Gangster Suresh Pujari admitted to hospital after testing Covid-19 positive

Gangster Suresh Pujari who is currently in Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) custody in connection with an extortion case, was admitted to the hospital after testing COVID-19 positive. “Gangster Suresh Pujari hospitalized after testing positive for COVID. He is currently in Mumbai Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) custody in connection with an extortion case,” Mumbai ATS said on Thursday. Earlier on December 15, the Maharashtra ATS brought gangster […]

CBI won’t be affected by trial court observations, says Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Thursday said that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), a specialized investigating agency, will not get carried away by the observations made by a trial court directing probe against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh. Justice Subramonium Prasad’s observation came while hearing a plea filed by Deshmukh against the trial court […]

Europe’s policy allows it to be ‘influential player’ in relation to Russia, China: Berlin

Europe’s overall policy allows it to be an “influential player,” German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on Thursday ahead of the informal EU meeting in France. “Strengthening Europe’s role in the world requires more than managing current crises, it also requires long-term strategies and planning. It is for this reason that we are […]

Nepal’s Rastriya Ekata Abhiyan demonstrates against Chinese interference, burns pictures of Chinese Ambassador

Nepal’s Hindu Civic Society Rastriya Ekata Abhiyan (National Unity Campaign) burnt pictures of the Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi in Maitighar, Kathmandu on Wednesday protesting China’s “increased interference” in Nepal’s internal matters Demonstrators also lambasted the Chinese Ambassador for unnecessarily interfering in Nepal’s internal affairs, imposing unannounced blockade in Rasuwagadhi […]

BJP loses third minister in Uttar Pradesh as Dharam Singh Saini resigns

Uttar Pradesh minister Dharam Singh Saini resigned from his post on Thursday. In his resignation letter, the BJP leader mentioned the callous attitude of the BJP government in the state towards farmers, Dalits, the unemployed and those belonging to other backward classes. This announcement holds importance ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. Elections for the 403 assembly constituencies […]

Karnataka: Bengaluru civic body nixes Congress rally on January 19

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on Thursday cancelled the permission granted to the Congress party to organise a rally on the National College ground on January 19 citing the rise in COVID-19 cases. The Congress Party’s Karnataka unit had started Mekedatu padayatra on January 9, demanding a reservoir across the Cauvery river in Ramanagara district. […]

Uttarakhand: 30 BSF personnel, deployed on election duty, test positive for Covid-19

As many as 30 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, deployed on election duty in Kotdwar Assembly constituency, have tested positive for COVID-19. Kotdwar Circle Officer GL Kholi today told ANI, “In the Kotdwar assembly elections, 30 out of 82 soldiers posted in E Company of 50th Battalion of BSF, who reached for security duty, have been found […]

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge tests positive for Covid-19

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, on Thursday tested positive for COVID-19. The Congress leader is currently asymptomatic and is under home isolation. “He is asymptomatic and is under home isolation. He is fully vaccinated but was not yet eligible for his precaution dose,” his office said in a statement. Ravindra […]

Assam Rifles apprehends PLA terrorist in Manipur

The Assam Rifles apprehended a suspected People’s Liberation Army (PLA) terrorist in Manipur, said The Assam Rifles on Thursday. The Assam Rifles tweeted from its official Twitter handle, “Assam Rifles apprehends a PLA terrorist in Manipur. Mantripukhri Battalion of #AssamRifles, on 11 Jan, in a joint operation with Manipur Police, apprehended a terrorist of PLA from Andro Khuman Nungyungbi Leikai, Imphal East, Manipur.” (ANI)