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Navjot Singh Sidhu to walk out of jail after serving 10 months
Navjot Singh Sidhu, after spending about 10 months in Patiala's central jail, set to walk free in a road rage case in 1988.
Published on Apr 01, 2023 01:46 PM IST
Mahua Moitra's ‘Hindus in danger' tweet after Howrah violence
Mahua Moitra hit out at BJP over the “Hindus are in danger” narrative even as TMC and the opposition party are engaged in a blame game over the Howrah violence.
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 01:00 PM IST
Amritpal Singh hiding in ‘dera’? Papalpreet Singh's video surfaces
The Punjab Police expanded its hunt for Amritpal Singh to ‘deras’ and other possible hideouts of the 'Waris Punjab De' chief in Hoshiarpur district.
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 11:40 AM IST
Drunk Swedish national molests IndiGo air hostess, assaults co-passenger
The Mumbai Police arrested a Swedish national for allegedly molesting a 24-year-old cabin crew on board an Indigo Airlines flight from Bangkok to Mumbai.
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 10:03 AM IST
Himanta Sarma's 'sue' warning to Kejriwal: ‘A single word…’
Ahead of Arvind Kejriwal's rally in Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma dared his Delhi counterpart to speak against him that "Himanta Biswa Sarma is corrupt".
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 07:50 AM IST
Howrah tense; Smriti Irani slams Mamata for ‘clean chit’, TMC blames BJP
The TMC and BJP blamed game each other for Howrah violence during Ram Navami celebrations with West Bengal government handing over the probe to CID.
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 06:17 AM IST
Akhilesh Yadav mocks UP govt after Didi's 'washing machine' jibe
Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav took a potshot at the Uttar Pradesh government over “mafia”, a day after Mamata Banerjee performed the act of doing ‘laundry’ - where she puts in a ‘black cloth’ in a dummy washing machine and pulls out a ‘white cloth’.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 02:51 PM IST
Ram Navami procession held in Jahangirpuri despite Delhi Police denial
A large Ram Navami procession or Shobha Yatra was taken out on in Delhi's Jahangirpuri amid heavy police deployment.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 01:38 PM IST
On Rahul Gandhi, Congress ‘thanks’ Germany, BJP hits back for ‘celebration’
The Congress thanked Germany Germany for "taking note" of Rahul Gandhi's disqualification from Parliament as the Lok Sabha MP, while the BJP slammed the opposition party for allegedly “celebrating” the reactions from Germany and the US remarks over the issue.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 12:41 PM IST
Communal violence in Maharashtra's Jalgaon over DJ music near mosque
Violence broke out between two groups after a religious procession accompanied by DJ music was taken out in front of a mosque in Paldhi of Maharashtra's Jalgaon district.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 10:53 AM IST
Lalit Modi to sue Rahul Gandhi in UK court: ‘Ill-informed or…’
Lalit Modi launched a scathing attack on Rahul Gandhi and will take the Congress leader to court in the UK over his "Modi surname" remarks and allegations by the disqualified MP's associates that he is a “fugitive of justice”.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 12:42 PM IST
‘Modi ka naam de do’: Amit Shah reveals how CBI 'pressured’ him
Amit Shah recalled how the CBI was “putting pressure” on him to “frame” Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an alleged fake encounter case in Gujarat during the UPA government.
Published on Mar 30, 2023 07:41 AM IST
Over 300 lawyers call out Kiren Rijiju for ‘anti-India gang’ remarks
Over 300 lawyers of the Supreme Court and high courts criticised Kiren Rijiju for his recent statement that some retired judges are “part of an anti-India gang”.
