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Kejriwal alleges stone thrown at him at Surat roadshow

A scuffle broke out between supporters of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday during Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s roadshow in Surat city in poll-bound Gujarat. The incident occurred in Katargam locality in the evening after BJP workers chanted ‘Modi, Modi’ when...

Nov 29 · >

Covid lockdown protests rage in Chinese cities

Hundreds of people took to the streets in China’s major cities on Sunday to protest against the country’s zero-Covid policy, in a rare outpouring of public anger against the state. China’s hardline virus strategy is stoking public frustration, with many growing weary of snap lockdowns, lengthy quarantines and mass...

Nov 28 · >

Data of 500 million WhatsApp users leaked, on sale

In one of the biggest data breaches ever, phone numbers of nearly 500 million WhatsApp users have been leaked and are up for sale. The database, up for sale on a popular hacking forum, contains the private information of WhatsApp users from 84 countries, according to a report by...

Nov 28 · >

Cong threatens action over ‘doctored’ Rahul yatra clip

The Congress vowed to take legal action over a “doctored” video clip and threatened the BJP with “payback” after the ruling party’s top leaders shared the clip with a claim that “Pakistan Zindabad” slogans were heard during Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra that’s currently in Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh...

Nov 26 · >

Notice to man for ‘scandalising’ Supreme Court judge

The Supreme Court on Friday took umbrage at a litigant calling a judge of the court a “terrorist” and directed the registry to issue him a show cause notice as to why he should not be prosecuted for criminal contempt for “scandalising” the judge. “You have to be sent...

Nov 26 · >

Rishi Sunak plans curbs on foreign students

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will be considering “all options”, including reducing the number of foreign students, in his bid to bring down the rising net migration in the United Kingdom, according to a report by the BBC. Sunak will be looking into imposing curbs on foreign students pursuing...

Nov 26 · >

Shah promises help to historians to ‘rewrite history’

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has asked historians to rewrite history in the Indian context and assured them that the government will support their efforts. “I am student of history and I hear a lot of times that our history has not been presented properly and is distorted. Maybe...

Nov 25 · >

Yatra prompted by closure of all democratic avenues: Rahul

Congress’s Rahul Gandhi, face of the party’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, launched one of his strongest attacks on the BJP till date. The venue was Madhya Pradesh, the state where the party’s government crashed in 2020 after Jyotiraditya Scindia — one of the its senior leaders and Rahul Gandhi’s closest...

Nov 24 · >

Labour ministry summons Amazon India over sackings

The Union labour ministry has summoned Amazon India to appear before the deputy chief labour commissioner in Bengaluru on Wednesday, in connection with the alleged forced terminations by the company, according to news agency IANS. “You (Amazon) are therefore requested to attend this office with all relevant records in...

Nov 24 · >

Delhi minister’s massage giver a rape case convict: BJP

In a new twist to the row over viral videos of Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain getting massages in jail, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s claim that these were “physiotherapy” has been denied by official sources who say the “masseur” in the video is a prisoner in a rape case. The...

Nov 22 · >