Maharashtra: Locals, environment activists protest against Pune’s river-front development project

Locals and environmental activists staged a protest against the Pune riverfront development (RFD) project. The protestors staged a ‘Hug trees’ protest by the Mutha riverbed against the felling of trees for the project. Thousands of locals and environment activists also took to the streets holding placards with save tree slogans written on them. The […]

Uttarakhand IAS Association objects to release of murder convict Anand Mohan Singh

The Indian Administrative Service Association (IAS) of Uttarakhand has expressed objection to the Bihar government’s decision to release Anand Mohan Singh convicted for killing Gopalganj District Magistrate G Krishnaiah. The IAS Association has urged the State Government of Bihar to reconsider its decision. On April 24, the Bihar government issued a […]

PM Modi changed world’s perception about India through ‘Mann Ki Baat’: Maharashtra Gov

 After attending the screening of the 100th episode of Prime Minister’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ at Raj Bhavan Mumbai, Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais said that through the program the PM changed the world’s perception of India. Governor Bais said that the 100th episode was the grand beginning of celebrating India’s independence hitting a century […]

Delhi HC grants bail to accused languishing in jail for 181 days in cheating case

The Delhi High Court granted regular bail to an accused languishing in jail for 181 days with the allegations of cheating, forgery etc. While granting bail, Justice Yogesh Khanna noted that the petitioner is ready to deposit the alleged cheated amount of Rs Eight Lacs before the Trial Court which shall be kept in an interest-bearing […]

Kerala: Thrissur Pooram begins with hundreds of people thronging to watch the spectacle

 Thirty-six-hour-long temple festival, Thrissur Pooram, known as the mother of all ‘Poorams’ has begun at the Thekkinkadu Maidan in Thrissur. Processions of deities from the 10 temples in and around Thrissur converge at the Vadukkumnathan Temple to pay obeisance to Lord Shiva. The festival, which is celebrated on the day of ‘Pooram’ as […]

Rajasthan: FIR filed against Union Minister Gajendra Shekhawat over “Ravana” remark against Ashok Gehlot

Days after Union Minister Gajendra Shekhawat made the ‘Ravana’ remark against Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Congress leader Surendra Singh Jadawat on Saturday lodged an FIR against him in Chittorgarh. “Ravana had 10 heads, Similarly, this Rajasthan Government and the Ravana of politics has 10 heads. This government is a […]

Atmanirbhar Bharat to Make in India, Mann Ki Baat showcased diverse stories: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that ‘Mann Ki Baat’ in his journey of 100 episodes has showcased stories of talented individuals across diverse fields from promoting Atmanirbhar Bharat to Make in India and Space start-ups. Addressing the 100th episode of his monthly radio program, the Prime Minister said that there are many talented […]

‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign helps in improving gender ratio in Haryana: PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat

The gender ratio has improved in Haryana as a result of many campaigns like ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ and ‘Selfie With Daughter’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday in the 100th episode of its monthly radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat’. The Prime Minister also credited Haryana-based Sunil Jaglan for the ‘Selfie With Daughter’ […]

Uttarakhand: Badrinath Highway closes due to hill debris in Chamoli’s Bazpur

Following the debris coming from the hill in Chamoli’s Bazpur area, Badrinath highway has been closed, said Chamoli Police on Sunday. “The Badrinath highway has been closed due to debris coming from the hill in Bazpur under Kotwali Chamoli area,” said Chamoli Police in a tweet. Earlier, on Saturday late-night Char Dham Yatris were stopped by Police […]