Updated on Mar 30, 2023 06:07 AM IST
On ‘Adani shares tumble’ report, Mahua Moitra's ‘cash’ dig
Mahua Moitra has been one of the main voices in the Opposition who has been demanding a JPC probe into the Adani row since the Hindenburg Research's report alleged stock manipulation and improper use of tax havens by the group.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 02:01 PM IST
Jalandhar seat, vacant since MP's death at Cong yatra, goes to poll on May 10
The bypolls for the Jalandhar parliamentary constituency in Punjab and assembly constituencies of Jharsuguda in Odisha, Chhanbey and Suar in Uttar Pradesh and Sohiong in Meghalaya will be held on May 10 and the counting of votes will be conducted on May 13.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 01:05 PM IST
Karnataka assembly election voting on May 10, counting on May 13
Chief election commissioner Rajiv Kumar along with election commissioners Anup Chandra Pandey and Arun Goel addressed a press conference to announce the schedule for the Karnataka Legislative Assembly 2023 at Plenary Hall, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 12:28 PM IST
‘…since born into a certain family’: Minister slams Rahul Gandhi
Ashwini Vaishnaw hit out at Rahul Gandhi and alleged that the Congress MP was disqualified from Lok Sabha because of his “arrogance”.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 11:16 AM IST
Mohammed Faizal's Lok Sabha membership restored ahead of SC hearing
Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on a petition by NCP MP Mohammed Faizal, the Lok Sabha Secretariat revokes its order on his disqualification.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 11:21 AM IST
Kharge takes 'aam khate hai' jibe after PM Modi's ‘bhrashtachari’ dig
Mallikarjun Kharge launched a scathing attack on Narendra Modi after the latter took a jibe at the Opposition and said all those who are deeply rooted in corruption have come together and are attacking constitutional institutions of the country.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 10:03 AM IST
Body cam video shows how US cops killed school attacker
The Nashville police in the US on Tuesday released an officer body camera video footage of the latest mass shooting to rock at a school.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 08:09 AM IST
In Hoshiarpur, Amritpal Singh, mentor escape police again
Amritpal Singh and his mentor Papalpreet Singh reportedly once again dodged the Punjab Police after a massive search operation was launched in a Hoshiarpur village to arrest them.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 06:53 AM IST
‘I will be killed in…’: Atiq Ahmed's brother allegedly ‘threatened’
Ashraf Ahmed, the brother of Atiq Ahmed claimed he has been threatened by an officer that he will be killed in two weeks.
Updated on Mar 29, 2023 06:19 AM IST
Congress fumes as ‘not worried’ Rahul Gandhi asked to vacate bungalow
Congress leaders said Rahul Gandhi is not worried and surprised after he was served a notice to vacate the government bungalow allotted to him by April 22.
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 11:02 PM IST
Cricketer Kedar Jadhav’s father Mahadev goes missing in Pune
Cricketer Kedar Jadhav's father Mahadev Sopan Jadhav has gone missing since Monday morning from Pune's Kothrud area.
Published on Mar 27, 2023 09:52 PM IST
Amritpal Singh in new picture — maroon turban, sunglasses and a can
A new picture of Amritpal Singh with his key aide Papalpreet Singh surfaced on Monday on social media even as the hunt for the pro-Khalistani leader entered Day 10.
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 08:19 PM IST
Uddhav faction boycotts Cong meet over Rahul Gandhi's Savarkar remarks
The Uddhav Thackeray faction decided not to attend the meeting at Mallikarjun Kharge's residence over Rahul Gandhi's “I am not Savarkar, I am Gandhi” comments.
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 04:40 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi questions PM Modi in'Modani exposed' tweet
Rahul Gandhi upped the ante against Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking why the public's retirement money is being invested in Adani's companies even after the Hindenburg Research's report on the group.
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 03:02 PM IST
‘Joined BJP to…’: Khushbu Sundar amid row over her Modi tweet
BJP leader Khushbu Sundar, who has been targeted by the Congress over her 2018 tweet critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said she had rectified her stance a long back.
Updated on Mar 26, 2023 11:31 PM IST
On way to UP, Atiq Ahmed's ‘hatya, hatya' video goes viral
Atiq Ahmed, who is being shifted to Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, expressed fear that he might be murdered, soon after stepping out of the Sabarmati central jail in Gujarat's Ahmedabad.
Updated on Mar 26, 2023 10:15 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj's daughter takes political plunge. Who is Bansuri Swaraj?
Bansuri Swaraj entered into active politics as she has been appointed as co-convener of the legal cell of the Delhi BJP.
Updated on Mar 26, 2023 09:42 PM IST