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‘Unconstitutional’: West Bengal governor slams Mamata Banerjee government for blocking post-poll violence victims

West Bengal Governor C V Ananda Bose criticized the state government for preventing post-poll violence victims from entering the Raj Bhavan, calling the act «unconstitutional.» Despite his office’s permission, police blocked the victims and BJP
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‘Unconstitutional’: West Bengal governor slams Mamata Banerjee government for blocking post-poll violence victims

West Bengal Governor C V Ananda Bose criticized the state government for preventing post-poll violence victims from entering the Raj Bhavan, calling the act «unconstitutional.» Despite his office’s permission, police blocked the victims and BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari. Bose has sought a response from chief minister Mamata Banerjee, highlighting the need for upholding constitutional rights and transparency.

High court directs Delhi CM's wife Sunita Kejriwal, others to take down video of Kejriwal's court proceedings

The Delhi high court on Saturday instructed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's wife and five other individual respondents to remove video recordings of a court hearing in the excise policy case from social media platforms. Additionally, the court directed social medi
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High court directs Delhi CM's wife Sunita Kejriwal, others to take down video of Kejriwal's court proceedings

The Delhi high court on Saturday instructed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's wife and five other individual respondents to remove video recordings of a court hearing in the excise policy case from social media platforms. Additionally, the court directed social media companies to take down any other posts or reposts of videos recorded on that day.

J-K: Train services to begin soon on 'world's eighth wonder' Chenab rail bridge

Train services from Ramban to Reasi, traversing the world's highest railway bridge on the Chenab River, are set to commence soon, as stated by Northern Railway officials. Currently, trains are operational on the railway route from Kanyakumari to Katra, with s
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J-K: Train services to begin soon on 'world's eighth wonder' Chenab rail bridge

Train services from Ramban to Reasi, traversing the world's highest railway bridge on the Chenab River, are set to commence soon, as stated by Northern Railway officials. Currently, trains are operational on the railway route from Kanyakumari to Katra, with services also running between Baramulla and Sangaldan in the Kashmir Valley. Recently, railway officials carried out a detailed inspection of the newly built railway line.

Mortal remains of Jharkhand man killed in Kuwait fire brought home

A somber atmosphere enveloped the Hindpiri area of Ranchi, Jharkhand, as the body of Md Ali Hussain, one of the victims of a recent devastating fire in Kuwait, arrived at his home on Saturday morning. The remains were transported to Ranchi on a regular fligh
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Mortal remains of Jharkhand man killed in Kuwait fire brought home

A somber atmosphere enveloped the Hindpiri area of Ranchi, Jharkhand, as the body of Md Ali Hussain, one of the victims of a recent devastating fire in Kuwait, arrived at his home on Saturday morning. The remains were transported to Ranchi on a regular flight from Delhi and reached his residence around 10:15 am.

8 Naxalites, 1 soldier killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur

At least eight Naxalites were killed in an encounter with security forces on Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Abujhmarh area, located in the Narayanpur district. During the exchange of fire, one soldier lost his life, and two others were injured. The encounter in t
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8 Naxalites, 1 soldier killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur

At least eight Naxalites were killed in an encounter with security forces on Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Abujhmarh area, located in the Narayanpur district. During the exchange of fire, one soldier lost his life, and two others were injured. The encounter in the Maad and Narayanpur districts has been ongoing for the past two days.

H D Kumaraswamy questions US firm getting Rs 3.2 crore subsidy for every job it creates in Gujarat

Union steel and heavy industries minister H D Kumaraswamy of JD(S) wondered aloud Friday if India needed investments like US-headquartered semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology setting up a $2.5 billion unit in Gujarat and potentially receiving Rs 3.2
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H D Kumaraswamy questions US firm getting Rs 3.2 crore subsidy for every job it creates in Gujarat

Union steel and heavy industries minister H D Kumaraswamy of JD(S) wondered aloud Friday if India needed investments like US-headquartered semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology setting up a $2.5 billion unit in Gujarat and potentially receiving Rs 3.2 crore in subsidies for every job it creates. After identifying the company in a televised live address to party workers in Karnataka, he hastened to clarify that he was “not authorised” to do so.

