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Supreme Court gets 2 new judges, regains full strength

The central government cleared the appointments of Justices Aravind Kumar and Rajesh Bindal as Supreme Court (SC) judges on Friday, bringing the court to its full strength of 34 judges.

10 Feb 2023


Gurugram couple, who reportedly tortured minor help, lose their jobs

The couple from Gurugram, arrested for allegedly torturing and sexually abusing their minor domestic help, have been fired from their respective jobs.

Adani-Hindenburg row: Pleas in SC on 'conspiracy to defame India'

The Supreme Court on Friday will hear two pleas seeking the constitution of a panel headed by a retired SC judge to probe the "conspiracy" by short-seller Hindenburg Research against Adani Group.

09 Feb 2023

Narendra Modi

Why Gandhis fear Nehru surname: PM Modi in Rajya Sabha

A day after firing a salvo at the Opposition in Lok Sabha, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed Rajya Sabha on Thursday, in response to a motion of thanks on the President's address to Parliament.

09 Feb 2023


Celebrate February 14 as 'Cow Hug Day': Animal Welfare Board

While February 14 is usually celebrated as Valentine's Day across the globe, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI)has reportedly requested that it also be celebrated as 'Cow Hug Day'!

09 Feb 2023


One-of-its-kind case: Kerala transman gives birth to a baby

Congratulations to the parents!

08 Feb 2023


Gurugram couple mercilessly tortured 14-year-old help; arrested

A joint squad of Sakhi, a one-stop crisis center, and the police rescued a 14-year-old girl hired by a Gurugram couple to care for their child, officials said on Tuesday.

08 Feb 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Louis Vuitton trends as Congress President wears it in Parliament

Even politicians are giving away #OOTD goals!

08 Feb 2023

Delhi Liquor Policy

Delhi liquor policy case: Former aide of KCR's daughter arrested

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested Hyderabad-based chartered accountant Butchi Babu Gorantla in connection with the alleged Delhi Liquor Policy scam case.

RBI hikes repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.5%

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das announced on Wednesday that the country's repo rate has been raised by 25 basis points to 6.5%.

07 Feb 2023

Aaftab Poonawalla

Aaftab Poonawalla used stone-grinder to crush Shraddha Walkar's bones: Chargesheet

The Delhi Police's chargesheet filed in the Shraddha Walkar murder case has disclosed several graphic details about the crime allegedly committed by her live-in partner, Aaftab Poonawalla.

Setback for Rana Ayyub as SC dismisses plea against summons

In a major setback for journalist Rana Ayyub, the Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed her petition challenging a summons issued by a Ghaziabad special court in a money laundering case, PTI reported.

07 Feb 2023

Madras High Court

Victoria Gowri sworn-in as Madras-HC judge, SC junks challenge petitions

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a plea seeking to prevent Lekshmana Chandra Victoria Gowri (49) from taking oath as an additional Madras High Court judge.

07 Feb 2023


India sends first batch of relief aid to earthquake-hit Turkey

India on Tuesday dispatched its first consignment of humanitarian aid and relief supplies to earthquake-hit Turkey, where the death count has risen to over 4,300, PTI reported.

06 Feb 2023


Adani-Hindenburg row: Opposition stalls Parliament proceedings, seeks PM Modi's response

The fraud allegations made by Hindenburg Research against Adani Group have sparked a political row in the country, with the Opposition disrupting the Parliament for the third day on Monday.

Traveling via road to become faster than flights, Gadkari indicates

Now traveling between major cities via roadways will get faster, assures Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari.

Chhattisgarh: BJP leader killed by Maoists in front of family

In a horrific incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Chhattisgarh's Bijapur was allegedly killed by Maoists in front of his family on Sunday, ANI reported.

Supreme Court gets 5 new judges, CJI Chandrachud administers oath

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud on Monday administered the oath of office to the five judges newly elevated to the Supreme Court. The top court's working strength has now reached 32, while the maximum number is 34.

06 Feb 2023

H-1B Visa

US reduces visa backlog; appointments for Indians at overseas embassies

To clear the piling backlog for visa appointments, the United States Embassy in India announced on Friday that people will now be able to seek appointments through other American embassies and consulates in select countries.

05 Feb 2023

Central Government

Centre initiates process to ban over 230 Chinese apps: Report

The central government has decided to ban over 230 mobile applications with Chinese links that allegedly pose a security threat to the country, News18 reported.

04 Feb 2023

Sharjeel Imam

Jamia violence: Court clears Sharjeel Imam, Asif Iqbal of charges 

A Delhi court on Saturday cleared Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam and student activist Asif Iqbal Tanha of all charges related to the Jamia Milia Islamia University (JMI) December 2019 violence, reported Live Law.

