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Ex-Haryana CM OP Chautala gets 4-year jail in disproportionate assets case

The Court also ordered the confiscation of four of his properties. Chautala appeared physically and was present in the courtroom

27 May 2022 4:40 pm
ED summons former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah in money-laundering case

The questioning is reported to be in connection with a case of alleged financial irregularities in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) that is being probed by the federal agency

27 May 2022 1:06 pm
Free me from cruel post: Rajasthan minister Ashok Chandna to CM Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Chandna took to Twitter and said, `Free me from this cruel ministerial post and give the charge of all my departments to Kuldeep Ranka ji, because anyway, he is the minister of all the departments`

27 May 2022 12:10 pm
PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India`s biggest drone festival

Modi also interacted with kisan drone pilots and witnessed open-air drone demonstrations in the drone exhibition centre

27 May 2022 11:53 am
Where will the dog go?: Netizens ask after govt transfers dog-walking IAS couple

According to official sources, the home ministry had sought a report from the Delhi Chief Secretary on the news report regarding the misuse of facilities at Thyagraj Stadium by IAS officer Sanjeev Khirwar and his wife

27 May 2022 11:16 am
`Our photos covered unknown facets of pandemic: Amit Dave on winning Pulitzer

Amit Dave, one among the four Indian photojournalists who won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography, speaks to Mid-Day Digital about the recognition and remembers late colleague and well-known journalist Danish Siddiqui

27 May 2022 11:12 am
MK Stalin urges PM Narendra Modi to declare Tamil official language as Hindi

Stalin and Modi were sharing the stage at an event in Chennai, where the Prime Minister launched several new schemes and development projects

27 May 2022 10:16 am
Pune: Couple arrested for murder of prison official`s son

Giridhar Alias Girish Gaikwad (21), the victim, was the son of a prison official attached to the Amravati central prison

27 May 2022 8:39 am
Second coming

The unmistakable South Indian aromas didnt disappoint when we dropped by Matungas iconic Ramashraya that opened another outlet in Lalbaug

27 May 2022 7:19 am
More feminism in the classroom

Eighteen hours: the time I have to fill the gaping hole left by the lack of feminist instructions in the curriculum, is indicative of the male supremacist beliefs that dominate the education system world over

27 May 2022 7:07 am
The slow but steady shift in our queer film space

A recent conference had several speakers associated with Kashish, a queer film fest that is in its 13th year, speak out about different aspects of the festival with an overriding sentiment that it is important this festival reclaims its space

27 May 2022 7:06 am
`Dig all mosques and, if Shivlingas found, hand over to Hindus`

When BJP will come to power in Telangana, minority reservations will be abolished and the Urdu language will be banned, said state BJP chief

26 May 2022 1:55 pm
Ex-MLA PC George sent to 14 days judicial custody in hate speech

The arrest of George, one of the most controversial politicians of the state, was preceded by more than three weeks of political drama

26 May 2022 11:01 am
Gupkar alliance terms life sentence to Yasin Malik unfortunate

The NIA court while sentencing life imprisonment to Malik also imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh. He was sentenced to life imprisonment twice (one for waging war against the nation and one in UAPA sec 17 raising fund for terror act). NIA had sought the death penalty for the separatist leader who was convicted on May 19

26 May 2022 10:49 am
Not easy to part ways after long association: Kapil Sibal on leaving Congress

Sibal said that he had quit the Congress on May 16, and is an independent voice

26 May 2022 10:35 am
Karti Chidambaram denies Chinese visa scam allegations

Earlier on May 17, the CBI had arrested Karti`s close associate S Bhaskar Raman in the case

26 May 2022 10:30 am
Texas student caught with firearms outside school day after deadly shooting

Police arrested a suspect walking towards a Richardson high school in Texas with what appeared to be a rifle

26 May 2022 10:19 am
The field good factor!

Former Aussie all-rounder Andrew Symondss death reminds us of the importance of fielding. Consistently excellent fielding can help win matches and thats what most captains dream about

26 May 2022 7:28 am
Need to stop taking law into our own hands

We need value for life, which should be at the top of the pyramid, and the realisation that trying to play cop using violence and forcible means will have tough consequences

26 May 2022 7:17 am
What Marshal meant to Ravi Shastri

Late cricket coach Vithal Patils influence on the former India and Mumbai captain, who turns 60 tomorrow, runs deep

26 May 2022 7:16 am
Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik sentenced to life in terror funding case

In the arguments before the sentencing, Malik told the court that he will accept hanging if the intelligence agencies prove any terror-related activities involving him

25 May 2022 6:42 pm
Delhi HC acquits five molestation-murder convicts giving benefit of doubt

The Division Bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Anup Jairam Bhambhani allowed five criminal appeals and set aside the judgement of conviction and order of sentence passed by the trial court

25 May 2022 12:41 pm
North Korea fires suspected ICBM and 2 other missiles

The launches took place as North Korea made a much-disputed claim that its first domestic Covid-19 outbreak was weakening

25 May 2022 9:30 am
Texas school shooting: Death toll rises to 21

The incident took place on Tuesday (local time) after an 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. The gunman was later killed by law enforcement officers

25 May 2022 9:30 am
US Prez Biden blames Texas school shooting on `gun lobby,` demands `gun laws`

At least 19 people were killed including 18 children in Texas school shooting

25 May 2022 9:24 am
New protein on the block

We tried tempeh a fermented soybean-based protein that comes in ready-to-cook flavours. Heres how it fared in our kitchen

25 May 2022 8:42 am
Need stricter action to stop illegal encroachment

Activists have been raising concerns over illegal hutments mushrooming inside the protected forest. Often, the land mafia clears land by starting fires, they said, adding that such attempts became more frequent during the Covid lockdown

