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Raigad building collapse leaves 13 dead, over 60 rescued

The Raigad building collapse on Monday evening has so far left 13 people dead, whereas several others are still missing. Notably, three floors of a five-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra’s Raigad at around 6 pm on Monday. The building was around seven-years-old and had 45 flats. Over 60 people rescued Over 60 people have been...

Red Corner Notice issued against Nirav Modi’s wife

The Interpol has issued a Red Corner Notice against Ami Modi—the wife of fugitive fraudster Nirav Modi. The Red Corner Notice has been issued against Nirav Modi’s wife in connection with the money laundering cases registered against her in India. Notably, a Red Corner Notice serves as an international arrest warrant. The notice has been...

Rajasthan Assembly passes 13 Bills in a day

The Rajasthan Assembly on Monday passed 13 Bills following which Speaker CP Joshi indefinitely adjourned the Assembly session. The special session of the Rajasthan Assembly could run for only three days. During these three days, the Ashok Gehlot government also won the trust vote. On Monday, the House met for a total of six hours...

Kapil Sibal posts cryptic tweet, says post doesn’t matter

A day after the stormy Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, Kapil Sibal in a cryptic tweet said it is the country and not a post that matters the most. On Tuesday, Sibal tweeted: “It’s not about a post. It’s about my country which matters most.” However, the cryptic tweet was posted sans any explanation that...

Uttar Pradesh: Journalist shot dead, four arrested

A 45-year-old journalist who used to contribute stories for a Hindi news channel was shot dead in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district. The Uttar Pradesh police have attributed the death to a property dispute, whereas the family of the deceased has refuted the claim. The journalist has been identified as Ratan Singh. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief...

India’s COVID-19 death toll surges past 58,000-mark

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday informed that 60,975 fresh cases of COVID-19 have been reported in India in the past 24 hours. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the COVID-19 case tally to 31.67 lakh. The biggest single-day surge of nearly 70,000 cases was reported on August 22. 58,390...

Maharashtra: Several feared trapped after building collapses

Three floors of a five-storey building collapsed in Maharashtra’s Raigad district on Monday. The accident in Maharashtra resulted in many people getting injured, whereas several people are still feared to be trapped under the debris. So far, 25 people have been rescued from the site. As per media reports, there were 47 flats in the...

UP: Two IPS officers suspended

Two IPS officers of the UP cadre have been suspended by the Yogi Adityanath-led UP government. The IPS officers—Dinesh Chandra Dubey and Arvind Sen—have been suspended on complaints of alleged irregularities. A home department spokesperson said the decision to suspend the IPS officers have been taken on the CM’s directives. On the directives of Chief...

Sonia Gandhi to remain Congress chief

After hours of deliberation and drama, the Congress on Monday ended up with a resolution that interim president Sonia Gandhi will continue to lead Congress. During the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, it was also decided that a committee will be formed to help Sonia Gandhi in the day-to-day operations of the party. Notably, the...

Rajasthan Congress gets major boost from HC, SC verdict on merger

Monday ended up being a day that boosted the morale of the ruling Congress in Rajasthan. Notably, the Rajasthan High Court as well as the Supreme Court rejected pleas that opposed the merger of six BSP MLAs in the Rajasthan Congress. HC asks Speaker to decide The Rajasthan High Court on Monday rejected the petition...

Pranab Mukherjee still in deep coma

The Army’s Research and Referral Hospital on Monday clarified that former President Pranab Mukherjee’s condition remains unchanged. The hospital said Pranab Mukherjee continues to remain in a deep coma. His treating doctors said that the former president is currently being treated for a respiratory infection. The former president was admitted to the hospital on August...

Will Ghanshyam Tiwari return to Rajasthan BJP?

Efforts are on to bring back former BJP leader Ghanshyam Tiwari into the party’s fold again. A senior leader Ghanshyam Tiwari quit the BJP in 2018 over difference with former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. Tiwari became a rebel when he was not included in the Cabinet by Vasundhara when the party came in power in...