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Mehbooba Mufti on allowing outsiders to register as voters in J-K: 'Last nail in coffin of democracy'

Jammu and Kashmir: Calling it, 'last nail in the coffin of democracy,' Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday expressed her displeasure with regard to election commission allowing outsiders to register as voters in the Union Territory.

18 Aug 2022 1:42 pm
Prashant Kishor dares Nitish govt, says 'will withdraw if new govt in Bihar provides 5-10 lakh jobs in 2 yrs'

Poll strategist-turned-politician Prashant Kishor on Wednesday asserted that if the newly formed 'Mahagathbandhan' government in Bihar provides five to 10 lakh jobs in the next one or two years, he would withdraw his Jan Suraj Abhiyan and extend support to the Nitish Kumar dispensation.

18 Aug 2022 12:52 pm
Govt blocks 8 YouTube channels, including 7 Indian & 1 Pakistan-based news channels for anti-India content

Eight YouTube channels have been blocked by the government of India under IT Rules, 2021. These include seven Indian & one Pakistan-based news channels.

18 Aug 2022 12:07 pm
Jabalpur: House of RTO official who had '650 times higher income' raided; Rs 16L cash, other assets unearthed

Jabalpur RTO official house raided: The Economic Offences Wing raided three premises of a government officer and his wife in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur city and found at least 650 times higher compared to their known sources of income, officials said. According to reports, Rs 16 lakh cash and other assets allegedly amassed by them.

18 Aug 2022 11:49 am
UP: ED raids multiple places linked to gangster-turned MLA Mukhtar Ansari and his close aides in Ghazipur

Uttar Pradesh : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted raids early on Thursday at several locations linked to jailed former MLA and gangster Mukhtar Ansari in Ghazipur district.The raids were conducted at three places linked to his close aides and family members.

18 Aug 2022 11:18 am
Bihar: Vegetable vendor's daughter shot in neck for alleged 'love affair' in Patna | WATCH

Bihar crime news :The daughter of a vegetable vendor was shot at in the Indrapuri area of Patna's Sipara under the limits of Beur Police Station.

18 Aug 2022 11:16 am
Serial woman burglar, who struck 100 houses after gaining access as help, nabbed in Ghaziabad

The police here said they have arrested a suspected serial woman burglar who used to target her employer, and who built a house for herself in Delhi allegedly using the proceeds of crime. The house help...

18 Aug 2022 10:35 am
Bilkis Bano 'bereft of words' over release of rape convicts; says no one enquired about her safety

Bilkis Bano has said the premature release of all the 11 convicts serving a life sentence in a case related to her and seven family members, has shaken her faith in justice and left her numb.

18 Aug 2022 10:24 am
Gyanvapi case: Husband of plaintiff receives death threat from Pakistan; FIR lodged

Gyanvapi case: The husband of a plaintiff in the Shringar Gauri-Gyanvapi case has claimed he has received a 'sar tan se juda' (beheading) threat from an unidentified caller using a Pakistan number. The man has lodged...

18 Aug 2022 10:00 am
COVID-19: India reports over 12,000 fresh cases in last 24 hours, active cases reduce to 1,01,343

COVID-19 cases in India: India recorded 12,608 new cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Thursday (August 18), the total recovery...

18 Aug 2022 9:52 am
West Bengal: Two suspected al-Qaeda members arrested; nearly 17 other members active in region

West Bengal: The special task force (STF) unit of the West Bengal Police late on Wednesday arrested two suspected members of the Al Qaeda in the Indian-Subcontinent (AQIS) from North 24 Parganas district, a senior...

18 Aug 2022 9:26 am
Delhi Police to soon commence online facility for release of 'seized vehicles'

Delhi news:For the convenience of citizens, Delhi Police will soon start an online facility for the release of confiscated vehicles. Till now, there has been a taxing process and people had to make multiple visits to...

18 Aug 2022 9:11 am
Delhi govt modifies timings of goods vehicles on certain roads | Details here

Delhi government has modified the timings during which goods vehicles can ply on certain roads in the capital, according to a gazette notification.

