Tuesday, December 06, 2022


Ashish Mishra to face trial in murder of Lakhimpur Kheri farmers

UTTAR PRADESH: Ashish Mishra, son of Union minister Ajay Mishra, will now be tried for the murder of four farmers and a journalist during a protest in Lakhimpur Kheri last year against the now-repealed farm laws.

Telangana farmer fined after ox urinates in front of Singareni office

HYDERABAD: In a bizarre incident, authorities in Telangana's Bhadradri Kothagudem district fined a farmer Rs 100 after his ox urinated in front of the office of state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL).

Tharoor's support base grows in Kerala as Kurien bats for him

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Congress Lok Sabha member Shashi Tharoor, who has been touring Kerala for sometime now, found a strong supporter in veteran Congressman and former deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha Prof P.J. Kurien.

SP MLA faces action for live streaming UP Assembly proceedings on FB page

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party MLA Atul Pradhan was suspended from the Uttar Pradesh Assembly for two hours after he was found to be live streaming the proceedings of the House on his Facebook page.

Terrorist network in Afghanistan a matter of concern: NSA Doval

NEW DELHI: India's National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval in a conference termed the existence of terrorist networks in Afghanistan as a matter of concern.

PM Modi, Shah remember Baba Saheb on his death anniversary (Ld)

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minster Amit Shah on Tuesday paid tributes to the Father of the Indian Constitution Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his death anniversary.

BJP's victory in Gujarat will positively impact K'taka polls: CM Bommai

BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday exuded confidence on the BJP being elected for the seventh straight time in Gujarat, adding that the victory will impact his state in a positive manner during Assembly polls," he added.

One held for planning to kill B'luru BJP MLA, Cong leader disappears

BENGALURU: The Karnataka Police have arrested a real estate agent and launched a hunt for a Congress leader in connection with allegedly hatching a conspiracy to kill BJP MLA S.R. Vishwanath, police said on Tuesday.

PM remembers Ambedkar on his death anniversary

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to Babasaheb Ambedkar on his Mahaparinirvan Diwas.

SIT to probe old cases against SP MLA in UP

KANPUR: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to investigate old cases against Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA Irfan Solanki, has flagged four of the 13 complaints received by the police as 'serious' after preliminary investigation.

SIT to probe old cases against SP MLA in UP

KANPUR: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up to investigate old cases against Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA Irfan Solanki, has flagged four of the 13 complaints received by the police as 'serious' after preliminary investigation.

PMK warns Stalin govt against closing down of noon meal centres

CHENNAI: The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has warned the state government against shutting down of noon meal centres that provide food to the school students.

Congress leaders pay tributes to Ambedkar

NEW DELHI: Congress leaders, including party president Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi and Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury paid tributes to B.R. Ambedkar at the Parliament lawns in the national capital on his death anniversary.

AAP looks poised to sweep MCD elections

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is all set to sweep the civic polls held in Delhi on December 4, and end BJP's 15-year stronghold in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), as per the exit poll findings of different agencies released on Monday.

Dibrugarh University ragging case: Main accused surrenders

ASSAM: The prime accused in the Dibrugarh University ragging case Rahul Chetry has surrendered before the police on Monday, officials said.

Thousands attend Kurnool meet in support of three Andhra capitals

ANDHRA PRADESH: Thousands of people participated in 'Seema Garjana' (Roar of Rayalaseema) in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh in support of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government's plan to build three state capitals.

Rahul Gandhi promises change in Gujarat, Amit Shah says vote for a bright future

NEW DELHI: Voting for the second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections is being held on Monday. While Union Home Minister Amit Shah has appealed to the people to vote for a better future, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi asked the people to vote for change in the state.

'Purpose of charity must not be conversion', SC on plea against forced conversion

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday reiterated that the issue of forced religious conversion is a "very serious issue" and emphasized that charity is welcome, but the purpose of charity must not be conversion.

Oppn walks out of Kerala Assembly over back-door appointments

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The first day of the special sitting of the Kerala Assembly ended quickly on Monday after the Congress-led opposition staged a walk-out over unsatisfactory reply of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over various back-door appointments, including in Thiruvananthapuram corporation.

Lalu Prasad's kidney transplant successful in Singapore: Tejashwi

PATNA: Doctors in Singapore successfully transplanted the kidney of former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday, his son and Bihar's Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav said.