Karnataka High Court to cops: No coercive action against BS Yediyurappa

Karnataka high court restrained CID Friday from taking any coercive measure such as arrest against former chief minister BS Yediyurappa in a Pocso case linked to an alleged sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl, saying the BJP veteran was “not a Tom, Dick o
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Karnataka High Court to cops: No coercive action against BS Yediyurappa

Karnataka high court restrained CID Friday from taking any coercive measure such as arrest against former chief minister BS Yediyurappa in a Pocso case linked to an alleged sexual assault on a 17-year-old girl, saying the BJP veteran was “not a Tom, Dick or Harry” to flee the country.

Can't trace bones purported to be Sheena's: CBI to court

The Sheena Bora murder case is back in focus after the CBI’s special public prosecutor told the trial judge on Thursday that a set of remains examined by one forensic expert could not be traced. Police in Pen, Raigad, had found the alleged remains of Sheen
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Can't trace bones purported to be Sheena's: CBI to court

The Sheena Bora murder case is back in focus after the CBI’s special public prosecutor told the trial judge on Thursday that a set of remains examined by one forensic expert could not be traced. Police in Pen, Raigad, had found the alleged remains of Sheena Bora’s body in a forest in 2012. A site exhumation in 2015 had uncovered more bones and human parts, including teeth and hair.

Countries of Global South bearing brunt of global uncertainties and tensions: PM Modi at G7 outreach session

PM Modi spoke on India's commitment to advocating for the priorities and concerns of these countries on the world stage. «In these efforts, we have given high priority to Africa. We are proud that the G-20, under the chairmanship of India, made the Afri
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Countries of Global South bearing brunt of global uncertainties and tensions: PM Modi at G7 outreach session

PM Modi spoke on India's commitment to advocating for the priorities and concerns of these countries on the world stage. «In these efforts, we have given high priority to Africa. We are proud that the G-20, under the chairmanship of India, made the African Union a permanent member,» he said.

Sheena Bora case: Bones, remains of victim recovered by cops not traceable, CBI court told

The bones and remains allegedly of Sheena Bora that were recovered by police in Raigad in Maharashtra are not traceable, the prosecution told a Central Bureau of Investigation court that is conducting the trial in the case. The prosecution made this revelatio
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Sheena Bora case: Bones, remains of victim recovered by cops not traceable, CBI court told

The bones and remains allegedly of Sheena Bora that were recovered by police in Raigad in Maharashtra are not traceable, the prosecution told a Central Bureau of Investigation court that is conducting the trial in the case. The prosecution made this revelation on Thursday during the deposition of a forensic expert doctor from state-run JJ hospital in Mumbai's Byculla area.

India leads as top source of immigrant doctors in US, occupies second slot for registered nurses

There are 59,000 Indian doctors in the US – one in five (or 22%) of all immigrant doctors are Indians. In comparison, there are only 16,000 doctors who were born in China and Hong Kong (or 6% of the immigrant doctor population) who are currently practicing
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India leads as top source of immigrant doctors in US, occupies second slot for registered nurses

There are 59,000 Indian doctors in the US – one in five (or 22%) of all immigrant doctors are Indians. In comparison, there are only 16,000 doctors who were born in China and Hong Kong (or 6% of the immigrant doctor population) who are currently practicing in the US. Pakistan rounds off the top-three with 13,000 immigrant doctors (constituting 5% to the immigrant doctor population).

