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30 Sep 2022

Jharkhand IAS Pooja Singhal paid crores for husband's hospital: ED

IAS officer Pooja Singhal allegedly connived with district officials in Jharkhand to embezzle Rs. 18 crore, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said on Thursday.

General Anil Chauhan takes charge as new CDS of India

General Anil Chauhan assumed charge as the new Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) of India nearly ten months after the death of the first CDS, General Bipin Rawat.

30 Sep 2022

Gurugram to get the world's largest safari park

Looks like The Millennium city of India is all set to become a little more "wild."

Want condoms too?: Bihar women's panel chief to schoolgirls' query

The chairperson-cum-managing director (MD) of the Women Development Corporation (WDC) of Bihar, Harjot Kaur Bamhrah is facing public ire following her rather insensitive remarks at a workshop for girls in Patna on Tuesday.

29 Sep 2022

Maruti Suzuki
Quack's treatment kills Maruti Suzuki intern, dumps body with friend

A quack was arrested for allegedly causing death by wrong treatment of a 20-year-old youth interning at Maruti Suzuki India's plant at IMT Manesar near Gurgaon.

29 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Hard to stomach: Doctors remove several spoons from man's stomach

This weird incident in Uttar Pradesh might make your skin crawl in horror.

Day after ban, Twitter handles of PFI taken down

Twitter accounts of controversial outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) and several of its leaders were taken down on Thursday.

29 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi
PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs. 3,400 crore in Surat

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated projects worth Rs. 3,400 crore in Surat, Gujarat by laying the foundation stone on Thursday.

All women, married or unmarried, entitled to legal abortion: SC

In a groundbreaking judgment, the Supreme Court of India on Thursday ordered that all women are entitled to safe and legal abortion.

29 Sep 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Days before Amit Shah's visit, two blasts rock Udhampur

Two bomb blasts over a span of eight hours rocked Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir, on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning.

Lt General (Retired) Anil Chauhan is India's new CDS

The Centre on Wednesday appointed Lt General (Retired) Anil Chauhan as the new Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

Indians forced to wait 300-800 days for US visa appointment

Indians planning to visit the United States of America may have to wait for at least two-to-three years for a visa appointment.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What's PFI and why has the Centre banned it?

The Centre banned the controversial Popular Front of India (PFI) on Wednesday under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Popular Front of India (PFI) dissolves after Centre's 5-year ban

Abdul Sattar, Kerala State General Secretary of the Popular Front of India (PFI), announced the disbanding of the organisation on Wednesday.

Ankita Bhandari murder: Drugs, prostitution rampant at Pulkit Arya's resort

Prostitution and drug abuse were rampant at Uttarakhand's Vanantra Resort, where the late 19-year-old Ankita Bhandari was working as a receptionist, former employees alleged on Tuesday.

27 Sep 2022

Delhi High Court
Delete defamatory posts against L-G Saxena: Delhi HC orders AAP

In a significant win for Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to take down defamatory social media posts against him over an alleged Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) scam.

Supreme Court begins historic live-stream of constitution bench proceedings

The Supreme Court on Tuesday finally started to live-stream its constitution bench proceedings for the first time.

NIA's second crackdown on PFI, 200+ places raided across India

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is carrying out the second round of its raids on the controversial outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) on Tuesday.

PFI targeting BJP, RSS; could be banned under UAPA: Reports

The Popular Front of India (PFI) allegedly planned to target senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological parent Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), reports said on Monday.

Assam: Sadhguru, CM Himanta Sarma's Kaziranga night safari triggers row

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's purported night safari at Kaziranga National Park has triggered a major row.

26 Sep 2022

Ankita Bhandari murder case: Killers will be hanged, assures police

Days after the alleged murder of Ankita Bhandari, a receptionist at a Uttarakhand resort, the police assured her family that the killers will be hanged.

26 Sep 2022

Mumbai: 9yrs in captivity leaves kidnapped girl mentally, physically scarred

After being kidnapped and held captive by a couple for nine years, Mumbai's 16-year-old Pooja Gaud reunited with her family last month.