Maha Police probe stripping, extortion of Haryana girl by classmates

PUNE: The Maharashtra Police in Pune have launched a probe into a complaint filed by a Haryana student, alleging her roommates extorted, stripped, threatened, blackmailed and molested her, police said here on Monday.

Farooq Abdullah re-elected unopposed as NC chief

SRINAGAR: Former chief minister and Lok Sabha member, Dr. Farooq Abdullah was re-elected unopposed as the president of the National Conference (NC) party on Monday.

Lucky Ali alleges encroachment of his farm by husband of K'taka IAS officer

BENGALURU: Singer Lucky Ali has complained to DG and IGP of Karnataka Praveen Sood over alleged encroachment of his farm land by land mafia involving the husband of state IAS officer Rohini Sindhuri, police said on Monday. The police have taken up investigation following the complaint.

Four Gujarat villages boycott polls over lack of development

GUJARAT: The voters in four villages of Gujarat's Mehsana district said they were boycotting the elections as no development had taken place in their areas.

PM inaugurates two-day national office-bearers meeting in Delhi

NEW DEHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated a two-day national officer-bearers meeting at the BJP headquarters here.

With Gujarat polls over, BJP to now focus on T'gana

HYDERABAD: With the Assembly elections in Gujarat coming to an end, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now looking to focus on Telangana to gear up for the polls due next year.

No chance of meeting PM separately this time: Mamata

KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said that she was not meeting the Prime Minister separately during her Delhi visit.

SP MLAs stage dharna outside UP Assembly

LUCKNOW: Samajwadi Party (SP) MLAs on Monday staged a demonstration outside the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly protesting against alleged malpractices in the ongoing by-elections.

Cong in Kerala smells a rat over rendezvous between Goa Guv, Jose K.Mani

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala unit of Congress on Monday flayed a recent meeting between Goa Governor P.S.Sreedharan Pillai and Jose K.Mani from Kerala Congress-- ruling Left Front's ally -- calling it a part of tacit understanding between the BJP and the CPI(M) to take the relationship forward.

Border dispute: Legal action if Maha ministers try to enter K'taka, says CM Bommai

KARNATAKA: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai warned on Monday that his government will not hesitate to take appropriate action if the ministers from Maharashtra try to enter Karnataka under present circumstances.

PM Modi thanks world leaders for supporting India's G20 Presidency

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday thanked world leaders, including US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron, for their support to India's G20 Presidency.

OPS aide Kovai Selvaraj quits AIADMK, likely to join DMK

CHENNAI: In a major shocker to the deposed AIADMK leader and former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, his close aide and former MLA Kovai Selvaraj quit the party on Monday.

President Murmu offers prayers at Tirumala temple

TIRUPATI: President Droupadi Murmu on Monday offered prayers at Sri Venkateswara temple atop Tirumala near here.

Four TDP men injured in attack by YSRCP workers

AMARAVATI: An aide of a TDP leader and three workers of the party were injured in an attack allegedly by the functionaries of ruling party YSRCP in Andhra Pradesh's Eluru district.

Delhi's air quality improves marginally to 'very poor' category

NEW DELHI: A day after the air quality of the national capital slipped into the "severe" category, the quality index slightly improved to "very poor" category on Monday.

Stalin, EPS to attend G20 preparatory meet in Delhi

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin will leave for New Delhi on Monday morning to attend the G20 preparatory meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

'Can't meet on Dec 6', Kavitha writes to CBI

HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter K. Kavitha wrote to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday that she was not in a position to meet them on December 6 because of her preoccupied schedule.

Gujarat poll phase-2: PM Modi casts his vote in Ahmedabad

GANDHINAGAR: Voting on 93 seats for the second and the final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections was underway on Monday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the early voters to cast his vote.

Punjab CM announces to expand ambit of MLF to district and University level. lauds role of armed forces

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Sunday announced to expand the ambit of Military Literature Festival (MLF) by hosting it at district and University level across the state.

After AIIMS, Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital faces hacking attack

NEW DELHI: After All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi became the victim of hacking attack where Chinese involvement was suspected, another top hospital in the national capital, the Safdarjung Hospital has also been hit.