Can’t Use Amitabh Voice Or Image Without Permission: HC

November 25, 2022 3:35 pm

The Delhi High Court issued an interim order on Friday prohibiting any individual from using actor Amitabh Bachchan’s voice, image, or any other trait that is exclusively identifiable with him.   The order came in response to a lawsuit filed by the veteran actor alleging exploitation of his celebrity publicity rights by several individuals, including those […]

Raj Govt Gives Green Signal For  Rural Tourism Scheme, Homeless Upliftment, Rehabilitation Policy

November 25, 2022 2:42 pm

The Rajasthan Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, took several important decisions on Thursday, including promoting tourism in the state and amending the state civil services (absorption of ex-servicemen) rules, among other things.  The government also approved the proposal for the Rajasthan Homeless Upliftment and Rehabilitation Policy, according to an official statement.  The cabinet […]

Gujarat Polls: Multiple Small Transactions Under Lens

November 25, 2022 2:35 pm

With assembly elections around the corner, the authorities monitoring money laundering will have an eye out for transactions dealing in even smaller denominations. Normally, transactions worth Rs 10 lakh or above are scrutinised through the bank’s CBS platforms for any irregularities. However, the authorities will now also monitor if multiple transactions of smaller amounts are […]

Scientists Eyeing To Increase The Indian Bustard Population

November 25, 2022 2:07 pm

Looking at pulling back the iconic bird from imminent extinction, wildlife scientists, who discovered unique versions of genes in the last surviving great Indian bustards outside Rajasthan, have recommended their introduction into the bustard breeding programme. The unique gene sequences, they said, would enrich the gene pool available for India’s conservation breeding efforts underway in Jaisalmer, […]

Old Pension Scheme the ‘Biggest Revdi’ : Ahluwalia

November 25, 2022 1:10 pm

Terming the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) as one of the “biggest revdis”, former Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said though there are talks about controlling fiscal deficit, there is no suggestion of getting rid of certain expenditure. Many political parties have spoken about reverting to the Old Pension Scheme. Congress has already reverted […]

Cong, AAP, Or BJP… Who’s Money Is It Anyway?

November 25, 2022 12:50 pm

In the turmoil of the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections, political parties are on the radar of government agencies financial malpractices. Surprisingly (or is it even surprising?), opposition parties are facing the wrath of the central agencies. In this exclusive discussion between Vibes of India’s Deepal Trivedi, Janvi Soniya and Ajit Tiwari, the panellists emphasised the […]

China Has More Than 32k Covid Cases, India Just 347

November 25, 2022 11:26 am

The number of coronavirus infections in India increased by 347 in a single day, bringing the total number of infections to 4,46,70,830, while the number of active cases decreased further to 5,516, according to data updated on Friday by the Union Health Ministry. The overall death toll has risen to 5,30,604, with one death reported […]

Jama Masjid Rolls Back Rule Barring Entry To Unaccompanied Women

November 25, 2022 11:17 am

Delhi’s Jama Masjid, which had announced that it was restricting the entry of any unaccompanied girl or group of girls into its premises, rolled back the decision on Thursday. Officials from Raj Niwas said Delhi Lieutenant-General Vinai Kumar Saxena had spoken to the Shahi Imam, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, and had requested him to rescind the […]

No Law Above Judicial Scrutiny: Home Minister

November 25, 2022 11:13 am

Ahead of the December 12 deadline set by the Supreme Court for the Centre to spell out its stand on the Places of Worship Act, 1991, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said no law is above judicial scrutiny. Shah refrained from commenting specifically on the law enacted in the face of the campaign […]

AAP Will Not Open Its Account: Guj Congress In-Charge 

November 24, 2022 8:15 pm

The head of the Congress party in Gujarat, Raghu Sharma, today took on Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), claiming that his party would not win a single seat in Gujarat. The Gujarat Congress chief writes on paper and challenges Kejirwal to a landslide victory for the AAP. You are the BJP’s “B” […]

