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Apr 13, 2022 10:45 PM IST
PM Modi to inaugurate Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya tomorrow
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday inaugurate the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya, which will showcase the contributions of all PMs of India.
“At 11 AM tomorrow, April 14, the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya will be inaugurated which will showcase the contributions of all our PMs. This programme is taking place when India is marking Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. I would urge everyone to visit the museum,” Modi tweeted.
Apr 13, 2022 10:08 PM IST
Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio calls on PM Modi
Apr 13, 2022 09:21 PM IST
Fire breaks out at scrap material factory in Thane
Fire breaks out in a scrap material factory near Hiranandani park, Patlipada, Thane (west) on Wednesday. The Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) said that no casualties or injuries have been reported so far and the dousing operation is underway.
Apr 13, 2022 08:49 PM IST
US to extend nationwide mask requirement for public transit for 2 weeks
The Joe Biden administration will extend the mask requirement for public transit across the United States for two weeks, news agency AP reported on Wednesday. The order was initially set to expire on April 18.
Apr 13, 2022 08:35 PM IST
Your experience will be useful for future: PM Modi tells Deoghar rescue personnel
Nation is proud that it has capable forces in the form of Army, Air Force, NDRF, ITBP & Police that has the strength to bring out the people from every crisis. We too learnt lessons from the accident (Trikut ropeway) & rescue mission. Your experience will be useful for future: PM pic.twitter.com/uahHROt647
— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2022
Apr 13, 2022 08:20 PM IST
PM Modi condoles loss of lives in Deoghar ropeway accident in J’khand
Prime Minister Modi condoled the loss of lives in the Deoghar ropeway accident.
“Over the course of 3 days, you (rescue personnel) worked round the clock, completed a difficult operation and saved lives of several citizens. Entire country has appreciated your efforts. Though we’re sad that the lives of some people couldn’t be saved,” Modi said.
Apr 13, 2022 08:13 PM IST
PM Modi interacts with personnel responsible for Deoghar rescue operation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently interacting with the personnel responsible for the Deoghar rescue operation in Jharkhand.
Apr 13, 2022 07:53 PM IST
No conversation with Amit Shah over Deoghar tragedy, says J’khand CM
Central agencies were involved in the rescue operation but no official conversation took place between me & Union Home Minister Amit Shah regarding the Deoghar ropeway incident: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren pic.twitter.com/Lc8qVA4SmT
— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2022
Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren said on Wednesday that he had no conversation with Union home minister Amit Shah over the Deoghar ropeway accident.
Apr 13, 2022 07:07 PM IST
Karnataka sees 55 new Covid-19 cases, zero deaths
Karnataka on Wednesday added 55 new Covid-19 cases, which pushed the caseload to 39,46,176. No deaths were seen and the toll remain unchanged at 40,057.
Apr 13, 2022 06:21 PM IST
CBI takes over 5 cases against ex-Mumbai top cop Parambir Singh from Maharashtra Police
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday took over five cases against former Mumbai Police commissioner Parambir Singh from Maharashtra Police.
In March, the Supreme Court had transferred the probe against Singh to the CBI.
Apr 13, 2022 05:44 PM IST
K’taka contractor death: Youth Cong states protest outside Amit Shah’s residence
Delhi | Indian Youth Congress staged a protest outside Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s residence against Karnataka BJP Minister KS Eshwarappa over his alleged involvement in the death case of Contractor Santosh Patil. pic.twitter.com/GJ4K7AUw9Z
— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2022
Workers of the Youth Congress on Wednesday staged a protest outside Union home minister Amit Shah’s residence against Karnataka panchayat raj minister KS Eshwarappa’s alleged involvement in the suicide of contractor Santosh Patil.
Earlier in the day, the Udupi Police booked Eshwarappa for abetting the suicide of Patil.
Apr 13, 2022 05:11 PM IST
Modi to interact with rescue teams of Deoghar ropeway accident today
At 8pm today, PM @narendramodi will interact with personnel of IAF, Indian Army, NDRF, ITBP, local administration and civil society who were involved with rescue operations at Deoghar.
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 13, 2022
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday interact with personnel of the air force, the army, NDRF, ITBP, local administration and civil society who were involved with rescue operations at Deoghar ropeway accident in Jharkhand, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted.
At least three people died and 63 others were rescued after the 766-metre cableway connecting to a pilgrimage site on Trikut hills developed a snag on Sunday, leading to a collision between two cars.
Apr 13, 2022 04:49 PM IST
In Silver Oak riot case, lawyer sent to judicial custody till April 26
The Girgaum metropolitan magistrate court on Wednesday sent advocate Gunratan Sadavarte to judicial custody till April 26. Sadavarte was arrested for allegedly instigating employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) to riot outside Silver Oak, the Malabar Hill residence of NCP chief Sharad Pawar last week.
Apr 13, 2022 04:28 PM IST
Karauli violence: BJP MP Tejasvi Surya, other party leaders detained after being stopped from visiting affected areas
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Tejasvi Surya and other party leaders were detained on Wednesday after they were stopped from visiting the affected areas in violence-hit Karauli in Rajasthan.