18 Aug 2022 8:21 am
Farmers' protest: SKM to begin 72-hour stir from today; will seek justice in Lakhimpur Kheri case

Farmers' protest: The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) is set to hold a protest beginning today (August 18) till August 20, demanding justice in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case. On Wednesday, farmers from Punjab left for Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri to participate in the 72-hour-long protest against the Centre, on the call of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha.

18 Aug 2022 7:50 am
BJP re-elected in Gujarat on strength of Congressmen who joined saffron party: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot in Gujarat: The BJP's Gujarat model is exposed and the party has failed to meet people's aspiration, however, it got re-elected on the strengths of Congressmen who have joined the saffron party, claimed senior Congress leader and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.

18 Aug 2022 7:44 am
Salman Rushdie attack: Accused Hadi Matar 'surprised' the author survived

Salman Rushdie attack:The man accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie on a lecture stage in western New York has said he was surprised to learn the accomplished author had survived the attack. Hadi Matar said he decided...

18 Aug 2022 7:21 am
Land encroachment case: Samajwadi Party's Azam Khan booked in Rampur for threatening witness

Land Encroachment Case:Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan was booked on Wednesday (August 17) for allegedly threatening a witness in a land encroachment case in which he is an accused, police here said. An FIR has been...

18 Aug 2022 7:13 am
Odisha flood: Over 4.67 lakh people affected across 10 districts; 60,000 evacuated so far

Odisha flood: More than 4.67 lakh people across 1,757 villages in 10 districts of Odisha have been affected so far by the flood situation due to the heavy rainfall in the state, informed Special Relief Commissioner, Pradeep Kumar Jena on Wednesday.

18 Aug 2022 7:01 am
Afghanistan: Large explosion hits mosque in Kabul, 30 killed

At least 30 people were killed in an explosion in Afghanistan's Kabul on Wednesday, reported BNO News. They were killed as a large explosion hit a mosque in the city.

17 Aug 2022 11:15 pm
Pakistan girl refuses to marry friends dad, subjected to torture and sexual assault in Punjab province

Pakistan: A college girl in Pakistan's Punjab province has been tortured and sexually harassed for refusing to marry her friends father, who along with others shaved the teenagers head as well as eyebrows and threatened to upload a video of her humiliation on social media if she did not pay him Rs 1 million.

17 Aug 2022 11:11 pm
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav; Tejashwi in attendance

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday met Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) National President Lalu Prasad Yadav at his residence in Patna. Bihar Deputy CM and Lalu's son Tejashwi Yadav was also present.

17 Aug 2022 8:48 pm
Flipkart fined for selling substandard domestic pressure cookers | Details

The Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) on Wednesday said it has imposed a penalty of Rs 1,00,000 on e-commerce player Flipkart for allowing the sale of substandard domestic pressure cookers on its platform.

17 Aug 2022 8:42 pm
'I'm Christian, can't salute national flag': Tamil Nadu school headmistress refuses to hoist tricolor on I-Day

Tamil Nadu news: A state government school headmistress had refused to hoist and salute the tricolour on Independence Day. She explained her reason and said I am a Yehovah Christian. My religious belief allows me...

17 Aug 2022 8:22 pm
Gujarat: Husband stabbed to death by wife's beau a day after marriage

A day after getting married on August 15, a man named Kamlesh Chavda was stabbed to death by his wife's paramour, police said on Wednesday. Rajkot rural police registered a murder case against the attacker, identified...

17 Aug 2022 8:08 pm
'Will resign if...': JD(U) MLA warns Nitish Kumar, expresses disappointment over cabinet expansion

Tensions have already started brewing in the JD(U) party, just a day after Bihar cabinet expansion took place on Tuesday (August 16). JD(U) MLA Bima Bharti has warned that she will resign if CM Nitish Kumar doesn't remove leader Leshi Singh from the cabinet. Singh was inducted into the cabinet yesterday for the third time as minister. She has been made the Minister of Food and consumer protection in the Bihar cabinet.

17 Aug 2022 7:39 pm
Maharashtra records huge jump in new Covid cases at 1,800; Mumbai's tally highest since July 1

Maharashtra on Wednesday reported1,800 fresh coronavirus cases and six deaths, according to data provided by the state health department. More than half of the infections were logged from Mumbai itself.

