Tuesday, October 03, 2023


Central assessments may be needed: SC on Rahul-Sonia pleas for faceless tax assessment

NEW DELHI: While referring to pleas filed by Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi, and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra against the transfer of their tax assessments to the central circle, the Supreme Court on Wednesday said that central assessments may be required if there were cross-transactions between individuals.

Delhi HC directs display of environmental costs and tree data at construction sites

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has issued a directive to the Central Government to ensure that construction sites display the environmental cost of projects, including information about the number of trees that are cut down and the location of compensatory plantation.

Raj Assembly polls: Cong to release list once MCC comes into force, says Randhawa

JAIPUR: Congress in-charge for Rajasthan Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Tuesday said that his party will announce tickets for the upcoming Assembly polls once the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) comes into force in the state.

Kerala HC refuses to suspend Lakshadweep MP Mohammed Faizal's conviction in attempt to murder case

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday refused to suspend the conviction of Lakshadweep Member of Parliament Mohammed Faizal in an attempt to murder case.

Abhishek Banerjee approaches Calcutta HC’s division bench seeking clarifications on Justice Sinha’s order

KOLKATA: In a tactical move, Trinamool Congress’ national general secretary and the party Lok Sabha member Abhishek Banerjee, on Tuesday approached a division bench of the Calcutta High Court seeking clarification on September 29 order of the single- judge bench of Justice Amrita Sinha on the Enforcement Directorate (ED) probe in the multi-crore cash-for-school job case.

SC refuses to entertain plea seeking construction of wall in the vicinity of Ram Setu

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a PIL seeking directions to the Centre to construct a wall in the vicinity of Ram Setu and to declare it as a national heritage monument.

PM's messages to Raj CM & BJP leaders makes it Modi vs Gehlot contest

JAIPUR: Many hidden messages were given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech in Chittorgarh, and sources say they were meant both for the Gehlot government and the BJP as well.

K’taka youths climb freedom fighter's statue, get police notice

KARNATAKA: Karnataka police have issued notices to a group of youths for waving religious flags after climbing onto freedom fighter Rani Abbakka's statue in Mangaluru here, police said on Tuesday.

Mother, toddler burnt alive as car collides with truck in Karnataka

BENGALURU: A woman and her toddler daughter were burnt alive when their car caught fire after colliding with a truck on NICE road here on Tuesday.

AAP releases 2nd list of candidates for MP, Chhattisgarh

BHOPAL: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has released the second list of candidates for poll-bound Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Assam to reserve 5% seats in medical & engineering for govt school students

GUWAHATI: The Assam government has decided to reserve 5 per cent seats in medical and engineering colleges for those students who have studied in state-run schools.

'PDA' will decide the future of politics in India: Akhilesh

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav has said that Bihar’s caste survey is the arithmetical basis of social justice and has established that 'PDA' (pichhde, Dalit, alpsankhyak) will decide the future of politics in India.

Kharge condoles death of 24 patients at Maha govt hospital, demands probe

NEW DELHI: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday expressed grief over the death of 24 persons in a government hospital in Maharashtra's Nanded due to lack of medicines and demanded a detailed investigation.

24, including 12 infants, die in 24 hours at Nanded hospital; MVA slams govt

NANDED: In a shocking development, at least 24 persons, including 12 infants, have died in the past 24 hours at a government hospital Nanded, Maharashtra, triggering strong reactions from the opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA), here on Monday.

Bihar government releases caste-based survey: EBCs highest in number

PATNA: The Bihar government released the much-awaited caste-based survey on the day of Mahatma Gandhi’s Jayanti on Monday

Punjab CM and Delhi CM pay floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shashtri on their birth anniversaries

PATIALA: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday paid floral tributes to father of nation Mahatma Gandhi ji and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shahstri ji on their birth anniversaries.

Kharge meets Maken, a day after appointing him as Congress treasurer

NEW DELHI: A day after Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge appointed senior leader Ajay Maken as the party’s treasurer, he met the latter on Monday and discussed ways to strengthen the party and organisation.

Bengal Guv recites Ram Dhun lyrics to ridicule TMC’s Delhi rally

KOLKATA: West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose on Monday took a subtle jibe at Trinamool Congress’ two-day agitation programme at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi over the non-issuance of Central funds to the state government by reciting the lyrics of Ram Dhun, the famous devotional song popularised by Mahatma Gandhi.

BSP, GGP join hands ahead of MP Assembly polls

BHOPAL: Two political outfits -- the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Gondwana Gantantra Party (GGP) -- whose base has been shrinking in Madhya Pradesh over the successive elections, have decided to come together to contest all 230 Assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh.