Will appoint 5 recommended judges soon: Centre assures SC

The Attorney General of India, R Venkataramani, assured the Supreme Court that the Centre will clear the pending appointment of five judges to Supreme Court recommended by the collegium very soon.

03 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Joshimath-like crisis hits J&K's Doda as several houses develop cracks

A total of 20 families were moved to safety after the Nayi Basti area in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district started sinking, resulting in dozens of houses developing cracks and becoming unsafe.

03 Feb 2023

Mallikarjun Kharge

Adani-Hindenburg row: Kharge huddles with Opposition leaders to corner government

As many as 16 Opposition parties met at the office of Parliament's Leader of Opposition (LoP) Mallikarjun Kharge after he called an urgent meeting on Friday to jointly strategize for demanding accountability from the government on the risk to Indian investors.

03 Feb 2023


Assam: Over 1,800 arrested under Child Marriage Act

In what can be described as a significant crackdown against child marriage cases in Assam by the state government, the police arrested more than 1,800 offenders on Friday.

SC seeks Centre's reply over appeals against banning BBC documentary

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre following appeals challenging its move to ban the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

03 Feb 2023

Air India Express

Air India Express flight makes emergency landing after engine fire

A Kozhikode-bound Air India Express flight returned to Abu Dhabi airport shortly after take-off as flames were detected in one of the engines, informed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

03 Feb 2023


Amul raises milk prices by Rs. 3/liter for all variants

The Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), which manages the cooperative dairy brand Anand Milk Union Limited (AMUL), has hiked the price of all variants of packaged milk by Rs. 3 per liter starting Friday.

03 Feb 2023


India questions World Bank's stand on Indus Waters Treaty

In a significant development in the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) matter, India on Thursday questioned the World Bank's move to appoint two separate processes—a neutral expert and a court of arbitration—to resolve disputes between Pakistan and New Delhi on the Ratle and Kishenganga hydroelectric projects in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K).

02 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu: LeT terrorist held, police recovers 'perfume IED'

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Police Director General Dilbag Singh on Thursday confirmed that a school teacher-turned Lashkar-e-Taiba-terrorist was arrested for reportedly carrying out multiple blasts, including one on a bus carrying Vaishno Devi pilgrims.

02 Feb 2023

Ram Mandir

Rare rocks reach Ayodhya for construction of Lord Ram's idol

A couple of rare stones reached Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya on Thursday from Nepal, out of which a statue of Lord Ram and Goddess Janaki will be built and placed in the Ram Mandir sanctum sanctorum.

02 Feb 2023

Madras High Court

Muslim women must approach family court for divorce: Madras HC

A Muslim woman is eligible to practice her right to dissolve a marriage through "Khula" (the process of divorce initiated by the wife) by only approaching a family court and not any private bodies like a Shariat council, said the Madras High Court.

02 Feb 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu receives unseasonal rainfall as schools, colleges declare holiday

Due to unseasonal rainfall in numerous parts of Tamil Nadu since Wednesday night, schools and colleges in Nagapattinam were forced to announce a holiday on Thursday.

02 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan walks free after over 2 years

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on terror charges in 2020 while on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh in the aftermath of a horrific gang rape and murder case there, was released from jail on Thursday after more than two years.

01 Feb 2023

Uma Bharti

Will turn liquor shops into cow sheds: BJP's Uma Bharti

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti sought to link the recent rise in crimes against women in the state to consuming alcohol.

01 Feb 2023


India gets its first-ever smart food court in Pune

Cloud kitchen operator Rebel Foods has launched India's first smart food court in Pune by the name EatSure.

01 Feb 2023


Dhanbad: 14 die in massive fire at multi-story building

At least 14 people lost their lives, and many others were injured after a major fire broke out at a multi-story building in Jharkhand's Dhanbad on Tuesday.

31 Jan 2023


Kerala: Man gets 3 life-terms for raping, impregnating minor daughter

A Kerala court on Monday sentenced a man to three life terms for repeatedly raping his minor daughter and impregnating her, PTI reported.

31 Jan 2023

Adani Group

Nidhi Razdan quits NDTV amid main stakeholder Adani Group's downturn

Senior journalist and anchor Nidhi Razdan has quit New Delhi Television (NDTV), she announced on Twitter.

31 Jan 2023


Morbi bridge collapse: Oreva MD surrenders, sent to judicial custody

Jaysukh Patel—the managing director (MD) of Ajanta Manufacturing Private Limited (AMPL), Oreva Group—accused in the Morbi bridge collapse tragedy that killed 135 people surrendered at a court in Morbi, Gujarat, on Tuesday, ANI reported.