Apr 13, 2022 03:43 PM IST
One more held in connection with protest outside Sharad Pawar’s house
The Mumbai Police have arrested one more person in connection with the protest outside NCP chief Sharad Pawar’s house last week, an official told news agency PTI on Wednesday. With this, the total number of arrests have climbed to 115.
Apr 13, 2022 03:32 PM IST
K’taka contractor death: Will not resign as minister, says KS Eshwarappa
The death note is false propaganda (on contractor Santosh Patil who accused Eshwarappa of corruption found dead in a lodge in Udupi). I have informed CM Bommai and the party president that there is no question of me resigning as a minister: Karnataka Minister KS Eshwarappa pic.twitter.com/MYEkKTKWyi
— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2022
Karnataka rural development and panchayat raj minister KS Eshwarappa, who has been booked by the Udupi police for abetting the suicide of contractor Santosh Patil, said on Wednesday that he will not step down from the post.
Apr 13, 2022 03:09 PM IST
ED attaches 8 properties belonging to Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached eight properties belonging to Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002.
Malik, the 62-year-old senior leader of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is presently in judicial custody. He was arrested on February 23 by the ED in connection with a money laundering case against fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim and some of his close aides.
Apr 13, 2022 02:46 PM IST
AIMIM’s Akbaruddin Owaisi acquitted in 2012 hate speech case
Akbaruddin Owaisi, the AIMIM leader, was acquitted in 2012 hate speech case by a special sessions court in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The court said that the the prosecution failed to produce proper evidences for the same.
The court also directed Akbaruddin Owaisi not to make any controversial speeches in future, keeping the national integrity in view.
Apr 13, 2022 02:02 PM IST
BJP delegation protests after not being allowed to visit violence-hit Karauli district
Rajasthan | BJP delegation breaks into sloganeering & protest against CM Ashok Gehlot & his government after not being allowed to visit violence-hit Karauli District pic.twitter.com/PKJqPYkPzj
— ANI MP/CG/Rajasthan (@ANI_MP_CG_RJ) April 13, 2022
BJP delegation-led by party MP Tejasvi Surya breaks into sloganeering and protest against CM Ashok Gehlot after not being allowed to visit violence-hit Karauli district.
Apr 13, 2022 01:30 PM IST
Kirit Somaiya gets pre-arrest bail over alleged misappropriation of funds to preserve INS Vikrant
BJP’s Kirit Somaiya gets pre-arrest bail in case over alleged misappropriation of funds to preserve INS Vikrant.
Apr 13, 2022 01:23 PM IST
SC issues notice to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
SC issues notice to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu on a plea seeking either quashing or transfer of second FIR from Bangalore to Madurai, in connection with threatening of judges of Karnataka High Court who pronounced hijab verdict (ANI)
Apr 13, 2022 12:19 PM IST
SC directs Uttarakhand govt to submit report in hate speech case
Uttarakhand hate speech case: Supreme Court asks state government to file status report over speeches made at Dharam Sansad, news agency ANI reports.
Apr 13, 2022 12:11 PM IST
SC agrees to list for hearing Nawab Malik’s plea
SC agrees to list for hearing a plea of Maharashtra minister & NCP leader Nawab Malik filed against an order of Bombay High Court which had rejected his interim application seeking immediate release in a case of money laundering being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate.
Apr 13, 2022 11:20 AM IST
JP Nadda forms 5-member committee to look into Nadia gang rape case
BJP chief JP Nadda forms a 5-member facts-finding committee to visit the place of rape and murder of a minor girl at Hanskhali, Nadia in West Bengal. The committee will submit its report at the earliest, as per the order.
Apr 13, 2022 11:18 AM IST
NCP leader Dhananjay Munde admitted to hospital after suffering minor heart attack
Maharashtra’s social justice minister and NCP leader Dhananjay Munde admitted to Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai after he suffered a minor heart attack.
Apr 13, 2022 10:56 AM IST
Sri Lanka PM ready to hold discussion with protestors, reports ANI
Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has stated that he is ready for a discussion with protestors of galle face who are protesting for five days against the govt: Sri Lanka PM office to ANI.
Apr 13, 2022 10:25 AM IST
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Honolulu in Hawaii
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Honolulu in Hawaii for a visit to the Headquarters of US Indo-Pacific Command
“I shall also be visiting the HQs of US Army Pacific &Pacific Air Forces, during my brief stay in Hawaii,” he tweets
(Source: Defence Minister’s Twitter handle) pic.twitter.com/76ubMJRIsc
— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2022
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reached Honolulu in Hawaii for a visit to the Headquarters of US Indo-Pacific Command.
Apr 13, 2022 09:59 AM IST
Congress delegation demands sacking KS Eshwarappa over contractor Santosh Patil’s death
Congress delegation including DK Shivakumar and former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah submits a letter to Karnataka Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot demanding sacking of state minister KS Eshwarappa over contractor Santosh Patil’s death.
Apr 13, 2022 09:22 AM IST
Sensex rises over 250 points in opening session, Nifty over 92 points
Sensex rises over 250 points in opening session; Nifty advances 92 points.