26 Sep 2022

Himachal Pradesh
Himachal: Tourist vehicle falls into gorge; 7 dead, 10 injured

At least seven persons died and 10 others were injured on Sunday night after a tourist vehicle plummeted into a gorge in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh, PTI reported.

25 Sep 2022

Chandigarh Airport to be renamed after Bhagat Singh

In his monthly address to the nation Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Chandigarh Airport will be renamed after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the martyr.

PFI-linked accounts received over Rs. 120 crore: ED tells court

Speaking before a special court in Lucknow, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said the Popular Front of India (PFI) had received over Rs. 120 crore in its accounts and of its related entities over the years for unlawful activities.

25 Sep 2022

Diwali gift: Surat diamond baron makes native village totally solar-powered

The Dholakia family, owners of Shree Ram Krishna Exports diamond manufacturing firm in Gujarat, has gifted solar panel rooftops to around 850 families in their native village Dudhala in the Amreli district.

25 Sep 2022

S Jaishankar
India slams Pakistan, China over terrorism at UN General Assembly

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday took a strong swipe at Pakistan and China for allegedly defending terrorism.

25 Sep 2022

Uttarakhand: Ankita Bhandari drowned with blunt force injuries, reveals autopsy

The provisional autopsy report of Ankita Bhandari revealed that her death was caused by drowning, and she had blunt force trauma.

25 Sep 2022

Goa Police
Sonali Phogat's family accuses BJP's Kuldeep Bishnoi of murder

The family of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sonali Phogat has accused party leader, Kuldeep Bishnoi, of killing her, ANI reported.

24 Sep 2022

5G Technology
PM Modi to launch 5G services in India in October

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 5G cellular network services in India in the first week of October at the India Mobile Congress event to be held at Pragati Maidan in Delhi, according to the government's National Broadband Mission.

24 Sep 2022

Beware of fake job rackets from Thailand, Myanmar: MEA advisory

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday issued an advisory asking Indians to be wary of fake job rackets promising lucrative jobs in digital sales and marketing.

Private security to replace CISF personnel for airport non-core duties

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is set to replace the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel posted at non-core duties by private security personnel at 60 airports, it said in a release on Friday.

Crackdown on child pornography: CBI raids 56 locations across India

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday carried out multiple raids across 20 states in connection with two online child pornography cases.

24 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh
UP: 10 die in 2 wall collapse incidents in Etawah

Two incidents of wall collapse due to heavy rainfall in Uttar Pradesh's Etawah have led to the death of 10 people over the last three days.

24 Sep 2022

Uttarakhand: Missing receptionist's body found; BJP leader's son arrested

The body of Ankita Bhandari (19)—a resort receptionist who went missing several days ago—was fished out from Rishikesh's Chilla canal on Saturday.

23 Sep 2022

Kashmiri Pandit
J&K administration stops salary of striking Kashmiri Pandits demanding relocation

The Jammu and Kashmir administration issued orders on Wednesday to stop the salaries of Kashmiri Pandit employees who are on strike demanding better security and relocation outside of the valley.

Stone pelting at buses, cops injured during PFI's Kerala bandh

A day after investigation agencies raided over 100 Popular Front of India (PFI) leaders' premises across India, the controversial organization is conducting a dawn-to-dusk strike in Kerala.

22 Sep 2022

Mohan Bhagwat
RSS chief Bhagwat visits mosque, cleric calls him 'Rashtra Pita'

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat visited a mosque in Delhi on Thursday and held a meeting with the chief cleric of the All India Imam Organization, Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, who called Bhagwat Rashtra Pita.

22 Sep 2022

Karnataka High Court
Hijab row: SC reserves verdict on Karnataka HC's 'controversial' ban

After 10 days of rigorous hearings over the controversial hijab ban in Karnataka, the Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict in the case.

22 Sep 2022

Nykaa's Falguni Nayar becomes India's richest woman, surpasses Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Falguni Nayar, the founder of beauty and wellness products e-commerce platform Nykaa, has now become India's richest woman with a net worth of Rs. 38,700 crore, as per the 'IIFL Wealth Hurun India rich list 2022' released on Wednesday.