Breaking: 2 accused in Mumbai cruise ship drugs’ case granted bail by NDPS court, first to get relief

  • Oct 26, 2021 06:24 PM IST

    Accused Manish Rajgaria, Avin Sahu become first to get bail in Mumbai cruise ship drugs’ case

    One of the accused in Mumbai cruise ship drugs’ case, Manish Rajgaria, has been granted bail by city-based special NDPS Court. Avin Sahu, another accused, have also been granted bail. They are the first persons to get bail in this case.

  • Oct 26, 2021 06:06 PM IST

    Aryan Khan’s bail hearing adjourned till tomorrow

    Bombay High Court has adjourned Aryan Khan’s bail plea hearing till tomorrow 2.30pm.

  • Oct 26, 2021 05:52 PM IST

    Sudan’s top general Burhan says he is keeping ousted PM at his own house for “safety”

    Sudan’s top general Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Tuesday said that he was keeping ousted Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok at his own house. According to Reuters, Burhan told a news conference in Khartoum that Hamdok was “safe and kept away for his own safety.”

  • Oct 26, 2021 05:45 PM IST

    ‘Unsavoury controversy between political people and NCB officials can’t be rubbed on me’: Aryan tells court via lawyer

    In his ongoing bail application hearing, Aryan Khan via his lawyer told the Bombay High Court that “unsavoury controversy” between politicians and the officials of NCB “cannot be rubbed” on him.

  • Oct 26, 2021 05:23 PM IST

    ‘WhatsApp chats have nothing to do with cruise incident’: Rohatgi

    Aryan Khan’s lawyer Mukul Rohatgi told Bombay HC that WhatsApp chats recovered from the 23-year-old’s phone by the NCB have “nothing to do with the cruise terminal incident.” The former Attorney General of India said that these chats are from before the raid happened, which the central agency is using to say that Aryan had knowledge of the presence of drugs on the ship and was also dealing with relevant people. 

  • Oct 26, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    ‘Approach is not to keep people behind bars’

    ‘Approach is not to keep people in jails, the social justice ministry is talking about reforms’, Khan’s counsel tells court. 

  • Oct 26, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    Aryan Khan’s bail plea hearing starts in Bombay High Court

    The bail plea hearing of Aryan Khan in cruise ship drugs’ case has begun in Bombay High Court. Justice Nitin Sambre is hearing the bail application.

  • Oct 26, 2021 03:54 PM IST

    Two more arrested in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case

    Two more persons have been held in connection with the killing of four people, including two BJP workers and a journalist in Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh. Read full report.

  • Oct 26, 2021 02:58 PM IST

    Ex-Attorney Gen of India Mukul Rohatgi arrives in Bombay HC

    Mukul Rohatgi, the former Attorney General of India, was seen arriving at the Bombay High Court a few minutes before, according to an image shared by ANI. Notably, he is appearing for Aryan Khan in the 23-year-old’s bail application hearing today in connection with the drugs case on a Mumbai cruise ship.

  • Oct 26, 2021 02:26 PM IST

    NCB opposes Aryan Khan’s bail plea, says can influence witnesses

    The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has opposed Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son, Aryan Khan’s bail plea in Mumbai cruise ship drugs’ case. The central agency said that his bail can influence witnesses and tamper with evidence.

  • Oct 26, 2021 01:54 PM IST

    Full vaccination mandatory for travel in Mumbai local trains for essential workers, govt employees

    Full vaccination mandatory for travel in Mumbai local trains for essential workers and government employees: Government of Maharashtra.

  • Oct 26, 2021 01:48 PM IST

    Pegasus snooping case: SC to deliver order in setting up probe panel

    Supreme Court will deliver at 10.30am tomorrow its order on setting up a probe panel to inquire into the Pegasus snooping case.

  • Oct 26, 2021 01:47 PM IST

    India, UK take part in maiden bilateral tri-service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’

    The sea phase of the maiden bilateral tri-service exercise ‘Konkan Shakti 2021’ between the UK and Indian Armed Forces commenced off the Konkan coast in the Arabian Sea.

  • Oct 26, 2021 01:19 PM IST

    Team investigating new Covid-19 variant AY.4.2: Mansukh Mandaviya

    A team is investigating the new Covid-19 variant AY.4.2 … ICMR and NCDC teams study and analyse the different variants: Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

  • Oct 26, 2021 01:01 PM IST

    Gujarat court asks Rahul Gandhi to appear on Oct 29 in defamation case

    A magistrate court in Surat has directed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to appear before it on October 29 to record his statement in connection with a criminal defamation case against him over his remark on the “Modi surname”.