Apr 13, 2022 09:14 AM IST
India records over 1,000 fresh Covid-19 cases after two days
India records over 1,000 fresh Covid cases after two days with 1,088 new infections, 26 deaths.
Apr 13, 2022 08:28 AM IST
DGCA restricts 90 SpiceJet pilots to fly MAX aircraft until trained well
90 pilots have been restrained from flying the Boeing 737 MAX. They will have to undergo training again to the satisfaction of DGCA.
Apr 13, 2022 07:33 AM IST
Embassy of India in China issues notice
Consulate General of India, Shanghai, to remain inaccessible and not be in a position to provide consular services in person, in view of the #COVID19 lockdown in Shanghai: Embassy of India, Beijing, China pic.twitter.com/kXvp1AjmyH
— ANI (@ANI) April 13, 2022
Consulate General of India, Shanghai, to remain inaccessible and not be in a position to provide consular services in person, in view of the Covid-19 lockdown in Shanghai: Embassy of India, Beijing, China
Apr 13, 2022 07:32 AM IST
‘Deep people-to-people ties are central link….’: Antony Blinken
US Dept of State Secy Antony Blinken tweeted about his interaction at Howard University with EAM Dr. S Jaishankar & Asst Secy, Educational & Cultural Affairs, Lee Satterfield. He said, “These deep people-to-people ties are central to the strong link between our nations.”
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CBI makes first arrest in Congress councillor’s murder case
Satyaban Pramanik, an owner of a dhaba, was arrested in Jhalda town in West Bengal in connection Congress councillor’s murder case, CBI officials familiar with the matter said.
Updated on Apr 14, 2022 12:38 AM IST
Priest who gave rape threats to Muslim women held in UP
Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday arrested a 38-year-old priest for allegedly issuing rape threats during a hate speech against Muslims in Sitapur district on April 2, officials said.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 12:35 AM IST
13 die in 4 Assam districts within a week after eating wild mushrooms
Following severe reactions triggered after eating the mushrooms, the victims were admitted to Assam Medical College Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh district, the official said.
Updated on Apr 14, 2022 02:02 AM IST
Nadia rape: CBI starts probe, victim’s father says accused took away body at gunpoint
The father of a 14-year-old girl, who died after she was allegedly gangraped in West Bengal’s Nadia district last week, on Wednesday alleged his daughter’s body was taken away for cremation at gunpoint by the prime accused, even as the CBI registered its first FIR in the case.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 12:31 AM IST
Modi to inaugurate Prime Ministers’ museum today
Prime Minister Modi will unveil the Prime Ministers’ museum on the occasion of the birth anniversary of BR Ambedkar and as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.
Updated on Apr 14, 2022 12:38 AM IST
ByDeeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
Teacher suspended in Tamil Nadu after student alleges conversion bid
Parents of the student and local pro-Hindu activists took up the conversion issue with the school’s headmaster on Tuesday, Tamil Nadu officials said
Updated on Apr 14, 2022 12:29 AM IST
We too take up human rights issues in US when they arise: Jaishankar
Washington: In the wake of Secretary of State Antony J Blinken saying the US is monitoring cases of increased human rights abuses by Indian government, police and prison officials, external affairs minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday that human rights issues were not discussed in the bilateral dialogue, hinted that “interests, lobbies and vote banks” driving the US position, pointed to India monitoring human rights violations in the US itself, and said that the country would not be reticent about the issue
Published on Apr 14, 2022 12:28 AM IST
Tamil could be link language, says TN BJP chief Annamalai
BJP state chief K Annamalai said BJP would neither accept nor allow thrusting Hindi on the people of Tamil Nadu.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 12:27 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Chennai
Supreme Court seeks Tamil Nadu reply on plea of man who gave death threat to hijab case judges
A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Bela M Trivedi issued notices to Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and others while seeking their responses before May 18 on a plea filed by a man, who allegedly issued death threats to the three Karnataka high court judges.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 12:26 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi
Haridwar hate speech: Supreme Court directs Uttarakhand to submit status report
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Uttarakhand government to submit a status report by next week on the progress of investigation into alleged hate speeches delivered at a religious gathering in Haridwar in December last year.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 12:25 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas, New Delhi
‘Disaster fund diversion is serious’: Supreme Court pulls up Andhra
With the top court considering the issue of Covid ex-gratia payment of ₹50,000 to be made out of the SDRF accounts of each state, Rao stated in his application that the state government’s move to transfer funds amounted to diversion of funds meant for Covid-19 relief.
ED arrests Kerala PFI leader in PMLA case
On March 9, the ED arrested another PFI leader B P Abdul Razack from Kerala and the latest arrest is in connection with his disclosure, people aware of the development said.
Updated on Apr 14, 2022 12:24 AM IST
AIMIM chief Owaisi’s brother acquitted in hate speech cases
The court, however, advised Akbaruddin not to indulge in provocative speeches in the future keeping in view the national integrity. It also directed that no celebrations or processions by AIMIM workers should be held over the judgment, Azeem said.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 12:24 AM IST