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Updated on Apr 17, 2022 10:46 PM IST
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Apr 17, 2022 10:46 PM IST
Shiv Sena MLA Mangesh Kudalkar’s wife found dead at home
Shiv Sena MLA Mangesh Kudalkar’s wife found hanging at her Mumbai residence, body sent for postmortem, reports ANI quoting city police.
Apr 17, 2022 09:53 PM IST
Delhi logs 517 fresh Covid-19 cases, no new death
Delhi reports 517 new Covid-19 cases, up from 461 a day ago. City sees no fresh fatality as positivity rate recorded at 4.21%, down from 5.33% on Saturday.
Apr 17, 2022 08:23 PM IST
Corruption and Congress are synonyms, says JP Nadda
Corruption and Congress are synonyms. Where there is BJP there is a mission, where there is Congress there is a commission. Corruption and Congress are two sides of one coin: JP Nadda, BJP chief, in Hosapete, Karnataka
Apr 17, 2022 08:10 PM IST
Fire breaks out in chemical factory in Haryana’s Sonipat
A fire has broken out in a chemical factory in the Kundli area of Sonipat, Haryana. On the special request of Haryana, the Delhi fire Service also sent its firefighters for the operation. The cause of the fire is not yet known: Delhi Fire Service
Apr 17, 2022 07:30 PM IST
Delhi: Uttarakhand CM meets migrants residing in state
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami met migrant residents of the state in Delhi. CM expected everyone to be cooperative in the development of Uttarakhand: Chief Minister’s Office (CMO)
Apr 17, 2022 06:26 PM IST
‘KS Eshwarappa’s issue is over’: HD Kumaraswamy
KS Eswaraapa’s issue is over. Congress is asking to arrest him, what is the need to do that? Congress wants to create a vote bank using such issues. Congress and BJP are using communal issues to get the votes of one particular community: HD Kumaraswamy, JDS leader and former Karnataka CM
Apr 17, 2022 05:35 PM IST
Met dept projects light to moderate thundershowers in Telangana
Light to moderate rains or thundershowers accompanied by lightning and gusty winds to occur in isolated places in Telangana for the next three days. The maximum temperature is expected to be around 42.3°C: Dr A Sravani, scientist C, MET-Telangana
Apr 17, 2022 04:49 PM IST
Former Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora joins TMC
Former Rajya Sabha MP and ex-Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora resigns from the party, joins Trinamool Congress
Apr 17, 2022 03:18 PM IST
Students who returned from Ukraine protest at Jantar Mantar
Students who returned from war-ravaged Ukraine protest with their parents at Jantar Mantar demanding admission to Indian institutions to complete their education.
Apr 17, 2022 02:26 PM IST
‘People should inform police of suspicious activities’: Delhi Police
People are requested to inform police if suspicious activities take place in their area or any group indulge in argument. We’ve arrested 14 people, 7 cases were filed and weapons were recovered: Dependra Pathak, Special CP, Law & Order, Delhi Police on Jahangirpuri violence
Apr 17, 2022 01:39 PM IST
‘Eliminated’ rioters from Khargone, says Madhya Pradesh minister
“We have eliminated the rioters from Khargone. Shivraj Singh Chouhan govt is ensuring that such incidents do not occur again. We are not only eliminating the rioters but will also end such mentality,” ANI quoted Madhya Pradesh Minister Vishwas Sarang as saying.
Apr 17, 2022 12:25 PM IST
MNS chief Raj Thackeray to visit Ayodhya on June 5
MNS chief Raj Thackeray announced his plans to visit Ayodhya on June 5. His announcement comes a day after Aaditya Thackeray announced he would visit Ayodhya in the first week of May.
Apr 17, 2022 11:39 AM IST
5.6-magnitude earthquake strikes Biak region in Indonesia
An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 on the Richter scale has struck the Biak region in Indonesia, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre. The quake was at a depth of 5 km (3.11 miles), EMSC said.
Apr 17, 2022 11:16 AM IST
Accused who opened fire during Jahangirpuri violence arrested: Delhi Police
Delhi Police said that one of the accused who opened fire has also been arrested. The pistol used in the commission of the crime has been recovered from his possession.
Apr 17, 2022 10:11 AM IST
Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC to deliver verdict tomorrow on plea seeking cancellation of bail to union minister’s son
Supreme Court will deliver its order tomorrow at 10.30am on cancellation of bail to Ashish Mishra, son of Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni, in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. Victims’ families have sought the cancellation of his bail.
