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Drugs worth Rs. 120 crore seized, ex-Air India pilot arrested

In a major drug bust, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Mumbai seized nearly 60 kilograms of mephedrone amounting to Rs. 120 crores from Maharashtra and Gujarat on Friday.

Centre asks CJI Lalit to name successor; Justice Chandrachud frontrunner

Chief Justice of India (CJI) Uday Umesh Lalit has been asked by the government to name his successor as he is set to retire on November 8.

07 Oct 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: Mob forcibly performs Dussehra puja in madrasa, 9 booked

Members of a Dussehra procession allegedly broke into a heritage madrasa shouting slogans of "Jai Shree Ram" and performed a puja at the corner of a structure in Bidar of Karnataka in the wee hours of Thursday.

Delhi liquor policy: ED raids 35 locations across three states

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided 35 locations throughout the country on Friday, including liquor firms, distributors, and supply chain networks, NDTV reported.

06 Oct 2022

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: 3 children die of food poisoning in orphanage

Three children died while 11 others are undergoing treatment at the government hospital after suspected food poisoning at an orphanage near Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu on Thursday.

06 Oct 2022

Mukesh Ambani
Bihar man arrested for death threat calls to Ambanis

Mumbai police arrested a man from Darbhanga district in Bihar late on Wednesday for allegedly making death threat calls to Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) chairperson Mukesh Ambani and his family members.

06 Oct 2022

India
Indian scientist behind Cheetah project not on task force: Report

Noted Indian biologist and the man who brought cheetahs to India, Yadavendradev Vikramsinh Jhala, has reportedly not been included in the government's Cheetah Task Force.

06 Oct 2022

Kerala
Kerala: School trip bus rams into passenger bus, 9 dead

Nine people were killed, including five students and a teacher, when a private bus taking students on a leisure trip rammed into a state transport bus in Palakkad district, Kerala on Wednesday night at around 11:30 pm.

06 Oct 2022

West Bengal
Bengal: 8 die in flash flood during Durga idol immersion

At least eight persons drowned and several others went missing after a flash flood hit Mal river in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal when hundreds of people had gathered at the river bank for Durga idol immersion on Wednesday night.

06 Oct 2022

Gambia
66 Gambia deaths: Centre probes Indian company's 4 cough syrups

After the death of 66 children in the Gambia, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued an alert against using four fever, cold, and cough syrups manufactured by Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited — an Indian pharmaceuticals company based in Haryana.

05 Oct 2022

Indian Army
Army's Cheetah helicopter crashes in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang, pilot killed

In a tragic incident, an Indian Army pilot lost his life after a Cheetah helicopter crashed in Arunachal Pradesh on Wednesday.

05 Oct 2022

Narendra Modi
HP: PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS Bilaspur, to attend Kullu Dussehra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bilaspur on Wednesday during his Dussehra visit to Himachal Pradesh.

05 Oct 2022

Nobel Peace Prize
AltNews founders among favorites for Nobel Peace Prize: TIME report

Alt News co-founders and Indian fact-checkers Pratik Sinha and Mohammed Zubair are among the favorites to win the Nobel Peace Prize 2022, a TIME report said on Wednesday.

05 Oct 2022

Uttar Pradesh
16-year-old boy dies, 3 injured as TV explodes in Ghaziabad

A 16-year-old boy died while three others were injured after an LED TV exploded at his house in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, NDTV reported.

05 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: 4 terrorists killed in twin encounters in Shopian

Four terrorists linked to multiple terror outfits were gunned down in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Wednesday.

05 Oct 2022

Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand: 25 dead after bus falls into gorge in Pauri

At least 25 people lost their lives in a tragic bus accident in the Pauri Garwhal district of Uttarakhand on Tuesday.

04 Oct 2022

Rajnath Singh
UP: Faizabad Cantonment to be renamed Ayodhya Cantt; Centre approves

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday approved changing the name of Faizabad Cantonment in Uttar Pradesh to Ayodhya Cantonment, ANI reported.

04 Oct 2022

Amit Shah
J&K: Amit Shah promises quota for Paharis; final announcement soon

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that the Pahari community in Jammu and Kashmir would soon get reservations in education and job sectors as a Scheduled Tribe (ST), along with the Gujjars and Bakarwals.

04 Oct 2022

Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand: 10 mountaineers killed in avalanche; 8 rescued, many missing

In an unfortunate incident, 28 mountaineers were trapped under an avalanche at the Draupadi Ka Danda-2 mountain peak in Uttarakhand on Tuesday, officials said.

04 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K DGP Prisons murdered with ketchup bottle, domestic help nabbed

The Jammu and Kashmir Police has nabbed the prime accused in the alleged murder of J&K Director General of Police (DGP), Prisons Department, Hemant Lohia—his domestic help, Yasir Ahmed.

