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Rahul Gandhi asked to vacate bungalow by April 22

Notice asking Gandhi to vacate the official bungalow served by Housing Committee of Lok Sabha, they said.

27 Mar 2023 6:33 pm
200 child workers rescued since Jan: Delhi govt to HC

A bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Sachin Datta granted four weeks to the Delhi government counsel to file a further status report in the matter and listed it for hearing on May 4.

27 Mar 2023 6:25 pm
Rahul Could Become Central to Anti-BJP Politics

Anti-Congress regional parties may have felt the possible impact of Rahul's South-North yatra, pending a second East-West padayatra, observes N Sathiya Moorthy.

27 Mar 2023 6:25 pm
SC tags Kavitha's plea with other challenges to ED

A bench of justices Ajay Rastogi and Bela M Trivedi said it will hear the petitions of the BRS leader and others after three weeks.

27 Mar 2023 6:24 pm
Anishka gets bail in Amruta Fadnavis bribe case

A court in Mumbai on Monday granted bail to designer Anishka Jaisinghani, arrested for allegedly offering a bribe to Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's wife Amruta for intervening in a criminal case and attempting to extort Rs 10 crore from her.

27 Mar 2023 6:20 pm
Bilkis case: SC asks Guj govt to 'be ready' with files

While posting the matter for hearing on April 18, a bench of Justices K M Joseph and B V Nagarathna said there is a gamut of issues involved and it needs to hear the matter in detail.

27 Mar 2023 6:10 pm
'Whom was the BJP trying to please then?'

'When Fadnavis takes our help, it was sabka saath.' 'But when we support his rival, the latter is branded as appeasing Muslims.'

27 Mar 2023 5:57 pm
Suvendu says not invited to Murmu's Kolkata reception

Leader of the Opposition in West Bengal assembly, Suvendu Adhikari of the Bharatiya Janata Party, on Monday claimed that he was not invited to President Droupadi Murmu's civic reception on Monday evening.

27 Mar 2023 5:39 pm
Lalu's bail: SC refuses to issue notice on CBI plea

A bench of Justices Ajay Rastogi and Bela M Trivedi said it is not issuing notice but tagging the matter with the pending similar appeal also filed by the CBI.

27 Mar 2023 5:29 pm
Bikers spark security scare during Shah's B'luru visit

Two bike-borne students sparked security scare as they tried to enter a Bengaluru road when the Union Home Minister Amit Shah's convoy was passing through it on Sunday night following which they were detained.

27 Mar 2023 5:26 pm
Sena's reminder to Rahul: Attacks on Savarkar will...

The Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) on Monday said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's attack on freedom fighter V D Savarkar will lead to ebbing of sympathy he has gained due to his disqualification as Lok Sabha MP.

27 Mar 2023 5:15 pm
Banjaras protest outside BSY's house over quota

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC have been imposed in the town.

27 Mar 2023 4:32 pm
Amritpal Singh in Nepal? India seeks help

The Indian embassy in Kathmandu has requested the government agencies to arrest Singh if he tries to flee from Nepal, the Kathmandu Post newspaper reported.

27 Mar 2023 4:22 pm
Rahul disqualification: 16 Guj Cong MLAs suspended

Except for Anant Patel, the rest 16 MLAs of Congress were present in the House on Monday.

27 Mar 2023 4:15 pm
Mr PM, why so much fear, asks Rahul on Adani issue

Gandhi has been attacking the prime minister on the Adani issue and has been demanding an investigation into the matter.

27 Mar 2023 3:46 pm
Israelis protest as Netanyahu sacks defence minister

Israel's President Isaac Herzog on Monday appealed to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to immediately halt his controversial judicial overhaul, warning that the move has put the country's security, economy and society under threat.

27 Mar 2023 3:21 pm
No trademark, copyright rights for FB group, rules HC

The recovery and restoration of ownership of a group on Facebook cannot be termed as a dispute relating to trademark and intellectual property, the Bombay high court said while holding that a civil court has the jurisdiction to hear a suit seeking such declaration.