Apr 17, 2022 10:05 AM IST
Cyclopean wall at Rajgir recommended 2nd time for World Heritage Site status
For the second time, the Bihar government has taken efforts to bring the cyclopean wall at Rajgir into the coveted list of World Heritage Sites of Unesco. In 2019, a proposal in this connection was sent to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), but things did not materialise.
Apr 17, 2022 09:28 AM IST
Nine arrested in connection with violence in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri on Hanuman Jayanti
Nine accused persons in Delhi Jahangirpuri violence have been arrested so far, DCP (north-west) Usha Rangnani said on Sunday. Rangnani added that a total of nine persons, including eight police personnel and one civilian were injured in the incident and are being treated in Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital.
Apr 17, 2022 08:57 AM IST
Congress MLA’s son booked for assaulting constable, truck driver
Chhattisgarh police registered a case against the son of a Congress MLA for allegedly assaulting a policeman and truck driver inside a police station in Raigarh, police said on Sunday.
Apr 17, 2022 08:43 AM IST
India sees nearly 18% rise in daily Covid cases with 1,150 fresh infections, 4 deaths
India recorded 1,150 new Covid cases and four related deaths, a nearly 18 per cent increase in daily infections from the previous day.
Apr 17, 2022 08:30 AM IST
Modi pays tribute to former PM Chandra Shekhar on his birth anniversary
“Chandra Shekhar Ji was a towering personality who was widely admired for his commitment to democratic values and efforts to remove poverty. He always worked for the welfare of the downtrodden and marginalised. Tributes to his on his birth anniversary,” PM Modi tweeted.
Apr 17, 2022 08:10 AM IST
India visit will deliver on job creation, energy security, defence: UK PM
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that his visit to India will deliver on the “things that really matter to the people of both our nations – from job creation and economic growth to energy security and defence.” The UK PM will be on a two-day visit to India from April 21.
Apr 17, 2022 07:37 AM IST
Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth to arrive in India today
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth will arrive in India for an eight-day visit starting Sunday. He will be accompanied by his spouse Kobita Jugnauth and a high-level delegation.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to attend IMF, World Bank meets in US
Nirmala Sitharaman is the third high-level minister to visit the US in the last week, with External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attending the India-US 2 2 ministerial with their US counterparts on April 11.
Published on Apr 17, 2022 09:46 PM IST
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Amid ceasefire, ‘recruitment’ for ULFA-I continues in Assam
The news of Gogoi and others joining ULFA-I, a banned terror outfit, which had declared an unilateral ceasefire since May 2021, has caused some alarm in the corridors of power in Guwahati since this has happened at a time when there are indications of the outfit’s leadership sitting for peace talks with New Delhi.
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 08:33 PM IST
Blow to Congress in Assam as former state chief Ripun Bora quits party, joins TMC
Bora was the president of the state Congress during last year’s polls in which the party had tied up with nine other parties in a bid to wrest power from the BJP. But Congress managed to win just 29 of the total 126 seats leading to BJP and allies forming the government again.
Published on Apr 17, 2022 07:37 PM IST
Man shot dead in Odisha village for plying a tractor on kutcha road
The incident triggered a counter-attack that left the 3-year-old son and wife of the accused seriously injured.
Published on Apr 17, 2022 06:03 PM IST
In his letter to PM Modi, Sharif raises Kashmir, seeks peaceful Indo-Pak ties
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his letter to Shehbaz Sharif had congratulated the PML-N chief on becoming the prime minister of Pakistan and conveyed to him that India desired constructive ties with Pakistan.
Published on Apr 17, 2022 05:59 PM IST
72-year-old Chhattisgarh man passes away in Puri’s Jagannath Temple
Temple officials said Murti, 72, had come to Puri with his family to see the deities. He was sitting on the stairs in front of Bimala temple after completing a darshan of Lord Jagannath and his siblings, when he suddenly collapsed.
Published on Apr 17, 2022 05:13 PM IST
‘Janata malik hai’ – Nitish Kumar’s terse reply after Bochahan bypoll loss
Bochahan bypoll: Lalu Yadav’s Rashtriya Janata Dal registered a big win, with Amar Kumar Paswan securing over 82,000 votes to Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Baby Kumari’s 46,000.
Updated on Apr 17, 2022 04:55 PM IST