epidemic India should worry about?

25 Jul 2022

Monkeypox
#NewsBytesExplainer: Is monkeypox the next epidemic India should worry about?

With the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring monkeypox a "global public health emergency," many are now wondering if it will be the next epidemic India should worry about.

Gujarat: Man kills drug addict son, grinds body parts; arrested

25 Jul 2022

Gujarat
Gujarat: Man kills drug addict son, grinds body parts; arrested

A 62-year-old man was arrested for reportedly killing his 21-year-old drug addict son, grinding his body parts, and disposing of them in two locations in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, the Gujarat Police said on Sunday.

UP: 8 killed in double-decker bus collision on Purvanchal Expressway

25 Jul 2022

Purvanchal Expressway
UP: 8 killed in double-decker bus collision on Purvanchal Expressway

Two double-decker buses collided on Uttar Pradesh's Purvanchal Expressway on Monday, reportedly killing at least eight persons and injuring over 20 others.

Droupadi Murmu takes oath as 15th president of India

25 Jul 2022

Rashtrapati Bhavan
Droupadi Murmu takes oath as 15th president of India

Droupadi Murmu was sworn in as the 15th President of India by Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Monday.

SC to hear plea challenging Aadhaar & Voter ID linking

24 Jul 2022

Aadhaar Card
SC to hear plea challenging Aadhaar & Voter ID linking

The Supreme Court, on Monday, will be hearing a plea against a law that proposes to link Aaadhar with Voter ID.

Droupadi Murmu may wear traditional Santhali saree for swearing-in ceremony

24 Jul 2022

Draupadi Murmu
Droupadi Murmu may wear traditional Santhali saree for swearing-in ceremony

When President-elect Droupadi Murmu takes the oath of office in New Delhi on Monday, she may don a traditional Santhali saree.

Bihar: 6 killed in firecracker explosion inside businessman's house

24 Jul 2022

Bihar
Bihar: 6 killed in firecracker explosion inside businessman's house

A shocking firecracker explosion near Bihar's Chhapra led to the death of six people on Sunday.

Monsoon fury: IMD issues red, orange alerts in several states
Monsoon fury: IMD issues red, orange alerts in several states

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recently issued a red alert for Telangana till Monday.

Telangana 'doctor' Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan treats ailing co-passenger mid-air

24 Jul 2022

Telangana
Telangana 'doctor' Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan treats ailing co-passenger mid-air

Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan saved the life of a co-passenger on a flight after he complained of discomfort.

India's 4th monkeypox case reported in Delhi; no travel history

24 Jul 2022

Monkeypox
India's 4th monkeypox case reported in Delhi; no travel history

India reported its fourth monkeypox case on Sunday. The latest case has been detected in Delhi, reported ANI.

Police bust brothel on Meghalaya BJP leader's property, six rescued

24 Jul 2022

Meghalaya
Police bust brothel on Meghalaya BJP leader's property, six rescued

The police in Meghalaya on Saturday reportedly busted a sex racket operating out of a building purportedly owned by Bernard N Marak, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state vice-president, in Tura.

UP: Truck runs over 6 Kanwar devotees in Hathras

23 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh
UP: Truck runs over 6 Kanwar devotees in Hathras

Six Kanwar Yatra devotees on their journey to Bhopal from Haridwar died during early hours of Saturday after a speeding truck ran over them in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district, the police said.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are more and more Indians renouncing citizenship?

23 Jul 2022

Nityanand Rai
#NewsBytesExplainer: Why are more and more Indians renouncing citizenship?

Over six lakh Indians have renounced their citizenship in the last five years, according to data from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Woman gang-raped at New Delhi Railway Station; 4 employees arrested
Woman gang-raped at New Delhi Railway Station; 4 employees arrested

Four railway workers have been arrested in relation to the gang-rape of a 30-year-old lady on a platform at the New Delhi Railway Station, according to the police.

Smriti Irani's family restaurant receives notice over illegal liquor license

23 Jul 2022

Smriti Irani
Smriti Irani's family restaurant receives notice over illegal liquor license

A posh Goa eatery, operated by Union minister Smriti Irani's daughter Zoish Irani, has made headlines for its contentious process of renewing a liquor license in the name of a long-deceased individual.

