Gujarat: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased in Morbi factory mishap
India

Gujarat: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia to kin of deceased in Morbi factory mishap

The chief minister also expressed condolences to the families of the deceased and said that he will visit the place.

SC cites ‘extraordinary power’ to release Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict: Article 142 explained
India

SC cites ‘extraordinary power’ to release Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict: Article 142 explained

Article 142 gives the apex court wide-ranging powers to act in order to achieve “complete justice” in any matter. This is relevant because the mercy plea of AG Perarivalan, who spent 31 years in prison, was pending before a long time

Gyanvapi mosque case: Delhi University prof booked for post on Shivling
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Gyanvapi mosque case: Delhi University prof booked for post on Shivling

According to police, a complaint was recieved against Ratan Lal regarding "deliberate and malicious post" on Facebook intended to "outrage religious feelings by insulting a religion/religious beliefs"

Birthday wishes for ex-PM Deve Gowda pour in; PM Modi lauds him as respected statesman
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Birthday wishes for ex-PM Deve Gowda pour in; PM Modi lauds him as respected statesman

Gowda had served as the 11th Prime Minister from 1 June 1996 to 21 April 1997, after emerging as the leader of the 13-party United Front

'Petty politics': Congress slams govt as SC orders release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan
India

'Petty politics': Congress slams govt as SC orders release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Perarivalan

Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said that there is sorrow and fury not only in every Congress worker over the development but in every citizen who believes in India and Indianness

Rupee falls 16 paise to record low of 77.60 against USD
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Rupee falls 16 paise to record low of 77.60 against USD

At interbank foreign exchange market, rupee opened lower at 77.57 and later hit the day's low of 77.61 as the dollar rebounded in global markets following hawkish comments from US Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell

Man asks Anand Mahindra if his firm can manufacture cars for Rs 10,000, see industrialist's sassy reply
India

Man asks Anand Mahindra if his firm can manufacture cars for Rs 10,000, see industrialist's sassy reply

Mahindra, who has around 9.2 million Twitter followers, had the best reply for the man, who asked him to manufacture cars at a very low price. Soon, Mahindra’s sassy reply bowled social media users who just couldn't stop laughing

Responsibility of next generation to take India's progress to newer heights: M Venkaiah Naidu
India

Responsibility of next generation to take India's progress to newer heights: M Venkaiah Naidu

India stands on the threshold of becoming a leading nation of the world and it goes without saying that the students' future and that of the nation are intertwined with each other, said the Vice President

Delhi: Review curbs on developmental works in morphological ridge, says DDA to chief secretary
India

Delhi: Review curbs on developmental works in morphological ridge, says DDA to chief secretary

Delhi Development Authority has challenged the Forest Department's decision to impose curbs on several projects in the morphological ridge area, saying the term "morphological ridge" neither has "legal sanctity nor any scientific background to it

Uttar Pradesh minister AK Sharma launches SAMBHAV portal to 'effectively dispose public grievances'
India

Uttar Pradesh minister AK Sharma launches SAMBHAV portal to 'effectively dispose public grievances'

SAMBHAV or Systematic Administration Mechanism for Brining Happiness and Value portal is said to be a multi-modal platform, which has been launched to dispose public grievances swiftly and effectively

Baramulla wine shop attack: Family of deceased seeks justice, protests in Rajouri
India

Baramulla wine shop attack: Family of deceased seeks justice, protests in Rajouri

Officials said that hundreds of villagers from Bakhar and nearby villagers assembled at the highway and blocked traffic

From 'Swaraj to New India'; Amit Shah to address international seminar at DU tomorow
India

From 'Swaraj to New India'; Amit Shah to address international seminar at DU tomorow

Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan will be also attending the event beginning from 12 noon on Thursday

Centre advances ethanol blending target of 20% in petrol to 2025-26 from 2030
India

Centre advances ethanol blending target of 20% in petrol to 2025-26 from 2030

The Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at its meeting on Wednesday approved the amendments to the National Policy on Biofuels

Gujarat: 12 workers killed in wall collapse at salt factory in Morbi
India

Gujarat: 12 workers killed in wall collapse at salt factory in Morbi

The tragic incident took place at Sagar Salt factory situated inside the Halvad industrial area

Delhi: AAP MLA Kuldeep Kumar detained for obstructing demolition drive at Kalyanpuri
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Delhi: AAP MLA Kuldeep Kumar detained for obstructing demolition drive at Kalyanpuri

The AAP MLA from Kondli East reached the spot in Kalyanpuri's Khichripur area when the demolition started to protest against the drive

Gyanvapi row: No hearing in Varanasi court today due to lawyers' strike
India

Gyanvapi row: No hearing in Varanasi court today due to lawyers' strike

Bar Association has an objection to a notice issued by the Uttar Pradesh government to the lawyers. Lawyers are holding a statewide strike over the matter

Delhi High Court seeks response from Centre, AAP on making 'Health and Yoga Science' mandatory up to Class 8
India

Delhi High Court seeks response from Centre, AAP on making 'Health and Yoga Science' mandatory up to Class 8

Yoga helps to cure psychosomatic diseases, improve comprehension ability, power of memory and concentration and relax stress, tension and anxiety

Watch |Baby elephant throws tantrum to occupy mattress, see video here
India

Watch |Baby elephant throws tantrum to occupy mattress, see video here

Since 1986, the Asian elephant is classified as Endangered by the IUCN list. According to the 2017 elephant survey by the Forest Department, India’s elephant population saw a decline between 2012 – 2017.

Delhi 2.0? Why Punjab farmers have taken to the streets again
India

Delhi 2.0? Why Punjab farmers have taken to the streets again

Farmers have been camping out at the Chandigarh-Mohali border since Tuesday night, demanding that the Bhagwant Mann government acquiesce to their demands on paddy sowing period, MSP for maize, moong and basmati, among others

Madhya Pradesh: Stone-pelting at Dalit man's marriage procession over DJ music, six held
India

Madhya Pradesh: Stone-pelting at Dalit man's marriage procession over DJ music, six held

Three persons were injured in the incident which took place late Tuesday night in Jirapur town, located 38 km from the Rajgarh district headquarters, and later six people were arrested