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31 Jan 2023Asaram Bapu
Asaram Bapu sentenced to life imprisonment in 2013 rape case
The Gandhinagar Sessions Court on Tuesday sentenced self-styled godman Asaram Bapu to life imprisonment in a 2013 rape case filed by a woman, his former disciple who stayed at one of his ashrams near Gujarat's Gandhinagar.
31 Jan 2023Droupadi Murmu
What President Droupadi Murmu said during her first Parliament address
In her first address to the Parliament as the President on Tuesday, as the Budget Session began, Droupadi Murmu lauded numerous decisions taken by the central government, including the abrogation of Article 370 and abolishment of triple talaq.
31 Jan 2023Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam to be Andhra Pradesh's new capital: CM Jagan Reddy
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday announced that Visakhapatnam would be the new capital of the state.
31 Jan 2023Parliament
Parliament Budget Session begins; President Murmu calls government fearless, decisive
The Budget Session of the Parliament kicked off on Tuesday with President Droupadi Murmu's maiden address to a joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
31 Jan 2023Vistara Airlines
'Drunk' woman creates mid-air ruckus on Vistara's Abu Dhabi-Mumbai flight
Even as Indian airlines continue to be under the cosh over incidents involving unruly passengers creating ruckus onboard flights, a fresh incident on a Vistara flight has left people shocked.
30 Jan 2023Ministry of Electronics and IT
GAC portal to address social media grievances from March 1
The portal for Grievance Appellate Committees (GAC) aimed at looking into complaints against online platforms is likely to be activated by March 1.
30 Jan 2023National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Uttar Pradesh: Death penalty to Gorakhnath Temple attacker
A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Monday awarded a death sentence to Ahmad Murtaza Abbasi, convicted of attacking security personnel at Gorakhnath Temple in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, last year.
30 Jan 2023Uttar Pradesh
UP: Pesticides in breast milk suspected of killing 111 infants
As many as 111 infants mysteriously died in the last 10 months in Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh.
30 Jan 2023Odisha
Odisha: Cop who killed Naba Das suffers from mental illness
Gopalkrushna Das—the police officer who fatally shot Odisha's Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kisore Das on Sunday—has been suffering from mental illness for years, PTI reported.
30 Jan 2023Odisha
Odisha Health Minister Naba Kisore Das's last rites today
The last rites of Odisha Health Minister Naba Kisore Das, who died after being fatally shot by a police officer on Sunday, will take place at his native place of Jharsuguda on Monday.
30 Jan 2023Supreme Court Of India
Modi documentary: SC to hear petitions challenging ban next week
The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear petitions challenging the Centre's decision to ban the controversial BBC documentary on PM Narendra Modi, titled India: The Modi Question, which delves into the 2002 Gujarat riots on February 6.
29 Jan 2023Uttar Pradesh
Swedish woman flies to India to marry Uttar Pradesh man
A woman from Sweden reportedly traveled to India to get married to a man she met online, setting a new example of how love knows no boundaries!
29 Jan 2023Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh: Man kills wife, shoots himself after recording video
In a shocking incident, a leading businessperson in Madhya Pradesh's Panna allegedly shot himself on Saturday after killing his wife.
29 Jan 2023Joshimath
Joshimath crisis: Official survey claims no new cracks; locals disagree
An official survey found no new property damage in Joshimath, Uttarakhand, since January 20, PTI reported citing the Chamoli district administration officials.
29 Jan 2023Odisha
Odisha Health Minister Naba Kisore Das shot by cop dies
Odisha Health and Family Welfare Minister Naba Kisore Das passed away on Sunday, hours after being fatally shot by a police officer near Brajarajnagar in Jharsuguda district.
28 Jan 2023Kiren Rijiju
'Diatribe': Ex-Supreme Court justice Nariman slams Rijiju over collegium remarks
Former Supreme Court judge Rohinton Fali Nariman Friday took a strong exception to Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju's opposition to the SC Collegium system for judicial appointments.
28 Jan 2023Kiren Rijiju
Kiren Rijiju questions SC Collegium's conduct for publicizing 'secret reports'
Union Law and Justice Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Kiren Rijiju, has questioned the Supreme Court Collegium's conduct over publishing sensitive and secret reports in the public domain recently.
28 Jan 2023Rashtrapati Bhavan
Delhi: Rashtrapati Bhavan's iconic Mughal Gardens renamed 'Amrit Udyan'
The iconic Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the president's official residence in Delhi, will now be called Amrit Udyan.
28 Jan 2023Delhi
Delhi: Car hits scooter, drags rider's body for 350m
In yet another horrifying hit-and-drag incident in Delhi, a man died after a car rammed into his scooter and dragged his body stuck on its bonnet for nearly 350m in Keshav Puram on Friday.
28 Jan 2023Narendra Modi
BBC Modi documentary screenings: High-tension in top universities; many held
Tensions surrounding the controversial BBC documentary about PM Narendra Modi remain high across the country, with students at several universities attempting to screen it despite a ban.
