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Pamela Goswami drug case: BJP leader Rakesh Singh arrested from Purba Burdwan district

Pamela Goswami drug case: BJP leader Rakesh Singh arrested from Purba Burdwan district

Pamela Goswami, the arrested state secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), had named Rakesh Singh in the drug case. Earlier in the day, the Calcutta High Court dismissed Rakesh Singh's

Feb 23, 2021, 21:16 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi calls 'today’s win across Gujarat very special', Amit Shah terms it 'landslide victory'

PM Narendra Modi calls 'today’s win across Gujarat very special', Amit Shah terms it 'landslide victory'

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, PM Modi also stated that "for a party that is serving in a state for over two decades to record such a phenomenal win is noteworthy". He tweeted, "Today’s win

Feb 23, 2021, 20:21 PM IST
Lockdown to be imposed in Maharashtra amid surging COVID-19 cases? Here's what CM Uddhav Thackeray said

Lockdown to be imposed in Maharashtra amid surging COVID-19 cases? Here's what CM Uddhav Thackeray said

An editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' on Tuesday said after Thackeray's comments, BJP leader Pravin Darekar remarked that the government should not create an atmosphere of terror and not

Feb 23, 2021, 18:32 PM IST
Gujarat civic polls: BJP poised to sweep local body elections in six cities

Gujarat civic polls: BJP poised to sweep local body elections in six cities

The Bharatiya Janata Party has so far won 300 out of the total 576 seats across six municipal corporations in Gujarat, the State Election Commission (SEC) said on Tuesday afternoon as counting of

Feb 23, 2021, 18:20 PM IST
Sale of Patanjali's Coronil tablets won't be allowed in Maharashtra, says Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

Sale of Patanjali's Coronil tablets won't be allowed in Maharashtra, says Home Minister Anil Deshmukh

Anil Deshmukh took to his official Twitter account to announce the news. He said, "Launching such a drug hurriedly and being endorsed by two senior Central Union Ministers is highly deplorable.

Feb 23, 2021, 17:21 PM IST
Lakha Sidhana, accused in Republic Day violence in Delhi, spotted at farmers' rally in Bathinda

Lakha Sidhana, accused in Republic Day violence in Delhi, spotted at farmers' rally in Bathinda

Lakha Sidhana is wanted by the Delhi Police for his alleged role in the violence that took place during a tractor parade called by the farmer unions on January 26 against the Centre's three farm laws

Feb 23, 2021, 16:56 PM IST
Amroha murder case: Shabnam gets respite, hanging stayed till UP governor's decision on her mercy plea

Amroha murder case: Shabnam gets respite, hanging stayed till UP governor's decision on her mercy plea

Shabnam who has been convicted of killing seven members of her family after sedating them in April 2008, had filed a fresh mercy petition before the Uttar Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel. Her mercy

Feb 23, 2021, 16:46 PM IST
COVID-19 test mandatory here for people arriving from these 5 states

COVID-19 test mandatory here for people arriving from these 5 states

 The Uttarakhand government has issued an order to make the COVID-19 test mandatory for people coming from five states in the wake of a surge in coronavirus cases. India today registered 10,584 new

Feb 23, 2021, 16:42 PM IST
Disha Ravi granted bail by Delhi Court in toolkit case

Disha Ravi granted bail by Delhi Court in toolkit case

A Delhi Court on Tuesday (February 23, 2021) granted bail to Disha Ravi in the toolkit case. The sessions court of Patiala House allowed the bail plea of the 22-year old activist. "Additional

Feb 23, 2021, 16:15 PM IST
DAV School in Chennai responds to controversy over English question paper mentioning January 26 violence

DAV School in Chennai responds to controversy over English question paper mentioning January 26 violence

The said phrase in the English question paper asked students to write a letter to the Editor, condemning the 'terrible, violent acts of miscreants who fail to realize that country comes before

Feb 23, 2021, 15:08 PM IST
Sikhs For Justice asks Mamata, Uddhav to declare independence of their states from India

Sikhs For Justice asks Mamata, Uddhav to declare independence of their states from India

SFJ "counseled" All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) chief Mamata Banerjee and Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray to "unilaterally declare the independence of the territories of West Bengal and Maharashtra

Feb 23, 2021, 14:19 PM IST
Rarest of rare: Baranga gang-rape accused nabbed after 21 years

Rarest of rare: Baranga gang-rape accused nabbed after 21 years

Bibekananda Biswal alias Biban, the main accused in the case, was held from Aamby Valley in Lonavala in Maharashtra after nearly 21 years. He was working there as a plumber under the fake identity of

Feb 23, 2021, 14:05 PM IST
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to attend 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Mathura today

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to attend 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Mathura today

Congress general secretary in Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will attend a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' in Mathura on Tuesday. Mathura is considered to be a stronghold of the Jat community in the state

Feb 23, 2021, 12:41 PM IST
Republic Day violence: Delhi Police arrests two key accused from Jammu

Republic Day violence: Delhi Police arrests two key accused from Jammu

One of the two accused arrested by the Delhi Police is Mohinder Singh, 45, from Satbari, Jammu. He is the president of the Kashmir United Front organisation and a key conspirator in the riot case at

Feb 23, 2021, 11:16 AM IST
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to meet BMC chief to review COVID-19 situation as cases surge

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray to meet BMC chief to review COVID-19 situation as cases surge

The meeting comes amid the spike in the number of new coronavirus cases reported in the state. New restrictions were imposed in several districts across the state. Schools, colleges, and coaching

Feb 23, 2021, 10:32 AM IST
Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam tables Budget 2021-22 at state Assembly

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister O Panneerselvam tables Budget 2021-22 at state Assembly

DMK and Congress MLAs staged a walkout from the Tamil Nadu Assembly today during the presentation of the interim budget by Deputy CM O. Panneerselvam. As per procedure, the FM tabled the budget and

Feb 23, 2021, 09:36 AM IST
Case filed against former BJP MP for flouting COVID-19 norms at wedding in Maharashtra

Case filed against former BJP MP for flouting COVID-19 norms at wedding in Maharashtra

A case has been registered against former BJP MP Dhananjay Mahadik and two others for violating COVID-19 norms in a marriage function of Mahadik`s son. A case has been registered under section 188,

Feb 23, 2021, 08:19 AM IST
Coal scam: CBI to quiz TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife Rujira Naroola today

Coal scam: CBI to quiz TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee's wife Rujira Naroola today

A CBI team will on Tuesday grill Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee’s wife Rujira Naroola in connection with its ongoing probe into the coal scam case. The agency had earlier recorded the

Feb 23, 2021, 07:28 AM IST
Gujarat: Counting of votes for six civic corporations on Tuesday

Gujarat: Counting of votes for six civic corporations on Tuesday

Polling for 576 seats in 144 wards across six civic bodies - Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar - was held on Sunday (February 21). All these civic bodies are being currently

Feb 22, 2021, 23:56 PM IST
West Bengal BJP leader Pamela Goswami's drugs case taken over by Kolkata Police's detectives

West Bengal BJP leader Pamela Goswami's drugs case taken over by Kolkata Police's detectives

Pamela Goswami, the state secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), was also reportedly taken by the sleuths of the city police to the parlour she allegedly owns in the New Town area. They

Feb 22, 2021, 23:52 PM IST