  • Oct 26, 2021 12:34 PM IST

    China locks down Lanzhou, city of 4 million, over Covid-19

    China locks down Lanzhou, city of 4 million, over Covid-19, reports AFP.

  • Oct 26, 2021 12:34 PM IST

    Assam issues new SOPs relaxing Covid-19 curfew timings

    Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) issues a new SOPs relaxing Covid-19 curfew timings in the state; Night curfew between 11pm and 5am, shops and dine-in restaurants to remain open till 10pm.

  • Oct 26, 2021 12:21 PM IST

    Singapore has just 60 ICU beds left as severe Covid cases rise

    The number of seriously ill Covid-19 patients in Singapore has risen to such an extent that there are 60 empty beds currently left in intensive care units.

  • Oct 26, 2021 11:50 AM IST

    There’s paramount need for discipline and unity: Sonia Gandhi

    I would like to re-emphasise the paramount need for discipline and unity. What should matter to each and every one of us is the strengthening of the organisation. This must override personal ambitions: Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi.

  • Oct 26, 2021 11:42 AM IST

    All telecommunications interrupted in Sudan – al-Hadath TV

    All telecommunications were interrupted in Sudan, the Saudi-owned Dubai-based al-Hadath television channel said on Monday, a day after the country’s military seized power in a coup.

  • Oct 26, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    SC orders protection of witnesses in Lakhimpur Kheri violence case

    Supreme Court orders protection of witnesses in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. It has also directed the Uttar Pradesh police to expedite recording of eye- witnesses’ statements before a judicial magistrate. The court further seeks a separate status report on death of four others, including a local journalist, in the incident. The next date if hearing is November 8.

  • Oct 26, 2021 11:12 AM IST

    Former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo has died

    Seoul hospital says former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo has died.

  • Oct 26, 2021 10:38 AM IST

    Few civilians injured in grenade attack in J-K’s Bandipore

    Few civilians injured in grenade attack in J-K’s Bandipore.

  • Oct 26, 2021 10:05 AM IST

    Mercury settles at 19.2 degree Celsius in Delhi

    Mercury rose by a few notches in the national capital on Tuesday, as the minimum temperature settled at 19.2 degrees Celsius, officials said.

  • Oct 26, 2021 09:54 AM IST

    China vows to help Taliban ‘rebuild the country’ in Doha meeting

    China pledged to help the Taliban “rebuild the country” while reiterating calls for the US to lift sanctions against the new leaders of Afghanistan as the economy worsens.

  • Oct 26, 2021 09:24 AM IST

    India logs 12,428 new Covid-19 cases, 356 deaths in last 24 hours

    India recorded 12,428 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 34,202,202, while the death toll climbed to 455,068 with 356 daily fatalities, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Tuesday. 

  • Oct 26, 2021 09:19 AM IST

    7 killed, 140 injured as Sudan’s military fires on anti-coup protesters

    Thousands of people who joined the anti-coup protest were fired upon by the Sudanese military resulting in the death of at least seven people while injuring 140 people.

  • Oct 26, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    US announces new Covid-19 international air travel rules

    The Biden administration on Monday (local time) announced new Covid-19 international air travel rules starting from November 8.

  • Oct 26, 2021 07:47 AM IST

    Farmers call for nationwide protests today to seek Union min Ajay Misra’s arrest

    The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has given a call to organise nationwide protests on Tuesday to press for the dismissal and arrest of Union minister Ajay Misra in connection with the Lakhimpur violence and also to mark the completion of 11 months of farmers’ agitation.

  • Oct 26, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    Amit Shah pays tribute to 40 CRPF jawans who were killed in 2019 Pulwama terror attack

    Union minister Amit Shah pays tribute to 40 CRPF jawans who were killed in 2019 Pulwama terror attack.

  • Oct 26, 2021 07:12 AM IST

    4 dead after fire broke out in Delhi’s old Seelampuri area

    Four person found dead after a fire broke out at top floor of three-storey building in Old Seemapuri area early in the morning: Delhi Police.

  • Oct 26, 2021 06:56 AM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal to visit Ram temple site today

    Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal will pay obeisance to Ram Lalla at the Ram Janmabhoomi site and to Lord Hanuman at Hanuman Garhi temple on Tuesday.

  • Oct 26, 2021 06:37 AM IST

    WHO to consider emergency use listing of Covaxin in meet today

    The World Health Organization (WHO) will meet on Tuesday to consider much-coveted emergency use approval to Covaxin, India’s indigenously-made vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

  • Oct 26, 2021 06:17 AM IST

    Bombay HC to hear Aryan Khan’s bail plea today

    The Bombay High Court will on Tuesday hear the bail application of Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, in the Mumbai cruise drugs raid case.

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