17 Aug 2022 7:37 pm
Bihar: 72 per cent of newly sworn-in ministers face criminal cases, including Nitish, Tejashwi, says report

More than 70 per cent of the newly sworn-in ministers in Bihar have declared criminal cases against themselves, the poll rights body ADR said. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav also have cases registered against them.

17 Aug 2022 7:00 pm
CM Yogi Adityanath seeks list of officers accused of lackadaisical attitude

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday sought a list of officers who allegedly refused to hear the pleas of ruling BJP leaders and workers on public matters, saying no one will be discriminated against.

17 Aug 2022 6:55 pm
Here's how Delhi Police solved gruesome double murder case within hours | Details

Delhi double murder: The Delhi Police was able to solve a double murder case that took place in the Welcome area, within hours. Police had received a call regarding the incident at around 4 am on Tuesday (August 16). The Police reached the spot in the Subash Park area and found two women dead. One of the women was identified as Vimla Devi (70) and the other was Doli Rai (45).

17 Aug 2022 6:51 pm
On video, Biden coughs, shakes hands with other US lawmakers after signing bill; Twitter aghast | Watch

Twitter was aghast over clips of US President Joe Biden coughing into his palms, before signing bills and shaking hands with several other lawmakers afterwards. The clip grew viral on social media, with everyone's emotions ranging from disgust to concern, and even mockery.

17 Aug 2022 6:47 pm
Wear masks on flights or face action: DGCA mandates fliers to follow Covid protocols amid spike in cases

Covid-19 cases spike: As the country has been witnessing a spike in Covid-19 cases in several states, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday made it mandatory for passengers to follow protocols and have their masks on inside the aircraft. The DGCA said that random checks will be held in airports, and violators will be punished.

17 Aug 2022 6:34 pm
Centre grants 'Z' category VIP security cover to industrialist Gautam Adani on 'payment basis'

Billionaire industrialist and Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani has been accorded a 'Z' category VIP security cover of CRPF commandos by the central government.The all-India cover will be on a payment basis and is expected to cost about Rs 15-20 lakh per month.The security cover under the central list was accorded to Adani, 60, on the basis of a threat perception report prepared by central security agencies.

17 Aug 2022 5:48 pm
Farmers from Punjab leave for UP's Lakhimpur Kheri for protest

Farmers from Punjab on Wednesday left for Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri to participate in a 72-hour-long protest against the Centre on the call of the Samyukt Kisan Morcha. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) had decided...

17 Aug 2022 5:20 pm
Major fire breaks out in central London railway arch, trains halted

A major fire broke out in a railway arch in Southwark, central London on Wednesday, prompting authorities to halt trains and evacuate several buildings. At least 70 firefighters are tackling the fire currently.

17 Aug 2022 5:01 pm
'Woman's dress was sexually provocative': Kerala court's verdict triggers row

Kerala: A District Session Court in Kerala triggered a row after its verdict that the offence under sexual harassment is not prima facie attracted when the woman was wearing a sexually provocative dress. The state...

17 Aug 2022 4:52 pm
Delhi to Dehradun in 2.5 hours: Expressway takes shape, enters final stage of construction | Photos

Delhi-Dehradun Expressway achieved a major milestone as the last 20km stretch passing through the eco-sensitive zone of Raja Ji National Park has witnessed the start of construction that includes the 340m Daat Kali tunnel.

17 Aug 2022 4:34 pm
'No directions to provide EWS flats to Rohingyas in Delhi', clarifies govt

Rohingya migrants news: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday issued a clarification stating there are no directions from the government over the shifting of Rohingya illegal migrants to Bakkarwala in outer Delhi. The clarification came after Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri made the announcement on shifting of the migrants earlier today.

17 Aug 2022 3:44 pm
China and US, world's biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, spar over climate on Twitter

The world's two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases are sparring on Twitter over climate policy, with China asking if the U.S. can deliver on the landmark climate legislation signed into law by President Joe Biden this week.

