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27 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Umesh Pal murder case: Accused shot dead in police encounter

The Uttar Pradesh Police shot dead a key accused in the killing of Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's murder in 2005, in an alleged encounter.

27 Feb 2023


Telangana: Woman doctor who attempted suicide due to harassment dies

A 26-year-old postgraduate medical student from Telangana's Warangal, who was being treated at Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad, after allegedly attempting suicide a few days ago, died on Sunday, doctors said.

Supreme Court rejects plea seeking renaming of cities, historical places

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday dismissed a plea filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking the renaming of cities and historical places that he claims are named after "invaders."

27 Feb 2023

Delhi High Court

Delhi HC rejects petitions challenging Agnipath Scheme's constitutional validity 

The Delhi High Court on Monday rejected petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Agnipath Scheme for entry into the Indian Armed Forces.

26 Feb 2023


Delhi liquor policy case: CBI arrests Manish Sisodia after questioning

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday arrested Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia in connection with the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam case.

26 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Truck hits man, grandson; drags child for 2km

A 67-year-old man and his six-year-old grandson were tragically killed when the two-wheeler they were riding on was hit by a speeding truck in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday, reports said.

26 Feb 2023


Haryana: 3-day mobile internet ban in Nuh over Bhiwani killings 

The Haryana government on Sunday ordered the suspension of mobile internet and SMS services in the Nuh district for three days with immediate effect.

26 Feb 2023


Hyderabad: Man beheads friend, removes heart for texting his girlfriend

In a spine-chilling incident, a Hyderabad man reportedly murdered his friend for calling and texting his girlfriend, the police confirmed on Saturday.

26 Feb 2023

Pakistan News

PM Modi might bail out debt-laden Pakistan: Ex-R&AW chief Dulat

Former Research and Analysis Wing R&AW chief Amarjit Singh Dulat, in an interview with PTI, said he feels PM Narendra Modi may lend a helping hand to Pakistan later this year and even "bail out" the cash-strapped neighbor.

26 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: Kashmiri Pandit killed by terrorists in Pulwama

A Kashmiri Pandit was allegedly shot and killed in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, on Sunday, in what is believed to be the latest targeted civilian killing in the region.

26 Feb 2023

Manish Sisodia

CBI to question Manish Sisodia today; Arvind Kejriwal fears arrest

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia will appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for questioning on Sunday in connection with the alleged Delhi liquor policy scam case.

25 Feb 2023

West Bengal

West Bengal: Union minister Nisith Pramanik's convoy attacked; TMC blamed

The convoy of Union minister Nisith Pramanik was reportedly attacked by goons, allegedly backed by the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), in West Bengal's Cooch Behar on Saturday.

25 Feb 2023


German Chancellor Scholz begins India visit; Ukraine, trade on agenda

Germany's Chancellor Olaf Scholz kickstarted his two-day visit to India on Saturday.

25 Feb 2023

Andaman & Nicobar

Now, India reveals spotting 'flying object' above crucial island chain

Weeks after the United States downed a suspected Chinese spy balloon, Indian officials have revealed that locals in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, too, reported seeing a similar, unusual "flying object" last year.

25 Feb 2023


Soaring temperatures across India might trigger energy crunch this summer

The scorching temperatures in parts of India in recent weeks have reportedly pushed electricity demand to unprecedented levels, raising concerns about a potential strain on the power supply this summer.

SC junks menstrual leave PIL, says could discourage women's hiring

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking a mandate to all states to frame rules regarding menstrual leaves in educational institutions and workplaces.

24 Feb 2023


Kerala: Full emergency declared at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

In yet another aviation-related incident in India, a full emergency was announced at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport in Kerala on Friday after a Dammam-bound Air India Express flight from Calicut (also known as Kozhikode) was diverted to the state capital amid suspicions of a reported hydraulic failure.

24 Feb 2023


Report fearlessly: BBC director-general to India staff after tax 'survey'

Days after the tax "survey" at the BBC offices in Delhi and Mumbai, the global media giant's director-general, Tim Davie, wrote an email to its staff in India, asking them to report without fear or favor.

24 Feb 2023


Punjab: Pro-Khalistan leader Amritpal Singh's supporters clash with police

Armed with guns, swords, and other sharp weapons, hundreds of supporters of the pro-Khalistani (sovereign state for Sikhs) leader Amritpal Singh clashed with Punjab Police personnel on Thursday in Amritsar's Ajnala, injuring a few.

23 Feb 2023

Pawan Khera

Assam Police arrest Pawan Khera soon after getting deplaned

Congress leader Pawan Khera was arrested on Thursday by the Assam Police at the Delhi airport for allegedly making disparaging remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his father during a press conference earlier this week.

