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PM to launch 5G services across India at telecom event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 5G services in India today in select cities. The service is expected to progressively cover the entire country over the next couple of years. India Mobile Congress (IMC), which claims to be the largest telecom, media, and technology forum in Asia, is jointly...

Oct 1 · >

Lawyers vandalise MP court after lawyer’s suicide

Hours after a lawyer died by suicide allegedly after an altercation with a judge at the High Court in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur, protesting lawyers went on a rampage and took his body to the court premises. They vandalised courtrooms and set fire to the office of a senior advocate....

Oct 1 · >

Ukraine seeks NATO membership as Russia annexes 4 regions

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said Friday that Kyiv is requesting fast-track NATO membership after Russia formally annexed four Moscow-held regions of Ukraine. “We have already proven our compatibility with (NATO) alliance standards,” Zelensky said in a video posted by the Ukrainian presidency on social media. “We are taking a...

Oct 1 · >

Mallikarjun Kharge joins contest for Cong chief

Mallikarjun Kharge is the latest to join the contest for Congress president as the candidate backed by the party high command and will resign as Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha in accordance with the ‘one person one post’ rule, said sources. Kharge, the Leader of Opposition in Rajya...

Sep 30 · >

Looks like it’s Digvijaya vs Tharoor for Cong chief

The Congress elections, in a fresh twist, appears likely to be a contest between Shashi Tharoor and Digvijaya Singh. Sources said Singh will file nomination within two days. But he has denied, saying it has not been discussed with the Gandhis yet. Digvijay Singh, who is in Kerala for...

Sep 29 · >

Priyanka not a Gandhi, can be party chief, says Cong MP

Congress MP Abdul Khaleque today batted for Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to take on the mantle of party presidency, saying that being the daughter-in-law of the Vadra family, she is no more a Gandhi family member as per Indian tradition and should take up the post. In a tweet, the...

Sep 29 · >

Popular Front banned for 5 years citing terror links

After two rounds of nationwide raids and arrest of over 240 leaders and functionaries of Popular Front Of India (PFI) in a week, the centre last evening banned the outfit for five years over alleged terror activities. A government notification said the PFI and its affiliate organisations or fronts have been...

Sep 28 · >

Second round of nation-wide raid against Popular Front

Days after multi agency raids on top leaders and functionaries of Islamic outfit Popular Front of India (PFI) leading to over a hundred arrests, a second round of nationwide crackdown on the organisation is underway. Investigative agencies are conducting operations across Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Assam, Delhi, Maharashtra, Telangana, and...

Sep 27 · >

45 YouTube videos blocked for spreading communal hatred

The Centre has blocked 45 YouTube videos from 10 channels for playing fake news and morphed visuals to spread hate among religious communities. Examples include false claims such as the government taking away the religious rights of certain communities, violent threats against religious communities and declaration of civil war...

Sep 27 · >