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04 Aug 2022

26 green express highways in India by 2024, promises Gadkari

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said that the government will construct 26 green express highways by 2024 and bring down travel time between key cities across the country.

04 Aug 2022

4,500 faculty posts lying vacant at IITs: Centre tells Parliament

Over 4,500 faculty positions are currently lying vacant at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campuses across the country, the central government informed the Parliament this week.

04 Aug 2022

Agra sweet shop selling 24-carat gold ghewar at Rs. 25,000/kg

We Indians get super excited about our festivals and find ways to make them as grand and vibrant as possible.

04 Aug 2022

IB warns of terror strike in Delhi on Independence Day

National Capital Delhi has been placed on high alert following reports of a probable terror attack around Independence Day.

NV Ramana recommends Justice Lalit as India's next chief justice

India is likely to get its only second Chief Justice (CJI) directly from the Bar nearly a month from now.

03 Aug 2022

MP shocker: Woman raped again by accused out on bail

In a jarring incident, a woman in Madhya Pradesh was allegedly raped twice by the same man over a span of two years.

DHFL scam: ED attaches builders' properties worth Rs. 415 crore

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached assets worth Rs. 415 crore in India's biggest bank fraud case, the Dewan Housing Finance Limited (DFHL) and Yes Bank scam.

03 Aug 2022

Andhra Pradesh
Over 100 workers hospitalized after 'gas leak' at Andhra factory

More than 100 workers were taken ill on Tuesday at the apparel factory of Brandix India Apparel Company (BIAC) in Atchutapuram, near Visakhapatnam, as a result of a suspected gas leak.

03 Aug 2022

Tamil Nadu
IIT Madras canteen worker arrested in student sexual assault case

The Chennai Police has arrested a canteen worker at IIT Madras for allegedly sexually assaulting a student on the campus premises last month.

SC Collegium holds rare 75-minute meeting, mulls over next CJI

India will likely have its new Chief Justice (CJI) nearly a month from now.

02 Aug 2022

Monkeypox: Rajasthan reports 1st suspected case; Kerala registers 5th infection

Rajasthan on Monday reported its first suspected monkeypox case.

01 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
Army dog 'Axel', died in anti-terror operation, laid to rest

The Army paid tribute and laid to rest its canine soldier, 'Axel,' who died during an anti-terror mission but not before locating the position of a holed-up terrorist and thus saving a nearby mosque.

01 Aug 2022

Madhya Pradesh
MP: Denied hearse, man carries mother's body on motorcycle

In yet another shocking incident of medical negligence in Madhya Pradesh, a man was forced to carry the body of his deceased mother on a bike.

01 Aug 2022

West Bengal
West Bengal: Human trafficking and rape victim clears class 12th

In West Bengal, a 22-year-old girl who became a victim of human trafficking and was raped multiple times during her teenage has passed her class 12 exams after overcoming trauma.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What is Patra Chawl scam that got Raut arrested

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday after hours of interrogation in connection with the multi-core Patra Chawl land scam in Maharashtra.

01 Aug 2022

West Bengal
West Bengal: Faulty DJ system electrocutes 10 kanwariyas, 19 injured

At least 10 kanwariyas died and 19 have been injured in the Cooch Bihar district of West Bengal due to an incident of electrocution.

India's 1st monkeypox death? Deceased man tested positive in UAE

A 22-year-old man, who died in Kerala's Thrissur on Saturday, tested positive for monkeypox in the United Arab Emirates before traveling to India, said Kerala Health Minister Veena George.

31 Jul 2022

No need to panic: DGCA chief on recent flight snags

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) chief Arun Kumar on Sunday stated that recent technical issues with domestic flights would unlikely spark any chaos.

31 Jul 2022

Allahabad High Court
Treat as COVID-19 death if infected dies in hospital: HC

The Allahabad High Court on Saturday ruled that if a COVID-19 infected patient dies after being admitted to a hospital, their death shall be termed a COVID death regardless of the cause of death.

31 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka
Reducing minorities to second-class citizens will create internal rift: Rajan

Former governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Raghuram Rajan on Saturday remarked that any attempt to reduce minority groups to second-class citizens will divide the country and trigger an internal rift.

