“Several big faces will join BJP in one week”: BJP’s Tarun Chugh as Shehnaz Ganai joins party

Bharatiya Janata Party National General Secretary Tarun Chugh said that Shehnaz Ganai, former Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) MLC, is a big personality from Jammu and Kashmir who recently joined the BJP, adding that several such leaders will join the party in the next week. “She (Shehnaz Ganai) is […]

Telangana assembly passes bill banning hookah parlours

The Telangana Legislative Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a Bill banning hookah parlours across the state. The cigarette and other tobacco products (Prohibition of advertisement and regulation of trade and commerce, production, supply and distribution) Telangana Amendment Bill, 2024 was passed unanimously without any deliberation. Telangana Minister for Information Technology, Electronics & […]

CPI(M) slams UDF leader Premachandran for having lunch with PM Modi; Congress says “nothing wrong with it”

Days after UDF MP NK Premachandran had lunch with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Parliament House canteen, the ruling CPI(M) criticised the leader while Congress and the Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) came in support and made it clear that there was nothing wrong in accepting the invitation extended by […]

“Our expert committee will see aligning of UCC and Polygamy ban bill,” Assam CM

Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that the state government is working on aligning the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) and Polygamy Ban Bill, adding that the last cabinet meeting has also suggested this. “The Assam cabinet has discussed both the UCC and Polygamy ban bill. But we were following the polygamy ban bill. […]

Rajnath Singh unveils Gen Bipin Rawat’s statue, calls him a role model

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday unveiled a statue of the country’s first Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat at a school in Dehradun, describing him as a person who brought significant reform in the history of the Indian Army. Singh was addressing students at The Tons Bridge School in Dehradun where he said […]

Delhi Excise Policy case: Court grants interim bail to Manish Sisodia to attend niece’s wedding

The Rouse Avenue Court on Monday granted a two-day interim bail to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia to attend his niece’s wedding at Lucknow that is scheduled to take place on February 14. Special judge M K Nagpal provided relief to Sisodia from February 13-15 to attend a marriage function and to perform Kanyadaan. […]

AIIMS Delhi moves to cashless system with introduction of digital patient care card service

Aiming to transition all payments to digital mode and enhance patient convenience, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, launched the AIIMS-SBI digital patient care card service on Monday. The digital patient care or smart card facility was inaugurated by Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya in the presence of Dr M […]

Sammelan being organised to celebrate 20 years of community radio

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is organising a regional Community Radio Sammelan (South) on February 13 and 14 at Anna University, Chennai to celebrate 20 years of community radio in India. All 117 community radio stations of southern states and Union Territories will be participating in the event. The Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur, is also […]

“Felt an indescribable calm after offering prayers to Ram Lalla”: Arvind Kejriwal post-Ayodhya temple visit

Following his visit to the historic Ram Temple in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that he felt an ‘indescribable’ calm after offering prayers to the Lord. The ‘Pran Pratishtha’ of Shri Ram Lalla at Ayodhya’s temple was held on January 22, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi […]

World Radio Day: Smriti Irani’s show ‘Nai Soch Nai Kahani’ hosts President Murmu in final episode

In celebration of World Radio Day, President Droupadi Murmu will share her life journey with Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smriti Irani on a special radio show airing on February 13. During the interaction, President Murmu reminisced about her childhood, shared experiences from her educational and professional journey, and reflected […]