Harpal Singh Becomes New Gujarat Youth Congress Prez

September 4, 2022 9:25 pm

In a late evening announcement on Sunday, Harpal Singh Chudasama was appointed Gujarat Youth Congress chief. The move comes a day before Rahul Gandhi’s visit to the state. Harpal Singh has been a rising name in the state’s Youth Congress ranks and was currently the National Secretary of the Indian Youth Congress. The incumbent Vishwanath […]

SC Raps Gujarat HC On Six Weeks Lag In Teesta Bail Hearing

September 1, 2022 7:38 pm

The Apex Court, on Thursday, made strong observations against Gujarat High Court’s order of adjournment, noting that the High Court had issued notice on activist Teesta Setalvad’s plea on August 2 but posted the matter for further hearing after six weeks. The three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Uday Umesh Lalit and Justices S Ravindra Bhat […]

What’s In A Name? Wah Taj Or Wah Tejo All The Same?

August 31, 2022 6:45 pm

Long seen as a symbol associated with India, the Taj Mahal has been in recent news. On Wednesday, the ongoing saga of Taj Mahal being renamed was fanned once again with BJP councillor Shobharam Rathore seeking a debate in Agra’s civic body. His submission seeks to re-christen Taj Mahal as “Tejo Mahalaya.” His contention also […]

JioMart & Meta Join Hands For India’s First WhatsApp Commerce Story

August 29, 2022 5:51 pm

While father Mukesh Ambani announced Jio’s 5G Standalone network, daughter and director, Reliance Retail, walked shareholders through a step-by-step process to shop on JioMart, completely on WhatsApp. Both were speaking at Reliance Industries Ltd’s (RIL) Annual General Meeting in Mumbai on Monday. Consumers can start shopping on JioMart via WhatsApp by simply sending “Hi” to […]

Bilkis Bano Case: SC Issues Notice To Guj Govt In PIL Challenging Remission

August 25, 2022 3:00 pm

The Supreme Court, Thursday, heard a petition challenging the remission of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano case. The bench led by CJI N.V. Ramana, who is set to retire on Friday, issued a notice to the Gujarat government to file its response in the matter and asked the petitioners to make the 11 convicts […]

Bilkis Bano Case: Two PILs Filed In SC To Revoke Remission

August 23, 2022 12:44 pm

Two separate Public Interest Litigations, filed in the Apex Court, were heard by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana, Tuesday morning. Both relate to a revoke of the remission granted to the 11 convicts guilty of gangrape and murder in the Bilkis Bano case. The first PIL is by Trinamool Congress MP Mohua Moitra. She has moved […]

Russia Detains ISIS Suicide Bomber Planning India Attack

August 22, 2022 2:23 pm

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), Monday, said that its officers had detained a suicide bomber, a member of the ISIS terrorist group, who was plotting a terrorist attack against one of India’s leadership elite, Russia news agency Sputnik reported. “Russia’s FSB identified and detained a member of the Islamic State international terrorist organization banned […]

Kejriwal, Sisodia On Two-Day Gujarat Visit To “Guarantee” Edu, Healthcare

August 20, 2022 9:45 pm

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, who is facing a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the Delhi excise policy, will be on a two-day Gujarat visit starting Monday, August 22, to “guarantee education and healthcare.” The CBI has filed a First Information Report (FIR) against 15 persons, including Sisodia, […]

Gandhi Statue In New York Vandalised; Hate Crime Suspected

August 19, 2022 5:19 pm

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi outside a temple in Queens, New York was destroyed by miscreants in a second such attack in two weeks. The incident took place in the wee hours Tuesday morning and is the the latest in a series of attacks on Gandhi statues in the US . CCTV footage shows six […]

Bilkis Bano Case: All 11 Convicts Released From Jail

August 15, 2022 10:35 pm

Pic: Bilkis Bano with her husband All the 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 post-Godhra Bilkis Bano gang rape case were set free from the Godhra sub-jail after the Gujarat government allowed their release under its remission policy, Monday. A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Mumbai on January 21, […]

