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Feb 18, 2022 02:27 PM IST
Will go to court over ‘flag’ remark: DK Shivakumar
Karnataka Minister KS Eshwarappa must resign over his saffron flag remark. We’ll continue overnight protests at the assembly till he gets sacked from the Cabinet, otherwise, we’ll go to the court and not allow the Assembly to function: DK Shivakumar, Karnataka Congress chief
Feb 18, 2022 12:33 PM IST
Historians restrained from publishing defamatory content against Vikram Sampath
Delhi high court on Friday restrained historians from publishing defamatory content against Vikram Sampath, the author of a two-volume biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.
Feb 18, 2022 11:41 AM IST
38 of 49 convicts sentenced to death in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case
Thirty eight convicts have been sentenced to death in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case, reports news agency ANI. Read more
Feb 18, 2022 11:24 AM IST
Former AAP leader Kumar Vishwas’s security to be reviewed
Former AAP leader Kumar Vishwas’s security will be reviewed, news agency ANI reported on Friday, citing government sources.
This came days after the AAP leader alleged Arvind Kejriwal had once told him that he would either become the chief minister of Punjab or the first Prime Minister of an independent nation, an apparent reference to Khalistan. Read more
Feb 18, 2022 10:31 AM IST
PM Modi, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to hold virtual summit today
PM Modi and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed al Nahyan will hold a virtual summit today. “The two leaders will also discuss bilateral cooperation and exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest,” the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said in a statement.
Feb 18, 2022 09:03 AM IST
India reports 25,920 new Covid cases, 492 deaths in last 24 hour
India on Friday reported 25,920 fresh cases of coronavirus disease and 492 related deaths in the past 24 hours. Read more
Feb 18, 2022 08:31 AM IST
Mild earthquake felt in Rajasthan’s Jaipur
An earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred 92km northwest of Jaipur, Rajasthan at around 8.01am on Friday, according to the National Center for Seismology.
Feb 18, 2022 08:28 AM IST
Blinken accepts invitation to meet Lavrov if Russia does not invade Ukraine
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has proposed dates for holding a meeting with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, late next week, who accepted it if Russia does not invade Ukraine, reported news agency ANI, citing local media.
Feb 18, 2022 07:04 AM IST
British army on standby amid ‘red weather’ warning due to Storm Eunice
Britain put the army on standby Thursday and schools prepared to close as forecasters issued a rare “red weather” warning of “danger to life” from fearsome winds and flooding due to an approaching storm. Also read
Feb 18, 2022 06:25 AM IST
PM Modi to virtually open two railway lines connecting Thane and Diva today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday inaugurate two additional railway lines (fifth and sixth) connecting Thane and Diva in Maharashtra. The inauguration will take place via video conferencing at 4:30pm. Read more
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Chitra Ramkrishna is facing charges of financial irregularities and tax evasion after it was found out that she shared inside information of the NSE with possible third parties.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 02:22 PM IST
The convicts who have received the death penalty include Safdar Nagori, who is the general secretary of the Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI)- a banned terrorist group formed in Uttar Pradesh in the late 90s.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 02:14 PM IST
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi
Special judge A R Patel on February 8 acquitted 28 accused while holding 49 out of about 80, who faced the trial, guilty
Updated on Feb 18, 2022 01:38 PM IST
- 2008 Ahmedabad blast: The court had on February 8, 2022, convicted them for the serial blasts that took place on July 26, 2008, in the city claiming 56 lives and leaving over 200 persons injured.
Updated on Feb 18, 2022 11:53 AM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi
- Some of the trains that have been cancelled include Kisan SPL, Pune Parcel Express, Passenger SPL and Unreserved SPL.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 11:30 AM IST
The no-holds-barred campaign, especially during the past 10 days, ended at 6 PM across Tamil Nadu on Thursday. As many as 57,778 candidates are in the fray for 12,607 posts of ward members in 648 urban local bodies.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 10:50 AM IST
- The Opposition, led by the Congress, started raising “go back” slogans against governor Arif Mohammad Khan soon after he arrived at the House to address the Budget session of the Assembly.
Published on Feb 18, 2022 10:31 AM IST