28 Jan 2023Jharkhand
Jharkhand: 6 dead in massive fire at hospital in Dhanbad
At least six persons, including a doctor couple, lost their lives due to suffocation after a massive fire broke out in the early hours of Saturday at Hazra Memorial Hospital in Dhanbad's Purana Bazar in Jharkhand.
28 Jan 2023Indian Air Force
MP: IAF's Su-30, Mirage 2000 aircraft crash; 1 pilot dead
Two fighter jets of the Indian Air Force crashed near Morena, Madhya Pradesh, on Saturday, ANI reported citing defense sources.
28 Jan 2023Rajasthan
Rajasthan: PM Modi to attend Lord Devnarayan's birth anniversary celebrations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district on Saturday to attend the 1,111th birth anniversary celebrations of the local deity Lord Devnarayan, who is worshiped by the Gujjar community across the nation.
27 Jan 2023BBC
BBC Modi documentary: Delhi Police stops screening at DU, AUD
Toeing the government's line concerning the banned BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Delhi Police stopped the documentary's screening at Delhi University (DU) and Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) on Friday.
27 Jan 2023Directorate General of Civil Aviation
Go First fined Rs 10 lakh for leaving passengers behind
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) handed Go First airline a fine of Rs. 10 lakh on Friday for taking off and leaving behind 55 passengers at the Bengaluru airport earlier this month, according to the news agency PTI.
27 Jan 2023India
India wants to change Indus Waters Treaty, cites Pakistan's 'intransigence'
India issued a notice to Pakistan on Wednesday expressing its wish to modify the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) of 1960, blaming the latter for "intransigence" regarding the treaty's implementation.
27 Jan 2023Morbi
Morbi bridge collapse: Police names Oreva Group MD as accused
The Gujarat Police on Friday named Jaysukh Patel, the managing director of Ajanta Manufacturing Private Limited (AMPL), OREVA Group, as one of the ten accused in the Morbi bridge collapse tragedy, in which 135 people lost their lives.
27 Jan 2023Ladakh
Sonam Wangchuk begins hunger strike to 'save Ladakh'
Ladakh-based social reformist Sonam Wangchuk, whose life story inspired the Bollywood movie 3 Idiots, started his five-day-long climate fast to "save Ladakh" on Thursday on the terrace of the Himalayan Institute of Alternative Ladakh (HIAL) in Phyang.
27 Jan 2023Gujarat
Gujarat: Car hits motorcycle, drags biker's dead body for 12km
In yet another shocking hit-and-drag incident, a man in Gujarat's Surat district lost his life after a car crashed into his bike and dragged his body for nearly 12km.
26 Jan 2023COVID-19
India's 1st nasal COVID-19 vaccine by Bharat Biotech launched
Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya and Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday launched Bharat Biotech's iNCOVACC, which is reportedly India's first intranasal COVID-19 vaccine.
27 Jan 2023BBC
BBC documentary on PM Modi screened at Kolkata's Jadavpur University
The left-wing Students Federation of India (SFI) screened the banned BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Kolkata's Jadavpur University campus on Thursday evening, reportedly without any interference from the police or university administration.
Republic Day: How are foreign dignitaries selected as chief guests
India celebrated its 74th Republic Day today in Delhi with Egypt President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi as the chief guest. The ceremonial parade was kicked off by a marching contingent of 144 soldiers, representing the main wings of the Egyptian Armed Forces for the first time.
Republic Day: Made-in-India weapons systems flaunted at parade
On the occasion of the 74th Republic Day of India, the armed forces displayed the country's indigenously manufactured hi-tech equipment.
74th Republic Day: All-women contingent, Indian-made machinery among many firsts
The 74th Republic Day Parade today in Delhi was marked by many firsts.
Republic Day: Navy's IL-38SD aircraft makes first and last flypast
Indian Navy's Ilyushin IL-38SD (sea dragon) aircraft, which completed more than 40 glorious years of service to India, flew over the Kartavya Path for the first and last time during Thursday's Republic Day celebrations.
26 Jan 2023Agra
Agra: Numerous houses collapse during excavation work at guest house
Numerous people were feared trapped after several houses collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Agra on Thursday.
Republic Day: PM Modi pays tribute to martyrs
The Republic Day Parade ceremony commenced today at around 10 am as Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the National War Memorial at India Gate in Delhi and paid tribute to the fallen soldiers by laying a wreath.
26 Jan 2023Narendra Modi
Support free press: US after India bans BBC Modi documentary
Calling India's move to ban the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi a matter of press freedom, the US State Department on Wednesday emphasized the significance of democratic principles like freedom of expression.
India marks 74th Republic Day, first parade on Kartavya Path
For the first time, India will mark its 74th Republic Day today with a grand parade on Kartavya Path, the revamped colonial-era ceremonial boulevard previously called the Rajpath.
25 Jan 2023Central Government
Padma Awards: ORS pioneer Mahalanabis, Mulayam Singh get Padma Vibhushan
The central government on Wednesday released a list of 106 Padma awards including six Padma Vibhushan, nine Padma Bhushan, and 91 Padma Shri.