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02 Nov 2022

Chennai
Tamil Nadu: Heavy rains leave 2 dead; schools shut

Heavy rains in Chennai and its adjoining areas over the last few days have thrown life out of gear especially due to waterlogging.

Illegal mining case: ED summons Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren tomorrow

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday in connection with alleged money laundering in an illegal mining case.

02 Nov 2022

Morbi
Morbi bridge collapse: Contractor unqualified, prosecution tells court

In the Morbi bridge collapse case in Gujarat which killed 135 people, nine accused were presented before a court on Tuesday.

01 Nov 2022

Salman Khan
#NewsBytesExplainer: What is Y+ security cover granted to Salman Khan?

Actor Salman Khan has been granted Y+ category security by the Maharashtra government after receiving death threats from jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi's group a few months ago.

Morbi bridge collapse: SC to hear plea seeking judicial probe

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a judicial probe into the cable suspension bridge collapse in Morbi, Gujarat, on Sunday that reportedly killed nearly 140 people.

01 Nov 2022

Chennai
Northeast monsoon: IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Chennai, schools shut

Chennai witnessed heavy rainfall followed by thunderstorms on Monday with the onset of the northeast monsoon in southern India.

01 Nov 2022

Tata Steel
'Steel man of India' JJ Irani passes away at 86

Popularly known as the "steel man of India," former managing director of Tata Steel and former director of Tata Sons, Jamshed J Irani, died aged 86 at Tata Main Hospital (TMH) in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, on Monday night.

31 Oct 2022

Morbi
Morbi suspension bridge collapse: How exactly did it happen?

A colonial-era bridge standing for over 140 years in Gujarat's Morbi was no less than an engineering marvel. It underwent renovation for close to seven months, perked with "modern" architecture. However, it came down within five days of reopening.

Supreme Court bans two-finger test in rape cases: Details here

The Supreme Court on Monday imposed a ban on using the two-finger test in rape cases, calling it "patriarchal" and "unscientific."

31 Oct 2022

Gujarat
Morbi bridge collapse: Rajkot BJP MP loses 12 family members

Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) MP from Gujarat's Rajkot, lost 12 family members in the tragic suspension bridge collapse in Morbi on Sunday evening.

31 Oct 2022

Narendra Modi
Gujarat: PM Modi to visit Morbi bridge collapse site tomorrow

PM Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat's Morbi on Tuesday to take stock of the situation there following the collapse of a 19th-century suspension bridge, which killed at least 141 people, reported NDTV.

31 Oct 2022

Bridge Collapse
Gujarat: Morbi suspension bridge collapse death toll reaches 141

As the rescue operations on the Machchhu River are drawing to a close, the number of deaths in the Morbi suspension bridge collapse in Gujarat reportedly reached 141, with several still feared missing on Monday.

31 Oct 2022

Bridge Collapse
Gujarat: Morbi bridge reopened without 'fitness certificate,' contractor company booked

After the cable suspension bridge over the Machchhu River in Morbi, Gujarat collapsed on Sunday, municipal authorities accused a private company—in charge of the structure—of reopening it to the public without a fitness certificate, The Indian Express reported.

31 Oct 2022

Bridge Collapse
Gujarat: PM Modi cancels key event following Morbi bridge collapse

Following the tragic bridge collapse in Morbi, Gujarat, PM Narendra Modi canceled a key event with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in the state on Monday.

30 Oct 2022

Bridge Collapse
Gujarat: Suspension bridge collapses in Morbi; at least 141 dead

In an unfortunate incident, 141 people have died and many are feared injured in Gujarat's Morbi district after a suspension cable bridge over the Machchhu River collapsed on Sunday evening.

30 Oct 2022

Telangana
TRS government withdraws 'general consent to CBI' in Telangana

The Telangana government has withdrawn general consent earlier given to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the state.

30 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: 4 dead, 6 injured in landslide at power plant

Four people lost their lives and at least six others were injured in back-to-back landslides near an under-construction hydropower plant in Jammu and Kashmir's (J&K) Kishtwar district on Saturday.

30 Oct 2022

Uttar Pradesh
In coma for 7 months, woman delivers 'miracle' baby girl

A woman from Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh—who's been in a coma for seven months—has given birth to a baby girl even while fighting for her life at AIIMS, New Delhi, reported India Today.

30 Oct 2022

Uniform Civil Code
#NewsBytesExplainer: What's Uniform Civil Code that is heating Gujarat politics

The Gujarat government has decided to implement the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the state ahead of assembly polls.

29 Oct 2022

Gurugram
Gurugram: Sanitation workers continue strike, garbage piles up across city

Gurugram is facing a severe cleanliness crisis as sanitation workers have been on an indefinite strike, demanding regularization of their services, since October 19.

