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J&K government sacks terrorist Bitta Karate's wife, Salahudin's son

13 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K government sacks terrorist Bitta Karate's wife, Salahudin's son

Jammu and Kashmir government has dismissed the services of four government employees including the wife of jailed terrorist Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate and the son of Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin for their alleged terror links.

Shashi Tharoor to receive highest French civilian honor for writing

12 Aug 2022

Shashi Tharoor
Shashi Tharoor to receive highest French civilian honor for writing

Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament of Thiruvananthapuram, has been popular for years.

UP, Maharashtra have highest liabilities: Freebies PIL reveals in SC
UP, Maharashtra have highest liabilities: Freebies PIL reveals in SC

Indian states have outstanding liabilities of Rs. 59,89,360 crore as of March 31, 2021, the Supreme Court is informed in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL).

Kerala assault case: MLA says survivor benefited professionally from incident

12 Aug 2022

Kerala
Kerala assault case: MLA says survivor benefited professionally from incident

Senior Kerala politician and ex-legislator PC George on Thursday said that the survivor of the 2017 sexual assault case has benefited professionally after the incident.

India Post sells 1 crore national flags in 10 days

12 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
India Post sells 1 crore national flags in 10 days

As part of the ongoing Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, India Post has sold a whopping one crore national flags in just 10 days.

With 2,726, Delhi reports highest COVID-19 cases in 7 months

12 Aug 2022

Delhi
With 2,726, Delhi reports highest COVID-19 cases in 7 months

Delhi witnessed a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases on Thursday triggering concern for the authorities.

Jammu & Kashmir: Bihar migrant worker shot dead by terrorists
Jammu & Kashmir: Bihar migrant worker shot dead by terrorists

In yet another targeted killing in the Valley, a migrant laborer from Bihar was shot dead at Bandipore, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on Thursday night.

Economy losing serious money: Supreme Court slams freebies
Economy losing serious money: Supreme Court slams freebies

Observing that promising and distributing freebies during election season is a "serious issue", the Supreme Court on Thursday came down heavily on the concept of freebies.

Woman suicide: Family petitions Jaishankar to bring body from US

11 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Woman suicide: Family petitions Jaishankar to bring body from US

The family of Mandeep Kaur, an Uttar Pradesh woman who died of suicide in the United States, has created an online petition on change.org to demand justice for her.

Meet Qamar Mohsin Shaikh, PM Modi's rakhi sister from Pakistan

11 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Meet Qamar Mohsin Shaikh, PM Modi's rakhi sister from Pakistan

Qamar Mohsin Shaikh, a former resident of Pakistan, continued a 27-year-old tradition and sent a rakhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this year to commemorate the festival of Raksha Bandhan.

Probe ordered after UP constable's 'viral' complaint over mess food

11 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Probe ordered after UP constable's 'viral' complaint over mess food

Uttar Pradesh Police faced a huge embarrassment after a police constable in Firozabad district Wednesday stood on the road and grieved loudly about the quality of food served in the police mess.

Cattle smuggling case: CBI arrests Mamata Banerjee's aide Anubrata Mondal

11 Aug 2022

West Bengal
Cattle smuggling case: CBI arrests Mamata Banerjee's aide Anubrata Mondal

More trouble is brewing up for Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's close aide and the party's Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal in a 2020 livestock smuggling case.

Jagdeep Dhankhar takes oath as 14th Vice President of India

11 Aug 2022

India
Jagdeep Dhankhar takes oath as 14th Vice President of India

Jagdeep Dhankhar was sworn in as the 14th Vice President of India by President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday.

J&K fidayeen attack: 3 soldiers, 2 Lashkar terrorists dead

11 Aug 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K fidayeen attack: 3 soldiers, 2 Lashkar terrorists dead

A suicide attack attempt on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday led to the death of three soldiers and two terrorists.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, its issues and benefits

10 Aug 2022

Telangana
#NewsBytesExplainer: Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, its issues and benefits

The Centre introduced the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022, in the Lok Sabha on Monday, and it was quickly forwarded to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy for further discussion.

Mathura shocker: Wife sets husband on fire over extramarital affair

10 Aug 2022

Bihar
Mathura shocker: Wife sets husband on fire over extramarital affair

In a shocking incident, a man in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh district was allegedly set on fire by his wife earlier this week.

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit appointed 49th Chief Justice of India
Justice Uday Umesh Lalit appointed 49th Chief Justice of India

Justice Uday Umesh Lalit has been appointed as the 49th Chief Justice of India (CJI).

Girl injects herself with boyfriend's HIV-infected blood to prove love

10 Aug 2022

Assam
Girl injects herself with boyfriend's HIV-infected blood to prove love

True love knows no bounds, yet it may sometimes cross the line into lunacy and become plain bizarre.

Independence Day 2022: Taj Mahal won't be illuminated with tricolor

10 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi
Independence Day 2022: Taj Mahal won't be illuminated with tricolor

In order to mark the country's 75 years of independence, the Government of India is celebrating Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Rajasthan: Petrol pump offers discount on fuel against single-use plastic

09 Aug 2022

Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Petrol pump offers discount on fuel against single-use plastic

Bring empty plastic milk pouches and water bottles to receive a discount of Re. 1/liter on petrol and 50 paise/liter on diesel!

Rajasthan students climb atop water tanks in protest: Here's why

09 Aug 2022

Jaipur
Rajasthan students climb atop water tanks in protest: Here's why

Two incidents this week led to students in separate Rajasthan colleges climbing atop water tanks to express their demands to the authorities.

