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Land-for-jobs scam: CBI questions ex-Bihar CM Rabri Devi in Patna

The Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI) began questioning former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi at her residence in Patna, Bihar, in connection with the alleged land-for-jobs scam that took place during 2004-09.

06 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Another Umesh Pal murder accused killed in Prayagraj encounter

Another accused in the Umesh Pal murder case was killed in an encounter by a Prayagraj Police team in Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning.

06 Mar 2023


Meghalaya: NPP-led coalition now 45-member strong, newly-elected MLAs' swearing-in today

The National People's Party-led (NPP) coalition in Meghalaya now has 45 members after two regional parties rallied support for incumbent CM Conrad Sangma to form the government.

05 Mar 2023


Kerala Police raids Asianet News channel's office, sparks political row  

The Kochi Police on Sunday allegedly raided the Asianet News channel office in Kozhikode, Kerala, in connection with an alleged "fake news" case.

05 Mar 2023

Allahabad High Court

Invoking Hindu scriptures, Allahabad HC judge seeks cow slaughter ban

The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court has condemned people who kill cows and also asked the central government to enact a law to ban cow slaughter and declare it as a "protected national animal."

05 Mar 2023

American Airlines

Drunk student urinates on New York-Delhi American Airlines flight: Report

A drunk student on a New York-Delhi American Airlines flight urinated on a co-passenger, reported PTI.

04 Mar 2023

Bill Gates

Bill Gates meets Modi, lauds India's progress in various sectors

Microsoft co-founder and United States (US) business magnate Bill Gates met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and stated that the meeting made him more optimistic than ever about India's progress in climate, development, and health.

Influenza A subtype causing cough, fever in India: ICMR experts

A persistent cold and cough running through the country are due to Influenza A subtype H3N2, as per experts from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

04 Mar 2023


Karnataka: Rs 3 crore seized from industrialist Ramesh Bonageri's home

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) police in Hubballi, Karnataka, seized Rs. 3 crore in cash from the residence of industrialist Ramesh Bonageri on Saturday.

04 Mar 2023

COVID-19 India

India records over 300 COVID-19 cases after nearly 100 days

India reported over 300 new COVID-19 cases after 97 days, as per the data provided by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday.

04 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 14-year-old girl commits suicide after getting barred from exam

A 14-year-old girl in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, died by suicide after her school barred her from taking an exam due to non-payment of fees, her family members alleged, according to PTI.

04 Mar 2023

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Manish Sisodia's bail hearing deferred; CBI remand extended till Monday

Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court on Saturday listed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former deputy CM Manish Sisodia's bail plea for hearing on March 10 in the Delhi Liquor policy case, Live Law reported.

04 Mar 2023

Central Government

Gold jewelry sale with HUID mandatory; 1-year jail for violation

The Central government has made Hallmark Unique Identification Number (HUID)-based hallmarking for gold jewelry and artifacts mandatory in the country from April 1.

04 Mar 2023


Hindu Sena chief slams BJP leaders for using Modi's name

Pramod Muthalik, chief of Rashtriya Hindu Sena, has asked the people of Karnataka to beat the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders "with slippers" if they try to seek votes in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reported India today.

04 Mar 2023

DY Chandrachud

Truth has become victim of false news: CJI Chandrachud

Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud remarked that truth has become a "victim" in the age of social media amid the spread of fake news.

04 Mar 2023

Harish Salve

Probe Hindenburg Research and those who made fortunes: Harish Salve 

Former Solicitor General of India (SGI) and senior Lawyer Harish Salve said on Friday that the primary goal of United States based short-seller Hindenburg Research's report on Adani Group was to make a profit on the misfortune of middle-class investors.

04 Mar 2023


40% of Kolkata households hit by viral infections: Survey

Four in 10 households in Kolkata have had at least one person suffering from health conditions such as cough, congestion, fever, body ache, and fatigue in the last 30 days, a LocalCircles survey found.

03 Mar 2023

Sukesh Chandrasekhar

Kejriwal, Sisodia sang for my birthday in 2017: Sukesh Chandrasekhar

Conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar has made fresh allegations against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, former Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Satyendar Jain in a new letter.

03 Mar 2023


Jharkhand: ED seizes Rs. 3 crore linked to IAS Singhal

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) seized Rs. 3 crore in cash in connection with the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case against now-suspended IAS officer Pooja Singhal.

03 Mar 2023

Delhi Police

Delhi: Woman journalist accuses Uber driver of harassment; shares video

The Delhi Police is looking for an Uber auto driver who allegedly harassed a female journalist during a ride to Malviya Nagar, reported ANI.