29 Oct 2022

Vande Bharat Express
Gujarat: Vande Bharat train again collides with cattle, nose damaged

The Mumbai-Gandhinagar Vande Bharat Superfast Express was damaged after colliding with a cattle near Gandhinagar, Gujarat. This is the third such incident since the launch last month.

29 Oct 2022

Defence Ministry
Defence Ministry is world's biggest employer with 2.92 million people

India's Ministry of Defence is the biggest employer in the world with nearly 2.92 million employees working in various positions, according to report published on Statista.

29 Oct 2022

Chhath Puja
Bihar: Cylinder explodes while cooking Chhath puja prasad; 30 injured

The celebrations of the Chhath festival turned into a tragedy for a family in Aurangabad, Bihar, when a suspected short-circuit caused a cylinder blast, resulting in a massive fire.

28 Oct 2022

Narendra Modi
PM Modi proposes 'one nation, one uniform' for police

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday proposed uniformity in the dress code of police across the states in the country.

28 Oct 2022

Arvind Kejriwal
Kejriwal formally writes to Modi amid 'Ganesh-Lakshmi on currency' row

Ahead of the Gujarat elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal once again reiterated his demand for the pictures of Hindu deities on the currency notes.

28 Oct 2022

Jammu And Kashmir
We feel for people of PoK: Singh on Shaurya Diwas

Castigating Pakistan authorities for "atrocities" being committed on the people of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, "We feel for the people of PoK and in times to come, Pakistan will bear the brunt."

NIA registers case in 'IS-linked' Coimbatore car blast, 6 held

India's primary counter-terrorist task force, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday registered a case in the Coimbatore car blast in Tamil Nadu which occurred on Sunday.

27 Oct 2022

Azam Khan
Hate speech: Azam Khan sentenced to 3-year imprisonment; gets bail

A court in Uttar Pradesh convicted Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan in a 2019 hate speech case, and sentenced him to three years in jail on Thursday.

27 Oct 2022

Suicide
UP: Man films wife suicide attempt, held for dowry harassment

The police arrested a man (37) for allegedly abetting his wife's suicide by harassing her for dowry in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

Decades after Bt cotton, GM mustard trials get GEAC nod

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) has recommended the environmental release of the indigenously developed genetically modified (GM) mustard hybrid DMH-11 to the Ministry of Environment.

26 Oct 2022

Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad: Man's head crushed with bricks over parking dispute

In a shocking incident, a parking dispute led to a man being murdered in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh.

26 Oct 2022

Madhya Pradesh
MP: Dalit man, parents shot dead for harassing neighbor's wife

A man belonging to a dominant caste along with five of his kin are accused of shooting dead his neighbor and parents, belonging to the Dalit community, on allegations of harassing his wife in Devran village of Damoh district, Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday.

26 Oct 2022

Prayagraj
Hospital that transfused juice instead of platelets to be bulldozed

The Prayagraj Development Authority in Uttar Pradesh has served a 'bulldozer notice' to Global Hospital, which made the headlines for allegedly transfusing a dengue patient with lime juice dissembled as platelets which resulted in his death.

25 Oct 2022

Solar Eclipse
India witnessed this year's last solar eclipse today: Details here

India on Tuesday witnessed the year's last solar eclipse, which reportedly began in the country at Leh and Hanle in Ladakh, per the Indian Institute of Astrophysics.

25 Oct 2022

Arunachal Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh: Fire guts 700 shops in Itanagar's oldest market

Over 700 shops went up in smoke when a fire broke out and spread uncontrollably at a market in Naharlagun, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, in the early hours of Tuesday.

25 Oct 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: Lingayat seer found dead; suicide note alleges blackmail

A 45-year-old seer of the Lingayat sect, Basavalinga Swami, was found dead in mysterious circumstances in his room in Karnataka's Ramanagara district on Monday.

25 Oct 2022

COVID-19
COVID-19: India reports 862 cases, lowest tally in 6 months

India recorded its lowest number of daily COVID-19 cases in 196 days, or more than six months, with a three-digit tally of 862 on Tuesday.

25 Oct 2022

Bangladesh
Cyclone Sitrang spares India, crosses Bangladesh coast; 7 dead

At least seven people died in Bangladesh as Cyclone Sitrang made landfall on the country's shore on Monday, sparing India's coast near West Bengal, AFP reported.

25 Oct 2022

Diwali
Diwali: Firecrackers choke Delhi as people flout ban; AQI worsens

Delhiites celebrated a noisy Diwali on Monday with no holds barred despite a ban on firecrackers in place, pushing the air quality from the "poor" to "very poor" category, as recorded by over 40 monitoring stations across the national capital on Tuesday morning.

24 Oct 2022

Kerala
Kerala: Governor's resignation order to vice-chancellors faces opposition, triggers battle

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan—who also serves as the chancellor of universities in the state—took an unusual step on Sunday by seeking the resignation of vice-chancellors of nine universities.

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