Mumbai: BMC razes dargah in Mahim after Raj Thackeray complaint

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday demolished a dargah in Mumbai’s Mahim coastal area after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) president Raj Thackeray claimed that a dargah was being built on the encroached land. As per the visuals, the dargah was being razed by the bulldozer and the spot was cleared. In this regard, Maharashtra Minister Deepak […]

Dharmendra Pradhan writes to Environment Minister about elephant deaths in Odisha

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has written a letter to his cabinet colleague Union Environment minister Bhupendra Yadav expressing deep concerns about the increasing number of deaths of elephants and has sought the Centre’s intervention in this matter. In his letter to Yadav, Pradhan said, “Considering the critical situation in […]

Gujarat: Surat court sentences Rahul Gandhi to two years’ imprisonment over ‘Modi surname’ remark, later grants bail

The Surat District Court on Thursday sentenced Congress MP Rahul Gandhi to two years’ imprisonment in a criminal defamation case filed against him over his alleged ‘Modi surname’ remark. He was later granted bail by the court. “The court has suspended the punishment for 30 days and granted bail to […]

Akhilesh Yadav blames Yogi government after UP man’s Sarus crane ‘friend’ goes ‘missing’

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has alleged negligence on the part of chief minister Yogi Adityanth-led State government after a Sarus crane, whose ‘friendship’ with one Arif Khan Gurjar from Mandka village in the State had warmed many hearts, was relocated by forest department officials. Videos of the crane following […]

Punjab: 7 associates of ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh brought to Amritsar’s Baba Bakala court

Seven associates of ‘Waris Punjab De’ chief Amritpal Singh were brought to Amritsar’s Baba Bakala court on Thursday amid heavy police presence. These associates were sent to police custody till March 23. These seven people were arrested in connection with an FIR registered related to the Ajnala incident last month, […]

NIA court sentences Bodo militant to life imprisonment in case of 2014 for indiscriminate firing on Assam villagers

The National Investigation Agency Special Court in Guwahati has sentenced a Bodo militant Rabi Basumatary to life imprisonment in a 2014 case of indiscriminate firing on villagers in Assam, the agency said on Wednesday. Known by other aliases such as Rongjabaja and Rabi, the Bodo militant was also awarded rigorous […]

DMRC to increase operational speed of Airport line to 100 kmph

The Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) will increase the operational speed of the Airport Express Line from 80 kmph to 100 kmph from Wednesday. The test run will take place at 1 pm on Wednesday on the Airport Express Line from New Delhi Metro Station to Dwarka Sector-21 Metro Station to demonstrate the enhanced speed. Media persons are also invited […]

Madhya Pradesh Cabinet approves establishment, upgradation of 184 health institutions

A cabinet meeting, chaired by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Tuesday evening approved the establishment and upgradation of 184 health institutions with an aim to improve the health facilities in the state. Of these health institutions, there are 10 Civil Hospitals, 6 Community Health Centres, 11 Primary Health Centres, and […]