'I admire his commitment to serve people': PM Modi praises Pope Francis, invites him to visit India

Admiring his commitment to serve people, PM Modi wrote on X, «Met Pope Francis on the sidelines of the G7 Summit. I admire his commitment to serve people and make our planet better. Also invited him to visit India.» PM Modi and the Pope were seen
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'I admire his commitment to serve people': PM Modi praises Pope Francis, invites him to visit India

Admiring his commitment to serve people, PM Modi wrote on X, «Met Pope Francis on the sidelines of the G7 Summit. I admire his commitment to serve people and make our planet better. Also invited him to visit India.» PM Modi and the Pope were seen engaging in a light-hearted conversation. The Pope, in a wheelchair, was escorted around the table to greet each leader at the summit venue of Borgo Egnazia.

Lok Sabha elections 2024: How social media emerged as key battlefield for BJP vs Congress

The 2024 Lok Sabha elections in India, conducted in seven phases, concluded with PM Narendra Modi sworn in for a third term. Social media platforms played a crucial role, serving as key battlegrounds for the BJP-led NDA and the opposition INDIA bloc to connec
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Lok Sabha elections 2024: How social media emerged as key battlefield for BJP vs Congress

The 2024 Lok Sabha elections in India, conducted in seven phases, concluded with PM Narendra Modi sworn in for a third term. Social media platforms played a crucial role, serving as key battlegrounds for the BJP-led NDA and the opposition INDIA bloc to connect with millions instantly. This underscores the growing importance of digital platforms in political campaigns.

IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall across north Bengal in few days

The southwest monsoon is likely to advance into the whole of sub-Himalayan West Bengal and some parts of Gangetic West Bengal in the next four to five days, the Met Department said on Friday. Heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places is very likely t
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IMD predicts heavy to very heavy rainfall across north Bengal in few days

The southwest monsoon is likely to advance into the whole of sub-Himalayan West Bengal and some parts of Gangetic West Bengal in the next four to five days, the Met Department said on Friday. Heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places is very likely to continue over the state's northern districts.

Annamalai, Tamilisai pose together for photo after she clears air on viral Amit Shah video

This unexpected meeting comes in the wake of rumors of an intra-party feud in the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP, following a disappointing performance in the recent parliamentary elections, where the party failed to secure a single seat in the state. Following t
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Annamalai, Tamilisai pose together for photo after she clears air on viral Amit Shah video

This unexpected meeting comes in the wake of rumors of an intra-party feud in the Tamil Nadu unit of the BJP, following a disappointing performance in the recent parliamentary elections, where the party failed to secure a single seat in the state. Following the meeting, Annamalai posted a photo on social media, acknowledging Soundararajan's political experience.

Tripura's 'Queen Pineapple' saw 1500% price surge since 2018. What's so special about it?

Tripura's 'Queen Pineapple' has seen a 1500% price surge since 2018, with prices rising from Rs 2 to Rs 32 per piece. In 2024, overseas exports are projected to reach 50,000 kg, including 600 kg to Oman. The state has significantly expanded its agricultural e
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Tripura's 'Queen Pineapple' saw 1500% price surge since 2018. What's so special about it?

Tripura's 'Queen Pineapple' has seen a 1500% price surge since 2018, with prices rising from Rs 2 to Rs 32 per piece. In 2024, overseas exports are projected to reach 50,000 kg, including 600 kg to Oman. The state has significantly expanded its agricultural export capacity, diversifying products and gaining international market interest.

G7 Summit: PM Modi and British PM Rishi Sunak meet in Italy to discuss bilateral relations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his British counterpart Rishi Sunak and is believed to have discussed bilateral relations and issues of common interests. The two leaders met on the sidelines of the G7 summit here in the southern Italian resort city
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G7 Summit: PM Modi and British PM Rishi Sunak meet in Italy to discuss bilateral relations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met his British counterpart Rishi Sunak and is believed to have discussed bilateral relations and issues of common interests. The two leaders met on the sidelines of the G7 summit here in the southern Italian resort city. Sunak and Modi last met in person at the G20 Summit in New Delhi last September, when they had agreed to accelerate the FTA talks with the hope of signing off before India's general election.