THREE DAYS after winning three Lok Sabha seats in Jammu and Ladakh pisions, BJP state president Ravinder Raina on Sunday said that time has come for Article 370 and Article 35A, which guarantee special status to Jammu and Kashmir, to be removed. While Article 35A is a constitutional blunder, Article 370 is a wall of hatred, he said. We wish that both these provisions are abrogated at the earliest.
Three days after registering a thumping victory in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, YSR Congress chief YS Jaganmohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah in Delhi on Sunday and discussed the issue of special category status to the state. Calling on Modi at his residence, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister-designate apprised the prime minister of the state's financial situation, which is under a debt of Rs 2.58 lakh crore, and sought central funds, PTI reported. He also invited PM Modi to his swearing-in on May 30 in Vijayawada.
Kaif and Yuvi are still on the mind of former England captain Nasser Hussain even after all these years. Remember Natwest final of 2002, where "Dada" Sourav Ganguly waved his blue jersey in the Lord's balcony after his men chased down England's steep target of 326? During India's chase, when India suffered a mini-collapse after Tendulkar's departure, two youngsters - Yuvraj Singh and Mohammed Kaif - arrived at the scene and the rest, as they say, is history.
Iranian authorities have arrested around 30 people at a private yoga class in the northeastern city of Gorgan for 'inappropriate outfits'. The officials were tipped off by an Instagram advertisement. The incident comes after social media accounts of three prominent Iranian street musicians were apparently seized by authorities in the country for publishing "criminal content". Massoud Soleimani, deputy chief of the city's Islamic Revolution Court, told the agency that those who were detained were wearing "inappropriate outfits" and had "behaved inappropriately".
Mercedes-Benz car of a student mowed down a 30-year-old biker on the outskirts of Bangalore on May 2. A mob vandalised Bangalore's Alliance University alleging that one of its students ran over a 30-year-old man near Avadadhenahalli bus stop in the city outskirts. A Mercedes-Benz car, purportedly driven by Rajesh, a student of Alliance University, ran over Munraju while he was crossing the road on his bike.
A four-year-old boy who asked for an extra egg for breakfast was allegedly stripped and burnt with hot khichdi in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Friday. The incident was reported in Raghunathgunj area of Bengal's Murshidabad district. The boy received severe burns on his legs and hips.
While Prayana Mulchandani (28) hailed from Kolhapur, Ritabai Sindhi (32), Shantinandlal Keswani (73) Ranibai Vaswani (26) and Anita Keswani (46) are from Amravati. Ranibai and Anita, who applied for citizenship in 2013, are sister-in-laws. Twenty-eight years after she had come to India with her husband and a child from Sindh in Pakistan, Anita Keswani was among five Hindu Pakistani nationals who on Friday officially became the citizens of India.
Former Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal and his wife were stopped from leaving the country at Mumbai airport on Saturday by the immigration department. An immigration officer of Mumbai airport authority said, "Naresh Goyal and wife Anita Goyal travelling to London on EK 507 were restricted from leaving the country. The aircraft had reached taxiway when it was recalled back and they were taken into custody by Immigration officers."
New Delhi: After its overwhelming success in the Lok Sabha, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is expected to get a majority in the Rajya Sabha by the end of next year which will make it easy for the Modi government to push its legislative agenda that has often faced hurdles in the upper house during the past five years for lack of majority. At present, the NDA has 102 members in the upper house of Parliament, compared to 66 of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and 66 of the parties not aligned with either of the two alliances. The BJP-led NDA is expected to add about 18 seats to its tally by November next year.
Kolkata, May 26: With reports of CBI issuing a notice to former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar to appear at the Kolkata CBI office tomorrow, the latest development is arriving that Anuj Sharma, currently posted as AGD and IGP Operation, has been reinstated as the Commissioner of Police of Kolkata. Earlier, with violence in the state groping during the Lok Sabha Elections 2019, the Election Commission had replaced Anuj Sharma with IPS Rajesh Kumar. After this decision, politics over the transfer gained momentum and West Bengal Chief Secretary even questioned Election Commission's authority on the transfer issue.
Manpasand Beverages Limited (MBL) Managing Director Abhishek Singh and two others were arrested on charges of GST fraud worth Rs 40 crore by investigating officials of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Commissionerate Vadodara-II. The trio was sent to judicial custody after they were produced before a court on Friday. Multi-locational searches were conducted on various premises of MBL on May 23, following which a racket of creating fake/dummy units for availing fraudulent credit and committing tax evasion of Rs 40 crore involving a turnover of approximately Rs 300 crore had surfaced, a statement released by the CGST Commissionerate said. Harshvardhan Singh, brother of Abhishek Singh, and company's Chief Financial Officer Paresh Thakkar were among the two others arrested after the detailed investigation.
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has held that even a brother-in-law can be ordered to pay maintenance to a woman under the domestic violence law. According to a bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud, there is no immunity to any “adult male person” if he happens to be in a domestic relationship with the aggrieved complainant. The Domestic Violence Act, said the top court, was widely worded so as to include every male member in a domestic relationship.
