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20 Jan 2023

Venugopal Dhoot

ICICI bank fraud case: Videocon's Venugopal Dhoot gets interim bail

Videocon Group chairperson Venugopal Dhoot was granted interim bail on Friday by the Bombay High Court, almost a month after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested him in the ICICI Bank-Videocon loan fraud case.

20 Jan 2023

Republic Day

Pro-Khalistani posters come up in Delhi ahead of Republic Day

Pro-Khalistani posters and graffiti spotted at several places in West Delhi ahead of the Republic Day celebrations on January 26 brought the Delhi Police on its toes.

20 Jan 2023


'Sinking' Joshimath receives season's first snowfall, triggers fresh woes

Residents of Joshimath, the Uttarakhand town that's sinking slowly due to land subsidence, received the season's first snowfall on Friday.

20 Jan 2023

Air India

Air India urination case accused disagrees with airline's 4-month ban

The lawyer of Shankar Mishra, the Mumbai man who reportedly urinated on a co-passenger on Air India's New York-Delhi flight in November, claimed that he disagreed with the airline's move to impose a four-month ban on his client.

20 Jan 2023


Wrestlers demand WFI chief's sacking, minister says wait for probe

After a meeting with protesting wrestlers on Thursday night, Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur assured them of strict action if any Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) coach or official is found guilty of sexual harassment.

19 Jan 2023


BBC documentary on PM Modi propaganda, continues colonial mindset: MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday slammed the BBC documentary series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, calling it a propaganda piece furthering the colonial mindset which shouldn't be dignified with a response.

19 Jan 2023

Lakhimpur Kheri

Lakhimpur violence: SC reserves order on Ashish Mishra's bail plea

The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on the bail petition of Ashish Mishra in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

19 Jan 2023

Sexual Harassment

WFI president rings Anurag Thakur to clarify sexual harassment allegations

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) President, reportedly called Sports Minister Anurag Thakur to clarify the recent sexual harassment allegations made against him and the officials of the federation by national and international wrestlers.

Amritsar-Singapore flight takes off 5 hours early, leaves 35 passengers

A Singapore-bound flight reportedly departed hours ahead of schedule from Amritsar's Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport, leaving 35 passengers behind.

Process underway to declare Ram Setu national heritage monument: Centre

The process to declare Ram Setu a national heritage monument is underway in the Ministry of Culture, the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Thursday.

19 Jan 2023


Gujarat: 8-year-old daughter of diamond merchant embraces monkhood

Leaving behind all the material possessions and comforts of life is no mean feat! It is a rare sight in contemporary India, and when a pre-teen does so, it becomes more than unusual.

19 Jan 2023


Telangana official kills man, fakes death to claim insurance money

An assistant section officer (ASO) of the Telangana government allegedly faked his own death to claim insurance funds of over Rs. 7 crore, PTI reported.

19 Jan 2023


Maharashtra: 9 dead in car-truck collision on Mumbai-Goa highway

At least nine individuals lost their lives after a car and a truck collided head-on in the Mangaon area on the Mumbai-Goa highway in Maharashtra's Raigad district.

18 Jan 2023


Jharkhand: Sammed Shikharji won't be converted into tourist site

The Centre and Jharkhand government have made the decision that the Sammed Shikharji will remain a pilgrimage site for Jains and not be turned into a tourism hub, National Commission for Minorities chairperson Iqbal Singh Lalpura said on Wednesday.

18 Jan 2023

Cold Wave

Mercury rises in Delhi, heavy snowfall likely in J&K, Himachal

Amid alerts of a severe cold wave sweeping North India this week, Delhi recorded a slight increase in the minimum temperature at 2.4 degrees Celsius, which was one degree more than Monday.

18 Jan 2023

Union Health Ministry

Centre refutes reports on side-effects of COVID-19 vaccines

The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday rejected reports claiming that the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had admitted to numerous side effects of COVID-19 vaccines.

18 Jan 2023

Tejasvi Surya

Reports allege BJP's Tejasvi Surya opened flight exit, Opposition reacts

After reports alleged that BJP MP from South Bengaluru, Tejasvi Surya, accidentally opened the emergency exit of an IndiGo flight, the Congress slammed the party for 'hiding' the incident.

17 Jan 2023


Bengaluru: 71-year-old man dragged by scooter on road, accused arrested

A 71-year-old man was dragged by a two-wheeler on a busy road in Magadi, Bengaluru, on Tuesday, reported ANI.

17 Jan 2023


Delhi: Man dupes 5-star hotel posing as UAE royal staff

A man reportedly stayed at Delhi's five-star Leela Palace Hotel by posing as an employee of the royal family of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for nearly four months and slipped out without paying bills worth over Rs. 23 lakh.

17 Jan 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Bharat Jodo Yatra: Man breaches security to hug Rahul Gandhi

A man breached security to embrace Rahul Gandhi during the Congress's Bharat Jodo Yatra in Punjab's Hoshiarpur on Tuesday and lunged at him. The person was, however, quickly pulled away from the Congress leader.

