Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

India-US relationship not narrowed to bilateral gains: Jaishankar

September 29, 2022 9:40:08 am

The External Affairs Minister said both countries have recognised that this is a relationship of great capability and potential and there is still a lot of room for it to grow.

Need for UNSC reform cannot be denied forever: Jaishankar

September 29, 2022 8:37:17 am

India has been at the forefront of the years-long efforts to reform the security council, saying it rightly deserved a place as a permanent member

UP: 10 killed, 41 hurt in head-on collision between bus, mini-truck

September 29, 2022 8:30:07 am

The accident took place on the Aira bridge on the National Highway 730, around 30 kilometers from the district headquarters, DSP Pritam Pal Singh said.

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Congress President polls LIVE Updates: Rajasthan CM Gehlot to meet Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, Digvijaya Singh likely to file nomination today

September 29, 2022 9:48:52 am

Congress President Elections 2022 LIVE Updates, September 29, 2022: Talking to reporters, Gehlot said internal issues that have cropped up within the party ahead of the Congress president's election will be resolved soon.

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Bihar court issues arrest warrant against Ekta Kapoor, her mother

September 29, 2022 7:48:40 am

The court of judge Vikas Kumar issued the warrant on the basis of a complaint lodged by Shambhu Kumar, an ex-serviceman and a resident of Begusarai

Veteran Congress leader Jayanti Patnaik passes away

September 29, 2022 7:31:32 am

Jayanti Patnaik, a four-time MP and wife of late Odisha chief minister J B Patnaik, was declared dead by doctors at a hospital here, her son Pritiv Ballav Patnaik said.

In a first, Collegium looks at judge’s performance for elevation to Supreme Court

September 29, 2022 7:08:22 am

The data would also help the Collegium counter any apprehension or objection raised against a candidate, both within the Collegium or by the government.

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Terror links to training sites to targeted killings: Govt’s case against PFI

September 29, 2022 6:54:59 am

According to a document of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), these cases have been registered, among others, under provisions of the UAPA, Indian Penal Code and Arms Act.

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Cabinet okays Rs 10,000 cr for facelift of Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad railway stations

September 29, 2022 5:18:38 am

“Railways caters to middle class and lower middle class so any extra burden on passengers is not good. So, it has been decided to invest budget money in the Railways. It is a conscious decision to redevelop all these stations under the EPC model,” he said.

Emergency response phase since Galwan incident over: China envoy

September 29, 2022 7:08:16 am

This is a significant framing, as Beijing has, for the first time, sought to link its redline on Taiwan with the India-China border situation.

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After special job drive, over 820 Jharkhand girls leave for TN Tata plant

September 29, 2022 1:39:33 am

They are among 1,898 girls, all between 18 and 20 years, who have been recruited by Tata Electronics Private Ltd to work in its component manufacturing factory in Hosur.

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ASI reports Ajanta-era Buddhist caves, other remains in tiger reserve

September 29, 2022 7:11:17 am

The exploration was conducted by ASI's Jabalpur circle under the direction of its superintending archaeologist Shivakant Bajpai, officials said here on Wednesday.

Jaishankar, Sullivan discuss bilateral ties, Indo-Pacific

September 29, 2022 7:06:41 am

External Affairs minister says no difficulties with Russia on servicing of military equipment, spare parts.

Who is R Venkataramani, the new Attorney General for India?

September 28, 2022 10:26:38 pm

Venkatramani is a lawyer with an experience of 42 years of practice in the Supreme Court.


Mundra port drug haul case: NIA arrests Bengal businessman

September 29, 2022 8:12:54 am

In a statement, the NIA said Sushanta Sarkar, a businessman from Malda district of West Bengal, was arrested for his alleged involvement in the illegal supply of heroin into India for supporting terrorist activities.

Sacrosanct duty of husband to maintain his wife, minor kids even by physical labour: SC

September 28, 2022 10:19:36 pm

It rejected the submission of the husband that he has no source of income as his business has now been closed and the wife has moved out of the matrimonial home on her own.

Senior advocate R Venkataramani is new Attorney General for India

September 29, 2022 1:51:05 am

Venkataramani will succeed K K Venugopal, whose term as the Attorney General for India ends on September 30

Your Daily Wrap: Govt bans PFI; Lt Gen Anil Chouhan is new CDS; and more

September 28, 2022 8:55:39 pm

From PFI dissolving the organisation following ban order to senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh likely to contest the October 17 election for the party president’s post, here are the top stories of the day.

Cabinet clears MoU with Bangladesh on river water withdrawal

September 28, 2022 8:41:58 pm

This MoU will enable Government of Assam to withdraw up to 153 cusecs of water from the common stretch of Kushiyara river during dry season

Ishrat probe officer’s dismissal: SC declines to interfere with HC order refusing further stay, advances HC hearing date

September 29, 2022 1:35:38 am

A 1986-batch IPS officer, Satish Chnadra Verma is to superannuate on September 30. Dismissal from service before the end of tenure would mean he will not be entitled to any pension or other benefits.

Supreme Court to consider on October 12 pleas challenging demonetisation

September 29, 2022 1:35:25 am

“The first question we examine is whether the issue has become academic and if it can be heard at all,” Justice S Abdul Nazeer, heading a five-judge Constitution bench, said.

Lt Gen Anil Chauhan, former Army Commander, is new CDS

September 29, 2022 7:08:26 am

Lt General Anil Chauhan’s appointment comes over three months after the Government amended rules for appointment to the post of CDS.

SC notice to Centre, EC on PIL seeking to debar persons charged in serious offences from contesting elections

September 28, 2022 6:15:24 pm

The plea has also sought direction to the Centre and the ECI to take steps to restrain such candidates who are put on trial for serious offences.

Congress race opens up: Digvijaya Singh in running, Ashok Gehlot heads to Delhi

September 29, 2022 10:02:25 am

The surprise move is being seen by a section of leaders within the party as either a part of the leadership’s “Plan B” or a “smokescreen” to pressure Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to accept the leadership’s wish that he contest for the top post and leave the decision on his successor in the state to the Gandhis.

In season of festivals, Govt extends free grain scheme by 3 months

September 29, 2022 6:49:36 am

Under PM-GKAY, beneficiaries of the National Food Security Act, 2013, are entitled to 5 kg foodgrains per person in a month, over and above their entitlement under the Act.