“Over 40 lakh new students enroll in government schools of UP…” says CM Yogi

On Friday, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, emphasized the significant efforts undertaken to promote educational equality within the state, highlighting its pivotal role in reducing social disparities. During the Question Hour in the UP Vidhan Parishad today, the Chief Minister responded to Dr Akash Agrawal’s question, stating that there have […]

Delhi HC seeks BCI response on plea challenging notification permitting entry of foreign law firms in India

The Delhi High Court on Friday sought a response from the Bar Council of India and the central government on a plea challenging notification permitting entry of foreign lawyers and foreign law firms in India. The bench of Justice Manmohan and Justice Manmeet Pritam Singh Arora after noting the submissions, issued notice to all respondents and […]

Bharat Ratna announced for MS Swaminathan, Father of Green Revolution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, for agricultural scientist, also known as the father of India’s Green Revolution, MS Swaminathan. Swaminathan, a prominent figure in Indian agriculture famed for his leading role in India’s ‘Green Revolution’, will be conferred the honour posthumously, the Prime Minister said. […]

Detailed probe will be conducted, says Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar on murder of Sena (UBT) leader

Amid the opposition’s fury over the murder of Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Abhishek Ghosalkar, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar on Friday said that a detailed investigation will be conducted. Former corporater and Shivsena UBT leader Abhishek Ghosalkar succumbed in hospital to bullet injuries on Thursday after being shot during a social media live session in Mumbai’s […]

Land-for-Jobs case: Court grants interim bail to Rabri Devi, Misa Bharti, Hema Yadav till next date of hearing

The Rouse Avenue court on Friday granted interim bail to former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi, her daughters — Misa Bharti and Hema Yadav — and other accused persons in the Land-for-Jobs money laundering case. They were summoned by the court after taking cognizance of the charge sheet filed by the Directorate […]

Global financial crisis in 2008 wasn’t as serious as Covid-19, UPA govt should have handled with sincerity: FM Sitharaman

Stressing that the global financial crisis in 2008 wasn’t as serious as the COVID-19 pandemic, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the then Congress-led UPA government should have handled it with sincerity and transparency. The White Paper compares the alleged economic management during 10 years of the […]

“Everything is ‘played’ in VVPAT only,” says Congress’ Digvijaya Singh on EVMs tampering issue

Former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh has made a fresh allegation on the veracity and integrity of electronic voting machines (EVMs) claiming everything is ‘played’ in VVPAT (Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail) only. Singh wrote on X on Friday morning, “FLC (first level check) work of all the EVMs is currently being done in the […]