17 Jan 2023

Dawood Ibrahim

Dawood Ibrahim remarried Pakistani woman: Haseena Parkar's son tells NIA

Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's nephew Ali Shah revealed the fugitive gangster has married again, this time a Pakistani Pathan woman, and changed his address, reported ANI.

17 Jan 2023


Jammu and Kashmir: 2 LeT terrorists killed in Budgam encounter

Two terrorists affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in an encounter with security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district on Tuesday morning.

16 Jan 2023


Chandigarh: 25-year-old woman feeding stray dogs hit by speeding SUV

In a horrific accident, a 25-year-old woman was hit by a speeding Mahindra Thar SUV in Chandigarh on Saturday while she, along with her mother, was feeding stray dogs.

16 Jan 2023

Narendra Modi

Ganga Vilas cruise stuck in Bihar on Day 3: Reports

The luxury river cruise ship—MV Ganga Vilas—inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last week is stuck in Bihar's Chhapra, ANI reported.

16 Jan 2023

Kuldeep Sengar

Unnao rape case: Ex-BJP MLA gets bail for daughter's wedding

Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar—convicted of raping a minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Unnao district in 2017—was granted interim bail by the Delhi High Court on Monday in order to allow him to attend his daughter's wedding.

16 Jan 2023

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh: Pet dog owners to be taxed in Sagar

In a first for the state, dog owners in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh, are likely to be taxed for "security and cleanliness" reasons.

16 Jan 2023


India's 100 richest can fund country's 18-month Union Budget: Oxfam

India is suffering from growing "wealth inequality" as billionaires continue to witness their wealth surge, as per Oxfam International's latest "Survival of the Richest" report.

16 Jan 2023

Kiren Rijiju

SC Collegium should include government representatives: Kiren Rijiju to CJI

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju has reportedly written a letter to Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud suggesting that the Supreme Court Collegium, which appoints the judges, should include central government representatives.

15 Jan 2023


Mukarram Jah, Hyderabad's last Nizam's grandson, passes away

Hyderabad's titular eighth Nizam, Mukarram Jah, died on Thursday night in Turkey's Istanbul, an official release issued by his office on behalf of the family confirmed.

15 Jan 2023

Vande Bharat Express

Modi flags off Vande Bharat Express between Telangana and Andhra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually flagged off another new Vande Bharat Express connecting Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh to Telangana's Secunderabad on Sunday.

15 Jan 2023


Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu begins in Madurai under Supreme Court guidelines 

The traditional bull-taming sport—Jallikattu—began in Avaniyapuram village of Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Sunday amid plans for large-scale celebrations in the state.

15 Jan 2023

Army Day

In a first, Army Day parade moves out of Delhi 

The Army Day parade, traditionally held in Delhi, has been moved to Bengaluru in Karnataka on Sunday.

15 Jan 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Threatening calls to Nitin Gadkari traced to Karnataka jail: Police

Nagpur Police on Sunday claimed to have achieved a major breakthrough in the case related to threat calls received by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

14 Jan 2023

Sun Pharma

USFDA pulls up Sun Pharma for lapses in Gujarat plant 

The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) questioned India's top drugmaker Sun Pharma for alleged failures in preventing drug product contamination at its Gujarat-based factory, PTI reported.

14 Jan 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari receives death threat calls

An unidentified person on Saturday threatened to kill the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari following which security around his office and home was beefed up, IANS reported.

14 Jan 2023

Air India

Air India urination case: Woman dismisses 'peed on herself' claim

The alleged victim in the Air India urination case, a 72-year-old woman who was reportedly peed on by a drunk co-passenger during the airline's New York-Delhi flight in November, has reacted to accused Shankar Mishra's latest claims that she had urinated on herself.

Hate speech: SC slams news channels, seeks government's strict stand

The Supreme Court stated on Friday that news anchors who attempt to divide society through their shows should be taken off air.

14 Jan 2023

Tamil Nadu

College student gang-raped in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram, five arrested

The Kancheepuram district police in Tamil Nadu arrested five people in connection with an alleged gang-rape of a 20-year-old college student on Friday.

14 Jan 2023

Shraddha Walkar

Aftab chopped Shraddha Walker's body with saw, reveals autopsy report

In a significant breakthrough in the Shraddha Walkar murder case, the woman who was reportedly murdered by her live-in-partner Aaftab Poonawalla, an autopsy report has revealed that the victim's body was chopped by the accused using a saw.

13 Jan 2023

Air India

Air India urination case: Woman peed on herself, claims accused

Accused Shankar Mishra, the Mumbai businessman arrested for reportedly urinating on a co-passenger on an Air India's New York-Delhi flight in November, infirmed a court in Delhi that he didn't commit the deplorable act.

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