articles by Manoj Gupta

Politics

Government likely to ban PFI over Ram Navami violence

The Popular Front of India (PFI), a controversial Islamic outfit, has been blamed for plotting violence and triggering communal tension in some parts of the country on Ram Navami

World

Imran Khan's deal with the Opposition to help him calm waves of political storm in Pakistan

Pakistan is in political turmoil as it faces a recurring economic crisis, and Khan’s government is relying on the International Monetary Fund to release the next tranche of a $6 billion rescue package to shore up the country’s dwindling foreign currency reserves.

World

Imran Khan likely to resign tomorrow at public rally in Islamabad

This comes after it was found out that Khan's PTI received prohibited/foreign funding or funding worth USD 7,322,678, and illegal funding from 349 foreign companies and 88 individuals of foreign origin

India

Centre to resolve issue of farmers’ compensation and withdrawal of cases ‘soon’

While rolling back the three farm laws, the government gave a written assurance to fulfil the protesters’ demands: a committee to resolve the row over minimum support price (MSP) of produce, the withdrawal of cases, and compensation

India

Rohini court blast case: Delhi Police arrests DRDO scientist, says he wanted to kill lawyer over legal issues

Sources said three points of evidence — CCTV footage, the target’s presence and the logo on a bag — pointed to the DRDO scientist, who has allegedly confessed to plotting the Rohini court blast

Business

'Not a ban': Centre regulating cryptocurrency to check role in 'hawala', terror funding, say sources

As markets and experts speculate on the consequences of Centre’s move to bring a bill to regulate cryptocurrency, sources in the security establishment told CNN-News18 that the regulation will not be an outright ban

World

Nawaz Sharif may return to Pakistan soon, Imran Khan's spell at top set to end

The development comes amid a power tussle between the army and Khan, with the former planning to pave the exit route for the ex-cricketer who has fallen out of favour.

India

Aryan Khan drugs case: NCB's Sameer Wankhede removed as probe officer; SIT formed

Top sources in Delhi said that an order taking Wankhede off the probe has already been issued and that the NCB Director General has also decided to transfer four other high-profile cases from the anti-drug agency's Mumbai zonal unit to its central team

World

Taliban, Haqqanis truce in Afghanistan? Differences sorted 'for now' as groups blame 'enemy propaganda'

Sources said the Taliban have no option but to wait till an inclusive government is formed though it seems unlikely in the near future