27 Mar 2023 2:56 pm
SC to hear ex-MP's plea against not reinstating him

The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday NCP leader Mohammed Faizal's plea against the Lok Sabha Secretariat for not withdrawing a notification disqualifying him as an MP upon his conviction and 10-year sentence that was later stayed by the Kerala high court.

27 Mar 2023 2:44 pm
An ass running a horse race: Hardeep Puri slams Rahul

Rahul Gandhi can never be Savarkar even by a long shot because the freedom fighter neither travelled abroad for six months of the year nor sought help from foreigners against his country, Thakur said.

27 Mar 2023 2:26 pm
Police vehicle carrying Atiq Ahmed hits cow in MP

A video of the incident which occurred at around 6:25 AM shows a cow darting towards the road when it was hit by the vehicle carrying Ahmed. The cow fell near the road divider. After the incident, the vehicle stopped for a while before resuming the onward journey.

27 Mar 2023 1:39 pm
SC to hear pleas on Places of Worship Act on April 5

The Supreme Court will hear on April 5 a batch of PILs challenging the validity of certain provisions of a 1991 law that prohibits filing of a lawsuit to reclaim a place of worship or seek a change in its character from what prevailed on August 15, 1947.

27 Mar 2023 1:10 pm
Parliament proceedings adjourned amid Oppn protest

Parliament proceedings were adjourned amid ruckus and sloganeering by the Opposition members over the Adani issue.

27 Mar 2023 12:43 pm
TMC makes surprise entry at Oppn meet; Cong reacts

Prasun Banerjee and Jawhar Sircar represented TMC in the meeting, which discussed the Opposition strategy on Rahul Gandhi's disqualification from the Parliament.

27 Mar 2023 12:42 pm
India logs over 1800 Covid cases for 2nd day in row

The total tally of Covid cases is 4.47 crore (4,47,05,952), the data stated.

27 Mar 2023 12:36 pm
Scottish Leader's Mussoorie Connection

Kate Forbes studied at Woodstock School for 3 years, and lived in India for 8 years. 'She has a heart for service and we are excited she has reached great heights at such a young age,' said her teacher Sanjaya Mark.

27 Mar 2023 12:29 pm
Kahe ka dar: Gangster Atiq Ahmed as convoy halts in MP

Ahmed, a former Samajwadi Party MP, has been lodged in the Sabarmati central jail since June 2019. He was shifted there following a Supreme Court after he was accused of orchestrating the kidnapping and assault on real estate businessman Mohit Jaiswal while in prison in UP.

27 Mar 2023 11:19 am
How Rahul's constituency reacts to his disqualification

On the third day after Rahul Gandhi's disqualification from the Wayanad seat, Youth Congress was organising a night march.

27 Mar 2023 11:00 am
'Everything is burnt to ashes'

'And there is nothing much we can do.'

27 Mar 2023 10:24 am
'Narendra Modi is clearly rattled'

'The Bharat Jodo Yatra successfully resurrected the Rahul Gandhi brand.' 'There's a critical mass that has built up for the Congress and Mr Modi is feeling the heat on the Adani issue, the raids on the BBC offices, the Opposition getting together.'

27 Mar 2023 9:59 am
2 people shot at Gurudwara in US

Authorities said the shooting is not related to a hate crime.

27 Mar 2023 9:54 am
I know their programme, they want to...: Atiq Ahmed

Atiq Ahmed is named in more than 100 criminal cases, including the recent Umesh Pal murder case

27 Mar 2023 8:53 am
Won't tolerate Savarkar's insult: Uddhav to Rahul

He said the Maha Vikas Aghadi alliance of three parties -- Sena-UBT, Congress and Nationalist Congress Party -- was formed to protect democracy and it was necessary to work unitedly for it.

26 Mar 2023 11:08 pm
Rajasthan man held for threat email to Salman Khan

The accused was nabbed by a team of Bandra police station and is being brought to Mumbai, an official said.

26 Mar 2023 8:50 pm
I apologise, no tapasya bigger than Rahul's: Khera

Congress leader Pawan Khera on Sunday apologised for his tapasya tweet after not getting a Rajya Sabha nomination from his party last year, saying he did so in selfishness but has realised his mistake drawing inspiration from Rahul Gandhi who shuns power and continues his 'tapasya'.