23 Feb 2023


Gurugram: Woman confined herself, son for 3 years fearing COVID-19

A woman and her 10-year-old son were rescued on Tuesday after three years of self-imposed confinement following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Setback for Thackeray; Shiv Sena symbol to stay with Shinde   

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the Election Commission of India's (ECI) decision to award the Shiv Sena name and "bow and arrow" symbol to Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde-led faction.

22 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh Police

UP: Singer served notice over satire on government's eviction drive

The Uttar Pradesh Police has issued a notice to famed Bhojpuri singer Neha Singh Rathore for a variant of her popular song UP Mein Ka Ba, in which she spoke of the alleged death of a mother-daughter duo in an eviction drive by the Yogi Adityanath government.

22 Feb 2023


Morbi tragedy: Oreva Group MD ordered to pay Rs. 10L

Gujarat High Court on Wednesday ordered the Oreva Group's managing director Jaysukhbhai Patel to pay Rs. 10 lakh as compensation to each family of the 135 victims who lost their lives in the Morbi suspension bridge collapse last year.

22 Feb 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Manish Sisodia accused of 'spying'; Home Ministry gives prosecution sanction 

More trouble seems to be brewing for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has approved prosecution sanction against the party leader and Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia under the Prevention of Corruption Act in the 2015 Feedback Unit (FBU) snooping case.

21 Feb 2023

Climate Change

Several Indian states among top 50 regions facing climate risk

According to a ranking by the Cross Dependency Initiative (XDI), 80% of 50 provinces that are at the highest climate risk to their physical infrastructure by 2050 are in India, China, and the United States of America (US).

21 Feb 2023


Hyderabad: 5-year-old boy mauled to death by stray dogs 

In a heart-wrenching incident, a five-year-old boy was reportedly mauled to death by stray dogs in Amberpet, Hyderabad, on Sunday.

Gangster-terror nexus: NIA raids 72 locations across 7 states

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday launched raids in 72 locations across Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.

Supreme Court to hear Thackeray's plea against ECI order tomorrow

The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear Uddhav Thackeray's petition against the Election Commission of India (ECI) order recognizing Eknath Shinde's faction as the real Shiv Sena.

21 Feb 2023


Another Delhi shocker: Woman set ablaze by live-in partner dies

In yet another horrific murder in Delhi, a 28-year-old woman died after her live-in partner allegedly set her ablaze following a dispute in Aman Vihar, PTI reported.

20 Feb 2023


Karnataka: Customer fails to pay for iPhone, kills delivery agent

A 20-year-old man reportedly murdered a delivery agent in Karnataka's Hassan district as he was unable to pay for the iPhone he had ordered.

20 Feb 2023


Assam woman kills husband, mother-in-law; stores body pieces in fridge

A woman in Assam's Guwahati has been arrested for allegedly murdering her husband and mother-in-law, chopping their bodies, keeping the pieces in a fridge for three days, and later disposing of the same in Meghalaya, the police revealed on Monday.

20 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Barring LoC, Centre considers withdrawing Army from Jammu and Kashmir

Over three years after revoking the special status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union government is reportedly mulling withdrawing the Indian Army from the Kashmir Valley entirely, with the exception of the Line of Control (LoC).

20 Feb 2023


Chhattisgarh: ED raids Congress leaders over alleged multi-crore coal scam

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) reportedly conducted raids at the residences of ruling Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh in connection with the purported multi-crore coal levy scam on Monday.

20 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir: Ramban landslide damages 13 houses; geologists called 

Authorities have sought help from the Geological Survey of India to study the massive landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban on Monday that left as many as 13 families homeless.

20 Feb 2023


Morbi bridge collapse: Half of cables had broken before tragedy

Administrative and technical lapses with no corrective measures led to the Morbi bridge collapse—which killed 135 people on October 30, 2022—the special investigation team (SIT) formed by the Gujarat government said in a report submitted to the Gujarat High Court.

19 Feb 2023

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh: APPSC paper leak protests turn violent in Itanagar

Daily life in Arunachal Pradesh's Itanagar was affected for the second day on Saturday after a protest launched by the Pan Arunachal Joint Steering Committee (PAJSC) turned violent.

NIA raids 7 locations in Rajasthan suspecting PFI links

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided seven locations in Rajasthan on Saturday, suspecting unlawful activities related to the banned Popular Front of India (PFI).

18 Feb 2023

Madhya Pradesh

MP: 12 South African cheetahs arrive at Kuno National Park

Twelve cheetahs from South Africa arrived in Madhya Pradesh as an Indian Air Force (IAF) aircraft carrying the big cats landed at the Gwalior Air Force base on Saturday.

17 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: BJP leader shot dead by bike-borne men

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suresh Verma was shot dead by two bike-borne men in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district on Thursday night while returning home after getting bail for one of his aides, the police confirmed.

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