Hackers to smoke out Aadhaar bugs, detect security loopholes

23 Jul 2022

Aadhaar Card
Hackers to smoke out Aadhaar bugs, detect security loopholes

The Government of India will now be taking help from 20 hackers to smoke out bugs in Aadhaar security systems.

Karnataka: Police arrest 8 students after kissing video goes viral

22 Jul 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: Police arrest 8 students after kissing video goes viral

A viral kissing video featuring two college students has landed eight other students in trouble in Karnataka's Mangaluru district.

Man carries parents for 'Kanwar Yatra,' internet is all praises

22 Jul 2022

Kanwar Yatra
Man carries parents for 'Kanwar Yatra,' internet is all praises

The annual Kanwar Yatra is observed in the month of Sawan to worship Lord Shiva. Beginning on July 14 it will end on July 26.

Air India Dubai-Kochi flight diverted due to 'loss of pressure'

22 Jul 2022

Air India
Air India Dubai-Kochi flight diverted due to 'loss of pressure'

According to sources, an Air India Dreamliner flight from Dubai to Kochi was diverted to Mumbai after the captain reported a "loss of pressure."

UP: Bundelkhand Expressway cracks open days after PM Modi's inauguration

22 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh
UP: Bundelkhand Expressway cracks open days after PM Modi's inauguration

A portion of the newly inaugurated Bundelkhand Expressway in Uttar Pradesh has caved in only a week after its grand opening.

Truck driver accused of killing Haryana DSP arrested from Rajasthan

21 Jul 2022

Haryana
Truck driver accused of killing Haryana DSP arrested from Rajasthan

The Haryana Police have arrested the driver of a truck that ran down a 59-year-old DSP earlier this week.

Indian Railways orders 39,000 wheels from Chinese manufacturer

21 Jul 2022

Indian Railways
Indian Railways orders 39,000 wheels from Chinese manufacturer

The Indian Railways has placed an order for 39,000 wheels for passenger coaches with a China-based firm, Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Wednesday.

Jharkhand: Pickup van driver crushes policewoman to death during checking

20 Jul 2022

Jharkhand
Jharkhand: Pickup van driver crushes policewoman to death during checking

A female sub-inspector Sandhya Topno was crushed to death by a pickup van driver during vehicle checking in Jharkhand's Ranchi on Wednesday.

SC grants interim bail to Mohammed Zubair, orders immediate release
SC grants interim bail to Mohammed Zubair, orders immediate release

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday granted interim bail to Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in all cases filed against him by the Uttar Pradesh Police, Live Law reported.

Sidhu Moosewala killing: 2 suspects shot dead in Punjab encounter

20 Jul 2022

Sidhu Moose Wala
Sidhu Moosewala killing: 2 suspects shot dead in Punjab encounter

Two gangsters, suspected to be involved in the killing of singer-turned-politician Sidhu Moosewala, have been shot dead by the Punjab Police in an encounter.

Over 3.9 lakh Indians gave up citizenship in 3 years

20 Jul 2022

India
Over 3.9 lakh Indians gave up citizenship in 3 years

As many as 3,92,643 Indians renounced their citizenship over the last three years until December 2021, the central government informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Monsoon: Red alert in Uttarakhand; Delhi witnesses heavy rains

20 Jul 2022

Uttarakhand
Monsoon: Red alert in Uttarakhand; Delhi witnesses heavy rains

Amid heavy rainfall, landslides, and flood-like conditions in Uttarakhand on Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert.

UP Sanitation worker, sacked over Modi-Yogi photos in trash, reinstated

19 Jul 2022

Mathura
UP Sanitation worker, sacked over Modi-Yogi photos in trash, reinstated

The Mathura sanitation worker, who was fired after images of the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were discovered in his garbage cart, has been reinstated, according to civic body officials on Tuesday.

Forget global warming, farmer blames 'Indra Dev' for delayed rains

19 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Forget global warming, farmer blames 'Indra Dev' for delayed rains

Troubled by the deficit of rains over the last several months, a farmer in the rural hinterlands of Uttar Pradesh has filed a complaint against Lord Indra.

Bihar: Man allegedly stabbed for supporting Nupur Sharma, police deny

19 Jul 2022

Nupur Sharma
Bihar: Man allegedly stabbed for supporting Nupur Sharma, police deny

A man from Sitamarhi, Bihar, has claimed he was stabbed for watching a video supporting ex-BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and posting it as his WhatsApp Status.

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