03 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

Pegasus used for spying on me: Rahul Gandhi at Cambridge

During his recent lecture at Cambridge University, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi claimed that the Indian government used Pegasus, spyware developed by Israel's cyber-intelligence firm NSO Group, to spy on him and other politicians.

03 Mar 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi hospitalized due to bronchitis, fever; condition stable now

Former Congress chief and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson, Sonia Gandhi, was admitted to Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi on Thursday due to bronchitis and fever.

03 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Railway constable arrested for molesting Swiss woman onboard Tejas Express

A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable has been arrested for allegedly molesting a Swiss woman onboard a train in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The incident took place on the Tejas Express, going from Delhi to Lucknow.

03 Mar 2023


Karnataka: BJP MLA's son caught receiving Rs. 40 lakh bribe

The anti-corruption department of Lokayukta in Karnataka arrested sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Madal Virupakshappa's son Prashanth Madal while he was reportedly receiving a bribe of Rs. 40 lakh on Thursday at his office in Bengaluru.

02 Mar 2023

S Jaishankar

Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart Qin Gang on G20 meet sidelines

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Chinese counterpart Qin Gang on the sidelines of the G20 Foreign Minister's Meeting in New Delhi on Thursday.

02 Mar 2023


Hathras gang rape-murder case: Court acquits 3 accused, 1 convicted

In a major development in the Hathras murder and gang-rape case, an Uttar Pradesh (UP) court on Thursday acquitted three out of the four accused and held one accused guilty, as per NDTV.

02 Mar 2023


Russia's TMH, RVNL bid lowest for manufacturing Vande Bharat trains

Russia's biggest rolling stock manufacturer CJSC Transmashholding (TMH), in partnership with state-owned Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), has bid the lowest for the tender to produce 200 Vande Bharat trains in India.

02 Mar 2023

G20 Summit

Global governance failed, says Modi at G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting

While emphasizing the failure of global governance to avert wars, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told the foreign ministers of G20 nations that they are meeting at a time of serious "global divisions" where talks are "affected by the geopolitical tensions of the day."

PM, opposition leader, CJI panel to select CEC, ECs: SC

Quashing the present system of making top appointments in the Election Commission of India (ECI), the Supreme Court on Thursday appointed a committee to select the poll body members.

JNU to fine students for dharnas, cancel admissions for violence 

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi has come up with a new set of rules, under which it will impose a penalty of Rs. 20,000 on students holding dharnas.

01 Mar 2023

Central Government

MHA suspends think-tank CPR's FCRA license amid I-T probe 

The Central government on Wednesday suspended the license of the well-known think-tank Centre for Policy Research (CPR) after discovering that it allegedly violated the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), Hindustan Times reported, citing sources.

01 Mar 2023


Delhi: Massive fire causes building collapse, no casualties reported

A massive fire broke out at a warehouse in the Roshanara Road area of Delhi on Wednesday, causing the building to collapse and narrowly missing some firefighters on the scene.

01 Mar 2023

United Kingdom

Jaishankar replies to UK counterpart's BBC I-T 'survey' query 'firmly'

The Minister of External Affairs (MEA) S Jaishankar "firmly" responded to his United Kingdom counterpart, James Cleverly, on Wednesday when he brought up the "survey" at British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) offices in Mumbai and Delhi by the Income Tax Department.

01 Mar 2023


Telangana: 16-year-old student dies by suicide in classroom

A 16-year-old boy allegedly died by suicide in a classroom at his college near Hyderabad, Telangana.

01 Mar 2023


Man who stole flower pots from G20 venue arrested

A man was arrested by the Gurugram Police on Wednesday for stealing after a viral video showed two men in an SUV stopping and taking away flower pots set up for the G20 event.

Delhi wakes up to high winds, rain; IMD predicts thunderstorm

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a cloudy sky and thunderstorm in Delhi and its nearby areas on Wednesday, NDTV reported.

01 Mar 2023

LPG Cylinder

Domestic and commercial LPG cylinder prices hiked across India

The prices of domestic and commercial LPG cylinders have been raised across the country starting Wednesday.

Heatwave to sweep India as February records highest-ever temperature

After February witnessed its highest-ever maximum temperature in 122 years at 29.54 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heatwave between March and May.

28 Feb 2023


Karnataka: Man killed on busy road with swords; bystanders watch

A 26-year-old man was brutally hacked to death on a busy street in Karnataka by four to five men as bystanders looked on. The heinous murder in the Bidar district was caught on camera.

28 Feb 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K: 2 shot dead including terrorist who killed Kashmiri Pandit

Two terrorists were shot dead in a joint operation by the Army and the police at Padgampora village of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Tuesday.

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