04 Oct 2022

Amit Shah
Amit Shah J&K visit: Mobile internet snapped in Jammu, Rajouri

Union Home Minister Amit Shah began his three-day Jammu and Kashmir visit on Monday evening.

04 Oct 2022

Vadodara
Gujarat: 40 arrested after communal clashes in Vadodara

Forty people were arrested after communal clashes broke out in Gujarat's Vadodara on Monday.

04 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: DGP Prisons found dead, LeT's Indian offshoot claims responsibility

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP), Prisons Department, Hemant Kumar Lohia, was reportedly found dead under mysterious circumstances at his residence in Udheywala on Monday night.

03 Oct 2022

Amit Shah
J&K: Rumors of Amit Shah's Pahari reservation announcement trigger protests

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to announce a reservation for the Pahari community during his Jammu and Kashmir visit, reports said on Monday.

03 Oct 2022

Indian Air Force
Everything to know about 'Prachand,' first made-in-India light combat helicopter

The Indian Air Force (IAF) formally inducted the first batch of indigenously developed light combat helicopters (LCH), named Prachand, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, in the presence of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday.

Heavy rains to dampen festive spirit in Bengal, other states

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast moderate to heavy rains over the South Bengal region during the next 72 hours, which is likely to dampen the Durga Puja festive mood in West Bengal.

03 Oct 2022

Indian Air Force
Bomb scare on China-bound Iranian flight; refuses landing in India

A Mahan Air passenger airplane headed to Guangzhou in China from Tehran, Iran, received a bomb threat while transiting through Indian airspace on Monday morning.

03 Oct 2022

Indian Air Force
Air Force formally inducts 'Prachand,' first made-in-India light combat helicopters

The Indian Air Force (IAF) formally inducted the first indigenously developed light combat helicopters (LCHs), named Prachand, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, on Monday.

02 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Policeman killed, CRPF personnel injured in Pulwama terrorist attack

A Jammu and Kashmir Police cop was killed and a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man was injured on Sunday after terrorists opened fire on them in Pulwama district.

02 Oct 2022

Delhi Police
Moose Wala murder: Main suspect gangster Deepak flees police custody

In a humiliating turn of events for the Punjab Police, the main suspect in the Sidhu Moose Wala murder case escaped from the Kapurthala Jail while being transferred to the Central Investigation Agency (CIA) headquarters in a private car, India Today reported.

02 Oct 2022

Indian Railways
Centre approves 78-day festive bonus for Railways employees

The non-gazetted employees of the Indian Railways are set to receive a bonus equivalent to 78 days of wages ahead of Dussehra.

02 Oct 2022

Mahatma Gandhi
Odisha: ITI students make Mahatma Gandhi's statue out of scraps

In a special tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary, the students of the Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in Berhampur, Odisha have created a six-feet-tall sculpture of the Father of the Nation out of automobile scraps.

October to see 21 bank holidays, including entire 1st week

October is the month of festivities, which means there will be many non-working days for banks and financial institutions.

5 Kerala RSS leaders on PFI's 'hitlist' get Y-category security

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday provided Y category security to five Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders from Kerala who were on the recently-banned Popular Front of India's (PFI) "hitlist."

01 Oct 2022

LPG Cylinder
Commercial LPG cylinder prices slashed by Rs. 25.50; details here

The government released revised rates of the 19-kilogram commercial LPG cylinders in Delhi by slashing Rs. 25.50 on Saturday, reported ANI.

01 Oct 2022

5G Technology
PM Modi launches '100 times faster' 5G services in India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out 5G cellular network services for key cities in India on Saturday at the sixth edition of Indian Mobile Congress in Pragati Maidan, Delhi.

30 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi
PM flags off new Vande Bharat Express; check details here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the third Vande Bharat Express train on Friday, set to run between Gandhinagar and Mumbai Central.

30 Sep 2022

India
Don't fetch refreshments for doctors, staffers: AIIMS tells security staff

The new director of All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Dr. M Srinivas issued an order on Thursday barring security staffers from fetching tea or snacks for doctors or other staff members while on duty.

30 Sep 2022

Jharkhand
Jharkhand: Teacher's face blackened for harassing, showing porn to students

Villagers in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand blackened the face of a government middle school teacher, garlanded him with shoes, and paraded him around on Thursday for allegedly showing porn to girl students and touching them inappropriately.

30 Sep 2022

Rajasthan
Rajasthan: Minor gang-raped in Alwar, 8 accused on the run

In a heart-wrenching incident, a minor girl was raped by eight men in the Alwar district of Rajasthan, reports said on Friday.