Pilot Is A ‘Gaddar’, Can’t Be Made CM, Says Ashok Gehlot

November 24, 2022 6:36 pm

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot called Sachin Pilot a “gaddar” (traitor) on Thursday, saying he cannot replace him because he revolted against the Congress in 2020 and attempted to destabilize his own government.  The remarks have widened divisions within the Congress party in Rajasthan, where Assembly elections are scheduled for next year.  The Bharat Jodo […]

Pawar Slams Centre After SC Skepticism Over New EC

November 24, 2022 6:20 pm

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday slammed Centre post-Supreme Court of India raising eyebrows on the “hasty” appointment of the new Election Commissioner Arun Goel. “The Supreme Court has clearly indicated that it is the misuse of the government’s authority (in the appointment of Arun Goel as new election commissioner). The person […]

It’s Time To Generate Income From Electricity Than Getting It For Free, Says PM Modi 

November 24, 2022 5:25 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it was time to earn money from electricity rather than receive it for free, in an apparent attempt to counter the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress’ promise of free electricity in poll-bound Gujarat.  Addressing Modasa town in Aravalli district in north Gujarat, Modi said only he knows the […]

BJP To Bring UCC Once Democratic Debates Are Concluded, Says Amit Shah

November 24, 2022 4:54 pm

The union home minister, Amit Shah, stated on Thursday that the BJP is committed to enacting the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) following the conclusion of all democratic debates and discussions. In response to a question regarding UCC, Shah stated that the BJP has kept its promise to the nation’s citizens since the Jan Sangh era. […]

Biomimetics: The Visuals Of Future Destruction And Its Remedies By Pierre-Jean Giloux

November 24, 2022 3:34 pm

In the present world, the major issue that all of us witness is extreme climate change. We are the ones fueling this issue and we have to in the near future, find the remedies to curb this disaster. With this mindset, an artist made an exceptional film to showcase the possible disaster but with remedies. Pierre-Jean […]

Morbi Bridge Collapse: Compensation To Victims’ Kin Not Enough: HC

November 24, 2022 3:13 pm

The Gujarat High Court (HC) on Thursday once again slammed the state government in the Morbi bridge collapse case. Yesterday, the court said that the compensation given to kin of the 135 people who lost their lives in the bridge collapse last month was not enough. “Compensation should be realistic and also the need of […]

Gujarat Elections: Rise In Candidates With Criminal Background; AAP Tops The List 

November 24, 2022 3:33 pm

Political watchdog Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) on Thursday analysed the candidates contesting Gujarat elections and the report stated a spike in the number of candidates with criminal background contesting this Phase -1 of the forthcoming elections. The new entrant in Gujarat politics Aam Aadmi Party has nominated the highest number of candidates (36%) with […]

Richa Chadha Stokes Controversy Over Galwan Tweet

November 24, 2022 2:37 pm

After receiving severe backlash from the BJP, actress Richa Chadha apologizes and deletes her tweet about Galwan.  Ram Kadam, a BJP leader, and Maharashtra MLA, slammed Bollywood actor Richa Chadha for her comments about the 2020 Galwan clash, in which several Indian Army soldiers died.   “Will she (Richa Chadha) disrespect our soldiers to get in […]

Focus On The Next 25 Years, Modi Tells Gujarat

November 24, 2022 2:20 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is campaigning aggressively in Gujarat, addressed a rally in Palanpur district on Thursday. He promised that Gujarat will be turned into a “hydrogen hub” and vehicles will run on green hydrogen. “During Covid, 80 crore people were given free food grains for two-and-a-half years. Work has been done to provide food […]

Why BJP Favours Bhupendra Patel?

November 24, 2022 1:08 pm

In unofficially endorsing Bhupendra Patel for another term as CM, the BJP has clearly bowed to caste pressure. But Patel and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have a lot in common. In 2001, Modi found himself catapulted to the top job though he had no administrative experience. Likewise, Patel was a first-time MLA when he was […]