NHRC takes cognizance of death of Air India’s elderly flyer due to lack of wheelchair, issues notice to aviation body

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation after an 80-year-old man died at the Mumbai airport and asked the aviation body to submit a report in four weeks. A senior citizen, who was on the Air India New York-Mumbai flight, died after he […]

Delhi: CISF seizes medicines worth Rs 52 Lakh at IGI Airport, 3 held

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) surveillance and intelligence staff arrested three passengers at the check-in area, in Terminal 3 of IGI Airport on Saturday evening, said CISF. “On suspicion, passengers later identified as Basid, Mubashir Jamal and Kayfee (all Indians) bound for Kabul via Sharjah by Air Arabia Airlines flight No. G9-466 (STD-1820 […]

Wildlife attack: Black flag protest against ministers convoy in Wayanad

The Wayanad Youth Congress Committee staged a black flag protest at the Kerala forest Minister’s convoy, which arrived in the district on Tuesday, to visit the families of deceased persons affected by the Tusker attack. The outraged Youth Congress activists raised a black flag at the Ministers Convey near Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad, Kerala. Amid the protest, […]

“J-K had to bear brunt of dynastic politics for decades”: PM Modi in Jammu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who launched several development projects in Jammu on Tuesday slammed the opposition, saying that the region, now a Union Territory, had to “bear the brunt of dynastic politics” for decades. Addressing a mass gathering here, PM Modi said that the political parties who have indulged in dynastic politics […]

CM Yogi says UP received four times more FDI in 2019-23 than in 2000-17

Uttar Pradesh received four times more foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2019-23 in comparison to 2000-2017, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said while speaking at ‘UP: An Emerging Destination for Foreign Investment in India” Conference on Tuesday. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the ‘UP: An Emerging Destination for Foreign Investment in India” […]

HC notice to Centre, Delhi Govt on plea challenging Manual Scavengers Act’s several sections

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre and the Delhi government on a petition challenging several sections of Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act 2013. The plea also sought a direction to rehabilitate the sewer cleaners and provide them with all the benefits received by manual scavengers under the act. The bench of Justice Manmohan and […]

Andhra Pradesh: 3 killed after car collides with auto-rickshaw near Amaravati-Anantapur Expressway

A car collided with an auto-rickshaw in which three people died on the spot, while others sustained injuries in Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district, a police official said. The incident took place on the national highway near Amaravati-Anantapur Expressway in Pusalapadu village near Bestavaripeta mandal in Prakasam district on Tuesday morning. According to the Sub-inspector of police Bestavaripeta, Narasimha […]

Brinda Karat questions authorities’ silence on alleged abuse of women in Sandeshkhali

After reaching Sandeshkhali, CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat on Tuesday questioned the authorities’ silence on alleged abuse of women at TMC office in Sandeshkhali, saying, “Why was peace not disturbed when women were repeatedly called into the TMC office and abused?” “We came here to meet the women because they had called us. They claimed that they were called to the TMC office […]

“Thank PM Modi for electric train”: NC Chief Farooq Abdullah praises PM Modi for electric train launch in JK

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off the first electric train in the Kashmir valley and the train service between Sangaldan station and Baramulla station, the move drew praise from National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah who expressed his thanks to Prime Minister Modi. “…We needed it. It is […]