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Inside story of Nitish Kumar’s stunning U-turn-again

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, after parting ways with the  BJP in 2022, took on the initiative of coralling all opposition forces to jointly take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the ruling party in the national election. He hosted the first meeting of opposition parties in Patna, and...

Jan 27 · >

China warns Iran as Red Sea ship attacks rise

Chinese officials have asked their Iranian counterparts to help rein in attacks on ships in the Red Sea by the Iran-backed Houthis, or risk harming business relations with Beijing, four Iranian sources and a diplomat familiar with the matter said. The discussions about the attacks and trade between China...

Jan 26 · >

Gyanvapi petitioners’ lawyer makes survey report public

The survey of the Gyanvapi mosque has revealed the existence of a temple, complete with 34 inscriptions in various languages, which was remodelled into a mosque, the lawyer of the women  petitioners told the media today after receiving a hard copy of the survey report. The Varanasi district judge...

Jan 26 · >

Kharge writes to Shah over Rahul’s clash with Assam police

  A day after Rahul Gandhi-led Congress workers clashed with Assam police personnel on the Guwahati city limits, party president Mallikarjun Kharge wrote to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, seeking his intervention to ensure the security of Rahul and other participants of his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra. This comes...

Jan 24 · >

Ayodhya all set for grand Ram Temple consecration

From night vision devices to CCTV cameras with artificial intelligence (AI), Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya has been secured tightly for the Ram temple consecration ceremony. The temple has been decorated with tonnes of flowers and colourful lights. Invitees to the pran pratishtha ceremony started arriving yesterday. Once a quiet town,...

Jan 22 · >

Indian American politician alleges attack on US temples

Ritesh Tandon, the Democratic candidate who is running for election to the US House to represent California’s 17th Congressional District, has claimed that several temples were vandalised over the past two weeks. He called out Senator Aisha Wahab alleging inaction after the temples were attacked in California. “It might...

Jan 22 · >

Devotees splurge on jets, gold-plated idols for temple opening

The private jet parking lots at airports near the city of Ayodhya are full and the shops have run out of gold-plated idols, as wealthy devotees prepare for the invite-only opening ceremony of one of Hinduism’s holiest temples. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani are...

Jan 21 · >

Delhi-AIIMS half-day closure for Ram Temple event slammed

Opposition leaders in the INDIA bloc criticised Delhi-AIIMS’ initial decision to shut its OPD services till 2:30 pm on Monday in view of the grand opening of the Ram Temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya. However, the hospital reversed its decision today after a public and social media outcry. The...

Jan 21 · >

Soren alleges conspiracy in probe agency questioning

  Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren alleged that a conspiracy was hatched against him after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) interrogated him in a money laundering case for more than seven hours on Saturday. Addressing a large crowd of supporters outside his residence where he was interrogated, Hemant Soren said...

Jan 21 · >

Trinamool’s seat sharing talks with Cong hit roadblock

Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has told district leaders of the Trinamool Congress to be prepared to field candidates in all the three Lok Sabha seats in Murshidabad district, sources said. Ms Banerjee’s instruction to her party was seen as posturing to its INDIA bloc partner Congress, headed by...

Jan 20 · >
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