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15 Nov 2022

Delhi
Shraddha Walkar murder: Poonawalla taken to forest, 10 samples recovered

In a significant development in the Shraddha Walkar murder case, the Delhi Police took the accused—her live-in partner Aftab Ameen Poonawalla—to the Mehrauli forest, where he had disposed of her chopped body parts.

15 Nov 2022

Gujarat High Court
Morbi municipality 'acting smart': Gujarat HC as authorities skip hearing

Taking suo moto cognizance of the Morbi bridge collapse, which left 135 people dead last month, the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday lambasted the Morbi municipality for "acting smart" and not turning up for the hearing despite being served a notice.

15 Nov 2022

Delhi
Shraddha Walkar murder: Poonawalla under 24x7 watch in Delhi jail

Aftab Ameen Poonawalla—who confessed to chopping up his live-in girlfriend Shraddha Walkar's body and disposing of it after strangling her in May—has been kept under round-the-clock watch in jail at South Delhi's Mehrauli Police Station.

15 Nov 2022

Murder
Delhi murder: Poonawalla invited dates to house after killing Shraddha

After the bone-chilling murder of Shraddha Walkar by her live-in partner Aftab Ameen Poonawalla in Delhi came to the fore, it was also learned that the accused had dates come over to their house while Walkar's dismembered body parts were stuffed in a fridge.

14 Nov 2022

Satyendar Jain
Tihar Jail superintendent suspended over 'special treatment' to Satyendar Jain

The superintendent of Tihar Jail No. 7, Ajit Kumar, has been suspended after he was found to have committed "irregularities," reported PTI citing sources.

14 Nov 2022

Kerala High Court
Amid government-governor spat, Kerala HC cancels appointment of university VC

The Kerala High Court on Monday struck down the appointment of Dr. K Riji John as the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) vice-chancellor.

14 Nov 2022

Maharashtra
NCP MLA Awhad, out on bail, resigns over 'false cases'

Former Maharashtra minister and a legislator from Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Jitendra Awhad, on Monday announced he is resigning from his MLA post.

14 Nov 2022

Udaipur
'Act of terror': Rajasthan Police on Udaipur railway track explosion

The Rajasthan Police has said that the recent explosion on a railway track in Udaipur was "an act of terror" to create an atmosphere of panic among people, reported India Today.

14 Nov 2022

Delhi
Delhi: Man kills live-in partner, chops body into 35 pieces

The Delhi Police recently arrested a man for allegedly murdering his live-in partner in May, chopping her body into 35 pieces, and then disposing of them in a forest.

14 Nov 2022

Delhi
Delhi: AQI improves; BS-4 diesel, BS-3 petrol vehicles ban lifted

As Delhi's air quality index (AQI) has slightly improved, authorities in the national capital have reportedly decided to lift the ban on BS-3 petrol and BS-4 diesel vehicles from Monday.

13 Nov 2022

Punjab
Punjab government tightens gun regulations, bans public display of firearms

The Government of Punjab, in a bid to clamp down on the gun culture in the state, has tightened arms regulations.

13 Nov 2022

Doha
Historic 1-day catch: 61 kg gold seized at Mumbai airport

The Customs department seized gold worth Rs. 32 crore from travelers on Friday, that was being imported into India, in two separate searches at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai.

Dr. Randeep Guleria's 30-year AIIMS-Delhi journey ends with voluntary retirement

Dr. Randeep Guleria, former director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has taken voluntary retirement.

13 Nov 2022

Kerala
This Islamic institute in Kerala is teaching its students Sanskrit

An Islamic institution in Kerala is sending positive signs of communal and religious harmony by teaching Sanskrit to its students.

13 Nov 2022

Noida Authority
Noida: Owners to pay hefty fine if pets get violent

The CEO of Noida Authority provided safety guidelines on Saturday for all residential high-rises. It also announced rules for pet registration and included fines for pet owners in cases of injuries caused by dogs.

13 Nov 2022

DY Chandrachud
Law should not become an instrument of oppression: CJI Chandrachud

While talking about colonial-era laws that still constitute part of India's constitution, Chief Justice of India (CJI), DY Chandrachud, said decision-makers should ensure that the "law does not become an instrument of oppression."

13 Nov 2022

Rajiv Gandhi
Consider us as victims not killers: Rajiv assassin post release

One of the six convicts in the former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, who was released on Saturday, said that the people of north India need to look at them as the "victims" instead of "killers" or "terrorists."

#NewsBytesExplainer: How Perarivalan case made Rajiv Gandhi assassins' release possible

The Supreme Court on Friday released the last six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

12 Nov 2022

West Bengal
Nandigram: TMC minister makes objectionable remarks against President Droupadi Murmu

Trinamool Congress's (TMC) West Bengal minister Akhil Giri has come under severe criticism following his comment on India's President Droupadi Murmu's look.