PM Modi in Gwalior today, to announce projects in poll-bound MP

BHOPAL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Gwalior district of poll-bound Madhya Pradesh on Monday during which he will lay the foundation stone of multiple development initiatives worth around Rs 19,260 crore.

CM Chouhan’s emotional speech in home district gives rise to speculation of him being sidelined

BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's emotional appeal to the people of his home district, Sehore, that they will remember him after he leaves, has led to speculation of him being sidelined.

Rahul Gandhi pays obeisance at Golden Temple

AMRITSAR: Amidst the ‘feud’ with the ruling AAP in Punjab, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on his personal visit on Monday paid obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Modi offers prayers at Sanwaliya Seth temple in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh, inaugurates projects worth Rs 7,000 cr (Ld)

JAIPUR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited Rajasthan's Chittorgarh and offered prayers at the Sanwaliya Seth Temple.

INDIA bloc to flex muscles with 'I Am Gandhi' peace march in Mumbai today

MUMBAI: Anguished at the policy of 'Divide and Rule' being perpetrated in the country by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, the national Opposition INDIA bloc will flex political muscles with a peace padayatra, 'I Am Gandhi' ('Mai Bhi Gandhi') here on Monday to mark the 154th birth anniversary of the 'Father of the Nation' -- Mahatma Gandhi.

Don’t take to streets to protest, trust govt: Goa CM on maintaining 'Sarva Dharma Sambhava'

PANAJI: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant urged the people on Monday not to take to streets if anyone tries to disturb 'Sarva Dharma Sambhava' in the state.

BJP's 1st candidate list to be released after PM Modi visits Rajasthan

JAIPUR: The BJP is set to release its first list of nearly 45 candidates after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visits in poll-bound Rajasthan, party sources said.

‘PM Modi defaming Sikhs, Khalistan issue being made international,' says Cong leader

JAIPUR: Congress' Rajasthan in-charge Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "defaming" Sikhs and "making Khalistan an international issue."

Modi to visit Chhattisgarh, Telangana on Oct 3

NEW DELHI: Continuing with his political campaigns to poll-bound states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Chhatisgarh and Telangana on October 3.

Bengal Guv seeks clarification of Kolkata Mayor also holding state portfolio

KOLKATA:Triggering yet another point of contention, West Bengal Governor C.V. Ananda Bose has sought clarifications from the state government on how Firhad Hakim could simultaneously hold the positions of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Mayor as well as the Municipal Affairs & Urban Development Minister.

US, France envoys pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

NEW DELHI: Ambassadors of the US and France on Monday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 154th birth anniversary.

Kharge, Rahul pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary

NEW DELHI: Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge and MP Rahul Gandhi on Monday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary.

PM Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries.

We have the strategy to defeat BJP in ‘VIP’ seats: Akhilesh

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party (SP) national President Akhilesh Yadav has said the INDIA bloc has made a strategy to defeat the BJP on its VIP Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh.

Maken is new Congress Treasurer, says will work with the utmost diligence

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken, who was on Sunday appointed as party's Treasurer by party president Mallikarjun Kharge, thanked the party leadership and said that he assured both leaders and workers of the party that as a custodian of their contributions, he will work with the utmost diligence.

PM Modi launches projects worth Rs 13,500 crore in Telangana

MAHABUBNAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid foundation stone and dedicated to the nation multiple developmental projects worth more than Rs 13,500 crore in Telangana.

Coming to grips with GRAP: Pollution control plan in place from Oct 1

NOIDA: The Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) will be implemented in Delhi-NCR region from October 1, with restrictions imposed in four phases.

UP to launch ‘Har Ghar Solar Abhiyan’ from Oct 2

LUCKNOW: In order to promote solar energy in the state, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is going to organise ‘Har Ghar Solar Abhiyan’ in Lucknow and Varanasi for the entire month starting from October 2, marking the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

PM participates in cleanliness drive with wrestler Ankit Baiyanpuria

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday posted a video on social media, of participating in a cleanliness drive with wrestler Ankit Baiyanpuriya.

Modi to visit Chittorgarh, Gwalior tomorrow, to dedicate projects worth over Rs 26,000 cr

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Chittorgarh in Rajasthan and Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh on Monday (October 2).

Another jolt to BRS as MLC quits, to join Congress

HYDERABAD: In another blow to Telangana’s ruling Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) ahead of the state Assembly elections, a prominent leader and legislator quit the party on Sunday. He has decided to join the Congress.