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Kejriwal says LG insulting people of Delhi

  New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s decision to reject a panel of lawyers picked by the city government for cases against the farmers protesting against the centre’s three new farm laws was “an insult to the people of Delhi”. “Overturning...

Jul 25 · >

J&K district magistrates in CBI net for arms scam

Srinagar: Several district magistrates in Jammu and Kashmir in collusion with arms dealers had issued illegal gun licences going back as far as 2012, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Saturday as part of their probe into an arms licence racket. Over 2.78 lakh illegal gun licences...

Jul 25 · >

Key Congress meeting today to resolve Rajasthan infighting

After Punjab, Congress To Resolve Rajasthan Infighting, Key Meet TodayRajasthan Congress chief Govind Singh Dotasra has called a meeting of MLAs this morning, just days after the party settled the political tension and tussle among its two big leaders – Amarinder Singh and Navjot Sidhu – in Punjab. There...

Jul 25 · >

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins India’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won India’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics with a silver.© AFP   Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu bagged the country’s first medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics with a silver in women’s 49kg category. China’s  Zhihui Hou took the gold medal with a total lift of 210kg,...

Jul 24 · >

76 dead as rain, landslides hit Maharashtra

Mumbai: At least 76 people have died in rain-related incidents, including multiple landslides, in Maharashtra. The deaths include 36 people who died in a landslide in the coastal Raigad district, about 70 km from state capital Mumbai. However, it is feared that the death count could be over 100 as...

Jul 24 · >

Shilpa Shetty says ‘erotica’ is not ‘porn’

Mumbai: Actor Shilpa Shetty has said she was unaware of the exact nature of content on ‘Hotshots’ – the mobile app via which her husband, Raj Kundra, is accused of streaming pornographic content – Mumbai Police sources have told news agency ANI. Police sources said Ms Shetty said it...

Jul 24 · >

Amarinder, Sidhu to end war with tea

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Navjot Sidhu will meet today for tea in a first effort for peace ahead of the cricketer-turned-politician’s inauguration as the Punjab Congress chief. The overture came from Mr Sidhu, who invited the Chief Minister for the programme at the party office. Mr Singh...

Jul 23 · >

Amarinder slams Meenakshi Lekhi for “hooligans” remark on farmers

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday demanded resignation of Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi for allegedly calling protesting farmers “hooligans”. Ms Lekhi, when asked about incidents of violence during the farmers’ protests against the three central agricultural laws, had on Thursday called the protesters “mawali” or hooligans. After...

Jul 23 · >

Parliament uproar over Pegasus continues

Both houses of parliament continued to witness uproar over the Pegasus snooping incident. The trouble forced adjournment of both houses. The opposition benches were demanding to know whether India has bought the Israeli spying tool. The opposition gave a notice for adjournment to discuss the issue in Lok Sabha,...

Jul 22 · >