12 Nov 2022

Himachal Elections
Nadda mocks Congress, AAP; Says no 3-way contest in Himachal

While Himachal Pradesh is voting on Saturday to decide the course of next government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President JP Nadda stated that there was no three-way battle in the state polls.

12 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu: 27 districts shut schools as heavy rains continue

At least 27 districts in Tamil Nadu have announced a holiday for schools and colleges on Saturday as heavy rains continue to lash the state.

12 Nov 2022

Congress Party
Congress's 2024 poll task force to meet on Monday

In April, right before Congress's big three-day conclave in Rajasthan's Udaipur, the grand old party had announced an "Empowered Action Group" to tackle the "political challenges" before the upcoming 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

12 Nov 2022

Telangana
Telangana CM to give PM Modi's visit a miss again

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's decision not to receive Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad airport has agitated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the latter is visiting the state on Saturday.

12 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution
Air pollution hits India's medical tourism sector, makes patients apprehensive

International patients are reportedly voicing "apprehensions" when coming to India, particularly visiting medical centers based in north India, amid the deteriorating air quality.

11 Nov 2022

Rajiv Gandhi
Congress disagrees with Sonia, slams SC decision on Rajiv killers

Congress on Friday criticized the Supreme Court's decision to release six convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

11 Nov 2022

Gyanvapi Mosque
Gyanvapi case: SC extends protection to 'shivling' till further orders

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday extended protection to the area at the Kashi Vishwanath-Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi, where it was claimed that a shivling had been found.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: SC orders release of all 6 convicts

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday ordered the early release of all six convicts serving life imprisonment in the assassination case of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

11 Nov 2022

Monsoon
Chennai: Heavy rains leave several localities waterlogged; schools, colleges shut

Heavy rainfall lashed Chennai overnight leaving parts of the city waterlogged on Friday, which prompted authorities to shut down schools and colleges in 14 districts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

11 Nov 2022

Vande Bharat Express
PM flags off South India's 1st Mysuru-Chennai Vande Bharat train

Southern India got its first and country's fifth semi-high-speed Vande Bharat train.

10 Nov 2022

Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari approves Rs. 68,000-crore road projects for northeast states

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday, in a bid to make intentional standard surface connectivity roads in northeast states, approved several road projects worth Rs. 68,000 crore.

Bhima Koregaon case: SC approves activist Gautam Navlakha's house arrest

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the Bhima Koregaon case accused Gautam Navlakha to be placed under house arrest for one month observing that there was no reason to reject his medical report.

10 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore car blast: NIA raids 40 locations across Tamil Nadu

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been carrying out raids at 40 locations across Tamil Nadu since Thursday morning.

10 Nov 2022

Delhi Liquor Policy
Delhi liquor policy case: ED arrests pharma, liquor company heads 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Hyderabad-based Aurobindo Pharma's director Sharath Reddy and Pernod Ricard general manager Benoy Babu over alleged money laundering in the Delhi liquor policy case late on Wednesday.

10 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu
Ragging, sexual abuse: 7 students suspended in Vellore, probe ordered

Seven students of the prestigious Christian Medical College in Vellore city of Tamil Nadu have been suspended after juniors alleged that they were stripped half-naked, paraded, and asked to mimic sexual acts at the college.

09 Nov 2022

G20 Summit
BJP, Congress exchange barbs over G20 logo having 'lotus'

India is all set to host the G20 leaders' summit on September 9 and 10 next year in New Delhi under its presidency, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) confirmed in September.

09 Nov 2022

Babri Masjid
Allahabad HC scraps plea against acquittal of Babri demolition accused

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday scrapped a plea that challenged the acquittal of 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case including BJP veterans LK Advani, Uma Bharti, MM Joshi, and Kalyan Singh, among others.

09 Nov 2022

Karnataka
Karnataka: Sunny Leone's photo on TET admit card, probe ordered

In a faux pas, the hall ticket of a candidate appearing for the Teacher's Eligibility Test (TET) in Karnataka was found bearing the photo of Bollywood actor Sunny Leone instead of the candidate.

09 Nov 2022

Kerala
Kerala government prepares ordinance to replace governor as varsities' chancellor

The government of Kerala is all set to introduce a new ordinance to remove state Governor Arif Mohammad Khan from the position of Chancellor of all state-run universities.

09 Nov 2022

DY Chandrachud
Meet new CJI Chandrachud, who bats for progressive, liberal values

Justice DY Chandrachud was sworn in as India's 50th Chief Justice on Wednesday.

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