Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mewani to join Congress on Sept 28: Sources

Former JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar and Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch (RDAM) MLA Jignesh Mewani from Gujarat are expected to join the Congress party on September 28, said Congress party sources. ANI had earlier reported that CPI leader Kanhaiya Kumar is in touch with Rahul Gandhi and is expected to join the Congress party soon. Gandhi is building a team of young leaders, and Kumar […]

Government to announce new Cooperative policy to boost rural society, Union home minister Amit Shah

Union Minister and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the government will soon announce a new Cooperative policy that will boost the rural society of India and the Centre will work closely with the states to strengthen the cooperative movement. Addressing the first National Cooperation Conference here, Shah […]

‘The Wire’ actor Michael K. Williams died of drug overdose

The Emmy-nominated actor Michael K. Williams who was found dead in his New York penthouse on September 6, died of a fatal drug overdose. Variety confirmed the news with a spokesperson for New York City’s chief medical examiner’s office who determined that ‘The Wire’ actor’s official cause of death is acute intoxication by the combined […]

BJP not in favour of giving OBCs their rights proportional to population: Akhilesh Yadav

Days after the Centre told the Supreme court that collection of Other Backward Classes (OBC) information in census 2021 is not feasible, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday slammed the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) saying the ruling party is not in favour of giving OBCs their ‘rights proportional to their population’. Taking to […]

IT raids on 2 private syndicate financiers in Chennai unearths undisclosed income of over Rs 300 cr

The Income Tax Department has unearthed undisclosed income of over Rs 300 crore after it carried out search and seizure operations at 35 premises connected with two private Syndicate Financing groups based in Chennai. “The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations on September 23, 2021, on two private Syndicate Financing […]

Delhi CP assured security system upgrade within a week: Bar Council official after meeting

Officials of the Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) on Saturday met Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana and discussed security review in court premises following a shootout at Rohini court yesterday. Bar Council of Delhi Chairman Rakesh Sherawat, after the meeting, said, “We had a detailed discussion over security lapse; raised […]

Amid Chinese threat, Quad to deploy secure, open, transparent 5G networks

Amid growing security concern over misuse of 5G technologies by Chinese companies, leaders of the United States, Japan, Australia and India on Friday agreed to advance the deployment of “secure, open and transparent” 5G telecommunications networks and work to bolster supply chain security for semiconductors. Discussion at the first in-person […]

US, India launch task forces on Hydrogen, Biofuels to expand clean energy technologies use

The US Department of Energy along with its Indian counterparts launched a new public-private Hydrogen Task Force as well as a Biofuels Task Force under the Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP). “Under the SCEP, the Department of Energy together with Indian counterparts launched a new public-private Hydrogen Task Force as […]

NIA planning fresh raids against Jamaat-e-Islami cadres in J-K next week

In its ongoing investigation against the outlawed Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) group in a terror funding case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has been planning another series of raids against its cadres in Jammu and Kashmir next week. These raids would be in continuation to the 61 search operations conducted by the anti-terror agency’s sleuths on August 8 […]