DHFL Scam: AgustaWestland chopper seized in India's biggest bank fraud

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has seized an AgustaWestland chopper from the property of one Avinash Bhosale as part of the Diwan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd. scam.

31 Jul 2022

Andhra Pradesh: 8-year-old boy shows monkeypox symptoms, hospitalized

Tensions rose in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district on Saturday after a suspected monkeypox case was reported.

After Sanjay Raut's no-show, ED raids his house

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday searched Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut's home for his suspected involvement in the Patra Chawl land scam case, according to ANI.

30 Jul 2022

Nupur Sharma
Debt, not 'Prophet' row, forced Bhopal student to commit suicide

A Special Investigation Team claimed on Friday said that indebtedness had prompted Bhopal-based engineering student Nishank Rathore to commit suicide.

Gujarat court rejects Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar's bail pleas

An Ahmedabad sessions court denied bail to activist Teesta Setalvad and ex-Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar in a case of evidence fabrication linked to the Gujarat riots on Saturday.

30 Jul 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Punjab: Hospital V-C resigns day after 'public humiliation' by minister

The vice-chancellor (V-C) of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Dr. Raj Bahadur, in Faridkot, Punjab, resigned from his position just one day after being publicly embarrassed on camera by Chetan Singh Jouramajra, the Health Minister of Punjab.

30 Jul 2022

We own the bar: Goan family claims amid Irani row

A fresh element has surfaced in the controversy that linked Union Minister Smriti Irani's daughter to the alleged unlawful operation of a Goa restaurant and bar.

29 Jul 2022

West Bengal
ED launches hunt for cash-filled cars linked to Partha Chatterjee

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has launched a hunt for four cars owned by Arpita Mukherjee, an actor linked to sacked Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee.

29 Jul 2022

Moose Wala's father gets his son's face tattooed on forearm

In an emotional homage to the murdered Punjabi musician Sidhu Moose Wala, his father, Balkaur Singh, reportedly got a tattoo of his son's face.

29 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh
He's a demon: Daughters testify against father who burnt mother

Six years after a 48-year-old man burnt his wife alive, he was accorded a life sentence by a court in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury gets NCW summon, FIR over 'Rashtrapatni' remark

The trouble is far from over for Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury following his controversial remarks toward President Droupadi Murmu.

29 Jul 2022

IndiGo plane skids off runway during take-off, wheels get stuck

An IndiGo flight from Jorhat, Assam, to Kolkata was reportedly canceled on Thursday after the aircraft went off the runway before takeoff and a pair of its wheels got trapped in the muddy outfield.

29 Jul 2022

Karnataka: Man stabbed to death by masked attackers in Mangaluru

Masked attackers stabbed a man to death outside a shop in Mangaluru, Karnataka on Thursday evening.

29 Jul 2022

Rajasthan: IAF'S Mig-21 aircraft crashes in Barmer, both pilots dead

The Indian Air Force (IAF) lost two pilots on Thursday night when a MiG-21 fighter jet crashed in Rajasthan's Barmer district.

28 Jul 2022

Aadhaar Card
Voter enrolment: 17-year-olds can register in advance, says Election Commission

Youngsters above the age of 17 can now apply in advance to be enrolled into voters' list, a statement by the Election Commission of India (EC) said.

28 Jul 2022

Noida: 12-year-old girl raped; accused shot at trying to flee

A 12-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 20-year-old man when she was on her way to school in Noida on Wednesday, according to NDTV.

28 Jul 2022

2 convicted for Dhanbad judge's murder exactly a year after

A special CBI court in Dhanbad on Thursday convicted two accused in the murder case of a Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ).

28 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh
MP horror: 30 students vaccinated for COVID-19 with single syringe

In a shocking breach of the single-use syringe process, at least thirty school students were given COVID-19 vaccine with the same syringe on Wednesday in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar, NDTV reported.

27 Jul 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
AAP's Sanjay Singh suspended from Rajya Sabha for throwing papers

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) member Sanjay Singh on Wednesday became the 24th member of parliament (MP) suspended in three days for "unruly behavior".

SC upholds ED's powers to arrest under money laundering act

In a big win for the Enforcement Directorate (ED), the Supreme Court upheld the agency's powers to make arrests under the money laundering act.