Shimla, May 25: In a shocker from Himachal Pradesh, a person was admitted at the government hospital in Mandi district after having reportedly swallowed sharp-edged plastic and metallic objects. The things which entered into his stomach included 8 spoons, 2 screwdrivers, 2 toothbrushes and 1 knife. New Laws on Mental Health in India: Everything You Want to Know About It The incident was reported from Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Medical College in Mandi.
Here are 5 female IAS officers who have brought positive changes to society. IAS officer Smita Sabharwal, popularly called 'The People's Officer' Smita Sabharwal, a 2001-batch Telangana-cadre IAS officer, is popularly known as "The People's Officer". She is known for launching "Fund Your City" initiative in Warangal and encouraging people to participate in building infrastructure in Maoist-affected regions.
May 2019: Tripura: Thunderstorms, heavy rains wreak havoc; over 700 become homeless Since Friday, heavy rains and thunderstorms have wreaked havoc in the northeastern state of Tripura, forcing 739 people to leave their homes and take shelter in relief camps. The worst affected districts are North Tripura, Unakoti and Dhalai, said an official from the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC). Amid the flood-like situation, 40 rescue boats were deployed to rescue people from submerged areas.
As reported by The Indian Express in December, the SMC fire department had sealed seven tuition centres in Surat for lack of compliance with fire safety norms. The Takshashila Complex comprises a ground floor, mezzanine floor, first floor, second floor and a top floor covered by a dome, which was a duplex. The first three floors of the building had shops and offices and the top floor duplex housed a gymnasium and spaces where summer classes were conducted.
From the Arizona house full of snakes that caught fire, to Malaysia's Ipoh City hall worker that shoot the stray dog to death, take a look back to all the viral moments of the week.Also Read | TikTok Star Mohit Mor Shot Dead in Delhi: The Fitness Enthusiast Had a Heart of Gold and These Viral TikTok, Instagram Videos Are a Proof! The Phoenix fire station officers were lauded by the netizens for being such amazing, as they carefully rescued at least more than 100 snakes, slithering all over the house, that caught fire.
Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Himanta Biswa Sarma has been elected as the Vice-President of Badminton Asia Council. Assam's health and education minister Himanta was last year unanimously elected the BAI president during its annual general body meeting in Goa. BAC president Anton Subowo also appointed BAI secretary (tournaments) Omar Rashid as the deputy chairman of Badminton Asia's development committee.
A fourth semester student of Manipur University was found dead inside his hostel room on Saturday. The deceased, identified as Lunminlal Kipgen, 22, was found hanging from the ceiling fan by inmates of the hostels in the morning. Kipgen, a resident of Kangpokpi district, was pursuing his graduation in Tourism and Hospitality management under Bachelor of Vocational Degree at Centre for Entrepreneurship and Skill Development.
Raipur: A major tragedy was averted when security forces recovered five powerful IEDs, planted by Naxals, in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, police said Saturday. The IEDs, weighing 10 kg each and packed in cookers, were unearthed from a dirt track near a well between Uparchandeli and Khalichandeli villages under Keshkal police station when a joint team of security forces was carrying out a de-mining operation on Friday to detect explosives planted by ultras, a senior police official told PTI.
New Delhi, May 26: A look out notice has been issued against former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, an accused in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam. According to the lookout notice, Kumar is not allowed to leave the country for a year and will be detained and handed over to CBI if he tries to use airport or seaport to travel abroad. The agency wants custodial interrogation of Kumar, a 1989-batch IPS officer, in connection with Rs 2500 crore Saradha ponzi scam as he was heading the Special Investigation Team of West Bengal Police to probe the case before CBI took over, they said.
The final episode of Naagin 3 brought back veterans like Mouni Roy, Karanvir Bohra, Arjun Bijlani and, even Sudha Chandran. Anita Hassanandani and Surbhi Jyoti were more than happy to receive this extra help. Shravani, played by Surbhi, kills the main three villains Sumitra, Shesha and Tanya and secures the naagmani.
The horrific fire incident at Surat's coaching centre has left everyone devastated. The sudden outbreak of fire killed 20 people including students and left others injured. The heartbreaking video of kids jumping from the top floor to escape the fire went viral in no time, leaving the netizens in the state of shock.
Kharge, a Congress stalwart and top Dalit leader, has tasted his first electoral defeat in his fiefdom Gulbarga. Kharge lost to his one-time protégé, Dr Umesh Jadhav, who quit as a Congress MLA just two months ago to join the BJP. Jadhav, a ministerial aspirant from Gulbarga, had quit in protest against Kharge's son and Karnataka minister Priyank Kharge.
So to counter the food wastage, the FDA is now planning to use the terms "Best if Used by" on packaged food. This label will point about food quality and not safety. To deal with the public confusion about how long a consumer can use a grocery item the FDA is looking to standardize one phrase.