17 Aug 2022 3:40 pm
Britains inflation rate rises to new 40-year high of 10.1% in July fueled by soaring energy prices

Britains inflation rate rose to a new 40-year high of 10.1% in July, as rising food prices tightened a cost-of-living squeeze fueled by soaring energy prices.The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices inflation hit double digits, a jump from 9.4% in June and higher than analysts central forecast of 9.8%. The increase was largely due to rising prices for food and staples including toilet paper and toothbrushes, it said.

17 Aug 2022 3:23 pm
Have no information about it: Nitish Kumar on warrant against new law minister Kartikeya Singh

Bihar news: Just days after portfolios were distributed to Bihar cabinet minister's in the newly formed JDU-led Mahagathbandhan government in the state, controversies have started following CM Nitish Kumar.

17 Aug 2022 2:45 pm
Gujarat: Two former Cong leaders join BJP ahead of Assembly polls

Nearly two weeks after resigning from the Congress, former Gujarat minister Naresh Raval and former Rajya Sabha member Raju Parmar joined the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Wednesday, months ahead of the state Assembly polls. Both the leaders were associated with the Congress for decades.

17 Aug 2022 2:42 pm
BJP's most powerful body reshuffle: Nitin Gadkari, Shivraj out, Sonowal, Yediyurappa in

BJP top body reshuffle: In a major reshuffle in its highest decision-making body, the BJP on Wednesday removed Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari out of the Parliamentary Board and included new faces.

17 Aug 2022 2:13 pm
Noida societies have common areas encroached, say 86 pc of residents: Survey

Noida: Not many days have passed since the Shrikant Tyagi case made headlines, and now, a survey has revealed that 86 per cent of Noida residents have said there is an encroachment of common areas in their colonies or societies.

17 Aug 2022 2:05 pm
J&K Police to attach house of terrorist who killed Kashmiri Pandit

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday said the house of the terrorist who killed a local Kashmiri Pandit in Shopian is being attached.

17 Aug 2022 2:02 pm
After Twitter, Elon Musk says he is buying Manchester United and netizens can't keep calm

After a failed Twitter deal, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday announced that he is buying British football club Manchester United. However, he did not disclose the sum he is paying to acquire Harry Maguire's football team. The club has the latest market cap of nearly $2.08 billion. Musk said, 'I'm buying Manchester United.' Well, one can never know how serious Musk is when it comes to his tweets.

17 Aug 2022 1:51 pm
Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot questions his own government in minor's death case in Jalore

Rajasthan news :Raising questions on the police, administration and his own government in the case of the death of a child due to thrashing by teacher, former deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot has demanded the removal of Jalore's Additional District Magistrate and Deputy Superintendent of Police on charges of lathicharging and snatching the phone of the victim's family members.

17 Aug 2022 1:50 pm
Supreme Court adjourns hearing on 'freebies' promise by political parties during polls for August 22

Supreme Court on freebies :The Supreme Court adjourned for Monday (August 22) the hearing of a plea against promises by political parties to distribute freebies from public funds during election campaigns.

17 Aug 2022 12:47 pm
PM Narendra Modi invites ideas for 'Mann ki Baat' scheduled for August 28

Mann ki Baat :Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (August 17) urged people to share ideas and inputs for the upcoming episode of 'Mann ki Baat' scheduled for August 28.

17 Aug 2022 12:12 pm
Jacqueline Fernandez named as accused by ED in chargesheet of Sukesh Chandrashekhar's Rs 200 cr extortion case

Jacqueline Fernandez has been named as accused by ED (Enforcement Directorate) in the chargesheet of Sukesh Chandrashekhar's Rs 200 cr extortion case. ED will file a supplementary chargesheet against film actress in Delhi's Patiala House...

17 Aug 2022 12:01 pm
Gujarat election 2022: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot begins his two-day visit to poll-bound state

Rajasthan Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot is on a two-day visit to Gujarat. He began his scheduled visit to thestate onWednesday to review Congress's preparedness for the state Assembly polls due later this year.Gehlot was supposed to start his three-day Gujarat visit on Tuesday, but he could not arrive in Surat city due to bad weather conditions.

17 Aug 2022 11:01 am