India to battle monkeypox with targeted 'ring vaccination' strategy
India to battle monkeypox with targeted 'ring vaccination' strategy

India is likely to adopt a new strategy to battle the monkeypox virus.

Indian man reunites with Pakistan-based nephew after 75 years

09 Aug 2022

YouTube
Indian man reunites with Pakistan-based nephew after 75 years

Recently, the Indo-Pak border witnessed a historic reunion when 92-year-old Sarwan Singh from Punjab met his 81-year-old nephew Mohan Singh from Pakistan for the first time in 75 years.

Western Railway announces special trains for 'Raksha Bandhan' rush

08 Aug 2022

Indian Railways
Western Railway announces special trains for 'Raksha Bandhan' rush

The Western Railway has announced six special trains to cater to passengers during the upcoming festival of Raksha Bandhan.

Monsoon fury: 14 cars swept away in MP's Khargone river

08 Aug 2022

Odisha
Monsoon fury: 14 cars swept away in MP's Khargone river

As monsoon raged on, 14 cars in Khargone were swept away after a sudden rise in river water levels on Sunday.

3-year-old in coma after father beats her for playing longer

08 Aug 2022

India
3-year-old in coma after father beats her for playing longer

According to Hyderabad police, a three-year-old girl is currently in a coma at a local hospital after being severely beaten by her father for playing too long.

Noida: Bulldozers demolish encroachments of 'BJP member' who abused woman

08 Aug 2022

Yogi Adityanath
Noida: Bulldozers demolish encroachments of 'BJP member' who abused woman

Bulldozers entered the Grand Omaxe Society at Noida on Monday and demolished illegal structures belonging to a man who abused a woman resident last week.

Rajasthan: Stampede at Khatu Shyamji leaves 3 dead, several injured

08 Aug 2022

Jaipur
Rajasthan: Stampede at Khatu Shyamji leaves 3 dead, several injured

Stampede at a temple in Rajasthan on Monday morning resulted in three devotees losing their lives.

Mayor, BJP MLA among 40 accused in Ayodhya land scam

07 Aug 2022

Samajwadi Party
Mayor, BJP MLA among 40 accused in Ayodhya land scam

The city mayor, a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, and a former party legislator are among the 40 people who have been accused of illegally selling plots and building infrastructure on such land by the Ayodhya Development Authority.

NIA arrested IS suspect from Batla House, family denies charges

07 Aug 2022

India
NIA arrested IS suspect from Batla House, family denies charges

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested an engineering student from New Delhi's Batla House on suspicion of being an active member of the Islamic State (IS), as per The Indian Express.

Nagpur: Parents kill minor daughter during 'black magic' ritual

07 Aug 2022

Maharashtra
Nagpur: Parents kill minor daughter during 'black magic' ritual

A five-year-old girl allegedly lost her life in a black magic ceremony in Nagpur on Sunday.

Meet scientist Nallathamby Kalaiselvi, India's first woman to head CSIR

07 Aug 2022

Tamil Nadu
Meet scientist Nallathamby Kalaiselvi, India's first woman to head CSIR

Senior scientist Nallathamby Kalaiselvi has become the first woman to head India's top scientific body, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

Satellites no longer usable: ISRO on rocket losing data
Satellites no longer usable: ISRO on rocket losing data

A new Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) rocket, which ran into trouble after witnessing data loss in the final phase of its maiden flight on Sunday, was declared unusable.

UP: MP cleared of rape charges, year after victim's suicide
UP: MP cleared of rape charges, year after victim's suicide

A court in Varanasi on Saturday acquitted Uttar Pradesh legislator Atul Rai of a rape charge that he had been facing since 2019.

SC mulls amending abortion law to include unmarried women
SC mulls amending abortion law to include unmarried women

Unmarried women will most likely be able to terminate undesired pregnancies as the Supreme Court considers changing the abortion law.

11 die after consuming spurious liquor in 'dry state' Bihar

06 Aug 2022

Bihar
11 die after consuming spurious liquor in 'dry state' Bihar

Eleven people have passed away and 12 have become gravely ill, with many losing their eyesight, as a result of drinking spurious liquor in the district of Saran in Bihar, as per officials.

Tamil Nadu: 27 get life term for Dalit triple murder

06 Aug 2022

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: 27 get life term for Dalit triple murder

The Special Court for Exclusive Trial established under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention Act) recently sentenced 27 people to life in prison in connection with the brutal murder of three Dalits in Tamil Nadu's Sivagangai district in 2018.

Threat to Arpita Mukherjee's life, food must be tested: ED

06 Aug 2022

Kolkata
Threat to Arpita Mukherjee's life, food must be tested: ED

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) informed a Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court that the life of former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee's aide Arpita Mukherjee is in danger.

Dharamshala: Russian-origin man marries Ukrainian girlfriend in full desi style

05 Aug 2022

India
Dharamshala: Russian-origin man marries Ukrainian girlfriend in full desi style

While Russia and Ukraine continue to fight against each other, here's a beautiful story about two individuals from these countries proving again, that love knows no boundaries.

UP: Rape survivor's son helps nab accused after 27 years

05 Aug 2022

Odisha
UP: Rape survivor's son helps nab accused after 27 years

A rape survivor in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur has finally received justice, owing to the efforts of her son, who was born as a result of the rape.