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Sunday, May 22, 2022

Kerala: PFI to conduct massive Save the Republic rally in Alappuzha today

May 21, 2022 3:49:57 pm

Hours ahead of the rally, Bajrang Dal workers took out a “shaurya rally” in the district saying “the country cannot be consigned to anti-nationals and religious terrorists”.

Why is NCP chief Sharad Pawar meeting Brahmin community leaders in Pune today?

May 21, 2022 6:04:12 pm

NCP leaders including Pawar, Amol Mitkari and Chhagan Bhujbal have drawn the Brahmin community’s ire over recent remarks they made in connection with Chhatrapati Shivaji and on priests. At the meeting, Pawar will attempt to clear the air, party leaders said.

Relief for PNB scam accused Choksi as Dominica drops case

May 22, 2022 10:17:30 am

PNB scam accused was released on bail on medical grounds in July last year

The first stop for Azam, son out of jail was this SP leader’s house

May 21, 2022 9:22:13 pm

While there were a few raised eyebrows given the tension in ties between Azam and the SP leadership, particularly chief Akhilesh Yadav, old-timers said this gesture by the veteran – who has the state watching his every move – was purely personal.

NSE manipulation case: CBI raids properties linked to Chitra Ramkrishna

May 21, 2022 1:09:40 pm

"The searches are being conducted at the premises associated with some stock brokers who manipulated the co-location facility provided by the NSE in connivance with its officials," a CBI officer said.

Jharkhand schools to be painted in green & white; BJP alleges ‘political message’

May 21, 2022 12:09:04 pm

As per an order issued by the JEPC to all DEOs, the walls of the school buildings will be painted in swan, angora or coconut white, while frosted green or mehndi green will be used for borders and projections of the walls.

As regional parties bristle at remark, Rahul Gandhi clarifies: ‘Congress doesn’t want to be Big Daddy’

May 21, 2022 1:07:44 pm

Clarifying his earlier comment, Rahul Gandhi said the Congress is in no way “superior” to the other opposition parties, but added that the “ideological battle” is between “the national vision of the RSS and the national vision of the Congress.”

‘Visionary who shaped modern India’: Leaders pay tribute to ex-PM Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary

May 21, 2022 10:55:04 am

On May 21, 1991, Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam suicide bomber during an election rally in Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.

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India sees single-day rise of 2,323 Covid-19 cases; active cases at 14,996

May 21, 2022 10:18:03 am

The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 per cent, the ministry said.

After 4,000 blows, low-key JD(U) leader Anil Hegde has last laugh

May 21, 2022 9:52:31 am

The 62-year-old Anil Hegde, a long-term aide of late socialist stalwart George Fernandes, is all set to get elected to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar after being nominated for its bypoll by the Chief Minister Nitish Kumar-led JD(U).

BJP claims an ‘MY’ to counter rival parties’ maths

May 21, 2022 1:14:23 pm

BJP national general secretary Vinod Tawde told reporters that the party will celebrate eight years of the Narendra Modi government on the theme of “sewa, sushasan aur garib kalyan".

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EC in austerity mode, curtails its own perks and privileges

May 21, 2022 4:02:23 am

The decision was taken after CEC Rajiv Kumar held his first meeting on Friday along with fellow EC Anup Chandra Pandey.

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Qasim Rasool Ilyas: For the first time, AIMPLB has decided to reach out to leaders of all non-Muslim organisations

May 21, 2022 1:32:55 pm

We have a very clear stand on the matter. Once the Places of Worship Act came into being in 1991, there is simply no space for controversy regarding any place of worship: AIMPLB Executive Member Qasim Rasool Ilyas


Genome network confirms two cases of Omicron sub-variant BA.4

May 21, 2022 7:44:57 am

The sample from Chennai was from early May and belonged to a young woman, as per sources.

Upper-caste students at Uttarakhand govt school again refuse to eat Dalit cook’s food

May 21, 2022 7:45:06 am

The principal of the school in Champawat district, Prem Singh, said Friday that around 7-8 students have again refused to eat the food cooked by Sunita Devi — who had been sacked in the aftermath of the row in December

Justice L Nageswara Rao’s retirement huge loss for Bench: CJI N V Ramana

May 20, 2022 11:01:19 pm

Speaking at the farewell function of Justice Rao organised by the Supreme Court Bar Association, Justice Ramana said he has played a vital role in expounding the law and interpreting the constitution.

Apex court relaxes its 2011 order: Operators can sell directly already mined iron ore in Karnataka, says SC

May 20, 2022 10:44:22 pm

The bench agreed with the opinion of the court-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) that “the demand/supply and price of iron ore are best left to be determined by the market forces”.

Monkeypox: Health officials at airports, borders asked to keep close watch on symptomatic travellers from Africa

May 20, 2022 10:49:54 pm

Top health ministry officials told the Indian Express the public health officials have been directed to isolate symptomatic international travellers arriving from Africa —— and that the samples should be sent to National Institute of Virology, Pune.

Mining lease allotment: EC learnt to have asked Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren to appear before it

May 20, 2022 10:29:01 pm

The poll panel gave a notice to Hemant Soren seeking his stand on the charge that he issued a mining lease in the state in his favour, after it had received a representation from the state governor.

BMC ward delimitation: Congress fears will hurt its chances, sees Sena hand

May 20, 2022 10:28:54 pm

Nana Patole threatens to approach court, says parties have restructured corporation as per convenience.

Review or repeal? SC’s GST ruling sparks debate on stand within Cong

May 21, 2022 9:25:55 am

A section of the Congress leaders believe that the party should have demanded a review of the GST mechanism or repeal of the GST Act in its Udaipur chintan shivir declaration and that it lost an opportunity by not doing so.

India 2.0 needs fiscal prudence, power and education reforms, new health approach: Chief Economic Advisor

May 20, 2022 9:51:18 pm

Addressing the inaugural session of India Ideas Conclave, organised in Bengaluru by the RSS-backed India Foundation, Chief Economic Advisor V Anantha Nageswaran also says ‘technology can be the icing on the cake’.

Tripura: IPFT factional feud deepens, NC Debbarma says disciplinary committee formed to decide Mevar Kumar Jamatia’s fate

May 20, 2022 9:52:34 pm

Mevar Kumar Jamatia, who served as the IPFT general secretary, was NC Debbarma's protege and was included in the Biplab Deb cabinet as the forest and tribal affairs minister.

Heroin worth Rs 1,500 crore seized off Lakshadweep coast: Officials

May 20, 2022 11:23:10 pm

The agency said it launched an operation after gathering intelligence over several months that indicated that two Indian boats would sail from the Tamil Nadu coast and receive narcotics in large quantities somewhere in the Arabian Sea.

HashtagPolitics | Another BJP MLA in a spot over Northeast flood visit: Gets feet washed, says all about love

May 21, 2022 7:44:42 am

The video, shared by the opposition CPM, showed a woman washing Badharghat legislator Mimi Majumder's feet with soap and water and then drying them with a towel, after the MLA had completed an inspection of the locality.