26 Mar 2023 8:08 pm
Bhojpuri actress Akanksha found dead in UP hotel

The 25-year-old actress was found hanging from the fan with a piece of cloth and the police were called immediately, according to the hotel staff.

26 Mar 2023 7:14 pm
LVM3 rocket suited for Gaganyaan: Isro chief

The mission is targeted for launch in the fourth quarter of 2024.

26 Mar 2023 6:44 pm
Amritpal backdated outfit's formation for Sidhu's fame

The Facebook page amassed a huge following, causing confusion among people, who assumed that Amritpal had taken over the organisation created by Deep Sidhu.

26 Mar 2023 6:03 pm
AI, Nepal Airlines flights avert mid-air collision

The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has suspended two employees of the air traffic controller department for carelessness, according to CAAN spokesperson Jagannath Niroula.

26 Mar 2023 5:08 pm
UP cops at Gujarat's Sabarmati jail for Atiq Ahmed

According to sources, the Uttar Pradesh police had arrived in Ahmedabad most likely to take Ahmed, who is a key accused in a high-profile killing that took place in February, to their state.

26 Mar 2023 4:20 pm
Coast Guard helicopter crashes in Kochi, one hurt

Sources said the chopper, which was on a training flight, crashed as it began taking off from the helipad.

26 Mar 2023 3:10 pm
Man gets 100-yr jail over death of Indian child in US

Patel was playing in a hotel room on Monkhouse Drive when a bullet entered her room and struck her in the head.

26 Mar 2023 2:52 pm
Patiala woman arrested for harbouring Amritpal, aide

According to a senior police official, Amritpal and his aide Papalpreet Singh had allegedly stayed at the residence of Balbir Kaur in Patiala's Hargobind Nagar on March 19.

26 Mar 2023 1:58 pm
Jolt to TMC, Left-Cong tie-up wins Haldia dock polls

The Left-Congress alliance won 19 out of 19 seats which is significant ahead of the panchayat polls.

26 Mar 2023 1:03 pm
Rahul changes Twitter profile to 'Dis'Qualified MP'

Rahul Gandhi, on Friday, was disqualified as a member of the Lok Sabha, a day after a Surat court sentenced him to two years imprisonment in a defamation case filed against him over his 'Modi surname' remark.

26 Mar 2023 12:17 pm
Khalistan threat: India summons Canada envoy

The government of India on Saturday sought an explanation on how such elements were allowed, in the presence of police, to breach the security of its diplomatic mission and consulates, the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement.

26 Mar 2023 11:54 am
ISRO's LVM3 injects 36 satellites into orbits

The ISRO on Sunday scripted yet another history after its LVM3 rocket successfully placed 36 satellites of United Kingdom-based OneWeb group company into intended orbits.

26 Mar 2023 11:43 am
Khalistani protesters attack Indian journalist in US

A PTI journalist was verbally intimidated and physically assaulted by Khalistan supporters protesting outside the Indian Embassy in Washington, DC, drawing a strong reaction from the Indian mission which said such activities underscore the violent and anti-social tendencies of these separatists.

26 Mar 2023 11:29 am
Cong begins day-long satyagraha in Rahul's support

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge, general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, senior leaders K C Venugopal, P Chidambaram and Salman Khurshid were among the party's top brass taking part in the satyagraha at Rajghat.

26 Mar 2023 11:11 am
US cops foil Khalistan backers' bid to incite violence

A group of Khalistan supporters gathered in front of the Indian Embassy in Washington, DC and many of their speakers tried to incite violence, but timely intervention by an alert United States Secret Service and local police prevented a repeat of London and San Francisco incidents of vandalism at the mission.

26 Mar 2023 11:03 am
23 dead, dozens injured as tornado hits Mississippi

At least 23 people were killed and dozens injured as tornado and strong thunderstorms swept across Mississippi, United States, late on Friday, leaving a trail of damage for over 100 miles.

26 Mar 2023 9:26 am