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AAP announces Rs 1,000 monthly assistance to all Delhi women

Delhi Finance minister Atishi on Monday announced the ‘Mukhyamantri Mahila Samman Yojana’ under which Rs 1,000 will be given monthly to all women aged above 18 from the fiscal year 2024-25. Atishi announced the scheme in her maiden budget speech. “The Kejriwal government will give a monthly amount of...

Mar 4 · >

BJP list has message for MPs headlined for hate speech

As the BJP released its first list of 195 candidates for Lok Sabha polls, some omissions stood out more than the names that made it to the list. These include firebrand leader Pragya Thakur and sitting MPs from Delhi, Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma and Ramesh Bidhuri. The three leaders...

Mar 3 · >

6 HP cross-voting Cong MLAs disqualified by Speaker

Six Congress MLAs from Himachal Pradesh who cross-voted for the BJP in the Rajya Sabha election has been disqualified from the assembly, the Speaker announced today. The BJP had clapped for and congratulated the six MLAs for their ‘bravery’ yesterday when they came to the assembly, after staying the...

Feb 29 · >

Virbhadra Singh’s son quits as minister, cornering Cong further

Compounding the Congress’s problems in Himachal Pradesh, state minister Vikramaditya Singh quit as minister this morning after accusing Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu of overlooking MLAs and disrespecting his father and the Congress’s tallest leader in the hill state, the late Virbhadra Singh. This comes amid dramatic developments in...

Feb 28 · >

Palestinian prime minister resigns over Gaza situation

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh on Monday announced the resignation of his government which rules parts of the occupied West Bank. “I submit the government’s resignation to Mr President (Mahmud Abbas),” Shtayyeh said, adding it comes in the wake of the “developments related to the aggression against the Gaza...

Feb 26 · >

ED money laundering case against key TMC man in Sandeshkhali row

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today registered a case against Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan, the central figure in the Sandeshkhali row in West Bengal, on money laundering charges. Raids are underway at Sheikh Shahjahan’s house and six other locations. The women in Sandeshkhali have accused Sheikh Shahjahan of involvement in...

Feb 23 · >

Yet another summons to Arvind Kejriwal in liquor policy case

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has received a seventh summons from the Enforcement Directorate (ED), officials told NDTV this morning. Kejriwal has been asked to appear on February 26 for questioning in connection with the Delhi liquor excise policy case. He skipped the Enforcement Directorate’s sixth call on Monday with...

Feb 22 · >

Chinese ship set to dock in Male amid anti-India moves

Amid strained ties between India and the Maldives, a Chinese vessel has entered the waters of the island nation and is set to dock in its capital Male. The 4,300-ton Xiang Yang Hong 03 is classified as a ‘research’ vessel mapping the floor of Indian Ocean. Sources in the...

Feb 22 · >

Farmers resume march after talks with Centre fail

The protesting farmers from Punjab have rejected the Centre’s proposal to buy three types of pulses, maize and cotton at the old MSP and their march to Delhi will continue today. The police and paramilitary forces have geared up to stop the convoy with multi-layer fortifications at the Shambhu...

Feb 21 · >