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Farmers hold off on march pending talks with Centre

The Union government will hold a meeting with farmers in Chandigarh on Thursday and the protestors will remain peaceful and not try and push their way through the barricades and other barriers at various borders until then, a farmer leader has said. Speaking after a meeting with senior police...

Feb 15 · >

Massive traffic jams at Delhi borders as farmers resume march

Protesting farmers will soon resume their march towards Delhi after a night halt. A fresh attempt will be made to push forward against a huge security deployment to reach the capital with a list of their key demands. The protesting farmers had declared a “ceasefire” last night and promised...

Feb 14 · >

Nawaz Sharif nominates brother Shehbaz as PM candidate

In a surprise development, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz on Tuesday nominated its president Shehbaz Sharif as the prime ministerial candidate of Pakistan instead of the party supremo and three-time former premier Nawaz Sharif. Taking to X, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb said PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, 74, has nominated...

Feb 14 · >

Farmers firm on Delhi Chalo march after talks fail

Protesting farmers from Punjab are bent on marching to Delhi today as the Union ministers’ five-plus-hour meeting with them remained inconclusive. There has been no resolution on the main demand of the farmers — the maximum support price for crops. The farmers’ meeting with Union ministers in Chandigarh —...

Feb 13 · >

Uttarakhand official says rioters trying to create terror

Violence in Uttarakhand’s Haldwani while officials were demolishing an illegal mosque and madrasa resulted in the deaths of 4 people. The clash led to injuries to over 50 policemen, with several administration officials, municipal workers, and journalists also caught in the crossfire. Shoot-at-sight orders have been issued in Haldwani...

Feb 9 · >

ED raids premises of Kejriwal’s secretary, MP

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s personal secretary and a Rajya Sabha MP are among those linked to the Aam Aadmi Party who are being raided by the Enforcement Directorate as part of a money laundering probe, said sources. ED officials are currently conducting searches at over 12 premises across...

Feb 6 · >

Arrested Soren allowed to take part in trust vote

The Champai Soren government in Jharkhand — formed last week after a massive political crisis following the arrest of its Chief Minister — will take a floor test to prove its majority today. The majority mark in the 81-member assembly is 41. The ruling alliance of the Jharkhand Mukti...

Feb 5 · >

Crowd outside Mumbai police station as Islamic preacher detained

Gujarat Police probing a hate speech case on Sunday detained Islamic preacher Mufti Salman Azhari in Mumbai, an official said. Mufti Salman is currently at Ghatkopar police station, the official said. Hundreds of supporters of the Mufti gathered outside the police station demanding his immediate release, bringing traffic to...

Feb 5 · >

Biden’s warning amid US strikes against Iraq, Syria

Following strikes in Iraq and Syria, US President Joe Biden released a statement saying that the US does not seek a conflict in the Middle East but if any American is harmed, the country will respond. US President’s strong remark came in response to heightened tensions in the Middle...

Feb 3 · >

Nitish accuses Rahul Gandhi of taking credit for caste census

In a sharp response to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s remarks on the Bihar caste survey, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today accused the Congress MP of trying to take credit for something he has not done. #WATCH | Patna: When asked “Rahul Gandhi is taking credit for the caste census...

Jan 31 · >
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