New CJI suggests reforms during his short tenure

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 11:45 am, in
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With less than two months until his retirement on November 8, the 49th Chief Justice of India, Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, is facing a race against time. This is especially true given the holiday-heavy court schedule at this time of year. While September is a full working month, the court will only be open for […]

Assam: Two persons linked to AQIS/ABT detained in Barpeta district

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 11:32 am, in
Assam AQIS/ABT

For allegedly engaging in jihadi activities, two more people with ties to Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) and Al-Qaeda Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) were detained in Assam’s Barpeta district on Sunday. “Police also conducted an eviction drive in a Madrasa in Barpeta because it was illegally built on government land and has a connection with the two […]

Jharkhand: Woman set on fire dies, Sec 144 imposed in Dumka

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 11:15 am, in
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A 19-year-old woman from Jharkhand’s Dumka district died of her injuries in the early hours of Sunday after being set on fire by a man harassing her on Tuesday. Her death sparked protests in Dumka by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal, which resulted in prohibitory orders. According to police, Shahrukh Hussain, 19, […]

National Sports Day: History and Significance

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 11:04 am, in
National Sports Day

Rashtriya Khel Divas, or National Sports Day, is an annual observance held on August 29. The day marks the birth anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, India’s hockey wizard. The goal of National Sports Day is to honour Major Dhyanchand’s legacy while raising awareness about the importance and benefits of incorporating sports and physical activities into […]

Kejriwal slams Gujarat Govt for drug smuggling in state

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 10:51 am, in
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Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, slammed the Gujarat government on Sunday for drug smuggling in the state.He lashed out at the Gujarat government, saying, “You (government) are driving the country’s youth into darkness.” “Who is bringing drugs on such a large scale in Gujarat?” he tweeted. Who is the owner of this company? […]

Hillary Clinton Posts Dance Pic In Solidarity With Finland PM

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 10:09 am, in
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“Keep dancing,” former US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tweeted on Sunday, expressing her personal support for Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin, whose penchant for partying has garnered international attention.Clinton’s post included a photo of herself dancing in a crowded club with a big smile on her face during a 2012 trip to Colombia while still […]

India slams China, claims Sri Lanka needs support, not ‘unwanted pressure’

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 9:58 am, in
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India firmly told Beijing on Saturday that Colombo needed “support, not unwanted pressure or unnecessary controversies” to further another country’s agenda, in response to China’s claim that it was “interfering” in Sri Lanka’s internal affairs. In a statement issued on Friday, Chinese ambassador to Sri Lanka Qi Zhenhongon hinted at India’s objection to the docking […]

Kejriwal Govt Set To Move Confidence Motion In Assembly To Prove ‘no MLA Defected To BJP’

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 9:39 am, in
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The ruling AAP government in Delhi plans to introduce a Confidence Motion in the Assembly today in an attempt to demonstrate that the BJP’s ‘operation Lotus’ failed. Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi CM, and AAP national convenor stated on Friday that he would like to introduce a ‘Confidence Motion in House to show people that not even […]

Soren’s minister dares BJP to impose presidential rule in Jharkhand

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 9:17 am, in
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As the Jharkhand government faces political turmoil, state Health Minister Banna Gupta in the Hemant Soren-led government dared the BJP-led Centre to impose President’s rule in the state on Sunday. Banna Gupta also claimed that a “pre-planned conspiracy” to destabilise the state government was underway. His statement comes as MLAs from the ruling coalition arrived […]

1991 Gyanvapi case: Plaintiff gets death threat

Posted on: August 29, 2022 at 8:46 am, in
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A plaintiff in the Varanasi Gyanvapi case from 1991 received death threats, prompting the filing of a case on Saturday. According to a media source, Harihar Pandey, 60, one of the three plaintiffs in the 1991 case pertaining to ‘Lord Vishweshwar Nath Swayambhu Jyotirlinga,’ received a death threat from an unknown international caller on August […]