Author Salman Rushdie Stabbed In NY; 34 Years After Fatwa Over “Satanic Verses”

August 12, 2022 10:09 pm

Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born novelist who was ordered to be killed by Iran in 1989 because of his writing, was attacked on stage at an event in New York and suffered an apparent stab wound to the neck, according to New York State Police. A man rushed to the stage at the Chautauqua Institution in […]

ISRO Launches AzaadiSat Made By 750 School Girls Across India

August 7, 2022 10:16 am

At precisely 9:18 am, August 7, ISRO launched the AzaadiSAT made by 750 school girls from India to celebrate 75 years of Independence. The 750 girls from several parts of the nation have created history by creating a small 8 kg weighing microsatellite which will carry 75 small payloads developed at 75 schools across the […]

Biggest Supermoon : What is it and When Can You Watch it ?

July 13, 2022 1:17 pm

What is the Supermoon? A supermoon is a phenomenon when the full moon coincides with the Moon’s nearest approach to Earth in its elliptical orbit. The closest point is termed as perigee. The moon is considered to be a SuperMoon when it is within 90% of the perigee. It is vital to understand that a […]

Actor Rhea Chakraborty Charged In SSR Drugs Case

July 13, 2022 11:32 am

Actor Rhea Chakraborty was charged, Wednesday morning, for buying drugs for her actor-boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput, who died in 2020. A charge sheet filed by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) names her and 34 others as accused in the high-profile case. The actor has been charged with purchasing and financing a small quantity of marijuana. […]

Chinese Sites Hail Abe Attacker As “Hero”

July 8, 2022 4:13 pm

The world has reacted with shock over the “reprehensible” attack on Abe. However, it is learnt that some Chinese nationalists celebrated the assassination . Moments after Abe was shot during a campaign speech in western Japan, some Chinese nationalists celebrated the incident on Weibo, which is China’s Twitter-like microblogging site. They hailed the attacker as […]

Chicago July 4 Parade Turns Bloody; Six Killed As Gunman Fires

July 5, 2022 11:15 am

Six people were killed and at least 24 wounded after gunfire erupted at a Fourth of July parade in a Chicago suburb Monday morning (around 11 pm IST). According to local reports, a gunman began firing from the roof of a retail store into the parade below just minutes after the celebrations began. A video […]

Mumbai Ex CP Sanjay Pandey Gets ED Notice

July 3, 2022 5:44 pm

Barely 48 hours after the new government came to power in Maharashtra, top cop Sanjay Pandey, who retired as Mumbai CP on Thursday, was served an ED notice, Sunday. He has been summoned in connection was a money-laundering case relating to the NSE server breach case. He has to appear before the agency on July […]

Party Revamp? Akhilesh Dissolves All Party Units

July 3, 2022 3:31 pm

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Sunday, dissolved the national, state and district executive bodies of all its organisations, including the youth and the women’s wing, with immediate effect. Though no official reason has been given, the move is seen as an attempt to revamp the Samajwadi Party after the Lok Sabha bypoll debacle in the […]

Sindhu, Prannoy Secure India’s Quarter-Final Spot At Malaysia Open

June 30, 2022 2:09 pm

India’s star shuttler PV Sindhu registered a stunning comeback win against Thailand’s Phittayaporn Chaiwan to reach the quarterfinals of the Malaysia Open tournament, Thursday. She pulled off a stunning win 19-21, 21-9, 21-14 to reach the quarterfinals. Playing on Court 1, Sindhu came through a tough test against Chaiwan in the match. Sindhu lost the […]

Uddhav Resigns As Maharashtra CM, MLC; Ball Now In Guv’s Court

June 29, 2022 10:16 pm

I am not the one to be scared, but rather than spilling the blood of the Shiv Sainiks on the streets, I will step down. Uddhav Thackeray Realising that numbers are not with him, Uddhav Thackeray in a Facebook Live, tendered his resignation as chief minister of Maharashtra, Wednesday. He also resigned as MLC. A […]