25 May 2022 7:21 am
Heres to Shekhar Malhotrajust!

Exactly 30 years since JJWS, just had to tell Deepak Tijori that he shouldnt have pushed Ratan Lal off the cliff

25 May 2022 7:20 am
Delhi court likely to pronounce punishment for Yasin Malik on Wednesday

Special judge Praveen Singh had on May 19 convicted Malik and had directed NIA authorities to assess his financial situation to determine the amount of fine likely to be imposed

24 May 2022 9:49 pm
Poll strategist Sunil Kanugolo in Congress`s Task Force for 2024 Lok Sabha polls

Currently, Kanugolu is working with Congress in Telangana and Karnataka and making a strategy for the upcoming Assembly polls

24 May 2022 4:41 pm
4-member panel to probe `wrong death declaration` of newborn in J-K

The baby girl had survived miraculously after a local resident objected to her burial in his fields without his knowledge, forcing her family to dig up the grave within an hour of the burial

24 May 2022 4:20 pm
`Dawood Ibrahim is in Karachi`: ED quotes Haseena Parkar`s son in chargesheet

Alishah Parkar, who is the son of Haseena Parkar, has also said that he wasn`t in touch with Dawood Ibrahim

24 May 2022 1:06 pm
Khurram Parvez, Nundy, Adani named among TIME`s 100 most influential people

The list includes US President Joe Biden, Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, tennis icon Rafael Nadal, Apple CEO Tim Cook and media mogul Oprah Winfrey

24 May 2022 11:18 am
`Construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is in full swing`

The construction work of the Ram Mandir began on August 5, 2020, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi laying the foundation stone

24 May 2022 10:46 am
Multiple teams searching for Delhi man who went missing during Lonavala trip

The man, Farhan Serajjuddin, was on a sightseeing trip of Lonavala, around 65km from Pune city, and when he went to Duke`s Nose, popular with trekkers, he lost his way, he said

24 May 2022 10:44 am
Aggrieved at high water bill from landlord, Nagpur couple commits suicide

Used vehicle dealer Manoj Vasudeo Lodhi (45) and his wife Mamta (40), residents Gauri Nagar, were found hanging on Sunday night and a suicide note recovered from the spot stated they had been overcharged for water consumption by landlord Ishfaq Sheikh, an official said

24 May 2022 10:41 am
PM Modi, other Quad leaders meet in Tokyo at 2nd in-person summit

The Quad or Quadrilateral Security Dialogue comprises India, the US, Japan and Australia

24 May 2022 8:12 am
Ukraine court jails Russian soldier for life after first war crimes trial

The 21-year-old was sentenced for killing a 62-year-old man after being ordered to shoot him

24 May 2022 7:22 am
Gyanvapi row: District court decision on first hearing today

Hindu side files fresh plea seeking nod to worship shivling found at wazukhana; Muslim petitioners opposes sealing of the wazukhana

24 May 2022 7:21 am
Why parents make such bad parents

Are you who you are because of how your parents raised you? If thats true, why are siblings so different? Do parents really matter? Read onbut you might not like the answer

24 May 2022 6:54 am
Construction sites need to focus on safety, too

In a crowded metropolis, it is inevitable that people will be commuting, walking, cycling just underneath or very close to these sites and it is necessary that these are secure so that the public is safe

24 May 2022 6:46 am
Maharashtra: Oldest tiger of Tadoba Andhari reserve found dead

The 15-year-old tiger, `Waghdoh`, whose carcass was found near Sinala village in Chandrapur district, which houses the reserve, might have died due to old age, says Prakash Lonkar, Chief Conservator of Forests, Chandrapur Circle

23 May 2022 9:46 pm
Kerala High Court grants interim relief to P C George in hate speech case

Considering the anticipatory bail plea moved by George, the high court granted him interim relief with conditions. The court will take up the case on Thursday (May 26)

23 May 2022 4:57 pm
Delhi Riots 2020: High Court seeks police stand on bail plea by accused

A bench of Justices Mukta Gupta and Mini Pushkarna issued notice on the bail plea and sought a status report from the investigating agency

23 May 2022 4:47 pm
Kerala Police begin probe after boy chants provocative slogans in PFI march

A video of a boy raising a provocative slogan allegedly in the PFI march is circulating on social media

23 May 2022 3:27 pm
No possibility of 4th Covid-19 wave in Maharashtra: Rajesh Tope

Talking to reporters, Rajesh Tope said nearly 200 to 250 cases were being reported in the state everyday and there was not much increase in these numbers

23 May 2022 1:21 pm
PM Modi in Tokyo: His Hindi interaction with Japanese kid goes viral

During the interaction, PM Modi was impressed to see the Hindi fluency of a kid, Ritsuki Kobayashi, who was waiting for an autograph from him

23 May 2022 1:11 pm
WHO honours India`s one million all-women ASHA volunteers for `outstanding` work

ASHA (which means hope in Hindi) are the more than 1 million female volunteers in India. They were honoured for their crucial role in linking the community with the health system and ensuring those living in rural poverty can access primary health care services, throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

23 May 2022 10:50 am
With 3.46 lakh people affected by floods, Nagaon becomes the worst-hit district

According to the reports of Assam State Disaster Management Authority, nearly 3.46 lakh people have been affected alone in Nagaon district followed by 2.29 lakh in Cachar district, 58,393 in Hojai, 28,001 in Darrang district, 38,538 in Morigaon district, and 16,382 in Karimganj district

23 May 2022 10:39 am
Its textbook repeat of 1949 in Babri Masjid

Say Muslim leaders, also slam media for sensationalising the issue

23 May 2022 8:05 am